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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 201–203.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., Chicago Review , and Rain Taxi , his poetry has been published in Fence and Boulevard. He is the author of the chapbook Southern Colortype . Bodies on the Line: Performance and the Sixties Poetry Reading . By Allison Raphael . Iowa City : Univ. of Iowa Press . 2014 . xvii , 250 pp...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 640–642.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Susan Belasco Duke University Press 2006 Worrying the Line: Black Women Writers, Lineage, and Literary Tradition . By Cheryl A. Wall. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2005. xii, 309 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $19.95. Black Subjects: Identity Formation in the...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 439–440.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Queering the Color Line: Race and the Invention of Homosexuality in American Culture. By Siobhan B. Somerville. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2000. xi, 259 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $17.95. There are any number...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 187–190.
Published: 01 March 2002
... and recurrent poetic metaphor, as in Taylor’s Preparatory Meditation, series 1, number 7 or Fuller’s ‘‘Double Triangle, Serpent and Rays the seeming esoterica of particular lines and stanzas are often clarified. The trouble is, however, that Clack’s desire to underscore the importance of alchemy...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 225–227.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Shane Vogel © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 The Scary Mason-Dixon Line: African American Writers and the South . By Trudier Harris. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2009. xi, 247 pp. $37.50. James Baldwin's Turkish Decade: Erotics of Exile . By Magdalena J...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 198.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 2008 Collections Next to the Color Line: Gender, Sexuality, and W. E. B. Du Bois . Ed. Susan Gillman and Alys Eve Weinbaum. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2007. 432 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $25.00. Brief Mention Editions Franklin Evans, or the Inebriate...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 672–674.
Published: 01 September 2002
... clearly challenged hegemonic systems of race and gender, the spiritual narratives explored by Douglass-Chin and Moody are not necessarily best served by situating them in relation to the politics of the color line. While nearly all these works do en- gage questions of racial oppression, to force them...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 214–215.
Published: 01 March 2003
... most productively advanced. Kandice Chuh, University of Maryland, College Park Whispers on the Color Line: Rumor and Race in America. By Gary Alan Fine and Patricia A. Turner. Berkeley and Los Angeles...
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American Literature (1 March 2004) 76 (1): 179–182.
Published: 01 March 2004
... affirmative action that inherits a legacy from abolitionist work would make a wonderful companion publication. Rebecca Wanzo, Ohio State University Faulkner on the Color Line: The Later Novels. By Teresa M. Towner. Jackson: Univ. Press of Mississippi. 2000. 179 pp. $35.00. Natural Aristocracy...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 421–424.
Published: 01 June 2005
... final line of the 1855 edition. More hauntingly, at the conclusion of ‘‘Song of Myself as in several of his other great poems, he imagines reaching beyond his own death to connect—textually? physically? he refuses to distinguish— with ‘‘you’’ the reader: ‘‘I stop somewhere waiting for you Aspiz...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 624–626.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., $29.95. Unruly Bodies: Life Writing by Women with Disabilities . By Susannah B. Mintz. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2007. x, 251 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $21.95. Writing Deafness: The Hearing Line in Nineteenth-Century American Literature . By Christopher Krentz. Chapel...
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Published: 01 June 2018
Figure 3 Line-ings. From Kathy Acker, Diane DiMassa, and Freddie Baer, Pussycat Fever ( 1995 ). Used with permission Figure 3 Line-ings. From Kathy Acker, Diane DiMassa, and Freddie Baer, Pussycat Fever (1995). Used with permission More
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 833–835.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Lynne Feeley The Politics of Anxiety in Nineteenth-Century American Literature . By Murison Justine . New York : Cambridge Univ. Press . 2011 . ix , 215 pp. $90.00 . Dividing Lines: Class Anxiety and Postbellum Black Fiction . By Williams Andreá N. . Ann Arbor : Univ. of...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 836–838.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Christina Chia The Birth of a Jungle: Animality in Progressive-Era US Literature and Culture . By Lundblad Michael . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2013 . xi , 218 pp. Cloth, $65.00 ; paper, $29.95 . Animal Stories: Narrating across Species Lines . By McHugh Susan...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 385–416.
Published: 01 June 2019
... Aristotelian conception of the artifact. Through the lines in the dirt they feature, the works discussed in this essay bracket off the axes of the subject, the human, and the machine. To that end, they generate “failed artifacts” by isolating the exposures of human-made things to their environments as...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 641–642.
Published: 01 September 2001
... of Whar- ton’s ‘‘dialogue’’ with realist economy and sentimental excess is both revolu- tionary and refreshing. Judith E. Funston, State University of New York, College at Potsdam H.D. and Hellenism: Classic Lines. By Eileen Gregory. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge Univ. Press. 1997. xii, 321 pp...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 440–441.
Published: 01 June 2001
... The Line’s Eye: Poetic Experience, American Sight. By Elisa New. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 1998. x, 342 pp. Cloth, $52.00; paper, $24.95. In her introduction to this developmental study of experience through the...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 430–433.
Published: 01 June 2002
... through culture and possible subversive processes as well. One strength of Crain’s book is its willingness to treat primers as complex texts amenable to sensitive close readings. ‘‘In Adam’s fall we sinned all’’ is the tag line most often used to illustrate the func- tion of The New England Primer...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 410–411.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Theo Hummer © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 A Freedom Bought with Blood: African American War Literature from the Civil War to World War II . By Jennifer C. James. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2007. 324 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $22.50. Behind the Lines...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 791–820.
Published: 01 December 2017
...J. Peter Moore Abstract The present essay grows out of an engagement with a single line from Amiri Baraka’s 1964 book, The Dead Lecturer . In the poem “Rhythm and Blues,” Baraka writes, “The people of my life / caressed with a silence that only they understand.” The line appears amid a long...