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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 633–636.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Jane Anna Gordon The Oracle and the Curse: A Poetics of Justice from the Revolution to the Civil War . By Smith Caleb . 2013 . Cambridge : Harvard Univ. Press . xiii , 264 pp. Cloth , $35.00 ; e-book , $35.00 . Each Hour Redeem: Time and Justice in African American...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 583–610.
Published: 01 September 2010
... value. Attending more carefully to how these urban ecologists redeveloped the ways in which their communities should be understood, Rowan argues, allows us to reexamine the legacies left by those who opposed it—a heritage that many now fear turned a blind eye to issues of social justice. © 2010 by...
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 864–867.
Published: 01 December 2005
... disciplines and institutions? What makes Chuh’s response so com- pelling—beyond reminding us that achieving identity is not equivalent to achieving social justice—is that it resists prescriptive solutions, attending instead to the vectors of our condition in all its ‘‘circumstantiality ‘‘false...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 896–897.
Published: 01 December 2000
... about the centrality of culture in areas long presumed to be the province of real politics and social change (law and economics) as it is about the need for a sustained analysis of culture and politics based on notions of cultural justice...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 203–206.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Betsy Klimasmith Duke University Press 2007 Converging Stories: Race, Ecology, and Environmental Justice in American Literature . By Jeffrey Myers. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2005. ix, 188 pp. $39.95. Fast Cars and Bad Girls: Nomadic Subjects and Women's Road Stories...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 607–609.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Justice Story . By Mudgett Kathryn . New York : AMS Press . 2013 . xxxiii , 279 pp. $97.50 . © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Book Reviews  607 tial, vitalist materialism. Anglo-Americans like William Bartram, Benjamin Rush...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 662–664.
Published: 01 September 2012
... assess one’s criti- 664 American Literature cal work in terms of its social and historical justice. Given such demands, Cha- otic Justice should enter the critical discussion as one of the most demanding (sympathizers, read invigorating; foot-­draggers, read frustrating) books in a long time...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 787–814.
Published: 01 December 2016
... noxious “smellscapes” structures Norris’s Vandover and the Brute (1914), I move on to consider the use of smell in key scenes in the writings of Ann Petry and Helena Viramontes. While environmental justice novels extend Norris’s interest in connections between smell, health, and stratified air, they also...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 455–483.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Braithwaite captures the pervasive faith in the re- medial power of the arts: ‘‘In the generations that [the Negro] has been so voluminously written or talked about he has been accorded as little artistic justice as social justiceSustained,seriousordeep study of Negro life and character has thus been...
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 850–852.
Published: 01 December 2005
... practitioners work against ‘‘states of domination’’ (124) given their complicity with and constraints by academic disciplines and institutions? What makes Chuh’s response so com- pelling—beyond reminding us that achieving identity is not equivalent to achieving social justice—is that it resists prescriptive...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Beyond 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...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 181–183.
Published: 01 March 2007
...: Fiction and Social Consciousness in Howells, Jewett, Chesnutt, and Cather. By Paul R. Petrie. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2005. xvii, 234 pp. $37.50. T. Gregory Garvey’s and Paul R. Petrie’s books present individual efforts to promote equality and justice as an ongoing struggle...
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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 September 2004) 76 (3): 612–615.
Published: 01 September 2004
...-mastery in which justice would be achieved through the acquisition of polished social carriage. Working along different textual lines, Janice Koistinen-Harris traces a trajectory with analogous endpoints. In Social Reform, Taste, and the Con- struction of Virtue in American Literature, Koistinen...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2009
... . By Martha Banta. 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...
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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 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...
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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...
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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...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 305–329.
Published: 01 June 2017
... intersectionality social justice poetry feminism Classroom as cell—unit—enclosed & enclosing space in which teacher & students are alone together Can be prison cell commune trap junction—place of coming-together torture chamber. —Adrienne Rich, “Notes, Statements &amp...