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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2005
...: Narratives of Flight in J. Edgar Hoover’s America. By William Beverly. Jackson: Univ. Press of Mississippi. 2003. xvii, 236 pp. $40.00. Censorship of the American Theatre in the Twentieth Century. By John Houchin. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2003. ix, 332 pp. $60.00. Studies of governmental...
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 563–589.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Glenda R. Carpio Duke University Press 2005 Glenda R. Conjuring the Mysteries of Slavery: Carpio Voodoo, Fetishism, and Stereotype in Ishmael Reed’s Flight to Canada In a vibrant proliferation since the mid-1960s, fic- tional texts have...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 305–329.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Aaron Bady By placing the Tarzan novels and films in the historical context of the development of aviation and aerial bombardment, Bady traces how changing fantasies of flight mediate the Tarzan franchise's changing relationship to white supremacist violence. Edgar Rice Burroughs's original novels...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 385–416.
Published: 01 June 2019
... Rainbow ends, we are informed that the flight path of the A4/V-2 rocket at the center of the novel is “not, as we might imagine, bounded below by the line of the Earth it ‘rises from’ and the Earth it ‘strikes’ No But Then You Never Really Thought It Was Did You Of Course It Begins Infinitely Below The...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 888–889.
Published: 01 December 2000
... 1960s on the creative sensibilities of Reed, Williams, and Johnson, provides extended readings of Flight to Canada, Dessa Rose, Oxherding Tale, and Middle Passage. Read against the turbulent cultural politics engendering them, these...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 889–890.
Published: 01 December 2000
... the genre. Rushdy, tracing separately the effects of the ideological shifts of the 1960s on the creative sensibilities of Reed, Williams, and Johnson, provides extended readings of Flight to Canada, Dessa Rose, Oxherding Tale, and Middle...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 231–232.
Published: 01 March 2012
... 2011 was awarded to Scott Selisker, for “‘Simply by Reacting The Sociology of Race and Invisible Man’s Automata” (September 2011). Hon- orable mentions were awarded to Aaron Bady, for “Tarzan’s White Flights: Ter- rorism and Fantasy before and after the Airplane” ( June 2011); and Nathaniel...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 209–212.
Published: 01 March 2017
... annihilate the lines of flight, freedom, dreams, practices of liberation, and possibilities of other worlds” (2). Monique Allewaert also conceives of a new genre of the human, the “parahuman,” whose unbounded, interpenetrated body responds to slavery’s dehumanizing forces by combining with the plant, insect...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 874–876.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., excavates the social (after)life of these categories: it represents racializing assemblages of subjection that can never annihilate the lines of flight, freedom, dreams, practices of liberation, and possibilities of other worlds” (2). Monique Allewaert also conceives of a new genre of the human, the...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 666–668.
Published: 01 September 2017
... bare life or civil death, excavates the social (after)life of these categories: it represents racializing assemblages of subjection that can never annihilate the lines of flight, freedom, dreams, practices of liberation, and possibilities of other worlds” (2). Monique Allewaert also conceives of a new...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 893–914.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., 463–66. Review: Stanlake, Native American Drama: A Critical Perspective, 463–66. Review: Vizenor, Native Liberty: Natural Reason and Cultural Surviv- ance, 463–66. Bady, Aaron. “Tarzan’s White Flights: Terrorism and Fantasy before and after the Airplane,” 305–29. Barrett...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 660–664.
Published: 01 September 2016
... annihilate the lines of flight, freedom, dreams, practices of liberation, and possibilities of other worlds” (2). Monique Allewaert also conceives of a new genre of the human, the “parahuman,” whose unbounded, interpenetrated body responds to slavery’s dehumanizing forces by combining with the plant, insect...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 435–437.
Published: 01 June 2019
... machine in Southeast Asia and continues on in the “success” stories of immigrants, many of whom now express undivided loyalty to the imperial power that forced their flight from their homelands. For Eva Cherniavsky, empire is a neoliberal formation whose single-minded commitment to efficiency and...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 194–196.
Published: 01 March 2005
... On the Lam: Narratives of Flight in J. Edgar Hoover’s America. By William Beverly. Jackson: Univ. Press of Mississippi. 2003. xvii, 236 pp. $40.00. Censorship of the American Theatre in the Twentieth Century. By John Houchin. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2003. ix, 332 pp. $60.00. Studies...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 394–396.
Published: 01 June 2015
... ranging from Ishmael Reed’s Flight to Canada (1976) to Kara Walker’s large-scale silhou- ettes; the genealogical longings that are expressed in travel tourism to Afri- can slave forts; and the legal challenges launched by movements for repara- tions to slavery. In short, Tillet’s book reads across a...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 396–398.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Tom’s Cabin (1852) as manifest in satirical texts ranging from Ishmael Reed’s Flight to Canada (1976) to Kara Walker’s large-scale silhou- ettes; the genealogical longings that are expressed in travel tourism to Afri- can slave forts; and the legal challenges launched by movements for repara- tions...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 207–214.
Published: 01 March 2014
.... The Textual Life of Airports: Reading the Culture of Flight. By Christopher Schaberg. London: Continuum. 2012. x, 177 pp. Cloth, $100.00; paper, $24.95. Arguing that both narratives about airports and airports themselves can be read as texts, Schaberg claims that a literary exegesis of these...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2018
... the singularly masterful play movement of Tom as subject that gives the narrative its compelling sense of freedom. Rather, the feelings of expanse and playful escape emerge in the narrative by way of the fugitive movements of “so small a thing as a boy,” which is to say in the spectacular flight of...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 217–246.
Published: 01 June 2013
... capacity for flight, rebellion, and destruction (Price 1996, Towner 1998, Greene 1942). The historical development of this cunning consti- tuted the basis of “a major international problem” (Richardson 2008, 31) and had been inextricably linked with the formation and legacies of US institutions so...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 35–64.
Published: 01 March 2009
... involuntary human faculty of memory impedes Legal Personhood in Benito Cereno  37 one’s full liberation from subjection to another by casting a shadow over any attempt to assert civil agency, how can unfreedom pos- sibly terminate in acts of violence or flight...