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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 151–176.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Julieann Veronica Ulin Over the course of the debate concerning Wright's depiction of black women, critics have ignored the manuscript and extensive body of research to which Wright immediately turned after Native Son , a project Wright explicitly identified as female-centered and for which his...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 611–635.
Published: 01 September 2010
... leaders face little resistance from faculty in perpetuating the current funding system? In part this is because faculty mistakenly believe that their own interests are served by the current system. In fact, Newfield shows, the current funding model also creates inequities in research funding that have...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 447–475.
Published: 01 September 2016
... immediately apparent. I suggest that if we as literary scholars are to use word search in our research, we should approach it from a philological point of view, actively exploring the limits of our knowledge about the linguistic practices of the past and considering the effects of technological mediation on...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 407–438.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Bechdel’s visual rhetoric in the pages of WomaNews , the grassroots periodical where Bechdel first published her work and participated as a member of the collective. Informed by archival research, this analysis embraces grassroots contexts as an overlooked venue for exploring queer histories and tracing the...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 413–441.
Published: 01 June 2011
.... Defending scientific research but denouncing its metamorphosis into techno-transcendent spectacle, Powers's work aligns fiction and evolution as processes of painfully slow, bottom-up “compositing,” wherein complexity emerges from simplicity, purpose appears in apparent randomness, and agency persists in...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 713–736.
Published: 01 December 2014
...-century collaboration between the geologist and Spiritualist lecturer and writer William Denton and his wife, the psychometric medium Elizabeth Foote Denton, which produced a three-volume study titled The Soul of Things : Psychometric Researches and Discovery , published between 1863 and 1874...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 433–454.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Laura Zebuhr Based on archival research done at the Library Company of Philadelphia, this essay offers an interpretation of original and popular verses that appear in nineteenth-century friendship albums. It argues that the verses engage a long-standing conversation about the nature of friendship...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 563–587.
Published: 01 September 2012
... by the US State Department to perform in Africa in the 1950s. In doing so, it draws from recent research in jazz studies by Penny Von Eschen and Ingrid Monson to underscore the historical complexity and political incisiveness of Hughes’s enactment of a black transnationalist public in the poem...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 117–140.
Published: 01 March 2006
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 141–168.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., where he contributed to the growing orientation of this sociology toward realism, empiricism, and hard facts. Park built on the work of Thomas and Boas, embracing their assumption of racial equality and using their empirical research methods, such as gathering data by interviewing urban and ethnic...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 677–690.
Published: 01 December 2006
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 691–692.
Published: 01 December 2006
... the tension between the local and the global. We left the conference knowing that the enthusiastic discussions there had signaled a paradigm shift and that we would not research or teach the American South in the same way again. In February of 2004, we continued the stimulating conversation...
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 243–273.
Published: 01 June 2007
..., questioning citizens, including of the law.28 Rich as these many readings are, in substituting Hawthorne’s his- torical surround for Hester’s, they risk overlooking the most deeply historical dimension of Hawthorne’s novel—his brooding on the rela- tion between the 1640s and the 1840s. The research...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 693–695.
Published: 01 December 2006
... between the local and the global. We left the conference knowing that the enthusiastic discussions there had signaled a paradigm shift and that we would not research or teach the American South in the same way again. In February of 2004, we continued the stimulating conversation begun in Mexico by...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 March 2007
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 275–305.
Published: 01 June 2007
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 695–698.
Published: 01 December 2006
... between the local and the global. We left the conference knowing that the enthusiastic discussions there had signaled a paradigm shift and that we would not research or teach the American South in the same way again. In February of 2004, we continued the stimulating conversation begun in Mexico by...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 111–137.
Published: 01 March 2002
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 719–744.
Published: 01 December 2013
... . The Cold War and the United States Information Agency . Cambridge, UK : Cambridge Univ. Press . Cullather Nicholas . 2010 . The Hungry World . Cambridge : Harvard Univ. Press . Davison W. Phillips . 1950 . “ The Role of the Propaganda Planner .” Project Rand, Research...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 665–693.
Published: 01 December 2016