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American Literature (2013) 85 (2): 413–416.
Published: 01 June 2013
... . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2012 . 292 pp. $99.00 . On the Outskirts of Form: Practicing Cultural Poetics . By Davidson Michael . Middletown, CT : Wesleyan Univ. Press . 2011 . 344 pp. Cloth , $80.00 ; paper , $27.95 ; e-book , $21.99 . Purple Passages: Pound, Eliot...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (1): 220–222.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Alan Golding © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 New World Poetics: Nature and the Adamic Imagination of Whitman, Neruda, and Walcott . By George B. Handley. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2007. xi, 441 pp. $39.95. Prehistoric Digital Poetry: An Archaeology of Forms, 1959...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (2): 466–468.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Lisa Swanstrom From Gutenberg to Google: Electronic Representations of Literary Texts . By Peter L. Shillingsburg. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2006. v, 216 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $29.95. Digitize This Book! The Politics of New Media, or Why We Need Open Access Now . By Gary...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (4): 855–858.
Published: 01 December 2016
... informed by his engagement with a wide-ranging cast of formal and political philosophers. Episodic Poetics opens with a discussion of Homeric epic and Aristotelian poetics, engages with Russian formalism, and grapples with the historicity of form as envisioned by Marxist theorists like Bertolt Brecht...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 841–870.
Published: 01 December 2019
... instance, know his ongoing commitment to the open form poetics of the Charles Olson / Black Mountain tradition, which for Mackey means prescribing perpetual movement and proscribing “systematization, fixity, and closure” (1993: 123). Mackey’s Splay Anthem ( 2006j ) continues “Mu” and Song of the...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 645–647.
Published: 01 September 2006
... explains that it symbolized what a contemporary booster described as a city ‘‘so full of life and progress and enthusiasm Analyzing a different form of dreaming and offering a much more ambitious account, Chicago Dreaming also reflects on the Auditorium’s opening night. Timothy Spears, however...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 424–426.
Published: 01 June 2005
... representing an iden- tity, Kerkering forces us to acknowledge the extent to which poetic forms create these identities. He supports this assertion through a set of nuanced readings that move eloquently from discursive context to textual analysis. While we may not believe that there is anything essentially...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 867–869.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Bob Perelman 2005 Differentials: Poetry, Poetics, Pedagogy . By Marjorie Perloff. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2004. xxxiv, 307 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $29.95; The Constructivist Moment: From Material Text to Cultural Poetics . By Barrett Watten. Middletown, Conn...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (4): 849–850.
Published: 01 December 2010
..., understood as a dynamic between the act of conversion and the state of being converted, that aids our understanding of twenty-first- century U.S. culture. It is an eye-opening discussion, and would be even more so if Wilson had more firmly connected his Pacific-centered poetics and converting...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 273–300.
Published: 01 June 2012
...” McKay and the Form of Memory 275 of a modern poetic sensibility. Cultivation is important for this essay as it was for McKay: as a literal agricultural process, a metaphor for self-­improvement, and a trope through which writers of the African diaspora negotiate their places in region, nation...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 885–887.
Published: 01 December 2003
... of T. S. Eliot, Gertrude Stein, Marcel Duchamp, and Vladimir Khlebnikov, 6986 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:4 / sheet 197 of 255 whose poetic challenges to the traditional lyric form are historically motivated but continue to reverberate in today’s political contexts...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 187–189.
Published: 01 March 2015
... United States, 1860–1945. By Victoria Olwell. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2011. 288 pp. Cloth, $59.95; e-book, $59.95. Liberty of the Imagination: Aesthetic Theory, Literary Form, and Politics in the Early United States. By Edward Cahill. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 214–215.
Published: 01 March 2000
...- text, forms, and practitioners of women’s poetry in this period, and her careful study of women’s poetic modes reveals how they used writingto engage the ideologies that defined them, how within the rubrics of acceptable forms they...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (2): 430–432.
Published: 01 June 2010
...John Morán González © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Chicano Novels and the Politics of Form: Race, Class, and Reification . By Marcial González. Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Press. 2009. viii, 270 pp. Paper, $29.95. Translating Empire: José Martí, Migrant Latino...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (2): 434–436.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Colbey Emmerson Reid © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Glamour in Six Dimensions: Modernism and the Radiance of Form . By Judith Brown. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2009. xiv, 199 pp. $39.95. Hollywood Ambitions: Celebrity in the Movie Age . By Marsha Orgeron...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (2): 315–345.
Published: 01 June 2018
... coopting highbrow cultural narratives in conversation with his Nancy appropriations. Brainard’s infusion of mass media and the pictorial comic form into his work challenges the hierarchies of taste in avant-garde poetics and art, both inside and outside the New York school coterie. Brainard’s Nancy...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (2): 413–415.
Published: 01 June 2006
... Ostrowski. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2004. x, 261 pp. $39.95. Cultural Secrets as Narrative Form: Storytelling in Nineteenth-Century America . By Margaret Reid. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2004. xxxii, 259 pp. Cloth, $69.95; paper, $22.95. Book Reviews Black and White...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (4): 852–854.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Allen Hibbard Duke University Press 2007 The Lost Years of William S. Burroughs: Beats in South Texas . By Rob Johnson. College Station: Texas A & M Univ. Press. 2006. 224 pp. Cloth, $40.00; paper, $19.95. Action Writing: Jack Kerouac's Wild Form . By Michael Hrebeniak...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 647–649.
Published: 01 September 2002
... elegy, the ‘‘most ubiquitous form of popular verbal art, apart from the sermon’’ in seventeenth- and early-eighteenth- century America (3). His introduction and first two chapters clearly (if some- times a bit repetitiously) describe the difficulty modern readers of early lit- erature often encounter...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 121–149.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Brian Russell Roberts Drawing a distinction between culturally oriented and formally oriented geographical approaches to American literary studies, this essay frames Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God (1937) as engaging with the geographical form and spatial materiality of the vast...