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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 293–322.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Sean X. Goudie This essay brings into dialogue discrete conversations in Caribbean studies, international political economy (IPE), and hemispheric American studies. Contextualizing these fields through the trope of hospitality, a figure of particular significance in Caribbean-U.S. relations, the...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 183–185.
Published: 01 March 2008
... © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Sucking Salt: Caribbean Women Writers, Migration, and Survival . By Meredith M. Gadsby. Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press. 2006. vii, 225 pp. $39.95. Caribbean Women Writers and Globalization: Fictions of Independence . By Helen C. Scott. Burlington, Vt...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 192–194.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Crystal Parikh The Fiction of South Asians in North America and the Caribbean: A Critical Study of English-Language Works since 1950. By Mitali P. Wong and Zia Hasan. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland. 2004. ix, 142 pp. Paper, $35.00. The Politics of the Visible in Asian North American Narratives. By...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 213–214.
Published: 01 March 2000
... sites for early black cultural formation, sites that, through the triangle trade, were intimately connected to Africa and the Caribbean. Consequently ‘‘the pre-Emancipation period’’ gave birth to forms of cultural production that are...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 458–460.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Anne Gulick Caribbean Perspectives on Modernity: Returning Medusa's Gaze . By Maria Cristina Fumagalli. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2009. x, 198 pp. Cloth, $59.50; paper, $22.50. Legba's Crossing: Narratology in the African Atlantic . By Heather Russell. Athens: Univ. of Georgia...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 117–145.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Patricia Stuelke This essay reframes the recovery and canonization of Zora Neale Hurston’s novel Their Eyes Were Watching God (1937) in the late 1970s and early 1980s in relation to the US economic restructuring and military invasion of the Caribbean in that same period. Focusing on Paule...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 892–894.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Jenna Grace Sciuto Calypso Magnolia: The Crosscurrents of Caribbean and Southern Literature . By Lowe John Wharton . Chapel Hill : Univ. of North Carolina Press . 2016 . xvii, 443 pp. Cloth , $95.00 ; paper, $39.95 ; e-book, $29.99 . Finding Purple America: The South and the Future of...
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 623–625.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Muthyala. Athens: Ohio Univ. Press. 2006. xiv, 213 pp. $39.95. What Women Lose: Exile and the Construction of Imaginary Homelands in Novels by Caribbean Writers . By María Cristina Rodríguez. New York: Peter Lang. 2005. xxii, 200 pp. $32.95. Book Reviews Securing the Commonwealth: Debt...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 206–208.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Vera M. Kutzinski The Purloined Islands: Caribbean-US Crosscurrents in Literature and Culture, 1880-1959 . By Karem Jeff . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . 2011 . 304 pp. Cloth, $69.50; paper, $35.00 . Asylum Speakers: Caribbean Refugees and Testimonial Discourse . By...
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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 608–610.
Published: 01 September 2004
... into consent. Both books make clear that terrorism, violence, and radical dissent can neither be dismissed as antagonistic to nationalism nor admitted as aberrations that suture it. Monique Allewaert, Duke University 608 American Literature Caribbean Autobiography: Cultural Identity and Self...
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 427–430.
Published: 01 June 2007
... Minnick. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2004. xxi, 194 pp. Cloth, $39.95; paper, $22.50. The Language of Caribbean Poetry: Boundaries of Expression . By Lee M. Jenkins. Gainesville: Univ. Press of Florida. 2004. x, 232 pp. $59.95. Their Right to Speak: Women's Activism in the Indian and Slave Debates...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 633–635.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Myriam J. A. Chancy © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Race, American Literature, and Transnational Modernisms . By Anita Patterson. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2008. vi, 241 pp. $90.00. Nationalism and the Formation of Caribbean Literature . By Leah Reade Rosenberg. New York...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 880–881.
Published: 01 December 2000
...James R. Giles By Heather Hathaway. Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press. 1999. xi, 200 pp.$29.95. 2000 880 American Literature Caribbean Waves: Relocating Claude McKay and Paule Marshall. By Heather Hathaway. Bloomington: Indiana...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 563–587.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Jazz (1961), which renders his dual commitment to a black transnationalist public and an innovative African diaspora jazz poetics. Ask Your Mama features the interaction of African cultures in the Americas and Africa, with its evocation of Afro-Caribbean as well as African American music and its...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 505–530.
Published: 01 September 2013
... allows us to think meaningfully about Gone with the Wind ’s relationship to plantation fiction from Ireland and the Caribbean in order to see it as a production of— rather than a retreat from—transatlantic modernity. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 References Adams Jessica . 2007 . Wounds...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 121–149.
Published: 01 March 2013
... archipelago that W. E. B. DuBois, in his description of the planetary color line, referred to as “the islands of the sea.” The insular spaces upon which the novel relies include Key West, Palm Beach, the Caribbean, Hellas, the Malay Archipelago, and others. Each of these spaces exerts parallax influence upon...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 715–741.
Published: 01 December 2012
... representations of obeah, a creole religion practiced by enslaved persons in the British Caribbean, arguing that such narratives use religious experience to craft an alternative transnationalism. Works such as William Earle’s 1800 novel Obi; or, The History of Three-Fingered Jack and similar chapbooks, penny...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 613–641.
Published: 01 September 2018
... interpret those debates. Tar Baby responds to early scandals at the magazine spurred by white capitalist investment in the “Black Is Beautiful” slogan as well as the magazine’s coverage of a splintering black liberation movement, its Caribbean travel features, and its shifting assessments of affirmative...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 527–554.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., and Destiny of the Colored People of the United States (1852) and his serially published novel of circum-Caribbean slave insurrection, Blake (1859, 1861–62). Mattox argues that in an antebellum era marked by struggles over the rights of black Americans and by growing U.S. hemispheric claims, the...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 429–431.
Published: 01 June 2019
... work on minstrelsy and the African diaspora. The book argues that by looking at nineteenth-century to twenty-first-century American, Caribbean, and British literature addressing the topics of artificial intelligence, minstrelsy, cybertheory, and science fiction, one can better understand the...