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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 658–660.
Published: 01 September 2002
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 365–386.
Published: 01 June 2001
... the Night 6363 AMERICAN LITERATURE 73:2 / sheet 139of 232 By the mid-1960s, the interracial emphasis of the Southern Civil Rights movement had begun to give way to the ethos of black power nationalism.1 The continuing desperation of many Afri...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 194–197.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Modernism and the Politics of Popular Culture. By Roland Végso New York: Fordham Univ. Press. 2012. 245 pp. Cloth, $85.00; paper, $24.00. American Night: The Literary Left in the Era of the Cold War. By Alan M. Wald. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2012. xviii, 412 pp. $45.00. Cold...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 848–850.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., American Culture: Latina/o Aesthetics of Night. By María DeGuzmán. Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press. 2012. x, 310 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $28.00; e-book, $23.99. Latining America: Black-Brown Passages and the Coloring of Latino/a Studies. By Claudia Milian. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. x, 301...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 620–622.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Reginald Dyck Duke University Press 2006 A Theater of Our Own: A History and a Memoir of 1,001 Nights in Chicago . By Richard Christiansen. Evanston, Ill.: Northwestern Univ. Press. 2004. xvii, 317 pp. $29.95. Chicago Dreaming: Midwesterners and the City, 1871-1919 . By...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 845–848.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Aesthetics of Night. By María DeGuzmán. Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press. 2012. x, 310 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $28.00; e-book, $23.99. Latining America: Black-Brown Passages and the Coloring of Latino/a Studies. By Claudia Milian. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. x, 301 pp. Cloth, $69.95; paper...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (3): 525–562.
Published: 01 September 2001
... air of certain parlours One night, Vandover ‘‘comes out’’ to his friends as they eat dinner in one of the ‘‘private rooms’’ of their favorite restaurant (V, 28, 298). H]is breath coming short, his heart beating quick he turns to Dolly, after he asks him to ‘‘come down here close and confesses: Y...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (1): 57–84.
Published: 01 March 2007
... refuses the displacement of animality onto marginalized others in the service of imperialist and masculinist pro- jections. While the discourses of gender, race, and sexuality in Night- wood have been under examination for some time, Barnes’s species discourse, and its relationship to language...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 886–888.
Published: 01 December 2019
.... In six chapters rich with insights, he connects biography with critical readings and discusses themes ranging from theatricality and staging of the self to Fitzgerald’s mythical method and the female muse. With reference to The Great Gatsby (1925), Tender Is the Night (1934), and the Pat Hobby...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 5–31.
Published: 01 March 2013
... . Dimock Wai Chee . 2008 . Through Other Continents: American Literature across Deep Time . Princeton, NJ : Princeton Univ. Press . Ekirch A. Roger . 2005 . At Day's Close: Night in Times Past ( New York : Norton ). Ekirch A. Roger Bussye Daniel J. . “ Is Insomnia History...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 51–77.
Published: 01 March 2015
... War Period .” In Global Cold War Literature: Western, Eastern, and Postcolonial Perspectives , edited by Hammond Andrew , 43 – 57 . New York : Routledge . Frank Pat . 1951 . Hold Back the Night . Philadelphia : J. B. Lippincott . ———. 1953 . The Long Way Round...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 857–863.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Cather and Sinclair Lewis; urban authors including Theodore Dreiser and Langston Hughes; and mythmakers like Edith Wharton and John Steinbeck. The project’s goal is to assess “the literary landscape that the reading audi- ence responded to.” “Tender Is the Night” and F. Scott Fitzgerald’s...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (3): 668–670.
Published: 01 September 2003
... expressions of Thoreau’s youthful ecstatic experiences, such as the famous ‘‘night drummer’’ episode in the ‘‘Monday’’ section when the brothers hear faint drumming in the distance and Thoreau is transported by the rhythm into...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 885–887.
Published: 01 December 2000
.... Though Dearborn claims that life and work are equally important in Mail- er’s case, her book is valuable for the critical edge it brings to Mailer’s life while disappointing in its coverage of the work. Armies of the Night (1968...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 400–403.
Published: 01 June 2020
... observes how the juxtaposition of the passages “A Night by the Fire: What You Would Like to Hear” (a lengthy account of an orgy) and “A Night by the Fire: What Actually Happened” (a description of the need to huddle together to keep warm in a cold apartment) “throws the verisimilitude of other, similar...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 874.
Published: 01 December 2000
... language that mars her work: ‘‘phallic pens’’ (7), ‘‘psychic splittings’’ (124), ‘‘the white female psyche’’ (106), ‘‘the symbolic night-clothes of the white woman’s unconscious’’ (42), and ‘‘the butch lesbian’’ (173). Nevertheless, the...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 875–876.
Published: 01 December 2000
... texts and contexts are duly impressive, yet her prose is plagued by presentist language that mars her work: ‘‘phallic pens’’ (7), ‘‘psychic splittings’’ (124), ‘‘the white female psyche’’ (106), ‘‘the symbolic night-clothes of the white...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 887–888.
Published: 01 December 2000
...- gests, Armies of the Night and The Naked and the Dead are Mailer’s greatest critical successes, while his biography of Picasso and his second novel Bar- bary Shore (1951) are at the bottom of the heap. Future Mailer scholars will...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 855–862.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Old North Church to see where the two lanterns had hung the night the British were coming. The short walk that connected a Puritan grave to the Freedom Trail traced exactly the path of exceptionalism that this issue breaks with so boldly. Nonetheless, this is precisely the path still taken by so many...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (3): 629–652.
Published: 01 September 2003
... value of guilty records such as his, a value that was not overlooked by the filmmakers who deftly exploited the erotic power of holocaust hor- ror in Liliana Cavani’s film, The Night Porter, starring Dirk Bogarde and...