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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 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 2010) 82 (2): 439–441.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Kendall Johnson © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Red Land, Red Power: Grounding Knowledge in the American Indian Novel . By Sean Kicummah Teuton. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2008. xvii, 294 pp. Cloth, $84.95; paper, $23.95. Seeing Red: Anger, Sentimentality, and...
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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...
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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
.... Kurt Eisen, 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...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 213–215.
Published: 01 March 2007
... American Culture . By 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...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 407–409.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Press. 2008. viii, 125 pp. $20.00. The Female Complaint: The Unfinished Business of Sentimentality in American Culture . By Lauren Berlant. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2008. xiv, 353 pp. Cloth, $84.95; paper, $23.95. Book Reviews Men of Letters in the Early Republic: Cultivating...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 156–158.
Published: 01 March 2002
... reform or envision the orator’s ability to 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...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 373–401.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Jeanne Elders DeWaard Duke University Press 2002 Jeanne ‘‘Indelicate Exposure Sentiment and Law in Elders Fall River: An Authentic Narrative DeWaard In one of the many pamphlets published in the nine- teenth century about the infamous ‘‘haystack murder...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 413–415.
Published: 01 June 2002
... century will also want to acquaint themselves with 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...
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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 March 2003) 75 (1): 179–181.
Published: 01 March 2003
... American Literature: American Sentiments from Jefferson to the 6815 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:1 / sheet 183 of 252 Jameses. By Kristin Boudreau. Gainesville: Univ. Press of Florida. 2002. xv, 247 pp. $55.00. A...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 719–746.
Published: 01 December 2011
... over critics' heated objections. That imagination of a coherent, cohesive reading public crucially required a turn to sentiment. Indeed, as antinovel commentators labored to think the private and the public together, they used the irresistible passions of novel reading to position the individual...