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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 641–644.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Marcia Klotz; Lee Medovoi The Insistence of the Material . By Breu Christopher . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2014 . x, 264 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper, $25.00 ; e-book available. Habeas Viscus: Racializing Assemblages, Biopolitics, and Black Feminist Theories of...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 199–201.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Susan McHugh Bestial Traces: Race, Sexuality, Animality . By Peterson Christopher . New York : Fordham Univ. Press . 2012 . 208 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper , $24.00 . Animalia Americana: Animal Representations and Biopolitical Subjectivity . By Boggs Colleen Glenney...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 79–105.
Published: 01 March 2015
... ), Philip Roth in Indignation ( 2008 ), Chang-rae Lee in The Surrendered ( 2010 ), and Toni Morrison in Home ( 2012 ). In considering the literary afterlife of the Korean War, I begin with an analysis of the biopolitical logic of defense that arose after World War II during a time of American global...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 209–212.
Published: 01 March 2017
... much current theory of posthumanism, biopolitics, and bare life. As Alexander Weheliye and Zakiyyah Iman Jackson note, Giorgio Agamben’s state of exception and bare life and Michel Foucault’s biopolitics—arguably the predominant critical frameworks for analyzing state violence and inequality as...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 874–876.
Published: 01 December 2016
... recent calls to reconceptualize notions of the human in relation to colonial plantation slavery to challenge the omission of race in much current theory of posthumanism, biopolitics, and bare life. As Alexander Weheliye and Zakiyyah Iman Jackson note, Giorgio Agamben’s state of exception and bare life...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 666–668.
Published: 01 September 2017
... recent calls to reconceptualize notions of the human in relation to colonial plantation slavery to challenge the omission of race in much current theory of posthumanism, biopolitics, and bare life. As Alexander Weheliye and Zakiyyah Iman Jackson note, Giorgio Agamben’s state of exception and bare life...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 660–664.
Published: 01 September 2016
... reconsideration of the plantation form heeds recent calls to reconceptualize notions of the human in relation to colonial plantation slavery to challenge the omission of race in much current theory of posthumanism, biopolitics, and bare life. As Alexander Weheliye and Zakiyyah Iman Jackson note, Giorgio Agamben’s...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 879–881.
Published: 01 December 2018
... notions of “life-itself” and structure fantasies and fears of environmental futurity (5). The most exciting of many exciting insights in The Child to Come is Sheldon’s concept of “somatic capitalism,” which updates both biopolitics and reproductive futurism for the material conditions and...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 435–437.
Published: 01 June 2019
... biopolitics in an effort to describe how aesthetic and other texts help define and shape entities far larger than the individual: citizenry, mass, public, population. The archives they invoke are not recognizably literary in nature, ranging from an infamous photograph of a Vietnam War atrocity to the stories...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 839–854.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Susette Min Cities of Others: Reimagining Urban Spaces in Asian American Literature . By Zhou Xiaojing . Seattle : Univ. of Washington Press . 2014 . x, 334 pp. Cloth , $90.00 ; paper, $30.00 . The Exquisite Corpse of Asian America: Biopolitics, Biosociality, and Posthuman...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 439–445.
Published: 01 June 2016
... calls to reconceptualize notions of the human in relation to colonial plantation slavery to challenge the omission of race in much current theory of posthumanism, biopolitics, and bare life. As Alexander Weheliye and Zakiyyah Iman Jackson note, Giorgio Agamben’s state of exception and bare life and...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 643–646.
Published: 01 September 2018
... possibilities and problems of these transatlantic intellectual discourses even as this work forged new paths of inquiry into sentimentalism, colonialism, indigeneity, the black Atlantic, aesthetics, and biopolitics. Could it be time to turn our critical attention elsewhere, declaring the cultural study of...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 197–199.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Biopolitical Subjectivity. By Col- leen Glenney Boggs. New York, NY: Columbia Univ. Press. 2013. 312 pp. Cloth, $89.50; paper, $29.50. A decade ago, Cary Wolfe contended “that debates . . . between well-intentioned critics of racism, (hetero)sexism, classism, and all other -isms that are the stock-in...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 201–203.
Published: 01 March 2014
... (myself included) attempt to leverage radical departures from the presumption that lit- erature exclusively voices human subjectivity via the language of agency that is emerging through posthumanist and biopolitical theory. These books indicate a trend among literary Americanists to enlist the...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 93–119.
Published: 01 March 2013
.... Biomedicine .” In Biomedicalization: Technoscience, Health, and Illness in the U.S , 47 – 87 . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . Cohen Ed. 2009 . A Body Worth Defending: Immunity, Biopolitics, and the Apotheosis of the Modern Body . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . Craddock Susan...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 624–627.
Published: 01 September 2015
... hands of Spanish, Mexican, and Anglo authorities. Simultaneously, the work narrates the epistemic shift from a Catholic Thomist conceptualization of the world enchanted to one character- ized by a biopolitical system of governance, in which humans are authors of their own destiny. Even so...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 177–184.
Published: 01 March 2013
... state” (30). Melamed’s neoliberal multiculturalism, finally, describes our most recent past; it names a more vast system of governing biopolitical life, one that replays the conflicts of liberal multiculturalism on a global scale. In response to radical social movements composed of diverse...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 681–688.
Published: 01 September 2012
.... Investigating sub- jects ranging from Gertrude Stein to the AIDS crisis, from the movie Velvet Goldmine (1998) to “Mestiza Metaphysics” (259–94), contributors attempt to account for and resist the imperatives of biopolitical time. Authors include Jane Gallop, Sara Ahmed, Tim Dean, and Judith...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 713–736.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Review Press . Chakrabarty Dipesh . 2009 . “ The Climate of History: Four Theses .” Critical Inquiry 35 , no. 2 : 197 – 222 . Chen Mel Y. 2012 . Animacies: Biopolitics, Racial Mattering, and Queer Affect . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . Cohen Jeffrey J. 2013...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 221–250.
Published: 01 June 2018