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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 755–786.
Published: 01 December 2016
... more broadly asking how Haitian writers revised Stowe’s conceptualization of nationhood. Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 transnationalism hemispheric Haiti Harriet Beecher Stowe Pierre Faubert It would take a very selective, if not careless, reading of Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852) to...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 345–372.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Gillian Silverman Duke University Press 2002 Gillian Textual Sentimentalism: Incest and Authorship Silverman in Melville’s Pierre In November 1851 Melville received a letter from Hawthorne praising his most recent literary endeavor, Moby-Dick. Shortly thereafter...
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American Literature (1 December 2008) 80 (4): 707–738.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Elizabeth Dill In “That Damned Mob of Scribbling Siblings: The American Romance as Anti-Novel in The Power of Sympathy and Pierre ,” Elizabeth Dill discusses the eruption of genre chaos in early and mid-nineteenth century American works of fiction. In order to do so, she considers the connections...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 697–726.
Published: 01 December 2017
... visions of privacy, a proliferation of competing and resistant modes that cannot be reducible to the domestic or the political. I situate Melville’s Typee and Pierre within an emergent nineteenth-century discourse of privacy, still prevalent today, in which one’s private life operates to develop and...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 529–556.
Published: 01 September 2017
... affective level of uncertainty. Such is the conclusion that readers might draw from Melville’s novel Pierre; or, The Ambiguities (1852). A reviewer for New York’s Evening Mirror newspaper (August 27, 1852) spoke the minds of many when he reported having read “these ‘Ambiguities’ with alternate feelings...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 245–246.
Published: 01 March 2003
...- ture in 2002 was awarded to Gillian Silverman, Rutgers University, for ‘‘Tex- tual Sentimentalism: Incest and Authorship in Pierre’’ (June, 345–72). Mem- bers of the judging committee were Ed Folsom, University of Iowa (Chair...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 863–866.
Published: 01 December 2018
... specific technologies with literary texts: Melville’s Pierre (1852) is examined alongside the daguerreotype; Douglass’s My Bondage and My Freedom (1855) is analyzed with the panorama; Hawthorne’s The Marble Faun (which eventually was sold in editions that had illustrations and blank pages so that...
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American Literature (1 March 2004) 76 (1): 59–87.
Published: 01 March 2004
... intersection of male work and domes- tic space that follow Moby-Dick focus increasingly on scenes of dis- placement and masculine incongruity. In Pierre (1852), Pierre’s effort to establish an unconventional household with Isabel and Delly pro- duces the peculiar image of a writer muffled to the point of...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 611–613.
Published: 01 September 2015
... that Herman Melville added to Pierre (1852); and “an imbricated ‘encounter’ between William James’s phi- losophy and Henry James’s late style” (93). The advantage of Grimstad’s reach into protoliterary prehistory is that the finished, completed text, or, in the case of Poe, a genre—the detective...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 885–888.
Published: 01 December 2011
... © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Brief Mention General “And So Hell’s Probable”: Herman Melville’s “Moby-­Dick” and “Pierre” as Descent Narratives. By Tamara Treichel. Trier, Germany: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier. 2009. 235 pp. Paper, no price available. Treichel offers a...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 870–872.
Published: 01 December 2000
... painting, and gift books are both rich sources and interlocutors for Melville’s critical project. 6218 American Literature 72:4 / sheet 181 of238 Concentrating on four novels—Typee, White Jacket, Moby-Dick, and Pierre— Melville’s Anatomies...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 416–417.
Published: 01 June 2001
... the contested, contradictory voices in and between clusters of poems. Clearly influenced by theories of Mikhail Bakhtin and Pierre Bourdieu, Mitchell, in the final analysis, represents Dickinson’s poetics and social world...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 420–421.
Published: 01 June 2001
..., Whitman, Pierre Loti, Greek lyric poets), some of whom Cather actually did read, but then he is not long-winded about the ways her having read them are supposed to have influenced her fiction. It seems that Anders’s general...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 421–422.
Published: 01 June 2001
..., Whitman, Pierre Loti, Greek lyric poets), some of whom Cather actually did read, but then he is not long-winded about the ways her having read them are supposed to have influenced her fiction. It seems that Anders’s general...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 865–870.
Published: 01 December 2007
... “Pierre; or, the Ambiguities.” By Brian Higgins and Hershel Parker. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2006. ix, 224 pp. $35.00. This volume tells the disastrous publishing and personal story behind Mel- ville’s 1852 novel. Locating the time as one of profound authorial crisis for an 866...
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 437–444.
Published: 01 June 2007
... day-to-day experiences in the American West. The letters are believed to be loosely based on Noland’s own experiences as an Arkansas frontiersman. 438  American Literature The Complete Letters of Henry James, 1855–1872: Volume I. Ed. Pierre A. Walker and Greg W. Zacharias. Lincoln: Univ. of...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 209–212.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Aesthetic of Black Women’s Pain in Black Nationalist Literature” (88:3, 477–507). Honorable mentions were awarded to Mary Grace Albanese for her essay “Uncle Tom across the Sea (and Back): Pierre Faubert and the Haitian Response to Harriet Beecher Stowe” (88:4, 755–82) and to James Dawes for “The Novel of...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 398–400.
Published: 01 June 2016
...-righteousness of reformists in the antebellum period through Pierre’s ill-fated obsessions with redeeming his “dark” half sister Isabel, and chapter 3 leaves us entangled in the horrors of history and violence aboard the San Dominick in “Benito Cereno,” the arrival at any redeeming virtue or “freedom...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 644–646.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Damrosch’s view of world literature as a process of circulation with the literary sociology of Pierre Bourdieu, James English, and Mark McGurl (though not Pascale Casanova), Gatekeepers examines how four authors, Gabriel García Márquez, Charles Bukowski, Paul Auster, and Haruki Murakami, were made into...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 645–655.
Published: 01 September 2012
...), whom Kearns identifies as two of Melville’s ideal readers. Unlike Charvat, however, Kearns sees in Melville’s embrace of private pub- lication a hard-­won victory that can best be understood by consid- ering him in relation to Dickinson. In a book that draws heavily on Pierre...