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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 433–454.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Laura Zebuhr Based on archival research done at the Library Company of Philadelphia, this essay offers an interpretation of original and popular verses that appear in nineteenth-century friendship albums. It argues that the verses engage a long-standing conversation about the nature of friendship...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 827–830.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Dean Rader How Did Poetry Survive? The Making of Modern American Verse . By Newcomb John Timberman . Urbana : Univ. of Illinois Press . 2012 . xi, 338 pp . $75.00 . Hog Butchers, Beggars, and Busboys: Poverty, Labor, and the Making of Modern American Poetry . By Marsh John...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 192–194.
Published: 01 March 2005
...David Bergman By John Timberman Newcomb. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2004. xxix,296 pp. Cloth, $74.95; paper, $22.95; CD, $9.95. By Amelia Jones. Cambridge: MIT Press. 2004. ix, 334 pp. $39.95. 2005 192 American Literature Would Poetry Disappear? American Verse and the Crisis...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 187–188.
Published: 01 March 2000
.... Jennifer Kennedy, Yale University Emily Dickinson and Her Contemporaries: Women’s Verse in America, 1820–1885. By Elizabeth A. Petrino. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England. 1998. xi, 240 pp. $40.00...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 212–215.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Kimberly Lamm Poetry's Afterlife: Verse in the Digital Age . By Stein Kevin . Ann Arbor : Univ. of Michigan Press . 2010 . xii, 261 pp. Cloth, $70.00; paper, $26.95. Male Subjectivity and Poetic Form in “New American” Poetry . By Mossin Andrew . New York : Palgrave...
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American Literature (1 June 2004) 76 (2): 275–306.
Published: 01 June 2004
...-twentieth-century poetry was ‘‘popular, narrative, and conven- tional in its representational strategies 9 Why, then, are verse texts not as potentially valuable to New Americanist practice as previously neglected and devalued prose works? Harrington argues that verse ‘‘remains barely visible to critics...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 624–627.
Published: 01 September 2015
... , 235 pp. 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...
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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...
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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...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 188–189.
Published: 01 March 2000
.... Jennifer Kennedy, Yale University Emily Dickinson and Her Contemporaries: Women’s Verse in America, 1820–1885. By Elizabeth A. Petrino. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England. 1998. xi, 240 pp. $40.00...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 875–877.
Published: 01 December 2001
... knowingly catego- rized the album’s memorial verses as ‘‘silly, naive, sentimental effusions’’ (xi). As her reading went on, however, Kete found herself unexpectedly moved by some of the poems and, eventually, motivated to find the scholarly means of locating Harriet Gould’s Book in the wider historical...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 869–872.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Philip Gould Learning to Read and Write in Colonial America . By E. Jennifer Monaghan. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2005. xiii, 491 pp. $49.95. Popular Measures: Poetry and Church Order in Seventeenth-Century Massachusetts . By Amy M. E. Morris. Newark: Univ. of Delaware...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 876–877.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Paula Elyseu Mesquita Faulkner and the Discourses of Culture . By Charles Hannon. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2005. x, 195 pp. $46.95. Vision's Immanence: Faulkner, Film, and the Popular Imagination . By Peter Lurie. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. 2004. xii, 237...
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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...
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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...
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 651–653.
Published: 01 September 2005
.... Astrofuturism and Politics, Persuasion, and Pragmatism demonstrate how books that employ ‘‘utopia’’ in a subtitle can differ. Kilgore’s Astrofuturism describes an impressive variety of life stories, popular prose, and science fiction; Peel’s Politics, Persuasion, and Pragmatism is much less discursive. The...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 407–409.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Stephanie Foote Dear Appalachia: Readers, Identity, and Popular Fiction since 1878 . By Satterwhite Emily . Lexington : Univ. Press of Kentucky . 2011 . xvi, 396 pp. $40.00 . Southscapes: Geographies of Race, Region, and Literature . By Davis Thadious M. . Chapel Hill...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 648–650.
Published: 01 September 2010
... American Popular Culture: An Introduction . By Rachel Rubin and Jeffrey Melnick. New York: New York Univ. Press. 2007. x, 302 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $22.00. Book Reviews Aesthetic Materialism: Electricity and American Romanticism. By Paul Gilmore. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2008...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 439–441.
Published: 01 June 2002
..., in which children are shown negotiating their own relation to authority. These young colonial British subjects were trained from an early age in consent theory, and the schooling experience of colo- nial Americans contributed to the Revolution as a popular movement. Against this backdrop, Brown...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 660–662.
Published: 01 September 2002
... that early works be appreciated for their ‘‘alterity’’ (4), not be considered precursors of later works, and asks that they be read in a ‘‘dialectic of sameness and differ- ence’’ (7), of otherness and continuities (9). Hammond’s focus is the Puritan elegy, the ‘‘most ubiquitous form of popular...