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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 392–394.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Melissa J. Homestead © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Kate Field: The Many Lives of a Nineteenth-Century American Journalist . By Gary Scharnhorst. Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse Univ. Press. 2008. xiv, 306 pp. $27.95. Maria Mitchell and the Sexing of Science: An Astronomer...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 749–775.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Heather Roberts Duke University Press 2004 Heather ‘‘The Public Heart Urban Life and the Roberts Politics of Sympathy in Lydia Maria Child’s Letters from New York In 1841, the renowned novelist and social reformer Lydia Maria Child elected to...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 655–682.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Grant Shreve Since its recovery in the 1980s, Lydia Maria Child’s first novel, Hobomok (1824)—a Puritan historical romance set in Salem, Massachusetts, in the 1620s—has been read primarily in terms of how issues of race and gender operate in the novel. However, these readings ignore the fact that...
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American Literature (1 March 2004) 76 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Sarah Robbins Duke University Press 2004 Sarah Periodizing Authorship, Characterizing Genre: Robbins Catharine Maria Sedgwick’s Benevolent Literacy Narratives The favored class of society wrote Catharine Maria Sedgwick in 1848, ‘‘owe an...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 701–724.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Anna Stewart Stewart examines the narrative construction of Harriet Jacobs in 1865, when her former editor Lydia Maria Child included a revised selection from Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (1861) in The Freedmen's Book , a reader Child was developing to help newly freed slaves learn to read...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 7–34.
Published: 01 March 2009
... explore what recent literary and historical scholarship has largely overlooked. Harriet and John S. Jacobs, Maria Weston Chapman, Sojourner Truth, and Ellis Gray Loring appear alongside a number of largely unknown slave attendants in an essay that explores the complex ways legal discourses circulating in...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 301–325.
Published: 01 June 2012
... María Viramontes’s novel Under the Feet of Jesus , and the documentary film The Garden , Fiskio argues for an agrarianism of the margins that unsettles these fundamental assumptions, illuminating the ethical agency of migrant and transnational laborers in situations of transience, and opening a space...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 743–768.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Caleb Smith This essay examines previously unexplored divisions within the antislavery movement’s published responses to Harriet Jacobs’s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl . Revisiting Jacobs’s conflict with her editor, Lydia Maria Child, over the suppressed chapter about John Brown, Smith...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 433–454.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., Friedrich Hölderlin, Rainer Maria Rilke, Maurice Blanchot, and Simone de Beauvoir achieves two main objectives. First, it aims to give the verses, which have largely been ignored by scholarship, their due as literary texts; and second, reveals that this popular practice, though not itself explicitly...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 216–218.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Maria Damon © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Race and the Avant-Garde: Experimental and Asian American Poetry since 1965 . By Timothy Yu. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2009. xi, 192 pp. $45.00. Poetic Obligation: Ethics in Experimental American Poetry after 1945...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 674–677.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Maria Damon By Stephen Fredman. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2001. ix, 193 pp. Cloth, $46.00; paper, $16.00. By Norman Finkelstein. Albany: State Univ. of New York Press. 2001. xii,193 pp. Paper, $17.95. By Alan L. Mintz. Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse Univ. Press. 2001. vii, 272 pp. Cloth...
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American Literature (1 March 2004) 76 (1): 117–148.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Maria Farland Duke University Press 2004 Maria Gertrude Stein’s Brain Work Farland In the eighteenth century that age of manners and formal morals it was believed that the temper of a woman was determined by the turn of her...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 411–414.
Published: 01 June 2016
...María del Pilar Blanco The Pan American Imagination: Contested Visions of the Hemisphere in Twentieth-Century Literature . By Park Stephen M. . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . 2014 . xii, 269 pp. Cloth , $59.50 ; paper, $27.50 ; e-book, $27.50 . The Geopoetics of...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 645–647.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Maria Damon Creative Alliances: The Transnational Designs of Indigenous Women’s Poetry . By McGlennen Molly . Norman : Univ. of Oklahoma Press . 2014 . ix, 230 pp. Paper , $24.95 . Broken Souths: Latina/o Poetic Responses to Neoliberalism and Globalization . By Dowdy...
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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 357–387.
Published: 01 June 2006
... recent immigrants from Latin America.12 When the narrator of Mother Tongue—daydreaming, diary-writing María—reflects on her complicated relationship to the 360 American Literature Salvadoran refugee José Luis Romero, she explodes common stereo- types of the Chicano(a) ‘‘out there picking lettuce 13...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 637–640.
Published: 01 September 2017
... this mode include novelists María Amparo Ruiz de Burton and Jovita González de Mireles, who define place and identity in the aftermath of the US-Mexican War; those such as Nina Otero-Warren and Sabine Ulibarrí, who struggle with alienation from the land; Chicana feminists who reject actual or...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 179–181.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Cary Agassiz cover women who popular- ized science through print publication and educational reforms. The second half of the book is more eclectic, as Baym first addresses the success of Maria Mitchell...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 181–183.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Cary Agassiz cover women who popular- ized science through print publication and educational reforms. The second half of the book is more eclectic, as Baym first addresses the success of Maria Mitchell...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 848–850.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Ralph E. Rodriguez Buenas Noches, American Culture: Latina/o Aesthetics of Night . By DeGuzmán María . Bloomington : Indiana Univ. Press . 2012 . x , 310 pp. Cloth, $80.00 ; paper, $28.00 ; e-book, $23.99 . Latining America: Black-Brown Passages and the Coloring of Latino/a...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 433–434.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Catharine Maria Sedgwick, Sarah Orne Jewett, Mary Austin, Nella Larsen, Leslie Silko, and Octavia Butler, and of visual artists Barbara Kruger and Ana Mendieta, Alaimo draws attention to texts that ‘‘inhabit nature in order...