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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 June 2009) 81 (2): 403–404.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Michael Robertson © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 American Hungers: The Problem of Poverty in U.S. Literature, 1840–1945 . By Gavin Jones. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2008. xvi, 228 pp. $35.00. Visions and Divisions: American Immigration Literature, 1870–1930...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2008
... bleak outlook, Dred advances a positive position, represented by Millie, an older black woman who devotes the end of her life to rescuing orphaned children from poverty. Millie's commitment to and defense of principles associated with republicanism establishes her moral and political excellence...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 91–119.
Published: 01 March 2019
... queer, in effect also queering himself, he queers as well the masses of down-and-out unemployed men whose unloosed gender stirred up a national anxiety about precarious masculinity. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 poverty 1930s Tom Kromer hobos The Great Depression...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 896–897.
Published: 01 December 2000
... Fund; hip-hop gangsters; radical arts activism; the culture wars; and discourses of scarcity, poverty, and world hunger. Though his reports 6218 American Literature 72:4 / sheet 207 of238 from the front line take the form of personal reflection rather than systematic...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 497–527.
Published: 01 September 2017
... response, in the 1840s and 1850s, US writers of all kinds, many inspired by emerging critiques of poverty and wage labor, launched activist campaigns to get themselves recognized as positive, productive entities in US publishing economies. The texts in this tradition include everything from pro-copyright...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 803–829.
Published: 01 December 2011
... they unsettle literary pieties about the “immigrant story,” challenging scholars to complicate that analytical paradigm. Additionally, Arabian Jazz offers a detailed portrait of white poverty, representing the white poor as trapped in a temporality of the con- tinuous present. If these...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 649–659.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Weber, Thorstein Veblen, and Pierre Bourdieu, Costello relates the concept of class to wealth, con- sumption, and symbolic capital. By moving away from reading class as synonymous with the well-­known grotesque images of Southern poverty, the book successfully reassesses the role and...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 209–212.
Published: 01 March 2019
... rural poverty. Farm Service Agency photographs rise as specters in images of protests in Birmingham and Selma, Alabama. Photography thus pauses and preserves the Southern historical moment from James Agee and Walker Evans in 1941 to Natasha Trethewey in 2010. Chapters on Agee, Eudora Welty, and...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 387–390.
Published: 01 June 2009
... collection of primary sources. “I was born a slave. My recollections of early life are associated with poverty, suffering, and shame,” Thomas H. Jones observes at the beginning of his 1862 narrative (126). These raw facts of enslavement Book Reviews...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 390–392.
Published: 01 June 2009
... collection of primary sources. “I was born a slave. My recollections of early life are associated with poverty, suffering, and shame,” Thomas H. Jones observes at the beginning of his 1862 narrative (126). These raw facts of enslavement Book Reviews...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 392–394.
Published: 01 June 2009
... collection of primary sources. “I was born a slave. My recollections of early life are associated with poverty, suffering, and shame,” Thomas H. Jones observes at the beginning of his 1862 narrative (126). These raw facts of enslavement Book Reviews...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 394–397.
Published: 01 June 2009
... collection of primary sources. “I was born a slave. My recollections of early life are associated with poverty, suffering, and shame,” Thomas H. Jones observes at the beginning of his 1862 narrative (126). These raw facts of enslavement Book Reviews...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 397–400.
Published: 01 June 2009
... collection of primary sources. “I was born a slave. My recollections of early life are associated with poverty, suffering, and shame,” Thomas H. Jones observes at the beginning of his 1862 narrative (126). These raw facts of enslavement Book Reviews...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 400–402.
Published: 01 June 2009
... collection of primary sources. “I was born a slave. My recollections of early life are associated with poverty, suffering, and shame,” Thomas H. Jones observes at the beginning of his 1862 narrative (126). These raw facts of enslavement Book Reviews...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 405–407.
Published: 01 June 2009
... collection of primary sources. “I was born a slave. My recollections of early life are associated with poverty, suffering, and shame,” Thomas H. Jones observes at the beginning of his 1862 narrative (126). These raw facts of enslavement Book Reviews...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 407–409.
Published: 01 June 2009
... continue to explore the dimen- sions of that project. From Bondage to Belonging: The Worcester Slave Narra- tives, edited by B. Eugene McCarthy and Thomas L. Doughton, is a valuable collection of primary sources. “I was born a slave. My recollections of early life are associated with poverty...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 410–411.
Published: 01 June 2009
... collection of primary sources. “I was born a slave. My recollections of early life are associated with poverty, suffering, and shame,” Thomas H. Jones observes at the beginning of his 1862 narrative (126). These raw facts of enslavement Book Reviews...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 412–413.
Published: 01 June 2009
... collection of primary sources. “I was born a slave. My recollections of early life are associated with poverty, suffering, and shame,” Thomas H. Jones observes at the beginning of his 1862 narrative (126). These raw facts of enslavement Book Reviews...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 414–416.
Published: 01 June 2009
... collection of primary sources. “I was born a slave. My recollections of early life are associated with poverty, suffering, and shame,” Thomas H. Jones observes at the beginning of his 1862 narrative (126). These raw facts of enslavement Book Reviews...