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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 414–416.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Susan Rosenbaum © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Slumming in New York: From the Waterfront to Mythic Harlem . By Robert M. Dowling. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 2007. ix, 200 pp. Cloth, $35.00; paper, $20.00. Don't Ever Get Famous: Essays on New York Writing after the...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 218–220.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Kevin R. McNamara © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 New York Nocturne: The City after Dark in Literature, Painting, and Photography, 1850–1950 . By William Chapman Sharpe. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2008. xix, 402 pp. $35.00. New York and the Literary...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 206–208.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Josephine Lee © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Culture Makers: Urban Performance and Literature in the 1920s. By Amy Koritz. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 2009. x, 200 pp. $40.00. The Immigrant Scene: Ethnic Amusements in New York, 1880–1920 . By Sabine Haenni...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 461–488.
Published: 01 September 2010
... voices of children, slaves, and other marginalized people. Duane recovers and analyzes the records of the New York African Free School in the 1810s and 1820s, an archive that features the work of the first generation of black children to inherit freedom in New York City. She argues that the scripted...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 583–610.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Gregg Mitman describe as “community” ecology. Later, postwar urbanists such as Jane Jacobs would draw on the authority of community ecology to reckon with the physical and social transformations then being carried out within New York City's urban renewal programs. Offering scientific evidence of...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2011
... and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press. 2009. vii, 210 pp. $24.95. Horace Greeley's “New-York Tribune”: Civil War–Era Socialism and the Crisis of Free Labor. By Adam Tuchinsky. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2010. xv, 312 pp. $59.95. Book Reviews Beyond Douglass: New...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 1–46.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Michael Warner; Natasha Hurley; Luis Iglesias; Sonia Di Loreto; Jeffrey Scraba; Sandra Young Duke University Press 2001 Michael Warner A Soliloquy ‘‘Lately Spoken at the with African Theatre Race and the Natasha Hurley, Public Sphere in New York...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 277–309.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Jennifer Rae Greeson Duke University Press 2001 Jennifer Rae The ‘‘Mysteries and Miseries’’ of North Carolina: Greeson New York City, Urban Gothic Fiction, and Incidents in the Life of a...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 915.
Published: 01 December 2012
... © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 American Literature  915 Erratum for Sonya Posmentier, “The Provision Ground in New York: Claude McKay and the Form of Memory,” American Literature 84 (June 2012): 273–300. On page 295, the following...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 209–212.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Adam Sonstegard Imagining New York City: Literature, Urbanism, and the Visual Arts, 1890–1940 . By Christoph Lindner . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2015 . xii, 228 pp. Cloth, $105.00 ; paper, $30.95 ; e-book available. The Language of Vision: Photography and Southern...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 617–620.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2007. xv, 286 pp. $60.00. A Vocabulary of Thinking: Gertrude Stein and Contemporary North American Women's Innovative Writing . By Deborah M. Mix. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2007. 248 pp. $39.95. Women, the New York School, and Other True Abstractions...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 839–841.
Published: 01 December 2009
... American Episcopal Church, 1865–1900 . By Julius H. Bailey. Gainesville: Univ. Press of Florida. 2005. xii, 151 pp. $59.95. Faith in Their Own Color: Black Episcopalians in Antebellum New York City . By Craig D. Townsend. New York: Columbia Univ. Press. 2005. xii, 242 pp. $45.00. Book Reviews...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 842–844.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Professionalism in Antebellum New York . By John Evelev. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2006. xii, 232 pp. $34.95. Writers in Retrospect: The Rise of American Literary History, 1875–1910 . By Claudia Stokes. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2006. xi, 241 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 664–666.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Stephen Fredman 2d ed. By Geoff Ward. New York: Palgrave. 1993; 2001. ix, 226. Paper,$21.95. 2002 Book Reviews The American Puritan Elegy: A Literary and Cultural Study. By Jeffrey A. Hammond. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2000. xv, 264 pp. $59.95. Jeffrey Hammond speaks for...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 198–200.
Published: 01 March 2003
... to respond to the world in which they live. Joseph Kronick, Louisiana State University In the Process of Poetry: The New York School and the Avant-Garde. By William Watkin. Lewisburg, Pa.: Bucknell...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 873–875.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Ann Keniston Playing Smart: New York Women Writers and Modern Magazine Culture . By Keyser Catherine . New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers Univ. Press . 2010 . xii, 225 pp. $39.95 . Pink Pirates: Contemporary American Women Writers and Copyright . By Irr Caren . Iowa City...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 273–300.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Sonya Posmentier Reading Claude McKay’s “The Tropics in New York” as a twentieth-century aesthetic equivalent of a slave provision ground, Posmentier argues that the poem asserts cultural autonomy even in the face of the dislocation it describes. In doing so, she suggests that formal lyric poetry...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 749–775.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Heather Roberts Duke University Press 2004 Heather ‘‘The Public Heart Urban Life and the Roberts Politics of Sympathy in Lydia Maria Child’s Letters from New York In 1841, the renowned novelist and social reformer Lydia Maria Child elected to...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 192–194.
Published: 01 March 2005
... of Modernity. By John Timberman Newcomb. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2004. xxix, 296 pp. Cloth, $74.95; paper, $22.95; CD, $9.95. Irrational Modernism: A Neurasthenic History of New York Dada. By Amelia Jones. Cambridge: MIT Press. 2004. ix, 334 pp. $39.95. Being modern has never been...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 275–302.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Lisa Hollenbach In the late 1940s and early 1950s, large-scale population shifts, urban-development projects, and new media transformed New York City in ways that were heard as much as seen. In this context, Langston Hughes and sound documentarian Tony Schwartz each experimented with techniques of...