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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 675–677.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Piper, and Anna Deavere Smith . By Smith Cherise . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press , 2011 . xiv , 307 pp. Cloth , $89.95 ; paper , $24.50 . © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Book Reviews Removable Type: Histories of the Book in Indian Country, 1663–1880. By Phillip H...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 487–513.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Ed White Duke University Press 2003 Ed Captaine Smith, Colonial Novelist White 6903 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:3 / sheet 3 of 209 The novel has become the leading hero in the drama of...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 739–768.
Published: 01 December 2015
... love songs to racially liberal Paris to William Gardner Smith's shrewd attack on French colonialism, the trope of interracial romance undergirds both the construction and the questioning of a colorblind Paris. I argue that as African American expatriate writers included North African characters and...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 851–879.
Published: 01 December 2017
...John Levi Barnard Abstract This essay tracks the interrelated histories of the cod and the whale from John Smith’s colonial American vision of abundance to the near disappearance of the living resources he described as inexhaustible. Working at the intersections of animal studies, food studies, and...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 743–768.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Caleb Smith This essay examines previously unexplored divisions within the antislavery movement’s published responses to Harriet Jacobs’s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl . Revisiting Jacobs’s conflict with her editor, Lydia Maria Child, over the suppressed chapter about John Brown, Smith...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 183–207.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Coast in orientation: the so-called punk poets of LA, who are the subject of this article, revered the New York school poetry of John Ashbery, Ted Berrigan, and Joe Brainard but also idolized downtown punks like Patti Smith. Focusing in particular on Dennis Cooper, his punk poetry periodical, Little...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 153–174.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Rachel Greenwald Smith Smith's essay examines history, politics, and literary form in September 11 fiction. It begins with the contention that the traditionally conceived relationship between trauma and form poses a problem for the analysis of September 11 fiction. It is often posited that...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 509–540.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Barbara Hochman Abstract When Nella Larsen’s story “Sanctuary” appeared in the Forum in 1930, readers noted its similarity to “Mrs. Adis,” a tale by the popular British writer Sheila Kaye-Smith. Scholars concur that “Sanctuary” turns a story about British class-consciousness into a story of African...
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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 207–234.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Caleb Smith Duke University Press 2006 Caleb Emerson and Incarceration Smith Absolute solitude, the violent turning inward on the self, whose whole being consists in the mastery of material and in the monotonous rhythm of work, is...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 624–627.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Claudia Sadowski-Smith Duke University Press 2006 Race Mixture in Nineteenth-Century U.S. and Spanish American Fictions: Gender, Culture, and Nation Building . By Debra J. Rosenthal. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2004. 182 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $19.95...
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American Literature (1 December 2002) 74 (4): 833–857.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Martha Nell Smith Duke University Press 2002 Martha Computing: What’s American Literary Study Nell Got to Do with IT? Smith Two encounters, five years apart, inspired the ques- tion in my essay’s title. The first one occurred in spring 1995, when the...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Claudia Sadowski-Smith By Claire F. Fox. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 1999. x, 188 pp. Cloth, $47.95; paper, $18.95. 2002 Book Reviews Coming into Communion: Pastoral Dialogues in Colonial New England. By Laura Henigman. Albany: State Univ. of New York Press. 1999. xi, 234...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 661–663.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Andrea Smith Native Women and Land: Narratives of Dispossession and Resurgence . By Stephanie J. Fitzgerald . Albuquerque : Univ. of New Mexico Press . 2015 . x, 163 pp. Paper , $29.95 ; e-book available. Beyond Settler Time: Temporal Sovereignty and Indigenous Self...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 693–695.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Barbara Ellen Smith Duke University Press 2006 The U.S. South in Global Contexts: A Collection of Position Statements The following collection of position statements seeks to probe the academic possibilities of ‘‘a new Southern studies’’ as an intellectual enterprise that aims to be...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 707–709.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Jon Smith Duke University Press 2006 The U.S. South in Global Contexts: A Collection of Position Statements The following collection of position statements seeks to probe the academic possibilities of ‘‘a new Southern studies’’ as an intellectual enterprise that aims to be, as Houston...
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 415–417.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Martha Nell Smith Duke University Press 2007 Dickinson's Misery: A Theory of Lyric Reading . By Virginia Jackson. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2005. xvii, 298 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $19.95. Measures of Possibility: Emily Dickinson's Manuscripts . By Domhnall...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 225–227.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Caleb Smith Duke University Press 2007 Forced Passages: Imprisoned Radical Intellectuals and the U.S. Prison Regime . By Dylan Rodriguez. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2006. 322 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $19.95. Fitting Sentences: Identity in Nineteenth- and...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 201–203.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Stephanie A. Smith © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Anachronism and Its Others: Sexuality, Race, Temporality. By Valerie Rohy. Albany: State Univ. of New York Press. 2009. xvi, 178 pp. $70.00. Archives of American Time: Literature and Modernity in the Nineteenth Century...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 821–824.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Erin A. Smith Emily Dickinson and the Religious Imagination . By Freedman Linda . New York : Cambridge Univ. Press . 2011 . x, 210 pp . $90.00 . Uncertain Chances: Science, Skepticism, and Belief in Nineteenth-Century American Literature . By Lee Maurice S. . New York...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 849–851.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Stephanie A. Smith © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 One Nation, One Blood: Interracial Marriage in American Fiction, Scandal, and Law, 1820–1870 . By Karen Woods Weierman. x, 214 pp. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2005. $34.95. Modern Love: Romance, Intimacy, and...