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2008 Studies in American Culture - 31.1

Oct 2008 CoverARTICLES 

"Oh! Yankee Soldier, Spare My Home!":  The War-Time Rhymes of Robert James Coffey (1829-1910)
Dale B. J. Randall 

"Lighting the Cause of Humanity":  Boston's Irish and the Limits of Transnational Ethnic Nationialism, 1900-1916
Damien Murray 

From Pulp Hero to Superhero:  Culture, Race, and Identity in American Popular Culture, 1900-1940
Julian Chambliss & William L. Svitavsky 

"A Hundred Million Miracles" or Racist "Chop Suey"?  The Contradictory Worlds in Rodgers and Hammerstein's Flower Drum Song
Bud Coleman 

"'Real Men' Watch Musicals: The Full Monty and Post-9/11 Masculinity
Judith Sebesta 

Reclaiming Identity: Being a Native American in Pennsylvania
David J. Minderhout & Andrea T. Frantz 

Adapting Flannery O’Connor: Horton Foote and “The Displaced Person”
Robert Donahoo 


Still Flight
Christa Kreeger Bowden 


Alfred Kazin: A Biography, by Richard M. Cook
David L. Vanderwerken 

These Days of Large Things: The Culture of Size in America, 1865-1930, by Michael Tavel Clarke
Richard Cook 

The Culture of Calamity: Disaster and the Making of Modern America, by Kevin Rosario  
Dennis Hall 

Instructions for American Servicemen in France during World War II, by the United States Army
Gregory Lippiatt 

Mark Twain's Civil War, Edited by David Rachels
John Bird 

The Art of Conversation in America: Dialogue at the Woodrow Wilson Center, by George Liston Seay
Louis H. Blair 

In Search of the Good Life: A Pedagogy for Troubled Times, by Fred Dallmayr
Duncan Richter 

River of Dreams: Imagining the Mississippi before Mark Twain, by Thomas Ruys Smith
David Rachels 

Quilty as Charged: Undercover in a Material World, by Spike Gillespie
Elizabeth Cummins 

Lovers and Beloveds: Sexual Otherness in Southern Fiction, 1936-1961, by Gary Richards
Sylvia Cook 

Manhood in the Age of Aquarius: Masculinity in Two Countercultural Communities, 1965-83, by Timothy Hogdon
Robert Hawkins 

Walking the Wrack Line: One Tidal Shifts and What Remains, by Barbara Hurd
John Leland 

Calvinist Humor in American Literature, by Michael Dunne
Edwin T. Arnold 

Finding Betty Crocker: The Secret Life of America’s First Lady of Food, by Susan Marks
Caren J. Town 

Las Vegas: Media and Myth, by Lawrence J. Mullen
Dennis Hall 

No Caption Needed: Iconic Photographs, Public Culture, and Liberal Democracy, by Robert Hariman and John Louis Lucaites
Sylvia Cook 

Extraordinary Circumstances: The Presidency of Gerald R. Ford, by David Hume Kennedy
Louis H. Blair 



Christa Kreeger BowdenActias luna I (luna moth), 19th century lens (2008)
7.25" x 7.25"