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Published: 01 June 2018
Figure 10 The artist’s physical state as character extension. From Bushmiller, Nancy , September 23, 1949 Figure 10 The artist’s physical state as character extension. From Bushmiller, Nancy, September 23, 1949 More
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 198–200.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Domestic Fiction and the U.S. Welfare State . By Susan Edmunds. Oxford, Eng.: Oxford Univ. Press. 2008. viii, 258 pp. $55.00. Book Reviews Folded Selves: Colonial New England Writing in the World System. By Michelle Burnham. Hanover, N.H.: Dartmouth College Press. 2007. viii, 222 pp...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 835–837.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Keith Byerman © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 National History and the World of Nations: Capital, State, and the Rhetoric of History in Japan, France, and the United States . By Christopher L. Hill. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2008. xvi, 351 pp. Cloth, $89.95; paper, $24.95...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 121–151.
Published: 01 March 2011
... for thinking through the contemporary terms and framework of conversations about state killing. Ryan argues that the play stimulates reform and elicits sympathy by substituting a false rhetoric of universal vulnerability for a more accurate assessment of imprisonment and judicial murder. The attempt...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 188–190.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Andy Doolen © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Rome Reborn on Western Shores: Historical Imagination and the Creation of the American Republic. By Eran Shalev. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2009. xiii, 311 pp. $45.00. The State as a Work of Art: The Cultural...
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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 December 2001) 73 (4): 695–726.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Matthew Cordova Frankel Duke University Press 2002 Matthew ‘‘Nature’s Nation’’ Revisited: Citizenship and the Cordova Sublime in Thomas Jefferson’s Notes on the Frankel State of Virginia Thus, superficial appearances to the contrary, America is...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 626–628.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Colbey Emmerson Reid © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Interventions into Modernist Cultures: Poetry from beyond the Empty Screen . By Amie Elizabeth Parry. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2007. x, 188 pp. Cloth, $79.95; paper, $22.95. Race, Nationalism, and the State in...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 421–423.
Published: 01 June 2002
... such as the-beloved-as-warrior would 404 American Literature demand. Collating the work with colonialist texts, including Spenser’s own View of the Present State of Ireland, Bach shows definitively that even these so-called private love poems are part of colonial discourse. An important part...
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American Literature (1 March 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 . By...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 467–470.
Published: 01 June 2003
... State: Imagining Alaska as the Last Frontier. By Susan Kollin. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2001. xviii, 224 pp. Cloth, $39.95; paper, $16.95. Landscape with Figures: Nature and Culture in New England. By Kent C. Ryden...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 204–206.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Joseph Urgo By Hans H. Skei. Columbia: Univ. of South Carolina Press. 1999. xi, 263 pp.$39.95. By Robert W. Rudnicki. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 1999. xx,167 pp. $30.00. 2000 Book Reviews 5995 AL 72:1 / sheet 185 of 246...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 719–744.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Richard Jean So So’s essay reconstructs a literary genealogy for the emergence of “information warfare” in the early Cold War period (the 1950s). Specifically, it argues that this form of warfare—which So dubs “literary information warfare”—took shape first and most keenly within the US state’s...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2011
.... Interior States: Institutional Consciousness and the Inner Life of Democracy in the Antebellum United States. By Christopher Castiglia. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2008. x, 366 pp. Cloth, $89.95; paper, $24.95. Book Reviews Beyond Douglass: New Perspectives on Early African American...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 187–189.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Citizenship in the United States, 1860–1945 . By Olwell Victoria . Philadelphia : Univ. of Pennsylvania Press . 2011 . 288 pp. Cloth , $59.95 ; e-book , $59.95 . Liberty of the Imagination: Aesthetic Theory, Literary Form, and Politics in the Early United States . By Cahill Edward...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 867–869.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Martin Joseph Ponce © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Queering Cold War Poetry: Ethics of Vulnerability in Cuba and the United States . By Eric Keenaghan. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2009. x, 196 pp. $39.95. Queer Optimism: Lyric Personhood and Other Felicitous...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 209–211.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Citizenship in Cuba, Mexico, and the United States . By David Luis-Brown. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2008. ix, 340 pp. Cloth, $89.95; paper, $24.95. Cannibal Democracy: Race and Representation in the Literature of the Americas . By Zita Nunes. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2008. xx, 218...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 215–217.
Published: 01 March 2011
... the Boundaries of the United States. By Claudia Sadowski-Smith. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2008. x, 187 pp. Cloth, $57.50; paper, $22.50. Book Reviews Beyond Douglass: New Perspectives on Early African American Literature. Ed. Michael J. Drexler and Ed White...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 697–726.
Published: 01 December 2017
... still persists today: that private life operates to develop and display one’s moral character. The best studies of privacy in the nineteenth-century United States have usefully articulated its ironic visibility or how, as Katherine Adams ( 2009 , 8) puts it, “publicity is the scene of privacy’s...
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 417–419.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Wendy Graham Duke University Press 2007 Literature as Conduct: Speech Acts in Henry James . By J. Hillis Miller. New York: Fordham Univ. Press. 2005. xiii, 350 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $24.00. Troubling Minds: The Cultural Politics of Genius in the United States, 1840-1890...