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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 869–872.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Philip Gould Duke University Press 2006 New World, Known World: Shaping Knowledge in Early Anglo-American Writing . By David Read. Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press. 2005. x, 177 pp. $37.50. Popular Measures: Poetry and Church Order in Seventeenth-Century Massachusetts . By...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 489–518.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Christopher Hanlon Hanlon's essay depicts South Carolina Congressman Preston Brooks's 1856 assault on Massachusetts Senator Charles Sumner as a flashpoint for 1850s controversies over the laying of transatlantic telegraphic cable between the United States and England. Widely treated by both...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 7–34.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Edlie Wong Wong's essay charts the legal controversies over slaves brought into New England after Massachusetts Chief Justice Lemuel Shaw's forceful application of the celebrated British civil suit, Somerset v. Stewart (1772), in the landmark case of the slave girl Med, or Commonwealth v. Aves...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 505–532.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Tartarus of Maids” (1855), have not adequately attended to the material economy of paper that existed for Melville before the cycle of literary publication, distribution, and circulation began. Living in the important papermaking region of rural west Massachusetts allowed Melville to experience the raw...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 589–615.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Hassan Melehy Melehy’s essay explores Jack Kerouac’s relationship to the Québécois diaspora of which his Massachusetts family was a part, his experience of English as a foreign language, and how these inform his aesthetics. Melehy situates the discussion in debates on multilingualism in the study...
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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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Published: 01 December 2017
Figure 1 The Sacred Cod , pine carving of a New England codfish by an unknown artist, 1784. Massachusetts State House. Photo © Arthur Griffin 2017. Image courtesy of the Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA Figure 1. The Sacred Cod, pine carving of a New England codfish by an unknown More
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American Literature (1 December 2002) 74 (4): 933.
Published: 01 December 2002
... 2002 Announcements Massachusetts Historical Society: Emerson Bicentennial Conference The Massachusetts Historical Society will host ‘‘Spires of Form The Emer- son Bicentennial Conference, 24–26 April 2003, in Boston, Massachusetts, 1154 Boylston Street. Organized by Joel Myerson...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 435–436.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Stephanie Foote By Barbara Hochman. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2001. xi, 185 pp. $29.95. 2003 Book Reviews 435 on little more than a few references to Howells’s...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 416–417.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Joan Burbick By Domhnall Mitchell. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2000. xvi, 352 pp. $40.00. 2001 416 American Literature tury may have inspired a Whitman to the oratorical flourishes of his poetry...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 675–692.
Published: 01 December 2018
... individuals made the arduous Atlantic crossing for the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Comparatively speaking, this was a significant but relatively small chapter in a much larger story of Atlantic transit. Nearly half a million Britons migrated to Ireland, North America, the Caribbean, Asia, and Africa in the...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 607–609.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Wyn Kelley “A Bold and Hardy Race of Men”: The Lives and Literature of American Whalemen . By Schell Jennifer . Amherst : Univ. of Massachusetts Press . 2013 . xiv , 262 pp. Cloth, $80.00 ; paper, $28.95 . Writing the Seaman's Tale in Law and Literature: Dana, Melville, and...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 423–425.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Ben Bascom Bird Relics: Grief and Vitalism in Thoreau . By Branka Arsić . Cambridge, MA : Harvard Univ. Press . 2016 . x, 455 pp. Cloth, $53.00 . When I Came to Die: Process and Prophecy in Thoreau’s Vision of Dying . By Audrey Raden . Boston : Univ. of Massachusetts...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 436–437.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Jeanne Campbell Reesman By Clarice Stasz. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2001. xvi, 393 pp.$39.50. 2003 436 American Literature women on display or on stage, anxiety about the saturation of culture by mar...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 841–854.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Island than among the Puritans of Massachusetts” ( 1979 , 556–57). In addition, Grace spies a strategy in Douglass’s oratory and critique of Protestantism that informs his postexceptionalist approach. He cites the work of Cody Marrs ( 2013 , 463), who observes about Douglass’s transnational politics...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 824–826.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Marianne Noble Reading in Time: Emily Dickinson in the Nineteenth Century . By Miller Cristanne . Amherst : Univ. of Massachusetts Press . 2012 . x, 279 pp. Paper , $28.95 . Dickinson Unbound: Paper, Process, Poetics . By Socarides Alexandra . New York : Oxford Univ...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 179–181.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Peter Coviello By Kristin Boudreau. Gainesville: Univ. Press of Florida. 2002. xv, 247 pp.$55.00. By Marietta Messmer. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2001. xi, 280 pp. $34.95. 2003 Book Reviews Sympathy in...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Candice Jenkins By Thomas Cooley. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2001. xxvi, 302 pp. $34.95. By Robert F. Reid-Pharr. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 1999. xi, 166 pp.$35.00. 2003 Book Reviews...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 839–841.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Haven : Yale Univ. Press . 2013 . xi , 484 pp. Cloth , $35.00 ; paper , $25.00 . Ecopoetics: The Language of Nature, the Nature of Language . By Knickerbocker Scott . Amherst : Univ. of Massachusetts Press . 2012 . x , 203 pp. Cloth , $80.00 ; paper , $26.95 . © 2015 by...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 389–391.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Elizabeth Duquette To Fight Aloud Is Very Brave: American Poetry and the Civil War . By Barrett Faith . Amherst : Univ. of Massachusetts Press . 2012 . xiii , 336 pp. Paper , $27.95 . America’s England: Antebellum Literature and Atlantic Sectionalism . By Hanlon...