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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 127–157.
Published: 01 March 2016
... (Harvard Univ. Press, 2013). © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 John Edgar Wideman Francisco Goldman civil rights genre economic and social rights References American Anthropological Association . 1947 . “Statement on Human Rights.” American Anthropologist 49 , no. 4...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 425–426.
Published: 01 June 2000
.... Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. 1999. xii, 202 pp. $38.50. As its title suggests, James Hartman’s Providence Tales and the Birth of Ameri- can Literature seeks to affirm the key role of providence tales, ‘‘stories that...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 423–424.
Published: 01 June 2000
.... Hartman. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. 1999. xii, 202 pp. $38.50. As its title suggests, James Hartman’s Providence Tales and the Birth of Ameri- can Literature seeks to affirm the key role of providence...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 410–411.
Published: 01 June 2002
... of a book that denies nationalist distinctions, Bach follows up with a discussion of John Smith’s Generall Historie, which, she shows, joins that colonial enterprise by rewriting his earlier account of a Native American women’s dance as a Jonsonian masque. Bach’s reading of Spenser challenges...
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 424–426.
Published: 01 June 2007
... depictions of various forms of male role playing and tradition in Moses, Man of the Mountain, Hurston’s most misunderstood book but also her most searching examination of racial—and mostly masculine—leadership. Masculinist Impulses ends with the claim that Toni Morrison, John Edgar Wideman, and...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 430–431.
Published: 01 June 2000
...John G. Cawelti By Wolfgang G. Natter. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press. 1999. 280 pp.$35.00. 2000 Reviews 6059 American Literature 72:2 / sheet 179 of223 Providence Tales and the Birth of American Literature. By James D. Hartman...
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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 389–391.
Published: 01 June 2006
...John M. Freiermuth 2006 Black and White Women's Travel Narratives: Antebellum Explorations . Cheryl J. Fish. Gainesville: Univ. Press of Florida. 2004. xiii, 183 pp. $59.95. Trafficking Subjects: The Politics of Mobility in Nineteenth-Century America . By Mark Simpson...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 861–863.
Published: 01 December 2009
...John Lowe © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 William Faulkner, William James, and the American Pragmatic Tradition . By David H. Evans. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2008. ix, 289 pp. $40.00. Faulkner and Welty and the Southern Literary Tradition . By Noel Polk...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 411–413.
Published: 01 June 2002
...John Clendenning By George Monteiro. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2000. 224 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $24.95. By Bill Brown. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 1996. xiii, 335 pp. Cloth,$53.50; paper, $26.50. 2002 Reviews Colonial Transformations: The Cultural Production...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 833–835.
Published: 01 December 2013
... conventions like Marilynne Robinson’s House- keeping and Toni Morrison’s Beloved to examples of domestic masculinity in the suburban novels of John Edgar Wideman, Don DeLillo, Richard Ford, and Andre Dubus III and of queer domesticity produced by Jonathan Franzen, Michael Cunningham, and Chang-rae Lee...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 885–888.
Published: 01 December 2011
... suburbia, domestic space and the frontier are impli- cated in nation building. Writing Blackness: John Edgar Wideman’s Art and Experimentation. By James W. Cole- man. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2010. xii, 191 pp. $37.50. Asserting that Wideman’s work poses a challenge that many...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 622–624.
Published: 01 September 2015
... which black artists stand will be much more stable if they are aware of who stood there before them” (96). Hill traces the autobiographical turn of this awareness in John Edgar Wideman’s Sent for You Yesterday (1983) and Philadelphia Fire (1990). Wideman’s address to his son Jacob (sentenced to...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 462–464.
Published: 01 June 2003
.... Paul Laurence Dunbar, Nella Larsen, and Wallace Thur- man are examples of the spirituals; Zora Neale Hurston, Ann Petry, and Ralph Ellison signify the blues; and Toni Morrison, Albert Murray, and John Edgar...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 837–844.
Published: 01 December 2013
... writers as lenses revealing public conceptions of the author and of the individual more generally: Norman Mailer reaffirms individualism; John Edgar Wideman illuminates the individual’s embeddedness in networks of relation; and Dave Eggers carefully navigates individuality amid fame. Reading...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 637–644.
Published: 01 September 2014
...” in postmodern texts by John Edgar Wideman, Brief Mention  643 Percival Everett, Toni Morrison, Bonnie Greer, Clarence Major, and Xam Wilson Cartiér. Arguing that the use of these forms functions not as escapist nostalgia but rather as a...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 607–614.
Published: 01 September 2013
... authors as different as Anzia Yezierska and John Edgar Wideman, to produce a socioeconomic history of the spatial pro- duction of race in the US Frost Belt. Influenced by critical geography and post- colonial theory, this contribution to critical race theory asks how this litera- ture has imagined...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 221–228.
Published: 01 March 2001
..., Rita Dove, John Edgar Wideman, Terry McMillan, and Walter Mosly. Often dealing with issues such as lynching, feminism, civil rights, and late- twentieth-century racial conflicts, the stories represent an important sub- genre of African American fiction. Bibliographies and Guides African American...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 647–655.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Christopher N. Okonkwo. Knoxville: Univ. of Tennessee Press. 2008. xxv, 266 pp. $48.00. Okonkwo’s study shows how the science fiction novels and neoslave narra- tives of Octavia Butler, Tananarive Due, John Edgar Wideman, and Toni Mor- rison culturally and aesthetically reincarnate the Nigerian...
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 413–415.
Published: 01 June 2007
... depictions of various forms of male role playing and tradition in Moses, Man of the Mountain, Hurston’s most misunderstood book but also her most searching examination of racial—and mostly masculine—leadership. Masculinist Impulses ends with the claim that Toni Morrison, John Edgar Wideman, and...
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 415–417.
Published: 01 June 2007
... depictions of various forms of male role playing and tradition in Moses, Man of the Mountain, Hurston’s most misunderstood book but also her most searching examination of racial—and mostly masculine—leadership. Masculinist Impulses ends with the claim that Toni Morrison, John Edgar Wideman, and...