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of The Age of Innocence
Transnational America Today
Morrison and Faulkner
These volumes are a great resource, not only to Sterne scholars, but to all those interested in the workings of the Church of England in the eighteenth century its doctrines, practices, strengths,Expand
Lionel Trilling and the Institutionalization of Humanism
Lionel Trilling is generally regarded as one of the most important American critics self-consciously indebted to Matthew Arnold's idea of critical humanism. But his legacy draws little interest nowExpand
The Strange Literary Career of Jean Toomer
Well before Jean Toomer spent two months as acting principal at Sparta Agricultural and Industrial Institute in rural Georgia in the fall of 1921, he had decided on a literary vocation. He meant,Expand
Race Literature, Modernism, and Normal Literature: James Weldon Johnson’s Groundwork for an African American Literary Renaissance, 1912–20
Professor of English at the University of Victoria in Canada. He is the author of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Racial Angles and the Business of Literary Greatness (2007), and editor of the BroadviewExpand
Blacks and Jews in Literary Conversation (review)