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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 181–191.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Gretchen Murphy © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Gretchen Nation, Ocean, Hemisphere, and Planet: Murphy New Geographies of American Literary Studies Hemispheric American Studies. Ed. Caroline F. Levander and Robert S. Levine. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 411–414.
Published: 01 June 2016
...María del Pilar Blanco The Pan American Imagination: Contested Visions of the Hemisphere in Twentieth-Century Literature . By Park Stephen M. . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . 2014 . xii, 269 pp. Cloth , $59.50 ; paper, $27.50 ; e-book, $27.50 . The Geopoetics of...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 209–211.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Claire F. Fox © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Cuba in the American Imagination: Metaphor and the Imperial Ethos . By Louis A. Pérez Jr. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2008. xii, 333 pp. $34.95. Waves of Decolonization: Discourses of Race and Hemispheric...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 649–659.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Annette Trefzer © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Annette Looking for the Real South: Regional, National, Trefzer and Hemispheric Perspectives Normans and Saxons: Southern Race Mythology and the Intellectual History of the American Civil War. By Ritchie Devon...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 624–627.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... Transamerican Literary Relations and the Nineteenth-Century Public Sphere . By Anna Brickhouse. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2004. xi, 329 pp. $70.00. Hemispheric Imaginings: The Monroe Doctrine and Narratives of U.S. Empire . By Gretchen Murphy. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2005. Cloth, $74.95...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 171–181.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Rodrigo Lazo © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Rodrigo The Place of Hemispheric American Studies Lazo Cuba’s Wild East: A Literary Geography of Oriente. By Peter Hulme. Liver- pool, UK: Liverpool Univ. Press. 2011. 455 pp. $120.00. Urban Chroniclers in Modern Latin America...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 197–199.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Richard T. Rodríguez Unspeakable Violence: Remapping US and Mexican National Imaginaries . By Guidotti-Hernández Nicole M. . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2011 . xviii , 374 pp. Cloth , $94.95 ; paper , $25.95 . Chicano Nations: The Hemispheric Origins of Mexican American...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Katie Bray “‘A Climate . . . More Prolific . . . in Sorcery’: The Black Vampyre and the Hemispheric Gothic” proposes that Uriah Derick D’Arcy’s pseudonymous The Black Vampyre ( 1819 ) exemplifies the hemispheric gothic through its exposure of the connected, but disavowed histories of the Haitian...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 463–496.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Jordan Wingate Abstract My essay traces the influence of the Spanish American revolutions (1808–26) on Washington Irving’s early nineteenth-century writings and, in particular, on his popular 1828 biography of Christopher Columbus. Irving’s conception of America as a multinational hemisphere...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 35–64.
Published: 01 March 2009
... portrayal of slavery through contemporaneous changes in contract law. Surveying the numerous legal documents that accumulate within and between the novella and its source text, Amasa Delano's Narrative of Voyages and Travels in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres (1817), the essay compares contracts and...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 153–179.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Revolutionary time and space. By the time of the novel's abrupt ending, Delany had developed a hemispheric context for black liberation that cannot be traced back to the eighteenth-century corruptions of American republicanism. Finally, Doolen makes a case for Blake 's literary complexity by emphasizing the...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 527–554.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., and Destiny of the Colored People of the United States (1852) and his serially published novel of circum-Caribbean slave insurrection, Blake (1859, 1861–62). Mattox argues that in an antebellum era marked by struggles over the rights of black Americans and by growing U.S. hemispheric claims, the...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 243–271.
Published: 01 June 2012
... possibilities that the Arctic and Antarctic regions offer to hemispheric and transnational conversations, as well as to more recent calls to reorganize critical thinking from a planetary perspective. Blum explores the difference in resources, both material and critical, presented by polar spaces. By resources...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 23–50.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Christina Zwarg When mesmerism first came to this hemisphere by way of St. Domingue, a complex association between radical abolition and the new science was born. Harriet Beecher Stowe takes up that association in her second abolitionist novel Dred . In so doing she charts an emergent trauma theory...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 361–389.
Published: 01 June 2016
... construction in the United States. It pays particular attention to the intersections of nationality, citizenship, and class that complicate concepts of Latin@ hemispheric unity. Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 literary journalism Latina and Latino literature nonfiction...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 293–322.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Sean X. Goudie This essay brings into dialogue discrete conversations in Caribbean studies, international political economy (IPE), and hemispheric American studies. Contextualizing these fields through the trope of hospitality, a figure of particular significance in Caribbean-U.S. relations, the...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 323–352.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Katy Chiles Martin Delany's Blake; or the Huts of America , a serialized novel about a black West Indian who plans a hemispheric slave rebellion, theorizes the nineteenth-century nation-state. While scholars have drawn connections between seriality and the establishment of nation-states, Blake...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 892–894.
Published: 01 December 2017
... “rapid changes in the composition and character of Miami, an Afro/Anglo/Latino/a crossroads of the U.S. South that is also a Caribbean and hemispheric hub” (338). Functioning as a foundational text in the proposed field of circumCaribbean studies, this smart, comprehensive book covers a wide range of...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 671.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Library. The Library’s collection is focused on the history of the Western Hemisphere dur- ing the colonial period (1492 to ca. 1825). All fellows must relocate to Provi- dence and be in continuous residence at the Library for the entire term of the fellowship. Several fellowships are restricted to...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 901.
Published: 01 December 2006
... fellowship. The John Carter Brown Library is an independently administered and funded center for advanced research in history and the humanities located at Brown University. The library’s holdings are concentrated on the history of the Western Hemisphere during the colonial period (c. 1492 to c. 1825...