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American Literature (2004) 76 (2): 221–246.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Caroline Levander Duke University Press 2004 Caroline ‘‘Let Her White Progeny Offset Her Levander Dark One The Child and the Racial Politics of Nation Making In his famous critique of slavery, Considerations on the Keeping of Negroes (1754...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 215–217.
Published: 01 March 2003
..., the disreputable, and the monstrous. Bryan Wagner, University of California, Berkeley Demon or Doll: Images of the Child in Contemporary Writing and Culture. By Ellen Pifer. Charlottesville: Univ. Press of Virginia. 2000...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 813–841.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Julie Cary Nerad Duke University Press 2003 Julie Cary Slippery Language and False Dilemmas: Nerad The Passing Novels of Child, Howells, and Harper...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (2): 405–408.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Sarah Wadsworth Imaginary Citizens: Child Readers and the Limits of American Independence, 1640-1868 . By Weikle-Mills Courtney . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Univ. Press . 2013 . x , 265 pp. $55.00 . Disciplining Girls: Understanding the Origins of the Classic Orphan Girl Story...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 672–674.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Kenneth Kidd A Literature of Questions: Nonfiction for the Critical Child . By Joe Sutliff Sanders . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2018 . 274 pp. Cloth, $100.00 ; paper, $25.00 ; e-book, $23.75 . Was the Cat in the Hat Black? The Hidden Racism of Children’s...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (2): 338–341.
Published: 01 June 2021
... against gay marriage, constitute another kind of child. More than five years into the legalization of gay marriage in the United States, we have not seen it bring about the end of the world, even though same-sex marriage and its queer possibilities triggered fears of an apocalyptic future in which all...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 879–881.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Rebecca McWilliams Evans Exposed: Environmental Politics and Pleasures in Posthuman Times . By Stacy Alaimo . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2016 . 242 pp. Cloth, $94.50 ; paper, $27.00 ; e-book available. The Child to Come: Life after the Human Catastrophe...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (2): 347–375.
Published: 01 June 2018
... . 1984 . “ Politically Correct? Politically Incorrect? ” In Vance 1984a , 138 – 64 . Everson Mark D. , and Boat Barbara W. 1994 . “ Putting the Anatomical Doll Controversy in Perspective: An Examination of the Major Uses and Criticisms of the Dolls in Child Sexual Abuse...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (2): 407–409.
Published: 01 June 2008
...: Race, the Child, and National Belonging from Thomas Jefferson to W. E. B. Du Bois . By Caroline F. Levander. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2006. x, 247 pp. Cloth, $74.95; paper, $21.95. Book Reviews By Birth or Consent: Children, Law, and the Anglo-American Revolution...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 461–488.
Published: 01 September 2010
... and intertwined beliefs that African Americans were children, and that children's subjectivities could be shaped according to the will of their educators. © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Anna Mae ​“Like a Motherless Child”: Racial Education Duane at the New York African Free School...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (1): 57–89.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Emily Hainze Abstract This essay explores the 1907–11 Child-Rescue Campaign run by the Delineator , a fashion magazine for women edited by Theodore Dreiser. I argue that the campaign mobilized social science to reconceptualize maternity as based in affective expertise rather than biological...
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Figure 7 Nimdok about to perform a cruel medical procedure on a Jewish child in a Nazi concentration camp in I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream (Cyberdreams Interactive Entertainment, 1995 ). Screenshot taken by author More
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Published: 01 June 2019
Figure 2 Oil painting of African woman wearing red coral necklace and child, painted by Albert Eckhout in 1641. Photograph by John Lee. National Museum Denmark More
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Published: 01 June 2019
Figure 3 “Africa,” porcelain figurine of child wearing red coral necklace, by Derby Porcelain Works, 1760–70. Courtesy of Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library; photo by Gavin Ashworth More
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Published: 01 March 2017
Figure 1. “The Delineator Child-Rescue Campaign,” Delineator , November 1907, 716 More
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Figure 4. “Constitution of the National Child-Rescue League,” Delineator , January 1909, 103 More
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 749–775.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Heather Roberts Duke University Press 2004 Heather ‘‘The Public Heart Urban Life and the Roberts Politics of Sympathy in Lydia Maria Child’s Letters from New York In 1841, the renowned novelist and social reformer Lydia Maria Child elected...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (1): 213–215.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Caroline Levander Duke University Press 2007 Elusive Childhood: Impossible Representations in Modern Fiction . By Susan Honeyman. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2005. 184 pp. Cloth, $37.95; compact disk, $9.95. Dependent States: The Child's Part in Nineteenth-Century...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 655–682.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Grant Shreve Since its recovery in the 1980s, Lydia Maria Child’s first novel, Hobomok (1824)—a Puritan historical romance set in Salem, Massachusetts, in the 1620s—has been read primarily in terms of how issues of race and gender operate in the novel. However, these readings ignore the fact...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 557–586.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Benjamin Child Abstract With attention to representations of the land and labor in the postslavery agricultural South of the nadir—a period when American apartheid was at its most violent—this essay uses Paul Laurence Dunbar’s plantation poems and W. E. B. Du Bois’s cotton novel, The Quest...