restricted access   Volume 75, Number 1, March 2003

Table of Contents

From: American Literature

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Brief Mention

pp. 223-244


"Victory of LAW": Melville and Reconstruction

pp. 1-30

"Carry[ing] a Yankee Girl to Glory": Redefining Female Authorship in the Postbellum United States

pp. 31-60

Frank Norris, Market Panic, and the Mesmeric Sublime

pp. 61-90

Rethinking Authorship: Jack London and the Motion Picture Industry

pp. 91-117

Ethnic Plotting: Henry Harland and the Jewish Writer

pp. 119-140

The Race Question and the "Question of the Home": Revisiting the Lynching Plot in Jean Toomer's Cane

pp. 141-168

Book Reviews

Anxious Academics

pp. 169-178

Sympathy in American Literature: American Sentiments from Jefferson to the Jameses, and: A Vice for Voices: Reading Emily Dickinson's Correspondence (review)

pp. 179-181

American Women of Letters and the Nineteenth-Century Sciences: Styles of Affiliation (review)

pp. 181-183

Publishing the Family, and: The Whole Family: A Novel by Twelve Authors (review)

pp. 183-185

The Ivory Leg in the Ebony Cabinet: Madness, Race, and Gender in Victorian America, and: Conjugal Union: The Body, the House, and the Black American (review)

pp. 185-187

Sideshow U.S.A: Freaks and the American Cultural Imagination, and: The Showman and the Slave: Race, Death, and Memory in Barnum's America (review)

pp. 187-189

The Absent Man: The Narrative Craft of Charles W. Chesnutt (review)

pp. 190-191

Faulkner's Questioning Narratives: Fiction of His Major Phase, 1929-42, and: Subversive Voices: Eroticizing the Other in William Faulkner and Toni Morrison (review)

pp. 191-193

Elizabeth Bishop's World War II-Cold War View, and: Home Matters: Longing and Belonging, Nostalgia and Mourning in Women's Fiction, and: Revising Flannery O'Connor: Southern Literary Culture and the Problem of Female Authorship (review)

pp. 193-196

Writing the Radical Center: William Carlos Williams, John Dewey, and American Cultural Politics, and: Making Something Happen: American Political Poetry between the World Wars (review)

pp. 196-198

In the Process of Poetry: The New York School and the Avant-Garde, and: Everybody's Autonomy: Connective Reading and Collective Identity (review)

pp. 198-200

Black Manhood in James Baldwin, Ernest J. Gaines, and August Wilson, and: The Origins of African American Literature: A History of the African American Literary Presence, 1680-1865 (review)

pp. 201-203

The Artist as Outsider in the Novels of Toni Morrison and Virginia Woolf (review)

pp. 203-204

Paratextual Communities: American Avant-Garde Poetry since 1950 (review)

pp. 205-207

White Women Writing White: H.D., Elizabeth Bishop, Sylvia Plath, and Whiteness, and: The Color of Sex: Whiteness, Heterosexuality, and the Fictions of White Supremacy, and: White Diaspora: The Suburb and the Twentieth-Century American Novel (review)

pp. 207-209

Voices of American Indian Assimilation and Resistance: Helen Hunt Jackson, Sarah Winnemucca, and Victoria Howard, and: Contemporary Jewish American Writers and the Multicultural Dilemma: Return of the Exiled (review)

pp. 210-211

Racial Castration: Managing Masculinity in Asian America, and: Reimagining the American Pacific: From "South Pacific" to Bamboo Ridge and Beyond (review)

pp. 212-214

Whispers on the Color Line: Rumor and Race in America, and: At Stake: Monsters and the Rhetoric of Fear in Public Culture (review)

pp. 214-215

Demon or Doll: Images of the Child in Contemporary Writing and Culture (review)

pp. 215-217

The Uses of Variety: Modern Americanism and the Quest for National Distinctiveness (review)

pp. 218-220

The Scandal of Pleasure: Art in an Age of Fundamentalism, and: Modernism and Morality: Ethical Devices in European and American Fiction (review)

pp. 220-222