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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 295–322.
Published: 01 June 2019
... particular as they stage economic tensions between the North and the South. On the one hand, the Jew as depicted in this work embodies the threat of Northern capitalism, which many in the South viewed as an overwhelmingly powerful force. On the other hand, the Jew of these novels acts as a figure for...
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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 December 2006) 78 (4): 859–867.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Alfred Hornung Duke University Press 2006 South to a New Place: Region, Literature, Culture . Ed. Suzanne W. Jones and Sharon Monteith. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2002. xxiii, 394 pp. Cloth, $85.00; paper, $36.95. History and Memory in the Two Souths: Recent...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 885–887.
Published: 01 December 2001
...-class, interracial, and international alliances. Mullen grounds his commentary in the political and artistic coali- tions of urban Chicago’s South Side between 1935 and 1946, while Sanders centers his critique in Sterling Brown’s revision of hegemonic literary and cultural modernism and his hybrid...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 447–449.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Jeehyun Lim Ingratitude: The Debt-Bound Daughter in Asian American Literature . By Ninh Erin Khue . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2011 . vii, 205 pp. Cloth , $70.00 ; paper , $23.00 . How to Be South Asian in America: Narratives of Ambivalence and Belonging . By...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 879–880.
Published: 01 December 2001
...-class, interracial, and international alliances. Mullen grounds his commentary in the political and artistic coali- tions of urban Chicago’s South Side between 1935 and 1946, while Sanders centers his critique in Sterling Brown’s revision of hegemonic literary and cultural modernism and his hybrid...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 454–456.
Published: 01 June 2012
.... How to Be South Asian in America: Narratives of Ambivalence and Belonging. By Anupama Jain. Philadelphia: Temple Univ. Press. 2011. x, 279 pp. $26.95. Writing the Ghetto: Class, Authorship, and the Asian American Ethnic Enclave. By Yoonmee Chang. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers Univ. Press. 2010. x...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 828–830.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Jennifer Greeson Duke University Press 2007 Claiming the Pen: Women and Intellectual Life in the Early American South . By Catherine Kerrison. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2006. xiii, 265 pp. $49.95. American Women Authors and Literary Property, 1822-1869 . By Melissa J...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 852–854.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Allen Hibbard Duke University Press 2007 The Lost Years of William S. Burroughs: Beats in South Texas . By Rob Johnson. College Station: Texas A & M Univ. Press. 2006. 224 pp. Cloth, $40.00; paper, $19.95. Action Writing: Jack Kerouac's Wild Form . By Michael Hrebeniak...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 176–177.
Published: 01 March 2002
... sections of his study achieve a much more dynamic consideration of theory and practice. The most notable example is the chapter on South Caro- lina writer William Gilmore Simms, which considers how Simms’s theory of democratic eloquence was inflected by his deep sense of sectional divisive- ness and...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 225–227.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Melville would have been immersed as a sailor in the South Seas: sailor talk, cannibal talk, and missionary talk. Suc- cessive chapters addressing each kind of talk are unfailingly fresh and inven- tive, taking the reader into dimensions of Melville’s personal and imaginative experience whose direct...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 172–174.
Published: 01 March 2002
... theory and practice. The most notable example is the chapter on South Caro- lina writer William Gilmore Simms, which considers how Simms’s theory of democratic eloquence was inflected by his deep sense of sectional divisive- ness and then explores how Simms himself participated in the escalating di...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 61–87.
Published: 01 March 2012
... modernity in order to conceal the regressive barbarisms of racist violence, a violence understood as the resilient legacy of convulsive, psychoaffective white supremacy; as a conspiratorial compromise between a reunited North and South; or as a response to the rise of an African American middle-class in the...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 209–211.
Published: 01 March 2010
... would have been immersed as a sailor in the South Seas: sailor talk, cannibal talk, and missionary talk. Suc- cessive chapters addressing each kind of talk are unfailingly fresh and inven- tive, taking the reader into dimensions of Melville’s personal and imaginative experience whose direct...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 857–859.
Published: 01 December 2007
...-dependent domesticity” (3). In this sense, Ryan joins a rising tide of scholarship that addresses how slavery affected even those areas of American life that seemed removed, geographically or ideo- logically, from the South’s peculiar institution (see, for example, chapter 4 of Deak...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 213–216.
Published: 01 March 2019
... history of black male sexual exploitation even though he experiences this harassment hitchhiking across the South. Gaines, moreover, offers particularly innovative queer rereadings of Griffin and Halsell. Starting with Griffin’s redacted fears that he would stay the violent, hypersexual black male Other...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 583–611.
Published: 01 September 2009
.... The other men laugh at him, but Jesse takes up the question and begins to reimagine the history of Mexico had the winds over the Atlantic shifted, driving the Puritans south to 596  American Literature the Caribbean coast of Mexico and Hernán Cortés north to the U.S. Atlantic seaboard...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 835–838.
Published: 01 December 2007
...-dependent domesticity” (3). In this sense, Ryan joins a rising tide of scholarship that addresses how slavery affected even those areas of American life that seemed removed, geographically or ideo- logically, from the South’s peculiar institution (see, for example, chapter 4 of Deak...
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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 605–607.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... By Ruth H. Bloch. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press. 2003. x, 225 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $21.95. Democracy, Revolution, and Monarchism in Early American Literature. By Paul Downes. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2002. xii, 239 pp. $55.00. The recent flurry of...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 445–447.
Published: 01 June 2012
.... 2011. vii, 205 pp. Cloth, $70.00; paper, $23.00. How to Be South Asian in America: Narratives of Ambivalence and Belonging. By Anupama Jain. Philadelphia: Temple Univ. Press. 2011. x, 279 pp. $26.95. Writing the Ghetto: Class, Authorship, and the Asian American Ethnic Enclave. By Yoonmee...