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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 357–387.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Laura Lomas Duke University Press 2006 Laura ‘‘The War Cut Out My Tongue Lomas Domestic Violence, Foreign Wars, and Translation in Demetria Martínez We always had a hard time getting the Atlacatl soldiers to take prisoners...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 613–641.
Published: 01 September 2018
... action, white feminism, and domestic violence. Throughout, the novel uses the Tar Baby story to link the “Black Is Beautiful” slogan not with an emancipatory politics but instead with New World histories that have constituted racial blackness in and through division and that position black women to...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 151–176.
Published: 01 March 2013
... publisher suggested the title “Native Daughter.” To concentrate an assessment of Wright's black female domestic servants solely on the portrayal of Bessie Mears in Native Son obscures the radical evolution in his construction of the black female domestic servant from Mears to Ollie Knight (“Black Hope”) to...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 405–408.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Linda Margarita Greenberg Borderlands Saints: Secular Sanctity in Chicano/a and Mexican Culture . By Martín Desirée A. . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers Univ. Press . 2014 . x , 254 pp. Cloth , $85.00 ; paper , $28.95 . Domestic Negotiations: Gender, Nation, and Self-Fashioning...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 198–200.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Domestic Fiction and the U.S. Welfare State . By Susan Edmunds. Oxford, Eng.: Oxford Univ. Press. 2008. viii, 258 pp. $55.00. Book Reviews Folded Selves: Colonial New England Writing in the World System. By Michelle Burnham. Hanover, N.H.: Dartmouth College Press. 2007. viii, 222 pp...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 93–119.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Stephen Knadler “Unsanitized Domestic Allegories” begins the work of recovering the complex history linking Progressive-Era biomedicalization, gender expectations, and ideologies of racial uplift within African American culture. Through a close reading of early-twentieth-century African American...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 194–196.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Shawn Salvant Duke University Press 2007 Ghosts of Slavery: A Literary Archaeology of Black Women's Lives . By Jenny Sharpe. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2003. xxvi, 187 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $20.00. Creole Crossings: Domestic Fiction and the Reform of Colonial...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 897–899.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Greg Forter Duke University Press 2006 Mystery, Violence, and Popular Culture . By John G. Cawelti. Madison: Univ. of Wisconsin Press. 2004. xiv, 410 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $21.95. Heartbreakers: Women and Violence in Contemporary Culture and Literature . By Josephine...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 61–86.
Published: 01 March 2014
...). Bigger alone balks at the city’s plan to corral him into a life of domestic servitude or let his family “starve” (12). Condemned to live out his days within a closed loop of domestic settings and domestic rela- tionships, all of which he despises, he resorts to violence to assert a freedom...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 631–634.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Brigitte Bailey © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Domesticating Foreign Struggles: The Italian Risorgimento and Antebellum American Identity . By Paola Gemme. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2005. ix, 204 pp. $39.95. Buffalo Bill in Bologna: The Americanization of the...
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 615–618.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Stephanie Foote Duke University Press 2007 Cosmopolitan Vistas: American Regionalism and Literary Value . By Tom Lutz. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2004. vii, 226 pp. Paper, $19.95. At Home in the City: Urban Domesticity in American Literature and Culture, 1850-1930...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 479–507.
Published: 01 September 2011
... political implications. Gillian Brown, for example, would come to associate the domestic with individualis- tic notions of American selfhood (1990), while Laura Wexler decried sentimentality as a form of “tender violence” that sugarcoated social control (1992).1 The end of the nineties saw...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 839–841.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Joycelyn Moody © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Hell without Fires: Slavery, Christianity, and the Antebellum Spiritual Narrative . By Yolanda Pierce. Gainesville: Univ. Press of Florida. 2005. xii, 151 pp. $59.95. Around the Family Altar: Domesticity in the African...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 428–429.
Published: 01 June 2005
... and children £50 To this institutionalized mass murder and colossal violence against the native populations of North America, the English, and later the Americans, added extermination by the epidemic spread of diseases to Native Americans. And a legislative act indicated that the goal was the...
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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 415–418.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Christopher Newfield 2006 Modern Women, Modern Work: Domesticity, Professionalism, and American Writing, 1890-1950 . By Francesca Sawaya. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2003. 198 pp. $42.50. The Business of America: The Cultural Production of a Post-War Nation . By...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 843–845.
Published: 01 December 2015
... appear (5). Given the trickle-down militarization of civic life in the United States over the past forty years, our domestic affairs appear to lack any other mode of arbitration either. In The Prestige of Violence and Under the Shadow, Bachner and Seed remind us of the power Cold War fiction had in...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 311–337.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Bryan Wagner Duke University Press 2001 Bryan Charles Chesnutt and the Epistemology Wagner of Racial Violence 6363 AMERICAN LITERATURE 73:2 / sheet 85 of 232 In November 1898 a...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 202–204.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Kathleen McClancy The Oriental Obscene: Violence and Racial Fantasies in the Vietnam Era . By Chong Sylvia Shin Huey . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2012 . xii , 364 pp. Cloth , $94.95 ; paper , $26.95 . Welcome to the Suck: Narrating the American Soldier's Experience in...
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 642–644.
Published: 01 September 2005
... women—especially Deborah Logan but also Eliza- 638 American Literature beth Fergusson, Hannah Griffitts, Annus Stockton, and Susanna Wright— refused to give up their articulation of a female culture in domestic articles and in private memories of friends and relatives. Stabile provides details...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 657–659.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Eric Solomon Duke University Press 2006 John Brown's Body: Slavery, Violence, and the Culture of War . By Franny Nudelman. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2004. x, 226 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $19.95. The War Complex: World War in Our Time. By Marianna...