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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 836–838.
Published: 01 December 2009
...David M. Stewart © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 The Republic in Print: Print Culture in the Age of U.S. Nation Building, 1770–1870 . By Trish Loughran. New York: Columbia Univ. Press. 2007. xxv, 537 pp. Cloth, $46.50; paper, $24.50. The Business of Letters: Authorial...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 877–879.
Published: 01 December 2012
...James Salazar Minority Reports: Identity and Social Knowledge in Nineteenth-Century American Literature . By Borgstrom Michael . New York : Palgrave Macmillan . 2010 . xv , 183 pp. $84.00 . Loyal Subjects: Bonds of Nation, Race, and Allegiance in Nineteenth-Century America . By...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 658–659.
Published: 01 September 2000
...- portant cultural text revealing the incessant energy, attention to detail, and incipient nationalism that characterized the Bartrames’ approach to studying the Creation. Irmscher’s superb analysis of Charles Willson Peale’s Philadel...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 188–189.
Published: 01 March 2001
... an American ‘‘Republic of Letters’’ that would facilitate and promote the nation’s intellectual reputation (75). Ostrander’s book adopts both Bel- knap’s phrase (and, more covertly, his agenda) in its history of various groups of literary intellectuals that came into being between Independence and...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 191–192.
Published: 01 March 2001
... an American ‘‘Republic of Letters’’ that would facilitate and promote the nation’s intellectual reputation (75). Ostrander’s book adopts both Bel- knap’s phrase (and, more covertly, his agenda) in its history of various groups of literary intellectuals that came into being between Independence and...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 212–213.
Published: 01 March 2001
... an American ‘‘Republic of Letters’’ that would facilitate and promote the nation’s intellectual reputation (75). Ostrander’s book adopts both Bel- knap’s phrase (and, more covertly, his agenda) in its history of various groups of literary intellectuals that came into being between Independence and...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 459–496.
Published: 01 September 2001
...David Kazanjian Duke University Press 2001 David Charles Brockden Brown’s Biloquial Nation: Kazanjian National Culture and White Settler Colonialism in Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist Toward the beginning of Charles Brockden Brown’s...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 695–726.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Matthew Cordova Frankel Duke University Press 2002 Matthew ‘‘Nature’s Nation’’ Revisited: Citizenship and the Cordova Sublime in Thomas Jefferson’s Notes on the Frankel State of Virginia Thus, superficial appearances to the contrary, America is...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Rodrigo Lazo Duke University Press 2002 Rodrigo Filibustering Cuba: Cecilia Valdés and a Memory Lazo of Nation in the Americas In 1883 the New York-based, Spanish-language newspaper El Espejo printed an advertisement promoting Cirilo Villa- verde’s...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 849–851.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Stephanie A. Smith © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 One Nation, One Blood: Interracial Marriage in American Fiction, Scandal, and Law, 1820–1870 . By Karen Woods Weierman. x, 214 pp. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2005. $34.95. Modern Love: Romance, Intimacy, and...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 188–190.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Nicolas S. Witschi This Ecstatic Nation: The American Landscape and the Aesthetics of Patriotism . By Ryan Terre . Amherst : Univ. of Massachusetts Press . 2011 . xv , 171 pp. Cloth , $80.00 ; paper , $22.95 . Imagining the Forest: Narratives of Michigan and the Upper...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 179–181.
Published: 01 March 2002
...- dence, are disproportionately blamed for U.S. racism, when it seems to me as it does to Lhamon that much of the nation’s racially emancipatory social and cultural energy lives among the white and black working class. Rock ‘n’ roll proves this in Lhamon’s previous book, Deliberate Speed: The Origins...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 408–410.
Published: 01 June 2002
... American Culture.By Gillian Brown. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2001. 237 pp. $52.50. Three new books in colonial studies present new constellations of texts by breaking down conventional national and generic boundaries. Each in its own way attends to the mechanisms by which ideas and tropes are...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 647–649.
Published: 01 September 2002
...- Book Reviews 639 nation from the debilitating effects of racism and scenes of subjection to the undervalued and neglected concepts of imaginative creation and transforma- tion. Connor’s readings disclose a formal intersubjectivity, a nexus between au- thor and reader in slave narratives that...
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American Literature (1 June 2004) 76 (2): 221–246.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Caroline Levander Duke University Press 2004 Caroline ‘‘Let Her White Progeny Offset Her Levander Dark One The Child and the Racial Politics of Nation Making In his famous critique of slavery, Considerations on the Keeping of Negroes (1754...
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American Literature (1 March 2004) 76 (1): 182–185.
Published: 01 March 2004
... both groups and to demonstrate the far-reaching effects of what is all too often seen as a limited, parochial moment in American literary history. Beck succeeds admirably in showing the Fugitives’ impact on the national literary scene (especially in the pages of the Kenyon Review, Sewanee Review...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 447–475.
Published: 01 September 2016
... rival lexicographers Joseph Emerson Worcester, who generally favored keeping the standard for writing in the United States close to the London literary dialect, and Noah Webster, who supported a standard based on the US vernacular. 8 In addition to these competing national standards for English...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 627–629.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Who is nostalgic for the nation? Donald Trump and his supporters, for one, have projected a lost nationhood as a fetishized object to be recovered in their antiglobal and anti-immigrant politics. But what about the academy? For years we in American studies have been attempting to push beyond the...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 153–180.
Published: 01 March 2000
... reading Dreis- er’s An American Tragedy (1925) as a belated product of turn-of-the- century naturalism, it was utterly contemporary in the claims it made on the national experience. The twenties were the salad days of the...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 868–869.
Published: 01 December 2000
... will find this volume an indispensable aid to their research in a myriad of ways. Michael Moon, Johns Hopkins University The Seduction Novel of the Early Nation: A Call for Socio-Political Reform. By...