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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 501–526.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Wendy W. Walters This essay juxtaposes two readings of J. M. W. Turner's 1840 painting, Slavers Throwing Overboard the Dead and Dying, Typhoon Coming On : one by British art historian John Ruskin and the other by contemporary Jamaican novelist Michelle Cliff. To examine the racial and national...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 641–643.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Bessie Head, Alice Walker, and Michelle Cliff. Not all transnational encounters proved sustainably satisfying: the disappointment of Nat Nakasa, on witnessing the Harlem he had envisioned from the writings of Langston Hughes and James Baldwin, is particularly devastating. However, many facilitated...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 571–599.
Published: 01 September 2003
... narrates an unpolished, imagi- native boy’s explorations of Southwestern cliff-dweller ruins. The mid- dle section’s fresh protagonist, setting, mood, narrative voice, and style provide the window, letting space into the...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 207–209.
Published: 01 March 2003
... / sheet 212 of 252 she concludes in readings of H.D.’s ‘‘Cliff Temple’’ (28) and Bishop’s ‘‘The Imaginary Iceberg’’ (88). Sections in which poems are situated within their historical or biographical contexts are more compelling, but in the...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 89–117.
Published: 01 March 2012
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 881–890.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Boat,” alongside Bellows’s paintings New York and Cliff Dwellers and his drawing Why Don’t They Go to the Country for a Vacation? Through close attention to the ellipses, aphorisms, and clichés in these works, Fagg provides a nuanced understanding of mass culture’s influence on turn- of-the...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Rachel Hope . 2009 . The Reign of Terror in America: Visions of Violence from Anti-Jacobinism to Antislavery . Cambridge, UK : Cambridge Univ. Press . Cliff Nigel . 2007 . The Shakespeare Riots: Revenge, Drama, and Death in Nineteenth-Century America . New York : Random House...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 205–211.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Don DeLillo, Toni Morrison, Michelle Cliff, Bharati Mukherjee, and Julie Otsuka, Gauthier thinks through the way contempo- rary historical novels do not just report events but presence them. Acknowl- edging but not restricting her discussion to postmodern suspicions about truth claims...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 171–181.
Published: 01 March 2014
... postmodern novels of slavery. Halloran deploys the museum as a site of analysis and as a trope that motivates her treatment of novels by Maryse Condé, Rein- aldo Arenas, Michelle Cliff, Patrick Chamoiseau, and Alejo Carpentier, among others. Six chapters and an introduction range far and wide across...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 423–435.
Published: 01 June 2009
... have never before been translated into English. The volume situates lesser-known writers with internationally acclaimed figures, includ- ing José Alcántara Almánzar, Reinaldo Arenas, Dionne Brand, Michelle Cliff, Audre Lorde, Achy Obejas, and Assotto Saint, so that all of the contributors will...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 59–87.
Published: 01 March 2002
...] can paint ‘‘She has a great deal of wavey [sic] black hair, which encircles her head like a dusky glory, a smoky halo. Her eyebrows, too, are black, but her eyes themselves are a rich blue gray, the colour of those slate-cliffs which I saw yesterday, weltering under the tide 14 He continues...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 333–359.
Published: 01 June 2009
... to the subject of Native America, both of these other volumes include haiku on the subject of the Vanishing American. A sequence of poems set in the San Juans of Colorado and New Mexico asks, “Where others have gone—? / Creeping over a cliff’s edge, / into blue haze...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 459–496.
Published: 01 September 2001
...,thoughnotwithoutdangerandtoil,to the opposite side of the ridge He sets out on a path toward that pass, setting the scene for his transformation: The path was narrow, steep, and overshadowed by rocks. The sun was nearly set, and the shadow of the cliff above, obscured the passage almost as much as midnight would have...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 751–781.
Published: 01 December 2003
... drunkenness, insanity, and interment. The generative power of the unconscious becomes terrifyingly clear when a cliff-hanging Pym dis- covers his ‘‘fancies creating their own realities’’ (PT, 1170). Pym at- Tseng 2003.11.19 09:33...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 597–619.
Published: 01 September 2011
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 151–174.
Published: 01 March 2012
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 575–594.
Published: 01 September 2000
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 339–364.
Published: 01 June 2001
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 563–597.
Published: 01 September 2001
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 47–83.
Published: 01 March 2001