American Literature

American Literature
Volume 76, Number 1, March 2004

CONTENTS

    Robbins, Sarah.
  • Periodizing Authorship, Characterizing Genre: Catharine Maria Sedgwick's Benevolent Literacy Narratives
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    Subject Headings:
    • Sedgwick, Catharine Maria, 1789-1867. Live and let live; or, Domestic service illustrated.
    • Sedgwick, Catharine Maria, 1789-1867. Boy of Mount Rhigi.
    • Didactic fiction, American -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
    Wilson, Sarah.
  • Melville and the Architecture of Antebellum Masculinity
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    Subject Headings:
    • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Criticism and interpretation.
    • Masculinity in literature.
    • Architecture, Domestic, in literature.
    Farland, Maria.
  • Gertrude Stein's Brain Work
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    Subject Headings:
    • Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946. Making of Americans.
    • Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 -- Knowledge -- Medicine.
    • Medicine -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Maryland -- Baltimore.

Book Reviews

    Wanzo, Rebecca Ann, 1975-
  • The Freedom to Remember: Narrative, Slavery, and Gender in Contemporary Black Women's Fiction, and: Impossible Witnesses: Truth, Abolitionism, and Slave Testimony (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mitchell, Angelyn, 1960- Freedom to remember: narrative, slavery, and gender in contemporary Black women's fiction.
    • McBride, Dwight A. Impossible witnesses: truth, abolitionism, and slave testimony.
    • American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
    • American prose literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
    Lowe, John, 1945-
  • Faulkner on the Color Line: The Later Novels, and: Natural Aristocracy: History, Ideology, and the Production of William Faulkner, and: The Fugitive Legacy: A Critical History (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Towner, Theresa M. Faulkner on the color line: the later novels.
    • Railey, Kevin, 1954- Natural aristocracy: history, ideology, and the production of William Faulkner.
    • Beck, Charlotte H., 1937- Fugitive legacy: a critical history.
    • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 -- Political and social views.
    • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 -- Knowledge -- History.
    Finkelstein, Norman.
  • Recovering the New: Transatlantic Roots of Modernism, and: Imaginary Communities: Utopia, the Nation, and the Spatial Histories of Modernity, and: The Avant-Garde and American Postmodernity: Small Incisive Shocks (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Cutler, Edward S. Recovering the new: translatlantic roots of modernism.
    • Wegner, Phillip E., 1964- Imaginary communities: utopia, the nation, and the spatial histories of modernity.
    • Nel, Philip, 1969- Avant-garde and American postmodernity: small incisive shocks.
    • American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
    • American fiction -- History and criticism.
    Engles, Tim.
  • Place, Language, and Identity in Afro-Costa Rican Literature, and: The Fugitive Race: Minority Writers Resisting Whiteness (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mosby, Dorothy E., 1970- Place, language, and identity in Afro-Costa Rican literature.
    • Knadler, Stephen P., 1963- Fugitive race: minority writers resisting whiteness.
    • Costa Rican literature -- Black authors -- History and criticism.
    • American literature -- Minority authors -- History and criticism.
    Pérez-Torres, Rafael.
  • Extinct Lands, Temporal Geographies: Chicana Literature and the Urgency of Space, and: Gang Nation: Delinquent Citizens in Puerto Rican, Chicano, and Chicana Narratives (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Brady, Mary Pat, 1961- Extinct lands, temporal geographies: Chicana literature and the urgency of space.
    • Brown, Monica, 1969- Gang nation: delinquent citizens in Puerto Rican, Chicano, and Chicana narratives.
    • American literature -- Mexican American authors -- History and criticism.
    • Gang members -- United States.
    Chiang, Mark.
  • National Abjection: The Asian American Body Onstage, and: Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Shimakawa, Karen, 1964- National abjection: the Asian American body onstage.
    • Nguyen, Viet Thanh, 1971- Race and resistance: literature and politics in Asian America.
    • Asian Americans -- Ethnic identity.
    • American literature -- Asian American authors -- History and criticism.
    Knadler, Stephen P., 1963-
  • Mercy, Mercy Me: African-American Culture and the American Sixties, and: Nationalism, Marxism, and African American Literature between the Wars: A New Pandora's Box, and: South of Tradition: Essays on African American Literature (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hall, James C., 1960- Mercy, mercy me: African-American culture and the American sixties.
    • Dawahare, Anthony, 1961- Nationalism, Marxism, and African American literature between the wars: a new Pandora's box.
    • Harris-Lopez, Trudier. South of tradition: essays on African American literature.
    • African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
    • American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
    Meehan, Kevin.
  • Moving Lives: Twentieth-Century Women's Travel Writing, and: Mothering the Race: Women's Narratives of Reproduction, 1890-1930 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Smith, Sidonie. Moving lives: twentieth-century women's travel writing.
    • Berg, Allison, 1963- Mothering the race: women's narratives of reproduction, 1890-1930.
    • Travelers' writings -- History and criticism.
    • Motherhood -- United States -- History.
    Wilson, Christopher P. (Christopher Pierce), 1952-
  • Contemporary American Crime Fiction, and: Traces, Codes, and Clues: Reading Race in Crime Fiction, and: The Street Was Mine: White Masculinity in Hardboiled Fiction and Film Noir (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bertens, Hans. Contemporary American crime fiction.
    • D'haen, Theo.
    • Reddy, Maureen T. Traces, codes, and clues: reading race in crime fiction.
    • Abbott, Megan E., 1971- Street was mine: white masculinity in hardboiled fiction and film noir.
    • Detective and mystery stories, American -- History and criticism.
    Gwiazda, Piotr.
  • Shifting Ground: Reinventing Landscape in Modern American Poetry, and: Abandoned New England: Landscape in the Works of Homer, Frost, Hopper, Wyeth, and Bishop (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Costello, Bonnie. Shifting ground: reinventing landscape in modern American poetry.
    • Paton, Priscilla. Abandoned New England: landscape in the works of Homer, Frost, Hopper, Wyeth, and Bishop.
    • American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    • New England -- In art.

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