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American Literature (2014) 86 (3): 523–549.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Davis’s 1861 novella Life in the Iron Mills presents an apposite case study for the constitutive relation of art and politics in the nineteenth-century American context. The text’s efforts culminate in its central figure: the korl woman statue carved by Hugh Wolf out of the waste material...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 497–527.
Published: 01 September 2017
... alongside Rebecca Harding Davis’s tale of tragic artistic labor, “Life in the Iron Mills.” Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 aesthetic regime romantic authorship genius copyright intellectual labor author compensation Jacques Rancière In his extended and alluring discussions...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 505–532.
Published: 01 September 2012
... materials of that economic sector not as a distant or vicarious consumer but, following his visit to the Old Berkshire Mill in Dalton in the winter of 1851, as a specialized purchaser. Instead of treating paper as a metonym of literary-market exchange, then, Thompson’s essay examines Melville’s experience...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 379–407.
Published: 01 June 2005
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 190–191.
Published: 01 March 2005
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2005
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American Literature (2001) 73 (3): 647–648.
Published: 01 September 2001
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American Literature (2012) 84 (1): 201–203.
Published: 01 March 2012
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 211–212.
Published: 01 March 2000
... at a complete collection of it. No new edition of Whitman’s journalistic writings has appeared since 1950. This edition provides much grist for the mill of Whitman criticism and scholarship, especially since...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 391–393.
Published: 01 June 2015
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American Literature (2008) 80 (2): 353–379.
Published: 01 June 2008
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American Literature (2022) 94 (3): 573–584.
Published: 01 September 2022
... differences, Ford and Mills share an enthusiasm for sifting through the dump heap of the Depression era’s crises for inspiration in our own tumultuous moment. What they find there is unsettling and strange, in terms of both received wisdom about the cultural history of the era and, a bit more abstractly, our...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 865–886.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... Index to Volume 86  871 Schroeder, Jonathan David Shelly. “The Painting of Modern Light: Local Color before Regionalism,” 551–81. Seitler, Dana. “Strange Beauty: Aspiration and the Politics of Ungenre in Rebecca Harding Davis’s Life in the Iron Mills,” 523–49. Shreve, Grant. “Fragile...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 699–728.
Published: 01 December 2005
...’’ (232). The two words, and their evocative usage throughout The Morgesons, underlie the novel’s representations of Locke’s maritime business and Charles Morgeson’s textile mill, and as such they reveal the novel’s engage- ment with the economic history of Massachusetts. These two men, no less...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (2): 373–401.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Kasserman explains in his detailed study of the trial, Fall River was ‘‘very much a manufacturing community in which empathy for and identification with a stricken mill girl could be expected to run high Because of the institutional affiliations of the victim and the murder suspect, the case quickly turned...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (2): 357–380.
Published: 01 June 2022
... Smith ( 2017 : 14) identify as the three main conceptual markers of loneliness: “social needs, interaction and cognitive discrepancy.” And contemporary research into workplace loneliness supports Mills’s and Riesman’s suppositions. In a more recent study, Hakan Ozcelik and Sigal Barsade ( 2018 : 2343...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (1): 55–82.
Published: 01 March 2018
... the haremlike confines of Melville’s hellish paper mills (326). Melville’s depiction of factory women as violated virgins, women who have been tainted by their interactions with an industrial market, typifies male-dominated discussions of factory women’s sexual character. This framework constantly forecloses...
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American Literature (2024) 96 (2): 213–240.
Published: 01 June 2024
... inward to uncover otherwise opaque affective justifications of social distinctions but not outward at how broader systems of bias can shape, while lending salience to, divergent manifestations of feeling. ▪ ▪ ▪ In the process of defending utilitarianism in the 1860s, John Stuart Mill ( 1887...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (1): 119–149.
Published: 01 March 2012
... story, and us. Never- theless, for all the valuable research on the news stories informing Fitzgerald’s novel—the E. M. Fuller “Bucket-­shop” financial scandal; the execution of NYPD officer Charles Becker in the Rosy Rosen- thal murder; and the notorious Hall-­Mills murder...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (2): 405–408.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Sarah Wadsworth Imaginary Citizens: Child Readers and the Limits of American Independence, 1640-1868 . By Weikle-Mills Courtney . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Univ. Press . 2013 . x , 265 pp. $55.00 . Disciplining Girls: Understanding the Origins of the Classic Orphan Girl Story...