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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 715–741.
Published: 01 December 2012
... representations of obeah, a creole religion practiced by enslaved persons in the British Caribbean, arguing that such narratives use religious experience to craft an alternative transnationalism. Works such as William Earle’s 1800 novel Obi; or, The History of Three-Fingered Jack and similar chapbooks, penny...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 293–322.
Published: 01 June 2008
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 1–46.
Published: 01 March 2001
.... ‘‘Soliloquy of a Maroon Chief in Jamaica’’ appeared inSt. Tammany’s Magazine as the third in a series called ‘‘Negro Melodies Of the three texts, only ‘‘Soliloquy’’ purports to come from the theater. The first two, called ‘‘Song of an Obeah Priestess’’ and ‘‘Setting Obi are radi- cally different works: they...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 881–884.
Published: 01 December 2017
... knowledge in the smallpox inoculation controversy in New England; the interaction of plantation medicine, African medical practices, obeah, and slave revolt in the British West Indies; and New England Mohegan minister Samson Occom’s discussions of alcohol and syphilis (32). Wisecup’s consideration of...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 213–216.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Foerster Prize The annual Norman Foerster Prize for the best essay published in American Literature in 2012 was awarded by the American Literature Section of the MLA to Toni Wall Jaudon, for her essay “Obeah’s Sensations: Rethinking Religion at the Transnational Turn” (84: 4, 715–41). Honorable...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 897–914.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., Toni Wall. “Obeah’s Sensations: Rethinking Religion at the Trans- national Turn,” 715–41. Johnson, Kendall. Review: Boudreau, Henry James’s Narrative Technique: Consciousness, Perception, and Cognition, 196–98. Review: Tucker, The Illustration of the Master: Henry James and the...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 645–654.
Published: 01 December 2014
... . Hungerford Amy . 2010 . Postmodern Belief: American Literature and Religion since 1960 . Princeton, NJ : Princeton Univ. Press . Jaudon Toni Wall . 2012 . “ Obeah’s Sensations: Rethinking Religion at the Transnational Turn .” American Literature 84 , no. 4 : 715 – 41 . Joas Hans...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2015
... African roots for the vampirism that it argues has been taken up by “Professors of the Obeah art” (D’Arcy 1819, 32). These roots suggest that D’Arcy’s vampires are close cousins of the zonbi, whom slaves of West African descent are said to have believed were “returned soul[s], revenant[s a word...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 683–711.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Its Witness: The Spiritualization of American Realism . Chicago : Univ. of Chicago Press . James Reese D. 1932 . Old Drury of Philadelphia: A History of the Philadelphia Stage, 1800–1835 . Philadelphia : Univ. of Pennsylvania Press . Jaudon Toni Wall . 2012 . “ Obeah’s...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 741–767.
Published: 01 December 2006