American Literature 84:1

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American Literature 84:1
Journal Issue Pages: 244 Volume 84, Number 1 Published: March 2012 An issue of American Literature

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Articles

Geoffrey Sanborn

James Fenimore Cooper and the Invention of the Passing Novel

Jennifer L. Fleissner

The Ordering Power of Disorder: Henry Adams and the Return of the Darwinian Era

John Mac Kilgore

The Cakewalk of Capital in Charles Chesnutt's The Marrow of Tradition

Michael Devine

“An Art That Won't Behave”: Film and the Seven Arts, 1907-21

Christopher P. Wilson

“He Fell Just Short of Being News”: Gatsby's Tabloid Shadows

Thomas Gordon Perrin

The Old Men and the “Sea of Masscult”: T. S. Eliot, Ernest Hemingway, and Middlebrow Aesthetics

Review Essay

Reena Sastri

American Poetry Studies in the Twenty-First Century

Book Reviews

Joni Adamson

The Passage to Cosmos: Alexander von Humboldt and the Shaping of America / The Passage to Cosmos: Alexander von Humboldt and the Shaping of America / Thoreau the Land Surveyor

/The Passage to Cosmos: Alexander von Humboldt and the Shaping of America–By Walls Laura Dassow/

/Thoreau the Land Surveyor–By Chura Patrick/

Karen Sánchez-Eppler

Unexpected Places: Relocating Nineteenth-Century African American Literature / Unexpected Places: Relocating Nineteenth-Century African American Literature / Activist Sentiments: Reading Black Women in the Nineteenth Century

/Unexpected Places: Relocating Nineteenth-Century African American Literature–By Gardner Eric/

/Activist Sentiments: Reading Black Women in the Nineteenth Century–By Foreman P. Gabrielle/

Mark Noble

American Bards: Walt Whitman and Other Unlikely Candidates for National Poet / American Bards: Walt Whitman and Other Unlikely Candidates for National Poet / Dickinson: Selected Poems and Commentaries

/American Bards: Walt Whitman and Other Unlikely Candidates for National Poet–By Whitley Edward/

/Dickinson: Selected Poems and Commentaries–By Vendler Helen/

Kendall Johnson

Henry James's Narrative Technique: Consciousness, Perception, and Cognition / Henry James's Narrative Technique: Consciousness, Perception, and Cognition / The Illustration of the Master: Henry James and the Magazine Revolution

/Henry James's Narrative Technique: Consciousness, Perception, and Cognition–by Boudreau Kristin/

/The Illustration of the Master: Henry James and the Magazine Revolution–by Tucker Amy/

Kevin R. McNamara

Urban Underworlds: A Geography of Twentieth-Century American Literature and Culture / Urban Underworlds: A Geography of Twentieth-Century American Literature and Culture / An Elusive Unity: Urban Democracy and Machine Politics in Industrializing America / Bohemia in America, 1858-1920

/Urban Underworlds: A Geography of Twentieth-Century American Literature and Culture–By Heise Thomas/

/An Elusive Unity: Urban Democracy and Machine Politics in Industrializing America–By Connolly James J/

/Bohemia in America, 1858-1920–By Levin Joanna/

Joshua Miller

World Writing: Poetics, Ethics, Globalization / World Writing: Poetics, Ethics, Globalization / Multilingual America: Language and the Making of American Literature

/World Writing: Poetics, Ethics, Globalization–by Gallagher Mary (Ed.)/

/Multilingual America: Language and the Making of American Literature–By Rosenwald Lawrence Alan/

Maeera Y. Shreiber

Modernist Writings and Religio-Scientific Discourse: H.D., Loy, and Toomer / Modernist Writings and Religio-Scientific Discourse: H.D., Loy, and Toomer / On Mount Vision: Forms of the Sacred in Contemporary American Poetry

/Modernist Writings and Religio-Scientific Discourse: H.D., Loy, and Toomer–By Vetter Lara/

/On Mount Vision: Forms of th

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