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American Literature (2009) 81 (2): 361–386.
Published: 01 June 2009
... is defined by an essence that predetermines an individual's identity in racial terms. Su proposes to shift the way essentialism is analyzed, to consider it in epistemological rather than ontological terms. This would involve focusing on the extent to which racial memory in these texts enables, prohibits...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 614–616.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Greta LaFleur Tomorrow's Parties: Sex and the Untimely in Nineteenth-Century America . By Coviello Peter . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2013 . xiii , 265 pp. Cloth, $85.00 ; paper, $26.00 . If Memory Serves: Gay Men, AIDS, and the Promise of the Queer Past...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (2): 411–414.
Published: 01 June 2008
..., 332 pp. $39.95. Art and Memory in the Work of Elizabeth Bishop . By Jonathan Ellis. Hampshire, Eng.: Ashgate. 2006. viii, 208 pp. $89.95. Book Reviews By Birth or Consent: Children, Law, and the Anglo-American Revolution in Authority. By Holly Brewer. Chapel Hill: Univ...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Rodrigo Lazo Duke University Press 2002 Rodrigo Filibustering Cuba: Cecilia Valdés and a Memory Lazo of Nation in the Americas In 1883 the New York-based, Spanish-language newspaper El Espejo printed an advertisement promoting Cirilo Villa- verde’s...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (2): 426–428.
Published: 01 June 2002
... in an impressive array of cultural documents (including fictional and auto- biographical texts, editorials in ethnic newspapers, and speeches by ethnic leaders at banquets and rallies) and cultural activities (including festivals celebrating ethnic heritage and fund-raising campaigns for memorials honor- ing...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 649–652.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of Paradise Lost to drafts of grant proposals written by Melville scholars to the ‘‘Memories’’ of Henry Murray’s Harvard chemistry professor. Not only does her hundred-page appendix contain letter exchanges among all the major and minor players, each chapter is filled with page-long quotations of material...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 654–656.
Published: 01 September 2002
... equation of Ahab and America with Hitler to Melville’s marginalia in his copy of Paradise Lost to drafts of grant proposals written by Melville scholars to the ‘‘Memories’’ of Henry Murray’s Harvard chemistry professor. Not only does her hundred-page appendix contain letter exchanges among all...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 677–679.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of Paradise Lost to drafts of grant proposals written by Melville scholars to the ‘‘Memories’’ of Henry Murray’s Harvard chemistry professor. Not only does her hundred-page appendix contain letter exchanges among all the major and minor players, each chapter is filled with page-long quotations of material...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 187–189.
Published: 01 March 2003
.... Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2001. xi, 289 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $19.00. The Showman and the Slave: Race, Death, and Memory in Barnum’s America.By Benjamin Reiss. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2001. x, 267 pp. Cloth, $29.95...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 442–444.
Published: 01 June 2003
.... Blair, Monmouth University Revolutionary Memory: Recovering the Poetry of the American Left. By Cary Nel- son. New York: Routledge. 2001. 270 pp. $45.00. 6849 AMERICAN LITERATURE 75:2 / sheet 200 of 246...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (3): 553–574.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Jennifer T. Kennedy Duke University Press 2000 Jennifer T. Parricide of Memory: Thomas Jefferson’s Kennedy Memoir and the French Revolution 6141 AL 72:3 / sheet 97 of 237 Thomas...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (1): 177–178.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Laura Henigman Duke University Press 2007 New England's Crises and Cultural Memory: Literature, Politics, History, Religion, 1620-1860 . By John McWilliams. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2004. xii, 366 pp. $ 75.00. Book Reviews New England’s Crises and Cultural...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 859–867.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Alfred Hornung Duke University Press 2006 South to a New Place: Region, Literature, Culture . Ed. Suzanne W. Jones and Sharon Monteith. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2002. xxiii, 394 pp. Cloth, $85.00; paper, $36.95. History and Memory in the Two Souths: Recent...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 555–581.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Betsy Klimasmith This essay reads Edith Wharton's novel The Age of Innocence (1920) not as an escapist response to the First World War but, in its exploration of modern scientific and philosophical conceptions of time and memory as articulated by Albert Einstein and Henri Bergson, an exploration...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (3): 611–614.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Jodi A. . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2011 . ix , 320 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper , $25.00 . On Records: Delaware Indians, Colonists, and the Media of History and Memory . By Newman Andrew . Lincoln : Univ. of Nebraska Press . 2012 . ii , 328 pp. $45.00...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 666–668.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Douglas Dowland Ghostly Figures: Memory and Belatedness in Postwar American Poetry . By Ann Keniston . Iowa City : Univ. of Iowa Press . 2015 . xii, 240 pp. Paper, $49.95 ; e-book, $49.95 . Indirect Action: Schizophrenia, Epilepsy, AIDS, and the Course of Health Activism...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Andreá N. Williams Ghosts of the African Diaspora: Re-visioning History, Memory, and Identity . By Joanne Chassot . Hanover, NH : Dartmouth College Press . 2018. xii, 247 pp. Cloth, $95.00 ; paper, $45.00 ; e-book, $7.99 . How to Read African American Literature: Post-Civil...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 379–381.
Published: 01 June 2020
... nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century” America (3). Floating across the Atlantic and around US print and visual cultures, trace memories of the commune’s firebrand pétroleuses and the siege of Paris that martyred them shook the sleep of American authors from Henry James to Guy Endore. In American...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 372–376.
Published: 01 June 2020
... Literary Imagination . By Farrell O’Gorman . Notre Dame, IN : Univ. of Notre Dame Press . 2017 . xi, 326 pp. Cloth, $ 60.00 ; e-book, $ 47.99 . Sacraments of Memory: Catholicism and Slavery in Contemporary African American Literature . By Erin Michael Salius . Gainesville : Univ...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 382–384.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Michael P. Bibler Laying Claim: African American Cultural Memory and Southern Identity . By Patricia G. Davis . Tuscaloosa : Univ. of Alabama Press . 2016 . xiv, 216 pp. Cloth, $ 34.95 ; e-book, $ 34.95 . Precious Perversions: Humor, Homosexuality, and the Southern Literary...