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American Literature (1 March 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 . By...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 613–641.
Published: 01 September 2018
... become scapegoats for the failure to achieve racial unity in the face of white domination. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Toni Morrison black nationalism black capitalism black feminism domestic violence In the May 1981 issue of Essence magazine, Toni Morrison published...
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American Literature (1 September 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 (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 206–209.
Published: 01 March 2009
...-Century America . By Dana Luciano. New York: New York Univ. Press. 2007. xii, 345 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $24.00. Mourning Modernity: Literary Modernism and the Injuries of American Capitalism . By Seth Moglen. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2007. xviii, 324 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 200.
Published: 01 March 2000
... the Spanish and their perfection of disciplinary techniques duringthe time of the auto-da-fé [sic (150) tends to perpetuate rather than correct Melville’s use of the ‘‘Black Legend’’ and the Inquisition’s rituals of ‘‘public torture and...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 295–322.
Published: 01 June 2019
... dependent on the labor of black slaves and the value inhering in them as property. Still, while the spirit of slavery’s capitalism thrived in the South, it was often disavowed. One key indication of this is the fact that the emerging merchant classes in the South, so crucial to the dramatic growth of...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2008
...) and Sylvia Beach's memoir Shakespeare and Company (1956) use ideas about consumer capitalism espoused by U.S. consumer elites (policy makers, industrialists, and public relations professionals) to construe their authors as American modernists. In these two texts, Stein and Beach regard consumption as...
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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 579–602.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Christopher Nealon Duke University 2004 Christopher Camp Messianism, or, the Hopes of Nealon Poetry in Late-Late Capitalism Recent innovative North American poetry is a good place for thinking about the status of a new aesthetics, since it’s been busy writing...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 840–842.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Cynthia Young Duke University Press 2007 At Home in Diaspora: Black International Writing . By Wendy W. Walters. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2005. xxv, 177 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $20.00. Demonic Grounds: Black Women and The Cartographies of Struggle . By...
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American Literature (1 December 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. of...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 177–180.
Published: 01 March 2008
... capitalism, betraying black and white friends alike. Although Holcomb does not discuss McKay’s last novel, Banana Bottom (1932), a passage therein illustrates Holcomb’s 180  American Literature thesis. To show how Bita, the novel’s female protagonist, might be suscep- tible to the...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 638–640.
Published: 01 September 2006
... ‘‘black-owned property serves as the lightning rod for racist attack’’ (49). In Phelps’s The Silent Partner,Langshowshowtheintractableprob- lems of labor and capital are seemingly vanished ‘‘by universalizing middle- classness and naturalizing gender’’ (93), although this fictional project ulti- mately...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 640–642.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., home offers a powerful sym- bol of economic mobility and a respite from a racially organized society, but therefore ‘‘black-owned property serves as the lightning rod for racist attack’’ (49). In Phelps’s The Silent Partner,Langshowshowtheintractableprob- lems of labor and capital are seemingly...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 866–868.
Published: 01 December 2011
... that Adoo rejects black Atlantic themes of “mobility, migration, and hybridity” (185). Although Adoo’s protagonist Sissie com- plains about Ghanaian exiles, the novel’s chorus acknowledges the “inevita- bility of transnational migrations, driven by the needs of global capitalism” and...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 194–196.
Published: 01 March 2007
... being “the race capital of the world.” Chicago’s direction came from its radical past in the 1930s, in addition to the presence of the blues, the Chicago Defender news- paper, and poets like Gwendolyn Brooks and Haki Madhubuti (Don L. Lee). The South’s impetus came from the black colleges and the...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 121–149.
Published: 01 March 2010
... canonical expression in the black U.S. press, in which the Pittsburgh Courier, where Schuyler served as chief editorial writer and columnist, ranked foremost. In early August, the Courier carried a follow-up on the earlier report (quoted above) from Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, as its lead...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 450–452.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Suzanne Schneider Extravagant Abjection: Blackness, Power, and Sexuality in the African American Literary Imagination . By Scott Darieck . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2010 . x, 317 pp. Cloth , $49.00 ; paper , $22.00 . Embodying Black Experience: Stillness, Critical...
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American Literature (1 September 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 . By...
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American Literature (1 March 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 (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 422–424.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Joseph Helminski © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Eating the Black Body: Miscegenation as Sexual Consumption in African American Literature and Culture . By Carlyle Van Thompson. New York: Peter Lang. 2006. xiii, 231 pp. Paper, $29.95. Deans and Truants: Race and Realism...