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Published: 01 March 2023
Figure 2 A close-up image of the first multiple-choice section of “trespasses” (Tuntha-obas 2006 : 57) More
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 389–391.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Elizabeth Duquette To Fight Aloud Is Very Brave: American Poetry and the Civil War . By Barrett Faith . Amherst : Univ. of Massachusetts Press . 2012 . xiii , 336 pp. Paper , $27.95 . America’s England: Antebellum Literature and Atlantic Sectionalism . By Hanlon...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (2): 219–244.
Published: 01 June 2022
... can teach us about the antebellum book market and our scholarly evaluations of it. The first section of the article illuminates the publishing histories of Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (1861) by Jacobs and the third edition of Leaves of Grass by Whitman (1860) from the vantage of Thayer...
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Published: 01 March 2023
Figure 1 The layout of the poem “Functional Shift” as an example of the standardized layout of all poems in the section “trespasses” (Tuntha-obas 2006 : 62–63) More
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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 471–500.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Land, especially during times of national vulnerability. In the late 1850s and 1860, when the outbreak of sectarian violence in Mount Lebanon provoked further anxiety about growing sectional and racial hostilities in the United States, women writers imagined the American woman capable of reordering...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 5–31.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of sleeping, nodding off, sleepwalking, snoring, dreaming, napping, exhaustion, and catalepsy recur throughout the text, while factory bells, the shrieks of trains, cries of newsboys, and addiction to caffeine all perturb his slumber or that of his neighbors. The first three sections of this essay situate...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (2): 245–272.
Published: 01 June 2022
... as themselves historically contingent and significant objects of inquiry. This essay analyzes a cross section of editorial practices in 1862 when a controversy during the Civil War over slavery and emancipation entangled editors from Horace Greeley and Frederick Douglass to their less conspicuous peers...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (4): 689–717.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Eldridge's life and misfortunes, Elleanor's Second Book contains only an abbreviated biography of its eponymous African and indigenous heroine. After its biographical opening section, Elleanor's Second Book shifts to several stories about white women representing a variety of class locations...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (2): 381–406.
Published: 01 June 2008
... as the result of 1965 immigration policy and a reaction to the intensification of black civil rights and protest movements, the concluding sections of the essay suggest that Bulosan provides a glimpse of the emergence of a model minority discourse as it takes shape in the shadow of black pathologization...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (3): 555–582.
Published: 01 September 2009
.... Like Walt Whitman, who was also fascinated by the erotics of patriotism, De Forest explores the durability of local passions, of sectionalism and sex, in the face of constitutional idealism, the Unionism that became the hegemonic feeling-state decided by the Civil War. Through discussion of Miss...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 675.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Section. The work of the American Literature Section of the Modern Language Association and of American Lit- erature could not happen without the executive coordinators, who facilitate the many activities of the Section and keep the members informed. Since the beginning of their terms in 2000...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (4): 807–834.
Published: 01 December 2010
..., Squatters, Trac- tor, Looters, Early Anthro, and Early Interpreter. The poems are divided into formal sections that suggest a temporal movement from a utopian distant past in sections I, “Dawning,” and II, “Origin,” to a disrupted near past and volatile present in section III, “Intrusions...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 811–835.
Published: 01 December 2001
... title attest, Jerusalem is a divided work, whose split structure is gen- erally considered a failure. Irving Howe has explained that most crit- ics consider the alternation of the ‘‘The Wild Palms’’ and ‘‘Old Man’’ sections unnecessary and an undeniable artistic failure. Howe notes that Malcolm...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (3): 657–660.
Published: 01 September 2018
.... In The Genius of Place , Apap considers the centrality of the “geographical imagination—the ways that humans view, represent, and interpret spaces both actual and imagined” in the “development of sectionalism and nationalism” between 1816 (after the War of 1812) and 1836 (the annus mirabilis, the author notes...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (1): 194–197.
Published: 01 March 2016
... and an incipient conservatism” (2) in cognitive literary studies. Pushing back against the notion of literary universals, these critics reject not only “subordi- nating . . . literature to science” (6) but also the assumption of a largely unchanging mind across time periods. A third section, “Contemporary...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 541–561.
Published: 01 September 2005
... section of the poem gently eases into a more personal reading of the lure of death for Spokane Indians such as the poet himself. According to the poem, the problem for many of the Spokane is not that death is inescapable but that they do not desire to escape it. As the poem continues, it resists...
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American Literature (2023) 95 (2): 229–254.
Published: 01 June 2023
... how we might learn to read AI systems through the texts that constitute them (Hua and Raley 2020 ; Kirschenbaum 2021 ). My argument is divided into four sections. The first section traces the intertwined histories of IF and microworlds research. IF and microworlds emerged from the same...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (2): 283–313.
Published: 01 June 2018
...” section of Acker’s full-length Pussy, King of the Pirates ( 1996a ) with visually distinctive adult-child–themed illustrations by DiMassa and Baer. As a semiautobiographical narrative that is also a disruptive coming-of-age story, 7 Miles a Second chronicles Wojnarowicz’s life as a preteen...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (3): 657–658.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of the American Literature Section of the Modern Language Association. Since moving into the position in fall 2006, Sarah has been unfailingly thoughtful, responsive, and dedicated in all aspects of her role as facilitator of the many activities of the Section, including the board...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (1): 117–148.
Published: 01 March 2004
... in an atmosphere of research’’ (FPM, 259). For the first time, students like Stein engaged in hands-on analysis of individual organs. Stein herself made detailed cross sections of ana- tomical organs, a technique pioneered by German anatomist Wilhelm His. Early in Stein’s medical career, neurologist Lewellys...