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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 414–415.
Published: 01 June 2001
... short stories, Palumbo-DeSimone presents the credible hypothesis that if we are to under- stand what ‘‘happens’’ in these stories, stories that have been dismissed as seemingly uneventful or trifling, we...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 405–408.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Sarah Wadsworth Imaginary Citizens: Child Readers and the Limits of American Independence, 1640-1868 . By Weikle-Mills Courtney . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Univ. Press . 2013 . x , 265 pp. $55.00 . Disciplining Girls: Understanding the Origins of the Classic Orphan Girl Story...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 607–609.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Justice Story . By Mudgett Kathryn . New York : AMS Press . 2013 . xxxiii , 279 pp. $97.50 . © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Book Reviews  607 tial, vitalist materialism. Anglo-Americans like William Bartram, Benjamin Rush...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 823–826.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Dawn Keetley Duke University Press 2007 The Kentucky Tragedy: A Story of Conflict and Change in Antebellum America . By Dickson D. Bruce Jr. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2006. 176 pp. $40.00. The Spectacle of Death: Populist Literary Responses to American Capital...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 403–405.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Transformations: The Cultural Production of the New Atlantic World, 1580– 1640. By Rebecca Ann Bach. New York: Palgrave. 2000. xiv, 290 pp. $49.95. The Story of A: The Alphabetization of America from ‘‘The New England Primer’’ to ‘‘The Scarlet Letter By Patricia Crain. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 873–875.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Nancy McCabe Octavia E. Butler . By Gerry Canavan . Urbana : Univ. of Illinois Press . 2016 . xvii, 225 pp. Cloth, $95.00 ; paper, $22.00 ; e-book, $19.80 . How to Revise a True War Story: Tim O’Brien’s Process of Textual Production . By John K. Young . Iowa City...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 187–189.
Published: 01 March 2008
... © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 The Origins of the American Detective Story . By LeRoy Lad Panek. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland. 2006. viii, 227 pp. Paper, $35.00. Brown Gumshoes: Detective Fiction and the Search for Chicana(o) Identity . By Ralph E. Rodriguez. Austin...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 654–656.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Lee Schweninger © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Art as Performance, Story as Criticism: Reflections on Native Literary Aesthetics . By Craig S. Womack. Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Press. 2009. 406 pp. Cloth, $39.95; paper, $24.95. We Will Dance Our Truth: Yaqui History in...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 844–846.
Published: 01 December 2010
...: A Feminist View . Ed. Barbara J. Cook. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield. 2007. viii, 144 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $24.95. The Impossible Land: Story and Place in California's Imperial Valley . By Phillip H. Round. Albuquerque: Univ. of New Mexico Press. 2008. xii, 192 pp. Paper, $19.95...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 213–215.
Published: 01 March 2011
...David Wyatt © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Making the Detective Story American: Biggers, Van Dine, and Hammett and the Turning Point of the Genre, 1925–1930. By J. K. Van Dover. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland. 2010. ix, 221 pp. Paper, $35.00. Darkly Perfect World: Colonial...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 196.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 2008 General Bohemian New Orleans: The Story of the “Outsider” and Loujon Press . By Jeff Weddle. Jackson: Univ. Press of Mississippi. 2007. xiii, 220 pp. $28.00. Brief Mention Editions Franklin Evans, or the Inebriate: A Tale of the Times. By Walt Whitman. Ed...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 420–422.
Published: 01 June 2009
...: Ecopsychology, Story, and Encounters with the Land . By Rinda West. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2007. xii, 264 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $24.50. Book Reviews Men of Letters in the Early Republic: Cultivating Forums of Citizenship. By Catherine O’Donnell Kaplan. Chapel Hill: Univ. of...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 450–454.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Massachusetts Press. 2001. xi, 312 pp. $34.95. By Jace Weaver. Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Press. 2001. xiv, 381 pp.$34.95. 2003 450 American Literature The Contemporary American Short-Story Cycle: The Ethnic Resonance of Genre.By...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 186–187.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God, and in the forms of ethnic, racial, and national hybridity engaged by Maxine Hong Kingston and Kate Simon. Richard S. Lowry, College of William and Mary Dangerous Intimacy: The Untold Story of Mark Twain’s Final Years. By Karen Lystra. Berkeley and Los Angeles...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 203–206.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Betsy Klimasmith Duke University Press 2007 Converging Stories: Race, Ecology, and Environmental Justice in American Literature . By Jeffrey Myers. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2005. ix, 188 pp. $39.95. Fast Cars and Bad Girls: Nomadic Subjects and Women's Road Stories...
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Published: 01 September 2018
Figure 5 Cover of the first Frank Reade story (originally published in 1876), from a reprint in the January 24, 1883, issue of the Wide Awake Library . From the holdings of the Eaton Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, University of California, Riverside Figure 5 Cover of More
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 204–206.
Published: 01 March 2000
... to revive the alternative worldview that Jefferson and his party forced out of public life. The story of the Port Folio is that of the ‘‘gradual withdrawal of the Federalist writers from overt opposition to Jefferson into a...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 455–488.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Bellew, John McLenan, and Augustus Hoppin experimented with the multipanel sequences they encountered in the Francophone “picture story.” However, rather than replicating the Francophone genre, these artists sought to adapt it in ways that conveyed the rhythms and cadences of everyday American life. What...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 207–209.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Jennifer A. . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers Univ. Press . 2014 . 232 pp. Cloth , $80.00 ; paper , $26.95 ; web PDF , $26.95 . The Glass Slipper: Women and Love Stories . By Weisser Susan Ostrov . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers Univ. Press . 2013 . xiii , 235 pp. Cloth , $80.00...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 836–838.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Christina Chia The Birth of a Jungle: Animality in Progressive-Era US Literature and Culture . By Lundblad Michael . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2013 . xi , 218 pp. Cloth, $65.00 ; paper, $29.95 . Animal Stories: Narrating across Species Lines . By McHugh Susan...