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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 127–157.
Published: 01 March 2016
... (Harvard Univ. Press, 2013). © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 John Edgar Wideman Francisco Goldman civil rights genre economic and social rights References American Anthropological Association . 1947 . “Statement on Human Rights.” American Anthropologist 49 , no. 4...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 445–447.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Amy Abugo Ongiri In Search of the Black Fantastic: Politics and Popular Culture in the Post–Civil Rights Era . By Iton Richard . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2010 . 424 pp. Paper , $21.95 . Neo-Segregation Narratives: Jim Crow in Post–Civil Rights American Literature...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 141–170.
Published: 01 March 2018
... aftermath produced a charged problem of others: tensions between minority individuals who could take advantage of new opportunities and the many who remained in poverty, between individual rights secured and collective inequalities that continued to exclude minorities from social and economic incorporation...
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 607–609.
Published: 01 September 2007
... how economic circulation reflects the overall social health, Baker describes how “speculative curiosity” functioned to construct sympathetic bonds that, for Brown, “would drive all social and commercial interaction in the new nation” (136). Troubling residual interpretations of...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 412–413.
Published: 01 June 2009
... American littoral tends to become reductive. The first part of the book offers a sweeping synthesis of social and economic history of the colonial periphery of the British Empire, issuing statements like this one: “The Caribbean trade probably ensured the Republic’s survival as a political...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 365–386.
Published: 01 June 2001
... function in the period: to dissemi- nate and enforce a culture of white supremacy at a moment of pro- found social and economic crisis. The overdetermined nexus of Afri- can American male sexuality and white female...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 625–628.
Published: 01 September 2014
... . 2010 . Syracuse, NY : Syracuse Univ. Press . $34.95 . Race, Rights, and Recognition: Jewish American Literature since 1969 . By Franco Dean J. . 2012 . Ithaca, NY : Cornell Univ. Press . $49.95 . © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Book Reviews Red Ink: Native Americans...
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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 549–577.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Thomas H. Kane Duke University 2004 Thomas H. Mourning the Promised Land: Martin Luther Kane King Jr.’s Automortography and the National Civil Rights Museum When Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his final speech on the night of 3 April 1968...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 215–217.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Victor Román Mendoza © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Economic Citizens: A Narrative of Asian American Visibility. By Christine So. Philadelphia: Temple Univ. Press. 2007. x, 178 pp. Cloth, $49.00; paper, $26.95. Border Fictions: Globalization, Empire, and Writing at...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 833–836.
Published: 01 December 2009
... multiple social and economic contexts shaping one of the literary suc- cessors to the captivity narrative: the early American novel. With fascinating new finds from early U.S. newspaper archives, religious, political, and medical writings, and ephemera, Weyler offers fresh and insightful new...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Duncan Faherty © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Anglophilia: Deference, Devotion, and Antebellum America . By Elisa Tamarkin. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2008. xxxiii, 400 pp. $35.00. Reforming the World: Social Activism and the Problem of Fiction in Nineteenth...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2009
... understand well that while the artists and others involved in the making and surmounting of economic, social, and technical constraints in their creation of animation, film, and the Hollywood novel are situated squarely in time and place, a rich and detailed discussion of cultural phenomena can...
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 850–852.
Published: 01 December 2005
...-1880 . By Candy Gunther Brown. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2004. xiv, 336 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $19.95; Social Stories: The Magazine Novel in Nineteenth-Century America . By Patricia Okker. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2004. xii, 202 pp. $37.50. Book Reviews...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 181–183.
Published: 01 March 2007
... social patterns by claim- ing the right to educational and career opportunities, widespread progressive reform, sexual freedom, and suffrage. In the hands of her detractors, then, the New Woman becomes an “unattractive, browbeating usurper of traditionally masculine roles.” Patterson observes...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 627–629.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Riché Richardson Duke University Press 2006 Unnatural Selections: Eugenics in American Modernism and the Harlem Renaissance . By Daylanne K. English. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2004. xii, 267 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $24.95. Rethinking Social Realism...
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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 612–615.
Published: 01 September 2004
... addition of two previously unpublished pieces. Despite this unusual format, all the chap- ters cohere beautifully around the premise of ‘‘the overwhelming symbolic significance of gender and family as sites of both individual identity forma- tion and collective socialization’’ (1). Bloch is more...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 426–428.
Published: 01 June 2005
... perspective of the old New Left, most of these ‘‘social subsystems’’ look suspiciously like Ideological State Apparatuses—which is only to observe that systems theory does not put economics at the center of things. Yet as McMurry observes in his opening, the economy is the social (sub?)system most...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 882–884.
Published: 01 December 2006
.... Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2004. xii, 199 pp. $27.95. Hoodlums: Black Villains and Social Bandits in American Life . By William L. Van Deburg. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2004. xiv, 283 pp. $29.00. Book Reviews New World, Known World: Shaping Knowledge in Early Anglo-American...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 627–629.
Published: 01 September 2008
...David M. Stewart © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Institutions of Reading: The Social Life of Libraries in the United States . Ed. Thomas Augst and Kenneth Carpenter. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2007. x, 368 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $28.95. The Temple and the...
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 427–430.
Published: 01 June 2007
... protagonists either marry rich men and lose their independence or they manage some degree of economic indepen- dence through menial jobs but lose their social standing and their femininity in the process. Still, Warren’s historicized interpretation of these texts as subtle feminist...