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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 233–241.
Published: 01 June 2012
...M. Allewaert; Michael Ziser © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. M. Allewaert Preface: Under Water and Michael Ziser In fall 2011 in Durban, South...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 457–459.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Audra Simpson Deep Waters: The Textual Continuum in American Indian Literature . By Teuton Christopher B. . Lincoln : Univ. of Nebraska Press . 2010 . xxii, 272 pp. $40.00 . When Did Indians Become Straight? Kinship, the History of Sexuality, and Native Sovereignty . By Rifkin...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 416–419.
Published: 01 June 2008
... Fiction . By Annette Trefzer. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2007. xii, 223 pp. $38.50. Matter, Magic, and Spirit: Representing Indian and African American Belief . By David Murray. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2007. 213 pp. $59.95. Crossing Waters, Crossing Worlds: The African Diaspora...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 7–32.
Published: 01 March 2005
..., Louisiana, in 1944, Fuller’s two-act play draws on detec- tive formulas, opening with the dramatic shooting death of the Afri- can American sergeant Vernon Waters. In a drunken stupor, Waters repeatedly tells his hidden assailant: ‘‘They still hate you In the wake of his brutal and mysterious death...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 876–878.
Published: 01 December 2018
... to the flows of people, plants, animals, and cultures, as well as toxins, through the waters of the Pacific. The result is an eclectic transnational study that juxtaposes Samuel Butler’s Erewhon (1872) with Keri Hulme’s The Bone People (1984), both now imagined as dueling “utopian” narratives of...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 811–835.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Barry explains so compellingly in Rising Tide: The Great Mis- sissippi Flood of 1927 and How It Changed America, the flood that Faulk- ner represents in the ‘‘Old Man’’ sections of If I Forget Thee, Jeru- salem was an extraordinary historical event. Waters thirty feet deep stretched from Illinois to...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 737–765.
Published: 01 December 2014
... material, each sacrament has been understood as bipartite, consisting of what the Catholic catechism calls “essential matter” and “form.”6 The essential matter is material—water for the Baptism; oil for Confirmation and Extreme Unction; bread and wine for the Eucha- rist; the priest’s spoken...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 440–441.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Grass,Running Water by Thomas King, the ‘‘spa- ghetti western’’ films of Sergio Leone, Bingo Palace by Louise Erdrich, and the Deadrock novels of Thomas McGuane. Smith notes a renewed interest in the western...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 441–442.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Leslie Marmon Silko, Green Grass,Running Water by Thomas King, the ‘‘spa- ghetti western’’ films of Sergio Leone, Bingo Palace by Louise Erdrich, and the Deadrock novels of Thomas McGuane. Smith notes a renewed interest in the...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 719–744.
Published: 01 December 2013
... for Propaganda . New York : Free Press . Chang Eileen . 2005 . Written on Water . Translated by Jones Andrew . New York : Columbia Univ. Press . ———. [1955] 1998 . The Rice-Sprout Song . Berkeley and Los Angeles : Univ. of California Press . Cull Nicholas . 2008...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 121–149.
Published: 01 March 2013
... . Bordelon Pamela . 1999 . “ Zora Neale Hurston: A Biographical Essay .” In Go Gator and Muddy the Water: Writings by Zora Neale Hurston from the Federal Writers' Project . Edited by Bordelon Pamela , 2 – 49 . New York : Norton . Boyd Valerie . 2003 . Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 883–884.
Published: 01 December 2003
... a play about gay baseball players (full frontal nudity!) and eight of those Tony’s joyously bestowed on John Waters’s Hairspray—underlines the necessity for an account of the centrality of the theater in queer cultural life, which is...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 381–408.
Published: 01 June 2012
... Crane Refuge. Through the story of Kear- ney’s land-­use contests, the text introduces Daniel Riegel, Karin’s boyfriend and a devoted environmentalist who represents the Refuge, and Robert Karsh, Karin’s lover and a developer with ambitions to turn the Refuge into a water park...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 815–837.
Published: 01 December 2016
... them as busywork during the storm. We nailed a wooden door to the front of our usually open-access chicken coop, something that not even the red-tailed fox living in the nearby woods (who’d actually snagged one of our birds a year earlier) had prompted us to do. We locked them in with food, water, and...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 873–875.
Published: 01 December 2018
... novels and several short stories before she died in 2006, once described herself as “a pessimist if I’m not careful, a feminist, a black, a former Baptist, an oil-and-water combination of ambition, laziness, insecurity, certainty, and drive” (quoted on 1). Using a more overtly biographical orientation...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 206–208.
Published: 01 March 2005
...- Book Reviews 207 man peas; drops of water, drops of tears. The ubiquity in Brown’s collection of coffee along with pots, kettles, and cups may have something to do with the rigors of composition—a point Bruno Latour jokingly makes, thinking of Heidegger’s famous jug, in regard to philosophical...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 897–914.
Published: 01 December 2012
...  American Literature Authors of Essays and Book Reviews Adamson, Joni. Review: Chura, Thoreau the Land Surveyor, 189–91. Review: Walls, The Passage to Cosmos: Alexander von Humboldt and the Shaping of America, 189–91. Allewaert, Monique, and Michael Ziser. “Under Water” (preface to issue...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 723–753.
Published: 01 December 2016
... interests of the “cold-water” industrialists who demanded punctuality and clockwork conformity from workers who were accustomed to the more loosely structured paces of preindustrial labor. Yet other temperance advocates, typically those associated with agrarian and religious frames of reference, sensed that...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 475–504.
Published: 01 September 2013
... . 1851 . A Treatise on the Law of Carriers of Goods and Passengers, by Land and by Water . 2nd ed. Boston : Little Brown . Arendt Hannah . 1976 . “ Decline of the Nation-State; End of the Rights of Man .” In The Origins of Totalitarianism , 267 – 302 . New York : Harvest Books...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 767–797.
Published: 01 December 2014