Professor Gordon Hutner
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Covering the study of US literature from its origins through the present, American Literary History provides a much-needed forum for the various, often competing voices of contemporary literary inquiry …Find out more
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Is American Poetry Still a Thing?
Explore Professor Stephen Burt's article, "Is American Poetry Still a Thing?" and corresponding response commentaries.
ALH on the OUPblog
Read the OUPblog post by ALH author, Gregory Jay: Silencing Jean Louise: Race Trumps Gender in Responses to Harper Lee's Watchman.
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The journal features essay-reviews, commentaries, and critical exchanges. It welcomes articles on historical and theoretical problems as well as writers and works. Submit to ALH.