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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Elizabeth Young © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Mary Chesnut's Civil War Epic. By Julia A. Stern. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2010. xv, 330 pp. $45.00. Walt Whitman and the Civil War: America's Poet during the Lost Years of 1860– 1862. By Ted Genoways. Berkeley...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 193–194.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 2008 General Margaret Junkin Preston, Poet of the Confederacy: A Literary Life . By Stacey Jean Klein. Columbia: Univ. of South Carolina Press. 2007. xvi, 137 pp. $29.95. Brief Mention Editions Franklin Evans, or the Inebriate: A Tale of the Times. By Walt Whitman...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 623–625.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Hugh Egan © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Melville: The Making of the Poet . By Hershel Parker. Evanston, Ill.: Northwestern Univ. Press. 2008. x, 238 pp. $32.95. Frederick Douglass and Herman Melville: Essays in Relation . Ed. Robert S. Levine and Samuel Otter. Chapel...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 193–195.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Mark Noble American Bards: Walt Whitman and Other Unlikely Candidates for National Poet . By Whitley Edward . Chapel Hill : Univ. of North Carolina Press . 2010 . xiv, 248 pp. $49.95 . Dickinson: Selected Poems and Commentaries . By Vendler Helen . Cambridge : Harvard...
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 607–609.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Alisha Gaines Duke University Press 2007 Fettered Genius: The African American Bardic Poet from Slavery to Civil Rights . By Keith D. Leonard. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2006. ix, 283 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $19.50. New Voices on the Harlem Renaissance...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 781–806.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Brian Glavey Duke University Press 2007 Brian Frank O’Hara Nude with Boots: Glavey Queer Ekphrasis and the Statuesque Poet you were made in the image of God I was not I was made in the image of a sissy...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 440–442.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Modernist Sexualities. Ed. Hugh Stevens and Caroline Howlett. New York: St. Mar- tin’s. 2000. ix, 276 pp. Cloth, $74.95; paper, $32.95. Harold Monro: Poet of the New Age. By Dominic Hibberd. New York: Palgrave. 2001...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 753–778.
Published: 01 December 2010
... poets to the charge of careerism. Zuba's essay explores the representation of poets' paths in the context of postwar debuts, which consistently evoke the career through the theme of beginning. On the one hand, this emphasis signifies a capitulation to the imperative of development that informs the...
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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 2002) 74 (3): 664–666.
Published: 01 September 2002
... the popularity of the ‘‘self-elegy’’ (102), that is, the poem anticipating and wel- coming death at different, even early, stages of a poet’s life. These ‘‘homilies of salvific hope like Puritan autobiographies and biographies, underscore the belief that t]he highest use to which a life could be put...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 425–426.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Taylor Hagood © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Inventing Black Women: African American Women Poets and Self-Representation, 1877–2000 . By Ajuan Maria Mance. Knoxville: Univ. of Tennessee Press. 2007. x, 202 pp. $36.00. Writing the Roaming Subject: The Biotext in Canadian...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 668–670.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Faith Barrett Three American Poets: Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, and Herman Melville . By Spengemann William C. . Notre Dame, Ind. : Univ. of Notre Dame Press . 2010 . xv, 226 pp. Paper, $28.00 . Winds of Will: Emily Dickinson and the Sovereignty of Democratic Thought . By...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 645–647.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Anita Helle Duke University Press 2006 The Poetics of Enclosure: American Women Poets from Dickinson to Dove . By Lesley Wheeler. Knoxville: Univ. of Tennessee Press. 2002. x, 2001 pp. $27.00. Marianne Moore, Elizabeth Bishop, and May Swenson: The Feminist Poetics of Self...
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American Literature (1 June 2004) 76 (2): 402–404.
Published: 01 June 2004
... Diaspora and Zionism in Jewish American Literature: Lazarus, Syrkin, Reznikoff, and Roth. By Ranen Omer-Sherman. Hanover, N.H.: Brandeis Univ. Press; Univ. Press of New England. 2002. xiii, 341 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $24.95. All Poets Welcome: The Lower East Side Poetry Scene in the 1960s. By...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 891–894.
Published: 01 December 2004
... Eldred and Peter Mortensen. Pittsburgh, Penn.: Univ. of Pittsburgh Press. 2002. xi, 279 pp. $34.95. Poets in the Public Sphere: The Emancipatory Project of American Women’s Poetry, 1800–1900. By Paula Bernat Bennett. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2003. xvi, 264 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 442–444.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Women Poets on the Left: Lola Ridge, Genevieve Taggard, Margaret Walker.By Nancy Berke. Gainesville: Univ. of Florida Press. 2001. viii, 202 pp. $55.00. In its eponymous project of ‘‘recovering the poetry of the American left Cary...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 647–648.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Dickinson resisted publication in part because she saw herself as an incessant self-reviser. The ten poems were mainly published without the poet’s direct assent, having been submit- ted to editors by various...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 183–207.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Diarmuid Hester Abstract In this article I consider the impact of New York school poetry and New York punk rock on the Los Angeles literary scene of the 1970s and 1980s. I explore a distinct group of poets that emerged around a Venice Beach, California, literary arts center but was profoundly East...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 333–359.
Published: 01 June 2009
... oppression with that of Native Americans. Anglo-American poets sometimes turned to haiku (after the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the wars with Korea and Vietnam) to escape an identity they scorned: white, American, middle-class. Haiku's famed impersonality promised a release not merely from Western...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 461–493.
Published: 01 September 2018
...R. J. Boutelle Abstract This article details how John Greenleaf Whittier accidentally assumed two different Cuban poets of color (Juan Francisco Manzano and Plácido) were one and the same person, resulting in an unwittingly combinatory sketch of “Juan Placido.” The resulting syncretic personage in...