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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 180–182.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Gretchen Murphy Egypt Land: Race and Nineteenth-Century American Egyptomania. By Scott Trafton. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2004. xix, 384 pp. Cloth, $84.95; paper, $23.95. Manifest and Other Destinies: Territorial Fictions of the Nineteenth-Century United States. By Stephanie...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 182–185.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Carolyn Sorisio From School to Salon: Reading Nineteenth-Century American Women's Poetry. By Mary Loeffelholz. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2004. xi, 275 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $24.95. Managing Literacy, Mothering America: Women's Narratives on Reading and Writing...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 866–868.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., Tennessee Technical University America’s Sketchbook: The Cultural Life of a Nineteenth-Century Literary Genre.By Kristie Hamilton. Athens: Ohio Univ. Press. 1998. xiii, 190 pp. $29.95. Sentimental Collaborations: Mourning and Middle-Class Identity in Nineteenth- Century America. By Mary Louise Kete...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 645–647.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of their interdependence. Johnson sets out ambitiously to probe the mysteries of the slave market through the marketplaces of antebellum New Orleans, which in the mid- nineteenth century was ‘‘on the verge of becoming one ofAmerica’slead- ing cities His careful, relentless, and insightful scholarly probe turns out...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (1): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Susan Kurjiaka Duke University Press 2007 Family, Kinship, and Sympathy in Nineteenth-Century American Literature . By Cindy Weinstein. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2005. x, 243 pp. $ 80.00. Making the “America of Art”: Cultural Nationalism and Nineteenth-Century...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (2): 420–422.
Published: 01 June 2019
..., and perhaps best, are those whom we conjure in books in order to satisfy our desires, assuage our anxieties, implement our theories, promote our causes, and access ourselves. Speicher’s Schooling Readers offers a complementary genealogy of nineteenth-century fictional children and their instrumentality...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (3): 525–528.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Carol Colatrella carol.colatrella@lmc.gatech.edu Telegraphies: Indigeneity, Identity, and Nation in America’s Nineteenth-Century Virtual Realm . By Kay Yandell . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2019 . x, 209 pp. Cloth, $78.00 ; e-book available. Modernizing Solitude...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 622–624.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Jeffory A. Clymer Duke University Press 2006 Rewriting White: Race, Class, and Cultural Capital in Nineteenth-Century America . By Todd Vogel. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers Univ. Press. 2004. x, 194 pp. Cloth, $62.00; paper, $22.95. The Syntax of Class: Writing Inequality...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 624–627.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Claudia Sadowski-Smith Duke University Press 2006 Race Mixture in Nineteenth-Century U.S. and Spanish American Fictions: Gender, Culture, and Nation Building . By Debra J. Rosenthal. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2004. 182 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $19.95...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 872–874.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Shirley Samuels Style, Gender, and Fantasy in Nineteenth-Century American Women’s Writing . By Beam Dorri . New York : Cambridge Univ. Press . 2010 . 260 , viii pp. $85.00 . Radical Spiritual Motherhood: Autobiography and Empowerment in Nineteenth-Century African American Women...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 877–879.
Published: 01 December 2012
...James Salazar Minority Reports: Identity and Social Knowledge in Nineteenth-Century American Literature . By Borgstrom Michael . New York : Palgrave Macmillan . 2010 . xv , 183 pp. $84.00 . Loyal Subjects: Bonds of Nation, Race, and Allegiance in Nineteenth-Century America...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Paul Grimstad © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Formalism, Experience, and the Making of American Literature in the Nineteenth Century . By Theo Davis. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2007. vi, 203 pp. $85.00. One True Theory and the Quest for an American Aesthetic...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 185–188.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Century . By Weir David . Amherst : Univ. of Massachusetts Press . 2011 . x , 304 pp. Cloth , $80.00 ; paper , $26.95 . American Arabesque: Arabs, Islam, and the Nineteenth-Century Imaginary . By Berman Jacob Rama . New York : New York Univ. Press 2012 . xiv , 269 pp...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 291–317.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Claudia Stokes Duke University Press 2005 Claudia Copyrighting American History: Stokes International Copyright and the Periodization of the Nineteenth Century With the publication in 1930 of the third and final volume of his Main Currents...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 418–421.
Published: 01 June 2005
... of William Brown’s attempts to establish a commercial theater for African American actors in the early nineteenth century. From 1821 to 1823, Brown created four increasingly ambitious forums for black theatrical productions, some located in spaces normally reserved for white cultural life. In each...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 424–426.
Published: 01 June 2005
... in the early nineteenth century. From 1821 to 1823, Brown created four increasingly ambitious forums for black theatrical productions, some located in spaces normally reserved for white cultural life. In each the- ater, Brown orchestrated often bold challenges to the culture that made the 410 American...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 850–852.
Published: 01 December 2005
...-1880 . By Candy Gunther Brown. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2004. xiv, 336 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $19.95; Social Stories: The Magazine Novel in Nineteenth-Century America . By Patricia Okker. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2004. xii, 202 pp. $37.50. Book Reviews...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Susan K. Harris Out in Public: Configurations of Women's Bodies in Nineteenth-Century America. By Alison Piepmeier. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2004. xi, 278 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $19.95. Executing Race: Early American Women's Narratives of Race, Society, and the Law...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 869–870.
Published: 01 December 2001
... in British romanticism to works by Thoreau, Melville, Dickinson, Whitman, and Hawthorne powerfully challenge the easy presumption of an autochthonous American writing. Kurt Eisen, Tennessee Technical University America’s Sketchbook: The Cultural Life of a Nineteenth-Century Literary Genre.By Kristie...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 156–158.
Published: 01 March 2002
.... Lhamon Jr. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 1998. x, 269 pp. $24.95. Raising Cain opens with the best account I have read of the Northern inter- racial waterfront community out of which blackface performance emerged in the early nineteenth century. W. T. Lhamon’s sinuous, seductive prose walks you...