American Literature

Papers
(The TQCC of American Literature is 0. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
ArticleCitations
Making Queer Asiatic Worlds: Performance and Racial Interaction in North American Visual Novels22
Unsentimental Historicizing: The Neo-Slave Narrative Tradition and the Refusal of Feeling14
Rehearsing for Reconstruction: The Archipelagic Afterlives of the Port Royal Experiment9
Critical AI: A Field in Formation8
The Chronopolitics of COVID-197
Introduction: The Infrastructure of Emergency6
Dread4
How Do We See COVID-19? Visual Iconographies of Racial Contagion4
Science Fiction and Utopia in the Anthropocene3
Plague Time (Again)3
Can We Read Neural Networks? Epistemic Implications of Two Historical Computer Science Papers2
Subversion of the Human Aura: A Crisis in Representation2
COVID-19: Pandemic Reading2
“Jack In, Young Pioneer”: Frontier Politics, Ecological Entrapment, and the Architecture of Cyberspace2
“Multiplied without Number”: Lynching, Statistics, and Visualization in Ida B. Wells, Mark Twain, and W. E. B. Du Bois2
Introduction: American Game Studies2
The Character Sketch, the Aesthetics of Representativeness, and Rip Van Winkle’s Electoral Double Vision1
Redistributions of the Sensible: An Introduction to “Senses with/out Subjects”1
Geomemory and Genre Friction: Infrastructural Violence and Plantation Afterlives in Contemporary African American Novels1
The Subsident Gulf: Refiguring Climate Change in Jesmyn Ward’s Bois Sauvage1
Lost Archives, Lost Lands: Rereading New Mexico’s Imagined Environments1
Unliterary History: Toni Morrison, The Black Book, and “Real Black Publishing”1
Public Humanities in the Reconstructed University1
Literary AI: Are We Ready for the Future We Imagine?1
Repetition and Value in Richard Wright’sMan Who Lived Underground1
Gaming Borders: The Rhetorics of Gamification and National Belonging inPapers, Please1
Cedar Hill: Frederick Douglass’s Literary Landscape and the Racial Construction of Nature1
Writing with Pencils in the Antebellum United States: Language, Instrument, Gesture1
The Dream of Property: Law and Environment in William T. Vollmann’s Dying Grass and Leslie Marmon Silko’s Almanac of the Dead1
The Rise of the Conspicuously Young Novelist1
The Biology of Intimacy: Lamarckian Evolution and the Sentimental Novel1
The Stock Ticker in the Garden: Frank Norris, American Literary Naturalism, and Capitalocene Aesthetics1
War on Dirt: Aesthetics, Empire, and Infrastructure in the Low Nineteenth Century1
The Hard-Boiled Anthropocene and the Infrastructure of Extractivism1
“Split by the Moonlight”: Beethoven and the Racial Sublime in African American Literature0
Comics Grow Up0
Civil Rights and the Environment in African-American Literature, 1895–1941Cultivation and Catastrophe: The Lyric Ecology of Modern Black LiteratureAffective Ecologies: Empathy, Emotion, and Environmen0
White Writers, Race Matters: Fictions of Racial Liberalism from Stowe to StockettBlack Prometheus: Race and Radicalism in the Age of Atlantic Slavery0
Racial Disintegration: Biomedical Futurity at the Environmental Limit0
The Erotic Fictions of Finance Capitalism in The Bonfire of the Vanities and American Psycho0
On (Not)Waiting for Godot: Absurdity and Action in Mississippi0
Incommensurate Labors: The Work behind the Works of Harriet Jacobs and Walt Whitman0
The Practices of Hope: Literary Criticism in Disenchanted TimesNightmare Envy and Other Stories: American Culture and European Reconstruction0
Our Beloved Kin: A New History of King Philip’s WarLiterary Indians: Aesthetics and Encounter in American Literature to 1920Unscripted America: Indigenous Languages and the Origins of a Literary Natio0
The Unacknowledged War: Dunbar’s History of White Revisionism0
Brief Mention0
Shocking Therapy: Narrating Racism’s Psychobiological Injuries in Ralph Ellison’s Factory Hospital0
On Freedom and the Will to Adorn: The Art of the African American EssayEmpire of Ruin: Black Classicism and American Imperial CultureReaping Something New: African American Transformations of Victoria0
Sensational Internationalism: The Paris Commune and the Remapping of American Memory in the Long Nineteenth CenturyAmerican Imperialism’s Undead: The Occupation of Haiti and the Rise of Caribbean Anti0
Readerly Revisions: Letters to the Editor in the Crisis0
Novel Sounds: Southern Fiction in the Age of Rock and RollThe Devil’s Music: How Christians Inspired, Condemned, and Embraced Rock ’n’ Roll“Do You Have A Band?”: Poetry and Punk Rock in New York City0
Tales Told by Empty Sleeves: Disability, Mendicancy, and Civil War Life Writing0
Afro-Asian Antagonism and the Long Korean War0
Destroyed Documents and Racial Vulnerability in the Literature of Slavery’s Legal Afterlife0
Measuring the Harlem Renaissance: The U.S. Census, African American Identity, and Literary FormOn Sympathetic Grounds: Race, Gender, and Affective Geographies in Nineteenth-Century North America0
Thinking with Robots0
The Spiritual Imagination of the BeatsWomen Writers of the Beat Era: Autobiography and IntertextualityWorld Beats: Beat Generation Writing and the Worlding of U.S. LiteratureKerouac: Language, Poetics0
The Game Theory of Sex0
Taxonomy of an Enslaved Heart0
“Alive in Every Fibre”: Chopin and Wharton on Pain, Pleasure, and Private Feeling0
How Literature Understands Poverty: A Genealogy of the Kitchen Table0
“Beyond Railroads and Internment”? Japanese American Wartime Incarceration Literature and the Foundations of Asian American Literary Studies0
All the Microworld’s a Stage: Realism in Interactive Fiction and Artificial Intelligence0
With, Without, Even Still: Frederick Douglass,L’Union, and Editorship Studies0
Picturing Poverty in the Mid-Nineteenth Century0
National Wounds and Gendered Harm: Reframing Abortion Pain in The Worst of Times0
Colonial Relations in Miniature: Affective Networks, Race, and the Portrait in Victor Séjour’s “Le Mulâtre”0
Brief Mention0
Post-Automation Poetics; or, How Cold-War Computers Discovered Poetry0
Touching Ash in Vietnamese Diasporic Aesthetics0
Moved by Another Life: Altered Sentience and Historical Poiesis in the Peyote Craze0
The Scene of Eviction: Reification and Resistance in Depression-Era Narratives of Dispossession0
Richard Wright and the Black Metropolis: From the Great Migration to the Urban Planning Novel0
Introduction: How American Literature Understands Poverty0
Breaking Up (with) AI Ethics0
Apocalyptic Rumblings: Catharine E. Beecher’s Domestic Economy and Environmentalism0
Forms of Dictatorship: Power, Narrative, and Authoritarianism in the Latina/o NovelHispanicism and Early US Literature: Spain, Mexico, Cuba, and the Origins of US National IdentityWhere the New World 0
Announcements0
Extra Consciousness, Extra Fingers: Automatic Writing and Disabled Authorship0
Announcement0
Cripping the Archive: Analyzing Archival Disorder in the Yamashita Family Archives and Karen Tei Yamashita’s Letters to Memory0
Ugly Differences: Queer Female Sexuality in the UndergroundFugitive Life: The Queer Politics of the Prison StateMobile Subjects: Transnational Imaginaries of Gender Reassignment0
Brief Mention0
Who Counts? Old Age in COVID Times0
Announcement0
The Critical DREAMer Memoir: Educational Mobility and the Limits of Meritocratic Citizenship0
The Sweetness of Race: On Synesthesia, Addiction, and Self-Possessed Personhood in Monique Truong’s Bitter in the Mouth0
The Parasitical Trick: Mediating Dispossession in Early America0
Poet-Critics and the Administration of CultureAmerican Guides: The Federal Writers’ Project and the Casting of American Culture0
Utopias of OneLiterary Primitivism0
Muriel Rukeyser “among Wars”: Feminist Internationalism in the Second Wave0
The Whiteness of the White0
Unconventional Politics: Nineteenth-Century Women Writers and U.S. Indian PolicyArchives of Labor: Working-Class Women and Literary Culture in the Antebellum United States0
Can You Tell by Looking? A Postvisible Definition of Asian American Literature0
Brief Mention0
Enumerations: Data and Literary StudyPasswords: Philology, Security, AuthenticationThe Digital Banal: New Media and American Literature and Culture0
Data/Dispossession0
Ouch: Pain, Heard and Referred0
Existentialisms: Blackness, Literature, Performance0
“Never Allowed for Property”: Harriet Jacobs and Layli Long Soldier before the Law0
The Civil War Dead and American ModernityBattle Lines: Poetry and Mass Media in the U.S. Civil WarI Remain Yours: Common Lives in Civil War LettersThe Literature of Reconstruction: Not in Plain Black 0
The Islamic Lineage of American Literary Culture: Muslim Sources from the Revolution to ReconstructionCatholicism and American Borders in the Gothic Literary ImaginationSacraments of Memory: Catholici0
How Quarantine Attempts to Universalize the Black Condition0
“In Accord with the Spirit of American Democracy”: Tracing the Network of the US Armed Services Editions0
Pain after 2020, An Introduction0
Brief Mention0
Giving Up0
Paraliterary: The Making of Bad Readers in Postwar AmericaHistory Comes Alive: Public History and Popular Culture in the 1970s0
Deafening Modernism: Embodied Language and Visual Poetics in American LiteratureBlasphemous Modernism: The 20th-Century Word Made FleshTransatlantic Aliens: Modernism, Exile, and Culture in Midcentury0
An Overstory for Our Time0
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Brief Mention0
Permissible Narratives: The Promise of Latino/a LiteratureMestizos Come Home! Making and Claiming Mexican American Identity0
Brief Mention0
Immunity’s Racial Empire: Virality, Melancholy, Whiteness0
Cultural Gradients and the Sociotechnics of Data0
Power of Body / Power of Mind: Arts and Crafts, New Thought, and Popular Women’s Literature at the Fin de Siècle0
Democratic Aesthetics: Scenes of Political Violence and Anxiety in Nari Ward and Ocean Vuong0
Lorraine Hansberry and Miriam Makeba’s Affirmative Movements in History0
Announcement0
Hymnic Placemaking: Samson Occom’s Collection and Brothertown Orientations0
Slantwise Moves: Games, Literature, and Social Invention in Nineteenth-Century AmericaRespawn: Gamers, Hackers, and Technogenic Life0
John Bunyan in Abolitionist Print Culture0
Neurodiverse Afro-Fabulations: Pauline Hopkins’s Counterintelligence0
Migrants, Vagrants, and the Making of the Anthropocene0
Military Technologies and Human Labor0
Cavaliers and Economists: Global Capitalism and the Development of Southern Literature, 1820–1860Autonomy: The Social Ontology of Art under Capitalism0
Toward a Literature of Landed Resistance: Land’s Agency in American Literature, Law, and History0
Agonistic Audiences: Comic Play in the Early National Theater0
Makandal and Pandemic Knowledge: Literature, Fetish, and Health in the Plantationocene0
“Ain’t Any Chance to Rise in the Paper Business”: Poverty, Race, and Horatio Alger’s Newsboy Novels0
The Many Ecologies of AI0
Laying Claim: African American Cultural Memory and Southern IdentityPrecious Perversions: Humor, Homosexuality, and the Southern Literary Canon0
Self-Determined Stories: The Indigenous Reinvention of Young Adult LiteratureA New Continent of Liberty: Eunomia in Native American Literature from Occom to Erdrich0
Black Mirror: The Cultural Contradictions of American RacismLovable Racists, Magical Negroes, and White MessiahsRacial Worldmaking: The Power of Popular Fiction0
Shakespeare “Translated and Improved”: The Translational Politics of the American Yiddish Theater and Its Afterlife0
Imperative Reading: Brothertown and Sister Fowler0
Emily Dickinson in the Twenty-First Century0
Poetry Matters: Neoliberalism, Affect, and the Posthuman in Twenty-First Century North American Feminist PoeticsForms of a World: Contemporary Poetry and the Making of Globalization0
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Creole Drama: Theatre and Society in Antebellum New OrleansProvocative Eloquence: Theater, Violence, and Antislavery Speech in the Antebellum United States0
“My Whole Life I’ve Been on the Run”: Fugitivity as a Postracial Trope inRed Dead Redemption 20
Ann Petry and the Existential Phenomenology of Race0
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Her Voice Will Be on the Side of Right: Gender and Power in Women’s Antebellum Antislavery FictionKeep the Days: Reading the Civil War Diaries of Southern Women0
Woody Guthrie’s Modern World BluesBeyond the Crossroads: The Devil and the Blues TraditionConjuring Freedom: Music and Masculinity in the Civil War’s “Gospel Army”The Great Woman Singer: Gender and Vo0
On Perspective and Value: Black Urbanism, Black Interiors, and Public Housing Fiction0
An Ethics Debate for the Ages: American Individualism and the Dilemma of the Healthy Carrier0
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Wild Child: Intensive Parenting and Posthumanist EthicsLegally Straight: Sexuality, Childhood, and the Cultural Value of Marriage0
Word of Mouth: Gossip and American PoetrySomebody Telling Somebody Else: A Rhetorical Poetics of Narrative0
A History of the African American NovelAfrican American Writing: A Literary Approach0
Postcritical Howells: American Realism and Liberal Guilt0
Computing Race0
“A Face of Anguish”: Pain and Portraiture in the Civil War Hospital0
Giving Postblackness the Silent Treatment0
Tombstone, Deadwood, and Dodge City: Re-creating the Frontier WestFictions of Western American Domesticity: Indian, Mexican, and Anglo Women in Print Culture, 1850–1950Failed Frontiersmen: White Men a0
American Niceness: A Cultural HistoryMania for Freedom: American Literatures of Enthusiasm from the Revolution to the Civil WarThe Biopolitics of Feeling: Race, Sex, and Science in the Nineteenth Cent0
Writing and Democracy in the Early United States0
Vexy Thing: On Gender and LiberationExtreme Domesticity: A View from the MarginsTainted Witness: Why We Doubt What Women Say about Their Lives0
Reflexivity’s Ontological Turn: From Cybernetics to Autopoiesis in “The Circular Ruins” and The People of Paper0
The Arts of Antifascist Black Transnationalism during the Spanish Civil War0
Telegraphies: Indigeneity, Identity, and Nation in America’s Nineteenth-Century Virtual RealmModernizing Solitude: The Networked Individual in Nineteenth-Century American LiteratureGears and God: Tech0
Brief Mention0
Poetry Will Not Optimize; or, What Is Literature to AI?0
The Brink of Freedom: Improvising Life in the Nineteenth-Century Atlantic WorldFrom the Tricontinental to the Global South: Race, Radicalism, and Transnational Solidarity0
Health Care Fictions: The Business of Medicine and Modern US Literature0
The Diversity Requirement; or, The Ambivalent Contingency of the Asian American Student Teacher0
Newsprint Metropolis: City Papers and the Making of Modern AmericansBuilding Natures: Modern American Poetry, Landscape Architecture, and City PlanningThe Sociable City: An American Intellectual Tradi0
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Data-Driven Childhoods: Settler Colonialism and Numeracy in the Boys’ Literature of Francis La Flesche and Francis Rolt-Wheeler0
What Do We Critique When We Critique Technology?0
Transatlantic Abridgment and the Unstable Economics ofRobinson Crusoe0
Genres of Valuation: Marginalist Economics and American Literary Realism0
“A Handful of Syllables Thrown Back across the Water”:Dictée’s Aesthetic Legacy and Thai American Poetics0
As She Lay Dying: Locating the Gothic in Kaui Hart Hemmings’s The Descendants0
In and Out of Sight: Modernist Writing and the Photographic UnseenWhat Was Literary Impressionism?0
What the Afterlife ofSCUMCan Teach Us about Autotheory0
Reconsidering Lost Opportunities for Diverse Representation0
Brief Mention0
Artificial Bloom0
Artificial Intelligence in Video Games0
Legal Fictions: Constituting Race, Composing LiteratureLiterary Obscenities: U.S. Case Law and Naturalism after Modernism0
The New Middle Kingdom: China and the Early American Romance of Free TradeEast-West Exchange and Late Modernism: Williams, Moore, PoundConsuming Japan: Popular Culture and the Globalizing of 1980s Ame0
The Mystery of the Missing AIDS Crisis: A Comparative Reading of Caper in the Castro and Murder on Main Street0
Black Feminist Geohaptics and the Broken Earth0
Can the Computer Speak?0
The Modernist Corpse: Posthumanism and the PosthumousAntebellum Posthuman: Race and Materiality in the Mid-Nineteenth CenturyNarratology beyond the Human: Storytelling and Animal Life0
Darkness on the Edge: Revisionary Black Radicalism in the Depression Era0
Postmodernism in Pieces: Materializing the Social in U.S. FictionLyrical Strategies: The Poetics of the Twentieth-Century American Novel0
Eleven Kinds? Loneliness and Reading for Type with Richard Yates0
Intransitive Encounter: Sino-U.S. Literatures and the Limits of ExchangeStrange Fruit of the Black Pacific: Imperialism’s Racial Justice and Its Fugitives0
The Origin of OthersGoodness and the Literary Imagination: Toni Morrison0
Authentic-Deconstructionist Games and Tragic Historiography in Assassin’s Creed III0
Rights in a Time of Crisis0
Selling Women’s History: Packaging Feminism in Twentieth-Century American Popular CultureTwenty-First-Century Feminisms in Children’s and Adolescent Literature0
Yaqui Indigeneity: Epistemology, Diaspora, and the Construction of Yoeme IdentityOur War Paint Is Writers’ Ink: Anishinaabe Literary TransnationalismStoking the Fire: Nationhood in Cherokee Writing, 10
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