American Literature 83:4

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American Literature 83:4
Journal Issue Pages: 236 Volume 83, Number 4 Published: December 2011 An issue of American Literature

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Frances Whipple, Elleanor Eldridge, and the Politics of Interracial Collaboration - Joycelyn Moody

Theorizing a Reading Public: Sentimentality and Advice about Novel Reading in the Antebellum United States - Jennifer L. Brady

“This Alarming Generosity”: White Elephants and the Logic of the Gift - Ross Bullen

“That Friendship of the Whites”: Patronage, Philanthropy, and Charles Chesnutt's The Colonel's Dream - Francesca Sawaya

Displacement as Narrative Structure: Refugee Time/Space in Diana Abu-Jaber's Arabian Jazz

- Kate McCullough

On the Literary Use of Superheroes; or, Batman and Superman Fistfight in Heaven - Isaac Cates

Book Reviews

Our South: Geographical Fantasy and the Rise of National Literature / Our South: Geographical Fantasy and the Rise of National Literature / One Homogeneous People: Narratives of White Southern Identity, 1890–1920 - reviewed by Suzanne W. Jones

Bodies of Reform: The Rhetoric of Character in Gilded Age America / Bodies of Reform: The Rhetoric of Character in Gilded Age America / Thinking America: New England Intellectuals and the Varieties of American Identity - reviewed by Ben Railton

Capital Letters: Authorship in the Antebellum Literary Market / Capital Letters: Authorship in the Antebellum Literary Market / The Program Era: Postwar Fiction and the Rise of Creative Writing / What America Read: Taste, Class, and the Novel, 1920–1960 - reviewed by Leonard Cassuto

Slaves to Fashion: Black Dandyism and the Styling of Black Diasporic Identity / Slaves to Fashion: Black Dandyism and the Styling of Black Diasporic Identity / Beyond the Black Lady: Sexuality and the New African American Middle Class - reviewed by Sean Metzger

Darker than Blue: On the Moral Economies of Black Atlantic Culture / Darker than Blue: On the Moral Economies of Black Atlantic Culture / Romance, Diaspora, and Black Atlantic Literature - reviewed by Martyn Bone

War No More: The Antiwar Impulse in American Literature, 1861–1914 / War No More: The Antiwar Impulse in American Literature, 1861–1914 / For Home and Country: World War I Propaganda on the Home Front / On the Battlefield of Memory: The First World War and American Remembrance, 1919–1941 - reviewed by Karsten H. Piep

Playing Smart: New York Women Writers and Modern Magazine Culture / Playing Smart: New York Women Writers and Modern Magazine Culture / Pink Pirates: Contemporary American Women Writers and Copyright - reviewed by Ann Keniston

Embattled Home Fronts: Domestic Politics and the American Novel of World War I / Embattled Home Fronts: Domestic Politics and the American Novel of World War I / Masculinity in Vietnam War Narratives: A Critical Study of Fiction, Films, and Nonfiction Writings - reviewed by Kathleen McClancy

The Cubalogues: Beat Writers in Revolutionary Havana / The Cubalogues: Beat Writers in Revolutionary Havana / Brother-Souls: John Clellon Holmes, Jack Kerouac, and the Beat Generation - reviewed by Tony Trigilio

Indigenous Storywork: Educating the Heart, Mind, Body, and Spirit / Indigenous Storywork: Educating the Heart, Mind, Body, and Spirit / Tribal Theory in Native American Literature: Dakota and Haudenosaunee Writing and Indigenous Worldviews - reviewed by Kevin J. White

Global Matters: The Transnational Turn in Literary Studies / Global Matters: The Transnational Turn in Literary Studies / Specters of Conquest: Indigenous Absence in Transatlantic Literatures / Transatlantic Solidarities: Irish Nationalism and Caribbean Poetics - reviewed by Anne Gulick

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