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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 509–545.
Published: 01 September 2011
... educational ideology. By elucidating how the image of the “Indian” functions as a shifting signifier in these photos, this essay offers insight into how educational institutions for black, white, and native students taught them to acquire different subject positions in the process of adopting U.S. citizenship...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 811.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Curtis Marez Marez’s author statement introduces a Scalar project titled “Cesar Chavez’s Video Collection,” which finds in Chavez’s store of graphics, photos, films, and videos from the 1940s to the 1990s evidence of farm workers’ appropriation of visual technologies to project social alternatives...
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Published: 01 June 2019
Figure 3 “Africa,” porcelain figurine of child wearing red coral necklace, by Derby Porcelain Works, 1760–70. Courtesy of Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library; photo by Gavin Ashworth Figure 3 “Africa,” porcelain figurine of child wearing red coral necklace, by Derby Porcelain Works, 1760–70 More
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Published: 01 June 2016
Figure 1 Frontispiece from the 1624 (second impression) edition of True Relation . Photo courtesy of the Newberry Library, Chicago. Call # Case F 682. 24. Figure 1. Frontispiece from the 1624 (second impression) edition of True Relation. Photo courtesy of the Newberry Library, Chicago. Call More
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Published: 01 June 2016
Figure 2 The figure of the Mystic Fort attack in John Underhill, Good Newes from New England (1638). Photo courtesy of the Newberry Library, Chicago. Call # Ayer 172.V5 1638. Figure 2. The figure of the Mystic Fort attack in John Underhill, Good Newes from New England (1638). Photo courtesy More
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Published: 01 December 2017
Figure 1 The Sacred Cod , pine carving of a New England codfish by an unknown artist, 1784. Massachusetts State House. Photo © Arthur Griffin 2017. Image courtesy of the Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA Figure 1. The Sacred Cod, pine carving of a New England codfish by an unknown More
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Published: 01 June 2019
Figure 3 Robert Smithson, Spiral Jetty (1970), Great Salt Lake, Utah. Mud, salt crystals, rocks, water; 1,500 by 15 feet. From the collection of the DIA Center for the Arts, New York. Photo by Gianfranco Gorgoni. Art © Holt-Smithson Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY Figure 3 Robert More
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 209–212.
Published: 01 March 2019
... suburbia. In his more inclusive study Millichap affixes Mathew Brady’s Civil War daguerreotypes, Depression-era documentary, and civil rights agitprop as focal points, but these periods also anticipate, reiterate, and commemorate one another. “Lost cause” daguerreotypes haunt 1930s photo exhibitions on...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 377–405.
Published: 01 June 2018
... words accompanied by photo of his younger self, and finally a panel of the recorder playing Helen’s words accompanied by a photo of her younger self (132–33). Artistic production is here represented at both the diegetic and the extradiegetic levels as interruptive of chronological time: the analeptic...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 887–888.
Published: 01 December 2000
... photos and useful apparatuses such as the ‘‘Ratings of Reviews’’ of Mailer’s twenty-seven key books. In the latter, Lennon assigns a numerical value to all reviews of the major Mailer books and charts them from most to least suc...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 889–891.
Published: 01 December 2017
... from educators, observers, and students culled from a wonderful array of published and archived memoirs, novels, treatises, curricula, photos, student newspapers, and letters, Cooper examines how lessons in citizenship were taught and received. Many programs employed progressive educational...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 206–208.
Published: 01 March 2005
... range from fetishism in Renaissance painting (Peter Stallybrass and Ann Rosalind Jones) to Italian design culture and industry in the fascist thirties (Jeffrey T. Schnapp) to Wright Morris’s 1940s photos of the rural Mid- west (Alan Trachtenberg). They are, however, typically less forthcoming than...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 479–507.
Published: 01 September 2011
... that Wharton’s narrative continues to bear subtle traces of story, char- acters, and conflict—traces utterly and, I am suggesting, strategically expunged from the accompanying photos. The introduction to Decoration offers “to explain the seeming lack 492 American Literature of accord between...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 885–887.
Published: 01 December 2000
... major critical statements. The witty annotations make this 6218 American Literature 72:4 / sheet 197 of238 volume an enjoyable read, and Works and Days also includes many unpublished photos and useful apparatuses such as the ‘‘Ratings of Reviews’’ of Mailer’s...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 549–583.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Literature, Volume 78, Number 3, September 2006 DOI 10.1215/00029831-2006-025 © 2006 by Duke University Press 550 American Literature a photo-documentary text that both partakes of and critiques the era’s characteristic emphasis on collective identity. Wright’s text eschews the romantic populism in Ma...
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American Literature (1 March 2004) 76 (1): 89–116.
Published: 01 March 2004
... with Holmes’s argument produces a stronger impact than text alone. But printing such violent images along with protests of lynchings forced DuBois to address questions about responsible journalism. In the issue that followed the reprinting of the postcard as well as a photo- graph of another...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 385–416.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Figure 3 Robert Smithson, Spiral Jetty (1970), Great Salt Lake, Utah. Mud, salt crystals, rocks, water; 1,500 by 15 feet. From the collection of the DIA Center for the Arts, New York. Photo by Gianfranco Gorgoni. Art © Holt-Smithson Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY Figure 3 Robert...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 93–125.
Published: 01 March 2009
... of the daguerreotype process, 1839 also marked an aesthetic uprising of another sort, as the number of published slave narratives jumped from nine in the 1830s to twenty-five in the 1840s and continued rising until the end of the 1860s.12 The simultaneous popularization of photo...
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American Literature (1 December 2008) 80 (4): 831–833.
Published: 01 December 2008
... certain “Michael Carter” (later revealed to be “a [Brooklyn] journalist named Milton Smith” [19 The work these two pro- duced—the circa-1936 photo-text “Harlem Document”—and especially Sis- kind’s photographs “register the role that Harlem plays in shaping a postriot, post-Renaissance response to...
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American Literature (1 December 2008) 80 (4): 833–835.
Published: 01 December 2008
... certain “Michael Carter” (later revealed to be “a [Brooklyn] journalist named Milton Smith” [19 The work these two pro- duced—the circa-1936 photo-text “Harlem Document”—and especially Sis- kind’s photographs “register the role that Harlem plays in shaping a postriot, post-Renaissance response to...