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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 (2016) 88 (2): 398–400.
Published: 01 June 2016
... of Blackness: Race and Imperialism in Nineteenth-Century America . By Freeburg Christopher . Cambridge, UK : Cambridge Univ. Press . 2012 . xxii, 187 pp. Cloth , $99.99 ; paper, $29.99 ; e-book, $24.00 . Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 John Cullen Gruesser’s and Christopher...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 643–645.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Eden Osucha Duke University Press 2006 Signs and Cities: Black Literary Postmodernism . By Madhu Dubey. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2003. ix, 284 pp. Paper, $22.00. Appropriating Blackness: Performance and the Politics of Authenticity . By E. Patrick Johnson. Durham, N.C...
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American Literature (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 (2003) 75 (3): 659–661.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Book Reviews 659 Ghostwriting Modernism. By Helen Sword. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2002. xiii, 212 pp. Cloth, $42.50; paper, $18.95. Performing Blackness: Enactments of African-American Modernism...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (4): 898–900.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Press . 2015 . xi, 208 pp. Cloth , $59.50 ; paper, $24.50 ; e-book, $24.50 . Dreams for Dead Bodies: Blackness, Labor, and the Corpus of American Detective Fiction . By Robinson M. Michelle . Ann Arbor : Univ. of Michigan Press . 2016 . 256 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; e-book available...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 870–872.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Charles Scruggs Cultural Melancholy: Readings of Race, Impossible Mourning, and African American Ritual . By Jermaine Singleton . Urbana : Univ. of Illinois Press . 2015 . xi, 153 pp. Cloth, $50.00 ; e-book, $30.00 . In the Wake: On Blackness and Being . By Christina...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (2): 243–247.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Houston A. Baker, Jr. Duke University Press 2000 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Houston A. Preface: Unsettling Blackness Baker Jr. 6059 American...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (2): 419–421.
Published: 01 June 2002
... images of the ‘‘theatricalized black body’’ in freak and minstrel shows. Monteiro’s book can and should be readily integrated into traditional lines of Crane scholarship. Brown’s book, despite its brilliant moments, is too eccen- tric in both style and perspective, and like Michael Fried’s Realism...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (2): 221–250.
Published: 01 June 2018
...andré carrington Abstract The socially symbolic figure of the superhero comes into close contact with vernacular intellectual critiques of race and modernity through the much-anticipated film adaptation of Marvel’s Black Panther comics. This article analyzes the implications for queer approaches...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (3): 553–584.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., dubbed the Newark Steam Man—this essay argues that the course of US science fiction and US technology more generally was shaped by the racial discourses of the Reconstruction. Coming on the heels of the Civil War, the steam man stories, like Dederick’s patent, drew on extant black caricatures...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (4): 775–803.
Published: 01 December 2009
... of invisibility evolves from the confluence of these relationships together with his appreciation for the ways that visual art portrays black interiority. Crucial moments in the novel, including the narrator's college experiences, interactions with women, Harlem work for the Brotherhood, and unpublished episodes...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (3): 647–650.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Danielle Christmas Barbaric Culture and Black Critique: Black Antislavery Writers, Religion, and the Slaveholding Atlantic . By Stefan M. Wheelock . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . 2016 . xiii, 216 pp. Cloth , $69.50 ; paper, $29.50 ; e-book, $29.50 . Black Well...
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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 (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 (2016) 88 (3): 477–507.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Meina Yates-Richard Abstract Building on black women’s critical negotiations of black nationalist discourse, this essay names the matrix of black maternal sounds, songs, and approximated womb-spaces as the site of production for black nationalist ideologies and black male identity. Listening...
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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...