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American Literature (2014) 86 (3): 493–521.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Regina Schober The network is a figure of thought that began to emerge as a concrete physical formation and as a conceptual model long before the digital revolution. Following recent scholarship on historical network epistemology, this essay traces such network thinking in nineteenth-century US...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (2): 426–428.
Published: 01 June 2019
... becomes a provocative gambit. If archival evidence perhaps does not always substantiate the reach of So’s claims, the argument certainly fosters thinking differently about literature and its relation to other media, human communities, and politics engendered through these networks. So’s Transpacific...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 227–229.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Jentery Sayers Network Aesthetics . By Patrick Jagoda . Chicago : Univ. of Chicago Press . 2016 . xiii, 314 pp. Cloth, $90.00 ; paper, $27.50 ; e-book, $27.50 . Transmedial Narratology and Contemporary Media Culture . By Jan-Noël Thon . Lincoln : Univ. of Nebraska...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 848–850.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Patrick Jagoda © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Reading Network Fiction . By David Ciccoricco. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2007. x, 244 pp. $39.95. This Book Contains Graphic Language: Comics as Literature . By Rocco Versaci. New York: Continuum. 2007. ix, 237 pp...
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American Literature (2023) 95 (4): 671–699.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Anna Muenchrath Abstract This essay explores the possibilities of thinking about the production, circulation, and reception of books through the form of the network. Using archival material of the Council of Books in Wartime, the essay reassembles some of the many attachments that formed the Armed...
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Published: 01 June 2018
Figure 1 Bechdel’s publication network in March 2006. Courtesy of Alison Bechdel Papers, Sophia Smith Collection More
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American Literature (2021) 93 (3): 525–528.
Published: 01 September 2021
...: The Networked Individual in Nineteenth-Century American Literature . By Yoshiaki Furui . Tuscaloosa : Univ. of Alabama Press . 2019 . x, 239 pp. Cloth, $54.95 ; e-book, $54.95 . Gears and God: Technocratic Fiction, Faith, and Empire in Mark Twain’s America . By Nathaniel Williams...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (2): 407–438.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Figure 1 Bechdel’s publication network in March 2006. Courtesy of Alison Bechdel Papers, Sophia Smith Collection ...
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American Literature (2023) 95 (2): 423–428.
Published: 01 June 2023
...Fabian Offert offert@ucsb.edu “Intriguing Properties of Neural Networks.” By Christian Szegedy , Wojciech Zaremba , Ilya Sutskever , Joan Bruna , Dumitru Erhan , Ian Goodfellow , and Rob Fergus . arXiv preprint. 2013 . https://arxiv.org/abs/1312.6199...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (2): 255–278.
Published: 01 June 2017
... on the social blogging platform Tumblr.com and other informal social networks constitutes a new and important form of versioning that reaches different audiences and opens up new pedagogical opportunities. Though separated by decades, Tumblr and This Bridge both represent vernacular pedagogy networks that value...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (2): 434–437.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Seth Perlow Like Stephens’s book, Wesley Beal’s Networks of Modernism gains a certain strength by taking some leeway with its organizing concept. Beal argues that American modernist fictions and social theories “were imagining new models of community” through “a purportedly postmodern figure...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (2): 167–194.
Published: 01 June 2021
... of colonial life, which required constant renegotiation and reassertion of social networks across distance. Moreover, as Catherine E. Kelly ( 2016 : 106) has shown, most eighteenth- and nineteenth-century miniatures were painted on ivory, a substance that facilitated the use of miniatures as markers of white...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (4): 695–721.
Published: 01 December 2016
...David Lawrimore Abstract Scholars of material and print culture have recently challenged the theory of an early American public sphere, arguing that the literary landscape of eighteenth-century America was composed instead of fragmented publics, local networks frequently partisan in nature...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 799–807.
Published: 01 December 2020
... in global care networks. It creates a crisis of care on multiple levels—the immediate, the dispersed, and the systemic—and it is exceedingly difficult to keep them all in focus. Although Richard Powers’s Pulitzer Prize–winning novel, The Overstory (2018), is not about illness or pandemic, it can illuminate...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (4): 745–779.
Published: 01 December 2013
... accessible the material effects of the American military-industrial-media-entertainment network on historical consciousness. Braid adopts the affordances of game form to develop a formally experimental analytic of processing—one that is aesthetic, affective, and interactively experiential as opposed...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (4): 781–809.
Published: 01 December 2013
... methodologies adopted from computer science to help us analyze the vast, networked nature of knowledge and information in postindustrial society produce a major change in our understanding of literature and culture, and indeed the humanities? Some have suggested that we have already embarked on a post...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 513–541.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Travis Alexander Abstract Writing in 1991 and 1994, respectively, Donna J. Haraway and Emily Martin argued that in the postwar decades the immune system became a material pedagogy for neoliberal and postmodern thought. In its depiction as a decentralized network of response, the immune system...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 115–143.
Published: 01 March 2021
... and the radical political goals of neo-slave narratives. This essay analyzes Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad (2016) as a neo-slave narrative that rejects rather than revises sentimental conventions. The novel’s central conceit, a literal subterranean rail network, illustrates how anti-Blackness...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (4): 673–699.
Published: 01 December 2010
... understanding of indigenous tradition and practice, we begin to see Apess as an active participant in a network of Native community and belief. Eulogy on King Philip shows Apess connecting with Native methodologies in heretofore unnoticed ways, drawing on traditional Native diplomacy and the “tragic wisdom...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (4): 595–622.
Published: 01 December 2022
... reading reveals the network of historically inflected obligations that can produce or intensify the expectation that reading should be pleasurable. This insight comes to view in the writing and reading practices of Samson Occom, late eighteenth-century Mohegan minister, theologian, and hymnodist...