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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 184–186.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Ellen Weinauer Duke University Press 2007 Writing Revolution: Aesthetics and Politics in Hawthorne, Whitman, and Thoreau . By Peter J. Bellis. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2003. vii, 221 pp. $ 39.95. Our Common Dwelling: Henry Thoreau, Transcendentalism, and the Class...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 423–425.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Ben Bascom Bird Relics: Grief and Vitalism in Thoreau . By Branka Arsić . Cambridge, MA : Harvard Univ. Press . 2016 . x, 455 pp. Cloth, $53.00 . When I Came to Die: Process and Prophecy in Thoreau’s Vision of Dying . By Audrey Raden . Boston : Univ. of Massachusetts...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 33–60.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Michelle C. Neely Near the beginning of Walden , Henry David Thoreau tells his readers that his “experiment in living” is dedicated to learning “what are the gross necessaries of life... the grossest groceries,” a choice of metaphor that might remind us just how much of his personal and political...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Patrick Thomas Morgan; Priscilla Wald © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Patrick Preface: Thomas Thoreau Symposium Morgan and Priscilla Wald...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 5–31.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Benjamin Reiss This essay explores Henry David Thoreau's Walden in relation to the history of sleep, considered as a medical, biological, social, and spiritual phenomenon. Attention to Thoreau's striving for “awakening” and “alertness” has veiled his running rhetoric of dormancy: scenes and tropes...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 61–91.
Published: 01 March 2013
...David Faflik American author Henry David Thoreau's transcendental writings are aesthetically “shallow.” To read Thoreau's signature works is to locate interpretive meaning elsewhere than the resonant “depths” with which we long have associated the transcendental text. These are the implications for...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 394–397.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Jason Stacy © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 American Transcendentalism: A History . By Philip F. Gura. New York: Hill and Wang. 2007. xv, 385 pp. Cloth; $27.50; paper, $15.00. Mediating American Autobiography: Photography in Emerson, Thoreau, Douglass, and Whitman . By...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 411–413.
Published: 01 June 2005
... history. John Ernest, University of New Hampshire Environmental Renaissance: Emerson, Thoreau, and the Systems of Nature.By Andrew McMurry. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2003. xiii, 269 pp. $39.95. Conserving Words: How American Nature Writers Shaped the Environmental Move- ment. By Daniel J...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 648–650.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Dana Phillips Duke University Press 2006 Making Nature Sacred: Literature, Religion, and Environment in America from the Puritans to the Present . By John Gatta. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2004. xii, 291 pp. Paper, $24.95. Natural Life: Thoreau's Worldly Transcendentalism...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 172–174.
Published: 01 March 2008
.... Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2005. viii, 223 pp. $80.00. To Set This World Right: The Antislavery Movement in Thoreau's Concord . By Sandra Harbert Petrulionis. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2006. xi, 233 pp. $29.95. Book Reviews Godly Letters: The Literature of the...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 419–420.
Published: 01 June 2000
... Thoreau’s Study of Nature . By Robert Kuhn McGregor. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 1997. xiv, 247 pp. Cloth, $29.95; paper, $16.95. ‘‘What is it asks Robert McGregor in this lucid and accessible study, ‘‘that...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 515–544.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Lance Newman Duke University Press 2003 Lance Thoreau’s Natural Community and Newman Utopian Socialism 6903 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:3 / sheet 31 of 209 They have bought a farm, in order to make agriculture the...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 668–670.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Eversley, Baruch College, City University of New York Thoreau’s Ecstatic Witness. By Alan D. Hodder. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press. 2001. xix, 346 pp. $35.00. Thomas Merton...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 353–379.
Published: 01 June 2012
... same logic under another name. Extended readings of Henry David Thoreau (“Walking”), Edgar Allan Poe (“The Island of the Fay,” “The Black Cat,” and “The Colloquy of Monos and Una”) and recent posthumanist discourse illuminate these points. Unlike his transcendentalist contemporaries and many current...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 857–863.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Pequot Indian, presenting his life and times in an accessible format, from his conversion to Methodism to his role in the Mashpee Revolt. Picturing Thoreau: Henry David Thoreau in American Visual Culture. By Mark W. Sullivan. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield. 2015. xxi, 217 pp. Cloth...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 845–862.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Criticism,” 177–84. ` Emerson, D. Berton. “‘It’s Good to Be Shifty’: The Local Democracies of Old Southwestern Humor,” 273–301. Faflik, David. “Deep Thought, Shallow Aesthetic: Reading Surface Meaning in Thoreau,” 61–91. Fawaz, Ramzi. Review: Lavender, Race in American Science Fiction, 199–202...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 230–234.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 Henry David Thoreau: A Life . By Laura Dassow Walls. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2017. xx, 615 pp. Cloth, $35.00; paper, $20.00; e-book, $21.00. Published more than three decades after the last major Thoreau biography, this book...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 666–668.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Eversley, Baruch College, City University of New York Thoreau’s Ecstatic Witness. By Alan D. Hodder. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press. 2001. xix, 346 pp. $35.00. Thomas Merton...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 201–208.
Published: 01 March 2017
... separate Kennedy’s political work from his literary work, this study tries to fully integrate the two sides. Civilizing Thoreau: Human Ecology and the Emerging Social Sciences in the Major Works . By Richard J. Schneider. Rochester, NY: Camden House. 2016. 212 pp. $90.00. By exploring Henry...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 47–83.
Published: 01 March 2001
.... Emerson refers to territorial expansion primarily in his discussions of slavery, where his position against the extension of slave territory often appears to take the form of anti-expansionism. Like Thoreau and the abolitionists of his day, Emerson did not object to expansion itself but to the...