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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 709–737.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Laura R. Fisher Racial uplift emerged in the aftermath of Reconstruction as a powerful philosophy of social advancement for African Americans subject to the absolute subordination and disfranchisement of Jim Crow, and it found its greatest institutional expression in the African American college...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 575–602.
Published: 01 September 2015
... presidential election and its consequence for the doomed Voting Rights Act. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 voting disfranchisement William Faulkner Thomas Dixon Paul Laurence Dunbar References Asen Robert . 2004 . “A Discourse Theory of Citizenship.” Quarterly Journal...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 641–643.
Published: 01 September 2017
... to the production and enforcement of strict racial hierarchies. Stéphane Robolin centers his study in the years of South African apartheid (Afrikaans for separateness ), a set of policies enacted from 1948 to 1994 that rigidly demarcated, disfranchised, and prohibited the movements and actions of those the state...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (4): 775–801.
Published: 01 December 2011
... steadily progressing disfranchisement and consequent denial of civil rights.” “But,” he continues, “while I differ from you very ear- nestly and deeply . . . I must congratulate you on having won over to such active friendship for the Negro, so able and influential a citizen of the world as Mr...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 882–890.
Published: 01 December 2018
... pp. Paper, $34.95; e-book, $19.99. Tourgée, a writer, jurist, and activist, spent much of his life fighting against racist disfranchisement, segregation, and lynching in the late nineteenth-century United States. Analyzing his correspondence with African Americans in the 1890s, Karcher...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (2): 335–361.
Published: 01 June 2007
... American Magazine, Hopkins repeatedly admonishes her readers to recognize the reincarnation of slavery’s white supremacist ideology in the turn-of-the-century efforts at black disfranchisement and the rise of racial violence.12 In Hagar’s Daughter, she suggests, evoking Hamlet, that the national...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 523–555.
Published: 01 September 2019
... iteration of racial capitalist subjugation, replete with disfranchisement, lynching, and land dispossession—turned this hopeful generation of freed women and men from self-determined farmers into a largely dependent proletariat, sharecropping and tenant farming on the region’s corporate plantations (Willis...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 821–845.
Published: 01 December 2006
...: the wholesale disfranchisement of the Negro 56 The ‘‘violation’’ in McKinley’s policy was epitomized 836 American Literature by the President’s behavior on his 1899 tour of the Southern states. The Washington Bee addressed the president in an ‘‘Open Letter pointing out that he ‘‘catered to Southern race...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 869–892.
Published: 01 December 2015
... and the Hemispheric Gothic,” by Katie Bray, 1–21. Detective Fiction. “The Age of Anxiety: Patricia Highsmith, Existential Psy- chology, and the ‘Decline’ of American Naturalism,” by Benjamin Man- grum, 769–98. Disfranchisement. “Pregnant Chad: Gender, Race, and the Ballot,” by Jennie A. Kassanoff, 575...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 311–337.
Published: 01 June 2001
... aggression in the New South. In Chesnutt’s view, practices such as legalized segregation, lynching, and disfranchisement were invented with precisely this end in mind: to throw a ‘‘veil of forgetfulness’’ over the African...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (4): 673–699.
Published: 01 December 2010
..., and a foundation was laid in the first Legis- 690 American Literature lature to enslave our people, by taking from them all rights, which has been strictly adhered to ever since. Look at the disgraceful laws, disfranchising [sic] us as citizens. Look at the treaties made by Congress...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 815–845.
Published: 01 December 2005
... insufficiency 29 And whereas the main explicitly queer male protago- A Queer Nomadology of Dogeaters 823 nist, Joey, emerges as a revolutionary in the obscured tropics, Rio her- self leaves the country altogether. In her disfranchisement from the nation, however, Rio does...