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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 241–267.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Laura Soderberg Abstract The publication history of Clotel , which was rewritten and rereleased three times in twenty-five years, puts considerable strain on conventional readings of sentimental activism’s focus on the exceptional individual and private resolution. In the patterns of repetition and...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 638–640.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Shirley Samuels The Altar at Home: Sentimental Literature and Nineteenth-Century American Religion . By Stokes Claudia . Philadelphia : Univ. of Pennsylvania Press . 2014 . 281 pp. Cloth , $59.95 ; e-book, $59.95 . Apocalyptic Sentimentalism: Love and Fear in U.S. Antebellum Literature...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 648–649.
Published: 01 September 2000
... University, St. Louis Tseng 2000.8.30 14:28 OCV:0 634 American Literature Woeful Afflictions: Disability and Sentimentality in Victorian America. By Mary Klages. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 217–218.
Published: 01 March 2001
... sentiment in California, and the like, to construct U.S. history 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...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 640–641.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., past and contemporary, through incisive examination of a vast body of literature by an American underclass whose stories continue to bear witness. Lynn Z. Bloom, University of Connecticut Edith Wharton’s Dialogue with Realism and Sentimental Fiction. By Hildegard Hoeller. Gainesville: Univ...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 866–868.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., Tennessee Technical University America’s Sketchbook: The Cultural Life of a Nineteenth-Century Literary Genre.By Kristie Hamilton. Athens: Ohio Univ. Press. 1998. xiii, 190 pp. $29.95. Sentimental Collaborations: Mourning and Middle-Class Identity in Nineteenth- Century America. By Mary Louise Kete...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 658–660.
Published: 01 September 2001
.... Lynn Z. Bloom, University of Connecticut Edith Wharton’s Dialogue with Realism and Sentimental Fiction. By Hildegard Hoeller. Gainesville: Univ. Press of Florida. 2000. xiv, 225 pp. $49.95. In examining Wharton’s dialogue with realist and sentimental fiction, Hilde- gard Hoeller offers a...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 333–360.
Published: 01 June 2014
... sentimentality. In A Modern Instance , Howells shows the professional effectiveness of strategically deployed affective narration in the courtroom, making it a necessary subject for realist representation. I argue that the novel is Howells’s realist response to and rewriting of E. D. E. N. Southworth’s The...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 413–415.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Crain’s study. Most broadly, though, American Sympathy has much to offer students of the history of masculinity, affect, and literary production during the heyday of sentimentality and to those aware of the curious phenomenon of writing diaries for the loved one to peruse. Crain’s examination of two...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 645–647.
Published: 01 September 2002
...- tioned briefly in Hammond), and ‘‘Lycidas which Hammond uses to clarify the sharp contrast between the pastoral elegy in England, directed toward ‘‘university humanists’’ (33, 44), and the formulaic, fervent, sentimental, rote convention of the elegies in early America, sometimes mistakenly described...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 673–699.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Stephen Knadler Duke University Press 2007 Stephen Sensationalizing Patriotism: Knadler Sutton Griggs and the Sentimental Nationalism of Citizen Tom ​In Life’s Demands; or, According to Law (1916), Afri- can American novelist, minister, and...
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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 325–355.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Andrea L. Hibbard; John T. Parry Duke University Press 2006 Andrea L. Law, Seduction, and the Sentimental Heroine: Hibbard and The Case of Amelia Norman John T. Parry In 1841 Henry Ballard, a fashionable New York City merchant, pretended to court Amelia Norman, a...
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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 495–523.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Elizabeth Maddock Dillon Duke University 2004 Elizabeth Sentimental Aesthetics Maddock Dillon In a poem entitled simply ‘‘Woman’’ (1850), Frances Sargent Locke Osgood describes an idealized female figure in terms of her natural beauty: She’s stolen from Nature all...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 213–215.
Published: 01 March 2007
... Karen Sánchez-Eppler. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2005. xxviii, 260 pp. $35.00. Civilized Creatures: Urban Animals, Sentimental Culture, and American Literature, 1850-1900 . By Jennifer Mason. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. 2005. 240 pp. $55.00. Schoolroom Poets: Childhood, Performance, and...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 207–209.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Jean Marie Lutes Sentimental Readers: The Rise, Fall, and Revival of a Disparaged Rhetoric . By Halpern Faye . Iowa City : Univ. of Iowa Press . 2013 . xxii , 215 pp. $45.00 . Twentieth-Century Sentimentalism: Narrative Appropriation in American Literature . By Williamson Jennifer A...
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 275–305.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Naomi Greyser Duke University Press 2007 Naomi Affective Geographies: Sojourner Greyser Truth’s Narrative, Feminism, and the Ethical Bind of Sentimentalism When Elizabeth Cady Stanton delivered the radi- cal proposal for women’s suffrage...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 880–881.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Genre.By Kristie Hamilton. Athens: Ohio Univ. Press. 1998. xiii, 190 pp. $29.95. Sentimental Collaborations: Mourning and Middle-Class Identity in Nineteenth- Century America. By Mary Louise Kete. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2000. xx, 280 pp. Cloth, $54.95; paper, $18.95. Whether told by...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Elizabeth Freeman © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Slavery and Sentiment: The Politics of Feeling in Black Atlantic Antislavery Writing, 1770–1850. By Christine Levecq. Durham: Univ. of New Hampshire Press; Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England. 2008. xii, 306 pp. $35.00. Interior...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 156–158.
Published: 01 March 2002
... express and shape the sentiments and energies of audiences (and society at large). For the most part, the book fails to consider how these au- Book Reviews 143 thors applied their theories to the actual practice of oratory in the tumultuous...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 345–372.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Gillian Silverman Duke University Press 2002 Gillian Textual Sentimentalism: Incest and Authorship Silverman in Melville’s Pierre In November 1851 Melville received a letter from Hawthorne praising his most recent literary endeavor, Moby-Dick. Shortly thereafter...