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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 583–611.
Published: 01 September 2009
...John Alba Cutler Although Chicanos died in the American war in Viet Nam in disproportionate numbers, they do not figure significantly into well-known literary accounts of the war. Nor do Chicana/o narratives of the war begin to appear in substantial numbers until the 1990s, two decades after the...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 807–834.
Published: 01 December 2010
... geometry that underlies their free-verse forms. This subtle mathematical patterning, based on the natural numbers four, three, and seven and on the sequence of the first twenty-four primes, provides the foundation for a contemporary earthworks poetics. Hedge Coke explicates an older form of Indigenous...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 7–34.
Published: 01 March 2009
... explore what recent literary and historical scholarship has largely overlooked. Harriet and John S. Jacobs, Maria Weston Chapman, Sojourner Truth, and Ellis Gray Loring appear alongside a number of largely unknown slave attendants in an essay that explores the complex ways legal discourses circulating in...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 225–252.
Published: 01 June 2009
... matters in a number of registers. His tales of ratiocination confront the challenge of skepticism by working with, not against, scientific discourses of the time, suggesting that the relationship between science and romanticism is not as oppositional as it is sometimes taken to be. Concepts of chance also...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 305–331.
Published: 01 June 2009
...David H. Evans Grotesque or damaged bodies play a central role in a number of Flannery O'Connor's most powerful stories. One route for interpreting their significance is to approach them by way of a rare psychological condition that has been named apotemnophilia. Apotemnophiliacs experience an...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 333–359.
Published: 01 June 2009
... colonization and conquest, associating Native America and Japan in a number of ways and generating poems that address the conquest of the Americas with surprising consistency. Japanese Americans writing from internment camps during World War II (Violet Matsuda de Cristoforo) associated their own removal and...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 233–263.
Published: 01 June 2008
... appetites it served are obscured by history and our own taste for cultural politics. One is antebellum sensational literature, which in various forms has been used to examine the “bad attitudes” (racism, nativism, misogyny) of its main audience: large numbers of male workers who migrated to U.S. cities in...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 529–556.
Published: 01 September 2017
...David Faflik Abstract This essay makes a pair of interrelated claims about apathy. One of these is literary-historical, the other critical-literary. During the turbulent middle decades of the nineteenth century, a number of US writers resorted to the emotionless state of apathy even as the wider...
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Published: 01 September 2016
Figure 2. Google Ngram chart for the word potato in the English corpus. The y-axis shows the number of instances of potato divided by the total number of words in books from a given year. This version of the chart has been smoothed for legibility. Figure 2. Google Ngram chart for the word More
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 475.
Published: 01 June 2012
... excellence in scholarship and writing in an article or book chapter on Melville published in the preceding year. American Literature, Volume 84, Number 2, June 2012 DOI 10.1215/00029831-1587811 © 2012 by Duke University Press ...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 893–894.
Published: 01 December 2015
....” American Literature, Volume 87, Number 4, December 2015 DOI 10.1215/00029831-3445536  © 2015 by Duke University Press Extent and Nature of Circulation EXTENT AND NATURE OF CIRCULATION: Average number of copies of each issue published during the preceding twelve months; (A) total number of copies...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 223.
Published: 01 March 2009
... present American Literature, Volume 81, Number 1, March 2009 © 2009 by Duke University Press ...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 689.
Published: 01 September 2012
...). The SFRA is the oldest professional organization for the study of science fic- tion and fantasy in all media. The SFRA promotes scholarship, teaching, and professional discourse through awards, publication, and its annual conference. American Literature, Volume 84, Number 3, September 2012...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 427.
Published: 01 June 2014
... her in the coming years. American Literature, Volume 86, Number 2, June 2014 DOI 10.1215/00029831-2646982  © 2014 by Duke University Press ...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 863.
Published: 01 December 2014
... published as part of the “New Media and Ameri- can Literature” special issue (85:4, author statement on 811; doi: 10.1215/ 00029831-2370203). American Literature, Volume 86, Number 4, December 2014 DOI 10.1215/00029831-2827841  © 2015 by Duke University Press ...
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American Literature (1 December 2002) 74 (4): 911–931.
Published: 01 December 2002
... of its absolute existence. One year, one month, one minute— these unit lengths have to be ‘‘real’’ unit lengths, objectively measur- able. And as proof of that objective measurement, they have to come already stamped with a serial number. And so we speak of one par- ticular minute as, say, 10:10...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 437.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Context” (March 2007, 29–56) was a finalist for the 2007 Don D. Walker Prize, awarded annually by the Don D. Walker Prize Committee and the Western Literature Association for the best essay published on western American literature in the previous year. American Literature, Volume 81, Number 2...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 645.
Published: 01 September 2008
.... Please identify essays as submissions for the Leon Edel Prize. A brief curriculum vitae should be included. Decisions about regular publication are also made at the same time as the prize decision. Deadline: 1 November 2008. American Literature, Volume 80, Number 3, September 2008 © 2008 by...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 215.
Published: 01 March 2014
...” (85:3, 419–45). Members of the judging committee were Leonard Tennenhouse, Duke University (Chair); Sara Blair, University of Michigan; and Peter Coviello, Bowdoin College. American Literature, Volume 86, Number 1, March 2014 DOI 10.1215/00029831-2395501  © 2014 by Duke University Press ...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 459.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Lit- erature at (919) 684–3948 or am-lit@duke.edu. Please direct other questions to Michael Ziser (mgziser@ucdavis.edu), Monique Allewaert (mallewa@ emory.edu), or Priscilla Wald (pwald@duke.edu). American Literature, Volume 82, Number 2, June 2010 DOI 10.1215/00029831-2010-020  © 2010...