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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 654–656.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Lee Schweninger © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Art as Performance, Story as Criticism: Reflections on Native Literary Aesthetics . By Craig S. Womack. Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Press. 2009. 406 pp. Cloth, $39.95; paper, $24.95. We Will Dance Our Truth: Yaqui History in...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 727–755.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Augusta Rohrbach Augusta Rohrbach 2002 Augusta ‘‘Truth Stronger and Stranger Than Fiction Rohrbach Reexamining William Lloyd Garrison’s Liberator In the words of James Russell Lowell, fellow aboli- tionist, William Lloyd Garrison ‘‘knew how types were set...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 639–640.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Book Reviews 639 secondary attention given to the texts as such. In general, however, the book is thoughtful, well written, and well researched. John Dolis, Penn State University, Scranton The Unvarnished Truth: Personal Narratives in Nineteenth-Century America.ByAnn Fabian. Berkeley and Los...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 433–435.
Published: 01 June 2003
.... $29.95. Truth Stranger than Fiction: Race, Realism, and the U.S. Literary Marketplace.By 6849 AMERICAN LITERATURE 75:2 / sheet 191 of 246 Augusta Rohrbach. New York: Palgrave. 2002. xvi, 153 pp. $45.00. In their studies of white...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 597–619.
Published: 01 September 2011
... obsession. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Daniel “If You Want to Know the Truth”: Pecchenino Fair Use, Authenticity, and J. D. Salinger On 25 May 1986, Random House received a letter informing the publishing company that the reclusive and uncoopera- tive...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 854–856.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Sarah Eden Schiff Duke University Press 2007 Telling the Little Secrets: American Jewish Writing since the 1980s . By Janet Handler Burstein. Madison: Univ. of Wisconsin Press. 2006. xv, 264 pp. $45.00. Philip Roth's Rude Truth: The Art of Immaturity . By Ross Posnock...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 215–216.
Published: 01 March 2012
...James Dawes A Thousand Darknesses: Lies and Truth in Holocaust Fiction . By Franklin Ruth . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2010 . x, 256 pp. $29.95 . Race, Trauma, and Home in the Novels of Toni Morrison . By Schreiber Evelyn Jaffe . Baton Rouge : Louisiana State...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 459–486.
Published: 01 September 2006
...John Ernest Duke University Press 2006 John The Floating Icon and the Fluid Text: Ernest Rereading the Narrative of Sojourner Truth It is perhaps unsurprising, given Sojourner Truth’s unique place in the popular and scholarly imagination, that her...
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American Literature (1 June 2004) 76 (2): 391–393.
Published: 01 June 2004
.... 2004 Book Reviews Emerson’s Life in Science: The Culture of Truth. By Laura Dassow Walls. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2003. viii, 280 pp. $35.00. Understanding Emerson: ‘‘The American Scholar’’ and His Struggle for Self- Reliance. By Kenneth S. Sacks. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ...
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American Literature (1 June 2004) 76 (2): 409–411.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Michael Lundblad By Dana Phillips. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2003. xii, 300 pp. Cloth,$74.00; paper, $24.95. By Ann Ronald. Reno: Univ. of Nevada Press. 2003. xviii, 248 pp. Paper,$21.95. 2004 Book Reviews Emerson’s Life in Science: The Culture of Truth. By Laura Dassow Walls...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 601–627.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Ann Mikkelsen Duke University Press 2003 Ann ‘‘The Truth about Us Pastoral, Pragmatism, Mikkelsen and Paterson et in the depressed New Jersey city where Wil- 6903...
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American Literature (1 March 2004) 76 (1): 177–179.
Published: 01 March 2004
..., Slavery, and Gender in Contemporary Black Women’s Fiction. By Angelyn Mitchell. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers Univ. Press. 2002. xiv, 170 pp. Cloth, $59.00; paper, $20.00. Impossible Witnesses: Truth, Abolitionism, and Slave Testimony. By Dwight A. McBride. New York: New York Univ. Press. 2002. xvi...
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 275–305.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Naomi Greyser Duke University Press 2007 Naomi Affective Geographies: Sojourner Greyser Truth’s Narrative, Feminism, and the Ethical Bind of Sentimentalism When Elizabeth Cady Stanton delivered the radi- cal proposal for women’s...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 614–616.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Christen Mucher Preaching and the Rise of the American Novel . By Coleman Dawn . Columbus : Ohio State Univ. Press . 2013 . ix , 293 pp. $69.95 . Truth’s Ragged Edge: The Rise of the American Novel . By Gura Philip F. . New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux . 2013...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 7–34.
Published: 01 March 2009
... explore what recent literary and historical scholarship has largely overlooked. Harriet and John S. Jacobs, Maria Weston Chapman, Sojourner Truth, and Ellis Gray Loring appear alongside a number of largely unknown slave attendants in an essay that explores the complex ways legal discourses circulating in...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 93–125.
Published: 01 March 2009
... narratives, Douglass and Jacobs dramatize the interplay between the objective and illusionist potential of visual technologies. By embracing and remaining skeptical of the truthful qualities of the photographic image, the fugitive notice, and the slave narrative itself, Douglass and Jacobs enact a...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 463–492.
Published: 01 September 2014
... these traditions allowed for a gap between the practical use of language and theories about its significance. It was in this gap that the tract tales emerged—within a cultural context still suspicious of fiction—as representations of what divine truths looked like when lived in the modern world. The...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 551–581.
Published: 01 September 2014
...-nineteenth century, as an indexical trace of the invisible truths of an object, and particularly the invisible processes that made human populations distinctive. By bringing this attention to local color’s color, Schroeder aims to move critical debates away from considerations of place-based content of local...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 121–154.
Published: 01 March 2017
... her serialized comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For , the Bush presidency posited truth as unknowable, facts as infinitely flexible, and faith as constitutive of reality. Fun Home never mentions the president (nor any historical figure or event after the mid-1980s), but the memoir uses newly available...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2005
... only be accepted in nine- teenth-century political discourse when their force was kept at bay by the fetishism of women’s ‘‘spontaneous intuition’’ or women’s genius. Sojourner Truth is one of the most famous examples of nineteenth- century female public speakers whose power was relegated to a type...