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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 415–418.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Alexis Pauline Gumbs Backwater Blues: The Mississippi Flood of 1927 in the African American Imagination . By Mizelle Richard M. Jr. Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2014 . xii, 209 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper, $25.00 . Ain’t Got No Home: America’s Great Migrations and the Making...
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American Literature (1 March 2004) 76 (1): 191–194.
Published: 01 March 2004
.... Press. 2002. xvi, 205 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $19.00. Scholarship on literature depicting or produced by enslaved Africans in the diaspora has turned toward trauma in recent years. Angelyn Mitchell’s mono- graph on contemporary black women’s fiction that depicts both slavery and liberation...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 177–180.
Published: 01 March 2008
... © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Faithful Vision: Treatments of the Sacred, Spiritual, and Supernatural in Twentieth-Century African American Fiction . By James W. Coleman. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2006. 252 pp. $42.95. Cross-Cultural Visions in African American Modernism...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 651–654.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Stephen Knadler Charisma and the Fictions of Black Leadership . By Edwards Erica R. . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2012 . xii, 249 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper, $25.00 , e-book available. Exodus Politics: Civil Rights and Leadership in African American Literature and Culture...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 641–643.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Leigh Anne Duck Grounds of Engagement: Apartheid-Era African American and South African Writing . By Robolin Stéphane . Urbana : Univ. of Illinois Press . 2015 . xiii, 237 pp. Cloth , $45.00 ; e-book, $30.00 . Being Apart: Theoretical and Existential Resistance in Africana Literature...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 654–657.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Magdalena J. Zaborowska Unbought and Unbossed: Transgressive Black Women, Sexuality, and Representation . By Melancon Trimiko . Philadelphia, PA : Temple Univ. Press . 2014 . xv, 235 pp. Cloth , $74.50 ; paper, $26.95 ; e-book, $26.95 . Critical Appropriations: African American Women...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 645–647.
Published: 01 September 2002
.... Press. 1999. 283 pp. $26.00. In recent years there has been a regular flow of scholarship on the Atlantic slave trade; comparatively little, however, has appeared on the internal trans- portation, distribution, and relocation of large numbers of these African men, women, and children, and their...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 664–666.
Published: 01 September 2012
...J. Peter Moore Renegade Poetics: Black Aesthetics and Formal Innovation in African American Poetry . By Shockley Evie . Iowa City : Univ. of Iowa Press . 2011 . xii , 264 pp. Paper , $39.95 . Anthems, Sonnets, and Chants: Recovering the African American Poetry of the 1930s . By...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 841–843.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Gayle Wald James Weldon Johnson's Modern Soundscapes . By Morrissette Noelle . Iowa City : Univ. of Iowa Press . 2013 . xiii , 243 pp. Paper, $45.00 . Jazz Griots: Music as History in the 1960s African American Poem . By Marcoux Jean-Philippe . Lanham, MD : Lexington Books...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 416–419.
Published: 01 June 2008
... Fiction . By Annette Trefzer. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2007. xii, 223 pp. $38.50. Matter, Magic, and Spirit: Representing Indian and African American Belief . By David Murray. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2007. 213 pp. $59.95. Crossing Waters, Crossing Worlds: The African Diaspora...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 422–424.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Joseph Helminski © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Eating the Black Body: Miscegenation as Sexual Consumption in African American Literature and Culture . By Carlyle Van Thompson. New York: Peter Lang. 2006. xiii, 231 pp. Paper, $29.95. Deans and Truants: Race and Realism in African American...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 201–203.
Published: 01 March 2003
... J. Gaines, and August Wilson. By Keith Clark. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 2002. x, 164 pp. $34.95. The Origins of African American Literature: A History of the African American Liter- ary Presence...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 888–890.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Adam Gussow By Charles D. Martin. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers Univ. Press. 2002. xi,221. Cloth, $59.00; paper, $22.00. By M. Giulia Fabi. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 2001. xi, 187 pp.$32.50. 2003 888 American Literature The White African American Body: A...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 880–882.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Stephen Knadler Duke University Press 2006 Liberation Historiography: African American Writers and the Challenge of History, 1794-1861 . By John Ernest. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2004. xiv, 426 pp. Cloth, $64.95; paper, $24.95. The Contemporary African American Novel: Its Folk...
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 861–862.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Dwight A. McBride 2005 Constructing the Black Masculine: Identity and Ideality in African American Men's Literature and Culture, 1775-1995 . By Maurice O. Wallace. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2002. xiii, 236. Cloth, $64.95; paper, $19.95. Book Reviews The Cultural Geography of Colonial...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 663–664.
Published: 01 September 2001
... complications of these racial, literary, and identity questions rather than untangling them. The omission of influential women writers of the period, including those who dealt with Indian and African ‘‘questions is especially troubling. Certainly 634 American Literature Catharine Maria Sedgwick and Lydia...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2017
...: Geography and Flow in Nineteenth-Century African American Literature . By Madera Judith . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2015 . ix, 300 pp. Cloth , $94.95 ; paper, $25.95 ; e-book available. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Siemerling’s book has the gravitas of a textbook...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 428–430.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Andrea Stone The Strangers Book: The Human of African American Literature . By Pratt Lloyd . Philadelphia : Univ. of Pennsylvania Press . 2016 . xii, 186 pp. Cloth , $49.95 ; e-book, $49.95 . The Lives of Frederick Douglass . By Levine Robert S. . Cambridge, MA : Harvard Univ...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 398–400.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Sean X. Goudie The Empire Abroad and the Empire at Home: African American Literature and the Era of Overseas Expansion . By Gruesser John Cullen . Athens : Univ. of Georgia Press . 2012 . viii, 159 pp. Cloth , $59.95 ; paper, $22.95 ; e-book, $22.95 . Melville and the Idea of Blackness...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 655–656.
Published: 01 September 2000