American Literature

American Literature
Volume 76, Number 2, June 2004

CONTENTS

    Levander, Caroline Field, 1964-
  • "Let Her White Progeny Offset Her Dark One": The Child and the Racial Politics of Nation Making
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ethnicity in children -- United States.
    • Whites -- Race identity -- United States.
    • Nationalism -- United States.
    Reed, Naomi C.
  • The Specter of Wall Street: "Bartleby, the Scrivener" and the Language of Commodities
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    Subject Headings:
    • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891. Bartleby, the scrivener.
    • Marx, Karl, 1818-1883. Kapital.
    • Capitalism in literature.
    Newcomb, John Timberman.
  • "The Housetop Sea": Cityscape Verse and the Rise of Modern American Poetry
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    Subject Headings:
    • American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    • City and town life in literature.
    Prebel, Julie.
  • Engineering Womanhood: The Politics of Rejuvenation in Gertrude Atherton's Black Oxen
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    Subject Headings:
    • Atherton, Gertrude Franklin Horn, 1857-1948. Black oxen.
    • Literature and science -- United States.
    • Rejuvenation in literature.
    Lee, Ben.
  • Howl and Other Poems: Is There Old Left in These New Beats?
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ginsberg, Allen, 1926- Howl.
    • Ginsberg, Allen, 1926- -- Political and social views.
    • Communism and literature -- United States.

Book Reviews

    Newman, Lance.
  • Emerson's Life in Science: The Culture of Truth, and: Understanding Emerson: "The American Scholar" and His Struggle for Self-Reliance, and: Emerson (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Walls, Laura Dassow. Emerson's life in science: the culture of truth.
    • Sacks, Kenneth. Understanding Emerson: "The American scholar" and his struggle for self-reliance.
    • Buell, Lawrence. Emerson.
    • Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 -- Knowledge -- Science.
    • Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882. American scholar.
    Hendler, Glenn, 1962-
  • Critical Fictions: Sentiment and the American Market, 1780-1870, and: Identifying the Image of God: Radical Christians and Nonviolent Power in the Antebellum United States (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Fichtelberg, Joseph. Critical fictions: sentiment and the American market, 1780-1870.
    • McKanan, Dan, 1967- Identifying the image of God: radical Christians and nonviolent power in the antebellum United States.
    • American prose literature -- 1783-1850 -- History and criticism.
    • Christian sociology -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
    Smith, Shawn Michelle, 1965-
  • Barbaric Intercourse: Caricature and the Culture of Conduct, 1841-1936 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Banta, Martha. Barbaric intercourse: caricature and the culture of conduct, 1841-1936.
    • Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Caricatures and cartoons.
    Homestead, Melissa.
  • American Literature and the Culture of Reprinting, 1834-1853, and: Forgotten Readers: Recovering the Lost History of African American Literary Societies (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • McGill, Meredith L. American literature and the culture of reprinting, 1834-1853.
    • McHenry, Elizabeth, 1965- Forgotten readers: recovering the lost history of African American literary societies.
    • American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
    • American literature -- African American authors -- Appreciation -- United States.
    Caserio, Robert L., 1944-
  • Material Modernism: The Politics of the Page, and: Becoming Marianne Moore: The Early Poems, 1907-1924 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bornstein, George. Material modernism: the politics of the page.
    • Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972. Becoming Marianne Moore: the early poems, 1907-1924.
    • Schulze, Robin G., 1961-, ed.
    • English literature -- Irish authors -- History and criticism.
    • Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972 -- Criticism, Textual.
    Shamir, Milette.
  • Diaspora and Zionism in Jewish American Literature: Lazarus, Syrkin, Reznikoff, and Roth, and: All Poets Welcome: The Lower East Side Poetry Scene in the 1960s (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Omer-Sherman, Ranen. Diaspora and Zionism in Jewish American literature: Lazarus, Syrkin, Reznikoff, and Roth.
    • Kane, Daniel, 1968- All poets welcome: the Lower East Side poetry scene in the 1960s.
    • Jewish literature -- United States -- History and criticism.
    • American poetry -- New York (State) -- New York -- History and criticism.
    Cook-Lynn, Elizabeth.
  • The Invention of Native American Literature, and: Blood Narrative: Indigenous Identity in American Indian and Maori Literary and Activist Texts (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Parker, Robert Dale, 1953- Invention of Native American literature.
    • Allen, Chadwick. Blood narrative: indigenous identity in American Indian and Maori literary and activist texts.
    • American literature -- Indian authors -- History and criticism.
    Vigil, Ariana.
  • Boricua Literature: A Literary History of the Puerto Rican Diaspora, and: The Wounded Heart: Writing on Cherríe Moraga (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Sánchez-González, Lisa, 1963- Boricua literature: a literary history of the Puerto Rican diaspora.
    • Yarbro-Bejarano, Yvonne. Wounded heart: writing on Cherríe Moraga.
    • American literature -- Puerto Rican authors -- History and criticism.
    • Moraga, Cherríe -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Lundblad, Michael.
  • The Truth of Ecology: Nature, Culture, and Literature in America, and: Reader of the Purple Sage: Essays on Western Writers and Environmental Literature (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Phillips, Dana, 1958- Truth of ecology: nature, culture, and literature in America.
    • Ronald, Ann, 1939- Reader of the purple sage: essays on Western writers and environmental literature.
    • American literature -- History and criticism.
    • American literature -- West (U.S.) -- History and criticism.

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