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American Literature (1 December 2008) 80 (4): 845–847.
Published: 01 December 2008
... . By Leslie W. Lewis. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 2007. viii, 217 pp. $40.00. Black Feminism in Contemporary Drama . By Lisa M. Anderson. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 2008. viii, 142 pp. $35.00. Book Reviews The Pilgrim and the Bee: Reading Rituals and Book Culture in Early...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 616–618.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Susana M. Morris Black Internationalist Feminism: Woman Writers of the Black Left, 1945–1995 . By Higashida Cheryl . Urbana : Univ. of Illinois Press . 2011 . xi , 250 pp. Cloth, $50.00 ; paper, $25.00 ; e-book available. From Sugar to Revolution: Women's Visions of Haiti...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 430–432.
Published: 01 June 2005
... establish a commercial theater for African American actors in the early nineteenth century. From 1821 to 1823, Brown created four increasingly ambitious forums for black theatrical productions, some located in spaces normally reserved for white cultural life. In each the- ater, Brown orchestrated often...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 613–641.
Published: 01 September 2018
... action, white feminism, and domestic violence. Throughout, the novel uses the Tar Baby story to link the “Black Is Beautiful” slogan not with an emancipatory politics but instead with New World histories that have constituted racial blackness in and through division and that position black women to...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 203–205.
Published: 01 March 2009
... of black feminism from Barbara Smith to Deborah McDowell to Hazel Carby, and then to Awkward, with no attention to the many developments that have taken place in black criticism and theory in subsequent years—including the shift from “women’s” to “gender” studies to which I alluded earlier...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 838–840.
Published: 01 December 2015
... authors and explore the political uses of feminism, their approaches differ considerably. Kathlene McDonald’s is an archival proj- ect, aimed at revealing a “community of ideas” (5) produced by black and white women, many of them affiliated with the Communist Party USA (CPUSA) in the 1930s to 1950s...
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 627–630.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Anne Raine Duke University Press 2007 The Feminist Avant-Garde in American Poetry . By Elisabeth A. Frost. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2003. xviii, 245 pp. Paper, $19.95. Lyric Interventions: Feminism, Experimental Poetry, and Contemporary Discourse . By Linda A. Kinnahan...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 843–845.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Jodi Melamed Duke University Press 2007 The Ruptures of American Capital: Women of Color Feminism and the Culture of Immigrant Labor . By Grace Kyungwon Hong. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2006. xxxiv, 190 pp. Cloth, $58.50; paper, $19.50. Incorporations: Race...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 190–191.
Published: 01 March 2002
... remains the case that working-class whites, against all evi- dence, are disproportionately blamed for U.S. racism, when it seems to me as it does to Lhamon that much of the nation’s racially emancipatory social and cultural energy lives among the white and black working class. Rock ‘n’ roll proves...
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 275–305.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Naomi Greyser Duke University Press 2007 Naomi Affective Geographies: Sojourner Greyser Truth’s Narrative, Feminism, and the Ethical Bind of Sentimentalism When Elizabeth Cady Stanton delivered the radi- cal proposal for women’s...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 207–208.
Published: 01 March 2001
... ennui, and strong boxes—will never mean the same thing again. Robert Blair St. George, University of Pennsylvania Exodus! Religion, Race, and Nation in Early Nineteenth-Century Black America. By Eddie S. Glaude Jr. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2000. x, 216 pp. Cloth, $42.00; paper, $16.00...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 255–278.
Published: 01 June 2017
... eventually led Cass into a network of online woman of color feminism, a community of learners and vernacular educators who were dedicated to enacting social justice by sharing radical texts and engaging in long, written debates about them. This digital consciousness raising on Tumblr was Cass’s first...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 477–507.
Published: 01 September 2016
... experience. In contrast, Harper places “care . . . for others through ethical action” at the core of her work, privileging community over individual subjectivity (Fisher 2010 , 21). Dispersing maternal presence through key feminized figures—including nurturing black men—Harper grounds the maintenance of the...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 429–431.
Published: 01 June 2019
... Newman) to dispute the importance of canonization in black literary traditions. Her archive centers these noncanonical objects of black literature and black aesthetics to argue that these black writers and artists were “sexual guerrillas who refused the sexual pacifism embedded within feminism or sexual...
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American Literature (1 June 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 . By...
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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...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 840–842.
Published: 01 December 2007
... gendered iconography on the 1871 Paris Commune riots in Isham’s Black Friday, a muted reference that enables Zimmerman to stage an argument about how financial panic preyed upon anxieties about feminism and domestic upheaval. Zimmerman’s well-written and dexterous genre study fills a long-standing...
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American Literature (1 September 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 (1 September 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 in the...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 874–876.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Michael A. Chaney © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 The Diasporan Self: Unbreaking the Circle in Western Black Novels . By J. Lee Greene. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2008. 257 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $19.50. Dilution Anxiety and the Black Phallus . By Margo...