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American Literature (2022) 94 (4): 733–761.
Published: 01 December 2022
... racism structures institutional contingency and academic precarity, even when the diversity requirement is a norm. This article responds by turning to the Asian American campus novel, a generic category not readily deployed because of the recurrence of universities in literary and lived model minority...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 107–136.
Published: 01 March 2015
...), literary ironists perceive that the vocabularies with which domi- nant cultures describe the world—and subversive cultures consciously redescribe it—are contingent, fragile, and subject to change. For Rorty, ironists understand that redescribing an institutional brand like “American Express...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (2): 379–395.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of this pedagogy is to encourage active citizenry in engaging the material conditions of the current moment. This is especially valuable at nonelite institutions, such as mine, where students are not as aware of how knowledge is contingent and contested. Ultimately, this approach privileges metacognition...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (2): 279–304.
Published: 01 June 2017
... that the classroom’s contingency, temporariness, and interpersonal exposure yield a form of queer kinship that is contracted rather than intentionally developed. This kinship, a social iteration of the unintentional, symbiotic collaborations that anthropologists have described as “emergent ecologies,” burgeons...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 543–569.
Published: 01 September 2020
... since minority art emerged as an institutional practice and field of study, from the activism and civil rights movement of the 1960s and 1970s: that Asian American literature is written by and about Asian Americans, African American literature is written by and about African Americans, and so...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (3): 423–435.
Published: 01 September 2004
...-conceptions on the hard edges of panic and plentitude, suspi- cion and sympathy, particularity and universalism (the novels Austen never wrote), the desire for integration, however contingent and fleet- ing, drives the subject into a space withdrawn from the unsatisfying and incomplete work of intimacy...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (1): 141–170.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Esperanza’s story that frames her mobility and ability to help the community as unrepresentative and contingent. Patricia Hill Collins ( 2009 , 309) reminds us that “individual empowerment is key,” but “only collective action can effectively generate the lasting institutional transformation required...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 475–504.
Published: 01 September 2013
... . “ The Peculiar Institution and National Honor: The Case of the Creole Slave Revolt .” Civil War History 21 , no. 1 : 28 – 50 . Jones Paul Christian . 2000 . “ Copying What the Master Had Written: Frederick Douglass’s ‘The Heroic Slave’ and the Southern Historical Romance .” Southern Quarterly...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (3): 573–584.
Published: 01 September 2022
... education apparatus’s conservatism and quietude and a celebration of the “poetic community” that characterizes collectivities grounded in Black joy (247). The agent of this “divine violence” is neither the liberal individual nor an institution that is thought of as an agglomeration of individuals...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 841–844.
Published: 01 December 2014
... (for example, in Henry James and Marcel Proust) chal- lenge the social and institutional contexts that inform and shape individuality. In fact, Schoenbach, John McGowan, and Albrecht all highlight the social formation and relational identity of individuals as understood by pragmatists...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 169–178.
Published: 01 March 2003
... really so immediately important to personal success and political domina- tionthenthehumanities in general and literary studies in par- ticular would not be the bedraggled institutional stepchildren...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (3): 627–637.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., capital, and geopolitical location required to apply for a .edu domain name ($185,000, US institutions only); laptops; postdoctoral fellowships; silicon mines; Silicon Valley; the contemporary fetish for STEM in higher education. And while more and more resources are accruing to digital humanities...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 166–169.
Published: 01 March 2020
...), Palgrave’s Golden Treasury sought to manage the anxieties of excessive verse production. Little magazines like Poetry were equally complicit in the process: their idealized framing of poems as isolated aesthetic objects was designed to eliminate the contingent and messy meanings caused by the interplay...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (1): 209–212.
Published: 01 March 2017
... for “The Novel of Human Rights” (88:1, 127–57). Members of the judging committee were Michael Elliott (chair), Emory University; Nihad Farooq, Georgia Institute of Technology; and Zita Nunes, University of Maryland. This special issue focuses on the plantation, the post-plantation, and the afterlives...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 611–635.
Published: 01 September 2010
... in order to improve national education and to fix their own institutions. © 2010 by Christopher Newfield 2010 Christopher The End of the American Funding Model: Newfield What Comes Next? Since the current economic crisis has affected education...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 427–429.
Published: 01 June 2003
... approaches thus range from the necessary (Wheeler) to the contingent (Whit- lock) and from gendering (Nussbaum) to generic (Weyler). The second section maps the interactions of property and identity. While most...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (4): 623–650.
Published: 01 December 2022
... Papers (Letters) . 1798–1956 . https://hollisarchives.lib.harvard.edu/repositories/8/resources/4857 . Repository of the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Harvard Radcliffe Institute. Buell Lawrence . 1995 . The Environmental Imagination: Thoreau, Nature Writing...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (2): 331–354.
Published: 01 June 2011
... to imperial dream-­ work, science fiction addresses the philosophical and institutional operations of imperialism more fully than any other genre of cultural production. It is from this deep understanding of empire (in both its colonial and neocolonial forms) that science fiction’s...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (3): 655–659.
Published: 01 September 2016
... argues, have moved away from tradition. He illustrates this transition through his readings of several novels, including the work of Uzodinma Iweala, Helena Viramontes, Andrea Barrett, and David Foster Wallace. Huehls contends that “neoliberalism institutes norms, but in doing so it also creates...
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American Literature (2024) 96 (2): 141–162.
Published: 01 June 2024
... learned from historians how pain is historically contingent and “always reshaped by a particular time, place, culture” (Morris 1991 : 6; see also Halttunen 1995 ; Wailoo 2014 , 2016 ); from anthropologists how the very concept of pain as a distinct, individual experience is culturally specific and can...