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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 895–897.
Published: 01 December 2003
... approaches that promise new scholarly directions in the field. 6986 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:4 / sheet 207 of 255 Peter Kvidera, John Carroll University In Defiance of the Law: From Ann Hutchinson to Toni Morrison. By Marisa Anne...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 201–203.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Jessica Bardill Native Acts: Law, Recognition, and Cultural Authenticity . By Barker Joanne . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2011 . ix , 284 pp. Cloth , $84.95 ; paper , $23.95 . Domestic Subjects: Gender, Citizenship, and Law in Native American Literature . By Piatote...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of Beyond Cheering and Bashing: New Perspectives on the Closing of the American Mind (Bowling Green Popular Press, 1992). Banished: Common Law and the Rhetoric of Social Exclusion in Early New England . By Goodman Nan . Philadelphia : Univ. of Pennsylvania Press . 2012 . 206 pp. Cloth...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 194–196.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Faulkner and the Politics of Reading. By Karl F. Zender. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2002. xviii, 179 pp. $29.95. Games of Property: Law, Race, Gender, and Faulkner’s ‘‘Go Down, Moses By Thadious M. Davis. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2003. xi, 339 pp. Cloth, $64.95; paper, $21.95...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 639–641.
Published: 01 September 2005
.... The Fugitive’s Properties: Law and the Poetics of Possession. By Stephen M. Best. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2004. xii, 362. Cloth, $69.00; paper, $25.00. Bringing these three studies together raises a fundamental question for Americanists: to what extent do the stories we tell about the nineteenth...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Susan K. Harris Out in Public: Configurations of Women's Bodies in Nineteenth-Century America. By Alison Piepmeier. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2004. xi, 278 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $19.95. Executing Race: Early American Women's Narratives of Race, Society, and the Law...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Deak Nabers Duke University Press 2003 Deak ‘‘Victory of LAW Melville and Reconstruction Nabers 6815 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:1 / sheet 5 of 252 In his famous ‘‘Supplement’’ to Battle-Pieces...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 450–454.
Published: 01 June 2003
.... Other Words: American Indian Literature, Law, and Culture. By Jace Weaver. Nor- man: Univ. of Oklahoma Press. 2001. xiv, 381 pp. $34.95. 6849 AMERICAN LITERATURE 75:2 / sheet 208 of 246 The danger facing American literary studies...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 721–750.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Laura H. Korobkin Duke University Press 2000 Laura H. Murder by Madman: Criminal Responsibility, Korobkin Law, and Judgment in Wieland 6218 American Literature 72:4 / sheet 31 of238 At a critical moment in Charles...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 200–201.
Published: 01 March 2000
... of other seventeenth-century dissenters from Puritan orthodoxy and the ways the authorities dealt with them. These cases lead naturally to Rice’s reconsideration of the Zenger case, the occasion when common law was over...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (1): 214–215.
Published: 01 March 2001
... are assessed ac- cording to how much each recognizes or denies its own ‘‘multicultural uncon- scious The book works adroitly with histories of Indian removal, nativism, anti- miscegenation laws, Liberian colonization attempts, anti-Mexican sentiment in California, and the like, to construct U.S. history...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (2): 420–422.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Emily Klein Duke University Press 2007 Women, Money, and the Law: Nineteenth-Century Fiction, Gender, and the Courts . By Joyce W. Warren. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2005. viii, 373 pp. $44.95. Belabored Professions: Narratives of African American Working Womanhood...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 894–897.
Published: 01 December 2006
...; paper, $24.50. Writing Manhood in Black and Yellow: Ralph Ellison, Frank Chin, and the Literary Politics of Identity . By Daniel Y. Kim. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2005. xxviii, 286 pp. Cloth, $50.00; paper, $19.95. Wounded Hearts: Masculinity, Law, and Literature...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (3): 633–636.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Literature . By English Daylanne K. . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2013 . 230 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper , $25.00 . Constructing the Enemy: Empathy/Antipathy in US Literature and Law . By Srikanth Rajini . Philadelphia : Temple Univ. Press . 2012 . 205 pp. Cloth...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 164–166.
Published: 01 March 2020
... and the Cultural Study of Law . By Cheryl Suzack . Toronto : Univ. of Toronto Press . 2017 . x, 192 pp. Paper, $25.95 ; e-book, $25.95 . Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 The two books under review both address the law as an instrument of colonial power and the occulted role...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 162–164.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Claudia Sadowski-Smith Enemies of All Humankind: Fictions of Legitimate Violence . By Sonja Schillings . Lebanon, NH : Dartmouth College Press . 2017 . xi, 287 pp. Cloth, $95.00 ; paper, $40.00 ; e-book, $7.99 . Gendered Asylum: Race and Violence in U.S. Law and Politics...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (4): 713–715.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Guyora Binder gbinder@buffalo.edu Legal Fictions: Constituting Race, Composing Literature . By Karla FC Holloway . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2014 . xvi, 158 pp. Cloth, $89.95 ; paper, $23.95 ; e-book available. Literary Obscenities: U.S. Case Law and Naturalism...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (3): 661–663.
Published: 01 September 2018
...-Determination . By Mark Rifkin . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2017 . xvii, 277 pp. Cloth , $99.95 ; paper, $25.95 ; e-book available. Imagining Sovereignty: Self-Determination in American Indian Law and Literature . By David J. Carlson . Norman : Univ. of Oklahoma Press . 2016...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (2): 331–355.
Published: 01 June 2022
... these texts through Cedric Robinson’s theorization of the Black Radical Tradition, which “never allowed for property,” this essay argues that both texts bring into being a world that precedes and exceeds the violence of legal regulation. Jacobs and Long Soldier both locate an alternative to law in the radical...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (4): 705–731.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Ted Hamilton Abstract This article describes how the law inflects the narration of environmental conflict in William T. Vollmann’s Dying Grass (2015) and Leslie Marmon Silko’s Almanac of the Dead (1991). By focusing on the legal common sense of settler colonialism—its emphasis on private property...