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American Literature (1 June 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 (1 June 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...
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American Literature (1 December 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. These...
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American Literature (1 September 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 a...
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American Literature (1 March 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...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 555–582.
Published: 01 September 2009
... biology. 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 (1 September 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 (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 201.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Literature Section of the Modern Language Association in recognition of a significant contribution to the field. 2007 Norman Foerster Prize The annual Norman Foerster Prize for the best essay published in Ameri- can Literature in 2007 was awarded by the American Literature Section of...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 225.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Section of the Modern Language Association in recognition of a significant contribution to the study of American literature. 2004 Norman Foerster Prize The annual Norman Foerster Prize for the best essay published in American Literature in 2004 was awarded by the American Literature Section of...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 205.
Published: 01 March 2006
... the American Literature Section of the Modern Language Asso- ciation in recognition of a significant contribution to the study of American literature. 2005 Norman Foerster Prize The annual Norman Foerster Prize for the best essay published in American Literature in 2005 was awarded by the...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 215.
Published: 01 March 2014
... editor of American Literature, is given by the American Literature Section of the Modern Language Association in recog- nition of a significant contribution to the field. 2013 Norman Foerster Prize The annual Norman Foerster Prize for the best essay published in Ameri- can Literature in 2013...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 241.
Published: 01 March 2007
... 2007 Announcements 2006 Norman Foerster Prizes The annual Norman Foerster Prize for the best essay published in American Literature in 2006 was awarded by the American Literature Section of the MLA to Jeff Allred for “From Eye to We: Richard Wright’s 12 Million Black Voices...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 437.
Published: 01 June 2009
... © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Announcements 2008 Jay B. Hubbell Medal Sharon Cameron of Johns Hopkins University was awarded the 2008 Jay B. Hubbell Medal. The annual award, named for the founding editor of American Literature, is given by the American Literature Section of...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 657–658.
Published: 01 September 2009
... 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 (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 427.
Published: 01 June 2014
... executive coordinator of the American Literature Section of the Modern Lan- guage Association. Since spring 2009, we have benefited from Joycelyn’s excellent leadership and warm presence in her role as facilitator of the many activities of the Sec- tion, including the board nomination process and...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 235–236.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., was awarded the 2010 Jay B. Hubbell Medal. The annual award, named for the founding editor of American Litera- ture, is given by the American Literature Section of the Modern Language Association in recognition of a significant contribution to the field. 2010 Norman Foerster Prize The annual...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 194–197.
Published: 01 March 2016
... 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 Literary Minds...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 657–660.
Published: 01 September 2018
... otherwise. 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...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 427–429.
Published: 01 June 2003
.... The first section features four essays on race and gender, ranging from Roxann Wheeler’s deductive analysis of Ottobah Cugoano’s self-inscription within competing eighteenth-century universalist race theories to Gillian...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 807–834.
Published: 01 December 2010
... expected, multiple non-Indigenous human and mechanical intruders to the site: Jesuit, 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...