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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 872–873.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Atlantic harnessed the reputation of the nation’s most popular contemporary writer to reverse its incipient commercial decline. As Scharn- horst argues, Harte was not an elite presence at the Atlantic butasalaried contributor, a ‘‘literary property the firm could package for sale to subscribers and...
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American Literature (1 December 2002) 74 (4): 859–885.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Robyn Wiegman Duke University Press 2002 Robyn Intimate Publics: Race, Property, Wiegman and Personhood On 24 April 1998, Donna Fasano, a white woman, and Deborah Perry-Rogers, a black woman, underwent in vitro fer- tilization at a fertility clinic in...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 420–422.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Lucia Hodgson Reading Children: Literacy, Property, and the Dilemmas of Childhood in Nineteenth-Century America . By Patricia Crain . Philadelphia : Univ. of Pennsylvania Press . 2016 . 247 pp. Cloth, $69.95 ; paper, $34.95 ; e-book, $34.95 . Schooling Readers: Reading...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 397–400.
Published: 01 June 2009
...: Property Matters in African American Literature . By Lovalerie King. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2007. x, 187 pp. Cloth, $110.00; paper, $35.00. Listening on All Sides: Toward an Emersonian Ethics of Reading . By Richard Deming. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2007. viii, 182...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 461–463.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Jean Marie Lutes A Jury of Her Peers: American Women Writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx . By Showalter Elaine . New York : Knopf . 2009 . xiv, 586 pp. Cloth , $30.00 ; paper , $16.95 . Owning Up: Privacy, Property, and Belonging in US Women’s Life Writing . By...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 194–196.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Faulkner and the Politics of Reading. By Karl F. Zender. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2002. xviii, 179 pp. $29.95. Games of Property: Law, Race, Gender, and Faulkner’s ‘‘Go Down, Moses By Thadious M. Davis. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2003. xi, 339 pp. Cloth, $64.95; paper, $21.95...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 192–194.
Published: 01 March 2015
...John Ernest To Live an Antislavery Life: Personal Politics and the Antebellum Black Middle Class . By Ball Erica L. . Athens : Univ. of Georgia Press . 2012 . xv , 175 pp. Cloth , $69.95 ; paper , $22.95 . Family Money: Property, Race, and Literature in the Nineteenth...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 828–830.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Jennifer Greeson Duke University Press 2007 Claiming the Pen: Women and Intellectual Life in the Early American South . By Catherine Kerrison. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2006. xiii, 265 pp. $49.95. American Women Authors and Literary Property, 1822-1869 . By Melissa J...
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 639–641.
Published: 01 September 2005
... editing practices, while Stabile exam- ines productions such as personal journals, commonplace books, architec- tural drawings, lists or descriptions of property, and private correspondence. From these sources, often unavailable to the public, come claims for a wide range of meanings. Exhaustively...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 65–92.
Published: 01 March 2009
... enslaved women found themselves when suffering the abuse of slaveholders. These women's shifting legal subject-positions posed theoretical problems within this particular power relationship, as the boundary distinguishing the law's treatment of slaves as property and persons blurred. An enslaved woman's...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 629–660.
Published: 01 December 2013
... marked it up. In the midst of media, the idiosyncratic mark of Bierce’s style emerges not only as an aesthetic quality, but also as a strategically deployed technology for tagging, marking, and remixing points and properties on paper. The essay reminds us that procedures of markup are not new, only newly...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 697–726.
Published: 01 December 2017
... display one’s adherence to conventional public morality. Melville’s fiction shows us how privacy became a language of morality across the nineteenth century while at the same time imagining various counterprivate forms that resist entanglement with domesticity, property, and liberal individualism...
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American Literature (1 September 2019) 91 (3): 523–555.
Published: 01 September 2019
.... The Cotton Farmer ran from 1919 to circa 1927 and was mainly confined to the company’s properties. However, in 1926, three copies of the paper circulated to Bocas del Toro, Panama, to a Garveyite and West Indian migrant laborer employed on the infamous United Fruit Company’s vast banana and fruit...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 493–521.
Published: 01 September 2014
... philosophical and literary discourses with an emphasis on Ralph Waldo Emerson’s transcendentalist philosophy and Walt Whitman’s poetry. Features associated with networks, such as relationality, reciprocal interaction, decentralized self-organization, and emergent properties significantly shaped US thought and...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2016
... variation is a signal property of literary works. Taking up Michel Foucault's challenge to study the “mode of existence” of literary discourse, I argue that in order to write literary histories that are attentive to the history of literariness, scholars need to question both their commitment to preserving...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 315–344.
Published: 01 June 2002
... another’s personal property, Eliza publicly performs her dissent as visible evidence of the legitimacy of her proprietary claims. Her notorious exercise of this interest appears to adopt the logic of the ‘‘female chorus Julia Sterne’s term for the feminized, coercive ma- jority that perceives the female...
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American Literature (1 September 2019) 91 (3): 447–457.
Published: 01 September 2019
... among humans (DeLombard 2018 : 805). As Jeannine Marie DeLombard explains, “Far from denying black humanity, slaveholders extracted profit from recognizing and exploiting that humanity” (800). Conversely, it was the slave’s status as both human and property that made slavery abhorrent to abolitionists...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 859–862.
Published: 01 December 2016
... rhetorical, “that traditional terrain where questions of figurative complexity and affective suasion are brought together” (65), this study points to the generative possibilities of language as social praxis and emergent relation. As Tsou notes, rhetoric and figuration “are not the property of individuals...
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American Literature (1 September 2019) 91 (3): 491–521.
Published: 01 September 2019
... tactic achieved the laudable goal of inserting a “metaphysical opposition” into the ancient concept of human property (Mussawir and Parsley 2017 : 49). The product of a broader nineteenth-century evangelical reform movement, this sentimental abolitionist rhetoric shaped the humanitarian discourse that...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 217–246.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Schmitt’s Myth of Benito Cereno .” Seminar: A Journal of Studies 42 ( May ): 114 – 34 . Best Stephen . 2003 . The Fugitive’s Properties: Law and the Poetics of Expression . Chicago : Univ. of Chicago Press . Blassingame John W. , ed. 1979-92 . The Frederick Douglass Papers...