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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 183–186.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., to . . . reanimate” British prototypes (51). Yet whatever the metropolitan influence, Anglo-American reprint culture was its own complex phenomenon, adapted to local conditions, and its ethos of constructive, deliberative assemblage free from partisanship meant that the magazine anticipated projects...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (4): 669–695.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of Reconstruction, and why it is important today to consider the novel’s role in its development. Mark Twain Henry Adams political novel US Civil War partisanship In The Gilded Age (1873), a novel written by Mark Twain with Charles Dudley Warner, 1 a powerful fictional scene at the US Capitol bears...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 March 2021
...” were crucial rhetorical gambits in an era when, as a Salmagundi satire (Irving 1883 : 206) puts it, “words . . . ha[d] lost their original signification” as a result of “being filtered and refined through newspapers and election handbills.” During the early nineteenth century, partisanship...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 624–627.
Published: 01 September 2015
... the man, especially ones per- taining to Paredes’s political consciousness and the extent to which his writ- ings can be viewed as critical of American empire. Limón shifts attention from partisanship toward the “radical hope” and “mode of critical existence” (32) articulated in Paredes’s fiction...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (3): 681–686.
Published: 01 September 2011
... with popular appeal. Neither highbrow nor lowbrow, but, as Swirski calls it, “nobrow,” these texts highlight the imbrication of ideological partisanship and the political mainstream. This book will be particularly helpful for those interested in the construction of mass culture. Collections...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 87–116.
Published: 01 March 2000
... because he carries aspects of the lawyer within himself.65 This readingof ‘‘Bartleby’’ as an expression of Melville’s uneasi- ness with his class partisanship in these events of 1849 is corrobo- rated when another of his...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (2): 321–355.
Published: 01 June 2000
... Ellison’s support of Wright’s dark vision of African American life contradicted his earlier criticisms of black social-realist writers. What saved his criticism from facile partisanship was the advancement of a new idea that he...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (3): 473–496.
Published: 01 September 2022
... a counternarrative, one that calls into question reading and writing as tools of social and economic uplift. As Rufus’s encounters with his customers make clear, texts in and of themselves are not neutral instruments of truth. Partisanship, humbuggery, errors, and an overreliance on imperfect communication...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 123–150.
Published: 01 March 2005
...: its sentimental conflation of the abjection of the white authoress with that of the black slave collapses as proslavery ideology, incipient feminism, and Confeder- ate partisanship collide. As the concerned husband, St. Elmo comes across as a beneficent patriarch, caring for a weak woman who lacks...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 229–255.
Published: 01 June 2020
... often encourages us to take sides with irony or hope by revealing that one becomes implausible from the perspective of the other, but such partisanship can result in an impoverished appreciation of realism’s affective range and political suggestiveness. As Dimock (1990: 119) might explain, the alchemy...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (1): 127–152.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., 1969), 183–85. 24 Sewell, Ballots, 43–106; Alan M. Kraut, “Partisanship and Principles: The Liberty Party in Antebellum Political Culture,” in Crusaders and Compro- Free Soil, Abolitionist Forests in “The Heroic Slave”  151 misers: Essays on the Relationship...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (1): 85–119.
Published: 01 March 2001
...; on antebellum racial politics and Whitman’s Free-Soil partisanship, see Eric Lott, Love and Theft: Blackface Minstrelsy and the American Working Class (New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1993), 78–79, 208–10, and Alexander Saxton, The Rise and Fall of the White Republic: Class Politics and Mass Cul...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (2): 387–390.
Published: 01 June 2009
... their vary- ing attitudes toward the relation between print culture and social reform, were equally disenchanted with the rancorous political partisanship following the Revolution. The individual analyses of these three groups are informative and insightful, and Kaplan effectively traces...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (2): 390–392.
Published: 01 June 2009
... 2009 © 2009 by Duke University Press 388  American Literature tinctive versions of early U.S. citizenship, which, notwithstanding their vary- ing attitudes toward the relation between print culture and social reform, were equally disenchanted with the rancorous political partisanship...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (2): 392–394.
Published: 01 June 2009
... University Press 388  American Literature tinctive versions of early U.S. citizenship, which, notwithstanding their vary- ing attitudes toward the relation between print culture and social reform, were equally disenchanted with the rancorous political partisanship following the Revolution...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (2): 394–397.
Published: 01 June 2009
... of early U.S. citizenship, which, notwithstanding their vary- ing attitudes toward the relation between print culture and social reform, were equally disenchanted with the rancorous political partisanship following the Revolution. The individual analyses of these three groups...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (2): 397–400.
Published: 01 June 2009
..., which, notwithstanding their vary- ing attitudes toward the relation between print culture and social reform, were equally disenchanted with the rancorous political partisanship following the Revolution. The individual analyses of these three groups are informative and insightful...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (2): 400–402.
Published: 01 June 2009
..., which, notwithstanding their vary- ing attitudes toward the relation between print culture and social reform, were equally disenchanted with the rancorous political partisanship following the Revolution. The individual analyses of these three groups are informative and insightful...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (2): 403–404.
Published: 01 June 2009
... 2009 © 2009 by Duke University Press 388  American Literature tinctive versions of early U.S. citizenship, which, notwithstanding their vary- ing attitudes toward the relation between print culture and social reform, were equally disenchanted with the rancorous political partisanship...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (2): 405–407.
Published: 01 June 2009
... 2009 © 2009 by Duke University Press 388  American Literature tinctive versions of early U.S. citizenship, which, notwithstanding their vary- ing attitudes toward the relation between print culture and social reform, were equally disenchanted with the rancorous political partisanship...