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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 876–877.
Published: 01 December 2009
...James Applewhite © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 The West Side of Any Mountain: Place, Space, and Ecopoetry . By J. Scott Bryson. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2005. 156 pp. $28.00. Book Reviews The Captive’s Position: Female Narrative, Male Identity, and Royal...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 211–213.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Michael Tavel Clarke © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Down in the Dumps: Place, Modernity, American Depression . By Jani Scandura. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2008. xix, 321 pp. Cloth, $89.95; paper, $24.95. Black Fascisms: African American Literature and Culture...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 844–846.
Published: 01 December 2010
...: A Feminist View . Ed. Barbara J. Cook. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield. 2007. viii, 144 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $24.95. The Impossible Land: Story and Place in California's Imperial Valley . By Phillip H. Round. Albuquerque: Univ. of New Mexico Press. 2008. xii, 192 pp. Paper, $19.95...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 454–456.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Katie McKee Entitled to the Pedestal: Place, Race, and Progress in White Southern Women's Writing, 1920–1945 . By Nghana Tamu Lewis. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2007. xiv, 208 pp. $37.95. Wounds of Returning: Race, Memory, and Prosperity on the Postslavery Plantation . By Jessica Adams...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 649–650.
Published: 01 September 2001
... American literature—and perhaps a little more analysis would convince us. Gardner argues that race is fundamental not only for American identity but for writing itself, and certainly for American literature: ‘‘When the question of race took its prominent place in the discourse and literature of...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 651–652.
Published: 01 September 2001
... foundation for American literature—and perhaps a little more analysis would convince us. Gardner argues that race is fundamental not only for American identity but for writing itself, and certainly for American literature: ‘‘When the question of race took its prominent place in the discourse and...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 887–888.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Emerson as the father of American literature with repeated charges of paraphrase, bor- rowing, appropriation, and outright plagiarism. In Emerson’s place he installs James Fenimore Cooper—but primarily Cooper’s hero Natty Bumppo, who transgresses so many of Cooper’s own Burkean values and thus...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 657–660.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Lauren Coats The Genius of Place: The Geographic Imagination in the Early Republic . By Christopher C. Apap . Durham : Univ. of New Hampshire Press . 2016 . xiii, 282 pp. Cloth , $85.00 ; paper, $40.00 ; e-book, $34.99 . American Road Narratives: Reimagining Mobility in...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 859–867.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Alfred Hornung Duke University Press 2006 South to a New Place: Region, Literature, Culture . Ed. Suzanne W. Jones and Sharon Monteith. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2002. xxiii, 394 pp. Cloth, $85.00; paper, $36.95. History and Memory in the Two Souths: Recent...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 213–215.
Published: 01 March 2007
.... Schoolroom Poets: Childhood, Performance, and the Place of American Poetry, 1865-1917 . By Angela Sorby. Hanover, N.H.: Univ. Press of New England. 2005. xlv, 232 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $24.95. Book Reviews New England’s Crises and Cultural Memory: Literature, Politics, History, Religion, 1620...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 621–624.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Annette Trefzer © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 The Postsouthern Sense of Place in Contemporary 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...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 555–582.
Published: 01 September 2009
... ​“Geographical Morality”: Place and the LeMenager Problem of Patriotism in John W. De Forest’s Civil War Realism Writing from his powerful position as editor of the Atlantic Monthly, William Dean Howells notes in 1874 that John William De Forest “is really...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 674–677.
Published: 01 September 2002
... problems; in its place, though, she often seems to work from an implicit (and ahistorical) version of family systems theory, in which Whitman’s grandfather, an early employer, George Wash- ington, and Abraham Lincoln emotionally supersede Whitman’s distant and incompetent biological father. In the...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 857–859.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Philip Joseph Duke University Press 2007 The Midwestern Pastoral: Place and Landscape in Literature of the American Heartland . By William Barillas. Athens: Ohio Univ. Press. 2006. xviii, 258 pp. $39.95. Reclaiming the American Farmer: The Reinvention of a Regional Mythology...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 301–325.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Janet Fiskio In light of Ursula Heise’s recent critiques of the concept of a “sense of place” in ecocriticism as well as the vibrant social movement for food justice emerging in the United States, Fiskio asks whether the concept of place can be reformulated in ways that are inclusive of communities...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 691–714.
Published: 01 December 2012
... “political” matters and of Native geopolitical claims. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Mark Rifkin Shadows of Mashantucket: William Apess and the Representation of Pequot Place Native studies has insisted that Indigenous peo­ ples need to...
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American Literature (1 March 2004) 76 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2004
... project of placing discussions of slavery in the Americas in a translatlantic context. Beginning the volume with the discussion of abolitionism as a transatlantic discourse and providing readings of rarely discussed British and American texts, McBride revitalizes older critical discussions of the...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 894–897.
Published: 01 December 2004
.... Writing out of Place: Regionalism, Women, and American Literary Culture.By Judith Fetterley and Marjorie Pryse. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 2003. 422 pp. $44.95. Translating Southwestern Landscapes: The Making of an Anglo Literary Region.By Audrey Goodman. Tucson: Univ. of Arizona Press. 2002...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 200–202.
Published: 01 March 2005
... ‘‘professing per- formance desiring ‘‘to place the vocabularies, goals, assumptions, and ob- jects of inquiry of various critical schools in conversation with each other’’ (3)—those of rhetoricians, literary critics, sociologists, anthropologists, and students and practitioners of theater. Her six chapters...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 693–695.
Published: 01 December 2006
... studies. Kathryn McKee and Annette Trefzer Department of English University of Mississippi The U.S. South in Global Contexts 693 Barbara Ellen Smith Place and the Past in the Global South It has become common to assert that globalization is highly destruc...