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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 893–895.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Cara Fabre Reconstituting Americans: Liberal Multiculturalism and Identity Difference in Post-1960s Literature . By Obourn Megan . New York : Palgrave MacMillan . 2011 . vii , 229 pp. $85.00 . identity complex: Making the Case for Multiplicity . By Hames-García Michael...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2004
... texts posit the possibility of surviving trauma and of healing. ‘‘The liberatory narrative reminds us Mitchell writes, ‘‘that, however trau- matic, the past is memory, the past is identity, and the past is meditation’’ (149). The writer’s nearly hidden claim is that African American women’s writing...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 897–898.
Published: 01 December 2003
..., Hunter College Invisible Natives: Myth and Identity in the American Western. By Armando José Prats. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2002. xxi, 317 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $21.95...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 899–901.
Published: 01 December 2003
... Book Reviews 899 Language Shift among the Navajos: Identity Politics and Cultural Continuity.By Deborah House. Tucson: Univ. of Arizona Press. 2002. xxvii, 122 pp. $35.00. A Forest of Time: American...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (2): 405–407.
Published: 01 June 2004
... rightly emphasizes the ways in which it anticipates contempo- rary concerns about local identity in a globalizing world: ‘‘No one person ever made stronger claims on behalf of the individual person, yet few have been more dismissive of the trivially personal for Emerson believed that ‘‘every person’s...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (3): 608–610.
Published: 01 September 2004
... significance of gender and family as sites of both individual identity forma- tion and collective socialization’’ (1). Bloch is more interested in broad reli- gious and economic developments than in national histories; therefore, she discusses the origins of nineteenth-century, white, middle-class views...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 184–186.
Published: 01 March 2005
... supplies a useful name glossary (which would have beenhelpfulinvolume1aswell). Jason Stacy, Loyola University, Chicago Making Girls into Women: American Women’s Writing and the Rise of Lesbian Identity. By Kathryn R. Kent. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2003. xi, 355 pp. Cloth, $64.95; paper...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 897–899.
Published: 01 December 2004
... of Literature. By Myra Jehlen. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2002. 246 pp. Cloth, $52.00; paper, $19.00. The Writing of America: Literature and Cultural Identity from the Puritans to the Present. By Geoff Ward. Cambridge, Eng.: Polity Press. 2002. vii, 235 pp. Cloth, $50.00; paper, $14.99. Myra...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 424–426.
Published: 01 June 2005
... participation in public life; explored multiple but often conflicting European, African, and Indian perfor- mative identities; and showcased a New World Africanist aesthetic marked by skilled appropriations and unresolved hybridities’’ (2). The claims here, con- tained though they are within the years 1821...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 430–432.
Published: 01 June 2005
... to theatrical representation; rehearsed his black actors and audiences for full participation in public life; explored multiple but often conflicting European, African, and Indian perfor- mative identities; and showcased a New World Africanist aesthetic marked by skilled appropriations and unresolved...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 858–861.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Yoonmee Chang 2005 Tell This Silence: Asian American Women Writers and the Politics of Speech . By Patti Duncan. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2004. xvi, 274 pp. $34.95; Crossing Cultures: Creating Identity in Chinese and Jewish American Literature .By Judith Oster. Columbia...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 141–168.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Christopher Douglas Duke University Press 2006 Christopher What The Bluest Eye Knows about Them: Douglas Culture, Race, Identity Forays into family history are Toni Morrison’s stan- dard strategy for establishing character motivation in TheBluestEye...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 861–862.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Dwight A. McBride 2005 Constructing the Black Masculine: Identity and Ideality in African American Men's Literature and Culture, 1775-1995 . By Maurice O. Wallace. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2002. xiii, 236. Cloth, $64.95; paper, $19.95. Book Reviews The Cultural...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 866–868.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., Tennessee Technical University America’s Sketchbook: The Cultural Life of a Nineteenth-Century Literary Genre.By Kristie Hamilton. Athens: Ohio Univ. Press. 1998. xiii, 190 pp. $29.95. Sentimental Collaborations: Mourning and Middle-Class Identity in Nineteenth- Century America. By Mary Louise Kete...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 438–439.
Published: 01 June 2001
... puts them into perspectives simultaneously in flux, and new. Lynn Z. Bloom, University of Connecticut Autobiography and Black Identity Politics: Racialization in Twentieth-Century...
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American Literature (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 (2002) 74 (2): 428–430.
Published: 01 June 2002
... but an essential identity between Renaissance English and colonial American lit- erature. Bach revisits figures considered safely canonical within the British canon, redefining them as colonial writers. Jonson’s court masques, for ex- ample, help establish England’s sense of itself as a colonial power, thus under...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 674–677.
Published: 01 September 2002
... how these plays participated in the broader construction of the frontier in American imaginations. More experimental in method is Tichi’s Embodiment of a Nation. Reaching across genres and periods, Tichi explores various ways that Americans have expressed national identity through ‘‘geographical...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 198–200.
Published: 01 March 2003
.... Press; Cranbury, N.J.: Associated Univ. Presses. 2001. 314 pp. $47.50. Everybody’s Autonomy: Connective Reading and Collective Identity. By Juliana Spahr. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2001. xiii...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (3): 656–658.
Published: 01 September 2003
.... Cloth, $60.95; paper, $21.95. Regional Fictions: Culture and Identity in Nineteenth-Century American Literature. By Stephanie Foote. Madison: Univ. of Wisconsin Press. 2001. vi, 218 pp. Cloth...