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1. Cover image for 'Clothed in Meaning'
Literature, Labor, and Cotton in Nineteenth-Century America
Sylvia Jenkins Cook
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Literature, Labor, and Cotton in Nineteenth-Century America
Sylvia Jenkins Cook
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2. Cover image for 'Who Killed American Poetry?'
From National Obsession to Elite Possession
Karen L. Kilcup
19th-century American magazine reviewers helped establish—and subsequently destroy—poetry’s place as a powerful national literature
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From National Obsession to Elite Possession
Karen L. Kilcup
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The Crippest Place on Earth
Elizabeth A. Wheeler
Spotlights the heroes and heroines with disabilities in young people’s literature as it also imagines an ideal society for youngsters with disabilities
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The Crippest Place on Earth
Elizabeth A. Wheeler
Spotlights the heroes and heroines with disabilities in young people’s literature as it also imagines an ideal society for youngsters with disabilities
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The Crippest Place on Earth
Elizabeth A. Wheeler
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Domestic Service in Progressive-Era Women’s Fiction
Ann Mattis
What representations of domestic service in literature reveal about various Progressive Era cultural narratives
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Domestic Service in Progressive-Era Women’s Fiction
Ann Mattis
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5. Cover image for 'Dialectical Imaginaries'
Materialist Approaches to U.S. Latino/a Literature in the Age of Neoliberalism
Marcial González and Carlos Gallego, editors
Gathers materialist readings that provide productive new insights on Latino/a literature in the neoliberal era
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Materialist Approaches to U.S. Latino/a Literature in the Age of Neoliberalism
Marcial González and Carlos Gallego, Editors
Gathers materialist readings that provide productive new insights on Latino/a literature in the neoliberal era
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Materialist Approaches to U.S. Latino/a Literature in the Age of Neoliberalism
Marcial González and Carlos Gallego, editors
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6. Cover image for 'The Half-Life of Deindustrialization'
Working-Class Writing about Economic Restructuring
Sherry Lee Linkon
Examines how contemporary American working- class literature reveals the long- term effects of deindustrialization on individuals and communities
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Working-Class Writing about Economic Restructuring
Sherry Lee Linkon
Examines how contemporary American working- class literature reveals the long- term effects of deindustrialization on individuals and communities
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Working-Class Writing about Economic Restructuring
Sherry Lee Linkon
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7. Cover image for 'Body Parts of Empire'
Visual Abjection, Filipino Images, and the American Archive
Nerissa S. Balce
A cross-disciplinary reading of American popular culture at a time of U.S. imperialism and the occupation of the Philippine Islands.

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Visual Abjection, Filipino Images, and the American Archive
Nerissa Balce
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8. Cover image for 'The Drama of the American Short Story, 1800-1865'
Michael J. Collins
A new history of the origins of the American short story and its relationship to theatrical performance culture

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9. Cover image for 'Anti-Imperialist Modernism'
Race and Transnational Radical Culture from the Great Depression to the Cold War
Benjamin Balthaser
A unique excavation of how U.S. cross-border, anti-imperialist movements shaped cultural modernism

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Race and Transnational Radical Culture from the Great Depression to the Cold War
Benjamin Balthaser
A unique excavation of how U.S. cross-border, anti-imperialist movements shaped cultural modernism
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Adoption Narratives and Human Possibility
Margaret Homans

How adoption and its literary representations shed new light on notions of value, origins, and identity

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Adoption Narratives and Human Possibility
Margaret Homans

How adoption and its literary representations shed new light on notions of value, origins, and identity

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Adoption Narratives and Human Possibility
Margaret Homans
How adoption and its literary representations shed new light on notions of value, origins, and identity
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11. Cover image for 'Poetry Los Angeles'
Reading the Essential Poems of the City
Laurence Goldstein
A look at the poetry of one of America’s most populous and fascinating cities, with poems spanning from 1942 to 2012
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Reading the Essential Poems of the City
Laurence Goldstein
A look at the poetry of one of America’s most populous and fascinating cities, with poems spanning from 1942 to 2012
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Reading the Essential Poems of the City
Laurence Goldstein
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Whitman, Baudelaire, and the Hybrid City
Laure Katsaros

A comparison of the mid-19th-century city in the poetry of Walt Whitman and Charles Baudelaire and their responses to the inescapable push of modernization

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Whitman, Baudelaire, and the Hybrid City
Laure Katsaros
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13. Cover image for 'Industry and the Creative Mind'
The Eccentric Writer in American Literature and Entertainment, 1790-1860
Sandra Tomc
A new look at the "eccentric author" figure in early nineteenth-century America
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The Eccentric Writer in American Literature and Entertainment, 1790-1860
Sandra Tomc
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Narratives of Michigan and the Upper Midwest
John Knott
How the meaning of the forest developed in the Great Lakes
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Narratives of Michigan and the Upper Midwest
John Knott
How the meaning of the forest developed in the Great Lakes
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Narratives of Michigan and the Upper Midwest
John Knott
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15. Cover image for 'Kin of Another Kind'
Transracial Adoption in American Literature
Cynthia Callahan

Rereads 20th-century American literature as it has portrayed adoption across racial lines, from Faulkner to Kingsolver

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15. Cover image for 'Kin of Another Kind'
Transracial Adoption in American Literature
Cynthia Callahan

Rereads 20th-century American literature as it has portrayed adoption across racial lines, from Faulkner to Kingsolver

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16. Cover image for 'Devils and Rebels'
The Making of Hawthorne's Damned Politics
Larry J. Reynolds
Was Nathaniel Hawthorne a racist? A compelling second look at a canonical American author
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The Making of Hawthorne's Damned Politics
Larry J. Reynolds
Was Nathaniel Hawthorne a racist? A compelling second look at a canonical American author
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17. Cover image for 'Risk Culture'
Performance and Danger in Early America
Joseph Fichtelberg
Close textual analysis explores the culture of risk in our country's early days
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Performance and Danger in Early America
Joseph Fichtelberg
Close textual analysis explores the culture of risk in our country's early days
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Performance and Danger in Early America
Joseph Fichtelberg

Close textual analysis explores the culture of risk in our country's early days

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A Century of Race, Gender, and Southern Memory
Kimberly Wallace-Sanders
A revealing exploration of the origins and meanings of the mammy figure
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19. Cover image for 'Chic Ironic Bitterness'
R. Jay Magill, Jr.
A brilliant and timely reflection on irony in contemporary American culture
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R. Jay Magill, Jr.
A brilliant and timely reflection on irony in contemporary American culture
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20. Cover image for 'The Americanist'
Daniel Aaron
From one of the founders of American Studies, vivid recollections and keen observations on the political, literary, and social life of the nation
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Daniel Aaron
From one of the founders of American Studies, vivid recollections and keen observations on the political, literary, and social life of the nation
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21. Cover image for 'Workin' on the Chain Gang'
Shaking Off the Dead Hand of History
Walter Mosley
A passionate examination of the social and economic injustices that continue to shackle the American people
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22. Cover image for 'Vanishing Moments'
Class and American Literature
Eric Schocket
Explores how the effects of class permeated American culture in nearly a century of literary writing
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Class and American Literature
Eric Schocket
Explores how the effects of class permeated American culture in nearly a century of literary writing
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Class and American Literature
Eric Schocket
Explores how the effects of class permeated American culture in nearly a century of literary writing
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Literature, Culture, and Geography in Antebellum America
Anne Baker
Examines how a young nation responded to constantly expanding boundaries, as witnessed in its literature, public documents, schoolbooks, and art
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Literature, Culture, and Geography in Antebellum America
Anne Baker
Examines how a young nation responded to constantly expanding boundaries, as witnessed in its literature, public documents, schoolbooks, and art
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Writing Inequality in Nineteenth-Century America
Amy Schrager Lang
Explores the literary expression of the crisis of social class in the U.S. throughout the second half of the nineteenth century
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25. Cover image for 'The Past as Present in the Drama of August Wilson'
Harry J. Elam, Jr.
An indispensable guide to the dramatic work of one of America's most important contemporary playwrights
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Harry J. Elam, Jr.
An indispensable guide to the dramatic work of one of America's most important contemporary playwrights
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Harry J. Elam, Jr.
An indispensable guide to the dramatic work of one of America's most important contemporary playwrights
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