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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 833–836.
Published: 01 December 2009
... 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. $39.50. Feminist...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 403–405.
Published: 01 June 2015
... . 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 Book Reviews  403...
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American Literature (1 June 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 (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 City...
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American Literature (1 March 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 and Los Angeles: Univ...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 838–840.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Cynthia A. Young Feminism, the Left, and Postwar Literary Culture . By McDonald Kathlene . Jackson : Univ. Press of Mississippi . 2012 . xi , 132 pp. Cloth, $55.00 ; e-book available. Postmodern Utopias and Feminist Fictions . By Wagner-Lawlor Jennifer A. . New York : Cambridge...
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American Literature (1 December 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 Katherine McKittrick...
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American Literature (1 June 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 (1 September 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 (1 September 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 (1 December 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 : Univ. of...
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American Literature (1 December 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 note...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 873–874.
Published: 01 December 2000
... Young. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 1999. xvi, 389 pp. Cloth, $40.00; paper, $18.00. The literature of the American Civil War, as Elizabeth Young notes at the out- set of Disarming the Nation, is...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 449–459.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Shelley Streeby Captain Marvel and the Art of Nostalgia . By Cremins Brian . Jackson : Univ. Press of Mississippi . 2016 . xiv, 203 pp. Cloth , $65.00 . Frank Miller’s Daredevil and the Ends of Heroism . By Young Paul . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers Univ. Press . 2016 . xiii...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 875–876.
Published: 01 December 2000
... 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 not adequately account for recent scholarly work about senti...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 245–246.
Published: 01 March 2003
...(Ancient Evenings, Tough Guys Don’t Dance, Harlot’s Ghost, and The Gospel According to the Son); nonfiction works (such as Oswald’s Tale: An American Mystery and Picasso: Portrait of Picasso as a Young Man...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 895–897.
Published: 01 December 2017
... 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 critics into conversation with scenes of...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 347–375.
Published: 01 June 2018
... most taboo content of all—stories that challenged understandings of young girls’ sexuality. Cathy Millet’s twelve-panel comic in issue #5 of Wimmen’s Comix is mostly an abstracted image of vaginal walls and female ejaculation, finally revealing a little girl with a slight smile in the last frame...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 553–584.
Published: 01 September 2018
... mark an important node in the transformation of Ellis’s individual tale into a larger cultural theme. Written by Harry Enton (possibly a pen name of Harold Cohen), 8 they, too, feature a young man and his steam man invention, and as in Ellis’s earlier version, the inventor is a sixteen-year-old boy...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 365–386.
Published: 01 June 2001
... and young white activists. A subheading of the Newsweek piece pro- claimed bluntly: ‘‘ ‘Integration is Out.’ ’’ 4 By the summer of 1967, as cities across America burned and ‘‘the politics of identity swept across the...