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Published: 01 June 2019
Figure 4 “Africa and Europe,” with “Africa” holding raw red coral, porcelain figurines by Friedrich Elias Meyer for Meissen Manufactory, c. 1760. Detroit Institute of Arts Figure 4 “Africa and Europe,” with “Africa” holding raw red coral, porcelain figurines by Friedrich Elias Meyer for Meissen More
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Published: 01 June 2019
Figure 1 “Africa,” woodcut illustration of woman wearing coral necklace in Cesare Ripa’s Iconologia (1603), page 336. Universität Heidelberg, Universitäts-Bibliothek Figure 1 “Africa,” woodcut illustration of woman wearing coral necklace in Cesare Ripa’s Iconologia (1603), page 336 More
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Published: 01 June 2019
Figure 3 “Africa,” porcelain figurine of child wearing red coral necklace, by Derby Porcelain Works, 1760–70. Courtesy of Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library; photo by Gavin Ashworth Figure 3 “Africa,” porcelain figurine of child wearing red coral necklace, by Derby Porcelain Works, 1760–70 More
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 859–867.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Southern and Spanish American Fiction . By Deborah N. Cohn. Nashville, Tenn.: Vanderbilt Univ. Press. 1999. x, 236 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $22.95. Reading Africa into American Literature: Epics, Fables, and Gothic Tales . By Keith Cartwright. Lexington: Univ. of Kentucky Press. 2004. 270 pp...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 621–648.
Published: 01 September 2011
... generative platform for cross-cultural understanding. Twitchell posits that this turn can be productively situated in relation to two seemingly unconnected “problem” genres of U.S. literature: representations of Africa and memoirs of suffering. By positioning What Is the What —the fictionalized autobiography...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 563–587.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Jazz (1961), which renders his dual commitment to a black transnationalist public and an innovative African diaspora jazz poetics. Ask Your Mama features the interaction of African cultures in the Americas and Africa, with its evocation of Afro-Caribbean as well as African American music and its...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Atlantic thesis, along with the tremendous amount of scholarship in Atlantic-oriented history, has impressed on us that in the era of slavery, Europe, Africa, and the Eastern shores of the Americas were connected in circuitous oceanic trade routes that produced multidirectional cultural exchanges. This...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 641–643.
Published: 01 September 2017
... transnationalism” that developed to contest the “archsegregationist” societies of South Africa and the United States, which maintained and expanded racialized spatial divides even as such practices declined globally (Robolin, 6; Nightingale, 235). LaRose T. Parris, in contrast, examines the longer tradition in...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 151–179.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Power is damagingly circumscribed and informed by the violence of “Africanist discourse”;8 Wright becomes one of West- ern observers who, in V. Y. Mudimbe’s terms, “speak about neither Africa nor Africans, but rather justify the process of inventing and conquering a continent and naming...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 305–329.
Published: 01 June 2011
... originally implied and presumed, I want to start with the racial narratives that Edgar Rice Burroughs crystallized in sending his white-­skinned Übermensch soaring above Africa. The spectacle of Tarzan surveying, commanding, and tran- scending everything below him not only naturalizes the...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 263–293.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Figure 4 “Africa and Europe,” with “Africa” holding raw red coral, porcelain figurines by Friedrich Elias Meyer for Meissen Manufactory, c. 1760. Detroit Institute of Arts Figure 4 “Africa and Europe,” with “Africa” holding raw red coral, porcelain figurines by Friedrich Elias Meyer for Meissen...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 449–450.
Published: 01 June 2005
... 20 May 2006, at the University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain. Abstracts of papers and complete panel proposals are welcome on all aspects of ethnic life writing and histories in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa. Interdis- ciplinary perspectives that highlight the intersections between life...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 121–149.
Published: 01 March 2010
...-carving forces of Western imperialism in a gross—and engrossing—manner. In a pageant of bla- tant aggression, Benito Mussolini’s army and Blackshirt militia, a mod- ern force supported by aircraft armed with poison gas, raided Africa’s only remaining stronghold of independent black civilization. No...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 323–352.
Published: 01 June 2008
... Africa,” the installments ended abruptly with chapter 23. Now in possession of “the entire manu- script,” the Weekly Anglo-African told its readers to “rest assured” that “a similar interruption [was] improbable.”1 Despite this promise of textual wholeness, the Weekly Anglo...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 221–250.
Published: 01 June 2018
....” Nakia reappears as a bride adorned with makeup, jewelry, and golden neck rings evocative of those worn by married Ndebele women in South Africa (Forbes 1998 ). T’Challa reassures her, “The role of the Dora Milaje is merely ceremonial. Your king shall not make demands of you”—a promise he will...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 179–181.
Published: 01 March 2005
... of abstract equality upon commodities necessary to capital- ist exchange. Africa, especially as it figured in Thomas Jefferson’s mind as a solution to the problem of U.S. slavery, is the next contact zone for Kazan- jian, who argues that colonization at once promised to expel difference from U.S...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 229–230.
Published: 01 March 2001
... of all the war years are welcome. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to, the following: Fascism and Nazism; Midway; New Guinea; Guadalcanal; North Africa; the North Atlantic; and literature, art, film, history, popular culture, women’s studies, and Jew- ish studies dealing with the era...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 233–241.
Published: 01 June 2012
... Africa, the most recent round of international negotiations on greenhouse gas emission regu- lation was brought to a halt by a small group of diplomats from the United States, Canada, Saudi Arabia, and China over the protests of less powerful nations intent on making the developed world...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 897–898.
Published: 01 December 2003
... he looks at other ‘‘frontiers including the deep South in a Richard Wright short story, and Europe and Africa in novels by William Gardner Smith and John A. Williams, respectively. He defines these nonwestern geographical...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 March 2007
... marginality, these sailors’ indi- vidual travails were a source of collective interest within the United States. The men captured off the coast of North Africa searching for new markets became a new market themselves as narratives of their captivity began to attract American readers. In fact, stories...