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American Literature (2018) 90 (3): 647–650.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Danielle Christmas Wheelock opens by positing the Black Lives Matter movement as the most visible contemporary black engagement with the basic questions that occupied the writers under discussion: at its core, this long black-intellectual tradition is a rhetorical account of self-interest...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 213–216.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Stephen Knadler Playing in the White: Black Writers, White Subjects . By Stephanie Li . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2015 . 299 pp. Cloth, $73.00 ; e-book available. Black Africans in the British Imagination: English Narratives of the Early Atlantic World . By Cassander...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Mary Caton Lingold The Black Atlantic Reconsidered: Black Canadian Writing, Cultural History, and the Presence of the Past . By Siemerling Winfried . Montreal, QC : McGill-Queen’s Univ. Press . 2015 . xiv, 545 pp. Cloth , $110.00 ; paper, $34.95 ; e-book available. Black Atlas...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (1): 188–190.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Stephanie Li East Meets Black: Asian and Black Masculinities in the Post–Civil Rights Era . By Chon-Smith Chong . Jackson : Univ. Press of Mississippi . 2015 . x, 190 pp. $60.00 . Racial Reconstruction: Black Inclusion, Chinese Exclusion, and the Fictions of Citizenship...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (1): 203–205.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Candice M. Jenkins © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Breaking the Silence: Toward a Black Male Feminist Criticism . By David Ikard. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2007. xiv, 191 pp. $35.00. Our Living Manhood: Literature, Black Power, and Masculine Ideology...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (1): 194–196.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Shawn Salvant Duke University Press 2007 Ghosts of Slavery: A Literary Archaeology of Black Women's Lives . By Jenny Sharpe. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2003. xxvi, 187 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $20.00. Creole Crossings: Domestic Fiction and the Reform of Colonial...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 177–180.
Published: 01 March 2008
... American Modernism: From Spatial Narrative to Jazz Haiku . By Yoshinobu Hakutani. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2006. ix, 251 pp. Cloth, $41.95; compact disc, $9.95. Black Writers, White Publishers: Marketplace Politics in Twentieth-Century African American Literature . By John K. Young...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 199–202.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Ramzi Fawaz Super Black: American Pop Culture and Black Superheroes . By Nama Adilifu . Austin : Univ. of Texas Press . 2011 . i , 180 pp. Cloth , $55.00 ; paper , $24.95 . Do the Gods Wear Capes? Spirituality, Fantasy, and Superheroes . By Saunders Ben . New York...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 593–596.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Evie Shockley Spectacular Blackness: The Cultural Politics of the Black Power Movement and the Search for a Black Aesthetic . By Ongiri Amy Abugo . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . 2010 . x, 223 pp. Cloth , $55.00 ; paper , $22.50 . Specters of Democracy...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (2): 402–405.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Sonnet Retman Race for Citizenship: Black Orientalism and Asian Uplift from Pre-Emancipation to Neoliberal America . By Jun Helen Heran . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2011 . x , 198 pp. Paper , $22.00 . Modeling Citizenship: Jewish and Asian American Writing...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (3): 631–633.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Emily J. Lordi The Black Female Body in Literature and Art: Performing Identity . By Brown Caroline A. . New York : Routledge . 2012 . xvi , 289 pp. Cloth , $128.00 ; paper , $44.95 . Writing the Black Revolutionary Diva: Women’s Subjectivity and the Decolonizing Text...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (2): 429–431.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Brittnay L. Proctor Funk the Erotic: Transaesthetics and Black Sexual Cultures . By L. H. Stallings . Champaign : Univ. of Illinois Press . 2015 . 296 pp. Cloth, $95.00 ; paper, $26.00 ; e-book, $23.40 . The Sound of Culture: Diaspora and Black Technopoetics . By Louis...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 663–665.
Published: 01 September 2019
...La Donna L. Forsgren Black Power TV . By Devorah Heitner . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2013 . xiii, 190 pp. Cloth, $89.95 ; paper, $23.95 ; e-book, $22.95 . Race News: Black Journalists and the Fight for Racial Justice in the Twentieth Century . By Fred Carroll...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (4): 901–903.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Mary Helen Washington Red Scare Racism and Cold War Black Radicalism . By Ziegler James . Jackson : Univ. Press of Mississippi . 2015 . xxii, 229 pp. Cloth , $65.00 ; paper, $30.00 . Radical Aesthetics and Modern Black Nationalism . By Avilez GerShun . Urbana : Univ...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (3): 651–653.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Jeannine Marie DeLombard As the title of Benjamin Fagan’s The Black Newspaper and the Chosen Nation indicates, he, too, takes up Foster’s charge by exploring the relationship between the nineteenth-century black press and Afro-Protestant exceptionalism. One need only recall Paul Robeson’s “Go...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (3): 527–549.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Crystal S. Rudds Abstract This essay seeks to expand the genre of black literary urbanism by examining Frank London Brown’s Trumbull Park (1959) and Jasmon Drain’s Stateway’s Garden (2020) as literary bookends of public housing history in the United States. The essay argues that public housing...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (4): 651–676.
Published: 01 December 2022
... takeover of American publishers and the rise of Black studies programs, this article reconstructs a lost moment in both cultural history and business history. Starting with the story of The Black Book , a “scrapbook-history” of African American experience edited by Morrison and published by Random House...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (4): 866–868.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Sean Metzger Slaves to Fashion: Black Dandyism and the Styling of Black Diasporic Identity . By Miller Monica L. . Durham, N.C. : Duke Univ. Press . 2009 . xiii, 390 pp. Cloth, $89.95; paper, $24.95 . Beyond the Black Lady: Sexuality and the New African American Middle Class...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 638–640.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Michelle Stephens Duke University Press 2006 Black Cosmopolitanism: Racial Consciousness and Transnational Identity in the Nineteenth-Century Americas . By Ifeoma Kiddoe Nwankwo. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2005. viii, 291 pp. $59.95. Uncle Tom Mania: Slavery...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 640–642.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Susan Belasco Duke University Press 2006 Worrying the Line: Black Women Writers, Lineage, and Literary Tradition . By Cheryl A. Wall. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2005. xii, 309 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $19.95. Black Subjects: Identity Formation...