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  • Meyer Adam (Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, UK, 2000-10-01)
    Ralph Ellison's novel Invisible Man has elicited more than its share of critical attention ever since its first appearance in 1952. It continues to fascinate critics because, like one of its forebears, James Joyce's Ulysses, ...
  • Shiffman Dan (Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, UK, 2000-10-01)
    For the Slovenian-born journalist, novelist and populist historian Louis Adamic, Ellis Island was as central to American civilization as Plymouth Rock. Throughout the 1930s and into the 1940s, Adamic dedicated himself to ...
  • David; Shapiro Cecile (Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, UK, 1978-10-01)
    For an understanding of why an art movement becomes dominant in any period it is necessary to look at some of the ideological and political views and social needs of its practitioners, its patrons, and even its critics. ...
  • Calo Mary Ann (Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, UK, 2005-10-01)
    During the interwar decades, African American artists grew in number and visibility, and a wide range of publications featured stories on so-called Negro art. Notices on Negro art exhibitions and educational initiatives ...
  • Wald Alan; Filreis Alan; Sugrue Thomas J. (Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, UK, 1995-10-01)
    Alan Wald: When we read your memoir that came out in 1990, Being Red, many of us had also read an earlier book called The Naked God in 1957 — and our impression of your experience was represented by The Naked God until we ...
  • Ryan Susan M. (Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, UK, 1997-10-01)
    In a 1900 Atlantic Monthly article, Samuel McChord Crothers mourns the decline of the leisured or, as he puts it, “gentle” reader who enjoys narrative digressions, does not mind occasional dullness, and prefers the personal ...
  • Rubin-Dorsky Jeffrey (Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, UK, 1987-10-01)
    It is one of the commonplaces of our literary history that Washington Irving's Sketch Book put America firmly and finally on the cultural map by pleasing the British reviewers. These arbiters of taste and upholders of ...
  • Twombly Robert C. (Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, UK, 1977-10-01)
    Nineteen twenty-three was a momentous year in Jean Toomer's life. The publication of Cane, a cluster of thematically related sketches, stories, and poems about black people in Georgia and Washington, D.C., signaled his ...
  • Prettyman Gib (Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, UK, 1999-10-01)
    In the history of American consumer society, the case of King Camp Gillette, the “Razor King,” is at once strange and typical. Gillette — named King after a friend of his father — is recognized as the inventor of the modern ...
  • Parrish Timothy L.; Spiller Elizabeth A. (Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, UK, 1998-10-01)
    Seventy years after its publication, librarians at the New York Public Library catalogued Moby Dick with other books that explored the finer points of whaling. In making this bibliographic classification, librarians at ...
  • Lounsbury Myron O. (Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, UK, 1980-10-01)
    In 1926 Charles Scribner's Sons published The Benson Murder Case by “S S. Van Dine,” the first book in what would become one of the most successful series in the history of American detective fiction. The volume introduced ...
  • Benoit Raymond (Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, UK, 1980-10-01)
    When the Reverend Mr. Wilson confronts the little girl Pearl in The Scarlet Letter (Chapter 8), his mind is stymied by the fullness of her being, but his imagination responds to what she is and nostalgically recalls a ...
  • Wald Priscilla (Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, UK, 1991-10-01)
    For laura riding, no one embodies “the new barbarism” more than Gertrude Stein: “No one but Miss Stein has been willing to be as ordinary as simple, as primitive, as stupid, as barbaric as successful barbarism demands.” ...
  • Stone Edward (Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, UK, 1979-10-01)
    He had planned merely a fanciful tale of the whale fishery and had written almost an entire first draft. Then Herman Melville had discovered Nathaniel Hawthorne the man and William Shakespeare the tragedian. The result was ...
  • Bohan Ruth L. (Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, UK, 1988-10-01)
    Much has been written in recent years about 19th-century rural cemeteries. Beginning with the establishment of Boston's Mount Auburn Cemetery in 1831, these rural retreats rapidly replaced existing church burial grounds ...
  • Helbling Mark (Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, UK, 2005-10-01)
    In the current interest in American pragmatism, the role of African American intellectuals within that tradition, together with questions of race and ethnic identity, has increasingly been given serious attention. Cornel ...
  • Drougas James (Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, UK, 1977-10-01)
  • Cowlishaw Bridget Roussell (Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, UK, 2004-10-01)
    In the last decades of the 20th century, authors touting academic credentials made their way into the public discourse on alien abduction. In the process, these academics have manufactured a rhetorical space in which to ...
  • de Sousa Santos Maria Irene Ramalho (Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, UK, 1994-10-01)
    American exceptionalism, Joyce Appleby has recently reminded us, is “America's peculiar form of Eurocentrism.” Now that the multicultural history of the United States is finally being written, nothing would justify another ...
  • Whiting Cécile (Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, UK, 1988-10-01)
    The characteristics that contributed in the 1930s to the fame of A Grant Wood, Thomas Hart Benton, and John Steuart Curry, the three leaders of the Regionalist art movement, were the same that led to their being condemned ...