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American Literature (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 (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 (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 to make...
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American Literature (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 (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 . 194  American Literature The Covert Sphere: Secrecy, Fiction, and the National...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (2): 421–423.
Published: 01 June 2002
...-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 of Bach’s work is her...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 467–470.
Published: 01 June 2003
... The Best and Worst Country in the World: Perspectives on the Early Virginia Land- scape. By Stephen Adams. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2001. xii, 352 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $19.50. Nature’s State...
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American Literature (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 (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 (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...
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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 902–904.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Hosam Aboul-Ela The Health of the State: Modern US War Narrative and the American Political Imagination, 1890–1964 . By Jonathan Vincent . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2017 . xii, 293 pp. Cloth, $82.00 ; e-book available. This Thing Called the World: The Contemporary Novel...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 817–820.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Jean-Thomas Tremblay Ugly Differences: Queer Female Sexuality in the Underground . By Yetta Howard . Urbana : Univ. of Illinois Press . 2018 . ix, 193 pp. Cloth, $99.00 ; paper, $28.00 ; e-book, $19.95 . Fugitive Life: The Queer Politics of the Prison State . By Stephen...
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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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Published: 01 March 2020
Figure 3 Detail of “Map of the State of Wisconsin” from Increase Lapham, The Antiquities of Wisconsin, as Surveyed and Described (1855). Dots indicate Native earthwork sites, many of which are on Carver’s route. Image courtesy of Special Collections, University of Mississippi Libraries More
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American Literature (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 (2015) 87 (1): 187–189.
Published: 01 March 2015
... in the United States, 1860–1945. By Victoria Olwell. 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 Edward Cahill. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (4): 719–746.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Jennifer L. Brady By reconsidering the complex, dialectical relationship that existed between novels and their detractors in the antebellum United States, Brady's essay argues that antinovel commentators aimed not simply to limit the activity of novel reading but to redefine what it is and, more...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 497–527.
Published: 01 September 2017
... : Univ. of North Carolina Press . Charvat William . 1968 . The Profession of Authorship in America, 1800–1870: The Papers of William Charvat . Edited by Bruccoli Matthew J. . Columbus : Ohio State Univ. Press . Dasgupta Sudeep . 2008 . “ Art Is Going Elsewhere: And Politics...