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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 160–161.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Indian reality that Native Christianity names itself, not as a strictly indigenous system nor as a creation of empire but rather as a mix of the two’’ (74). Wyss does not work with the less fragmentary or highly mediated narra- tives by Indians until the third of her four chapters. There Wyss...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (1): 199–200.
Published: 01 March 2007
... and Mestizas: Representing Mixed Identities in the Americas, 1850-2000 . By Suzanne Bost. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2005. 280 pp. $39.95. Book Reviews New England’s Crises and Cultural Memory: Literature, Politics, History, Religion, 1620–1860. By John McWilliams. Cambridge, Eng...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (2): 433–435.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Ian Finseth Duke University Press 2007 Mixed Bloods and Other Crosses: Rethinking American Literature from the Revolution to the Culture Wars . By Betsy Erkkila. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2004. xii, 272 pp. $55.00. Growing Up Ethnic: Nationalism and the...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 890–892.
Published: 01 December 2003
... ‘blackness’ of his blackness What Fabi’s study lacks, for all its subtlety, is a willingness to imagine precisely what mixed-race advocates are now demand- ing we acknowledge, and what the ex-coloured man ultimately suffered for...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 418–421.
Published: 01 June 2005
.... Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2004. xii, 276 pp. $35.00. Indian Country: Travels in the American Southwest. By Martin Padjet. Albuquerque: Univ. of New Mexico Press. 2004. xiv, 250 pp. $37.95. Injun Joe’s Ghost: The Indian Mixed-Blood in American Writing. By Harry J. Brown. Columbia: Univ. of...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 891–893.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Keith D. Leonard The Souls of Mixed Folk: Race, Politics, and Aesthetics in the New Millennium . By Elam Michelle . Stanford, CA : Stanford Univ. Press . 2011 . xxiii , 277 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper , $24.95 . The Postwar African American Novel: Protest and Discontent, 1945...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 633–635.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Victoria Ramirez Duke University Press 2006 Race Mixing: Southern Fiction since the Sixties . By Suzanne W. Jones. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. 2004. xii, 346 pp. $45.95. The Romance of Authenticity: The Cultural Politics of Regional and Ethnic Literatures . By Jeff...
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Published: 01 June 2018
Figure 9 If Nancy Was Abraham Lincoln (1972), mixed media on paper, 12 by 9 inches, Colby College Museum of Art, gift of the Alex Katz Foundation, 2008.190. Used by permission of the Estate of Joe Brainard and courtesy of Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York Figure 9 If Nancy Was Abraham Lincoln More
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Published: 01 June 2018
Figure 8 Joe Brainard, If Nancy Was President Rosevelt (1972), mixed media on paper, 12 by 9 inches, Colby College Museum of Art, gift of the Alex Katz Foundation, 2008.189. Used by permission of the Estate of Joe Brainard and courtesy of Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York Figure 8 Joe Brainard More
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 739–767.
Published: 01 December 2008
... in the public arena of the lecture hall, as compared with the private arena of intimate relationships, carries mixed results when attention to his body rather than his ideas becomes the focus of his success. Second, celebrity accentuates the tension between interest in public persons and the social...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (1): 127–152.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., arguing that liberty achieved its truest expression when free people mixed their labor with nature in the pursuit of self-reliance. Democratic access to arable land was a precondition of real emancipation, which required reversing capitalism's expropriation of the commons. Douglass fictionalized these...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 257–280.
Published: 01 June 2020
... analysis. This mixed methodology shows how readers participated in the magazine’s cultural campaign against racism by calling for socially progressive depictions of blackness. References Blei David M. 2012 . “ Topic Modeling and Digital Humanities. ” Journal of Digital Humanities 2 , no. 1...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 888–890.
Published: 01 December 2003
... any American with one known black ancestor still has African American defenders who argue, as Jonathan Brennan notes in Mixed Race Literature (2002), that black] commu- nities cannot afford to lose...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2005
... 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 that...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (3): 648–650.
Published: 01 September 2016
... an inherently political force for interrupting dominant American aesthetic and cultural traditions. By mixing up clashing and sometimes incompatible traditions—consumer culture with the avant-garde, low-culture genres with experimental poetics, the word with the visual image—these writers critique...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (3): 663–665.
Published: 01 September 2003
... of mixed-blood author Louis Owens. But their goal is the same: to use a variety of theoretical methods (from Derridean- informed poststructuralism to formulations of trickster metafictional tech- niques) to...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 609–611.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Transatlantic Spectacles of Race, Kim Snyder Manganelli places into dia- logue two literary figures that have previously been read within strictly national frames: the tragic mulatta, the mixed-raced slave figure traditionally considered an American figure; and the tragic muse—based on the figure of the...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 198–200.
Published: 01 March 2005
... enter- tainment for the groundlings. Theater has always had to appeal to mixed audi- ences. I also find it ironic that a Marxist critic snobbishly condemns middle- brow entertainment for the masses. In fact, however, there is less detailed analysis of plays in this text than there is...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 630–632.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Rohrbach’s reconfiguration of literature’s key concepts. Jane Johnston Schoolcraft, “a mixed blood Ojibwe woman,” pro- duced texts that “enact and commemorate Ojibwe cultural practices,” illus- trating what Rohrbach argues is “a parallactic view of our contemporary struggles to reckon with multimodal...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (3): 495–522.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., Sir, I am what might be termed ‘hash’ or ‘mixed meat.’ . . . Slavery, therefore, has left its ‘ban’ on me. I often feel so discouraged. It is too hard to live without a name” (January 23, 1902, box 1, folder 1, Charles Waddell Chesnutt Collection). Annis’s letter, like so many other reader...