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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 624–627.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... Cloth, $36.85 ; paper, $16.95 . Wild Tongues: Transnational Mexican Popular Culture . By Urquijo-Ruiz Rita E. . Austin : Univ. of Texas Press . 2012 . xx , 217 pp. Paper, $16.95 . © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 624  American Literature for which Bromell criticizes Martha Nussbaum...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 623–625.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Chris Forster The Great American Songbooks: Musical Texts, Modernism, and the Value of Popular Culture . By Graham T. Austin . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2013 . xvii , 293 pp. $65.00 . Sweet Air: Modernism, Regionalism, and American Popular Song . By Comentale Edward P...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 439–441.
Published: 01 June 2002
... swirling forces of cultural change that defined life in the post–Civil War United States. Rarely studied or anthologized today, Riley was by the end of the nineteenth century the most popular poet in the United States, and he remains a vital cultural institution in Indiana to this day. In her...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 847–849.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Sari Edelstein Duke University Press 2007 Front-Page Girls: Women Journalists in American Culture and Fiction, 1880-1930 . By Jean Marie Lutes. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2006. vii, 232 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $18.95. The Female Investigator in Literature, Film, and Popular Culture...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 217–218.
Published: 01 March 2012
...David Yaffe Bring on the Books for Everybody: How Literary Culture Became Popular Culture . By Collins Jim . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2010 . 287 pp. Cloth, $79.95; paper, $22.95 . Authors Out Here: Fitzgerald, West, Parker, and Schulberg in Hollywood . By Cerasulo Tom...
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 651–653.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., and imperialist expansionism. Why not comment on the ideological and cultural implications of contrasts between the most popular form of the third root, nineteenth-century utopianism, especially Bellamy’s reform from within, and space-escape reform from far out? My other question relates to an...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 897–899.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Greg Forter Duke University Press 2006 Mystery, Violence, and Popular Culture . By John G. Cawelti. Madison: Univ. of Wisconsin Press. 2004. xiv, 410 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $21.95. Heartbreakers: Women and Violence in Contemporary Culture and Literature . By Josephine Gattuso Hendin. New York...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 630–633.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Cushman Stephen . Chapel Hill : Univ. of North Carolina Press . 2014 . xiii, 213 pp. Cloth , $28.00 ; paper, $22.00 ; e-book, $27.99 . Defining Duty in the Civil War: Personal Choice, Popular Culture, and the Union Home Front . By Gallman J. Matthew . Chapel Hill : Univ. of North Carolina...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 217–219.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Marissa López © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 There Was a Woman: La Llorona from Folklore to Popular Culture. By Domino Renee Perez. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press. 2008. xix, 272 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $24.95. Chicana Sexuality and Gender: Cultural Refiguring in Literature, Oral History...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 827–830.
Published: 01 December 2013
...: Poetry and Popular Culture in Modern America . By Chasar Mike . New York : Columbia Univ. Press . 2012 . xii, 336 pp. Cloth , $84.50 ; paper , $27.50 ; e-book , $26.99 . © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Book Reviews  827 How Did Poetry Survive? The Making of Modern American Verse...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 194–197.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Steven . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2012 . vii , 206 pp. $65.00 . The Naked Communist: Cold War Modernism and the Politics of Popular Culture . By Végső Roland . New York : Fordham Univ. Press . 2012 . 245 pp. Cloth , $85.00 ; paper , $24.00 . American Night: The Literary Left in...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 204–206.
Published: 01 March 2014
... sense of “the common sense” that she effects a fundamental shift in how we understand our experience of popular culture (that is, if we are willing to accept her starting assumptions). Here’s the argument in a nutshell. We evolved as creatures that needed to make good guesses about each other’s...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 445–447.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Amy Abugo Ongiri In Search of the Black Fantastic: Politics and Popular Culture in the Post–Civil Rights Era . By Iton Richard . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2010 . 424 pp. Paper , $21.95 . Neo-Segregation Narratives: Jim Crow in Post–Civil Rights American Literature . By...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 648–650.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Aviva F. Taubenfeld © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Inventing Modern Adolescence: The Children of Immigrants in Turn-of-the-Century America . By Sarah E. Chinn. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers Univ. Press. 2009. xi, 199 pp. Cloth, $68.00; paper, $24.95. Immigration and American Popular Culture...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 188–189.
Published: 01 March 2000
... the Burnt Cork Mask: Early Blackface Minstrelsy and Antebellum American Popular Culture. By William J. Mahar. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 1999. xix, 444 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $24.95...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 188–190.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Britt Rusert © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Theaters of Madness: Insane Asylums and Nineteenth-Century American Culture . By Benjamin Reiss. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2008. xi, 237 pp. Cloth, $50.00; paper, $20.00. Popular Print and Popular Medicine: Almanacs and Health Advice in...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 204–206.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Christopher Douglas. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2009. vii, 372 pp. $45.00. Realism for the Masses: Aesthetics, Popular Front Pluralism, and U.S. Culture, 1935–1947 . By Chris Vials. Jackson: Univ. Press of Mississippi. 2009. xlii, 232 pp. $50.00. Book Reviews Folded Selves: Colonial New England...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 876–877.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Paula Elyseu Mesquita Duke University Press 2006 Vision's Immanence: Faulkner, Film, and the Popular Imagination . By Peter Lurie. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. 2004. xii, 237 pp. $42.95. Faulkner and the Discourses of Culture . By Charles Hannon. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 61–87.
Published: 01 March 2012
.... It contends that Marrow highlights the deep affinities between two nineteenth-century national institutions of US popular culture—minstrelsy and lynching. Chesnutt's novel does not support the traditional view that late nineteenth-century popular industries functioned as a mask of progressive...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 355–388.
Published: 01 June 2011
...”—a figure popularized in Marvel Comics's acclaimed X-Men series—whose genetic difference from humanity positioned the superhero as a cultural outsider akin to racial, gender, and sexual minorities struggling for political recognition in the post–Civil Rights period. In this essay, Fawaz theorizes the...