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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 200–202.
Published: 01 March 2005
... provide detailed his- tory, genealogy (a favorite term of hers), and taxonomy, and a very few useful analyses. Peter Hays, University of California, Davis From the Fallen Tree: Frontier Narratives, Environmental Politics, and the Roots of a National Pastoral, 1749–1826. By Thomas Hallock. Chapel...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 361–389.
Published: 01 June 2014
... submission of the story to the Crisis in 1924: “It is in my earlier manner,” he remarks, “but I think it has a thread of interest which might be interesting to your readers” (2002, 207). The piece he enclosed was “The Marked Tree,” a story of a slave woman who takes revenge on the master for the sale...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 423–425.
Published: 01 June 2019
... Press . 2017 . xii, 156 pp. Cloth, $90.00 ; paper, $27.95 . Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 A Robert Frost poem frames my foray into these recent interpretations of Henry David Thoreau. In “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” (1923) the speaker pauses before trees and evokes...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 202–203.
Published: 01 March 2005
... likely draw a readership significantly different from Fallen Tree, as if to indicate how extensively green criticism is developing. Those fascinated by Hallock’s ‘‘deep historical context’’ (6) may find Van Noy’s arguments thin; I had questions, too, about his selection of subjects, and the relationship...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 331–354.
Published: 01 June 2017
... women”/military sex slaves/ halmoni who have since become the public faces for the redress campaign. 6 Significantly, the halmoni ’s past in the comfort camps is gestured to only elliptically in the first half of the poem in her internal thoughts: 3 pine trees. my parents thought they sent me...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 198–200.
Published: 01 March 2005
... provide detailed his- tory, genealogy (a favorite term of hers), and taxonomy, and a very few useful analyses. Peter Hays, University of California, Davis From the Fallen Tree: Frontier Narratives, Environmental Politics, and the Roots of a National Pastoral, 1749–1826. By Thomas Hallock. Chapel...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 429–430.
Published: 01 June 2001
... published work during the 1950s. Clark instead considers the savaging of Across the River and into the Trees (1950) by Cold War liberals who found his critique subversive. The effect of their disciplining, she argues, was ‘‘not...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 430–431.
Published: 01 June 2001
... published work during the 1950s. Clark instead considers the savaging of Across the River and into the Trees (1950) by Cold War liberals who found his critique subversive. The effect of their disciplining, she argues, was ‘‘not...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 843–867.
Published: 01 December 2003
.... It comes in snatches, dim then keen, then mute, and yet there is no breeze. The giant trees stand in between. I think the trees must intervene, catching the music in their...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 489–516.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of Rural Art and Rural Taste (1846–1875) , December , 275 . “The Principle of Life.” 1833 . Lady's Book (1830–1833) , February , 90 – 91 . Thoreau Henry David . (1860) 2002 . “The Succession of Forest Trees.” In Wild Apples , edited by Rossi William , 93 – 108...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 418–420.
Published: 01 June 2015
... supplant, anecdotal, individual accounts of the liter- ary past. His keywords—generalization, aggregation, and quantification— reflect a big picture, forest-over-trees perspective made possible by the mass- digitization of library collections. Importantly, at some point macroanalysis necessarily...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 901–903.
Published: 01 December 2017
... (1972–73) highlight the way Black Arts–era feminists repositioned reproduction and gender constructs to foreground women and gender violence. In one painting in this series, Ringgold features pregnant, nude black women falling through the air against a background of plants and trees, apparently...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 423–425.
Published: 01 June 2016
... sexy, status. The granddaddy of this shift is Franco Moretti’s 2005 book Graphs, Maps, Trees , which takes the very, very large and long view, transhistorically and transnationally, charting the emergence of genres and of entire literary traditions by using enormous data sets. We can also thank...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 273–300.
Published: 01 June 2012
... population. Slaves in Jamaica, however, produced not only ground provisions for their own consumption, but also tree fruits and excess staples for trade within an informal, internal marketing system. Historians have debated the meaning, for planters and slaves, of the...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 305–329.
Published: 01 June 2011
... image of Tarzan is of a white man “flying” from tree to tree through a jungle canopy, an image that’s been imitated so many times as to strip away much of the novelty that originally made it worth imitating. And because this familiarity makes it easy to forget all that the image...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 127–152.
Published: 01 March 2009
... difficult for black writers to participate directly in the Romantic pastoral tradition. Because South- ern forests consist of “trees that were used to enforce southern lynch law . . . anti-pastoralism continues to the present day” as the “main current within African American culture.” Bennett is...
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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 579–602.
Published: 01 September 2004
...?Wesawa euphoria of trees. This was the middle ground. Some women lounged on the clipped grass, shadows and intelligence moving lightly over their skin, compelled by the trenchant discussion of sovereignty. Others, in the background, rolled their pale Trousers to wade in the intimate...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 841–843.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Literature “musical suite,” and the popular ditty “Under the Bamboo Tree” (both coau- thored with Johnson’s brother J. Rosamond Johnson and their frequent col- laborator Bob Cole). Genre distinctions, not to mention habits of academic departmentalization, would seem to distinguish Johnson’s work as a...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 657–660.
Published: 01 September 2018
... conditions—each chapter addresses a particular moment in the US literary history of the road narrative. For instance, one chapter focuses on texts that respond to the feminist discourse of the 1980s and 1990s: Barbara Kingsolver’s The Bean Trees (1988), Mona Simpson’s Anywhere but Here (1986), and Ridley...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 59–87.
Published: 01 March 2002
... say, in Chicago) and recall to folks—or rather make them forget— Giorgione, Bordone, and Veronese: A Rural Festival; three persons feasting under some trees; scene, nowhere in particular; time and hour, problematical. Female Figure, a rich brune; young man reclin- ing on his elbow; old man...