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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 172–175.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Stephen Cushman Remembering World War I in America . By Kimberly J. Lamay Licursi . Lincoln : Univ. of Nebraska Press . 2018 . xxiii, 294 pp. Cloth, $55.00 ; e-book, $55.00 . A Shadow on Our Hearts: Soldier-Poetry, Morality, and the American War in Vietnam . By Adam...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 630–633.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Timothy Sweet If the Northern press valorized women’s domestic roles, the women of Daneen Wardrop’s Civil War Nurse Narratives turned this role to a public purpose. Faced with the challenge of gaining the reader’s approval—since close contact with men’s bodies could be seen as disreputable...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (2): 410–411.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Theo Hummer © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 A Freedom Bought with Blood: African American War Literature from the Civil War to World War II . By Jennifer C. James. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2007. 324 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $22.50. Behind the Lines...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (3): 605–607.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., University of Virginia The Artistry of Anger: Black and White Women’s Literature in America, 1820–1860. By Linda M. Grasso. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2002. xi, 249 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $18.95. The Language of War: Literature and Culture in the U.S. from the Civil War through...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 194–197.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Daniel Grausam The Covert Sphere: Secrecy, Fiction, and the National Security State . By Melley Timothy . Ithaca, NY : Cornell Univ. Press , 2012 . x , 289 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper , $26.95 . No Accident, Comrade: Chance and Design in Cold War American Narratives...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 594–598.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Timothy Sweet The Civil War Dead and American Modernity . By Ian Finseth . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2018 . x, 286 pp. Cloth, $69.00 ; e-book available. Battle Lines: Poetry and Mass Media in the U.S. Civil War . By Eliza Richards . Philadelphia : Univ...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Elizabeth Young © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Mary Chesnut's Civil War Epic. By Julia A. Stern. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2010. xv, 330 pp. $45.00. Walt Whitman and the Civil War: America's Poet during the Lost Years of 1860– 1862. By Ted Genoways. Berkeley...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 657–659.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Eric Solomon Duke University Press 2006 John Brown's Body: Slavery, Violence, and the Culture of War . By Franny Nudelman. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2004. x, 226 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $19.95. The War Complex: World War in Our Time. By Marianna...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 885–887.
Published: 01 December 2003
... Book Reviews 885 Memories of a Lost War: American Poetic Responses to the Vietnam War.BySu- barno Chattarji. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2001. xxi, 248 pp. Cloth, $72.00; paper, $21.95...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 193–196.
Published: 01 March 2003
... is in place: African American patriarchs have replaced white ones, leaving women, youth, and the light-skinned to find their own subversive voices. Jené Lee, Duke University Elizabeth Bishop’s World War II–Cold War...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (4): 819–821.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Jesse Alemán From Battlefields Rising: How the Civil War Transformed American Literature . By Fuller Randall . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2011 . x, 251 pp . $29.95 . The Literatures of the US-Mexican War: Narrative, Time, and Identity . By Rodríguez Jaime Javier...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (2): 409–412.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Christian Moraru Unvarnishing Reality: Subversive Russian and American Cold War Satire . By Maus Derek C. . Columbia : Univ. of South Carolina Press . 2011 . xvi, 247 pp. $49.95 . On Endings: American Postmodern Fiction and the Cold War . By Grausam Daniel...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 51–77.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Steven Belletto From a Cold War literary and cultural studies perspective, the Korean War (1950–1953) is a distinctive moment in US cultural history. This essay proposes that there are two broad phases of Korean War literature: the first phase is work written in the 1950s and early 1960s generally...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 175–177.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Alan Nadel Cold War Friendships: Korea, Vietnam, and Asian American Literature . By Josephine Nock-Hee Park . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2016 . vii, 310 pp. Cloth, $115.00 ; paper, $33.95 ; e-book available. Ambiguous Borderlands: Shadow Imagery in Cold War American...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 646–648.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Eric Solomon © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Ashes of the Mind: War and Memory in Northern Literature, 1865–1900 . By Martin Griffin. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2009. 265 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $29.95. The Other Side of Grief: The Home Front...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (1): 177–179.
Published: 01 March 2018
...James Dawes American Writers and the Approach of World War II, 1935–1941: A Literary History . By Takayoshi Ichiro . Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press . 2015 . ix, 333 pp. Cloth , $102.00 ; e-book, $82.00 . Shell Shock, Memory, and the Novel in the Wake of World War I...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (3): 664–666.
Published: 01 September 2018
... were far different, of course, but there is no doubt that the Cold War—and the racial and gender politics it gave rise to—is still with us. Baldwin’s and Matthews’s cultural histories take us back to that Cold War future. But Matthews is less interested in what officials and organizations had...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 673–675.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Daniel Pecchenino Real Phonies: Cultures of Authenticity in Post–World War II America . By Cheever Abigail . Athens : Univ. of Georgia Press . 2010 . viii , 312 pp. Cloth , $59.95 ; paper , $24.95 . Fantasies of the New Class: Ideologies of Professionalism in Post–World...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (3): 615–617.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., University of Virginia The Artistry of Anger: Black and White Women’s Literature in America, 1820–1860. By Linda M. Grasso. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2002. xi, 249 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $18.95. The Language of War: Literature and Culture in the U.S. from the Civil War through...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (3): 619–621.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Woude, University of Virginia The Artistry of Anger: Black and White Women’s Literature in America, 1820–1860. By Linda M. Grasso. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2002. xi, 249 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $18.95. The Language of War: Literature and Culture in the U.S. from the Civil...