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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 781–790.
Published: 01 December 2020
... be attained remotely or in isolation. Public humanities, which promotes collaboration, civic and community engagement, and inter-institutional alliances, can be one such reparative force for the reconstructed university. This essay describes the work of graduate student researchers in an interdisciplinary...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (2): 203–231.
Published: 01 June 2008
... not primarily) as an abstract theory of the human but in satirical, self-ironic writings such as Franklin's. Franklin's satires of religious hypocrisy and public posing were an important way in which the interest-bearing self was absorbed into American public culture. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 33–60.
Published: 01 March 2013
... . Uniting private practices with public reform, Thoreau draws on Graham's theory of a universal physiological constitution that all human beings, and perhaps even animals, could be imagined to possess, in order to denominate the human body as a significant site of political reform. Ultimately, antebellum...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (2): 353–379.
Published: 01 June 2008
... to explorations of human capacity or depravity and therefore expressed her convictions in more inclusive terms. Moore had been condemning war and military industrialism since her earliest publications in 1915. As she saw increasing signs of renewed international conflict in the 1930s, she pondered what...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 419–445.
Published: 01 September 2013
... privileged access to knowledge, just as Clithero does in Edgar Huntly . By treating somnambulists as knowing figures, Brown’s novel, and animal magnetism itself, transvalued an eighteenth-century sensory pathology: insensibility. In a period when the ability to produce public knowledge and even to claim...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (4): 623–650.
Published: 01 December 2022
... of industrial capitalism. Despite seemingly regressive views of women’s place in the home and society, Beecher’s writings on domesticity during the historic transition to fossil fuels speak to our own moment of climate and public health crises. To reassess Beecher in light of the environmental humanities...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 331–358.
Published: 01 June 2015
... rationality of scientific management. In addition to offering close readings of Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury and “The Fly” by George Langelaan, this essay demonstrates that Playboy editor and publisher Hugh Hefner himself was a science-fictional figure, representing the fantasy of a human merging...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (3): 621–648.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Elizabeth Twitchell Twitchell's essay examines Dave Eggers's What Is the What (2006) in the context of recent international interest in the morality of uncertainty, a stance which looks to self-erasure, not-knowing, and imaginative empathy as providing both the most humane response to trauma...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (2): 361–388.
Published: 01 June 2010
... of technologies that infused the public sphere with art and beautiful images of human forms, leading the modern spectator to see others as potential reflections of herself. Mikkelsen's examination begins with a reading of the short story “Wings”; continues with a discussion of Jewish American involvement...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 611–635.
Published: 01 September 2010
... done particular damage to the humanities. Both overall national educational attainment and advanced academic research will be improved by building funding structures with egalitarian procedures and goals—which require greatly expanded public funding—and faculty will need to adopt egalitarian values...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (2): 213–223.
Published: 01 June 2017
... with the emergence of “the syllabus” as a public humanities, activist, often collectively authored genre. Amid the unrest and widespread protest that followed the police shooting of an unarmed African American teenager, Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Missouri, in August 2014, Georgetown University historian Marcia...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 681–688.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., Benjamin Reiss, the important role public humanities can play in such a crisis. For his part, Michael Bérubé embraces uncertainty, turning to Octavia Butler’s Parable novels to find in her postapocalyptic speculative fiction what he calls “an extraordinary, brutal account of social disintegration...
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American Literature (2023) 95 (2): 337–349.
Published: 01 June 2023
... of blockchain encryption technologies against their applications in rural and farming/agricultural contexts. While the book is not published with an academic press, it models a type of public humanities scholarship that bears the marks of Wang’s training at Harvard (undergraduate, MA) and UC Berkeley, where...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 659–661.
Published: 01 September 2010
.... Cambridge, Mass.: South End Press. 2006. 145 pp. Paper, $15.00. Rhetorical Occasions: Essays on Humans and the Humanities. By Michael Bérubé. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2006. x, 348 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $21.50. As various scholars have engaged in the public humanities or have...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 646–648.
Published: 01 September 2010
.... As various scholars have engaged in the public humanities or have become public intellectuals over the last two decades, a number of them have produced works that push against the label of “scholarship.” Perhaps no one has done so more than bell hooks, who made the decision fairly early in her career...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 648–650.
Published: 01 September 2010
.... As various scholars have engaged in the public humanities or have become public intellectuals over the last two decades, a number of them have produced works that push against the label of “scholarship.” Perhaps no one has done so more than bell hooks, who made the decision fairly early in her career...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 651–652.
Published: 01 September 2010
.... Cambridge, Mass.: South End Press. 2006. 145 pp. Paper, $15.00. Rhetorical Occasions: Essays on Humans and the Humanities. By Michael Bérubé. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2006. x, 348 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $21.50. As various scholars have engaged in the public humanities or have...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 653–654.
Published: 01 September 2010
.... Cambridge, Mass.: South End Press. 2006. 145 pp. Paper, $15.00. Rhetorical Occasions: Essays on Humans and the Humanities. By Michael Bérubé. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2006. x, 348 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $21.50. As various scholars have engaged in the public humanities or have...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 654–656.
Published: 01 September 2010
.... Cambridge, Mass.: South End Press. 2006. 145 pp. Paper, $15.00. Rhetorical Occasions: Essays on Humans and the Humanities. By Michael Bérubé. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2006. x, 348 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $21.50. As various scholars have engaged in the public humanities or have...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 656–658.
Published: 01 September 2010
.... Cambridge, Mass.: South End Press. 2006. 145 pp. Paper, $15.00. Rhetorical Occasions: Essays on Humans and the Humanities. By Michael Bérubé. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2006. x, 348 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $21.50. As various scholars have engaged in the public humanities or have...