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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 693–722.
Published: 01 December 2018
... preparation (doctrine of) memory (models for) It is impossible even to think without a mental picture. —Aristotle, De memoria et reminiscentia I cannot remember many things which I cannot now express. —Confession of Nathaniel Sparrowhawk, Thomas Shepard’s congregation (1639) In...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 611–614.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., $25.00. On Records: Delaware Indians, 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...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 402–405.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Sonnet Retman Race for Citizenship: Black Orientalism and Asian Uplift from Pre-Emancipation to Neoliberal America . By Jun Helen Heran . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2011 . x , 198 pp. Paper , $22.00 . Modeling Citizenship: Jewish and Asian American Writing . By...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 555–581.
Published: 01 September 2008
... time, tradition and change coexist. For most readers, the novel's genre, style, setting, and author preclude it from being considered a modernist text; however, this essay argues that Wharton's subtle manipulation of historical detail along with her engagement with the philosophy of memory and the...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 454–456.
Published: 01 June 2011
... trajectory toward it, he is skillfully protracting that eroticism. “Lilacs” not only mourns the collapse of old forms of self-identification­ but also generates new possibilities of adhesion, as were modeled for Whitman in the erotic attachments he experienced in the hospitals. Cavitch’s demonstration...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 450–452.
Published: 01 June 2012
... capitalist enterprise” (2). Positioning the daughter at the heart of the immigrant desire for upward mobility allows Ninh to examine the model minority idea from inside the immigrant family, which arguably is the most important critical intervention of her study. Instead of taking an either...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 454–456.
Published: 01 June 2012
... of the immigrant desire for upward mobility allows Ninh to examine the model minority idea from inside the immigrant family, which arguably is the most important critical intervention of her study. Instead of taking an either-­or approach, whereby critics either adopt the view that...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 426–428.
Published: 01 June 2002
... archives in drawing their conclusions about this dialec- tic of the foreign and the familiar, which accounts perhaps for their divergent approaches to the culture of travel: one emphasizes historical context while the other relies upon a theoretical model of inquiry. Ziff situates his study of travel...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 442–444.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Nelson’s Revolutionary Memory offers exhaustive scholarship of a genuinely lived kind, as personal interviews and rare artifacts of material poetic cul- ture—texts marked up for performance, poems transcribed onto postcards...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 177–178.
Published: 01 March 2007
...” Bur- roughs into developing his “scientific imagination” (223), Burroughs provided a model for Muir’s literary career. Burroughs became a “representative na- tional figure” through his relationship with Roosevelt (150). Where Muir is often credited with influencing Roosevelt’s shift in...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 677–679.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., Charles Alan Reich, and Gary Book Reviews 649 Trudeau, some of whom articulated a new 1960s countercultural model for the national body with visionary (even psychedelic) and communitarian politics. Thoreau’s Walden, which Tichi shows was a...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 649–652.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., Charles Alan Reich, and Gary Book Reviews 649 Trudeau, some of whom articulated a new 1960s countercultural model for the national body with visionary (even psychedelic) and communitarian politics. Thoreau’s Walden, which Tichi shows was a...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 654–656.
Published: 01 September 2002
... ‘‘Rushmorian’’ concept of national authority was challenged by writers as various as Alan Ginsberg, Malcolm X, Charles Alan Reich, and Gary Book Reviews 649 Trudeau, some of whom articulated a new 1960s countercultural model for the national body...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 646–648.
Published: 01 September 2010
.... viii, 242 pp. $60.00. Passions for Nature: Nineteenth-Century America’s Aesthetics of Alienation. By Rochelle L. Johnson. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2009. xvii, 300 pp. Cloth, $69.95; paper, $24.95. In these stimulating new studies, Paul Gilmore and Rochelle Johnson...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 411–414.
Published: 01 June 2008
..., despite a carefully wrought introduction that walks the reader through the biological and cognitive scientific models that Aldama proposes to draw on for his new interpretation of the “ethnosexual” self, those models do not inform his textual interpretations. Aldama desires to transcend the...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 859–867.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Literature wordshealing energies of action’’ that stem from ‘‘her submission to the soulful power of the erotic’’ (228). The reconciliation achieved at the end of Beloved between Sethe and the community would then also be a model for the reconciliation of a new South and the acceptance of its...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2002
... the Cuba question of the mid-nineteenth century. Cubans often referred to Common Sense as a model of printing for revolution. In other words, they saw themselves operating in an intellectual tra- dition that went back to the U.S. Revolution. Viewed as a beacon of republicanism in the Americas...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 850–852.
Published: 01 December 2007
... from the more distanced model of eighteenth-century Britain and America to the following century’s tense embrace and ultimate rejection of servants as members of the sentimental household. En route, she makes a compelling case for the tendency of “served Americans” in both sections of the...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 283–313.
Published: 01 June 2018
... avant-garde visual and narrative features, the text allows for an interrogation of the adult implications of its illustrations as potential access points to how scenes of sexuality and violence are crafted via memories. As Chris Kraus ( 2017 , 58) writes in her literary biography of the author, “Acker...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 855–862.
Published: 01 December 2018
... that makes for postexceptionalism, pressing against memories of Perry Miller, Sacvan Bercovitch, and the like that makes our studies new. Even while surpassing outdated models, we can note that our puritans are built on a long history of scholarship that claimed them as fundamental. To revisit and...