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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 839–841.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Tyler Nickl Sanctified Landscape: Writers, Artists, and the Hudson River Valley, 1820–1909 . By Schuyler David . Ithaca, NY : Cornell Univ. Press . 2012 . xii , 206 pp. $29.95 . Arcadian America: The Death and Life of an Environmental Tradition . By Sachs Aaron . New Haven : Yale...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 373–401.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Jeanne Elders DeWaard Duke University Press 2002 Jeanne ‘‘Indelicate Exposure Sentiment and Law in Elders Fall River: An Authentic Narrative DeWaard In one of the many pamphlets published in the nine- teenth century about the infamous ‘‘haystack murder’’ of...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2002
... waterfront community out of which blackface performance emerged in the early nineteenth century. W. T. Lhamon’s sinuous, seductive prose walks you down lower Manhattan’s Catherine Street to the sort of East River market where an Atlantic lumpen culture was coming alive. Here ‘‘there was danc- ing among...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 649–652.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., occasionally result when an artful author like Tichi is stretch- ing received conceptions not only of genre and period but also of national and environmental identity. Gretchen Murphy, University of Minnesota-Morris Deep River: Music and Memory in Harlem Renaissance Thought. By Paul Allen Anderson...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 193.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 2008 General River of Dreams: Imagining the Mississippi before Mark Twain . By Thomas Ruys Smith. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2007. x, 232 pp. $38.00. Brief Mention Editions Franklin Evans, or the Inebriate: A Tale of the Times. By Walt Whitman. Ed. Christopher Castiglia...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 440–442.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Nicole M. Merola The Meaning of Rivers: Flow and Reflection in American Literature . By McMillin T. S. . Iowa City : Univ. of Iowa Press . 2011 . xviii, 220 pp. Paper , $34.95 . Environmental Evasion: The Literary, Critical, and Cultural Politics of “Nature’s Nation.” By Willis...
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American Literature (1 December 2008) 80 (4): 677–705.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Mark Rifkin In the spring of 1832, a well-respected Sauk warrior named Black Hawk led a group of Sauks, Foxes, Kickapoos, and Potawatomies across the Mississippi River, through lands formerly occupied by the Sauks. Characterized as an assault on white settlements by U.S. officials during and...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 781–806.
Published: 01 December 2007
... necessarily abstract and to defend the younger New York painters—notably his friends Larry Rivers, Grace Harti- gan, and Jane Freilicher—against claims that they “had lost heart and abandoned abstract-expressionism in a cowardly fashion to return to representational work.”47 According to these...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 725–752.
Published: 01 December 2010
... pieces—“Deep River,” “My Lord, What a Mornin and “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot,” and even then only in snip- pets—and Cane can come to seem musical in an essentially abstract sense, more concerned with what one of its poems refers to as “soul sounds” than with anything that could be literally heard...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 811–835.
Published: 01 December 2001
... forces of Na- ture, the very nature—the physical character—of the Mississippi River also served as a rich source of metaphor for Faulkner. Notori- ously unpredictable and idiosyncratic in its flows, the Mississippi be- comes an apt metaphor in the novel for a certain conception of Woman, for the...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 429–430.
Published: 01 June 2001
... published work during the 1950s. Clark instead considers the savaging of Across the River and into the Trees (1950) by Cold War liberals who found his critique subversive. The effect of their disciplining, she argues, was ‘‘not...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 430–431.
Published: 01 June 2001
... published work during the 1950s. Clark instead considers the savaging of Across the River and into the Trees (1950) by Cold War liberals who found his critique subversive. The effect of their disciplining, she argues, was ‘‘not...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 202–203.
Published: 01 March 2005
... published debates over the purpose of such places as Yellowstone National Park and the meaning of fish- ing as meditation and masculine sport (see A River Runs through It). Daehnke indicates that there were anxieties about whether Manifest Destiny always led to the extension of democratic civilization...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 807–834.
Published: 01 December 2010
...-called mounds that once composed the Oneota site known as Blood Run, located on both sides of the Big Sioux River on what is now the Iowa–South Dakota border. What remain of the largely devastated earthworks at Blood Run are mostly unknown to contemporary citizens of the continent...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 437–440.
Published: 01 June 2012
... DOI 10.1215/00029831-1587647 The Meaning of Rivers: Flow and Reflection in American Literature. By T. S. McMillin. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2011. xviii, 220 pp. Paper, $34.95. Environmental Evasion: The Literary, Critical, and Cultural Politics of “Nature’s Nation.” By...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 442–444.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., 249, 254). Perhaps current cultural theory is undergoing a similar transformation. If so, one won- ders if the twenty-­first century will, perhaps, be known as Deleuzian. Arthur Riss, Salem State University DOI 10.1215/00029831-1587647 The Meaning of Rivers: Flow and Reflection in...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 445–447.
Published: 01 June 2012
... DOI 10.1215/00029831-1587647 The Meaning of Rivers: Flow and Reflection in American Literature. By T. S. McMillin. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2011. xviii, 220 pp. Paper, $34.95. Environmental Evasion: The Literary, Critical, and Cultural Politics of “Nature’s Nation.” By...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 447–449.
Published: 01 June 2012
... transformation. If so, one won- ders if the twenty-­first century will, perhaps, be known as Deleuzian. Arthur Riss, Salem State University DOI 10.1215/00029831-1587647 The Meaning of Rivers: Flow and Reflection in American Literature. By T. S. McMillin. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 450–452.
Published: 01 June 2012
... University DOI 10.1215/00029831-1587647 The Meaning of Rivers: Flow and Reflection in American Literature. By T. S. McMillin. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2011. xviii, 220 pp. Paper, $34.95. Environmental Evasion: The Literary, Critical, and Cultural Politics of “Nature’s Nation...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 452–454.
Published: 01 June 2012
...-1587647 The Meaning of Rivers: Flow and Reflection in American Literature. By T. S. McMillin. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2011. xviii, 220 pp. Paper, $34.95. Environmental Evasion: The Literary, Critical, and Cultural Politics of “Nature’s Nation.” By Lloyd Willis. Albany...