American Literature

American Literature
Volume 76, Number 4, December 2004

CONTENTS

American Literature at 75

    Baker, Houston A.
    Wald, Priscilla.
  • Anniversaries and "Whispering Ambitions": American Literature at 75
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    Subject Headings:
    • American literature.
    • American literature -- History and criticism -- Periodicals.
    Moon, Michael.
  • Turning from the National to the Multilingual
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    Subject Headings:
    • American literature.
    • American literature -- History and criticism -- Periodicals.
    • American literature -- History and criticism.
    Cahill, Edward.
  • Federalist Criticism and the Fate of Genius
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    Subject Headings:
    • Criticism -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
    • Criticism -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
    Anthony, David.
  • Banking on Emotion: Financial Panic and the Logic of Male Submission in the Jacksonian Gothic
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    Subject Headings:
    • American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
    • Masculinity in literature.
    • Financial crises in literature.
    • Sensationalism in literature.
    Roberts, Heather Leland.
  • "The Public Heart": Urban Life and the Politics of Sympathy in Lydia Maria Child's Letters from New York
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    Subject Headings:
    • Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880. Letters from New-York.
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Description and travel.
    • City and town life -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century.
    Garland-Thomson, Rosemarie.
  • The Cultural Logic of Euthanasia: "Sad Fancyings" in Herman Melville's "Bartleby"
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    Subject Headings:
    • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891. Bartleby, the scrivener.
    • Euthanasia -- Social aspects -- United States.
    Nixon, Nicola.
  • "Prismatic and Profitable": Commerce and the Corporate Person in James's "The Jolly Corner"
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    Subject Headings:
    • James, Henry, 1843-1916. Jolly corner.
    • Businessmen in literature.
    • Commerce in literature.
    Sherrard-Johnson, Cherene.
  • "A Plea for Color": Nella Larsen's Iconography of the Mulatta
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    Subject Headings:
    • Larsen, Nella. Quicksand.
    • Larsen, Nella. Passing.
    • African American women in literature.
    • Racially mixed people in literature.

Review Essay

    Fox, Claire F.
  • Comparative Literary Studies of the Americas
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    Subject Headings:
    • Aldama, Frederick Luis, 1969- Postethnic narrative criticism: magicorealism in Oscar "Zeta" Acosta, Ana Castillo, Julie Dash, Hanif Kureishi, and Salman Rushdie.
    • Allatson, Paul. Latino dreams: transcultural traffic and the U.S. national imaginary.
    • Oropesa, Salvador A., 1961- Contemporáneos Group: rewriting Mexico in the thirties and forties.
    • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    • Spanish American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

Book Reviews

    Gussow, Adam.
  • Harriet Tubman: The Life and the Life Stories, and: Without Regard to Race: The Other Martin Robison Delany (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Humez, Jean McMahon, 1944- Harriet Tubman: the life and the life stories.
    • Adeleke, Tunde. Without regard to race: the other Martin Robison Delany.
    • Tubman, Harriet, 1820?-1913.
    • Delany, Martin Robison, 1812-1885.
    Boudreau, Kristin, 1965-
  • Rehabilitating Bodies: Health, History, and the American Civil War, and: Mark Twain and Medicine: "Any Mummery Will Cure" (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Long, Lisa A. Rehabilitating bodies: health, history, and the American Civil War.
    • Ober, K. Patrick. Mark Twain and medicine: "any mummery will cure".
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Historiography.
    • Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Knowledge -- Medicine.
    Cohen, Matt, 1970-
    DeStefano, Melinda.
  • Imagining Rhetoric: Composing Women of the Early United States, and: Poets in the Public Sphere: The Emancipatory Project of American Women's Poetry, 1800-1900 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Eldred, Janet Carey. Imagining rhetoric: composing women of the early United States.
    • Mortensen, Peter, 1961-
    • Bennett, Paula. Poets in the public sphere: the emancipatory project of American women's poetry, 1800-1900.
    • English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching -- United States -- History.
    • American poetry -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
    Zagarell, Sandra A.
  • An American Colony: Regionalism and the Roots of Midwestern Culture, and: Writing out of Place: Regionalism, Women, and American Literary Culture, and: Translating Southwestern Landscapes: The Making of an Anglo Literary Region (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Watts, Edward. American colony: regionalism and the roots of Midwestern culture.
    • Fetterley, Judith, 1938- Writing out of place: regionalism, women, and American literary culture.
    • Pryse, Marjorie, 1948-
    • Goodman, Audrey, 1966- Translating Southwestern landscapes: the making of an Anglo literary region.
    • Middle West -- Civilization.
    • American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
    Brickhouse, Anna.
  • Readings at the Edge of Literature, and: The Writing of America: Literature and Cultural Identity from the Puritans to the Present (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Jehlen, Myra. Readings at the edge of literature.
    • Ward, Geoff, 1954- Writing of America: literature and cultural identity from the Puritans to the present.
    • American literature -- History and criticism.
    Raine, Anne.
  • Visions of the Land: Science, Literature, and the American Environment from the Age of Exploration to the Age of Ecology, and: This Compost: Ecological Imperatives in American Poetry (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bryson, Michael A., 1967- Visions of the land: science, literature, and the American environment from the age of exploration to the age of ecology.
    • Rasula, Jed. This compost: ecological imperatives in American poetry.
    • American literature -- History and criticism.
    • American poetry -- History and criticism.
    Dawes, James, 1969-
  • America's Culture of Terrorism: Violence, Capitalism, and the Written Word, and: Crimes of Art and Terror (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Clymer, Jeffory A. America's culture of terrorism: violence, capitalism, and the written word.
    • Lentricchia, Frank. Crimes of art and terror.
    • McAuliffe, Jody, 1954-
    • Terrorism -- United States -- History.
    • Literature, Modern -- 19th century -- History and criticism.

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