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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 463–466.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Elizabeth Archuleta Native Liberty: Natural Reason and Cultural Survivance . By Gerald Vizenor. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 2009. ix, 321 pp. Paper, $30.00. Writing Indian, Native Conversations . By John Lloyd Purdy. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 2009. xvii, 282 pp. $45.00...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 475–504.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Carrie Hyde Hyde reassesses the relationship between natural and civil rights by tracking the climatological metaphors that shape representations of the 1841 slave revolt aboard the Creole , in which 135 slaves obtained freedom by redirecting a US ship to the British territory of Nassau, Bahamas...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 206–208.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Merry Ovnick Duke University Press 2007 Ramona Memories: Tourism and the Shaping of Southern California . By Dydia DeLyser. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2005. xxiii, 256 pp. Cloth, $56.95; paper, $18.95. Reading the Trail: Exploring the Literature and Natural...
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American Literature (1 December 2008) 80 (4): 843–845.
Published: 01 December 2008
..., $24.95. “Good Observers of Nature”: American Women and the Scientific Study of the Natural World, 1820–1885 . By Tina Gianquitto. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2007. xii, 216 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $19.95. Book Reviews The Pilgrim and the Bee: Reading Rituals and Book Culture in...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 515–544.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Lance Newman Duke University Press 2003 Lance Thoreau’s Natural Community and Newman Utopian Socialism 6903 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:3 / sheet 31 of 209 They have bought a farm, in order to make agriculture the...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 648–650.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Dana Phillips Duke University Press 2006 Making Nature Sacred: Literature, Religion, and Environment in America from the Puritans to the Present . By John Gatta. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2004. xii, 291 pp. Paper, $24.95. Natural Life: Thoreau's Worldly Transcendentalism...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 179–181.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Timothy Sweet Duke University Press 2007 American Curiosity: Cultures of Natural History in the Colonial British Atlantic World . By Susan Scott Parrish. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2006. xii, 344 pp. $49.95. John Burroughs and the Place of Nature . By James...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 825–827.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Cristobal Silva Transformable Race: Surprising Metamorphoses in the Literature of Early America . By Chiles Katy L. . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2014 . xi , 315 pp. Cloth, $65.00 ; e-book available. Fatal Revolutions: Natural History, West Indian Slavery, and the Routes...
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American Literature (1 March 2004) 76 (1): 179–182.
Published: 01 March 2004
... of an essentialist reading of all African American women’s fiction as she begins to piece together her com- plex argument about how African American women writers have addressed the seemingly insurmountable nature of trauma, a concise theoretical model remains slightly buried in her rigorous...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 626–627.
Published: 01 September 2000
.... Jerome D. DeNuccio, Graceland University The Poetics of Natural History: From John Bartram to William James. By Christoph Irmscher. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers Univ. Press. 1999. xvii, 354 pp. $42.00...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 411–413.
Published: 01 June 2005
... history. John Ernest, University of New Hampshire Environmental Renaissance: Emerson, Thoreau, and the Systems of Nature.By Andrew McMurry. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2003. xiii, 269 pp. $39.95. Conserving Words: How American Nature Writers Shaped the Environmental Move- ment. By Daniel J...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 187–189.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Hildegard Hoeller A Man's Game: Masculinity and the Anti-Aesthetics of American Literary Naturalism. By John Dudley. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2004. viii, 222 pp. $35.00. Women, Compulsion, Modernity: The Moment of American Naturalism. By Jennifer L. Fleissner. Chicago: Univ...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 839–841.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Haven : Yale Univ. Press . 2013 . xi , 484 pp. Cloth , $35.00 ; paper , $25.00 . Ecopoetics: The Language of Nature, the Nature of Language . By Knickerbocker Scott . Amherst : Univ. of Massachusetts Press . 2012 . x , 203 pp. Cloth , $80.00 ; paper , $26.95 . © 2015 by...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 467–470.
Published: 01 June 2003
... The Best and Worst Country in the World: Perspectives on the Early Virginia Land- scape. By Stephen Adams. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2001. xii, 352 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $19.50. Nature’s...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 220–222.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Alan Golding © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 New World Poetics: Nature and the Adamic Imagination of Whitman, Neruda, and Walcott . By George B. Handley. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2007. xi, 441 pp. $39.95. Prehistoric Digital Poetry: An Archaeology of Forms, 1959...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 421–422.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Teresa A. Goddu © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Shades of Green: Visions of Nature in the Literature of American Slavery, 1770–1860 . By Ian Frederick Finseth. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. xi, 348 pp. 2009. $39.95. Laughing Fit to Kill: Black Humor in the Fictions of...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 637–639.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Jane F. Thrailkill © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Aesthetic Materialism: Electricity and American Romanticism . By Paul Gilmore. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2008. viii, 242 pp. $60.00. Passions for Nature: Nineteenth-Century America's Aesthetics of...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 844–846.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Ursula K. Heise © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 The World in Which We Occur: John Dewey, Pragmatist Ecology, and American Ecological Writing in the Twentieth Century . By Neil W. Browne. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2007. xiv, 224 pp. $38.50. Women Writing Nature...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 664–665.
Published: 01 September 2000
.... Jerome D. DeNuccio, Graceland University The Poetics of Natural History: From John Bartram to William James. By Christoph Irmscher. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers Univ. Press. 1999. xvii, 354 pp. $42.00...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 219–220.
Published: 01 March 2001
... politics’’ by depicting similar unions between whites and Indians and using the ghostlike imagery to suggest their doomed nature. Bergland also discusses the works of Mary Rowlandson, Charles Brockden Brown, Philip Freneau, Washington Irving, William Apess, and Nathaniel Hawthorne. In a brief...