1-20 of 592 Search Results for

water

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 233–241.
Published: 01 June 2012
...M. Allewaert; Michael Ziser M. Allewaert Preface: Under Water and Michael Ziser In fall 2011 in Durban, South Africa, the most recent round of international negotiations on greenhouse gas emission regu- lation was brought to a halt by a small group of diplomats from...
Journal Article
American Literature (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...
Journal Article
American Literature (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...
Journal Article
American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 759–766.
Published: 01 December 2020
Journal Article
American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 309–341.
Published: 01 June 2020
... they never became environmentalists, they experimented with environmental writing and politics. By recovering these experiments, this article shows how media produce—rather than simply portray—lands and waters. Ultimately it tells the story of the borderlands as a series of struggles over what...
Image
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
Journal Article
American Literature (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...
Journal Article
American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 876–878.
Published: 01 December 2018
... 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 “utopian...
Journal Article
American Literature (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...
Journal Article
American Literature (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...
Journal Article
American Literature (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...
Journal Article
American Literature (2013) 85 (4): 719–744.
Published: 01 December 2013
... . Premises 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...
Journal Article
American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 121–149.
Published: 01 March 2013
... image of the Caribbean’s archipelagic logic (of discontinuous conjunction) disseminating itself globally, so that the Caribbean no longer exists merely as the subset of islands washed by the Caribbean Sea but rather as the expansive set of land- and water-spaces that chaotically repeat across...
Journal Article
American Literature (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...
Journal Article
American Literature (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...
Journal Article
American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 381–408.
Published: 01 June 2012
... 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. As the novel proceeds, the narra- tive focus shifts from Mark’s treatment to the environmental plot, a...
Journal Article
American Literature (2016) 88 (4): 815–837.
Published: 01 December 2016
...-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 bale, and, walking back to our semi-dilapidated 1890s farmhouse, I looked over the Franklin...
Journal Article
American Literature (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...
Journal Article
American Literature (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...
Journal Article
American Literature (2019) 91 (2): 426–428.
Published: 01 June 2019
... writer Ding Ling, specifically through the use of the telegraph, producing what So terms “long-distance realism.” In Chapter 2, Buck’s The Good Earth is contextualized through her earlier study of the Chinese classic, Shuihu Zhuan ( The Water Margin ; the date is the subject of scholarly debate...