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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 656–659.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Katherine Biers Weapons of Democracy: Propaganda, Progressivism, and American Public Opinion . By Jonathan Auerbach . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Univ. Press . 2015 . ix, 232 pp. Cloth, $49.95 . Untimely Democracy: The Politics of Progress after Slavery . By Gregory Laski...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (4): 821–849.
Published: 01 December 2017
... contrast to accounts that emphasize the speed of propaganda, political operatives in America loyal to the Crown deliberately sought to slow the flow of information, including the stream of satire, rumor, and diatribe that inevitably accompanied it. Broadsides, pamphlets, and poems written in reaction to...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (4): 719–744.
Published: 01 December 2013
... . Premises for Propaganda . New York : Free Press . Chang Eileen . 2005 . Written on Water . Translated by Jones Andrew . New York : Columbia Univ. Press . ———. [1955] 1998 . The Rice-Sprout Song . Berkeley and Los Angeles : Univ. of California Press . Cull Nicholas...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (1): 180–182.
Published: 01 March 2018
... about the war in propaganda and popular culture. I found the discussion of The Great Gatsby the most compelling of the four: James provides genuinely new insight into the novel by framing it as a response to the war in a number of oblique ways. Her focus on the “New Death” leads James to an innovative...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 892–894.
Published: 01 December 2019
... reflection of warfare technology in film, literature, propaganda, and comics. Wagner plumbs the folktale that is perhaps most well-known to US audiences in its form as the story of Br’er Rabbit and the Tar Baby, but versions of which have been chronicled in places as diverse as South Africa, Corsica, the...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 331–360.
Published: 01 June 2016
... propaganda. All of these purposes, while interesting, are outside the purview of this article. 15 In Italy, where Steinbeck served as a correspondent, The No. 11 Corps Psychiatric Team returned only 20 percent of patients to their units in September of 1944, a rate that fell to 12 percent a month later...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 825–830.
Published: 01 December 2020
... government create war propaganda. After the chronology, the book claims that the organization—made entirely of volunteers—was “an aggressive and unfettered purveyor of government propaganda.” The study moves on to discuss the importance of the board in creating unity during war time before examining the...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (4): 892–894.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... Lowe’s chapters fall into two general patterns: those that are event driven, focusing on writing about the Haitian Revolution and Mexican-American War, and those that involve a pairing of related authors writing on topics from the Cuban imaginary in the 1850s to the aesthetics of propaganda in the 1940s...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (1): 177–179.
Published: 01 March 2018
... important political or aesthetic issues of the moment (the role of propaganda in US literature and theater, the convergence of “high” and “low” art, the tension in democratic nationalism between the particularization that supports intervention and the particularization that supports insularism...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (3): 664–666.
Published: 01 September 2018
... means through which we might transform the kitchen into a speaking place of broader sociality” (100). Baldwin begins at the propaganda-driven American National Exhibition but ends by locating an uneven but material feminist transnationalism of the Cold War kitchen. Matthews’s Reading America also...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (2): 426–428.
Published: 01 June 2019
... aesthetic discussion of global modernism. Chapter 5 examines xuanchuan (propaganda) as a writerly innovation by Lao She that mediates between China and the United States. The wide-ranging archive of Transpacific Community becomes a provocative gambit. If archival evidence perhaps does not always...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 911–913.
Published: 01 December 2019
... beings may in some basic way be mechanistic rather than radically free emerges as a horror for Americans in the postwar moment, from its overlooked origins in Korean War–era propaganda to contemporary figurations of the “American Taliban,” John Walker Lindh. “The specter of unfreedom,” Selisker explains...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 406–408.
Published: 01 June 2020
... reading practices: surrendering to passionate feeling, promoting consumerist literary branding, acquiescing to non- or even antilinguistic visual impressions, supporting government propaganda, bolstering resistance to racist power regimes. There is narrative magic in Paraliterary , which rests on an...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 589–591.
Published: 01 September 2020
... appreciation of drama as a political tool. The striking analysis of French-Louisianan playwright Louis Placide Canonge’s adaptation (1846) of Alexandre Dumas’s 1844 novel Le Comte de Monte-Cristo deserves special mention. Writing in French, Canonge recasts the narrative as propaganda for investment in the US...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 601–603.
Published: 01 September 2020
... features that turn everyday letters into political philosophy, Mahler presents the arguments made by Tricontinental propaganda as inextricable from their aesthetics. From the Tricontinental to the Global South looks beyond the 1966 Tricontinental Conference to consider an extensive archive that includes...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 169–178.
Published: 01 March 2006
.... DuBois’s admonition to the African American writers of the Harlem Renaissance: ‘‘Thus all art is propaganda and ever must be, despite the wailings of the purists 1 For Madhubuti, as for DuBois, propaganda, necessarily stripped of its pejorative connotation, is invested with notions of deliberate con...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (4): 871–873.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Book Reviews 871 War No More: The Antiwar Impulse in American Literature, 1861–1914. By Cynthia Wachtell. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2010. xi, 233 pp. $35.00. For Home and Country: World War I Propaganda on the Home Front. By Celia Malone Kingsbury. Lincoln: Univ...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (4): 859–861.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Book Reviews 871 War No More: The Antiwar Impulse in American Literature, 1861–1914. By Cynthia Wachtell. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2010. xi, 233 pp. $35.00. For Home and Country: World War I Propaganda on the Home Front. By Celia Malone Kingsbury. Lincoln: Univ...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (4): 861–863.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Antiwar Impulse in American Literature, 1861–1914. By Cynthia Wachtell. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2010. xi, 233 pp. $35.00. For Home and Country: World War I Propaganda on the Home Front. By Celia Malone Kingsbury. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 2010. 309 pp. $45.00...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (4): 863–866.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Book Reviews 871 War No More: The Antiwar Impulse in American Literature, 1861–1914. By Cynthia Wachtell. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2010. xi, 233 pp. $35.00. For Home and Country: World War I Propaganda on the Home Front. By Celia Malone Kingsbury. Lincoln: Univ...