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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 673–675.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Daniel Pecchenino Real Phonies: Cultures of Authenticity in Post–World War II America . By Cheever Abigail . Athens : Univ. of Georgia Press . 2010 . viii , 312 pp. Cloth , $59.95 ; paper , $24.95 . Fantasies of the New Class: Ideologies of Professionalism in Post–World War II...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 177–179.
Published: 01 March 2018
...James Dawes American Writers and the Approach of World War II, 1935–1941: A Literary History . By Takayoshi Ichiro . Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press . 2015 . ix, 333 pp. Cloth , $102.00 ; e-book, $82.00 . Shell Shock, Memory, and the Novel in the Wake of World War I . By Dodman...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 467–470.
Published: 01 June 2003
... takes a wealth of (scholarly) resources to give the lady her due. Joycelyn Moody, University of Washington, Seattle The Best and Worst Country in the World: Perspectives on the Early Virginia Land...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 179–181.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Timothy Sweet Duke University Press 2007 American Curiosity: Cultures of Natural History in the Colonial British Atlantic World . By Susan Scott Parrish. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2006. xii, 344 pp. $49.95. John Burroughs and the Place of Nature . By James Perrin Warren. Athens...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 847–858.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Hosam Aboul-Ela Duke University Press 2006 Globalization and the American South . Ed. James C. Cobb and William Stueck. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2005. xvi, 229 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $19.95. The American South in a Global World . Ed. James L. Peacock, Harry L. Watson, and Carrie R...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 869–872.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Philip Gould Duke University Press 2006 New World, Known World: Shaping Knowledge in Early Anglo-American Writing . By David Read. Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press. 2005. x, 177 pp. $37.50. Popular Measures: Poetry and Church Order in Seventeenth-Century Massachusetts . By Amy M. E. Morris...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 411–414.
Published: 01 June 2016
... . By Walsh Rebecca . Gainesville : Univ. Press of Florida . 2015 . viii, 201 pp . $74.95 . The Black Pacific Narrative: Geographic Imaginings of Race and Empire between the World Wars . By Taketani Etsuko . Lebanon, NH : Dartmouth College Press . 2014 . 266 pp. Paper , $40.00 ; e...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 644–646.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Michael Malouf Reading for the Planet: Toward a Geomethodology . By Moraru Christian . Ann Arbor : Univ. of Michigan Press . 2015 . viii, 248 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper, $39.95 ; e-book available. Gatekeepers: The Emergence of World Literature and the 1960s . By Marling William...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 213–223.
Published: 01 June 2017
... this pedagogical philosophy’s decolonialist methods, Freire argues for “authentic thinking, thinking that is concerned about reality,” rejecting the “ivory tower isolation” of academia and advocating for a critical dialogue that engages the world (77). Education, Freire instructed, was not the panacea...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 182–183.
Published: 01 March 2000
... more Anglo and monocultural around the middle of the nineteenth century and ‘‘other’’ narratives of New World nationality—Indian and Spanish—were beingrelegated to the realm of the national forgotten,eventhoughtheUnited...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 189–191.
Published: 01 March 2001
... present that illustrate the importance of these two figures to a problematic national history and consciousness. Lisa M. Logan, University of Central Florida The American Manufactory: Art, Labor, and the World of Things in the Early Re- public. By Laura Rigal. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 251–278.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Mark Chia-Yon Jerng Science fiction poses particular dilemmas for referential reading practices privileged in ethnic literary studies and African American literature. Because science fiction often requires the reader to discern the governing norms and values of its constructed, alternative world...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 213–215.
Published: 01 March 2011
...David Wyatt © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Making the Detective Story American: Biggers, Van Dine, and Hammett and the Turning Point of the Genre, 1925–1930. By J. K. Van Dover. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland. 2010. ix, 221 pp. Paper, $35.00. Darkly Perfect World: Colonial Adventure...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 591–593.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Hester Blum On Lingering and Being Last: Race and Sovereignty in the New World . By Elmer Jonathan . New York : Fordham Univ. Press . 2008 . viii, 260 pp. Cloth , $80.00 ; paper , $28.00 . Dislocating Race and Nation: Episodes in Nineteenth-Century American Literary Nationalism . By...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 251–285.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Jana L. Argersinger Duke University Press 2002 Jana L. Family Embraces: The Unholy Kiss and Argersinger Authorial Relations in The Wide, Wide World In the originally unpublished final chapter of Susan Warner’s The Wide, Wide World, Ellen and her new husband, John...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 403–405.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Production of the New Atlantic World, 1580– 1640. By Rebecca Ann Bach. New York: Palgrave. 2000. xiv, 290 pp. $49.95. The Story of A: The Alphabetization of America from ‘‘The New England Primer’’ to ‘‘The Scarlet Letter By Patricia Crain. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2000. xiii, 315 pp...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 435–437.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Adam Sweeting By Lawrence Buell. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard Univ. Press. 2001. viii, 365 pp. $35.00. 2002 Reviews Colonial Transformations: The Cultural Production of the New Atlantic World, 1580– 1640. By Rebecca Ann Bach. New York: Palgrave. 2000. xiv, 290 pp. $49.95. The Story...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 652–654.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., Johnson opens up the past worlds and experiences that converged in the slave trade in New Orleans, focusing on multiple interactive features of those worlds, includ- ing the persons who inhabited and shaped them, particularly the buyers and sellers of slaves, and the slaves themselves who were...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 657–659.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Eric Solomon Duke University Press 2006 John Brown's Body: Slavery, Violence, and the Culture of War . By Franny Nudelman. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2004. x, 226 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $19.95. The War Complex: World War in Our Time. By Marianna Torgovnick. Chicago: Univ. of...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 668–670.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Tara T. Green Sanctuary: African Americans and Empire . By Waligora-Davis Nicole A. . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2011 . xx , 218 pp. $65.00 . The Problem of the Future World: W. E. B. DuBois and the Race Concept at Midcentury . By Porter Eric . Durham, NC : Duke Univ...