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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 880–881.
Published: 01 December 2001
... 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 revisionists...
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American Literature (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 (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 (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 (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 (2001) 73 (3): 658–660.
Published: 01 September 2001
... 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. Press of Florida. 2000. xiv, 225 pp. $49.95...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (3): 648–649.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Woeful Afflictions: Disability and Sentimentality in Victorian America. By Mary Klages. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 1999. 250 pp. $36.50. Woeful Afflictions began as a 1989 dissertation whose original subject, repre...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (1): 217–218.
Published: 01 March 2001
... are assessed ac- cording to how much each recognizes or denies its own ‘‘multicultural uncon- scious The book works adroitly with histories of Indian removal, nativism, anti- miscegenation laws, Liberian colonization attempts, anti-Mexican sentiment in California, and the like, to construct U.S. history...
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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (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 (2001) 73 (3): 640–641.
Published: 01 September 2001
... 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. Press of Florida. 2000. xiv, 225 pp. $49.95. In examining Wharton’s dialogue with realist and sentimental...
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American Literature (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 (2002) 74 (1): 156–158.
Published: 01 March 2002
... to be disappointed, however, by the limited scope of the book. The study is mainly a survey of these writers’ theories of eloquence, a catalog of written statements in which they affirm the rejuvenation of language as a means of social reform or envision the orator’s ability to express and shape the sentiments...
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American Literature (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 (2004) 76 (2): 394–396.
Published: 01 June 2004
... University, San Marcos 394 American Literature Critical Fictions: Sentiment and the American Market, 1780–1870. By Joseph Fich- telberg. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2003. x, 280 pp. $39.95. Identifying the Image of God: Radical Christians and Nonviolent Power in the Ante- bellum United States...
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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 123–150.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Elizabeth Fekete Trubey Duke University Press 2005 Elizabeth Emancipating the Lettered Slave: Sentiment and Fekete Slavery in Augusta Evans’s St. Elmo Trubey The historical link, through sympathy, of sentimen- tal literature and abolitionist politics has...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (3): 634–635.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Woeful Afflictions: Disability and Sentimentality in Victorian America. By Mary Klages. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 1999. 250 pp. $36.50. Woeful Afflictions began as a 1989 dissertation whose original subject, repre...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (2): 413–415.
Published: 01 June 2002
... 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 such diaries, written in the late eighteenth century by gentlemen of some leisure, is meticulous and wise—and what personages it reveals! Would that A&E...