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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 847–850.
Published: 01 December 2014
... , $72.00 ; paper , $25.95 ; e-book available . Boom! Manufacturing Memoir for the Popular Market . By Rak Julie . Waterloo, ON : Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press . 2013 . viii , 249 pp. Paper , $29.99 . © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 863–866.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Leonard Cassuto Capital Letters: Authorship in the Antebellum Literary Market . By Dowling David . Iowa City : Univ. of Iowa Press . 2009 . 217 pp. $39.95 . The Program Era: Postwar Fiction and the Rise of Creative Writing . By McGurl Mark . Cambridge : Harvard Univ...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 872–873.
Published: 01 December 2001
... already a ‘‘mass-market intimacy’’ (8), gener- ated in concert with the ever growing appetites of the emergent U.S. literary marketplace. Whether set at home or abroad, in the village or the city, whether offered as the product of the bachelor-traveler’s ‘‘sauntering gaze’’ (in Wash- ington Irving’s...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 637–638.
Published: 01 September 2002
... seem much better (even to modern tastes) than his argument suggests they are. Rosalie Murphy Baum, University of South Florida Soul by Soul: Life inside the Antebellum Slave Market. By Walter Johnson. Cam- bridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 1999. 283 pp. $26.00. In recent years there has been a...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 29–57.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Ayşe Çelikkol Duke University Press 2006 Ays¸e The Morgesons, Aesthetic Predicaments, and Çelikkol the Competitive Logic of the Market Economy To determine the size of an object, Kant notes in Critique of Judgment,werequire‘‘somethingelseasitsmeasure 1...
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American Literature (1 June 2004) 76 (2): 394–396.
Published: 01 June 2004
... University, San Marcos 394 American Literature Critical Fictions: Sentiment and the American Market, 1780–1870. By Joseph Fich- telberg. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2003. x, 280 pp. $39.95. Identifying the Image of God: Radical Christians and Nonviolent Power in the Ante- bellum United States...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 61–90.
Published: 01 March 2003
...David A. Zimmerman Duke University Press 2003 David A. Frank Norris, Market Panic, Zimmerman and the Mesmeric Sublime 6815 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:1 / sheet 65 of 252 As the oracle gave place to the astrologer, the...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 835–838.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Claudia Stokes Duke University Press 2007 Panic! Markets, Crises, and Crowds in American Fiction . By David A. Zimmerman. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2006. xii, 294 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $22.50. The March of Spare Time: The Problem and Promise of Leisure...
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 862–864.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Scott Saul 2005 Blows like a Horn: Beat Writing, Jazz, Style, and Markets in the Transformation of U.S. Culture . By Preston Whaley Jr. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2004. 260 pp. $29.95; Notes to Make the Sound Come Right: Four Innovators of Jazz Poetry . By T. J. Anderson III...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 91–119.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., which has remained largely unrepresented even as the field of modernist studies has been significantly expanded by scholarly work associated with New Modernist studies. 2 The anthology Marketing Modernisms , a significant contribution to New Modernist studies, takes as its foundational thesis...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 775–801.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Francesca Sawaya This essay focuses on the writings of Charles Chesnutt in order to rethink the expressivist and democratizing assumptions about the market that literary historians in the United States have borrowed from classical economics. In particular, it analyzes the discourse of friendship...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Revolution and the United States. This sensational gothic novel invokes the Haitian Revolution even as its paratexts self-consciously worry about its place in the New York literary scene. The novel comments on the rise of a transatlantic literary market in which unfamiliar and aspiring figures such as D’Arcy...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2018
... introduced into the literary landscape a complicated view of what readers and writers increasingly saw as a suspect “free” market. Writers such as Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Elizabeth Margaret Chandler, and John Greenleaf Whittier imagined a world of goods haunted by the touch of enslaved laborers—goods...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2008
... productive, elevate entrepreneurship to an avant-garde activity, and consider modernist audiences a cultivated subset of a standardized mass market. The risk, resistance, and marginality that Stein and Beach believed distinguished their endeavors were derived from the rationales of U.S. capitalism, even as...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 303–331.
Published: 01 June 2013
... the tolls of both a mass-market consumerism that the United States sought to promote abroad and a schema of spatial and social reconstruction rooted in conditionality rather than forgiveness. In this way, the article calls attention to the geographical complexity of Faulkner’s engagement with a post...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 305–331.
Published: 01 June 2014
... of the drowned kitten, Barnes shows how sentimental culture’s alternative “economy of feeling” colludes with, rather than opposes, a market economy chiefly concerned with reducing populations. The essay’s primary example is the female bildungsroman, where anxieties over female biological reproduction...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 359–385.
Published: 01 June 2015
... particularly on Evan Wright’s Generation Kill , this piece investigates the consequences of American soldiers’ encounters with the global familiar—goods and spaces within the war zone that unsettle distinctions due to the homogenizing forces of the global market. Encounters with the global familiar, the essay...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 203–231.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Nancy Glazener Assessments of Benjamin Franklin have often been implicit assessments of civil society, whose double character of facilitating market transactions and promoting more expansive forms of public reflection have fueled competing accounts of Franklin. This essay explores Franklin's...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 769–795.
Published: 01 December 2012
... women writers in the post–Civil War era; more specifically, and perhaps more importantly, it positions one woman’s composition, publication, and circulation practices within a literary marketplace that paradoxically asked women poets to be simultaneously of and beyond the market—amateurs in a...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 727–759.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Katie McGettigan Abstract This article uses Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s experience in the transatlantic literary market to analyze how British publishers constructed antebellum American literature as a cultural commodity and an aesthetically valuable tradition through their material texts...