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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 414–416.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Coleman Hutchison A Web of Words: The Great Dialogue of Southern Literature . By Gray Richard . Athens : Univ. of Georgia Press . 2007 . xii , 283 pp. $34.95 . Disturbing Calculations: The Economics of Identity in Postcolonial Southern Literature, 1912-2002 . By Benson...
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 483–509.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Hosam Aboul-Ela Duke University Press 2005 Hosam The Poetics of Peripheralization: Aboul-Ela Faulkner and the Question of the Postcolonial For human progress evolves in stages, said Mariátegui, stages that are not entirely linear in their...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 704–707.
Published: 01 December 2006
... issues began at a December 2002 symposium in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, organized by Jon Smith of the University of Montevallo and jointly sponsored by the American Literature Association and the Society for the Study of Southern Literature. Called ‘‘The U.S. South, Postcolonial Theory, and New World...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 192.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 2008 General Native American Life-History Narratives: Colonial and Postcolonial Navajo Ethnography . By Susan Berry Brill de Ramírez. Albuquerque: Univ. of New Mexico Press. 2007. xxx, 257 pp. $34.95. Brief Mention Editions Franklin Evans, or the Inebriate: A Tale...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 423–424.
Published: 01 June 2000
... Postcolonial Reader .By Geoffrey Sanborn. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 1998. xvi, 254 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $17.95. 6059 American Literature 72:2 / sheet 185 of223 Geoffrey Sanborn has written a compelling book, impressively reappraising...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 638–640.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., Minstrelsy, and Transatlantic Culture in the 1850s . By Sarah Meer. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2005. viii, 332 pp. Cloth, $54.95; paper, $24.95. Confluences: Postcolonialism, African American Literary Studies, and the Black Atlantic . By John Cullen Gruesser. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 151–179.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Mikko Tuhkanen Tuhkanen argues that Richard Wright, with his references to dreaming in Native Son , Black Power , and elsewhere, develops a theory of postcolonial becoming, where the world's extant realities are challenged by the different “speeds” of the oneiric realm. In the controversial travel...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 739–768.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Laila Amine This essay maps out a six-year literary transformation of Paris noir from 1957 to 1963 that overlaps with the Algerian war for independence from France (1954–1962). In this journey that transits from Parisian utopianism to postcolonial criticism, from Richard Wright and James Baldwin's...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 141–166.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Megan Obourn Through a reading of Arturo Islas's posthumously published La Mollie and the King of Tears , this essay offers a critique of liberal, multicultural uses of postcolonial hybridity in the context of U.S. literature and literary criticism. The essay reviews current uses of hybridity as a...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 501–526.
Published: 01 September 2008
... viewer as the subject, not the object, of history. In contrast to Ruskin's writings that enshrine an English identity that would sublimate its specific relationship to slavery, the writings of contemporary postcolonial novelists such as Cliff articulate diasporic identities that interrogate such...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 419–445.
Published: 01 September 2013
... theories because they were looking at a text in dialogue with psychoanalysis’s antecedents. By recovering these antecedents, the essay shows that states of insensibility like sleepwalking—which Fiedler takes as figures for the unconscious—in fact had social and political meanings that even postcolonial...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 31–59.
Published: 01 March 2014
... histories of imperial violence and settlement, helps us recognize articulations of settler colonialism not merely as “forgetting” (forgetting previous claims on space, for example) to be combatted with the “hauntings” or “remembering” of postcolonial approaches, but as various, ongoing processes of “in...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 459.
Published: 01 June 2010
..., the most recent wave of eco- critical work has turned toward the global and the theoretical, closely engag- ing with critical geography, postcolonial studies, political philosophy, aesthet- ics, environmental justice, regional studies, and other fields. This special issue of American Literature...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 209–212.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Varela’s “autopoiesis”). This line of inquiry is usually traced to poststructuralist critiques of epistemological certainty, but anti- and postcolonial writers such as Frantz Fanon, Aimé Césaire, and later Sylvia Wynter had since the mid-century noted that the category of the human is circumscribed by its...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 874–876.
Published: 01 December 2016
... transcendent truth (Donna Haraway’s “cyborg,” N. Katherine Hayles’s “virtual body,” and Humberto Maturana and Francisco Varela’s “autopoiesis”). This line of inquiry is usually traced to poststructuralist critiques of epistemological certainty, but anti- and postcolonial writers such as Frantz Fanon, Aimé...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 666–668.
Published: 01 September 2017
... than transcendent truth (Donna Haraway’s “cyborg,” N. Katherine Hayles’s “virtual body,” and Humberto Maturana and Francisco Varela’s “autopoiesis”). This line of inquiry is usually traced to poststructuralist critiques of epistemological certainty, but anti- and postcolonial writers such as Frantz...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 660–664.
Published: 01 September 2016
... postcolonial writers such as Frantz Fanon, Aimé Césaire, and later Sylvia Wynter had since the mid-century noted that the category of the human is circumscribed by its foundational role in the modern Enlightenment project that gave rise to colonial slavery. This other posthumanist genealogy provides a crucial...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 245–246.
Published: 01 March 2003
... American literary evaluation, feminist readings or discussions of masculine performance in Mailer’s life and work, considerations of Mailerian carnivalesque writing, and postcolonial cri- tiques of shifts...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 871–886.
Published: 01 December 2004
..., peoples, or geographies in relation to one another within a unifying framework. Rubrics such as New World studies, transatlantic studies, postcolonial studies, and transnational ethnic studies not only challenge colonial and Cold-War area desig- nations, they also introduce new axes and terms to a...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 212–214.
Published: 01 March 2003
...- able. Challenges to canonicity and a heightened awareness of representational 6815 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:1 / sheet 216 of 252 politics, in combination with the influence of postcolonial studies and trans- national theories on the study of U.S. culture, have...