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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 553–581.
Published: 01 September 2010
...-democratic tradition—religious, masculine, statist, militarist—many war narratives advanced discourses of sacrifice and preparedness to promote broader metrics of affiliation more likely to achieve national community and the accommodation of a more managerial state. In part, this essay seeks to revise the...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 215–217.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Victor Román Mendoza © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Economic Citizens: A Narrative of Asian American Visibility. By Christine So. Philadelphia: Temple Univ. Press. 2007. x, 178 pp. Cloth, $49.00; paper, $26.95. Border Fictions: Globalization, Empire, and Writing at...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 220–222.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Erin Gentry Lamb © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Uses of Literature. By Rita Felski. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell. 2008. vi, 154 pp. Cloth, $89.95; paper, $31.95. Strange Concepts and the Stories They Make Possible: Cognition, Culture, Narrative. By Lisa Zunshine...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 93–119.
Published: 01 March 2013
... . 2000 . City of Plagues: Disease, Poverty, and Deviance in San Francisco . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . Craig Layne Parish . 2010 . “ ‘That Means Children to Me’: The Birth Control Movement in Nella Larsen's Quicksand .” In Gender Scripts in Medicine and Narrative , edited by...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 819–821.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Jesse Alemán From Battlefields Rising: How the Civil War Transformed American Literature . By Fuller Randall . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2011 . x, 251 pp . $29.95 . The Literatures of the US-Mexican War: Narrative, Time, and Identity . By Rodríguez Jaime Javier...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 213–214.
Published: 01 March 2000
... more Anglo and monocultural around the middle of the nineteenth century and ‘‘other’’ narratives of New World nationality—Indian and Spanish—were beingrelegated to the realm of the national forgotten,eventhoughtheUnited...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 892–893.
Published: 01 December 2000
... 6218 American Literature 72:4 / sheet 202 of238 The Narrative Forms of Southern Community. By Scott Romine. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 1999. xi, 226 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $24.95...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 245–275.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Jeannine DeLombard Duke University Press 2001 Jeannine ‘‘Eye-Witness to the Cruelty Southern Violence DeLombard and Northern Testimony in Frederick Douglass’s 1845 Narrative 6363...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 214–215.
Published: 01 March 2001
... marginalized groups. Other texts deploy these specters as signs of the Vanishing American, the Indians written out of the national narrative while the nation was trying to remove them from the land- 188 American Literature scape. Bergland proceeds by matching authors from each side of this spectral...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 779–810.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Paul Giles Duke University Press 2002 Paul Narrative Reversals and Power Exchanges: Giles Frederick Douglass and British Culture Within the last thirty years, Frederick Douglass’s first two autobiographies—Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 660–661.
Published: 01 September 2001
... debates about national identity’’ (11) and, as Gardner writes, there is ‘‘a complicated set of American fears about the power of narrative prose to effect rather re- markable changes’’ (22), the study is valuable, especially as a history of—and a reminder to continue debating—these complicated issues...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 197–199.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Mendi Lewis Obadike Duke University Press 2007 Phonographies: Grooves in Sonic Afro-Modernity . By Alexander G. Weheliye. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2005. xii, 286 pp. $22.95. Kinds of Blue: The Jazz Aesthetic in African American Narrative. By Jurgen E. Grandt. Columbus...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 208–210.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Dan Moos Duke University Press 2007 Exploding the Empire: Myths of Empire on the Postmodern Frontier . By Sara L. Spurgeon. Texas A & M Univ. Press. 2005. 189 pp. Cloth, $40.00; paper, $17.95. Spaces of the Mind: Narrative and Community in the American West . By Elaine A...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 111–140.
Published: 01 March 2008
... totalizing narratives of subject formation, leaving the protagonist in a condition of fragmentation. In Paredes's late and peripheral version of modernism, such fragmentation is always rooted firmly in social and political contexts, suggesting that in the borderlands, totalizing scripts of identity collide...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 177–180.
Published: 01 March 2008
... American Modernism: From Spatial Narrative to Jazz Haiku . By Yoshinobu Hakutani. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2006. ix, 251 pp. Cloth, $41.95; compact disc, $9.95. Black Writers, White Publishers: Marketplace Politics in Twentieth-Century African American Literature . By John K. Young...
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American Literature (1 December 2008) 80 (4): 677–705.
Published: 01 December 2008
... decades-long struggle between the United States and the Sauks, as well as other native peoples in the western Great Lakes region, over how to conceptualize native landholding, diplomacy, and trade. The narrative explores the effects of reducing a complex regional matrix to a series of treaty-mediated...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 400–402.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Susan Belasco © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 From Bondage to Belonging: The Worcester Slave Narratives . Ed. B. Eugene McCarthy and Thomas L. Doughton. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2007. liii, 325 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $22.95. Fugitive Vision: Slave Image...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 805–832.
Published: 01 December 2009
... shape locally in conversations with New Narrative, a group of “fellow travelers” composed of Bay Area writers who combined queer practices and politics with the high stakes of formally innovative writing. Drawing on local small press publications and the transcripts of the Left/Write Conference (1981...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 833–836.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Joanna Brooks © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 The Captive's Position: Female Narrative, Male Identity, and Royal Authority in Colonial New England . By Teresa A. Toulouse. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2006. 225 pp. $49.95. Intricate Relations: Sexual and...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 839–841.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Joycelyn Moody © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Hell without Fires: Slavery, Christianity, and the Antebellum Spiritual Narrative . By Yolanda Pierce. Gainesville: Univ. Press of Florida. 2005. xii, 151 pp. $59.95. Around the Family Altar: Domesticity in the African...