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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 421–424.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., Booker T. Washington, W. E. B. Du Bois, and Marcus Garvey.ByWil- son Jeremiah Moses. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2004. xviii, 308 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $24.95. Photography on the Color Line: W. E. B. Du Bois, Race, and Visual Culture.By Shawn Michelle Smith. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (2): 307–333.
Published: 01 June 2007
...June Hee Chung Duke University Press 2007 June Hee Getting the Picture: American Corporate Chung Advertising and the Rise of a Cosmopolitan Visual Culture in The Ambassadors It may be counterintuitive to assert that Henry James...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (2): 418–419.
Published: 01 June 2002
... but also for its introduction to an American genre that has not yet received enough critical attention. Peter Kvidera, Duke University 418 American Literature The Eye’s Mind: Literary Modernism and Visual Culture. By Karen Jacobs. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2001. viii, 311 pp. Cloth, $45.00...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (1): 218–219.
Published: 01 March 2001
... could not the narrative of friendly and inevitable English settlement featured in history books and Disney movies. The book concludes by exam- ining in their historical contexts myriad visual and written texts from the late eighteenth century to the present that illustrate the importance of these two...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 501–526.
Published: 01 September 2008
... politics of visual spectatorship, the essay analyzes Cliff's novel Free Enterprise (1993); the central scene is an unveiling of this painting. Destabilizing Ruskin's reading of the painting's sublimity and asking what it means to “take pleasure in looking at images of terror,” Cliff's novel inserts a black...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 394–397.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Susan Rosenbaum Deafening Modernism: Embodied Language and Visual Poetics in American Literature . By Rebecca Sanchez . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2015 . viii, 198 pp. Cloth, $ 89.00 ; paper, $ 26.00 ; e-book available. Blasphemous Modernism: The 20th-Century Word Made...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (1): 17–47.
Published: 01 March 2022
... visual novel, which offers a counterdiscourse to normative modes of play and attempts to offer utopic spaces to reflect upon the “real” genres of race and neo–Cold War geopolitics. Using theories of performance from Dorinne Kondo and others, the author shows how queer indie visual novels are primarily...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 707–722.
Published: 01 December 2020
... organizations create visual imagery to teach the public to imagine we can see and therefore avoid contaminants that are invisible to the naked eye. Comparison of COVID-19 with other global disease outbreaks shows how a core set of contagion media visualizations are repeatedly deployed with subtle adaptations...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 209–212.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., racialized gaze (89). He writes, “[The] legacy of Civil Rights photography would define both the way the movement saw itself then as well as the way we remember and visualize it now, even into our new century” (25; emphasis added). But Faulkner’s patriarchs and Welty’s white Mississippians—takers...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 880–882.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Lindsey Andrews Freud Upside Down: African American Literature and Psychoanalytic Culture . By Ahad Badia Sahar . Urbana : Univ. of Illinois Press . 2010 . xi , 195 pp. $40.00 . Images of Black Modernism: Verbal and Visual Strategies of the Harlem Renaissance . By Thaggert...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 395–397.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Lisa Lynch Print Technology in Scotland and America, 1740–1800 . By McAuley Louis Kirk . Lewisburg, PA : Bucknell Univ. Press ; Lanham, MD : Rowman and Littlefield . 2013 . xv, 327 pp. Cloth , $90.00 ; e-book, $89.99 . The Camera and the Press: American Visual and Print...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 209–211.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Samantha Pinto Radical Sensations: World Movements, Violence, and Visual Culture . By Streeby Shelley . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2013 . xxii , 328 pp. Cloth , $94.95 ; paper , $25.95 ; e-book , $25.95 . Humanitarian Violence: The US Deployment of Diversity...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (1): 197–200.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Jennifer Glaser Disaster Drawn: Visual Witness, Comics, and Documentary Form . By Chute Hillary L. . Cambridge : Belknap Press of Harvard Univ. Press . 2016 . 359 pp. Cloth , $35.00 ; e-book, $35.00 . The New Mutants: Superheroes and the Radical Imagination of American Comics...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (4): 775–803.
Published: 01 December 2009
... invested in visual constructs. Ellison's work with visual media ranged from an apprenticeship with Richmond Barthé to his life-long work as a photographer. Tracing the development of his aesthetic back to his friendship with Richard Wright and Romare Bearden, Hill argues that Ellison's metaphor...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (4): 847–849.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Barbara Eckstein © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Henry James: Women and Realism . By Victoria Coulson. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2007. ix, 240 pp. $95.00. Henry James and the Visual . By Kendall Johnson. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2007. xv, 246 pp. $95.00...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (4): 661–688.
Published: 01 December 2013
... that derive from the fields of computational linguistics and data visualization—can further illuminate these mysteries. It also describes how the unique demands of the archive of slavery pose challenges to the field of digital humanities as it is currently conceived. By contrasting a set of visualizations...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 863–866.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Martha J. Cutter Both of these books unpack the role played by the visual in the second half of the nineteenth century and the racial subtexts of various visual modes. Of course, this is a vast subject with much ground still to be covered. Yet these books contribute to the important project...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (3): 509–545.
Published: 01 September 2011
... democratic rhetoric of citizenship education, even as they praised the schools for making them who they were. Both the visual and verbal accounts Cooper discusses speak to subaltern students' ability to express individuality in the face of an evolutionary framework that sought to systematize their identities...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (2): 195–226.
Published: 01 June 2021
..., Wells pushed mere counting past itself to a profound mode of ethical accounting. Two of her contemporaries, Mark Twain and W. E. B. Du Bois, sustained a similarly supraquantitative thrust; each attempted to harness the antilynching potential of numbers by enlisting data visualization. Twain falls short...
Published: 01 June 2020
Figure 1 A visualization of the similarities of “fiction” to other genres in the Crisis , 1911–17. In 1913, “articles,” “letters,” and “poetry” became more similar to “fiction,” before separating again. The scale, 0 to 1, indicates the degree of dissimilarity or similarity, respectively. Figure More