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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 693–722.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., the essay provides a new model for reading Puritanism not as the start of an American telos but at the end of a European intellectual inheritance. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Thomas Hooker (1586–1647) Puritanism grace (theology) sixteenth century seventeenth century...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 630–633.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., in the labor rebellions of the 1870s and 1880s (42). Douglass also viewed the Civil War as one battle in an ongoing struggle between freedom and slavery that included such events as the sixteenth-century Dutch wars for independence, the American Revolution, and the European revolutions of 1848. Marrs...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 433–454.
Published: 01 September 2015
... : Stanford Univ. Press . Burke Peter . 1996 . “Friendship in Sixteenth-Century Medieval Europe.” Groniek 134 , no. 3 : 90 – 98 . Carson Anne . 1986 . Eros the Bittersweet . Princeton, NJ : Princeton Univ. Press . Cohen Daniel A. 2011 . “Rewriting the Token of Love...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 419–422.
Published: 01 June 2016
...William J. Maxwell Sounding Real: Musicality and American Fiction at the Turn of the Twentieth Century . By Ruotolo Cristina L. . Tuscaloosa : Univ. of Alabama Press . 2013 . x, 170 pp. Cloth , $34.95 ; e-book, $34.95 . Jazz in the Time of the Novel: The Temporal Politics of...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 447–475.
Published: 01 September 2016
... from the nineteenth century. Taking the writings of Walt Whitman as both an example and a theoretical foil, I argue that the use of these tools can amplify historical differences in word use that are relatively unimportant to close reading, influencing what sorts of texts we read in ways that are not...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 442–444.
Published: 01 June 2012
... river. Each chapter is devoted to one type of river narrative. This framework affords McMillin the opportunity to range across historical periods and geographical spaces, from sixteenthcentury exploration narratives to a twenty-first-century­ meditation on swimming across the Hudson River...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 454–456.
Published: 01 June 2012
... river. Each chapter is devoted to one type of river narrative. This framework affords McMillin the opportunity to range across historical periods and geographical spaces, from sixteenthcentury exploration narratives to a twenty-first-century­ meditation on swimming across the Hudson River...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 463–465.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., being by, going up, going down, crossing, or going up and down the river. Each chapter is devoted to one type of river narrative. This framework affords McMillin the opportunity to range across historical periods and geographical spaces, from sixteenthcentury exploration narratives to a twenty...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 413–415.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Atlantic. By choosing more local foci, Brown and Crain call attention to the technology of culture, giving more emphasis to the subtle con- testations and negotiations that are always part of that project. Both do this by studying how children learned in the colonial (and for Crain, nineteenth- century...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 438–439.
Published: 01 June 2000
... captivity narrative as providence tale, then moves backward in the next chapter to trace the origins of the providence tale in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century England, then shifts to narratives of witchcraft in...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 191–192.
Published: 01 March 2001
... retrieve the process of her colonization. Citing sixteenth- and seventeenth-century poetry and historical documents that cast America as a virgin land, Faery argues that the conversion of Poca- hontas’s captivity into a love story between an Indian princess and a white Englishman (Rolfe or Smith) makes...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 479–507.
Published: 01 September 2011
... volatile emotions and unruly behav- Edith Wharton, Decoration, and Divorce 493 Figure 1 “Staircase in the Parodi Palace, Genoa. Sixteenth Century,” in Edith Wharton and Ogden Codman Jr., The Decoration of Houses (1897; facsimile ed., New York: Rizzoli and the...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 5–31.
Published: 01 March 2013
... situate Thoreau's portrayal of a disrupted sleep-world in relation to the incursions of nineteenth-century patterns of labor and consumption, the spread of psychoactive substances and phenomena, and the rise of neurological science and psychiatry; a fourth considers his efforts to conceive alternative...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 217–246.
Published: 01 June 2013
... each to theorize, dramatically and imaginatively, a set of relations that reflected their conceptualizations of conflict and strife within their nineteenth-century moment—conceptualizations, too, of US power if we understand this power as an arrangement that makes possible certain orders or types of...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 660–664.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 The Puritans were a group of people loosely defined through a shared and often zealous adherence to the reformed theological tradition, largely following the work of John Calvin. Beginning in the sixteenth century, the Puritan movement took...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 209–212.
Published: 01 March 2019
... elide individual subject positions and leave much to the visual “palimpsests” such as those Lindner frequently sees on his city’s vibrant canvas. Lindner’s “New York vertical” emerges from sixteenth-century harbor descriptions that predate skylines, then goes through the early skyscraper era’s booms...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 439–445.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Puritans were a group of people loosely defined through a shared and often zealous adherence to the reformed theological tradition, largely following the work of John Calvin. Beginning in the sixteenth century, the Puritan movement took root in specific regional locales throughout Germany, Scotland, the...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 207–211.
Published: 01 March 2016
... ThePuritanswereagroupofpeoplelooselydefined through a shared and often zealous adherence to the reformed theological tradition, largely following the work of John Calvin. Beginning in the sixteenth century, the Puritan move- ment took root in specific regional locales throughout Germany, Scotland, 210 American Literature the Low...
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 873–881.
Published: 01 December 2005
....: Cornell Univ. Press. 2004. viii, 235 pp. $35.00. Beginning with an exploration of sixteenth-century colonizers in the Ameri- cas, Sponsler considers the importation of ‘‘ritual performances from the Old World into the New Investigating such performances as matachines dances, Afro-Dutch Pinkster...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 747–773.
Published: 01 December 2011
... seventeenth-­century European writing about Siam. Several sixteenthcentury narratives that describe Siam and white elephants were included in Samuel Purchas’s popular anthology of travel writ- ing, Hakluytus Posthumus, or Purchas His Pilgrimes (1625). Although these texts vary in their...