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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 57–89.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Emily Hainze Abstract This essay explores the 1907–11 Child-Rescue Campaign run by the Delineator , a fashion magazine for women edited by Theodore Dreiser. I argue that the campaign mobilized social science to reconceptualize maternity as based in affective expertise rather than biological...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 647–649.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Timothy Aubry Feast of Excess: A Cultural History of the New Sensibility . By Cotkin George . Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press . 2016 . viii, 433 pp. Cloth , $35.00 ; e-book available. The Beauty of a Social Problem: Photography, Autonomy, Economy . By Michaels Walter Benn . Chicago...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 888–889.
Published: 01 December 2000
.... Rebecca Wanzo, Duke University Neo-Slave Narratives: Studies in the Social Logic of a Literary Form. By Asraf Rushdy. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 1999. 232 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $17.95. In this...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 877–879.
Published: 01 December 2012
...James Salazar Minority Reports: Identity and Social Knowledge in Nineteenth-Century American Literature . By Borgstrom Michael . New York : Palgrave Macmillan . 2010 . xv , 183 pp. $84.00 . Loyal Subjects: Bonds of Nation, Race, and Allegiance in Nineteenth-Century America . By...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 895–897.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Sonya Posmentier The Social Imperative: Race, Close Reading, and Contemporary Literary Criticism . By Moya Paula M. L. . Stanford, CA : Stanford Univ. Press . 2016 . xiii, 206 pp. Cloth , $80.00 ; paper, $22.95 ; e-book available. Race and the Literary Encounter: Black Literature from...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 657–660.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Film . By Ann Brigham . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . 2015 . x, 262 pp. Cloth , $65.00 ; paper, $29.50 ; e-book, $29.50 . Site Reading: Fiction, Art, Social Form . By David J. Alworth . Princeton, NJ : Princeton Univ. Press . 2016 . Cloth , $39.50 ; e-book available...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Cheering and Bashing: New Perspectives on the Closing of the American Mind (Bowling Green Popular Press, 1992). Banished: Common Law and the Rhetoric of Social Exclusion in Early New England . By Goodman Nan . Philadelphia : Univ. of Pennsylvania Press . 2012 . 206 pp. Cloth, $59.95 ; e-book...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 209–212.
Published: 01 March 2012
...J. Peter Moore Being Numerous: Poetry and the Ground of Social Life . By Izenberg Oren . Princeton, NJ : Princeton Univ. Press . 2010 . ix, 234 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $27.95 . Radical Affections: Essays on the Poetics of Outside . By Nichols Miriam . Tuscaloosa : Univ. of...
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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 612–615.
Published: 01 September 2004
... previously unpublished pieces. Despite this unusual format, all the chap- ters cohere beautifully around the premise of ‘‘the overwhelming symbolic significance of gender and family as sites of both individual identity forma- tion and collective socialization’’ (1). Bloch is more interested in broad reli...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 151–177.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Xiomara Santamarina Duke University Press 2005 Xiomara Black Hairdresser and Social Critic: Santamarina Eliza Potter and the Labors of Femininity Shortly after John Brown’s raid on Harper’s Ferry, two reviewers in Cincinnati newspapers expressed opposite opinions...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 426–428.
Published: 01 June 2005
... each book is dominated by an all-too-familiar national story, so that they become studies, to some extent, of how an exclusive culture has resisted the pressure for inclusiveness. All three books draw our attention to the complex scripting of social performance both promoted and obscured by the...
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 850–852.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Candy Gunther Brown. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2004. xiv, 336 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $19.95; Social Stories: The Magazine Novel in Nineteenth-Century America . By Patricia Okker. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2004. xii, 202 pp. $37.50. Book Reviews The Cultural...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 181–183.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Elsa Nettels Duke University Press 2007 Creating the Culture of Reform in Antebellum America . By T. Gregory Garvey. Atlanta: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2006. xii, 263 pp. $ 39.95. Conscience and Purpose: Fiction and Social Consciousness in Howells, Jewett, Chesnutt, and Cather . By Paul R. Petrie...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 882–884.
Published: 01 December 2006
.... Press. 2004. xii, 199 pp. $27.95. Hoodlums: Black Villains and Social Bandits in American Life . By William L. Van Deburg. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2004. xiv, 283 pp. $29.00. Book Reviews New World, Known World: Shaping Knowledge in Early Anglo-American Writing.By David Read. Columbia...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 627–629.
Published: 01 September 2008
...David M. Stewart © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Institutions of Reading: The Social Life of Libraries in the United States . Ed. Thomas Augst and Kenneth Carpenter. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2007. x, 368 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $28.95. The Temple and the Forum: The American...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... New Haven: Yale Univ. Press. 2007. xxx, 306 pp. $38.00. A Republic in Time: Temporality and Social Imagination in Nineteenth-Century America . By Thomas M. Allen. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 200. xii, 275 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $22.95. Book Reviews Long before Stonewall...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Duncan Faherty © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Anglophilia: Deference, Devotion, and Antebellum America . By Elisa Tamarkin. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2008. xxxiii, 400 pp. $35.00. Reforming the World: Social Activism and the Problem of Fiction in Nineteenth-Century America . By...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 627–629.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Riché Richardson Duke University Press 2006 Unnatural Selections: Eugenics in American Modernism and the Harlem Renaissance . By Daylanne K. English. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2004. xii, 267 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $24.95. Rethinking Social Realism: African American Art and...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2011
.... of California Press. 2009. vii, 210 pp. $24.95. Horace Greeley's “New-York Tribune”: Civil War–Era Socialism and the Crisis of Free Labor. By Adam Tuchinsky. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2010. xv, 312 pp. $59.95. Book Reviews Beyond Douglass: New Perspectives on Early African...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 515–544.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Lance Newman Duke University Press 2003 Lance Thoreau’s Natural Community and Newman Utopian Socialism 6903 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:3 / sheet 31 of 209 They have bought a farm, in order to make agriculture the...