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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 699–728.
Published: 01 December 2005
... novel, a text that uneasily straddles what usually were alien worlds. The novel’s protagonist and narrator, Cassandra Morgeson, chroni- cles her coming of age with a restive curiosity about the ambient cul- tural forms that both restrict and enliven her identity: masculinity and femininity, to...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 29–57.
Published: 01 March 2006
...? What are the social consequences of adopting—or resisting—a value system in which an object’s beauty depends on another object as its measure? These are some of the ideological questions that The Morgesons raises as it ex- plores the trajectories of two maturing young women, Cassandra and her...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 863–866.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Jarenski’s and Adam Sonstegard’s studies. These scholars join a list of critics such as Shawn Michelle Smith, Cassandra Jackson, Jasmine Cobb, Maurice Wallace, and Teresa Goddu who piece together the impact of evolving visual forms on nineteenth-century readers and viewers and on the culture at large...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 657–663.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Pablita Velarde. Collections Gender, Desire, and Sexuality in T. S. Eliot. Ed. Cassandra Laity and Nancy K. Gish. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2004. xi, 265 pp. $75.00. This collection invites critical dialogue among Eliot scholars, modernists, queer theorists, and scholars of gender studies...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (3): 583–611.
Published: 01 September 2009
... perhaps years—and he finally woke from his drowning dream, he was sweating, naked, and breathless, his erect male mem- ber inside a woman who called herself Cassandra” (GGB, 207). The scene perpetuates tropes of women as boundless sites for masculine trauma and recovery (he is “drowning That the...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 123–150.
Published: 01 March 2005
... who Joubert is, or where the ‘cheerless temple of Hestia’ stands or stood, or to find out what ‘a wan Alcestis’ and ‘a desperate Cassandra he had seen at Rome’ indicated 19 Indeed, any reader of Evans’s fiction will feel the brunt of her sadism. Per- haps the first feature one notices about St. Elmo...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2006
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2019
... helps us answer those Cassandras who loudly proclaim the death of a discipline, the end of theory, or the close of the Gutenberg era. Instead, we might see the dispersed, communal vision of critical authority visible in Douglass’ Paper as offering an alternative vision to the concentrated authority of...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 59–85.
Published: 01 March 2021
... serves as a Cassandra figure in The Fanatics , prophetically intuiting the war’s racial consequences but finding it maddeningly difficult to bring others around to her point of view. She is also an unapologetic bigot who opposes the Union’s mobilization from start to finish, and her refusal to cheer the...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 613–615.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Cassandra Dain places Jefferson’s famous comments on race in NotesontheStateofVirginiain the context of the theories of con- temporary naturalists such as Buffon and Linneaus. Explaining that African Americans posed a particularly personal problem for Jefferson’s larger theory of nation and citizen, Dain...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 615–617.
Published: 01 September 2006
... and race—if always in service to that argument—drew special force from displace- ment of unresolved personal feelings and dilemmas’’ (39). Calling Jefferson an ‘‘eighteenth-century Cassandra Dain places Jefferson’s famous comments on race in NotesontheStateofVirginiain the context of the theories of...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 617–619.
Published: 01 September 2006
... which his discussion of blacks and race—if always in service to that argument—drew special force from displace- ment of unresolved personal feelings and dilemmas’’ (39). Calling Jefferson an ‘‘eighteenth-century Cassandra Dain places Jefferson’s famous comments on race in NotesontheStateofVirginiain...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 620–622.
Published: 01 September 2006
... and dilemmas’’ (39). Calling Jefferson an ‘‘eighteenth-century Cassandra Dain places Jefferson’s famous comments on race in NotesontheStateofVirginiain the context of the theories of con- temporary naturalists such as Buffon and Linneaus. Explaining that African Americans posed a particularly...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 622–624.
Published: 01 September 2006
... personal feelings and dilemmas’’ (39). Calling Jefferson an ‘‘eighteenth-century Cassandra Dain places Jefferson’s famous comments on race in NotesontheStateofVirginiain the context of the theories of con- temporary naturalists such as Buffon and Linneaus. Explaining that African Americans posed a...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 624–627.
Published: 01 September 2006
... an argument for Euro- pean naturalists and savants, but one in which his discussion of blacks and race—if always in service to that argument—drew special force from displace- ment of unresolved personal feelings and dilemmas’’ (39). Calling Jefferson an ‘‘eighteenth-century Cassandra Dain places...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 627–629.
Published: 01 September 2006
... from displace- ment of unresolved personal feelings and dilemmas’’ (39). Calling Jefferson an ‘‘eighteenth-century Cassandra Dain places Jefferson’s famous comments on race in NotesontheStateofVirginiain the context of the theories of con- temporary naturalists such as Buffon and Linneaus. Explaining...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 629–631.
Published: 01 September 2006
... always in service to that argument—drew special force from displace- ment of unresolved personal feelings and dilemmas’’ (39). Calling Jefferson an ‘‘eighteenth-century Cassandra Dain places Jefferson’s famous comments on race in NotesontheStateofVirginiain the context of the theories of con- temporary...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 631–633.
Published: 01 September 2006
... ‘‘eighteenth-century Cassandra Dain places Jefferson’s famous comments on race in NotesontheStateofVirginiain the context of the theories of con- temporary naturalists such as Buffon and Linneaus. Explaining that African Americans posed a particularly personal problem for Jefferson’s larger theory of nation...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 633–635.
Published: 01 September 2006
... and dilemmas’’ (39). Calling Jefferson an ‘‘eighteenth-century Cassandra Dain places Jefferson’s famous comments on race in NotesontheStateofVirginiain the context of the theories of con- temporary naturalists such as Buffon and Linneaus. Explaining that African Americans posed a particularly...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 635–637.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Jefferson an ‘‘eighteenth-century Cassandra Dain places Jefferson’s famous comments on race in NotesontheStateofVirginiain the context of the theories of con- temporary naturalists such as Buffon and Linneaus. Explaining that African Americans posed a particularly personal problem for Jefferson’s larger...