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American Literature (2004) 76 (3): 525–547.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Wai Chee Dimock Duke University 2004 Wai Chee Aesthetics at the Limits of the Nation: Dimock Kant, Pound, and the Saturday Review How powerful is the nation as a taxonomic (rather thanjurisdictional)unit?Whogetstoclassify,whogetstonamethe phenomena...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (3): 641.
Published: 01 September 2007
... 2007 Erratum Erratum for Dan Moos, book review, American Literature 79 (March 2007): 208–10. The correct title of the book under review is Exploding the Western: Myths of Empire on the Postmodern Frontier, not Exploding the Empire: Myths of Empire on the Postmodern Frontier...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 152–154.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Allan Hepburn By Robin Hoople. Lewisburg, Penn.: Bucknell Univ. Press. 2000. 299 pp.$46.50. 2002 Book Reviews Coming into Communion: Pastoral Dialogues in Colonial New England. By Laura Henigman. Albany: State Univ. of New York Press. 1999. xi, 234 pp. Cloth, $54.50; paper, $17.95...
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Published: 01 June 2018
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2019
... focus on critical responses that are most readable by twenty-first-century standards (lengthy, signed reviews by readily identifiable critics in prestigious journals), paradoxically the less authoritative liminal critical forms (unsigned, unoriginal criticism circulated as reprinted reviews) displayed...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 141–166.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Megan Obourn Through a reading of Arturo Islas's posthumously published La Mollie and the King of Tears , this essay offers a critique of liberal, multicultural uses of postcolonial hybridity in the context of U.S. literature and literary criticism. The essay reviews current uses of hybridity...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (2): 363–387.
Published: 01 June 2013
... conditions that staggered perception and belief. Despite these doubts, she traveled to Saigon in 1967 and to Hanoi a year later to report on the US war in Vietnam for the New York Review of Books . Both trips resulted in a series of essays that were quickly collected and published in book form. If Vietnam...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 59–90.
Published: 01 March 2019
... review the lovelorn column’s distinctive features and situate West’s satiric novella in that context. I also examine the racial dynamics of both the novella and the genre, touching briefly on the careers of two lovelorn columnists: the well-known Dorothy Dix, who was white, and the now-obscure Princess...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (3): 571–596.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Scott Selisker This essay considers Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man (1952) from the standpoint of its influential depiction of African Americans as automata. Through Ellison's other writings, including his review of Gunnar Myrdal's An American Dilemma (1944) and his unpublished drafts of Invisible...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 897–914.
Published: 01 December 2012
...  American Literature Authors of Essays and Book Reviews Adamson, Joni. Review: Chura, Thoreau the Land Surveyor, 189–91. Review: Walls, The Passage to Cosmos: Alexander von Humboldt and the Shaping of America, 189–91. Allewaert, Monique, and Michael Ziser. “Under Water” (preface to issue...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (4): 893–914.
Published: 01 December 2011
.../00029831-1503866 © 2011 by Duke University Press 894 American Literature Authors of Essays and Book Reviews Alexander, Patrick Elliot. Review: Kunzel, Criminal Intimacy: Prison and the Uneven History of Modern American Sexuality, 673–75. Review: Smith, The Prison and the American Imagination...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 865–886.
Published: 01 December 2014
...  American Literature Authors of Essays and Book Reviews Altschuler, Sari. “‘Ain’t One Limb Enough?’ Historicizing Disability in the American Novel,” 245–74. Bardill, Jessi. Review: Barker, Native Acts: Law, Recognition, and Cultural Authenticity, 201–3. Review: Piatote, Domestic Subjects...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (4): 845–862.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Assistant Elma Longley Editorial Clare Callahan Assistants Rebecca Evans American Literature, Volume 85, Number 4, December 2013 DOI 10.1215/00029831-2379740  © 2013 by Duke University Press 846  American Literature Authors of Essays and Book Reviews Alemán, Jesse. Review...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 869–892.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Authors of Essays and Book Reviews Abrams, Robert E. Review: Experience and Experimental Writing: Literary Pragmatism from Emerson to the Jameses by Paul Grimstad; Fictions of Fact and Value: The Erasure of Logical Positivism in American Literature, 1945– 1975 by Michael LeMahieu, 611–13...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 517–538.
Published: 01 September 2002
... and the United States. A stunningly explicit example appears in H.D.’s book review ‘‘I Sing Democracy published in a 1937 issue of Life and Letters Today.Here,inareviewof Edgar Lee Masters’s Whitman, H.D.’s treatment of the United States reconstructs and reinvigorates a national history of colonial ancestry...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (2): 393–411.
Published: 01 June 2007
... on Randall Jarrell’s review of Bishop’s first collection of poetry as I will on the poetry itself. This oblique approach, I hope to suggest, is perhaps the best way to address the politics of literatures past. I want to show not only that politics and aestheticism can coincide but that once we move...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 87–114.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Tribune 1920 ). 5 This datum seems to have informed Fitzgerald’s reviewers, as they made much of his youth. An early review from the influential Rascoe ( 1920 ) begins, “If you have not already done so, make a note of the name, F. Scott Fitzgerald. It is borne by a 23 year old novelist who...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 645–655.
Published: 01 September 2012
... 84, Number 3, September 2012 DOI 10.1215/00029831-1664746 © 2012 by Duke University Press 646 American Literature four books under review engage questions in book history, cultural history, and literary history from different perspectives, while point- ing to some of the large issues...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 139–140.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Fritz Fleischmann By Laura Henigman. Albany: State Univ. of New York Press. 1999. xi, 234 pp. Cloth, $54.50; paper, $17.95. 2002 Book Reviews Coming into Communion: Pastoral Dialogues in Colonial New England. By Laura Henigman. Albany: State Univ. of New York Press. 1999. xi, 234 pp...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 140–142.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Scott Andrews By Hilary E. Wyss. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2000. xiii, 207 pp. $29.95. 2002 Book Reviews Coming into Communion: Pastoral Dialogues in Colonial New England. By Laura Henigman. Albany: State Univ. of New York Press. 1999. xi, 234 pp. Cloth, $54.50; paper...