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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 894–897.
Published: 01 December 2004
... Literature authors ask us to keep politics, form, and publication history in analytical dialogue. Matt Cohen, Duke University Melinda DiStefano, Duke University An American Colony: Regionalism and the Roots of Midwestern Culture. By Edward Watts. Athens: Ohio Univ. Press. 2002. xxv, 285 pp. $55.00...
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 615–618.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Stephanie Foote Duke University Press 2007 Cosmopolitan Vistas: American Regionalism and Literary Value . By Tom Lutz. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2004. vii, 226 pp. Paper, $19.95. At Home in the City: Urban Domesticity in American Literature and Culture, 1850-1930...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 295–322.
Published: 01 June 2019
..., and you’re likely to find a somewhat unexpected figure of regional and cultural difference: the conniving, avaricious Jew. Indeed, whether “anti- Tom ” or abolitionist in orientation, the plantation novel of the 1850s is surprisingly reliant on this stereotyped but also uniquely fungible character...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 617–644.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Keith Wilhite Wilhite contends that a general indebtedness to Cold War cultural critique has kept literary scholars from reading the suburbs and suburban fiction for what they truly are: the endgame and final outpost of US regionalism. Drawing on discussions of regional writing and cultural...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 407–409.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Stephanie Foote Dear Appalachia: Readers, Identity, and Popular Fiction since 1878 . By Satterwhite Emily . Lexington : Univ. Press of Kentucky . 2011 . xvi, 396 pp. $40.00 . Southscapes: Geographies of Race, Region, and Literature . By Davis Thadious M. . Chapel Hill...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 859–867.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Alfred Hornung Duke University Press 2006 South to a New Place: Region, Literature, Culture . Ed. Suzanne W. Jones and Sharon Monteith. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2002. xxiii, 394 pp. Cloth, $85.00; paper, $36.95. History and Memory in the Two Souths: Recent...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 180–182.
Published: 01 March 2008
... © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 American Literary Regionalism in a Global Age . By Philip Joseph. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2007. xii, 232 pp. $45.00. Critical Regionalism: Connecting Politics and Culture in the American Landscape . By Douglas Reichert...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 551–581.
Published: 01 September 2014
... that its primary purpose within realism was not the delineation of regions, but rather the production of an affective and aesthetic engagement with the cosmopolitan project of self-cultivation. The local-color detail was generally not used as a representative detail of a place, but rather, by the late...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 623–625.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Chris Forster The Great American Songbooks: Musical Texts, Modernism, and the Value of Popular Culture . By Graham T. Austin . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2013 . xvii , 293 pp. $65.00 . Sweet Air: Modernism, Regionalism, and American Popular Song . By Comentale Edward...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 398–400.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Patrick Elliot Alexander Psychology Comes to Harlem: Rethinking the Race Question in Twentieth-Century America . By Garcia Jay . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Univ. Press . 2012 . x , 216 pp. Cloth , $50.00 ; e-book , $50.00 . Black Regions of the Imagination: African American...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 293–322.
Published: 01 June 2008
... author charts a field of writing he terms Caribbean American Regionalism, which is not bound necessarily to the geographic or ideological commitments of U.S. regionalist traditions even as it acknowledges and extends from innovative scholarship about them. The essay focuses on the role of women's voices...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 649–659.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Annette Trefzer © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Annette Looking for the Real South: Regional, National, Trefzer and Hemispheric Perspectives Normans and Saxons: Southern Race Mythology and the Intellectual History of the American Civil War. By Ritchie Devon...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 857–859.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Philip Joseph Duke University Press 2007 The Midwestern Pastoral: Place and Landscape in Literature of the American Heartland . By William Barillas. Athens: Ohio Univ. Press. 2006. xviii, 258 pp. $39.95. Reclaiming the American Farmer: The Reinvention of a Regional Mythology...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 633–635.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Victoria Ramirez Duke University Press 2006 Race Mixing: Southern Fiction since the Sixties . By Suzanne W. Jones. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. 2004. xii, 346 pp. $45.95. The Romance of Authenticity: The Cultural Politics of Regional and Ethnic Literatures . By Jeff...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 176–177.
Published: 01 March 2002
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 712–714.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Houston Baker and Dana Nelson en- vision it, less preoccupied with exhausted images of patriarchal white- ness and rural idyll and more concerned with understanding the U.S. South as ‘‘thick’’ with border-crossings of every sort: racial, gendered, regional, transnational. Our own thinking about these...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 656–658.
Published: 01 September 2003
.... Cloth, $60.95; paper, $21.95. Regional Fictions: Culture and Identity in Nineteenth-Century American Literature. By Stephanie Foote. Madison: Univ. of Wisconsin Press. 2001. vi, 218 pp. Cloth...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 243–271.
Published: 01 June 2012
... possibilities that the Arctic and Antarctic regions offer to hemispheric and transnational conversations, as well as to more recent calls to reorganize critical thinking from a planetary perspective. Blum explores the difference in resources, both material and critical, presented by polar spaces. By resources...
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American Literature (1 December 2008) 80 (4): 677–705.
Published: 01 December 2008
... decades-long struggle between the United States and the Sauks, as well as other native peoples in the western Great Lakes region, over how to conceptualize native landholding, diplomacy, and trade. The narrative explores the effects of reducing a complex regional matrix to a series of treaty-mediated...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 27–54.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Chandler’s The Little Sister (1949), Budd Schulberg’s What Makes Sammy Run? (1941), and Frederic Wakeman’s The Hucksters (1946), describe the intellectual labor of producing the commodities on which the industry subsisted, while at the same time struggling to identify and preserve regions of culture as yet...