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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 193–195.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Allison S. Curseen Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights . By Bernstein Robin . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2011 . 318 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper , $24.00 . Adopting America: Childhood, Kinship, and National Identity in...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 457–459.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Audra Simpson Deep Waters: The Textual Continuum in American Indian Literature . By Teuton Christopher B. . Lincoln : Univ. of Nebraska Press . 2010 . xxii, 272 pp. $40.00 . When Did Indians Become Straight? Kinship, the History of Sexuality, and Native Sovereignty . By...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Susan Kurjiaka Duke University Press 2007 Family, Kinship, and Sympathy in Nineteenth-Century American Literature . By Cindy Weinstein. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2005. x, 243 pp. $ 80.00. Making the “America of Art”: Cultural Nationalism and Nineteenth-Century...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 279–304.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Sarah Ensor Abstract This article argues that pedagogy may help us respond to the precarity of higher education by reclaiming the forms of provisionality, accident, and exposure endemic to collaborative learning. Putting kinship theory into contact with studies of contagion, I suggest that the...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 377–405.
Published: 01 June 2018
... the temporality of kinship lines more broadly. Bechdel represents this queering of generation and kinship as a constituent part of the young Alison’s coming-of-age as a queer comics artist; this temporal reworking simultaneously makes possible a queer reparative web of affiliation. Building on Eve...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 583–611.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Chicano Viet Nam war literature of analogizing Chicanos and Vietnamese revolutionaries, a potentially radical kinship undercut by the material realities of national and cultural loyalties. Patricia Santana's 2002 novel Motorcycle Ride on the Sea of Tranquility suggests the centrality of the war for a...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 547–570.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., attributions of kinship, and figurations of birth and rebirth, constructing a literary discourse of immigrant nativity —what Rana understands as the production of belonging by immigrants. Although Rihani and Rihbany cannot claim to have been born in the United States, they nonetheless imagine ways of “going...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 353–379.
Published: 01 June 2012
... too is our enabling kinship with it. What remains is an irresolvable fear regarding the uncertain borders between persons and environments. The essay concludes with a consideration of the implications of such a fear for ecocriticism. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Matthew A. The Nature...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 681–708.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Lyndon (1855), Marie Howland's Papa's Own Girl (1874), and Lizzie Holmes's Hagar Lyndon (1893; published under the pen name May Huntley). In their denunciation of marriage and their investment in alternative forms of kinship, intimacy, and sociality, these novels suggest an important and overlooked...
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American Literature (1 December 2002) 74 (4): 859–885.
Published: 01 December 2002
..., personhood, property, and kinship that thinking about race in the context of repro- ductive technology forces us, analytically speaking, to confront. Early on, my deliberations will stray from the Fasanos and Rogerses as I look at the precedent-setting case of AnnaJ.v.MarkC., in which genetics and...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 213–223.
Published: 01 June 2017
... exploitation, and privatization. For example, Sarah Ensor, in “Relative Strangers: Contracting Kinship in the Queer Ecology Classroom,” challenges economic instrumentality, foregrounding how the American literature classroom presents a potentially radical alternative to the corporatized university by...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 901–903.
Published: 01 December 2017
... interpretations of artists not ordinarily associated with the Black Arts movement, such as Walker, Ringgold, John A. Williams, and Toni Cade Bambara, who are strikingly critical of the patriarchal politics, imagined kinship, and collapse of difference that are considered tenets of black nationalism. Avilez might...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 171–173.
Published: 01 March 2018
... foundations within languages to draw conclusions about Native American origins and, more broadly, racial kinship and difference. “Philologies of race” (17) is Gunn’s apt term for this project, of which he finds suggestive traces in Cooper’s fiction. Central to the philological project was the “misrecognition...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 865–867.
Published: 01 December 2015
... © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Announcement Call for Papers: Special Issue of American Literature:  “Queer about Comics” There’s something queer about comics. Whether one looks to the alternative mutant kinships of superhero stories (the epitome of queer worldmaking...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 193–196.
Published: 01 March 2009
... to see this state not as exceptional but ordinary and as “a ground of political action” (24). Christopher Peterson’s Kindred Specters considers the relationship among slavery, spectrality, and non-normative forms of kinship. Peterson claims that, in the United States, “to be without kin, or...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2009
...” (24). Christopher Peterson’s Kindred Specters considers the relationship among slavery, spectrality, and non-normative forms of kinship. Peterson claims that, in the United States, “to be without kin, or to engage in sexual and social rela- tions that are unrecognized or unrecognizable as...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 199–200.
Published: 01 March 2009
...” (24). Christopher Peterson’s Kindred Specters considers the relationship among slavery, spectrality, and non-normative forms of kinship. Peterson claims that, in the United States, “to be without kin, or to engage in sexual and social rela- tions that are unrecognized or unrecognizable as...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 201–203.
Published: 01 March 2009
... state not as exceptional but ordinary and as “a ground of political action” (24). Christopher Peterson’s Kindred Specters considers the relationship among slavery, spectrality, and non-normative forms of kinship. Peterson claims that, in the United States, “to be without kin, or to engage in...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 203–205.
Published: 01 March 2009
... among slavery, spectrality, and non-normative forms of kinship. Peterson claims that, in the United States, “to be without kin, or to engage in sexual and social rela- tions that are unrecognized or unrecognizable as kinship within established norms, is to live among the socially dead” (9). A...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 206–209.
Published: 01 March 2009
... to see this state not as exceptional but ordinary and as “a ground of political action” (24). Christopher Peterson’s Kindred Specters considers the relationship among slavery, spectrality, and non-normative forms of kinship. Peterson claims that, in the United States, “to be without kin, or...