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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 121–149.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Their Eyes 's creation of the horizon-space that Janie, the novel's protagonist, uses to animate her geographical search for the unpresentable. Attentiveness to the novel's varied reliances on insular and archipelagic forms helps make accessible Their Eyes 's investments in critiquing and ironizing the...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 455–483.
Published: 01 September 2002
... ends with a punishment that makes the world legible and returns it to a condi- tion of rectitude. It is the kind of ending that stands in contrast to the deathofTeaCakeinTheir Eyes Were Watching God, a death that seems a cosmic injustice (to both Janie and Tea Cake) and leaves the world out of...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 753–779.
Published: 01 December 2007
... backward to Hurston’s 1937 Their Eyes Were Watching God.”16 In a “concluding note on south- ern regionalism,” Gray homes in on Joe and Janie Starks’s Eatonville front porch as a “privileged meeting place, a main site of communal ritual” that “shows us the making of a Southern community.” Gray is...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 186–187.
Published: 01 March 2005
... narratives that offer resistance to the still dominant Enlightenment paradigms of fixed identity. She traces this resistance (and its failures) in the versions of rep- resentative American girlhood offered by Annie Dillard and Anne Moody, in Janie’s success in ‘‘achieving subjectivity’’ in Zora Neale...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 673–674.
Published: 01 September 2003
...- cussion of Their Eyes Were Watching God,wherehisreadingofthenovelas a celebration of true love minimizes the troubling aspects of Janie and Tea Cake’s relationship—an oversight that is in part a failure to see how Hurston is...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 741–767.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Janie and as a key agent in the book’s narrativization. And Ed Pavlic´ has recog- nized that Hurston was ‘‘clearly initiated into a New Orleans version of the cult of Oy although his ‘‘crossroads’’ reading of Esu-Elegba’s presence in Their Eyes Were Watching God leads him to neglect fuller...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 184–186.
Published: 01 March 2005
... the versions of rep- resentative American girlhood offered by Annie Dillard and Anne Moody, in Janie’s success in ‘‘achieving subjectivity’’ in Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God, and in the forms of ethnic, racial, and national hybridity engaged by Maxine Hong Kingston and Kate...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 415–418.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Were Watching God (1937) and never mentions the brutal decision that Janie (Hurston’s black female protagonist) has to make when Tea Cake contracts rabies during this forced labor and she has to shoot him. Mizelle’s study is certainly useful for scholars who are interested in connections between...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 673–689.
Published: 01 September 2001
.... This biography also makes an argument for elevating Glasgow’s status to that of her contemporaries Cather and Wharton. Willa Cather: The Writer and Her World. By Janis P. Stout. Charlottesville: Univ. Press of Virginia. 2000. xviii, 381 pp. $35.95. Working against discussions of Cather that...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 395–425.
Published: 01 June 2003
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 663–673.
Published: 01 September 2006
... examined. Coming out of War: Poetry, Grieving, and the Culture of the World Wars. By Janis P. Stout. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2005. xxii, 270 pp. $47.50. Stout considers how twentieth-century poetry from around the world provides a language and narrative of grief, spawned from the tragedy...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 435–448.
Published: 01 June 2005
... Beecher Stowe, Charles Dickens, Oscar Wilde, and James Joyce. Collections Willa Cather and Material Culture: Real-World Writing, Writing the Real World. Ed. Janis P. Stout. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2004. viii, 240 pp. $37.50. This collection offers a cultural-studies approach to reading...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 419–445.
Published: 01 September 2013
... . Promised Land: Penn’s Holy Experiment, the Walking Purchase, and the Dispossession of Delawares, 1600-1763 . Bethlehem, PA : Lehigh Univ. Press . Hinds Janie . 2004 . “ Deb’s Dogs: Animals, Indians, and Postcolonial Desire in Charles Brockden Brown’s Edgar Huntly .” Early American Literature...
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 761–785.
Published: 01 December 2005
... workin’ for white folks all his life’’ and ‘‘saved up some money—round three hundred dollars 40 Like Otis, Joe is ‘‘kind of portly like rich white folk’’ and he brings white values and ideas to Eatonville (E,56);metaphorically,hehassoldhimselfto white America. His view of Janie is very much like the...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 117–145.
Published: 01 March 2014
... representing black urban communities in crisis, but its finale, which features Janie “pull­ [ing] her horizon like a great fishnet . . . from around the waist of the world and draping it over her shoulder” (Hurston [1937] 2000, 106–7), 122  American Literature further displaces that discourse of...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 211–213.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Michael Tavel Clarke © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Down in the Dumps: Place, Modernity, American Depression . By Jani Scandura. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2008. xix, 321 pp. Cloth, $89.95; paper, $24.95. Black Fascisms: African American Literature and Culture...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 223–244.
Published: 01 March 2003
... on facts and details, and to which they responded with a common awareness of their potential to influence culture. A Calendar of the Letters of Willa Cather. Ed. Janis P. Stout. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 181–183.
Published: 01 March 2010
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 183–186.
Published: 01 March 2010
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2010