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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...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 879–881.
Published: 01 December 2003
.... The Post-Utopian Imagination: American Culture in the Long 1950s. By M. Keith 6986 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:4 / sheet 191 of 255 Booker. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood. 2002. 226 pp. $59.95. This Is the Beat Generation: New York, San Francisco, Paris. By James Campbell...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 630–633.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Timothy Sweet Nineteenth-Century American Literature and the Long Civil War . By Marrs Cody . Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press . 2015 . xii, 192 pp. Cloth , $103.00 ; e-book, $82.00 . Belligerent Muse: Five Northern Writers and How They Shaped Our Understanding of the Civil...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 870–872.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., $50.00 ; e-book, $30.00 . In the Wake: On Blackness and Being . By Christina Sharpe . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2016 . xi, 175 pp. Cloth, $84.95 ; paper, $22.95 ; e-book available. Long Past Slavery: Representing Race in the Federal Writers’ Project . By Catherine A...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 224–226.
Published: 01 March 2019
... concerned with situating its materials in the context of American literature, both present arguments with repercussions (and opportunities) for Americanist scholars and prove that short and long forms share affinities—most notably scholarship’s reluctance to develop a coherent theoretical framework for...
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 430–432.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Marissa López Duke University Press 2007 Spain's Long Shadow: The Black Legend, Off-Whiteness, and Anglo-American Empire . By María DeGuzmán. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2005. xxxiii, 372 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $25.00. The Twentieth-Century Spanish American...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 193–196.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Jordan Alexander Stein © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Long before Stonewall: Histories of Same-Sex Sexuality in Early America . Ed. Thomas A. Foster. New York: New York Univ. Press. 2007. ix, 405 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $25.00. Gay Artists in Modern American Culture...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 416–418.
Published: 01 June 2005
... Career. By Edgar A. Dryden. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2004. xii, 230 pp. $49.50. So Long! Walt Whitman’s Poetry of Death. By Harold Aspiz. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2004. xi, 294 pp. $42.50. To Walt Whitman, America. By Kenneth M. Price. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Caro...
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Published: 01 March 2019
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 193–196.
Published: 01 March 2003
... View. By Camille Roman. New York: Pal- grave. 2001. v, 173 pp. $45.00. Home Matters: Longing and Belonging, Nostalgia and Mourning in Women’s Fic- tion. By Roberta Rubenstein. New York: Palgrave. 2001. viii...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 631–634.
Published: 01 September 2008
... World, 1869–1922 . By Robert W. Rydell and Rob Kroes. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2005. xii, 209 pp. $26.00. Haunted Museum: Longing, Travel, and the Art-Romance Tradition . By Jonah Siegel. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2005. xv, 285 pp. Cloth, $67.50; paper, $26.95. Book...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 141–170.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Long Le-Khac Abstract This essay defines the problem of bildungsroman hermeneutics for literary criticism and social policy in the post–civil rights era. Examining critical responses to Sandra Cisneros’s The House on Mango Street , it argues that the traditional bildungsroman exerts a powerful hold...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 61–91.
Published: 01 March 2013
...David Faflik American author Henry David Thoreau's transcendental writings are aesthetically “shallow.” To read Thoreau's signature works is to locate interpretive meaning elsewhere than the resonant “depths” with which we long have associated the transcendental text. These are the implications for...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 739–768.
Published: 01 December 2015
... decolonization issues in their fiction, they struggled to reconcile the coexistence of a colorblind and a colonial Paris. The two-faced city is located in the periphery of expatriate fiction, in Wright's lesser-known novel The Long Dream (1958) and its 1959 sequel, “Island of Hallucination,” an unpublished roman...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 553–581.
Published: 01 September 2010
... sometimes monolithic focus on modernist or experimental writing in assessments of the postwar moment as an antiwar watershed. Vincent emphasizes war narrative's continuities with prior Progressive-Era longings for compulsory civic foundations as well as the bourgeoning culture of national security that, in...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 389–419.
Published: 01 June 2010
... inattention and misreading has been a result of failing to see how Lin's engagement with the discourse on technology (and especially his decades-long attempt to invent an electric Chinese typewriter) was central to both his literary work and its transnational circulation. Whereas some scholars have argued...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 611–635.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Christopher Newfield The United States has long been seen as the world's leader in higher education, but in fact its academic outcomes have been stagnating or falling for years. Newfield shows that the current funding model for higher education is not the solution to this educational crisis but its...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 279–303.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Nathaniel Williams Williams's essay examines the complex portrayal of imperialist themes in the long-running series of nineteenth-century dime novels featuring boy inventor Frank Reade Jr. Authored primarily by Cuban-American writer Luis Senarens under the pseudonym “Noname,” these works provide a...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 447–473.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Cody Marrs When revolutions rocked Europe in 1848, Frederick Douglass responded almost immediately by framing these movements across the Atlantic in global terms, connecting class strife in the Old World to the struggle over slavery in the New. Yet he also used the revolts of 1848 long after they...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 61–86.
Published: 01 March 2014
... the history of sentimental and domestic discourse in the United States and the pivotal role that discourse played in the formation of a two-track US welfare state. Attentive to the racist effects of the New Deal’s long-term provisions for African Americans, Wright’s novel gives us the story of a...