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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 31–59.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Melissa Gniadek This essay reads George Lippard’s ’Bel of Prairie Eden (1848), E.D.E.N. Southworth’s The Hidden Hand (1859), and a moving panorama, The Panorama of the Monumental Grandeur of the Mississippi Valley (ca. 1850), to show how the serial structures and temporalities of these particular...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 839–841.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Tyler Nickl Sanctified Landscape: Writers, Artists, and the Hudson River Valley, 1820–1909 . By Schuyler David . Ithaca, NY : Cornell Univ. Press . 2012 . xii , 206 pp. $29.95 . Arcadian America: The Death and Life of an Environmental Tradition . By Sachs Aaron . New Haven : Yale...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 844–846.
Published: 01 December 2010
... . Ed. Barbara J. Cook. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield. 2007. viii, 144 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $24.95. The Impossible Land: Story and Place in California's Imperial Valley . By Phillip H. Round. Albuquerque: Univ. of New Mexico Press. 2008. xii, 192 pp. Paper, $19.95. Book Reviews National...
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Published: 01 December 2016
Figure 1 “Black Valley Railroad” broadside (c. 1860). Made available by the New York Public Library. Figure 1. “Black Valley Railroad” broadside (c. 1860). Made available by the New York Public Library. More
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 462–464.
Published: 01 June 2003
...– Invisible Man fiction, ‘‘Cadillac Flamb (1973) and Juneteenth (1999). Porter is among the first to write lucidly of Ellison’s second novel, emphasizing the cen- trality of Rev. Hickman’s ‘‘Valley of the Dry Bones’’ sermon, a particularly apt...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 865–886.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., and The Panorama of the Monumental Grandeur of the Mississippi Valley,” 31–59. Gordon, Jane Anna. Review: Banita, Plotting Justice: Narrative Ethics and Lit- erary Culture after 9/11, 633–36. Review: English, Each Hour Redeem: Time and Justice in African Amer- ican Literature, 633–36...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 323–352.
Published: 01 June 2008
... thrilling interest.” Portions of Martin Delany’s “Blake; or the Huts of America.—A Tale of the Mississippi Valley, the Southern United States and Cuba” had already appeared in the monthly Anglo-African Magazine, but “owing to the departure of [the] author on an Exploring expedition to...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 333–359.
Published: 01 June 2009
... from Oandasan’s cycle of poems written in the spirit of the Round Valley People’s songs, which he inherited from his mother.41 Like Vizenor’s reinterpretations of Anishinaabe dream songs, Oandasan’s work with Round Valley songs constitutes a “com- plicated extension” of the oral tradition...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 899–907.
Published: 01 December 2000
... Native American Legends of the Great Lakes and the Mississippi Valley. Ed. Katharine B. Judson. DeKalb: Northern Illinois Univ. Press. 2000. 204 pp. Cloth, $38.00; paper, 6218 American Literature 72:4 / sheet 210 of238 $18.00. First...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 221–224.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Deal” (86:1, 61–86); and to Melissa Gniadek, “Seriality and Settlement: Southworth, Lippard, and The Panorama of the Monumental Grandeur of the Mississippi Valley” (86:1, 31–59). Members of the judging committee were Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, Emory University (chair); Russ Castronovo...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 407–438.
Published: 01 June 2018
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 624–627.
Published: 01 September 2015
... a joke overheard at a carne asada as one that he himself had analyzed in an academic journal sev- eral decades ago, and he ponders a Tejano joke form once analyzed by Paredes that appears on a billboard targeted at middle-class bilingual residents of the Lower Rio Grande Valley (137). The...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 227–240.
Published: 01 March 2000
...- spirator of John Brown), ‘‘the statuesque blond with cataracts of yellow hair’’ wrote the novel Like Unto Like (1878) and the novella The Valours (1881). The Valley of the Moon. By Jack London. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 59–88.
Published: 01 March 2006
... region’s ‘‘local color’’ eccentricity for granted and portray the region as hermetically sealed from all outsiders. But ‘‘The Star in the Valley one of her most frequently anthologized stories, offers an explicit critique of city tourists’ assumptions about mountain people; its self-reflection on the...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 723–753.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Figure 1 “Black Valley Railroad” broadside (c. 1860). Made available by the New York Public Library. Figure 1. “Black Valley Railroad” broadside (c. 1860). Made available by the New York Public Library. ...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 487–517.
Published: 01 September 2006
... jealousy, exposes McTeague for practicing dentistry without a license. McTeague eventually beats Trina to death, steals her money, and flees. In the violent conclusion, the two former ‘‘pals’’ meet in Death Valley. Handcuffed to Marcus’s corpse, McTeague ‘‘stupidly look[s] around’’ as he faces inevitable...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 821–823.
Published: 01 December 2007
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 823–826.
Published: 01 December 2007
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 826–828.
Published: 01 December 2007
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 828–830.
Published: 01 December 2007