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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 121–151.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Katy Ryan Ryan's essay analyzes the coordination of the innocence argument and sentimentality in Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen's The Exonerated (2003), a documentary play based on interviews with people sentenced to die for crimes they did not commit. The play's composition, performance, and...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 869–870.
Published: 01 December 2000
... all, Whalen introduces productive terms for Poe studies—that Poe was bank- ing on (literally) an ‘‘average racism’’ in his readers seems less to exonerate Poe than to redraw a way of thinking about the politics of literary produc...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 893–914.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Poli- tics of Catastrophe, 223–25. Ryan, Katy. “State Killing, the Stage of Innocence, and The Exonerated,” 121–51. Ryan, Susan. “Stowe, Byron, and the Art of Scandal,” 59–91. Sawaya, Francesca. “‘That Friendship of the Whites’: Patronage, Philan- thropy, and Charles Chesnutt’s The Colonel’s...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 870–872.
Published: 01 December 2000
... man, he dramatically uncovers falsified (by Poe) circulation figures. In all, Whalen introduces productive terms for Poe studies—that Poe was bank- ing on (literally) an ‘‘average racism’’ in his readers seems less to exonerate...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 65–92.
Published: 01 March 2009
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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 325–355.
Published: 01 June 2006
... prosecution’s invocation of the ‘‘moral-formal dilemma’’ by substituting an exceptionally malleable, yet explicitly legal, frame of reference for exonerating her. Cover’s analysis of nineteenth-century litigation over slavery identifies interpretive strategies that courts used to resolve these tensions. One...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 553–574.
Published: 01 September 2000
... imitating one for who could foresee thus doubly exonerating Jefferson of any blame for events in France: he had the Tseng 2000.8.30 14:28 OCV:0 566 American Literature knowledge to correctly foresee the right course at...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 489–518.
Published: 01 September 2010
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 59–91.
Published: 01 March 2011
... tell the true true story. If the scandal produced a kind of logorrhea, no one contributed more than Stowe herself, who responded to the controversy by publishing Lady Byron Vindicated (1870), a 482-page volume that seeks to exonerate both its author and its subject. At the core of this...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 93–119.
Published: 01 March 2011
...- tices they inform, Shell Shaker features two solutions to the murder plot. The novel first offers an extended court scene during which the main suspect in the murder of Red McAlester, the chief of the Choc- taw Nation of Oklahoma, is exonerated. Based on testimony by an elder who is the...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 461–493.
Published: 01 September 2018
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 527–554.
Published: 01 September 2008
... to exonerate the medical profession and place the blame squarely on Jocelyn’s shoulders, a point sent home by his immediate firing. Jocelyn incites readerly skepticism by resisting the slavery metaphor itself, instead referring to his habit elliptically as “what you are pleased...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 455–483.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., fabricated knowl- edge of those who scorn Janie for her overalls, pride, and marriage to a younger man. Such pretenders share the assumptions of the court that decides on Janie’s innocence at the end of the novel. While the men who comprise the court rightly exonerate Janie for the death of her husband...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 367–393.
Published: 01 June 2003
...’’ (71). Bart as a widower represents orthodoxy; as such, he is put in the position of a priest who hears the narrator’s ‘‘sins and he not only exonerates her but goes so far as to extol her previous relationship. In chapter...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 621–648.
Published: 01 September 2011
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2012
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 61–87.
Published: 01 March 2012
... unequivocally—on the same plane as min- strelsy. It is not so much racial discrimination and violence but the performance (the production and consumption) of racial discrimina- tion and violence that incites and exonerates the mob’s masquerade of popular justice. In other words, both minstrelsy and...
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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 357–387.
Published: 01 June 2006
... conspiracy while reporting on refugees seeking sanctuary in the United States. Exonerated of these charges and having successfully defended her right to tell refugees’ stories, she continues to write about the effects of war on language.1 Her poems, fiction, and essays courageously question the...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 123–150.
Published: 01 March 2005
... exonerated from all blame, and I will give testimony in favour of the zeal and punc- tuality of these self-elected officials of the public whipping-post (SE, 293) Edna’s reference to the adage about childrearing reverses the loving, sentimental authority prevalent in the language of what Richard...
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 511–539.
Published: 01 September 2005