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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 199.
Published: 01 March 2000
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 204–206.
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 414–415.
Published: 01 June 2001
...-Century Women’s Relations in the Short Story.By Christine Palumbo-DeSimone. Madison, N.J.: Farleigh Dickinson Univ. Press. 2000. 176 pp. $34.50. In her call for a rereading of nineteenth-century women’s...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 224–226.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Zachary Martin The Cruft of Fiction: Mega-Novels and the Science of Paying Attention . By David Letzler . Lincoln : Univ. of Nebraska Press . 2017 . vii, 303 pp. Cloth, $60.00 ; e-book, $60.00 . The Long and Short of It: From Aphorism to Novel . By Gary Saul Morson...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 119–149.
Published: 01 March 2012
... University Press 2012 Christopher  “He Fell Just Short of Being News”: P. Wilson Gatsby ’s Tabloid Shadows Few passages in American fiction evoke the modern city as memorably as a famous interlude by Nick Carraway in the early pages of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 199–200.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Frederick Luis Aldama © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 The Colored Cartoon: Black Representation in American Animated Short Films, 1907–1954 . By Christopher P. Lehman. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2007. 152 pp. $29.95. What Have They Built You to Do? The...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 450–454.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Massachusetts Press. 2001. xi, 312 pp. $34.95. By Jace Weaver. Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Press. 2001. xiv, 381 pp.$34.95. 2003 450 American Literature The Contemporary American Short-Story Cycle: The Ethnic Resonance of Genre.By...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 871–873.
Published: 01 December 2003
... Book Reviews 871 Portraying the Lady: Technologies of Gender in the Short Stories of Henry James. By Donatella Izzo. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 2001. viii, 312 pp. $60.00. Henry James and the...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 595–624.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Bill Christophersen Duke University Press 2000 Bill Agnostic Tensions in Christophersen Hawthorne’s Short Stories 6141 AL 72:3 / sheet 139 of 237 Herman Melville...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 361–388.
Published: 01 June 2010
... of technologies that infused the public sphere with art and beautiful images of human forms, leading the modern spectator to see others as potential reflections of herself. Mikkelsen's examination begins with a reading of the short story “Wings”; continues with a discussion of Jewish American...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 331–358.
Published: 01 June 2015
... together disparate elements into a single, legible identity. Threats to this identity reemerge through science-fiction narratives, which allow readers to obtain a cool and estranged perspective on otherwise disturbing ideas and emotions. Nevertheless, Playboy rejected even speculative short stories that...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 739–768.
Published: 01 December 2015
... à clef and his only long work of fiction set in Paris, in James Baldwin's short story “This Morning, This Evening, So Soon” (1960) rather than his celebrated Paris novel, Giovanni's Room (1956), and in the understudied author William Gardner Smith's last novel The Stone Face (1963). The essay...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 719–746.
Published: 01 December 2011
... importantly, what it does. In conduct books, public lectures, and other printed materials, commentators argued that novel reading did not empower individual readers but made them all alike, rendering them passive by invoking passionate and often overwhelming emotions. In short, they posited novel reading as a...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 269–300.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., and embodiedness to the gothic gloom of war and surveillance, finding its end in a subgenre of regressive telegraphic romances. Discussing short journal pieces from periodicals such as the Atlantic Monthly and Harper’s as well as more canonical texts (from Walt Whitman to Emily Dickinson), “Tapping...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 555–582.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Ravenel alongside Whitman's Specimen Days and De Forest's short fiction, essays, and later novels, this essay explores the larger question of how literature has attempted to make the “social passion” of patriotism available to the senses. © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Stephanie...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 871.
Published: 01 December 2007
... 2007 Announcement Call for Papers: Short James Forum Praised—and mocked—for his drawn-out sentences and lengthy works, Henry James nonetheless began his career with short forms of writing to which he returned throughout his life. Some of these works, such as “The Turn of the Screw...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 901.
Published: 01 December 2006
..., [March 2005]: 91–122). John Carter Brown Library Research Fellowships The John Carter Brown Library will award approximately thirty short- and long-term Research Fellowships for the year 1 June 2007–31 July 2008. Short- term fellowships (some of which have thematic restrictions) are available...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 671.
Published: 01 September 2010
... © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Announcement John Carter Brown Library Research Fellowships The John Carter Brown Library will award approximately thirty short- and long-term Research Fellowships for the year 1 June 2011–30 June 2012. Short- term fellowships are available for...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 190–191.
Published: 01 March 2003
.... Athens: Ohio Univ. Press. 1998. xx, 214 pp. $36.95. In The Absent Man, Charles Duncan gives us the first book-length, nonbio- graphical study of Charles Chesnutt’s short fiction. Hailed as the first Afri...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 909–910.
Published: 01 December 2001
.... Short-term residential fellowships, which vary from one week to two months and generally carry an award of $1200 per month, are intended for postdoctoral scholars or Ph.D. candidates from outside the Chicago area who have a specific need for Newberry collections. (Scholars whose principal residence...