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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 377–405.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Kate McCullough AbstractThis article assesses the queer world-making potentiality of the comics form as demonstrated in Alison Bechdel’s 2006 graphic memoir Fun Home. By deploying the temporal openings of the graphic form, Fun Home challenges the putative fixity of heteronormative family time and...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 201–203.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Stephanie A. Smith © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Anachronism and Its Others: Sexuality, Race, Temporality. By Valerie Rohy. Albany: State Univ. of New York Press. 2009. xvi, 178 pp. $70.00. Archives of American Time: Literature and Modernity in the Nineteenth Century. By Lloyd Pratt...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 5–31.
Published: 01 March 2013
... contemporary world. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 References Allen Thomas M. 2008 . A Republic in Time: Temporality and Social Imagination in Nineteenth-Century America , 114 – 45 . Chapel Hill : Univ. of North Carolina Press . Baynton Douglas C. 2011 . “ ‘These Pushful Days...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 519–548.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Jennifer L. Fleissner Duke University Press 2006 Jennifer L. The Biological Clock: Fleissner Edith Wharton, Naturalism, and the Temporality of Womanhood ‘‘You’reveryskilfulbutwomen are not quite as simple as clocks As...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... New Haven: Yale Univ. Press. 2007. xxx, 306 pp. $38.00. A Republic in Time: Temporality and Social Imagination in Nineteenth-Century America . By Thomas M. Allen. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 200. xii, 275 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $22.95. Book Reviews Long before Stonewall...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 661–663.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Andrea Smith Native Women and Land: Narratives of Dispossession and Resurgence . By Stephanie J. Fitzgerald . Albuquerque : Univ. of New Mexico Press . 2015 . x, 163 pp. Paper , $29.95 ; e-book available. Beyond Settler Time: Temporal Sovereignty and Indigenous Self-Determination . By...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 347–375.
Published: 01 June 2018
... one another. The comic thus models the temporalities of surviving trauma. The feminist temporalities of survivorship here also model utopian futures that are homosocial, queer, often ecstatic, and resistant to normative scripts of what should give women comfort. Undergirded by a radical feminist...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 419–422.
Published: 01 June 2016
...William J. Maxwell Sounding Real: Musicality and American Fiction at the Turn of the Twentieth Century . By Ruotolo Cristina L. . Tuscaloosa : Univ. of Alabama Press . 2013 . x, 170 pp. Cloth , $34.95 ; e-book, $34.95 . Jazz in the Time of the Novel: The Temporal Politics of American...
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American Literature (1 March 2004) 76 (1): 187–189.
Published: 01 March 2004
..., while considering modern- ists Nathaniel West and Djuna Barnes, is primarily concerned with postmod- ernists as diverse as Don DeLillo and Laurie Anderson. But such an ordering actually reveals the inadequacy of older temporal narratives, which may be richly complicated through what Fredric Jameson...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 723–753.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Clayton Marsh AbstractDrawing on a wide range of temperance reform literature, this essay examines the temporal dimensions of America’s antebellum crusade against alcohol and their remarkably complex treatment in the tales of Nathaniel Hawthorne. The inebriates in Hawthorne’s tales are not...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 31–59.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Melissa Gniadek This essay reads George Lippard’s ’Bel of Prairie Eden (1848), E.D.E.N. Southworth’s The Hidden Hand (1859), and a moving panorama, The Panorama of the Monumental Grandeur of the Mississippi Valley (ca. 1850), to show how the serial structures and temporalities of these particular...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 803–829.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., toward the novel's end, reveals an underlying refugee/exile narrative that is temporally inflected. In its simultaneous representation of exile from Palestine and emigration from Jordan, the novel employs a complex layering of spatial and temporal registers, bringing together discourses of the local...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 273–300.
Published: 01 June 2012
... in the context of “Quashie to Buccra,” his earlier meditation on agricultural labor and the cultivation of poetic taste, to highlight the narrative of work omitted from the later poem. In fragmenting that narrative, “Tropics” generates an alternative temporality and spatiality of freedom. © 2012 by...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 447–473.
Published: 01 September 2013
... of temporal, and even literary, transport. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 References Abrams Robert E. 2002 . Landscape and Ideology in American Renaissance Literature: Topographies of Skepticism . New York : Cambridge Univ. Press . Allen Thomas M. 2008 . A Republic in...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 745–779.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of videogames as a unique art form requires a more intimate understanding of the new sensorium that they open up—that is, the specific experience of spatiality, temporality, speed, graphics, audio, and procedural activity that they make available. To explore that sensorium, this essay analyzes...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 273–301.
Published: 01 June 2013
... democracy characterized by dialogical negotiations in immediate spaces and temporalities. Unyoked from the nation and its norms, these local episodes yield an unexpected trove of alternative democratic positions in the mid-nineteenth century. In addition to new readings of the primary texts, Emerson...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 827–853.
Published: 01 December 2012
... offers a taxonomy of the novel’s three different socioecological spaces: touchless space, material cityspace, and interstitial space. Taking into account its specific geographical and temporal setting, New York City in April 2000, during an era DeLillo terms “the golden age of cybercapital,” Merola...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 35–64.
Published: 01 March 2009
... testimony to demonstrate how, instead of corroborating the legal personhood of their agents, these amassed textual assertions of civil agency cumulatively deauthorize text and author alike. The insistent temporality of law (and with it, narrative) ensures that, rather than affirming autonomous selfhood...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2010
... conflicted temporal sensibility, one as much concerned with past losses as it is hopeful of future gain. Historical allegories, because they articulate between past and present, offer an important discursive frame for studying the emerging significance of novels in early national culture. © 2010 by Duke...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 91–119.
Published: 01 March 2010
... self-determined temporality exceeds or escapes the force of historical necessity. What Melville creates in Battle-Pieces through this fusion of politics and aesthetics is nothing less than a novel lyric form, one whose strange capaciousness has everything to do with its refractions and rearrangements...