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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 888–890.
Published: 01 December 2003
... The White African American Body: A Cultural and Literary Exploration. By Charles D. Martin. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers Univ. Press. 2002. xi, 221. Cloth, $59.00; paper, $22.00. Passing and the Rise...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (1): 189–191.
Published: 01 March 2004
... themes of the liberatory tradition, such as the relationship between individu- alism and communalism, the threat of violation to a vulnerable black female body, and the ways in which the sexuality of the heroine can serve as an impetus for enlightenment. From her reading of Butler’s Kindred,itisclear...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (3): 608–610.
Published: 01 September 2004
... staged performances of regicide. The meaning of this spectacle depends on a shared acknowledgement of the symbolic power vested in a material representation of the king’s body. The revolutionaries triedtosubvert‘‘theking’sprivilegedrelationshiptotheorderofthemeta- phor’’ (42) in order to create a new...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 89–116.
Published: 01 March 2006
...William Scott Duke University Press 2006 William Material Resistance and the Agency of Scott the Body in Ann Petry’s The Street Like Bigger Thomas in Richard Wright’s Native Son, Lutie Johnson, the protagonist of Ann Petry’s first novel, The Street...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 654–656.
Published: 01 September 2002
... numbers of these African men, women, and children, and their descendents, within the United States. Schol- ars of the Atlantic slave trade have explored its myriad dimensions imagina- tively through impressive qualitative and quantitative analysis, but there is still much work to be done. This body...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2003
...- ica. By Thomas Cooley. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2001. xxvi, 302 pp. $34.95. Conjugal Union: The Body, the House, and the Black American. By Robert F. Reid- Pharr. New York: Oxford Univ. Press...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 181–182.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Paul Gutjahr By Jim Egan. Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press. 1999. x, 182 pp. $37.50. 2000 Book Reviews 5995 AL 72:1 / sheet 185 of 246 Authorizing Experience: Refigurations of the Body Politic in Seventeenth-Century...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (2): 439–440.
Published: 01 June 2000
... in the character of Vine, and the belief in free will, linked with humanity and em- bodied in Rolfe, Clarel has to create his own median conception of truth—in much the same way Pierre has to wrestle with both Horological and Chrono...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (3): 659–660.
Published: 01 September 2000
... separating C. P. Snow’s ‘‘two cultures however, we have left relatively un- examined the vast body of important writing that constitutes the rich tradi- tion of natural history. Fortunately, a number of accomplished recent studies...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 231–244.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Houston A. Baker, Jr.; Dana D. Nelson Duke University Press 2001 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Houston A. Preface: Violence, the Body and ‘‘The South...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 339–364.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Laura Doyle Duke University Press 2001 Laura The Body against Itself in Faulkner’s Doyle Phenomenology of Race 6363 AMERICAN LITERATURE 73:2 / sheet 113 of 232 Civilwarwithinthebodyofthenation:aliving...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (1): 219–222.
Published: 01 March 2007
... . By James Phelan. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2005. xiv, 236 pp. Cloth, $45; paper, $19.95. FDR's Body Politics: The Rhetoric of Disability . By Davis W. Houck and Amos Kiewe. College Station: Texas A & M Univ. Press. 2003. xii, 141 pp. Cloth, $29.95; paper, $14.95. Defining...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 600–603.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Lisa Lynch Private Bodies, Public Texts: Race, Gender, and a Cultural Bioethics . By Holloway Karla F. C. . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2011 . 225 pp. Cloth , $79.95 ; paper , $22.95 . Reading Embodied Citizenship: Disability, Narrative, and the Body Politic...
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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 847–850.
Published: 01 December 2014
... in an Age of Consumption . By Betjemann Peter . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . 2011 . ix , 267 pp. Cloth , $35.00 ; e-book available . Body Double: The Author Incarnate in the Cinema . By Fischer Lucy . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers Univ. Press . 2013 . 273 pp. Cloth...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (4): 601–628.
Published: 01 December 2021
... and, after a New Thought awakening, decides to leave him to pursue a career rehabilitating sex workers through teaching them the power of will. Her awakening is caused by a prophetic dream containing a vision of two women: “one draws the body—but the other draws the soul” (Gestefeld 1892 : 258). The first...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 5–31.
Published: 01 March 2013
... . Guthrie James R. 2001 . Above Time: Emerson's and Thoreau's Temporal Revolutions . Columbia : Univ. of Missouri Press . Halberstam Judith . 2005 . In a Queer Time and Place: Transgender Bodies, Subcultural Lives . New York : New York Univ. Press . Hammond William Alexander...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (2): 446–448.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Marianne Noble Affecting Fictions: Mind, Body, and Emotion in American Literary Realism . By Jane F. Thrailkill. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2007. 312 pp. $45.00. American Elegy: The Poetry of Mourning from the Puritans to Whitman . By Max Cavitch. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (4): 880–882.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Kevin J. White Indigenous Storywork: Educating the Heart, Mind, Body, and Spirit . By Archibald Joann . Vancouver : Univ. of British Columbia Press . 2008 . xiv, 176 pp. Cloth, $85.00; paper, $29.95 . Tribal Theory in Native American Literature: Dakota and Haudenosaunee...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 657–659.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Eric Solomon Duke University Press 2006 John Brown's Body: Slavery, Violence, and the Culture of War . By Franny Nudelman. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2004. x, 226 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $19.95. The War Complex: World War in Our Time. By Marianna...