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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 215–217.
Published: 01 March 2003
... of California, Berkeley Demon or Doll: Images of the Child in Contemporary Writing and Culture. By Ellen Pifer. Charlottesville: Univ. Press of Virginia. 2000. x, 272 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $19.50...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 571–601.
Published: 01 September 2002
... exaggerated stylistics, and its emphasis on the material support of its characters (that is, the fact of their being dolls with hard plastic heads and foam latex bodies), The PJs pushed the issue of rep- resentation outside the mimetic-simulacral binary. Hence, if debates over the politics of representing...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 141–168.
Published: 01 March 2006
... segregation, especially during elementary education—the pathology of self-loathing emerges forcefully in the character of Pecola despite her partially integrated environment. The most interesting allusion in TheBluestEyeto Brown is the dolls test developed by Kenneth Clark and Mamie Clark. In May of...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 571–596.
Published: 01 September 2011
... dolls, to this perplexing final walking bridge, the novel’s uncanny and discomfiting images suggest a persistent underlying concern with the dynamics of automatism and perception. The narrator’s last words to his castratorsNow let’s see you laugh, scientistspoint us toward the set of...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 190–191.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Grapevine ‘‘Her Virginia Mammy and ‘‘Baxter’s Procrustes and previ- ously neglected works (such as ‘‘The Shadow of My Past ‘‘The Doll and ‘‘Mr. Taylor’s Funeral Although Chesnutt’s subject is identity, he destabi...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 214–215.
Published: 01 March 2003
..., the disreputable, and the monstrous. Bryan Wagner, University of California, Berkeley Demon or Doll: Images of the Child in Contemporary Writing and Culture. By Ellen Pifer. Charlottesville: Univ. Press of...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 879–881.
Published: 01 December 2003
...- ernist form and self-serving anti-communist politics’’ (75); Arnow’s The Doll- maker is not a powerful link between the 1930s Left and second-wave femi- nism but a novel that testifies to ‘‘the effacement of class in postwar American...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 775–803.
Published: 01 December 2009
... found on statues in northern museums,” who ends up peddling Sambo dolls, the ultimate image of black degradation (363). Kimberly Lamm argues that Clifton’s char- acter exemplifies Ellison’s dedication to producing art that challenges “image repertoires” that black males “have been...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 867–872.
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 872–874.
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 875–877.
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 877–879.
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 880–882.
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 882–884.
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 884–886.
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 887–889.
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 889–891.
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 891–893.
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 893–895.
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 347–375.
Published: 01 June 2018
... an account of the harm, or do not possess the language to do so (Aldridge et al. 2004 ). Progressive children’s books help children learn about their bodies. The use of the virtual body—like the doll—has been characterized as helping children describe abuse, even as some argue that the use of the...