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American Literature (2004) 76 (3): 549–577.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Thomas H. Kane Duke University 2004 Thomas H. Mourning the Promised Land: Martin Luther Kane King Jr.’s Automortography and the National Civil Rights Museum When Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his final speech on the night of 3 April 1968...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (2): 444–445.
Published: 01 June 2000
..., Washington King Arthur in America. By Alan Lupack and Barbara Tepa Lupack. Rochester: Boydell & Brewer. 1999. xiii, 382 pp. $75.00. Clearly, King Arthur in America results from a long-running project. Its...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 141–166.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Megan Obourn Through a reading of Arturo Islas's posthumously published La Mollie and the King of Tears , this essay offers a critique of liberal, multicultural uses of postcolonial hybridity in the context of U.S. literature and literary criticism. The essay reviews current uses of hybridity...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 585–588.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Kelly Wisecup Our Beloved Kin: A New History of King Philip’s War . By Lisa Brooks . New Haven : Yale Univ. Press . 2018 . xv, 431 pp. Cloth, $35.00 ; paper, $22.00 . Literary Indians: Aesthetics and Encounter in American Literature to 1920 . By Angela Calcaterra...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (4): 673–699.
Published: 01 December 2010
... understanding of indigenous tradition and practice, we begin to see Apess as an active participant in a network of Native community and belief. Eulogy on King Philip shows Apess connecting with Native methodologies in heretofore unnoticed ways, drawing on traditional Native diplomacy and the “tragic wisdom...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (2): 443–445.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Claudia Stokes Pen of Iron: American Prose and the King James Bible . By Robert Alter. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2010. 198 pp. $19.95. Displacing the Divine: The Minister in the Mirror of American Fiction . By Douglas Alan Walrath. New York: Columbia Univ. Press. 2010. xvi...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (3): 651–654.
Published: 01 September 2016
... and Culture . By Patterson Robert J. . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . 2013 . xiii, 202 pp. Cloth , $59.50 ; paper, $24.50 ; e-book, $24.50 . Martin Luther King Jr., Heroism, and African American Literature . By Harris Trudier . Tuscaloosa : Univ. of Alabama Press . 2014...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 401–404.
Published: 01 June 2016
... : Stanford Univ. Press . 2015 . x, 164 pp. Cloth , $45.00 ; e-book available. Shock and Awe: American Exceptionalism and the Imperatives of the Spectacle in Mark Twain’s “A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court.” By Spanos William V. . Hanover, NH : Dartmouth College Press . 2013...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (3): 652–653.
Published: 01 September 2000
... of California-Los Angeles Tseng 2000.8.30 14:28 OCV:0 652 American Literature From Emerson to King: Democracy, Race, and the Politics of Protest. By Anita Haya Patterson. New...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (4): 869–871.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Stephen Knadler © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 King's Dream . By Eric J. Sundquist. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press. 2009. viii, 295 pp. $26.00. American Prophecy: Race and Redemption in American Political Culture . By George Shulman. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 651–652.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Adams dis- cusses are Michael Herr’s memoir Dispatches and two post-Vietnam works, David O. Russell’s Three Kings and Anthony Swofford’sJarhead , both of which were made into films. In all of these works, Adams focuses on that “gap between civilian expectation and soldierly experience...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 151–182.
Published: 01 March 2019
... to a “winner-take-all” labor market with a few superstar earners and many struggling unknowns. Both Stephen King and Stanley Kubrick used their respective versions of The Shining to describe the conditions of the 1970s media industries. Each told the story of a would-be middle-class writer grappling...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (4): 747–773.
Published: 01 December 2011
... in the 1850s. Although a certain kind of albino elephant ( chang pheuak ) was regarded as auspicious in Siam, these animals were not white, nor were they given as gifts by the king of Siam in order to ruin his rivals. Bullen traces the emergence of the white elephant as a figure for value in European...
Published: 01 June 2018
Figure 6 Frontispiece illustration in Frederick E. Forbes ( 1851 ), Dahomey and the Dahomans: Being the Journals of Two Missions to the King of Dahomey, and Residence at His Capital, in the Year 1849 and 1850 More
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American Literature (2018) 90 (2): 221–250.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Figure 6 Frontispiece illustration in Frederick E. Forbes ( 1851 ), Dahomey and the Dahomans: Being the Journals of Two Missions to the King of Dahomey, and Residence at His Capital, in the Year 1849 and 1850 ...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (2): 273–299.
Published: 01 June 2022
... (The Jewish King Lear, 1892) and Mirele Efros; Di yidishe Kenigin Lir (Mirele Efros, or the Jewish Queen Lear, 1898). In fact, the Yiddish theater considered Shakespeare’s works to be essentially unfinished—outside the determinism of cultural and historical boundaries—to the extent that, in a caustic...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (3): 553–574.
Published: 01 September 2000
... to the actual murder of the king and queen. From the start, he avoids the topic even as he begins to approach it. After a discussion of his diplomatic accomplishments abroad, he hints...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (2): 227–253.
Published: 01 June 2021
..., even though we’re Hawaiian. But we don’t look it, and we don’t count as true or real Hawaiians because we don’t talk right either” (Hemmings 2007 : 18). The King family looks and sounds white, which, with the haole label, does not carry the same currency in Hawai‘i as elsewhere. Despite his...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (4): 901–903.
Published: 01 December 2017
... anticommunist pedagogy and racism worked in tandem is the billboard produced by the John Birch Society in 1965, on the second day of the historic march from Selma to Montgomery, featuring a photograph of Martin Luther King Jr. at a Highlander Folk School meeting in Tennessee captioned “Martin Luther King...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (2): 287–313.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Pamela Lougheed Duke University Press 2002 Pamela ‘‘Then Began He to Rant and Threaten Lougheed Indian Malice and Individual Liberty in Mary Rowlandson’s Captivity Narrative The most notorious battle of King Philip’s War is the Great Swamp...