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American Literature (2000) 72 (3): 659–660.
Published: 01 September 2000
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American Literature (2007) 79 (1): 29–56.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Gretchen Murphy Duke University Press 2007 Gretchen How the Irish Became Japanese: Murphy Winnifred Eaton’s Racial Reconstructions in a Transnational Context In Winnifred Eaton’s 1906 novel A Japanese Blossom, American and Japanese...
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American Literature (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 (2009) 81 (2): 437.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Robert S. Levine, University of Maryland (Chair); Anna Brickhouse, University of Vir- ginia; and Steven J. Mailloux, University of California, Irvine. 2007 Don D. Walker Award Gretchen Murphy’s essay “How the Irish Became Japanese: Winnifred Eaton’s Racial Reconstructions in a Transnational...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 145–147.
Published: 01 March 2021
... represents a different historical period, both focus on relatively underrepresented transnational literary relations. Nan Z. Da treats Sino-US literary exchanges between 1800 and 1910. Vince Schleitwiler focuses on Filipino, Filipino American, African American, and Japanese American cultural works from the...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (1): 121–149.
Published: 01 March 2010
... against empire, many (including Schuyler) invoked the Japanese empire as a potential Ethio- pian ally. How are we to understand a mass black internationalism that galvanized racial solidarity in the theater of the Italo-Ethiopian War through alliance with two colored empire-nations, Ethiopia and...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (2): 331–354.
Published: 01 June 2017
... intellectual and critical assumptions of the field of Asian American literary and cultural studies. The plight of “comfort women”/military sex slaves/ halmoni —women who were coerced into sexual slavery by the Japanese military during World War II—has gained much international attention in the last twenty...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 387–390.
Published: 01 June 2020
... American writing about China, through cross-cultural exchange. Examining a later phase of Asian–American entanglement, Andrew C. McKevitt’s Consuming Japan locates Japan at the center of globalization. Revisiting the recent but overlooked history of Japanese consumer goods, which were central to...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (3): 521–552.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Fearing that Japanese farmers and plantation workers in Hawai‘i might turn back into soldiers of some yellow empire in the Asian Pacific, or that the American will to imperial masculinity might waver as it extended its...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 563–589.
Published: 01 September 2013
... crucial moment of self-reflection Richard also commits to memory Thomas Nakano, a Japanese American neighbor about to be sent to a US internment camp. American Literature, Volume 85, Number 3, September 2013 DOI 10.1215/00029831-2296677  © 2013 by Duke University Press 564  American Literature...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (1): 183–186.
Published: 01 March 2018
... chapters focus on a range of fascinating case studies: analyzing legal battles arising from the publication of parodies of classic novels (such as Gone with the Wind [1936] and Lolita [1955]), undertaking a comparative study of US fan fiction and Japanese dōjinshi , and discussing open-source software...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 410–413.
Published: 01 June 2015
... differently at various moments in a crucible shaped by American, Japanese, indigenous, and Spanish influ- ences. To mark these different cultural streams, she invokes the “transpa- cific” specifically to highlight “not only movement across borders, but also states of transition and change” (8). The book...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 429–430.
Published: 01 June 2001
..., Japanese, and Native Americans, respectively. Her readings are convinc- ing as well as engaging, partly because she chooses to focus on each writer separately instead of conflating them and making cross-cultural equations...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (4): 839–854.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... Each chapter focuses on one of these themes in relation to a pair of cultural productions, including Paul Beatty’s novel The White Boy Shuffle (1996); the films Rush Hour 2 (2001), Unleashed (2005), the Matrix trilogy (1999–2003); and the Japanese anime series Samurai Champloo (2004). In...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (2): 445–451.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Watanna: The Story of Winnifred Eaton. By Diana Birchall. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 2001. xxii, 252 pp. $29.95. In an inspired marketing ploy, Winnifred Eaton, herself half-British and half- Chinese, adopted a Japanese pen name and public persona. ‘‘If she was not the divine writer who could...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (1): 177–179.
Published: 01 March 2018
... converted the United States into a self-consciously global power. As broad and various as the chapters are, they nonetheless follow a reliable pattern. They start with a major historical or cultural turning point (the invasion of Ethiopia, the Spanish Civil War, the Second Sino-Japanese War). They map out...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (1): 219–229.
Published: 01 March 2012
...: Nan’un-­do. 2010. xii, 238 pp. No price available. This work brings together the work of Japanese scholars of Melville whose critical approaches include the psychological, the new historical, the postcolo- nial, and the formal. Essays cover a broad range of Melville’s works—novels, short fiction...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 895–897.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., considering together chapters 5 (Noguchi and Pound), 7 (Wright), 8 (Kerouac), and 13 (Wright, Sanchez, and Emanuel) offers the reader a fascinating picture of the haiku, a Japanese poetry form of seventeen syllables, which had a significant bearing on imagism, jazz, the Beat generation, and beyond. Hakutani...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 175–177.
Published: 01 March 2020
... connected to the Cold War. The Asian friendly, Park makes clear, contra the vilified image of the World War II Japanese, was “a new kind of ally, one who both believed in the American cause and kept to her allotted place” (32). Because the Korean friendly thus defined the liminal space between ally and...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 213–240.
Published: 01 June 2016
... island of Amboyna had clashed, fatally. Ten Englishmen had been executed for treason. Harman van Speult, the Dutch governor of the island, charged that despite the formal alliances between their home governments, these men had been conspiring with Japanese mercenaries and the captain of slaves to seize...