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American Literature (1 December 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 (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 31–59.
Published: 01 March 2014
... to the broadside printed 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...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 693–721.
Published: 01 December 2003
... 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 (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 769–798.
Published: 01 December 2006
... singer in the chorus 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...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 645–680.
Published: 01 December 2015
... 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 (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 399–401.
Published: 01 June 2013
... 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 the conference circuit serves as a practical intermediary, where...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 402–404.
Published: 01 June 2013
... 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 the conference circuit serves as a practical intermediary, where...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 404–407.
Published: 01 June 2013
... 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 the conference circuit serves as a practical intermediary, where...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 407–409.
Published: 01 June 2013
... 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 the conference circuit serves as a practical intermediary, where...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 409–412.
Published: 01 June 2013
... 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 the conference circuit serves as a practical intermediary, where...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 413–416.
Published: 01 June 2013
... 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 glimpses of germinating...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 416–417.
Published: 01 June 2013
... 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 glimpses of germinating...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 563–587.
Published: 01 September 2012
... 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- nize such black districts in US cities? To other readers whose world has been expanded by the poem to...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 629–652.
Published: 01 September 2003
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 747–773.
Published: 01 December 2011
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 251–281.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Louise Simonson, for instance, Rogue absorbs the powers of the superstrong, hypertrophic Juggernaut and manifests the gigantic mounds of muscle mass that mark Juggernaut’s overblown masculinity (Simonson and LaRocque 1985 ). In effect, Rogue’s power of absorption, scripted to figure feminist...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 761–789.
Published: 01 December 2017
... imagined future over those of its production and disposal. Containing Almanac ’s spectacular array of temporalities, however, is a very simple story: a giant stone snake emerges next to and possibly from a mound of uranium tailings. No one knows what it means when it appears; after 758 pages of action...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 91–119.
Published: 01 March 2019
... undressed.” He gets as “near the edge of the bed as possible, heaping up stealthily in a sort of mound between them the bedspread so that he could get off by himself.” But in an echo of Ishmael and Queequeg from Moby-Dick , “the dockhand kept backing up against him, as tho to get warm.” Lorry “really...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 141–168.
Published: 01 March 2006
... innate desire for blackness: Junior used to long to play with the black boys. More than anything in the world he wanted to play King of the Mountain and have them push him down the mound of dirt and roll over him. He wanted to feel their hardness pressing on him, smell their wild blackness...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 363–387.
Published: 01 June 2013
... ravaged land- scape from a military transport helicopter. From on high she is able to take in “fires in various stages,” the “charred patches” 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...