restricted access   Volume 76, Number 2, June 2004

Table of Contents

From: American Literature

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"Let Her White Progeny Offset Her Dark One": The Child and the Racial Politics of Nation Making

pp. 221-246

The Specter of Wall Street: "Bartleby, the Scrivener" and the Language of Commodities

pp. 247-273

"The Housetop Sea": Cityscape Verse and the Rise of Modern American Poetry

pp. 275-306

Engineering Womanhood: The Politics of Rejuvenation in Gertrude Atherton's Black Oxen

pp. 307-337

Coming Out through History's Hidden Love Letters in Absalom, Absalom!

pp. 339-366

Howl and Other Poems : Is There Old Left in These New Beats?

pp. 367-389

Book Reviews

Emerson's Life in Science: The Culture of Truth, and: Understanding Emerson: "The American Scholar" and His Struggle for Self-Reliance, and: Emerson (review)

pp. 391-393

Critical Fictions: Sentiment and the American Market, 1780-1870, and: Identifying the Image of God: Radical Christians and Nonviolent Power in the Antebellum United States (review)

pp. 394-396

Barbaric Intercourse: Caricature and the Culture of Conduct, 1841-1936 (review)

pp. 396-397

American Literature and the Culture of Reprinting, 1834-1853, and: Forgotten Readers: Recovering the Lost History of African American Literary Societies (review)

pp. 398-400

Material Modernism: The Politics of the Page, and: Becoming Marianne Moore: The Early Poems, 1907-1924 (review)

pp. 400-402

Diaspora and Zionism in Jewish American Literature: Lazarus, Syrkin, Reznikoff, and Roth, and: All Poets Welcome: The Lower East Side Poetry Scene in the 1960s (review)

pp. 402-404

The Invention of Native American Literature, and: Blood Narrative: Indigenous Identity in American Indian and Maori Literary and Activist Texts (review)

pp. 405-407

Boricua Literature: A Literary History of the Puerto Rican Diaspora, and: The Wounded Heart: Writing on Cherrie Moraga (review)

pp. 407-409

The Truth of Ecology: Nature, Culture, and Literature in America, and: Reader of the Purple Sage: Essays on Western Writers and Environmental Literature (review)

pp. 409-411

Brief Mention

Brief Mention

pp. 413-421