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Published: 01 June 2019
Figure 1 This December 1969 Artforum cover photograph is of Michael Heizer’s Isolated Mass/Circumflex (in the series Nine Nevada Depressions ), 1968 (deteriorated); removal of 6 tons of earth, 2,000 by 400 by 30 feet; Massacre Dry Lake, Nevada. © Artforum , December 1969 [cover] Figure 1 More
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 630–631.
Published: 01 September 2000
...John Michael By Eduardo Cadava. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 1997. ix, 256 pp. Cloth, $49.50; paper, $17.95. 2000 Book Reviews 6141 AL 72:3 / sheet 169 of 237 Institutional Individualism: Conversion, Exile, and...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 713–736.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Dana Luciano This essay takes up the recent embrace of geology by contemporary postsecular critics in relation to a history of nonsecular uses of geology as a resource for what Michael Taussig terms the “unthought zones of materiality.” It looks closely at one such manifestation: the nineteenth...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 385–416.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Figure 1 This December 1969 Artforum cover photograph is of Michael Heizer’s Isolated Mass/Circumflex (in the series Nine Nevada Depressions ), 1968 (deteriorated); removal of 6 tons of earth, 2,000 by 400 by 30 feet; Massacre Dry Lake, Nevada. © Artforum , December 1969 [cover] Figure 1...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 583–610.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Jamin Creed Rowan Rowan's essay traces the emergence of a new ecological discourse that began to shape thinking about urban life across disciplines in the mid-twentieth century. In the 1950s, urban institutions such as the New Yorker embraced what historians Michael Barbour, Robert McIntosh, and...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 413–441.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Everett Hamner Hamner's essay analyzes Richard Powers's novel Generosity: An Enhancement as an example of genomic fiction, a genre-bending science fiction subgenre focused on relationships between biology and identity. Prefacing this study with brief readings of novels by Michael Crichton and...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 361–386.
Published: 01 June 2009
... cultural critics, race theorists, and, most recently, “postpositivist realists.” Yet academic scholarship continues to read essentialism in ontological terms, as Walter Benn Michaels does. Ontological readings focus attention on the ways in which essentialism involves positing a presocial being who is...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 626–627.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Michael P. Branch By Christoph Irmscher. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers Univ. Press. 1999. xvii, 354 pp. $42.00. 2000 Book Reviews 6141 AL 72:3 / sheet 169 of 237 Institutional Individualism: Conversion, Exile, and Nostalgia...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 867–868.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Michael Moon Ed. Hugh Amory and David D. Hall. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2000. xxiv, 638 pp. $125.00. 2000 Book Reviews 6218 American Literature 72:4 / sheet 177 of238 A History of the Book in America, Volume One: The Colonial Book in the Atlan...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 207–208.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Michael J. Hoffman By Alec Marsh. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 1998. xvi, 290 pp.$39.95. 2000 Book Reviews 5995 AL 72:1 / sheet 185 of 246 Authorizing Experience: Refigurations of the Body Politic in Seventeenth...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 1–46.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Michael Warner; Natasha Hurley; Luis Iglesias; Sonia Di Loreto; Jeffrey Scraba; Sandra Young Duke University Press 2001 Michael Warner A Soliloquy ‘‘Lately Spoken at the with African Theatre Race and the Natasha Hurley, Public Sphere in New York...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 137–157.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Michael A. Elliott The proliferation of historical commemoration in the United States has led to the willful, overt manipulation of historical facts through imaginative fantasy. This essay argues that a strong literary tradition can help us understand this mode of historical fantasy. The essay...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 416–419.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Michael A. Elliott © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Public Native America: Tribal Self-Representation in Museums, Powwows, and Casinos . By Mary Lawlor. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers Univ. Press. 2006. xii, 234 pp. Cloth, $68.00; paper, $22.95. Disturbing Indians: The...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 417–419.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Michael Moon The Portrait and the Book: Illustration and Literary Culture in Early America . By Megan Walsh . Iowa City : Univ. of Iowa Press . 2017 . viii, 259 pp. Paper, $65.00 ; e-book, $51.99 . Reading Lessons in Seeing: Mirrors, Masks, and Mazes in the Autobiographical...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 855–866.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Michael Davidson © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Michael Into the Breach: Davidson Poetics in Post-Millennial Poetry Criticism One Kind of Everything: Poem and Person in Contemporary America. By Dan Chiasson. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2011. viii, 195 pp. Cloth...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 650–651.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Michael Davidson By David Sterritt. Carbondale: Southern Illinois Univ. Press. 1998. xii,258 pp. $29.95. 2001 Reviews Master Plots: Race and the Founding of an American Literature, 1787–1845.By Jared Gardner. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. 1998. xvii, 238 pp. Cloth, $45.00...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 885–887.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Michael Nowlin . By Ethan Goffman. Albany: State Univ. of New York Press. 2000. xiii, 262 pp. Cloth, $65.50; paper, $21.95. 2002 Reviews Romantic Dialogues: Anglo-American Continuities, 1776–1862. By Richard Gravil. New York: St. Martin’s. 2000. xx, 250 pp. $49.95. Richard...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 164–165.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Michael J. Hoffman By Mark Morrisson. Madison: Univ. of Wisconsin Press. 2000. xiv, 268 pp. Cloth, $50.00; paper, $19.95. 2002 Book Reviews Coming into Communion: Pastoral Dialogues in Colonial New England. By Laura Henigman. Albany: State Univ. of New York Press. 1999. xi, 234 pp...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 183–185.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Michael A. Elliott By Shari M. Huhndorf. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2001. xiv, 220 pp. Cloth, $42.50; paper, $16.95. 2002 Book Reviews Coming into Communion: Pastoral Dialogues in Colonial New England. By Laura Henigman. Albany: State Univ. of New York Press. 1999. xi, 234 pp...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 421–423.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Michael Thurston By Sean McCann. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2001. viii, 370 pp. Cloth,$59.95; paper, $19.95. By Michael Szalay. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2000. 343 pp. Cloth,$59.95; paper, $18.95. 2002 Reviews Colonial Transformations: The Cultural Production of the New...