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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 (2008) 80 (2): 323–352.
Published: 01 June 2008
...- standing of how Delany’s novel engages nineteenth-century racial, national, and transnational formations. While most scholarship that addresses the tension between Blake’s nationalist and transnation- alist visions has not attended to the implications of the periodical for- mat, I...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (3): 439–472.
Published: 01 September 2022
.... The essay demonstrates that the period’s photographic apprehension of the poor haunts literary depictions. Tracing rich, productive exchanges between nineteenth-century visual and literary texts, it argues that the photographic project of bearing witness to urban poverty helped authorize the emergence...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 35–58.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Henry B. Wonham Abstract This essay argues that late nineteenth-century American fiction, as exemplified by William Dean Howells’s The Rise of Silas Lapham (1885) and Theodore Dreiser’s Sister Carrie (1900), is entangled in the period’s embrace of a new understanding of economic conditions, one...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (1): 57–90.
Published: 01 March 2010
... citation of these images in various mid-nineteenth-century speeches, Chaney argues that this intertextual and transatlantic dialogue with Punch enabled Douglass to renegotiate inscriptions of racialization, authority, and iconic celebrity. Beyond the cartoons, key pieces of evidence utilized in the essay...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (2): 217–243.
Published: 01 June 2014
...- 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 and autonomous reading publics...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 429–455.
Published: 01 September 2020
... of Royall Tyler’s The Contrast (1787) that reveals the imprint of the agonistic audience on the repertoire of the period, shedding new light on nineteenth-century genealogies of performance. Of course, for Caldwell and his now fully sympathetic audience, the theater is a place for debating, precisely...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 March 2011
... foregrounds the mechanics of avatar agency, Whitman's lyric imagines what such an agency would entail given something approaching the full range of nineteenth-century American experience. By tracking the emergence and use of these ludic avatars, Guerra sheds light on the affordances, both liberating...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (4): 669–695.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., did more to shape future political conflicts than to describe those of its own time. By examining how Adams’s Democracy even further developed this formal nonpartisanship, I show what the political stakes were for this shift in the nineteenth century, how it related to the abandonment...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (1): 93–125.
Published: 01 March 2009
... and textual representation during the period. Nineteenth-century writers, artists, and photogra- phers considered photographic technology to be both “objective” and “magical,” capable of presenting both “reality” and “illusion.”8 Ante- bellum African American authors such as Douglass and Jacobs were...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (2): 271–304.
Published: 01 June 2010
... nineteenth century the historiography of wartime culture has generally criticized poetry and music of the period as conventional and forgettable.2 Twentieth- century intellectual histories of the war slight poetry in favor of prose, while studies of individual poets such as Herman Melville...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 269–300.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Stefan Schöberlein Abstract Focusing on mid- to late nineteenth century texts about the telegraph, this essay traces a US literary discourse around this groundbreaking technological innovation that sees writers move from a sense of euphoria over seemingly having overcome the confines of time, space...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 420–421.
Published: 01 June 2001
... research, especially of nineteenth-century periodical literature; a forceful if occasionally shrill critique of the ‘‘New Americanists and a brief but spirited argument for the ‘‘New Traditionalism with its interest in his...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 57–81.
Published: 01 March 2008
... December 1847, reprinted in African American Newspapers: The Nineteenth Century, Accessible Archives: Primary Source Materials for Eighteenth- and Nineteenth- Century Periodicals [Malvern, Pa httpwww.accessible.com [Sep- tember 2007 As this report suggests...
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American Literature (2024) 96 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2024
... rather than on Bunyan. 2 But Bunyan was an important rhetorical figure, specifically in abolitionist print culture. Periodicals, literary criticism, and Pilgrim’s Progress adaptations by nineteenth-century abolitionists, which have been largely ignored by literary scholars, reveal the abolitionist...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (3): 671–690.
Published: 01 September 2000
...- nial period and its ‘‘invention of America continues through the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century period of ‘‘national literature and concludes with the postmodern period and its articulation of multivalent identities, traditions...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2018
... in abolitionist boycott periodicals. Alternately stressing high literary standards and a kind of high ethical aesthetics, it fit well within mid-nineteenth-century periodical trends. And yet it worked in tension with the literary landscape and reform efforts of the same era—precisely because it was both literary...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 455–488.
Published: 01 September 2015
... a history of visual languages that failed to take hold—lost literacies and potential trajectories in American comics. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 comics graphic narratives Yankee Notions nineteenth-century American literature nineteenth-century periodicals References Ball...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 869–892.
Published: 01 December 2015
....” “Sono-Montage: Langston Hughes and Tony Schwartz Listen to Postwar New York,” by Lisa Hollenbach, 275–302. Nichols, Mary Gove. “The Marriage Trap in the Free-Love Novel and Queer Critique,” by Holly Jackson, 681–708. Nineteenth-Century Periodicals. “Transatlantic Picture Stories: Experiments...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 727–755.
Published: 01 December 2001
... and announcements—tries to shape the reader’s response to the abolitionist movement. To drive the cause even fur- ther, Garrison departed from nineteenth-century periodical publish- ing practices. His newspaper violated the prevailing standards of print culture, including those of typography and advertising...