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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 420–422.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Lucia Hodgson Reading Children: Literacy, Property, and the Dilemmas of Childhood in Nineteenth-Century America . By Patricia Crain . Philadelphia : Univ. of Pennsylvania Press . 2016 . 247 pp. Cloth, $69.95 ; paper, $34.95 ; e-book, $34.95 . Schooling Readers: Reading...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 461–488.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Anna Mae Duane In this essay, Duane argues that reading two disparate texts together—the largely unknown school records chronicling the work of antebellum black children and a text by the most prominent African American author in the canon—allows a powerful model to emerge for reading the mediated...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 583–610.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Duke University Press 2010 Jamin The New York School of Urban Ecology: Creed The New Yorker, Rachel Carson, Rowan and Jane Jacobs Although Rachel Carson is perhaps best remem- bered for dramatizing the environmental consequences of pesticide in...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 617–620.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2007. xv, 286 pp. $60.00. A Vocabulary of Thinking: Gertrude Stein and Contemporary North American Women's Innovative Writing . By Deborah M. Mix. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2007. 248 pp. $39.95. Women, the New York School, and Other True Abstractions...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 414–416.
Published: 01 June 2009
... New York School . Ed. Daniel Kane. Champaign, Ill.: Dalkey Archive. 2006. xix, 399 pp. Paper, $34.95. 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 2002) 74 (3): 664–666.
Published: 01 September 2002
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 198–200.
Published: 01 March 2003
... to respond to the world in which they live. Joseph Kronick, Louisiana State University In the Process of Poetry: The New York School and the Avant-Garde. By William Watkin. Lewisburg, Pa.: Bucknell...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 182–185.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Carolyn Sorisio From School to Salon: Reading Nineteenth-Century American Women's Poetry. By Mary Loeffelholz. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2004. xi, 275 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $24.95. Managing Literacy, Mothering America: Women's Narratives on Reading and Writing in the...
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Published: 01 June 2018
Figure 4 Girls’ school. Illustration by Diane DiMassa. From Kathy Acker, Diane DiMassa, and Freddie Baer, Pussycat Fever ( 1995 ). Used with permission Figure 4 Girls’ school. Illustration by Diane DiMassa. From Kathy Acker, Diane DiMassa, and Freddie Baer, Pussycat Fever (1995). Used with More
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 509–545.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Tova Cooper Cooper's essay shows how the photographs taken by Frances Benjamin Johnston at educational institutions such as the Carlisle Indian Industrial School and Hampton Institute, as well as in the Washington, D.C., public schools, show the influence of social Darwinism on progressive...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 399–401.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Taylor Melanie Benson . Athens : Univ. of Georgia Press . 2011 . x, 253 pp. Paper , $24.95 . English Letters and Indian Literacies: Reading, Writing, and New England Missionary Schools, 1750–1830 . By Wyss Hilary E. . Philadelphia : Univ. of Pennsylvania Press . 2012 . xii, 251...
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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 June 2017) 89 (2): 225–253.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Thomas Koenigs Abstract This article explores the recent popular press debates about the Common Core State Standards and their curricular mandates about the percentage of reading that can be fiction in middle school and high school curricula. I suggest that early American arguments about fiction’s...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 243–269.
Published: 01 June 2010
... racial outsiders and mark them as separate from the religious educators who taught and cared for them. Stowe drew these strategies from James Janeway's seventeenth-century Token for Children storybooks, which evangelicals actively reprinted and adapted for use in Sunday schools in Stowe's time. These...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 523–549.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Dana Seitler When the question of aesthetics and politics is addressed, it is usually in the context of the Marxist and Frankfurt school debates. Nonetheless, what we think of as the well-rehearsed, and to some thinkers, transhistorical, polarity between art and activism is actually a fairly recent...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 355–377.
Published: 01 June 2017
... forever free. The trope has been rewritten once again in the decades following the civil rights movement in middle and high school curricula as an argument for learning to read as self-emancipation. In an era of educational reform that insists not on the transformation of social structures but on the...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 889–891.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., meant one thing in the Modern School in Stelton, New Jersey, where students were encouraged to experiment without concern for producing usable objects. Basketry meant something entirely different in Estelle Reel’s curriculum for Indian schools, where, she believed, “all children must learn the art...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 611–635.
Published: 01 September 2010
... strong causal ties between U.S. early educational development and economic success: the United States was far ahead of European rivals in high school graduation rates by 1940 and developed a similar lead over virtually every other country in college graduation rates in the thirty years...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 891–894.
Published: 01 December 2004
... discussion of the expurgated scene in Huckleberry Finn where Jim recalls a harrowing encounter with a cadaver in a medical school dissect- ing room. The scene, unpublished until 2001, seems important to Ober’s dis- cussion, particularly given that the young Clemens had surreptitiously wit- nessed his own...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 389–398.
Published: 01 June 2013
.... Harding. Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Press. 2010. ix, 222 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $32.50. The Literary Cold War, 1945 to Vietnam. By Adam Piette. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Univ. Press. 2009. vii, 246 pp. $110. The New York School Poets and the Neo-Avant-Garde: Between Radical Art and Radical Chic...