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American Literature (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 (2020) 92 (3): 485–511.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Philomena Polefrone Abstract This essay argues that American literary naturalism engages with the Anthropocene at the moment it began to be visible, the turn of the twentieth century, and specifically identifies the role of finance in precipitating the crisis. Frank Norris’s The Octopus (1901...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (4): 713–715.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Guyora Binder gbinder@buffalo.edu Legal Fictions: Constituting Race, Composing Literature . By Karla FC Holloway . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2014 . xvi, 158 pp. Cloth, $89.95 ; paper, $23.95 ; e-book available. Literary Obscenities: U.S. Case Law and Naturalism...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 487–517.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Denise Cruz Duke University Press 2006 Denise Reconsidering McTeague’s ‘‘Mark’’ and ‘‘Mac Cruz Intersections of U.S. Naturalism, Imperial Masculinities, and Desire between Men In a scene that seems out of place amid McTeague’s minutely...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 519–548.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Jennifer L. Fleissner Duke University Press 2006 Jennifer L. The Biological Clock: Fleissner Edith Wharton, Naturalism, and the Temporality of Womanhood ‘‘You’reveryskilfulbutwomen are not quite as simple as clocks...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 225–252.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Kevin Trumpeter A suspicion toward inherited notions of agency has long been recognized (and frequently decried) as a defining feature of literary naturalism. But while the deterministic worldview of writers like Theodore Dreiser generated much lively debate in the early twentieth century, literary...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 769–798.
Published: 01 December 2015
... – 62 . Chicago : Univ. of Chicago Press . Cowley Malcolm . 2004 . “Naturalism in American Literature.” In American Naturalism , edited by Bloom Harold , 49 – 79 . Philadelphia : Chelsea House . Dodds E. R. 1945 . “Plato and the Irrational.” Journal of Hellenic...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (3): 639–641.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Jonathan Arac © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 The Rites of Identity: The Religious Naturalism and Cultural Criticism of Kenneth Burke and Ralph Ellison . By Beth Eddy. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2003. xi, 204 pp. $55.00. Book Reviews Freedom’s Empire: Race...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 411–413.
Published: 01 June 2005
... 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. Philippon. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2004. xv, 373 pp. $39.95...
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American Literature (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 State...
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American Literature (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 (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...
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American Literature (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 (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...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (1): 179–182.
Published: 01 March 2004
... 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 readings. Mitchell sees Harriet Jacobs’s...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (2): 409–411.
Published: 01 June 2004
... Nature (1836), which 392 American Literature declares that ‘‘the axioms of physics translate the laws of ethics For the rest of Emerson’s life, ‘‘science permeated his thought and writing at every level, from its deepest structure to his most casual analogies’’ (4). The American Scholar Walls...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 434–435.
Published: 01 June 2001
... (1885), a ferociously nationalist faux-legend, to Maureen Howard’s dazzling 6363 AMERICAN LITERATURE 73:2 / sheet 208 of 232 Natural History (1992). Yet he reserves most respect for realist immigrant accounts. Fanning wears his...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 893–894.
Published: 01 December 2001
... one finds is a dramatic struggle for self-appropriation and identity in lan- guage. This struggle is marked by Plath’s inability to accept a male-dominated conception of muse-as-silent-nature that denies women access to language. Plath’s struggle with silent nature produces a poetry of perpetual...
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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 470–472.
Published: 01 June 2003
...- cially clear in Harvey’s chapter on the workings of law in Melville’s Typee. Here, Tommo’s encounters with Polynesia’s landscape, people, and customs— and the conflict between conceptions of natural and socially constructed laws...