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American Literature (2001) 73 (1): 218–219.
Published: 01 March 2001
... operating as steady-state, closed cultural systems’’ (4). The contributors pay special attention to how empirical data and method- ological experimentation can reveal that colonialism’s cultural contours are ‘‘creatively invented rather than ‘discovered’ in the arid climate of the archive’’ (3...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 164–166.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Susan Hegeman Archives of Dispossession: Recovering the Testimonios of Mexican American Herederas, 1848–1960 . By Karen R. Roybal Chapel Hill : Univ. of North Carolina Press . 2017 . xiii, 169 pp. Cloth, $90.00 ; paper, $27.95 ; e-book, $14.49 . Indigenous Women’s Writing...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 809–812.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Dana D. Nelson Unconventional Politics: Nineteenth-Century Women Writers and U.S. Indian Policy . By Janet Dean . Amherst : Univ. of Massachusetts Press . 2016 . xii, 255. Paper, $25.95 . Archives of Labor: Working-Class Women and Literary Culture in the Antebellum United...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 309–341.
Published: 01 June 2020
... Sylvia . 2006 . Acequia: Water Sharing, Sanctity, and Place . Santa Fe : School for Advanced Research Press . Roybal Karen R. 2017 . Archives of Dispossession: Recovering the Testimonios of Mexican American Herederas, 1848–1960 . Chapel Hill : Univ. of North Carolina Press...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 201–203.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Stephanie A. Smith © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Anachronism and Its Others: Sexuality, Race, Temporality. By Valerie Rohy. Albany: State Univ. of New York Press. 2009. xvi, 178 pp. $70.00. Archives of American Time: Literature and Modernity in the Nineteenth Century...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 217–220.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Gary Edward Holcomb Archives of Flesh: African America, Spain, and Post-Humanist Critique . By Robert F. Reid-Pharr . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2016 . xiii, 257 pp. Cloth, $89.00 ; paper, $28.00 ; e-book available. Incomparable Empires: Modernism and the Translation...
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American Literature (2023) 95 (4): 755–782.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Hayley C. Stefan Abstract This article outlines a crip archival analysis of Karen Tei Yamashita’s creative family memoir Letters to Memory (2017) and the separate Yamashita Family Archives; the analysis revolves around the concept of disorder. The book and digital archives move the daily lived...
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Published: 01 December 2023
Figure 1 Homepage of the Yamashita Family Archives, January 2021 More
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American Literature (2013) 85 (4): 661–688.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Lauren F. Klein In recent years, scholars from across the humanities, including literary critics Stephen Best and Saidiya Hartman, have theorized about how best to account for the silences endemic to the archive of American slavery. These critics call for a shift away from what Best has described...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 331–360.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Mary Elene Wood Abstract This article begins with the discovery in a Wellcome Library war psychiatry archive of a carbon copy of one of John Steinbeck’s 1943 dispatches to the New York Tribune from the Italian front. The article examines Steinbeck’s dispatch in relation to documents in the military...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (3): 447–475.
Published: 01 September 2016
... on our encounters with historical texts. Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 nineteenth-century American literature archives philology digital textuality ngrams search Word search, both in the form of the search engine and in the “Find” features of web browsers and word...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (4): 813–814.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Jeffrey Shandler Shandler’s author statement introduces a Scalar project titled “Holocaust Survivors on Schindler’s List ; or, Reading a Digital Archive against the Grain.” Examining references to the 1993 film Schindler’s List in videotaped interviews with Holocaust survivors at the USC Shoah...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 751–781.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Gregory Laski Abstract This essay reconsiders the politics of African American literature after the Civil War by focusing on revenge as a response to the wrong of slavery. Though forgiveness dominates literary and historical scholarship, I assemble an archive of real and imagined instances...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (2): 407–438.
Published: 01 June 2018
... comparatively little attention. By focusing on the grassroots context of DTWOF , this essay demonstrates how Bechdel’s participation in grassroots periodicals shaped her work. Through the development of new reading practices and the notion of queer comics archives, I show how queer communities influenced...
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American Literature (2024) 96 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2024
...Kyle Keeler Abstract This article draws on Native American theory and archival sources, and colonial archival sources, to reframe land as an agent, partner in cultural production, and ally in resistance to colonialism. The article explains how land structures Haudenosaunee and Mohegan society...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 501–526.
Published: 01 September 2008
... such constructions, complicating the relationship between history and memory. Engaging with the archives of American history, Cliff's novel restores the resistant acts that have been pushed into the background, focusing on rewriting the history of Mary Ellen Pleasant. Between the two national identities Jamaican...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (4): 629–660.
Published: 01 December 2013
... distinctions they generate. Drawing on archival material related to Bierce’s experience as a topographical engineer in the Civil War—maps, telegrams, circulars, and other official war documents—Carey reengages Bierce’s style in a mutually constitutive relationship with the cultural techniques that marked it up...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (2): 217–243.
Published: 01 June 2014
... the conventions of print so that the medium better conformed to the ideals of Haudenosaunee history telling. Sketches at once archives a history of Haudenosaunee territorial possession and subverts the presumption that printed texts afford access to any authoritative sense of the Haudenosaunee past. Cusick...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 31–58.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Sara Marcus Abstract This essay argues that the African American literature of the nadir, written during a moment when concepts of evolution and departures from linear time were deployed to the detriment of black life as well as in its defense, is a rich archive for analyzing the unpredictable...