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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 878–879.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Jules Chametzky Duke University Press 2006 Call It English: The Languages of Jewish American Literature . By Hana Wirth-Nesher. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2006. xv, 224 pp. $39.50. Two Covenants: Representations of Southern Jewishness . By Eliza R. L. McGraw...
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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 263–292.
Published: 01 June 2006
... Puritan cul- ture: discourses of labor and covenant theology. Covenantal servitude spiritualized earthly labor practices ranging from the bound labor of the putting-out system to the ministerial labor of preaching the word of God. In turn, earthly servitude modeled and socialized the ideal of a body...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2016
... clause” of the Constitu- tion. For abolitionists like William Lloyd Garrison, the clause was proof that the Constitution was proslavery, rendering acceptance of it a “covenant with death, and agreement with hell” (quoted on 120). Frederick Douglass broke with Garrison when he argued that the...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 655–682.
Published: 01 December 2014
... proved an enduring document of early American consensus.9 Its significance lies in the fact that the covenantal model it employed would come to define the Massachusetts church-state tradition for over a century. Child does not once mention the covenant, however, opting instead to invent a short...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 847–858.
Published: 01 December 2006
... English translation of the autobiogra- phy of Amir Abd-ur-Rahman. In August of 1896, a series of covenants was given to the Afghan prince by various local groups. Spivak’s read- ing of the Amir’s description of the content of a few of the covenants and his acceptance of them shows the historical...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 429–461.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... The early prophet Enos goes so far as to bind God in the following covenant: “If it should so be, that my people, the Nephites, should fall into transgression, and by any means be destroyed, and the Lamanites should not be destroyed, that the Lord God would preserve a record of his holy arm...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 695–720.
Published: 01 December 2000
... Plantation have been invested with extraordinary symbolic status; both the religious covenant that bound together the members of the Scrooby/Leyden congregation and the political compact signed aboard the Mayflower have...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 571–599.
Published: 01 September 2003
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 253–273.
Published: 01 June 2015
... , edited by Mootry Maria K. Smith Gary , 47 – 70 . Urbana : Univ. of Illinois Press . Williams Pontheolla . 1987 . Robert Hayden: A Critical Analysis of His Poetry . Urbana : Univ. of Illinois Press . Williams Wilburn Jr. 1977 . “ Covenant of Timelessness and Time...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 563–587.
Published: 01 September 2012
... practices of the Jim Crow South. At a time when the national perception of the civil rights struggle was focused on the South, the attempt to overturn the practice of housing covenants and other forms of segregation in the North was almost as obscure to casual observers of the Civil Rights movement...
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American Literature (1 June 2004) 76 (2): 221–246.
Published: 01 June 2004
...’’ (1775), uses the story of a child who ‘‘carries a little pack’’ for its parent as a way to emphasize the new nation’s loyalty to the racial tradition that its father fails to honor.27 Congress tells the six Indian nations that the king of England promised ‘‘our fathers’’ that the ‘‘covenant chain...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 459–496.
Published: 01 September 2001
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 35–64.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Cereno’s appeal of this extrajudicial order, Delano again invokes executive authority to circumvent legal scrutiny of the alleged contract. Delano claims Cereno paid him only when offered yet another verbal covenant, this one with a clause similar to that the American captain offered his...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 127–157.
Published: 01 March 2016
... as the most emotional dispute in the negotiation process (Glendon 2002, 116)—eventually culminated in the splitting of the UDHR into two separate and, in key ways, competing documents: the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the Interna- tional Covenant on Economic, Social...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 31–58.
Published: 01 March 2002
... logic of racial domination in which a continuous reconfiguration of a ‘‘nonideal’’ racial contract, which emerged from the (il)logic of the slave contract, underwrites the American social contract through ‘‘un- official local agreements such as restrictive covenants, that mask blatant racial...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 March 2007
... their narrative accounts suggest, they were also attempting to individually reconcile their new status as slaves with the greater claims (and failures) of the eighteenth-century American revolutionary covenant promising democratic freedom and opportu- nity for all.6 In spite of their relative...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 869–872.
Published: 01 December 2006
...-material aesthetic, [the Halfway Covenant of 1662 that compromised requirements for church membership] was positioned as a set form to be used in the battle against formality and deadness. . (74–75). Book Reviews 871 Yet the book’s premise...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 872–873.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Covenant of 1662 that compromised requirements for church membership] was positioned as a set form to be used in the battle against formality and deadness. . (74–75). Book Reviews 871 Yet the book’s premise about ‘‘the pietistic view that set...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 874–876.
Published: 01 December 2006
... spiritualized, non-material aesthetic, [the Halfway Covenant of 1662 that compromised requirements for church membership] was positioned as a set form to be used in the battle against formality and deadness. . (74–75). Book Reviews 871 Yet the...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 876–877.
Published: 01 December 2006
... like the paradoxical development of religious poetry within an anti-liturgical context which promoted a spiritualized, non-material aesthetic, [the Halfway Covenant of 1662 that compromised requirements for church membership] was positioned as a set form to be used in the battle against formality...