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American Literature (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 (2013) 85 (3): 505–530.
Published: 01 September 2013
... to be a 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...
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American Literature (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 (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 (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 (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...
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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (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 (2021) 93 (3): 445–472.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Rebecca Evans Abstract This essay argues that contemporary African American novels turn to the gothic in order to dramatize the uncanny infrastructural and spatial afterlives of the plantation through a literary strategy it identifies as geomemory : a genre friction between mimetic and gothic modes...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (4): 846–848.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Michael Hames-García © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 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...
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American Literature (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 (2010) 82 (1): 214–215.
Published: 01 March 2010
... of 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. 2007...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 605–607.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Susan Scott Parrish Environmental Practice and Early American Literature . By Ziser Michael . Cambridge, UK : Cambridge Univ. Press . 2013 . ii , 224 pp. Cloth, $90.00 ; e-book, $72.00 . Ariel's Ecology: Plantations, Personhood, and Colonialism in the American Tropics...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 723–735.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Elizabeth Maddock Dillon; Kate Simpkins Abstract Key aspects of the plantation economy, centered in the early Caribbean, include the theft of Indigenous land, agricultural monocropping, and racial capitalism as well as an epistemological effort to separate out humans, animals, and plants...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (2): 227–253.
Published: 01 June 2021
... plantation inheritances from the southernmost US state, Hawai‘i, and the southeastern United States. Ultimately, I argue that vestiges of the wrongs borne of their plantation origins, in both the southeastern United States and Hawai‘i, manifest across gothic forms in distress surrounding land and legacy...
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American Literature (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. 1 My use of the term color-blind here builds on Eduardo Bonilla-Silva’s ( 2006 : 2) concept of color-blind racism, a racist ideology...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (4): 571–599.
Published: 01 December 2021
... that supported his claims for elite cultural status and full democratic citizenship. Cedar Hill allowed Douglass to claim both legal and symbolic possession over the landscape, establishing his connection with nature in ways that rivalled southern agrarian plantations and responded to his and other African...
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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 (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 (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...