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American Literature (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 (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 (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 (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. The stakes of determining such a historical vantage point were especially high in studies of African American...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (3): 655–656.
Published: 01 September 2000
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American Literature (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (2020) 92 (1): 164–166.
Published: 01 March 2020
... textual practices, including novels, letters, memoirs, and folklore studies, that uncover aspects of women’s relationship to stories of land entitlement and dispossession. Crucially, Roybal ties this work to that of contemporary land-grant activist women. As the title makes plain, the book is carefully...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 892–894.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., $29.95 ; e-book available. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 These two recent books both demonstrate a staggering breadth to their global and historical survey of a folkloric figure. Barzilai offers an update to our knowledge of the Jewish golem by looking to its twentieth-century...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 397–400.
Published: 01 June 2020
... persuasively that they were created and utilized not mainly as American Baedeker road-trip guides with maps and tourist routes but as reference books (with essays on subjects including “Natural Settings and Conservation,” “Indians,” “Industry, Labor, and Commerce,” “Racial Elements,” “Art,” “Music,” “Folklore...
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American Literature (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 (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 (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...
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American Literature (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 (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...