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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 442–443.
Published: 01 June 2001
.... Jeanne Campbell Reesman, University of Texas at San Antonio Black Hunger: Food and the Politics of U.S. Identity. By Doris Witt. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 1999. ix, 292 pp. $45.00...
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 699–728.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Christopher Hager © 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Christopher Hunger for the Literal: Writing and Industrial Hager Change in Elizabeth Stoddard’s The Morgesons The strikingly oblique prose of Elizabeth Stoddard’s 1862 novel, The Morgesons, its...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 469–495.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of hunger in Mary Rowlandson's 1682 captivity narrative, The Sovereignty and Goodness of God , serve as the essay's principal case study. The essay argues that rethinking the history of sexuality in terms of the cultivation of sensations forces a reconsideration of the archives from which examples of...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 403–404.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Michael Robertson © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 American Hungers: The Problem of Poverty in U.S. Literature, 1840–1945 . By Gavin Jones. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2008. xvi, 228 pp. $35.00. Visions and Divisions: American Immigration Literature, 1870–1930...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 896–897.
Published: 01 December 2000
... with global dependency, and in the micro- politics of a Western culture of abundance that counsels healthy diets and contributions to Live Aid as a solution to world hunger and starvation. In the face of such...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 441–442.
Published: 01 June 2001
.... Jeanne Campbell Reesman, University of Texas at San Antonio Black Hunger: Food and the Politics of U.S. Identity. By Doris Witt. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 1999. ix, 292 pp. $45.00...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 239–241.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Literature Section of the MLA to Nicholas Gaskill, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, for “Red Cars with Red Lights and Red Drivers: Color, Crane, and Qualia” (December, 719–45). Honorable mentions were awarded to Jordan Alexander Stein for “Mary Rowlandson’s Hunger and the...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 398–400.
Published: 01 June 2015
... course, grown up under Jim Crow racism in Mis- sissippi, enduring, with his family, utter destitution, hunger, and systemic undereducation. Through his analyses, Garcia shows just how deeply Wright probed psychological perspectives in his literary recollections of those years, and the years that...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 497–527.
Published: 01 September 2017
... statue of a naked woman, made of korl, is literally the residue of the iron that Hugh’s labor produces. This statue, moreover, suggests itself as a kind of ironic romantic muse. The image of a woman crouching with arms flung out, her face and gesture incarnating “hunger,” the statue puns on the...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 769–798.
Published: 01 December 2006
...). In An Abbreviated Emancipation (from the Emancipation Approxima- tion) (2002), Walker complicates this question as one black woman suckles another—suggesting well-sated hunger and pleasure. The white woman standing nearby seems to toss them a laurel crown while she squeezes (or masturbates with...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 395–425.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Cheryl Higashida Duke University Press 2003 Cheryl Aunt Sue’s Children: Re-viewing the Gender(ed) Higashida Politics of Richard Wright’s Radicalism 6849 AMERICAN LITERATURE 75:2 / sheet 153 of 246 In American Hunger...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 435–448.
Published: 01 June 2005
... studies program. Hunger Overcome? Food and Resistance in Twentieth-Century African American Litera- ture. By Andrew Warnes. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2004. xiii, 218 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $19.95. Questions of nourishment—both literal and political—in the bodies and psy- ches of characters...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 633–641.
Published: 01 September 2015
... suggests that such a corpus can inform an epistemological practice of skeptical realism with which we may navigate these “relational” selves. Detailed studies of Wright’s Black Boy and Rodriguez’s Hunger of Memory, Days of Obligation, and Brown perform the theoretical reading practice Garcia...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 438–446.
Published: 01 June 2019
... Literature . By Sarah Hentges. Jefferson, NC: McFarland. 2018. x, 280 pp. Paper, $39.95. Featuring intelligent, courageous female protagonists, the girls on fire genre is embodied in such books as Suzanne Collins’s The Hunger Games (2008), Lauren DeStefano’s Wither (2011), and Caragh M. O’Brien’s...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 881–890.
Published: 01 December 2009
... heart of this sur- vey of Mexican American and Chicano/a literature, which includes María Amparo Ruiz de Burton’s The Squatter and the Don, Américo Paredes’s George Washington Gómez, and Richard Rodriguez’s Hunger of Memory. Johannessen focuses on the borderland as a trope that manifests...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 747–773.
Published: 01 December 2009
..., and sole aim of sex.”14 Darwin’s influence on Freud can be seen in “A Difficulty in the Path of Psycho-Analysis” (1917), when Freud articulates for a lay audience the premise that the instincts of the human mind are derived from “hunger and love, as being the representatives of the instincts...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2015
... physician, John Polidori. First published a few months earlier, in April 1819, in the New Monthly Magazine of London, this faux-Byron tale offered up the reputation of its putative author to satisfy its readers’ hunger for gothic conventions: it features a mysterious aristocrat, Lord Ruthven, who...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 221–250.
Published: 01 June 2018
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 171–181.
Published: 01 March 2014
... sets out with his copilot Alberto Granados on a quixotic quest, driven by improvisation more than a destination. As they wander through South America, they encounter the deep economic inequality that is evident in the countryside and cities. The poverty, hunger, and edu- cational limitations...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 387–390.
Published: 01 June 2009