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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 461–488.
Published: 01 September 2010
... intertwined beliefs that African Americans were children, and that children's subjectivities could be shaped according to the will of their educators. © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Anna Mae ​“Like a Motherless Child”: Racial Education Duane at the New York African Free School and...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 225–226.
Published: 01 March 2000
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 837–863.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Evan Carton Duke University Press 2002 Evan Crossing Harpers Ferry: Liberal Education and Carton John Brown’s Corpus On the afternoon of his capture at Harpers Ferry, John Brown lay on a bloody pallet in the arsenal paymaster’s office and conducted, for...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 889–891.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Aviva F. Taubenfeld The Autobiography of Citizenship: Assimilation and Resistance in U.S. Education . By Cooper Tova . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers Univ. Press . 2015 . xii, 264 pp. Cloth , $90.00 ; paper, $31.95 ; e-book, $31.95 . Fashion and Fiction: Self-Transformation in...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 355–377.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of education as a commodity in the marketplace. This promise, education as a gift of freedom, fails—it fails to speak to students today, fails to remedy racial and gendered disparities, and fails by giving students tests to pass that fail to make them think. Douglass, by contrast, sees literacy and...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 733–739.
Published: 01 December 2006
... education and calls for multiracial and multiethnic alliances to advance a progressive agenda in that city. In sum, globalization is transforming the U.S. South, but its out- comes are not foreordained. In struggles over the implications of globalization, place and the past persist as complex and...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 170–172.
Published: 01 March 2008
... © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Women and Authorship in Revolutionary America . By Angela Vietto. Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate. 2005. ix, 147 pp. $89.95. Learning to Stand and Speak: Women, Education, and Public Life in America's Republic . By Mary Kelley. Chapel Hill: Univ...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 191.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 2008 Editions The Education of Henry Adams: A Centennial Version . Ed. Edward Chalfant and Conrad Edick Wright. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2007. xiv, 500 pp. $34.95. Brief Mention Editions Franklin Evans, or the Inebriate: A Tale of the Times. By...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2002
... preach to Federal troops and freed slaves. He became convinced that the only way to assure the civil rights of African Americans in Florida was to encourage Yankees to migrate to Florida in large numbers. They could construct the educational system the state lacked, and their presence in a state...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 880–882.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Kevin J. White Indigenous Storywork: Educating the Heart, Mind, Body, and Spirit . By Archibald Joann . Vancouver : Univ. of British Columbia Press . 2008 . xiv, 176 pp. Cloth, $85.00; paper, $29.95 . Tribal Theory in Native American Literature: Dakota and Haudenosaunee...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 379–395.
Published: 01 June 2017
... and transferring learning from the course to action as a citizen. This pedagogy ultimately fosters a liberal education that explicitly links private study with public concerns and that encourages students to see themselves as potential agents of change in a neoliberal state that identifies them merely...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 509–545.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Tova Cooper Cooper's essay shows how the photographs taken by Frances Benjamin Johnston at educational institutions such as the Carlisle Indian Industrial School and Hampton Institute, as well as in the Washington, D.C., public schools, show the influence of social Darwinism on progressive...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 611–635.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Christopher Newfield The United States has long been seen as the world's leader in higher education, but in fact its academic outcomes have been stagnating or falling for years. Newfield shows that the current funding model for higher education is not the solution to this educational crisis but its...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 305–329.
Published: 01 June 2017
... response to the civil rights movement and Lyndon Johnson’s Higher Education Act of 1965, which provided financial incentives to colleges and universities for recruiting economically and educationally disadvantaged students. City College had long been known as the “Harvard of the proletariat” for offering...
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Published: 01 June 2018
Figure 5 An educational comic. From Sylvia Serbin, Edouard Joubeaud, and Pat Masioni ( 2014 ), The Women Soldiers of Dahomey Figure 5 An educational comic. From Sylvia Serbin, Edouard Joubeaud, and Pat Masioni (2014), The Women Soldiers of Dahomey More
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 243–269.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Molly Farrell Farrell places Harriet Beecher Stowe's abolitionist novel Uncle Tom's Cabin in the context of the nineteenth-century movement for education reform. Her essay explores the novel's representation of pedagogy and adoption and how these techniques worked simultaneously to incorporate...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 67–91.
Published: 01 March 2016
... college education as such. Campus novels like Owen Johnson's Stover at Yale (1912) are committed to the belief that the corruption of sports by business interests emblemizes the corruption of the university as a whole, while the ideal of sports uncorrupted by business represents the ideal of the...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 279–304.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Sarah Ensor Abstract This article argues that pedagogy may help us respond to the precarity of higher education by reclaiming the forms of provisionality, accident, and exposure endemic to collaborative learning. Putting kinship theory into contact with studies of contagion, I suggest that the...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 225–253.
Published: 01 June 2017
... educational value can help us better understand today’s debates about fiction’s role in the classroom, because they reveal just how much is taken for granted in our contemporary arguments about fiction. The article argues that recent work on fictionality (and on historical poetics generally) allows us to come...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 31–60.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Jennifer L. Fleissner Fleissner's essay explores a possible response to the recent return of what Cynthia Russett called “the intellectual imperium of the Darwinian era” through the writings of Henry Adams. Considering Adams's work—particularly The Education (1907), Mont St.-Michel and Chartres...