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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 (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 (2011) 83 (4): 873–875.
Published: 01 December 2011
... magazines, Boy Scout handbooks, and success manuals in Salazar; twentieth-­century philosophers and cultural theorists such as W. E. B. DuBois, Richard Rorty, and Edward Said in Taylor) to the explicit contemporary stakes of their books (democra- tizing connections of social reform to words and...
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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 Figure 1 Cover of the May 1902 Colored American Magazine, in which the More
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 164–165.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Tribune, Louisville Courier Jour- nal, Churchman, San Francisco Chronicle, and numerous other magazines and newspapers. A useful, comprehensive list of materials appears in the list of works cited. In effect, Hoople reviews reviewers, calling them to task for blind spots in their understanding and...
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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 (2001) 73 (3): 642–643.
Published: 01 September 2001
....: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2000. xvii, 145 pp. $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...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 426–427.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Magazines and Consumer Culture, 1900–1950. By Tom Pendergast. Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press. 2000. x, 289 pp. $34.95. The weaknesses of Tom Pendergast’s new study of magazines and masculinity in the...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 166–169.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Bill Solomon On Company Time: American Modernism in the Big Magazines . By Donal Harris . New York : Columbia Univ. Press . 2016 . viii, 275 pp. Cloth, $60.00 ; paper, $28.00 ; e-book, $27.99 . Poetic Modernism in the Culture of Mass Print . By Bartholomew Brinkman...
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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 and...
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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 (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 (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
... 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 (2017) 89 (1): 91–119.
Published: 01 March 2017
... 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. The mythology Lummis established helped make New Mexico the...
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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 Figure 1 Cover of the May 1902 Colored American Magazine, in which the...
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Published: 01 December 2019
Figure 2 The concluding passages of chapter 15 of Winona , where the narrator meditates on Judah’s “act” of “simple justice.” Colored American Magazine , October 1902. Courtesy of the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, Howard University Archives, Howard University, Washington, DC Figure 2 The More
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Published: 01 December 2019
Figure 3 Robert W. Carter calls for “simple justice” in his Colored American Magazine essay “Suggestive Thoughts on the Race Question,” which appears pages after the final lines of Winona . Courtesy of the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, Howard University Archives, Howard University More