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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 437–438.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Lynn Z. Bloom By Barbara Rodríguez. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 1999. viii, 228 pp. $45.00. 2001 Book Reviews 437 Autobiographical Inscriptions: Form, Personhood, and the American Woman Writer of Color. By Barbara Rodríguez. New...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 621–623.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Eccentric Writer in American Literature and Entertainment, 1790-1860 . By Tomc Sandra . Ann Arbor : Univ. of Michigan Press . 2012 . vi , 310 pp. Cloth , $80.00 ; e-book , $64.00 . © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Book Reviews Red Ink: Native Americans Picking up the Pen in the...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 671–672.
Published: 01 September 2001
...).However,thisliterary(and Constitutional) ‘‘abstract metaphor’’ quickly became a political weapon justi- fying both slavery and ‘‘Indian Removal and in these conclusions Gardner is most convincing. Early writers presented ‘‘stories of ‘origins’ that imagined white Americans as a race apart, both...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 119–140.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Stephanie Foote Duke University Press 2003 Stephanie Ethnic Plotting: Henry Harland and the Foote Jewish Writer lmost no one reads Henry Harland’s novels any- 6815 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:1 / sheet...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 725–727.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Studies the gathering attracted scholars from all over the United States who addressed issues ranging from the Middle Passage to U.S.-Filipino relations, from Native American removal to the South as tourist destination, from the literature of Caribbean women writers to visual representations of black...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 194–195.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 2008 General Josefina Niggli, Mexican American Writer: A Critical Biography . By Elizabeth Coonrod Martínez. Albuquerque: Univ. of New Mexico Press. 2007. x, 317 pp. Paper, $24.95. Brief Mention Editions Franklin Evans, or the Inebriate: A Tale of the Times. By Walt Whitman. Ed...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 183–185.
Published: 01 March 2008
... © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Sucking Salt: Caribbean Women Writers, Migration, and Survival . By Meredith M. Gadsby. Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press. 2006. vii, 225 pp. $39.95. Caribbean Women Writers and Globalization: Fictions of Independence . By Helen C. Scott. Burlington, Vt...
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 858–861.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Yoonmee Chang 2005 Tell This Silence: Asian American Women Writers and the Politics of Speech . By Patti Duncan. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2004. xvi, 274 pp. $34.95; Crossing Cultures: Creating Identity in Chinese and Jewish American Literature .By Judith Oster. Columbia: Univ. of...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 419–422.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Race and Culture . By Barnhart Bruce . Tuscaloosa : Univ. of Alabama Press . 2013 . 252 pp. Cloth , $49.95 ; e-book, $49.99 . Cultural Considerations: Essays on Readers, Writers, and Musicians in Postwar America . By Rubin Joan Shelley . Amherst : Univ. of Massachusetts Press . 2013...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 630–633.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Timothy Sweet Nineteenth-Century American Literature and the Long Civil War . By Marrs Cody . Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press . 2015 . xii, 192 pp. Cloth , $103.00 ; e-book, $82.00 . Belligerent Muse: Five Northern Writers and How They Shaped Our Understanding of the Civil War . By...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 650–653.
Published: 01 September 2017
... : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2015 . 199 pp. Cloth , $87.50 ; paper, $25.00 ; e-book available. Renunciation: Acts of Abandonment by Writers, Philosophers, and Artists . By Posnock Ross . Cambridge, MA : Harvard Univ. Press . 2016 . 415 pp. Cloth , $46.50 ; e-book available. Copyright © 2017...
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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 L. Smith...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 889–890.
Published: 01 December 2000
... Claiming a Tradition: Italian American Women Writers. By Mary Jo Bona. Carbon- dale: Southern Illinois Univ. Press. 1999. xii, 253 pp. $39.95. Mary Jo Bona’s Claiming a Tradition, which focuses on fifteen novels written...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 871–872.
Published: 01 December 2001
.... $49.95. Richard Gravil’s study of the crucial debt owed by American romantic writers such as Emerson, Hawthorne, and Whitman to their English romantic fore- bears seems appropriate in this globalizing era that increasingly questions the validity of cultural categories based on nationhood. For...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 443–445.
Published: 01 June 2011
.... $55.00. Transforming Scriptures: African American Women Writers and the Bible . By Katherine Clay Bassard. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2009. viii, 166 pp. $44.95. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Book Reviews Pen of Iron: American Prose and the King James Bible. By Robert Alter. Princeton...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 186–189.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Matthew P. Brown The Fabrication of American Literature: Fraudulence and Antebellum Print Culture . By Cohen Lara Langer . Philadelphia : Univ. of Pennsylvania Press . 2011 . 256 pp. Cloth , $59.95 ; e-book , $59.95 . Literary Partnerships and the Marketplace: Writers and Mentors in...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 625–628.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Jennifer Glaser Out of Brownsville: Encounters with Nobel Laureates and Other Jewish Writers . By Chametzky Jules . 2012 . Cambridge : Meredith Winter Press . $23.95 . American Hebrew Literature: Writing Jewish National Identity in the United States . By Weingrad Michael . 2010...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 412–414.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Margo Natalie Crawford The Muse in Bronzeville: African American Creative Expression in Chicago, 1932-1950 . By Bone Robert and Courage Richard A. . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers Univ. Press . 2011 . xx , 302 pp. Paper , $29.66 . Visionary Women Writers of Chicago’s Black Arts...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 839–841.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Tyler Nickl Sanctified Landscape: Writers, Artists, and the Hudson River Valley, 1820–1909 . By Schuyler David . Ithaca, NY : Cornell Univ. Press . 2012 . xii , 206 pp. $29.95 . Arcadian America: The Death and Life of an Environmental Tradition . By Sachs Aaron . New Haven : Yale...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 158–159.
Published: 01 March 2002
... and as colonial subjects’’ (5). Wyss finds the precursors to many of the themes and rhetorical strategies later used by William Apess, whom she discusses in her introduc- tion and epilogue. Apess, a Pequot who became a leader of the Mashpee as a minister, writer, and political activist, has been...