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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 627–629.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... . Stanford, CA : Stanford Univ. Press . 2014 . xxiv , 391 pp. Cloth, $50.00 ; paper, $27.95 ; e-book available. Foreign Accents: Chinese American Verse from Exclusion to Postethnicity . By Yao Stephen G. . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2010 . vii , 326 pp. $84.00 . © 2015 by...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 212–215.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Kimberly Lamm Poetry's Afterlife: Verse in the Digital Age . By Stein Kevin . Ann Arbor : Univ. of Michigan Press . 2010 . xii, 261 pp. Cloth, $70.00; paper, $26.95. Male Subjectivity and Poetic Form in “New American” Poetry . By Mossin Andrew . New York : Palgrave...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 192–194.
Published: 01 March 2005
...David Bergman By John Timberman Newcomb. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2004. xxix,296 pp. Cloth, $74.95; paper, $22.95; CD, $9.95. By Amelia Jones. Cambridge: MIT Press. 2004. ix, 334 pp. $39.95. 2005 192 American Literature Would Poetry Disappear? American Verse and the Crisis...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 827–830.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Dean Rader How Did Poetry Survive? The Making of Modern American Verse . By Newcomb John Timberman . Urbana : Univ. of Illinois Press . 2012 . xi, 338 pp . $75.00 . Hog Butchers, Beggars, and Busboys: Poverty, Labor, and the Making of Modern American Poetry . By Marsh John...
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American Literature (1 June 2004) 76 (2): 275–306.
Published: 01 June 2004
...John Timberman Newcomb Duke University Press 2004 John ‘‘The Housetop Sea Cityscape Verse and the Timberman Rise of Modern American Poetry Newcomb In her 1914 review of The Little Book of Modern Verse, Harriet Monroe objected to Jessie Rittenhouse’s...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 187–188.
Published: 01 March 2000
.... Jennifer Kennedy, Yale University Emily Dickinson and Her Contemporaries: Women’s Verse in America, 1820–1885. By Elizabeth A. Petrino. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England. 1998. xi, 240 pp. $40.00...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 433–454.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Laura Zebuhr Based on archival research done at the Library Company of Philadelphia, this essay offers an interpretation of original and popular verses that appear in nineteenth-century friendship albums. It argues that the verses engage a long-standing conversation about the nature of friendship...
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Published: 01 December 2017
Figure 1 “New Year’s Verses, Addressed to the Kind Customers of the Pennsylvania Evening Post, by the Printer’s Lads Who Carry about the Same,” Pennsylvania Evening Post , January 1, 1778. Used with permission from Readex, a division of NewsBank Inc. Figure 1. “New Year’s Verses, Addressed to More
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 91–119.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Cody Marrs Marrs's essay considers how Melville's Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War (1866) provides an immanent account, or inside narrative, of the author's transition from novelist to poet. Focusing on the relation between his figurations of time and the structures of his verse, Marrs argues...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 585–612.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., Hughes’s 1930s verse—especially his 1938 pamphlet A New Song —represents, I suggest, a formal response to shifting ideologies of poetic labor, namely, an effort to disentangle poetry from capitalist individualism and align it with proletarian collective labor. I argue that Hughes’s socialist poems...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 753–778.
Published: 01 December 2010
... postwar verse, for it reflects a resistance to cultural norms typically credited solely to mainstream poets' more overtly antiestablishment counterparts on the margins. © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Jesse ​ ​“Poets of the First Book, Writers of Promise”: Zuba Beginning in the...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 807–834.
Published: 01 December 2010
... geometry that underlies their free-verse forms. This subtle mathematical patterning, based on the natural numbers four, three, and seven and on the sequence of the first twenty-four primes, provides the foundation for a contemporary earthworks poetics. Hedge Coke explicates an older form of Indigenous...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 91–119.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Harriet Monroe. The essay also brings to light the connections between this promotional brochure and back issues of Monroe’s Poetry: A Magazine of Verse , further underscoring the close ties between commercial tourism and literary modernism. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Fred...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 893–894.
Published: 01 December 2015
...: Chinese American Verse from Exclusion to Postethnicity by Stephen G. Yao, American Literature 87, no. 3 (2015): 627–29. On p. 627, the first two sentences of the review should read: “These recent studies register the field of Asian American literary studies’ continuing turn away from deploying...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 824–826.
Published: 01 December 2013
... lines of verse from their contexts. Miller disagrees. Arguing that it is anachronistic and also culturally non- specific to define “lyric” in terms of “subjectivity, address, or temporality,” she claims that nineteenth-century Americans defined the lyric “in relation to song, which is to say...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 753–784.
Published: 01 December 2018
... some two hundred metrically regular verses composed between 1682 and 1725, these poems about transformation were also the poet’s attempt at it. Taylor dated nearly all the poems in his two sequences of Meditations , and from these dates, it becomes clear that the progress of each sequence reflects the...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 869–892.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Accents: Chinese American Verse from Exclusion to Postethnicity by Stephen G. Yao, 627–29. Chia, Christina. Review: The Birth of a Jungle: Animality in Progressive-Era US Literature and Culture by Michael Lundblad; Animal Stories: Narrating across Species Lines by Susan McHugh, 836–38...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 147–184.
Published: 01 March 2001
... with these different narratives of national history are different approaches to poetic form. M]y form writes Whitman, ‘‘has strictly grown from my purports and facts, and is the analogy of themthat is, free verse is the ‘‘analogy’’ of ‘‘a revolutionary age’’ (LG, 755). For Lanier, the Centennial...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 619–633.
Published: 01 September 2002
... circumstantial reasoning, as when he asserts that although ‘‘it would be far too simplistic to say that the Bomb poems of the 1940s evolved into the new domestic verse of the 1950s, it nonetheless remains true that this domestic verse di- rectly compensates for omissions that were identifying features of...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 877–878.
Published: 01 December 2000
... and artistic innovation are neces- sarily yoked (how do we account for Vita Sackville-West, for example it is clear that modernist women writers were innovators in the use of language and verse...