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American Literature (2009) 81 (4): 849–851.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Stephanie A. Smith © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 One Nation, One Blood: Interracial Marriage in American Fiction, Scandal, and Law, 1820–1870 . By Karen Woods Weierman. x, 214 pp. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2005. $34.95. Modern Love: Romance, Intimacy...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 563–589.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Jayson Gonzales Sae-Saue Using José Villarreal’s Pocho , Luis Valdez’s Vietnam Campesino , Américo Paredes’s “Ichiro Kikuchi,” and Rolando Hinojosa’s Korean Love Songs as its primary examples, Sae-Saue’s essay shows that crossracial relations between Chicana/os and Asians reverberate consistently...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 739–768.
Published: 01 December 2015
... love songs to racially liberal Paris to William Gardner Smith's shrewd attack on French colonialism, the trope of interracial romance undergirds both the construction and the questioning of a colorblind Paris. I argue that as African American expatriate writers included North African characters...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (4): 713–715.
Published: 01 December 2021
... united the worlds of character and reader. A final chapter reads Lillian Smith’s Strange Fruit (1944), a tale of interracial love, miscommunication, murder, and lynching. Smith viewed obscenity as the central feature of southern society, arguing in her 1949 Killers of the Dream that segregation...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (4): 859–885.
Published: 01 December 2002
... violation of romance’s unspoken affiliation with racial sameness—an affiliation that becomes apparent by noticing how narratives of interracial love are more often organized under the genre terms of tragedy or sentiment than of romance itself. Tragedy witnesses the inability of interraciality to sus- tain...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 227–257.
Published: 01 June 2005
... otherwise have been. When we put Moby- Dick and The New Zealanders intodialoguewithoneanother,wedis- cover a historical dimension to Queequeg’s character, one that accen- tuates the relationship between interracial love stories and imperial Whence Come You, Queequeg...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 837–863.
Published: 01 December 2001
... child is the Emancipation Proclamation. Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, of course, is no more an un- equivocal document of liberation than is Jack and Melora’s or Clay and Sally’s romance a realized figure of interracial love. Benet, on the con- trary, clearly perceives and clearly approves...
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American Literature (2023) 95 (3): 513–537.
Published: 01 September 2023
... appetites for racialized intimacies. syou@risd.edu Copyright © 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 adoption interracial love multiculturalism sexuality nationalism In her seminal work Playing in the Dark , Toni Morrison ( 1992 ) critiques how the history of slavery produces...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 365–386.
Published: 01 June 2001
... of the Night 6363 AMERICAN LITERATURE 73:2 / sheet 139of 232 By the mid-1960s, the interracial emphasis of the Southern Civil Rights movement had begun to give way to the ethos of black power nationalism.1 The continuing desperation of many Afri...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 751–782.
Published: 01 December 2000
... and comfort ahead of his own throughout the ordeal.46 Pro- slavery novelists like Eastman asserted that, by running away, slaves ruined the interracial bond of love, duty, and responsibility that char- acterized these novels...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 175–184.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Culture. By W. C. Harris. Albany: State Univ. of New York Press. 2009. x, 251 pp. Cloth, $70.00; paper, $29.95. Queer in Black and White: Interraciality, Same Sex Desire, and Contemporary African American Culture. . By Stefanie K. Dunning. Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press. 2009. x, 136 pp. Cloth...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 531–561.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., displacing the structure’s previous associations with an embodied performance of intraracial love that neither death nor racial hatred can penetrate. In the aftermath of DuBois’s deflation of Jim and Julia’s utopian fan- tasies of interracial regeneration, Jim’s emotional reunion with his wife...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (2): 339–366.
Published: 01 June 2004
... fallen warrior he loved, Jonathan: ‘‘HowarethemightyfalleninthemidstofbattleIamdistressed for thee, my brother Jonathan: very pleasant hast thou been unto me: thy love to me was wonderful, passing the love of women 32 Faulk- ner implies that the specter of interracial gay desire haunted its David...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (4): 689–717.
Published: 01 December 2011
... literature as well as early U.S. women's literature. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Joycelyn Frances Whipple, Elleanor Eldridge, and Moody the Politics of Interracial Collaboration We have abundant reason to be grateful to a merciful Provi...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (1): 229–240.
Published: 01 March 2007
... of a work that the editors argue is the first published novel by an African American woman. The tale follows many conventions of the typical nineteenth-century antebellum romance: mixed-race protagonists, interracial love, and drama surrounding question- able ancestry. In 1865...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 813–841.
Published: 01 December 2003
.... Unintentional passing plots often begin with interracial couples who keep their children uninformed of their legal black status. By racing and raising their children as white, they challenge U.S. racial ideolo- gies and defy...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (4): 725–752.
Published: 01 December 2010
...—modeled on African American spirituals—could be appreciated and sung by readers of various ethnic backgrounds. This essay argues that their musicality and performability were ultimately intended to promote interracial empathy and to elide racial difference. Other topics of the essay include turn...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 395–425.
Published: 01 June 2003
..., Wright shows black and white women workers bonding over their love for the black man. He thus reiterates the feminized images of interracial solidarity that arose when Bates joined the Scottsboro mothers...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (4): 893–914.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., and the Politics of Interracial Collaboration,” 689–717. Nelson, Dana D. Review: Anthony, Paper Money Men: Commerce, Manhood, and the Sensational Public Sphere in Antebellum America, 198–201. Review: Nissen, Manly Love: Romantic Friendship in American Fic- tion, 198–201. Review: Stott...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 888–890.
Published: 01 December 2003
... binary has come under sustained attack from advocates of interracial mar- 6986 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:4 / sheet 200 of 255 riage, bi- and multiracial activists, and their academic fellow travelers. While the so-called one-drop rule attaching the identifier black...