U.S. Studies Online showcases and promotes the exciting and emerging research produced by postgraduate and early career researchers in the American studies academic community.

Here are the first 18 issues, published between 2001 and 2011. For the latest USSO issues, click here.

Issue 18, Spring 2011: Contents

  U.S. Studies Online: The BAAS Postgraduate Journal Contents   AMERICAN GEOGRAPHIES: A REPORT ON THE BAAS POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD 2010 STEPHEN ROSS AND AARON HANLON, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD   THE REGIONAL MODERNISMS OF WILLIAM FAULKNER AND JOHN DOS PASSOS JAMES HARDING, UNIVERSITY OF SUSSEX   THEORISING DAVID FOSTER WALLACE’S TOXIC POSTMODERN SPACES…

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Issue 17, Autumn 2010: Article 4

U.S. Studies Online: The BAAS Postgraduate Journal Continuity and Change―or Routine and Crisis? Katharina Worch © Katharina Worch. All Rights Reserved. Approaching the subject of continuity and change with the Frankfurt sociologist Ulrich Oevermann’s theory of crisis the goal of this article is twofold: first, to summarise Oevermann’s conceptual pairings that accentuate and explain different…

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Issue 17, Autumn 2010: Article 3

U.S. Studies Online: The BAAS Postgraduate Journal ‘How Did It All Fit In’: Alice Notley’s ‘101’ Yasmine Shamma © Yasmine Shamma. All Rights Reserved. In poems that remember or describe domestic space, to what extent does the stanza take on the etymology its name recalls? This is a particularly relevant question to ask when reading…

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Issue 17, Autumn 2010: Article 2

U.S. Studies Online: The BAAS Postgraduate Journal Adapting Kali: Allen Ginsberg’s ‘Stotras to Kali Destroyer of Illusions’ Nicola Scholes © Nicola Scholes. All Rights Reserved. O MOTHER and Spouse of the Destroyer of the three cities Hymn to Kālī: Karpūrādi-Stotra.[1] O Statue of Liberty Spouse of Europa Destroyer of Past Present Future Allen Ginsberg, ‘Stotras…

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Issue 17, Autumn 2010: Article 1

U.S. Studies Online: The BAAS Postgraduate Journal “Mad-Eyed From Stating the Obvious”: The Cold War Symmetries of Robert Lowell and Richard Wilbur Stephen Ross © Stephen Ross. All Rights Reserved. Who would it surprise  If (after the flash, hush, rush, Thump, and crumpling) when the wind of prophecy Lifts its pitch, and over the drifting…

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