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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 409–411.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., and the Nation: Staging American Identities.ByS.E.Wilmer.New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2002. vii, 281 pp. $60.00. The Federal Theatre Project: A Case Study. By Barry B. Witham. New York: Cam- bridge Univ. Press. 2003. xiii, 190 pp. $60.00. In the opening pages of Theatre, Society, and the Nation, S. E...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 192–194.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Crystal Parikh The Fiction of South Asians in North America and the Caribbean: A Critical Study of English-Language Works since 1950. By Mitali P. Wong and Zia Hasan. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland. 2004. ix, 142 pp. Paper, $35.00. The Politics of the Visible in Asian North American...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (3): 663–664.
Published: 01 September 2001
.... Begun as Gardner’s 1995 dissertation, ‘‘Alien Nation: The Literature of Ameri- can Race, 1787–1845 Master Plots investigates the complications of racial discourse intersecting with early political and literary notions of national iden- tity. That Gardner’s university quickly published the study...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 635–637.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Rosalie Murphy Baum By Jeffrey A. Hammond. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2000. xv, 264 pp.$59.95. 2002 Book Reviews The American Puritan Elegy: A Literary and Cultural Study. By Jeffrey A. Hammond. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2000. xv, 264 pp. $59.95. Jeffrey Hammond speaks...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (2): 419–420.
Published: 01 June 2000
... Thoreau’s Study of Nature . By Robert Kuhn McGregor. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 1997. xiv, 247 pp. Cloth, $29.95; paper, $16.95. ‘‘What is it asks Robert McGregor in this lucid and accessible study...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (2): 438–439.
Published: 01 June 2000
... Thoreau’s Study of Nature . By Robert Kuhn McGregor. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 1997. xiv, 247 pp. Cloth, $29.95; paper, $16.95. ‘‘What is it asks Robert McGregor in this lucid and accessible study...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 199.
Published: 01 March 2000
... and powerful American concept of ‘‘experience No small goal, and yet Egan carries it off well in his wonderfully nuanced study of how experience be- came so important in American culture, risingout of American thinkingon...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 219–220.
Published: 01 March 2000
.... He is concerned with havingus reshape our thinkingabout the ubiquitous and powerful American concept of ‘‘experience No small goal, and yet Egan carries it off well in his wonderfully nuanced study of how experience...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (1): 219–220.
Published: 01 March 2001
.... Cloth, $55.00; paper, $19.95. One of the wonderful things about good essay collections is the way in which their introductions richly overview the collection’s field of study. Robert Blair St. George’s opening essay in Possible Pasts stands as vivid testimony to just how rewarding introductory...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 164–166.
Published: 01 March 2020
... and the Cultural Study of Law . By Cheryl Suzack . Toronto : Univ. of Toronto Press . 2017 . x, 192 pp. Paper, $25.95 ; e-book, $25.95 . Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 The two books under review both address the law as an instrument of colonial power and the occulted role...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 820–824.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Aarthi Vadde Enumerations: Data and Literary Study . By Andrew Piper . Chicago : Univ. of Chicago Press . 2018 . xiii, 243. Cloth, $90.00 ; paper, $27.50 ; e-book available. Passwords: Philology, Security, Authentication . By Brian Lennon . Cambridge, MA : Harvard...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 529–556.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., and response that have enjoyed critical favor in recent years as a broadly conceived affect studies. If apathy is not a foil for the study of affect, it does extend the emotional range of our criticism by modeling a way to formulate feelings—those associated with the literary subjects of our scholarship...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (4): 898–900.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Paul Grimstad The African American Experience in Crime Fiction: A Critical Study . By Crafton Robert E. . Jefferson, NC : McFarland . 2015 . 204 pp. Paper , $29.95 . The Arresting Eye: Race and the Anxiety of Detection . By Huh Jinny . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia...
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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 843–845.
Published: 01 December 2008
..., $24.95. “Good Observers of Nature”: American Women and the Scientific Study of the Natural World, 1820–1885 . By Tina Gianquitto. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2007. xii, 216 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $19.95. Book Reviews The Pilgrim and the Bee: Reading Rituals and Book Culture...
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Published: 01 December 2017
Figure 4 “View from Study Window,” illustrated by Myles Birket Foster, engraved by Henry Vizetelly (Longfellow 1853 , 217). © British Library Board, General Reference Collection 1570/1285. Used with permission More
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 656–658.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Joseph Helminski © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 The Origins of American Literature Studies: An Institutional History . By Elizabeth Renker. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2007. xii, 219 pp. $98.00. Critique for What? Cultural Studies, American Studies, Left Studies...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 704–707.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Deborah Cohn Duke University Press 2006 The U.S. South in Global Contexts: A Collection of Position Statements The following collection of position statements seeks to probe the academic possibilities of ‘‘a new Southern studies’’ as an intellectual enterprise that aims...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 847–858.
Published: 01 December 2006
.... Watson, and Carrie R. Matthews. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2005. ix, 299 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $24.95. Look Away! The U.S. South in New World Studies . Ed. Jon Smith and Deborah Cohn. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2004. xii, 521 pp. Cloth, $89.95; paper, $26.95. Hosam...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 903–906.
Published: 01 December 2003
... in relation to an earlier formation of American studies without so much as referencing the histories of coincident fields such as black studies and ethnic studies, fields that, it should be noted, were trans- national...