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American Literature (1 December 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 (1 March 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 (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2016
... 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 (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 849–851.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Stephanie A. Smith © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 One Nation, One Blood: Interracial Marriage in American Fiction, Scandal, and Law, 1820–1870 . By Karen Woods Weierman. x, 214 pp. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2005. $34.95. Modern Love: Romance, Intimacy, and...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 214–215.
Published: 01 March 2001
...; or, The President’s Daughter, and Melville’s Moby-Dick 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...
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American Literature (1 September 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 (1 June 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 . By...
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American Literature (1 December 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 in...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 7–34.
Published: 01 March 2009
... the predicament of a territorially bounded freedom. © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Edlie “Freedom with a Vengeance”: Wong Choosing Kin in Antislavery Literature and Law North Carolina Whig Congressman Samuel Tred- well Sawyer, the equivocal “Mr...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 65–92.
Published: 01 March 2009
... enslaved women found themselves when suffering the abuse of slaveholders. These women's shifting legal subject-positions posed theoretical problems within this particular power relationship, as the boundary distinguishing the law's treatment of slaves as property and persons blurred. An enslaved woman's...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 844–847.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Steven Belletto © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Civic Myths: A Law-and-Literature Approach to Citizenship . By Brook Thomas. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2007. xiii, 298 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $21.95. A Pinnacle of Feeling: American Literature and...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 373–401.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Jeanne Elders DeWaard Duke University Press 2002 Jeanne ‘‘Indelicate Exposure Sentiment and Law in Elders Fall River: An Authentic Narrative DeWaard In one of the many pamphlets published in the nine- teenth century about the infamous ‘‘haystack murder...
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American Literature (1 March 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 and...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 666–668.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Maurice Lee Slavery on Trial: Law, Abolitionism, and Print Culture . By DeLombard Jeannine Marie . Chapel Hill : Univ. of North Carolina Press . 2007 . xiv, 330 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $24.95 . The War on Words: Slavery, Race, and Free Speech in American Literature . By...
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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 325–355.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Andrea L. Hibbard; John T. Parry Duke University Press 2006 Andrea L. Law, Seduction, and the Sentimental Heroine: Hibbard and The Case of Amelia Norman John T. Parry In 1841 Henry Ballard, a fashionable New York City merchant, pretended to court Amelia Norman...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 659–661.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Edlie Wong Against the Gallows: Antebellum American Writers and the Movement to Abolish Capital Punishment . By Jones Paul Christian . Iowa City : Univ. of Iowa Press . 2011 . x , 230 pp. $35.00 . Remaking Custom: Law and Identity in the Early American Republic . By...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 797–826.
Published: 01 December 2012
... upon the analytics for articulating racial difference honed in US race and ethnic studies to help illuminate Williams’s literary efforts to formulate an early politics of comparative racialization. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Edlie Wong Comparative Racialization, Immigration Law...
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American Literature (1 March 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 (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 639–641.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2004. xi, 209 pp. $47.95. 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...
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American Literature (1 March 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...