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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 275–302.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Lisa Hollenbach In the late 1940s and early 1950s, large-scale population shifts, urban-development projects, and new media transformed New York City in ways that were heard as much as seen. In this context, Langston Hughes and sound documentarian Tony Schwartz each experimented with techniques of...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 303–330.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Benjamin R. Lempert This essay uses two poetic works from the 1950s—Langston Hughes’s 1951 sequence Montage of a Dream Deferred and the poetry and poetics of Black Mountain pioneer Charles Olson—to articulate a theory of racially engaged, nonmimetic poetic musicality deriving from the engagement...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 197–199.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Tyrone Williams After Translation: The Transfer and Circulation of Modern Poetics across the Atlantic . By Infante Ignacio . New York : Fordham Univ. Press . 2013 . xiv , 217 pp. $45.00 . The Worlds of Langston Hughes: Modernism and Translation in the Americas . By...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 57–81.
Published: 01 March 2008
... acoustics of white power, this laughter also found a significant place in the poetry of Claude McKay, Sterling Brown, and Langston Hughes. In what Emily Thompson has called an “increasingly `sound-conscious'” era, these poets registered and analyzed the emergence of this new, combative black laugh and...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 585–612.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Kristin Grogan Abstract This essay explores the relationship between Langston Hughes’s 1930s poetry and the Soviet avant-garde theater. It argues that the constructivist theater provides an aesthetic framework through which to read Hughes’s radical poetry. Often read as an artistic failure...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 357–385.
Published: 01 June 2000
...John Lowney Duke University Press 2000 John Langston Hughes and the ‘‘Nonsense’’ of Bebop Lowney 6059 American Literature 72:2 / sheet 119 of223 In terms of current Afro-American popular music and the...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 563–587.
Published: 01 September 2012
...John Lowney Lowney’s essay examines how Langston Hughes’s cultural work in the 1950s and early 1960s illustrates the challenge of developing a progressive black transnationalist literary culture. It concentrates especially on Hughes’s longest and most ambitious poem, Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 171–172.
Published: 01 March 2002
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 253–273.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Timo Müller The essay offers a new perspective on the resurgence of Afro-modernism in the 1940s, arguing that the vernacular sonnet—specifically Langston Hughes’s “Seven Moments of Love: An Un-Sonnet Sequence in Blues” and the sonnets of Gwendolyn Brooks and Robert Hayden—played a crucial role in...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 331–358.
Published: 01 June 2015
... rationality of scientific management. In addition to offering close readings of Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury and “The Fly” by George Langelaan, this essay demonstrates that Playboy editor and publisher Hugh Hefner himself was a science-fictional figure, representing the fantasy of a human merging with a...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 725–752.
Published: 01 December 2010
...-century American theater, Tin Pan Alley and the music industry, anthropology and ethnography in the southern United States, and Toomer's debts or relations to other writers of the Harlem Renaissance, among them James Weldon Johnson, Zora Neale Hurston, Alain Locke, and Langston Hughes. © 2010 by Duke...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 361–389.
Published: 01 June 2014
... situating key literary figures—most prominently Charles Chesnutt—within this tradition. Chesnutt and others (Langston Hughes, Claude McKay, and Toni Morrison among them) adapt and revise multiple mythic traditions—ancient and modern, “African” and “American,” “black” and “white”—to counter an exceptionalist...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 523–549.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Harding Davis’s 1861 novella Life in the Iron Mills presents an apposite case study for the constitutive relation of art and politics in the nineteenth-century American context. The text’s efforts culminate in its central figure: the korl woman statue carved by Hugh Wolf out of the waste material of the...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 411–414.
Published: 01 June 2016
... account a broader history of race relations at a time when the Pacific nations themselves were redefining their borders and ideologies. For her part, Walsh explores the spatial poetics of US-born modernist poets—starting with Walt Whitman, she moves on to Langston Hughes, Gertrude Stein, and H.D.—and...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 497–527.
Published: 01 September 2017
... conditions and abject poverty of Welsh immigrants employed in Virginia’s iron mills in the late 1850s. Davis tells the story of Welsh mill worker Hugh Wolfe, whose natural talents as a sculptor, which should, according to American meritocratic myth, act as a springboard to financial and social success, are...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 217–220.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., Archives of Flesh claims, Lorca’s meeting with Larsen was an encounter with a resistant Africana black mind—and body—at variance with human identity. Reid-Pharr similarly contemplates the reactions to Spanish culture Langston Hughes, Richard Wright, and Chester Himes developed resulting from their...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 869–892.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Srikanth Reddy; A Common Strangeness: Con- temporary Poetry, Cross-Cultural Encounter, Comparative Literature by Jacob Edmond; The Zukofsky Era: Modernity, Margins, and the Avant-Garde by Ruth Jennison, 618–22. 872  American Literature Hollenbach, Lisa. “Sono-Montage: Langston Hughes and...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 867–868.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Michael Moon Ed. Hugh Amory and David D. Hall. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2000. xxiv, 638 pp. $125.00. 2000 Book Reviews 6218 American Literature 72:4 / sheet 177 of238 A History of the Book in America, Volume One: The Colonial Book in the Atlan...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 857–863.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Cather and Sinclair Lewis; urban authors including Theodore Dreiser and Langston Hughes; and mythmakers like Edith Wharton and John Steinbeck. The project’s goal is to assess “the literary landscape that the reading audi- ence responded to.” “Tender Is the Night” and F. Scott Fitzgerald’s...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 445–451.
Published: 01 June 2002
... asserts that jazz and blues ‘‘models of time’’ exert particular influence over African American narrative, supporting his argument with discussion of novels by such authors as Langston Hughes, Ralph Ellison, and Toni Morrison. Brief Mention 449...