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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 200.
Published: 01 March 2000
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 61–90.
Published: 01 March 2003
...David A. Zimmerman Duke University Press 2003 David A. Frank Norris, Market Panic, Zimmerman and the Mesmeric Sublime 6815 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:1 / sheet 65 of 252 As the oracle gave place to the astrologer, the...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (3): 525–562.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Dana Seitler Duke University Press 2001 Dana Seitler Down on All Fours: Atavistic Perversions and the Science of Desire from Frank Norris to Djuna Barnes [T]here is truly a brute brain within the man’s, and when the latter...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 485–511.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Phillip R. 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) and...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (4): 787–814.
Published: 01 December 2016
... noxious “smellscapes” structures Norris’s Vandover and the Brute (1914), I move on to consider the use of smell in key scenes in the writings of Ann Petry and Helena Viramontes. While environmental justice novels extend Norris’s interest in connections between smell, health, and stratified air, they also...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 869–870.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Ada Norris By Terence Whalen. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 1999. x, 328 pp.$55.00. 2000 Book Reviews 869 rights to women and all men (57). The failure to...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 487–517.
Published: 01 September 2006
... contend with the ways in which the valences of sexual difference inform the turn-of-the-century fascination with and fear of ethnic and class others. Given Frank Norris’s fascination with capturing and exploring the ethnic, racial, and class diversity of San Francisco and his interest in diffusing...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 807–831.
Published: 01 December 2004
... as a villainous tycoon with his stark ascetic appearance, Frank Norris had staged a similar bewilderment in The Octopus (1901). When Presley, the poet, confronts the mythic Shel- grim, president of the Pacific and Southwestern Railway, he is respond- ing to a desire to ‘‘see, face to face, the man...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 429–431.
Published: 01 June 2003
... for farming in the twentieth century. Instead, Conlogue traces the advancing industrialization of farming, beginning with Frank Norris’s unfinished wheat trilogy and concluding with Jane Smiley’s A Thousand Acres, a resetting of...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 202–203.
Published: 01 March 2005
... and Mark Twain, the poetry of Joaquin Miller, Frank Norris’s naturalistic novels, contemporary nature writing, and postmodern literature. Lewis has made an important contribution to scholarship, noting that lit- erature of the American West has consistently fetishized the authentic, begin- ning...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (4): 833–835.
Published: 01 December 2013
... regionalisms of Sarah Orne Jewett, Frank Norris, and Booker T. Washington portray agricultural regions struggling to adjust to global markets. Although it could be clearer how Whitman and Melville relate to the category of the subgenre that is the book’s organizing principle, Hsu generates rich...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (4): 863–865.
Published: 01 December 2016
... they have found helpful or edifying in their own spiritual reading. Some of the highlights include her excellent chapter, “Books for the Seeker: Liberal Religion and the Literary Marketplace in the 1990s,” especially its discussion of Kathleen Norris’s place in that decade’s emerging seeker mentality...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 408–410.
Published: 01 June 2016
... writers. In chapters on Herman Melville, Henry David Thoreau, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Mark Twain, and Frank Norris, Beyond the Fruited Plain explores how these authors viewed territorial expansion, as well as racialized systems of dispossession and land tenure, as inextricably linked to the development...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (2): 419–428.
Published: 01 June 2006
... highlights Addams’s investment in the ideals of Ameri- can democracy to publicly promote the necessity of civic responsibility, social engagement, and activism. Frank Norris: A Life. By Joseph R. McElrath Jr. and Jesse S. Crisler. Urbana: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2006. xxii, 492 pp. $38.00. This is the...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 799–823.
Published: 01 December 2015
... so through an interlocutor, the poet Kathleen Norris. He recounts: A month before the hardcover edition of Decoded hit the shelves, a poet named Kathleen Norris saw unbound pages of the book . . . lying on the desk of my publisher. She picked them up out of curios- ity and started...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 870–872.
Published: 01 December 2000
... studies. Ada Norris, Duke University Melville’s Anatomies. By Samuel Otter. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of Cali- fornia Press. 1999. xiii, 369 pp. Cloth, $48.00; paper, $22.50...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 431–433.
Published: 01 June 2003
... on the next visit to the super- market. To move the reader from Frank Norris to the produce section or butcher case is an impressive accomplishment, and Conlogue balances his scholarly and political concerns...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 200–202.
Published: 01 March 2005
... and Mark Twain, the poetry of Joaquin Miller, Frank Norris’s naturalistic novels, contemporary nature writing, and postmodern literature. Lewis has made an important contribution to scholarship, noting that lit- erature of the American West has consistently fetishized the authentic, begin- ning...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 836–838.
Published: 01 December 2015
.../wolf stories as coun- terexamples of Darwinian-Freudian primordial heterosexuality. A middle sec- tion on Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle (1906) and Frank Norris’s The Octopus (1901) shows how differential constructions of white middle-class and ethnic working-class animality—one masculinizing and...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 519–548.
Published: 01 September 2006
... like a piece of clockwork running down. —Frank Norris, McTeague, 1899 What happens when a woman becomes a clock? The demise of Frank Norris’s antiheroine, Trina McTeague, offers a rather dark view. As this once-devoted wife ‘‘expires like a mechani- cal doll 1 the...