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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 409–411.
Published: 01 June 2014
... Hoffman Tyler . Ann Arbor : Univ. of Michigan Press . 2011 . 271 pp. $45.00 . Empty Houses: Theatrical Failure and the Novel . By Kurnick David . Princeton, NJ : Princeton Univ. Press . 2011 . x , 254 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper , $32.50 . Pioneer Performances: Staging the...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 659–685.
Published: 01 December 2009
... in U.S. history by describing a persistent and paradoxical U.S. cultural logic: the logic of left alone . The essay argues that James Fenimore Cooper's 1823 novel The Pioneers contributes to an inchoate discourse of privacy rights, the contours of which continue to define present-day understandings...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 275–303.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Melissa Ryan Duke University Press 2003 Melissa The Enclosure of America: Civilization and Ryan Confinement in Willa Cather’s O Pioneers! 6849 AMERICAN LITERATURE 75:2 / sheet 33 of 246...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 545–569.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Blake Allmendinger Duke University Press 2003 Blake The Plow and the Pen: The Pioneering Allmendinger Adventures of Oscar Micheaux 6903 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:3 / sheet 61 of 209 Between 1919 and 1948, Oscar Micheaux pro...
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Published: 01 March 2019
Figure 1 The heading for Beatrice Fairfax’s pioneering column. ( The New York Evening Journal , July 20, 1898.) Figure 1 The heading for Beatrice Fairfax’s pioneering column. (The New York Evening Journal, July 20, 1898.) More
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 253–273.
Published: 01 June 2015
... emergence of techniques such as slant rhyme from the collision of the conventional boundaries of the sonnet with the unconventional sounds of the vernacular. It positions the vernacular sonnet as a pioneering form that anticipates both the achievements and the challenges of the Afro-modernist project...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 303–330.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Benjamin R. Lempert This essay uses two poetic works from the 1950s—Langston Hughes’s 1951 sequence Montage of a Dream Deferred and the poetry and poetics of Black Mountain pioneer Charles Olson—to articulate a theory of racially engaged, nonmimetic poetic musicality deriving from the engagement...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Meredith L. McGill In this essay I examine the disruption to the textual order caused by reprinted texts, arguing that the American tradition of textual editing can help us identify some of the invisible forms of repetition that structure the literary field. Pioneering figures such as W. W. Greg...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 547–570.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Swati Rana Rana's essay reads two pioneering works by Syrian immigrant writers, Ameen Rihani's The Book of Khalid (1911) and Abraham Rihbany's A Far Journey (1914), that inaugurate Arab American fiction and autobiography, respectively. She shows how both texts proliferate myths of origin...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 689.
Published: 01 September 2012
... © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Announcement 2012 Pioneer Award David M. Higgins received the Pioneer Award from the Science Fiction Research Association (SFRA) for the best critical essay-length work on sci- ence fiction or fantasy from the previous year. His essay...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 403–405.
Published: 01 June 2015
... the work of James Daugherty (chapter 2), Ingri and Edgar Parin D’Aulaire (chapter 6), and Vir- ginia Lee Burton and Robert McCloskey (chapter 7). In Schmidt’s account, the reckoning with diversity both domestic and abroad follows the mostly happy marriage of the pioneer nation ideal and the...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 894–895.
Published: 01 December 2000
...- opment of the black documentary but also influenced the way the Civil Rights movement was visually expressed to Americans. Pearl Bowser’s ‘‘Pioneers of Black Documentary Film Janet Cutler’s ‘‘Re- written on Film...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 895–896.
Published: 01 December 2000
... Bowser’s ‘‘Pioneers of Black Documentary Film Janet Cutler’s ‘‘Re- written on Film and Elizabeth Amelia Hadley’s ‘‘Eyes on the Prize’’ incorpo- rate visual analysis with the historical study of the documentary form. These...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 413–414.
Published: 01 June 2001
... 6363 AMERICAN LITERATURE 73:2 / sheet 188 of 232 own predecessors, they kept ‘‘reinvent[ing] their identities If eighteenth- century pioneers felt they had to overcome their ‘‘female nature’’ to preach, their nineteenth-century sisters...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 414–415.
Published: 01 June 2001
... of biblical criticism that highlighted women’s authority and unaware of their 6363 AMERICAN LITERATURE 73:2 / sheet 188 of 232 own predecessors, they kept ‘‘reinvent[ing] their identities If eighteenth- century pioneers felt they had to overcome their ‘‘female...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 897–898.
Published: 01 December 2003
... offers equal opportunities for all pioneers; that violence is a component of the Western experience, a necessary rite of passage into manhood for black as well as for white men. He draws interesting parallels between seemingly dis...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 429–431.
Published: 01 June 2019
...-succinct discussion of one of dub’s pioneers, Lee “Scratch” Perry. Perry’s investment in black sound cultures, particularly his studio, the Black Ark, where he innovated and created new sound technologies and black sound cultures, is foundational to the history and theory of Caribbean sound cultures. It...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 171–173.
Published: 01 March 2018
... the Mohicans (1826) and The Pioneers (1823), and Sarah Winnemucca’s Life among the Piutes (1883). Deeply researched, the book also contains such sources as personal letters, reports to the American Philosophical Society, and lesser-known full-length texts. One strength is how Gunn...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2017
... fact that Canadian authors have been at the vanguard of pioneering literary treatments of the history of slavery. For instance, I can think of no other contemporary literary work about slavery—with the exception, perhaps, of Toni Morrison’s oeuvre—that has been as influential to and celebrated by...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 194–196.
Published: 01 March 2017
... context of globalization” (37), his own work represents, among other things, a pioneering attempt to reconsider the function of textual practice in an era of digital transmission. Edwards cites the work of anthropologists Dilip Gaonkar and Elizabeth Povinelli as an indication of his attempt to move beyond...