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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 29–56.
Published: 01 March 2017
... about representing slavery in black cultural production. While Alain Locke and other critics called for literature to portray the Negro of the new day and discard the old representations, James Weldon Johnson understood the Old Negro’s enduring importance to modern black self-conception. His 1912 novel...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 249–274.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Cristina L. Ruotolo Duke University Press 2000 Cristina L. James Weldon Johnson and the Autobiography Ruotolo of an Ex-Colored Musician 6059 American Literature 72:2 / sheet 11 of223 In all the critical attention paid to James Weldon...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 895–897.
Published: 01 December 2017
... James Weldon Johnson to Percival Everett . By Larkin Lesley . Bloomington : Indiana Univ. Press . 2015 . x, 282 pp. Cloth , $80.00 ; paper, $30.00 ; e-book, $29.99 . Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 In Literary Criticism: A Concise Political History (2017), Joseph North...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 31–58.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Jennifer L. Schulz Duke University Press 2002 Jennifer L. Restaging the Racial Contract: James Weldon Schulz Johnson’s Signatory Strategies In his autobiography Along This Way (1933), James Weldon Johnson describes his confrontation with a white man in a bi...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 841–843.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Gayle Wald James Weldon Johnson's Modern Soundscapes . By Morrissette Noelle . Iowa City : Univ. of Iowa Press . 2013 . xiii , 243 pp. Paper, $45.00 . Jazz Griots: Music as History in the 1960s African American Poem . By Marcoux Jean-Philippe . Lanham, MD : Lexington Books...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 273–301.
Published: 01 June 2013
...D. Berton Emerson Emerson’s essay reassesses representative texts of the popular antebellum tradition known as Old Southwestern Humor—among them Augustus Baldwin Longstreet’s Georgia Scenes (1835), Johnson Jones Hooper’s Adventures of Captain Simon Suggs (1845), and George Washington Harris’s Sut...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 57–81.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Mike Chasar In the first three decades of the twentieth century, a new and modern type of African American laughter was increasingly and aggressively sounded in the sonic landscape of the United States. Praised by poet Helene Johnson as an “arrogant and bold” laugh that did not synchronize with the...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 725–752.
Published: 01 December 2010
...-century American theater, Tin Pan Alley and the music industry, anthropology and ethnography in the southern United States, and Toomer's debts or relations to other writers of the Harlem Renaissance, among them James Weldon Johnson, Zora Neale Hurston, Alain Locke, and Langston Hughes. © 2010 by Duke...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 31–65.
Published: 01 March 2016
... the electric chair at Sing Sing prison alongside James Weldon Johnson's 1912 novel The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man , the essay argues that these texts invite us to recast early twentieth-century black resistance in electrical terms, terms that expose racial violence as a function of...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 67–91.
Published: 01 March 2016
... college education as such. Campus novels like Owen Johnson's Stover at Yale (1912) are committed to the belief that the corruption of sports by business interests emblemizes the corruption of the university as a whole, while the ideal of sports uncorrupted by business represents the ideal of the...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 423–424.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Kendall A. Johnson By Geoffrey Sanborn. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 1998. xvi, 254 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $17.95. 2000 Reviews 6059 American Literature 72:2 / sheet 179 of223 Providence Tales and the Birth of American Literature. By James D. Hartman...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 59–87.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Kendall Johnson Duke University Press 2002 Kendall ‘‘Dark Spot’’ in the Picturesque: The Aesthetics of Johnson Polygenism and Henry James’s ‘‘A Landscape-Painter’’ Compare [Parisian women] with our own country women occupied in the...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 410–411.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Thomas C. Johnson By Elizabeth J. Van Allen. Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press. 1999. xii, 352 pp. $29.95. 2002 Reviews Colonial Transformations: The Cultural Production of the New Atlantic World, 1580– 1640. By Rebecca Ann Bach. New York: Palgrave. 2000. xiv, 290 pp. $49.95. The Story of...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Kendall Johnson Boudreau Kristin . Henry James's Narrative Technique: Consciousness, Perception, and Cognition . New York : Palgrave Macmillan . 2010 . xv, 204 pp. $75.00 . Tucker Amy . The Illustration of the Master: Henry James and the Magazine Revolution . Stanford, CA...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 833–869.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Cherene Sherrard-Johnson Duke University Press 2004 Cherene ‘‘A Plea For Color Nella Larsen’s Sherrard- Iconography of the Mulatta Johnson The Negro poet portrays our group in poems, the Negro musician portrays our group in jazz, the Negro actor...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 432–434.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Kendall Johnson By George Yúdice. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2003. vii, 466 pp. Cloth, $84.95; paper, $23.95. By Joel Pfister. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2004. xiv, 340 pp. Cloth,$84.95; paper, $23.95. 2005 Book Reviews White People Do Not Know How to Behave at Entertainments...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 439–441.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Kendall Johnson © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Red Land, Red Power: Grounding Knowledge in the American Indian Novel . By Sean Kicummah Teuton. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2008. xvii, 294 pp. Cloth, $84.95; paper, $23.95. Seeing Red: Anger, Sentimentality, and American Indians . By...
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Published: 01 December 2018
Figure 2 “Meditation 8,” first series, as printed in “Edward Taylor: A Puritan ‘Sacred Poet,’” edited by Thomas Johnson ( New England Quarterly , 1937). Image courtesy of the New England Quarterly Figure 2 “Meditation 8,” first series, as printed in “Edward Taylor: A Puritan ‘Sacred Poet More
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Published: 01 December 2018
Figure 3 “Meditation 8,” first series, as printed in The Poetical Works of Edward Taylor , edited by Thomas Johnson (Spiral Press, 1939). Image courtesy of Princeton University Press Figure 3 “Meditation 8,” first series, as printed in The Poetical Works of Edward Taylor, edited by Thomas More
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 225.
Published: 01 March 2005
... MLA to Cherene Sherrard-Johnson, University of Wis- consin, Madison, for A Plea for Color’: Nella Larson’s Iconography of the Mulatta’’ (December, 833–69). Members of the judging committee were Tim Morris, University of Texas at Arlington (Chair); Cassan- dra Jackson, College of New Jersey; and...