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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 631–632.
Published: 01 September 2000
.... John Michael, University of Rochester 6141 AL 72:3 / sheet 175 of 237 Transcendental Utopias: Individual and Community at Brook Farm, Fruitlands, and Walden. By Richard Francis. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 1997. xiii, 256 pp...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 5–31.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Benjamin Reiss This essay explores Henry David Thoreau's Walden in relation to the history of sleep, considered as a medical, biological, social, and spiritual phenomenon. Attention to Thoreau's striving for “awakening” and “alertness” has veiled his running rhetoric of dormancy: scenes and tropes...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 33–60.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Michelle C. Neely Near the beginning of Walden , Henry David Thoreau tells his readers that his “experiment in living” is dedicated to learning “what are the gross necessaries of life... the grossest groceries,” a choice of metaphor that might remind us just how much of his personal and political...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 61–91.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Press . Fischer Michael R. 1992 . “ Walden and the Politics of Contemporary Literary Theory .” In New Essays on Walden . Edited by Sayre Robert F. . New York : Cambridge Univ. Press , 95 – 113 . Gallagher Catherine . 1998 . “ The History of Literary Criticism .” In...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Duke University Press 2  American Literature The first two essays, on sleep and food, feature the surfaces and depths—and mutability—of the human as an idea. For Benjamin Reiss, Walden registers Thoreau’s engagement with somnolent disturbances as a metacommentary on capitalism and...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 845–862.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Politics: Antebellum Vegetarianism and the Dietary Economy of Walden,” 33–60. Noble, Marianne. Review: Miller, Reading in Time: Emily Dickinson in the Nineteenth Century, 824–26. Review: Socarides, Dickinson Unbound: Paper, Process, Poetics, 824–26. Nudelman, Franny. “‘Marked for...
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 633–640.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Stein, and Thomas Pynchon. Collections More Day to Dawn: Thoreau’s “Walden” for the Twenty-first Century. Ed. Sandra Harbert Petrulionis and Laura Dassow Walls. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2007. xi, 252 pp. Paper, $28.95. This collection, published on the sesquicentennial of the...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 230–234.
Published: 01 March 2019
... updates our understanding of the author of Walden (1854) by placing renewed emphasis on his engagement with science and the environment. Thoreau saw his world transformed by the Industrial Revolution, as deforestation, railroad expansion, economic uncertainty, and river flooding impacted his life...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 668–670.
Published: 01 September 2003
... a sensory ecstasy: ‘‘I see, smell, taste, hear, feel that everlasting Something to which we are allied’’ (Hodder, 90). In addition to AWeek,Hodderbringsfresh readings to Walden (in particular, the ‘‘Solitude’’ chapter) and Thoreau’s jour...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 637–644.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., September 2014 DOI 10.1215/00029831-2717362  © 2014 by Duke University Press 638  American Literature Walden’s Shore: Henry David Thoreau and Nineteenth-Century Science. By Rob- ert M. Thorson. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2014. xviii, 421 pp. $29.95. Thorson uncovers a Thoreau who is a capable...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 121–150.
Published: 01 March 2019
... archive, the note with which founding editor Daniel Walden opened the journal’s first issue suggests the establishment of a professional scholarly field. The second date is 1978, only three years later, when Michael Krasny published an essay in MELUS titled “The Death of the American Jewish Novel,” 6...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 515–544.
Published: 01 September 2003
..., Walden, or Life in the Woods In the pantheon of American literary icons, Thoreau is our sternest disobedient. He stood alone on his conscience against a nation of temporizers, coming out from a society that...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 495–522.
Published: 01 September 2018
... , 278). Chesnutt’s and Annis’s intimacy with Rena Walden allowed them to point toward nameless modes of being, an ethic that resonates well with queer theoretical discourse’s recent skepticism toward political homogeneity and the instrumentalization and consecration of sexuality as an identity...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 423–425.
Published: 01 June 2019
... Came to Die: Process and Prophecy in Thoreau’s Vision of Dying provides a more streamlined route to that figure through the conventions of biography. Raden draws on the well-rehearsed notion that Thoreau wrote Walden (1854) as a process of mourning the death of his brother, John, writing that he...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 195–203.
Published: 01 March 2006
... injustice are infused with the kind of imagination that filled her poetry. 198 American Literature General Hound, Bay Horse, and Turtle Dove: Obscurity and Authority in Thoreau’s ‘‘Walden By Henrik Otterberg. Gothenburg, Sweden: Gothenburg Univ. Press. 2005. 104 pp. Paper, $15.00. Commemorating...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 605–607.
Published: 01 September 2015
...” represented by bee life drew forth a new “environ- mental practice,” and in turn drove Cooper to invent a new “organizational form” (124) for the novel. Ziser concludes with a brief nod to antebellum agri- cultural journals and an argument for reading Thoreau’s Walden (1854) in the georgic—rather than...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 427–429.
Published: 01 June 2003
... with texts that are not early (Thoreau’s Walden,GeorgePerkinsMarsh’sMan and Nature). The decision to explicate more than four centuries of writing about the environment in the compass of one hundred and seventy-six pages...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 429–431.
Published: 01 June 2003
... literature. Sweet’s work is ambitious in its scope: despite the title, he begins with works that are not American (Virgil’s georgics, More’s Utopia) and ends with texts that are not early (Thoreau’s Walden,GeorgePerkinsMarsh’sMan...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 670–672.
Published: 01 September 2003
... this pragmatic bent and the experiential cast of their religious experiences that connect the eccentric recluse of Walden Pond and the gre- garious hermit of Gethsemane to each other. They join company with a lin...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 227–233.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Farm Institute, Henry David Thoreau’s Walden, William Brief Mention 233 Morris’s well-known News from Nowhere, Olive Schreiner’s The Story of an Afri- can Farm, and Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s Herland. Concentrating on nation- alism and...