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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 751–782.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Susan M. Ryan Duke University Press 2000 Susan M. Charity Begins at Home: Stowe’s Antislavery Ryan Novels and the Forms of Benevolent Citizenship 6218 American Literature 72:4 / sheet 61 of238 Scholarly work on Harriet...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 381–406.
Published: 01 June 2008
... attempts to position themselves as included subjects. The article examines the ways Bulosan revises Luce's arguments in order to study the implications of benevolent assimilation, the colonial policy of tutelage for Filipinos. Although the notion of a model minority discourse is conventionally understood...
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American Literature (1 March 2004) 76 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Sarah Robbins Duke University Press 2004 Sarah Periodizing Authorship, Characterizing Genre: Robbins Catharine Maria Sedgwick’s Benevolent Literacy Narratives The favored class of society wrote Catharine Maria Sedgwick in 1848, ‘‘owe an...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 826–828.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Jeannine Marie DeLombard Duke University Press 2007 The Grammar of Good Intentions: Race and the Antebellum Culture of Benevolence . By Susan M. Ryan. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2003. xii, 237 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $22.95. Love, Wages, Slavery: The Literature of...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 777–806.
Published: 01 December 2004
... teeth in part from this fantasy of wiping out disability. Purging disability has become one emblem of the achievement of progress and its twin, improvement. Eliminating disabled bodies is the consummate rhetorical mission of many religious, benevolent, and pathological discourses. Disability is...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 410–413.
Published: 01 June 2015
... number of texts, Cruz shows readers how the construction of “transpacific Filipina elites” negotiates indigenous dis- courses with articulations of American benevolence. Chapter 2 focuses on claims in the 1930s about women’s suffrage haunted by four iconic visions of Filipina femininity. This...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 828–830.
Published: 01 December 2015
... and tycoons” (31), a “marketplace” society in which the Marsh family position is “tenuous” (31) and their livelihood dependent on “trickle-down” benevolence (61). Such “benevolence” proves nonexistent in The House of Mirth, in which the orphaned, impecunious Lily Bart finds that her beauty...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 195–203.
Published: 01 March 2006
... fiction’’ and reveals how it serves as a key to new meanings in Stevens’s late poetry. Collections Our Sisters’ Keepers: Nineteenth-Century Benevolence Literature by American Women. Ed. Jill Bergman and Debra Bernardi. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2005. x, 299 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 459–486.
Published: 01 September 2006
...- tive tropes by which white Americans made sense of and contained the African American presence in the United States. Conspicuous in both parts is the presence of the benevolent white narrator whose admiration of and service to Truth constitutes the narrative’s primary ethical directive, modeling...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 821–823.
Published: 01 December 2007
... challenging the critical (or, rather, uncritical) ten- dency to conflate benevolence and sentimentalism—and then to ignore or dismiss the former altogether. To do so, as Ryan illustrates through a rich array of readings from antebellum print culture, is to miss an opportunity to understand...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 823–826.
Published: 01 December 2007
... benevolence and sentimentalism—and then to ignore or dismiss the former altogether. To do so, as Ryan illustrates through a rich array of readings from antebellum print culture, is to miss an opportunity to understand how race and American citizenship were constituted through the affective...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 828–830.
Published: 01 December 2007
... challenging the critical (or, rather, uncritical) ten- dency to conflate benevolence and sentimentalism—and then to ignore or dismiss the former altogether. To do so, as Ryan illustrates through a rich array of readings from antebellum print culture, is to miss an opportunity to understand...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 830–832.
Published: 01 December 2007
... challenging the critical (or, rather, uncritical) ten- dency to conflate benevolence and sentimentalism—and then to ignore or dismiss the former altogether. To do so, as Ryan illustrates through a rich array of readings from antebellum print culture, is to miss an opportunity to understand...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 833–835.
Published: 01 December 2007
...- dency to conflate benevolence and sentimentalism—and then to ignore or dismiss the former altogether. To do so, as Ryan illustrates through a rich array of readings from antebellum print culture, is to miss an opportunity to understand how race and American citizenship were constituted...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 835–838.
Published: 01 December 2007
...- dency to conflate benevolence and sentimentalism—and then to ignore or dismiss the former altogether. To do so, as Ryan illustrates through a rich array of readings from antebellum print culture, is to miss an opportunity to understand how race and American citizenship were constituted...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 838–840.
Published: 01 December 2007
... challenging the critical (or, rather, uncritical) ten- dency to conflate benevolence and sentimentalism—and then to ignore or dismiss the former altogether. To do so, as Ryan illustrates through a rich array of readings from antebellum print culture, is to miss an opportunity to understand...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 840–842.
Published: 01 December 2007
... challenging the critical (or, rather, uncritical) ten- dency to conflate benevolence and sentimentalism—and then to ignore or dismiss the former altogether. To do so, as Ryan illustrates through a rich array of readings from antebellum print culture, is to miss an opportunity to understand...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 843–845.
Published: 01 December 2007
... good intentions in her elegant book by that name, Susan Ryan begins by challenging the critical (or, rather, uncritical) ten- dency to conflate benevolence and sentimentalism—and then to ignore or dismiss the former altogether. To do so, as Ryan illustrates through a rich array...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 845–847.
Published: 01 December 2007
... begins by challenging the critical (or, rather, uncritical) ten- dency to conflate benevolence and sentimentalism—and then to ignore or dismiss the former altogether. To do so, as Ryan illustrates through a rich array of readings from antebellum print culture, is to miss an opportunity...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 847–849.
Published: 01 December 2007
... challenging the critical (or, rather, uncritical) ten- dency to conflate benevolence and sentimentalism—and then to ignore or dismiss the former altogether. To do so, as Ryan illustrates through a rich array of readings from antebellum print culture, is to miss an opportunity to understand...