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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 645–680.
Published: 01 December 2015
... vocabulary lists reveal forms of linguistic sovereignty whereby the indigenous speakers interviewed for the project refused to have their languages condemned to the atavistic detritus of American antiquity. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 American Philosophical Society early republic language...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 870–872.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Sharpe . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2016 . xi, 175 pp. Cloth, $84.95 ; paper, $22.95 ; e-book available. Long Past Slavery: Representing Race in the Federal Writers’ Project . By Catherine A. Stewart . Chapel Hill : Univ. of North Carolina Press . 2016 . xv, 353 pp. Paper...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 409–411.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., and the Nation: Staging American Identities.ByS.E.Wilmer.New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2002. vii, 281 pp. $60.00. The Federal Theatre Project: A Case Study. By Barry B. Witham. New York: Cam- bridge Univ. Press. 2003. xiii, 190 pp. $60.00. In the opening pages of Theatre, Society, and the...
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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 2015) 87 (2): 275–302.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Lisa Hollenbach In the late 1940s and early 1950s, large-scale population shifts, urban-development projects, and new media transformed New York City in ways that were heard as much as seen. In this context, Langston Hughes and sound documentarian Tony Schwartz each experimented with techniques of...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 333–359.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Karen Jackson Ford Ford's essay investigates the post–World War II haiku boom in the United States with particular attention to how haiku has served different projects of national identity. These diverse projects share an inclination to respond in haiku to the United States' troubled history of...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 813–814.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Jeffrey Shandler Shandler’s author statement introduces a Scalar project titled “Holocaust Survivors on Schindler’s List ; or, Reading a Digital Archive against the Grain.” Examining references to the 1993 film Schindler’s List in videotaped interviews with Holocaust survivors at the USC Shoah...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 811.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Curtis Marez Marez’s author statement introduces a Scalar project titled “Cesar Chavez’s Video Collection,” which finds in Chavez’s store of graphics, photos, films, and videos from the 1940s to the 1990s evidence of farm workers’ appropriation of visual technologies to project social alternatives...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 817–818.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Jentery Sayers Sayers’s author statement introduces a Scalar project titled “Making the Perfect Record.” This project unpacks the often ignored, pre-1940s history of magnetic recording, with particular attention to how—through an interweaving of print fiction, sound transduction, storage media...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 713–736.
Published: 01 December 2014
... egalitarian orientation to the world. Placing the Dentons’ enchanted geology in dialogue with contemporary critical appeals to the geological, the essay explores the affective and political aspirations of both projects as they map out the progressive possibilities that may emerge from a reckoning with...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 333–360.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Laura H. Korobkin This essay challenges received readings of William Dean Howells’s A Modern Instance and well-established critical assumptions that associate his realist project with public male legal discourse and define it strongly against presumptively feminine rhetorical strategies like...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 551–581.
Published: 01 September 2014
... that its primary purpose within realism was not the delineation of regions, but rather the production of an affective and aesthetic engagement with the cosmopolitan project of self-cultivation. The local-color detail was generally not used as a representative detail of a place, but rather, by the late...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 737–765.
Published: 01 December 2014
... scientia sexualis . Primary to Barnes’s vision are the Baptism, the laying on of hands, and the Eucharist, which she opens toward their queer possibilities for affiliation, transmission, and historiography. Her project enables a queer hypersociality, a counterpoint to the antisocial thesis that, in the end...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 253–273.
Published: 01 June 2015
... emergence of techniques such as slant rhyme from the collision of the conventional boundaries of the sonnet with the unconventional sounds of the vernacular. It positions the vernacular sonnet as a pioneering form that anticipates both the achievements and the challenges of the Afro-modernist project...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 689–717.
Published: 01 December 2011
... indigenous people expose the differences that the two women bring to their collaborative project. Whipple's ambivalence about her literary subject becomes apparent in the descriptions of Eldridge she offers through the narrator and white female characters in Elleanor's Second Book . The essay argues that...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 295–322.
Published: 01 June 2019
... Southern ambivalence about capitalism; indeed, he was in many instances a projected form of economic envy and self-division. In this the Jew was the figure through whom the South could, however reluctantly, come to terms with the capitalist underpinnings of the Southern slave economy and thus its own...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 815–816.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Steve Anderson Anderson’s author statement introduces a Scalar project titled “Chaos and Control: The Critique of Computation in American Commercial Media (1950-1980),” which examines the critiques of computing culture posed by TV and movies during the mainframe computer age by looking closely at...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 743–768.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., Redpath saw it as a contribution to a circum-Atlantic project of black resistance, liberation, and uplift that crossed lines of race and gender. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Caleb Smith Harriet Jacobs among the Militants: Transformations in Abolition’s Public Sphere...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 275–303.
Published: 01 June 2014
... broadly, to consider the relevance of his pragmatic turn to modern ecocriticism as it reexamines the role of ethical sentiment in its project going forward. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 References “ Agricultural Survey of the Parish of St. Matthews .” 1840 . Southern Cabinet of...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 493–521.
Published: 01 September 2014
... figure for future self-reflection and -definition at a time particularly shaped by cultural renewal and social reform. The network, as combining both concrete, material reality and epistemological, theoretical discourses, thus represents a central image in the project of (re)defining personal and...