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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 91–119.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Harvey Company modernist primitivism American tourism New Mexico New Modernist studies In the early twentieth century, the Southwestern United States became a source of interest for modernist writers and artists. They believed that the region held the key to invigorating US arts and letters and...
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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 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 2001) 73 (1): 203–204.
Published: 01 March 2001
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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 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 December 2008) 80 (4): 799–830.
Published: 01 December 2008
... conceptions of artistic production that sought to reconcile the modern scientific view of human interiority with a modernist celebration of human creative agency, and at the same time to distance themselves from women's nature work while continuing the nature worker's task of drawing attention to the vital...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 217–220.
Published: 01 March 2019
... belonging, that ever-elusive promise of whiteness” (127). Similarly, though initially sanguine about Spanish “primitivism and paganism,” Himes and Wright would ultimately disparage what they perceived to be “a benighted” Spain, thinking of it as “a scar capable of reminding the black intellectual of a dark...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2005
.... Through this nuanced lens of both cross-racial connection and racial appropriation, we must continue to compare images of race and gen- der in modernist primitivism and nineteenth-century sentimental and abolitionist literature. Making the connections between the essays in this issue is as crucial as...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 836–838.
Published: 01 December 2014
... booms, and devastating busts—that it ameliorated apprehension about capi- talism’s advancements. As Real Folks argues, a transformation of genres occurred in response to the era’s documentarian impulse. Retman’s book focuses on the advent of two hybrid genres—“modernist burlesque” and...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 517–538.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., and the Mid-East in the works of modernists on both sides of the Atlantic. A variety of studies, ranging from theories of primitivism to race studies to orientalism, have attempted to account for these modernists’ frequent reliance on non-Western theologies and cultures.6 While many critics focus...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 833–869.
Published: 01 December 2004
... intel- lectual and artistic communities of the ‘‘talented tenth In Larsen’s search for a trangressive, transcendent heroine, her tableaux revise the black female subject in modernist works of art and popular visual culture—in effect, modernizing the mulatta figure. In pairing Larsen and Motley, I...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 877–879.
Published: 01 December 2012
... American experience and psycho- analysis. Noting that the psychoanalytic theory’s “contributions to the racist discourses of blackness and primitivism” have often resulted in a rejection of psychoanalytic methods by scholars of African American literature, Ahad builds on the work of contemporary...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 880–882.
Published: 01 December 2012
... refuting the critical tru- ism of an antagonism between African American experience and psycho- analysis. Noting that the psychoanalytic theory’s “contributions to the racist discourses of blackness and primitivism” have often resulted in a rejection of psychoanalytic methods by scholars of African...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 882–884.
Published: 01 December 2012
... refuting the critical tru- ism of an antagonism between African American experience and psycho- analysis. Noting that the psychoanalytic theory’s “contributions to the racist discourses of blackness and primitivism” have often resulted in a rejection of psychoanalytic methods by scholars of African...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 884–886.
Published: 01 December 2012
... refuting the critical tru- ism of an antagonism between African American experience and psycho- analysis. Noting that the psychoanalytic theory’s “contributions to the racist discourses of blackness and primitivism” have often resulted in a rejection of psychoanalytic methods by scholars of African...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 887–889.
Published: 01 December 2012
... refuting the critical tru- ism of an antagonism between African American experience and psycho- analysis. Noting that the psychoanalytic theory’s “contributions to the racist discourses of blackness and primitivism” have often resulted in a rejection of psychoanalytic methods by scholars of African...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 889–891.
Published: 01 December 2012
... refuting the critical tru- ism of an antagonism between African American experience and psycho- analysis. Noting that the psychoanalytic theory’s “contributions to the racist discourses of blackness and primitivism” have often resulted in a rejection of psychoanalytic methods by scholars of African...