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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Jana L. Family Embraces: The Unholy Kiss and Argersinger Authorial Relations in The Wide, Wide World In the originally unpublished final chapter of Susan Warner’s The Wide, Wide World, Ellen and her new husband...
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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
... of John Brown en 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...
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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
... ( 2016 ), Black Panther #1 Figure 1 From Coates and Stelfreeze (2016), Black Panther #1 The female characters engaged in a kiss in the pages of Black Panther #1 (Coates and Stelfreeze 2016 ) are Aneka and Ayo, members of the all-female elite military force that the hero relies on to secure...
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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
... 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. Incongruous with the surrounding scene of destruction, the kiss also fails to give Jimmy the satisfaction, comfort, or...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 357–383.
Published: 01 June 2019
..., would welcome us into the fold, would reward us with kisses on both cheeks” (14). Bình and Blériot’s carnal bliss shatters the earthly senses of both bodies despite their power difference, a vision that Minh’s submission can never obtain. As Meg Wesling ( 2015 , 136) concludes from this episode, “an act...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 305–331.
Published: 01 June 2009
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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 2016) 88 (2): 430–438.
Published: 01 June 2016
...’ literary 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...
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American Literature (1 December 2002) 74 (4): 779–806.
Published: 01 December 2002
... to stimuli that ordinarily would arouse intense emotions. The scene begins ‘‘back in October when 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...
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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 March 2017) 89 (1): 121–154.
Published: 01 March 2017
... you” (“Alison 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...
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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...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 555–581.
Published: 01 September 2008
... realisation” (25). We see this faith in the future enacted when he glimpses his fiancée, May Welland, and immediately conjures her on an idyllically intellectual honeymoon. “His imagina- tion, leaping ahead of the engagement ring, the betrothal kiss, and the march from Lohengrin, pictured her at his...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 583–611.
Published: 01 September 2009
... strike the black bird before it can drop those bombs on downtown LA and East LA and downtown Mongo- lia or Saigon or Haiphong or Quang Tri or Tooner Flats and Lincoln Heights or wherever Cockroaches live. . . . And soon it is gone. I am on the ground. My face to the earth. I kiss the dirt...
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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...