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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 196.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 2008 General Bohemian New Orleans: The Story of the “Outsider” and Loujon Press . By Jeff Weddle. Jackson: Univ. Press of Mississippi. 2007. xiii, 220 pp. $28.00. Brief Mention Editions Franklin Evans, or the Inebriate: A Tale of the Times. By Walt Whitman. Ed...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 203–204.
Published: 01 March 2003
... relevance, beyond a quantitative presence, of the African American voice in the public arena. Stephen Knadler, Spelman College 6815 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:1 / sheet 207 of 252 The Artist as Outsider in the...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 596–598.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Alan Nadel Wrestling with the Left: The Making of Ralph Ellison’s “Invisible Man” . By Foley Barbara . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2010 . xi, 386 pp. Cloth , $99.95 ; paper , $29.95 . A Nation of Outsiders: How the White Middle Class Fell in Love with Rebellion in...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 630–632.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Carol Colatrella Thinking Outside the Book . By Rohrbach Augusta . Amherst : Univ. of Massachusetts Press . 2014 . xiii , 161 pp. Cloth, $80.00 ; paper, $24.95 . Reading Writing Interfaces: From the Digital to the Bookbound . By Emerson Lori . Minneapolis : Univ. of...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 391–394.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Dennis Moore Jeremiah’s Scribes: Creating Sermon Literature in Puritan New England . By Neuman Meredith Marie . Philadelphia : Univ. of Pennsylvania Press . 2013 . x, 265 pp. Cloth , $69.95 ; e-book, $69.95 . Empowering Words: Outsiders and Authorship in Early America . By...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 243–269.
Published: 01 June 2010
... racial outsiders and mark them as separate from the religious educators who taught and cared for them. Stowe drew these strategies from James Janeway's seventeenth-century Token for Children storybooks, which evangelicals actively reprinted and adapted for use in Sunday schools in Stowe's time. These...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 355–388.
Published: 01 June 2011
...”—a figure popularized in Marvel Comics's acclaimed X-Men series—whose genetic difference from humanity positioned the superhero as a cultural outsider akin to racial, gender, and sexual minorities struggling for political recognition in the post–Civil Rights period. In this essay, Fawaz theorizes the...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 273–301.
Published: 01 June 2013
... decision making existing alongside or outside the abstracting, normalizing tendencies of elitist republican ideology; they are unreceptive to traditional social hierarchies and civic institutions that supplement the Constitutionally managed nation-state; and they often engage in a more radical version of...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 121–150.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Benjamin Schreier Abstract This article takes the cliché of Jewish American literary breakthrough in the late 1950s as an opportunity to examine the perverse professional legibility of the Jewish American literary field: everyone knows about it, but few scholars outside the field take it seriously...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 117–145.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Marshall’s novel Praisesong for the Widow (1983) and Audre Lorde’s biomythography Zami (1982), the essay demonstrates how US black feminist literature used Hurston’s work as a stimulant and script for representing the Caribbean as a free zone of individual autonomy and desire outside of hegemonic and...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 59–90.
Published: 01 March 2019
... simply render irrelevant the question of genuine emotional expression. Using a complex masquerade of gender and race, columnists shifted counsel outside the bounds of interpersonal exchange, forged an anonymous, recursive imaginative field, and generated glimmers of an ethics of intimacy. Figure 1...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 323–352.
Published: 01 June 2008
... think about “texts within texts” that demonstrates the tensions that arise when individuals or entities exist both inside and outside various national or textual totalities. The novel's serialization also enacts a type of history that compresses different periods into the briefer time of the novel's...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 March 2013
...- cism, suggest the relevance of a writer—known for more than a cen- tury as, in part, a “nature writer”—to meditations on surfaces and depths, insides and outsides. Thoreau perhaps acts as a particularly constructive conduit for such an outer-inner discourse because, as each essay points out in a...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 209–212.
Published: 01 March 2019
... collapsing towers appear alongside much rarer glimpses of Victorian subways and 1901 film cells that foreshadow Marilyn Monroe’s skirt-lifting scene from 1955’s The Seven Year Itch . Insider and outsider perspectives overlap for Lindner in an overarching “urban imaginary.” “New York is not just a...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 429–431.
Published: 01 June 2019
..., to think about the significance of black music outside “black music studies.” Both L. H. Stallings’s Funk the Erotic: Transaesthetics and Black Sexual Cultures and Louis Chude-Sokei’s The Sound of Culture: Diaspora and Black Technopoetics provide imaginative frameworks for theorizing the...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2017
... question, “Does the English Department Have a Jewish Problem?” As Lambert, the panel’s organizer, noted at the time, American Jewish literary and cultural productions are often overshadowed by the study of Holocaust literature, while Jewish American literature has fallen outside the scope of American...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 909–910.
Published: 01 December 2001
.... Short-term residential fellowships, which vary from one week to two months and generally carry an award of $1200 per month, are intended for postdoctoral scholars or Ph.D. candidates from outside the Chicago area who have a specific need for Newberry collections. (Scholars whose principal residence...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 435–436.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Alaimo’s argument that U.S. women artists, especially the literary sort, have sought for generations to imagine ways in which to embrace rather than ‘‘tame’’ Nature and nature, both within and outside the home...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 880–881.
Published: 01 December 2000
..., and a British Caribbean’’ is rewarding. As she argues, the common approach to McKay as a Harlem Renaissance figure limits appreciation of the complexity of his work. Hathaway treats him as a perennial outsider responding to a dis...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 201–203.
Published: 01 March 2003
... the public arena. Stephen Knadler, Spelman College 6815 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:1 / sheet 207 of 252 The Artist as Outsider in the Novels of Toni Morrison and Virginia Woolf. By Lisa Williams. Westport...