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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 194–197.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Daniel Grausam The Covert Sphere: Secrecy, Fiction, and the National Security State . By Melley Timothy . Ithaca, NY : Cornell Univ. Press , 2012 . x , 289 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper , $26.95 . No Accident, Comrade: Chance and Design in Cold War American Narratives . By Belletto...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 159–184.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Lindsay Thomas This essay examines two kinds of speculative fiction focused on the management of climate change: preparedness documents on climate change as a threat to national security, and Kim Stanley Robinson's Mars trilogy (1993–96), a science fiction trilogy about the terraformation and...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 553–581.
Published: 01 September 2010
... sometimes monolithic focus on modernist or experimental writing in assessments of the postwar moment as an antiwar watershed. Vincent emphasizes war narrative's continuities with prior Progressive-Era longings for compulsory civic foundations as well as the bourgeoning culture of national security that, in...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 619–621.
Published: 01 September 2014
...William J. Maxwell Liberalism and the Culture of Security: The Nineteenth-Century Rhetoric of Reform . By Henry Katherine . Tuscaloosa : Univ. of Alabama Press . 2011 . xiv , 213 pp. Cloth , $36.50 ; e-book , $36.50 . Downwardly Mobile: The Changing Fortunes of American Realism . By...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 459–496.
Published: 01 September 2001
...’’ supplants Native Americans, themselves re- duced to scenes of ‘‘Indian hostility’’ and ‘‘western wilderness’’ that the new ‘‘native’’ merely witnesses, records, and incorporates into his originality. The early construction of Brown’s foundational status thus secured a naturalized narrative of national...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 193–195.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Mark Noble American Bards: Walt Whitman and Other Unlikely Candidates for National Poet . By Whitley Edward . Chapel Hill : Univ. of North Carolina Press . 2010 . xiv, 248 pp. $49.95 . Dickinson: Selected Poems and Commentaries . By Vendler Helen . Cambridge : Harvard Univ...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 187–188.
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 2014) 86 (3): 625–628.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Jennifer Glaser Out of Brownsville: Encounters with Nobel Laureates and Other Jewish Writers . By Chametzky Jules . 2012 . Cambridge : Meredith Winter Press . $23.95 . American Hebrew Literature: Writing Jewish National Identity in the United States . By Weingrad Michael . 2010...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 835–837.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Keith Byerman © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 National History and the World of Nations: Capital, State, and the Rhetoric of History in Japan, France, and the United States . By Christopher L. Hill. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2008. xvi, 351 pp. Cloth, $89.95; paper, $24.95. Popular...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 837–839.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Virginia Kennedy © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Mapping the Americas: The Transnational Politics of Contemporary Native Culture . By Shari M. Huhndorf. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2009. xii, 202 pp. $39.95. Manifesting America: The Imperial Construction of U.S. National Space . By...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 452–454.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Karen Dubinsky Kin of Another Kind: Transracial Adoption in American Literature . By Callahan Cynthia . Ann Arbor : Univ. of Michigan Press . 2011 . 190 pp. $70.00 . Claiming Others: Transracial Adoption and National Belonging . By Jerng Mark C. . Minneapolis : Univ. of...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 407–409.
Published: 01 June 2008
... National Belonging from Thomas Jefferson to W. E. B. Du Bois . By Caroline F. Levander. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2006. x, 247 pp. Cloth, $74.95; paper, $21.95. Book Reviews By Birth or Consent: Children, Law, and the Anglo-American Revolution in Authority. By Holly Brewer. Chapel...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Trish Loughran Duke University Press 2006 Trish Disseminating Common Sense: Loughran Thomas Paine and the Problem of the Early National Bestseller Two figures stand out as icons of Revolutionary communication and community. The first is Paul...
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 605–607.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Duncan Faherty Duke University Press 2007 Securing the Commonwealth: Debt, Speculation, and Writing in the Making of Early America . By Jennifer J. Baker. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. 2005. x, 218 pp. $50.00. The Backcountry and the City: Colonization and Conflict in Early America . By...
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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 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 Economies in...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 451–453.
Published: 01 June 2011
... diverse literary archive in which the West’s mythically open landscapes appear as refuse of our post–World War II national security state: arsenals, test sites, internment camps, dumps. In contrast, Starr, California’s State Librarian Emeritus, treats California’s ascent in the 1950s to become the...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 653–656.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Revolutionary Histories: Transatlantic Cultural Nationalism, 1775–1815. Ed. W. M. 6903 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:3 / sheet 169 of 209 Verhoeven. New York: Palgrave. 2002. xi, 258 pp. $69.95. Fragments of Union: Making Connections in Scottish and...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 179–181.
Published: 01 March 2002
... docu- ments created by ministers for purposes of their own and restores these voices to specific dialogues, within a cultural space threatened by centrifugal social and political forces and filled with the concomitant desires for community and security. Henigman constructs her first section around...
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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 393–394.
Published: 01 June 2006
... is essentially celebratory. A Forgetful Nation analyzes the history of U.S. attitudes toward immigra- tion from Crèvecoeur’s Letters from an American Farmer to post-9/11 debates over border security. It challenges the notion that the United States is a nation welcoming and generous to...