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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 664–666.
Published: 01 September 2012
...J. Peter Moore Renegade Poetics: Black Aesthetics and Formal Innovation in African American Poetry . By Shockley Evie . Iowa City : Univ. of Iowa Press . 2011 . xii , 264 pp. Paper , $39.95 . Anthems, Sonnets, and Chants: Recovering the African American Poetry of the 1930s...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (3): 645–646.
Published: 01 September 2000
... 626 American Literature toward institutional structures and practices. Williams, believing that indi- vidual conversion is too often coerced or imposed by institutions seeking to justify...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (1): 216–219.
Published: 01 March 2007
.... $29.95. A Poetics of Impasse in Modern and Contemporary American Poetry . By Susan M. Schultz. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2005. viii, 248 pp. Cloth, $67.50; paper, $36.00. Integral Music: Languages of African American Innovation . By Aldon Lynn Nielsen. Tuscaloosa: Univ...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (2): 410–411.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Theo Hummer © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 A Freedom Bought with Blood: African American War Literature from the Civil War to World War II . By Jennifer C. James. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2007. 324 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $22.50. Behind the Lines...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (2): 427–430.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Dalia Kandiyoti Duke University Press 2007 Sounds of Defiance: The Holocaust, Multilingualism, and the Problem of English . By Alan Rosen. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 2005. xiv, 248 pp. $45.00. Dialect and Dichotomy: Literary Representations of African American Speech...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 875–877.
Published: 01 December 2001
...- torical materials on subjects ranging from the Wesleyan holiness movement and biblical hermeneutics to Methodist training schools for women, the huge career of African American evangelist Amanda Berry Smith, and the quirky voice of writer Elizabeth Oakes Smith. To show, despite evidence against...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 208–210.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Brian M. Reed © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 A Change in the Weather: Modernist Imagination, African American Imaginary. By Geoffrey Jacques. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2009. x, 185 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $28.95. Rhythm and Race in Modernist Poetry...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (3): 585–612.
Published: 01 September 2018
...-garde’s influence on US culture in the early twentieth century. Ultimately, it shows that these concerns and tensions are relevant to a broader arc of African American poetic history, from the twentieth century to the poetry of the present day. References Bogdanov Alexander . 1923...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (2): 271–304.
Published: 01 June 2010
... in the historiography of wartime culture. Cohen analyzes a series of contraband works: abolitionist poems by John Greenleaf Whittier; African American spirituals like “O Let My People Go”; minstrel songs like “Kingdom Coming”; and an assortment of anonymous poems published as broadsides and in periodicals...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 253–273.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Marcellus . 1992 . “ The Preacherly Text: African American Poetry and Vernacular Performance .” PMLA 107 , no. 3 : 582 – 93 . Bolden Tony . 2004 . Afro-Blue: Improvisations in African American Poetry and Culture . Urbana : Univ. of Illinois Press . Brooker Peter . 2000...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 57–81.
Published: 01 March 2008
... to the organic or bodily acoustics of African American laughter—specifically, in the sonic landscape of the United States in the first three decades of the twen- tieth century, especially as it is configured in the poetry of McKay, Brown, and Hughes. These poets variously build on, and take part...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (4): 791–820.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of the supposedly low, uneducated, and vulgar. And it is also in response to stigmatization that a sense of shared group identity crystallizes among the stigmatized. Black vernacular culture is no exception. In Performing the Word: African American Poetry as Vernacular Culture , Fahamisha Patricia Brown ( 1999...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 897–914.
Published: 01 December 2012
... and Poetic Form in “New AmericanPoetry, 212–15. 900  American Literature Review: Samuels, Deep Skin: Elizabeth Bishop and Visual Art, 212–15. Review: Stein, Poetry’s Afterlife: Verse in the Digital Age, 212–15. Leonard, Keith D. Review: Brown, The Postwar African American Novel...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (3): 671–690.
Published: 01 September 2000
... of African American poetry as a distinct body of literature. By situating different poetic works in African American vernacular expressive culture, she suggests new literary terms through which these works can...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (4): 863–870.
Published: 01 December 2010
... © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Brief Mention General Slave Songs and the Birth of African American Poetry. By Lauri Ramey. New York: Pal- grave Macmillan. 2008. xviii, 197 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $27.00. The main contention of this study is that slave songs are part...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 914–921.
Published: 01 December 2019
... and then modified creative practices from earlier in the century. Jack Kerouac, Hart Crane, and John Dos Passos are among the authors who feature prominently in this study. Robert Hayden in Verse: New Histories of African American Poetry and the Black Arts Era . By Derik Smith. Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 668–670.
Published: 01 September 2012
...-1664773 Renegade Poetics: Black Aesthetics and Formal Innovation in African American Poetry. By Evie Shockley. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2011. xii, 264 pp. Paper, $39.95. Anthems, Sonnets, and Chants: Recovering the African American Poetry of the 1930s. By Jon Woodson...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 662–664.
Published: 01 September 2012
...-1664773 Renegade Poetics: Black Aesthetics and Formal Innovation in African American Poetry. By Evie Shockley. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2011. xii, 264 pp. Paper, $39.95. Anthems, Sonnets, and Chants: Recovering the African American Poetry of the 1930s. By Jon Woodson...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 670–672.
Published: 01 September 2012
.... Ed White, University of Florida DOI 10.1215/00029831-1664773 Renegade Poetics: Black Aesthetics and Formal Innovation in African American Poetry. By Evie Shockley. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2011. xii, 264 pp. Paper, $39.95. Anthems, Sonnets, and Chants: Recovering...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 659–661.
Published: 01 September 2012
.... Ed White, University of Florida DOI 10.1215/00029831-1664773 Renegade Poetics: Black Aesthetics and Formal Innovation in African American Poetry. By Evie Shockley. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2011. xii, 264 pp. Paper, $39.95. Anthems, Sonnets, and Chants: Recovering...