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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 769–795.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Jennifer Putzi Published in 1860 under the pseudonym “Florence Percy,” “Rock Me to Sleep” quickly became one of the most popular and widely circulated poems of the nineteenth century. It also became the subject of a heated literary controversy, with multiple claimants coming forward to insist that...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 670–671.
Published: 01 September 2001
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 841–854.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Ivy Schweitzer Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Many important insights enrich all five of these essays, which I will elucidate below, but the two that particularly stand out to me as rocking not only the foundations of Puritan exceptionalism but as having wider implications...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 183–207.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Diarmuid Hester Abstract In this article I consider the impact of New York school poetry and New York punk rock on the Los Angeles literary scene of the 1970s and 1980s. I explore a distinct group of poets that emerged around a Venice Beach, California, literary arts center but was profoundly East...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 447–473.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Cody Marrs When revolutions rocked Europe in 1848, Frederick Douglass responded almost immediately by framing these movements across the Atlantic in global terms, connecting class strife in the Old World to the struggle over slavery in the New. Yet he also used the revolts of 1848 long after they...
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Published: 01 June 2019
Figure 3 Robert Smithson, Spiral Jetty (1970), Great Salt Lake, Utah. Mud, salt crystals, rocks, water; 1,500 by 15 feet. From the collection of the DIA Center for the Arts, New York. Photo by Gianfranco Gorgoni. Art © Holt-Smithson Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY Figure 3 Robert More
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Figure 2 As noted in the article’s captions, the upper and lower photographs are of Michael Heizer, Dissipate (in Nine Nevada Depressions ), 1968 (deteriorated); wood in playa surface; 45 by 50 by 1 feet (five liners, each 12 by 1 by 1 feet); Black Rock Desert, Nevada. © Artforum , December More
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 815–845.
Published: 01 December 2005
... herself (6). Indeed, Rio’s idolization of U.S. male actors seems limited to gendered identification. When Pucha and Rio ‘‘practice tongue-kissing in front of the rustic fireplace Pucha acts the role of Ava Gardner or Sandra Dee, while Rio gets to play Rock Hudson (236), a detail all the more significant...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 713–736.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Martin . 1971 . “ The Thing .” In Poetry, Language, Thought , translated by Hofstadter Albert , 174 – 82 . New York : Harper and Row . Heringman Noah . 2004 . Romantic Rocks, Aesthetic Geology . Ithaca, NY : Cornell Univ. Press . Hitchcock Edward . 1851 . The Religion...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 113–141.
Published: 01 March 2007
...-white dualism of U.S. racism. Increasingly, her work called into question the usefulness of liberal allies in the aftermath of the defec- tion of the Dixiecrats, the murder of Emmett Till, and the ordeal of the Little Rock Nine. Brooks’s and Ebony’s first volumes emerged during a...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 422–423.
Published: 01 June 2001
... profound presence of earth itself, rock-bottom foundation of human thought and experience’’ (6). J. Scott Bryson, Mount St. Mary’s College 6363 AMERICAN LITERATURE 73:2 / sheet 197 of 232 Patterns for America...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 423–424.
Published: 01 June 2001
... connoisseur of modernism’’ (42), and to recognize him also as an ecological poet who verbalized ‘‘a sense of the immediacy and profound presence of earth itself, rock-bottom foundation of human thought and experience...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 423–425.
Published: 01 June 2019
... place in this book, from loons and crows to chickadees, hawks, kingfishers, and a variety of other feathered iterations. But even this list of specifics belies the work that Arsić argues Thoreau is doing, which is to muddy the boundaries that separate forms of life, from rocks and trees to people and...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 897–914.
Published: 01 December 2012
... ‘Rock Me to Sleep’ Controversy,” 769–95. Reid, Colbey Emmerson. Review: Galow, Writing Celebrity: Stein, Fitzgerald, and the Modern(ist) Art of Self-Fashioning, 884–86. 902  American Literature Review: Goldman, Modernism Is the Literature of Celebrity, 884–86 Rifkin, Mark. “Shadows of...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 673–699.
Published: 01 December 2010
... birth of the United States as an autono- mous nation: [L]et the day be dark, the 22nd day of December 1622 [which he offers as the date the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock]; let it be forgotten in your celebration, in your speeches, and by the burying of the rock that your fathers first...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 385–416.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Figure 3 Robert Smithson, Spiral Jetty (1970), Great Salt Lake, Utah. Mud, salt crystals, rocks, water; 1,500 by 15 feet. From the collection of the DIA Center for the Arts, New York. Photo by Gianfranco Gorgoni. Art © Holt-Smithson Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY Figure 3 Robert...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 333–359.
Published: 01 June 2009
... own confinement. Violet Matsuda de Cristoforo, for instance, was interned for three years near Castle Rock Mountain in northern California, “the last battle ground of the Modoc Indians,” a landmark that gave her a sense of solidarity with the Modocs if not hope.10 In Poetic Reflections...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 693–721.
Published: 01 December 2003
... peoples who were suddenly discovered half a millennium ago A member of the Stand- ing Rock Sioux nation, a political scientist, and a longtime analyst of Indian-white relations, Deloria wanted the assembled archeologists...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 159–184.
Published: 01 March 2016
... involves the long descriptions of the Martian landscape. Robinson includes copious description throughout the books: as Jameson (2005, 393) writes, the trilogy is composed of “pages upon pages” on “pocket dis- quisitions on a host of topics,” ranging from “the biochemistry of rocks and solids,” to...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 213–223.
Published: 01 June 2017
... to the Pulse nightclub massacre), the Standing Rock Syllabus (in solidarity with indigenous protests over an oil pipeline slated for construction under Lake Oahe, the primary source of water for the Standing Rock Sioux), and the Trump 2.0 Syllabus (a corrective to an initial Chronicle of Higher...