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American Literature (2009) 81 (4): 833–836.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Economic Desire in American Fiction, 1789–1814 . By Karen A. Weyler. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2005. x, 269 pp. Cloth, $41.00; paper, $21.00. The Work of the Heart: Young Women and Emotion, 1780–1830 . By Martha Tom-have Blauvelt. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2007. xi, 275 pp...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 403–405.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Press . 2013 . xx , 290 pp. Paper , $45.00 ; e-book , $45.00 . Reading Like a Girl: Narrative Intimacy in Contemporary American Young Adult Literature . By Day Sarah K. . Jackson : Univ. Press of Mississippi . 2013 . i , 240 pp. $55.00 . © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 87–114.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Michael Maguire Abstract This essay illuminates the history of what David Foster Wallace dubbed the “conspicuously young” novelist (CYN), drawing on a series of brief case studies (F. Scott Fitzgerald, Raymond Radiguet, Carson McCullers, Truman Capote, Sylvia Plath, and James Baldwin) that...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (2): 305–332.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Party and the “Young America” movement seemed to take a sinister turn with the 1850 Fugitive Slave Law, and Melville grew disillusioned with Young America's literary side following the poor reception of Moby-Dick (1851). Melville's fourth novel, Redburn (1849), though regarded as one of his secondary...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 838–840.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Cynthia A. Young 838  American Literature sexualities” that defy the hetero-reproductive norms of pedigree animal breed- ing and bourgeois domesticity. The final section on “meat narratives” takes us from rebellious pig stories (including George Orwell’s Animal Farm [1945] and the movie...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (4): 840–842.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Cynthia Young Duke University Press 2007 At Home in Diaspora: Black International Writing . By Wendy W. Walters. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2005. xxv, 177 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $20.00. Demonic Grounds: Black Women and The Cartographies of Struggle . By...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Elizabeth Young © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Mary Chesnut's Civil War Epic. By Julia A. Stern. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2010. xv, 330 pp. $45.00. Walt Whitman and the Civil War: America's Poet during the Lost Years of 1860– 1862. By Ted Genoways. Berkeley...
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American Literature (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 (2009) 81 (3): 497–526.
Published: 01 September 2009
... imitative and derivative aesthetics with sympathy and intersubjectivity, the essay argues that texts created by and for young women can offer critical insight into the twinned processes of individuation and deindividuation at the heart of “republican” theories of the subject. That is, it contends that...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (3): 583–611.
Published: 01 September 2009
... rising generation of Chicana activists, highlighting how the absence of young men from Mexican families laid bare the gender dynamics of family life. Véa's and Santana's novels revise familiar narratives of the Chicana/o movement, calling attention not to the way the movement was parochial and sexist...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (2): 377–405.
Published: 01 June 2018
... the temporality of kinship lines more broadly. Bechdel represents this queering of generation and kinship as a constituent part of the young Alison’s coming-of-age as a queer comics artist; this temporal reworking simultaneously makes possible a queer reparative web of affiliation. Building on Eve...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 35–58.
Published: 01 March 2021
... decisive transition in America, as a model of commodity-centered competitive capitalism yielded to the regime of corporate finance. The young academic economists of the period and their literary counterparts explained the economic landscape in much the same way and to many of the same ends. Both began with...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 873–875.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Nancy McCabe Octavia E. Butler . By Gerry Canavan . Urbana : Univ. of Illinois Press . 2016 . xvii, 225 pp. Cloth, $95.00 ; paper, $22.00 ; e-book, $19.80 . How to Revise a True War Story: Tim O’Brien’s Process of Textual Production . By John K. Young . Iowa City...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 874.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Philip Gould By Elizabeth Young. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 1999. xvi, 389 pp. Cloth, $40.00; paper, $18.00. 2000 874 American Literature their respective black female realities. While the chapter ends on a strong...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 873–874.
Published: 01 December 2000
... Disarming the Nation: Women’s Writing and the American Civil War. By Elizabeth Young. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 1999. xvi, 389 pp. Cloth, $40.00; paper, $18.00. The literature of the American Civil...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 606–608.
Published: 01 September 2020
... , employs postmodern feminist theories to analyze primarily young adult literature focusing on girls. Emily Westkaemper’s book, Selling Women’s History: Packaging Feminism in Twentieth-Century American Popular Culture , undertakes an ambitiously wide scope in its aims to understand how key women...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (2): 449–459.
Published: 01 June 2018
... author did not read the original comics until much later. In Paul Young’s monograph on Miller’s Daredevil , on the other hand, the author centers his own responses as a twelve-year-old boy and teenage fan, which he, unlike Cremins, remembers very vividly, even describing his study as a “masochistic...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 875–876.
Published: 01 December 2000
...-reaching. Yet for such a critically adept book its conceptual models for gendered and sexual identity are somewhat antiquated. Too often Young relies on a stereotypical view of antebellum ‘‘man- hood’’ that does...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 245–246.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Mystery and Picasso: Portrait of Picasso as a Young Man); and the fifty-year retrospective omnibus collection TheTimeof Our Time. He has created more in his ‘‘retirement years’’ than many writers do in their...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (4): 895–897.
Published: 01 December 2017
... describes, for example, the audience of white gawkers for whom a young Zora Neale Hurston performs in Hurston’s autobiographical essay, “How It Feels to Be Colored Me,” and the white supremacist audience for the battle royal in Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man (1952). Larkin draws reviews and essays by white...