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American Literature (2000) 72 (3): 648–649.
Published: 01 September 2000
... letters to gay men, belated passion for Hendrik Anderson, and so on. Graham believes James was a lifelong celibate—which she interprets as a tragic waste. She believes he ultimately saw it that way himself; following Eve Sedgwick...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 213–214.
Published: 01 March 2000
... withdrawal of the Federalist writers from overt opposition to Jefferson into a specific realm of literary or aesthetic values, as though the Federalism of such men as Alexander Hamilton and John Adams, havingbeen banished from the Tseng...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 221–222.
Published: 01 March 2000
... withdrawal of the Federalist writers from overt opposition to Jefferson into a specific realm of literary or aesthetic values, as though the Federalism of such men as Alexander Hamilton and John Adams, havingbeen banished from the Tseng...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 847–850.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Stephen P. Rice Idle Threats: Men and the Limits of Productivity in Nineteenth-Century America . By Knighton Andrew Lyndon . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2012 . x , 241 pp. Cloth , $79.00 ; paper , $27.00 ; e-book available . Talking Shop: The Language of Craft...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 198–201.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Dana D. Nelson © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Jolly Fellows: Male Milieus in Nineteenth-Century America. By Richard Stott. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. 2009. 376 pp. $55.00. Paper Money Men: Commerce, Manhood, and the Sensational Public Sphere in Antebellum...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (3): 654–656.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Stefanie K. Dunning A Taste for Brown Bodies: Gay Modernity and Cosmopolitan Desire . By Hiram Pérez . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2015 . xi, 179 pp. Cloth , $89.00 ; paper, $26.00 ; e-book available. Not Straight, Not White: Black Gay Men from the March on Washington...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 259–289.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Clayton Marsh Duke University Press 2005 Clayton Stealing Time: Poe’s Confidence Men Marsh and the ‘‘Rush of the Age’’ On 8 July 1849, the New York Herald reported the arrest of a petty watch thief, alias William Thompson, who called himself...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 421–424.
Published: 01 June 2005
.... 2004. xviii, 225 pp. Cloth, $74.95; paper, $21.95. Manning the Race: Reforming Black Men in the Jim Crow Era. By Marlon Ross. New York: New York Univ. Press. 2004. xii, 463 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $24.00. If the thoughts in Wilson Jeremiah Moses’s Creative Conflict in African Ameri- can...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 433–435.
Published: 01 June 2003
... that end. Eric Ashley Hairston, North Carolina State University The Black Hearts of Men: Radical Abolitionists and the Transformation of Race.By John Stauffer. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2002. 367 pp. $29.95...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 894–897.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Ryan Schneider Duke University Press 2006 Hard-Boiled Masculinities . By Christopher Breu. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2005. 245 pp. Paper, $19.95. Cool Men and the Second Sex . By Susan Fraiman. New York: Columbia Univ. Press. 2003. xxiii, 212 pp. Cloth, $62.50...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (1): 151–174.
Published: 01 March 2012
... a self-conscious, counter-modernist aesthetic philosophy of its own—one that anticipates the “critical aesthetics” called for by today's scholars. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Thomas The Old Men and the “Sea of Masscult”: Gordon T. S. Eliot, Ernest Hemingway, Perrin...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 487–517.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Denise Cruz Duke University Press 2006 Denise Reconsidering McTeague’s ‘‘Mark’’ and ‘‘Mac Cruz Intersections of U.S. Naturalism, Imperial Masculinities, and Desire between Men In a scene that seems out of place amid McTeague’s minutely...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (2): 387–390.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Philip Gould © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Men of Letters in the Early Republic: Cultivating Forums of Citizenship . By Catherine O'Donnell Kaplan. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2008. viii, 239 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $24.95. Prodigal Daughters: Susanna...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (3): 583–611.
Published: 01 September 2009
... for a rising generation of Chicana activists, highlighting how the absence of young men from Mexican families laid bare the gender dynamics of family life. Véa's and Santana's novels revise familiar narratives of the Chicana/o movement, calling attention not to the way the movement was parochial and sexist...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 607–609.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Wyn Kelley “A Bold and Hardy Race of Men”: The Lives and Literature of American Whalemen . By Schell Jennifer . Amherst : Univ. of Massachusetts Press . 2013 . xiv , 262 pp. Cloth, $80.00 ; paper, $28.95 . Writing the Seaman's Tale in Law and Literature: Dana, Melville...
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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): 414–416.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Thomas W. Devine © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Men in the Middle: Searching for Masculinity in the 1950s . By James Gilbert. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2005. x, 269 pp. $39.00. Relative Intimacy: Fathers, Adolescent Daughters, and Postwar American Culture...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 156–158.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Amy E. Hughes Show Town: Theater and Culture in the Pacific Northwest, 1890–1920 . By Holly George . Norman : Univ. of Oklahoma Press . 2016 . x, 266 pp. Cloth, $29.95 ; e-book available. Spectacular Men: Race, Gender, and Nation on the Early American Stage . By Sarah E...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (3): 533–536.
Published: 01 September 2021
... immoral protagonists Donahue examines are antiheroes, men who fail to live up to the idealized image of frontier masculinity posed by figures like Daniel Boone, and in their failure they call attention to the dishonesty of that model. These figures succeed, however, in revealing the serious defects...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (2): 408–410.
Published: 01 June 2002
... considerations of the self- positioning of women in ‘‘spaces that have been mapped, controlled, and de- signed by men’’ (194). Here, as in the women’s narratives she cites, Russell positions herself both within and outside the male-dominated canon of post- modern theory in order to ponder the ways in which...