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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 859–861.
Published: 01 December 2010
...John McGowan © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 No University Is an Island: Saving Academic Freedom . By Cary Nelson. New York: New York Univ. Press. 2010. ix, 289 pp. $27.95. The New American Exceptionalism . By Donald E. Pease. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2009...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 206–208.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Vera M. Kutzinski The Purloined Islands: Caribbean-US Crosscurrents in Literature and Culture, 1880-1959 . By Karem Jeff . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . 2011 . 304 pp. Cloth, $69.50; paper, $35.00 . Asylum Speakers: Caribbean Refugees and Testimonial Discourse...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 689–717.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Joycelyn Moody This essay examines the second of two virtually unknown texts coauthored by Frances Whipple (Green McDougal) and Elleanor Eldridge, both of Providence, Rhode Island: Memoirs of Elleanor Eldridge (1838) and Elleanor's Second Book (1839). Whereas the Memoirs exclusively chronicles...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 121–149.
Published: 01 March 2013
... archipelago that W. E. B. DuBois, in his description of the planetary color line, referred to as “the islands of the sea.” The insular spaces upon which the novel relies include Key West, Palm Beach, the Caribbean, Hellas, the Malay Archipelago, and others. Each of these spaces exerts parallax influence upon...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 739–768.
Published: 01 December 2015
... decolonization issues in their fiction, they struggled to reconcile the coexistence of a colorblind and a colonial Paris. The two-faced city is located in the periphery of expatriate fiction, in Wright's lesser-known novel The Long Dream (1958) and its 1959 sequel, “Island of Hallucination,” an unpublished roman...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 687–717.
Published: 01 December 2009
... differentiated restrictions on vagrancy also connect Huckleberry Finn to a range of literary intertexts, including Twain's own Tom Sawyer and “Goldsmith's Friend Abroad Again.” In “Three Vagabonds of Trinidad,” Bret Harte revises the Jackson's Island episode of Huckleberry Finn by presenting a provisional...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 353–379.
Published: 01 June 2012
... same logic under another name. Extended readings of Henry David Thoreau (“Walking”), Edgar Allan Poe (“The Island of the Fay,” “The Black Cat,” and “The Colloquy of Monos and Una”) and recent posthumanist discourse illuminate these points. Unlike his transcendentalist contemporaries and many current...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 331–354.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Routledge Companion to Asian American and Pacific Islander Literature (Lee 2014 ), Keywords for Asian American Studies (Schlund-Vials, Vo, and Wong 2015 ), The Cambridge Companion to Asian American Literature (Parikh and Kim 2015 ), and The Cambridge History of Asian American Literature (Srikanth and Song...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 213–240.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Kristina Bross Abstract This essay analyzes the American appropriation of an incident in the 1620s on the spice island of Ambonya in which several English traders were tortured (waterboarded) and executed by their Dutch rivals. The essay argues that New England authors imagine themselves the...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 241–242.
Published: 01 March 2000
...- versity of Rhode Island, 60 Upper College Road, Suite 2, Kingston, Rhode Island 02881. Call for Conference Papers: ‘‘The Frontiers of Charles Brockden Brown’’ An...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 901.
Published: 01 December 2006
...). Research proposed by fellowship applicants must be suited to the holdings of the Library. The application deadline for fellowships for 2007–2008 is 10 January 2007. For application forms or additional information, write to Director, John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Providence, Rhode Island 02912...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 171–181.
Published: 01 March 2014
... invocation of the nation in the title, Cuba’s Wild East is exemplary of how the local can help us unravel the macrovisions of hemispheric and transatlantic studies. Hulme’s is a carefully crafted and extensively researched account of how the island’s region known as “Oriente” is part of a “literary...
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 511–539.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Peter Kvidera Duke University Press 2005 Peter Resonant Presence: Kvidera Legal Narratives and Literary Space in the Poetry of Early Chinese Immigrants Etched into a barracks wall of San Francisco Bay’s Angel Island Immigration Station, a...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 227–257.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Geoffrey Sanborn Duke University Press 2005 Geoffrey Whence Come You, Queequeg? Sanborn On 26 February 1824, as the British merchant ship Urania was approaching the strait separating the two main islands of New Zealand, three canoes carrying some eighty Maori...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2002
...; this relation- ship situates the novel in a transnational print culture, a position that contradicts the novel’s own insistence on the Cuban nation as a local formation tied to the island. Coming out of New York, the ad and novel complicate a longtime critical insistence on Cecilia Valdés asanovel...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 521–552.
Published: 01 September 2000
... American com- merce in the Pacific 4 Queen Lili‘uokalani, the last Hawaiian mon- arch, had protested this usurpation of sovereignty in songs, letters, acts, and prayers—to no avail.5 The island spaces of Oahu and Maui...
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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 637–638.
Published: 01 September 2004
... information, write to Director, John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Providence, Rhode Island 02912; telephone: 401-863- 2725; fax: 401-863-3477; e-mail: JCBL Fellowships@brown.edu. The Web site is www.JCBL.org. ...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 271–304.
Published: 01 June 2010
... taking control of the Sea Islands, a series of bar- rier islands on the coast of Georgia and South Carolina. The area had been a hotbed of secessionism since the 1830s and was home to some of South Carolina’s wealthiest families, who had hastily abandoned their plantations...
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American Literature (1 December 2002) 74 (4): 887–909.
Published: 01 December 2002
... destroyed, a second island and its cloned inhabitants, ‘‘Hammond’s dirty little secret the ‘‘dark side of his park remain intact.8 Unlike the tidy research facility designed for Jurassic Park visitors, the off- site facility is a ‘‘giant industrial operation’’ with a production capacity far exceeding the...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 627–629.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., and the Angel Island poets, who carved poems in Chinese on the walls of their immigration detention center from 1910 to 1940. The latter’s formal choices were designed to appeal to an entirely different audience than that of our contemporary writers. Yao makes legible to Anglophone readers not...