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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 . By...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 897–898.
Published: 01 December 2003
.... Black Masculinity and the Frontier Myth in American Literature. By Michael K. John- son. Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Press. 2002. ix, 293 pp. $34.95. Two new critical studies add to our knowledge of Western literature and film...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 7–32.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Riché Richardson Duke University Press 2005 Riché Charles Fuller’s Southern Specter and the Richardson Geography of Black Masculinity To discourage behavior detrimental to racial up- lift—such as wearing house slippers in public, using profanity, and...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (1): 188–190.
Published: 01 March 2017
... in Indonesia and is not just our first black president but our first president with an Asian American sister. These examples of masculinity imbued with both African American and Asian influences expose the limitations of racial magnetism. Chon-Smith’s individual chapters are compelling; his...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 861–862.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Dwight A. McBride 2005 Constructing the Black Masculine: Identity and Ideality in African American Men's Literature and Culture, 1775-1995 . By Maurice O. Wallace. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2002. xiii, 236. Cloth, $64.95; paper, $19.95. Book Reviews The Cultural...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 894–897.
Published: 01 December 2006
...; paper, $24.50. Writing Manhood in Black and Yellow: Ralph Ellison, Frank Chin, and the Literary Politics of Identity . By Daniel Y. Kim. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2005. xxviii, 286 pp. Cloth, $50.00; paper, $19.95. Wounded Hearts: Masculinity, Law, and Literature in...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (3): 477–507.
Published: 01 September 2016
... African American Literary Tradition .” Public Culture 17 , no. 2 : 217 – 34 . Wallace Maurice . 2002 . Constructing the Black Masculine: Identity and Ideality in African American Men’s Literature and Culture, 1775–1995 . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . Walker Alice . 1977...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 854–856.
Published: 01 December 2005
... ‘‘undecidability’’ (79, 71, 70). Recognizing these limits and possi- bilities of intellectual work, Imagine Otherwise provides a cogent understand- ing of where we are in order to imagine where we might possibly go. Yoonmee Chang, George Mason University Constructing the Black Masculine: Identity and...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (1): 196–199.
Published: 01 March 2004
... Book Reviews The Freedom to Remember: Narrative, Slavery, and Gender in Contemporary Black Women’s Fiction. By Angelyn Mitchell. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers Univ. Press. 2002. xiv, 170 pp. Cloth, $59.00; paper, $20.00. Impossible Witnesses: Truth, Abolitionism, and Slave Testimony. By Dwight...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (2): 414–416.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Thomas W. Devine © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Men in the Middle: Searching for Masculinity in the 1950s . By James Gilbert. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2005. x, 269 pp. $39.00. Relative Intimacy: Fathers, Adolescent Daughters, and Postwar American Culture By...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 424–426.
Published: 01 June 2005
... 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 bold challenges to the culture that made the 410...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 187–189.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Hildegard Hoeller A Man's Game: Masculinity and the Anti-Aesthetics of American Literary Naturalism. By John Dudley. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2004. viii, 222 pp. $35.00. Women, Compulsion, Modernity: The Moment of American Naturalism. By Jennifer L. Fleissner. Chicago: Univ...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (4): 846–848.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Michael Hames-García © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Prisons, Race, and Masculinity in Twentieth-Century U.S. Literature and Film . By Peter Caster. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2008. xx, 279 pp. $44.95. From the Plantation to the Prison: African American...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (3): 648–649.
Published: 01 September 2000
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American Literature (2000) 72 (3): 649–650.
Published: 01 September 2000
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 212–214.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Racial Castration: Managing Masculinity in Asian America. By David L. Eng. Dur- ham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2001. viii, 290 pp. Cloth, $54.95; paper, $18.95. Reimagining the American Pacific: From ‘‘South Pacific’’ to Bamboo Ridge and...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (2): 293–323.
Published: 01 June 2006
..., Anglo Saxons + Celts It is also, moreover, vigorously anti- feminine. The Teuton’s masculine, martial intervention could alone have halted the ‘‘creep’’ of blackness, precisely because the danger Fitzgerald, Modernist Studies, and Masculinity 307 at issue is of a degenerative...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 213–216.
Published: 01 March 2019
... start with an overly determined and singular black experience (one that equates blackness only with vulnerability and not culture). Thus, passers such as Sprigle never acknowledge they are performing a specific, class-based Uncle Tom model of black masculinity, nor do writers like Griffin acknowledge a...
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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 (2017) 89 (4): 901–903.
Published: 01 December 2017
... figured an issue like rape as a debate between black men and white men over possession of the black female body, or Eldridge Cleaver, who notoriously advocated the rape of white women as a means of recovering black masculine power, the cloth-framed, quilted paintings of Faith Ringgold’s Slave Rape series...