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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 616–618.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Susana M. Morris Black Internationalist Feminism: Woman Writers of the Black Left, 1945–1995 . By Higashida Cheryl . Urbana : Univ. of Illinois Press . 2011 . xi , 250 pp. Cloth, $50.00 ; paper, $25.00 ; e-book available. From Sugar to Revolution: Women's Visions of Haiti...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 755–786.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Mary Grace Albanese Abstract The transnational material network of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852) has enjoyed substantial critical analysis: however, most scholarship tends to focus on the novel’s influence in Europe. Haiti plays a much greater role in the novel than any European...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Haiti to haunt New Jersey. Thus, The Black Vampyre challenges both the easy relegation of the Haitian Revolution to the category of history and simple national narratives that ignore the intertwining histories of Haiti and the United States. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 hemispheric...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 323–352.
Published: 01 June 2008
... plot and disrupts Benedict Anderson's axiomatic theories of how seriality helps imagine the nation. Delany's changing views on Haiti and black emigration plans—published alongside Blake in the Weekly Anglo-African —produce a serial palimpsest of Delany's dynamic politics. In addition, the novel depicts...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 799–820.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Anne W. Gulick Duke University Press 2006 Anne W. We Are Not the People: Gulick The 1805 Haitian Constitution’s Challenge to Political Legibility in the Age of Revolution As the symbolic and pragmatic uses of Haiti change over...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 237–262.
Published: 01 June 2019
... Elizabeth Maddock Dillon and Michael Drexler ( 2016 , 14) have called the “relation of obscured interdependence” between Haiti and the United States. 3 However, by absenting Louverture, Vashon’s poem suggests that the silences that Michel-Rolph Trouillot ( 1995 ) famously associated with the Haitian...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 836–838.
Published: 01 December 2014
... in the Federal Theater Negro Unit productions of Macbeth (1936) and Haiti (1938) were a complicated nexus of imperialist appropriations, transnational black protest, and nationalist identification. The “voodoo” adaptation of the Shakespearean play attributed black primi- tivism to the...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 677–690.
Published: 01 December 2006
... national exceptionalism. These strikingly original essays draft transnational maps that bring sharply into focus Southern rim cultures, in particular, West Africa, Haiti, and Cuba, thereby support- ing John Lowe’s idea that the U.S. South is ‘‘in many ways the north- ern rim of the Caribbean 13 As a...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Buck-Morss, “Hegel and Haiti,” Critical Inquiry 26 (summer 2000): 821–65; Sybille Fischer, Modernity Disavowed: Haiti and the Cultures of Slavery in the Age of Revo- lution (Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press, 2004); and Monique Allewaert, “Swamp Sublime: Ecologies of Resistance...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 892–894.
Published: 01 December 2017
... sustained the Latino/a enclaves in the United States (particularly in Miami) and also the multicultural makeup of the U.S. South,” which he links back to the way that both black and white refugees from Haiti added to the African and Francophone aspects of the culture in New Orleans (337). Such connections...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 870–872.
Published: 01 December 2018
... form of time travel in which the slave ship from the past resurfaces in the present. Sharpe highlights a recent photograph of a young refugee from Haiti who has a slip of paper with the word Ship taped to her forehead (46). This is the refugee’s only identification—she has no name, no self, and is...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 644–646.
Published: 01 September 2017
... global fiction the “heterotopic co-presence” (6) of literatures such as the presence of Goethe in Yoko Tawada, Haiti in William Faulkner, China in Don DeLillo. Despite its polemical purpose, Reading for the Planet has the rather modest goal of articulating a planetary reading model that attends to the...
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 483–509.
Published: 01 September 2005
... affront at the door of the Tidewater plantation, and most significantly, the journey to Haiti. The repetition of beginnings is one of the ways that the novel’s narrative structure undercuts linearity and progressivism. The reader never really advances to another stage but, rather, always moves for...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 614–616.
Published: 01 September 2015
...-book available. From Sugar to Revolution: Women’s Visions of Haiti, Cuba, and the Dominican Republic. By Myriam J. A. Chancy. Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press. 2012. xxxiii, 358 pp. Cloth, $85.00; paper, $32.24. Cheryl Higashida’s Black Internationalist Feminism and Myriam J. A...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 117–145.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Caribbean Context .” Research in African Literatures 27 , no. 4 : 71 – 87 . Olson Kirby . 2000 . “ Surrealism, Haiti, and Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God .” Real: The Journal of Liberal Arts 25 , no. 2 : 80 – 93 . Pavlic Edward . 2002 . Crossroads Modernisms...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 741–767.
Published: 01 December 2006
... ˙ ˙ ˙ In the winter of 1928, Zora Neale Hurston underwent a series of Voodoo initiations in New Orleans, including one that cul- minated in her being crowned storm-walking ‘‘Rain-Bringer1 Later, while writing Their Eyes Were Watching God (1937) in Haiti—and after having witnessed the hurricane of 1929...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 505–530.
Published: 01 September 2013
...: Aristocratic Drag . Edinburgh : Edinburgh Univ. Press . Curtin Philip . 1998 . The Rise and Fall of the Plantation Complex: Essays in Atlantic History . New York : Cambridge Univ. Press . doi:10.1017/CBO 9780511819414 . Michael Dash, J. . 1997 . Haiti and the United States: National...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 121–149.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Malay Archipelago. She wrote of “a cer- tain Javanese man who sticks up for Indonesian Independence” from the Netherlands, and she allied herself with “this contrary Javanese” (1995, 946–47). In her 1938 Tell My Horse, Hurston told of traveling from Haiti to the nearby island of La Gonâve: “I...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 903–906.
Published: 01 December 2003
... specific locations (like St. Louis) remain an aesthetic, affective, and ideological resource. Just as Lipsitz himself makes compara- tive reference to cultural movements elsewhere (Australia, Haiti, Mexico), he...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 769–798.
Published: 01 December 2006
... something seething and large: ‘‘a face, a head, far down here in the South—south of South, below it. A whole giant body sprawled down- ward then, on and on’’ NP 480). When we look away from white writing, what sprawls ‘‘south of South down below? When Africans were hauled into Haiti, they did not...