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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 844–846.
Published: 01 December 2010
...: A Feminist View . 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...
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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...
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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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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
... 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 example of the amalgam of blues and spirituals. The book concludes by con...
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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 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 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 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
... New 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
... feature of the comic in early 1987. Yet, shoestring finances made funding the comic a continual battle—one that various periodicals put extra effort into solving, thereby proving the import of Bechdel’s strip to their readers. For example, in the July/August 1988 issue of Valley Women’s Voice (Pioneer...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 624–627.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Grande Valley (137). The critical yet poignant tone that emerges at various moments in this study reveals that Limón, who had the privilege of working with Paredes, is keen to “recognize and honor the particular legacy that Américo Paredes left us” (135). Rita E. Urquijo-Ruiz’s Wild Tongues...
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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 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 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 December 2007) 79 (4): 845–847.
Published: 01 December 2007
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 847–849.
Published: 01 December 2007
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 850–852.
Published: 01 December 2007
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 852–854.
Published: 01 December 2007