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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 389–411.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Robert F. Reid-Pharr In a reading of Samuel R. Delany's underexamined 1984 science fiction novel, Stars in My Pocket Like Grains of Sand , Reid-Pharr uses the work of theorists such as Leo Bersani, Mary Douglas, Orlando Patterson, and Hortense Spillers to question the necessity of gay men's...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 893–914.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Philosophical Pragmatism, 208–10. Reid-­Pharr, Robert F. “Clean: Death and Desire in Samuel R. Delany’s Stars in My Pocket Like Grains of Sand,” 389–411. Rifkin, Mark. Review: Lyons, X-­Marks: Native Signatures of Assent, 449–51. Review: O’Brien, Firsting and Lasting: Writing Indians out of Existence...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 417–419.
Published: 01 June 2019
... runaway teenager with a “Drunken Dutchman” who had fallen overboard and whom Franklin had rescued. Before collapsing from exhaustion, the man extracts a book from his pocket and shows it to Franklin; it is a Dutch edition of John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress . Already an experienced printer, Franklin...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 183–186.
Published: 01 March 2018
... after the end of postmodernism. Paula Rabinowitz’s American Pulp is a scholarly love letter to the pocket-size paperback. The book tells the story of the format’s rise and decline, from Allen Lane’s founding of Penguin Books in 1935 to the Gathings Committee hearing in 1952. Rabinowitz offers...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 553–574.
Published: 01 September 2000
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 761–785.
Published: 01 December 2005
... money at her unpunished, and chases Joe around the house.24 They meet in the door frame, ‘‘a furious mass of female and male energy ‘‘shouting, laughing, twisting, turn- ing, tussling, tickling each other in the ribs’’ GSB 87). Missie May laughingly searches Joe’s pockets for gifts for her and...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 231–244.
Published: 01 June 2001
... their subordination, and they challenge white readers to comprehend and account for the internal ‘‘pockets of the South’’ within the United States, in which refugees face state-sponsored violence and repression...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 739–768.
Published: 01 December 2015
... jouons pas la trompette: Richard Wright in Paris” (“No, We Do Not Play the Trumpet: Richard Wright in Paris”) . Contemporary French and Francophone Studies 8 , no. 3 : 285 – 303 . Smith William G. (1963) 1964 . The Stone Face . New York : Pocket Books . Stora Benjamin...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 779–805.
Published: 01 December 2010
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 629–660.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Head-Quarters.”14 Indeed, Bierce was also supplied a pocket-size manuscript of the circu- lars compiled and issued by Headquarters—a kind of paperback edi- tion of previously transmitted orders, bound and reprinted for maxi- mum portability. In the midst of this circuit, Bierce’s duties...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 237–249.
Published: 01 June 2011
... history. Like Jerng, Reid-­ Pharr, in “Death and Desire in Samuel R. Delany’s Stars in My Pocket Like Grains of Sand,” summons Delany as a theorist of history to illus- trate the ethical imperative of reclaiming “the dirt of a dirty past.” He follows anthropologist Mary Douglas in understanding...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 697–726.
Published: 01 December 2017
... there are twenty gods, or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.” To challenge this common sense is to contravene the right of someone else to privacy. But, of course, this isn’t quite it, for Plinlimmon’s philosophy ultimately assumes that the reader’s morality is always comfortably...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 349–377.
Published: 01 June 2005
... corruption. Apparently he has been using his desk as a clearinghouse for his precinct’s consumer orders for the televisions. This same sergeant also advises the young beat cop who first reported the hijacking to pocket $2000 he found at the scene.1 As shocking as this episode seems, its reversals are in...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 275–290.
Published: 01 June 2000
... their hip-pockets’’ [6 The line ‘‘Barlo and I were pulled out of our seats’’ (12) has a startling and difficult-to-evaluate effect. The sense of unease created by the narrator’s sudden presence is amplified by his...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 387–412.
Published: 01 June 2001
..., I would argue, political) refugees migrate to pockets of the South in the United States. These refugees—called by scholars transnational labor migrants or diasporic communities—are the subject of an emerging...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 359–385.
Published: 01 June 2015
... . Swofford Anthony . 2003 . Jarhead . New York : Pocket Books . The Hurt Locker . 2008 . Directed by Bigelow Kathryn . Universal City, CA : Summit Entertainment, 2009, DVD . Three Kings. 1999 . Directed by Russell David O. . Burbank, CA : Warner Brothers Studios, 2000, DVD...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 851–879.
Published: 01 December 2017
... the Emblem of the Codfish in the Hall of the House of Representatives ( 1895 ) dreams of cod the gold of the sea that will fill their bellies and their pockets —Cheryl Savageau, “Cod” ( 2006 ) Though he claimed to have set out for “whales and [to] make tryalls of a Myne of Gold and...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 111–137.
Published: 01 March 2002
... assumedanewcharactersawtoeverythinghimself;puthisown hand to the plough; worked hard; ate heartily; slept soundly; paid for everything in cash down; and never danced except he could do it to the music of his own money in both pockets’’ (BH,37).Atouchvul- gar and proud of his plain style, Tibbets is ‘‘not a man to be daunted or...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 251–285.
Published: 01 June 2002
..., the Pocket Manual of Republican Etiquette registers ‘‘an earnest protest against the pro- miscuous kissing which sometimes forms part of the performances inthesegames As if to confirm the danger, a nineteenth-century discussion of kissing reports that a game of ‘‘drop the handkerchief’’ played by...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 271–304.
Published: 01 June 2010
... theaters and in public cere- monies and political rallies. The cheapness and detachability of these texts made them easy to circulate and carry, whether in the pocket or the heart, while the timeliness and disposability of their content and the familiarity and convention of their form made them...