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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 619–621.
Published: 01 September 2014
...William J. Maxwell Liberalism and the Culture of Security: The Nineteenth-Century Rhetoric of Reform . By Henry Katherine . Tuscaloosa : Univ. of Alabama Press . 2011 . xiv , 213 pp. Cloth , $36.50 ; e-book , $36.50 . Downwardly Mobile: The Changing Fortunes of American...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 830–833.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Monica Huerta American Blood: The Ends of the Family in American Literature, 1850–1900 . By Jackson Holly . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2014 . x , 201 pp. $65.00 . Until Choice Do Us Part: Marriage Reform in the Progressive Era . Eby Clare Virginia . Chicago : Univ...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 427–430.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Allen Hibbard © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Atlantic Republic: The American Tradition in English Literature . By Paul Giles. Oxford, Eng.: Oxford Univ. Press. 2006. xii, 419 pp. $115.00. Critical Americans: Victorian Intellectuals and Transatlantic Liberal Reform . By...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 861–863.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Ben Railton Bodies of Reform: The Rhetoric of Character in Gilded Age America . By Salazar James B. . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2010 . Cloth, $75.00; paper, $25.00 . Thinking America: New England Intellectuals and the Varieties of American Identity . By Taylor...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 March 2011
... limited, of a figure that continues to have special resonance in the digital age. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Douglas Forcibly Impressed: Reform Games and Guerra the Avatar Figure in Milton Bradley and Walt Whitman [W]hat I am...
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American Literature (1 December 2008) 80 (4): 841–843.
Published: 01 December 2008
...John David Miles © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Citizen Indians: Native American Intellectuals, Race and Reform . By Lucy Maddox. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2005. 205 pp. Cloth, $35.00; paper, $19.95. E Pluribus Unum: Nineteenth-Century American Literature and...
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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 612–615.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Reformation. Though Bloch’s sweeping view of gender and gender roles from the sixteenth to the nine- teenth century is perhaps overly general, it effectively introduces and informs her argument about the early United States. Methodologically, Bloch objects to the hegemony of Marxist and material- 604...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 181–183.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Elsa Nettels Duke University Press 2007 Creating the Culture of Reform in Antebellum America . By T. Gregory Garvey. Atlanta: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2006. xii, 263 pp. $ 39.95. Conscience and Purpose: Fiction and Social Consciousness in Howells, Jewett, Chesnutt, and Cather...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 194–196.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Shawn Salvant Duke University Press 2007 Ghosts of Slavery: A Literary Archaeology of Black Women's Lives . By Jenny Sharpe. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2003. xxvi, 187 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $20.00. Creole Crossings: Domestic Fiction and the Reform of Colonial...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 355–377.
Published: 01 June 2017
... forever free. The trope has been rewritten once again in the decades following the civil rights movement in middle and high school curricula as an argument for learning to read as self-emancipation. In an era of educational reform that insists not on the transformation of social structures but on the...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 142–143.
Published: 01 March 2002
..., California State University, Northridge Culture of Eloquence: Oratory and Reform in Antebellum America. By James Perrin Warren. University Park: Penn State Univ. Press. 1999. ix, 202 pp. $40.00. Focusing on major writers such as Emerson, Thoreau, Fuller, Douglass, and Whitman, as well as on lesser...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 868–869.
Published: 01 December 2000
... will find this volume an indispensable aid to their research in a myriad of ways. Michael Moon, Johns Hopkins University The Seduction Novel of the Early Nation: A Call for Socio-Political Reform. By...
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American Literature (1 March 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 (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 421–424.
Published: 01 June 2005
... York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2004. xviii, 308 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $24.95. Photography on the Color Line: W. E. B. Du Bois, Race, and Visual Culture.By Shawn Michelle Smith. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2004. xviii, 225 pp. Cloth, $74.95; paper, $21.95. Manning the Race: Reforming...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Duncan Faherty © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Anglophilia: Deference, Devotion, and Antebellum America . By Elisa Tamarkin. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2008. xxxiii, 400 pp. $35.00. Reforming the World: Social Activism and the Problem of Fiction in Nineteenth...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 162–164.
Published: 01 March 2002
... troubling time in American history. Scott Andrews, California State University, Northridge Culture of Eloquence: Oratory and Reform in Antebellum America. By James Perrin Warren. University Park: Penn State Univ. Press. 1999. ix, 202 pp. $40.00. Focusing on major writers such as Emerson, Thoreau...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 33–60.
Published: 01 March 2013
... reform project in Walden hinges on diet and Thoreau's attitude toward literal “groceries.” Thoreau's interest in dietary practices has generally been read as apolitical or even antipolitical, primarily because his dietary and consumptive practices have never been adequately situated amid contemporary...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 121–151.
Published: 01 March 2011
... reception reveal the challenges of creating art that is aimed at social reform and confirm the difficulty in assessing the political function or, in Fredric Jameson's sense, the political unconscious of American literature. As a celebrated example of political theater, The Exonerated also provides a forum...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 723–753.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Clayton Marsh Abstract Drawing on a wide range of temperance reform literature, this essay examines the temporal dimensions of America’s antebellum crusade against alcohol and their remarkably complex treatment in the tales of Nathaniel Hawthorne. The inebriates in Hawthorne’s tales are not...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 583–610.
Published: 01 September 2014
... reform in US health care has proven so difficult to achieve in the more than a century that has passed since the novel was written. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 References Baker Samuel L. 1984 . “ Physician Licensure Laws in the United States, 1865-1915 .” Journal of the...