American Literary History

American Literary History 12.4, Winter 2000

Contents

    Gould, Philip (Philip B.)
  • Free Carpenter, Venture Capitalist: Reading the Lives of the Early Black Atlantic
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    Subject Headings:
    • Marrant, John, 1755-1791. Narrative of the Lord's wonderful dealings with John Marrant, a Black.
    • Smith, Venture, 1729?-1805. Narrative of the life and adventures of Venture, a native of Africa.
    • Autobiography -- Afro-American authors.
    Ryan, Susan M., Ph. D.
  • Misgivings: Melville, Race, and the Ambiguities of Benevolence
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    Subject Headings:
    • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891. Confidence-man: his masquerade.
    • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Characters -- Black Guinea.
    • Benevolence in literature.
    • Suspicion in literature.
    Giles, Paul.
  • From Decadent Aesthetics to Political Fetishism: The "Oracle Effect" of Robert Frost's Poetry
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    Subject Headings:
    • Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 -- Aesthetics.
    • Decadence (Literary movement) -- Great Britain.
    • Modernism (Literature) -- United States.
    Lindemann, Marilee.
  • Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Witch? Queer Studies in American Literature
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    Subject Headings:
    • Sedgwick, Eve Kosofsky, ed. Novel gazing: queer readings in fiction.
    • McRuer, Robert, 1966- Queer renaissance: contemporary American literature and the reinvention of lesbian and gay identities.
    • Homosexuality and literature -- United States.
    • Gays' writings, American -- History and criticism.
    Whitfield, Stephen J., 1942-
  • Sex and the Single Decade
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    Subject Headings:
    • Corber, Robert J., 1958- Homosexuality in cold war America: resistance and the crisis of masculinity.
    • Henriksen, Margot A. Dr. Strangelove's America: society and culture in the atomic age.
    • Cohan, Steven. Masked men: masculinity and the movies in the fifties.
    • Sterritt, David. Mad to be saved: the Beats, the '50s, and film.
    • Gays in popular culture -- United States.
    • United States -- Civilization -- 1945-
    Black, Joel, 1950-
  • Murder: The State of the Art
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    Subject Headings:
    • Halttunen, Karen, 1951- Murder most foul: the killer and the American Gothic imagination.
    • Knox, Sara L. (Sara Louise) Murder: a tale of modern American life.
    • Seltzer, Mark, 1951- Serial killers: death and life in America's wound culture.
    • Murder -- United States -- History.
    • Murder literature.
    Farber, David R.
  • Intellectuals and Democracy: Academics in Paradise/Emerson's Vocation
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    Subject Headings:
    • Patterson, Anita Haya. From Emerson to King: democracy, race, and the politics of protest.
    • Mitchell, Charles E., 1942- Individualism and its discontents: appropriations of Emerson, 1880-1950.
    • Fink, Leon, 1948- Progressive intellectuals and the dilemmas of democratic commitment.
    • Brinkley, Alan. Liberalism and its discontents.
    • Afro-Americans -- Intellectual life.
    • Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 -- Political and social views.



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