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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 656–657.
Published: 01 September 2001
... by Emerson and Thoreau—provocative (from the Latin provocare, to call forth). He explicates the theories of a host of im- portant, obscure, and bizarre philologists and invites fresh readings not only of the transcendentalists but also of Irving, Cooper, Andrews Norton, Horace Bushnell, Poe...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 890–891.
Published: 01 December 2001
... succeeded in imbuing them with a confidence and energy often undermined by, for example, Coleridgean dejection. For the most part eschewing any dealings with fashionable cultural theory, Gravil calls his model of literary history ‘‘dialogic a cross-fertilizing relationship whose potential was invented...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 863–866.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Imagination, 1850–2000 . By Eric Bulson. New York: Routledge. 2007. xi, 176 pp. $95.00. Postwestern Cultures: Literature, Theory, Space . Ed. Susan Kollin. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 2007. xix, 267 pp. Cloth, $35.00; paper, $19.95. Second Arrivals: Landscape and Belonging in...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 443–447.
Published: 01 June 2010
...: Modernism and After . By Charles Altieri. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell. 2006. xi, 245 pp. Cloth, $89.95; paper, $39.95. From Modernism to Postmodernism: American Poetry and Theory in the Twentieth Century . By Jennifer Ashton. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2006. x, 201 pp. Cloth, $85.00...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 656–658.
Published: 01 September 2003
... transatlantic culture. Matt Cohen, Duke University John David Miles, Duke University American Literary Realism, Critical Theory, and Intellectual Prestige, 1880–1995. By Phillip...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 200–201.
Published: 01 March 2000
... States became more multicultural in actuality. Wertheimer’s study pertinently brings the languages of postcolonial and border theory, as well as Lacanian and Andersonian conceptions of national...
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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...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Paul Grimstad © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Formalism, Experience, and the Making of American Literature in the Nineteenth Century . By Theo Davis. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2007. vi, 203 pp. $85.00. One True Theory and the Quest for an American Aesthetic...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 613–615.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Augusta Rohrbach Duke University Press 2006 “A Hideous Monster of the Mind”: American Race Theory in the Early Republic . By Bruce Dain. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2002. x, 321 pp. $29.95. “Miscegenation”: Making Race in America . By Elise Lemire. Philadelphia: Univ. of...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 655–657.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Celeste Langan Duke University Press 2006 Animal Rites: American Culture, the Discourse of Species, and Posthumanist Theory . By Cary Wolfe. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2003. xv, 237 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $20.00. Bending over Backwards: Disability, Dismodernism, and...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 677–679.
Published: 01 September 2012
...David M. Higgins Do Metaphors Dream of Literal Sleep? A Science-Fictional Theory of Representation . By Chu Seo-Young . Cambridge : Harvard Univ. Press . 2010 . 306 pp. $39.95 . The Seven Beauties of Science Fiction . By Csicsery-Ronay Istvan Jr. Middletown, CT...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 430–432.
Published: 01 June 2005
... Environmental Move- ment. By Daniel J. Philippon. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2004. xv, 373 pp. $39.95. Both of these books answer recent critiques of ecocriticism’s supposed under- theorization. Theory takes a different place, however, in each one: exoskeletal, so to speak, in Andrew McMurry’s...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 204–205.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Scott Andrews By Elvira Pulitano. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 2003. x, 233 pp.$50.00. By Paul Pasquaretta. Tucson: Univ. of Arizona Press. 2003. xviii, 202 pp.$40.00. 2005 204 American Literature Toward a Native American Critical Theory. By Elvira Pulitano. Lincoln: Univ. of...
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 869–872.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Matthew G. Kirschenbaum 2005 The Fluid Text: A Theory of Revisioning and Editing for Book and Screen . By John Bryant. Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Press. 2002. x, 198 pp. Cloth, $55.50; paper, $20.95; Digital Poetics: The Making of E-Poetries . By Loss Pequeño Glazier. Tuscaloosa...
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 415–417.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Martha Nell Smith Duke University Press 2007 Dickinson's Misery: A Theory of Lyric Reading . By Virginia Jackson. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2005. xvii, 298 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $19.95. Measures of Possibility: Emily Dickinson's Manuscripts . By Domhnall...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 187–189.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Citizenship in the United States, 1860–1945 . By Olwell Victoria . Philadelphia : Univ. of Pennsylvania Press . 2011 . 288 pp. Cloth , $59.95 ; e-book , $59.95 . Liberty of the Imagination: Aesthetic Theory, Literary Form, and Politics in the Early United States . By Cahill Edward...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 641–644.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Marcia Klotz; Lee Medovoi The Insistence of the Material . By Breu Christopher . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2014 . x, 264 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper, $25.00 ; e-book available. Habeas Viscus: Racializing Assemblages, Biopolitics, and Black Feminist Theories of...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 432–434.
Published: 01 June 2019
...David J. Carlson Native Land Talk: Indigenous and Arrivant Rights Theories . By Yael Ben-zvi . Hanover, NH : Dartmouth Univ. Press . 2018 . xiii, 276 pp. Paper, $45.00 ; e-book available. Inter/Nationalism: Decolonizing Native America and Palestine . By Steven Salaita...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 713–736.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... Psychometric geology suspends itself between materialism and vitalism in an effort to develop a theory, at once practical and ethical, of interobjectivity. A certain attunement, at once intellectual and intuitive, to the geological past would, according to the Dentons, lay the foundations for a vitalized and...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 23–50.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Christina Zwarg When mesmerism first came to this hemisphere by way of St. Domingue, a complex association between radical abolition and the new science was born. Harriet Beecher Stowe takes up that association in her second abolitionist novel Dred . In so doing she charts an emergent trauma theory...