American Literary History

(The TQCC of American Literary History 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.)
Literature’s Vexed Democratization9
Literary Agency7
Commodifying Mexico: OnAmerican Dirtand the Cultural Politics of a Manufactured Bestseller7
Literature and Publishing, 1945–20206
Driven by the Market: African American Literature after Urban Fiction6
Unspeakable Conventionality: The Perversity of the Kindle6
Stephen King, Incorporated: Genre Fiction and the Problem of Authorship5
“Something is Said in the Silences”: Gwendolyn Brooks’s Years at Harper’s5
Early Black Worldmaking: Body, Compass, and Text3
Science Fictionality and Post-65 Asian American Literature3
Infrastructural-Innovation Realism in an Age of Collapse3
Mapping Decolonial Environmental Imaginaries in Latinx Culture3
Cultural Studies Revisited: Determinate Conditions and the Depressive Position2
Market Segmentation and Shirley Jackson’s Domestic Humor2
Reckoning with Indigenous Solidarity2
The Disordered Ordinary1
As the World Turns; or Against Methodology1
Abolition’s Afterlives1
The Postliberal Aesthetic; or, How Can Literary Criticism Help Unsettle America’s Polarization?1
Modernism’s Others: Literary Realisms in an Age of Incomplete Emancipation1
Visions of Refuge: The Central American Exodus and the Floating Ladder1
Ante-Possession: A History of Dispossession’s Present1
Telling America’s Story to the World: Literature, Internationalism, Cultural Diplomacy1
Freedom by the Book: Novels and the Future of Liberal Democracy1
Kiara Kharpertian, We Who Work the West: Class, Labor, and Space in Western American Literature1
Conglomerate but not Homogenized1
Institutionalism and the Fate of the Public University1
How (and How Not) to Study Porn1
Patrick Jagoda, Experimental Games: Critique, Play, and Design in the Age of Gamification1
Post-54: Reconstructing Civil War Memory in American Literature afterBrown1
The Black Situation: Notes on Black Critical Theory Now1
Latinx Modernism and the Spirit of Latinoamericanismo1
Back to Black: African American Literary Criticism in the Present Moment1
“As if!” in Thunder1
Rachele Dini, “All-Electric” Narratives: Time-Saving Appliances and Domesticity in American Literature, 1945-20201
The Aesthetic Life of Infrastructure: Race, Affect, Environment. Edited by Kelly Mee Rich, Nicole M. Rizzuto, and Susan Zeiger1
Asian American Cultural Critique at the End of US Empire1
Feeling Fallible, Being Wrong1
Pragmatics of Democracy: A Political Theory of African American Literature before Emancipation1
Living after Life1
The Children of Other Lands and the Strategic Dissonance of Migrant Marginality1
Diagnosing Desire: Mental Health and Modern American Literature, 1890–19551
States of Mind: Consent and Literary Fiction in the US1
Joshua Schuster and Derek Woods, Calamity Theory: Three Critiques of Existential Risk0
Black Cultural Production After Civil Rights, ed. Robert J. Patterson0
Desire and Asian Diasporic Fiction: Democracy and the Representative Status of Onoto Watanna’sMiss Numè of Japan(1899)0
Scott Peeples, The Man of the Crowd: Edgar Allan Poe and the City0
Madness, and What Passes for Civilization: The Way We Diagnose Now0
Race, Urban Heat, and the Aesthetics of Thermoception0
Momentous Inclusions: The Life and Work of Larry Eigner, eds. Jennifer Bartlett and George Hart0
Heather Love, Underdogs: Social Deviance and Queer Theory0
OUP accepted manuscript0
Joo Ok Kim, Warring Genealogies: Race, Kinship, and the Korean War0
Mónica Huerta, Magical Habits0
Sara Humphreys, Manifest Destiny 2.0: Genre Trouble in Game Worlds0
Dipesh Chakrabarty, The Climate of History in a Planetary Age0
Paul H. D. Kaplan, Contraband Guides: Race, Transatlantic Culture, and the Arts in the Civil War Era0
The Second Book Project: A Second Introduction0
Polypharma Fiction0
OUP accepted manuscript0
Palmer Rampell, Genres of Privacy in Postwar America0
Matt Sandler, The Black Romantic Revolution: Abolitionist Poets at the End of Slavery0
Julia Nitz, Belles and Poets: Intertextuality in the Civil War Diaries of White Southern Women0
Shanon Fitzpatrick, True Story: How a Pulp Empire Remade Mass Media0
Gene Andrew Jarrett, Paul Laurence Dunbar: The Life and Times of a Caged Bird0
Afrodiasporic Forms: Slavery in Literature and Culture of the African Diaspora, by Raquel Kennon0
Jacob Breslow, Ambivalent Childhoods: Speculative Futures and the Psychic Life of the Child0
Julius B. Fleming Jr., Black Patience: Performance, Civil Rights, and the Unfinished Project of Emancipation0
The Selected Literary Letters of Paul Laurence Dunbar, eds. Cynthia C. Murillo and Jennifer M. Nader0
Benjamin Schreier, The Rise and Fall of Jewish American Literature: Ethnic Studies and the Challenge of Identity0
Lydia Moland, Lydia Maria Child: A Radical American Life0
The Curious Case of Tommy (Woodrow) Wilson0
Gabriele Schwab, Radioactive Ghosts0
Habiba Ibrahim, Black Age: Oceanic Lifespans and the Time of Black Life0
Jada Ach, Sand, Water, Salt: Managing the Elements in Literature of the American West, 1880-19250
Honey on the Page: A Treasury of Yiddish Children’s Literature, ed. and trans. Miriam Udel0
Matthew Rubery, Reader's Block: A History of Reading Differences0
Feng Dong, Desire and Infinity in W.S. Merwin's Poetry0
Dana Medoro, Certain Concealments: Poe, Hawthorne, and Early Nineteenth-Century Abortion0
Rebecca Kosick, Material Poetics in Hemispheric America: Words and Objects 1950-20100
OUP accepted manuscript0
J. Jesse Ramírez, Un-American Dreams: Apocalyptic Science Fiction, Disimagined Community, and Bad Hope in the American Century0
Sheila Liming, What a Library Means to a Woman: Edith Wharton and the Will to Collect Books0
Christa J. Olson, American Magnitude: Hemispheric Vision and Public Feeling in the United States0
Tara Fickle, The Race Card: From Gaming Technologies to Model Minorities0
A View from the Heart of Europe0
Unpublished Saints: Making Mexican Martyrs in American Archives0
Mary Esteve, Incremental Realism: Postwar American Fiction, Happiness, and Welfare-State Liberalism0
Washed Ashore at High Tide: Music in Contemporary Science Fiction0
The Natopolitan Youth0
Nick Bromell, The Powers of Dignity: The Black Political Philosophy of Frederick Douglass0
Sean D. Moore, Slavery and the Making of Early American Libraries: British Literature, Political Thought, and the Transatlantic Book Trade, 1731-18140
The Functions of American Literary Criticism in the Present Moment: A Literary Historical Memoir0
Jennifer De Leon, White Space: Essays on Culture, Race, & Writing0
Abram C. Van Engen, City on a Hill: A History of American Exceptionalism0
Voting in the Reconstruction Novel: Black Suffrage, Election-Day Violence, and the Regulation of the Vote0
OUP accepted manuscript0
Taylor Eggan, Unsettling Nature: Ecology, Phenomenology, and the Settler Colonial Imagination0
Sarah Blackwood, The Portrait's Subject: Inventing Inner Life in the Nineteenth-Century United States0
Jeffrey M. Makala, Publishing Plates: Stereotyping and Electrotyping in Nineteenth Century US Print Culture0
OUP accepted manuscript0
Megan Goodwin, Abusing Religion: Literary Persecution, Sex Scandals, and American Minority Religions0
Diagnostic Logic and Forensic Reading: The Case ofWieland0
Ilka Saal, Collusions of Fact and Fiction: Performing Slavery in the works of Suzan-Lori Parks and Kara Walker0
OUP accepted manuscript0
On the Uses and Abuses of Fascism0
Corrigendum: Literary Agency0
Mazen Naous, Poetics of Visibility in the Contemporary Arab American Novel0
Narrative Disorders: Surveillance, Truth, and Democracy in Malka Older’s Centenal Cycle0
Jane F. Thrailkill, Philosophical Siblings: Varieties of Playful Experience in Alice, William, and Henry James0
Gregory Jones-Katz, Deconstruction: An American Institution0
OUP accepted manuscript0
Michael D. Snediker, Contingent Figure: Chronic Pain and Queer Embodiment0
Daniel Y. Kim, Intimacies of Conflict: A Cultural History of the Korean War0
The Long History of Climate Change: 1621–20260
Nicole M. Guidotti-Hernández, Archiving Mexican Masculinities in Diaspora0
Ben Glaser, Modernism’s Metronome: Meter and Twentieth-Century Poetics0
Fictions of Capture: William Faulkner in an Era of Fugitive Energy0
Windy Counsell Petrie, Templates for Authorship: American Women's Literary Autobiography of the 1930s0
Crossing Forms0
Matthew Kirschenbaum, Bitstreams: The Future of Digital Literary Heritage0
Kenneth M. Price, Whitman in Washington: Becoming the National Poet in the Federal City0
Thomas Heise, The Gentrification Plot: New York and the Postindustrial Crime Novel0
Brian C. Wilson, The California Days of Ralph Waldo Emerson0
The Short Stories of John Joseph Mathews, an Osage Writer, by John Joseph Mathews. Ed. Susan Kalter0
We Are Stardust: In the Nonworld of Criticism Today0
Ellen Schrecker, The Lost Promise: American Universities in the 1960s0
Kinship, Migration, and the Chinese American Immigrant Family Narrative0
Jason Ānanda Josephson Storm, Metamodernism: The Future of Theory0
OUP accepted manuscript0
Sherryl Vint, Biopolitical Futures in Twenty-First-Century Speculative Fiction0
Paul Ardoin, Not a Big Deal: Narrating to Unsettle0
The Earliest African American Literatures: A Critical Reader, ed. Zachary McLeod Hutchins and Cassander L. Smith0
Hsuan L. Hsu, The Smell of Risk: Environmental Disparities and Olfactory Aesthetics0
Radical Relationships: The Civil War-Era Correspondence of Mathilde Fransziska Anneke trans. Viktorija Bilić, eds. Alison Clark Efford and Viktorija Bilić0
Susan Gillman, American Mediterraneans: A Study in Geography, History, and Race0
Miriam Thaggert, Riding Jane Crow: African American Women on the American Railroad0
Ben Child, The Whole Machinery: The Rural Modern in Cultures of the U.S. South, 1890-19460
Nathaniel Mackey, Destination Out, ed. Jeanne Heuving0
Remaking Early American Literary Studies (Again)0
Eric Weisbard, Songbooks: The Literature of American Popular Music0
Juan Meneses, Resisting Dialogue: Modern Fiction and the Future of Dissent0
Mark Anthony Neal, Black Ephemera: The Crisis and Challenge of the Musical Archive0
Ina C. Seethaler, Lives Beyond Borders: US Immigrant Women's Life Writing, Nationality, and Social Justice0
Donna K. Hollenberg, Winged Words: The Life and Work of the Poet H.D.0
Jewish American Literature Against the World0
Jack Parlett, The Poetics of Cruising: Queer Visual Culture from Whitman to Grindr0
Roots of the Black Chicago Renaissance: New Negro Writers, Artists, and Intellectuals, 1893-1930, eds. Richard A. Courage and Christopher Robert Reed0
Let America Be America Again: Conversations with Langston Hughes, edited by Christopher C. De Santis0
Native American Rhetoric, ed. Lawrence W. Gross0
Josh Doty, The Perfecting of Nature: Reforming Bodies in Antebellum Literature0
Why Publishing Now?0
Michael Ra-Shon Hall, Freedom Beyond Confinement: Travel and the Imagination in African American Cultural History and Letters0
Julianne Braun, Creole Drama: Theatre and Society in Antebellum New Orleans0
Towards the Cli-Fi Historical Novel; Or, Climate Futures Past in Recent Fiction0
Eric L. Santner, Untying Things Together: Philosophy, Literature, and a Life in Theory0
The Francis Daniel Pastorius Reader: Writings by an Early American Polymath, eds. Patrick Erben, Alfred Brophy, and Margo Lambert0
OUP accepted manuscript0
Scott Herring, Aging Moderns: Art, Literature, and the Experiment of Later Life0
Richard Ovenden, Burning the Books: A History of the Deliberate Destruction of Knowledge0
“Have Sure Tried”: Hemingway’s Unfaltering Career0
OUP accepted manuscript0
Emily Bingham, My Old Kentucky Home: The Astonishing Life and Reckoning of an Iconic American Song0
Kenyon Gradert, Puritan Spirits in the Abolitionist Imagination0
Sterling Lecater Bland, Jr., In the Shadow of Invisibility: Ralph Ellison and the Promise of American Democracy0
OUP accepted manuscript0
“That Grim Sphinx”: Literary Historicism and Tourgée’s Toinette Novels0
Democratic Aesthetics, Aesthetic Democracy0
Christopher N. Okonkwo, Kindred Spirits: Chinua Achebe and Toni Morrison0
Shawn Michelle Smith, Photographic Returns: Racial Justice and the Time of Photography0
The Multispecies We: Democracy and Pronouns in the Environmental Novel0
Critical Darlings, Critical Dogs: Joseph O’Neill and What Contemporary Criticism Doesn’t Want0
Resettling Refugee History0
OUP accepted manuscript0
13 Ways of Looking at Reproductive Lives0
Dora Zhang, Strange Likeness: Description and the Modernist Novel0
Trust Exercise: The Form of Race in the American Post-Identity Novel0
Calista McRae, Lyric as Comedy: The Poetics of Abjection in Postwar America0
Alex Kitnick, Distant Early Warning:. Marshall McLuhan and the Transformation of the Avant-Grade0
Heather Hathaway, That Damned Fence: The Literature of the Japanese American Prison Camps0
Robert B. Pippin, Philosophy by Other Means: The Arts in Philosophy and Philosophy in the Arts0
Ashley Reed, Heaven’s Interpreters: Women Writers and Religious Agency in Nineteenth-Century America0
Serialization, Solipsism, and Swarming: American Politics and the Graphic Novel in the 1970s0
William Sites, Sun Ra's Chicago: Afrofuturism and the City0
Critical Enough0
Richard Wright in Context, ed. Michael Nowlin0
Leslie Bow, Racist Love: Asian Abstraction and the Pleasures of Fantasy0
Frans Weiser, False Documents: Inter-American Cultural History, Literature, and the Lost Decade (1975-1992)0
David Deutsch, Queer Angels in Post-1945 American Literature and Culture0
On the Legibility of Immigration Today0
Diagnosing America: The Literatures of Mental Health in the US0
Rachel Trousdale, Humor, Empathy, and Community in Twentieth-Century American Poetry0
Ed Pavlić, Outward: Adrienne Rich’s Expanding Solitudes0
Geneva M. Gano, The Little Art Colony and US Modernism: Carmel, Provincetown, Taos0
Reading the Ghosts of African Diaspora Literature0
William James. Be Not Afraid of Life: In the Words of William James, edited by John Kaag and Jonathan van Belle0
Insect Knowledges, Power, and the Literary0
Adam John Waterman, The Corpse in the Kitchen: Enclosure, Extraction, and the Afterlives of the Black Hawk War0
Nicholas Brown, Autonomy: The Social Ontology of Art under Capitalism0
Thomas Genova, Imperial Educación: Race and Republican Motherhood in the Nineteenth-Century Americas0
Ed Yellin and Jean Fagin Yellin, In Contempt: Defending Free Speech, Defeating HUAC0
Diagnosis, Literature, and Legitimation0
Abram Foley, The Editor Function: Literary Publishing in Postwar America0
Jimmy Packham, Gothic Utterance: Voice, Speech, and Death in the American Gothic0
Heather Houser, Infowhelm: Environmental Art and Literature in an Age of Data0
Lauren R. O'Connor, Robin and the Making of American Adolescence0
Producing the Voice of the Veteran0
Joy Sanchez-Taylor, Diverse Futures: Science Fiction and Authors of Color0
Robert Volpicelli, Transatlantic Modernism and the US Lecture Tour0
Trusts, Trust, and Trust: Hernan Diaz’s Liberal Pedagogy0
Histories of the Unsayable: Reinhart Koselleck’s Aesthetic Anthropology0
Reading Experimental Writing, ed. Georgina Colby0
Childhood Studies and the Politics of Horror0
Scott Donaldson, Fitzgerald and the War Between the Sexes: Essays, ed. James L. W. West III0
The Politics of Reproduction: Adoption, Abortion, and Surrogacy in the Age of Neoliberalism, ed. Modhumita Roy and Mary Thompson0
Forms of Opposition in American Literary Criticism0
Sara Marcus. Political Disappointment: A Cultural History from Reconstruction to the AIDS Crisis0
Margaret J. M. Sweat, Ethel’s Love-Life and Other Writings, ed. Christopher Looby0
Christine Bold, “Vaudeville Indians” on Global Circuits: 1880s-1930s0
Timothy Helwig, Cross-Racial Class Protest in Antebellum American Literature0
Criticism’s Contexts0
Greta Olson, From Law and Literature to Legality and Affect0
Heidi R. Bean, Acts of Poetry: American Poets' Theater and the Politics of Performance0
In Service to Kin and Community: Seeking Indigenous Masculinities that Heal0
Automation Anxiety0
Sarah M. Quesada, The African Heritage of Latinx and Caribbean Literature0
Claudia Milian, LatinX0
Telling the Untold Story: Jewish Wartime Refuge in Haiti in Louis-Philippe Dalembert’s Avant que les ombres s’effacent0
Todd Carmody, Work Requirements: Race, Disability, and the Print Culture of Social Welfare0
Kevin Quashie, Black Aliveness, or a Poetics of Being0
David Mura, The Stories Whiteness Tells Itself: Racial Myths and our American Narratives0
Remediations in an Emergency0
Exporting Expertise0
Lucas A. Dietrich, Writing Across the Color Line: U.S. Print Culture and the Rise of Ethnic Literature, 1877-19200
Elizabeth S. Anker, On Paradox: The Claims of Theory0
Indigenous Cosmopolitanism and Its Discontents: Decolonization and Democracy in Leslie Marmon Silko’sGardens in the Dunes0
Exile, Privilege, Responsibility: A Palestinian Perspective0
Postsecular Style0
Sarah Churchwell, The Wrath to Come: Gone with the Wind and the Lies America Tells0
Democratic Realism, National Allegory, and the Future of the Asian American Novel0
Who’s Silenced? Who’s Not?0
Christine Hong, A Violent Peace: Race, U.S. Militarism, and Cultures of Democratization in Cold War Asia and the Pacific0
The Critical Electorate: On Democracy and Disenchantment0
“Suspect-Proof”? Paranoia, Suspicious Reading, and the Racial Passing Narrative0
Blake Allmendinger, Geographic Personas: Self-Transformation and Performance in the American West0
“For the Women Who Came Before”: The Hidden Hands of Literary Recovery Scholars0
SEEING MAD: Essays on Mad Magazine's Humor and Legacy, eds. Judith Yaross Lee and John Bird0
Tom Lutz, The Kindness of Strangers0
The Bloomsbury Handbook to Cold War Literary Cultures, ed. Greg Barnhisel0