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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 438–439.
Published: 01 June 2000
...- bination that spiritually enriches humans even as it materially sustains them. David Mazel, Adams State College Hawthorne’s Fuller Mystery. By Thomas R. Mitchell. Amherst: Univ. of Massachu- setts Press...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 459–461.
Published: 01 June 2012
...John Morán González Spiritual Mestizaje: Religion, Gender, Race, and Nation in Contemporary Chicana Narrative . By Delgadillo Theresa . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2011 . xiv, 275 pp. Paper , $23.95 . Hispanic Immigrant Literature: El Sueño del Retorno . By Kanellos...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 872–874.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Shirley Samuels Style, Gender, and Fantasy in Nineteenth-Century American Women’s Writing . By Beam Dorri . New York : Cambridge Univ. Press . 2010 . 260 , viii pp. $85.00 . Radical Spiritual Motherhood: Autobiography and Empowerment in Nineteenth-Century African American Women...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 647–648.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., Black has turned twenty years of research into a compelling and detailed account of Eugene O’Neill and his plays. Martha G. Bower, Indiana University of Pennsylvania Kerouac, the Word and the Way: Prose Artist as Spiritual Quester. By Ben Giamo. Carbondale: Southern Illinois Univ. Press. 2000. xxi...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 645–647.
Published: 01 September 2002
...), Connor points out that in this classic an- thology concerned with overtly religious narratives, not one essay rigorously treats the subject of religion or spirituality. Connor exposes this important contradiction, but instead of fleshing it out (and others like it), since it seems to be a pervasive...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 177–180.
Published: 01 March 2008
... © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Faithful Vision: Treatments of the Sacred, Spiritual, and Supernatural in Twentieth-Century African American Fiction . By James W. Coleman. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2006. 252 pp. $42.95. Cross-Cultural Visions in African...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 839–841.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Joycelyn Moody © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Hell without Fires: Slavery, Christianity, and the Antebellum Spiritual Narrative . By Yolanda Pierce. Gainesville: Univ. Press of Florida. 2005. xii, 151 pp. $59.95. Around the Family Altar: Domesticity in the African...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 462–464.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Country: Ralph Ellison in America. By Horace Porter. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2001. 168 pp. $29.95. Spiritual, Blues, and Jazz People in African American Fiction: Living in Paradox. By A. Yemisi...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 183–185.
Published: 01 March 2000
... Spiritual Interrogations: Culture, Gender, and Community in Early African American Women’s Writing. By Katherine Clay Bassard. Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press. 1999. 183 pp. $42.50. Scholars are meticulously...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Jordan Alexander Stein © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 The Word and Its Witness: The Spiritualization of American Realism . By Gregory S. Jackson. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2009. xiv, 409 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $29.00. Believing Again: Doubt and Faith in a...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 849–850.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Geoffrey Jacques © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Be Always Converting, Be Always Converted: An American Poetics . By Rob Wilson. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2009. viii, 325 pp. $45.00. Soon Come: Jamaican Spirituality, Jamaican Poetics . By Hugh Hodges...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 821–824.
Published: 01 December 2013
... : Oxford Univ. Press . 2012 . x, 239 pp . $65.00 . Secularism in Antebellum America: With Reference to Ghosts, Protestant Subcultures, Machines, and Their Metaphors; Featuring Discussion of Mass Media, “Moby-Dick,” Spirituality, Phrenology, Anthropology, Sing Sing State Penitentiary, and Sex with...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 199–202.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Ramzi Fawaz Super Black: American Pop Culture and Black Superheroes . By Nama Adilifu . Austin : Univ. of Texas Press . 2011 . i , 180 pp. Cloth , $55.00 ; paper , $24.95 . Do the Gods Wear Capes? Spirituality, Fantasy, and Superheroes . By Saunders Ben . New York...
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American Literature (1 December 2008) 80 (4): 833–835.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Peter Carafiol © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Transatlantic Spiritualism and Nineteenth-Century American Literature . By Bridget Bennett. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 2007. x, 247 pp. $69.95. The Transcendentalists . By Barbara L. Packer. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 471–500.
Published: 01 September 2008
... space, a spiritual and prenational homeland that empowered American women as their nation's presumed spiritual guardians. From the 1840s through the 1890s, the American woman that was represented in women's Holy Land writings bound and reconciled the political and spiritual forces at work in the Holy...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 5–31.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Benjamin Reiss This essay explores Henry David Thoreau's Walden in relation to the history of sleep, considered as a medical, biological, social, and spiritual phenomenon. Attention to Thoreau's striving for “awakening” and “alertness” has veiled his running rhetoric of dormancy: scenes and tropes...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 799–829.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Kahf’s bildungsroman, The Girl in the Tangerine Scarf , challenges the contemporary notion of postsecular literature, which takes a weakened, hybridized, liberal spirituality as its starting point. Although the bildungsroman conventionally plots an individual’s modernization in line with the nation’s...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 353–379.
Published: 01 June 2008
....” Work with Moore's drafts, notebooks, and uncollected poems, however, makes it clear that the genesis of these poems is broad and deep, not a matter of impulsive response to headlines. In them Moore uses an emotional register to construct a simultaneously political and spiritual exploration of the...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 463–492.
Published: 01 September 2014
... discourses of literary aesthetics were bound to a set of questions about whether meaning derived from God, language, or man. The literary was not a mark of the secular, understood as the absence of spiritual concerns, but part of a process of thinking about the relationship of individual will to moral law...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 493–521.
Published: 01 September 2014
... affecting particular notions of (spiritual) interconnectivity, community, and national unity. In Emerson’s and Whitman’s writing in particular, conceptions of the network serve to integrate the Romantic quest for unity within an optimistic vision of an original US identity, establishing the network as a key...