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American Literature (2010) 82 (4): 807–834.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Chadwick Allen Allison Hedge Coke's remarkable sequence of two narrative and sixty-four persona poems, Blood Run , gives voice to the traditions of Indigenous North American mound-building cultures and, most strikingly, to Indigenous earthworks themselves. Central to this project is the poet's...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 31–59.
Published: 01 March 2014
... to advertise his lecture, “opened over 1,000 Indian Monuments or Mounds,” unearth- ing “a collection of 40,000 relics of those interesting but unhistoried Native Americans.”1 Part of nineteenth-century America’s obsession American Literature, Volume 86, Number 1, March 2014 DOI 10.1215/00029831...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 693–721.
Published: 01 December 2003
... that Native peoples and their forebears were not the builders of the mas- sive mounds and ceremonial centers that dotted southern Ohio, nor the artisans who created the effigy pipes inlaid with bone and pearl, nor the makers...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 March 2020
....” For hundreds of years, successive generations of the region’s peoples had been transforming the terrain through the creation of petroglyphs, pictographs, earth figures, and earthworks. An effigy mound in the shape of a bird or snake might be a ceremonial site to express gratitude; another mound might encompass...
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Published: 01 March 2020
Figure 2 Increase Lapham, The Antiquities of Wisconsin, as Surveyed and Described (1855, plate XLI). In a series of plates, Lapham documented Native effigy mounds and earthworks like these Ho Chunk ones. Carver came through this region on his travels. Image courtesy of Special Collections More
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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 523–555.
Published: 01 September 2019
... property of their own. Initially, their efforts were successful, as black people made up three-fourths of delta farm owners by 1900 and, in Bolivar County, established Mound Bayou as one of the earliest and most successful all-black towns in the country. By the 1910s, however, Jim Crow—the nation’s newest...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 645–680.
Published: 01 December 2015
... . “The Mound Builders and the Imagination of American Antiquity in Jefferson, Bartram, and Chateaubriand.” Early American Literature 33 , no. 3 : 225 – 49 . Scancarelli Janine . 2005 . “Cherokee.” In Native Languages of the Southeastern United States , edited by Hardy Heather K...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 769–798.
Published: 01 December 2006
... of ‘‘Moi pas l’aimez ça enumerating the ça’s with a hot shrimp between his fingers. He was counting over the platters the old woman now set out on the counter, each heaped with shrimp in their shells boiled to irides- cence, like mounds of honeysuckle flowers. NP 475–76, 478) With Welty’s azure...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (2): 399–401.
Published: 01 June 2013
...; and scholarly projects have settled (too readily) into the standard format of a topic thesis applied to four or five poets. The expedience driving this approach reflects an institutional exhaustion: as the mound of commentary grows, participants struggle to keep abreast of the latest scholarship, so...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (2): 402–404.
Published: 01 June 2013
...; and scholarly projects have settled (too readily) into the standard format of a topic thesis applied to four or five poets. The expedience driving this approach reflects an institutional exhaustion: as the mound of commentary grows, participants struggle to keep abreast of the latest scholarship, so...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (2): 404–407.
Published: 01 June 2013
...; and scholarly projects have settled (too readily) into the standard format of a topic thesis applied to four or five poets. The expedience driving this approach reflects an institutional exhaustion: as the mound of commentary grows, participants struggle to keep abreast of the latest scholarship, so...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (2): 407–409.
Published: 01 June 2013
.... The expedience driving this approach reflects an institutional exhaustion: as the mound of commentary grows, participants struggle to keep abreast of the latest scholarship, so the conference circuit serves as a practical intermediary, where panels at MLA and other organiza- tions afford manageable...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (2): 409–412.
Published: 01 June 2013
.... The expedience driving this approach reflects an institutional exhaustion: as the mound of commentary grows, participants struggle to keep abreast of the latest scholarship, so the conference circuit serves as a practical intermediary, where panels at MLA and other organiza- tions afford manageable...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (2): 413–416.
Published: 01 June 2013
.... The expedience driving this approach reflects an institutional exhaustion: as the mound of commentary grows, participants struggle to keep abreast of the latest scholarship, so the conference circuit serves as a practical intermediary, where panels at MLA and other organiza- tions afford manageable...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (2): 416–417.
Published: 01 June 2013
.... The expedience driving this approach reflects an institutional exhaustion: as the mound of commentary grows, participants struggle to keep abreast of the latest scholarship, so the conference circuit serves as a practical intermediary, where panels at MLA and other organiza- tions afford manageable...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 563–587.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Crow racism. The title mood of Ask Your Mama exemplifies these patterns of defamiliarization, with its ironic geography of “THE NOW KNOWN WORLD: / 5TH AND MOUND IN CINCI, 63RD IN CHI, / 23RD AND CENTRAL, 18TH STREET AND VINE” (CP, 511). “NOW KNOWN” to whom? To African American readers who recog...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (3): 629–652.
Published: 01 September 2003
...- nated by the series of object images that became familiar to Americans during the Nuremberg trials: the mounds of suitcases, shoes, photo- graphs, and gold fillings, all possessions of Jews, Gypsies, and other peoples...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (4): 747–773.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Mathews’s novel Behemoth: A Legend of the Mound-Builders­ (New York: J. and H. G. Langley, 1839), which tells the story of a group of prehistoric Americans who are terrorized by a gigantic mastodon, for at least some of his descriptions of Moby-­Dick. 26 For a thorough account...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (4): 761–789.
Published: 01 December 2017
... to and possibly from a mound of uranium tailings. No one knows what it means when it appears; after 758 pages of action-packed narrative across five hundred years, its meaning becomes legible. This entire novel, the worlds that it makes and unmakes, serves in the frame a single purpose: it allows Sterling...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (2): 363–387.
Published: 01 June 2013
...” these fires leave behind, the “grave mounds in the rice fields and pastures,” and other aircraft “hovering” over the land (1974, 92). She remarks, “The Air Force seems inescapable, like the Eye of God, and soon, you imagine (let us hope with hyperbole), all will be razed, charred, defoliated...