American Literature

American Literature 74.3, September 2002

Contents

Articles

    Joseph, Philip.
  • The Verdict from the Porch: Zora Neale Hurston and Reparative Justice
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hurston, Zora Neale -- Criticism and interpretation.
    • Justice in literature.
    • African Americans -- Race identity.
    Kusch, Celena.
  • How the West Was One: American Modernism's Song of Itself
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    Subject Headings:
    • H. D. (Hilda Doolittle), 1886-1961. I sing democracy.
    • Modernism (Literature) -- United States.
    • Nationalism -- United States.
    Marinaccio, Rocco.
  • George Oppen's "'I've Seen America' Book": Discrete Series and the Thirties Road Narrative
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    Subject Headings:
    • Oppen, George. Discrete series.
    • Political poetry, American -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    • Human beings in literature.
    Ngai, Sianne.
  • "A Foul Lump Started Making Promises in My Voice": Race, Affect, and the Animated Subject
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    Subject Headings:
    • PJs (Television program)
    • Animated television programs -- Social aspects -- United States.
    • Minorities in mass media.

Brief Essays

    Harris, Sharon M.
  • "A New Era in Female History": Nineteenth-Century U.S. Women Writers
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    Subject Headings:
    • Noble, Marianne, 1968- Masochistic pleasures of sentimental literature.
    • Merish, Lori, 1962- Sentimental materialism: gender, commodity culture, and nineteenth-century American literature.
    • Moody, Joycelyn, 1957- Sentimental confessions: spiritual narratives of nineteenth-century African American women.
    • Fetterley, Judith, 1935- Writing out of place: regionalism, women, and American literary culture.
    • Pryse, Marjorie, 1948-
    • McMurry, Linda O. To keep the waters troubled: the life of Ida B. Wells.
    • Williams, Gary, 1947 May 6- Hungry heart: the literary emergence of Julia Ward Howe.
    • Warren, Joyce W., ed. Challenging boundaries: gender and periodization.
    • Dickie, Margaret, 1935-, ed.
    • Young, Elizabeth. Disarming the nation: women's writing and the American Civil War.
    • American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
    • Women -- United States -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
    Whalen-Bridge, John, 1961-
  • Some Versions of the Cold War
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    Subject Headings:
    • Brunner, Edward, 1946- Cold War poetry.
    • Lardas, John, 1971- Bop apocalypse: the religious visions of Kerouac, Ginsberg, and Burroughs.
    • Trigilio, Tony, 1966- Strange prophecies anew: rereading apocalypse in Blake, H.D., and Ginsberg.
    • Steinle, Pamela Hunt. In cold fear: the Catcher in the rye, censorship controversies, and postwar American character.
    • American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

Book Reviews

    Baum, Rosalie Murphy.
  • The American Puritan Elegy: A Literary and Cultural Study (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hammond, Jeffrey. American Puritan elegy: a literary and cultural study.
    • Elegiac poetry, American -- History and criticism.
    Gaspar, David Barry.
  • Soul by Soul: Life inside the Antebellum Slave Market (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Johnson, Walter, 1967- Soul by soul: life inside the antebellum slave market.
    • Slaves -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
    Freeburg, Christopher C.
  • Imagining Grace: Liberating Theologies in the Slave Narrative Tradition (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Connor, Kimberly Rae, 1957- Imagining grace: liberating theologies in the slave narrative tradition.
    • Liberation theology -- United States.
    Dean, Sharon L., 1943-
  • Hunting Captain Ahab: Psychological Warfare and the Melville Revival (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Spark, Clare. Hunting Captain Ahab: psychological warfare and the Melville revival.
    • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Criticism and interpretation -- History -- 20th century.
    Powell, Timothy B., 1959-
  • Preacher Woman Sings the Blues: The Autobiographies of Nineteenth-Century African American Evangelists, and: Sentimental Confessions: Spiritual Narratives of Nineteenth-Century African American Women (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Douglass-Chin, Richard J. Preacher woman sings the blues: the autobiographies of nineteenth-century African American evangelists.
    • Moody, Joycelyn, 1957- Sentimental confessions: spiritual narratives of nineteenth-century African American women.
    • African American evangelists -- Biography.
    • African American women -- Religious life.
    Murphy, Gretchen.
  • Performing the American Frontier, 1870-1906, and: Embodiment of a Nation: Human Form in American Places (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hall, Roger A. Performing the American frontier, 1870-1906.
    • Tichi, Cecelia, 1942- Embodiment of a nation: human form in American places.
    • American drama -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
    • United States -- Intellectual life.
    Gennari, John.
  • Deep River: Music and Memory in Harlem Renaissance Thought (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Anderson, Paul Allen. Deep river: music and memory in Harlem Renaissance thought.
    • African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Music -- History and criticism.
    Jarraway, David R.
  • Mosaic Modernism: Anarchism, Pragmatism, Culture, and: Beyond Solidarity: Pragmatism and Difference in a Globalized World (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Kadlec, David. Mosaic modernism: anarchism, pragmatism, culture.
    • Gunn, Giles B. Beyond solidarity: pragmatism and difference in a globalized world.
    • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    • Ethics.
    Scott, Bonnie Kime, 1944-
  • Modernism, Inc.: Body, Memory, Capital, and: Queer Frontiers :Millennial Geographies, Genders, and Generations (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Scandura, Jani, ed. Modernism, Inc.: body, memory, capital.
    • Thurston, Michael, 1965-, ed.
    • Boone, Joseph Allen, ed. Queer frontiers: millennial geographies, genders, and generations.
    • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    • Homosexuality -- Philosophy.
    Marcus, Lisa.
  • Willa Cather and Others, and: Willa Cather: Queering America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Goldberg, Jonathan. Willa Cather and others.
    • Lindemann, Marilee. Willa Cather: queering America.
    • Cather, Willa, 1873-1947 -- Criticism and interpretation.
    • Cather, Willa, 1873-1947 -- Views on sexual orientation.
    Diawara, Manthia, 1953-
  • More Than Night: Film Noir in Its Context (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Naremore, James. More than night: film noir in its context.
    • Film noir - History and criticism.
    Byers, Thomas B. (Thomas Beall), 1950-
  • Hollywood Fictions: The Dream Factory in American Popular Literature (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Springer, John Parris, 1955- Hollywood fictions: the dream factory in American popular literature.
    • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Hoffman, Michael J., 1939-
  • Genders, Races, and Religious Cultures in Modern American Poetry, 1908-1934 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • DuPlessis, Rachel Blau. Genders, races, and religious cultures in modern American poetry, 1908-1934.
    • American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Fredman, Stephen, 1948-
  • Statutes of Liberty: The New York School of Poets (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ward, Geoff, 1954- Statutes of liberty: the New York school of poets.
    • American poetry -- New York (State) -- New York -- History and criticism.
    Messer, H. Collin.
  • Making History: The Biographical Narratives of Robert Penn Warren (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Cullick, Jonathan S. Making history: the biographical narratives of Robert Penn Warren.
    • Warren, Robert Penn, 1905- -- Knowledge -- History.
    Cook, Don Lewis, 1928-
  • Negative Liberties: Morrison, Pynchon, and the Problem of Liberal Ideology, and: Pynchon Notes 42-43: Approach and Avoid: Essays on "Gravity's Rainbow" (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Patell, Cyrus R. K. Negative liberties: Morrison, Pynchon, and the problem of liberal ideology.
    • Herman, Luc, ed. Pynchon notes 42-43: approach and avoid: essays on Gravity's rainbow.
    • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    • Pynchon, Thomas -- Periodicals.
    Eisen, Kurt.
  • Playing the Race Card: Melodramas of Black and White from Uncle Tom to O.J. Simpson (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Williams, Linda, 1946- Playing the race card: melodramas of black and white from Uncle Tom to O.J. Simpson.
    • African Americans in popular culture.
    Willard, Carla.
  • Crossing the Line: Racial Passing in Twentieth-Century U.S. Literature and Culture (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Wald, Gayle, 1965- Crossing the line: racial passing in twentieth-century U.S. literature and culture.
    • American prose literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Damon, Maria.
  • A Menorah for Athena: Charles Reznikoff and the Jewish Dilemmas of Objectivist Poetry, and: Not One of Them in Place: Modern Poetry and Jewish American Identity, and: Translating Israel: Contemporary Hebrew Literature and Its Reception in America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Fredman, Stephen, 1948- Menorah for Athena: Charles Reznikoff and the Jewish dilemmas of objectivist poetry.
    • Finkelstein, Norman, 1954- Not one of them in place: modern poetry and Jewish American identity.
    • Mintz, Alan L. Translating Israel: contemporary Hebrew literature and its reception in America.
    • Reznikoff, Charles, 1894-1976 -- Criticism and interpretation.
    • American poetry -- Jewish authors -- History and criticism.
    Hatten, Charles.
  • Literary Trauma: Sadism, Memory, and Sexual Violence in American Women's Fiction (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Horvitz, Deborah M., 1951- Literary trauma: sadism, memory, and sexual violence in American women's fiction.
    • American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
    Abraham, Julie.
  • Impossible Women: Lesbian Figures and American Literature (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Rohy, Valerie. Impossible women: lesbian figures and American literature.
    • Lesbians' writings, American -- History and criticism.
    Osteen, Mark.
  • Around Quitting Time: Work and Middle-Class Fantasy in American Fiction (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Seguin, Robert, 1963- Around quitting time: work and middle-class fantasy in American fiction.
    • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Shockley, Evie, 1965-
  • Necro Citizenship: Death, Eroticism, and the Public Sphere in the Nineteenth-Century United States, and: Raising the Dead: Readings of Death and (Black) Subjectivity (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Castronovo, Russ, 1965- Necro citizenship: death, eroticism, and the public sphere in the nineteenth-century United States.
    • Holland, Sharon Patricia. Raising the dead: readings of death and (Black) subjectivity.
    • Death -- Political aspects -- United States -- History.
    • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.



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