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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 623–625.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Chris Forster The Great American Songbooks: Musical Texts, Modernism, and the Value of Popular Culture . By Graham T. Austin . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2013 . xvii , 293 pp. $65.00 . Sweet Air: Modernism, Regionalism, and American Popular Song . By Comentale Edward...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 219–220.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Timothy Sweet Ed. Michael P. Branch, Rochelle Johnson, Daniel Patterson, and Scott Slovic. Moscow: Univ. of Idaho Press. 1998. xviii, 266 pp. Cloth, $50.00;paper, $29.95. 2000 Book Reviews 5995 AL 72:1 / sheet 185 of 246...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 179–181.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Timothy Sweet Duke University Press 2007 American Curiosity: Cultures of Natural History in the Colonial British Atlantic World . By Susan Scott Parrish. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2006. xii, 344 pp. $49.95. John Burroughs and the Place of Nature . By James...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 630–633.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Timothy Sweet Nineteenth-Century American Literature and the Long Civil War . By Marrs Cody . Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press . 2015 . xii, 192 pp. Cloth , $103.00 ; e-book, $82.00 . Belligerent Muse: Five Northern Writers and How They Shaped Our Understanding of the Civil...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 411–413.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Timothy Sweet By Andrew McMurry. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2003. xiii, 269 pp.$39.95. By Daniel J. Philippon. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2004. xv, 373 pp.$39.95. 2005 Book Reviews White People Do Not Know How to Behave at Entertainments Designed for Ladies and...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 435–437.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Adam Sweeting By Lawrence Buell. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard Univ. Press. 2001. viii, 365 pp. $35.00. 2002 Reviews Colonial Transformations: The Cultural Production of the New Atlantic World, 1580– 1640. By Rebecca Ann Bach. New York: Palgrave. 2000. xiv, 290 pp. $49.95...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 429–431.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Jonathan Beecher Field By Timothy Sweet. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2001. 222 pp.$45.00. By William Conlogue. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2001. 230 pp. Cloth, $39.95; paper, $18.95. 2003...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 427–429.
Published: 01 June 2003
... American Georgics: Economy and Environment in Early American Literature.By Timothy Sweet. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2001. 222 pp. $45.00. Working the Garden: American Writers and the Industrialization of Agriculture.By...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 431–433.
Published: 01 June 2003
... with real finesse. The most immediate limita- tions of this book are the obverse of Sweet’s: although it spans a century, the body of literature Conlogue treats is on the thin side—he moves somewhat...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 434–435.
Published: 01 June 2001
... of the natural world counter or extend the inhabitations she describes. For now, Alaimo’s thoughtful study alerts scholars to the multiple ways in which certain artists have tried to subvert circumscribed notions of home sweet...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 435–436.
Published: 01 June 2001
... now, Alaimo’s thoughtful study alerts scholars to the multiple ways in which certain artists have tried to subvert circumscribed notions of home sweet home. Barbara Ryan, University of Missouri-Kansas City...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2018
... between consumer and producer, self and other, in ways that have horrific, haunting implications for market society, then and now. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 abolition boycott consumption poetry senses Oh press me not to taste again Of those luxurious banquet sweets...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 408–410.
Published: 01 June 2016
... interactions between places of food production and experiences of food consumption” (9) is clearest in chapter 4, where the sticky sweetness of a candy bar in Morrison’s Tar Baby unlocks deep histories of imperialism, slavery, and racism. Both works bridge food studies and agricultural history, drawing...
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American Literature (1 June 2004) 76 (2): 413–421.
Published: 01 June 2004
... problems unique to liberal democracy and raise questions of citizenship, nationhood, immigration, and the emergence of mass media. Beneath the Second Sun: A Cultural History of Indian Summer. By Adam Sweeting. Han- over, N.H.: Univ. of New Hampshire; Univ. Press of New England. 2003. xii, 191 pp...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 273–300.
Published: 01 June 2012
... analogy here, for McKay’s lyric agency is inseparable from his environment: in preparation for his trip, McKay tells us, “I did a lot of planting. With the help of the peasants I planted yams and conga peas, black-­eyed peas and red peas as well as sweet potatoes, yams and like things.”20 Because...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 769–798.
Published: 01 December 2006
... 1797 the slave market is said to brim with cassava, sweet potato, yams, oranges, custard apples, papaya, and ‘‘the monstrous apricot 5 Joan Dayan suggests that ‘‘Mo- reau’s catalogues reveal the wondrous ‘species’ of plants, animals, and vegetables available for consumption. He delights in...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 641–644.
Published: 01 September 2016
... excluded from political and social life, it also envisions hope for the future. His conclusion looks to a mode of sweetness in the future anterior, a time when the oppressed will look back and find something positive in the present—a mode not reached through habeas corpus’s claims to political ownership...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 888–890.
Published: 01 December 2003
...- Black-Asian ‘‘Cablinasian’’ (thinking outside the bun and profiting handsomely with Nike’s help), pretty much already does. Life along the color line wasn’t always this sweet. The negative social ‘‘atti...
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 761–785.
Published: 01 December 2005
... finally finds and ‘‘bore off the chewing gum, the cake of sweet soap, the pocket hand- kerchief as if she had wrested them from him, as if they had not been bought for the sake of this friendly battle’’ GSB 88). When they sit down to dinner, Joe denies Missie May a second portion because he believes...
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American Literature (1 December 2008) 80 (4): 843–845.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Michael Lundblad © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Coming into Contact: Explorations in Ecocritical Theory and Practice . Ed. Annie Merrill Ingram, Ian Marshall, Daniel J. Philippon, and Adam W. Sweeting. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2007. ix, 278 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper...