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American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 148–150.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Barbara Eckstein Newsprint Metropolis: City Papers and the Making of Modern Americans . By Julia Guarneri . Chicago, IL : Univ. of Chicago Press . 2017 . 330 pp. Cloth, $45.00 ; paper, $30.00 ; e-book available. Building Natures: Modern American Poetry, Landscape...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 853–855.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Nancy Bentley Corridor: Media Architectures in American Fiction . By Marshall Kate . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2013 . xvii , 233 pp. Cloth, $75.00 ; paper, $29.95 . Digital Modernism: Making It New in New Media . By Pressman Jessica . New York : Oxford...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 439–462.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Sue Shon Abstract Since its inception, the skyscraper has served as an icon of American innovation, modernity, and freedom. Upholding this image has erased the racial thinking and racist practices foundational to this born-and-bred American architectural form. This essay restores the import of race...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 531–561.
Published: 01 September 2013
... of skyscraper architecture in creating new racial imaginaries for modern modes of vision. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 References Baldwin James . 1955 . Notes of a Native Son . Boston : Beacon Press . Barton Craig , ed. 2001 . Sites of Memory: Perspectives on Architecture...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (3): 497–525.
Published: 01 September 2022
... . Modernism and the Architecture of Private Life . New York : Columbia Univ. Press . Scandura Jani . 2008 . Down in the Dumps: Place, Modernity, American Depression . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . Seitz William . 1968 . The Art of Assemblage . New York : Museum of Modern Art...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (2): 303–331.
Published: 01 June 2013
... : Louisiana State Univ. Press . Hines Thomas S. 1996 . William Faulkner and the Tangible Past: the Architecture of Yoknapatawpha . Berkeley, Los Angeles : Univ. of California Press . Huyssen Andreas . 2010 . “ Authentic Ruins .” In Ruins of Modernity , edited by Hell Julia...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 275–302.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Karin , 387 – 410 . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . Thompson Emily . 2002 . The Soundscape of Modernity: Architectural Acoustics and the Culture of Listening in America, 1900–1933 . Cambridge : MIT Press . Tracy Steven C. 1988 . Langston Hughes and the Blues . Urbana...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 57–81.
Published: 01 March 2008
... of the Harlem Renaissance, ed. Verner D. Mitchell (Amherst: Univ. of Massa- chusetts Press, 2000), 40; Joyce O. Hertzler, Laughter: A Socio-Scientific Analysis (New York: Exposition Press, 1970), 147. 9 Emily Thompson, The Soundscape of Modernity: Architectural Acoustics...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 838–840.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Britt Rusert © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Remodeling the Nation: The Architecture of American Identity, 1776–1858 . By Duncan Faherty. Hanover, N.H.: Univ. Press of New England. 2007. xi, 246 pp. $50.00. American Architects and Their Books, 1840–1915 . Ed. Kenneth...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 831–833.
Published: 01 December 2008
... life” in the face of modernization allowed commentators to lump “urban corruption, the excesses of modernity, and their Catholic rivals together as a common enemy” in a way that held up small-town life as “a repository of genuine Americanism, untainted by priestly or urban corruption...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 833–835.
Published: 01 December 2008
... increasingly “placed Yankee Protestants in a central and privileged place in the nation’s progress and development” (33). At the same time, Nordstrom explains, the era’s conservative embrace of “the integrity of small-town life” in the face of modernization allowed commentators to lump “urban...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 836–838.
Published: 01 December 2008
... in the nation’s progress and development” (33). At the same time, Nordstrom explains, the era’s conservative embrace of “the integrity of small-town life” in the face of modernization allowed commentators to lump “urban corruption, the excesses of modernity, and their Catholic rivals together...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 841–843.
Published: 01 December 2008
...-twentieth-century patriotism increasingly “placed Yankee Protestants in a central and privileged place in the nation’s progress and development” (33). At the same time, Nordstrom explains, the era’s conservative embrace of “the integrity of small-town life” in the face of modernization allowed...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 843–845.
Published: 01 December 2008
...). At the same time, Nordstrom explains, the era’s conservative embrace of “the integrity of small-town life” in the face of modernization allowed commentators to lump “urban corruption, the excesses of modernity, and their Catholic rivals together as a common enemy” in a way that held up...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 845–847.
Published: 01 December 2008
...). At the same time, Nordstrom explains, the era’s conservative embrace of “the integrity of small-town life” in the face of modernization allowed commentators to lump “urban corruption, the excesses of modernity, and their Catholic rivals together as a common enemy” in a way that held up...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 848–850.
Published: 01 December 2008
... increasingly “placed Yankee Protestants in a central and privileged place in the nation’s progress and development” (33). At the same time, Nordstrom explains, the era’s conservative embrace of “the integrity of small-town life” in the face of modernization allowed commentators to lump “urban...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 813–841.
Published: 01 December 2000
... established the ways that engi- neering and architecture came to articulate this dynamic vision of the United States. The first quarter of the century, she argues, saw a re- markable growth in the romanticized figure of the ‘‘hero...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (3): 479–507.
Published: 01 September 2011
... as a branch of architecture,” the book promises a return to rooms ruled by classical architectural principles of symmetry and proportion—this “in contradistinction to the modern view of house-­decoration as super- ficial application of ornament” (DH, xx–xxi). Poaching on professional territory even...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (2): 207–234.
Published: 01 June 2006
... inside out, insisting that the corrective element of cellular consciousness was in reality a soul-destroying pressure to conform, Emerson protested the modern prison in its petrified state, a mechanism of social control. Like the whisperers in Auburn prison, he subverted the very architecture...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 409–412.
Published: 01 June 2020
... is itself a vexing thing: frustrating in its imprecision. Yet, Perry’s argument about what she calls “the architecture of patriarchy” (57) in modernity is impressive in its scope and detail. In Perry’s complex analysis, gender isn’t privileged over race, class, and disability; rather, she argues, the “logic...