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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 861–863.
Published: 01 December 2009
...John Lowe © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 William Faulkner, William James, and the American Pragmatic Tradition . By David H. Evans. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2008. ix, 289 pp. $40.00. Faulkner and Welty and the Southern Literary Tradition . By Noel Polk...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 427–428.
Published: 01 June 2001
...John Lowe By Ruth D. Weston. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 1998. xii, 147 pp. $25.00. 2001 Book Reviews 427 ties to be sold to advertisers, became the first...
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 424–426.
Published: 01 June 2007
...John Lowe Duke University Press 2007 Masculinist Impulses: Toomer, Hurston, Black Writing, and Modernity . By Nathan Grant. Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press. 2004. xi, 239 pp. $44.95. Paternalism Incorporated: Fables of American Fatherhood, 1865-1940 . By David Leverenz...
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American Literature (1 March 2004) 76 (1): 179–182.
Published: 01 March 2004
...John Lowe By Teresa M. Towner. Jackson: Univ. Press of Mississippi. 2000. 179 pp.$35.00. By Kevin Railey. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 1999. ix, 213 pp.$29.95. By Charlotte H. Beck. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2001. xii,303 pp. $49.95. 2004 Book Reviews...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 892–894.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Jenna Grace Sciuto Calypso Magnolia: The Crosscurrents of Caribbean and Southern Literature . By Lowe John Wharton . Chapel Hill : Univ. of North Carolina Press . 2016 . xvii, 443 pp. Cloth , $95.00 ; paper, $39.95 ; e-book, $29.99 . Finding Purple America: The South and the...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 241–242.
Published: 01 March 2000
...- lowing: gender, women, queer theory, domestic ideology; race and/or eth- nicity; psychology and physiology; sensation, sentiment, sympathy, the body; commerce, economics, gambling; expansionism, colonialism, imperialism, the...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 659–661.
Published: 01 September 2003
... inspiration from Yeats’s meta- phor of the slumming muse, Sword unveils the illicit ‘‘relationship between mediumistic discourse—a destabilizing, low cultural, often implicitly femi- nized mode of speech and writing...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 419–422.
Published: 01 June 2016
... concerned (4). It’s thus a special mistake to ignore classical music, “typically marginalized by American literary and cultural studies as a ‘highbrow’ zone of white, leisure-class culture” (5), if we hope to escape the well-studied nexus of high modernism and “low” music and to explore the full range of...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 611–635.
Published: 01 September 2010
... colleges, but this sector lacks the scope required to increase the educational levels of the great majority of younger people. This means that the AFM is split between public funding obligations to the vast majority of college students, who go to relatively low-cost universities, and a high-tuition...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 177–179.
Published: 01 March 2018
... important political or aesthetic issues of the moment (the role of propaganda in US literature and theater, the convergence of “high” and “low” art, the tension in democratic nationalism between the particularization that supports intervention and the particularization that supports insularism...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 879–881.
Published: 01 December 2018
... unpredictability of present and future alike, of the “near-uncontrollability of nature” (Sheldon 105). What follows, Alaimo argues, is that “the anthropocene is no time for transcendent, definitive mappings, transparent knowledge systems, or confident epistemologies” (3), but instead it is for “staying low...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 648–650.
Published: 01 September 2016
... an inherently political force for interrupting dominant American aesthetic and cultural traditions. By mixing up clashing and sometimes incompatible traditions—consumer culture with the avant-garde, low-culture genres with experimental poetics, the word with the visual image—these writers critique...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 787–814.
Published: 01 December 2016
... poetics” attuned to the intoxicating qualities of airborne pollutants (see Morton 2007 ). This intense attunement to the supposedly “low” sense of smell 12 led the critic Max Nordau ( 1895 , 13) to deride the fiction of “Zola . . . and his disciples” as an olfactory offense: “The books in which the...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 331–354.
Published: 01 June 2017
.../ halmoni are taking advantage of what Lisa Lowe, in her article titled “The International within the National: American Studies and Asian American Critique,” has identified as the value of interdisciplinary study; in Lowe’s ( 2002 , 85) assessment, interdisciplinary sites (and subjects) mediate...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 904–907.
Published: 01 December 2017
... poetry. Rather than revealing the secrets of lyric intensity, the comic provocateur would likely deliver what you have here, a number of David Antin–esque talk essays, lovingly rehashing his dominant impressions of those writers he has studied for most of his life: Creeley, Jackson Mac Low, Ashbery...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2003
... thematic burden’’ (37). This is a Horatian, if not a formalist, argument. For instance, when discussing the fol- lowing lines from Hughes’s ‘‘UnionNot me alone–/Iknownow–/But all the whole oppressed / Poor...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 897–899.
Published: 01 December 2004
...-party style will either amuse or annoy. Ward suggests, for example, that ‘‘the interesting American playwrights could be counted on the fingers following an accident with a bacon-slicer’’ and (fol- lowing an extended citation from Toni Morrison’s Beloved), he smirks: ‘‘Call me churlish/male/Ishmael...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 677–690.
Published: 01 December 2006
... national exceptionalism. These strikingly original essays draft transnational maps that bring sharply into focus Southern rim cultures, in particular, West Africa, Haiti, and Cuba, thereby support- ing John Lowe’s idea that the U.S. South is ‘‘in many ways the north- ern rim of the Caribbean 13 As a...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 622–624.
Published: 01 September 2015
... social equality in the debates about the 1874 Civil Rights Act, which voiced the segregationist demand to choose one’s company. In support of a relational form of democracy, Chesnutt counters the right not to see a fel- low citizen with the duty to acknowledge what is impossible to see, the unknow...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 440–442.
Published: 01 June 2003
... First World War, Modernist Sexualities places its starting point somewhat earlier. The introduction suggests that high modernism attempts to distance itself from the ‘‘low modernist’’ popular literature...