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American Literature (1 December 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 (1 September 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 of...
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American Literature (1 September 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...
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American Literature (1 December 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 (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 775–801.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., if you are correctly quoted [in the speech Chesnutt particularly opposes the ways in which Carnegie and Washington refuse to “resist the current of events” or to “protest against steadily progressing disfranchisement and consequent denial of civil rights.” “But,” he continues, “while I differ...
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 335–361.
Published: 01 June 2007
... for Colored 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...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 821–845.
Published: 01 December 2006
...- nized ‘‘in the spirit of Imperialism, inaugurated and fostered by the administration of President McKinley, the same violation of human rights which is being practiced by the Democratic Party in the re- cently re-constructed States, to wit: the wholesale disfranchisement of the Negro 56 The...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 869–892.
Published: 01 December 2015
...’ of American Naturalism,” by Benjamin Man- grum, 769–98. Disfranchisement. “Pregnant Chad: Gender, Race, and the Ballot,” by Jennie A. Kassanoff, 575–602. Dixon, Thomas. “Pregnant Chad: Gender, Race, and the Ballot,” by Jennie A. Kassanoff, 575–602. Douglass, Frederick. “Who’s Afraid...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 673–699.
Published: 01 December 2010
... 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, all broken. Look at the deep-rooted plans laid, when a territory becomes a state, that...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 311–337.
Published: 01 June 2001
... disfranchisement were invented with precisely this end in mind: to throw a ‘‘veil of forgetfulness’’ over the African American middle class. Chesnutt presents these violent practices as coordinated attempts to erase the visible...
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 815–845.
Published: 01 December 2005
... revolutionary in the obscured tropics, Rio her- self leaves the country altogether. In her disfranchisement from the nation, however, Rio does not develop symptoms of sexual or racial melancholy.30 As a diasporic agent, she imagines modes of desire and identification that exceed the novel’s...