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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 880-881.
Published: 01 December 2000
...James R. Giles By Heather Hathaway. Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press. 1999. xi, 200 pp.$29.95. 2000 880 American Literature Caribbean Waves: Relocating Claude McKay and Paule Marshall. By Heather...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (2): 303-331.
Published: 01 June 2013
... response to industrialization and militarization in the South, but as a sustained novelistic reflection on modes of urban renewal in both the United States and a Europe under reconstruction through the Marshall Plan. By unearthing the bivalent history of US urbanism’s sounds and spaces, Requiem for a Nun...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 241-267.
Published: 01 June 2016
... be, producing scenes that refuse to be marshalled into the discrete chronology of simple plot and a host of characters whose lives overlap and blur in their shared circumstances and joint wounds. Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 reparations sentimentalism serialization...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 117-145.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Marshall’s novel Praisesong for the Widow (1983) and Audre Lorde’s biomythography Zami (1982), the essay demonstrates how US black feminist literature used Hurston’s work as a stimulant and script for representing the Caribbean as a free zone of individual autonomy and desire outside of hegemonic and...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 405-407.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Kate Marshall Writing with Scissors: American Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance . By Garvey Ellen Gruber . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2013 . x, 304 pp. Cloth , $115.00 ; paper, $31.95 ; e-book available. Writing at the Limit: The Novel in the New...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (3): 495-522.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Timothy Marshall Griffiths Abstract In this essay I discuss how Charles W. Chesnutt’s The House behind the Cedars —through the tropology of spatialization, illustrations of expansive human intimacy, and indictments of the triangulation of antinormatively gendered and sexed bodies as political...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 853-855.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Nancy Bentley Corridor: Media Architectures in American Fiction . By Marshall Kate . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2013 . xvii , 233 pp. Cloth, $75.00 ; paper, $29.95 . Digital Modernism: Making It New in New Media . By Pressman Jessica . New York : Oxford...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 418.
Published: 01 June 2001
... alternative solution. Marshal- ing evidence from newspapers, letters, and memoirs, he proposes that Poe was followed on a fateful boat and train trip by three brothers of Elmira Shelton, a wealthy widow of...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 633-641.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Necklace: The African Diaspora and Paule Marshall’s Fiction. By Moira Ferguson. Albany: State Univ. of New York Press. 2013. x, 173 pp. Cloth, $70.00; paper, $24.95; e-book, $24.95. This book offers an in-depth study of the major works of novelist and essayist Paule Marshall from the 1959 novel...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 850-853.
Published: 01 December 2015
... seemed relevant back then but are now more urgent than ever. R. John Williams, Yale University DOI 10.1215/00029831-3329734 Corridor: Media Architectures in American Fiction. By Kate Marshall. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2013. xvii, 233 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $29.95. Digital...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 836-838.
Published: 01 December 2014
... array of responses to intensified commercial capitalism, US imperialism, and eugeni- cist discourses that marshaled the relationship between white motherhood and economic collapse. All three studies beg the question of what it means to be American in a moment of crisis. Real Folks begins by...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 193-196.
Published: 01 March 2003
... focuses on reinterpreting Bishop’s politics, Rubenstein uses the work of Barbara Kingsolver, Julia Alvarez, Anne Tyler, Paule Marshall, Gloria Naylor, and Toni Morrison to reconfigure ‘‘nostalgia and tropes of...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (4): 901-903.
Published: 01 December 2017
... unpublished personal essay “I Choose Exile”; C. L. R. James’s 1953 Mariners, Renegades, and Castaways: The Story of Herman Melville and the World We Live In , written on Ellis Island when he was detained as an “alien subversive” (124); and the weekly newspaper columns of Frank Marshall Davis (Obama’s leftist...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 876-878.
Published: 01 December 2018
... exploring how a text represents what it represents: what kind of rhetorical turns, narrative devices, or tropological wagers texts (literary or otherwise) representing endangered species and extinction marshal to produce their effects (and affects). In the course of this analysis, she notes the operation of...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (2): 423-435.
Published: 01 June 2009
..., the volume includes a detailed chronology, family photographs, and a genealogy of five generations of the Coleman family. Writings of Frank Marshall Davis: A Voice of the Black Press. Ed. John Edgar Tidwell. Jackson: Univ. Press of Mississippi. 2007. xxxiii, 221 pp. $40.00. Davis was an...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 839-841.
Published: 01 December 2014
... precarious condition unites environmental humanists and marshals their efforts to create a sustain- able and equitable future for human and nonhuman life alike. Given their future-oriented outlook, it is perhaps no surprise that they study history with a focus on those features that help build a...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 838-840.
Published: 01 December 2015
... anticapitalist discourse to critique women’s roles on the job and in the home. The three main chapters consider one writer: Martha Dodd, Alice Childress, and Lorraine Hansberry respectively. The introduc- tory and concluding chapters feature ancillary figures Claudia Jones, Betty Friedan, Paule Marshall...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (1): 183-186.
Published: 01 March 2018
... strengthen her case. Rabinowitz’s main touchstone is Marshall McLuhan, and she also briefly mentions Jay David Bolter and Richard Grusin’s classic Remediation (1999), but she does not discuss the torrent of scholarship written since that book’s publication. Future scholarship on the paperback might open up...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 426-429.
Published: 01 June 2016
... history as the figures of slaves haunt Kerry James Marshall’s paintings of Monticello. The hope Mark finds for the real in graphism lies in how, even at ersatz sites like Mount Vernon (committed to the monumental and heroic commemoration of a slaveowner), the presence of those slaves as living bodies with...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 654-657.
Published: 01 September 2017
... labor through socially and historically grounded readings of prominent novels by five writers associated with nationalism, black feminism, and the Black Arts movement. Moving from Toni Cade Bambara to Ntozake Shange and Paule Marshall and then to Naylor and Morrison, Thorsson weaves an alternative...