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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 891–894.
Published: 01 December 2004
... Mortensen. Pittsburgh, Penn.: Univ. of Pittsburgh Press. 2002. xi, 279 pp. $34.95. Poets in the Public Sphere: The Emancipatory Project of American Women’s Poetry, 1800–1900. By Paula Bernat Bennett. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2003. xvi, 264 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $22.50. Imagining...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 683–685.
Published: 01 September 2002
... to the reproductive sphere reflects his interest in eu- genics (itself a problematic claim, given that Francis Galton’s earliest formu- lation of an explicitly hereditarian or eugenic theory wasn’t published until 1865, a decade after the first Leaves of Grass), Pollak shows that Whitman saw white reproduction...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (1): 1–46.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Michael Warner; Natasha Hurley; Luis Iglesias; Sonia Di Loreto; Jeffrey Scraba; Sandra Young Duke University Press 2001 Michael Warner A Soliloquy ‘‘Lately Spoken at the with African Theatre Race and the Natasha Hurley, Public Sphere in New York...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 194–197.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Daniel Grausam The Covert Sphere: Secrecy, Fiction, and the National Security State . By Melley Timothy . Ithaca, NY : Cornell Univ. Press , 2012 . x , 289 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper , $26.95 . No Accident, Comrade: Chance and Design in Cold War American Narratives...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (2): 397–400.
Published: 01 June 2014
... Christopher . Cambridge : Harvard Univ. Press . 2013 . 311 pp. $39.95 . Fever Reading: Affect and Reading Badly in the Early American Public Sphere . By Millner Michael . Durham : Univ. of New Hampshire Press . 2012 . xxii , 188 pp. Cloth , $85.00 ; paper , $35.00 ; e-book , $29.99...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 198–201.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Dana D. Nelson © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Jolly Fellows: Male Milieus in Nineteenth-Century America. By Richard Stott. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. 2009. 376 pp. $55.00. Paper Money Men: Commerce, Manhood, and the Sensational Public Sphere in Antebellum...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 617–619.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Lauren Coats Duke University Press 2006 Whitewashing America: Material Culture and Race in the Antebellum Imagination . By Bridget T. Heneghan. Jackson: Univ. Press of Mississippi. 2003. xxvii, 204 pp. $45.00. Abolition's Public Sphere . By Robert Fanuzzi. Minneapolis: Univ...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 624–627.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... Transamerican Literary Relations and the Nineteenth-Century Public Sphere . By Anna Brickhouse. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2004. xi, 329 pp. $70.00. Hemispheric Imaginings: The Monroe Doctrine and Narratives of U.S. Empire . By Gretchen Murphy. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2005. Cloth, $74.95...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 743–768.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., Redpath saw it as a contribution to a circum-Atlantic project of black resistance, liberation, and uplift that crossed lines of race and gender. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Caleb Smith Harriet Jacobs among the Militants: Transformations in Abolition’s Public Sphere...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 856–858.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Carla Kaplan 2005 No More Separate Spheres! A Next Wave American Studies Reader . Ed. Cathy N. Davidson and Jessamyn Hatcher. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2002. 439 pp. Cloth, $64.95; paper, $21.95. Book Reviews The Cultural Geography of Colonial American Literatures...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 March 2021
... and Nature’s God.” However, this aesthetic and political framework intersected uneasily with the early nineteenth century’s racially and economically diverse electoral public sphere. This public sphere was rife with fear that electoral “combinations” would so badly misrepresent the electorate that the United...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (4): 695–721.
Published: 01 December 2016
...David Lawrimore Abstract Scholars of material and print culture have recently challenged the theory of an early American public sphere, arguing that the literary landscape of eighteenth-century America was composed instead of fragmented publics, local networks frequently partisan in nature...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (3): 523–549.
Published: 01 September 2014
... and exceptional account. At least since the eighteenth century rise in aesthetic philosophy (and arguments could be made farther back than this), the relationship between the aesthetic and the political sphere, however each of these was defined, was a fairly conventional and even assumed one. Rebecca Harding...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 691–719.
Published: 01 December 2019
... but as a courageous Christian martyr. Much of the productive recent scholarship on Rodgers studies the way her criminal status operated in the public sphere generally or print culture specifically, but the literary construction of her legal criminal status reveals a larger negotiation over marginalized individuals...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 617–644.
Published: 01 September 2012
... geography, Wilhite argues that we should read suburban narratives for the ways they update and revise long-standing regionalist approaches to local and global concerns: the charged insularity of the domestic sphere, the geographic containment of racial difference, the repressive construction of a common...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (3): 479–507.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of privacy within the private sphere. The Decoration of Houses offers another example of domestic space reimagined to resist rather than embrace familial ties. Fraiman links the book's fifty-six photographs of immaculate, museum-like rooms to a fantasy of home purged of literal and emotional mess—purged...
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American Literature (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 involvement...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (4): 697–726.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Justine S. Murison Abstract This essay advances a theory of the “counterprivate” elucidated through Herman Melville’s fiction. Echoing the term counterpublic , which has done much to critique the notion of the unified public sphere, a new theory of the “counterprivate” can open out to alternative...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (4): 643–672.
Published: 01 December 2007
...- sies over the “puffing system” continually threatened to deflate this story—and the literary public sphere itself. Tracking back to the for- mation of antebellum print’s public sphere, celebrated so often by crit- ics for its democratic openness, this essay finds its origins in literary- critical...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (2): 303–331.
Published: 01 June 2013
... : Random House . ———. ( 1955 ) 2004 . “ On Privacy .” In Essays, Speeches, and Public Letters . Edited by Meriwether James B. , 62 – 75 . New York : Random House . ———. 1961 . The Town . New York : Vintage . Fraser Nancy . 1992 . “ Rethinking the Public Sphere: A Contribution...