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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 445–473.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Birgit Brander Rasmussen Duke University Press 2007 Birgit Negotiating Peace, Negotiating Literacies: Brander A French-Iroquois Encounter and the Rasmussen Making of Early American Literature A large canoe with three Iroquois men and a...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 613–615.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Christopher C. Freeburg © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Freedom's Empire: Race and the Rise of the Novel in Atlantic Modernity, 1640–1940 . By Laura Doyle. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2008. xii, 578 pp. Cloth, $99.95; paper, $27.95. The French Atlantic Triangle...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 553–574.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Jennifer T. Kennedy Duke University Press 2000 Jennifer T. Parricide of Memory: Thomas Jefferson’s Kennedy Memoir and the French Revolution 6141 AL 72:3 / sheet 97 of 237 Thomas...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 739–768.
Published: 01 December 2015
... love songs to racially liberal Paris to William Gardner Smith's shrewd attack on French colonialism, the trope of interracial romance undergirds both the construction and the questioning of a colorblind Paris. I argue that as African American expatriate writers included North African characters and...
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American Literature (1 December 2008) 80 (4): 647–675.
Published: 01 December 2008
... British version of the same French source, the old Widow made way for an adaptation radically different from Humphreys's close translation. Starke's drama on the Philadelphia stage represents a turn away from French ideas and characters and toward a reconception of the early republic as a nation...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 589–615.
Published: 01 September 2012
... the aesthetic problems he raised in his work that were specific to his awareness of the diaspora. Melehy then turns his attention to some of Kerouac’s lesser-known novels, especially two that focus mainly on French-Canadian culture and identity, Dr. Sax (1959) and Satori in Paris (1966). Proceeding to...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 541–568.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Frances McDonald Abstract The eruptive burst of laughter—messy, convulsive, and involuntary—appears repeatedly in French poststructuralism as a metaphor for the productive cracking up of subjectivity. This essay posits that the philosophical potential of laughter is taken up in the American context...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 529–556.
Published: 01 September 2017
... well as those that inform and motivate our work in the first place—in relative and relational terms. Apathy is more than a generational disposition of postmoderns or the cool, emotionless province of “critique” that Rita Felski identifies with what she (after the French philosopher Paul Ricoeur) names...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 201.
Published: 01 March 2008
... the MLA to Birgit Brander Rasmussen, University of Wisconsin, Madison, for “Negotiating Peace, Negotiating Literacies: A French-Iroquois Encounter and the Making of Early American Literature” (September, 445–73). Members of the judging committee were Ellen Gruber Garvey, New Jersey City Uni...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 775–801.
Published: 01 December 2011
.... For example, he glosses the motto of the French Revo- lution, Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité, as “liberty to all, on equal terms; equality to every man as soon as he shall have won it—nay, more, for every man at all times equality with those who are no wiser or better...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 757–778.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Cenelles (The Holly Berries),avolume of lyric poems in French. These poets, who two years before had helpedtoestablishL’album littéraire: Journal des jeunes gens, ama- teurs de littérature, the first ‘‘little magazine’’ in Louisiana, had already achieved a local reputation as genteel literati. Many...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 783–812.
Published: 01 December 2000
... seen as exemplary,16 while Problems of Power concludes with a panegyric on t]he belt of French Colonies or Possessions’’ around the world: ‘‘Evidently no nation has ever had a more glorious oppor- tunity than has France...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 885–888.
Published: 01 December 2011
... “black reality.” Coleman’s mono- graph should prove useful both as an entrée into Wideman’s life and writing and as a tool for deepening critical understanding of his work. Collections The French Face of Nathaniel Hawthorne: Monsieur de l’Aubepine and His Second Empire Critics. Ed...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 215–217.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Brockden Brown, to be held 23–25 October 2002 at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands, seeks to reassess Brown as an intellectual within his cultural milieu, recognizing him as a versatile encyclopedist who was well-read in English, German, and French and who engaged in some of the major...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 799–820.
Published: 01 December 2006
... the recent crisis in the Haitian Revolution, which began with a 1791 slave uprising in what was then the French colony of Saint-Domingue and ended with Jean Jacques Dessalines’s declaration of independence for the Empire of Haiti in 1804.6 TheRevolutionoccurredinaperiodof Atlantic history marked...
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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 637–638.
Published: 01 September 2004
... on any aspect of the long nineteenth century (the French Revolution to World War I). The win- ner will receive a cash award of $500 to be presented at the annual meeting of the NCSA in March 2005. Articles published between 1 September 2003 and 31 August 2004 are eligible for the 2005 Prize and...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 357–383.
Published: 01 June 2019
... assumptions about genre and authorial intent. The first account, Tran Dân Tien ’s Glimpses of Chairman Ho’s Life ( Chuyen ve doi hoat dong cua Ho Chu Tich ), published in French as L’Itinéraire de Ho Chi Minh jusqu’à 1945 , was completed in 1948. 1 This small book covers Ho’s travels abroad from 1911...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 755–786.
Published: 01 December 2016
... to Gustave d’Alaux). 6 Across the Channel, in the original Charivari , the well-known French caricaturist Honoré Daumier produced a series of cartoons between 1850 and 1859 centering on Soulouque (see fig. 1 ). The last lithograph in the series shows Soulouque strolling down a Parisian street...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 615–617.
Published: 01 September 2009
.... Cloth, $99.95; paper, $27.95. The French Atlantic Triangle: Literature and Culture of the Slave Trade. By Christo- pher L. Miller. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2008. xvi, 571 pp. Cloth, $99.95; paper, $27.95. Both Laura Doyle’s Freedom’s Empire and Christopher Miller’s French Atlan- tic...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 618–621.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Florida. 2008. xxii, 303 pp. $65.00. Book Reviews Freedom’s Empire: Race and the Rise of the Novel in Atlantic Modernity, 1640– 1940. By Laura Doyle. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2008. xii, 578 pp. Cloth, $99.95; paper, $27.95. The French Atlantic Triangle: Literature and Culture of the...