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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 886-888.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Robert McParland F. Scott Fitzgerald and the American Scene capably extends the author’s previous work The Great Gatsby and Fitzgerald’s World of Ideas (1987). Here Berman further investigates Fitzgerald’s search for the soul of America. His study is part intellectual history, part an...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (3): 599-631.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Jason W. Stevens Duke University Press 2001 Jason W. Bear, Outlaw, and Storyteller: American Frontier Stevens Mythology and the Ethnic Subjectivity of N. Scott Momaday N. Scott Momaday rejects the label ‘‘Indian writer ‘‘I don’t know...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (2): 293-323.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Greg Forter Duke University Press 2006 Greg F. Scott Fitzgerald, Modernist Studies, and Forter the Fin-de-Siècle Crisis in Masculinity This essay brings together two fields in American studies that have rarely been placed in dialogue but have urgent...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (1): 119-149.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Christopher P. Wilson Wilson's essay examines The Great Gatsby 's depiction, displacement, and appropriation of the urban tabloid journalism of its day. By offering a direct look at the rhetorical forms and visual cues of the tabloids surrounding F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel—and in particular the...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (2): 361-386.
Published: 01 June 2009
... otherwise transforms cultural knowledge. Through a close analysis of works by Frank Chin and N. Scott Momaday, Su argues that essentialism does not necessarily imply the existence of static identities or common experiences that define a people; rather, it implies the possibility for certain personal...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 491-521.
Published: 01 September 2019
... brown subjects. To illustrate these claims, this article examines a seldom-discussed slave case, United States v. Amy (1859), which was tried before Supreme Court chief justice Roger B. Taney two years after his infamous decision in Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857). Centering on the figure of the legal...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 89-116.
Published: 01 March 2006
...William Scott Duke University Press 2006 William Material Resistance and the Agency of Scott the Body in Ann Petry’s The Street Like Bigger Thomas in Richard Wright’s Native Son, Lutie Johnson, the protagonist of Ann Petry’s first novel, The Street...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (2): 197-219.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Darieck Scott; Ramzi Fawaz Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 There’s something queer about comics. Whether one looks to the alternative mutant kinships of superhero stories (the epitome of queer world making), the ironic and socially negative narratives of independent comics...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 654-656.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Bonnie Kime Scott Ed. Jani Scandura and Michael Thurston. New York: New York Univ. Press. 2001. viii, 311 pp. Cloth, $55; paper, $18.50. Ed. Joseph Boone, et al. Madison: Univ. of Wisconsin Press. 2000. ix, 383 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $24.95. 2002 Book Reviews The American...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 605-607.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Susan Scott Parrish Environmental Practice and Early American Literature . By Ziser Michael . Cambridge, UK : Cambridge Univ. Press . 2013 . ii , 224 pp. Cloth, $90.00 ; e-book, $72.00 . Ariel's Ecology: Plantations, Personhood, and Colonialism in the American Tropics . By...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (3): 571-596.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Scott Selisker This essay considers Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man (1952) from the standpoint of its influential depiction of African Americans as automata. Through Ellison's other writings, including his review of Gunnar Myrdal's An American Dilemma (1944) and his unpublished drafts of Invisible...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 204-205.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Scott Andrews By Elvira Pulitano. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 2003. x, 233 pp.$50.00. By Paul Pasquaretta. Tucson: Univ. of Arizona Press. 2003. xviii, 202 pp.$40.00. 2005 204 American Literature Toward a Native American Critical Theory. By Elvira Pulitano. Lincoln: Univ. of...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 862-864.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Scott Saul 2005 Blows like a Horn: Beat Writing, Jazz, Style, and Markets in the Transformation of U.S. Culture . By Preston Whaley Jr. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2004. 260 pp. $29.95; Notes to Make the Sound Come Right: Four Innovators of Jazz Poetry . By T. J. Anderson III...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 422-423.
Published: 01 June 2001
...J. Scott Bryson By Gyorgyi Voros. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 1997. 195 pp. $28.95. 2001 422 American Literature tury. However questionable this technique may be, his larger point about the...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 140-142.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Scott Andrews By Hilary E. Wyss. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2000. xiii, 207 pp. $29.95. 2002 Book Reviews Coming into Communion: Pastoral Dialogues in Colonial New England. By Laura Henigman. Albany: State Univ. of New York Press. 1999. xi, 234 pp. Cloth, $54.50; paper...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (1): 187-188.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Scott Andrews By Renée Bergland. Hanover, New Hampshire: Univ. Press of New England. 2000. 199 pp. Cloth, $40.00; paper, $19.95. 2001 Book Reviews Possible Pasts: Becoming Colonial in Early America. By Robert Blair St. George. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2000. xii, 417 pp...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 879-881.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Scott Saul By Paul Maltby. Albany: SUNY Press. 2002. xi, 176 pp. Cloth, $54.50; paper,$17.95. By M. Keith Booker. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood. 2002. 226 pp. $59.95. By James Campbell. London: Secker & Warburg, 1999; reprint, Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press. 2001...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 235.
Published: 01 March 2019
.... Donahue, SUNY Potsdam. We are pleased to announce that “Queer about Comics” (90:2, June 2018), edited by Darieck Scott and Ramzi Fawaz, is one of two winners of the Council of Editors of Learned Journals award for the best special issue of 2018. ...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 892-893.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Margaret D. Bauer By Scott Romine. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 1999. xi, 226 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $24.95. 2000 892 American Literature delicately balances competing theoretical approaches within a rich...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 891-892.
Published: 01 December 2000
... 6218 American Literature 72:4 / sheet 202 of238 The Narrative Forms of Southern Community. By Scott Romine. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 1999. xi, 226 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $24.95...