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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 147–148.
Published: 01 March 2002
... leaves the slaves in chains. Eric Lott, University of Virginia Beechers, Stowes, and Yankee Strangers: The Transformation of Florida. By John T. Foster Jr. and Sarah Whitmer Foster. Gainesville: Univ. Press of Florida. 1999. xix, 158 pp. $24.95. The authors offer a friendly study of ‘‘Yankee...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 401–404.
Published: 01 June 2016
... : Stanford Univ. Press . 2015 . x, 164 pp. Cloth , $45.00 ; e-book available. Shock and Awe: American Exceptionalism and the Imperatives of the Spectacle in Mark Twain’s “A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court.” By Spanos William V. . Hanover, NH : Dartmouth College Press . 2013...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 31–60.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Naomi Z. Sofer Duke University Press 2003 Naomi Z. ‘‘Carry[ing] a Yankee Girl to Glory Sofer Redefining Female Authorship in the Postbellum United States 6815...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 455–488.
Published: 01 September 2015
... history of visual languages that failed to take hold—lost literacies and potential trajectories in American comics. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 comics graphic narratives Yankee Notions nineteenth-century American literature nineteenth-century periodicals References Ball...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 416–417.
Published: 01 June 2001
... aligns Dickinson with the economic and political pursuits of her father and brother, analyzing Whig political thought, Yankee entrepreneurship, and the ideologies of upper-class Protestant havens of power. The...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 190–191.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Dixie.Asacurrentdenizenofthe American South (admittedly, a displaced Yankee), I found Tara McPherson’s engaging discussion of Southern cultural critique quite discerning. Although the book covers a good deal of ground, McPherson’s sharp eye centers most directly on the nostalgic idea of ‘‘southern feeling’’ and how it...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 295–322.
Published: 01 June 2019
...” (130–31). Now, though, he says, the grasping, acquisitive logic of capitalism has made its way down from the North, producing the strange new hybrid he dubs the “Southern Yankee.” “Though often a farmer or planter, the Southern Yankee is much more frequently a trader or speculator,” he says. “The slow...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 29–57.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Yankee Doodle on the “life-sized exhibi- tion of the great Santa-Anna Boot.”2 Les Harrison has recently argued the importance of Barnum’s cultural practices to Melville’s novels, finding parallels between the American Museum and that “thing of trophies,” the Pequod.3 Like a museum, Moby...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 695–721.
Published: 01 December 2016
... as an officer in General Lincoln’s anti-Shaysite militia, and The Contrast (1787) mocks Shaysites in its portrayal of Yankee Jonathan (Tyler 2002 , 2007 ). Peter Markoe follows suit in The Algerine Spy in Pennsylvania (1787), in which Mehemet, the narrator and an Algerian agent, reports back to...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 259–289.
Published: 01 June 2005
... they displaced pre- industrial models of time rooted in the seasonal and, for many, divinely ordered movements of nature and the cosmos. (This transformation in timekeeping was not confined to the industrial North. As Mark Smith has demonstrated, by 1830 the South had widely adopted Yankee time...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 649–659.
Published: 01 September 2011
... for the Real South 651 classes of Eng­land (18). Watson sketches this regional antagonism between Cavaliers and Yankees to prove that cultural characteris- tics were increasingly articulated in the pseudoscientific terms of a biological racial difference so that by the 1850s...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 189–191.
Published: 01 March 2014
... “To The Person Sitting in Darkness” (1901) and A Con- necticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court (1889), serve as a recurring motif to set up the main exegetical contributions of Harris’s research into less-studied texts. That is, her attention to relatively obscure US discourse on the ques- tion of...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 891–894.
Published: 01 December 2004
... insignificantly. Often substituting a narrative of settle- ment colonialism for detailed study, Watts’s account features a homogeneous antagonist, the imperial or ‘‘universal Yankee’’ nation. (This problematic char- acterization obscures Virginia’s initial predominance in the republic, con- flates the states...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 894–897.
Published: 01 December 2004
... insignificantly. Often substituting a narrative of settle- ment colonialism for detailed study, Watts’s account features a homogeneous antagonist, the imperial or ‘‘universal Yankee’’ nation. (This problematic char- acterization obscures Virginia’s initial predominance in the republic, con- flates the states...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 187–195.
Published: 01 March 2018
... A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court (1889) and Tom Sawyer (1876), the book examines Twain’s oeuvre with attention to philosophical questions of aesthetics, introspection, and the source of creative expression. This work will be of particular interest to Twain scholars, especially those...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 755–786.
Published: 01 December 2016
... that Stowe’s politics fell squarely with the lot of US interests and its “little” wards. But not every contemporary reader of Uncle Tom recalled the novel’s remarks on Haiti: an anonymous article that appeared in a March 3, 1854, edition of the comic monthly Yankee Notions took a strikingly...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 521–552.
Published: 01 September 2000
... international division of labor, each Chi- nese American coolie represents $95 a month of surplus value to the shrewd and globalizing American, who, like the Connecticut Yankee in feudal England, can manage the diasporic...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 445–458.
Published: 01 June 2001
... facilitated a reunion between North and South. 6363 AMERICAN LITERATURE 73:2 / sheet 222 of 232 Mark Twain in the Margins: The Quarry Farm Marginalia and ‘‘A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court By Joe B. Fulton. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2000...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 907–919.
Published: 01 December 2003
... Yankee in King Arthur’s Court. Helen Hunt Jackson: A Literary Life. By Kate Phillips. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press. 2003. x, 370 pp. $34.95. Although Jackson wrote poetry and essays and...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 555–582.
Published: 01 September 2009
... phrase “family feelings” in the novel Kate Beaumont (1872), which treats some of the same problems of recon- ciliation addressed by Miss Ravenel.21 Again, Lillie stands as surrogate of another customary social type, the proud son of the South, the so- called “Southron.” While the Yankee “is humble...