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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...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 416–419.
Published: 01 June 2008
... Archaeology of Southern 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...
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Published: 01 June 2019
Figure 3 Robert Smithson, Spiral Jetty (1970), Great Salt Lake, Utah. Mud, salt crystals, rocks, water; 1,500 by 15 feet. From the collection of the DIA Center for the Arts, New York. Photo by Gianfranco Gorgoni. Art © Holt-Smithson Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY Figure 3 Robert More
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 7–32.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Tynin, 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...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 876–878.
Published: 01 December 2018
... “multispecies justice,” attentive 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...
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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
... Unction. Since Thomas Aquinas, who followed Aristotle’s the- ories of the 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...
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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
...- temporary texts: The Rifles by William T. Vollman, Almanac of the Dead by 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...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 121–149.
Published: 01 March 2013
... ): 753 – 79 . 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...
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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 December 2013) 85 (4): 719–744.
Published: 01 December 2013
... confrontation with Communist China in the 1950s provided the basis and impetus for developing a new model of information theory through the weaponizing of literature. References Bogart Leo . 1969 . Premises for Propaganda . New York : Free Press . Chang Eileen . 2005 . Written on Water...
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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
... with food, water, and bale, and, walking back to our semi-dilapidated 1890s farmhouse, I looked over the Franklin County grass fields. Each grass frond was a muddy autumn brown. The clouds spun behind us like a Van Gogh sky. When we first moved there, we didn’t know that the single wire dipping and...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 873–875.
Published: 01 December 2018
...). Butler, who authored twelve 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...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 426–428.
Published: 01 June 2019
... contextualized through her earlier study of the Chinese classic, Shuihu Zhuan ( The Water Margin ; the date is the subject of scholarly debate), that leads to particular aesthetic and political articulations grouped under So’s rubric “natural democracy.” Chapter 3 investigates Paul Robeson’s Chinese recordings...
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American Literature (1 September 2019) 91 (3): 687–689.
Published: 01 September 2019
..., and the networks of commerce; agriculture, food production, and the rendering of animal capital; waste management, garbage, and recycling; the infrastructures of global health, epidemics, and epidemiology; infrastructures of urban spaces, including public transit and housing, water provision, sewage...
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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...