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American Literature (2014) 86 (2): 409–411.
Published: 01 June 2014
... . By 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...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (3): 417–444.
Published: 01 September 2021
... .” Electronic Frontier Foundation , June 8 . https://www.eff.org/pages/crime-and-puzzlement . Barlow John Perry . 1994a . “ The Economy of Ideas .” Wired , March 1 . https://www.wired.com/1994/03/economy-ideas/ . Barlow John Perry . 1994b . “ Jack In, Young Pioneer! ” Electronic...
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American Literature (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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American Literature (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 (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...
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 (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 (2015) 87 (2): 253–273.
Published: 01 June 2015
... 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. © 2015 by Duke...
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American Literature (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 (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 (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 (2007) 79 (3): 475–500.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Cooper, The Pioneers The legal strategy of the federal lawyers of the Sec- ond Circuit Court of Appeals was to pettifog, and it was successful. In 1926 the Iroquois of western New York sued for the return of a limited portion of their once vast...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 387–390.
Published: 01 June 2020
... to the time when the United States, driven by free trade as an embodiment of its recent independence, defied the barriers of European mercantilism and East Asian isolationism through the synthesis of secularizing Christianity with commercial capitalism. In Johnson’s account, American pioneers of commerce...
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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (2): 235–262.
Published: 01 June 2006
... repositions this notion of the external in terms of U.S. myth, describing his life with Cheney as though the two were pioneers on the western front: Of course this life of ours is entirely new—neither of us know [sic] of a parallel case. We stand in the middle of an unchartered, unin- habited...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 677–685.
Published: 01 December 2004
... to that col- lection, ‘‘Savage Law: The Plot against American Indians in Johnson and Graham’s Lessee v. M’Intosh and The Pioneers was a valuable and relatively early academic entrant in the body of scholarship that has continued to proliferate on the relation of the histories of Native Americans...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (3): 629–636.
Published: 01 September 2004
... as Fight Club and American Beauty. Gravity Fails: The Comic Jewish Shaping of Modern America. By James D. Bloom. West- port, Conn.: Praeger. 2003. xvi, 192 pp. $62.95. This study delves into the transformative role of pioneering Jewish comedi- ans and artists in shaping Americans’ self...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 413–414.
Published: 01 June 2001
... 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 nature’’ to preach, their nineteenth-century sisters...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 873–881.
Published: 01 December 2005
...: The Dakota Years. Ed. Nancy Tystad Koupal. Pierre: South Dakota State Historical Society Press. 2000. 182 pp. $29.95. Examining Baum’s newspaper, the Aberdeen Saturday Pioneer—where he pub- lished columns on topics such as women’s suffrage and deceptive trade prac- tices—and his Dakota-based fairy tales...
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American Literature (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 nature...