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American Literature (2011) 83 (2): 279–303.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Nathaniel Williams Williams's essay examines the complex portrayal of imperialist themes in the long-running series of nineteenth-century dime novels featuring boy inventor Frank Reade Jr. Authored primarily by Cuban-American writer Luis Senarens under the pseudonym “Noname,” these works provide a...
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Published: 01 September 2018
Figure 5 Cover of the first Frank Reade story (originally published in 1876), from a reprint in the January 24, 1883, issue of the Wide Awake Library . From the holdings of the Eaton Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, University of California, Riverside Figure 5 Cover of More
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Published: 01 September 2018
Figure 6 Cover of the first volume of the Frank Reade Library (1892). From the holdings of the Eaton Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, University of California, Riverside Figure 6 Cover of the first volume of the Frank Reade Library (1892). From the holdings of the More
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American Literature (2014) 86 (2): 397–400.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Janet Dean “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” and the Reading Revolution: Race, Literacy, Childhood, and Fiction, 1851-1911 . By Hochman Barbara . 2011 . Amherst : Univ. of Massachusetts Press . xv , 377 pp. $28.95 . Word by Word: Emancipation and the Act of Writing . By Hager...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 59–88.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Emily Satterwhite Duke University Press 2006 Emily Reading Craddock, Reading Murfree: Satterwhite Local Color, Authenticity, and Geographies of Reception You see it had never occurred to any of us that ‘‘Craddock’’ was not a man...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 182–185.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Carolyn Sorisio From School to Salon: Reading Nineteenth-Century American Women's Poetry. By Mary Loeffelholz. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2004. xi, 275 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $24.95. Managing Literacy, Mothering America: Women's Narratives on Reading and Writing in the...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (4): 719–746.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Jennifer L. Brady By reconsidering the complex, dialectical relationship that existed between novels and their detractors in the antebellum United States, Brady's essay argues that antinovel commentators aimed not simply to limit the activity of novel reading but to redefine what it is and, more...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 652–654.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Mark Conroy. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2004. viii, 232 pp. $42.95. Reading Oprah: How Oprah's Book Club Changed the Way America Reads .By Cecilia Konchar Farr. Albany: State Univ. of New York Press. 2005. xiv, 164 pp. Cloth, $54.50; paper, $17.95. Book Reviews ‘‘A Hideous...
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American Literature (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 (2003) 75 (1): 179–181.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Vice for Voices: Reading Emily Dickinson’s Correspondence. By Marietta Mess- mer. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2001. xi, 280 pp. $34.95. We all know by now, or should, that literary scholarship tends to construct its...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 683–685.
Published: 01 September 2002
... ‘‘translate their ideologically bound features into affective terms accessible to modern readers’’ (7). Hammond insists that early works be appreciated for their ‘‘alterity’’ (4), not be considered precursors of later works, and asks that they be read in a ‘‘dialectic of sameness and differ- ence’’ (7), of...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 198–200.
Published: 01 March 2003
.... Thurston’s formalist readings of Rolfe’s and Hughes’s lyric poetry do not serve his argument well, but he is more at ease exploring the modernist forms of quotation, juxtaposition, and documentation employed by...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 435–436.
Published: 01 June 2003
... early writings in his father’s antislavery newspaper and the assertion that local colorist Rose Terry Cooke ‘‘was caught up in abolition’’ (55). Did any of these realist writers actually read slave narratives...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 447–449.
Published: 01 June 2003
... intertextual readings of the autobiographies of Shakur, Davis, Brown, and other 1960s activists that demonstrate that collective memory is perhaps more compelling than either individual accounts or historical records. By employ...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 877–879.
Published: 01 December 2003
.... The Woman in the Red Dress: Gender, Space, and Reading. By Minrose C. Gwin. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 2002. viii, 219 pp. $34.95. Hazel Smith’s intent, and her achievement, is to thoroughly theorize the famil...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (1): 196–199.
Published: 01 March 2004
... Octavia Butler’s Kindred,SherleyAnneWil- liams’s Dessa Rose, J. California Cooper’s Family,LoreneCary’sThe Price of a Child, and Toni Morrison’s Beloved, Mitchell focuses on black female agency and freedom and challenges readings that position slavery’s history at the cen- ter of the black female...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 859–867.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Southern and Spanish American Fiction . By Deborah N. Cohn. Nashville, Tenn.: Vanderbilt Univ. Press. 1999. x, 236 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $22.95. Reading Africa into American Literature: Epics, Fables, and Gothic Tales . By Keith Cartwright. Lexington: Univ. of Kentucky Press. 2004. 270 pp...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 869–872.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Philip Gould Duke University Press 2006 New World, Known World: Shaping Knowledge in Early Anglo-American Writing . By David Read. Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press. 2005. x, 177 pp. $37.50. Popular Measures: Poetry and Church Order in Seventeenth-Century Massachusetts . By...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (1): 206–208.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Merry Ovnick Duke University Press 2007 Ramona Memories: Tourism and the Shaping of Southern California . By Dydia DeLyser. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2005. xxiii, 256 pp. Cloth, $56.95; paper, $18.95. Reading the Trail: Exploring the Literature and Natural...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 892–894.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Rafael Pérez-Torres Duke University Press 2006 Narratives of Greater Mexico: Essays on Chicano Literary History, Genre, and Borders . By Héctor Calderón. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press. 2004. 312 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $22.95. Life in Search of Readers: Reading (in...