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American Literature (1 June 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 (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 416–419.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Michael A. Elliott © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Public Native America: Tribal Self-Representation in Museums, Powwows, and Casinos . By Mary Lawlor. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers Univ. Press. 2006. xii, 234 pp. Cloth, $68.00; paper, $22.95. Disturbing Indians: The...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 719–746.
Published: 01 December 2011
... importantly, what it does. In conduct books, public lectures, and other printed materials, commentators argued that novel reading did not empower individual readers but made them all alike, rendering them passive by invoking passionate and often overwhelming emotions. In short, they posited novel reading as a...
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American Literature (1 March 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 (1 March 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 (1 March 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 (1 March 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 (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 617–620.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Brian M. Reed © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 John Ashbery and You: His Later Books . By John Emil Vincent. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2007. xii, 192 pp. $32.95. Beyond Maximus: The Construction of Public Voice in Black Mountain Poetry . By Anne Day Dewey. Stanford...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 390–392.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Eden Osucha © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Intimacy in America: Dreams of Affiliation in Antebellum Literature . By Peter Coviello. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2005. xii, 230 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $20.00. The Public Life of Privacy in Nineteenth-Century...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 407–409.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Peter Coviello © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Feeling Modern: The Eccentricities of Public Life . By Justus Nieland. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 2008. x, 312 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $25.00. Intimacies . By Leo Bersani and Adam Phillips. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago...
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American Literature (1 December 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 to...
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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 March 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 (1 September 2019) 91 (3): 523–555.
Published: 01 September 2019
... plantations. 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...
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American Literature (1 September 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 (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 235–262.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Travis M. Foster Duke University Press 2006 Travis M. Matthiessen’s Public Privates: Foster Homosexual Expression and the Aesthetics of Sexual Inversion EvenbeforeMr.Fields’s] death Sarah Jewett had begun to be a more frequent...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 617–619.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Lauren Coats Duke University Press 2006 Whitewashing America: Material Culture and Race in the Antebellum Imagination . By Bridget T. Heneghan. Jackson: Univ. Press of Mississippi. 2003. xxvii, 204 pp. $45.00. Abolition's Public Sphere . By Robert Fanuzzi. Minneapolis: Univ...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 624–627.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... Transamerican Literary Relations and the Nineteenth-Century Public Sphere . By Anna Brickhouse. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2004. xi, 329 pp. $70.00. Hemispheric Imaginings: The Monroe Doctrine and Narratives of U.S. Empire . By Gretchen Murphy. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2005. Cloth, $74.95...
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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 September 2012) 84 (3): 673–675.
Published: 01 September 2012
... War II American Fiction . By Schryer Stephen . New York : Columbia Univ. Press . 2011 . vii , 278 pp. Cloth , $79.50 ; paper , $26.50 . Just Words: Lillian Hellman, Mary McCarthy, and the Failure of Public Conversation in America . By Ackerman Alan . New Haven : Yale Univ...