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American Literature (2007) 79 (1): 113–141.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Marsha Bryant Duke University Press 2007 Marsha Gwendolyn Brooks, Ebony, Bryant and Postwar Race Relations A lthough Gwendolyn Brooks and Ebony emerged from the same Chicago neighborhood and published their first vol- umes in 1945...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 123–149.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Wright’s Black Boy and primate liberation in Gwendolyn Brooks’s Maud Martha provide new modes of imagining black humanism on the cusp of US racial desegregation. References Ahad Badia Sahar . 2010 . Freud Upside Down: African American Literature and Psychoanalytic Culture . Chicago : Univ...
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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 (2008) 80 (3): 639–644.
Published: 01 September 2008
... centuries. Drawing from texts by Phillis Wheatley, Pauline Hopkins, Gwendolyn Brooks, Toni Morrison, and Rita Dove, Walters argues that black women writers have used classical myths to counteract denigrating stereotypes of black womanhood and motherhood by reclaiming a space of artistic...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 169–178.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., in both Run towards Fear and Tough Notes, Madhubuti consistently names and celebrates the contributions of African diaspora artists, writers, and activists, such as Margaret Walker, Gwendolyn Brooks, Ruby Dee, Maya Angelou, John Coltrane, John Hope Franklin, Marcus Garvey, Malcolm X, the ‘‘Teachers...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 145–147.
Published: 01 March 2021
... by Nella Larsen, Wallace Thurman, Gwendolyn Brooks, and Eulalie Spence and in music by Robert Johnson, Billie Holiday, and Betty Carter. Contesting along the way the very provincialism of the term “Harlem Renaissance,” Schleitwiler opens modern African American culture to transpacific associations...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (1): 201–203.
Published: 01 March 2016
... “literary poets,” including Charles Olson and Gwendolyn Brooks. In the former, Allison shows how the poet’s reading style stages a conflict between text and voice, whereas in the latter he argues that her performance of the lyric indexes a desire to preserve privacy in the public realm of the poetry...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (4): 807–820.
Published: 01 December 2007
... interest (George Oppen, Gwendolyn Brooks, Muriel Rukeyser) to the critically repressed (Thomas McGrath). All of Lowney’s poets are presented as historicized figures, reinvent- ing their poetic stances to more fully address the particularities of their moment, often encountered...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 390–393.
Published: 01 June 2020
... and perpetuated this time and place of modernity by going outside ‘emplotment’ altogether” (17). In the first part, chapters on Claude McKay, Gwendolyn Brooks, and Derek Walcott discuss how lyric poetry turned to tropes and realities of cultivation “from within the confines of the plantation geography and economy...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 415–418.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Crow. This text is a breakthrough, offering Murray’s analysis to justify and enact readings of several underread texts by many of the most important writers of the period, including Hurston, Gwendolyn Brooks, Petry, and Wright. Connecting Hurston’s Seraph on the Suwanee (1948) to her first short...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (1): 203–215.
Published: 01 March 2004
... to the United States. Gerber maps the intersections between class, race, gender, and ethnicity through close readings of contemporary texts by Gwendolyn Brooks, Tillie Olsen, Cynthia Ozick, and Edwidge Danticat, exploring how different mother-artists—a black domestic worker, a Holocaust survivor, a factory...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 914–921.
Published: 01 December 2019
... to the present, this monograph asserts that these authors conceived of the form, traditionally associated with Europe, as a space to be occupied, reshaped, and reimagined. Drawing on archival research and close reading, Müller analyzes the poetry of Paul Laurence Dunbar, Langston Hughes, Gwendolyn Brooks...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (4): 865–870.
Published: 01 December 2007
... pp. Paper, $47.95. This study of the formal elements and structures of African American auto- biography compares works by Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington, W. E. B. DuBois, Zora Neale Hurston, Richard Wright, Maya Angelou, and Gwendolyn Brooks. Xu begins by surveying the history...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (4): 651–676.
Published: 01 December 2022
... contemporary African American writers (Reed, Alex Haley, Gwendolyn Brooks, Bambara) with quotes from African American nonliterary celebrities: Muhammad Ali; musicians B. B. King, Jackie McLean, Max Roach, and Lena Horne; and film and television stars Melvin Van Peebles, Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis, and Cosby...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 853–861.
Published: 01 December 2014
... studies” analyzes ethnic novels and visual mass culture in order to interrogate how the two forms artic- ulated American identity. Arguing that novels by Chin Yang Lee, Vladimir Nabokov, Gwendolyn Brooks, William Saroyan, and Ralph Ellison simultane- ously engage with ethnicity and visuality...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (3): 585–594.
Published: 01 September 2022
... (i.e., American) canon gestured to here, this genealogy includes works like Gwendolyn Brooks’s “kitchenette building” (1945), 1 Alice Childress’s undercirculated Like One of the Family: Conversations from a Domestic’s Life (1956), Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun (1959), Lisa Ko’s...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (1): 229–238.
Published: 01 March 2010
...: The Coming of Age of the Woman Poet and the Politics of Poetic Address. By Jane Hedley. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2009. xii, 199 pp. $44.95. Anne Sexton, Adrienne Rich, Sylvia Plath, and Gwendolyn Brooks made major contributions to American poetry beginning in the 1940s...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 855–866.
Published: 01 December 2012
... to Vendler’s condescending view of Gwendolyn Brooks: “Evidently the 1950 Pulitzer committee thought highly enough of Ms. Brooks to award her the prize in poetry, at a time when there was little talk of diversity in America.”2 What Vendler sees as the editor’s unfortunate choice of short poems...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 663–673.
Published: 01 September 2006
... not only on the battlefield but also simply in wartime; examples 668 American Literature include Marianne Moore, Elizabeth Bishop, and Gwendolyn Brooks. The anti- war tradition is also extended to include a heterogeneous field of poets. Kurt Vonnegut’s Crusade: Or, How a Postmodern Harlequin...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 843–867.
Published: 01 December 2003
...), she registered its difference from works by her contemporaries, such as Gwendolyn Brooks, John Ciardi, Randall Jar- rell, Robert Lowell, Muriel Rukeyser, Karl Shapiro, and even her men- tor Marianne Moore, all...