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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 295–322.
Published: 01 June 2019
... inextricable relationship to the North and, indeed, the many countries involved in the global slave trade. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 money in literature Jews and slavery Jews in the South Scratch just a bit below the surface of the post– Uncle Tom’s Cabin plantation novel...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 885–887.
Published: 01 December 2001
... consciousness, and love of the language. Charles L. Crow, Bowling Green State University Personal Property: Wives, White Slaves, and the Market in Women. By Margit Stange. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. 1998. x, 171 pp. $32.50. Personal Property is fundamentally a study of U.S. white slavery...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 878–879.
Published: 01 December 2006
.... Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2005. x, 194 pp. $39.95. Strangers in the Land: Blacks, Jews, Post-Holocaust America. By Eric J. Sundquist. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2005. 662 pp. $35.00. Book Reviews New World, Known World: Shaping Knowledge in Early Anglo-American...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 193–195.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Allison S. Curseen Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights . By Bernstein Robin . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2011 . 318 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper , $24.00 . Adopting America: Childhood, Kinship, and National Identity in...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 885–887.
Published: 01 December 2006
.... McGraw. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2005. x, 194 pp. $39.95. Strangers in the Land: Blacks, Jews, Post-Holocaust America. By Eric J. Sundquist. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2005. 662 pp. $35.00. These three books are significant in ways beyond their scholarly excellence, profuse...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 657–659.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Mark Rifkin Removable Type: Histories of the Book in Indian Country, 1663–1880 . By Round Phillip H. . Chapel Hill : Univ. of North Carolina Press . 2010 . xii , 275 pp. $24.95 . Slavery in Indian Country: The Changing Face of Captivity in Early America . By Snyder...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Elizabeth Freeman © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Slavery and Sentiment: The Politics of Feeling in Black Atlantic Antislavery Writing, 1770–1850. By Christine Levecq. Durham: Univ. of New Hampshire Press; Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England. 2008. xii, 306 pp. $35.00...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 193–195.
Published: 01 March 2011
.... Neither Fugitive nor Free: Atlantic Slavery, Freedom Suits, and the Legal Culture of Travel. By Edlie L. Wong. New York: New York Univ. Press. 2009. viii, 337 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $24.00. Book Reviews Beyond Douglass: New Perspectives on Early African American Literature. Ed...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 203–205.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Slavery. By Bryan Wagner. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2009. vii, 307 pp. $35.00. Book Reviews Beyond Douglass: New Perspectives on Early African American Literature. Ed. Michael J. Drexler and Ed White. Lewisburg, Pa.: Bucknell Univ. Press. 2008. vii, 176 pp. Paper, $25.00...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 826–828.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Jeannine Marie DeLombard Duke University Press 2007 The Grammar of Good Intentions: Race and the Antebellum Culture of Benevolence . By Susan M. Ryan. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2003. xii, 237 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $22.95. Love, Wages, Slavery: The Literature of...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 638–640.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Michelle Stephens Duke University Press 2006 Black Cosmopolitanism: Racial Consciousness and Transnational Identity in the Nineteenth-Century Americas . By Ifeoma Kiddoe Nwankwo. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2005. viii, 291 pp. $59.95. Uncle Tom Mania: Slavery...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 640–642.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Contemporary Narrative of Slavery .By Arlene R. Keizer. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2004. xiii, 200 pp. Cloth, $47.50; paper, $18.95. Book Reviews ‘‘A Hideous Monster of the Mind American Race Theory in the Early Republic.By Bruce Dain. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2002. x, 321 pp. $29.95...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 657–659.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Eric Solomon Duke University Press 2006 John Brown's Body: Slavery, Violence, and the Culture of War . By Franny Nudelman. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2004. x, 226 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $19.95. The War Complex: World War in Our Time. By Marianna...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 501–526.
Published: 01 September 2008
... viewer as the subject, not the object, of history. In contrast to Ruskin's writings that enshrine an English identity that would sublimate its specific relationship to slavery, the writings of contemporary postcolonial novelists such as Cliff articulate diasporic identities that interrogate such...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 643–646.
Published: 01 September 2009
... experience that eventually lead them from older restrictive identities to freer new ones. For instance, according to Doyle, Equiano’s reports on how the traumas of slavery affect him actually open the door to new spaces of self-transformation. His heroic acts to save himself and others aboard his...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 613–615.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., Equiano’s reports on how the traumas of slavery affect him actually open the door to new spaces of self-transformation. His heroic acts to save himself and others aboard his ship counter slavery’s traumatic effects, allowing him to create a sense of agency. Freedom’s Empire generates crucial...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 615–617.
Published: 01 September 2009
... how the traumas of slavery affect him actually open the door to new spaces of self-transformation. His heroic acts to save himself and others aboard his ship counter slavery’s traumatic effects, allowing him to create a sense of agency. Freedom’s Empire generates crucial questions and...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 618–621.
Published: 01 September 2009
... that show subjects crossing thresholds of experience that eventually lead them from older restrictive identities to freer new ones. For instance, according to Doyle, Equiano’s reports on how the traumas of slavery affect him actually open the door to new spaces of self-transformation. His...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 621–623.
Published: 01 September 2009
... involves scenes of bodily ruin that show subjects crossing thresholds of experience that eventually lead them from older restrictive identities to freer new ones. For instance, according to Doyle, Equiano’s reports on how the traumas of slavery affect him actually open the door to new spaces of...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 623–625.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Doyle calls “swoon.” Swoon involves scenes of bodily ruin that show subjects crossing thresholds of experience that eventually lead them from older restrictive identities to freer new ones. For instance, according to Doyle, Equiano’s reports on how the traumas of slavery affect him actually open...