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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 203–204.
Published: 01 March 2001
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 616–618.
Published: 01 September 2015
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 409–412.
Published: 01 June 2013
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 1–3.
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 303–331.
Published: 01 June 2013
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 830–833.
Published: 01 December 2013
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 432–433.
Published: 01 June 2000
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 839–854.
Published: 01 December 2016
... how, in its aesthetic and literary excess, the book revels in its limited potential. On Such a Full Sea presents a dystopian world through the eyes of an anonymous narrator who speaks (in the first person plural) for the residents of a close-knit technoagrarian community called B-Mor. B-Mor’s...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 887–888.
Published: 01 December 2000
... of Bouson’s study is the emphasis on how conflicting critiques of Morrison’s texts can illuminate the ambivalences the author inscribes in her fiction. Mor- rison’s novels are saturated with iconography, folklore, and historical narra...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 885–887.
Published: 01 December 2000
... texts can illuminate the ambivalences the author inscribes in her fiction. Mor- rison’s novels are saturated with iconography, folklore, and historical narra- tives that provoke or induce shame in both readers of and characters in the...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 841–843.
Published: 01 December 2015
...-composition of the anthem “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing.” Indeed, because Johnson achieved work of lasting value in literature and music, as both artist and critic, he is an ideal figure for Mor- rissette’s project of demonstrating “the centrality of sound” to the modernist writer’s “aesthetic practice...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 622–624.
Published: 01 September 2015
... ironically afforded them such a high number of prizes (1). Hill spends most of his time drawing thematic connections between the work and the author’s attitude toward prize-granting bodies. Mirroring Mor- rison’s move from valuing “prestige” to investing in the “esteem” afforded by “black creative...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 895–897.
Published: 01 December 2003
... Uncle Tom’s Cabin, and Harriet Jacobs’s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl; and in two contemporary novels, Sherley Ann Williams’s Dessa Rose and Toni Mor- rison’s Beloved—but her approach is fascinating. Arguing that few discussions...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 899–901.
Published: 01 December 2004
...) surroundings. For Rasula, poetry fosters ecological awareness both by reflecting upon our mor- tal participation in animal life (birth and death, sexuality, violence and suffer- ing, sensuous experience) and by creating a space in which the ‘‘enunciative rational ego’’ is ‘‘dissolved into the act of speech...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 429–461.
Published: 01 September 2014
... theoretical force seemed most comprehensive. In early 1831, as Jackson’s Indian removal policy was squelching nativism east of the Mississippi, we find The Book of Mor- mon seemingly offering some measure of spiritual reinvigoration to a world-weary nativist like Kikthawenund. Almost since its...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 618–622.
Published: 01 September 2015
... ironically afforded them such a high number of prizes (1). Hill spends most of his time drawing thematic connections between the work and the author’s attitude toward prize-granting bodies. Mirroring Mor- rison’s move from valuing “prestige” to investing in the “esteem” afforded by “black creative...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 892–895.
Published: 01 December 2003
... in two contemporary novels, Sherley Ann Williams’s Dessa Rose and Toni Mor- rison’s Beloved—but her approach is fascinating. Arguing that few discussions of these texts take seriously the role of the bodies of law that define them...
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American Literature (1 June 2004) 76 (2): 221–246.
Published: 01 June 2004
... audience in an attempt to win their support, will treat non-Anglo-Saxons even more cruelly. The racial logic that the child represented generated the new nation but also enabled slavery within it. As Barbara Fields, Edmund Mor- gan, and George Frederickson have pointed out, ideas about essential...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 633–641.
Published: 01 September 2015
... explores Scarlett-like characters and plots in Charles Frazier’s Cold Mountain, Ellen Glasgow’s Barren Ground, Toni Mor- rison’s Sula, and Kat Meads’s The Invented Life of Kitty Duncan. Robert Cantwell and the Literary Left: A Northwest Writer Reworks American Fic- tion. By T. V. Reed. Seattle...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 647–655.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Christopher N. Okonkwo. Knoxville: Univ. of Tennessee Press. 2008. xxv, 266 pp. $48.00. Okonkwo’s study shows how the science fiction novels and neoslave narra- tives of Octavia Butler, Tananarive Due, John Edgar Wideman, and Toni Mor- rison culturally and aesthetically reincarnate the Nigerian...