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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 833–835.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Sean Metzger Duke University Press 2007 The Provincetown Players and the Culture of Modernity . By Brenda Murphy. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2005. xix, 282 pp. $85.00. Avant-Garde Performance and the Limits of Criticism: Approaching the Living Theatre, Happenings...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 409–411.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Sean Metzger Racial Imperatives: Discipline, Performativity, and Struggles against Subjection . By Ehlers Nadine . Bloomington : Indiana Univ. Press . 2012 . x , 185 pp. Cloth , $70.00 ; paper , $25.00 . American Poetry in Performance: From Walt Whitman to Hip Hop . By...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 146–147.
Published: 01 March 2002
... on practice are often limited to ob- servations about stylistic performance—how these writers’ pronouncements on eloquence are often penned in a style that attempts to approximate or enact the eloquence they describe. Too often, as Warren’s close readings proliferate, the book loses the thread of...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 854–856.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Jed Rasula © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Cinematic Modernism: Modernist Poetry and Film . By Susan McCabe. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2005. x, 284 pp. Cloth, $92.00; paper, $39.99. Voicing American Poetry: Sound and Performance from the 1920s to the...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 206–208.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Josephine Lee © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Culture Makers: Urban Performance and Literature in the 1920s. By Amy Koritz. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 2009. x, 200 pp. $40.00. The Immigrant Scene: Ethnic Amusements in New York, 1880–1920 . By Sabine Haenni...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 654–656.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Lee Schweninger We Will Dance Our Truth: Yaqui History in Yoeme Performances . By David Delgado Shorter. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 2009. xiii, 373 pp. $45.00. Art as Performance, Story as Criticism: Reflections on Native Literary Aesthetics . By Craig S. Womack. Norman: Univ...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 851–853.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Patricia Ybarra © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Gender and Allegory in Transamerican Fiction and Performance . By Katherine Sugg. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 2008. xviii, 241 pp. $74.95. Next of Kin: The Family in Chicano/a Cultural Politics . By Richard T. Rodríguez...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 853–855.
Published: 01 December 2010
... Performance . By Sarita Echavez See. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2009. xxxiv, 210 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $25.00. Book Reviews National History and the World of Nations: Capital, State, and the Rhetoric of His- tory in Japan, France, and the United States. By Christopher L. Hill. Durham...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 210–212.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Arthur Knight © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 The American Play: 1787–2000. By Marc Robinson. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press. 2009. x, 405 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $28.00. The Scene of the Harlem Cabaret: Race, Sexuality, Performance. By Shane Vogel. Chicago: Univ. of...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 450–454.
Published: 01 June 2003
... James Nagel. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2001. xi, 297 pp. $49.95. Stages of Life: Transcultural Performance and Identity in U.S. Latina Theater.By Alberto Sandoval-Sánchez and Nancy Saporta Sternbach. Tucson: Univ. of...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 859–862.
Published: 01 December 2016
... embodied arrangement, actively theorized and complicated in the wide array of cultural works that these authors highlight. In many areas of study, including the three represented here of literature, cultural studies, and performance studies, critics are shaping increasingly supple methodologies as they...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 569–595.
Published: 01 September 2016
...” (1957) and the nonfiction novel In Cold Blood (1965), I argue that Capote’s most enduring text is his celebrity—an embodied serial that may be read as the performance of his unfinished masterpiece Answered Prayers . Capote as the celebrity-author models a site where narrative identities are rendered...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 213–215.
Published: 01 March 2007
.... Schoolroom Poets: Childhood, Performance, and the Place of American Poetry, 1865-1917 . By Angela Sorby. Hanover, N.H.: Univ. Press of New England. 2005. xlv, 232 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $24.95. Book Reviews New England’s Crises and Cultural Memory: Literature, Politics, History, Religion, 1620...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 167–169.
Published: 01 March 2008
... © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Godly Letters: The Literature of the American Puritans . By Michael J. Colacurcio. Notre Dame, Ind.: Univ. of Notre Dame Press. 2006. xix, 650 pp. $50.00. Early American Women Critics: Performance, Religion, Race . By Gay Gibson Cima. New...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 661–663.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Lucia Hodgson Risk Culture: Performance and Danger in Early America . By Fichtelberg Joseph . Ann Arbor : Univ. of Michigan Press . 2010 . x, 254 pp. Cloth, $70.00; paper, $28.95 . Suffering Childhood in Early America: Violence, Race, and the Making of the Child Victim . By...
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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 402–404.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Brooke Horvath 2006 Syncopations: The Stress of Innovation in Contemporary American Poetry . By Jed Rasula. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2004. x, 311 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $29.95. Distant Reading: Performance, Readership, and Consumption in Contemporary Poetry . By...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 643–645.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Eden Osucha Duke University Press 2006 Signs and Cities: Black Literary Postmodernism . By Madhu Dubey. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2003. ix, 284 pp. Paper, $22.00. Appropriating Blackness: Performance and the Politics of Authenticity . By E. Patrick Johnson. Durham, N.C...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 198–200.
Published: 01 March 2005
.... 2003. xii, 234 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $22.95. Professing Performance: Theatre in the Academy from Philology to Performativity. By Shannon Jackson. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2004. xi, 254 pp. Cloth, $55; paper, $24.00. By his own admission, Savran’s collection of nine essays...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 836–838.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Habiba Ibrahim Real Folks: Race and Genre in the Great Depression . By Retman Sonnet . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2011 . ix , 322 pp. Cloth , $89.95 ; paper, $24.95 . Darkening Mirrors: Imperial Representation in Depression-Era African American Performance . By...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 201–203.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., Chicago Review , and Rain Taxi , his poetry has been published in Fence and Boulevard. He is the author of the chapbook Southern Colortype . Bodies on the Line: Performance and the Sixties Poetry Reading . By Allison Raphael . Iowa City : Univ. of Iowa Press . 2014 . xvii , 250 pp...