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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 253–273.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Timo Müller The essay offers a new perspective on the resurgence of Afro-modernism in the 1940s, arguing that the vernacular sonnet—specifically Langston Hughes’s “Seven Moments of Love: An Un-Sonnet Sequence in Blues” and the sonnets of Gwendolyn Brooks and Robert Hayden—played a crucial role...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (1): 197–199.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Mendi Lewis Obadike Duke University Press 2007 Phonographies: Grooves in Sonic Afro-Modernity . By Alexander G. Weheliye. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2005. xii, 286 pp. $22.95. Kinds of Blue: The Jazz Aesthetic in African American Narrative. By Jurgen E. Grandt. Columbus...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (2): 301–329.
Published: 01 June 2022
... imagining of neurological, cognitive, and psychological variations that existed before and persisted alongside the emergence of modern evolutionary- and hereditary-based diagnostic categories of intelligence. At the same time, “Neurodiverse Afro-Fabulations” argues for the importance of an abjected...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 869–892.
Published: 01 December 2015
... to Revolution: Women’s Visions of Haiti, Cuba, and the Dominican Republic by Myriam J. A. Chancy, 616–18. Müller, Timo. “The Vernacular Sonnet and the Resurgence of Afro-Modern- ism in the 1940s,” 253–73. Neely, Michelle. Review: Rozbicki, Culture and Liberty in the Age of the Ameri- can...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 607–614.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Words to Fit the Soul: The Southern Ritual Grounds of Afro-Modernism. By Jürgen E. Grandt. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2009. x, 192 pp. $59.95. Intending to “go down deep,” Grandt revisits long-standing notions of the South in the works of Robert Stepto, Houston Baker, Toni Morrison, and oth...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 709–737.
Published: 01 December 2015
... . Professing Literature: An Institutional History . Chicago : Univ. of Chicago Press . Graham Patterson Toby . 2006 . Right to Read: Segregation and Civil Rights in Alabama's Public Libraries, 1900–1965 . Tuscaloosa : Univ. of Alabama Press . Hanchard Michael . 1999 . “Afro-Modernity...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (2): 361–389.
Published: 01 June 2014
... . Goff Barbara Simpson Michael . 2007 . Crossroads in the Black Aegean: Oedipus, Antigone, and Dramas of the African Diaspora . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . Gooding-Williams Robert . 2009 . In the Shadow of Du Bois: Afro-Modern Political Thought in America . Cambridge...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 87–115.
Published: 01 March 2014
... A. . Boston : Northeastern Univ. Press . ———. 1997 . “ Sterling Brown and the Afro-Modern Moment .” African American Review 31 , no. 3 : 393 – 97 . ———. 1998 . “ Sterling A. Brown’s Master Metaphor: Southern Road and the Sign of Black Modernity .” In Rowell ( 1998 , 917 – 30 ). ———. 1999...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 663–670.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of complications. While biographi- cal, the text ultimately focuses on Faulkner’s novels. 666 American Literature Shaping Words to Fit the Soul: The Southern Ritual Grounds of Afro-Modernism. By Jürgen E. Grandt. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2009. x, 192 pp. $41.95. Continuing the project he began...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (1): 151–179.
Published: 01 March 2010
... is thus in search of a koinón, a hard reality to replace the quicksand of race-based delu- sions that have characterized the tortuous logic of twentieth-century modernity. But as part and parcel of what Michael Hanchard has called the projects of “Afro-Modernity,” Wright’s...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 563–587.
Published: 01 September 2012
... a “DUSTY” record on a phonograph, a sound at once modern in its transmission and as folksy Political Aesthetics of Hughes’s Ask Your Mama 571 as the “rhythmically rough scraping” of the Afro-Caribbean­ “guira” that appears in the musical directions in the corresponding right...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 31–58.
Published: 01 March 2019
...: Scientific Attitudes of Racial Inferiority, 1859–1900 . Urbana : Univ. of Illinois Press . Hanchard Michael . 1999 . “ Afro-Modernity: Temporality, Politics, and the African Diaspora .” Public Culture 11 , no. 1 : 245 – 68 . Hebard Andrew . 2011 . “ Romance and Riot: Charles...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 769–798.
Published: 01 December 2006
.... At the same time, a black art focused on the U.S. South joins the preoccupations of Caribbean and Latin American art exploring the histories of Afro- modernity. These texts multiply to excess our knowledge of the dis- junctive sources of circum-Atlantic superabundance. They also chal- lenge or enfold...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 833–869.
Published: 01 December 2004
... of influence—among Harlem Renaissance and high-modernist writers. Con- temporary considerations of Garveyism, leftist politics, blues, mongrel- Iconography of the Mulatta 865 ization, primitivism, feminism, and Afro-modernism have fractured...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 741–767.
Published: 01 December 2006
... of scriptural authority was simulta- neously culturally conservative (of Afro-creole roots) and modern—as exemplified in the jazz-backed preaching of Mother Catherine: Don’t teach what the apostles and the prophets say. Go to the tree and get 762 American Literature the pure sap and find out whether...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 865–866.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., and civic histories of the 1930s and 1940s. However, Sanders is more interested in ma- terialist literary representation as a form of protest and, potentially, of re- cuperation; further, following Paul Gilroy, Sanders stakes a claim for Afro- modernity as the central, unacknowledged paradigm of social...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 866–868.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., Sanders stakes a claim for Afro- modernity as the central, unacknowledged paradigm of social and cultural modernity and modern consciousness. Afro-Modernist Aesthetics expands the era of the Harlem Renaissance to encompass the years between 1908 and 1938. By reframing its temporal boundaries, Sanders...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 869–870.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., and civic histories of the 1930s and 1940s. However, Sanders is more interested in ma- terialist literary representation as a form of protest and, potentially, of re- cuperation; further, following Paul Gilroy, Sanders stakes a claim for Afro- modernity as the central, unacknowledged paradigm of social...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 870–871.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., and civic histories of the 1930s and 1940s. However, Sanders is more interested in ma- terialist literary representation as a form of protest and, potentially, of re- cuperation; further, following Paul Gilroy, Sanders stakes a claim for Afro- modernity as the central, unacknowledged paradigm of social...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 871–872.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., Sanders stakes a claim for Afro- modernity as the central, unacknowledged paradigm of social and cultural modernity and modern consciousness. Afro-Modernist Aesthetics expands the era of the Harlem Renaissance to encompass the years between 1908 and 1938. By reframing its temporal boundaries, Sanders...