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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 (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 (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...
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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 (2017) 89 (3): 644–646.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Michael Malouf Reading for the Planet: Toward a Geomethodology . By Moraru Christian . Ann Arbor : Univ. of Michigan Press . 2015 . viii, 248 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper, $39.95 ; e-book available. Gatekeepers: The Emergence of World Literature and the 1960s . By Marling...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (4): 895–897.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Sonya Posmentier Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 In Literary Criticism: A Concise Political History (2017), Joseph North defends close reading, arguing compellingly that its waning constitutes the depoliticization of literary study, a regrettable move from interventionist...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (1): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Allison S. Curseen Abstract Focusing on the minor details of suffering cats, I read The Adventures of Tom Sawyer as an exemplary illustration of the way in which American novels of individual development destabilize around the movement of minor bodies and minor characters. This destabilization...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (1): 192–195.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Information Culture . By Peter West. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2008. xiv, 229 pp. $44.95. Literature and Moral Reform: Melville and the Discipline of Reading . By Carol Colatrella. Gainesville: Univ. Press of Florida. 2002. x, 337 pp. $55.00. Herman Melville and the American Calling...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (1): 200–202.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Jean M. Lutes © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Love and Marriage in Early African America . Ed. Frances Smith Foster. Boston: Northeastern Univ. Press. 2008. xxvi, 329 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $22.95. Reading Marriage in the American Romance: Remembering Love as Destiny...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 639–641.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Lucy Maddox © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 The War in Words: Reading the Dakota Conflict through the Captivity Literature . By Kathryn Zabelle Derounian-Stodola. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 2009. xxxiv, 363 pp. $60.00. Captive Arizona, 1851–1900 . By Victoria...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (2): 447–449.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Lisa Swanstrom © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Machine-Age Comedy . By Michael North. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2009. viii, 222 pp. Paper, $27.95. Ex-foliations: Reading Machines and the Upgrade Path . By Terry Harpold. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2009...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (2): 251–278.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Mark Chia-Yon Jerng Science fiction poses particular dilemmas for referential reading practices privileged in ethnic literary studies and African American literature. Because science fiction often requires the reader to discern the governing norms and values of its constructed, alternative world...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 454–456.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Timothy Parrish The Troubled Union: Expansionist Imperatives in Post-Reconstruction American Novels . By Gonzáles Juan Morán . Columbus : Ohio State Univ. Press . 2010 . 146 pp. Cloth , $44.95 ; CD , $9.95 . Secret Histories: Reading Twentieth-Century American Literature...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 463–465.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Nancy McCabe The American Essay in the American Century . By Stuckey-French Ned . Columbia : Univ. of Missouri Press . 2011 . xiv, 256 pp. $60.00 . Reading as Therapy: What Contemporary Fiction Does for Middle-Class Americans . By Aubry Timothy . Iowa City : Univ...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 875–877.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Ronald J. Zboray The Grand Chorus of Complaint: Authors and the Business Ethics of American Publishing . By Everton Michael J. . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2011 . xi , 240 pp. $65.00 . Reading and Disorder in Antebellum America . By Stewart David M. . Columbus...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 426–429.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Narrative . By Pfister Jude M. . Jefferson, NC : McFarland . 2014 . x, 205 pp. Paper , $35.00 ; e-book available. Relativism, Alternate History, and the Forgetful Reader: Reading Science Fiction and Historiography . By Thiess Derek J. . New York : Lexington Books . 2015 . vii, 175...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 630–632.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Carol Colatrella 630  American Literature Thinking Outside the Book. By Augusta Rohrbach. Amherst: Univ. of Massachu- setts Press. 2014. xiii, 161 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $24.95. Reading Writing Interfaces: From the Digital to the Bookbound. By Lori Emerson. Minneapolis: Univ...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (1): 194–197.
Published: 01 March 2016
...: The Neuroscience of Reading and Art . By Armstrong Paul B. . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Univ. Press . 2013 . ix , 240 pp. Cloth, $49.95 ; paper, $29.95 ; e-book, $29.95 . Mindful Aesthetics: Literature and the Science of Mind . Ed. Danta Chris and Groth Helen . London : Bloomsbury...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (1): 201–203.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., Chicago Review , and Rain Taxi , his poetry has been published in Fence and Boulevard. He is the author of the chapbook Southern Colortype . Bodies on the Line: Performance and the Sixties Poetry Reading . By Allison Raphael . Iowa City : Univ. of Iowa Press . 2014 . xvii , 250 pp...