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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 445–447.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Amy Abugo Ongiri In Search of the Black Fantastic: Politics and Popular Culture in the Post–Civil Rights Era . By Iton Richard . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2010 . 424 pp. Paper , $21.95 . Neo-Segregation Narratives: Jim Crow in Post–Civil Rights American Literature...
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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 June 2001) 73 (2): 365–386.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Andrea Levine Duke University Press 2001 Andrea Sidney Poitier’s Civil Rights: Rewriting the Levine Mystique of White Womanhood in Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner and In the Heat of...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 396–398.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Alys Eve Weinbaum Sites of Slavery: Citizenship and Racial Democracy in the Post–Civil Rights Imagination . By Tillet Salamishah . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2012 . xvi , 224 pp. $23.95 ; e-book , $23.99 . Unbecoming Americans: Writing Race and Nation from the Shadows...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 400–402.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Sika A. Dagbovie-Mullins Civil Rights in the White Literary Imagination: Innocence by Association . By Gray Jonathan W. . Jackson : Univ. Press of Mississippi . 2013 . ix , 164 pp. Cloth , $55.00 ; paper , $30.00 . Hip Figures: A Literary History of the Democratic Party...
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 607–609.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Alisha Gaines Duke University Press 2007 Fettered Genius: The African American Bardic Poet from Slavery to Civil Rights . By Keith D. Leonard. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2006. ix, 283 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $19.50. New Voices on the Harlem Renaissance...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 141–170.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Long Le-Khac Abstract This essay defines the problem of bildungsroman hermeneutics for literary criticism and social policy in the post–civil rights era. Examining critical responses to Sandra Cisneros’s The House on Mango Street , it argues that the traditional bildungsroman exerts a powerful hold...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 193–195.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Allison S. Curseen Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights . By Bernstein Robin . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2011 . 318 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper , $24.00 . Adopting America: Childhood, Kinship, and National Identity in...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 188–190.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Stephanie Li East Meets Black: Asian and Black Masculinities in the Post–Civil Rights Era . By Chon-Smith Chong . Jackson : Univ. Press of Mississippi . 2015 . x, 190 pp. $60.00 . Racial Reconstruction: Black Inclusion, Chinese Exclusion, and the Fictions of Citizenship . By...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 651–654.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Stephen Knadler Charisma and the Fictions of Black Leadership . By Edwards Erica R. . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2012 . xii, 249 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper, $25.00 , e-book available. Exodus Politics: Civil Rights and Leadership in African American Literature and...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 412–413.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Abandoned the Ideals of the Civil Rights Era . By Houston A. Baker Jr. New York: Columbia Univ. Press. 2008. xxi, 242 pp. $24.95. Book Reviews Men of Letters in the Early Republic: Cultivating Forums of Citizenship. By Catherine O’Donnell Kaplan. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2008...
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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 549–577.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Thomas H. Kane Duke University 2004 Thomas H. Mourning the Promised Land: Martin Luther Kane King Jr.’s Automortography and the National Civil Rights Museum When Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his final speech on the night of 3 April 1968...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 779–805.
Published: 01 December 2010
... than history. Through their refusal to grasp slavery as an occurrence that has decisively passed into the register of history, these novels dispute the meta-narrative of U.S. racial history—as a progressive movement launched with the abolition of slavery and culminating in the Civil Rights movement...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 475–504.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Carrie Hyde Hyde reassesses the relationship between natural and civil rights by tracking the climatological metaphors that shape representations of the 1841 slave revolt aboard the Creole , in which 135 slaves obtained freedom by redirecting a US ship to the British territory of Nassau, Bahamas...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 630–633.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Timothy Sweet Nineteenth-Century American Literature and the Long Civil War . By Marrs Cody . Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press . 2015 . xii, 192 pp. Cloth , $103.00 ; e-book, $82.00 . Belligerent Muse: Five Northern Writers and How They Shaped Our Understanding of the Civil...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2011
... politi- cal thought and national identity” (4, 2). Spanning the Revolution to the Civil Rights era, this anthology comprises chapters by fifteen contributors from history, political science, sociology, law, and Eng­lish, many of whom are also affiliated with interdisciplinary...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 381–406.
Published: 01 June 2008
... as the result of 1965 immigration policy and a reaction to the intensification of black civil rights and protest movements, the concluding sections of the essay suggest that Bulosan provides a glimpse of the emergence of a model minority discourse as it takes shape in the shadow of black...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 355–388.
Published: 01 June 2011
...”—a figure popularized in Marvel Comics's acclaimed X-Men series—whose genetic difference from humanity positioned the superhero as a cultural outsider akin to racial, gender, and sexual minorities struggling for political recognition in the post–Civil Rights period. In this essay, Fawaz theorizes the...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 127–157.
Published: 01 March 2016
... (Harvard Univ. Press, 2013). © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 John Edgar Wideman Francisco Goldman civil rights genre economic and social rights References American Anthropological Association . 1947 . “Statement on Human Rights.” American Anthropologist 49 , no. 4...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 555–582.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of tremendous potential, an imaginative hiatus between the Civil War's derealization of the national culture and the post-Reconstruction emergence of a powerful nation-state. The novel foreshadows contemporary debates about cultural nationalism versus liberal, rights-based citizenship as it works...