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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 217–219.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Marissa López © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 There Was a Woman: La Llorona from Folklore to Popular Culture. By Domino Renee Perez. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press. 2008. xix, 272 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $24.95. Chicana Sexuality and Gender: Cultural Refiguring in...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 628–630.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Keith Byerman © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 The Man Who Adores the Negro: Race and American Folklore . By Patrick B. Mullen. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 2008. xii, 210 pp. Cloth, $50.00; paper, $20.00. The Hammers of Creation: Folk Culture in Modern African...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2017
... . In so doing, it suggests that in the late nineteenth century, the term queer , as a signifier of distorted time, became central to debates over race and the nature of folkloric belonging. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 black queer folklore portal historiography If...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 655–656.
Published: 01 September 2000
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 890–892.
Published: 01 December 2003
... Mixed Race Literature. Ed. Jonathan Brennan. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2002. xiii, 234 pp. Paper, $21.95. Literary Legacies, Folklore Foundations: Selfhood and Cultural Tradition in Nine...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 888–890.
Published: 01 December 2003
... Mixed Race Literature. Ed. Jonathan Brennan. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2002. xiii, 234 pp. Paper, $21.95. Literary Legacies, Folklore Foundations: Selfhood and Cultural Tradition in Nine...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 892–895.
Published: 01 December 2003
... rituals and stories from the past) find a sense of wholeness where fragmentation once presided. Beardslee sweeps through the field of folklore, from women’s cultural tradition in Whitney Otto’s How to Make an...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 624–627.
Published: 01 September 2015
...- and community-based cultural production, these books provide complementary and richly textured perspectives on print cul- ture, literature, folklore, performance, music, and mass media. Moreover, all Book Reviews  625 are concerned with...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 651–654.
Published: 01 September 2016
... unapologetically attempts to safeguard this contested Civil Rights master narrative. Harris relionizes Martin Luther King Jr. as a folkloric bad man—one flawed, but still heroic—for a twenty-first-century audience skeptical of old-school saints. Charisma and the Fictions of Black Leadership is an impressive...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 429–430.
Published: 01 June 2001
... cites the appearance of tricksters in Iroquois and Cheyenne (58), in Coman- che (61), and in Apache cultures (63), but not in Cherokee folklore. Because Ridge was a Cherokee, it would seem reasonable to establish the presence of...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 887–888.
Published: 01 December 2000
... of Bouson’s study is the emphasis on how conflicting critiques of Morrison’s texts can illuminate the ambivalences the author inscribes in her fiction. Mor- rison’s novels are saturated with iconography, folklore, and historical narra...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 214–215.
Published: 01 March 2003
... most assiduous cultural critics, and commanding a range of theoretical per- spectives drawn from queer theory and folklore studies, these books offer a thorough account of ongoing public obsessions with the secret, the sinister...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 433–454.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Directions . McNeil W. K. 1968 . “Autograph Album Custom: A Tradition and Its Scholarly Treatment.” Keystone Folklore Quarterly 13 : 29 – 40 . Miner Robert . 2010 . “Nietzsche on Friendship.” Journal of Nietzsche Studies 40 , no. 1 : 47 – 69 . Montaigne Michel de...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 398–400.
Published: 01 June 2015
... United States in order to challenge prevailing mid-century concep- tions of regional and national belonging, conceptions that ultimately failed to consider an antinationalist black humanity as viable. She shows how Hur- ston’s revisionist ethnographic work of folklore, Mules and Men (1935), depicts...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 400–402.
Published: 01 June 2015
... humanity as viable. She shows how Hur- ston’s revisionist ethnographic work of folklore, Mules and Men (1935), depicts black modernity as not simply being possible in the rural South, but vibrant and thriving; she argues that Hurston “assigns a continued value to a place and group of people that...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 622–624.
Published: 01 September 2015
...- and community-based cultural production, these books provide complementary and richly textured perspectives on print cul- ture, literature, folklore, performance, music, and mass media. Moreover, all ...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 209–224.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Howard W. Odum’s Folklore Odyssey: Transformation to Tolerance through African American Folk Studies. By Lynn Moss Sanders. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2003. xvi, 184 pp. $29.95. In this critical reexamination of the early twentieth century’s leading social scientist and his contributions to the...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 885–887.
Published: 01 December 2000
... texts can illuminate the ambivalences the author inscribes in her fiction. Mor- rison’s novels are saturated with iconography, folklore, and historical narra- tives that provoke or induce shame in both readers of and characters in the...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 691–694.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., art and art history, comparative literature, cultural studies, dance, drama, English, folklore, foreign languages and lit- eratures, gender studies, history, linguistics, music and musicology, perfor- mance studies, philosophy, and religious studies. Two residential fellowships will be awarded to...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 215–217.
Published: 01 March 2003
... most assiduous cultural critics, and commanding a range of theoretical per- spectives drawn from queer theory and folklore studies, these books offer a thorough account of ongoing public obsessions with the secret, the sinister...