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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 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 March 2011) 83 (1): 198–201.
Published: 01 March 2011
... variety of cultural forms—from regional tall-tale sketches to comic books—would preserve and celebrate “the vanishing world of jolly fellowship” (165). David Anthony’s study of sensational literature in the nineteenth cen- tury, Paper Money Men, offers a window into the lives of men who...
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 615–618.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Stephanie Foote Duke University Press 2007 Cosmopolitan Vistas: American Regionalism and Literary Value . By Tom Lutz. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2004. vii, 226 pp. Paper, $19.95. At Home in the City: Urban Domesticity in American Literature and Culture, 1850-1930...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 67–91.
Published: 01 March 2016
... athletics. With apologies to Henry Adams, once the degree of Harvard was worth money in Chicago, the antagonism 78 American Literature over who succeeded in college and how they got there became more than symbolic. The significance of this shift, however, is not seen in literary figures like I Am...
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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 September 2004) 76 (3): 605–607.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... By Ruth H. Bloch. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press. 2003. x, 225 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $21.95. Democracy, Revolution, and Monarchism in Early American Literature. By Paul Downes. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2002. xii, 239 pp. $55.00. The recent flurry of...
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 420–422.
Published: 01 June 2007
... chapter in this otherwise lively and well researched account of the cultural politics of genius from 1840 to 1890. Wendy Graham, Vassar College DOI 10.1215/00029831-2007-009 420  American Literature Women, Money, and the Law: Nineteenth-Century Fiction, Gender, and the Courts. By Joyce W...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 207–208.
Published: 01 March 2000
...- can Literature’’ so familiar not only to a José Martí—whose ‘‘New World of ‘our America’ ’’ is invoked in the introduction in order to teach us ‘‘about a 5995 AL 72:1 / sheet 187 of 246 hemisphere that North Americans assume responsibility for, but know little...
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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 December 2007) 79 (4): 857–859.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Philip Joseph Duke University Press 2007 The Midwestern Pastoral: Place and Landscape in Literature of the American Heartland . By William Barillas. Athens: Ohio Univ. Press. 2006. xviii, 258 pp. $39.95. Reclaiming the American Farmer: The Reinvention of a Regional Mythology...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 445–447.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Amy Abugo Ongiri In Search of the Black Fantastic: Politics and Popular Culture in the Post–Civil Rights Era . By Iton Richard . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2010 . 424 pp. Paper , $21.95 . Neo-Segregation Narratives: Jim Crow in Post–Civil Rights American Literature...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 889–891.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Twentieth-Century American Literature . By Cardon Lauren S. . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . 2016 . xi, 213 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper, $29.50 ; e-book, $29.50 . Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 In Anzia Yezierska’s 1923 novel Salome of the Tenements...
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 417–419.
Published: 01 June 2007
... chapter in this otherwise lively and well researched account of the cultural politics of genius from 1840 to 1890. Wendy Graham, Vassar College DOI 10.1215/00029831-2007-009 420  American Literature Women, Money, and the Law: Nineteenth-Century Fiction, Gender, and the Courts. By Joyce W...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 185–188.
Published: 01 March 2011
... literature in the nineteenth cen- tury, Paper Money Men, offers a window into the lives of men who exchanged jolly fellowship for capitalist citizenship. He examines what happens to man- hood in the “shift from money as treasure to money as capital” and posits a “paper money manhood” that emerges...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 847–849.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Sari Edelstein Duke University Press 2007 Front-Page Girls: Women Journalists in American Culture and Fiction, 1880-1930 . By Jean Marie Lutes. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2006. vii, 232 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $18.95. The Female Investigator in Literature, Film, and...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 838–840.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Koritha Mitchell Duke University Press 2007 Lynching in the West, 1850-1935 . By Ken Gonzales-Day. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2006. xii, 299 pp. Cloth, $79.95; paper, $22.95. A Spectacular Secret: Lynching in American Life and Literature . By Jacqueline Goldsby. Chicago...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 879–880.
Published: 01 December 2001
...- ridge as its true progenitors: just as Locke’s libertarian political writings bore their greatest fruit in Jefferson’s famous manifesto, so the English romantics’ most characteristic notions of liberty and selfhood were fulfilled in the United States and its literature. Although the British...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 674–677.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Literature to that of the glorified deceased in heaven’’ (39). Many modern American readers—for whom loss and grief are private and personal rather than com- munal—find only gloom in the ‘‘repetitive, predictable laments for the Puritan dead’’ (xiii), in the ‘‘heartlessly reductive’’ elegies that ignore...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 646–648.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Eric Solomon © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Ashes of the Mind: War and Memory in Northern Literature, 1865–1900 . By Martin Griffin. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2009. 265 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $29.95. The Other Side of Grief: The Home Front and the...