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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 409–435.
Published: 01 June 2012
... texts that take up this mode of invested indirection in their content and form alike, she argues for a spinster ecology that alters our notion not only of where the future lies but also of how (or if) it arrives. Ensor turns first to Silent Spring to argue that Rachel Carson’s intransitive understanding...
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American Literature (1 December 2008) 80 (4): 677–705.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Mark Rifkin In the spring of 1832, a well-respected Sauk warrior named Black Hawk led a group of Sauks, Foxes, Kickapoos, and Potawatomies across the Mississippi River, through lands formerly occupied by the Sauks. Characterized as an assault on white settlements by U.S. officials during and...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 427.
Published: 01 June 2014
... executive coordinator of the American Literature Section of the Modern Lan- guage Association. Since spring 2009, we have benefited from Joycelyn’s excellent leadership and warm presence in her role as facilitator of the many activities of the Sec- tion, including the board nomination process and...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 657–658.
Published: 01 September 2009
... position of executive coordina- tor as of spring 2009, and we look forward to working with her in the years to come. John Carter Brown Library Research Fellowships The John Carter Brown Library will award approximately thirty short- and long-term Research Fellowships for the year 1 June 2010–30...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 843–867.
Published: 01 December 2003
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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 December 2006) 78 (4): 677–690.
Published: 01 December 2006
... critique of Baker and Nelson’s special issue, see Michael Kreyling, ‘‘Toward ‘A New Southern Studies South Central Review 22 (spring 2005): 4–18. 3 Baker and Nelson, ‘‘Preface 235. 4 See Louis A. Pérez Jr., ‘‘What Hurricanes Tell Us about Ourselves 690 American Literature History...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2017
... , Harris borrows the same device, requiring that child characters pass through a portal, a magic spring on a slave plantation, in order to access a queer realm in which folk narratives happen in real time. In framing African American folklore as fantasy—a genre, according to Tzvetan Todorov ( 1975 , 25, 31...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 515–544.
Published: 01 September 2003
... riots in New York City, including the famous assault on Hart’s Flour Store. Emerson’s assessment of the spring was dour: Cold April; hard times; men breaking who ought not to break; banks bullied into the...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 531–561.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Skin: Josephine Baker and the Modern Surface . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . Chester Alfred Howard Vilma . 1955 . “ Ralph Ellison: The Art of Fiction No. 8 .” Paris Review ( Spring ): 8 . www.theparisreview.org/interviews/5053/the-art-of-fiction-no-8-ralph-ellison . Cobb...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 691–694.
Published: 01 September 2001
...- lina, 28 February to 2 March 2002. Mid-Atlantic Popular Culture Association Conference The Mid-Atlantic Popular Culture Association will host its annual conference 2–4 November 2001, at the Holiday Inn, 8777 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, Maryland. For information, contact Virginia Jenkins...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 215–217.
Published: 01 March 2003
...- hood and attributes his obsession to a romantic longing springing from ‘‘the paradox of ideal vision wedded to sheer impossibility’’ (68). In Nabokov, as in James, Pifer explains, restoring sexual vitality to the image of childhood res...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 666–668.
Published: 01 September 2003
... from his spiritual narratives and religious schol- arship to his experimental poetry and social commentary—springs from a compelling drive for unity and inclusiveness that animated Merton as a writer. Tseng 2003.8.21 09:07 ...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 668–670.
Published: 01 September 2003
... from his spiritual narratives and religious schol- arship to his experimental poetry and social commentary—springs from a compelling drive for unity and inclusiveness that animated Merton as a writer. Tseng 2003.8.21 09:07...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 890–892.
Published: 01 December 2003
... the Borders of Race, Gender, and Sexuality Martha Cutter investigates the coded naming practices in Mrs. Spring Fragrance by the Eurasian writer Sui Sin Far. Although far-reaching at times, Cutter’s close reading of this particu...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 894–897.
Published: 01 December 2004
... Far’s ‘‘Mrs. Spring Fragrance Moreover, Fetterley and Pryse model the demanding, empathic reading of regionalist texts that they argue this literature solicits and deserves. Translating Southwestern Landscapes examines both a region and the ques- tion of why most Americans know that region in a...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 519–548.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... Perversely, then, to die ‘‘in the flower of her youth’’ becomes one way for the woman as flower to inhabit an eternal spring. Readershavediffered,however,onwhattomakeofthisnovelistic preservation of Lily as something like a nosegay pressed in a keepsake book. While some have seen this scene as an aptly...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 595–624.
Published: 01 September 2000
... and paradoxes implicate not only the Massachusetts Bay theocracy but the Christian Church in general. Beyond this strain is an even grimmer one springing from the ‘‘gra- tuitous...
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 475–500.
Published: 01 September 2007
... spring. —Susan Fenimore Cooper, Rural Hours, 27 March 1848 Europe, at the period of our tale, was in the commence- ment of that commotion which afterwards shook her politi- cal institutions to the center.—James Fenimore...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 445–451.
Published: 01 June 2002
... claims 448 American Literature that ‘‘this rather unimportant novelty and sometimes a genuinely new insight’’ adds to our understanding of life. Down by the Lemonade Springs: Essays on Wallace Stegner. By Jackson J. Benson. Reno: Univ. of Nevada Press. 2001. xvi, 174 pp. Paper, $24.95...