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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 147–169.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Orleans’s profound discontinuity from the United States in the wake of Hurricane Katrina—dominated the national conversation about the city’s suffering and recovery. This paper seeks to examine what Barbara Eckstein calls “claims for New Orleans’s exceptionalism,” considering theorizations of the city’s...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 616–618.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Kevin R. McNamara Hearing Sappho in New Orleans: The Call of Poetry from Congo Square to the Ninth Ward . By Salvaggio Ruth . Baton Rouge : Louisiana State Univ. Press . 2012 . xiv , 242 pp. Cloth , $39.95 ; e-book , $29.95 . Boarding Out: Inhabiting the American Urban Literary...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 196.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 2008 General Bohemian New Orleans: The Story of the “Outsider” and Loujon Press . By Jeff Weddle. Jackson: Univ. Press of Mississippi. 2007. xiii, 220 pp. $28.00. Brief Mention Editions Franklin Evans, or the Inebriate: A Tale of the Times. By Walt Whitman. Ed. Christopher Castiglia...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 519–551.
Published: 01 September 2010
... (1880)—a text that constantly signals its own inability to reproduce the speech and music of New Orleans's Afro-Creole community—in order to illustrate the growing sense among late-nineteenth-century U.S. writers that the written word was fundamentally inadequate as a sound archive. The second half...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 757–778.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Thomas F. Haddox Duke University Press 2002 Thomas F. The ‘‘Nous’’ of Southern Catholic Haddox Quadroons: Racial, Ethnic, and Religious Identity in Les Cenelles In 1845 a group of seventeen free Creoles of color in New Orleans published Les...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 85–112.
Published: 01 March 2007
... Orleans to enslave herself and her nine-year-old daughter to George Whittaker.1 Commenting on a similar case involving the voluntary enslavement of another free woman of color, the New Orleans Daily Picayune asserted that Amelia Stone “prefer[red] the liberty, security, and protection...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 741–767.
Published: 01 December 2006
... ˙ ˙ ˙ In the winter of 1928, Zora Neale Hurston underwent a series of Voodoo initiations in New Orleans, including one that cul- minated in her being crowned storm-walking ‘‘Rain-Bringer1 Later, while writing Their Eyes Were Watching God (1937) in Haiti—and after having witnessed the hurricane of 1929...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 428–430.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Colored National Convention “Address”; Douglass’s decade-and-a-half pre–Civil War considerations of the stranger figure; francophone poetry by free men of color published in New Orleans; Edward P. Jones’s 2003 novel The Known World and Douglass’s 1853 The Heroic Slave ; and an 1840–60 New Orleans city...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 883–884.
Published: 01 December 2000
... warrants this fond, if not entirely successful, treatment of her work. Anne Charles, University of New Orleans Midcentury Quartet: Bishop, Lowell, Jarrell, Berryman, and the Making of a Post- modern...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 884–885.
Published: 01 December 2000
... warrants this fond, if not entirely successful, treatment of her work. Anne Charles, University of New Orleans Midcentury Quartet: Bishop, Lowell, Jarrell, Berryman, and the Making of a Post- modern...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 865–886.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Pragmatic Tradition from Emerson to Ellison, 841–44. Review: McGowan, Pragmatist Politics: Making the Case for Liberal Democracy, 841–44. Review: Schoenbach, Pragmatic Modernism, 841–44. Lightweis-Goff, Jennie. “‘Peculiar and Characteristic’: New Orleans’s Excep- tionalism from Olmsted...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 892–894.
Published: 01 December 2017
... United States (particularly in Miami) and also the multicultural makeup of the U.S. South,” which he links back to the way that both black and white refugees from Haiti added to the African and Francophone aspects of the culture in New Orleans (337). Such connections provide convincing evidence for the...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 191.
Published: 01 March 2008
...; struggles as a writer; and travels to Paris, New Orleans, and Hollywood. Although the volume spans Faulkner’s entire life, Porter focuses on his most prolific twelve-year period between 1929 and 1940. Porter describes these creative years in detail, explor- ing how Faulkner experimented with...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 191.
Published: 01 March 2008
...; and travels to Paris, New Orleans, and Hollywood. Although the volume spans Faulkner’s entire life, Porter focuses on his most prolific twelve-year period between 1929 and 1940. Porter describes these creative years in detail, explor- ing how Faulkner experimented with both narrative...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 192.
Published: 01 March 2008
.... William Faulkner. By Carolyn Porter. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2007. vii, 199 pp. $21.00. This concise biography covers the most illuminating moments of the author’s life including his childhood; difficult relationships; struggles as a writer; and travels to Paris, New Orleans, and...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 192.
Published: 01 March 2008
... life including his childhood; difficult relationships; struggles as a writer; and travels to Paris, New Orleans, and Hollywood. Although the volume spans Faulkner’s entire life, Porter focuses on his most prolific twelve-year period between 1929 and 1940. Porter describes these creative...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 192.
Published: 01 March 2008
...; struggles as a writer; and travels to Paris, New Orleans, and Hollywood. Although the volume spans Faulkner’s entire life, Porter focuses on his most prolific twelve-year period between 1929 and 1940. Porter describes these creative years in detail, explor- ing how Faulkner experimented with...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 193.
Published: 01 March 2008
...; and travels to Paris, New Orleans, and Hollywood. Although the volume spans Faulkner’s entire life, Porter focuses on his most prolific twelve-year period between 1929 and 1940. Porter describes these creative years in detail, explor- ing how Faulkner experimented with both narrative...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 193.
Published: 01 March 2008
.... William Faulkner. By Carolyn Porter. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2007. vii, 199 pp. $21.00. This concise biography covers the most illuminating moments of the author’s life including his childhood; difficult relationships; struggles as a writer; and travels to Paris, New Orleans, and...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 193.
Published: 01 March 2008
...: Oxford Univ. Press. 2007. vii, 199 pp. $21.00. This concise biography covers the most illuminating moments of the author’s life including his childhood; difficult relationships; struggles as a writer; and travels to Paris, New Orleans, and Hollywood. Although the volume spans Faulkner’s...