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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 85–112.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Stephanie Li Duke University Press 2007 Stephanie Resistance, Silence, and Placées: Li Charles Bon’s Octoroon Mistress and Louisa Picquet In 1850, Mary Walker, a free woman of color, filed a petition in the Fourth District Court of...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 868–870.
Published: 01 December 2011
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 753–779.
Published: 01 December 2007
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American Literature (1 June 2004) 76 (2): 339–366.
Published: 01 June 2004
... the aftermath of the Civil War, Henry killed Judith’s fiancé, Charles Bon, with whom he was in love and who was his and Judith’s half-brother by Sutpen’s earlier marriage. Sutpen had repudiated Bon and his mother when he discovered she was partly of African descent. Bon’s murder heralded Sutpen’s...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 563–597.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Rosa describes him, is a fantastic demon. She particularly romanticizes Charles Bon, whom she admits never having seen, and who, in fact, may be a prod- uct of her imagination: ‘‘I never saw [his body she tells us, in de- scribing Bon’s burial. ‘‘Why did I not invent, create it (122). In her...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 403–405.
Published: 01 June 2015
... out during Reconstruction (chapter 3), the Harlem Renaissance (chapter 4), the Civil Rights movement and on through the present day (chapter 5). Her chapter on the Harlem Renaissance concludes by contrasting Arna Bon- temps’s landmark Newbery Honor book The Story of the Negro (1948) with...
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 563–589.
Published: 01 September 2005
... streets of the cities, their eyes hollow, the spirit gone out of them. Somebody has taken their story’’ (FC, 8). What Raven refers to as a person’s ‘‘Etheric Double’’ is also whathecallsaperson’s‘‘gris-gristhe‘‘thing that is himself and what in Voodoo is known as one’s ‘‘gros bon ange’’ (FC, 8...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 863–870.
Published: 01 December 2010
... and religious magic 866 American Literature in African American culture as well as the politics of performance such magic entails. The contention of this monograph is that one-act plays by Marita Bon- ner, Thelma Duncan, Zora Neale Hurston, May Miller, and Eulalie Spence, among other writers...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 227–240.
Published: 01 March 2000
...- der. Knoxville: Univ. of Tennessee Press. 1999. xx, 247 pp. Paper, $20.00. First published in 1981, The Prodigal Daughter: A Biography of Sherwood Bon- ner tells the story of a woman, who, born in 1849 into the Southern planter...
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 483–509.
Published: 01 September 2005
... viewpoint, the quest for a son, for the continuation of his line, is an extension of the rags-to-riches saga he envisions for himself. It means that death will not inhibit the continued progress of his ascent. The conflict between Henry and Bon seems to leavehimwithoutason...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 673–689.
Published: 01 September 2001
.... Cloth, $45.00; paper, $18.00. Matthew Guinn looks at the ways in which nine Southern authors—Dorothy Allison, Larry Brown, Harry Crews, Richard Ford, Barry Hannah, Kaye Gib- bons, Randall Kenan, Bobbie Ann Mason, Cormac McCarthy—work against previously erected pastoral mythologies and modernist...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 61–90.
Published: 01 March 2003
..., emerges, and society is agitated with crazes, manias, panics, and mental plagues of all sorts’’ (PS, 311). Gustave Le Bon, Gabriel Tarde, and other early crowd psychologists had discussed the mob-like behavior of the...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 571–596.
Published: 01 September 2011
... spread of the anticonformity discourse in the 1950s. The Sociology of Race and Invisible Man’s Automata 581 Even before the Adolf Eichmann trial and Arendt’s later declaration of the “banality of evil” in 1963,32 earlier discourses on mob psychol- ogy (for example, Gustave Le Bon’s...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 757–778.
Published: 01 December 2001
... interminable list of rather mortal sins. ‘‘I do want to renounce him says she, ‘‘for ever, But before grace sparkles in my soul, To remove henceforth all incentive to sin, Why can’t I, father—what?—establish my daughter (95) Vous ne voulez donc pas renoncer à Satan Disait un bon pasteur à...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 421–422.
Published: 01 June 2010
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 423–425.
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 425–427.
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 427–429.
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 430–432.
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 432–434.
Published: 01 June 2010