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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 849–851.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Stephanie A. Smith © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 One Nation, One Blood: Interracial Marriage in American Fiction, Scandal, and Law, 1820–1870 . By Karen Woods Weierman. x, 214 pp. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2005. $34.95. Modern Love: Romance, Intimacy, and...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 59–91.
Published: 01 March 2011
... notions of authorship, moral authority, and literary value in the second half of the nineteenth century. Noting that a significant strain of commentary on the scandal sought to separate Byron's literary genius from the matter of his personal behavior, Ryan argues that this case study allows us to situate...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 220–222.
Published: 01 March 2003
... The Scandal of Pleasure: Art in an Age of Fundamentalism. By Wendy Steiner. Chi- cago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 1995. xi, 251 pp. Paper, $14.00. Modernism and Morality: Ethical Devices in European and American Fiction.By...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 174–176.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Gordon Fraser The Moral Economies of American Authorship: Reputation, Scandal, and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Marketplace . By Ryan Susan M. . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2016 . x, 217 pp. Cloth , $69.00 ; e-book available. Plagiarama! William Wells Brown and the...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 613–641.
Published: 01 September 2018
... interpret those debates. Tar Baby responds to early scandals at the magazine spurred by white capitalist investment in the “Black Is Beautiful” slogan as well as the magazine’s coverage of a splintering black liberation movement, its Caribbean travel features, and its shifting assessments of affirmative...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 111–140.
Published: 01 March 2008
... and fail. The novel addresses this scandal of subject formation by dramatizing the process through which the protagonist develops a private fantasy identity informed by the corrido alongside a public “Americanized” identity by following the script of the assimilationist bildungsroman. The conclusion...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 119–149.
Published: 01 March 2012
... “intermedial” strategies that were designed to mobilize readers to engage news stories and insert themselves in such tales—this essay argues that Fitzgerald's reenvisioning of tabloid culture permeates both his aesthetic technique and Nick Carraway's attempts to provide an account of the scandalous “death car...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 218–220.
Published: 01 March 2003
... The Scandal of Pleasure: Art in an Age of Fundamentalism. By Wendy Steiner. Chi- cago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 1995. xi, 251 pp. Paper, $14.00. Modernism and Morality: Ethical Devices in European and American Fiction.By...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 214–215.
Published: 01 March 2003
.... xvi, 341 pp. $40.00. The culture of gossip, rumor, and scandal is the shared concern of Gary Alan Fine and Patricia Turner’s Whispers on the Color Line and Edward Ingebret- sen’s At Stake. Working from...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 893–914.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Poli- tics of Catastrophe, 223–25. Ryan, Katy. “State Killing, the Stage of Innocence, and The Exonerated,” 121–51. Ryan, Susan. “Stowe, Byron, and the Art of Scandal,” 59–91. Sawaya, Francesca. “‘That Friendship of the Whites’: Patronage, Philan- thropy, and Charles Chesnutt’s The Colonel’s...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 427–429.
Published: 01 June 2003
...- cise that converts received notions of Sancho’s obsequious conservatism into a reading of his scandalous and subversive sentimentalism. Ellis interprets Sancho’s letters as culturally combative expressions of political and sexual...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 212–214.
Published: 01 March 2003
.... xvi, 341 pp. $40.00. The culture of gossip, rumor, and scandal is the shared concern of Gary Alan Fine and Patricia Turner’s Whispers on the Color Line and Edward Ingebret- sen’s At Stake. Working from...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 215–217.
Published: 01 March 2003
.... Even with their occasional shortcomings, these studies are worthy addi- tions to our understanding of contemporary cultures of rumor and scandal. Workingfromarchivesthatshouldstrikeenvyintotheheartsofeventhe...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 569–595.
Published: 01 September 2016
...-Register to this day. (Plimpton 1997 , 16) The conflicting truth claims of Capote’s and Walter’s respective accounts are ripe for close reading, but such a project is ultimately irrelevant. For celebrity-author Truman Capote, the scandal of his first publication, his proximity to and intimate...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 669–695.
Published: 01 December 2017
... famous scandals in the Republican Grant administration. In his scathing portrayal of selfish politicking, Twain carefully avoided anointing or castigating one political party at the expense of the other. “It’s fair to charge,” writes Louis Budd ( 2001 , xvii), “that The Gilded Age blurred the...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 175–184.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Eye for the Straight Guy, Ang Lee’s film Brokeback Mountain, the “gay recruit- ment” narrative of the religious Right, and recent gay scandals in the Republican Party (including Representative Mark Foley’s page scan- dal and Senator Larry Craig’s bathroom-stall arrest). Each of these...
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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 357–387.
Published: 01 June 2006
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 517–545.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Like Women!’: Louisa May Alcott's Work and the Ideology of Relations.” In Redefining the Political Novel: American Women Writers, 1797–1901 , edited by Harris Sharon , 109 – 227 . Knoxville : Univ. of Tennessee Press . Russo Mary . 1999 . “Aging and the Scandal of Anachronism...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 643–672.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Americans’ daily lives. During the 1830s and 1840s, however, a series of political scandals— including the bank wars, election fraud, and political double-dealing— threatened to drive a wedge between the state and its deployment of democratic ideology. After the Whigs carried the 1840...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 119–140.
Published: 01 March 2003