American Literature

American Literature 72.4, December 2000

Contents

Articles

    Burnham, Michelle.
  • Merchants, Money, and the Economics of "Plain Style" in William Bradford's Of Plymouth Plantation
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bradford, William, 1588-1657. History of Plymouth Plantation.
    • Bradford, William, 1588-1657 -- Literary style.
    • Plymouth (Mass.) -- Economic conditions -- 17th century.
    Korobkin, Laura Hanft.
  • Murder by Madman: Criminal Responsibility, Law, and Judgment in Wieland
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    Subject Headings:
    • Brown, Charles Brockden, 1771-1810. Wieland.
    • Criminal liability in literature.
    • Mental illness in literature.
    Ryan, Susan M., Ph. D.
  • Charity Begins at Home: Stowe's Antislavery Novels and the Forms of Benevolent Citizenship
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    Subject Headings:
    • Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 811-1896. Uncle Tom's cabin.
    • Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896. Dred.
    • Benevolence in literature.
    • Citizenship in literature.
    Wegener, Frederick, 1957-
  • "Rabid Imperialist": Edith Wharton and the Obligations of Empire in Modern American Fiction
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    Subject Headings:
    • Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937 -- Political and social views.
    • Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937 -- Friends and associates.
    • Imperialism in literature.
    Stockton, Sharon.
  • Engineering Power: Hoover, Rand, Pound, and the Heroic Architect
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 -- Views on engineering.
    • Rand, Ayn. Fountainhead.
    • Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972. Cantos.
    • Architects in literature.
    • Engineering -- Social aspects.
    Slotkin, Joel.
  • Igorots and Indians: Racial Hierarchies and Conceptions of the Savage in Carlos Bulosan's Stories of the Philippines
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bulosan, Carlos -- Characters.
    • Igorot (Philippine people)
    • Race relations in literature.
    • Philippines -- In literature.

Book Reviews

    Moon, Michael.
  • A History of the Book in America, Volume One: The Colonial Book in the Atlantic World (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Amory, Hugh, ed. History of the book in America.
    • Hall, David D., ed.
    • Book industries and trade -- United States -- History.
    Traister, Bryce.
  • The Seduction Novel of the Early Nation: A Call for Socio-Political Reform (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bontatibus, Donna R., 1968- Seduction novel of the early nation: a call for socio-political reform.
    • American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
    Norris, Ada.
  • Edgar Allan Poe and the Masses: The Political Economy of Literature in Antebellum America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Whalen, Terence, 1959- Edgar Allan Poe and the masses: the political economy of literature in antebellum America.
    • Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849.
    John, Catherine A.
  • Women in Chains: The Legacy of Slavery in Black Women's Fiction (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Patton, Venetria K., 1968- Women in chains: the legacy of slavery in Black women's fiction.
    • American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
    Gould, Philip (Philip B.)
  • Disarming the Nation: Women's Writing and the American Civil War (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Young, Elizabeth. Disarming the nation: women's writing and the American Civil War.
    • American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
    Thacker, Robert, 1951-
  • Willa Cather and the Politics of Criticism (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Acocella, Joan Ross. Willa Cather and the politics of criticism.
    • Cather, Willa, 1873-1947 -- Criticism and interpretation -- History.
    Detloff, Madelyn.
  • Queer Poetics: Five Modernist Women Writers (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Galvin, Mary E., 1961- Queer poetics: five modernist women writers.
    • Lesbians' writings, American -- History and criticism.
    Spahr, Juliana.
  • Making Love Modern: The Intimate Public Worlds of New York's Literary Women (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Miller, Nina. Making love modern: the intimate public worlds of New York's literary women.
    • American literature -- New York (State) -- New York -- History and criticism.
    Giles, James Richard, 1937-
  • Caribbean Waves: Relocating Claude McKay and Paule Marshall (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hathaway, Heather. Caribbean waves: relocating Claude McKay and Paule Marshall.
    • McKay, Claude, 1890-1948 -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Lojek, Helen, 1944-
  • "A Clown in a Grave": Complexities and Tensions in the Works of Gregory Corso (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Skau, Michael, 1944- "Clown in a grave": complexities and tensions in the works of Gregory Corso.
    • Corso, Gregory -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Strandberg, Victor H.
  • Poems of Pure Imagination: Robert Penn Warren and the Romantic Tradition (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Corrigan, Lesa Carnes, 1967- Poems of pure imagination: Robert Penn Warren and the romantic tradition.
    • Warren, Robert Penn, 1905- -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Charles, Anne.
  • Passionate Communities: Reading Lesbian Resistance in Jane Rule's Fiction (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Schuster, Marilyn R. Passionate communities: reading lesbian resistance in Jane Rule's fiction.
    • Rule, Jane -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Brogan, Jacqueline Vaught, 1952-
  • Midcentury Quartet: Bishop, Lowell, Jarrell, Berryman, and the Making of a Postmodern Aesthetic (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Travisano, Thomas J., 1951- Midcentury quartet: Bishop, Lowell, Jarrell, Berryman, and the making of a postmodern aesthetic.
    • American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Whalen-Bridge, John, 1961-
  • Mailer: A Biography, and: Norman Mailer: Works and Days (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Dearborn, Mary V. Mailer: a biography.
    • Lennon, Michael. Norman Mailer: works and days.
    • Lennon, Donna Pedro.
    • Mailer, Norman.
    • Mailer, Norman -- Bio-bibliography.
    Wanzo, Rebecca.
  • Quiet As It's Kept: Shame, Trauma, and Race in the Novels of Toni Morrison (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bouson, J. Brooks. Quiet as it's kept: shame, trauma, and race in the novels of Toni Morrison.
    • Morrison, Toni -- Knowledge -- Psychology.
    Barrett, Lindon, 1961-
  • Neo-Slave Narratives: Studies in the Social Logic of a Literary Form (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Rushdy, Ashraf H. A., 1961- Neo-slave narratives: studies in the social logic of a literary form.
    • American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
    Gabaccia, Donna R., 1949-
  • Claiming a Tradition: Italian American Women Writers (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bona, Mary Jo. Claiming a tradition: Italian American women writers.
    • American literature -- Italian American authors -- History and criticism.
    Berthold, Dennis.
  • Bachelors, Manhood, and the Novel, 1850-1925 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Snyder, Katherine V. Bachelors, manhood, and the novel, 1850-1925.
    • American fiction -- Male authors -- History and criticism.
    Bauer, Margaret Donovan, 1963-
  • The Narrative Forms of Southern Community (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Romine, Scott. Narrative forms of Southern community.
    • American fiction -- Southern States -- History and criticism.
    Reid, Mark (Mark A.)
  • Struggles for Representation: African American Documentary Film and Video (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Klotman, Phyllis Rauch, ed. Struggles for representation: African American documentary film and video.
    • Cutler, Janet K., ed.
    • African Americans in motion pictures.
    Langdale, Allan.
  • Hitchcock's America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Freedman, Jonathan, 1954-, ed. Hitchcock's America.
    • Millington, Richard H., 1953-, ed.
    • Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899- -- Criticism and interpretation.



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