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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. By...
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American Literature (1 March 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 City...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 188–190.
Published: 01 March 2011
... 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. Book Reviews Beyond Douglass...
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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 America. By David...
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American Literature (1 September 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 . By Russell...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 186–189.
Published: 01 March 2014
...: 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 these ideals of translation found...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 397–400.
Published: 01 June 2014
... . 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 . Bodies and Books...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 156–158.
Published: 01 March 2002
... 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 different...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 164–165.
Published: 01 March 2002
... 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 different...
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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
... 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. Press . 2011...
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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 Archaeology of Southern...
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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 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 2002) 74 (3): 683–685.
Published: 01 September 2002
... crystallizes in the formation of various 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...
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American Literature (1 March 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 (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
.... 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 Rhetoric and...
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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. of North Carolina...
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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. Christopher Castiglia and...