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American Literature (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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Published: 01 March 2020
Figure 7 Carver’s illustration of the communication made by his Dakota guide on a tree. © British Library Board (Add. MS 8950 f169r) Figure 7 Carver’s illustration of the communication made by his Dakota guide on a tree. © British Library Board (Add. MS 8950 f169r) More
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 799–807.
Published: 01 December 2020
... few minutes, sirens blaring. A tree blooms in the median on Broadway underneath our window. It was bare the last time my sons went to school; we have been confined for over a month. I have trouble with scale. Some minutes last forever, and then suddenly the day is over. The recent past feels like a...
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American Literature (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 (2019) 91 (3): 459–490.
Published: 01 September 2019
... nails, the crushed roots of banana trees, bits of a figuier maudit (“cursed fig tree”), and finally, “etc.,” to indicate further ingredients of this category of what he classes as inconsequential things (see fig. 1 ). One adds to these ingredients those that Courtin groups in another class: holy water...
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American Literature (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (2016) 88 (2): 423–425.
Published: 01 June 2016
... 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 Stephen Best and Sharon Marcus...
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American Literature (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 (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 (2020) 92 (4): 723–735.
Published: 01 December 2020
... rehearsed, but always already demanding practical activities of resistance, encounter, radical disobedient black studies, and anti-colonial thinking.” 11 At the opening of the novel, Rask is taken captive in the English camp. The image of Rask straining against chain and tree to escape parallels the...
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American Literature (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 (2009) 81 (1): 127–152.
Published: 01 March 2009
... 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 careful to point out...
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American Literature (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...