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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 387–390.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Rowson's Early American Women . By Marion Rust. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2008. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $24.95. The Culture and Commerce of the Early American Novel: Reading the Atlantic World-System . By Stephen Shapiro. University Park, Pa.: Penn State Univ. Press. 2008. $55.00...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 225–253.
Published: 01 June 2017
... more general pedagogical implications of recent scholarship in historical poetics broadly construed. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 fictionality early American fiction the early American novel Common Core curriculum historical poetics According to the Common Core State...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 614–616.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... 2013. ix, 293 pp. $69.95. Truth’s Ragged Edge: The Rise of the American Novel. By Philip F. Gura. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. 2013. 352 pp. Cloth, $30.00; paper, $16.00; e-book, $14.99. Dawn Coleman’s and Philip Gura’s books address the connection between early American religion...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 51–77.
Published: 01 March 2015
... exclusively with US political imperatives. The First Phase In one of the best-known early Korean War novels, The Bridges of Toko-Ri (1953), written by Pat Frank’s friend James Michener, readers learn that the Korean War called for “special rules” of decorum not seen in other wars: “They [Americans...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 185–188.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Timothy Marr Oriental Shadows: The Presence of the East in Early American Literature . By Egan Jim . Columbus : Ohio State Univ. Press . 2011 . xi , 167 pp. Cloth , $44.95 ; CD , $14.95 . American Orient: Imagining the East from the Colonial Era through the Twentieth...
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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...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 185–188.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Biblical Rhetoric in Early American Autobiography. By Eileen Razzari Elrod. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2008. xii, 230 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $24.95. Evangelism and Resistance in the Black Atlantic, 1760–1835. By Cedrick May. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2008. ix, 157 pp. $36.95...
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American Literature (1 December 2008) 80 (4): 707–738.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Elizabeth Dill In “That Damned Mob of Scribbling Siblings: The American Romance as Anti-Novel in The Power of Sympathy and Pierre ,” Elizabeth Dill discusses the eruption of genre chaos in early and mid-nineteenth century American works of fiction. In order to do so, she considers the connections...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 167–169.
Published: 01 March 2008
... novelists and their readers as worthy of serious analy- sis significantly altered the course of scholarship on the early American novel. Angela Vietto clearly frames Women and Authorship in Revolutionary America as a response to the work of Davidson and subsequent scholars, asking: How would early...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 245–274.
Published: 01 June 2014
... with the historical circumstances and the generic conventions of the early national novel. Furthermore, when impaired figures entered American fiction in the late 1810s and 1820s, their bodies were not stigmatized, but rather crippled bodies most often signified a legible and laudable history of...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 849–851.
Published: 01 December 2009
... constructs of gender. Karen Weyler’s Intricate Relations likewise enriches our understanding of the multiple social and economic contexts shaping one of the literary suc- cessors to the captivity narrative: the early American novel. With fascinating new finds from early U.S. newspaper...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 888–890.
Published: 01 December 2003
... of the African American Novel. By M. Giulia Fabi. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 2001. xi, 187 pp. $32.50. ‘‘Think outside the Bun’’ was the slogan of a $200 million advertising cam- paign unleashed...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 417–419.
Published: 01 June 2019
... of American culture to be made more mindful of the peculiar powers of the image, especially the portrait, in the books of the early republic. In The Portrait and the Book , Megan Walsh does a very effective and engaging job of exploring both how different eighteenth-century American visual culture...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 437–440.
Published: 01 June 2012
...’ environmental contours. In general, in the 442 American Literature book’s twentieth-­century-­literature chapters, Willis’s delineations of context, which are of great value, outshine his evaluations of the novels. Since Willis positions Environmental Evasion at the intersection of American studies and...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 429–431.
Published: 01 June 2003
... literature. Sweet’s work is ambitious in its scope: despite the title, he begins with works that are not American (Virgil’s georgics, More’s Utopia) and ends with texts that are not early (Thoreau’s Walden,GeorgePerkinsMarsh’sMan...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 183–186.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Ed White The Rise and Fall of Early American Magazine Culture . By Gardner Jared . Urbana : Univ. of Illinois Press . 2012 . xiv , 205 pp. $50.00 . The Unfinished Life of Benjamin Franklin . By Anderson Douglas . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Univ. Press . 2012 . xiv...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 880–882.
Published: 01 December 2006
... tendency at times to compromise hermeneutical scrupulosity for moral tirade. The last half of Bell’s book, after two chapters recapitulating the insights of his early work, The Afro-American Novel and Its Tradition (1987), vets con- temporary fiction against a rigid genealogy of ‘‘authenticity, authority...
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 430–432.
Published: 01 June 2007
... Novel . By Raymond Leslie Williams. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press. 2003. xi, 266 pp. Paper, $22.95. Book Reviews Drama, Theatre, and Identity in the American New Republic. By Jeffrey Richards. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2005. xi, 392 pp. $85.00. Inexpressible Privacy: The Interior...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 868–869.
Published: 01 December 2000
... Donna R. Bontatibus. East Lansing: Michigan State Univ. Press. 1999. 126 pp. Paper, $16.95. In three chapters, Donna Bontatibus argues that early American seduction novels ‘‘offer social critiques of the...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2008
... scholarship on the early American novel. Angela Vietto clearly frames Women and Authorship in Revolutionary America as a response to the work of Davidson and subsequent scholars, asking: How would early American women’s authorship look different if scholars did not focus so centrally on the novel and...