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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 505–532.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Graham Thompson Thompson’s essay intervenes in conversations about mid-nineteenth-century authorship and print culture by distinguishing between the economy of paper and the economy of print. He argues that critical treatments of Melville’s work, and particularly “The Paradise of Bachelors...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 585–612.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Holly Flint Duke University Press 2006 Holly Toni Morrison’s Paradise: Flint Black Cultural Citizenship in the American Empire In 1980 historian William Appleman Williams warned that the only way to create viable American identities...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (1): 55–82.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Meghan M. Wadle Abstract This essay contextualizes Herman Melville’s “The Paradise of Bachelors and the Tartarus of Maids” alongside antebellum portrayals of the female wage earner. Melville’s decision to measure the costs of economic change by sexualizing female wage earners typifies antebellum...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 87–114.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., this essay examines the pervasive critical rhetoric of “promise,” which offers the key to understanding the dynamic of hype and disappointment immanent to each “younger generation” of CY writers. In general, the advertisements that did run for Fitzgerald’s This Side of Paradise (1920) did...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (4): 901–903.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Cortez, and novelists Alice Walker and Toni Morrison. Avilez notes, as critic Madhu Dubey also does, Morrison’s specific investment in nationalist issues, most obviously in her 1997 novel Paradise , which is fixed on questions of community, with its all-black towns, female community, and the desire...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 831–833.
Published: 01 December 2014
... how widely and deeply ideas about epic and national identity have worked into American culture” (2). He finds that the visions of futurity (not generally a function of classical epics) that occur in Mil- Book Reviews  833 ton’s Paradise...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 833–835.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... of Michigan Press . 2013 . 222 pp. Cloth , $65.00 ; e-book , $55.00 . © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Book Reviews  833 ton’s Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained hold special appeal as formal mod- els for American epicists. And yet...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (1): 59–87.
Published: 01 March 2004
... States increasingly abandoned the domestic space from which he was so overtly set apart for spaces of homosocial leisure: taverns, coffee houses, debating societies, Masonic lodges, athletic clubs, fra- ternal lodges.22 The diptych of Melville’s short story ‘‘The Paradise of Bachelors and the Tartarus...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (3): 521–552.
Published: 01 September 2000
....: Stanford Univ. Press, 1999). 3 Mark Twain evoked the image of Hawai‘i as an island paradise remote from the ravages of the capitalist system in a novel about Hawai‘i he began in 1884 and later abandoned...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (1): 187–195.
Published: 01 March 2018
...), Jazz (1992), and Paradise (1998); Luis Alberto Urrea’s Into the Beautiful North (2009); and Sherman Alexie’s Reservation Blues (1995). The American Biographical Novel . By Michael Lackey. New York: Bloomsbury. 2016. ix, 278 pp. Cloth, $120.00; paper, $29.95; e-book, $25.99...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (4): 891–893.
Published: 01 December 2009
... as a form is where theological narrative went after Paradise Lost, and this is undoubtedly true. . . . The form is often used as a way of acting out the consequences of a theological doctrine. . . . Extraterrestrials have taken...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (1): 239–241.
Published: 01 March 2010
... University; and Elisa Tamarkin, University of California, Berkeley. Call for Papers: Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Myth More than one commentator has mentioned that science fiction as a form is where theological narrative went after Paradise...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (2): 357–383.
Published: 01 June 2019
... Capitalism .” Social Text , no. 15 : 65 – 88 . Janette Michele . 2015 . “ Duong Thu Huong’s Paradise of the Blind and Novel without a Name , and Bao Ninh’s The Sorrow of War : Corrective, Politically Incorrect, and Challenging .” In The Vietnam War: Topics in Contemporary North American...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 897–914.
Published: 01 December 2012
.... Thompson, Graham. “The ‘Plain Facts’ of Fine Paper in ‘The Paradise of Bachelors and the Tartarus of Maids 505–32. Wald, Alan. Review: Scott, Troublemakers: Power, Representation, and the Fiction of the Mass Worker, 887–89. Review: Van Wienen, American Socialist Triptych: The Literary...
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American Literature (2023) 95 (3): 600–602.
Published: 01 September 2023
... of which we wish to protect ourselves from” (38). Morrison’s glinting remarks on her own work match those she offers on other writers. She notes her novel Paradise ’s premise of intraracial color hierarchy in its fictionalized Oklahoma Black world; she writes of her nineteen years at Random House...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 809–812.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of “working class” with white, including accounts by African American and Mexican American working women in this sweeping analysis, and of “dissent” with “male.” Quite to the contrary of Herman Melville’s silent girls in “The Paradise of Bachelors and the Tartarus of Maids” (1855), Merish presents women who...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (4): 881–884.
Published: 01 December 2017
... “shaped colonial life and letters” (5). He traces “a long-standing association between Eden and America from the Catholic starting points of Columbus to the physical and spiritual paradise sought by Bay Colony immigrants in the 1630s” (12). Hutchins situates Eden and its implications as central...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 117–145.
Published: 01 March 2014
.../magazine/article/0,9171,960811,00.html . Stephens Michelle Ann . 2005 . Black Empire: The Masculine Global Imaginary of Caribbean Intellectuals in the United States, 1914-1962 . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . Strachan Ian G. 2003 . Paradise and Plantation: Tourism and Culture...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2003
... in later Morrison novels, double consciousness also serves as ‘‘double vision’’ (134), which fosters an inclusive community based on a shared sense of suffering. By Paradise, however, a new dominant order...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 212–214.
Published: 01 March 2003
... the Pacific as an untamed paradise ripe for U.S. conquest. Wilson argues for a critical practice that unfolds at the juncture of the ‘‘global’’ and the ‘‘local’’ and demonstrates the rich insights to be garnered from their interplay...