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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2005
... the privilege of whiteness. As Deborah Mix explores Harryette Mullen’s revision of Gertrude Stein’s Tender Buttons, she wrestles with the lingering questions raised by ‘‘Melanctha the literal black bridge in Three Lives that sus- tains the two stories about repressed German women. Mix demon- strates...
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American Literature (2023) 95 (3): 487–512.
Published: 01 September 2023
... authors and readers alike claim that Stein’s early novella “Melanctha” (1909) and Clifton’s poetry collections two-headed woman (1980) and Mercy (2004) were channeled automatically, Stein drawing on her scientific background and Clifton honoring her ancestors’ commitment to Spiritualism. Clifton’s...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 65–92.
Published: 01 March 2005
...) Stein contributed to the ideologies that posi- tion whiteness as superior even as she saw herself working to valorize black identity as ‘‘sophisticated’’ and ‘‘complete 15 The ‘‘Melanctha’’ section of Three Lives, for instance, is frequently cited as evidence Mullen’s...
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American Literature (2023) 95 (3): 597–599.
Published: 01 September 2023
... spaces that separate and bridge [the] . . . serialized lives and deaths” of the book’s female characters, Anna, Melanctha, and Lena (34). Similarly, she holds that the “composite logic” of Dos Passos’s Manhattan Transfer “shows its debt to photographic technologies in its essentially iterative mode...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 198–200.
Published: 01 March 2003
... languages of immigrants, 6815 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:1 / sheet 204 of 252 colonials, and exiles were prominent. At first attempting to register this multi- plicity through a problematic use of dialect in Melanctha, Stein eventually opted...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 179–180.
Published: 01 March 2006
...,tothe‘‘faddish- ness of womanhood’’ in James’s Bostonians, and to the compulsive patterns of Stein’s ‘‘Melanctha opening our eyes simultaneously to the centrality of obsessive women in naturalist writing and to the continuities between natu- ralism, regionalism, modernism, and Harlem Renaissance...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 180–182.
Published: 01 March 2006
...,tothe‘‘faddish- ness of womanhood’’ in James’s Bostonians, and to the compulsive patterns of Stein’s ‘‘Melanctha opening our eyes simultaneously to the centrality of obsessive women in naturalist writing and to the continuities between natu- ralism, regionalism, modernism, and Harlem Renaissance...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 182–185.
Published: 01 March 2006
...,tothe‘‘faddish- ness of womanhood’’ in James’s Bostonians, and to the compulsive patterns of Stein’s ‘‘Melanctha opening our eyes simultaneously to the centrality of obsessive women in naturalist writing and to the continuities between natu- ralism, regionalism, modernism, and Harlem Renaissance...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2006
...,tothe‘‘faddish- ness of womanhood’’ in James’s Bostonians, and to the compulsive patterns of Stein’s ‘‘Melanctha opening our eyes simultaneously to the centrality of obsessive women in naturalist writing and to the continuities between natu- ralism, regionalism, modernism, and Harlem Renaissance...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 187–189.
Published: 01 March 2006
... in ‘‘The Yellow Wallpaper’’ to regionalism’s tidy Book Reviews 189 housewives, to Trina’s cleaning and hoarding in McTeague,tothe‘‘faddish- ness of womanhood’’ in James’s Bostonians, and to the compulsive patterns of Stein’s ‘‘Melanctha opening our eyes...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 189–190.
Published: 01 March 2006
...,tothe‘‘faddish- ness of womanhood’’ in James’s Bostonians, and to the compulsive patterns of Stein’s ‘‘Melanctha opening our eyes simultaneously to the centrality of obsessive women in naturalist writing and to the continuities between natu- ralism, regionalism, modernism, and Harlem Renaissance...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 190–192.
Published: 01 March 2006
...,tothe‘‘faddish- ness of womanhood’’ in James’s Bostonians, and to the compulsive patterns of Stein’s ‘‘Melanctha opening our eyes simultaneously to the centrality of obsessive women in naturalist writing and to the continuities between natu- ralism, regionalism, modernism, and Harlem Renaissance...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 192–194.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Book Reviews 189 housewives, to Trina’s cleaning and hoarding in McTeague,tothe‘‘faddish- ness of womanhood’’ in James’s Bostonians, and to the compulsive patterns of Stein’s ‘‘Melanctha opening our eyes simultaneously to the centrality of obsessive women in naturalist writing...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 799–830.
Published: 01 December 2008
... dances like the Charleston (AD, 49) differs from Stein’s more positive, though equally racist, por- trayal of the black woman as sexual “wanderer” in “Melanctha.” 60 Ruddick, Reading Gertrude Stein, 101. 61 Stein, notebook entry, quoted in Ruddick, Reading Gertrude Stein, 99. 62...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 209–210.
Published: 01 March 2000
... life, Melanctha, Weiss’s book lays the foundation for further discussion about these issues. A clearly written account of a fleetingand unlikely alliance between two writers re- markably attuned to the larger...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 210–211.
Published: 01 March 2000
... life, Melanctha, Weiss’s book lays the foundation for further discussion about these issues. A clearly written account of a fleetingand unlikely alliance between two writers re- markably attuned to the larger...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 211–212.
Published: 01 March 2000
... life, Melanctha, Weiss’s book lays the foundation for further discussion about these issues. A clearly written account of a fleetingand unlikely alliance between two writers re- markably attuned to the larger...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 213–214.
Published: 01 March 2000
... life, Melanctha, Weiss’s book lays the foundation for further discussion about these issues. A clearly written account of a fleetingand unlikely alliance between two writers re- markably attuned to the larger...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 214–215.
Published: 01 March 2000
... life, Melanctha, Weiss’s book lays the foundation for further discussion about these issues. A clearly written account of a fleetingand unlikely alliance between two writers re- markably attuned to the larger...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 215–217.
Published: 01 March 2000
... life, Melanctha, Weiss’s book lays the foundation for further discussion about these issues. A clearly written account of a fleetingand unlikely alliance between two writers re- markably attuned to the larger...