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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 March 2010) 82 (1): 57–90.
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 91–119.
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 121–149.
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 151–179.
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 243–269.
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 271–304.
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 461–488.
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 305–332.
Published: 01 June 2010
... guidebook’s author traces the history of Liverpool all the way back to “a record in the Doomsday-Book of William the Conqueror” (148), Redburn goes on to suggest that a more thoroughgoing report “would have scorned to stop in its researches at the reign of the Nor- man monarch, but would have pushed on...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 489–518.
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 333–360.
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 519–551.
Published: 01 September 2010
...” in Louisiana.15 The political significance of the Grandissimes project has generally tended to overshadow the novel’s ethnographic dimensions.16 Cable conceived of the book’s basic architecture around 1877, just as he began making formal research forays into the local culture of...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 361–388.
Published: 01 June 2010