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American Literature (2010) 82 (4): 807–834.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Chadwick Allen Allison Hedge Coke's remarkable sequence of two narrative and sixty-four persona poems, Blood Run , gives voice to the traditions of Indigenous North American mound-building cultures and, most strikingly, to Indigenous earthworks themselves. Central to this project is the poet's...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (2): 389–411.
Published: 01 June 2011
... utilizes Delany's work to call for gay men to hedge their bets, as it were, to continually challenge the ongoing oppression of sexual minorities while remaining suspicious of the offer of a clean (read “dead”) status within modern society. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Robert F. Clean...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 89–116.
Published: 01 March 2006
... tenement apartment building; Min, Jones’s live-in companion; Mrs. Hedges, a tenant and overseer of a ring of local prostitutes; Junto, Hedges’s white business partner and a powerful underworld entrepreneur; and Boots Smith, a jazz musician supported by, and working for, Junto. In the novel’s sec- ond...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 117–140.
Published: 01 March 2006
.... This presumption, and the violence of the threat that attends it, is repeated time and again in each of her subsequent encounters: with Jones, the building superintendent who attempts to rape her; with Junto, the white business man who also has his eye on her; with Mrs. Hedges, the building Madam who offers...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (1): 231–232.
Published: 01 March 2012
... University. 2011 Don D. Walker Prize Chadwick Allen’s essay “Serpentine Figures, Sinuous Relations: Thematic Geometry in Allison Hedge Coke’s Blood Run” (December 2010, 807–37) received the 2011 Don D. Walker Prize, awarded annually by the Don D. Walker Prize Committee...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 220–222.
Published: 01 March 2003
... (76–77), or that art is ‘‘magic’’ (82). That said, Steiner is clearly reaching for rhetorical flourish rather than hedged and nuanced analysis in such moments, and the strength and care of her writing throughout will promote sufficient...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 751–781.
Published: 01 December 2003
..., especially in 1831—prior to Frederic Hedge’s essays on Kant and the stirrings of the Frogpondians, prior to Poe’s occasional and at times misinformed direct references to German romanticism. Poe probably lacked the skill...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 151–182.
Published: 01 March 2019
... that could help corporations present the CEO or hedge fund manager as a uniquely gifted artist who deserved an extraordinary reward commensurate with his extraordinary talent. The culture industry thus underlies many of the most influential intellectual justifications of neoliberal inequality, several...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 177–184.
Published: 01 March 2013
... political, cultural, and sexual normativity, and suppressed economic understandings of racialization” (55). But she also emphasizes literature’s capacity to open possibilities for genuine resistance, highlighting the poetry of Allison Hedge Coke, for instance, for the way it inserts “into public...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (2): 213–223.
Published: 01 June 2017
... constraints. Brauer, who teaches as St. John Fisher College in upstate New York, notes that not all students follow the aspirational model of college as leverage into a liberated life of inquiry and engaged criticism but rather view higher education as a sturdy hedge against the downward spiral that they have...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 31–58.
Published: 01 March 2000
.... William Hedges ob- serves ‘‘half-formed, anxious attitudes toward questions of national character, heritage, and culture Jane Donohue Eberwein notices a ‘‘tendency to debunk assumptions of British superiority while...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (4): 787–814.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the building and firing the furnace, for example, he briefly steps out for “a breath of air . . . because the smell of the paint was in his nose, looked like it had even got in his skin” (373). Mrs. Hedges, who rescues Lutie from Jones’s assault, provides an environmental—even transcorporeal—explanation...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (1): 177–179.
Published: 01 March 2004
... who try to extricate Faulkner from his deplor- able personal pronouncements about race. Towner’s argument would be much stronger if she hedged her claims for the late novels by more extensively com- paring them with the earlier ones—and admitting their difference. I also wish she had made...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (1): 179–182.
Published: 01 March 2004
... who try to extricate Faulkner from his deplor- able personal pronouncements about race. Towner’s argument would be much stronger if she hedged her claims for the late novels by more extensively com- paring them with the earlier ones—and admitting their difference. I also wish she had made...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (1): 182–185.
Published: 01 March 2004
.... Towner’s argument would be much stronger if she hedged her claims for the late novels by more extensively com- paring them with the earlier ones—and admitting their difference. I also wish she had made a stronger case for The Hamlet. Its experimentalism, its daz- zling mix of comic exuberance...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2004
... who try to extricate Faulkner from his deplor- able personal pronouncements about race. Towner’s argument would be much stronger if she hedged her claims for the late novels by more extensively com- paring them with the earlier ones—and admitting their difference. I also wish she had made...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (1): 187–189.
Published: 01 March 2004
... who try to extricate Faulkner from his deplor- able personal pronouncements about race. Towner’s argument would be much stronger if she hedged her claims for the late novels by more extensively com- paring them with the earlier ones—and admitting their difference. I also wish she had made...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (1): 189–191.
Published: 01 March 2004
... who try to extricate Faulkner from his deplor- able personal pronouncements about race. Towner’s argument would be much stronger if she hedged her claims for the late novels by more extensively com- paring them with the earlier ones—and admitting their difference. I also wish she had made...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (1): 191–194.
Published: 01 March 2004
... who try to extricate Faulkner from his deplor- able personal pronouncements about race. Towner’s argument would be much stronger if she hedged her claims for the late novels by more extensively com- paring them with the earlier ones—and admitting their difference. I also wish she had made...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (1): 194–196.
Published: 01 March 2004
... who try to extricate Faulkner from his deplor- able personal pronouncements about race. Towner’s argument would be much stronger if she hedged her claims for the late novels by more extensively com- paring them with the earlier ones—and admitting their difference. I also wish she had made...