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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 553–584.
Published: 01 September 2018
... explicitly racialize their central invention, vividly illustrating the afterlife of slavery at the birth of America’s machine culture. As with the cover art of the Frank Reade and Frank Reade Jr. issues, dime novels’ mass-production schedule demanded certain shortcuts, and copying was commonplace. Under...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 904–907.
Published: 01 December 2017
...J. Peter Moore Attention Equals Life: The Pursuit of the Everyday in Contemporary Poetry and Culture . By Epstein Andrew . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2016 . xi, 364 pp. Cloth , $65.00 ; e-book available. The Lyric in the Age of the Brain . By Skillman Nikki...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 447–449.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Lisa Swanstrom © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Machine-Age Comedy . By Michael North. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2009. viii, 222 pp. Paper, $27.95. Ex-foliations: Reading Machines and the Upgrade Path . By Terry Harpold. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2009...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 634–637.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Kent A. Ono © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Dying Planet: Mars in Science and the Imagination . By Robert Markley. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2005. 456 pp. Cloth, $89.95; paper, $24.95. Mesmerists, Monsters, and Machines: Science Fiction and the Cultures of Science...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 652–654.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Kinohi Nishikawa Duke University Press 2006 Authors Inc.: Literary Celebrity in the Modern United States, 1880-1980 . By Loren Glass. New York: New York Univ. Press. 2004. xii, 242 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $20.00. Muse in the Machine: American Fiction and Mass Publicity . By...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 821–824.
Published: 01 December 2013
... : Oxford Univ. Press . 2012 . x, 239 pp . $65.00 . Secularism in Antebellum America: With Reference to Ghosts, Protestant Subcultures, Machines, and Their Metaphors; Featuring Discussion of Mass Media, “Moby-Dick,” Spirituality, Phrenology, Anthropology, Sing Sing State Penitentiary, and Sex with...
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 869–872.
Published: 01 December 2005
...: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2002. xii, 213 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $24.95; Writing Machines . By N. Katherine Hayles. With designer Anne Burdick. Cambridge: MIT Press. 2002. 144 pp. Paper, $17.95; Cognitive Fictions . By Joseph Tabbi. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2002. xxvii, 166 pp...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 197–198.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 2008 General Rumors of War and Infernal Machines: Technomilitary Agenda-Setting in American and British Speculative Fiction . By Charles E. Gannon. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield. 2005. 311 pp. Cloth, $82.50; paper, $26.95. Brief Mention Editions Franklin...
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 615–618.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Stephanie Foote Duke University Press 2007 Cosmopolitan Vistas: American Regionalism and Literary Value . By Tom Lutz. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2004. vii, 226 pp. Paper, $19.95. At Home in the City: Urban Domesticity in American Literature and Culture, 1850-1930...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 217–218.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Geography of Twentieth-­Century American Literature and Culture. By Thomas Heise. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers Univ. Press. 2010. xi, 292 pp. Cloth, $72.00; paper, $24.95. An Elusive Unity: Urban Democracy and Machine Politics in Industrializing America. By James J. Connolly. Ithaca, NY...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 213–215.
Published: 01 March 2007
... imperative[s]” motivate his “startling innovations in style, form, and subject” (20). Thomas’s forays into those imperatives lead him into widely varying explorations of antebel- lum culture, from the machinations of New York mayor Fernando Wood to the emergent science of weather to Longfellow’s...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 204–206.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Frederick Luis Aldama © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 The Rise of Multicultural America: Economy and Print Culture, 1865–1915 . By Susan L. Mizruchi. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2009. 355 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $24.95. A Genealogy of Literary...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 432–434.
Published: 01 June 2005
... commercial theater for African American actors in the early nineteenth century. From 1821 to 1823, Brown created four increasingly ambitious forums for black theatrical productions, some located in spaces normally reserved for white cultural life. In each the- ater, Brown orchestrated often bold...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 833–835.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Sean Metzger Duke University Press 2007 The Provincetown Players and the Culture of Modernity . By Brenda Murphy. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2005. xix, 282 pp. $85.00. Avant-Garde Performance and the Limits of Criticism: Approaching the Living Theatre, Happenings...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 847–849.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Sari Edelstein Duke University Press 2007 Front-Page Girls: Women Journalists in American Culture and Fiction, 1880-1930 . By Jean Marie Lutes. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2006. vii, 232 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $18.95. The Female Investigator in Literature, Film, and...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 405–407.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Marissa López © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 The Emergence of Mexican America: Recovering Stories of Mexican Peoplehood in U.S. Culture . By John-Michael Rivera. New York: New York Univ. Press. 2006. vii, 211 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $20.00. The Borderlands of Culture...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 429–431.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Brittnay L. Proctor Funk the Erotic: Transaesthetics and Black Sexual Cultures . By L. H. Stallings . Champaign : Univ. of Illinois Press . 2015 . 296 pp. Cloth, $95.00 ; paper, $26.00 ; e-book, $23.40 . The Sound of Culture: Diaspora and Black Technopoetics . By Louis...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 395–397.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Culture in the Age of the Daguerreotype . By Dinius Marcy J. . Philadelphia : Univ. of Pennsylvania Press . 2012 . 308 pp. Cloth , $49.95 ; e-book, $49.95 . Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 For at least the past two decades, literary scholars have used insights from the...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 648–650.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Rebecca Walsh Lyric Shame: The “Lyric” Subject of Contemporary American Poetry . By White Gillian . Cambridge : Harvard Univ. Press . 2014 . 350 pp . $45.00 . American Hybrid Poetics: Gender, Mass Culture, and Form . By Robbins Amy Moorman . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 432–434.
Published: 01 June 2010
... González, and the Poetics of Culture . By María Eugenia Cotera. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press. 2008. xi, 286 pp. $60.00. Book Reviews Shades of Green: Visions of Nature in the Literature of American Slavery, 1770– 1860. By Ian Frederick Finseth. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. xi, 348 pp. 2009...