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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 31–59.
Published: 01 March 2014
... in relation to issues of empire surrounding the US-Mexico war, the essay refocuses attention on broader discourses of settler colonialism. Attending to the recurrence embedded in the ostensibly linear forms of these works, and to images in which they confront US settlement of lands that contain other...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 831–833.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Hester Blum Antebellum at Sea: Maritime Fantasies in Nineteenth-Century America . By Berger Jason . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2012 . x , 338 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper , $25.00 . Epic in American Culture: Settlement to Reconstruction . By Phillips...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 677–705.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Mark Rifkin In the spring of 1832, a well-respected Sauk warrior named Black Hawk led a group of Sauks, Foxes, Kickapoos, and Potawatomies across the Mississippi River, through lands formerly occupied by the Sauks. Characterized as an assault on white settlements by U.S. officials during...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 865–886.
Published: 01 December 2014
...: American Literature and US Imperi- alism in the Philippines, 189–91. Blum, Hester . Review: Berger, Antebellum at Sea: Maritime Fantasies in Nine- teenth-Century America, 831–33. Review: Phillips, Epic in American Culture: Settlement to Reconstruc- tion, 831–33. Brady, Jennifer. Review: Tomc...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 585–612.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... Standard Western American history produced in the wake of Tur- 588 American Literature ner’s foundational narrative tends to figure the West as a vast, empty landscape. Not insignificant is the fact that this emptiness was com- monly viewed as bordered by white settlements in the Midwest...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 148–150.
Published: 01 March 2021
... to be the democratic ideals Frederick Law Olmsted aspired to create and that the poets who write about them witness this failure. Jamin Creed Rowan approaches democratic ideals by tracing what he calls the “discourse of sociability” in US cities, principally New York, Chicago, and Philadelphia, from the settlement...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (4): 687–717.
Published: 01 December 2009
... mining settlement—precipitated a permanent break in the two writers’ friendship. However, when Harte visited Twain in Hartford in 1876 to work on Ah Sin, he may have learned a few things from Twain’s unfinished draft of Huckleberry Finn. Per- haps Twain discussed the manuscript with him...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 301–325.
Published: 01 June 2012
... roof in an industrial agricultural landscape. Through these figures of mobility and fragmentation, Viramontes’s novel destabilizes the agrarian assumptions of settlement and whole- ness as fundamental to character and citizenship. The novel unfolds an understanding of community, family...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (3): 527–554.
Published: 01 September 2009
.... The second reason I focus on the attention of Delany and the black U.S. press to the election in San Juan is that such literal and discursive struggles manifest a complex antebellum process I refer to as a mobile occupation. I define this as a form of settlement arising not from con- tinuous, physical...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (4): 601–628.
Published: 01 December 2021
... .” May 18 . Hess Amanda . 2019 . “ The New Spiritual Consumerism: Critic’s Notebook .” New York Times , August 19 . https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/19/arts/queer-eye-kondo-makeover.html . Hounmenou Charles . 2012 . “ Black Settlement Houses and Oppositional Consciousness...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 655–682.
Published: 01 December 2014
... to the settlement and permits the newly constituted Brown family to guiltlessly claim the American Literature, Volume 86, Number 4, December 2014 DOI 10.1215/00029831-2811742  © 2015 by Duke University Press 656  American Literature New World. Through its inhabitation of the early American religious...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (3): 545–569.
Published: 01 September 2003
... autobiography, the gap between experi- ence and fantasy became increasingly harder to bridge. Micheaux’s interest in Western settlement and vocational enter- prise put him at odds with contemporaneous African American writ...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 190–192.
Published: 01 March 2015
...- grants who brought with them immunities to smallpox were not touched by the disease, while Native American populations, with no such immunity, were decimated, paving the way for the idea that the providential epidemic “made room” on the continent for English settlement. However, over time the origi...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 192–194.
Published: 01 March 2015
... the way for the idea that the providential epidemic “made room” on the continent for English settlement. However, over time the origi- nal settlers’ children were born without such immunity, and began to suc- cumb to the disease again. Silva argues that an epidemic resurgence of small- pox...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 197–199.
Published: 01 March 2015
... the way for the idea that the providential epidemic “made room” on the continent for English settlement. However, over time the origi- nal settlers’ children were born without such immunity, and began to suc- cumb to the disease again. Silva argues that an epidemic resurgence of small- pox...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 203–205.
Published: 01 March 2015
... immi- grants who brought with them immunities to smallpox were not touched by the disease, while Native American populations, with no such immunity, were decimated, paving the way for the idea that the providential epidemic “made room” on the continent for English settlement. However, over time...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 205–206.
Published: 01 March 2015
... the way for the idea that the providential epidemic “made room” on the continent for English settlement. However, over time the origi- nal settlers’ children were born without such immunity, and began to suc- cumb to the disease again. Silva argues that an epidemic resurgence of small- pox...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 209–211.
Published: 01 March 2015
... the way for the idea that the providential epidemic “made room” on the continent for English settlement. However, over time the origi- nal settlers’ children were born without such immunity, and began to suc- cumb to the disease again. Silva argues that an epidemic resurgence of small- pox...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 191.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., Virginia, to commemorate the four-hundredth anniversary of the James- town settlement. Countering origin narratives that idealize Jamestown as the birthplace of democracy, this collection looks to the myriad groups, regions, and influences across the Atlantic that served as a backdrop...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 191.
Published: 01 March 2008
... and Virginia, 1550–1624. Ed. Peter C. Mancall. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2007. vi, 596 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $27.50. These essays were developed out of an international conference in Williams- burg, Virginia, to commemorate the four-hundredth anniversary of the James- town settlement...