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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 208–210.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Brian M. Reed © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 A Change in the Weather: Modernist Imagination, African American Imaginary. By Geoffrey Jacques. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2009. x, 185 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $28.95. Rhythm and Race in Modernist Poetry and...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 877–878.
Published: 01 December 2000
... University Queer Poetics: Five Modernist Women Writers. By Mary E. Galvin. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood. 1999. xii, 143 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $18.95. This many lesbian modernist poets haven’t appeared in the...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 203–204.
Published: 01 March 2001
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 862–864.
Published: 01 December 2007
.... 2006. ix, 230 pp. $29.95. Swinging the Vernacular: Jazz and African American Modernist Literature . By Michael Borshuk. New York: Routledge. 2005. xi, 252 pp. $75.00. Book Reviews Heartless Immensity: Literature, Culture, and Geography in Antebellum America. By Anne Baker. Ann Arbor...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 203–205.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Maeera Y. Shreiber Modernist Writings and Religio-Scientific Discourse: H.D., Loy, and Toomer . By Vetter Lara . New York : Palgrave Macmillan . 2010 . xi, 219 pp. $80.00 . On Mount Vision: Forms of the Sacred in Contemporary American Poetry . By Finkelstein Norman...
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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 293–323.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Greg Forter Duke University Press 2006 Greg F. Scott Fitzgerald, Modernist Studies, and Forter the Fin-de-Siècle Crisis in Masculinity This essay brings together two fields in American studies that have rarely been placed in dialogue but have urgent...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 875–877.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Chicago Press. 1998. xii, 513 pp. $54.00. In this intensive mix of intelligent and very close readings of modernist lit- erature, Joseph Allen Boone examines how shifting notions of sexuality and narrative influenced the evolution of British and American modernity as ex- pressed in literature and...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 198–200.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Paula Rabinowitz © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Working Women, Literary Ladies: The Industrial Revolution and Female Aspiration . By Sylvia Jenkins Cook. Oxford, Eng.: Oxford Univ. Press. 2008. 292 pp. Cloth, $99.00; paper, $24.95. Grotesque Relations: Modernist...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Charles Scruggs Duke University Press 2007 The Black Arts Movement: Literary Nationalism in the 1960s and 1970s . By James Edward Smethurst. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. xv, 471 pp. $59.95. The Modernist Nation: Generation, Renaissance, and Twentieth-Century...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 874–876.
Published: 01 December 2006
... . By Tim Armstrong. Cambridge, Eng.: Polity. 2005. x, 176 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $24.95. Unknowing: The Work of Modernist Fiction . By Philip M. Weinstein. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2005. x, 308 pp. Cloth, $54.95; paper, $21.95. Book Reviews New World, Known World: Shaping...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 626–628.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Colbey Emmerson Reid © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Interventions into Modernist Cultures: Poetry from beyond the Empty Screen . By Amie Elizabeth Parry. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2007. x, 188 pp. Cloth, $79.95; paper, $22.95. Race, Nationalism, and the State in...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 854–856.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Jed Rasula © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Cinematic Modernism: Modernist Poetry and Film . By Susan McCabe. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2005. x, 284 pp. Cloth, $92.00; paper, $39.99. Voicing American Poetry: Sound and Performance from the 1920s to the...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 438–439.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Irresistible Dictation: Gertrude Stein and the Correlations of Writing and Science. By Steven Meyer. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2001. xxiii, 450 pp. $55.00. Modernist Fiction, Cosmopolitanism, and the Politics of Community. By...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 440–442.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Modernist Sexualities. Ed. Hugh Stevens and Caroline Howlett. New York: St. Mar- tin’s. 2000. ix, 276 pp. Cloth, $74.95; paper, $32.95. Harold Monro: Poet of the New Age. By Dominic Hibberd. New York: Palgrave. 2001...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Alissa Karl This essay evaluates how American expatriate modernist projects were structured by ideas about commerce and consumerism prominent in the United States during the early decades of the twentieth century. The study describes how Gertrude Stein's The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (1933...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 91–119.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Elizabeth Lloyd Oliphant Abstract This essay analyzes the mutually influential relationship between literary modernism and tourism as those two interests converged around the US Southwest in the early twentieth century. Modernist writers were drawn to the Southwest’s folk and Native American...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 253–273.
Published: 01 June 2015
... this development. As a consciously synthetic form of writing, the vernacular sonnet allowed poets to combine black everyday speech and high-modernist elements without subordinating one to the other. The essay examines the transformations these idioms underwent in response to each other and traces the...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 385–416.
Published: 01 June 2019
... neither modernist nor postmodernist. This literalism emerges as an aesthetic in the earthworks and writings of Michael Heizer and Robert Smithson and is isolated as a cultural logic by Thomas Pynchon’s Gravity’s Rainbow (1973). Backed by the rise of cybernetics, this literalism reconfigures the...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 89–117.
Published: 01 March 2012
... film put it, it depended on the arts as tutor texts in the effort to restrain sensory disorder and reinvigorate communal life. Wholly absent from critical treatments that see film as a model for the most kinetic modernist practices, the journal provides entry to a richly interdisciplinary history of...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 119–149.
Published: 01 March 2012
...” crime at the heart of the book. Rather than competing with the novel's modernist form, mass culture therefore helps to constitute it: suffusing Fitzgerald's account of popular reading, shaping the text's experimental use of background and foreground, and ultimately complicating the portrait of Jay...