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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 655–682.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Maria Child’s Hobomok and the Scene of American Secularity You are likewise aware of my tendency to generalize; to look at truth as uni- versal. . . . This propensity . . . has taught me to look calmly on all forms of reli- gious opinion—not with the indifference, or the scorn...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (2): 418–420.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Christine So © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Beyond Literary Chinatown . By Jeffrey F. L. Partridge. Seattle: Univ. of Washington Press. 2007. xvii, 246 pp. Paper, $24.95. The Hypersexuality of Race: Performing Asian/American Women on Screen and Scene . By Celine...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (1): 206–208.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Josephine Lee © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Culture Makers: Urban Performance and Literature in the 1920s. By Amy Koritz. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 2009. x, 200 pp. $40.00. The Immigrant Scene: Ethnic Amusements in New York, 1880–1920 . By Sabine Haenni...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 210–212.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Arthur Knight © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 The American Play: 1787–2000. By Marc Robinson. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press. 2009. x, 405 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $28.00. The Scene of the Harlem Cabaret: Race, Sexuality, Performance. By Shane Vogel. Chicago: Univ...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (1): 200–201.
Published: 01 March 2001
... as a constant struggle between mono- and multicultural ideology. Sadly, perhaps, ‘‘white’’ and mono- culture are conflated, as are ‘‘multi’’ and nonwhite. Despite an avowed wish to complicate the scene of American literature, Powell does not avoid totalizing, essentializing, racializing, and ultimately...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (2): 402–404.
Published: 01 June 2004
... Diaspora and Zionism in Jewish American Literature: Lazarus, Syrkin, Reznikoff, and Roth. By Ranen Omer-Sherman. Hanover, N.H.: Brandeis Univ. Press; Univ. Press of New England. 2002. xiii, 341 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $24.95. All Poets Welcome: The Lower East Side Poetry Scene in the 1960s...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 886–888.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Robert McParland F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Fiction: “An Almost Theatrical Innocence” . By John T. Irwin Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Univ. Press . 2014 . x, 233 pp. Cloth, $42.95 . F. Scott Fitzgerald and the American Scene . By Ronald Berman . Tuscaloosa : Univ. of Alabama...
Published: 01 March 2022
Figure 6 Butterfly Soup ’s ending scene, with its four characters from left to right: Noelle, Arkasha, Min-seo, and Diya. Screenshot by the author, 2020 Figure 6 Butterfly Soup’s ending scene, with its four characters from left to right: Noelle, Arkasha, Min-seo, and Diya. Screenshot More
Published: 01 March 2019
Figure 1 The ascent of the yellow Volkswagen Beetle in The Shining’ s opening scene Figure 1 The ascent of the yellow Volkswagen Beetle in The Shining’s opening scene More
Published: 01 June 2018
Figure 5 The graveyard scene and its fragment. From Kathy Acker, Diane DiMassa, and Freddie Baer, Pussycat Fever ( 1995 ). Used with permission Figure 5 The graveyard scene and its fragment. From Kathy Acker, Diane DiMassa, and Freddie Baer, Pussycat Fever (1995). Used with permission More
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American Literature (2011) 83 (3): 509–545.
Published: 01 September 2011
... based on their race. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Tova The Scenes of Seeing: Frances Benjamin Cooper Johnston and Visualizations of the “Indian” in Black, White, and Native Educational Contexts Literally and figuratively, Frances...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (4): 685–712.
Published: 01 December 2021
... of aesthetics not in reassuring visions of inclusion but in operations that disturb and resist any form of hierarchy. matthew_scully@emerson.edu Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 democracy aesthetics citizenship migration politics First Scene . In “To My Father / To My...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 893–894.
Published: 01 December 2000
... University Scenes of Instruction: A Memoir. By Michael Awkward. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 1999. xii, 208 pp. $25.00. Michael Awkward navigates the territory of the academic memoir by using...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (4): 805–832.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Kaplan Page Harris One of the foundational scenes of Language poetry was the San Francisco Bay area in the 1970s and early 1980s, specifically the urban concentration of activist poets who—in the face of regressive national politics—curated reading and lecture series, launched independent presses...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 91–119.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Robert Dale Parker Abstract Across the fiction and poetry of the Great Depression, when the focus turns to men on the down and out, unable to find work and not knowing where they will find their next meal or place to sleep, a series of representative scenes reappears from one now often-forgotten...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (4): 655–683.
Published: 01 December 2021
... to a domestic scene of women’s oppression, feminist internationalists politicized personal life by confronting the entanglement of home, family, and the frontlines of a distant war in Vietnam. Key poems from Rukeyser’s 1968 collection The Speed of Darkness were excerpted widely and embraced as authorizing...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 241–267.
Published: 01 June 2016
... be, producing scenes that refuse to be marshalled into the discrete chronology of simple plot and a host of characters whose lives overlap and blur in their shared circumstances and joint wounds. Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 reparations sentimentalism serialization William Wells...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (4): 787–814.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of noxious “smellscapes” structures Norris’s Vandover and the Brute (1914), I move on to consider the use of smell in key scenes in the writings of Ann Petry and Helena Viramontes. While environmental justice novels extend Norris’s interest in connections between smell, health, and stratified air, they also...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (2): 273–301.
Published: 01 June 2013
...D. Berton Emerson Emerson’s essay reassesses representative texts of the popular antebellum tradition known as Old Southwestern Humor—among them Augustus Baldwin Longstreet’s Georgia Scenes (1835), Johnson Jones Hooper’s Adventures of Captain Simon Suggs (1845), and George Washington Harris’s Sut...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Revolution and the United States. This sensational gothic novel invokes the Haitian Revolution even as its paratexts self-consciously worry about its place in the New York literary scene. The novel comments on the rise of a transatlantic literary market in which unfamiliar and aspiring figures such as D’Arcy...