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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 59–88.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Emily Satterwhite Duke University Press 2006 Emily Reading Craddock, Reading Murfree: Satterwhite Local Color, Authenticity, and Geographies of Reception You see it had never occurred to any of us that ‘‘Craddock’’ was not a man...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 677–690.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Kathryn McKee; Annette Trefzer Duke University Press 2006 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Kathryn Preface: Global Contexts, Local Literatures: McKee The New Southern Studies and Annette...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 733–739.
Published: 01 December 2006
... between the local and the global. We left the conference knowing that the enthusiastic discussions there had signaled a paradigm shift and that we would not research or teach the American South in the same way again. In February of 2004, we continued the stimulating conversation begun in Mexico...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 847–858.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Global South, Local South: Aboul-Ela The New Postnationalism in U.S. Southern Studies Globalization and the American South. Ed. James C. Cobb and William Stueck. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2005. xvi, 229 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $19.95. The American South in a Global...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (2): 273–301.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Lovingood: Yarns Spun by a Durn’d Fool (1867)— arguing for a new point of departure from the level of locality and with special attention to democratic decision making. Most nation-oriented readings portray the humor of the Old Southwest either as a regional subset supplementing nationalization via print...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (3): 551–581.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Jonathan David Shelly Schroeder Schroeder’s essay works to draw critical attention to the aesthetic history of local color, and, more broadly, to the underrecognized relation between local color and realism. In returning local color to its long aesthetic history within painting, Schroeder argues...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (3): 643–646.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Patrick Jagoda © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Postmodern American Literature and Its Other . By W. Lawrence Hogue. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 2008. xvi, 212 pp. $45.00. Local Transcendence: Essays on Postmodern Historicism and the Database . By Alan Liu. Chicago...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 563–589.
Published: 01 September 2013
... and interracial thinking about Asia and Asians exists in a complementary and conflicted relationship with a need to articulate local community problems without extra-ethnic distractions. Sae-Saue argues that the marginalization of Asia and Asians in early Chicana/o literature symbolizes the historical tensions...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (3): 555–582.
Published: 01 September 2009
... compelling counternarratives to constitutional patriotism, models of local attachment that De Forest recognizes as the political sensibility of “geographical morality.” Geographical morality implies allegiance to a prediscursive and so-called natural state whose limits are set by climate and human biology...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (4): 805–832.
Published: 01 December 2009
... locally in conversations with New Narrative, a group of “fellow travelers” composed of Bay Area writers who combined queer practices and politics with the high stakes of formally innovative writing. Drawing on local small press publications and the transcripts of the Left/Write Conference (1981...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (4): 695–721.
Published: 01 December 2016
...David Lawrimore Abstract Scholars of material and print culture have recently challenged the theory of an early American public sphere, arguing that the literary landscape of eighteenth-century America was composed instead of fragmented publics, local networks frequently partisan in nature...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 647–675.
Published: 01 December 2008
... culturally dependent upon Great Britain. In addition, sati itself becomes a dynamic theatrical sign of a variety of local and international concerns connected to Asian Indians, Native Americans, and the place of the United States in global politics and culture. It reflects, among other things, both American...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 475–504.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... Reading Frederick Douglass’s fictional reconstruction of the revolt in “The Heroic Slave” (1853) in conjunction with the diplomatic letters it revises, Hyde shows how the conceit of natural law allowed writers to portray national statutes as mere “local fictions.” Whereas Secretary of State Daniel Webster...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 505–530.
Published: 01 September 2013
... to be a defiantly local literary expression, it is in fact a product of the global socioeconomic and cultural matrix of what Clukey calls plantation modernity . In this essay, Clukey seeks to move past cultural similarities between Ireland and the South in order to establish the Anglo-Irish big house...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (4): 803–829.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., then, toward the novel's end, reveals an underlying refugee/exile narrative that is temporally inflected. In its simultaneous representation of exile from Palestine and emigration from Jordan, the novel employs a complex layering of spatial and temporal registers, bringing together discourses of the local...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 617–644.
Published: 01 September 2012
... geography, Wilhite argues that we should read suburban narratives for the ways they update and revise long-standing regionalist approaches to local and global concerns: the charged insularity of the domestic sphere, the geographic containment of racial difference, the repressive construction of a common...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 275–302.
Published: 01 June 2015
... of montage to splice the sounds of their local New York neighborhoods. Hughes’s Montage of a Dream Deferred and Schwartz’s “New York 19” tape-recording projects locate a crisis in listening in New York’s postwar urban geography of race and economics. Although their projects differ in significant ways, both...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 553–581.
Published: 01 September 2010
... made use of the cultures of allegiance and collectivity fostered by war mobilization as rhetorical means by which to bridge gaps in notions of political obligation enabled by the flimsier, more local interests of laissez-faire. Borrowing from supplementary logics of valuation extrinsic to the liberal...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 707–722.
Published: 01 December 2020
... techniques, including microscopic images of the virus, close-ups of disease vectors, global and local maps of contagion, health workers in biohazard suits, and visibly ill patients. The essay argues that techniques for visualizing the invisible produce a narrative logic of causality in COVID-19...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (2): 227–253.
Published: 01 June 2021
... Hawai‘i, southern studies has found a ready critical companion in the gothic. For scholars of the US South, the genre has served as an analytical tool to confront a “history distanced or denied” (Kreyling 2016 : 234). Researchers have examined how the southern gothic 3 interrogates a range of local...