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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 214–215.
Published: 01 March 2010
... the Southern Plantation, 1936–1968 . By Michael P. Bibler. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2009. x, 298 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $22.50. Book Reviews Folded Selves: Colonial New England Writing in the World System. By Michelle Burnham. Hanover, N.H.: Dartmouth College Press...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 846–848.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Michael Hames-García Prisons, Race, and Masculinity in Twentieth-Century U.S. Literature and Film . By Peter Caster. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2008. xx, 279 pp. $44.95. From the Plantation to the Prison: African American Confinement in Literature . Ed. Tara T. Green...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 454–456.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Katie McKee Entitled to the Pedestal: Place, Race, and Progress in White Southern Women's Writing, 1920–1945 . By Nghana Tamu Lewis. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2007. xiv, 208 pp. $37.95. Wounds of Returning: Race, Memory, and Prosperity on the Postslavery Plantation . By Jessica Adams...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 505–530.
Published: 01 September 2013
... defiantly local literary expression, it is in fact a product of the global socioeconomic and cultural matrix of what Clukey calls plantation modernity . In this essay, Clukey seeks to move past cultural similarities between Ireland and the South in order to establish the Anglo-Irish big house and the...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 695–720.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Michelle Burnham Duke University Press 2000 Michelle Merchants, Money, and the Economics of Burnham ‘‘Plain Style’’ in William Bradford’s Of Plymouth Plantation 6218 American...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 295–322.
Published: 01 June 2019
...David Anthony Abstract This essay focuses on the consistently deployed but previously unnoticed figure of the Jew in the post– Uncle Tom’s Cabin plantation novel, whether “anti- Tom ” or abolitionist in orientation. I argue that this character does complex ideological work in these novels, in...
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American Literature (1 September 2019) 91 (3): 447–457.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Gwen Bergner Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. This special issue focuses on the plantation, the postplantation, and the afterlives of slavery to consider how...
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American Literature (1 September 2019) 91 (3): 523–555.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Jarvis C. McInnis Abstract This essay reconstructs the history of the Cotton Farmer , a rare African American newspaper edited and published by black tenant farmers employed by the Delta and Pine Land Company, once the world’s largest corporate cotton plantation located in the Mississippi delta...
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American Literature (1 September 2019) 91 (3): 557–586.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Benjamin Child Abstract With attention to representations of the land and labor in the postslavery agricultural South of the nadir—a period when American apartheid was at its most violent—this essay uses Paul Laurence Dunbar’s plantation poems and W. E. B. Du Bois’s cotton novel, The Quest of the...
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American Literature (1 September 2019) 91 (3): 587–617.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Julius B. Fleming, Jr. Abstract This essay examines the cultural and political work of the Free Southern Theater, specifically how this company used plantations, porches, and cotton fields in order to build a radical black southern theater in the civil rights movement. Staging plays like Samuel...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 414–416.
Published: 01 June 2014
... Melanie . Athens : Univ. of Georgia Press . 2008 . xiv , 263 pp. Cloth , $71.95 ; paper , $25.95 . Romances of the White Man’s Burden: Race, Empire, and the Plantation in American Literature, 1880-1936 . By Wells Jeremy . Nashville, TN : Vanderbilt Univ. Press . 2011 . x , 238 pp...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 605–607.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Susan Scott Parrish © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Ariel's Ecology: Plantations, Personhood, and Colonialism in the American Tropics . By Allewaert Monique . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2013 . 248 pp. Cloth, $75.00 ; paper, $25.00 ; e-book available...
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American Literature (1 September 2019) 91 (3): 619–647.
Published: 01 September 2019
... court, the plantation, and the segregated urban neighborhood, as potential, albeit vexed sites of black agency, empowerment, and community building. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 social death (anti)racism satire black postmodernism bare life Scoby’s eyes reddened and...
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Published: 01 September 2019
Figure 1 Cedrick Tamasala, How My Grandfather Survived , 2015, installation view, Cercle d’Art des Travailleurs de Plantation Congolaise , SculptureCenter, New York, 2017. Chocolate. 15 by 8.3 by 9.4 inches (38 by 21 by 24 cm). Courtesy the Cercle d’Art des Travailleurs de Plantation Congolaise More
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American Literature (1 September 2019) 91 (3): 649–652.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Figure 1 Cedrick Tamasala, How My Grandfather Survived , 2015, installation view, Cercle d’Art des Travailleurs de Plantation Congolaise , SculptureCenter, New York, 2017. Chocolate. 15 by 8.3 by 9.4 inches (38 by 21 by 24 cm). Courtesy the Cercle d’Art des Travailleurs de Plantation Congolaise...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 209–212.
Published: 01 March 2017
...). Members of the judging committee were Michael Elliott (chair), Emory University; Nihad Farooq, Georgia Institute of Technology; and Zita Nunes, University of Maryland. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 This special issue focuses on the plantation, the post-plantation, and the...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 874–876.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 This special issue focuses on the plantation, the post-plantation, and the afterlives of slavery to consider how we have inherited and continue to be structured by the plantation form. This reconsideration of the plantation form heeds...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 666–668.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 This special issue focuses on the plantation, the post-plantation, and the afterlives of slavery to consider how we have inherited and continue to be structured by the plantation form. This reconsideration of the plantation form heeds...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 660–664.
Published: 01 September 2016
... role in the modern Enlightenment project that gave rise to colonial slavery. This other posthumanist genealogy provides a crucial corrective to posthumanism’s continued investment in Western rationality and hierarchies of knowledge. With a focus on the plantation form, we ask how a black posthumanism...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 439–445.
Published: 01 June 2016
... the modes of being of those rendered bare life by the necropolitics of colonial plantation slavery. Rather, as Weheliye asks, “How might we go about thinking and living enfleshment otherwise so as to usher in different genres of the human?” ( Habeus Viscus: Racializing Assemblages, Biopolitics, and...