Index of Articles in American Studies Theory and Method
Last update: 02/23/01
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- Bluford Adams, "A Stupendous Mirror of Departed Empires:" The Barnum Hippodromes and Circuses and"A Transient Disease:" Barnumism at the World's Columbian Exposition
- McCrea Adams, Advertising Characters: The Pantheon
- Brian Attebery, American Studies: A Not So Unscientific Method
- Edward Ayers, Introduction:American Regionalism.
- Edward Ayers, What We Talk About When We Talk About
- Irving Babbitt, The Choice We Must Face: Democracy and Imperialism, or Democracy and Standards?
- Irving Babbitt, What is Humanism?
- Houston A. Baker, Jr., Figurations for a New American
- Irving Babbitt, The Choice We Must Face:
Democracy and Imperialism, Or Democracy and Standards?
- Irving Babbitt, What is Humanism?
- Diane Barthel, A Gentleman and a Consumer.
- Roland Barthes, Myth Today, Striptease, Toys, Wrestling,from Mythologies.
- Nina Baym, Melodramas of Beset Manhood: How Theories
of American Fiction Exclude Women Authors.
- Silvio A. Bededini, The Role of Automata in the
History of Technology.
- Warren J. Belasco, Toward a Culinary Common Denomiator: The Rise of Howard Johnsons, 1925-1940
- Daniel Bell, The Once-Born, the Twice-Born, and
the After-Bornfrom The End of Ideology
- Daniel Bell, Excerpts from the Conclusion,
from: The End of Ideology.
- Clarisa Bencomo and Elliott Colla, Area
Studies, Multiculturalism, and the Problems of Expert Knowledge.
- Klaus Benesch, Technology and American Culture: An
- Sacvan Bercovitch, The Problem of Ideology in American
- Peter Berger, Society as Drama
- Robert F. Berkhofer, Jr., A New Context for a New American Studies?
- Lauren Berlant, Notes on Diva Citizenshipfrom The Queen of America Goes to WashingtonPart I,Part II,part IIIandPart IV
- Ronald Berman, Soaps Day and Night from How Television Sees its Audience.
- Albert Beveridge, The March of the Flag
- John G. Blair, Structuralism, American Studies, and the Humanities
- William Boelhower, Inventing America: a model of cartographic semiosis
- Bernard Bowron, Leo Marx, & Arnold Rose, Literature
and Covert Culture.
- David Branham Of Thee I Sing": Contesting America
- Marcela Breton, An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Jazz Stories
- Collin Gifford Brooke, The Fate of Rhetoric in
an Electronic Age.
- Bill Brown, American Childhood and Stephen Crane's Toys, Part I and Part II
- Bill Brown, Introduction to The Material Unconscious:
- Tine Bruland, Industrial Conflict as a Source
of Technical Innovation: Three Cases.
- Laurence Buell, American Pastoral Ideology Reappraised.
- Laurence Buell, Are We Post-American Studies?
- Lawrence Buell, It's Good, But is it History?
- Peter Burke, The New History, its Past and Future
- Kathleen Burnett, Toward a Theory of Hypertextual
- Robert Cantwell, Feasts of Unnaming: Folk Festivals and the Representation
- Jane Caputi, IBM's Charlie Chaplin: A Case Study.
- Hazel Carby, The Souls of Black MenPart IandPart II
- Jeffrey Cass, Cyberspace, Capitalism, and Encoded
Criminality: The Iconography of the Theme Park
- Russ Castronovo, Fathering the Nation: American Geneologies of Race and Freedom,Part IandPart II
- Rey Chow, Digging an Old Well: The Labor of Social FantasyPart Iand Part II
- Christopher Claussen, National Literatures in English:
Toward a New Paradigm.
- G. N. G. Clarke, Taking possession: the cartouche as cultural text in
eighteenth-century American maps
- Anthony Cohen, Culture as Identity: An Anthropologists
- Lizabeth Cohen, Encountering Mass Culture at the Grassroots: The Experience of Chicago Workers in the 1920s
- Terry Cooney, Challenge and Persistence, New Deals and Old, and Popular Culture and the Dance of Values from Balancing Acts: American Thought and Character in the 1930s
- Ruth Schwartz Cowan, The “Industrial Revolution” in the Home: Household Technology and Social Change in the 20th Century.
- Malcolm Cowley, A Farewell to the 1930s
- Malcolm Cowley, What the Revolutionary Movement can do for a Writer
- Frederick Crews, The New Americanists.
- Frederick Crews, Whose American Renaissance?
- The Critical Art Ensemble, The
Technology of Uselessness.
- Daniel Czitrom, The Ethereal Hearth from Media and the American Mind
- Robert Darnton, Workers Revolt: The Great Cat Massacre
in the Rue Severain.
- Cathy N. Davidson, American Studies Association
- Cathy N. Davidson, Texts as Histories from Revolution and the Word.
- Allen F. Davis, The Politics of American Studies.
- James Deetz, I would Have the Howse Stronge in Timber, from In Small Things Forgotten: The Archeology of Early American Life.
- Frederick Lewis Dekker, Disassembling the Machine
in the Garden: Anti-humanism and the New American Studies.
- Michael Denning, "The Special American Conditions:" Marxism and American Studies
- Michael Denning, Arthurian Knights in Connecticut Factores from Mechanic Accents: Dime Novels and Working Class Culture in America.
- Only a Mechanic's Daughter from Mechanic Accents: Dime Novels and Working Class Culture in America.
- Jane C. Desmond and Virginia R. Domínguez, Resituating American Studies in a Critical Internationalism
- Elizabeth Maddox Dillon, Fear of Formalism: Kant, Twain, and Cultural Studies in
- Paul Dimaggio, Cultural Entrepreneurship in 19th C. Boston: the creation of an organizational base for high culture in America
- Mary Douglas, Deciphering a Meal
- J. Yellowlees Douglas, Gaps, Maps, and Perception: What Hypertext Readers (Don't) Do
- Peter F. Drucker, The First Technological Revolution
and Its Lessons.
- Ann duCille, The Occult of True Black Womanhood: Critical Demeanor and Black Feminist Studies
- Umberto Eco, Casablanca, or, the Cliches Are Having
- Umberto Eco, Travels in Hyperreality.
- Umberto Eco, Narrative Structures in Fleming
- Jonathan Elmer, The Archive, The Native American, and Jefferson's Convulsions
- Gary Engle, What Makes Superman So Darned American?
- Francis T. Evans, Roads, Railways, and Canals:
Technical Choices in 19th century Britain, from Technology and Culture,
- Stuart Ewen, Goods and Surfaces from Captains of Consciousness: Advertising and the Social Roots of the Consumer Culture.
- Susan Faludi, Teen Angels and Tart-Tongued Witches
- Grant Farred, First Stop, Port-au-Prince: Mapping Postcolonial Africa through Toussaint L'Ouverture and his Black Jacobins
- Paula Fass, Making and Remaking an Event: The Leopold and Loeb Case in American Culture
- Eugene S. Ferguson, Technical Museums and International
- Phillip Fisher, The New American Studies: From Myths
- William Fisher, Of Living Machines and Living-Machines:
Blade Runner and the Terminal Genre.
- John Fiske, The Jeaning of America and Commodities and Culture from Understanding Culture.
- George Fitzhugh, Selection fromSociology for
- Stephen Fjellman, Theses on Disney
- Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, Between Individualism
and Fragmentation: American Culture and the New Literary Studies of Race and
- Ted Friedman, The World of 'The World of Coca-Cola'
- John Frow, Class and Cultural Capital
- Helen Galkina, Theoretical Approaches to Ethnic Identity
- David Gebhard, The Moderne in the U.S., 1920-1941
- Clifford Geertz, Ideology As a Cultural System.
- Clifford Geertz, Thick Description.
- Peter Gibian, The Art of Being Off-Center:Shopping
Center Spaces and Spectacles.
- Henry Giroux, David Shumway, Paul Smith, and James Sosnoski, The Need for Cultural Studies: Resisting Intellectuals and Oppositional Public Spheres
- Gregor Goethals, Sacred and Secular Icons.
- Mike Gold, Towards Proletarian Art
- Avery Gordon and Christopher Newfield, White Philosophy
- Ian Gordon, From Caricature to Comic Strips: The Shaping of Comic Art as Commodity, Comic Strips, National Culture, and Marketing, and The Comic Book: Comics as an Independent Commodity 1936-1945
- Ian Gordon,Envisioning Consumer Culture: 'Gasoline Alley' and 'Winnie Winkle'
- Linda Gordon, What's New in Womens' Studies?
- Henry Giroux, et al, The Need for Cultural Studies:
Resisting Intellectuals and Oppositional Public Spheres.
- Gerald Graff, The Promise of American Studies.
- Clement Greenburg, Avant-Garde and Kitsch
- Susan Gubar, Notations 'in Media Res'
- Susan Gubar, from Racechanges, Part I, Part II, and Part III.
- Susan Gubar, What Ails Feminist Criticism?
- James Guimond, Signs of Hard Times from American Photography and the American Dream, Pt. 1 and Pt. 2
- Jay Gurlan, American Studies and the Creative Present.
- Jurgen Habermas, The Public Sphere from On Society and Politics.
- Sheldon Hackney, Roundtable: The National Conversation on American Pluralism and Identity
- Grace Hale, Producing the Ground of DifferencefromMaking Whiteness
- Stuart Hall, Cultural Studies: Two Paradigms Part Iand Part II
- Stuart Hall, What is this "Black" in Black Popular Culture?
- Kendra Hamilton, Thoughts on the Reconstruction
of the Laboring Community at University of Virginia.
- Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri, from Empire: Preface, The Political Constitution of the Present, Bipolitical Production, and Alternatives within Empire
- Harper, Eloquence and Epitaph: Aids, Homophobia, and the Problematics of Black Masculinity
- Katherine Hayles, Chaos as Disorderly Order
- Earl W. Hayter, Barbed Wire Fencing - A Prairie
- James A. Henretta, Social History as Lived and Written
- John Highham, The Reorientation of American Culture in the 1990s
- Brooke Hindle, A Retrospective View of Science,
Technology, and Material Culture in Early American History.
- The Black Studies Movement:
for the Next Stage
- W. D. Howells, The Man of Letters as a Man of Business.
- Bell Hooks, Madonna: Plantation Mistress or Soul
- Neil Howe & William Strauss, The New Generation
- Irving Howe, Black Boys and Native Sons
- Louis C. Hunter, The Heroic Theory of Invention
- T. H. Huxley, On the Hypothesis that Animals are Automota and Its History
- Joseph Irrante, The Road to Autopia: The Automobile
and the Spatial Transformation of American Culture.
- Russell Jacoby, A New Social History?
- Kenneth Jackson, The Transportation Revolution
and the Erosion of the City, from: Crabgrass Frontier.
- John A. Jakle, The American Gasoline Station: 1920-1970
- Henry James, Introduction from Nathaniel Hawthorne
- Frederick Jameson, Class and Allegory in Contemporary Mass Culture: "Dog Day Afternoon" as a Political Film
- Frederick Jameson, Postmodernism: or the Logic of Late Industrial Capitolism.
- Dolores E. Janiewski, 'Confusion of Mind:' Colonial and Post-Colonial Discourses about Frontier Encounters
- Rosemary Jann, Sherlock Holmes Codes the Social Body
- Myra Jehlen, Archimedes and the Paradox of Feminist
- David E. Johnson and Scott Michaelson, Border Secrets: An Introduction
- Alfred Haworth Jones, The Search for a Usable Past in the New Deal Era
- Joyce Joyce, The Black Canon.
- Michael Kammen, The Problem of American Exceptionalism: A Reconsideration
- Amy Kaplan, Left Alone America: The Absence of Empire in the Study of American Culture
- James Kavanaugh, The Artifact in American Culture:
The Development of an Undergraduate Curriculum.
- R. Gordon Kelly, The Social Construction of Reality: Implications for the Future Direction in American Studies
- Linda Kerber, Diversity and the Transformation
of American Studies.
- Judith B. Kerman, Technology and Politics in the "Blade Runner"
- Judith B. Kerman, Retrofitting "Blade Runner"
- Alice Kessler-Harris, Positioning American Studies
in the Great Debate.
- Marge Kibby, Cyberorgasm: Machines and Male Hysteria in Films of the Eighties
- James Kissane and John M. Kissane, Sherlock Holmes and the Ritual of Reason
- Deborah Knight, Making sense of Genre
- Annette Kolodny, The Integrity of Memory: Creating
a New Literary History of the United States.
- John Kouwenhoven, Stone, Steel, and Jazz,fromMade in America
- John Kouwenhoven, What is Vernacular?
- Joan Kron, The Semiotics of Home Decor.
- Bruce Kucklich, Myth and Symbol in American Studies.
- Peter J. Kuznick, Losing the World of Tomorrow: The Battle over the Presentation of Science at the 1939 New York World's Fair.
- Earle Labor, Jack London's Symbolic Wilderness: Four Versions
- Jacques Lacan, Seminar on "The Purloined Letter"
- Dominick LaCapra, Intellectual History and its Ways
- Richard Lanham, The Electronic Word: Literary Study
and the Digital Revolution.
- Paul Lauter, The Literatures of America: A Comparative
- Robert H. Lavenda, Festivals and the Creation
of Public Culture: Whose Voice(s)?
- Kathernine Lawrie, Cookie-Cutter Or Connoisseur?
Genre Theory and John Ford's 'Stagecoach'
- Edwin Layton, Mirror-Image Twins: The Communities
of Science and Technology in 19th-century America.
- T.J.Jackson Lears, Beyond Veblen: Rethinking American
- T.J. Jackson Lears, The Concept of Cultural Hegemony: Problems and Possibilities
- Richard Lehan, The Theoretical Limits of the New
- David Levin, American Historicism Old and New.
- David Levin, How Uniform Were the Old American Studies?
- Lawrence Levine, The Folklore of Industrial Socity: Popular Culture and Its Audiences
- Lawrence Levine, Jazz and American Culture
- Lawrence Levine, The Historian and the Icon: Photography and the History of the American People in the 1930s and 1940s
- Lawrence Levine American Culture and the Great Depression
- Lawrence Levine, William Shakespeare in America.
- Lawrence Levine, Hollywood's Washington: Film Images of National Politics During the Great Deparession
- Lawrence Levine, Progress and Nostalgia: The Self-Image of the 1920s
- David L. Lewis, Sex and the Automobile: From Rumble
Seats to Rockin' Vans.
- George H. Lewis, From Common Dullness to Fleeting
Wonder: The Manipulation of Cultural Meaning in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
- Lisa A. Lewis, Male-Address Video.
- Walter Lippman, from Drift and Mastery
- George Lipsitz, Listening to Learn and Learning to Listen: Popular Culture, Cultural Theory, and American Studies
- George Lipsitz, Popular Culture: This Ain't No Sideshow
- Alan Liu, Local Transcendence: Cultural Criticism, Postmodernism, and the Romanticism of Detail, Part Iand Part II.
- Henry Demarest LLoyd, The Lords of Industry
- Henry Demarest Lloyd, The Story of a Great Monopoly
- Alain Locke, Enter the New Negro
- Alain Locke, Harlem
- Christopher Looby, George Thompson's "Romance of the Real:" Transgression and Taboo in American Sensation Fiction
- Eric Lott, The Blackening of America: Popular Culture and National Cultures
- Eric Lott, Boomer Liberalism: When the New Left was Old Part I and Part II
- Eric Lott, "Genuine Negro Fun:" Racial Pleasure and Class Formation in the 1840s
- Eric Lott, Love and Theft: The Racial Unconscious of Black Minstrelcy
- Eric Lott, from Love and Theft;Notes
- Eric Lott, White Like Me: Racial Cross Dressing and the Construction of American Whiteness
- Lisa Lowe, Immigration, Citizenship, Racialization: Asian American Critique from Immigrant Acts Part Iand Part II
- James Russell Lowell, Introduction from The Bigelow Papers.
- James Russell Lowell, On Democracy (1868)
- David Lowenthal, Changing the Past,from The
Past is a Foreign Country.
- Robert S. Lynd, Getting a Living, The Historical Setting, Traditional Ways of Spending Leisure, Inventions Remaking Leisure, The Organization of Leisure, and The Dominance of Getting a Livingfrom Middletown: A Study in American Culture.
- Kenneth Lynn, The Regressive Historians.
- Dwight Macdonald, Masscult and Midcult from Against the American Grain
- Jerry Mander, Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television
- Roland Marchand, Visions of Classlessness, Quests
for Dominion: American Popular Culture, 1945-1960.
- Roland Marchand, The Parable of the Democracy
- Robin Markowitz, Canonizing the Popular
- Leo Marx, American Studies A Defense of an Unscientific
- Leo Marx, Sleepy Hollow 1844 from The Machine in the Garden
- Leo Marx, Bernard Bowron, & Arnold Rose, Literature
and Covert Culture
- Cotton Mather, General Introduction,Magnalia
- Cotton Mather, Life of Winthrop,Magnalia
- Elaine Tyler May, "The Radical Roots of American Studies"
- Henry F. May, Shifting Perspectives on the 1920s.
- Bruce Mazlish, The Man-machine and Artificial Intelligence
- Thomas C. McClintock, The Turner Thesis:
After Ninethy Years it Still Lives On.'
- Pamela McCorduck, Brass for Brain from Machines Who Think
- Deborah E. McDowell, Pecs and Reps: Muscling in on Race and the Subject of Masculinity
- Ja,es R/ McGovern, The American Woman's Pre-World War I Freedom in Manners and Morals
- Margaret T. McFadden, 'America's Boyfriend who Can't Get a Date:' Gender, Race, and the Cultural Work of the Jack Benny Program, 1932-1936.
- Gaile McGregor, The Technomyth in Transition:
Reading American Popular Culture.
- Jay Mechling, An American
Culture Grid, With Texts.
- Jay Mechling, Robert Meredith, David Wilson, American Culture Studies: The Discipline and the Curriculum
- Hugo A. Meier, Technology and Democracy, 1800-1860.
- H. L. Mencken, The Declaration of Independence
- H. L. Mencken, The Land of the Free.
- H. L. Mencken, On Being an American
- H. L. Mencken, Last Words
- Walter Benn Michaels, Autobiography of an Ex-White Man: Why Race is not a Social Constructionand Notes
- David Mikics, Postmodernism,Ethnicity, and Underground
Revisionism in Ishmael Reed. (1)"
- David Mikics, Postmodernism,Ethnicity, and Underground
Revisionism in Ishmael Reed.(2)
- Gregg Mitman, Cinematic Nature: Hollywood
Technology, Popular Culture, and the American Museum of Natural History.
- Paul Elmer Moore, Aristocracy
- Paul Elmer Moore, Wealth and Aristocracy
- Keith Moxey, Semiotics and the Social History of
- Stewart Moulthrop, You Say You Want a Revolution:
Hypertext and the Laws of Media.
- Stephen Mulhall, Picturing the Human (Body and Soul): A Reading of Blade Runner
- Susan S. Mulyan, Curriculum Development Report.
- Kevin J. Mumford, Homosex Changes:
Race, Cultural Geography, and the Emergence of the Gay
- Jose Esteban Munoz, The White to be Angry Part Iand Part II
- Gerald Murphy, About the Iroquois Constitution.
- Murray G. Murphey, American Civilization as a Discipline.
- David Nasaw, from Going Out: The Rise and Fall of Public Amusements, Pt. 1, Pt.2, and Pt. 3
- Reinhold Neibuhr, Where Have We Been? Where Are
We Going?from The Irony of American History.
- Dana Nelson, National Manhood: Capitalist Citizenship and the Imagined Fraternity of White Men
- Mark Noonan, Understanding the Whole: The American Studies Approach
- Forum on Peter Novick's That Noble Dream:
Dorothy Ochs, It's a Small World After All, It's a Small World After All, It's a Small World After All, It's a Small, Small World
- Howard Odum, Exploring the Region: The Anthropologists
- Howard Odum, The Middle States and Their "Middle West."
- Howard Odum, Problems and Strategy of Regional Development Towards National Reintegration.
- Miles Orvell,Whitman's Transformed Eye, from The Real Thing
- Miles Orvell, A Hieroglyphic World: The Furnishing of Identity, from The Real Thing
- John O'Sullivan, Manifest Destiny
- David Pace, Structuralism in History and the Social Sciences
- David Palumbo-Liu, Awful Patriotism: Richard Rorty and the Politics of KnowingPart IandPart II
- Michael Parenti, Class and Virtue.
- V.L.Parrington, Introduction and Liberalism and Puritanism from Main Currents in American Thought
- Donald Pease, National Narratives, Postnational Narration
- Donald Pease, Visionary Compacts and the Cold War
- Mark Pittenger, A World of Difference: Constructing the 'Underclass' in Progressive America
- Linda Funk Place, et al., The Object as Subject: The Role of Museums and Material Culture Collections in American Studies
- Popular Memory Group, Popular Memory: Theory, Politics,
- Neill Postman, The Typographic Mind From Amusing Ourselves to Death.
- David Puente, Getting Around "Blood is Blood": Two Versions of American Identity
- Ian Quimby, Material Culture and the Study of American Life
- Janice Radway, American Studies Reader Theory and the Literary Text
- Janice Radway, The Ideal Romance from Reading the Romance: Women, Patriarchy, and Popular Literature, Pt. I and Pt. II
- Janice Radway, What's in a Name? Presidential Address to the American Studies Association
- Peter Ranier, Antihero Worship.
- John Crowe Ransom, A
Statement of Principlesfrom I'll Take My Stand.
- John Crowe Ransom, The South --Old or New?
- Robert B. Ray, The Thematic Paradigm
- John Shelton Reed, The
South. Where is it? What is it?from My Tears Spoiled My Aim.
- T.V.Reed, Theory and Method in American Studies/Cultual Studies: A Bibliographical Essay
- William B. Rhoads, The Colonial Revival and American Nationalism
- Adrienne Rich, Taking Women Students Seriously.
- D.N. Rodowick, Audiovisual Culture and Interdisciplinary Knowledge
- Michael Rogin, "The Sword Became a Flashing Vision:" D.W.Griffith's The Birth of a Nation
- Constance Rourke, Corn Cobs Twist Your Hair,from American Humor: A Study of the National Character.
- Constance Rourke, The
Gamecock in the Wilderness from American Humor: A Study of the
- Stephen W. Rousseas and James Farganis, American
Politics and the End of Ideology
- John Carlos Rowe, Postnationalism, Globalism and the New American Studies
- Richard Ruland, Art and
a Better America.
- Jose David Saldivar, Metahistory and Dependencyfrom The Dialectics of Our America
- Karen Sanchez-Eppler, Bodily Bonds: The Intersecting Rhetorics of Feminism and Abolition Part Iand Part II
- George Santayana, Materialism
and Idealism in American Life.
- John E. Sawyer, The Social Basis of the American
System of Manufacturing.
- Wolf Schafer, The Global Age
- Scott Schaffer, Disney and the Imagineering of Histories
- Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.,The
New Mood in Politics from The Politics of Hope
- Thomas J. Schlereth, Mirrors of the Past: Historical Photography and American History
- Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., Liberalism
in America: A Note for Europeans
- Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.,The New Mood in Politics
- Linda Seger, Creating
- William Henry Seward, Higher Law
- Laurence Shames, The More Factor.
- Alan Shapiro, Captain Kirk Was Never the Original.
- Meyer Shapiro, The Introduction of Modern Art in America: The Armory Show
- Amy Sherr, Disney's Animated Features and Propp's Literary Theory
- David Simpson, Literary Criticism and the Return to History
- Robert Sklar, American Studies and the Realities of America
- Robert Sklar, The Making of Cultural Myths: Walt Disney and Frank Capra
- Rogers M. Smith, Beyond Tocqueville, Myrdahl, and
- Vivian Sobchack, "Surge and Splendor:" A Phenomenology of the Hollywood Historical Epic
- Werner Sollors, A Critique of Pure Pluralism
- Susan Sontag, from Against Interpretation
- Peter Stanfield, An Octaroon in the Kindling: American Vernacular and Blackface Minstrelsy in 1930s Hollywood
- Shelby Steele, Malcolm X.
- Roger B. Stein, Packaging the Great Plains: The Role of the Visual Arts
- Cushing Strout, deTocqueville and the Idea of an
- Henry Nash Smith, Can American Studies Develop a
- Susan Strasser, New Products, New Habits from Satisfaction Guaranteed: The Making of the American Mass Market.
- Susan Strasser, The New Retailing from Satisfaction Guaranteed: The Making of the American Mass Market.
- Joe Stratton and Lan Eng, On the Impossibility of a Global Cultural Studies: 'British' Cultural Studies in an 'International' FramePart Iand Part II
- Josiah Strong, Anglo Saxon Predominance
- William Graham Sumner, On a New Philosophy: That
Poverty is the Best Policy.
- Warren Susman, History and the American Intellectual: Uses of a Usable Past
- Warren Susman, The Thirties.
- Richard E. Sykes, American Studies and the Concept
of Culture: A Theory and Method.
- Frederick W. Taylor, The Principles of Scientific Management
- Willard Thorpe, Prologue to Socialism and American Life.
- James Thurber, The Soap Opera
- Cecelia Tichi, from Shifting Gears
- Robert Toll, Social Commentary in Late Nineteenth-Century White Minstelsy from Blacking Up: The Minstrel Show in 19th C. America.
- Robert Toll, The Vaudeville Show, Pt 1 and Pt. 2, Plays for the People Pt. 1 and Pt. 2, and The Evolution of Musical Comedy Pt. 1 and Pt. 2 from On with the Show: The First Century of Show Business in America
- Jane Tompkins, Masterpiece Theatre: The Politics
of Hawthorne's Literary Reputation.
- Jane Tompkins,West of Everything
- Alan Trachtenberg, Mechanization Takes Command from The Incorporation of America: Culture and Society in the Gilded
- Alan Trachtenberg, Albums of War: On Reading Civil War Photographs
- Lionel Trilling, Reality in America
- Lionel Trilling, A Novel of the Thirties
- Frederick Jackson Turner, The Significance of the
Frontier in American History.
- Thorstein Veblen, Industrial Exemption and Conservatism, from The Theory of the Leisure Class.
- Patricia Wald, Terms of Assimilation: Legislating Subjectivity in the Emerging Nation
- Anthony F. C. Wallace, Paradigmatic Process in
- Michael Walker, "King's Row"
- Wendy W. Walters, Limited Options: Strategic Maneuverings in Himes's Harlem
- Kenneth W. Warren, Appeals for (Mis)recognition: Theorizing the Diaspora
- Mary Helen Washington, What Happens to American Studies If You Put African American Studies at the Center?
- Andrew Wernick, Vehicles for Myth: The Shifting
Image of the Modern Car.
- Robyn Wiegman, American Antomies: Theorizing Race and Gender
- Robyn Wiegman, What Ails Feminist Criticism? A Second Opinion
- Raymond Williams, Advertising: The Magic System
- Christopher P. Wilson, Containing Multitudes: Realism,
Historicism, American Studies.
- An American Studies Calendar
- Richard Guy Wilson, et al, The American Renaissance Chapter 1 and Chapter 3.
- Richard Guy Wilson, et al, The Presence of the Past from The Architecture of Virginia
- Woodrow Wilson, Americanism and the Foreign Born
- Gene Wise, From 'American Studies' to 'American
- Gene Wise, "Paradigm Dramas" in American Studies: A
Cultural and Institutional History of the Movement.
- Gene Wise, Political "Reality" in RecentAmerican
Scholarship: Progressives versus Symbolists.
- Janet Wolff, Cultural Studies and the Sociology of Culture
- K. Scott Wong, The Transformation of Culture: Three Chinese Views of America
- Robin Wood, Ideology, Genre, Auteur: "Shadow of a
- C. Vann Woodward, The Irony of Southern History from The Burden of Southern History.
- Thomas Wright, The National Museum of Science
an Industry: An Overview.
- ???, Our America