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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 57–89.
Published: 01 March 2017
... sought to buoy her authority outside the domestic realm through professional social work and study, nor purely a method for monitoring women’s biological reproduction. Instead, the Delineator ’s exploitation of social science’s interchange with sentimentalism demonstrates its capacity to envision new...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 654–657.
Published: 01 September 2017
... and the Construction of Transnational Identity . By Drake Simone C. . Baton Rouge : Louisiana State Univ. Press . 2014 . xi, 186 pp. Cloth , $35.00 ; e-book available. Women’s Work: Nationalism and Contemporary African American Women’s Novels . By Thorsson Courtney . Charlottesville...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 59–86.
Published: 01 March 2000
... maritime Portland, Longfellow had been am- bitious to make a name for himself in letters; his biographer Lawrance Thompson shows how assiduously the youngLongfellow worked as a Bowdoin professor to master his discipline and...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 151–182.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Palmer Rampell Abstract In the 1970s the large multinational entertainment conglomerates that gained control of both publishing and Hollywood traded the rights to creative works across different media, hoping for a single moneymaking hit. This new emphasis on blockbuster productions led to a...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 217–218.
Published: 01 March 2000
... or another on this foundation we call ‘experience’ ’’ (13). It is deceptive because there is nothingsimple about Egan’s aims or his work. He is concerned with havingus reshape our thinkingabout the ubiquitous...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 205–206.
Published: 01 March 2001
... American preaching practices. My only complaint with this collection is that I found myself wanting to know more about how the respondents in the original conference felt about these works. Short sections of commentary after each essay would have ac- cented the already tantalizingly thick way in...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 207–208.
Published: 01 March 2001
... practices. My only complaint with this collection is that I found myself wanting to know more about how the respondents in the original conference felt about these works. Short sections of commentary after each essay would have ac- cented the already tantalizingly thick way in which these scholars...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 209–210.
Published: 01 March 2001
... practices. My only complaint with this collection is that I found myself wanting to know more about how the respondents in the original conference felt about these works. Short sections of commentary after each essay would have ac- cented the already tantalizingly thick way in which these scholars...
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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): 449–451.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Mark Rifkin Firsting and Lasting: Writing Indians out of Existence in New England . By Jean M. O'Brien. Minneapolis: Univ. Minnesota Press. 2010. xxvi, 269 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $24.95. Indian Work: Language and Livelihood in Native American History . By Daniel H. Usner Jr. Cambridge: Harvard...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 389–398.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Daniel Grausam © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Daniel The Way We Talk Now about Grausam the Way They Were Then: Recent Work on the “Contemporary” American Literature and the Free Market, 1945–2000. By Michael W. Clune. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Univ...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 87–115.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Sonnet Retman In this essay, Retman explores Sterling Brown’s radical use of signifying ethnography in his posthumous collection A Negro Looks at the South (2007), a work of mostly unpublished essays written in the early 1940s when Brown journeyed as a participant observer to take stock of African...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 186–189.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Nineteenth-Century America . By Dowling David . Baton Rouge : Louisiana State Univ. Press . 2012 . 240 pp. $39.95 . Words at Work in “Vanity Fair”: Language Shifts in Crucial Times, 1914-1930 . By Banta Martha . New York : Palgrave Macmillan . 2011 . 233 pp. $95.00 . Out on Assignment...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 433–454.
Published: 01 September 2015
... . Translated by Willis Arthur . New York : Putnam . Weller Barry . 1978 . “The Rhetoric of Friendship in Montaigne's Essais.” New Literary History 9 , no. 3 : 503 – 23 . Laura The Work of Friendship in Nineteenth-Century Zebuhr American Friendship Album Verses...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 137–157.
Published: 01 March 2015
... . C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America. IFC Films. DVD. Del Mar, CA : Genius Entertainment . Woolfork Lisa . 2009 . Embodying American Slavery in Contemporary Culture . Urbana : Univ. of Illinois Press . Michael A. Strangely Interested: Elliott The Work of Historical...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 441–443.
Published: 01 June 2002
...-warrior would 404 American Literature demand. Collating the work with colonialist texts, including Spenser’s own View of the Present State of Ireland, Bach shows definitively that even these so-called private love poems are part of colonial discourse. An important part of Bach’s work is her...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 887–889.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Alan Wald Troublemakers: Power, Representation, and the Fiction of the Mass Worker . By Scott William . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers Univ. Press . 2012 . x , 284 pp. Cloth , $72.00 ; paper , $24.95 . American Socialist Triptych: The Literary-Political Work of Charlotte Perkins Gilman...
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 527–551.
Published: 01 September 2007
...John Marsh Duke University Press 2007 John A Lost Art of Work: Marsh The Arts and Crafts Movement in Carl Sandburg’s Chicago Poems Our only criteria of judgment should not be whether or not a man’s actions are justified...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 835–838.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Depression . By Susan Currell. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2005. 235 pp. $39.95. The Twilight of the Middle Class: Post-World War II American Fiction and White-Collar Work . By Andrew Hoberek. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2005. x, 158 pp. Cloth, $57.50; paper, $21.95. Book Reviews...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 411–414.
Published: 01 June 2008
.... Art and Memory in the Work of Elizabeth Bishop . By Jonathan Ellis. Hampshire, Eng.: Ashgate. 2006. viii, 208 pp. $89.95. Book Reviews By Birth or Consent: Children, Law, and the Anglo-American Revolution in Authority. By Holly Brewer. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2005...