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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 461–488.
Published: 01 September 2010
... 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 and...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 347–375.
Published: 01 June 2018
... perspective that sees injury as being embedded in many women’s experiences, the creation of community from the wound makes it normal to have been broken. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 underground comix feminist comics Lost Girls Alan Moore child sexual abuse fantasy In...
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American Literature (1 December 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 . By...
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American Literature (1 June 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 (1 March 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...
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American Literature (1 December 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 (1 June 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 (1 March 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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American Literature (1 June 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 in...
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American Literature (1 March 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 (1 December 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 to...
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American Literature (1 December 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 that...
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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 Figure 2 Oil painting of African woman wearing red coral necklace and child, painted by Albert Eckhout in 1641. Photograph by John Lee 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 Figure 3 “Africa,” porcelain figurine of child wearing red coral necklace, by Derby Porcelain Works, 1760–70 More
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Published: 01 March 2017
Figure 1. “The Delineator Child-Rescue Campaign,” Delineator , November 1907, 716 Figure 1. “The Delineator Child-Rescue Campaign,” Delineator, November 1907, 716 More
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Published: 01 March 2017
Figure 4. “Constitution of the National Child-Rescue League,” Delineator , January 1909, 103 Figure 4. “Constitution of the National Child-Rescue League,” Delineator, January 1909, 103 More
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 701–724.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Anna Stewart Stewart examines the narrative construction of Harriet Jacobs in 1865, when her former editor Lydia Maria Child included a revised selection from Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (1861) in The Freedmen's Book , a reader Child was developing to help newly freed slaves learn to read...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 743–768.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Caleb Smith This essay examines previously unexplored divisions within the antislavery movement’s published responses to Harriet Jacobs’s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl . Revisiting Jacobs’s conflict with her editor, Lydia Maria Child, over the suppressed chapter about John Brown, Smith...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 243–269.
Published: 01 June 2010
... token stories revolve around dying child “saints,” of whom Stowe's character Eva is one iteration. Upon death, these ideal children leave a powerful emotional memory that can transform incorrigible children into eager students. As the example of Mary Martha Sherwood's The History of Little Henry and His...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 323–356.
Published: 01 June 2019
... children acquire and unlearn biases, the work engages two arenas: books that imagine the adoptive family as cross-species alliance and those that depict biodiversity as a visual metaphor for multiculturalism. In looking at the adult’s ventriloquism of imaginary figures for the imagined child, the essay...