American Literature

American Literature 72.3, September 2000

Contents

Articles

    Hames-Garcia, Michael Roy.
  • Dr. Gonzo's Carnival: The Testimonial Satires of Oscar Zeta Acosta
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    Subject Headings:
    • Acosta, Oscar Zeta. Autobiography of a brown buffalo.
    • Acosta, Oscar Zeta. Revolt of the cockroach people.
    • Satire -- History and criticism.
    Lee, Maurice S.
  • Melville's Subversive Political Philosophy: "Benito Cereno" and the Fate of Speech
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    Subject Headings:
    • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891. Benito Cereno.
    • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Political and social views.
    Wilson, Rob, 1947-
  • Exporting Christian Transcendentalism, Importing Hawaiian Sugar: The Trans-Americanization of Hawai'i
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    Subject Headings:
    • Orientalism -- United States.
    • Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Views on Hawaii.
    • Hawaii -- Civilization.
    Kennedy, Jennifer T.
  • Parricide of Memory: Thomas Jefferson's Memoir and the French Revolution
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    Subject Headings:
    • Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Memoir, correspondence, and miscellanies, from the papers of Thomas Jefferson.
    • Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 -- Political and social views.
    • France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799.
    Stoneley, Peter.
  • "I--Pay--in Satin Cash--": Commerce, Gender, and Display in Emily Dickinson's Poetry
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    Subject Headings:
    • Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 -- Criticism and interpretation.
    • Middle class women -- United States -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
    • Middle class women -- United States -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
    Christophersen, Bill.
  • Agnostic Tensions in Hawthorne's Short Stories
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. Short stories.
    • Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864 -- Religion.
    • Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864 -- Knowledge -- Bible.

Book Reviews

    DeNuccio, Jerome D.
  • Institutional Individualism: Conversion, Exile, and Nostalgia in Puritan New England (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Kaufmann, Michael W., 1964- Institutional individualism: conversion, exile, and nostalgia in Puritan New England.
    • Puritans -- New England -- History -- 17th century.
    Branch, Michael P.
  • The Poetics of Natural History: From John Bartram to William James (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Irmscher, Christoph. Poetics of natural history: from John Bartram to William James.
    • Natural history -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
    Warner, Mary L.
  • An American Bible: A History of the Good Book in the United States, 1777-1880 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gutjahr, Paul C. American Bible: a history of the Good Book in the United States, 1777-1880.
    • Bible -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
    Bentley, Nancy, 1961-
  • The Complicity of Imagination: The American Renaissance, Contests of Authority, and Seventeenth-Century Culture (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Grey, Robin (Robin Sandra) Complicity of imagination: the American renaissance, contests of authority, and seventeenth-century culture.
    • American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
    Michael, John, 1953-
  • Emerson and the Climates of History (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Cadava, Eduardo. Emerson and the climates of history.
    • Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 -- Knowledge -- History.
    DeMott, Robert J., 1943-
  • Transcendental Utopias: Individual and Community at Brook Farm, Fruitlands, and Walden (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Francis, Richard, 1945- Transcendental utopias: individual and community at Brook Farm, Fruitlands, and Walden.
    • Utopias -- Massachusetts -- Case studies.
    Pollak, Vivian R.
  • The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Reading Edition (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886. Poems of Emily Dickinson: reading edition.
    • Franklin, R. W. (Ralph William), 1937-, ed.
    • Poetry.
    Davis, Cynthia J., 1964-
  • Woeful Afflictions: Disability and Sentimentality in Victorian America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Klages, Mary. Woeful afflictions: disability and sentimentality in Victorian America.
    • Handicapped -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
    Glazener, Nancy.
  • Utopia and Cosmopolis: Globalization in the Era of American Literary Realism (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Peyser, Thomas. Utopia and cosmopolis: globalization in the era of American literary realism.
    • American fiction -- History and criticism.
    Kessler, Carol Farley.
  • Well-Tempered Women: Nineteenth-Century Temperance Rhetoric (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mattingly, Carol, 1945- Well-tempered women: nineteenth-century temperance rhetoric.
    • Woman's Christian Temperance Union -- Language.
    Martin, Terence.
  • Citizens of Somewhere Else: Nathaniel Hawthorne and Henry James (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • McCall, Dan. Citizens of somewhere else: Nathaniel Hawthorne and Henry James.
    • James, Henry, 1843-1916 -- Knowledge -- Literature.
    Monteiro, George.
  • Henry James's Legacy: The Afterlife of His Figure and Fiction (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Tintner, Adeline R., 1912- Henry James's legacy: the afterlife of his figure and fiction.
    • James, Henry, 1843-1916 -- Criticism and interpretation -- History -- 20th century.
    Horn, Jason Gary, 1951-
  • Robert Frost and Feminine Literary Tradition (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Kilcup, Karen L. Robert Frost and feminine literary tradition.
    • Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 -- Knowledge -- Literature.
    Steinman, Lisa Malinowski, 1950-
  • Solid Objects: Modernism and the Test of Production (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mao, Douglas, 1966- Solid objects: modernism and the test of production.
    • Modernism (Literature)
    Strychacz, Thomas F.
  • American Superrealism: Nathanael West and the Politics of Representation in the 1930s (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Veitch, Jonathan. American superrealism: Nathanael West and the politics of representation in the 1930s.
    • West, Nathanael, 1903-1940 -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Wald, Alan M., 1946-
  • New Negro, Old Left: African-American Writing and Communism between the Wars (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Maxwell, William J. New Negro, old Left: African-American writing and Communism between the wars.
    • American literature -- Afro-American authors -- History and criticism.
    Irr, Caren.
  • The New Red Negro: The Literary Left and African American Poetry, 1930-1946 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Smethurst, James Edward. New red Negro: the literary left and African American poetry, 1930-1946.
    • American poetry -- Afro-American authors -- History and criticism.
    Cucinella, Catherine.
  • Women Poets of the Americas: Toward a Pan-American Gathering (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Brogan, Jacqueline Vaught, 1952-, ed. Women poets of the Americas: toward a pan-American gathering.
    • Candelaria, Cordelia, ed.
    • Poetry -- Women authors -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
    Gutjahr, Paul C.
  • Sentimental Men: Masculinity and the Politics of Affect in American Culture (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Chapman, Mary, 1962-, ed. Sentimental men: masculinity and the politics of affect in American culture.
    • Hendler, Glenn, 1962-, ed.
    • American literature -- Male authors -- History and criticism.
    Willis, Sharon.
  • Taking It like a Man: White Masculinity, Masochism, and Contemporary American Culture (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Savran, David, 1950- Taking it like a man: white masculinity, masochism, and contemporary American culture.
    • White men -- United States.
    Marchant, Elizabeth A., 1962-
  • Proceed with Caution, When Engaged by Minority Writing in the Americas (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Sommer, Doris, 1947- Proceed with caution, when engaged by minority writing in the Americas.
    • Spanish American literature -- Minority authors -- History and criticism.
    Schneider, P. Ryan.
  • From Emerson to King: Democracy, Race, and the Politics of Protest (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Patterson, Anita Haya. From Emerson to King: democracy, race, and the politics of protest.
    • Afro-Americans -- Intellectual life.
    Bertolini, Vincent J.
  • Achieving Our Country: Leftist Thought in Twentieth-Century America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Rorty, Richard. Achieving our country: leftist thought in twentieth-century America.
    • Radicalism -- United States -- History.
    Antonette, Lesliee, 1958-
  • The Primate's Dream: Literature, Race, and Ethnicity in America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Tuttleton, James W. Primate's dream: literature, race, and ethnicity in America.
    • American literature -- History and criticism.
    Sherman, Sarah Way.
  • Crossing Borders through Folklore: African American Women's Fiction and Art (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Billingslea-Brown, Alma Jean, 1946- Crossing borders through folklore: African American women's fiction and art.
    • American fiction -- Afro-American authors -- History and criticism.
    Shimakawa, Karen.
  • Immigrant Subjectivities in Asian American and Asian Diaspora Literatures (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ma, Sheng-mei. Immigrant subjectivities in Asian American and Asian diaspora literatures.
    • American literature -- Asian American authors -- History and criticism.
    Lee, Josephine D.
  • Imagining the Nation: Asian American Literature and Cultural Consent (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Li, David Leiwei, 1959- Imagining the nation: Asian American literature and cultural consent.
    • American literature -- Asian American authors -- History and criticism.
    Harker, Jamie.
  • Masking Selves, Making Subjects: Japanese American Women, Identity, and the Body (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Yamamoto, Traise, 1961- Masking selves, making subjects: Japanese American women, identity, and the body.
    • American literature -- Japanese American authors -- History and criticism.
    Cowart, David, 1947-
  • History Made, History Imagined: Contemporary Literature, Poiesis, and the Past (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Price, David W. (David Walter), 1957- History made, history imagined: contemporary literature, poiesis, and the past.
    • History -- Philosophy.
    Mehaffy, Marilyn Maness.
  • Bad Girls and Sick Boys: Fantasies in Contemporary Art and Culture (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Kauffman, Linda S., 1949- Bad girls and sick boys: fantasies in contemporary art and culture.
    • Human figure in art.
    Lewis, Nathaniel.
  • Dramas of Solitude: Narratives of Retreat in American Nature Writing (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Roorda, Randall, 1952- Dramas of solitude: narratives of retreat in American nature writing.
    • American literature -- History and criticism.
    Franklin, H. Bruce (Howard Bruce), 1934-
  • Doing Time: Twenty-Five Years of Prison Writing (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Chevigny, Bell Gale, ed. Doing time: twenty-five years of prison writing.
    • Prisoners' writings, American.
    Kumar, Amitava, 1963-
  • Light Writing and Life Writing: Photography in Autobiography (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Adams, Timothy Dow. Light writing and life writing: photography in autobiography.
    • American prose literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Butters, Ronald R.
  • Authority in Language: Investigating Standard English (review)
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    • Milroy, James. Authority in language: investigating standard English.
    • Milroy, Lesley.
    • Standard language.
    Hicks, Heather J.
  • Postmodern Cartographies: The Geographical Imagination in Contemporary American Culture (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Jarvis, Brian. Postmodern cartographies: the geographical imagination in contemporary American culture.
    • Landscape assessment -- United States.



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