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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 177–180.
Published: 01 March 2008
... American Modernism: From Spatial Narrative to Jazz Haiku . By Yoshinobu Hakutani. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2006. ix, 251 pp. Cloth, $41.95; compact disc, $9.95. Black Writers, White Publishers: Marketplace Politics in Twentieth-Century African American Literature . By John K. Young...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (2): 333–359.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Karen Jackson Ford Ford's essay investigates the post–World War II haiku boom in the United States with particular attention to how haiku has served different projects of national identity. These diverse projects share an inclination to respond in haiku to the United States' troubled history...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 189–193.
Published: 01 March 2020
... in a postmodern context. Seeing the Beat Generation: Entering the Literature through Film . By Raj Chandarlapaty. Jefferson, NC: McFarland. 2019. 229 pp. Paper, $39.95. Moving from the origins of Japanese haiku to Jack Kerouac’s contribution to the form, this monograph contextualizes Kerouac’s Book...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 895–897.
Published: 01 December 2019
... and Pound), 7 (Wright), 8 (Kerouac), and 13 (Wright, Sanchez, and Emanuel) offers the reader a fascinating picture of the haiku, a Japanese poetry form of seventeen syllables, which had a significant bearing on imagism, jazz, the Beat generation, and beyond. Hakutani argues, “The most influential East-West...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 213–220.
Published: 01 March 2015
... scholars of 1930s literature focus on poverty, labor, and radicalism, Haytock’s study reminds us that the middle and upper classes are still very much present and ripe for a critical discussion. Richard Wright and Haiku. By Yoshinobu Hakutani. Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press. 2014. 216 pp...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 467–473.
Published: 01 June 2012
...: Perspectives on His Haiku. Ed. Jianqing Zheng. Jackson: Univ. Press of Mississippi. 2011. xx, 202 pp. $55.00. Attempting to garner more critical recognition for Wright’s haiku, this essay collection focuses on Wright’s “poetic talent” and “its importance in African American literature.” Individual...
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American Literature (2023) 95 (2): 205–227.
Published: 01 June 2023
... of mathematically analogous forms. We find similar musings in the writings on “Computer Haiku” ( 1968 ) by Margaret Masterman. A student of Ludwig Wittgenstein, Masterman composed computer-generated haikus and mechanical thesauruses during her time directing the Cambridge Language Research Unit. Masterman’s...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (1): 219–229.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., and other modern and postmodern black American writers, with an attention to literary genealogies, form and genre (especially black authors’ use of Japanese haiku form), and expressions of particular philosophies. Thematically, it focuses on important minor characters and events...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 167–169.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Faithful Vision: Treatments of the Sacred, Spiritual, and Supernatural in Twentieth- Century African American Fiction. By James W. Coleman. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2006. 252 pp. $42.95. Cross-Cultural Visions in African American Modernism: From Spatial Narrative to Jazz Haiku...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 170–172.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Spatial Narrative to Jazz Haiku. By Yoshinobu Hakutani. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2006. ix, 251 pp. Cloth, $41.95; compact disc, $9.95. Black Writers, White Publishers: Marketplace Politics in Twentieth-Century African American Literature. By John K. Young. Jackson: Univ. Press...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 172–174.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Faithful Vision: Treatments of the Sacred, Spiritual, and Supernatural in Twentieth- Century African American Fiction. By James W. Coleman. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2006. 252 pp. $42.95. Cross-Cultural Visions in African American Modernism: From Spatial Narrative to Jazz Haiku...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 175–177.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Spatial Narrative to Jazz Haiku. By Yoshinobu Hakutani. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2006. ix, 251 pp. Cloth, $41.95; compact disc, $9.95. Black Writers, White Publishers: Marketplace Politics in Twentieth-Century African American Literature. By John K. Young. Jackson: Univ. Press...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 180–182.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Faithful Vision: Treatments of the Sacred, Spiritual, and Supernatural in Twentieth- Century African American Fiction. By James W. Coleman. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2006. 252 pp. $42.95. Cross-Cultural Visions in African American Modernism: From Spatial Narrative to Jazz Haiku...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 183–185.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Spatial Narrative to Jazz Haiku. By Yoshinobu Hakutani. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2006. ix, 251 pp. Cloth, $41.95; compact disc, $9.95. Black Writers, White Publishers: Marketplace Politics in Twentieth-Century African American Literature. By John K. Young. Jackson: Univ. Press...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Spatial Narrative to Jazz Haiku. By Yoshinobu Hakutani. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2006. ix, 251 pp. Cloth, $41.95; compact disc, $9.95. Black Writers, White Publishers: Marketplace Politics in Twentieth-Century African American Literature. By John K. Young. Jackson: Univ. Press...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 187–189.
Published: 01 March 2008
... African American Fiction. By James W. Coleman. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2006. 252 pp. $42.95. Cross-Cultural Visions in African American Modernism: From Spatial Narrative to Jazz Haiku. By Yoshinobu Hakutani. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2006. ix, 251 pp. Cloth, $41.95...
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American Literature (2023) 95 (2): 255–279.
Published: 01 June 2023
... friendship when one of us has the power to suspend the consciousness of the other,” thus claiming that his right to consciousness is fully equal to a human’s. As further testimony to his ability to learn as well as have feelings, Adam begins to write haikus about his love for Miranda. He even argues...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 831–833.
Published: 01 December 2008
... famous epiphany on Ktaadn, even though the essays often work against this apparent privileging of Thoreau to suggest new sites for ecocritical analysis: from toxic New Jersey swamps to pastoral lynching sites; from Japanese haiku in World War II intern- ment camps to Asian American and Native...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 833–835.
Published: 01 December 2008
... famous epiphany on Ktaadn, even though the essays often work against this apparent privileging of Thoreau to suggest new sites for ecocritical analysis: from toxic New Jersey swamps to pastoral lynching sites; from Japanese haiku in World War II intern- ment camps to Asian American and Native...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 836–838.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of Thoreau to suggest new sites for ecocritical analysis: from toxic New Jersey swamps to pastoral lynching sites; from Japanese haiku in World War II intern- ment camps to Asian American and Native American perspectives on land- scape. Robert Hayashi reveals how writers such as Maxine Hong Kingston...