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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 656–658.
Published: 01 September 2003
... transatlantic culture. Matt Cohen, Duke University John David Miles, Duke University American Literary Realism, Critical Theory, and Intellectual Prestige, 1880–1995. By Phillip...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Jordan Alexander Stein © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 The Word and Its Witness: The Spiritualization of American Realism . By Gregory S. Jackson. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2009. xiv, 409 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $29.00. Believing Again: Doubt and Faith in a...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 204–206.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Multiculturalism . By Christopher Douglas. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2009. vii, 372 pp. $45.00. Realism for the Masses: Aesthetics, Popular Front Pluralism, and U.S. Culture, 1935–1947 . By Chris Vials. Jackson: Univ. Press of Mississippi. 2009. xlii, 232 pp. $50.00. Book Reviews Folded...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 446–448.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Marianne Noble Affecting Fictions: Mind, Body, and Emotion in American Literary Realism . By Jane F. Thrailkill. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2007. 312 pp. $45.00. American Elegy: The Poetry of Mourning from the Puritans to Whitman . By Max Cavitch. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 640–641.
Published: 01 September 2001
... all-pervasive commodification and its touristic effects in the second half of the century as radical reformulations of settler-colonial social and religious relations’’ (59). Twain’s ‘‘realism’’ thus discloses ‘‘the tyranny of exchange value’s end paradoxically through the extension of its reign to...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 656–657.
Published: 01 September 2001
... all-pervasive commodification and its touristic effects in the second half of the century as radical reformulations of settler-colonial social and religious relations’’ (59). Twain’s ‘‘realism’’ thus discloses ‘‘the tyranny of exchange value’s end paradoxically through the extension of its reign to...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 863–866.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Martha J. Cutter Artistic Liberties: American Literary Realism and Graphic Illustration, 1880–1905 . By Adam Sonstegard . Tuscaloosa : Univ. of Alabama Press . 2014 . xiv, 230 pages. Cloth, $49.95 ; e-book, $49.95 . Immersive Words: Mass Media, Visuality, and American...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 882–884.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Habiba Ibrahim Duke University Press 2006 Playing the Races: Ethnic Caricature and American Literary Realism . By Henry B. Wonham. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2004. viii, 196 pp. $47.50. Enter the New Negroes: Images of Race in American Culture . By Martha Jane Nadell...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 555–582.
Published: 01 September 2009
... ​“Geographical Morality”: Place and the LeMenager Problem of Patriotism in John W. De Forest’s Civil War Realism Writing from his powerful position as editor of the Atlantic Monthly, William Dean Howells notes in 1874 that John William De Forest “is really...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 847–849.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Barbara Eckstein © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Henry James: Women and Realism . By Victoria Coulson. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2007. ix, 240 pp. $95.00. Henry James and the Visual . By Kendall Johnson. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2007. xv, 246 pp. $95.00...
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American Literature (1 December 2002) 74 (4): 715–745.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Randall Knoper Duke University Press 2002 Randall American Literary Realism and Knoper Nervous ‘‘Reflexion’’ American literary realism flourished in the late nineteenth century along with rapid developments in the sciences of the brain and nervous system...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 433–435.
Published: 01 June 2003
.... $29.95. Truth Stranger than Fiction: Race, Realism, and the U.S. Literary Marketplace.By 6849 AMERICAN LITERATURE 75:2 / sheet 191 of 246 Augusta Rohrbach. New York: Palgrave. 2002. xvi, 153 pp. $45.00. In their studies of white...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 422–424.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Joseph Helminski © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Eating the Black Body: Miscegenation as Sexual Consumption in African American Literature and Culture . By Carlyle Van Thompson. New York: Peter Lang. 2006. xiii, 231 pp. Paper, $29.95. Deans and Truants: Race and Realism...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 627–629.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Riché Richardson Duke University Press 2006 Unnatural Selections: Eugenics in American Modernism and the Harlem Renaissance . By Daylanne K. English. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2004. xii, 267 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $24.95. Rethinking Social Realism...
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 864–867.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Realism . By William M. Morgan. Lebanon: Univ. of New Hampshire Press. 2004. viii, 251 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $24.95. Book Reviews The Cultural Geography of Colonial American Literatures: Empire, Travel, Mo- dernity. By Ralph Bauer. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2003. xiii, 295 pp. $65.00...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 619–621.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Realism . By Lawson Andrew . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2012 . 191 pp. Cloth , $65.00 ; paper , $29.95 . © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Book Reviews Red Ink: Native Americans Picking up the Pen in the Colonial Period. By Drew Lopenzina. Albany: State Univ. of New York...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 709–737.
Published: 01 December 2015
... pedagogical method he named dovetailing . The dovetailing method sought to correlate acts of reading and writing with industrial and agricultural training, instantiating an instrumental relation to literary expression that this essay terms vocational realism . Examining vocational realism as an important...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 547–574.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Cynthia J. Davis This essay examines the cultural pursuit of a painless ideal as a neglected context for US literary realism. Advances in anesthesia in the final decades of the nineteenth century shared with influential religious ideologies including the New Thought an assumption that a comfortable...
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 612–615.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Tim Engles Duke University Press 2007 Fugitive Empire: Locating Early American Imperialism . By Andy Doolen. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2005. xxvii, 254 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $20.00. To Be Suddenly White: Literary Realism and Racial Passing . By Steven J...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 435–436.
Published: 01 June 2003
...? Rohrbach thoughtfully depicts both abolitionists and realists as producers of literary commodities; her argument that the roots of realism are found in the slave narrative would have been strengthened by a comple...