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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 March 2016) 88 (1): 159–184.
Published: 01 March 2016
... management of climate change is insepara- ble from an experience of it, the Mars books challenge preparedness by emphasizing ongoing change rather than the containment of a never-ending series of disasters. Keywords affect, national security, media studies, temporality, form In...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 745–779.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Jonathan Blow’s independently produced hit American videogame Braid (2008). For all of the ways that Braid stands apart from contemporary videogames, it does so less to dismiss them than to contemplate, historicize, and produce a reading of the videogame form. Moreover, this game uses media-specific...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 59–91.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Susan M. Ryan The media firestorm that followed Harriet Beecher Stowe's exposé of Lord Byron's supposed incest (which she first detailed in an 1869 Atlantic Monthly article and later in the book Lady ByronVindicated [1870]) provides an apt cultural site for analyzing the intersections among...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 687–688.
Published: 01 September 2011
...-­Century Studies (INCS) Essay Prize for the best work of interdisciplinary scholarship published by a member in 2010. Call for Papers: New Media and the Digital Humanities Communications media have been integral to American life from the early colonization of New England to the transnational...
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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 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 2011) 83 (4): 889–891.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Nakamura has already reframed key questions about class, gender, and race in visual and digital contexts. This issue seeks to explore further how new media change the way that we think about American literature and the methods we use to study it. This issue encourages a broad range of questions...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 231–232.
Published: 01 March 2012
... to explore further how new media change the way that we think about American literature and the methods we use to study it. This issue encourages a broad range of questions about the relationship between new media and American literature. How, for instance, might we think about...
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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): 817–818.
Published: 01 December 2013
... criticism and comparative media studies, “Making the Perfect Record: From Inscription to Impression in Early Magnetic Recording” highlights how magnetic recording was affiliated with permanent, immaterial sound during its first six decades (1870–1930). Oberlin Smith initially framed it as a scratch...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 630–632.
Published: 01 September 2015
... accurately than one could previously when relying on a memory of a scene or hasty notes scribbled in a dark theater. Technological innovations in book production and consumer edutainment media in our day are reshaping the field of literary studies in profound ways as we become more familiar with...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 395–397.
Published: 01 June 2016
... of media studies to revisit and rethink canonical texts from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Print Technology in Scotland and America and The Camera and the Press are both solid efforts in this direction, as they draw on recent scholarship on media and mediation to explore a series of...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 627–637.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., cognition, and visualization that were necessary to produce the world in which digital humanities scholarship now finds itself, where data visualization becomes “the benchmark of truth, and . . . a moral and democratic virtue” (148). Bringing together the history of science with studies of media, affect...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 850–853.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., $25.00. In these studies of American modernism, new critical muses preside. Cultural theorists still appear in the wings, but center stage belongs to media studies. Max Horkheimer and Theodor Adorno have been supplanted by Friedrich Kittler; Jürgen Habermas is edged out by Katherine Hayles. Like...
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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 March 2018) 90 (1): 183–186.
Published: 01 March 2018
... paperback as a format, makes it hard to answer the question. Her method also leaves unanswered how, if at all, the affordances of the paperback changed what was happening between those covers. A deeper engagement with media studies scholarship might have helped strengthen her case. Rabinowitz’s main...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 689.
Published: 01 September 2012
...). The SFRA is the oldest professional organization for the study of science fic- tion and fantasy in all media. The SFRA promotes scholarship, teaching, and professional discourse through awards, publication, and its annual conference. American Literature, Volume 84, Number 3, September 2012...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 458–460.
Published: 01 June 2003
... analysis of new media’s distinctive formal character- istics within two broad historical contexts, which transforms his book from a mere catalog into a rich cultural history. Rejecting a model of sudden para...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 214–215.
Published: 01 March 2003
...- cies. Taken together, these books offer a window onto a contemporary politi- cal landscape that is continually being remade through print and electronic media as well as by word of mouth. Aimed at a...