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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 611–614.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., Colonists, and the Media of History and Memory. By Andrew Newman. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 2012. ii, 328 pp. $45.00. Trans-Indigenous: Methodologies for Global Native Literary Studies. By Chadwick Allen. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2012. xxvi, 304 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 656–658.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Joseph Helminski © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 The Origins of American Literature Studies: An Institutional History . By Elizabeth Renker. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2007. xii, 219 pp. $98.00. Critique for What? Cultural Studies, American Studies, Left Studies . By Joel Pfister...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 704–707.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Deborah Cohn Duke University Press 2006 The U.S. South in Global Contexts: A Collection of Position Statements The following collection of position statements seeks to probe the academic possibilities of ‘‘a new Southern studies’’ as an intellectual enterprise that aims to be, as Houston...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 853–855.
Published: 01 December 2015
... to media studies. Max Horkheimer and Theodor Adorno have been supplanted by Friedrich Kittler; Jürgen Habermas is edged out by Katherine Hayles. Like earlier stud- ies, these books seek to understand how modernist art is embedded in wider social and material contexts. But for Kate Marshall and...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 466–468.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Lisa Swanstrom From Gutenberg to Google: Electronic Representations of Literary Texts . By Peter L. Shillingsburg. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2006. v, 216 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $29.95. Digitize This Book! The Politics of New Media, or Why We Need Open Access Now . By Gary Hall...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 719–744.
Published: 01 December 2013
... communications studies in which Chang’s work and new theories of information converge through the figure of Wilbur Schramm. Schramm, cofounder of the Iowa Writers Workshop and “father” of modern communications studies, worked with Chang via the USIA. In sum, Chang’s story sheds light on how the US state’s...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 615–628.
Published: 01 December 2013
...- ditions in critical, interpretative, or historical literary studies. The poli- tics of such methods run the gamut from a depoliticized formalism to emerging strands of queer of color critique. In this way, the digital humanities are much like literary or new media studies: in process, conflicted...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 629–660.
Published: 01 December 2013
... . Knoxville : Univ. of Tennessee Press . Siegert Bernhard . 2008 . “ Cacography or Communication? Cultural Techniques in German Media Studies .” Translated by Winthrop-Young Geoffrey . Grey Room 1 , no. 29 : 26 – 47 . ———. 2011 . “ The Map Is the Territory ,” Radical Philosophy...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 863–866.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Martha J. Cutter Artistic Liberties: American Literary Realism and Graphic Illustration, 1880–1905 . By Adam Sonstegard . Tuscaloosa : Univ. of Alabama Press . 2014 . xiv, 230 pages. Cloth, $49.95 ; e-book, $49.95 . Immersive Words: Mass Media, Visuality, and American Literature, 1839...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 456–458.
Published: 01 June 2003
...- well. London: British Film Institute. 2001. vi, 279 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $27.95. The Language of New Media. By Lev Manovich. Cambridge: MIT Press. 2001. xxxix, 354 pp. Paper, $19.95. The authors...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 405–407.
Published: 01 June 2016
... studies. It allows scholars to think specifically about particular media, whether the print production and circulation of novels, manuscript poetry, or electronic narrative, but always with a view to the complex media environments within which literary texts operate. Two books celebrating the potential...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 821–824.
Published: 01 December 2013
... 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 with the New...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 689–717.
Published: 01 December 2013
....” With various textualities proliferating across our media landscape, zeroing in on parentheses sets in motion an intermedial series of questions about reading protocol and the social-affective dimensions of textual sys- tems, which I will pursue here through a selection of case studies from...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 821–849.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Russ Castronovo AbstractThe wager of this essay is that consideration of an antiquarian media environment—the American colonies in the era of Revolutionary ferment—can help identify tactics for slowing the communications juggernaut that threatens to overwhelm public political discussion. In...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 468–471.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Victor Bascara The Interethnic Imagination: Roots and Passages in Contemporary Asian American Fiction . By Caroline Rody. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2009. xx, 196 pp. $65.00. The Cultural Capital of Asian American Studies: Autonomy and Representation in the University . By Mark Chiang. New York...
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 856–858.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Carla Kaplan 2005 No More Separate Spheres! A Next Wave American Studies Reader . Ed. Cathy N. Davidson and Jessamyn Hatcher. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2002. 439 pp. Cloth, $64.95; paper, $21.95. Book Reviews The Cultural Geography of Colonial American Literatures: Empire, Travel, Mo...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 677–690.
Published: 01 December 2006
... engaged in conversation: media studies and history, for example, or geography and literature. Viewed in global contexts, the U.S. South emerges in some of these statements as ‘‘the North’’ of Latin America (Jamie Winders), as a land of new economic opportunities for immigrants and migrants from all...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 629–631.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Abigail Salerno © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 The Evolution of Film: Rethinking Film Studies . By Janet Harbord. Cambridge: Polity Press. 2007. ix, 198 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $22.95. Body Shots: Early Cinema's Incarnations . By Jonathan Auerbach. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 848–850.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Ralph E. Rodriguez Buenas Noches, American Culture: Latina/o Aesthetics of Night . By DeGuzmán María . Bloomington : Indiana Univ. Press . 2012 . x , 310 pp. Cloth, $80.00 ; paper, $28.00 ; e-book, $23.99 . Latining America: Black-Brown Passages and the Coloring of Latino/a Studies...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 638–640.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Transatlantic Culture in the 1850s . By Sarah Meer. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2005. viii, 332 pp. Cloth, $54.95; paper, $24.95. Confluences: Postcolonialism, African American Literary Studies, and the Black Atlantic . By John Cullen Gruesser. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2005. xi, 177 pp. $37.95. Book...