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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 419–422.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Ralph Rodriguez © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Brown on Brown: Chicano/a Representations of Gender, Sexuality, and Ethnicity . By Frederick Luis Aldama. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press. 2005. 176 pp. Paper, $19.95. With Her Machete in Her Hand: Reading Chicana Lesbians...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 333–360.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Michael Ziser Under the influence of Calvinist and radical abolitionist John Brown, Ralph Waldo Emerson reconsidered the value of political activism rooted in absolutist and sectarian religious beliefs. Retreating from the earlier declarations of secular and democratic individualism for which he is...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 875–877.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Aesthetics and the Poetry of Sterling A. Brown. By Mark A. Sanders. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 1999. xiv, 211 pp. Cloth, $45.00. Bill Mullen’s Popular Fronts and Mark Sanders’s Afro-Modernist Aesthetics aim to stretch the critically accepted temporal, geographic, political, aesthetic, and racial...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 174–176.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Gordon Fraser The Moral Economies of American Authorship: Reputation, Scandal, and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Marketplace . By Ryan Susan M. . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2016 . x, 217 pp. Cloth , $69.00 ; e-book available. Plagiarama! William Wells Brown and the...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 654–656.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Stefanie K. Dunning A Taste for Brown Bodies: Gay Modernity and Cosmopolitan Desire . By Hiram Pérez . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2015 . xi, 179 pp. Cloth , $89.00 ; paper, $26.00 ; e-book available. Not Straight, Not White: Black Gay Men from the March on Washington to...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 57–81.
Published: 01 March 2008
... acoustics of white power, this laughter also found a significant place in the poetry of Claude McKay, Sterling Brown, and Langston Hughes. In what Emily Thompson has called an “increasingly `sound-conscious'” era, these poets registered and analyzed the emergence of this new, combative black laugh and...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 187–189.
Published: 01 March 2008
... © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 The Origins of the American Detective Story . By LeRoy Lad Panek. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland. 2006. viii, 227 pp. Paper, $35.00. Brown Gumshoes: Detective Fiction and the Search for Chicana(o) Identity . By Ralph E. Rodriguez. Austin...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 179–180.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Brooke Hopkins John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights. By David S. Reynolds. New York: Knopf. 2005. x, 578 pp. $35.00. 2006 Book Reviews John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 848–850.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Ralph E. Rodriguez Buenas Noches, American Culture: Latina/o Aesthetics of Night . By DeGuzmán María . Bloomington : Indiana Univ. Press . 2012 . x , 310 pp. Cloth, $80.00 ; paper, $28.00 ; e-book, $23.99 . Latining America: Black-Brown Passages and the Coloring of Latino/a...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 665–693.
Published: 01 December 2016
...David Zimmerman Abstract Charles Brockden Brown’s four major novels, all written between 1798 and 1800, are devoted to the conundrum of moral complicity—the impossibility of pinpointing moral accountability for harms in a world where intersubjective life makes it impossible to separate one person’s...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 87–115.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Sonnet Retman In this essay, Retman explores Sterling Brown’s radical use of signifying ethnography in his posthumous collection A Negro Looks at the South (2007), a work of mostly unpublished essays written in the early 1940s when Brown journeyed as a participant observer to take stock of African...
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Published: 01 December 2016
Figure 1 “Scale of Novelists” from Ira and Isabella (W. Brown 1807 , xiii–xiv) Figure 1. “Scale of Novelists” from Ira and Isabella (W. Brown 1807, xiii–xiv) More
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 459–496.
Published: 01 September 2001
...David Kazanjian Duke University Press 2001 David Charles Brockden Brown’s Biloquial Nation: Kazanjian National Culture and White Settler Colonialism in Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist Toward the beginning of Charles Brockden Brown’s...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 837–863.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Evan Carton Duke University Press 2002 Evan Crossing Harpers Ferry: Liberal Education and Carton John Brown’s Corpus On the afternoon of his capture at Harpers Ferry, John Brown lay on a bloody pallet in the arsenal paymaster’s office and conducted, for...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 431–457.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Eric A. Wolfe Duke University Press 2006 Eric A. Ventriloquizing Nation: Wolfe Voice, Identity, and Radical Democracy in Charles Brockden Brown’s Wieland I identify myself in language, but only by losing myself in it like...
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American Literature (1 September 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...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 409–411.
Published: 01 June 2005
... Book Reviews White People Do Not Know How to Behave at Entertainments Designed for Ladies and Gentlemen of Colour: William Brown’s African and American Theater.By Marvin McAllister. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2003. x, 239 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $18.95. Theatre, Society...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 695–721.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Figure 1 “Scale of Novelists” from Ira and Isabella (W. Brown 1807 , xiii–xiv) Figure 1. “Scale of Novelists” from Ira and Isabella (W. Brown 1807, xiii–xiv) ...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 241–267.
Published: 01 June 2016
... transformation that emerge from Brown’s self-duplication, I therefore argue that Clotel and its successors provide a new historiography of systemic trauma that is highly relevant to current debates on redress and reparations in the United States. Read together, this interlinked series reshapes what narrative can...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 419–445.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Emily Ogden Controversy over Freudian approaches to Charles Brockden Brown’s Edgar Huntly (1799) has obscured the novel’s sensory politics. Psychoanalytic readers like Leslie Fiedler, in Love and Death in the American Novel (1960), discovered in Brown’s novel a striking confirmation of their...