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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...
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 in...
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. Returning to the bedroom and the reality of Maud Martha’s escape is key for my argument, which seeks to center a poetics able to push a more...
American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 645–647.
Published: 01 September 2006
...-Restraint . By Kirstin Hotelling Zona. Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Press. 2002. xi, 187 pp. $55.00. Of Women, Poetry, and Power: Strategies of Address in Dickinson, Miles, Brooks, Lorde, and Angelou . By Zofia Burr. Champaign: Univ. of Illinois Press. 2002. xii, 232 pp. $39.95. Book Reviews...
American Literature (2000) 72 (3): 631–632.
Published: 01 September 2000
.... John Michael, University of Rochester 6141 AL 72:3 / sheet 175 of 237 Transcendental Utopias: Individual and Community at Brook Farm, Fruitlands, and Walden. By Richard Francis. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 1997. xiii, 256 pp...
American Literature (2009) 81 (4): 833–836.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Joanna Brooks © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 The Captive's Position: Female Narrative, Male Identity, and Royal Authority in Colonial New England . By Teresa A. Toulouse. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2006. 225 pp. $49.95. Intricate Relations: Sexual and...
American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 639–644.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Western classical mythology during the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth 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...
American Literature (2016) 88 (1): 201–203.
Published: 01 March 2016
... tensions that shape a number of 1960s “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...
American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 145–147.
Published: 01 March 2021
... dynamics, in which the internationalism of African American writing in the 1920s and 1930s goes well beyond familiar fellow travelers Claude McKay and Langston Hughes to recognize the forgotten New Negro Orientalism Schleitwiler elaborates in literature by Nella Larsen, Wallace Thurman, Gwendolyn Brooks...
American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 390–393.
Published: 01 June 2020
... originated 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...
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...
Backwater Blues: The Mississippi Flood of 1927 in the African American Imagination Ain’t Got No Home: America’s Great Migrations and the Making of an Interracial Left Writing through Jane Crow: Race and Gender Politics in African American Literature The Other Blacklist: The African American Literary and Cultural Left of the 1950s
American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 415–418.
Published: 01 June 2016
... characterized by Jane 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...
American Literature (2007) 79 (4): 865–870.
Published: 01 December 2007
.... Washington, W. E. B. DuBois, Zora Neale Hurston, Richard Wright, Maya Angelou, and Gwendolyn Brooks. Xu begins by surveying the history of African American autobiography as well as its critical treatment in scholarship in the twentieth century. He goes on to examine the prevalence of rhetorical...
American Literature (2004) 76 (1): 203–215.
Published: 01 March 2004
... often appear but in narra- tives of the working class and of immigrants 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...
American Literature (2007) 79 (4): 807–820.
Published: 01 December 2007
... enjoyed a recent upsurge of critical 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...
American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 914–921.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Dunbar, Langston Hughes, Gwendolyn Brooks, and Rita Dove, among others. The volume moves through the Civil War, the Harlem Renaissance, and the Black Arts movement, demonstrating how African American writers have enlisted the sonnet—both a site of restraint and of freedom—to challenge conventions...
American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 663–673.
Published: 01 September 2006
... and suﬀering of World Wars I and II but omitted from oﬃcial discourses of war. ‘‘War poets’’ are found 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...
American Literature (2010) 82 (1): 229–238.
Published: 01 March 2010
.... I Made You to Find Me: 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 Literature (2014) 86 (4): 853–861.
Published: 01 December 2014
... midcentury 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...
American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 855–866.
Published: 01 December 2012
...-Semitism. She objects 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...