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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 416–419.
Published: 01 June 2008
... Archaeology of Southern Fiction . By Annette Trefzer. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2007. xii, 223 pp. $38.50. Matter, Magic, and Spirit: Representing Indian and African American Belief . By David Murray. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2007. 213 pp. $59.95. Crossing Waters...
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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 622–624.
Published: 01 September 2004
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 224–225.
Published: 01 March 2000
... to be precisely the sort of scholarly mono- graph that Dowling champions: its subject matter is a now obscure nineteenth- century American Federalist periodical; Joseph Dennie, the book’s protago...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 713–736.
Published: 01 December 2014
... inspirited matter. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 References Allen Thomas M. 2008 . A Republic in Time: Temporality and Social Imagination in Nineteenth-Century America . Chapel Hill : Univ. of North Carolina Press . Asad Talal . 2003 . Formations of the Secular...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 833–835.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Paul Giles Why Literary Periods Mattered: Historical Contrast and the Prestige of English Studies . By Underwood Ted . Stanford, CA : Stanford Univ. Press . 2013 . viii , 199 pp. $35.00 . Where Is American Literature? By Levander Caroline F. . Malden, MA : Wiley...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 882–884.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Anne Gulick Global Matters: The Transnational Turn in Literary Studies . By Jay Paul . Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell Univ. Press . 2010 . xi, 231 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $19.95 . Specters of Conquest: Indigenous Absence in Transatlantic Literatures . By Lifshey Adam . New...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 397–400.
Published: 01 June 2009
...: Property Matters in African American Literature . By Lovalerie King. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2007. x, 187 pp. Cloth, $110.00; paper, $35.00. Listening on All Sides: Toward an Emersonian Ethics of Reading . By Richard Deming. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2007. viii, 182...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 193–196.
Published: 01 March 2003
... View. By Camille Roman. New York: Pal- grave. 2001. v, 173 pp. $45.00. Home Matters: Longing and Belonging, Nostalgia and Mourning in Women’s Fic- tion. By Roberta Rubenstein. New York: Palgrave. 2001. viii...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 663–665.
Published: 01 September 2003
... emphatic positive answers. Linda Wagner-Martin, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill 6903 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:3 / sheet 179 of 209 Red Matters: Native American Studies. By Arnold Krupat. Philadelphia...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 673–674.
Published: 01 September 2003
... of What Matters: The Role for Literature in Moral Philosophy. By Anthony Cunningham. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press. 2001. x, 296 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $24.95. This study offers a...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 253–279.
Published: 01 June 2009
... material limitations. Many of Whitman's 1860 poems, however, also encounter a deathliness of matter (the speaker figured as a “trail of drift and debris,” for instance, in “As I Ebb'd with the Ocean of Life”). In his “Calamus” cluster especially, Whitman speaks as though from the margins of his own oeuvre...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 353–379.
Published: 01 June 2008
....” Work with Moore's drafts, notebooks, and uncollected poems, however, makes it clear that the genesis of these poems is broad and deep, not a matter of impulsive response to headlines. In them Moore uses an emotional register to construct a simultaneously political and spiritual exploration of the...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 263–293.
Published: 01 June 2019
... cultures and centuries, because of its unique physical nature that combines animal and plant, living and nonliving matter, and that grows continually and unpredictably from the interaction of many small and sometimes invisible forces. Coral’s fluid, composite, indeterminate nature and growth set it apart...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 691–714.
Published: 01 December 2012
... “political” matters and of Native geopolitical claims. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Mark Rifkin Shadows of Mashantucket: William Apess and the Representation of Pequot Place Native studies has insisted that Indigenous peo­ ples need to...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 827–853.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., Cosmopolis functions as a work of cyber naturalism. The question of form and its relationship to refracting global environ men tal crisis is a matter of increasing concern in eco critical scholar ship, which must, Merola insists, consider the ways different formal strategies, genres, and media enable or...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 669–695.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Mary B. Hale Abstract This article examines a post–Civil War trend in novels that focus on the mechanics of governmental process. Remarkable for the smallness of their concerns, these novels replace the bitter conflicts of the war and Reconstruction with plots that hinge on matters of political...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 59–91.
Published: 01 March 2011
... notions of authorship, moral authority, and literary value in the second half of the nineteenth century. Noting that a significant strain of commentary on the scandal sought to separate Byron's literary genius from the matter of his personal behavior, Ryan argues that this case study allows us to situate...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 61–91.
Published: 01 March 2013
....” Whether we can or should agree with their proffered explanation for this “depth”-evading turn—“at the end of the first decade of the twenty-first century,” they write, “so much seems to be on the surface”—is a matter that resides beyond the scope of this essay. This article's informing concern instead is...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 225–252.
Published: 01 June 2009
... matters in a number of registers. His tales of ratiocination confront the challenge of skepticism by working with, not against, scientific discourses of the time, suggesting that the relationship between science and romanticism is not as oppositional as it is sometimes taken to be. Concepts of chance also...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 469–495.
Published: 01 September 2009
... would be a matter of “sexuality” under historical circumstances where genitals did not dominate understandings of that term. © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Jordan Mary Rowlandson’s Hunger and the Alexander Historiography of Sexuality Stein “Paul was the...