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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 621–624.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Fiction. By Martyn Bone. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2005. xvi, 275 pp. $49.95. Ordering the Facade: Photography and Contemporary Southern Women’s Writing. By Katherine Henninger. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2007. xix, 232 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $19.95. Lovers...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 421–424.
Published: 01 June 2005
... York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2004. xviii, 308 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $24.95. Photography on the Color Line: W. E. B. Du Bois, Race, and Visual Culture.By Shawn Michelle Smith. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2004. xviii, 225 pp. Cloth, $74.95; paper, $21.95. Manning the Race: Reforming...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (2): 394–397.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Jason Stacy © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 American Transcendentalism: A History . By Philip F. Gura. New York: Hill and Wang. 2007. xv, 385 pp. Cloth; $27.50; paper, $15.00. Mediating American Autobiography: Photography in Emerson, Thoreau, Douglass, and Whitman . By...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 629–631.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Marianna Torgovnick Duke University Press 2006 Camera Works: Photography and the Twentieth-Century Word . By Michael North. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2005. ix, 255 pp. $45.00. Book Reviews ‘‘A Hideous Monster of the Mind American Race Theory in the Early Republic.By...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 647–649.
Published: 01 September 2017
... by Duke University Press 2017 The Beauty of a Social Problem: Photography, Autonomy, Economy . By Michaels Walter Benn . Chicago : Univ. of Chicago Press . 2015 . xiii, 230 pp. Cloth , $30.00 ; paper, $24.00 ; e-book available. Feast of Excess: A Cultural History of the New...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 209–212.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Adam Sonstegard Imagining New York City: Literature, Urbanism, and the Visual Arts, 1890–1940 . By Christoph Lindner . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2015 . xii, 228 pp. Cloth, $105.00 ; paper, $30.95 ; e-book available. The Language of Vision: Photography and Southern...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (1): 121–154.
Published: 01 March 2017
... digital technology to resist Bush-era “truthiness.” In Fun Home , Bechdel combines digital photography, her body in performance, and hand drawing to create a new form of graphic narrative. This essay draws out Fun Home’ s political engagement with the Bush administration and simultaneously claims the...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (1): 218–220.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Kevin R. McNamara © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 New York Nocturne: The City after Dark in Literature, Painting, and Photography, 1850–1950 . By William Chapman Sharpe. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2008. xix, 402 pp. $35.00. New York and the Literary...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (3): 666–667.
Published: 01 September 2000
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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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American Literature (2016) 88 (1): 31–65.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Angeles Review of Books , and elsewhere. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 James Weldon Johnson William Vander Weyde gesture electricity reenactment References Abel Elizabeth . 2012 . “Skin, Flesh, and the Affective Wrinkles of Civil Rights Photography.” Qui Parle 20...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 175–177.
Published: 01 March 2020
... internalized as generic suspicion of deviance—Mortenson discusses Allen Ginsberg, Sylvia Plath, Jack Kerouac, Amiri Baraka, film noir, The Twilight Zone , and photography by Robert Frank and William Klein (among others) to show they contained ambiguities (not a uniquely Cold War quality, as William Empson’s...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (1): 93–125.
Published: 01 March 2009
... consideration of photography and the pictorial mode. Scholars have continued to tilt only the most stubborn ear to antebellum African American engagement with early photographic technology and, more generally, nineteenth-century visual culture. American Literature, Volume 81...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 894–897.
Published: 01 December 2004
... particular way: as culturally and racially diverse, geographically vast, not entirely modern, and eluding full cognitive and visual comprehension. This valuable study examines the cogni- tive, aesthetic, and ideological lenses through which the Southwest has been figured in print and photography...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 831–833.
Published: 01 December 2008
... are told, include “recognizable tropes of death and the afterlife” (88). Bridget Bennett finds spiritualism everywhere in this mix, especially since, by her lights, spiritualism seems nearly coextensive with Christianity itself. Lincoln’s religious beliefs, photography, and picturesque...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 833–835.
Published: 01 December 2008
... everywhere in this mix, especially since, by her lights, spiritualism seems nearly coextensive with Christianity itself. Lincoln’s religious beliefs, photography, and picturesque descriptions of Native Americans “are in some way spiritualist” (22). Whitman is a “medium,” “a channel for...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 836–838.
Published: 01 December 2008
..., especially since, by her lights, spiritualism seems nearly coextensive with Christianity itself. Lincoln’s religious beliefs, photography, and picturesque descriptions of Native Americans “are in some way spiritualist” (22). Whitman is a “medium,” “a channel for . . . voices” (172, 173). Any...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 838–840.
Published: 01 December 2008
... spiritualism everywhere in this mix, especially since, by her lights, spiritualism seems nearly coextensive with Christianity itself. Lincoln’s religious beliefs, photography, and picturesque descriptions of Native Americans “are in some way spiritualist” (22). Whitman is a “medium,” “a channel...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 841–843.
Published: 01 December 2008
... “recognizable tropes of death and the afterlife” (88). Bridget Bennett finds spiritualism everywhere in this mix, especially since, by her lights, spiritualism seems nearly coextensive with Christianity itself. Lincoln’s religious beliefs, photography, and picturesque descriptions of Native...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 843–845.
Published: 01 December 2008
... nearly coextensive with Christianity itself. Lincoln’s religious beliefs, photography, and picturesque descriptions of Native Americans “are in some way spiritualist” (22). Whitman is a “medium,” “a channel for . . . voices” (172, 173). Any word, no matter how conventionally metaphorical...