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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 850–852.
Published: 01 December 2005
...-1880 . By Candy Gunther Brown. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2004. xiv, 336 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $19.95; Social Stories: The Magazine Novel in Nineteenth-Century America . By Patricia Okker. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2004. xii, 202 pp. $37.50. Book Reviews...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (2): 402–404.
Published: 01 June 2013
...David Tomkins Discerning Characters: The Culture of Appearance in Early America . By Lukasik Christopher J. . Philadelphia : Univ. of Pennsylvania Press . 2011 . viii, 319 pp. $45.00 . Reading the “Century Illustrated” Monthly Magazine: American Literature and Culture, 1870...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 183–186.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Ed White The Rise and Fall of Early American Magazine Culture . By Gardner Jared . Urbana : Univ. of Illinois Press . 2012 . xiv , 205 pp. $50.00 . The Unfinished Life of Benjamin Franklin . By Anderson Douglas . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Univ. Press . 2012 . xiv...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (4): 873–875.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Ann Keniston Playing Smart: New York Women Writers and Modern Magazine Culture . By Keyser Catherine . New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers Univ. Press . 2010 . xii, 225 pp. $39.95 . Pink Pirates: Contemporary American Women Writers and Copyright . By Irr Caren . Iowa City...
Published: 01 December 2019
Figure 1 Cover of the May 1902 Colored American Magazine , in which the first installment of Winona appears. Courtesy of the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, Howard University Archives, Howard University, Washington, DC More
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American Literature (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 (2020) 92 (1): 166–169.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Bill Solomon Brinkman also charts the contrasting historical impulse toward symbolic closure. For example, in gathering together “the historically agreed-upon few best poems” (45), Palgrave’s Golden Treasury sought to manage the anxieties of excessive verse production. Little magazines like...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 164–165.
Published: 01 March 2002
... of what readers might find in them. They originally appeared in Pall Mall Gazette, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Catho- lic World, Springfield Republican, New York Tribune, Louisville Courier Jour- nal, Churchman, San Francisco Chronicle, and numerous other magazines and newspapers. A useful, comprehensive...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (3): 642–643.
Published: 01 September 2001
.... $49.95. It would appear that Poe was well positioned as an editor and reviewer on several literary magazines in Richmond, Philadelphia, and New York to be af- Book Reviews 637 fected by and, in turn, affect American print culture during its...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 426–427.
Published: 01 June 2001
.... For those who have decided to travel to Kerouac territory, Jones’s study will make an excellent guidebook. John Whalen-Bridge, National University of Singapore Creating the Modern Man: American Magazines...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 331–358.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Jordan S. Carroll Through an examination of some of the science-fiction stories published in Playboy magazine from 1953 to 1973, this essay shows that futuristic narratives were integral to the magazine’s editorial sensibility, which suggested that intimate life should be governed by the cool...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (3): 613–641.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Susan Edmunds Abstract This essay argues that Essence magazine provides a crucial intertext for understanding Toni Morrison’s engagement in Tar Baby with the political debates that surrounded the “Black Is Beautiful” slogan in the black power era and her use of the Tar Baby story to dramatize...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 257–280.
Published: 01 June 2020
... past, present, and future issues of the magazine and, therefore, evoke a temporality that exceeds the critical capacities of close reading. To address how editors, readers, and authors responded to each other over time, I combine close reading with topic modeling, a method of computational text...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (1): 57–89.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Emily Hainze Abstract This essay explores the 1907–11 Child-Rescue Campaign run by the Delineator , a fashion magazine for women edited by Theodore Dreiser. I argue that the campaign mobilized social science to reconceptualize maternity as based in affective expertise rather than biological...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (1): 91–119.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., and Harriet Monroe. The essay also brings to light the connections between this promotional brochure and back issues of Monroe’s Poetry: A Magazine of Verse , further underscoring the close ties between commercial tourism and literary modernism. 10 Austin would likely have been aware of the abusive culture...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 751–781.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Figure 1 Cover of the May 1902 Colored American Magazine , in which the first installment of Winona appears. Courtesy of the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, Howard University Archives, Howard University, Washington, DC ...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 455–488.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Alex Beringer It is widely assumed that the American comic strip “begins” in the 1890s with the multipanel sequences appearing in Sunday newspapers. This essay challenges this periodization by looking to an archive of humor magazines from the 1850s and 60s. As early as 1852, artists including Frank...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 799–823.
Published: 01 December 2015
.... By analyzing The Autobiography of Malcolm X, Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas , and Haley's and Thompson's other magazine writings for Playboy, Rolling Stone , and the Saturday Evening Post , the essay argues that Haley's and Thompson's nonfiction prose styles articulate a view of the social world that can now...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (1): 73–102.
Published: 01 March 2022
.... While Ellison’s story featured a gay man named Benny among the protagonists, the game developers adapted Benny without his original sexual identity. In a 2012 Game Informer magazine article, however, the developers reflected on their version of Benny as a “lost opportunity” for exploring gay identity...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (2): 301–329.
Published: 01 June 2022
... Blackness in the critical genealogy of modern neurodiversity, which has largely been associated with recent movements to recognize people with autism or ADHD and has focused on the middle-class white child. Through an examination of Pauline Hopkins’s essay series for the Colored American Magazine , “Famous...