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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 497–527.
Published: 01 September 2017
... alongside Rebecca Harding Davis’s tale of tragic artistic labor, “Life in the Iron Mills.” Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 aesthetic regime romantic authorship genius copyright intellectual labor author compensation Jacques Rancière In his extended and alluring discussions of the...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 887–889.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Adam Gussow By Jean M. Humez. Madison: Univ. of Wisconsin Press. 2003. xii, 471 pp.$45.00. By Tunde Adeleke. Jackson: Univ. of Mississippi Press. 2003. xxxiii, 274 pp. $42.00. 2004 Book Reviews Harriet Tubman: The Life and the Life Stories. By Jean M. Humez. Madison: Univ. of Wisconsin Press...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 117–140.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Meg Wesling Duke University Press 2006 Meg The Opacity of Everyday Life: Wesling Segregation and the Iconicity of Uplift in The Street The final passages of Ann Petry’s novel The Street (1946) find Lutie Johnson on a train from Harlem to...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 189–190.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Vincent Fitzpatrick The Last Titan: A Life of Theodore Dreiser. By Jerome Loving. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press. 2005. xiii, 480 pp. $34.95. 2006 Book Reviews John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights. By David...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 855–858.
Published: 01 December 2016
... . Philadelphia : Univ. of Pennsylvania Press . 2014 . 239 pp. Cloth , $59.95 ; e-book, $59.95 . The Life and Undeath of Autonomy in American Literature . By Hamilton Geoff . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . 152 pp. 2014. Cloth , $55.00 ; paper, $24.50 ; e-book, $24.50 . Copyright...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 863–865.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Harold K. Bush Northrop Frye and American Fiction . By Le Fustec Claude . Toronto, ON : Univ. of Toronto Press . 2015 . 238 pp. Cloth , $55.00 ; e-book, $55.00 . What Would Jesus Read? Popular Religious Books and Everyday Life in Twentieth-Century America . By Smith Erin . Chapel...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 666–667.
Published: 01 September 2000
... phases and phalansterian degrees of human life reveals an ‘‘essential com- patibility’’ with transcendentalism’s ‘‘universal architecture’’ (74). Francis’s discussion of elevated social philosophies and higher laws suitably takes place...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 197–198.
Published: 01 March 2001
... complicated welter of detail concerning the urban artisans that participated but also positions the metaphors that shaped the event, such as a raising of a federalist roof. The following chapter, on the ‘‘Life’’ and ‘‘Steamboat History’’ of Connecticut native John Fitch, suggests how partial the...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 204–205.
Published: 01 March 2001
... complicated welter of detail concerning the urban artisans that participated but also positions the metaphors that shaped the event, such as a raising of a federalist roof. The following chapter, on the ‘‘Life’’ and ‘‘Steamboat History’’ of Connecticut native John Fitch, suggests how partial the...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 205–206.
Published: 01 March 2001
... complicated welter of detail concerning the urban artisans that participated but also positions the metaphors that shaped the event, such as a raising of a federalist roof. The following chapter, on the ‘‘Life’’ and ‘‘Steamboat History’’ of Connecticut native John Fitch, suggests how partial the...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 277–309.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Jennifer Rae Greeson Duke University Press 2001 Jennifer Rae The ‘‘Mysteries and Miseries’’ of North Carolina: Greeson New York City, Urban Gothic Fiction, and Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl 6363 AMERICAN...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 214–215.
Published: 01 March 2001
... complicated welter of detail concerning the urban artisans that participated but also positions the metaphors that shaped the event, such as a raising of a federalist roof. The following chapter, on the ‘‘Life’’ and ‘‘Steamboat History’’ of Connecticut native John Fitch, suggests how partial the...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 419.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Paul Baender By Everett Emerson. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2000. xiii,386 pp. $34.95. 2001 Book Reviews 419 Mark Twain, A Literary Life. By Everett Emerson. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsyl- vania Press. 2000. xiii...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 866–868.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., Tennessee Technical University America’s Sketchbook: The Cultural Life of a Nineteenth-Century Literary Genre.By Kristie Hamilton. Athens: Ohio Univ. Press. 1998. xiii, 190 pp. $29.95. Sentimental Collaborations: Mourning and Middle-Class Identity in Nineteenth- Century America. By Mary Louise Kete...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 857–859.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Andrew Hoberek © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Qualified Hope: A Postmodern Politics of Time . By Mitchum Huehls. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2009. x, 226 pp. $44.95. Life between Two Deaths, 1989–2001: U.S. Culture in the Long Nineties . By Phillip E. Wegner. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 188–190.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Constitution. By Eric Slauter. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2009. xii, 373 pp. $40.00. Democracy's Spectacle: Sovereignty and Public Life in Antebellum American Writing. By Jennifer Greiman. New York: Fordham Univ. Press. 2009. xi, 276 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $24.00. Book Reviews Beyond Douglass...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2011
... States: Institutional Consciousness and the Inner Life of Democracy in the Antebellum United States. By Christopher Castiglia. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2008. x, 366 pp. Cloth, $89.95; paper, $24.95. Book Reviews Beyond Douglass: New Perspectives on Early African American Literature...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 830–833.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Adalaide Morris Attack of the Difficult Poems: Essays and Inventions . By Bernstein Charles . Chicago : Univ. of Chicago Press . 2011 . 282 pp . Beautiful Circuits: Modernism and the Mediated Life . By Goble Mark . New York : Columbia Univ. Press . 2010 . xiii, 374 pp...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 183–186.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Ed White The Rise and Fall of Early American Magazine Culture . By Gardner Jared . Urbana : Univ. of Illinois Press . 2012 . xiv , 205 pp. $50.00 . The Unfinished Life of Benjamin Franklin . By Anderson Douglas . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Univ. Press . 2012 . xiv , 213 pp...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 523–549.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Harding Davis’s 1861 novella Life in the Iron Mills presents an apposite case study for the constitutive relation of art and politics in the nineteenth-century American context. The text’s efforts culminate in its central figure: the korl woman statue carved by Hugh Wolf out of the waste material of the...