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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 31–59.
Published: 01 March 2014
... 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 and...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 148–150.
Published: 01 March 2021
... modern life? Between the settlement discourse of Addams and Du Bois and the urban defense launched by Jacobs and instigated by William H. Kirk, Rowan finds a reassertion of “calcified” (46) sympathy in the 1920s and New Deal arguments for public housing. Though literary voices such as Betty Smith’s...
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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 (2019) 91 (2): 432–434.
Published: 01 June 2019
... state. She notes, for example, how black abolitionist petitioners began to adapt the natural rights discourse of settler society, linking freedom with “settlement” in a way that allowed them to stake claims to homeland in either the colonies or Africa (through resettlement). However, by separating...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 156–158.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Spokane’s theaters. Sifting through newspapers, city directories, and other archival sources, George identifies some of the competing objectives and aspirations of Spokane’s stakeholders. All wanted different things from their town, which was—like many western settlements—originally established to extract...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 601–603.
Published: 01 September 2020
... Freedom considers two understudied nineteenth-century events, the settlement of Liberia by American exslaves and an extensive Maya uprising in the Yucatán Peninsula (the Caste War), and argues that their participants reimagined the concept of freedom by contesting its reduction to formal manumission or...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2017
... went on to found the Sierra Leone colony in the first back-to-Africa settlement. Siemerling draws together the stories of Marrant, Mary Prince (whose amanuensis Susanna Strickland immigrated to Canada and became a major literary figure), Moses Roper, Mary Ann Shad, and many others. It makes perfect...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 891–894.
Published: 01 December 2004
... imperial nation by the early nineteenth century. To make this case, Edward Watts applies paradigms theorizing the nature of settlement colonies geographically separate from their home country (Aus- tralia, Canada), apparently considering the U.S. situation unique only geo- graphically, and thus...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 894–897.
Published: 01 December 2004
... imperial nation by the early nineteenth century. To make this case, Edward Watts applies paradigms theorizing the nature of settlement colonies geographically separate from their home country (Aus- tralia, Canada), apparently considering the U.S. situation unique only geo- graphically, and thus...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 585–612.
Published: 01 September 2006
...) American public. 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...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 585–588.
Published: 01 September 2020
... tell us about experiences of colonial settlement and war and about Indigenous diplomatic practices and ongoing sovereignty. Ôjmowôgan thus recovers individuals who have not figured in colonial narratives of the war traditionally focused on Metacom, or Philip. These individuals include the Nipmuc...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 221–224.
Published: 01 March 2015
... New Deal” (86:1, 61–86); and to Melissa Gniadek, “Seriality and Settlement: Southworth, Lippard, and The Panorama of the Monumental Grandeur of the Mississippi Valley” (86:1, 31–59). Members of the judging committee were Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, Emory University (chair); Russ Castronovo...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 191.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 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. Countering origin narratives that idealize Jamestown as the birthplace of...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 191.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 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. Countering origin narratives that idealize Jamestown as the birthplace of...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 192.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 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. Countering origin narratives that idealize Jamestown as the birthplace of...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 192.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 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. Countering origin narratives that idealize Jamestown as the birthplace of...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 192.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 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. Countering origin narratives that idealize Jamestown as the birthplace of...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 193.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 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. Countering origin narratives that idealize Jamestown as the birthplace of...