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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 184–186.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Ellen Weinauer Duke University Press 2007 Writing Revolution: Aesthetics and Politics in Hawthorne, Whitman, and Thoreau . By Peter J. Bellis. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2003. vii, 221 pp. $ 39.95. Our Common Dwelling: Henry Thoreau, Transcendentalism, and the Class...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 194–196.
Published: 01 March 2000
... Melville’s ‘‘Benito Cereno’’ and ‘‘The En- cantadas and Walt Whitman’s ‘‘Passage to India In a sort of ‘‘literary diplo- macy both Freneau and Barlow, in search of a ‘‘usable past’’ for the incipient...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 613–615.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Harold K. Bush, Jr. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Walt Whitman and the Culture of American Celebrity . By David Haven Blake. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press. 2006. xv, 251 pp. $35.00. Walt Whitman and the Class Struggle . By Andrew Lawson. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 394–397.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Jason Stacy © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 American Transcendentalism: A History . By Philip F. Gura. New York: Hill and Wang. 2007. xv, 385 pp. Cloth; $27.50; paper, $15.00. Mediating American Autobiography: Photography in Emerson, Thoreau, Douglass, and Whitman . By...
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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 610–612.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... Grant’s Memoirs,William Sherman’s Memoirs, Louisa May Alcott’s Hospital Sketches, Walt Whitman’s Drum Taps, William Faulkner’s AFable, and documents from various Geneva Conventions), though he also offers substantial readings of several canonical texts, most notably Stephen Crane’s The Red Badge of...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 253–279.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Mark Noble Noble's essay examines Walt Whitman's investment in an often radical materialization of subjectivity, which both underlies his earliest claims to reinvent embodied experience and brings his poetic project to crisis. In the 1855 Leaves , Whitman's enthusiasm for the popular science of his...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 416–418.
Published: 01 June 2005
... Career. By Edgar A. Dryden. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2004. xii, 230 pp. $49.50. So Long! Walt Whitman’s Poetry of Death. By Harold Aspiz. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2004. xi, 294 pp. $42.50. To Walt Whitman, America. By Kenneth M. Price. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Caro...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 147–184.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Jack Kerkering Duke University Press 2001 Jack ‘‘Of Me and of Mine The Music of Racial Kerkering Identity in Whitman and Lanier, Dvorˇák and DuBois With Reconstruction entering its tenth year in 1875, plans were underway in Philadelphia for...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 497–524.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Robert K. Nelson; Kenneth M. Price Duke University Press 2001 Robert K. Debating Manliness: Thomas Wentworth Nelson and Higginson, William Sloane Kennedy, and the Kenneth M. Question of Whitman Price In 1908 William Sloane Kennedy, one of Walt Whit- man’s...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 409–411.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Sean Metzger Racial Imperatives: Discipline, Performativity, and Struggles against Subjection . By Ehlers Nadine . Bloomington : Indiana Univ. Press . 2012 . x , 185 pp. Cloth , $70.00 ; paper , $25.00 . American Poetry in Performance: From Walt Whitman to Hip Hop . By...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 668–670.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Faith Barrett Three American Poets: Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, and Herman Melville . By Spengemann William C. . Notre Dame, Ind. : Univ. of Notre Dame Press . 2010 . xv, 226 pp. Paper, $28.00 . Winds of Will: Emily Dickinson and the Sovereignty of Democratic Thought . By...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 193–195.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Mark Noble American Bards: Walt Whitman and Other Unlikely Candidates for National Poet . By Whitley Edward . Chapel Hill : Univ. of North Carolina Press . 2010 . xiv, 248 pp. $49.95 . Dickinson: Selected Poems and Commentaries . By Vendler Helen . Cambridge : Harvard...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 85–119.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Peter Coviello Duke University Press 2001 Peter Intimate Nationality: Anonymity and Attachment Coviello in Whitman ‘‘Here is adhesiveness—it is not previously fashioned— it is apropos; Do you know what it is, as you pass, to be...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 640–642.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., University of Chicago The Erotic Whitman. By Vivian R. Pollak. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of Cali- fornia Press. 2000. xxiv, 261 pp. Cloth, $50.00; paper, $18.95. Scholars trying to reconstruct historical connections between Walt Whitman’s sexuality and his poetics tend either to overnormalize...
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 422–424.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Russ Castronovo Duke University Press 2007 The Noises of American Literature, 1890-1985: Toward a History of Literary Acoustics . By Philipp Schweighauser. Gainesville: Univ. Press of Florida. 2006. viii, 262 pp. $59.95. Looking into Walt Whitman: American Art, 1850-1920. By...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 220–222.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Alan Golding © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 New World Poetics: Nature and the Adamic Imagination of Whitman, Neruda, and Walcott . By George B. Handley. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2007. xi, 441 pp. $39.95. Prehistoric Digital Poetry: An Archaeology of Forms, 1959...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 443–447.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Mark Scroggins © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Invisible Listeners: Lyric Intimacy in Herbert, Whitman, and Ashbery . By Helen Vendler. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2005. 95 pp. Cloth, $32.95; paper, $14.95. The Art of Twentieth-Century American Poetry...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Douglas Guerra Guerra's essay examines the overlapping discourses of avatar found in Milton Bradley's The Checkered Game of Life and Walt Whitman's “Song of Myself.” Because an avatar is defined by action, the essay begins by tracing the operational dynamics of the figure in Bradley's game...
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American Literature (1 March 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 (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 446–448.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Marianne Noble Affecting Fictions: Mind, Body, and Emotion in American Literary Realism . By Jane F. Thrailkill. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2007. 312 pp. $45.00. American Elegy: The Poetry of Mourning from the Puritans to Whitman . By Max Cavitch. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press...