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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 889–891.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Kirsten Silva Gruesz Duke University Press 2006 Informal Empire: Mexico and Central America in Victorian Culture . By Robert D. Aguirre. Minneapolis: Univ. Minnesota Press. 2005. xxix, 198 pp. Cloth, $67.50; paper, $22.50. Writing to Cuba: Filibustering and Cuban Exiles in...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 633–635.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Rosenberg. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 2007. x, 260 pp. $74.95. Cuban Currency: The Dollar and “Special Period” Fiction . By Esther Whitfield. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2008. 217 pp. Paper, $22.50. Book Reviews Freedom’s Empire: Race and the Rise of the Novel in Atlantic...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 279–303.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Nathaniel Williams Williams's essay examines the complex portrayal of imperialist themes in the long-running series of nineteenth-century dime novels featuring boy inventor Frank Reade Jr. Authored primarily by Cuban-American writer Luis Senarens under the pseudonym “Noname,” these works provide a...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 461–493.
Published: 01 September 2018
...R. J. Boutelle Abstract This article details how John Greenleaf Whittier accidentally assumed two different Cuban poets of color (Juan Francisco Manzano and Plácido) were one and the same person, resulting in an unwittingly combinatory sketch of “Juan Placido.” The resulting syncretic personage in...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 821–845.
Published: 01 December 2006
... supply for Cuban critics of Fidel Castro’s government.1 Despite its recent resurgence in U.S. international policy, this ‘‘bizarre obses- sion’’ with Cuba is not new but has a history of almost two hundred years. Charting such a history, I want to suggest, not only reframes familiar accounts of U.S...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Cecilia Valdés o La loma del ángel (Cecilia Valdés or the Angel’s Hill), a ‘‘novel of Cuban customs’’ (1882).1 El Espejo was an unlikely place to advertise a work that William Luis has called ‘‘the most im- portant novel written in nineteenth-century Cuba and perhaps one of the most significant works...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 171–181.
Published: 01 March 2014
... 20, 1960 speech to Cuban medical students, the questions that emerged from his journey through America were the following: “How does one work for social welfare effectively? How does one reconcile individual effort with the needs of society?” Che’s evolution toward a commitment—and a...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 871–886.
Published: 01 December 2004
... pattern in which metropolitan critics summon U.S. and European theories in order to decode Latin American texts. At the center of Allatson’s methodology is ‘‘transculturation a concept associated with Cuban ethnographer Fernando Ortiz, who elaborated it as a countertheory to the English-language...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 616–618.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Silence: Revolutionary Novels by Haitian Women (1997) and Searching for Safe Spaces: Afro-Caribbean Women Writers in Exile (1997). From Sugar to Revolution is an audaciously ambitious interdisciplinary text that seeks to fill critical gaps in the study of Cuban, Dominican, and Haitian women’s...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 892–894.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... Lowe’s chapters fall into two general patterns: those that are event driven, focusing on writing about the Haitian Revolution and Mexican-American War, and those that involve a pairing of related authors writing on topics from the Cuban imaginary in the 1850s to the aesthetics of propaganda in the 1940s...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 398–400.
Published: 01 June 2016
... parts—the first focused on black reactions to the Cuban-American conflict, the latter on treatments of US imperialism in the Philippines—Gruesser shows how disparate treatments of empire abroad by African American writers were quite often overdetermined by concerns related to empire “at home.” Likewise...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 647–649.
Published: 01 September 2017
... particularly original or astute. His account of the historical context is a pastiche of predictable headlines and familiar images reminiscent of a History Channel documentary: the Cuban Missile Crisis, the 1963 March on Washington, the Kennedy assassination, and so forth. His responses to particular works are...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 229–238.
Published: 01 March 2010
... pieces from 1971 to 2006, when he composed three biographies, edited three volumes of criticism, and published countless articles on the writers of The Great Gatsby and A Farewell to Arms. Hemingway’s Cuban Son: Reflections on the Writer by His Longtime Majordomo. By René Villarreal and Raúl...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 677–690.
Published: 01 December 2006
... threatening to the racial politics driving both the antebellum South and the postbellum United States; and third, how Cuban debates about race filtered north, influencing African American intellectuals who cri- tiqued white supremacy and the color line at the beginning of the twen- tieth century. The...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 741–767.
Published: 01 December 2006
... painted on her face half a year later in New Orleans, red and yellow, also happen to be—along with blue and white—fundamental colors used to paint the crowned head in Afro- Cuban orisha initiations.20 But if we couple this earlier body-painted ‘‘Colored Me’’ with Rev. Lovelace’s sermonic, zigzag...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 869–872.
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 872–873.
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 874–876.
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 876–877.
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 878–879.
Published: 01 December 2006