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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 463–465.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Nancy McCabe The American Essay in the American Century . By Stuckey-French Ned . Columbia : Univ. of Missouri Press . 2011 . xiv, 256 pp. $60.00 . Reading as Therapy: What Contemporary Fiction Does for Middle-Class Americans . By Aubry Timothy . Iowa City : Univ...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 721–749.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Wendell Holmes’s The Guardian Angel (1867), Louisa May Alcott’s Hospital Sketches (1863), and Walt Whitman’s war entries in Specimen Days (from 1863) represent mental breakdown but propose a radically different therapy: the mind may be healed by acquiescing to the body’s physiological functions...
FIGURES
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American Literature (2004) 76 (2): 307–337.
Published: 01 June 2004
... successful and controversial books was nothing less than a ‘‘modern scientific fountain of youththe result, she claims, of a course of anti-aging treatment that gave her ‘‘renewed mental vitality and neural energy’’ (A, 556, 562). In Atherton’s case, this therapy con- sisted of eight sessions of X-rays...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 607–614.
Published: 01 September 2013
... with a historical conscience.” An Accident of Hope: The Therapy Tapes of Anne Sexton. By Dawn M. Skorczewski. New York: Routledge. 2012. xxvi, 242 pp. Cloth, $140.00; paper, $38.95; e-book, $35.95. This book is an exploratory study, placing the discourses of poetry and psy- chiatry beside each other...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 769–798.
Published: 01 December 2015
... discontent with psychoanalysis devel- oped when she underwent therapy in 1948 with New York psychoana- lyst Eva Klein Lipshutz. Highsmith decided to pursue this course of therapy in order to cure the disgust she felt during sexual experiences with her fiancé, Marc Brandel. While Americans had become...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 183–185.
Published: 01 March 2003
..., underlying the palpable hostility with which they treat each other’s chapters. The Whole Family often resembles a literary analog of group therapy, in which the assembled group collectively and singly reproduces the familial dynamic...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 889–891.
Published: 01 December 2004
... alternative medical treatments for himself and his family. Twain ‘‘readily accepted the claims and validity for essentially every new approach to medical therapy that came his way hydrotherapy, electrotherapy, the rest cure, osteopathy—nearly everything, finally, but Christian Science. The Twain who...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2003
... analog of group therapy, in which the assembled group collectively and singly reproduces the familial dynamic. Writing in the voice of various family members, the writers repeatedly and strikingly express...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (4): 839–854.
Published: 01 December 2016
... known as C . B-Mor’s residents are descendants of refugees from New China, who now cultivate food for the Charters, exclusive upper-class communities where bourgeois lifestyles are contingent on “ever-optimizing metrics,” preoccupations of finding therapies to overcome the C virus and extending one’s...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 897–914.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of Her Peers: American Women Writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx, 461–63. Lynch, Lisa. “‘We Don’t Wanna Be Radiated’: Documentary Film and the Evolving Rhetoric of Nuclear Energy Activism,” 327–51. McCabe, Nancy. Review: Aubry, Reading as Therapy: What Contemporary Fiction Does...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (3): 497–523.
Published: 01 September 2021
... infrastructure that organizes our shared world? In On Such a Full Sea , “the all-powerful C-therapy industry” is embodied by the belief that “there [is] always a cure” (Lee 2014a : 277). But for whom? Despite the Charters’ exclusive access to staggeringly expensive regimens, the standard geno-chemo treatments...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 381–408.
Published: 01 June 2012
... its breach, figuring the violability of the self and loss of control. He is not only unable to ori- ent himself in his now-unfamiliar­ surroundings; he cannot control treatment of the primary injury because he has no say in his therapy. Having lost his medical agency, Mark is no longer...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 513–541.
Published: 01 September 2020
... on the backgrounding of HIV/AIDS. Puar ( 2007 : xiii), for instance, insists that white queers could be made available to the state’s rhetorical needs only following the introduction of highly active retroviral therapy and protease inhibitors in the late 1990s. 10 Woubshet ( 2015 : 23) alleges similarly...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (4): 705–714.
Published: 01 December 2002
...—from reproductive technologies to electronic archives, from bioterrorism to gene therapy—makes science illiteracy no longer an option. Scholars in the humanities simply have to come to terms with these forces of change. Unpersuaded by the language of crisis with which some cultural observers have...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (2): 331–354.
Published: 01 June 2017
... who spent the last years of her life living at the House of Sharing and participating in weekly Wednesday protests at the Japanese consulate. 7 Clearly, Kang Deuk-kyung’s paintings, which were created as part of an art therapy program, are the ones being referenced in Park’s poem...
FIGURES
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 419–445.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Therapy: Animal Magnetism in Eighteenth-Century England .” History of Science 33 ( June ): 127 – 77 . Fiedler Leslie . ( 1960 ) 1997 . Love and Death in the American Novel . Normal, IL : Dalkey Archive Press . Fliegelman Jay . 1982 . Prodigals and Pilgrims: The American...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (4): 747–778.
Published: 01 December 2002
... Laura Bodey’s can- cer and the drugs she is given during chemotherapy. In both cases, the antithesis is an uneasy one, as the therapies fail and their side effects turn out to be potentially as serious as the symptoms they were designed to cure. But the play on toxins and drugs, on involuntary risk...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 454–456.
Published: 01 June 2012
... continues to short-­circuit attempts to imagine a more just world. Jean Marie Lutes, Villanova University DOI 10.1215/00029831-1587737 The American Essay in the American Century. By Ned Stuckey-­French. Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press. 2011. xiv, 256 pp. $60.00. Reading as Therapy: What...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 457–459.
Published: 01 June 2012
... continues to short-­circuit attempts to imagine a more just world. Jean Marie Lutes, Villanova University DOI 10.1215/00029831-1587737 The American Essay in the American Century. By Ned Stuckey-­French. Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press. 2011. xiv, 256 pp. $60.00. Reading as Therapy: What...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 459–461.
Published: 01 June 2012
... continues to short-­circuit attempts to imagine a more just world. Jean Marie Lutes, Villanova University DOI 10.1215/00029831-1587737 The American Essay in the American Century. By Ned Stuckey-­French. Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press. 2011. xiv, 256 pp. $60.00. Reading as Therapy: What...