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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 661–662.
Published: 01 September 2001
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 471–474.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Elisabeth Anker Out of the Blue: September 11 and the Novel . By Kristiaan Versluys. New York: Columbia Univ. Press. 2009. x, 226 pp. Cloth, $79.50; paper, $24.50. American Multiculturalism after 9/11: Transatlantic Perspectives . Ed. Derek Rubin and Jaap Verheul. Amsterdam: Amsterdam Univ. Press...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 411–413.
Published: 01 June 2002
... cast my line, And feel the best of life is mine. Thomas C. Johnson, University of California, Los Angeles Stephen Crane’s Blue Badge of Courage. By George Monteiro. Baton Rouge: Louisi- ana State Univ. Press. 2000. 224 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $24.95. The Material Unconscious: American...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 868–870.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Martyn Bone Darker than Blue: On the Moral Economies of Black Atlantic Culture . By Gilroy Paul . Cambridge : Belknap Press of Harvard Univ. Press . 2010 . 207 pp. $22.95 . Romance, Diaspora, and Black Atlantic Literature . By Goyal Yogita . New York : Cambridge Univ. Press...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 197–199.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Mendi Lewis Obadike Duke University Press 2007 Phonographies: Grooves in Sonic Afro-Modernity . By Alexander G. Weheliye. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2005. xii, 286 pp. $22.95. Kinds of Blue: The Jazz Aesthetic in African American Narrative. By Jurgen E. Grandt. Columbus: Ohio State Univ...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 415–418.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Alexis Pauline Gumbs Backwater Blues: The Mississippi Flood of 1927 in the African American Imagination . By Mizelle Richard M. Jr. Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2014 . xii, 209 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper, $25.00 . Ain’t Got No Home: America’s Great Migrations and the Making...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 645–647.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Book Reviews 645 Preacher Woman Sings the Blues: The Autobiographies of Nineteenth-Century Afri- can American Evangelists. By Richard J. Douglass-Chin. Columbia: Univ. of Mis- souri Press. 2001. 240 pp. $34.95. Sentimental Confessions: Spiritual Narratives of Nineteenth-Century African Ameri...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 409–411.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Melanie R. Benson © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Resisting History: Gender, Modernity, and Authorship in William Faulkner, Zora Neale Hurston, and Eudora Welty . By Barbara Ladd. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2007. viii, 175 pp. $40.00. Journeyman's Road: Modern Blues Lives...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 462–464.
Published: 01 June 2003
.... 2001. 168 pp. $29.95. Spiritual, Blues, and Jazz People in African American Fiction: Living in Paradox. By A. Yemisi Jimoh. 2002. viii, 284 pp. $30.00. Jazz Country and Spiritual, Blues, and Jazz...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 379–407.
Published: 01 June 2005
...D. Quentin Miller Duke University Press 2005 D. Quentin Deeper Blues, or the Posthuman Prometheus: Miller Cybernetic Renewal and the Late-Twentieth- Century American Novel ‘‘In a Battle of Wits, Your Computer Will Always Win...
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 642–644.
Published: 01 September 2005
... to our speculative economy, and damaging form to the literary and cinematic rhetoric of race. Philip Joseph, University of Colorado-Denver 642 American Literature Seems like Murder Here: Southern Violence and the Blues Tradition. By Adam Gus- sow. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2002. xiv...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 253–273.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Timo Müller The essay offers a new perspective on the resurgence of Afro-modernism in the 1940s, arguing that the vernacular sonnet—specifically Langston Hughes’s “Seven Moments of Love: An Un-Sonnet Sequence in Blues” and the sonnets of Gwendolyn Brooks and Robert Hayden—played a crucial role in...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 791–820.
Published: 01 December 2017
...J. Peter Moore Abstract The present essay grows out of an engagement with a single line from Amiri Baraka’s 1964 book, The Dead Lecturer . In the poem “Rhythm and Blues,” Baraka writes, “The people of my life / caressed with a silence that only they understand.” The line appears amid a long...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 589–615.
Published: 01 September 2012
... a commentary of a Québécois rewriting of Kerouac, Jacques Poulin’s 1984 Volkswagen Blues , Melehy demonstrates this novel’s exploration of North American identities in connection with Quebec and the role of literature in mapping them. The conclusion assesses Kerouac’s contribution to American...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 719–745.
Published: 01 December 2009
... controllable effects on human minds and bodies. In stories such as “The Blue Hotel” and “The Broken-Down Van” and in the novels The Red Badge of Courage and The Third Violet , Crane draws from and contributes to these experiments with abstract or “pure” color. He uses color to explore the networks of sensation...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 775–803.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Invisible Man grows from uncritically admiring traditional images of power to understanding complicated visual presentations of blackness, he learns to value the complexity of African American cultural existence. Like Ellison's investment in jazz and blues, his deployment of visual art infuses his writing...
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 637–639.
Published: 01 September 2005
...-Denver 642 American Literature Seems like Murder Here: Southern Violence and the Blues Tradition. By Adam Gus- sow. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2002. xiv, 341 pp. Cloth $55.00; paper, $22.00. Good with Their Hands: Boxers, Bluesmen, and Other Characters from the Rust Belt. By Carlo...
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 639–641.
Published: 01 September 2005
... to our speculative economy, and damaging form to the literary and cinematic rhetoric of race. Philip Joseph, University of Colorado-Denver 642 American Literature Seems like Murder Here: Southern Violence and the Blues Tradition. By Adam Gus- sow. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2002. xiv...
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 644–646.
Published: 01 September 2005
...-Denver 642 American Literature Seems like Murder Here: Southern Violence and the Blues Tradition. By Adam Gus- sow. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2002. xiv, 341 pp. Cloth $55.00; paper, $22.00. Good with Their Hands: Boxers, Bluesmen, and Other Characters from the Rust Belt. By Carlo...
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 646–648.
Published: 01 September 2005
... economy, and damaging form to the literary and cinematic rhetoric of race. Philip Joseph, University of Colorado-Denver 642 American Literature Seems like Murder Here: Southern Violence and the Blues Tradition. By Adam Gus- sow. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2002. xiv, 341 pp. Cloth $55.00...