1-20 of 1530 Search Results for

thinking

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 617–620.
Published: 01 September 2008
.... By Anne Day Dewey. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2007. xv, 286 pp. $60.00. A Vocabulary of Thinking: Gertrude Stein and Contemporary North American Women’s Innovative Writing. By Deborah M. Mix. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2007. 248 pp. $39.95. Women, the New...
Journal Article
American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 889–891.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Adam Frank American Terror: The Feeling of Thinking in Edwards, Poe, and Melville . By Paul Hurh . Stanford, CA : Stanford Univ. Press . 2015 . xi, 298 pp. Cloth, $60.00 ; paper, $29.95 ; e-book available. The Official World . By Mark Seltzer . Durham, NC : Duke Univ...
Journal Article
American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 693–722.
Published: 01 December 2018
...,” it discovers a Puritan theory of grace that sought to come closer to God by escaping idolatrous thinking, on the one hand, and mechanistic cognition, on the other. Reconceiving Hooker’s preparation as a memorial style and placing that ars memoria at the center of transatlantic Puritan controversies about grace...
Journal Article
American Literature (2023) 95 (2): 381–395.
Published: 01 June 2023
... at the limits of this fixation by thinking through what these books might offer to our understanding of robots that aren’t exactly embodied in this way: bots on social media and cyborgs. Despina Kakoudaki’s Anatomy of a Robot: Literature, Cinema, and the Cultural Work of Artificial People discusses...
Journal Article
American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 627–629.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Floyd Cheung Racial Asymmetries: Asian American Fictional Worlds . By Sohn Stephen Hong . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2014 . 288 pp. Paper, $27.00 . Thinking Its Presence: Form, Race, and Subjectivity in Contemporary Asian American Poetry . By Wang Dorothy J...
Journal Article
American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 630–632.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Carol Colatrella Thinking Outside the Book . By Rohrbach Augusta . Amherst : Univ. of Massachusetts Press . 2014 . xiii , 161 pp. Cloth, $80.00 ; paper, $24.95 . Reading Writing Interfaces: From the Digital to the Bookbound . By Emerson Lori . Minneapolis : Univ...
Journal Article
American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 563–589.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Asia and Asians to the margins of a larger narrative structure, the texts repress these transnational and cross-racial encounters after their having precipitated intense political thinking. In this manner, these important Chicana/o writings communicate a political culture in which transnational...
Journal Article
American Literature (2008) 80 (2): 203–231.
Published: 01 June 2008
... reliance on the conception of self-interest as a way of managing conflicting beliefs about the world. Taking Franklin as an influential early proponent of “interest-thinking”—the view that a self automatically or naturally possesses interests that fit an economic model, even if the interests are not solely...
Journal Article
American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 121–151.
Published: 01 March 2011
... for thinking through the contemporary terms and framework of conversations about state killing. Ryan argues that the play stimulates reform and elicits sympathy by substituting a false rhetoric of universal vulnerability for a more accurate assessment of imprisonment and judicial murder. The attempt to make...
Journal Article
American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 153–174.
Published: 01 March 2011
... that traumatic events produce formal changes in narrative strategies that reflect transformations in historical and political thinking, but many 9/11 novels, like Don DeLillo's Falling Man , do not demonstrate significant formal departures from pre-9/11 works. Others, like Jonathan Safran Foer's Extremely Loud...
Journal Article
American Literature (2022) 94 (4): 623–650.
Published: 01 December 2022
..., Beecher promoted a way of thinking about nature as home and illuminated current usage of energy and economy as opposing, gendered metaphors. Situating daily life in a new energy regime, Beecher was an early theorizer of fossil fuels, positing domestic economy as a corrective to the political economy...
Journal Article
American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 739–767.
Published: 01 December 2008
... uplift brought by physical proximity to “genius.” In addition, because Emerson's celebrity encouraged a range of interpretations of his cultural relevance, it required individuals to examine Emerson's reputation for themselves, and it thereby fostered the kind of self-reliant thinking that Emerson...
Journal Article
American Literature (2024) 96 (1): 57–83.
Published: 01 March 2024
... Rolt-Wheeler portrays bureaucracy as an imperialist adventure in which white boys should joyfully partake, La Flesche offers a portrayal of the harm that this incessantly quantitative thinking did to Native children, but he also adds a nuanced critique of the epistemologies underlying such thinking...
Journal Article
American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 141–166.
Published: 01 March 2008
... as a celebratory model of either an ideal embodied pluralism or a free-floating deconstructive signifier. It presents an alternative model in Islas's use of hybridity for critiquing readerly desires for identity representation and common, everyday habits of thinking of identity in terms of a one-to-one relation...
Journal Article
American Literature (2013) 85 (4): 689–717.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Jeff Scheible In the context of the proliferation of textuality in the new media age, and the changing demands of adequately analyzing it, Scheible’s essay explores the possibilities of a reading strategy that asks how we might take parentheses as starting points for critical thinking, looking...
Journal Article
American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 505–530.
Published: 01 September 2013
... allows us to think meaningfully about Gone with the Wind ’s relationship to plantation fiction from Ireland and the Caribbean in order to see it as a production of— rather than a retreat from—transatlantic modernity. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 References Adams Jessica . 2007...
Journal Article
American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 531–561.
Published: 01 September 2013
... the view from the skyscraper’s apex to imagine both utopian and dystopian designs of modern sociality. While lynching and minstrelsy have previously been the primary vehicles for thinking about race, crowds, and visions during the early twentieth century, Thur man and DuBois insist on the significance...
Journal Article
American Literature (2014) 86 (3): 463–492.
Published: 01 September 2014
... discourses of literary aesthetics were bound to a set of questions about whether meaning derived from God, language, or man. The literary was not a mark of the secular, understood as the absence of spiritual concerns, but part of a process of thinking about the relationship of individual will to moral law...
Journal Article
American Literature (2014) 86 (3): 493–521.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Regina Schober The network is a figure of thought that began to emerge as a concrete physical formation and as a conceptual model long before the digital revolution. Following recent scholarship on historical network epistemology, this essay traces such network thinking in nineteenth-century US...
Journal Article
American Literature (2014) 86 (3): 523–549.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Dana Seitler When the question of aesthetics and politics is addressed, it is usually in the context of the Marxist and Frankfurt school debates. Nonetheless, what we think of as the well-rehearsed, and to some thinkers, transhistorical, polarity between art and activism is actually a fairly recent...