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American Literature (2006) 78 (2): 398–400.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Leonard Cassuto 2006 To Hell and Back: Race and Betrayal in the Southern Novel . By Jeff Abernathy. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2003. xii, 240 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $18.95. Race, Work, and Desire in American Literature, 1860-1930 . By Michele Birnbaum. New York...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 613–615.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Augusta Rohrbach Duke University Press 2006 “A Hideous Monster of the Mind”: American Race Theory in the Early Republic . By Bruce Dain. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2002. x, 321 pp. $29.95. “Miscegenation”: Making Race in America . By Elise Lemire. Philadelphia: Univ...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 591–593.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Hester Blum On Lingering and Being Last: Race and Sovereignty in the New World . By Elmer Jonathan . New York : Fordham Univ. Press . 2008 . viii, 260 pp. Cloth , $80.00 ; paper , $28.00 . Dislocating Race and Nation: Episodes in Nineteenth-Century American Literary...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 421–424.
Published: 01 June 2005
... American literatures, Whitman is used by artists of differing genders, sexualities, races, and ethnicities. The epigraphs Price chooses are all admiring, but he is more analyst than apologist, and he gives as much attention to Ishmael Reed, who rejects Whitman, as to Least Heat-Moon and Gloria Naylor...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 190–191.
Published: 01 March 2005
... American Literature Blood Talk: American Race Melodrama and the Culture of the Occult. By Susan K. Gillman. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2003. xi, 245 pp. Paper, $19.00. Spectres of 1919: Class and Nation in the Making of the New Negro. By Barbara Foley. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 2003. x...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Susan K. Harris Out in Public: Configurations of Women's Bodies in Nineteenth-Century America. By Alison Piepmeier. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2004. xi, 278 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $19.95. Executing Race: Early American Women's Narratives of Race, Society, and the Law...
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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 (2003) 75 (2): 433–435.
Published: 01 June 2003
.... Truth Stranger than Fiction: Race, Realism, and the U.S. Literary Marketplace.By 6849 AMERICAN LITERATURE 75:2 / sheet 191 of 246 Augusta Rohrbach. New York: Palgrave. 2002. xvi, 153 pp. $45.00. In their studies of white Americans who adopted ‘‘black’’ voices, John...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (3): 528–531.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Chris Taylor chtaylor@uchicago.edu White Writers, Race Matters: Fictions of Racial Liberalism from Stowe to Stockett . By Gregory S. Jay , New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2017 . xi, 370 pp. Cloth, $73.00 ; e-book available. Black Prometheus: Race and Radicalism...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (4): 895–897.
Published: 01 December 2017
... criticism to historicist scholarship. According to North, “race critique” was part of a “storm” of challenges to midcentury critical norms that emerged in the 1960s and 1970s and collectively represented a false sense of literary study’s “political” potential (Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Press, 56). Thus...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 870–872.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Charles Scruggs Cultural Melancholy: Readings of Race, Impossible Mourning, and African American Ritual . By Jermaine Singleton . Urbana : Univ. of Illinois Press . 2015 . xi, 153 pp. Cloth, $50.00 ; e-book, $30.00 . In the Wake: On Blackness and Being . By Christina...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 887–889.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Jené Schoenfeld Duke University Press 2006 The “Tragic Mulatta” Revisited: Race and Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century Antislavery Fiction . By Eve Allegra Raimon. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers Univ. Press. 2004. x, 202 pp. Paper, $21.95. The Mulatta and the Politics of Race...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (1): 209–211.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Claire F. Fox © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Cuba in the American Imagination: Metaphor and the Imperial Ethos . By Louis A. Pérez Jr. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2008. xii, 333 pp. $34.95. Waves of Decolonization: Discourses of Race and Hemispheric...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 619–647.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Roberta Wolfson Abstract This essay examines two oppositional figures in Paul Beatty’s debut novel, The White Boy Shuffle (1996), and most recent novel, The Sellout (2015): the exalted race leader and the excoriated race traitor. Positioned at extreme ends of the spectrum of exceptionalism...
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Published: 01 June 2020
Figure 3 A comparison of the race topic (“negro white people men man negroes race”) across four genres shows that it was most prevalent in “letters.” Figure courtesy of author Figure 3 A comparison of the race topic (“negro white people men man negroes race”) across four genres shows More
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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 459–461.
Published: 01 June 2012
...John Morán González Spiritual Mestizaje: Religion, Gender, Race, and Nation in Contemporary Chicana Narrative . By Delgadillo Theresa . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2011 . xiv, 275 pp. Paper , $23.95 . Hispanic Immigrant Literature: El Sueño del Retorno . By Kanellos...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 668–670.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Tara T. Green Sanctuary: African Americans and Empire . By Waligora-Davis Nicole A. . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2011 . xx , 218 pp. $65.00 . The Problem of the Future World: W. E. B. DuBois and the Race Concept at Midcentury . By Porter Eric . Durham, NC...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 675–677.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Patricia Ybarra No Safe Spaces: Recasting Race, Ethnicity, and Nationality in the American Theater . By Pao Angela C. . Ann Arbor : Univ. of Michigan Press , 2010 . vii , 305 pp. Paper , $32.50 . Enacting Others: Politics of Identity in Eleanor Antin, Nikki S. Lee, Adrian...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 877–879.
Published: 01 December 2012
...James Salazar Minority Reports: Identity and Social Knowledge in Nineteenth-Century American Literature . By Borgstrom Michael . New York : Palgrave Macmillan . 2010 . xv , 183 pp. $84.00 . Loyal Subjects: Bonds of Nation, Race, and Allegiance in Nineteenth-Century America...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 891–893.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Keith D. Leonard The Souls of Mixed Folk: Race, Politics, and Aesthetics in the New Millennium . By Elam Michelle . Stanford, CA : Stanford Univ. Press . 2011 . xxiii , 277 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper , $24.95 . The Postwar African American Novel: Protest and Discontent, 1945...