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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 355–388.
Published: 01 June 2011
... regeneration of the comic book was made possible by the revamping of a key American fantasy figure, the superhero, from a transparent champion of the national interest to a genetic and species outcast mapping the limits of the human. This refashioning was most visible in the invention of the “mutant superhero...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 197–200.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Jennifer Glaser Disaster Drawn: Visual Witness, Comics, and Documentary Form . By Chute Hillary L. . Cambridge : Belknap Press of Harvard Univ. Press . 2016 . 359 pp. Cloth , $35.00 ; e-book, $35.00 . The New Mutants: Superheroes and the Radical Imagination of American Comics...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 197–219.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Darieck Scott; Ramzi Fawaz Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 There’s something queer about comics. Whether one looks to the alternative mutant kinships of superhero stories (the epitome of queer world making), the ironic and socially negative narratives of independent comics...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 865–867.
Published: 01 December 2015
... © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Announcement Call for Papers: Special Issue of American Literature:  “Queer about Comics” There’s something queer about comics. Whether one looks to the alternative mutant kinships of superhero stories (the epitome of queer worldmaking...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 251–281.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Claremont and penciller Michael Golden, Marvel Comics’ heroine Rogue is arguably one of the most recognizable characters in comic book history. 1 Although best known as a member of the X-Men, a superhero team of mutants, Rogue was originally introduced as a villain in Avengers Annual #10 (Claremont and...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 893–914.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Origins of the Constitution, 188–90. Fawaz, Ramzi. “‘Where No X-­Man Has Gone Before!’ Mutant Superheroes and the Cultural Politics of Popular Fantasy in Postwar America,” 355–87. Fraiman, Susan. “Domesticity beyond Sentiment: Edith Wharton, Decoration, and Divorce,” 479–507...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 207–211.
Published: 01 March 2016
.... Whether one looks to the alternative mutant kinships of superhero stories (the epitome of queer worldmaking), the ironic and socially negative narratives of independent comics (the epitome of queer anti-normativity), or the social stigma that makes the medium mar- ginal, juvenile, and outcast from...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 439–448.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Ramzi Fawaz’s The New Mutants (2016), Jeffrey Brown’s Black Superheroes, Milestone Comics, and Their Fans (2001), and Tahneer Oksman’s How Come Boys Get to Keep Their Noses? (2016), has taken extraordinary advantage of this possibility. One of the important consequences of this interdisciplinary...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 439–445.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 There’s something queer about comics. Whether one looks to the alternative mutant kinships of superhero stories (the epitome of queer worldmaking), the ironic and socially negative narratives of independent comics (the epitome of queer anti...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 421–427.
Published: 01 June 2015
... and performances. X-Men and the Mutant Metaphor: Race and Gender in the Comic Books. By Joseph J. Darowski. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield. 2014. xiii, 203 pp. Cloth, $65.00; e-book, $64.99. In a study of the first five hundred issues of Marvel’s The Uncanny X-Men com- ics, Darowski...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 449–459.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Literature, Film, and Popular Culture , and she is currently coediting Keywords for Comics Studies with Ramzi Fawaz and Deborah Whaley. References Fawaz Ramzi . 2016 . The New Mutants: Superheroes and the Radical Imagination of American Comics . New York : New York Univ. Press...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 237–249.
Published: 01 June 2011
... “‘Where No X-­Man Has Gone Before Mutant Superheroes and the Cultural Politics of Popular Fantasy in Postwar America,” by contrast, is bottom-­up, as he dem- onstrates how comic books responded to the demands of a changing demographic. While the original superheroes of the Depression Era...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 619–633.
Published: 01 September 2002
... fear (as in Brunner’s study of Bomb verse or Steinle’s presen- tation of the culture wars as a mutant side effect of the Atomic Age) or an apocalyptic revision of self (as in Lardas’s and Trigilio’s cele- brations of romantic reinvention as responses to constraining juridico- medical discourses...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 365–386.
Published: 01 June 2001
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 183–207.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Weissman—along with Skelley and Ed Smith this group of friends made up the core of a new generation of Los Angeles poets, “punk poet mutants,” that writers like Laurel Delp ( 1982 ) found were “breathing life into the local poetry scene.” 12 Cooper collected the work of a number of these poets in...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 421–422.
Published: 01 June 2010
... with time travelers, aliens, robots, mutants, and other parahuman subjectivities can be found in the social anxi- eties of a humbled Europe, one which could no longer imagine itself at the center of history after having been dethroned by the Copernican denial of a geocentric cosmos and by...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 423–425.
Published: 01 June 2010
... with time travelers, aliens, robots, mutants, and other parahuman subjectivities can be found in the social anxi- eties of a humbled Europe, one which could no longer imagine itself at the center of history after having been dethroned by the Copernican denial of a geocentric cosmos and by...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 425–427.
Published: 01 June 2010
... with time travelers, aliens, robots, mutants, and other parahuman subjectivities can be found in the social anxi- eties of a humbled Europe, one which could no longer imagine itself at the center of history after having been dethroned by the Copernican denial of a geocentric cosmos and by...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 427–429.
Published: 01 June 2010
... narrativization of the history of science fiction on the colonial catastrophe. First, he argues that the psychic fuel for sci-fi encounters with time travelers, aliens, robots, mutants, and other parahuman subjectivities can be found in the social anxi- eties of a humbled Europe, one which could no longer...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 430–432.
Published: 01 June 2010
... with time travelers, aliens, robots, mutants, and other parahuman subjectivities can be found in the social anxi- eties of a humbled Europe, one which could no longer imagine itself at the center of history after having been dethroned by the Copernican denial of a geocentric cosmos and by...