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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 467–470.
Published: 01 June 2003
... The Best and Worst Country in the World: Perspectives on the Early Virginia Land- scape. By Stephen Adams. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2001. xii, 352 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $19.50. Nature’s...
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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...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 181–183.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Leonard Tennenhouse © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Folded Selves: Colonial New England Writing in the World System . By Michelle Burnham. Hanover, N.H.: Dartmouth College Press. 2007. viii, 222 pp. Paper, $30.00. Ways of Writing: The Practice and Politics of Text-Making...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Duncan Faherty © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Anglophilia: Deference, Devotion, and Antebellum America . By Elisa Tamarkin. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2008. xxxiii, 400 pp. $35.00. Reforming the World: Social Activism and the Problem of Fiction in Nineteenth...
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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 September 2010) 82 (3): 553–581.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Jonathan Vincent Vincent considers the way U.S. literature of the 1920s and 1930s used the rhetorical occasion of World War I to promote revisions of U.S. liberalism and its prevailing ideologies of citizenship. Urged on by desires for a more cohesive polity, Vincent argues, numerous war novelists...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 835–837.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Keith Byerman © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 National History and the World of Nations: Capital, State, and the Rhetoric of History in Japan, France, and the United States . By Christopher L. Hill. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2008. xvi, 351 pp. Cloth, $89.95; paper, $24.95...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 844–846.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Ursula K. Heise © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 The World in Which We Occur: John Dewey, Pragmatist Ecology, and American Ecological Writing in the Twentieth Century . By Neil W. Browne. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2007. xiv, 224 pp. $38.50. Women Writing Nature...
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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...
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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 March 2018) 90 (1): 180–182.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Reed Way Dasenbrock The New Death: American Modernism and World War I . By James Pearl . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . 2013 . xii, 259 pp. Cloth , $59.50 ; paper, $29.50 ; e-book, $29.50 . The Politics of Irony in American Modernism . By Stratton Matthew...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 213–216.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Stephen Knadler Playing in the White: Black Writers, White Subjects . By Stephanie Li . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2015 . 299 pp. Cloth, $73.00 ; e-book available. Black Africans in the British Imagination: English Narratives of the Early Atlantic World . By Cassander...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 769–798.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Patricia Yaeger Duke University Press 2006 Patricia Circum-Atlantic Superabundance: Yaeger Milk as World-Making in Alice Randall and Kara Walker Whenissomethingtoomuch?Ifonewishedto define an aesthetics of excess, what would be its formal...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 201–203.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Sean Metzger Duke University Press 2007 Double Agency: Acts of Impersonation in Asian American Literature and Culture . By Tina Chen. Palo Alto: Stanford Univ. Press. 2005. xxvi, 247 pp. Cloth, $50.00; paper, $19.95. Americans First: Chinese Americans and the Second World War...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 172–174.
Published: 01 March 2008
.... Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2005. viii, 223 pp. $80.00. To Set This World Right: The Antislavery Movement in Thoreau's Concord . By Sandra Harbert Petrulionis. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2006. xi, 233 pp. $29.95. Book Reviews Godly Letters: The Literature of the...