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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 202–203.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Unsettling the Literary West: Authenticity and Authorship. By Nathaniel Lewis. Lin- coln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 2003. x, 297 pp. $49.95. In the Work of Their Hands Is Their Prayer: Cultural Narrative and Redemption on the American Frontiers, 1830–1930. By Joel Daehnke. Athens: Ohio Univ. Press. 2003...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (2): 441–443.
Published: 01 June 2002
...-as-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 (2002) 74 (3): 680–682.
Published: 01 September 2002
... works be appreciated for their ‘‘alterity’’ (4), not be considered precursors of later works, and asks that they be read in a ‘‘dialectic of sameness and differ- ence’’ (7), of otherness and continuities (9). Hammond’s focus is the Puritan elegy, the ‘‘most ubiquitous form of popular verbal art...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (1): 117–148.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Maria Farland Duke University Press 2004 Maria Gertrude Stein’s Brain Work Farland In the eighteenth century that age of manners and formal morals it was believed that the temper of a woman was determined by the turn of her...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 59–86.
Published: 01 March 2000
...- vard. Since his youth in 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...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (1): 205–206.
Published: 01 March 2001
... 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 which...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (1): 207–208.
Published: 01 March 2001
... 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 which...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (1): 209–210.
Published: 01 March 2001
... 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 which...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 874–876.
Published: 01 December 2006
... . By Tim Armstrong. Cambridge, Eng.: Polity. 2005. x, 176 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $24.95. Unknowing: The Work of Modernist Fiction . By Philip M. Weinstein. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2005. x, 308 pp. Cloth, $54.95; paper, $21.95. Book Reviews New World, Known World: Shaping...
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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (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 (2014) 86 (1): 186–189.
Published: 01 March 2014
... and Mentors in 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...
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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (4): 842–843.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Jeff Allred © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Intelligence Work: The Politics of American Documentary . By Jonathan Kahana. New York: Columbia Univ. Press. 2008. xiii, 436 pp. Cloth, $90.00; paper, $29.00. Turncoats, Traitors, and Fellow Travelers: Culture and Politics...
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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 654–657.
Published: 01 September 2017
... American Women 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...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (2): 219–244.
Published: 01 June 2022
...=hvd.hnnvwc&view=1up&seq=75&q1=ada%20clare . Yellin Jean Fagan . 2008 . The Harriet Jacobs Family Papers . Chapel Hill : Univ. of North Carolina Press . 16 This partial picture is legible thanks to The Harriet Jacobs Family Papers (2008) project—the work of Jean Fagan Yellin...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (2): 398–400.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Leonard Cassuto 2006 To Hell and Back: Race and Betrayal in the Southern Novel . By Jeff Abernathy. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2003. xii, 240 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $18.95. Race, Work, and Desire in American Literature, 1860-1930 . By Michele Birnbaum. New York...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (2): 415–418.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Christopher Newfield 2006 Modern Women, Modern Work: Domesticity, Professionalism, and American Writing, 1890-1950 . By Francesca Sawaya. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2003. 198 pp. $42.50. The Business of America: The Cultural Production of a Post-War Nation...
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American Literature (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...