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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 206–208.
Published: 01 March 2007
... anxiety. Laura Henigman, James Madison University DOI 10.1215/00029831-2006-075 Book Reviews  179 American Curiosity: Cultures of Natural History in the Colonial British Atlantic World. By Susan Scott Parrish. Chapel Hill: Univ. of...
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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 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 March 2004) 76 (1): 179–182.
Published: 01 March 2004
... Kindred,SherleyAnneWil- liams’s Dessa Rose, J. California Cooper’s Family,LoreneCary’sThe Price of a Child, and Toni Morrison’s Beloved, Mitchell focuses on black female agency and freedom and challenges readings that position slavery’s history at the cen- ter of the black female ‘‘self At the...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 263–293.
Published: 01 June 2019
... recognition that there are limits to our capacity to know, describe, predict, classify, and rank nature, both human and nonhuman. “Antebellum Coral” assembles several written and visual reflections on coral beads and reveals how the cultural and natural history of these small everyday objects challenged the...
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American Literature (1 December 2008) 80 (4): 843–845.
Published: 01 December 2008
... citizens of the new Republic came to terms with the multiple settlement histories of North America” (7). Ultimately, Faherty offers readers an important story about the naturalization of a national landscape in the midst of spectral occu- pational histories that continually challenged the...
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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 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 September 2013) 85 (3): 475–504.
Published: 01 September 2013
... . Boelhower William . 2007 . “ The Rise of the New Atlantic Studies Matrix .” American Literary History 20 ( Spring-Summer ): 83 – 101 . Carbado Devon W. 2005 . “ Racial Naturalization .” American Quarterly 57 ( September ): 633 – 58 . Channing William E. 1842 . The Duty...
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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 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 2006) 78 (1): 187–189.
Published: 01 March 2006
... writing. The new story Fleissner tells about American naturalism—its scope, nature, and pre- occupations—is powerful, and we can only ask ourselves at the end how we could not have seen all this. Fleissner answers by examining how our critical language, with its assump- tions about history...
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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 December 2009) 81 (4): 747–773.
Published: 01 December 2009
... to explore a dif- ferent framework, an epistemology of the jungle, that has intertwined the history of sexuality with the history of animality at least since the confluence of Darwin and Sigmund Freud. My primary concern is the naturalization of heterosexuality that is produced by the...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 217–243.
Published: 01 June 2014
... with the nature of print cul- ture in the early nineteenth century. While the expression of Haudeno­ saunee history thrived on adaptability and emendation, in this period the burgeoning democratization of print threatened to foster an author- itative account of the past among otherwise disparate...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 225–252.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Sister Carrie .” Studies in American Naturalism 4 , no. 1 : 41 – 55 . Morton Timothy . 2012 . “ An Object-Oriented Defense of Poetry .” New Literary History 43 , no. 2 : 205 – 24 . ———. 2013 . Hyperobjects: Philosophy and Ecology after the End of the World. Minneapolis...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 769–798.
Published: 01 December 2015
...: The Age of Anxiety  781 Highsmith presents her characters’ violence and guilt as performances within a theater of the will and the self. Existential Psychology and the “Decline” of Literary Naturalism Highsmith regularly signals her interventions in literary history by alluding to or...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 835–837.
Published: 01 December 2010
... relation between particular visions of nature and the sociocultural positioning of women, and Phillip Round explor- ing the environmental history of a particular place through its literary rep- resentations. These divergent perspectives also lead the authors to very dif- ferent engagements with the...