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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 198–201.
Published: 01 March 2011
... America. By David Anthony. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2009. xii, 225 pp. $43.95. Manly Love: Romantic Friendship in American Fiction. By Axel Nissen. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2009. x, 229 pp. $45.00. Book Reviews Beyond Douglass: New Perspectives on Early African...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 882–883.
Published: 01 December 2000
... words should be ‘‘revered forever Nor should many of his opinions. (His naïve romanticization of Native Americans and his comments about women are often so sophomorically stereotypical as to risk being taken for parody...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 217–218.
Published: 01 March 2001
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 634–635.
Published: 01 September 2001
... issues without descending into jargon or repetition. Susan Kurjiaka, Florida Atlantic University Transcendental Wordplay: America’s Romantic Punsters and the Search for the Lan- guage of Nature. By Michael West. Athens: Ohio Univ. Press. 2000. xxiv, 518 pp. $59.95. Michael West argues in this...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 865–866.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Kurt Eisen By Richard Gravil. New York: St. Martin's. 2000. xx, 250 pp. $49.95. 2002 Reviews Romantic Dialogues: Anglo-American Continuities, 1776–1862. By Richard Gravil. New York: St. Martin’s. 2000. xx, 250 pp. $49.95. Richard Gravil’s study of the crucial debt owed by American...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 427–428.
Published: 01 June 2001
.... Andrew Hoborek, University of Missouri Barry Hannah: Postmodern Romantic. By Ruth D. Weston. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 1998. xii, 147 pp. $25.00. Barry Hannah used to be known as the enfant...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 193.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 2008 General Margaret Fuller: An American Romantic Life. Vol. 2: The Public Years . By Charles Capper. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2007. xxi, 649 pp. $40.00. Brief Mention Editions Franklin Evans, or the Inebriate: A Tale of the Times. By Walt Whitman. Ed...
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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 467–494.
Published: 01 September 2004
... aesthetic uses of electricity by German and British romantics.17 The era of literary romanticism witnessed some of the key breakthroughs in the development of electromagnetism, culmi- nating in the 1830s with Michael Faraday’s experimental confirmation of electromagnetic induction and Samuel F. B...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 392–394.
Published: 01 June 2009
... among the American Romantics . By Renée Bergland. Boston: Beacon Press. 2008. xviii, 300 pp. $29.95. Book Reviews Men of Letters in the Early Republic: Cultivating Forums of Citizenship. By Catherine O’Donnell Kaplan. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2008. viii, 239 pp. Cloth...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 493–521.
Published: 01 September 2014
... examines the network not only as a universal model, but also as a historically contingent conceptual model. The specifically Romantic concept of the network that comes to the fore in the texts under scrutiny responds to an increased impact of concrete technological network structures, while reflecting and...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 61–91.
Published: 01 March 2013
... how students of nineteenth-century American romanticism negotiate a surface reading practice that denies the very “depths” of subjectivity, interiority, and symbolic, transcendent correspondence that long have been thought to constitute Romantic meaning. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013...
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American Literature (1 December 2008) 80 (4): 707–738.
Published: 01 December 2008
... between two much-disputed incest romances, William Hill Brown's The Power of Sympathy (1789) and Herman Melville's Pierre; or, The Ambiguities (1852). Dill's interpretations show how both books refuse to fit into any genre category. The romantic yearnings of the sibling lovers in both books, Dill suggests...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 477–504.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Neal’s criticism and fiction and the writings of European romantics such as Friedrich Schlegel and Percy Bysshe Shelley. In doing so, Gilmore contends that Neal provides an alternative understanding of the politics, history, and poetics of romanticism and the romance in the United States. Over the past...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 463–496.
Published: 01 September 2017
... nineteenth-century nationalist thought. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 transamerican americano periodicals romantic nationalism Spanish America How is a citizen of this republic to designate himself? As an American? There are two Americas, each subdivided into various...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 497–527.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., “Life in the Iron Mills,” by Rebecca Harding Davis. All these texts attempt a reimagining of the body and sensory world of the artist-worker. In particular, they rebel against the “genius” stereotypes of romantic fantasy, partly because these figures romanticized hardship and poverty for writers...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 881–882.
Published: 01 December 2000
... that many of Corso’s words should be ‘‘revered forever Nor should many of his opinions. (His naïve romanticization of Native Americans and his comments about women are often so sophomorically...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 215–217.
Published: 01 March 2003
... in recent fiction’’ (1). Pifer begins with a historical overview that lays the foundation for her thesis that contemporary writers inherit and refashion in diverse ways romantic theories of childhood. Extending the work of James...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 424–425.
Published: 01 June 2001
... poetics, of four central romantic, modernist, and postmodernist poets. We now have a coherent line of relationship linking the sensibilities of Wordsworth and Ashbery and explaining attitude, tone, and elegiac tendency...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 673–674.
Published: 01 September 2003
... to both the positive and destructive potential of romantic love. Despite its strengths, Cunningham’s study has significant limitations. First, his titular reference to ‘‘the role for literature in moral...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 420–422.
Published: 01 June 2019
... and the adults they became from the dangers of a less land-based and more volatile speculative economy, at the same time as it “reveal[ed] the potential for the alienation and commodification of this emergent self” (6–7). After midcentury, as Romantic theories of language and memory consolidated...