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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 401–404.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Philip Beidler Sitting in Darkness: Mark Twain’s Asia and Comparative Racialization . By Hsu Hsuan L. . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2015 . xii, 244 pp. Cloth , $79.00 ; paper, $24.00 ; e-book available. Mark Twain in China . By Lai-Henderson Selina . Stanford, CA...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (2): 425–427.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Kwakiutl L. Dreher © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Lost Bodies: Inhabiting the Borders of Life and Death . By Laura E. Tanner. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2006. xiii, 264 pp. Cloth, $57.50; paper, $19.95. Identifying Marks: Race, Gender, and the Marked Body in...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 487–517.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Denise Cruz Duke University Press 2006 Denise Reconsidering McTeague’s ‘‘Mark’’ and ‘‘Mac Cruz Intersections of U.S. Naturalism, Imperial Masculinities, and Desire between Men In a scene that seems out of place amid McTeague’s minutely...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 193.
Published: 01 March 2008
.... Brief Mention  193 River of Dreams: Imagining the Mississippi before Mark Twain. By Thomas Ruys Smith. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2007. x, 232 pp. $38.00. Smith tells the story of antebellum America through varied representations of the “American Nile” throughout the period. He...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 889–891.
Published: 01 December 2004
... resourcefulness of this indomitable ex-slave. Adam Gussow, University of Mississippi Rehabilitating Bodies: Health, History, and the American Civil War. By Lisa A. Long. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2003. 344 pp. $49.95. Mark Twain and Medicine: ‘‘Any Mummery Will Cure By K. Patrick Ober...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 194–197.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Renewal in Native American Elegy. By Arnold Krupat. Ithaca, NY: Cornell Univ. Press. 2012. xii, 242 pp. $45.00. The Red Land to the South: American Indian Writers and Indigenous Mexico. By James H. Cox. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2013. x, 275 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $25.00. Mark...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (4): 723–753.
Published: 01 December 2016
... necessarily drinkers (the writer’s fondness for drink is well known), but rather those reformers and idealists who, in their zeal for perfection, seek to obliterate the past. In his richest portrait of this temporal intemperance, “The Birth-Mark” (1843), Hawthorne portrays the perilous nature and effects of...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (3): 618–620.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Taylor Hagood Duke University Press 2007 Faulkner and the Great Depression: Aesthetics, Ideology, and Cultural Politics . By Ted Atkinson. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2006. xi, 271 pp. $39.95. William Faulkner's Legacy: “What Shadow, What Stain, What Mark.” By Margaret...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 117–152.
Published: 01 March 2000
... of Mark Twain’s more fanciful variations on the theme of ethnic caricature, he imagines himself as a cholera germ injected into the blood stream of a ‘‘hoary and moulderingold bald- headed tramp’’ named Blitzowski...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (2): 427–428.
Published: 01 June 2000
... Mark Twain, which for all its erudition is sometimes hard to square with what Twain wrote. A central premise of this gathering of loosely connected essays is that like Achilles, Twain’s fiction gets...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 196–197.
Published: 01 March 2000
... paradigmatic the Seneca Falls convention of 1848, Isenberg proposes to re- store the complexity of a movement marked by the varied initiatives and di- vergent agendas of feminist activists in matters of the state and its institutions 5995 AL...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 419.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Paul Baender By Everett Emerson. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2000. xiii,386 pp. $34.95. 2001 Book Reviews 419 Mark Twain, A Literary Life. By Everett Emerson...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 186–187.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God, and in the forms of ethnic, racial, and national hybridity engaged by Maxine Hong Kingston and Kate Simon. Richard S. Lowry, College of William and Mary Dangerous Intimacy: The Untold Story of Mark Twain’s Final Years. By Karen Lystra. Berkeley and Los Angeles...
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American Literature 9003554.
Published: 26 February 2021
..., Wells pushed mere counting past itself to a profound mode of ethical accounting. Two of her contemporaries, Mark Twain and W. E. B. Du Bois, sustained a similarly supraquantitative thrust; each attempted to harness the antilynching potential of numbers by enlisting data visualization. Twain falls short...
Published: 01 March 2020
Figure 3 Page from The Gospel According to Saint Mark (Pennsylvania Institution for the Instruction of the Blind, 1833) with material signs of tactile reading. Description: The passage describes Jesus curing blindness. The word spit is flattened and darkened. Courtesy of the Perkins School More
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American Literature (2009) 81 (2): 333–359.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Japanese, Anglo-, and Native Americans is its surprising utility as a form, supposed to suppress self-identification, for competing projects of American national identity. © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Karen Marking Time in Native America: Jackson Haiku, Elegy, Survival Ford...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (4): 629–660.
Published: 01 December 2013
... marked it up. In the midst of media, the idiosyncratic mark of Bierce’s style emerges not only as an aesthetic quality, but also as a strategically deployed technology for tagging, marking, and remixing points and properties on paper. The essay reminds us that procedures of markup are not new, only newly...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (2): 363–387.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Camiller Patrick . New York : Verso Press . Wolfe Tom Johnson E. W. , eds. 1973 . The New Journalism . New York : Harper and Row . Franny “Marked for Demolition”: Nudelman Mary McCarthy’s Vietnam Journalism When she left for Saigon in early 1967...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (2): 449–451.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Mark Rifkin Firsting and Lasting: Writing Indians out of Existence in New England . By Jean M. O'Brien. Minneapolis: Univ. Minnesota Press. 2010. xxvi, 269 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $24.95. Indian Work: Language and Livelihood in Native American History . By Daniel H. Usner Jr. Cambridge...
Published: 01 September 2019
Figure 6 This demonstrates the migration of the ink marking additions in the left margin onto the right margins of succeeding pages. Courtesy of Les Archives Nationales d’Outre Mer Figure 6 This demonstrates the migration of the ink marking additions in the left margin onto the right margins of More