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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 187–189.
Published: 01 March 2015
... United States, 1860–1945 . By Olwell Victoria . Philadelphia : Univ. of Pennsylvania Press . 2011 . 288 pp. Cloth , $59.95 ; e-book , $59.95 . Liberty of the Imagination: Aesthetic Theory, Literary Form, and Politics in the Early United States . By Cahill Edward . Philadelphia : Univ...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 180–182.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Gretchen Murphy Egypt Land: Race and Nineteenth-Century American Egyptomania. By Scott Trafton. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2004. xix, 384 pp. Cloth, $84.95; paper, $23.95. Manifest and Other Destinies: Territorial Fictions of the Nineteenth-Century United States. By Stephanie LeMenager...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 497–527.
Published: 01 September 2017
... historically happened in situations where exploited workers are not just encountering art but are the ones making art—situations where the workers are artists or creative personnel. My target of analysis is a set of texts generated in the United States in the mid-nineteenth century in response to the rapid...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2011
... States: Institutional Consciousness and the Inner Life of Democracy in the Antebellum United States. By Christopher Castiglia. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2008. x, 366 pp. Cloth, $89.95; paper, $24.95. Book Reviews Beyond Douglass: New Perspectives on Early African American Literature...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 215–217.
Published: 01 March 2011
... United States. By Claudia Sadowski-Smith. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2008. x, 187 pp. Cloth, $57.50; paper, $22.50. Book Reviews Beyond Douglass: New Perspectives on Early African American Literature. Ed. Michael J. Drexler and Ed White. Lewisburg, Pa.: Bucknell Univ...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 593–596.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Aesthetics of Politics in the Antebellum United States . By Wilson Ivy G. . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2011 . x, 237 pp. Cloth , $99.00 ; paper , $29.95 . Representing the Race: A New Political History of African American Literature . By Jarrett Gene Andrew . New York : New York...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 625–628.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Jennifer Glaser Out of Brownsville: Encounters with Nobel Laureates and Other Jewish Writers . By Chametzky Jules . 2012 . Cambridge : Meredith Winter Press . $23.95 . American Hebrew Literature: Writing Jewish National Identity in the United States . By Weingrad Michael . 2010...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 416–417.
Published: 01 June 2002
... and Crain call attention to the technology of culture, giving more emphasis to the subtle con- testations and negotiations that are always part of that project. Both do this by studying how children learned in the colonial (and for Crain, nineteenth- century) United States, and with the help of...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 31–60.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Naomi Z. Sofer Duke University Press 2003 Naomi Z. ‘‘Carry[ing] a Yankee Girl to Glory Sofer Redefining Female Authorship in the Postbellum United States 6815 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:1 / sheet...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 652–654.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Kinohi Nishikawa Duke University Press 2006 Authors Inc.: Literary Celebrity in the Modern United States, 1880-1980 . By Loren Glass. New York: New York Univ. Press. 2004. xii, 242 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $20.00. Muse in the Machine: American Fiction and Mass Publicity . By Mark Conroy...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 826–828.
Published: 01 December 2007
... United States . By Barbara Ryan. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 2006. 246 pp. $40.00. Book Reviews Heartless Immensity: Literature, Culture, and Geography in Antebellum America. By Anne Baker. Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Press. 2006. 173 pp. $60.00. Traveling Women: Narrative Visions of...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 719–746.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Jennifer L. Brady By reconsidering the complex, dialectical relationship that existed between novels and their detractors in the antebellum United States, Brady's essay argues that antinovel commentators aimed not simply to limit the activity of novel reading but to redefine what it is and, more...
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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 393–394.
Published: 01 June 2006
...James Dawes 2006 A Forgetful Nation: On Integration and Cultural Identity in the United States . By Ali Behdad. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2005. xvii, 212 pp. Cloth, $74.95; paper, $21.95. The Languages of Difference: American Writers and Anthropologists Reconfigure the Primitive, 1878-1940...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 683–685.
Published: 01 September 2002
... African men, women, and children, and their descendents, within the United States. Schol- ars of the Atlantic slave trade have explored its myriad dimensions imagina- tively through impressive qualitative and quantitative analysis, but there is still much work to be done. This body of increasingly...
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American Literature (1 June 2004) 76 (2): 394–396.
Published: 01 June 2004
... Joseph Fich- telberg. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2003. x, 280 pp. $39.95. Identifying the Image of God: Radical Christians and Nonviolent Power in the Ante- bellum United States. By Dan McKanan. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2002. ix, 294 pp. $52.00. Emerging from different disciplines...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 891–894.
Published: 01 December 2004
...- nently; in doing so, he explains the complicated processes of medical treat- ment—processes that blend cultural beliefs with scientific outcomes. Kristin Boudreau, University of Georgia Imagining Rhetoric: Composing Women of the Early United States. By Janet Carey Eldred and Peter Mortensen...
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 417–419.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Wendy Graham Duke University Press 2007 Literature as Conduct: Speech Acts in Henry James . By J. Hillis Miller. New York: Fordham Univ. Press. 2005. xiii, 350 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $24.00. Troubling Minds: The Cultural Politics of Genius in the United States, 1840-1890 . By Gustavus Stadler...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 889–891.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Kirsten Silva Gruesz Duke University Press 2006 Informal Empire: Mexico and Central America in Victorian Culture . By Robert D. Aguirre. Minneapolis: Univ. Minnesota Press. 2005. xxix, 198 pp. Cloth, $67.50; paper, $22.50. Writing to Cuba: Filibustering and Cuban Exiles in the United States . By...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 627–629.
Published: 01 September 2008
...David M. Stewart © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Institutions of Reading: The Social Life of Libraries in the United States . Ed. Thomas Augst and Kenneth Carpenter. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2007. x, 368 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $28.95. The Temple and the Forum: The American...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 867–869.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Martin Joseph Ponce © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Queering Cold War Poetry: Ethics of Vulnerability in Cuba and the United States . By Eric Keenaghan. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2009. x, 196 pp. $39.95. Queer Optimism: Lyric Personhood and Other Felicitous Persuasions . By Michael...