American Literature

American Literature
Volume 75, Number 3, September 2003


Contents

Articles

    White, Ed.
  • Captaine Smith, Colonial Novelist
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    Subject Headings:
    • Smith, John, 1580-1631. General history of Virginia, New England, and the Summer Isles.
    • Smith, John, 1580-1631. True travels, adventures and observations of Captaine Iohn Smith.
    Newman, Lance.
  • Thoreau's Natural Community and Utopian Socialism
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    Subject Headings:
    • Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862. Walden.
    • Brook Farm Institute of Agriculture and Education.
    • Utopian socialism -- Massachusetts -- History.
    • United States -- Economic conditions -- To 1865.
    Allmendinger, Blake.
  • The Plow and the Pen: The Pioneering Adventures of Oscar Micheaux
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    Subject Headings:
    • Micheaux, Oscar, 1884-1951. Conquest.
    • Micheaux, Oscar, 1884-1951. Homesteader.
    • Micheaux, Oscar, 1884-1951. Wind from nowhere.
    • Frontier and pioneer life in literature.
    Wilson, Sarah.
  • "Fragmentary and Inconclusive" Violence: National History and Literary Form in The Professor's House
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    Subject Headings:
    • Cather, Willa, 1873-1947. Professor's house.
    • Cather, Willa, 1873-1947 -- Technique.
    • Nationalism in literature.

Book Reviews

    Cohen, Matt.
    Miles, John David.
  • Revolutionary Histories: Transatlantic Cultural Nationalism, 1775-1815, and: Fragments of Union: Making Connections in Scottish and American Writing, and: The Devil & Doctor Dwight: Satire & Theology in the Early American Republic (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Verhoeven, W. M., ed. Revolutionary histories: transatlantic cultural nationalism, 1775-1815.
    • Manning, Susan. Fragments of union: making connections in Scottish and American writing.
    • Wells, Colin, 1965- Devil & Doctor Dwight: satire & theology in the early American Republic.
    • American literature -- Revolutionary period, 1775-1783 -- History and criticism.
    • Scottish literature -- History and criticism.
    Glazener, Nancy.
  • American Literary Realism, Critical Theory, and Intellectual Prestige, 1880-1995, and: The Culture Concept: Writing and Difference in the Age of Realism, and: Regional Fictions: Culture and Identity in Nineteenth-Century American Literature (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Barrish, Phillip. American literary realism, critical theory, and intellectual prestige, 1880-1995.
    • Elliott, Michael A. Culture concept: writing and difference in the Age of Realism.
    • Foote, Stephanie. Regional fictions: culture and identity in nineteenth-century American literature.
    • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    • American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
    Maxwell, William J.
  • Ghostwriting Modernism, and: Performing Blackness: Enactments of African-American Modernism (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Sword, Helen. Ghostwriting modernism.
    • Benston, Kimberly W. Performing blackness: enactments of African-American modernism.
    • English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    • American literature -- African-American authors -- History and criticism.
    Wagner-Martin, Linda.
  • Ethnic Modernisms: Anzia Yezierska, Zora Neale Hurston, Jean Rhys, and the Aesthetics of Dislocation, and: Rereading the Harlem Renaissance: Race, Class, and Gender in the Fiction of Jessie Fauset, Zora Neale Hurston, and Dorothy West (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Konzett, Delia Caparoso. Ethnic modernisms: Anzia Yezierska, Zora Neale Hurston, Jean Rhys, and the aesthetics of dislocation.
    • Jones, Sharon L. (Sharon Lynette) Rereading the Harlem renaissance: race, class, and gender in the fiction of Jessie Fauset, Zora Neale Hurston, and Dorothy West.
    • American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
    • American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
    Aldama, Frederick Luis, 1969-
  • Red Matters: Native American Studies, and: Grave Concerns, Trickster Turns: The Novels of Louis Owens (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Krupat, Arnold. Red matters: Native American studies.
    • LaLonde, Christopher A. Grave concerns, trickster turns: the novels of Louis Owens.
    • Indian literature -- United States -- History and criticism.
    • Owens, Louis -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Eversley, Shelly, 1969-
  • Pursuing Privacy in Cold War America, and: Latent Destinies: Cultural Paranoia and Contemporary U.S. Narrative (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Nelson, Deborah, 1962- Pursuing privacy in Cold War America.
    • O'Donnell, Patrick, 1948- Latent destinies: cultural paranoia and contemporary U.S. narrative.
    • American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Cooper, David D.
  • Thoreau's Ecstatic Witness, and: Thomas Merton and the Inclusive Imagination (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hodder, Alan D. Thoreau's ecstatic witness.
    • Labrie, Ross. Thomas Merton and the inclusive imagination.
    • Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862 -- Religion.
    • Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968 -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Wakefield, Richard, 1952-
  • Gnostic Contagion: Robert Duncan and the Poetry of Illness, and: Precipitations: Contemporary American Poetry as Occult Practice, and: Going by Contraries: Robert Frost's Conflict with Science (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • O'Leary, Peter, 1968- Gnostic contagion: Robert Duncan and the poetry of illness.
    • Johnston, Devin. Precipitations: contemporary American poetry as occult practice.
    • Hass, Robert Bernard, 1962- Going by contraries: Robert Frost's conflict with science.
    • Duncan, Robert Edward, 1919- -- Criticism and interpretation.
    • American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Albrecht, James M.
  • The Heart of What Matters: The Role for Literature in Moral Philosophy (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Cunningham, Anthony, 1958- Heart of what matters: the role for literature in moral philosophy.
    • Ethics.



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