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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 883–884.
Published: 01 December 2000
... in Jane Rule’s Fiction.By Marilyn R. Schuster. New York: New York Univ. Press. 1999. xv, 269 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $20.00. Marilyn Schuster’s Passionate Communities: Reading Lesbian Resistance in...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 251–278.
Published: 01 June 2011
... race and the underlying rules whereby racial markers are seen as significant or insignificant. Jerng then turns to the work of Samuel R. Delany, in particular his best-selling novel Dhalgren , to suggest how its narrative strategies lie in rewriting the readability of racial difference. By focusing on...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 597–619.
Published: 01 September 2011
.... copyright and privacy laws and to show how these complexly interrelated areas of legal discourse manifest themselves in Salinger's fiction. The two opposed rulings in the case (district and appellate courts) reveal the twin purposes of copyright law: to provide the public with great art through the granting...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 797–826.
Published: 01 December 2012
... key legal and political contexts that gave its narrative shape (and to which Williams addressed his text), including California Governor John Bigler’s anti-coolieism campaign (1852), the California Supreme Court ruling in People v. Hall (1854), and the widely publicized Modoc War (1872–73). It builds...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 645–680.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Vocabulary archive displays telling instances of cross-cultural mistranslation as indigenous words spill beyond Jefferson's rules of orthography and beyond the word list itself in formal defiance of Jefferson's goal of recording the ancient and pure sounds of “primitive” America. This essay argues that the...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 882–883.
Published: 01 December 2000
... in Jane Rule’s Fiction.By Marilyn R. Schuster. New York: New York Univ. Press. 1999. xv, 269 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $20.00. Marilyn Schuster’s Passionate Communities: Reading Lesbian Resistance in...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 884–885.
Published: 01 December 2000
... the heteronormative status quo and the dictates of subcultural lesbian and ‘‘queer’’ critical communities. Schuster depicts Rule’s audience as a network of committed readers who form ‘‘invisible but passionate communities linked...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 204–206.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., Zunshine identifies three rules for effective embodied transparency in prose fiction. First, contrasts: to amplify our experience of transparency, the readable character is jux- taposed to an opaque character. Second, transience: to be believable, the moment of transparency is kept brief. And third...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2016
... the United States (1833). Phan observes that Justice Story violated his own rules when in Prigg v. Pennsylva- nia he took those “held to Service or Labour” to be slaves and only slaves. In that decision, Story relied not on strict construction of the text but instead on a theory of original intent...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 745–779.
Published: 01 December 2013
... York : Norton . Galloway Alexander R. 2006 . Gaming: Essays on Algorithmic Culture . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . Gapper Michael . 2008 . “ Braid: Breaking the Rules of Game Design .” Xbox World 360 Magazine , August 6 . www.computerandvideogames.com/194727...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 898–900.
Published: 01 December 2017
... the most to say about the tension between detective fiction as a rule-bound genre—which he interestingly links back to romanticist literary typology—and the social and cultural specificity of its origins. While Crafton’s book offers much-needed scholarly attention to previously neglected writers like...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2003
... a dis- sent that the war itself, not the Court, had ruled against the consti- tutionality of secession. The state of Texas’s decision to secede, he explains, ‘‘was the sovereign act of a sovereign State, and the...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 687–717.
Published: 01 December 2004
... imagination and uneasiness about its social effects. Pope defined criticism as judging art according to the universal rules of nature; however, not only did he allow for the ‘‘lucky license’’ of poetic genius that, without consult- ing nature’s rules, might ‘‘snatch a grace beyond the reach of art but he...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 March 2011
... game. The spinning teetotum produces inputs and the rules of arithmetic produce consistent outputs that determine the player’s in-game outcomes. This process ties race games like Traveller’s indirectly to the history of the term algorithm, which was “a transliteration and Latinization of the...
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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 325–355.
Published: 01 June 2006
... capacious interpretation of law’s reach and definition.6 As Martha Umphrey explains, trials mediate the tensions between these different ideas of law, between ‘‘formal legal rules’’ and ‘‘the unofficial world of norms, customs, common sense, and social codes Moreover, for Umphrey, spectacular trials...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 665–675.
Published: 01 December 2004
... 1929. Did I plan to honor that tradition?No,Isaid.Ididnot.Iwasnotsurewhatotherchangeswould be made if I became editor since the journal came with Articles of Agreement and a board of advisors, with rules and traditions set by the American Literature Section of the Modern Language Association. I...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 209–212.
Published: 01 March 2017
... supports. The Enlightenment conception of “Man” as rational, conscious individual produced the subject of human rights and democratic citizenship; however, this ostensibly universal category in fact distinguished “Man” from those considered irrational, primitive, and ignorant of the rule of law...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 874–876.
Published: 01 December 2016
... universal category in fact distinguished “Man” from those considered irrational, primitive, and ignorant of the rule of law—including women, blacks, and other nonwhite peoples. In the 1990s a burgeoning posthumanism critiqued the modern conception of human as a historically contingent construct rather than...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 644–646.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the events he describes in the codas, but it further obscures the purpose for including them in the first place. If he wanted to see how gender operates within the rules of gatekeeping, then why not simply study successful women world literature authors? Indeed, there are many women world literature...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 666–668.
Published: 01 September 2017
... universal category in fact distinguished “Man” from those considered irrational, primitive, and ignorant of the rule of law—including women, blacks, and other nonwhite peoples. In the 1990s a burgeoning posthumanism critiqued the modern conception of the human as a historically contingent construct rather...