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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 835–837.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Keith Byerman © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 National History and the World of Nations: Capital, State, and the Rhetoric of History in Japan, France, and the United States . By Christopher L. Hill. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2008. xvi, 351 pp. Cloth, $89.95; paper, $24.95...
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Published: 01 June 2017
Figure 1. The Statue of Peace , located in front of the Embassy of Japan in Seoul. Image courtesy of YunHo Lee Figure 1. The Statue of Peace, located in front of the Embassy of Japan in Seoul. Image courtesy of YunHo Lee More
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 333–359.
Published: 01 June 2009
... colonization and conquest, associating Native America and Japan in a number of ways and generating poems that address the conquest of the Americas with surprising consistency. Japanese Americans writing from internment camps during World War II (Violet Matsuda de Cristoforo) associated their own removal and...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 121–149.
Published: 01 March 2010
... gained global currency in the media surround of the mid-1930s, triggered by the rumored alliance of two colored empire-nations, Ethiopia and Japan. Black Empire , narrated in the first person by one Carl Slater, ex-reporter for the Harlem Blade , presents a rendition of race war that both participates in...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 29–56.
Published: 01 March 2007
... characters unite on the common ground of war. The novel tells the story of Kiyo Kurakawa, a widowed Japanese man who returns to Japan from the United States with his new wife Ellen, an Anglo-American. Together with her two children, Ellen ex- periences the challenges and novelties of moving to Japan...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 521–552.
Published: 01 September 2000
... into the dynamic world system being re- shaped from Japan and China to the Isthmus of Panama and the neo- colonial ports of the Pacific Rim was communication with and repre- sentation of Hawai‘i, which served as a mediating...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 331–354.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Figure 1. The Statue of Peace , located in front of the Embassy of Japan in Seoul. Image courtesy of YunHo Lee Figure 1. The Statue of Peace, located in front of the Embassy of Japan in Seoul. Image courtesy of YunHo Lee ...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 411–414.
Published: 01 June 2016
... to cross from Russia to China, and had to stop in Japan (a country from which he was swiftly expelled). Reading different drafts of Hughes’s 1956 memoir I Wonder as I Wander , Taketani highlights the international drama that unfolded at this delicate interwar juncture following the Manchurian...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 195–203.
Published: 01 March 2006
... notebooks and the books published during the last decade of his life. Mark Twain in Japan: The Cultural Reception of an American Icon. By Tsuyoshi Ishihara. Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press. 2005. xix, 178 pp. $34.95. Ishihara’s study of the ‘‘Japanization’’ of Mark Twain makes an important inter...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 563–589.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Question in the Southwest .” Communist 18 , no. 3 : 257 – 68 . Thorne Christopher . 1978 . Allies of a Kind: The United States, Britain, and the War against Japan, 1941-1945 . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . Valdez Luis . ( 1966 ) 2002 .“ The Plan de Delano .” In Jensen and...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 213–220.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Press. 2014. 216 pp. $50.00. Adding to recent critical interest in Wright’s composition of over four thou- sand haikus in the last eighteen months of his life, this inquiry considers his late haiku practice within a longer history of artistic exchange between Japan, Europe, and America. With...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 619–633.
Published: 01 September 2002
... description of the atomic bombing of Japan: ‘‘On August 6, 1945, a month after the detonation of the first atomic bomb in the New Mexico desert, ‘Little Boy’ fell from the skies above Hiro- shima’’ (3). Moving on to the absurd and often ridiculed ‘‘duck and cover’’ instructions that were intended to...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 624–627.
Published: 01 September 2015
... occupation in Japan following World War II. The second part of Limón’s book takes up Paredes’s ethnomusicology and folklore studies. This section represents the heart of this project, for Limón began to write it in the 1970s while he was Paredes’s graduate student. Com- pleted decades later, it now...
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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 525–547.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Government of Japan, with which the United States at all times since December 11, 1941, have been at war, giving to the said ene- mies of the United States aid and comfort within the United States and elsewhere.26 The phrase ‘‘United States’’ appears obsessively, like some sort of mantra. The...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 327–351.
Published: 01 June 2012
... the Evolving Rhetoric of Nuclear Energy Activism In late March of 2011, the most powerful earthquake in Japan’s recorded history struck the country’s northern coast, trig- gering a tsunami that destroyed entire villages and killed over ten thousand...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 421–427.
Published: 01 June 2015
.... For decades, literary critics have assumed that Zen Buddhism was the con- duit through which Emersonian transcendentalism was introduced to Japan. Recognizing that Emerson’s first Japanese translator was Neo-Confucian, however, this study asserts that this Emersonian reception was filtered...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 347–375.
Published: 01 June 2018
... community obscenity standards. Many people are understandably offended by violent, sexualized virtual images, particularly of children. The United Nations, for example, has pushed Japan to ban graphic representations of sexual violence in manga, a genre whose characters tend to appear childlike and whose...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 837–839.
Published: 01 December 2010
.... National Space . By Mark Rifkin. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2009. vi, 280 pp. $65.00. Book Reviews National History and the World of Nations: Capital, State, and the Rhetoric of His- tory in Japan, France, and the United States. By Christopher L. Hill. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2008...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 839–841.
Published: 01 December 2010
... Puerto Rico . By Ramón E. Soto-Crespo. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2009. xxiv, 169 pp. Cloth, $67.50; paper, $22.50. Book Reviews National History and the World of Nations: Capital, State, and the Rhetoric of His- tory in Japan, France, and the United States. By Christopher L. Hill...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 842–843.
Published: 01 December 2010
... the Early Cold War . By Arthur Redding. Jackson: Univ. Press of Mississippi. 2008. xi, 183 pp. $50.00. Book Reviews National History and the World of Nations: Capital, State, and the Rhetoric of His- tory in Japan, France, and the United States. By Christopher L. Hill. Durham, N.C.: Duke...