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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 164–165.
Published: 01 March 2002
... lack of written records. But this is a small exception to an otherwise convinc- ing and compelling book. Shedding so much light on sources that have re- ceived so little attention, Writing Indians helps us to more thoroughly appreci- ate the lives of Native Americans who lived in an exciting but...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 854–856.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Sarah Eden Schiff Duke University Press 2007 Telling the Little Secrets: American Jewish Writing since the 1980s . By Janet Handler Burstein. Madison: Univ. of Wisconsin Press. 2006. xv, 264 pp. $45.00. Philip Roth's Rude Truth: The Art of Immaturity . By Ross Posnock...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Amardeep Singh Americanizing Britain: The Rise of Modernism in the Age of the Entertainment Empire . By Abravanel Genevieve . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2012 . 206 pp. $65.00 . Transatlantic Avant-Gardes: Little Magazines and Localist Modernism . By White Eric B...
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 501–525.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock Duke University Press 2007 Jeffrey Queer Haunting Spaces: Madeline Yale Wynne’s Andrew ​“The Little Room” and Elia Wilkinson Peattie’s Weinstock ​“The House That Was Not” Most ghost stories revolve around the apparition of...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 701–724.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Stephanie Foote Duke University Press 2007 Stephanie Little Brothers of the Rich: Foote Queer Families in the Gilded Age ​Elizabeth Drexel Lehr’s “King Lehr” and the Gilded Age (1935) took its title from the name gossip columnists had given her husband...
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Published: 01 June 2019
Figure 6 “Little Eva Converting Topsy,” featuring Topsy in red coral necklace, lithograph created between 1880 and 1930, likely from earlier print. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division Figure 6 “Little Eva Converting Topsy,” featuring Topsy in red coral necklace, lithograph More
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Published: 01 March 2017
Figure 1. “Mr. Rabbit Fell Kerthump.” Frontispiece by Oliver Herford from Little Mr. Thimblefinger and His Queer Country: What the Children Saw and Heard There (Harris 1894 ). Figure 1. “Mr. Rabbit Fell Kerthump.” Frontispiece by Oliver Herford from Little Mr. Thimblefinger and His Queer More
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 648–651.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Arthur L. Little, Jr. By David Bergman. New York: Columbia Univ. Press. 2003. xviii, 304 pp. Cloth, $62.50; paper, $24.50. By Roderick A. Ferguson. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2004. x,175 pp. Cloth, $52.95; paper, $18.95. 2005 Book Reviews Memory’s Daughters: The...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 533–561.
Published: 01 September 2012
... sign language to scout for General George Armstrong Custer at the 1876 Battle of the Little Bighorn; Pretty Shield’s account of the sign language in this battle additionally provides a rare and understudied interpretation of the Battle of the Little Bighorn, and of the larger American frontier...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 243–269.
Published: 01 June 2010
... token stories revolve around dying child “saints,” of whom Stowe's character Eva is one iteration. Upon death, these ideal children leave a powerful emotional memory that can transform incorrigible children into eager students. As the example of Mary Martha Sherwood's The History of Little Henry and His...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 611–635.
Published: 01 September 2010
... leaders face little resistance from faculty in perpetuating the current funding system? In part this is because faculty mistakenly believe that their own interests are served by the current system. In fact, Newfield shows, the current funding model also creates inequities in research funding that have...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 27–54.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Chandler’s The Little Sister (1949), Budd Schulberg’s What Makes Sammy Run? (1941), and Frederic Wakeman’s The Hucksters (1946), describe the intellectual labor of producing the commodities on which the industry subsisted, while at the same time struggling to identify and preserve regions of culture as yet...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 91–119.
Published: 01 March 2019
... money or food, for example, took a variety of forms, and they also took on erotic connotations. This article reads the erotics of begging in little-known literature from the Great Depression, especially Tom Kromer’s Waiting for Nothing (1935), and argues that when a man on the down and out “makes” a...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 183–207.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Coast in orientation: the so-called punk poets of LA, who are the subject of this article, revered the New York school poetry of John Ashbery, Ted Berrigan, and Joe Brainard but also idolized downtown punks like Patti Smith. Focusing in particular on Dennis Cooper, his punk poetry periodical, Little...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 407–438.
Published: 01 June 2018
... comparatively little attention. By focusing on the grassroots context of DTWOF , this essay demonstrates how Bechdel’s participation in grassroots periodicals shaped her work. Through the development of new reading practices and the notion of queer comics archives, I show how queer communities influenced...
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American Literature (1 December 2008) 80 (4): 647–675.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Jeffrey H. Richards David Humphreys's 1790 play, The Widow of Malabar , has been little studied, but it demonstrates surprising complexity as a cultural artifact of the American new republic. Written as a close adaptation of Antoine-Marin Lemierre's La Veuve du Malabar (1770), Humphreys's version...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Figure 1. “Mr. Rabbit Fell Kerthump.” Frontispiece by Oliver Herford from Little Mr. Thimblefinger and His Queer Country: What the Children Saw and Heard There (Harris 1894 ). Figure 1. “Mr. Rabbit Fell Kerthump.” Frontispiece by Oliver Herford from Little Mr. Thimblefinger and His Queer...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 305–329.
Published: 01 June 2017
... sought to redistribute institutional power and resources. Although Rich’s poetry and essays have been widely praised for their contributions to feminism, little attention has been paid to the way she changed her life course, moving from Columbia to City College, to participate in one of the most...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 447–475.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Jeffrey M. Binder Abstract Word-search technologies have played a significant role in literary scholarship for decades, yet they have received little attention from literary theorists. This paper considers how we might more thoughtfully approach the use of search in navigating cultural material...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 305–331.
Published: 01 June 2014
... are obscured by the reproduction of an idea of the generic, iterable, and ultimately “killable” girl. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 References Alcott Louisa May . ( 1868-69 ) 2004 . Little Women; or, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy . Edited by Phillips Anne K. Eiselein Gregory...