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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 Figure 4. “View from Study Window,” illustrated by Myles Birket Foster, engraved by More
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American Literature (1 September 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 . By Joel Pfister...
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American Literature (1 December 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 to be, as Houston...
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American Literature (1 March 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 Narratives. By...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 663–664.
Published: 01 September 2001
... 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 is impressive...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 529–556.
Published: 01 September 2017
... 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, as...
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American Literature (1 June 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, ‘‘that...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 219–220.
Published: 01 March 2000
... 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 be- came...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 219–220.
Published: 01 March 2001
..., $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 material can...
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American Literature (1 December 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 the...
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American Literature (1 September 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 for...
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American Literature (1 December 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 Press...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 409–411.
Published: 01 June 2005
...: 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. Wilmer...
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American Literature (1 December 2008) 80 (4): 843–845.
Published: 01 December 2008
... 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 in Early New England. By Matthew...
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American Literature (1 June 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, ‘‘that...
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American Literature (1 March 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 (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 847–858.
Published: 01 December 2006
.... 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 Global South, Local South...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 677–690.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Kathryn McKee; Annette Trefzer Duke University Press 2006 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Kathryn Preface: Global Contexts, Local Literatures: McKee The New Southern Studies and Annette...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 695–698.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Tara McPherson 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 to be, as...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 331–354.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Tina Chen Abstract This article proposes ethical alienation as a critical pedagogical practice by analyzing the neoteric critical consolidation of Asian American literary and cultural studies, a consolidation marked by the recent (and near simultaneous) publication of four major compendiums— The...