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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 859–862.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Mark Fulk Duke University Press 2007 Straight Writ Queer: Non-Normative Expressions of Heterosexuality in Literature . Ed. Richard Fantina. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland. 2006. 274 pp. Paper, $45.00. Beautiful Bottom, Beautiful Shame: Where “Black” Meets “Queer” (Series Q) . By...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 391–393.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Kate McCullough The Erotics of Sovereignty: Queer Native Writing in the Era of Self-Determination . By Rifkin Mark . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2012 . viii , 337 pp. Spaces between Us: Queer Settler Colonialism and Indigenous Decolonization . By Morgensen...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 415–417.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Benjamin Kahan On Making Sense: Queer Race Narratives of Intelligibility . By Martinez Ernesto Javier . Stanford, CA : Stanford Univ. Press . 2013 . xiii , 200 pp. Cloth , $70.00 ; paper , $22.95 . Single: Arguments for the Uncoupled . By Cobb Michael . New York : New...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 867–869.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Martin Joseph Ponce © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Queering Cold War Poetry: Ethics of Vulnerability in Cuba and the United States . By Eric Keenaghan. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2009. x, 196 pp. $39.95. Queer Optimism: Lyric Personhood and Other Felicitous...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 193–196.
Published: 01 March 2009
...: An Imagined Conspiracy . By Michael S. Sherry. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2007. vii, 292 pp. $29.95. Feeling Backward: Loss and the Politics of Queer History . By Heather Love. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2007. 196 pp. Cloth, $39.95; paper, $16.95. Queering the...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 214–215.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Matthew Wynn Sivils © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Clear-Cutting Eden: Ecology and the Pastoral in Southern Literature . By Christopher Rieger. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2009. x, 202 pp. $39.75. Cotton's Queer Relations: Same-Sex Intimacy and the Literature of...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 175–184.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Shane Vogel © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 The Queer Child; or, Growing Sideways in the Twentieth Century. By Kathryn Bond Stockton. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2009. x, 294 pp. Cloth, $79.95; paper, $22.95. Queer Externalities: Hazardous Encounters in American...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 195–197.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Magdalena J. Zaborowska Sites Unseen: Architecture, Race, and American Literature . By Gleason William A. . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2011 . xiii , 271 pp. Cloth , $65.00 ; paper , $22.00 . Relocations: Queer Suburban Imaginaries . By Tongson Karen . New...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 890–891.
Published: 01 December 2001
... American Literature While many of the texts Boone examines are not American, his frame- work—which incorporates queer theory, race studies, and feminism, and ex- plores both literature and art—is exceptional in its conceptual breadth and depth of plot analysis. In this postmodern moment, Boone...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 315–345.
Published: 01 June 2018
... the ongoing seriality of Nancy as offering a complex queer adorability that destabilizes modes of identification in the Nancy comics and beyond. Both Brainard’s and Bushmiller’s Nancy texts draw on the controlled miniature and the unwieldy additive catalog, which are characteristic of the long-running...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 377–405.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Kate McCullough Abstract This article assesses the queer world-making potentiality of the comics form as demonstrated in Alison Bechdel’s 2006 graphic memoir Fun Home . By deploying the temporal openings of the graphic form, Fun Home challenges the putative fixity of heteronormative family time and...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 449–459.
Published: 01 June 2018
... scholar of popular culture reflecting on comics studies by reviewing four books written by white male scholars, all of whom make significant contributions in theorizing comics form. Queer theory teaches us to question the naturalization of norms, so while I observe that all four are male-authored texts...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 197–219.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Darieck Scott; Ramzi Fawaz Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 There’s something queer about comics. Whether one looks to the alternative mutant kinships of superhero stories (the epitome of queer world making), the ironic and socially negative narratives of independent comics...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 495–522.
Published: 01 September 2018
... identity politics, especially those in the naturalist literary tradition, diminished black life. With Chesnutt as my starting point, I recommend a return to early Jim Crow novels—particularly those written between the years 1900 and 1905—to suggest their progenitorial role regarding recent turns in queer...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 251–281.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Anthony Michael D’Agostino Abstract The X-Men’s Rogue’s ability to absorb the powers and personality of others through “flesh-to-flesh contact” presents an affective figure for the queer potential of the X-Men’s metaphor of mutancy as difference. Close readings of Rogue’s first appearance, Avengers...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 91–119.
Published: 01 March 2019
... queer, in effect also queering himself, he queers as well the masses of down-and-out unemployed men whose unloosed gender stirred up a national anxiety about precarious masculinity. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 poverty 1930s Tom Kromer hobos The Great Depression...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 407–438.
Published: 01 June 2018
... comparatively little attention. By focusing on the grassroots context of DTWOF , this essay demonstrates how Bechdel’s participation in grassroots periodicals shaped her work. Through the development of new reading practices and the notion of queer comics archives, I show how queer communities influenced...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 221–250.
Published: 01 June 2018
...andré carrington Abstract The socially symbolic figure of the superhero comes into close contact with vernacular intellectual critiques of race and modernity through the much-anticipated film adaptation of Marvel’s Black Panther comics. This article analyzes the implications for queer approaches to...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 203–206.
Published: 01 March 2007
... . By Deborah Paes de Barros. New York: Peter Lang. 2004. 208 pp. Paper, $39.95. Queer Constellations: Subcultural Space in the Wake of the City . By Diane Chisholm. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2004. xvii, 353 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $19.95. Book Reviews New England’s...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 177–180.
Published: 01 March 2008
.... Jackson: Univ. Press of Mississippi. 2006. ix, 230 pp. $40.00. Claude McKay, Code Name Sasha: Queer Black Marxism and the Harlem Renaissance . By Gary Edward Holcomb. Gainesville: Univ. Press of Florida. 2007. xiv, 273 pp. $59.95. Book Reviews Godly Letters: The Literature of the...