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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 749–775.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Heather Roberts Duke University Press 2004 Heather ‘‘The Public Heart Urban Life and the Roberts Politics of Sympathy in Lydia Maria Child’s Letters from New York In 1841, the renowned novelist and social reformer Lydia Maria Child elected...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 891–894.
Published: 01 December 2004
... 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, $22.50. Imagining...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Susan K. Harris Out in Public: Configurations of Women's Bodies in Nineteenth-Century America. By Alison Piepmeier. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2004. xi, 278 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $19.95. Executing Race: Early American Women's Narratives of Race, Society, and the Law...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 156–158.
Published: 01 March 2002
... community but especially by minister John Rogers, who, focus- ing on maternal killing rather than on illicit sexuality, granted her ‘‘a spiritual dignity’’ others had withheld (44). His three public sermons on the occasion appeared in Death the Wages of Sin, an account compiled by six ministers in which...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 164–165.
Published: 01 March 2002
... community but especially by minister John Rogers, who, focus- ing on maternal killing rather than on illicit sexuality, granted her ‘‘a spiritual dignity’’ others had withheld (44). His three public sermons on the occasion appeared in Death the Wages of Sin, an account compiled by six ministers in which...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 683–685.
Published: 01 September 2002
... modern and postmodern American cultural voices. The trajectory of this cre- ative imagination absorbs its audience in moral struggle that aims to extend its reach from private space into public social reality and practice. This the- matic structure emerges from within the slave narratives...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 214–215.
Published: 01 March 2003
...: Univ. of California Press. 2001. x, 260 pp. $27.50. At Stake: Monsters and the Rhetoric of Fear in Public Culture. By Edward J. Inge- 6815 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:1 / sheet 218 of 252 bretsen. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2001...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (1): 1–46.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Michael Warner; Natasha Hurley; Luis Iglesias; Sonia Di Loreto; Jeffrey Scraba; Sandra Young Duke University Press 2001 Michael Warner A Soliloquy ‘‘Lately Spoken at the with African Theatre Race and the Natasha Hurley, Public Sphere in New York...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 170–172.
Published: 01 March 2008
... © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Women and Authorship in Revolutionary America . By Angela Vietto. Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate. 2005. ix, 147 pp. $89.95. Learning to Stand and Speak: Women, Education, and Public Life in America's Republic . By Mary Kelley. Chapel Hill: Univ...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 193.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 2008 General Margaret Fuller: An American Romantic Life. Vol. 2: The Public Years . By Charles Capper. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2007. xxi, 649 pp. $40.00. Brief Mention Editions Franklin Evans, or the Inebriate: A Tale of the Times. By Walt Whitman. Ed...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 617–620.
Published: 01 September 2008
... peoples of this continent is characterized by a “collective ambivalence” (2). According to Elliott, public memorializations of Custer serve as points of articulation for deeply unresolved and often contradictory feelings about U.S. imperial- ism (past and present), indigenous...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 600–603.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Lisa Lynch Private Bodies, Public Texts: Race, Gender, and a Cultural Bioethics . By Holloway Karla F. C. . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2011 . 225 pp. Cloth , $79.95 ; paper , $22.95 . Reading Embodied Citizenship: Disability, Narrative, and the Body Politic...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 186–189.
Published: 01 March 2014
... . Out on Assignment: Newspaper Women and the Making of Modern Public Space . By Fahs Alice . Chapel Hill : Univ. of North Carolina Press . 376 pp. Cloth , $39.95 ; e-book , $39.95 . © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 186  American Literature middle chapters, how widely...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (2): 397–400.
Published: 01 June 2014
... Christopher . Cambridge : Harvard Univ. Press . 2013 . 311 pp. $39.95 . Fever Reading: Affect and Reading Badly in the Early American Public Sphere . By Millner Michael . Durham : Univ. of New Hampshire Press . 2012 . xxii , 188 pp. Cloth , $85.00 ; paper , $35.00 ; e-book , $29.99...
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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 (2020) 92 (2): 406–408.
Published: 01 June 2020
... meaningful communication in the increasingly “internationally-minded public sphere” (11) of postwar America. Emre ends her study with a focus on John A. Williams’s 1967 novel The Man Who Cried I Am as a dynamic paraliterary text that crystallized a series of revolutionary events connected...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 523–555.
Published: 01 September 2019
.... Tracing the Cotton Farmer ’s hemispheric circulation from the Mississippi delta to Panama, this essay explores the intersections of labor, literacy, and diaspora in the global black south. What do we make of a reading public among black tenant farmers on a corporate cotton plantation in the Mississippi...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 188–190.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Origins of the Constitution. By Eric Slauter. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2009. xii, 373 pp. $40.00. Democracy's Spectacle: Sovereignty and Public Life in Antebellum American Writing. By Jennifer Greiman. New York: Fordham Univ. Press. 2009. xi, 276 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $24.00...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 198–201.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Dana D. Nelson © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Jolly Fellows: Male Milieus in Nineteenth-Century America. By Richard Stott. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. 2009. 376 pp. $55.00. Paper Money Men: Commerce, Manhood, and the Sensational Public Sphere in Antebellum...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (3): 527–549.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Crystal S. Rudds Abstract This essay seeks to expand the genre of black literary urbanism by examining Frank London Brown’s Trumbull Park (1959) and Jasmon Drain’s Stateway’s Garden (2020) as literary bookends of public housing history in the United States. The essay argues that public housing...