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2012 Studies In American Culture - 35.1

Oct 2012 Cover 


Benjamin Bateman,
Queer Coquetry: Communalizing the Death Drive in Hannah Foster's The Coquette

Laura Savu
"Souls Shifted Sideways": The Ethics and Aesthetics of Affect in Post-9/11 Narrative

Bridget Kevane and Sara Rushing
Homeland Insecurity:  Ilan Stavans, On Borrowed Words, and the Emergent Latino-Jewish Literature

Pearl Amelia McHaney
Sensing Eudora Welty's New Orleans

Margaret T. McGehee
Dynamiting the Levees: The South in Dave Egger's Zeitoun


David Wharton
The Spiritual Landscape of the American South


Daniel Cross Turner
The Rise and Decline of the Redneck Riviera: An Insider's History of the Florida-Alabama Coast, by Harvey H. Jackson III

David Fillingim
Was America Founded as a Christian Nation?: A Historical Introduction, by John Fea

Jenny O. Ramirez
American Orient: Imagining the East from the Colonial Era through the Twentieth Century, By David Weir

Julian Chambliss
Wanted: The Outlaw in American Visual Culture, By Rachel Hall

Trent Watts
Reload: Rethinking Violence in American Life, by Christopher B. Strain

Margaret Earley Whitt
What Adolescents Ought to Know: Sexual Health Texts in Early Twentieth-Century America, by Jennifer Burek Pierce

Mary Cathryn Cain
American Pietas: Visions of Race, Death and the Maternal, by Ruby C. Tapia

Louis Blair
The Presidency in the Twenty-First Century, Edited by Charles W. Dunn

John Leland
Marching in Step: Masculinity, Citizenship, an The Citadel in Post-World War II America, by Alexander Macauley

Peter Kvidera
Policing Methamphetamine: Narcopolitics in Rural America, by William Garriott

Duncan Richter,
The War on Poverty: A New grassroots History, 1964-1980, edited by Annelise Orleck and Lisa Gayle Hazirjian

Bob Coleman
Mary Turner and the Memory of Lynching, by Julie Buckner Armstrong

Caryn Town
Turning the Tables: Restaurants and the Rise of the American Middle Class, 1880-1945, by Andrew P. Haley

Thomas Ruys Smith
Jim Crow's Counterculture: The Blues and Black Southerners, 1890-1945, by R. A. Lawson

Tim McElhannon
Music from the True Vine: Mike Seeger's Life and Musical Journey, by Bill C. Malone

Karen L. Cox
The Battle for the Bs: 1950s Hollywood and the Rebirth of Low-Budget Cinema, by Blair Davis

Dennis Hall
Reel Men at War: Masculinity and the American War Film, by Ralph Donald and Karen MacDonald

Dennis Hall
American Ideal: how American Idol Constructs Celebrity, Collective Identity, and American Discourses, by Amanda Scheiner McClain

Lara Smith-Sitton
The Social Media Reader, edited by Michael Mandiberg

Andrew B. Leiter
Representing the Race: A New Political History of African American Literature, By Gene Andrew Jarrett

Mary Beth Pennington
Negotiating a Perilous Empowerment: Appalachian Women's Literacies, by Erica Abrams Locklear

Alex Pitofsky
This Glorius Struggle: George Washington's Revolutionary War Letters, edited by Edward G. Lengel

Dennis Hall
War Upon the Land: Military Strategy and the Transformation of Southern Landscapes During the American Civil War, by Lisa M. Brady

Jean Cash
Fall Line, by Joe Samuel Starnes

Thomas Douglass
Best of Times, Worst of Times: Contemporary American Short Stories from the New Gilded Age, edited by Wendy Martin and Cecelia Tichi


Notes On Contributors

Cover - Amanda Berrios, "Dolls" (2012)