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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 251–281.
Published: 01 June 2018
... critical reference to Lorde might suggest, I also argue that the queer potential of Rogue’s power of touch arises out of Marvel Comics’ and writer Claremont’s tumultuous but theoretically productive engagement with feminist movements not only of the 1980s, the era of Rogue’s creation and development, but...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 449–459.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., creators, collaborations, audiences, and industries under discussion. On the other hand, imagining female, feminist, and queer readers and readings of comics is largely foreclosed, while maleness and masculinities are often reified and underexplored as historical constructs, even in work that makes...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 347–375.
Published: 01 June 2018
... one another. The comic thus models the temporalities of surviving trauma. The feminist temporalities of survivorship here also model utopian futures that are homosocial, queer, often ecstatic, and resistant to normative scripts of what should give women comfort. Undergirded by a radical feminist...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 377–405.
Published: 01 June 2018
... many talented queer feminist cartoonists to appear in the past half century, her memoir is notable in its illumination of the formal potential of the comics form, a potential that renders it a medium from which queer scholars have much to learn. 1 For what is queerest about this memoir is less the...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 197–219.
Published: 01 June 2018
... better, more just society; how in the utopian imagination of Black Panther comics, though blackness cannot free itself from the anti-blackness that informs and forever subtends it, blackness nevertheless becomes desirable. In “‘Flesh-to-Flesh Contact’: Marvel Comics’ Rogue and the Queer Feminist...
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American Literature (1 December 2008) 80 (4): 848–850.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Patrick Jagoda © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Reading Network Fiction . By David Ciccoricco. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2007. x, 244 pp. $39.95. This Book Contains Graphic Language: Comics as Literature . By Rocco Versaci. New York: Continuum. 2007. ix, 237 pp...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 405–408.
Published: 01 June 2014
... ; paper , $25.00 . Girls and Their Comics: Finding a Female Voice in Comic Book Narrative . By Danziger-Russell Jacqueline . Lanham, MD : Scarecrow Press . 2013 . viii , 247 pp. $60.00 . © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Book Reviews The Erotics of Sovereignty: Queer...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 439–448.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Joshua Abraham Kopin Death, Disability, and the Superhero: The Silver Age and Beyond . By Alaniz José . Jackson : Univ. Press of Mississippi . 2014 . xii, 363 pp. Cloth , $65.00 ; paper, $30.00 ; e-book available. Graphic Borders: Latino Comic Books Past, Present, and Future...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 427–429.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Elizabeth Young. New York: New York Univ. Press. 2008. xii, 307 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $23.00. Secret Identity Crisis: Comic Books and the Unmasking of Cold War America . By Matthew J. Costello. New York: Continuum. 2009. viii, 293 pp. Cloth, $95.00; paper, $24.95. Book Reviews Shades...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 422–424.
Published: 01 June 2008
... in African American Literature . By Gene Andrew Jarrett. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2007. 223 pp. $47.50. Laughing Mad: The Black Comic Persona in Post-Soul America . By Bambi Haggins. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers Univ. Press. 2007. x, 274 pp. Cloth, $68.00; paper, $23.95...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 447–449.
Published: 01 June 2003
..., may find cause to evalu- ate their own values and assumptions about women as mothers’’ (107). Many feminist readers will acknowledge this ambivalence, and Perkins should be given credit for moving into very...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 430–433.
Published: 01 June 2002
..., Brown shows that the figure of the Lockean child is replaced there by the figure of the deciding—or indecisive—woman. For Brown, Eliza Wharton is no feminist paragon, no pitiable victim of culture, discourse, or circumstance. Instead, she is a true coquette, in the pejorative sense of the term. Since...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 355–388.
Published: 01 June 2011
...- ing popularity and public interest in comics (and comic-book­ super- heroes) spanned a wide demographic spectrum, appealing to middle-­ class urbanites, college-­age men, members of the counterculture, and feminists alike. At the heart of this newfound admiration for comics lay a glaring yet...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 203–205.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Candice M. Jenkins © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Breaking the Silence: Toward a Black Male Feminist Criticism . By David Ikard. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2007. xiv, 191 pp. $35.00. Our Living Manhood: Literature, Black Power, and Masculine Ideology . By...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 656–657.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., surprisingly earthy, decadent, and comic—even as he confronts death. West can be provocative in a second sense: irritating. Wearing his immense learning lightly, he indulges constantly in his own puns (most of them enter- taining, and many truly enlightening). Ideologically driven readers will be...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 645–647.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Anita Helle Duke University Press 2006 The Poetics of Enclosure: American Women Poets from Dickinson to Dove . By Lesley Wheeler. Knoxville: Univ. of Tennessee Press. 2002. x, 2001 pp. $27.00. Marianne Moore, Elizabeth Bishop, and May Swenson: The Feminist Poetics of Self...
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 627–630.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Anne Raine Duke University Press 2007 The Feminist Avant-Garde in American Poetry . By Elisabeth A. Frost. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2003. xviii, 245 pp. Paper, $19.95. Lyric Interventions: Feminism, Experimental Poetry, and Contemporary Discourse . By Linda A. Kinnahan...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 407–438.
Published: 01 June 2018
... development of queer comics. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 comics WomaNews Dykes to Watch Out For Fun Home archives The project of feminist cinema, therefore, is not so much “to make visible the invisible,” as the saying goes, or to destroy vision altogether, as to...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 221–250.
Published: 01 June 2018
...andré carrington Abstract The socially symbolic figure of the superhero comes into close contact with vernacular intellectual critiques of race and modernity through the much-anticipated film adaptation of Marvel’s Black Panther comics. This article analyzes the implications for queer approaches to...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 121–154.
Published: 01 March 2017
... her serialized comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For , the Bush presidency posited truth as unknowable, facts as infinitely flexible, and faith as constitutive of reality. Fun Home never mentions the president (nor any historical figure or event after the mid-1980s), but the memoir uses newly available...