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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 251–285.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Jana L. Argersinger Duke University Press 2002 Jana L. Family Embraces: The Unholy Kiss and Argersinger Authorial Relations in The Wide, Wide World In the originally unpublished final chapter of Susan Warner’s The Wide, Wide World, Ellen and her new husband, John...
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Published: 01 June 2018
Figure 3 Rogue’s sexualized and vampiric absorption of Captain America via a stolen kiss features a textbook example of Kirby Krackles. From Claremont and Golden ( 1981 ), Avengers Annual #10 Figure 3 Rogue’s sexualized and vampiric absorption of Captain America via a stolen kiss features a More
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 638–640.
Published: 01 September 2016
... route to his execution speaks to the route that Pelletier takes as he makes it clear that he understands John Brown to be the “fulfillment of apocalyptic sentimentalism” (166). In the painting, John Brown leans over to kiss the baby that has been lifted by its mother along the steps from the prison. To...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 251–281.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Figure 3 Rogue’s sexualized and vampiric absorption of Captain America via a stolen kiss features a textbook example of Kirby Krackles. From Claremont and Golden ( 1981 ), Avengers Annual #10 Figure 3 Rogue’s sexualized and vampiric absorption of Captain America via a stolen kiss features a...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 487–517.
Published: 01 September 2006
... implications for the text’s representation of homosexual desire (33). After Trina gives in and they kiss ‘‘each other, grossly, full on the mouth he begins to feel revolted (50): McTeague released her, but in that moment a slight, a barely per- ceptible, revulsion of feeling had taken place in...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 221–250.
Published: 01 June 2018
... juxtaposed images illustrating a passionate kiss, readers witness the Black Panther unwittingly mistake Nakia for Lynne. The top panel shows only the lower halves of the two lovers’ faces, removing the romantic encounter from time, space, and age. The pink lipstick on one of their faces is the only notable...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 430–438.
Published: 01 June 2016
... projects.” Focusing on the sentimental culture of mourning and memorialization, he first analyzes Poe’s aesthetics, followed by Whitman’s Leaves of Grass (1855), Drum-Taps (1865), and Two Rivulets (1876). A Kiss from Thermopylae: Emily Dickinson and Law . By James R. Guthrie. Amherst: Univ. of...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 85–119.
Published: 01 March 2001
... mine I permit you, With the comrade’s long-dwelling kiss, or the new husband’s kiss, For I am the new husband, and I am the comrade. (LG-1860, 345) This passage delivers us to a kind of interpretive crossroads: is the great secret of this poet’s nights and days, then, the fact of his...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 111–140.
Published: 01 March 2018
... humanity, Jimmy thought Walter was the prettiest person he’d ever seen. Putting his arms about Walter’s waist, he backed him into the wall and kissed him, and when Walter tried to pull away, he said, ‘Don’t, goddammit, let me kiss you’” (Himes 1998 , 102). This is a queer encounter in several respects...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 833–869.
Published: 01 December 2004
... interests and polite behavior, Anne fears, is ‘‘a vagrant primitive groping toward something shocking’’ (Q, 95). In an impulsive act that appears to jus- tify Anne’s perception of Helga’s appeal, Dr. Anderson kisses Helga shortly after her chilly reception from Anne. The kiss encourages Helga to allow...
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 761–785.
Published: 01 December 2005
... revoked. Accepting the baby as his son, Joe finally goes to Orlando to the mar- ket to exchange the gilded six-bits in a white-owned candy store for molasses kisses for Missie May; he gets rid of the gilded coin in order to reenter a (much sweeter) silver and gift economy. Otis’s gilded money loses...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 305–331.
Published: 01 June 2009
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 121–154.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Bechdel’s Big Kiss pt 2,” 5:17). Bechdel’s phrase “reality-based community” referred to an influential article about the administration of George W. Bush that Ron Suskind had published in the New York Times Magazine three years earlier. The article argued that the Bush presidency dangerously posited truth...
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American Literature (1 December 2002) 74 (4): 779–806.
Published: 01 December 2002
... Navidson first came across the tape of Wax kissing Karen a sequence we have already read in another context. The point in Zam- panò’s retelling of the scene is that Navidson ‘‘hardly responded ‘‘He viewed the scene twice, once at regular speed, the second time on fast forward, and then moved on to the...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 367–393.
Published: 01 June 2003
... narrator denigrates Bart’s sexual technique in a segment where kissing clearly stands in for sex. The narrator tells Bart that he is ‘‘not skilled in that’’ and proposes to ‘‘teach’’ him the right way by describing Rachel’s...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 327–351.
Published: 01 June 2012
... of Power, a woman explains her path- way to activism, pausing to weep when she says that in the wake of a nuclear accident she would need to “kiss [my] children goodbye.” A father tells a similar story of becoming an activist in We Are the Guinea Pigs, weeping as he describes his daughter’s...
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American Literature (1 June 2004) 76 (2): 275–306.
Published: 01 June 2004
... intractably ambiguous. A servant girl has dead eyes, yet still wistfully sings ‘‘of pear-trees in the sun children play a curious game that involves ‘‘gravely kissing each other’s foreheads two women w]hose faces have the color of brown earth that has never felt rain’’ knit patri- otic decorations and...
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 815–845.
Published: 01 December 2005
... herself (6). Indeed, Rio’s idolization of U.S. male actors seems limited to gendered identification. When Pucha and Rio ‘‘practice tongue-kissing in front of the rustic fireplace Pucha acts the role of Ava Gardner or Sandra Dee, while Rio gets to play Rock Hudson (236), a detail all the more significant...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 113–141.
Published: 01 March 2007
... to. To tea. But that does not mean They will throw some little black dots into some water and add sugar and the juice of the cheapest lemons that are sold, While downstairs that woman’s vague phonograph bleats, “Knock me a kiss.” And the living all to be made again in the...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2008
...- stairs; we met with a crash; he picked me up and swung me around and kissed me while people on the street and in the windows cheered. (SC, 219–20) “[I]n battle dress, grimy and bloody,” a husky-voiced, hypermasculine soldier-Hemingway arrives to “liberate” Beach’s street...