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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Habits of the Siamese Twins” and Thomas Nast's political cartoon “The American Twins” use Chang and Eng Bunker as metaphors to discuss national unity at key moments when that unity appears to be most pressing. While these patriotic visions of unity appear to be inclusive, they are ultimately race...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 493–521.
Published: 01 September 2014
... affecting particular notions of (spiritual) interconnectivity, community, and national unity. In Emerson’s and Whitman’s writing in particular, conceptions of the network serve to integrate the Romantic quest for unity within an optimistic vision of an original US identity, establishing the network as a key...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 613–641.
Published: 01 September 2018
... become scapegoats for the failure to achieve racial unity in the face of white domination. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Toni Morrison black nationalism black capitalism black feminism domestic violence In the May 1981 issue of Essence magazine, Toni Morrison published...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 361–389.
Published: 01 June 2016
... construction in the United States. It pays particular attention to the intersections of nationality, citizenship, and class that complicate concepts of Latin@ hemispheric unity. Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 literary journalism Latina and Latino literature nonfiction...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 31–60.
Published: 01 March 2012
...” concerning “the intrin- sic unity of knowledge,” a belief that “gives ultimate purpose to the intellect” by “promis[ing] that order, not chaos, lies beyond the hori- zon” (C, 4, 8, 14). Having been an especially “pious” teenager, Wilson comes to see science less as an alternative to religious thought...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 855–858.
Published: 01 December 2016
... . Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 E pluribus unum , out of many, one. This motto of political unity continues to circulate ubiquitously in the United States today, almost two and a half centuries after it was introduced in the halls of the Continental Congress. As scholars of early US...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 668–670.
Published: 01 September 2003
... and the Inclusive Imagination. By Ross Labrie. Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press. 2001. ix, 263 pp. $34.95. Emphasizing the providential and the ecstatic, and sensitive to ontological unity and...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 666–668.
Published: 01 September 2003
... and the Inclusive Imagination. By Ross Labrie. Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press. 2001. ix, 263 pp. $34.95. Emphasizing the providential and the ecstatic, and sensitive to ontological unity and...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 883–884.
Published: 01 December 2003
... stream—that provide both organizational and thematic unity to Canto y grito mi liberación and Hechizospells. These three timespaces enable Sánchez to link his autobio- graphical story to the fate of the Chicana(o...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 431–457.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., Identity, and Radical Democracy in Wieland 433 In the early National period, the Federalist party advocated an American identity that would be characterized above all else by unity and by an insistence on the connections between voices, bodies, and identities. That political logic is perhaps best...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 799–820.
Published: 01 December 2006
... turn the justification of the text’s narrative voice into an act of substantial rhetorical labor, ultimately raising more questions than answers about the authority that backs the forthcoming articles. Which matters more—the unity between ‘‘We’’ and ‘‘the people’’ that the Preamble seeks to prove or...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 643–646.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., much like his discretely dismembered body, create unity out of multiplicity. Margolis forebodingly acknowledges that opinion echo chambers can dangerously polarize citizens, but, she asserts convincingly, Poe reminds us that these same networks produce public opinion in the first place. Public opinion...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 221–223.
Published: 01 March 2019
.... of Wisconsin Press . 2017 . x, 155 pp. Cloth, $64.95 . Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 Almost immediately after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, Americans were urged to “never forget.” The phrase was a rallying cry for national unity at first and a rhetorical...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 833–835.
Published: 01 December 2013
... borders; the domestic ideologies of Harriet Beecher Stowe and the domestic fiction of Sui Sin Far engage with Chinese missionary work abroad; Herman Melville and Walt Whitman explore the possibilities and limitations of global unity through pub- lic works projects and capitalist expansion; and the...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 882–883.
Published: 01 December 2003
... provide both organizational and thematic unity to Canto y grito mi liberación and Hechizospells. These three timespaces enable Sánchez to link his autobio- graphical story to the fate of the Chicana(o) community. López also provides...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 901–903.
Published: 01 December 2004
... Book Reviews 901 book echoes some familiar ecocritical pieties, such as nostalgia for a lost unity with nature destroyed by Enlightenment reason. It could also be argued that Rasula’s analogy between ecology and poetry naively disregards fundamental differences between natural systems and...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 751–781.
Published: 01 December 2003
... subject. On the other, he indulges what Eureka (1848) calls ‘‘the appetite for Unity the transcendental urge to synthesize dualities in an ‘‘absolute oneness 3 This essay traces Poe’s divergent urges for metaphysical...
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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 525–547.
Published: 01 September 2004
... her argument.15 In what follows, I test Arendt’s hypothesis. Reading Critique of Judgment as she advises, as a meditation on two fronts, I explore it as a deeply architec- tured and therefore robustly nonironic version of Perpetual Peace.The aesthetic theory here affirms the unity of the species by...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 403–405.
Published: 01 June 2015
... committed to a plural- ist vision, against the melting-pot ideal. Many writers and educators believed in unity through diversity, and this faith inspired not only domestic projects but also postwar efforts toward internationalization. Schmidt’s book includes an introduction, a brief conclusion, and...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 275–290.
Published: 01 June 2000
...- garde nature of the text’s form and to pose possible unifying themes, their efforts have been hampered by critical assumptions usually ap- plied to poetry and fiction. Critical criteria such as unity and closure, as they have...