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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 850–853.
Published: 01 December 2015
...R. John Williams Shockwaves of Possibility: Essays on Science Fiction, Globalization, and Utopia . By Wegner Phillip E. . New York : Peter Lang . 2014 . xix , 308 pp. Paper, $55.95 ; e-book, $55.95 . The Watchman in Pieces: Surveillance, Literature, and Liberal Personhood...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 91–119.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Cody Marrs Marrs's essay considers how Melville's Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War (1866) provides an immanent account, or inside narrative, of the author's transition from novelist to poet. Focusing on the relation between his figurations of time and the structures of his verse, Marrs argues...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 359–385.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Brian J. Williams This essay argues that forces of globalization have changed how American combatants define their identities within and against a foreign environment. Building on notions that soldiers construct identity by rendering foreign landscapes as Other, this piece considers how familiarity...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 269–300.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., and embodiedness to the gothic gloom of war and surveillance, finding its end in a subgenre of regressive telegraphic romances. Discussing short journal pieces from periodicals such as the Atlantic Monthly and Harper’s as well as more canonical texts (from Walt Whitman to Emily Dickinson), “Tapping...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 331–360.
Published: 01 June 2016
... psychiatry archive, to Steinbeck’s other war dispatches published in 1958 as the collection Once There Was a War , and to the reception of his propagandistic novel The Moon Is Down in order to show that Steinbeck’s archived piece (infused as it is with the conflicted discourses of war psychiatry) constructs...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 57–90.
Published: 01 March 2010
... citation of these images in various mid-nineteenth-century speeches, Chaney argues that this intertextual and transatlantic dialogue with Punch enabled Douglass to renegotiate inscriptions of racialization, authority, and iconic celebrity. Beyond the cartoons, key pieces of evidence utilized in the essay...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 475.
Published: 01 June 2012
... © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Announcement 2011 Hennig Cohen Prize Cody Marrs was awarded the Hennig Cohen Prize for his essay “A Wayward Art: Battle-­Pieces and Melville’s Poetic Turn” (March 2010, 91–119). The prize is awarded annually by the Melville Society for...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Deak Nabers Duke University Press 2003 Deak ‘‘Victory of LAW Melville and Reconstruction Nabers 6815 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:1 / sheet 5 of 252 In his famous ‘‘Supplement’’ to Battle-Pieces and...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 687–688.
Published: 01 September 2011
... multimodal pieces that use new media in their very form. If you are interested in submitting a more experimental piece, please contact the editors before submitting. Some production support may be available for these works, especially for work undertaken in the new authoring platform Scalar...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 183–184.
Published: 01 March 2005
... their approach, published between 1920 and 1950. According to the editors, about 50 percent of the 1,244 pieces in these two volumes have never before been reprinted. Most engagingly, these editorials and short journalistic pieces establish Whitman as a touchstone in his time for both the literary...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 181–183.
Published: 01 March 2005
..., for Samet, no less dense a nut. She cracks this con- juncture with thoughtful readings of Melville’s Battle-Pieces, for instance, that diagnose the soldier’s two bodies, one an obedient subject and the other a will- ing being. Textual analysis, for Kazanjian, does not always pry apart such con...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 881–882.
Published: 01 December 2000
... Corso as a writer. Here too, however, threads are tangled. Corso occasionally cowrote pieces with other Beats, and Ginsberg ghostwrote sections of at least one work published under Corso’s name. Skau traces...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 415–416.
Published: 01 June 2001
... 6363 AMERICAN LITERATURE 73:2 / sheet 190 of 232 with fiction in James’s work is one of the volume’s best pieces. With Howells, Ackerman is more content to explore the theory of realism and Howells’s plays than to relate both to the...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 416–417.
Published: 01 June 2001
...- ville’s work, for instance, and his chapter on the complex interaction of drama 6363 AMERICAN LITERATURE 73:2 / sheet 190 of 232 with fiction in James’s work is one of the volume’s best pieces. With Howells, Ackerman is more content to explore the theory of realism...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 231–232.
Published: 01 March 2012
... publish peer-­reviewed multimodal pieces that use new media in their very form. If you are interested in submitting a more experimental piece, please contact the editors before submitting. Some production support may be available for these works, especially for work undertaken in the new...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 431–432.
Published: 01 June 2001
... favorite topics of stoicism and old Southern romanticism Particularly in these letters and in the pieces on Welty, Gretlund’s interpretation succeeds in uncovering philosophical attitudes that seem inherent to the Southern artist’s...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 432–433.
Published: 01 June 2001
... calls ‘‘my favorite topics of stoicism and old Southern romanticism Particularly in these letters and in the pieces on Welty, Gretlund’s interpretation succeeds in uncovering philosophical attitudes that...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 889–891.
Published: 01 December 2011
... issue, there is also the possibility of an accompanying Web site that would publish peer-­reviewed multimodal pieces that use new media American Literature, Volume 83, Number 4, December 2011 DOI 10.1215/00029831-1437351 © 2011 by Duke University Press 890 American Literature...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 639–644.
Published: 01 September 2008
...- cant piece of U.S. literary history as it illuminates the larger socioeconomic and cultural matrices through which Uncle Tom’s Cabin circulated. American Literature, Volume 80, Number 3, September 2008 © 2008 by Duke University Press 640  American Literature Decadent Culture in the United...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 171–173.
Published: 01 March 2018
... occupations in Iraq and Afghanistan, pursues scenarios in which language resists the full and stable meanings that might be intended in service of or in opposition to the colonizing project. As he suggests in an interview reprinted as the final piece in his collection, we should “think of language as a...