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American Literature (2013) 85 (4): 821–824.
Published: 01 December 2013
... : Oxford Univ. Press . 2012 . x, 239 pp . $65.00 . Secularism in Antebellum America: With Reference to Ghosts, Protestant Subcultures, Machines, and Their Metaphors; Featuring Discussion of Mass Media, “Moby-Dick,” Spirituality, Phrenology, Anthropology, Sing Sing State Penitentiary, and Sex...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 159–161.
Published: 01 March 2020
... . Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press . 2017 . ix, 238 pp. Cloth, $105.00 ; e-book available. The Poetics of Insecurity . By Johannes Voelz . Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press . 2018 . xii, 246 pp. Cloth, $105.00 ; e-book available. Consuming Catastrophe: Mass Culture in America’s...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 166–169.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Bill Solomon Whereas Harris pursues his inquiry in dualistic terms, Brinkman adopts a more complicated model, positioning various collecting practices as historical responses to the burgeoning culture of mass print. If the scrapbooker’s irreverent desire to accumulate and arrange everyday...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 594–598.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Timothy Sweet The Civil War Dead and American Modernity . By Ian Finseth . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2018 . x, 286 pp. Cloth, $69.00 ; e-book available. Battle Lines: Poetry and Mass Media in the U.S. Civil War . By Eliza Richards . Philadelphia : Univ...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (3): 643–646.
Published: 01 September 2018
... convincingly, Poe reminds us that these same networks produce public opinion in the first place. Public opinion in the nineteenth-century United States was about as direct as democracy could get. Fictions of Mass Democracy appeared the same year as Caroline Levine’s Forms (2015), and both broaden our...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 863–866.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Immersive Words: Mass Media, Visuality, and American Literature, 1839–1893 . By Shelly Jarenski . Tuscaloosa : Univ. of Alabama Press . 2015 . 233 pp. Cloth, $54.95 ; e-book, $54.95 . Artistic Liberties: American Literary Realism and Graphic Illustration, 1880–1905 . By Adam...
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Figure 7 Nancy reenacts mass destruction. From Bushmiller, Nancy , June 12, 1945 More
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American Literature (2011) 83 (3): 678–680.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Thomas Strychacz A Novel Marketplace: Mass Culture, the Book Trade, and Postwar American Fiction . By Brier Evan . Philadelphia : Univ. of Pennsylvania Press . 2010 . 199 pp. $49.95 . Frantic Panoramas: American Literature and Mass Culture, 1870–1920 . By Bentley Nancy...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 652–654.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Kinohi Nishikawa Duke University Press 2006 Authors Inc.: Literary Celebrity in the Modern United States, 1880-1980 . By Loren Glass. New York: New York Univ. Press. 2004. xii, 242 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $20.00. Muse in the Machine: American Fiction and Mass Publicity...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 887–889.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Alan Wald Troublemakers: Power, Representation, and the Fiction of the Mass Worker . By Scott William . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers Univ. Press . 2012 . x , 284 pp. Cloth , $72.00 ; paper , $24.95 . American Socialist Triptych: The Literary-Political Work of Charlotte Perkins...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (3): 648–650.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Rebecca Walsh Lyric Shame: The “Lyric” Subject of Contemporary American Poetry . By White Gillian . Cambridge : Harvard Univ. Press . 2014 . 350 pp . $45.00 . American Hybrid Poetics: Gender, Mass Culture, and Form . By Robbins Amy Moorman . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (1): 192–195.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Jennifer Gurley © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Devils and Rebels: The Making of Hawthorne's Damned Politics . By Larry J. Reynolds. Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Press. 2008. xix, 313 pp. $55.00. The Arbiters of Reality: Hawthorne, Melville, and the Rise of Mass...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 869–870.
Published: 01 December 2000
.... Bryce Traister, University of Western Ontario Edgar Allan Poe and the Masses: The Political Economy of Literature in Antebel- lum America. By Terence Whalen. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 1999. x...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (1): 204–206.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Multiculturalism . By Christopher Douglas. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2009. vii, 372 pp. $45.00. Realism for the Masses: Aesthetics, Popular Front Pluralism, and U.S. Culture, 1935–1947 . By Chris Vials. Jackson: Univ. Press of Mississippi. 2009. xlii, 232 pp. $50.00. Book Reviews Folded...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2008
... as 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...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (2): 303–331.
Published: 01 June 2013
... interrogates US mass culture at a crucial moment in its foreign expansion, during a period when many Europeans feared an Americanization of their cities and cultures concomitant with US-funded postwar rebuilding. The text’s fictive geographies represent a Faulknerian spatial imagination unthinkable...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 159–186.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Nicholas Hengen Fox This essay engages the mass publication of poetry—ranging from W. H. Auden’s “September 1, 1939” to Lorna Dee Cervantes’s “Palestine” and Amiri Baraka’s “Somebody Blew Up America”—in the months after September 11, 2001. I label this set of texts linked together by near...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 531–561.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Adrienne Brown Brown’s essay explores how black modernists W. E. B. DuBois and Wallace Thurman used the skyscraper’s abstracted view of the masses to envision raced models of democracy and difference. As urban identity in the 1920s became increasingly associated with ethnic identity, writers used...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 91–119.
Published: 01 March 2019
...” a queer, in effect also queering himself, he queers as well the masses of down-and-out unemployed men whose unloosed gender stirred up a national anxiety about precarious masculinity. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 poverty 1930s Tom Kromer hobos The Great Depression...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (4): 779–805.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Madhu Dubey Since the 1970s, African American novelists have persistently drawn on antirealist genres (including science fiction, fantasy, ghost stories, and magic realism) to revisit the history of slavery. Focusing on literary and mass-market fiction by authors such as Stephen Barnes, David...