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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 155.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Book Reviews 155 The Temple of Culture: Assimilation and Anti-Semitism in Literary Anglo-America. By Jonathan Freedman. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2000. vi, 264 pp. $45.00. Anglo-American literary culture can’t keep its mind off the idea of the Jew as artist-and-intellect, which has...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 627–629.
Published: 01 September 2008
...David M. Stewart © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Institutions of Reading: The Social Life of Libraries in the United States . Ed. Thomas Augst and Kenneth Carpenter. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2007. x, 368 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $28.95. The Temple...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2014
... in New York’s Broadway Temple has often been cited as evidence of his Jacksonian commitments and, by extension, of the political conservatism of his most famous dramatic roles. Close analysis of the speech and its treatment in the press, however, suggests that Forrest delivered his vision...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (4): 659–685.
Published: 01 December 2009
... the very inaccessibility of the hut fosters speculation. As Elizabeth Temple remarks, it “‘is the only habitation within fifty miles of us, whose door is not open to every person who may choose to lift its latch’” (304). And Louisa Grant wonders, “‘Is it not strange that he is so cautious with his...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (2): 303–331.
Published: 01 June 2013
..., Temple Drake, before Mississippi’s Governor (in act 2); and the encounter between Temple and Nancy as the latter awaits execu- tion in Jefferson’s jail (in act 3). Each act is prefaced by an essay that, in bardic tone, outlines the history of that act’s signal building: the courthouse (prologue 1...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 87–116.
Published: 01 March 2000
... life, the events of the riot itself, and Melville’s 1854 diptych tale, ‘‘The Two Temples The ‘‘proof’’ for my argument, I am aware, will con- sist in its plausibility and interpretive suggestiveness rather than...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 867–868.
Published: 01 December 2000
... and customs, limited educational opportunities for women, and stereotypes of the fallen woman Ultimately, Bontatibus finds that novels like Foster’s The Coquette,Rowson’sCharlotte Temple and Lucy Temple, and Tenney’s Female...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (3): 497–526.
Published: 01 September 2009
.... Mrs. Rowson’s Subjects In 1797, Susanna Rowson—playwright, actress, and author of the best- selling Charlotte Temple (1791)—withdrew from the broader public spotlight to open a school for girls near Beacon Hill in Boston. De‑ ­signed to finish young middle- and upper-class women...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 868–869.
Published: 01 December 2000
...,Rowson’sCharlotte Temple and Lucy Temple, and Tenney’s Female Quixotism ‘‘contain warnings and injunctions to women about the dangers that lurk outside the domestic realm’’ and point ‘‘to the existence of a rape cul...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 247–274.
Published: 01 June 2003
... of loss. Recent criticism associates this phenomenon most strongly with sentimental fiction—crucially with what Julia Stern calls the ‘‘sen- timental urtext’’ of the 1790s, Susanna Rowson’s Charlotte Temple...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 419–445.
Published: 01 September 2013
... : Oxford Univ. Press . Rowson Susanna . ( 1791 ) 1991 . Charlotte Temple and Lucy Temple . Edited by Douglas Ann . New York : Penguin . Rush Benjamin . 1774 . An Oration, Delivered February 4, 1774, before the American Philosophical Society . . . Containing, an Enquiry...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 398–400.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Writers between the Nation and the World . By Dunbar Eve . Philadelphia : Temple Univ. Press . 2013 . xvii , 212 pp. Cloth , $74.50 ; paper , $28.95 ; e-book , $28.95 . © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 398  American Literature read as “indicative of subjects and ways...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (4): 859–862.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Kita Douglas Unquiet Tropes: Form, Race, and Asian American Literature . By Tsou Elda E. . Philadelphia : Temple Univ. Press . 2015 . xi, 212 pp. Cloth , $84.50 ; paper, $26.95 ; e-book, $26.95 . Racial Feelings: Asian America in a Capitalist Culture of Emotion . By Santa...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 394–396.
Published: 01 June 2015
... United States . By Blair Amy L. . Philadelphia : Temple Univ. Press . 2012 . ix , 250 pp. Cloth , $79.50 ; paper , $29.95 . © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 394  American Literature Monopolizing the Master: Henry James and the Politics of Literary Scholarship. By Michael...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (2): 325–355.
Published: 01 June 2006
..., but the police arrested Norman and charged her with assault and battery with intent to kill. This essay begins by exploring how the affective energies and cul- tural expectations set in motion by sentimental novels popular in the United States, such as Susanna Rowson’s Charlotte Temple (1791) and Hannah...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 410–413.
Published: 01 June 2015
.... . Philadelphia : Temple Univ. Press . 2009 . ix , 264 pp. Paper , $26.95 . © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 410  American Literature exchange, Antipodean America highlights the Pacific and specifically Austra- lia as rich fields of multidirectional reciprocity that have been deeply impact...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 431–457.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Wieland and escape detection, this inexplicable appearance of a voice in connection with the temple is enough to make a sister think of the ties between father and son: ‘‘I could not fail to perceive a shadowy resemblance between it and my father’s death Clara remarks (W, 39). Like his father...
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American Literature (2023) 95 (4): 729–753.
Published: 01 December 2023
... with a “bloodstained” wizard washed upon a shore with blades “lacerating his flesh.” He finds refuge in the vestiges of a stone temple “devoured by ancient fires, profaned by miasmal jungle, and whose god no longer received the homage of men” (Borges 1962 : 57). As the wizard’s wounds miraculously heal in the aura...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (2): 245–274.
Published: 01 June 2014
... Genealogy: The Politics and Art of Herman Melville . New York : Knopf . Rowson Susanna . ( 1791 ) 1991 . Charlotte Temple . New York : Penguin . Rush Benjamin . 1787 . Thoughts upon Female Education, Accommodated to the Present State of Society, Manners, and Government...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (3): 475–500.
Published: 01 September 2007
... is formal rather than biological. With the title to his property restored, the now landed Effingham receives additional bounty by wedding the daughter of the powerful Judge Temple. (We should also recall that the novel transparently reformulates Cooperstown as Templeton.) Edward Oliver Effingham...