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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 190–192.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Robert K. Wallace © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Cannibal Old Me: Spoken Sources in Melville's Early Works . By Mary K. Bercaw Edwards. Kent, Ohio: Kent State Univ. Press. 2009. xxii, 252 pp. $49.00. African Culture and Melville's Art: The Creative Process in “Benito...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 35–64.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Jeannine Marie DeLombard DeLombard's essay departs from previous legally oriented readings of Benito Cereno by foregrounding not the title character's mysterious deposition but the novella's hitherto neglected series of contracts in order to interpret Herman Melville's only sustained literary...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 495–520.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Maurice S. Lee Duke University Press 2000 Maurice S. Melville’s Subversive Political Philosophy: Lee ‘‘Benito Cereno’’ and the Fate of Speech 6141 AL 72:3 / sheet 39 of 237...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 217–246.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Jeffrey Hole As works which had similarly evoked slave-ship revolt as topics for their prose fictions in the mid-1850s, Douglass’s The Heroic Slave and Melville’s Benito Cereno , Hole’s essay argues, offer noticeably distinct aesthetic, rhetorical, and stylistic presentations of slave rebellion and...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 235–236.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Hennig Cohen Prize for her essay “Salvaging Legal Personhood: Melville’s Benito Cereno” (March 2009, 35–64). The prize is awarded annually by the Melville Society for excellence in scholarship and writing in an article or book chapter on Melville published in the preceding year. ...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 245–246.
Published: 01 March 2003
... awarded its third annual Hennig Cohen Prize to Maurice S. Lee for his essay ‘‘Melville’s Subversive Political Philosophy: ‘Benito Cereno’ and the Fate of Speech’’ (American Literature [September 2000], 495–519...
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American Literature (1 March 2004) 76 (1): 217–219.
Published: 01 March 2004
...’’ ( June, 219–50). Call for Papers: Frederick Douglass and Herman Melville: A Sesquicentennial Celebration To mark the 150th anniversary of the publication of both Douglass’s My Bond- age and My Freedom and Melville’s Benito Cereno, the Melville Society, the Frederick Douglass Institutes of West...
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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 423–435.
Published: 01 September 2004
... cultural analysis. Take, for instance, Herman Melville’s novella, Benito Cereno. Preface 425 Readers easily recognize this narrative, with its emphasis on histori- cal source material, slavery, and racial misrecognition, as a cultural text. But...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 174–176.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Beecher Stowe and Herman Melville. Even these latter authors, moreover, occasionally receive opprobrium. As Ryan observes, Melville’s star has dimmed a bit since Elizabeth Renker’s suggestion in 1994 that the author of Moby-Dick (1851) and “Benito Cereno” had likely beaten his wife, Elizabeth Shaw...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 398–400.
Published: 01 June 2016
...-righteousness of reformists in the antebellum period through Pierre’s ill-fated obsessions with redeeming his “dark” half sister Isabel, and chapter 3 leaves us entangled in the horrors of history and violence aboard the San Dominick in “Benito Cereno,” the arrival at any redeeming virtue or “freedom...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2009
... dimensions of unfreedom”: the impossibility of documenting the moment of transformation from subjection to autonomy. In “Salvaging Legal Personhood: Melville’s Benito Cereno,” she links the subjective oscillations characteristic of the institution of slavery to the temporal fluctuations of legal and...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 851–879.
Published: 01 December 2017
... fictionalize in “Benito Cereno”—called the “machinery of civilization.” In the abstract, this machinery consisted of “the means and motives for extensive improvement” that were brought to bear on the human populations of Pacific archipelagoes (Delano 1817 , 70), but as the historian Greg Grandin ( 2014 , 234...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 859–867.
Published: 01 December 2006
... his stories and poems; George Washington Cable’s Louisiana fictions, including the figure of Bras Coupé in The Grandis- simes; Melville’s Babo in ‘‘Benito Cereno and Faulkner’s and Morri- son’s gothic fictions about the South. While nineteenth-century writ- ers render their anxieties about the advent...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 259–289.
Published: 01 June 2005
... slogans but also in the fictitious divisions of race that define the system of chattel slavery. Herman Melville’s ‘‘Benito Cereno’’ (1855) is particularly instruc- tive in its treatment of the oppressive fictions underlying these con- ceptions of time and race. Prior to boarding the apparently ‘‘black...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 181–183.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Old Me: Spoken Sources in Melville’s Early Works. By Mary K. Bercaw Edwards. Kent, Ohio: Kent State Univ. Press. 2009. xxii, 252 pp. $49.00. African Culture and Melville’s Art: The Creative Process in “Benito Cereno” and “Moby-Dick.” By Sterling Stuckey. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2009. ix...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 183–186.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Old Me: Spoken Sources in Melville’s Early Works. By Mary K. Bercaw Edwards. Kent, Ohio: Kent State Univ. Press. 2009. xxii, 252 pp. $49.00. African Culture and Melville’s Art: The Creative Process in “Benito Cereno” and “Moby-Dick.” By Sterling Stuckey. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2009. ix...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Old Me: Spoken Sources in Melville’s Early Works. By Mary K. Bercaw Edwards. Kent, Ohio: Kent State Univ. Press. 2009. xxii, 252 pp. $49.00. African Culture and Melville’s Art: The Creative Process in “Benito Cereno” and “Moby-Dick.” By Sterling Stuckey. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2009. ix...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 188–190.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Old Me: Spoken Sources in Melville’s Early Works. By Mary K. Bercaw Edwards. Kent, Ohio: Kent State Univ. Press. 2009. xxii, 252 pp. $49.00. African Culture and Melville’s Art: The Creative Process in “Benito Cereno” and “Moby-Dick.” By Sterling Stuckey. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2009. ix...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 192–195.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Old Me: Spoken Sources in Melville’s Early Works. By Mary K. Bercaw Edwards. Kent, Ohio: Kent State Univ. Press. 2009. xxii, 252 pp. $49.00. African Culture and Melville’s Art: The Creative Process in “Benito Cereno” and “Moby-Dick.” By Sterling Stuckey. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2009. ix...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Sources in Melville’s Early Works. By Mary K. Bercaw Edwards. Kent, Ohio: Kent State Univ. Press. 2009. xxii, 252 pp. $49.00. African Culture and Melville’s Art: The Creative Process in “Benito Cereno” and “Moby-Dick.” By Sterling Stuckey. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2009. ix, 154 pp. $27.95...