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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 192–194.
Published: 01 March 2015
...John Ernest To Live an Antislavery Life: Personal Politics and the Antebellum Black Middle Class . By Ball Erica L. . Athens : Univ. of Georgia Press . 2012 . xv , 175 pp. Cloth , $69.95 ; paper , $22.95 . Family Money: Property, Race, and Literature in the Nineteenth...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 67–91.
Published: 01 March 2016
... : Stanford Univ. Press . Zimbalist Andrew S. 1999 . Unpaid Professionals: Commercialism and Conflict in Big-Time College Sports . Princeton, NJ : Princeton Univ. Press . Christopher “The One Place Where Money Findeisen Makes No Difference”: The Campus...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 198–201.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Dana D. Nelson © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Jolly Fellows: Male Milieus in Nineteenth-Century America. By Richard Stott. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. 2009. 376 pp. $55.00. Paper Money Men: Commerce, Manhood, and the Sensational Public Sphere in Antebellum...
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 420–422.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Emily Klein Duke University Press 2007 Women, Money, and the Law: Nineteenth-Century Fiction, Gender, and the Courts . By Joyce W. Warren. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2005. viii, 373 pp. $44.95. Belabored Professions: Narratives of African American Working Womanhood . By...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 695–720.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Michelle Burnham Duke University Press 2000 Michelle Merchants, Money, and the Economics of Burnham ‘‘Plain Style’’ in William Bradford’s Of Plymouth Plantation 6218 American...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 207–208.
Published: 01 March 2000
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 91–119.
Published: 01 March 2019
... money or food, for example, took a variety of forms, and they also took on erotic connotations. This article reads the erotics of begging in little-known literature from the Great Depression, especially Tom Kromer’s Waiting for Nothing (1935), and argues that when a man on the down and out “makes” a...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 295–322.
Published: 01 June 2019
... inextricable relationship to the North and, indeed, the many countries involved in the global slave trade. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 money in literature Jews and slavery Jews in the South Scratch just a bit below the surface of the post– Uncle Tom’s Cabin plantation novel...
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 761–785.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Hildegard Hoeller © 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Hildegard Racial Currency: Zora Neale Hurston’s ‘‘The Hoeller Gilded Six-Bits’’ and the Gold-Standard Debate Like most Americans during the 1930s, Zora Neale Hurston thought hard about money. But for...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 611–635.
Published: 01 September 2010
... purchase of educational goods with its third feature, generous public funding. Public universities had enough money to offer educational facilities and services that were in the same ballpark as those of their private counterparts. When state fund- ing was sufficient, “cross-subsidy...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 807–831.
Published: 01 December 2004
... Like the ‘‘prismatic’’ bubbles he mobilized for exchange, like the architecture that at once announced and occluded his affairs—the steel-strutted skyscrapers laminated with neoclassical facades—and like the enormous wealth that was not quite locatable as money or property, the figure of the turn-of...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 719–747.
Published: 01 December 2004
...David Anthony Duke University Press 2004 David Banking on Emotion: Anthony Financial Panic and the Logic of Male Submission in the Jacksonian Gothic I love the paper money and the paper money men They ought to pay their...
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American Literature (1 June 2004) 76 (2): 247–273.
Published: 01 June 2004
... hint would suffice—in short, an assumption. But it appears I am deceived. Why I added, unaffectedly starting, ‘‘you have not even touched that money yet pointing to it, just where I had left it the evening previous. (35) Bartleby thus becomes a particularly troubling puzzle to the lawyer; he...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 811–835.
Published: 01 December 2001
... source of great fear and hatred. Flooded: Of Wombs, Water, Mules, and Money In ‘‘Old Man Faulkner repeatedly connects the dangers of the Mis- sissippi Flood of 1927 with the body of the young pregnant woman, whom the convict reluctantly assumes as his burden. Land, or solidity, becomes...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 119–140.
Published: 01 March 2003
... buy it for that reason, if for no other—for the sake of seeing what New York can produce in the way of a truly Jewish story. I don’t think this would be obtaining money under false pretenses. For the last six years...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 681–686.
Published: 01 September 2011
... events in contemporary print culture.” Com- posed of nonacademic New England­ locals and Melville aficionados, this com- munity performance and joint journey through language, Dowling argues, illuminates how Melville’s novel speaks to the current moment. Money and Gender in the...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 89–116.
Published: 01 March 2006
... (incorrect) ideas about money and material success, I want to begin by looking carefully at exactly what Lutie learns at the Chandler residence. In particular, I want to examine the idea of patterns, a motif that Marjorie Prysehasusedasaninterpretativeleverinherreadingofthenovel.7 Lutie discovers a...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 55–82.
Published: 01 March 2018
... economic environment where money never changes hands. In their place is a profound sense of loss about human relationships: an anxiety that industrialization has trivialized male freedom and that female sexuality has been displaced into monstrous market growth. To stress modernity’s corruptness, Melville...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 497–527.
Published: 01 September 2017
.... Wilmer, who was enticed to work uncompensated in the Baltimore periodical industry in the 1830s, only to be bilked of his wages when the proprietors began to earn money off his work (see Tomc 2012 , 110–13), and John Townsend Trowbridge, who toiled for several years in the late 1840s in the nativist New...
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 511–539.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Early Chinese Immigrants 513 journers into immigrants—or, more precisely, permanent aliens—by restrictions that limited their mobility to and from China. In addi- tion, the majority who arrived during this era fully expected to return home after earning enough money to improve their lives; however...