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American Literature (2016) 88 (4): 839-854.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Susette Min Cities of Others: Reimagining Urban Spaces in Asian American Literature . By Zhou Xiaojing . Seattle : Univ. of Washington Press . 2014 . x, 334 pp. Cloth , $90.00 ; paper, $30.00 . The Exquisite Corpse of Asian America: Biopolitics, Biosociality, and Posthuman...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 89-116.
Published: 01 March 2006
... entwined with the stories of those around her: Bub, her eight- year-old son; Jones, the superintendent of her tenement apartment building; Min, Jones’s live-in companion; Mrs. Hedges, a tenant and overseer of a ring of local prostitutes; Junto, Hedges’s white business partner and a powerful underworld...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 844-847.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Mark Chiang The Children of 1965: On Writing, and Not Writing, as an Asian American . By Song Min Hyoung . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2013 . 284 pp. Cloth , $84.95 ; paper , $23.95 ; e-book , $23.95 . Modern Minority: Asian American Literature and Everyday Life . By...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 841-844.
Published: 01 December 2014
... institutions—pragmatism, modernism, liberal- ism, Emerson—in order to make them useful to us again. Jonathan Levin, University of Mary Washington DOI 10.1215/00029831-2811682 The Children of 1965: On Writing, and Not Writing, as an Asian American. By Min Hyoung Song. Durham, NC: Duke Univ. Press...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 227-233.
Published: 01 March 2011
... explores antebellum anxieties about slave revolt, ethical conundrums of Puritan and Revolutionary history, queer performativity, and female madness. Representing African Americans in Transatlantic Abolitionism and Blackface Min- strelsy. By Robert Nowatzki. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 895-897.
Published: 01 December 2019
... publishing houses. The titles of all the texts that Magosaki chooses to discuss contain (incidentally, or not so incidentally) food: Jessica Hagedorn’s Pet Food and Tropical Apparitions (1975), Karen Tei Yamashita’s Tropic of Orange (1997), Monique Truong’s The Book of Salt (2003), and Min Jin Lee’s...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 853-855.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Katherine Biers, examining media technologies integral to modernism does not mean foregoing interpretation. Biers follows the lead of Walter Benja- min, who sought to merge a materialism attuned to technology and mass cul- ture with a critical interpretation of historical experience. Virtual Modernism...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 169-178.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Creating Exceptional Black Men. By Haki Madhubuti. Chicago: Third World Press. 2002. ix, 225 pp. $22.95. Medasi. By Haki Madhubuti and Nation: Afrikan Liberation Arts Ensemble. Chicago: Third World Press. 2003. Compact Disk. 45.05 min. $15.00. Rise Vision Comin. By Haki Madhubuti and Nation...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 117-140.
Published: 01 March 2006
... women. From Mrs. Hedges’s permanent place at her apartment window to Min’s enclosure in Jones’s apartment to the forlorn women who walk to and from work along the street, mobility is systematically and struc- turally denied. Petry allows readers no vain hope that the idyllic life Lutie has come to...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 117-152.
Published: 01 March 2000
... Twain’s complicated engagement with late-nineteenth- century ethnic caricature and its antebellum precursor, blackface min- strelsy, modes of racial mimicry that perform the dual function of prop- pingup and...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 767-797.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... Placing Rukeyser’s poetry alongside Benja- min’s interwar theories of sociopolitical messianism, I will bring out several interconnected themes that can help us see how both these writers innovatively rework certain “prophetic,” teleological aspects of the Marxist tradition they inherit. What I...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (1): 61-87.
Published: 01 March 2012
...-­versus-­reality position downplays—as superficial minstrelsy itself, racial discrimination and violence are also cultural masks for the town of Wellington. Its citizens truly believe in the min- strel mask of inferior and criminal blackness. Discrimination and vio- lence take place openly and...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (2): 331-354.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Srikanth and Min Hyoung Song ( 2015 , 27) recognize that the transition of Asian American literary studies from emergence to establishment brings with it new challenges and opportunities. In other words, field consolidation offers us as critics and teachers a unique chance to engage with the discipline’s...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 445-458.
Published: 01 June 2001
... an American political novel. Reflecting Narcissus: A Queer Aesthetic. By Steven Bruhm. Minneapolis: Univ. of Min- nesota Press. 2001. xi, 224 pp. Cloth, $44.95; paper, $17.95. Examining the...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (1): 203-215.
Published: 01 March 2004
... social relevance These case studies explore the importance and power of food in European, Asian, and American cultures as a material marker of power, identification, and translation. Critical Latin American and Latino Studies. Ed. Juan Poblete. Minneapolis: Univ. of Min- nesota Press. 2003. xli, 241...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (2): 265-292.
Published: 01 June 2008
... minister in the pulpit or credits the Northern churches for participating in the abolitionist movement. Only one antislavery min- ister appears, briefly. As Haley takes Tom south on La Belle Rivière, a clergyman tells a group of women discussing slavery that Providence has intended the “‘African...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (2): 271-304.
Published: 01 June 2010
... black- face performers. But as Robert Toll has shown, the decision to eman- cipate slaves in the rebelling states profoundly altered the discourse of minstrelsy.13 What had been an outspokenly pro-Union medium became almost overnight a welter of contradictory responses, as min- strelsy’s...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (2): 333-359.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Japan for two years, where I wrote my first haiku from personal experiences. Studied oriental literature at the University of Min- nesota, and attended New York University and Harvard University. Have published five books of haiku. (HA, 274) Vizenor’s biographical details...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (4): 615-628.
Published: 01 December 2013
... as largely text based, media studies scholars can extend our DH obsessions beyond TEI, visualization, and data min- ing toward other aesthetic, creative, and design-based traditions. Given the prevalence of video and images on the vernacular web, such expansions are critically important if the...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 871-886.
Published: 01 December 2004
... Colonizing Trick: National Culture and Imperial Citizenship in Early America (Min- neapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press, 2003). 13 Sophia A. McClennen makes a similar point when she argues that Latin Americanists who specialize in more than one country, region, or lan- guage might...