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American Literature (2007) 79 (1): 199–200.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Frederick Luis Aldama Duke University Press 2007 Lost and Found in Translation: Contemporary Ethnic American Writing and the Politics of Language Diversity . By Martha J. Cutter. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2003.336 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $22.50. Mulattas...
Published: 01 June 2019
Figure 6 Chicken diversity: Hensel and Gretel: Ninja Chicks by Corey Rosen Schwartz, Rebecca Gomez, and Dan Santat (2016) More
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American Literature (2022) 94 (4): 733–761.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Douglas S. Ishii Abstract “The Diversity Requirement” takes on anti-neoliberal criticisms of the post-2008 US university as emblematized by quit lit , the essay genre in which tenure-track hopefuls announce that they are leaving academia, as deracinated yet totalizing theories that ignore how...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 209–211.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Samantha Pinto Radical Sensations: World Movements, Violence, and Visual Culture . By Streeby Shelley . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2013 . xxii , 328 pp. Cloth , $94.95 ; paper , $25.95 ; e-book , $25.95 . Humanitarian Violence: The US Deployment of Diversity...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 672–674.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Literature, and the Need for Diverse Books . By Philip Nel . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2017 . x, 290 pp. Cloth, $29.95 ; paper, $19.95 ; e-book, $9.99 . Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 Is Anglophone children’s literature a literature of questions or a questionable...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (1): 73–102.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Josef Nguyen Abstract This article considers the cultural politics of frustrated potential for diverse representation in games by examining developer comments on the 1995 digital game I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream , adapted from Harlan Ellison’s 1967 science fiction story of the same name...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 471–500.
Published: 01 September 2008
... a contentious, religiously diverse society. The multicultural community that women writers envisioned, however, was founded on the subordination of religious and racial others; moreover, women's Holy Land writings conflated religious and racial otherness as a way of containing difference. The Muslim-Arab became...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 655–682.
Published: 01 December 2014
... to multiply indefinitely. The experience of a religious landscape this diverse was unprecedented and had profound effects on how religious belief was experienced. This essay uses Charles Taylor’s explication of “secularity” in A Secular Age (2007) to briefly consider how the experience of religious diversity...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (2): 323–356.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Figure 6 Chicken diversity: Hensel and Gretel: Ninja Chicks by Corey Rosen Schwartz, Rebecca Gomez, and Dan Santat (2016) ...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 815–839.
Published: 01 December 2018
... this claim by reading liberal and conservative statements about Muslims in the contemporary United States alongside the writings of Roger Williams, whom many consider to be the father of American pluralism. I argue that the modern rhetoric of religious diversity mirrors the eschatological structure...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2019
... the centrality of criticism to nineteenth-century social and political life in the United States. Drawing on an expanded archive of eclectic critical forms, this essay denaturalizes and expands our sense of antebellum critical culture, examining the ways Frederick Douglass exploited the material diversity...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (3): 527–549.
Published: 01 September 2022
... fiction is an understudied subgenre of the black urban narrative that, when surveyed for its historical context, phenomenological perspectives, and diverse literary style, widens literary urbanism’s representation of the structure of feeling within and regarding the built environment of urban space...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 275–302.
Published: 01 June 2015
... social, spatial, and sonic relations in the diverse and unequal urban geographies of the United States. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Langston Hughes Tony Schwartz New York City montage sound References Altman Rick , ed. 1992 . Sound Theory / Sound Practice . New York...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (2): 265–292.
Published: 01 June 2008
.... The novel's diverse challenges to antebellum preaching defied social and religious hierarchies with a brio that implicitly called for broader democratic empowerment. The radicalism of the novel's sermonizing becomes especially clear when juxtaposed with that of the fiery, ultra-liberal Theodore Parker...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (2): 333–359.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Karen Jackson Ford Ford's essay investigates the post–World War II haiku boom in the United States with particular attention to how haiku has served different projects of national identity. These diverse projects share an inclination to respond in haiku to the United States' troubled history...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (2): 271–304.
Published: 01 June 2010
... of diverse discourses and institutions of the 1860s: unionist nationalism, blackface minstrelsy, abolitionism, emancipation, antiwar satire, and the study of slave culture that began under the Port Royal experiment. The mobility and mutability of the contraband song allowed it to serve competing political...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 583–610.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of cooperation as a fundamental biological principle and defining diversity as a critical element of communal stability, community ecology helped city observers challenge the logic of urban renewal by infusing public relationships that had previously been dismissed as emotionally bankrupt with new affective...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (4): 755–786.
Published: 01 December 2016
... country, yet in contrast to Britain, France, or Hungary, the first black republic is seldom considered a serious actor within Uncle Tom ’s reception history. This essay considers how Stowe’s cautionary specter of the “San Domingo hour” was translated to Haiti and, in turn, the diverse ways in which...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 March 2021
... and Nature’s God.” However, this aesthetic and political framework intersected uneasily with the early nineteenth century’s racially and economically diverse electoral public sphere. This public sphere was rife with fear that electoral “combinations” would so badly misrepresent the electorate that the United...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (2): 439–448.
Published: 01 June 2018
... 2018 In April 2017, Marvel Comics vice president of sales David Gabriel told an interviewer that the company’s recent slump was due to its move toward a more diverse roster of characters over the preceding year: What we heard was that people didn’t want any more diversity. They didn’t want female...