American Literature

American Literature 73.2, June 2001

Contents

Articles

    DeLombard, Jeannine.
  • "Eye-Witness to the Cruelty": Southern Violence and Northern Testimony in Frederick Douglass's 1845 Narrative
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    Subject Headings:
    • Douglass, Frederick, 1817?-1895. Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave.
    • Antislavery movements -- United States.
    • Rhetoric -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
    Greeson, Jennifer Rae.
  • The "Mysteries and Miseries" of North Carolina: New York City, Urban Gothic Fiction, and Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
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    Subject Headings:
    • Jacobs, Harriet A. (Harriet Ann), 1813-1897. Incidents in the life of a slave girl.
    • Slavery in literature.
    • Prostitution in literature.
    Wagner, Bryan.
  • Charles Chesnutt and the Epistemology of Racial Violence
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    Subject Headings:
    • Chesnutt, Charles Waddell, 1858-1932. Marrow of tradition.
    • Wilmington (N.C.) -- Race relations.
    • Race relations in literature.
    Doyle, Laura (Laura Anne)
  • The Body against Itself in Faulkner's Phenomenology of Race
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    Subject Headings:
    • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962. Light in August.
    • Race in literature.
    • Body, Human, in literature.
    Levine, Andrea.
  • Sidney Poitier's Civil Rights: Rewriting the Mystique of White Womanhood in Guess Who's Coming to Dinner and In the Heat of the Night
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    Subject Headings:
    • Kramer, Stanley, dir. Guess who's coming to dinner [film]
    • Jewison, Norman, 1926-, dir. In the heat of the night [film]
    • White women -- United States -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
    • White women in motion pictures.
    Rodríguez, Ana Patricia.
  • Refugees of the South: Central Americans in the U.S. Latino Imaginary
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    Subject Headings:
    • Central Americans in literature.
    • Hispanic American literature (Spanish) -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    • Central American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

Book Reviews

    Fleischmann, Fritz, 1950-
  • Strangers and Pilgrims: Female Preaching in America, 1740-1845 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Brekus, Catherine A. Strangers and pilgrims: female preaching in America, 1740-1845.
    • Preaching -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
    Gladstein, Mimi Reisel.
  • Sharing Secrets: Nineteenth-Century Women's Relations in the Short Story (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Palumbo-DeSimone, Christine, 1964- Sharing secrets: nineteenth-century women's relations in the short story.
    • Short stories, American -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
    Richards, Jeffrey H.
  • The Portable Theater: American Literature and the Nineteenth-Century Stage (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ackerman, Alan L. (Alan Louis) Portable theater: American literature and the nineteenth-century stage.
    • American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
    Burbick, Joan.
  • Emily Dickinson: Monarch of Perception (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mitchell, Domhnall, 1962- Emily Dickinson: monarch of perception.
    • Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Barton, Edwin J.
  • Midnight Dreary: The Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Walsh, John Evangelist, 1927- Midnight dreary: the mysterious death of Edgar Allan Poe.
    • Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 -- Death and burial.
    Belasco, Susan, 1950-
  • Neutral Ground: New Traditionalism and the American Romance Controversy (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Thompson, Gary Richard, 1937- Neutral ground: new traditionalism and the American romance controversy.
    • American fiction -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
    Solomon, Melissa.
  • Willa Cather's Sexual Aesthetics and the Male Homosexual Literary Tradition (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Anders, John P., 1948- Willa Cather's sexual aesthetics and the male homosexual literary tradition.
    • Cather, Willa, 1873-1947 -- Characters -- Men.
    Bryson, J. Scott.
  • Notations of the Wild: Ecology in the Poetry of Wallace Stevens (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Voros, Gyorgyi, 1953- Notations of the wild: ecology in the poetry of Wallace Stevens.
    • Stevens, Wallace, 1879-1955 -- Knowledge -- Natural history.
    Gardner, Jared.
  • Patterns for America: Modernism and the Concept of Culture (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hegeman, Susan, 1964- Patterns for America: modernism and the concept of culture.
    • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Applewhite, James.
  • The Poetics of Disappointment: Wordsworth to Ashbery (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Quinney, Laura. Poetics of disappointment: Wordsworth to Ashbery.
    • English poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
    Whalen-Bridge, John, 1961-
  • Jack Kerouac's Duluoz Legend: The Mythic Form of an Autobiographical Fiction (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Jones, James T., 1948- Jack Kerouac's Duluoz legend: the mythic form of an autobiographical fiction.
    • Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969 -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Hoborek, Andrew.
  • Creating the Modern Man: American Magazines and Consumer Culture, 1900-1950 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Pendergast, Tom. Creating the modern man: American magazines and consumer culture, 1900-1950.
    • Masculinity -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
    Allmendinger, Blake.
  • West of the Border: The Multicultural Literature of the Western American Frontiers (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Lape, Noreen Groover, 1966- West of the border: the multicultural literature of the Western American frontiers.
    • American literature -- West (U.S.) -- History and criticism.
    Hellman, John, 1940-
  • Cold Warriors: Manliness on Trial in the Rhetoric of the West (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Clark, Suzanne. Cold warriors: manliness on trial in the rhetoric of the West.
    • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Guinn, Matthew.
  • Frames of Southern Mind: Reflections on the Stoic, Bi-Racial and Existential South (review)
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    • Gretlund, Jan Nordby. Frames of Southern mind: reflections on the stoic, bi-racial and existential South.
    • American literature -- Southern States -- History and criticism.
    Makowsky, Veronica A.
  • Inventing Southern Literature (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Kreyling, Michael, 1948- Inventing southern literature.
    • American literature -- Southern States -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
    Duffy, Enda.
  • The Irish Voice in America: 250 Years of Irish-American Fiction (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Fanning, Charles. Irish voice in America: 250 years of Irish-American fiction.
    • American fiction -- Irish-American authors -- History and criticism.
    Ryan, Barbara, 1942-
  • Undomesticated Ground: Recasting Nature as Feminist Space (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Alaimo, Stacy, 1962- Undomesticated ground: recasting nature as feminist space.
    • Feminist theory.
    Cohn, Jan, 1933-
  • Detective Agency: Women Rewriting the Hard-Boiled Tradition (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Walton, Priscilla L. Detective agency: women rewriting the hard-boiled tradition.
    • Jones, Manina.
    • Detective and mystery stories, American -- History and criticism.
    Bloom, Lynn Z., 1934-
  • Autobiographical Inscriptions: Form, Personhood, and the American Woman Writer of Color (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Rodriguez, Barbara (Barbara Ruth) Autobiographical inscriptions: form, personhood, and the American woman writer of color.
    • American prose literature -- Minority authors -- History and criticism.
    McAuley, Christopher A.
  • Autobiography and Black Identity Politics: Racialization in Twentieth-Century America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mostern, Kenneth. Autobiography and Black identity politics: racialization in twentieth-century America.
    • African Americans -- Race identity.
    Reid-Pharr, Robert, 1965-
  • Queering the Color Line: Race and the Invention of Homosexuality in American Culture (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Somerville, Siobhan B. Queering the color line: race and the invention of homosexuality in American culture.
    • Gender identity -- United States -- History.
    Kerley, Gary.
  • The Line's Eye: Poetic Experience, American Sight (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • New, Elisa. Line's eye: poetic experience, American sight.
    • American poetry -- History and criticism.
    Reesman, Jeanne Campbell.
  • Coyote Kills John Wayne: Postmodernism and Contemporary Fictions of the Transcultural Frontier (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Smith, Carlton, 1956- Coyote kills John Wayne: postmodernism and contemporary fictions of the transcultural frontier.
    • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Richardson, Riché.
  • Black Hunger: Food and the Politics of U.S. Identity (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Witt, Doris. Black hunger: food and the politics of U.S. identity.
    • African American women -- Race identity.



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