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American Literature (2022) 94 (4): 733–761.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Douglas S. Ishii Abstract “The Diversity Requirement” takes on anti-neoliberal criticisms of the post-2008 US university as emblematized by quit lit , the essay genre in which tenure-track hopefuls announce that they are leaving academia, as deracinated yet totalizing theories that ignore how...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 619–647.
Published: 01 September 2019
... multiculturalism reinforces structural inequities caused by the uneven distribution of resources and therefore perpetuates racist, sexist, and heteronormative structures, despite purporting to be antiracist in philosophy. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 social death (anti)racism satire...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (1): 61–87.
Published: 01 March 2012
... This comment speaks to Chesnutt’s conviction that anti–African American violence has more to do with progressive and impersonal US industry than with regressive and barbaric Southern or US white culture. Chesnutt views lynching as modern and utilitarian, not atavistic and incendiary, racism...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 769–797.
Published: 01 December 2008
... the genealogy of global capitalism. Rather than a black witness for America, DuBois’s autobiographical black witness calls for an anti- racism responsive to the history of racial capitalism around which a constituency for global socialism might coalesce. We can also find race radical...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 751–781.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Maurice S. Lee Duke University Press 2003 Maurice S. Absolute Poe: His System of Lee Transcendental Racism 6986 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:4 / sheet 63 of 255 A haunting image appears on the cover of the 1995...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 672–674.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Kenneth Kidd A Literature of Questions: Nonfiction for the Critical Child . By Joe Sutliff Sanders . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2018 . 274 pp. Cloth, $100.00 ; paper, $25.00 ; e-book, $23.75 . Was the Cat in the Hat Black? The Hidden Racism of Children’s...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (3): 445–472.
Published: 01 September 2021
... ideological and material (McKittrick 2013 : 3): major southern sites of environmental racism are often former plantation spaces with infrastructural “memories” that continue to perpetuate environmental racism. Willie Jamaal Wright’s ( 2021 : 793) description of “[r]acial landscapes produced by anti-Black...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 137–157.
Published: 01 March 2015
...: Neoliberalism and Anti- racism.” American Literary History 18, no. 2: 288–302. Morrison, Toni. 1987. Beloved. New York: Knopf. Nora, Pierre. 1989. “Between Memory and History: Les Lieux de Memoire.” Representations 26: 7–24. Pierpont, Claudia Roth. 2013. Roth Unbound: A Writer and His Books. New...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (1): 159–179.
Published: 01 March 2022
...-blindness, even among others in the gang. Anti-Black racism is a consistent if not overt presence throughout the interactions of gang members with Lenny, a Black man who joined the Van der Lind gang after taking revenge on the drunkards who murdered his father. In his friendship with Lenny, Arthur takes up...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 821–845.
Published: 01 December 2006
... that reach across national boundaries to shape pro- and anti- slavery literature. Further, such an approach elucidates how an alter- 824 American Literature native, if short-lived, nation like the Confederacy displaced onto out- lying geographic regions such as Cuba its own unique position within...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 838–840.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Reviews  839 cerns with racism and sexism emerged out of the Old Left’s focus on class, McDonald convincingly documents the ways that black and white women used antifascist and anticapitalist discourse to critique women’s roles on the job and in the home. The three main chapters consider one...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (3): 497–523.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... ‘Underlying conditions’ and ‘comorbidities’ are merely other words for anti-Blackness.” Sarah Wasserman ( 2020 : 531) uses the term “infrastructural racism” to refer to “the racist social forms embedded in the built environment.” Thank you to Tina Chen, Henry E. Chen, John Alba Cutler, Chris A. Eng...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (3): 429–461.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Cereno’ and Gothic Anti-Sentimentality .” Studies in American Fiction 30 , no. 2 : 155 – 80 . Dowd Gregory Evans . 1992 . A Spirited Resistance: The North American Indian Struggle for Unity, 1745-1815 . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Univ. Press . England Eugene . 1985...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 398–400.
Published: 01 June 2015
... of the export of American democracy abroad and the imposition of racism and anti-Communism “at home,” each embodied in writing subaltern ways of knowing and global subaltern solidarities. These are the epistemologies from below that are employed by those whom James refers to as “mariners, renegades...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 601–603.
Published: 01 September 2020
... or national citizenship. Mahler’s From the Tricontinental to the Global South excavates the history of the Tricontinental, an overlooked Cold War–era movement whose inventive ideology linked antiracist, anticapitalist, and anti-imperialist struggles in Africa, Asia, and the Americas and now holds crucial...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 817–820.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and the sublime. Instead, Howard riffs on the modernist “anti-aesthetic” (23, 133n25), which, in its contemporary iteration, “stays ugly rather than emerges as a transgressive version of beauty” (3). The clearest expression of anti-aesthetic experience comes at the end of a chapter on agalmatophilia, or mannequin...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (1): 177–179.
Published: 01 March 2004
... me that Faulkner racheted his treatment of race into new gears in these works, which justifies their reexamination. Her approach also helps mediate between ideological critics who gloss over Faulkner’s complexity by reductively pointing out racism or sexism in his work and old school apologists...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (1): 179–182.
Published: 01 March 2004
... me that Faulkner racheted his treatment of race into new gears in these works, which justifies their reexamination. Her approach also helps mediate between ideological critics who gloss over Faulkner’s complexity by reductively pointing out racism or sexism in his work and old school apologists...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (1): 182–185.
Published: 01 March 2004
... justifies their reexamination. Her approach also helps mediate between ideological critics who gloss over Faulkner’s complexity by reductively pointing out racism or sexism in his work and old school apologists who try to extricate Faulkner from his deplor- able personal pronouncements about race...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2004
... me that Faulkner racheted his treatment of race into new gears in these works, which justifies their reexamination. Her approach also helps mediate between ideological critics who gloss over Faulkner’s complexity by reductively pointing out racism or sexism in his work and old school apologists...