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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 421–424.
Published: 01 June 2005
... the tensions and anxieties surrounding U.S cultural and ethnic identity. Frederick Luis Aldama, Ohio State University Creative Conflict in African American Thought: Frederick Douglass, Alexander Crummell, Booker T. Washington, W. E. B. Du Bois, and Marcus Garvey.ByWil- son Jeremiah Moses. New...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 61–91.
Published: 01 March 2013
... literary transcendentalism generally in the wake of our recent critical turn toward “surface reading.” Stephen Best and Sharon Marcus write on the one hand in the journal Representations of the weakening hold that “symptomatic reading” now has on critics who, from the 1970s forward, have accepted the...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 656–658.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Lisa Marcus By Jonathan Goldberg. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2001. xv, 227 pp. Cloth, $54.95; paper, $18.95. By Marilee Lindemann. New York: Columbia Univ. Press. 1999. xvi, 185 pp. Cloth, $49.50; paper, $18.50. 2002 Book Reviews The American Puritan Elegy: A Literary and...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 31–58.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Sara Marcus Abstract This essay argues that the African American literature of the nadir, written during a moment when concepts of evolution and departures from linear time were deployed to the detriment of black life as well as in its defense, is a rich archive for analyzing the unpredictable...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 487–517.
Published: 01 September 2006
... detailed texture and fantastical violence, Marcus Schouler issues an odd challenge to his dearest pal ‘‘Now watch me cried Marcus. He caught up a billiard ball from the rack, poised it a moment in front of his face, then with a sud- den, horrifying distension of his jaws crammed it into his...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (4): 866–868.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Yamashita, Paul Auster, Laird Hunt, Ben Marcus, and Richard Powers. Each author’s concerns are presented in a series of skillful, tightly focused close readings and accompanied by a selection of well-chosen critical concepts from the anticritique school (Bruno Latour, Rita Felski, and others). Like...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 887–889.
Published: 01 December 2004
... revolutionary precursor of Marcus Garvey and Malcolm X, Adeleke’s Delany is also, for extended periods of his life, the ‘‘granddaddy ofcompromisers and accommodationists such as Booker T. WashingtonandJusticeClarence Thomas a politician and political theo- rist of seemingly ‘‘glaring and frequent flip-flops...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 423–425.
Published: 01 June 2016
... granddaddy of this shift is Franco Moretti’s 2005 book Graphs, Maps, Trees , which takes the very, very large and long view, transhistorically and transnationally, charting the emergence of genres and of entire literary traditions by using enormous data sets. We can also thank Stephen Best and Sharon Marcus...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 145–147.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Occidentalist features. Unfortunately, her critical theory is too focused on the relegitimation of an aestheticist ideology she develops out of Stephen M. Best and Sharon Marcus’s “surface reading,” Rita Felski’s The Limits of Critique (2015), and other “new” formalists to take seriously the consequences of...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 412–415.
Published: 01 June 2020
... partook of an elemental need to rant and revolt, an impulse that, according to Greil Marcus’s Lipstick Traces (1989), goes back centuries. Ironically, shouting “No Future!” at an audience in song lyrics and verse has a long history. As punk rock and spoken word’s contrarianism settles into the realm of...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 523–555.
Published: 01 September 2019
... indebted to Mary G. Rolinson for sharing her copy of the single extant issue of the Cotton Farmer with me, which she found mixed in with the Marcus Garvey papers at the National Archives. I would not have been able to write this essay without her generosity. 3 On the “afterlife of slavery,” see...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 867–872.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Tom Ferraro A New Literary History of America . Ed. Marcus Greil Sollors Werner . Cambridge : Harvard Univ. Press . 2009 . 1095 pp. Cloth , $49.95 ; paper , $24.95 . © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Book Reviews A New Literary History of America. Ed. Greil...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (4): 661–688.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Stephen Marcus Sharon . 2009 . “ Surface Reading: An Introduction .” Representations 108 , no. 1 : 1 – 21 . Cecire Natalia . 2011 . “ Theory and the Virtues of Digital Humanities .” Journal of Digital Humanities 1 , no. 1 . journalofdigitalhumanities.org/1-1/introduction-theory...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 897–914.
Published: 01 December 2012
.... Fabre, Cara. Review: Hames-García, identity complex: Making the Case for Multiplicity, 894–96. Review: Obourn, Reconstituting Americans: Liberal Multiculturalism and Identity Difference in Post-1960s Literature, 894–96. Ferraro, Tom. Review: Marcus and Sollors, eds., A New Literary History of...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 194–198.
Published: 01 March 2020
... awarded to Julius B. Fleming Jr. for “Transforming Geographies of Black Time: How the Free Southern Theater Used the Plantation for Civil Rights Activism” (91:3, September 2019) and Sara Marcus for “‘Time Enough, but None to Spare’: The Indispensable Temporalities of Charles Chesnutt’s The Marrow of...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 820–824.
Published: 01 December 2020
... insight no matter how far artificial intelligence advances. Weizenbaum’s argument, made in 1976, is wholly compatible with a disciplinary vision of literary studies rooted in hermeneutics and critical theory. Indeed, Weizenbaum cites the Frankfurt School and late literary critic Steven Marcus as...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 767–779.
Published: 01 December 2020
.../emmanuel-macron/2020/03/16/adresse-aux-francais-covid19 . Marcus Hannah . 2020 . “ What the Plague Can Teach Us about the Coronavirus .” New York Times , March 1 . https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/01/opinion/coronavirus-italy.html . Morris Loveday , Beck Rick , and Noack...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (1): 57–84.
Published: 01 March 2007
... and unclean. Religion—particularly Catholicism—continues as a significant dis­ course through which Barnes renders the entanglement or interim­ brication of hierarchical opposites. The dissolution of oppositional boundaries serves as a metatheme in the text, as Jane Marcus asserts...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 872–874.
Published: 01 December 2012
... 2013 Book Reviews A New Literary History of America. Ed. Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors. Cam- bridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2009. 1095 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $24.95. This is not so much a review as a giving of notice: Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors’s A New Literary History of America is...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 875–877.
Published: 01 December 2012
... : Ohio State Univ. Press . 2011 . x , 242 pp. $49.94 . © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Book Reviews A New Literary History of America. Ed. Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors. Cam- bridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2009. 1095 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $24.95. This is not so much a review as...