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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 192–194.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Crystal Parikh The Fiction of South Asians in North America and the Caribbean: A Critical Study of English-Language Works since 1950. By Mitali P. Wong and Zia Hasan. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland. 2004. ix, 142 pp. Paper, $35.00. The Politics of the Visible in Asian North American...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (1): 171–173.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., New Mexico, California, Sonora, and Chihuahua (1854), Black Hawk’s Life (1833), John Dunn Hunter’s Memoirs of a Captivity among the Indians of North America (1823), James Fenimore Cooper’s The Last of the Mohicans (1826) and The Pioneers (1823), and Sarah Winnemucca’s Life among the Piutes...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 204–205.
Published: 01 March 2005
.... of Nebraska Press. 2003. x, 233 pp. $50.00. Gambling and Survival in Native North America. By Paul Pasquaretta. Tucson: Univ. of Arizona Press. 2003. xviii, 202 pp. $40.00. Toward a Native American Critical Theory attempts a thorough interroga- tion of the critical works of Paula Gunn Allen, Craig...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 156–159.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Jeff Westover Poetry Matters: Neoliberalism, Affect, and the Posthuman in Twenty-First Century North American Feminist Poetics . By Heather Milne . Iowa City : Univ. of Iowa Press . 2018 . viii, 280 pp. Paper, $80.00 ; e-book, $80.00 . Forms of a World: Contemporary Poetry...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (2): 329–332.
Published: 01 June 2021
.... On Sympathetic Grounds: Race, Gender, and Affective Geographies in Nineteenth-Century North America . By Naomi Greyser . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2018 . xi, 258 pp. Cloth, $69.00 ; paper, $34.95 ; e-book available. Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 The spatial imagination...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 617–620.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2007. xv, 286 pp. $60.00. A Vocabulary of Thinking: Gertrude Stein and Contemporary North American Women's Innovative Writing . By Deborah M. Mix. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2007. 248 pp. $39.95. Women, the New York School, and Other True Abstractions...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 215–217.
Published: 01 March 2000
... that North Americans assume responsibility for, but know little about’’ (16)—but even to the very writers whose nationalist ‘‘forgetting’’ is critiqued (2, 162). Thus, Barlow is given ‘‘credit’’ for overcoming racist tele...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 277–309.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Jennifer Rae Greeson Duke University Press 2001 Jennifer Rae The ‘‘Mysteries and Miseries’’ of North Carolina: Greeson New York City, Urban Gothic Fiction, and Incidents in the Life...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 187–190.
Published: 01 March 2002
...: Structures of Feeling in Nineteenth-Century American Litera- ture. By Glenn Hendler. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2001. x, 275 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $18.95. Glenn Hendler, who co-edited and contributed to Sentimental Men: Mascu- linity and the Politics of Affect (1999), has written...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 869–870.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Kathleen Diffley By Alice Fahs. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2001. xi, 410 pp. $39.95. 2003 Reviews The Imagined Civil War: Popular Literature of the North and South, 1861–1865.By 6986 AMERICAN LITERATURE...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (2): 461–463.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Press. 2010. 305 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $25.00. Unfastened: Globality and Asian North American Narratives . By Eleanor Ty. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2010. xxxvii, 175 pp. Paper, $22.50. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Book Reviews Pen of Iron: American Prose...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 585–588.
Published: 01 September 2020
... . Chapel Hill : Univ. of North Carolina Press . 2018 . xiii, 229 pp. Cloth, $90.00 ; paper, $29.95 ; e-book, $22.99 . Unscripted America: Indigenous Languages and the Origins of a Literary Nation . By Sarah Rivett . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2017 . 400 pp. Cloth, $41.95 ; paper...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (1): 17–47.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Christopher B. Patterson Abstract This paper argues that video games expose the presumptions separating “Asian America” and “Asia” in the traditional senses of isolation, origination, and presumed distance. It does so by focusing on the most “Asiatic” genre of video games today, the North American...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 589–615.
Published: 01 September 2012
... as a major literary figure who made immense contributions to reflections on hybrid North American identity. In the appreciation of Kerouac by Quebec novelist and critic Victor-Lévy Beaulieu, the author shows that early critical dismissals of Kerouac in the United States were closely connected...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 723–752.
Published: 01 December 2018
... in the US North and Europe, offer an incisive transatlantic critique of the religious roots of American exceptionalism by attacking American Protestantism and the growing mythology of the nation’s Puritan origins. Douglass’s early speeches undercut the celebration of Puritan ancestry by Daniel Webster...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 93–119.
Published: 01 March 2011
... ethnic writing is presumed to facilitate. Howe's novel is a plea for alternative ways of apprehending difference in contemporary North America, whether we attempt it through reading literature or through other private or public activities. By redefining the interpretive ground of contemporary reading...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (2): 295–322.
Published: 01 June 2019
..., in particular as they stage economic tensions between the North and the South. On the one hand, the Jew as depicted in this work embodies the threat of Northern capitalism, which many in the South viewed as an overwhelmingly powerful force. On the other hand, the Jew of these novels acts as a figure...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 811–839.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Alberto Varon Abstract This essay examines the figure of the vanishing male in a trio of novels—Cristina Rivera Garza’s La muerte me da , Luis Alberto Urrea’s Into the Beautiful North , and James Cañon’s Tales from the Town of Widows —whose circa-2007 publication speaks to the fifteen-year legacy...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 243–271.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Hester Blum In 2007, a Russian submarine planted a titanium flag on the seabed under the North Pole, laying the groundwork for Russia’s claim to Arctic oil and gas resources. Blum’s essay explores the prehistory of Russia’s polar land grab in terms of the influential (if satirized) early-nineteenth...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (1): 61–87.
Published: 01 March 2012
... in order to conceal the regressive barbarisms of racist violence, a violence understood as the resilient legacy of convulsive, psychoaffective white supremacy; as a conspiratorial compromise between a reunited North and South; or as a response to the rise of an African American middle-class in the wake...