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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 857–859.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Andrew Hoberek © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Qualified Hope: A Postmodern Politics of Time . By Mitchum Huehls. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2009. x, 226 pp. $44.95. Life between Two Deaths, 1989–2001: U.S. Culture in the Long Nineties . By Phillip E. Wegner...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 201–203.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Stephanie A. Smith © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Anachronism and Its Others: Sexuality, Race, Temporality. By Valerie Rohy. Albany: State Univ. of New York Press. 2009. xvi, 178 pp. $70.00. Archives of American Time: Literature and Modernity in the Nineteenth Century...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 819–821.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Jesse Alemán From Battlefields Rising: How the Civil War Transformed American Literature . By Fuller Randall . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2011 . x, 251 pp . $29.95 . The Literatures of the US-Mexican War: Narrative, Time, and Identity . By Rodríguez Jaime Javier...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 824–826.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Marianne Noble Reading in Time: Emily Dickinson in the Nineteenth Century . By Miller Cristanne . Amherst : Univ. of Massachusetts Press . 2012 . x, 279 pp. Paper , $28.95 . Dickinson Unbound: Paper, Process, Poetics . By Socarides Alexandra . New York : Oxford Univ...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 665–666.
Published: 01 September 2000
... that ‘‘Emerson’s language is traversed by his preoccupation with the central political and social issues of his time’’ (10). In doing so Cadava also demon- strates that the tropological resources of ‘‘literary’’ language furnished the...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 851–879.
Published: 01 December 2017
... and from settler colonialism to global imperial expansion. 4 Ishmael clearly links the acquisition of territory with the extraction of resources, but it is also worth noting in Ishmael’s account the slippage between geopolitical history and geological time. Ishmael likens the whale to the...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 661–663.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Andrea Smith Native Women and Land: Narratives of Dispossession and Resurgence . By Stephanie J. Fitzgerald . Albuquerque : Univ. of New Mexico Press . 2015 . x, 163 pp. Paper , $29.95 ; e-book available. Beyond Settler Time: Temporal Sovereignty and Indigenous Self...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 815–839.
Published: 01 December 2018
... secularism eschatology Fundamentalism , Islamism , Salafism —commentators use a multiplicity of controversial terms to refer to the radical Islamic ideologies of our time. Each of these terms comes with a host of assumptions about the movement it describes: Fundamentalism implies that there are...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 31–58.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Sara Marcus Abstract This essay argues that the African American literature of the nadir, written during a moment when concepts of evolution and departures from linear time were deployed to the detriment of black life as well as in its defense, is a rich archive for analyzing the unpredictable...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 555–581.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Betsy Klimasmith This essay reads Edith Wharton's novel The Age of Innocence (1920) not as an escapist response to the First World War but, in its exploration of modern scientific and philosophical conceptions of time and memory as articulated by Albert Einstein and Henri Bergson, an exploration of...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2009
... . By Martha Banta. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press. 2007. xxx, 306 pp. $38.00. A Republic in Time: Temporality and Social Imagination in Nineteenth-Century America . By Thomas M. Allen. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 200. xii, 275 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $22.95. Book Reviews...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 206–209.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Heather Love © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 National Melancholy: Mourning and Opportunity in Classic American Literature . By Mitchell Breitwieser. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2007. ix, 322 pp. $60.00. Arranging Grief: Sacred Time and the Body in Nineteenth...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 333–359.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Japanese, Anglo-, and Native Americans is its surprising utility as a form, supposed to suppress self-identification, for competing projects of American national identity. © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Karen Marking Time in Native America: Jackson Haiku, Elegy, Survival Ford...
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American Literature (1 December 2002) 74 (4): 911–931.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Wai Chee Dimock Duke University Press 2002 Wai Chee Non-Newtonian Time: Robert Lowell, Dimock Roman History, Vietnam War What is non-Newtonian time? No ready answer comes to mind. Its opposite—Newtonian time—hardly fares better. Neither term is idiomatic...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 426–428.
Published: 01 June 2002
... the term. Since citizenship depends on the responsible exercise of consent, Eliza’s deferral of her decision on a suitor is a refusal of citizenship; the critique of coquetry is an essential part of the eighteenth-century feminist agenda. At the same time, the circle of friends around Eliza is no...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 680–682.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., apart from the sermon’’ in seventeenth- and early-eighteenth- century America (3). His introduction and first two chapters clearly (if some- times a bit repetitiously) describe the difficulty modern readers of early lit- erature often encounter as their contemporary expectations are frustrated. Hammond...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 427–430.
Published: 01 June 2008
... Leslie Butler. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2007. xv, 381 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $24.95. Henry James Goes to Paris . By Peter Brooks. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2007. 255 pp. $24.95. Through Other Continents: American Literature across Deep Time . By Wai...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 803–829.
Published: 01 December 2011
... (ethnic) and the global and disrupting the time/place of the nation. More specifically, Arabian Jazz offers a representation of place structured by layers of displacement, and a representation of time whose emphasis on a frozen present disrupts the teleological time of the nation. At the same time, Abu...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 657–659.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Eric Solomon Duke University Press 2006 John Brown's Body: Slavery, Violence, and the Culture of War . By Franny Nudelman. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2004. x, 226 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $19.95. The War Complex: World War in Our Time. By Marianna...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 899–901.
Published: 01 December 2003
... Book Reviews 899 Language Shift among the Navajos: Identity Politics and Cultural Continuity.By Deborah House. Tucson: Univ. of Arizona Press. 2002. xxvii, 122 pp. $35.00. A Forest of Time: American...