American Literature

American Literature
Volume 76, Number 3, September 2004
Special Issue Editors: Christopher Castiglia and Russ Castronovo

CONTENTS

Aesthetics and the End(s) of Cultural Studies

    Castiglia, Christopher.
    Castronovo, Russ, 1965-
  • Preface: A "Hive of Subtlety": Aesthetics and the End(s) of Cultural Studies
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    Subject Headings:
    • Culture -- Study and teaching.
    • Aesthetics.
    • Criticism.
    Dawes, James, 1969-
  • Fictional Feeling: Philosophy, Cognitive Science, and the American Gothic
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    Subject Headings:
    • Brown, Charles Brockden, 1771-1810 -- Criticism and interpretation.
    • Books and reading.
    • Emotions in literature.
    Gilmore, Paul, 1970-
  • Romantic Electricity, or the Materiality of Aesthetics
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    Subject Headings:
    • English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
    • American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
    • Aesthetics, Modern -- 19th century.
    • Electricity in literature.
    Dillon, Elizabeth Maddock.
  • Sentimental Aesthetics
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    Subject Headings:
    • Sentimentalism -- United States.
    • American poetry -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
    • American poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
    • Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804 -- Aesthetics.
    • Schiller, Friedrich, 1759-1805 -- Aesthetics.
    • Aesthetics, Modern.
    Dimock, Wai-chee, 1953-
  • Aesthetics at the Limits of the Nation: Kant, Pound, and the Saturday Review
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    Subject Headings:
    • Aesthetics, Modern.
    • Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804. Kritik der Urteilskraft.
    • Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972 -- Political and social views.
    • Saturday review of literature.
    Kane, Thomas H.
  • Mourning the Promised Land: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Automortography and the National Civil Rights Musuem
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    Subject Headings:
    • King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 -- Oratory.
    • National Civil Rights Museum.
    • Aesthetics -- Political aspects.
    Nealon, Christopher S. (Christopher Shaun), 1967-
  • Camp Messianism, or, the Hopes of Poetry in Late-Late Capitalism
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    Subject Headings:
    • American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

Book Reviews

    Woude, Joanne van der.
  • Gender and Morality in Anglo-American Culture, 1650-1800, and: Democracy, Revolution, and Monarchism in Early American Literature (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bloch, Ruth H., 1949- Gender and morality in Anglo-American culture, 1650-1800.
    • Downes, Paul, 1965- Democracy, revolution, and monarchism in early American literature.
    • Women -- United States -- History.
    • American literature -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- History and criticism.
    Allewaert, Monique.
  • The Artistry of Anger: Black and White Women's Literature in America, 1820-1860, and: The Language of War: Literature and Culture in the U.S. from the Civil War through World War II (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Grasso, Linda M. Artistry of anger: black and white women's literature in America, 1820-1860.
    • Dawes, James, 1969- Language of war: literature and culture in the U.S. from the Civil War through World War II.
    • American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
    • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Anderson, Crystal S.
  • Caribbean Autobiography: Cultural Identity and Self-Representation, and: Scarring the Black Body: Race and Representation in African American Literature, and: Voices of the Fugitives: Runaway Slave Stories and Their Fictions of Self-Creation (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Paquet, Sandra Pouchet. Caribbean autobiography: cultural identity and self-representation.
    • Henderson, Carol E., 1964- Scarring the Black body: race and representation in African American literature.
    • Bland, Sterling Lecater, 1961- Voices of the fugitives: runaway slave stories and their fictions of self-creation.
    • Autobiography.
    • American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
    Pollak, Vivian R.
  • Reconstituting the American Renaissance: Emerson, Whitman, and the Politics of Representation, and: Whitman Possessed: Poetry, Sexuality, and Popular Authority (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Grossman, Jay. Reconstituting the American renaissance: Emerson, Whitman, and the politics of representation.
    • Maslan, Mark. Whitman possessed: poetry, sexuality, and popular authority.
    • American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
    • Homosexuality and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
    Feerst, Alex.
  • Civil Wars: American Novelists and Manners, 1880-1940, and: Social Reform, Taste, and the Construction of Virtue in American Literature, 1870-1910 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Goodman, Susan, 1951- Civil wars: American novelists and manners, 1880-1940.
    • Koistinen-Harris, Janice H. Social reform, taste, and the construction of virtue in American literature, 1870-1910.
    • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    • American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
    Solomon, Eric.
  • War Games: Richard Harding Davis and the New Imperialism, and: The Anarchy of Empire in the Making of U.S. Culture (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Seelye, John D. War games: Richard Harding Davis and the new imperialism.
    • Kaplan, Amy. Anarchy of empire in the making of U.S. culture.
    • Davis, Richard Harding, 1864-1916 -- Views on imperialism.
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1865-1921.
    Graulich, Melody, 1951-
  • West of Emerson: The Design of Manifest Destiny, and: Marriage, Violence, and the Nation in the American Literary West (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Fresonke, Kris, 1966- West of Emerson: the design of manifest destiny.
    • Handley, William R. Marriage, violence, and the nation in the American literary West.
    • Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 -- Knowledge -- West (U.S.)
    • American literature -- West (U.S) -- History and criticism.
    Suh, Seung Hye.
  • Cold War Orientalism: Asia in the Middlebrow Imagination, 1945-1961, and: Embracing the East: White Women and American Orientalism (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Klein, Christina, 1963- Cold War orientalism: Asia in the middlebrow imagination, 1945-1961.
    • Yoshihara, Mari, 1968- Embracing the East: white women and American orientalism.
    • Asia -- Foreign public opinion, American.
    • Women, White -- Race identity -- United States.
    Werner, Marta L., 1964-
  • A Sense of Things: The Object Matter of American Literature, and: Surface and Depth: The Quest for Legibility in American Culture (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Brown, Bill, 1958- Sense of things: the object matter of American literature.
    • Gilmore, Michael T. Surface and depth: the quest for legibility in American culture.
    • American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
    • American prose literature -- History and criticism.
    Clymer, Jeffory A.
  • Sexual Violence and American Manhood, and: Male Sexuality under Surveillance: The Office in American Literature (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Herbert, T. Walter (Thomas Walter), 1938- Sexual violence and American manhood.
    • Thompson, Graham, 1965- Male sexuality under surveillance: the office in American literature.
    • Women -- United States -- Violence against.
    • American fiction -- History and criticism.
    Ramirez, Victoria.
  • Rewriting: Postmodern Narrative and Cultural Critique in the Age of Cloning, and: Radiant Textuality: Literature after the World Wide Web (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Moraru, Christian. Rewriting: postmodern narrative and cultural critique in the age of cloning.
    • McGann, Jerome J. Radiant textuality: literature after the World Wide Web.
    • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    • Criticism -- Data processing.

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