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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 515–544.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Lance Newman Duke University Press 2003 Lance Thoreau’s Natural Community and Newman Utopian Socialism 6903 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:3 / sheet 31 of 209 They have bought a farm, in order to make agriculture the...
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 852–854.
Published: 01 December 2005
... secular utopian community’’ in New England: ‘‘no religious test would ever be required’’ for membership (39, 63). Besides enumerating the many notable transcendentalist visitors, the study explains the financial and social organization of the community, including the Fourierist reorganization as a...
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 646–648.
Published: 01 September 2005
...—that offer the necessary material evidence she thoroughly investigates. Stabile reminds us that early in the literary history of the United States, most women remained undereducated and confined to domestic life, but belletristic women attempted to give meaning to and even expand a socially...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 879–881.
Published: 01 December 2003
... utopian thinking that saw the promise of emancipa- tion in the project of class struggle. While most accounts of the 1950s find in it the seeds of the emancipatory social movements of the 1960s, Booker gives...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2011
... and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press. 2009. vii, 210 pp. $24.95. Horace Greeley's “New-York Tribune”: Civil War–Era Socialism and the Crisis of Free Labor. By Adam Tuchinsky. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2010. xv, 312 pp. $59.95. Book Reviews Beyond Douglass: New...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 681–708.
Published: 01 December 2015
.... © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 same-sex marriage Charles Fourier utopian socialism References Barry Francis . 1857 . “What Is Marriage?” Social Revolutionist 3 , no. 2 : 42 – 43 . Beecher Jonathan . 1986 . Charles Fourier: The Visionary and His World...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 656–657.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., Hawthorne, Melville, Dickinson, and Whitman. Obsession with ‘‘origins’’ and ‘‘transcendental wordplay’’ among such a motley group compli- cates our very definitions of transcendentalism and romanticism. West con- siders Thoreau ‘‘a witty moralist, satirist, and social critic and he declares Walden ‘‘the...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 644–646.
Published: 01 September 2010
... agency and perspective in the dis- course of social science, while Ahmad locates her writer-activists in commu- nities of dissent, where they forge a redemptive social vision by reinventing utopian narrative. In Landscapes of Hope, Ahmad outlines the social Darwinist bent of uto...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 767–797.
Published: 01 December 2014
... utopian politics of social redemption urged Left-aesthetics to respond to newly uncertain political futures, Rukeyser’s documentary-epic renewed a social imaginary for political redemption in ways resonant with Walter Benjamin’s theories of sociopolitical messianism. In Rukeyser’s poem, exploited human...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 531–561.
Published: 01 September 2013
... the view from the skyscraper’s apex to imagine both utopian and dystopian designs of modern sociality. While lynching and minstrelsy have previously been the primary vehicles for thinking about race, crowds, and visions during the early twentieth century, Thur man and DuBois insist on the significance...
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 850–852.
Published: 01 December 2005
...- commercial, and public-private dichotomies toward a new understanding of the dynamic social communities of writers, editors, publishers, readers, crit- ics, scholars, and even literary historians. Literary history is interesting again. Renée Bergland, Simmons College Utopian Audiences: How Readers...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 151–177.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Xiomara Santamarina Duke University Press 2005 Xiomara Black Hairdresser and Social Critic: Santamarina Eliza Potter and the Labors of Femininity Shortly after John Brown’s raid on Harper’s Ferry, two reviewers in Cincinnati newspapers expressed opposite...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 181–183.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Elsa Nettels Duke University Press 2007 Creating the Culture of Reform in Antebellum America . By T. Gregory Garvey. Atlanta: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2006. xii, 263 pp. $ 39.95. Conscience and Purpose: Fiction and Social Consciousness in Howells, Jewett, Chesnutt, and Cather...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Duncan Faherty © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Anglophilia: Deference, Devotion, and Antebellum America . By Elisa Tamarkin. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2008. xxxiii, 400 pp. $35.00. Reforming the World: Social Activism and the Problem of Fiction in Nineteenth...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 877–879.
Published: 01 December 2012
...James Salazar Minority Reports: Identity and Social Knowledge in Nineteenth-Century American Literature . By Borgstrom Michael . New York : Palgrave Macmillan . 2010 . xv , 183 pp. $84.00 . Loyal Subjects: Bonds of Nation, Race, and Allegiance in Nineteenth-Century America . By...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 739–768.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Laila Amine This essay maps out a six-year literary transformation of Paris noir from 1957 to 1963 that overlaps with the Algerian war for independence from France (1954–1962). In this journey that transits from Parisian utopianism to postcolonial criticism, from Richard Wright and James Baldwin's...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 347–375.
Published: 01 June 2018
... one another. The comic thus models the temporalities of surviving trauma. The feminist temporalities of survivorship here also model utopian futures that are homosocial, queer, often ecstatic, and resistant to normative scripts of what should give women comfort. Undergirded by a radical feminist...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 275–302.
Published: 01 June 2015
... employ montage to expose listening as a mediated and socially constructed act often intertwined with the structural violence of racial and economic discrimination. In response, both develop alternative models of collective listening, which together offer contrasting perceptual strategies for remapping...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 67–91.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Christopher Findeisen This essay argues that in its opposition to the business of college sports, the American campus novel has undergone very few changes over the past century. Debates about college sports replicate, either literally or metonymically, the assumed economic and social functions of...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 221–250.
Published: 01 June 2018
...andré carrington Abstract The socially symbolic figure of the superhero comes into close contact with vernacular intellectual critiques of race and modernity through the much-anticipated film adaptation of Marvel’s Black Panther comics. This article analyzes the implications for queer approaches to...