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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 183–186.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Lee Konstantinou American Pulp: How Paperbacks Brought Modernism to Main Street . By Rabinowitz Paula . Princeton, NJ : Princeton Univ. Press . 2014 . xv, 390 pp. Cloth , $29.95 ; paper, $22.95 ; e-book available. Illegal Literature: Toward a Disruptive Creativity . By Roh...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 89–116.
Published: 01 March 2006
...William Scott Duke University Press 2006 William Material Resistance and the Agency of Scott the Body in Ann Petry’s The Street Like Bigger Thomas in Richard Wright’s Native Son, Lutie Johnson, the protagonist of Ann Petry’s first novel, The Street...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 117–140.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Meg Wesling Duke University Press 2006 Meg The Opacity of Everyday Life: Wesling Segregation and the Iconicity of Uplift in The Street The final passages of Ann Petry’s novel The Street (1946) find Lutie Johnson on a train from Harlem to...
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American Literature (1 June 2004) 76 (2): 247–273.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Naomi C. Reed Duke University Press 2004 Naomi C. The Specter of Wall Street: ‘‘Bartleby, the Reed Scrivener’’ and the Language of Commodities Ere introducing the scrivener, as he first appeared to me writes the lawyer in Herman Melville’s ‘‘Bartleby, the...
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American Literature (1 March 2004) 76 (1): 196–199.
Published: 01 March 2004
...- ation and isolation prove ripe conditions for destructive drives—whether expressed through drugs or weapons. Looking at texts like Piri Thomas’s Down These Mean Streets and Luis Rodríguez’s Always Running,Brownpro- vides a comparative view of gang affiliation and its relevance to Latino identity...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 87–116.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Barbara Foley Duke University Press 2000 Barbara From Wall Street to Astor Place:Historicizing Foley Melville’s ‘‘Bartleby’’ 5995 AL 72:1 / sheet 91 of 246 In recent years...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 141–170.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Long Le-Khac Abstract This essay defines the problem of bildungsroman hermeneutics for literary criticism and social policy in the post–civil rights era. Examining critical responses to Sandra Cisneros’s The House on Mango Street , it argues that the traditional bildungsroman exerts a powerful hold...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 323–356.
Published: 01 June 2019
... abstraction, the essay contextualizes “multicultural” picture books that enlist animal surrogates within the “here and now” innovations of Lucy Sprague Mitchell’s Bank Street Writers Lab and the animal stories of Margaret Wise Brown. In keeping with studies in developmental psychology that explain how...
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American Literature (1 December 2002) 74 (4): 933.
Published: 01 December 2002
... 2002 Announcements Massachusetts Historical Society: Emerson Bicentennial Conference The Massachusetts Historical Society will host ‘‘Spires of Form The Emer- son Bicentennial Conference, 24–26 April 2003, in Boston, Massachusetts, 1154 Boylston Street. Organized by Joel Myerson...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 655–659.
Published: 01 September 2016
... plethora of interconnected stories from a particular location, a distinctive place, and framing the landscape within this indeterminate complexity.” Street Literature: Black Popular Fiction in the Era of U.S. Mass Incarceration . By Kristina Graaff. Heidelberg, DE: Universitätsverlag. 2015. 274 pp...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 749–775.
Published: 01 December 2004
... tradition of the Puri- tan spiritual autobiography.7 Like Jonathan Edwards, Child offers her personal essays as a public testimonial to the trials and rewards of walking the difficult path to personal salvation. For Child, however, this path necessarily passed through the streets of the city. As her let...
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American Literature (1 June 2004) 76 (2): 275–306.
Published: 01 June 2004
... Brooklyn Ferry’’ (1855) and other poems stands almost alone before 1890. Far more typical is the portrayal in William Cullen Bryant’s ‘‘The Crowded Street’’ (1843), whose speaker surveys an ‘‘ever-shifting train’’ of walkers and concludes that the city is a space defined by structural incoherence...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 909–910.
Published: 01 December 2001
... www.newberry.org. To receive materials by mail, write to Com- mittee on Awards, 60 West Walton Street, Chicago, Illinois 60610–3380. Ques- tions about the fellowships program may be directed to research@newberry. org or (312) 255–3666. Call for Papers: Special Issue of the Journal of Language and Learning...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 311–337.
Published: 01 June 2001
... weapons, and ordered them off the streets. Al- though some tried to resist, they were massively outgunned by a white horde armed with ‘‘nearly two thousand Winchester rifles’’ and a new rapid-fire machine gun mounted on a cart...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 447–449.
Published: 01 June 2003
...- tial, and temporary methods of creation, such as scavenging and bricolage, suggested by the embedded reading practices of Kathy Acker’s ‘‘blunt street- smart polemics’’ and Angela Carter’s ‘‘intense aestheticism’’ (17). Pitchford...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 418.
Published: 01 June 2001
... LITERATURE 73:2 / sheet 192 of 232 ticket placed in his hand, was ruthlessly left in the street to die’’ (quoted in Walsh, 58–59). Having shown that this theory acquired its authority merely through repetition, Walsh proceeds to offer an...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 89–117.
Published: 01 March 2012
... surrender. At least that is how Aragon’s fellow surrealist Philippe Sou- pault dramatized the encounter in his essay from 1923, “The ‘U.S.A.’ Cinema”: “At every street corner [a poster of] a man, his face covered with a red handkerchief, leveled a revolver at the peaceful passerby. We imagined...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 387–416.
Published: 01 June 2000
... Street, sinks down at Greenwich, then rises again to the crests of Midtown, quietly passes over Central Park, and finally undulates off into the distance beyond Harlem. A wave of verticals. Its agitation is momen...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 275–302.
Published: 01 June 2015
... March 25, 2014. search.alexanderstreet.com/view/work/72042 . ———. 1957 . Music in the Streets . Folkways Records FW05581. Copy of LP in streaming digital format from Smithsonian Global Sound. Accessed March 25, 2014. search.alexanderstreet.com/view/work/72049 . ———. 1974 . The Responsive...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 891–892.
Published: 01 December 2000
...: Georgia Scenes by Augustus Baldwin Long- street, Swallow Barn by John Pendleton Kennedy, In Ole Virginia by Thomas Nelson Page, Lanterns on the Levee by William Alexander Percy, and Light in August by...