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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 395–397.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Barton Keeton 2006 Shooting Cowboys and Indians: Silent Western Films, American Culture, and the Birth of Hollywood . Andrew Brodie Smith. Boulder: Univ. Press of Colorado. 2003. viii, 230 pp. $34.95. Cowboys as Cold Warriors: The Western and U.S. History . Stanley Corkin. Philadelphia: Temple...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 429–430.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Blake Allmendinger By Noreen Groover Lape. Athens: Ohio Univ. Press. 2000. x, 224 pp. Cloth,$59.95; paper, $24.95. 2001 Book Reviews 429 West of the Border: The Multicultural Literature of the Western American Fron- tiers. By Noreen...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 188–190.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Andy Doolen © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Rome Reborn on Western Shores: Historical Imagination and the Creation of the American Republic. By Eran Shalev. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2009. xiii, 311 pp. $45.00. The State as a Work of Art: The Cultural Origins of the...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 456–458.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Stephanie LeMenager Golden Dreams: California in an Age of Abundance, 1950–1963 . By Kevin Starr. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2009. xi, 564 pp. $34.95. Dirty Wars: Landscape, Power, and Waste in Western American Literature . By John Beck. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 2009. 366 pp. $55.00...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 669–670.
Published: 01 September 2001
... why the detective story arose in the mid-nineteenth century and flourished in the twentieth. Some of the more recent are Gordon Kelly (Mystery Fiction and Modern Life, 1998), Jon Thompson (Fiction, Crime, and Empire: Clues to Modernity and Postmodernity, 1993), and Marcus Klein (Easterns, Westerns...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 897–898.
Published: 01 December 2003
... Western. By Armando José Prats. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2002. xxi, 317 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $21.95. Black Masculinity and the Frontier Myth in American Literature. By Michael K. John...
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American Literature (1 June 2004) 76 (2): 409–411.
Published: 01 June 2004
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 874–876.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Michael A. Chaney © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 The Diasporan Self: Unbreaking the Circle in Western Black Novels . By J. Lee Greene. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2008. 257 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $19.50. Dilution Anxiety and the Black Phallus . By Margo Natalie Crawford...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 433–454.
Published: 01 September 2015
... in the Western tradition: where the feeling of friendship comes from, the nature of the feeling itself, and how we ought to practice it. Situating the verses in relation to literary and philosophical writings on friendship including those of Socrates, Michel de Montaigne, Friedrich Nietzsche...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 333–359.
Published: 01 June 2009
... oppression with that of Native Americans. Anglo-American poets sometimes turned to haiku (after the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the wars with Korea and Vietnam) to escape an identity they scorned: white, American, middle-class. Haiku's famed impersonality promised a release not merely from Western...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 151–179.
Published: 01 March 2010
...)coloniality. It also links his thinking to Western philosophy, including Edmund Husserl's phenomenology, in which the task of thought is frequently understood in terms of an awakening. Tuhkanen suggests that in Wright and Husserl the slippery distinction between dreaming and wakefulness is best represented by...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 361–389.
Published: 01 June 2014
...John Levi Barnard While scholars have taken an increasing interest in the ways writers of the African diaspora have appropriated, revised, and otherwise intervened in the Western classical tradition, this scholarship has yet to fully articulate a cohesive theory of the political implications of...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 815–839.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Christopher Trigg Abstract This article reconsiders the legacy of American Puritanism in the context of the current controversy around “radical Islam.” The rise of Salafi jihadism has emboldened those who maintain that Islam is incompatible with Western secularity. Liberal responses to this claim...
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American Literature (1 December 2008) 80 (4): 677–705.
Published: 01 December 2008
... decades-long struggle between the United States and the Sauks, as well as other native peoples in the western Great Lakes region, over how to conceptualize native landholding, diplomacy, and trade. The narrative explores the effects of reducing a complex regional matrix to a series of treaty-mediated...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 389–419.
Published: 01 June 2010
...R. John Williams Despite his enormous popularity as a native interpreter of Chinese culture for Western readers, Lin Yutang's literary career has been largely ignored in American studies and only selectively attended to in Asian and Asian American studies. This essay argues that much of this...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 891.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Jessica Hurley’s essay “Impossible Futures: Fictions of Risk in the Longue Durée ” ( American Literature , 89:4, 761–89) received the 2017 Don D. Walker Prize, awarded annually by the Don D. Walker Prize Committee and the Western Literature...
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 641.
Published: 01 September 2007
... 2007 Erratum Erratum for Dan Moos, book review, American Literature 79 (March 2007): 208–10. The correct title of the book under review is Exploding the Western: Myths of Empire on the Postmodern Frontier, not Exploding the Empire: Myths of Empire on the Postmodern Frontier. DOI...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 863.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., awarded annu- ally by the Don D. Walker Prize Committee and the Western Literature Asso- ciation for the best essay published on western American literature in the previous year. Curtis Marez was awarded an honorable mention for “Cesar Chavez’s Video Collection,” a Scalar project published as...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 215.
Published: 01 March 2014
... by the Don D. Walker Prize Committee and the Western Literature Association for the best essay published on western American literature in the previous year. 2013 Jay B. Hubbell Medal Robert S. Levine was awarded the 2013 Jay B. Hubbell Medal. The annual award, named for the founding...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 241.
Published: 01 March 2007
... the Don. D. Walker award for the best essay on Western American literature published in 2005. Established in 1978, the Don D. Walker Prize is awarded annually by the Don D. Walker Prize Committee and the Western Literature Association to an essay published the previous year. ...