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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 141–170.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Long Le-Khac Abstract This essay defines the problem of bildungsroman hermeneutics for literary criticism and social policy in the post–civil rights era. Examining critical responses to Sandra Cisneros’s The House on Mango Street , it argues that the traditional bildungsroman exerts a powerful hold...
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 433–435.
Published: 01 June 2007
... Bildungsroman in African American and Jewish American Fiction . By Martin Japtok. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2005. x, 201 pp. $29.95. Book Reviews Drama, Theatre, and Identity in the American New Republic. By Jeffrey Richards. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2005. xi, 392 pp. $85.00...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 799–829.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Kahf’s bildungsroman, The Girl in the Tangerine Scarf , challenges the contemporary notion of postsecular literature, which takes a weakened, hybridized, liberal spirituality as its starting point. Although the bildungsroman conventionally plots an individual’s modernization in line with the nation’s...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 111–140.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Leif Sorensen This essay argues that Américo Paredes's George Washington Gómez is structured by a dynamic tension between the forms of the corrido and the bildungsroman. Drawing on recent studies of the Chicano/a literary-historical recovery and accounts of late modernism, this essay calls...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 305–331.
Published: 01 June 2014
... of the drowned kitten, Barnes shows how sentimental culture’s alternative “economy of feeling” colludes with, rather than opposes, a market economy chiefly concerned with reducing populations. The essay’s primary example is the female bildungsroman, where anxieties over female biological reproduction...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 591–626.
Published: 01 September 2017
... bildungsroman to capture the double-edged nature of independence: the adoption of a trade policy that would economically bind together the Philippines and the United States and that would render political freedom impossible for Filipinos unless relations of colonial dependency were to be continued after...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 889–890.
Published: 01 December 2000
... Steady Job for Papa describe the coming of age of both women and their families as a successful reconciliation of two cultures. Bona categorizes 6218 American Literature 72:4 / sheet 200 of238 each as a ‘‘communal’’ or ‘‘ethnic’’ bildungsroman. Analyzing a second...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 427–428.
Published: 01 June 2001
... gothicism and his hilarious reinventions of the bildungsroman). Throughout her discussion, she draws parallels between Hannah and his predecessors and peers, display- ing a wide range of reading, on both her...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 880–881.
Published: 01 December 2000
... through examining selected texts by McKay and Marshall. In four chapters, she discusses McKay’s poetry, his three novels, Marshall’s exceptional female bildungsroman Brown Girl, Brownstones, and her later novel Daughters.Hatha...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 193–196.
Published: 01 March 2003
...- work’’ (3) as she builds a strong case that, despite O’Connor’s best efforts, her repressed female voice resonates through her work. After rightly identifying the quest narrative and the bildungsroman as...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 889–891.
Published: 01 December 2017
... others and maps onto their work Joseph Slaughter’s typology of the bildungsroman to understand complex narrative responses to social institutions. Cooper’s discussion of these writers as educators in their own right proves most interesting. She reads the Brownies’ Book , the children’s magazine...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Literature quest narrative usually ends her journey aware of the limitations of female experience; the female protagonist of the bildungsroman comes to the same awareness. Prown brilliantly argues that Hazel...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 836–838.
Published: 01 December 2015
... human-animal stories” (16), McHugh has assembled an exuberantly heterodox archive that draws from twentieth- century US and British genre writings, television, film, and the visual arts. Paired chapters on seeing-eye dog/blind detective stories and female eques- trian bildungsromane propose...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 838–840.
Published: 01 December 2015
... by critical reflection and conscientious action. Feminist speculative writers, Wagner-Lawlor insists, do not privilege the development of an autonomous individual as does the typical bildungsroman; rather, they cultivate “a struc- ture of empathy” (153) that leads to a fuller sense of acceptance...
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 417–419.
Published: 01 June 2007
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 420–422.
Published: 01 June 2007
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 422–424.
Published: 01 June 2007
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 424–426.
Published: 01 June 2007
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 427–430.
Published: 01 June 2007
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 430–432.
Published: 01 June 2007