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American Literature (2018) 90 (3): 585–612.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Kristin Grogan Abstract This essay explores the relationship between Langston Hughes’s 1930s poetry and the Soviet avant-garde theater. It argues that the constructivist theater provides an aesthetic framework through which to read Hughes’s radical poetry. Often read as an artistic failure...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 411–414.
Published: 01 June 2016
... The Mikado (chapter 3), the fourth chapter (“Spies and Spiders”) is a new history of Hughes’s Pacific travels. While so much has been written about Hughes’s stay in the Soviet Union, Taketani here follows the poet’s trials and tribulations in 1933 as he tried to cross from Russia to China, and had to stop...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (2): 435–437.
Published: 01 June 2019
... in “the eclipse of popular sovereignty” (13). Neocitizenship witnesses this undoing of democracy in multiple sites that range from the transnational (American studies programs in former Soviet republics) to the exoplanetary (an extended meditation on the third and fourth seasons of Battlestar Gallactica...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 79–105.
Published: 01 March 2015
...” and “the individual” broadly defined. The Soviet Union, on the other hand, does not have a purpose but a global “design” and is defined not as a nation but a government (“the Kremlin The purpose of the United States is no longer to “provide for the common defence” of the nation but the world as well, thereby...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (3): 667–674.
Published: 01 September 2018
.... With the onset of the Cold War, critics began marginalizing the short story as a constricted form more fitting to Soviet totalitarianism than US democracy. This book asserts that these critics misread the short story’s seemingly repressive form and that literary writers deployed the short story to counter...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 179–181.
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 181–183.
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 183–185.
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 185–187.
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 139–140.
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 140–142.
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 142–143.
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 143–145.
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 146–147.
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 147–148.
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 148–149.
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 150–151.
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 151–152.
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 152–154.
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 155.
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