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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 615-617.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Patricia Kennedy Bostian © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 America the Middlebrow: Women's Novels, Progressivism, and Middlebrow Authorship between the Wars . By Jaime Harker. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2007. viii, 208 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $24.95. Driving...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 415-417.
Published: 01 June 2015
... York Univ. Press . 2012 . xii , 227 pp. Paper , $22.00 . Middlebrow Queer: Christopher Isherwood in America . By Harker Jaime . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2013 . xvii , 204 pp. Cloth , $67.50 ; paper , $22.50 . © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (1): 151-174.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Thomas Gordon Perrin Perrin's essay examines the late work of Ernest Hemingway and T. S. Eliot, both accused of having descended into “middlebrow” territory during the post—World War II years when the term was most in vogue. Perrin argues that Eliot's and Hemingway's middlebrow work develops an...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (3): 619-621.
Published: 01 September 2004
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American Literature (2018) 90 (1): 183-186.
Published: 01 March 2018
... David S. . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2015 . x, 163 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper, $25.00 ; e-book available. The Aesthetics of Middlebrow Fiction: Popular US Novels, Modernism, and Form, 1945–75 . By Perrin Tom . New York : Palgrave Macmillan . 2015 . 197 pp. Cloth...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 879.
Published: 01 December 2000
... York: Greenwich Village, midtown, and Harlem. Edna St. Vincent Millay and Genevieve Taggard exemplify Green- wich Village’s bohemian ideal; Dorothy Parker represents the Algonquin’s middlebrow politics; and...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 394-396.
Published: 01 June 2015
... puts it, Mabie serves as a “missing link in the evolution of an unasham- edly middlebrow aesthetic” (25). He did not tell readers what they should be getting from the books they read; rather, as a contemporary, the professor Frank Moore Colby bemusedly put it, he “conducted young ladies into the...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 196-198.
Published: 01 March 2005
...] elements of public amusements like cinema, minstrel showsvaudeville andseri- ousartT]heater has consistently evinced those characteristics that have historically been branded middlebrow: the promiscuous mixture of commerce and art, entertainment and politicstheprofaneandthesacred15).Inhis disparaging...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 198-200.
Published: 01 March 2005
... ‘‘for virtually the entire twentieth century, theaterrecycl[ed]andrecombin[ed] elements of public amusements like cinema, minstrel showsvaudeville andseri- ousartT]heater has consistently evinced those characteristics that have historically been branded middlebrow: the promiscuous mixture of...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 897-914.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Gordon. “The Old Men and the ‘Sea of Masscult’: T. S. Eliot, Ernest Hemingway, and Middlebrow Aesthetics,” 151–74. Posmentier, Sonya. “The Provision Ground in New York: Claude McKay and the Form of Memory,” 273–300. Putzi, Jennifer. “‘Some Queer Freak of Taste’: Gender, Authorship, and the...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (2): 426-428.
Published: 01 June 2019
... career in the context of several China hands prominent in the 1930s and 1940s. Chapter 1 examines Pearl S. Buck’s The Good Earth (1931) and the ways it activated certain transpacific dynamics, setting certain conditions of possibility for China commentary within the middlebrow publishing industry...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 413-415.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Uncoupled. By Michael Cobb. New York: New York Univ. Press. 2012. xii, 227 pp. Paper, $22.00. Middlebrow Queer: Christopher Isherwood in America. By Jaime Harker. Minne- apolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2013. xvii, 204 pp. Cloth, $67.50; paper, $22.50. The last decade has witnessed rapid and...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 411-414.
Published: 01 June 2016
... popular literature. As a productive counterpoint to Park’s focus in his first chapter described above, Walsh is interested in how environmental determinism trickled down to middlebrow publications like National Geographic , which had illustrious readers like African American poet Langston Hughes. In her...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 419-422.
Published: 01 June 2016
... high, low, and middling voices (141). Rubin, the author of the important study The Making of Middlebrow Culture (1992), suggests that her new work extends her career-long fascination with cultural “mediation and its ideological ramifications” into the post-1945 period (3). At the same time, her work...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 611-613.
Published: 01 September 2008
... tensions marking the emergence of Whitman’s complex and often contradiction-laden persona. Harold K. Bush Jr., Saint Louis University DOI 10.1215/00029831-2008-025 America the Middlebrow: Women’s Novels, Progressivism, and Middlebrow Authorship between the Wars. By Jaime Harker. Amherst...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 613-615.
Published: 01 September 2008
...-025 America the Middlebrow: Women’s Novels, Progressivism, and Middlebrow Authorship between the Wars. By Jaime Harker. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2007. viii, 208 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $24.95. Driving Women: Fiction and Automobile Culture in Twentieth-Century America...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 617-620.
Published: 01 September 2008
... emergence of Whitman’s complex and often contradiction-laden persona. Harold K. Bush Jr., Saint Louis University DOI 10.1215/00029831-2008-025 America the Middlebrow: Women’s Novels, Progressivism, and Middlebrow Authorship between the Wars. By Jaime Harker. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 621-624.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Middlebrow: Women’s Novels, Progressivism, and Middlebrow Authorship between the Wars. By Jaime Harker. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2007. viii, 208 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $24.95. Driving Women: Fiction and Automobile Culture in Twentieth-Century America. By Deborah Clarke...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 624-626.
Published: 01 September 2008
... tensions marking the emergence of Whitman’s complex and often contradiction-laden persona. Harold K. Bush Jr., Saint Louis University DOI 10.1215/00029831-2008-025 America the Middlebrow: Women’s Novels, Progressivism, and Middlebrow Authorship between the Wars. By Jaime Harker. Amherst...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 627-629.
Published: 01 September 2008
...-025 America the Middlebrow: Women’s Novels, Progressivism, and Middlebrow Authorship between the Wars. By Jaime Harker. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2007. viii, 208 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $24.95. Driving Women: Fiction and Automobile Culture in Twentieth-Century America...