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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 433–454.
Published: 01 September 2015
... philosophical, makes a serious contribution to the Western philosophical tradition's consideration of the concept of friendship. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 philosophy of friendship handwriting history of the book popular verse nineteenth-century American literature References...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 615–617.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Betsy Klimasmith © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Perfecting Friendship: Politics and Affiliation in Early American Literature . By Ivy Schweitzer. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2006. xi, 276 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $19.95. Beautiful Enemies: Friendship...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 775–801.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Francesca Sawaya This essay focuses on the writings of Charles Chesnutt in order to rethink the expressivist and democratizing assumptions about the market that literary historians in the United States have borrowed from classical economics. In particular, it analyzes the discourse of friendship...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 321–355.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Lawrence P. Jackson Duke University Press 2000 Lawrence P. The Birth of the Critic: The LiteraryFriendship Jackson of Ralph Ellison and Richard Wright 6059 American Literature 72:2 / sheet 83 of223 Three years following the...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 408–410.
Published: 01 June 2002
.... Julie Prebel, University of Washington American Sympathy: Men, Friendship, and Literature in the New Nation. By Caleb Crain. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press. 2001. x, 310 pp. $35.00. Not in Sisterhood: Edith Wharton, Willa Cather, Zona Gale, and the Politics of Female Authorship. By Deborah Lindsay...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 198–201.
Published: 01 March 2011
... America. By David Anthony. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2009. xii, 225 pp. $43.95. Manly Love: Romantic Friendship in American Fiction. By Axel Nissen. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2009. x, 229 pp. $45.00. Book Reviews Beyond Douglass: New Perspectives on Early African...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 555–581.
Published: 01 September 2008
... time, tradition and change coexist. For most readers, the novel's genre, style, setting, and author preclude it from being considered a modernist text; however, this essay argues that Wharton's subtle manipulation of historical detail along with her engagement with the philosophy of memory and the...
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American Literature (1 December 2008) 80 (4): 739–767.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Bonnie Carr O'Neill By definition, celebrities exist in public as an association of physical traits or projected values. Celebrity was problematic for Emerson in three areas. First, celebrity heightened Emerson's anxieties about his friendships and intimate relationships. Emerson's relative comfort...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Robert Montgomery Bird’s The Gladiator (1831), and thus it contained an implicit threat of collective violence should working-class speech be curtailed. Moreover, Forrest’s close friendship with abolitionist William Leggett and quotation of Percy Bysshe Shelley’s Queen Mab and Revolt of Islam (among...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 775–803.
Published: 01 December 2009
... invested in visual constructs. Ellison's work with visual media ranged from an apprenticeship with Richmond Barthé to his life-long work as a photographer. Tracing the development of his aesthetic back to his friendship with Richard Wright and Romare Bearden, Hill argues that Ellison's metaphor of...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 403–405.
Published: 01 June 2002
... read as companion studies, these works demonstrate the relevance and range of the culture of travel. Julie Prebel, University of Washington American Sympathy: Men, Friendship, and Literature in the New Nation. By Caleb Crain. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press. 2001. x, 310 pp. $35.00. Not in...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 194–196.
Published: 01 March 2007
... Colonial American Literature), transatlantic exchange gave colo- nials a means of maintaining a “British” identity. A public, status-oriented scientific culture—registered, for example, in the Royal Society’s Philosophi- cal Transactions—intersected with a private culture of friendship...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 210–212.
Published: 01 March 2007
... culture—registered, for example, in the Royal Society’s Philosophi- cal Transactions—intersected with a private culture of friendship realized through familiar letters and the exchange of specimens as gifts. In both, colo- nials could imagine themselves as being at the center of something, for...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 219–222.
Published: 01 March 2007
...” identity. A public, status-oriented scientific culture—registered, for example, in the Royal Society’s Philosophi- cal Transactions—intersected with a private culture of friendship realized through familiar letters and the exchange of specimens as gifts. In both, colo- nials could imagine...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 645–647.
Published: 01 September 2006
... obsolescent natural philosophy’’ that Jefferson engaged— and used to mask as well as even hide from his own internal struggles (38). In Lemire’s ‘‘Miscegenation we learn more about how others saw Jefferson and how the scandal of his interracial relationship with Sally Hemings shaped the public’s...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 650–652.
Published: 01 September 2006
... particularly personal problem for Jefferson’s larger theory of nation and citizen, Dain categorizes Notes as ‘‘a home-grown interpretation of an increasingly obsolescent natural philosophy’’ that Jefferson engaged— and used to mask as well as even hide from his own internal struggles (38). In Lemire’s...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 843–845.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Jodi Melamed Duke University Press 2007 The Ruptures of American Capital: Women of Color Feminism and the Culture of Immigrant Labor . By Grace Kyungwon Hong. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2006. xxxiv, 190 pp. Cloth, $58.50; paper, $19.50. Incorporations: Race...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 333–360.
Published: 01 June 2010
... West confronts in its image of the terrorist a problematic internal aspect of its own cherished narrative of secu- larization invites a deeper and more detailed rethinking of political philosophy in the United States, which has been from its founding a touchstone of secular...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 203–231.
Published: 01 June 2008
... economic thought and ethical thought. The emergence of disinterest- edness as an antidote to interest-thinking raises the question of what forms ethical philosophy might have taken had it not been obliged to offset the presumptive force of self-interest.29 A crucial legacy of the eighteenth century...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 904–907.
Published: 01 December 2017
... friendship produces such generous close readings of individual poems. But the greater significance of this book lies in the exhaustive argument it provides for why everydayness has become the driving concern of post-1945 poetry, an argument that brings him into fruitful contact with the depths of the...