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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 225–227.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Caleb Smith Duke University Press 2007 Forced Passages: Imprisoned Radical Intellectuals and the U.S. Prison Regime . By Dylan Rodriguez. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2006. 322 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $19.95. Fitting Sentences: Identity in Nineteenth- and...
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American Literature (1 December 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 (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 121–145.
Published: 01 March 2001
...E. Shaskan Bumas Duke University Press 2001 E. Shaskan Fictions of the Panopticon: Bumas Prison, Utopia, and the Out-Penitent in the Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne The great utopian writers from Plato through Thomas More explained their...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 665–666.
Published: 01 September 2000
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 673–675.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Patrick Elliot Alexander The Prison and the American Imagination . By Smith Caleb . New Haven : Yale Univ. Press . 2009 . x, 258 pp. Cloth, $40.00; paper, $25.00 . Criminal Intimacy: Prison and the Uneven History of Modern American Sexuality . By Kunzel Regina...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 111–140.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Thomas Alan Dichter Abstract First drafted during the author’s imprisonment in the 1930s, Chester Himes’s autobiographical prison novel, Yesterday Will Make You Cry , was originally published in expurgated form as Cast the First Stone in 1953. This essay situates both versions in relation to...
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 864–867.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Megan Sweeney 2005 Fugitive Thought: Prison Movements, Race, and the Meaning of Justice . By Michael Hames-García. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2004. lii, 352 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $19.95; Questionable Charity: Gender, Humanitarianism, and Complicity in U.S. Literary...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 31–65.
Published: 01 March 2016
... the electric chair at Sing Sing prison alongside James Weldon Johnson's 1912 novel The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man , the essay argues that these texts invite us to recast early twentieth-century black resistance in electrical terms, terms that expose racial violence as a function of...
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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 207–234.
Published: 01 June 2006
... the specter which outlines the existence of man in the modern worldMan in prison is the virtual image of the bourgeois type which he still has to become in reality.—Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer, Dialectic of Enlightenment...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 661–663.
Published: 01 September 2011
... University DOI 10.1215/00029831-1339944 The Prison and the American Imagination. By Caleb Smith. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press. 2009. x, 258 pp. Cloth, $40.00; paper, $25.00. Criminal Intimacy: Prison and the Uneven History of Modern American Sexu- ality. By Regina Kunzel. Chicago: Univ...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 664–666.
Published: 01 September 2011
... State University DOI 10.1215/00029831-1339944 The Prison and the American Imagination. By Caleb Smith. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press. 2009. x, 258 pp. Cloth, $40.00; paper, $25.00. Criminal Intimacy: Prison and the Uneven History of Modern American Sexu- ality. By Regina Kunzel...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 666–668.
Published: 01 September 2011
... doing so, they also highlight the U.S. “spatial coloniality” that is often obscured by familiar “promised land” narratives of immigration (29). Lauren Coats and Laura Jones, Louisiana State University DOI 10.1215/00029831-1339944 The Prison and the American Imagination. By Caleb Smith. New...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 668–670.
Published: 01 September 2011
... doing so, they also highlight the U.S. “spatial coloniality” that is often obscured by familiar “promised land” narratives of immigration (29). Lauren Coats and Laura Jones, Louisiana State University DOI 10.1215/00029831-1339944 The Prison and the American Imagination. By Caleb Smith. New...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 670–673.
Published: 01 September 2011
... State University DOI 10.1215/00029831-1339944 The Prison and the American Imagination. By Caleb Smith. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press. 2009. x, 258 pp. Cloth, $40.00; paper, $25.00. Criminal Intimacy: Prison and the Uneven History of Modern American Sexu- ality. By Regina Kunzel...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 675–678.
Published: 01 September 2011
... doing so, they also highlight the U.S. “spatial coloniality” that is often obscured by familiar “promised land” narratives of immigration (29). Lauren Coats and Laura Jones, Louisiana State University DOI 10.1215/00029831-1339944 The Prison and the American Imagination. By Caleb Smith. New...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 678–680.
Published: 01 September 2011
... doing so, they also highlight the U.S. “spatial coloniality” that is often obscured by familiar “promised land” narratives of immigration (29). Lauren Coats and Laura Jones, Louisiana State University DOI 10.1215/00029831-1339944 The Prison and the American Imagination. By Caleb Smith. New...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 121–151.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Brantley in the New York Times called it “intense and deeply affecting.”1 Through a popular merger of documentary, star power, and sen- timental address, The Exonerated provokes, through firsthand testi- mony, sympathy for former death-row prisoners. The hallmark signs of...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 811–835.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Charlotte to death and Harry to prison at Parchman, the same prison the tall con- vict calls ‘‘home’’ in ‘‘Old Man However tangential the links may initially seem between these two narratives, their sites of connection and contrast are integral to each narrative’s power and to the aesthetic power of...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 883–884.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Tyler Curtain By Alan Sinfield. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press. 2000. vii, 407 pp.$29.95. 2003 Book Reviews 883 Sánchez’s work—the pinta (prison), the barrio, and the migrant...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 850–853.
Published: 01 December 2015
... reframing the con- temporary debate over surveillance, they reach a number of startling conclu- sions. First, they argue, Foucault’s vision of Jeremy Bentham’s panopticon prison as a “figure” for society at large is both misleading and wrong: mislead- ing because Bentham’s “intentions” were...