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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 844–847.
Published: 01 December 2014
... ; e-book , $50.00 . Pluralist Universalism: An Asian Americanist Critique of US and Chinese Multiculturalisms . By Jin Wen . Columbus : Ohio State Univ. Press . 2012 . xvii , 224 pp. Cloth , $52.95 ; CD , $14.95 . © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 844  American Literature...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 681–708.
Published: 01 December 2015
... historical connection between nineteenth-century reform culture and the contemporary queer critique of the progressive “marriage equality” movement. But in their ultimate turn back to marriage, they shed new light on the puzzling persistence of this institution, even for those who see its faults most clearly...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 624–627.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Claire Fox A World Not to Come: A History of Latino Writing and Print Culture . By Coronado Raúl . Cambridge : Harvard Univ. Press . 2013 . xviii , 555 pp. $48.95 . Américo Paredes: Culture and Critique . By Limón José E. . Austin : Univ. of Texas Press . 2012 . xii...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 647–650.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Danielle Christmas Barbaric Culture and Black Critique: Black Antislavery Writers, Religion, and the Slaveholding Atlantic . By Stefan M. Wheelock . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . 2016 . xiii, 216 pp. Cloth , $69.50 ; paper, $29.50 ; e-book, $29.50 . Black Well...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 217–220.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Gary Edward Holcomb Archives of Flesh: African America, Spain, and Post-Humanist Critique . By Robert F. Reid-Pharr . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2016 . xiii, 257 pp. Cloth, $89.00 ; paper, $28.00 ; e-book available. Incomparable Empires: Modernism and the Translation...
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 648–651.
Published: 01 September 2005
... David Bergman. New York: Columbia Univ. Press. 2003. xviii, 304 pp. Cloth, $62.50; paper, $24.50. Aberrations in Black: Toward a Queer of Color Critique. By Roderick A. Ferguson. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2004. x, 175 pp. Cloth, $52.95; paper, $18.95. These two books view queer...
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 858–861.
Published: 01 December 2005
...: Univ. of Missouri Press. 2003. xi, 283 pp. $47.50; Imagine Otherwise: On Asian Americanist Critique . By Kandice Chuh. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2003. xii, 215 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $19.95. Book Reviews The Cultural Geography of Colonial American Literatures: Empire, Travel, Mo...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 656–658.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Joseph Helminski © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 The Origins of American Literature Studies: An Institutional History . By Elizabeth Renker. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2007. xii, 219 pp. $98.00. Critique for What? Cultural Studies, American Studies, Left Studies...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 461–463.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Patricia E. Chu Partly Colored: Asian Americans and Racial Anomaly in the Segregated South . By Leslie Bow. New York: New York Univ. Press. 2010. x, 285 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $25.00. Ends of Empire: Asian American Critique and the Cold War . By Jodi Kim. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 856–858.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Colbey Emmerson Reid © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Ashes Taken for Fire: Aesthetic Modernism and the Critique of Identity . By Kevin Bell. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2007. x, 252 pp. Cloth, $67.50; paper, $22.50. Modernism on File: Writers, Artists, and the...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 879–881.
Published: 01 December 2003
... Joy Harjo’s poem ‘‘Deer Dancer Sara Lundquist, University of Toledo The Visionary Moment: A Postmodern Critique. By Paul Maltby. Albany: SUNY Press. 2002. xi, 176 pp. Cloth, $54.50; paper, $17.95...
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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 626–628.
Published: 01 September 2004
... American Literature ist theories in women’s studies, advocating instead a ‘‘culturalist’’ approach in which gender is seen as a symbolic quality that is ‘‘at least as much about interconnectedness as [it is] about power’’ (40). Bloch’s first chapter offers an incisive critique of prevailing trends in...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 611–614.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Frank Kelderman Red Ink: Native Americans Picking up the Pen in the Colonial Period . By Lopenzina Drew . Albany : State Univ. of New York Press . 2012 . xxix , 412 pp. Cloth , $95.00 ; paper , $29.95 . The Transit of Empire: Indigenous Critiques of Colonialism . By Byrd...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 815–816.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Steve Anderson Anderson’s author statement introduces a Scalar project titled “Chaos and Control: The Critique of Computation in American Commercial Media (1950-1980),” which examines the critiques of computing culture posed by TV and movies during the mainframe computer age by looking closely at...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 331–354.
Published: 01 June 2011
... found in Ursula K. Le Guin's Hainish novels. Unlike the work of many other SF authors from the 1960s and 1970s, Le Guin's extrapolations develop throughout her Hainish cycle beyond a straightforward negative critique of imperialism toward a positive and creative conceptualization of cosmopolitan...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 221–250.
Published: 01 June 2018
...andré carrington Abstract The socially symbolic figure of the superhero comes into close contact with vernacular intellectual critiques of race and modernity through the much-anticipated film adaptation of Marvel’s Black Panther comics. This article analyzes the implications for queer approaches to...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Geoffrey Sanborn Sanborn's essay seeks to demonstrate that The Headsman , an overlooked 1833 novel by James Fenimore Cooper, is an allegory of racial passing. After showing that the dominant aim of this melodrama about a Swiss executioner's family is to critique white American prejudice against...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 111–140.
Published: 01 March 2008
... attention to the elements of the novel that made it unpublishable for almost fifty years. Attending closely to this tension brings forward the novel's insistent depiction of the historical impossibility of both subjectivity and literary production in the 1930s. The novel critiques and ironizes both of these...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 141–166.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Megan Obourn Through a reading of Arturo Islas's posthumously published La Mollie and the King of Tears , this essay offers a critique of liberal, multicultural uses of postcolonial hybridity in the context of U.S. literature and literary criticism. The essay reviews current uses of hybridity as a...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 363–387.
Published: 01 June 2013
... (1967) mounts a fierce critique of objectivity, instrumental to the conduct of the war, Hanoi (1968) forgoes journalistic convention altogether in favor of a subjective account of McCarthy’s difficult experience in North Vietnam. Taken together, these volumes chart a course from detached commentary to...