American Literature

American Literature 73.4, December 2001

Contents

Articles

    Frankel, Matthew Cordova.
  • "Nature's Nation Revisited": Citizenship and the Sublime in Thomas Jefferson's Notes on the State of Virginia
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    Subject Headings:
    • Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Notes on the state of Virginia.
    • Citizenship -- United States.
    • Sublime, The.
    Rohrbach, Augusta, 1961-
  • "Truth Stronger and Stranger than Fiction": Reexamining William Lloyd Garrison's Liberator
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    Subject Headings:
    • Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, ed. Liberator.
    • Antislavery movements -- Economic aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
    • Advertising, Newspaper -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
    Haddox, Thomas F.
  • The "Nous" of Southern Catholic Quadroons: Racial, Ethnic, and Religious Identity in Les Cenelles
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    Subject Headings:
    • Lanusse, Armand, ed. Cenelles.
    • French-American poetry -- Creole authors -- History and criticism.
    • French-American poetry -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History and criticism.
    Giles, Paul.
  • Narrative Reversals and Power Exchanges: Frederick Douglass and British Culture
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    Subject Headings:
    • Douglass, Frederick, 1817?-1895. Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave.
    • Douglass, Frederick, 1817?-1895. My bondage and my freedom.
    • Douglass, Frederick, 1817?-1895 -- Political and social views.
    Carton, Evan.
  • Crossing Harper's Ferry: Liberal Education and John Brown's Corpus
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    Subject Headings:
    • Education, Humanistic -- United States.
    • Benét, Stephen Vincent, 1898-1943. John Brown's body.
    • Banks, Russell, 1940- Cloudsplitter.
    • Brown, John, 1800-1859.

Book Reviews

    Eisen, Kurt.
  • Romantic Dialogues: Anglo-American Continuities, 1776-1862 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gravil, Richard. Romantic dialogues: Anglo-American continuities, 1776-1862.
    • American literature -- English influences.
    Loeffelholz, Mary, 1958-
  • America's Sketchbook: The Cultural Life of a Nineteenth-Century Literary Genre, and: Sentimental Collaborations: Mourning and Middle-Class Identity in Nineteenth-Century America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hamilton, Kristie. America's sketchbook: the cultural life of a nineteenth-century literary genre.
    • Kete, Mary Louise. Sentimental collaborations: mourning and middle-class identity in nineteenth-century America.
    • American prose literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
    • American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
    Wardley, Lynn.
  • Divine Destiny: Gender and Race in Nineteenth-Century Protestantism (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Haynes, Carolyn A. Divine destiny: gender and race in nineteenth-century Protestantism.
    • Protestant churches -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
    Holloway, David, 1967-
  • Bret Harte: Opening the American Literary West (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Scharnhorst, Gary. Bret Harte: opening the American literary West.
    • Harte, Bret, 1836-1902.
    Crow, Charles L.
  • No Mentor but Myself: Jack London on Writing and Writers (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • London, Jack, 1876-1916. No mentor but myself: Jack London on writing and writers.
    • Walker, Dale L., ed.
    • Reesman, Jeanne Campbell, ed.
    • London, Jack, 1876-1916 -- Authorship.
    Henderson, Eric, 1957-
  • Personal Property: Wives, White Slaves, and the Market in Women (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Stange, Margit. Personal property: wives, white slaves, and the market in women.
    • American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
    Rose, Tricia.
  • Libidinal Currents: Sexuality and the Shaping of Modernism (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Boone, Joseph Allen. Libidinal currents: sexuality and the shaping of modernism.
    • Sex in literature.
    Dyck, Reginald.
  • American Voices of the Chicago Renaissance (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Woolley, Lisa. American voices of the Chicago renaissance.
    • American literature -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History and criticism.
    Mehaffy, Marilyn.
  • Popular Fronts: Chicago and African-American Cultural Politics, 1935-46, and: Afro-Modernist Aesthetics and the Poetry of Sterling A. Brown (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mullen, Bill, 1959- Popular fronts: Chicago and African-American cultural politics, 1935-46.
    • Sanders, Mark A., 1963- Afro-modernist aesthetics and the poetry of Sterling A. Brown.
    • American literature -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History and criticism.
    • Brown, Sterling Allen, 1901- -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Horner, Carl S., 1945-
  • Flannery O'Connor: The Obedient Imagination (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gordon, Sarah, 1941- Flannery O'Connor: the obedient imagination.
    • O'Connor, Flannery -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Eckstein, Barbara J.
  • The South in Black and White: Race, Sex, and Literature in the 1940s (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Jenkins, McKay, 1963- South in Black and white: race, sex, and literature in the 1940s.
    • American literature -- Southern States -- History and criticism.
    Irr, Caren.
  • A Gendered Collision: Sentimentalism and Modernism in Dorothy Parker's Poetry and Fiction (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Pettit, Rhonda S., 1955- Gendered collision: sentimentalism and modernism in Dorothy Parker's poetry and fiction.
    • Parker, Dorothy, 1893-1967 -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Scigaj, Leonard M.
  • Voice and Vision: The Poetry of Sylvia Plath (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Wurst, Gayle. Voice and vision: the poetry of Sylvia Plath.
    • Plath, Sylvia -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Merrill, Robert, 1944-
  • The American Mystery: American Literature from Emerson to DeLillo (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Tanner, Tony. American mystery: American literature from Emerson to DeLillo.
    • American literature -- History and criticism.
    Campbell, Christian.
  • Symbolizing the Past: Reading "Sankofa," "Daughters of the Dust," and "Eve's Bayou" as Histories (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Grayson, Sandra M. Symbolizing the past: reading "Sankofa", "Daughters of the Dust", and "Eve's Bayou" as histories.
    • African Americans in motion pictures.
    Glaude, Eddie S., 1968-
  • Up from Bondage: The Literatures of Russian and African American Soul (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Peterson, Dale E. (Dale Earl) Up from bondage: the literatures of Russian and African American soul.
    • Russian literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
    Nowlin, Michael.
  • Imagining Each Other: Blacks and Jews in Contemporary American Literature (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Goffman, Ethan, 1961- Imagining each other: Blacks and Jews in contemporary American literature.
    • American literature -- Jewish authors -- History and criticism.
    Delgadillo, Theresa.
  • Barrio-Logos: Space and Place in Urban Chicano Literature and Culture (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Villa, Raúl. Barrio-logos: space and place in urban Chicano literature and culture.
    • American literature -- Mexican American authors -- History and criticism.
    Hilden, Patricia.
  • Red on Red: Native American Literary Separatism (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Womack, Craig S. Red on red: Native American literary separatism.
    • American literature -- Indian authors -- History and criticism.
    Byerman, Keith Eldon, 1948-
  • Slippery Characters: Ethnic Impersonators and American Identities (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Browder, Laura, 1963- Slippery characters: ethnic impersonators and American identities.
    • American prose literature -- History and criticism.
    Dawes, James, 1969-
  • Shadows of Ethics: Criticism and the Just Society (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Harpham, Geoffrey Galt, 1946- Shadows of ethics: criticism and the just society.
    • Ethics, Modern.
    Davis, Kathe.
  • Back from the Far Field: American Nature Poetry in the Late Twentieth Century (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Quetchenbach, Bernard W., 1955- Back from the far field: American nature poetry in the late twentieth century.
    • American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.



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