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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
... and mastery, and reaffirm that they are of the land: “We were the land’s before we were” (31). 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...
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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 (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 (2022) 94 (3): 473–496.
Published: 01 September 2022
... reform that we would now call benign neglect; as long as the newsboy was a race or a species, it was fine to leave him to fend for himself in the wilds of New York’s alleyways and streets. This, in addition to evidence that “skulls found in Indian mounds are larger than the present average skull...
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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 (2006) 78 (1): 141–168.
Published: 01 March 2006
...: 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, and say ‘‘Fuck you...
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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...