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American Literature (1 March 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. By...
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American Literature (1 June 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. Chapel...
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American Literature (1 September 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 Nationalism . By...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 895–897.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Sonya Posmentier The Social Imperative: Race, Close Reading, and Contemporary Literary Criticism . By Moya Paula M. L. . Stanford, CA : Stanford Univ. Press . 2016 . xiii, 206 pp. Cloth , $80.00 ; paper, $22.95 ; e-book available. Race and the Literary Encounter: Black Literature from...
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American Literature (1 December 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 Sharpe...
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American Literature (1 June 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: Cambridge Univ. Press...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 433–435.
Published: 01 June 2003
... University The Black Hearts of Men: Radical Abolitionists and the Transformation of Race.By John Stauffer. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2002. 367 pp. $29.95. Truth Stranger than Fiction: Race, Realism, and the...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 421–424.
Published: 01 June 2005
... efforts to define Whitman as an essentially white or male or gay artist are reductive. Central to all the plural 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...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 190–191.
Published: 01 March 2005
... 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, 313 pp. $44.95...
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American Literature (1 December 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 . By Teresa C...
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American Literature (1 March 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 Citizenship in Cuba...
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American Literature (1 September 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. of Pennsylvania Press...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 882–884.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Habiba Ibrahim Duke University Press 2006 Playing the Races: Ethnic Caricature and American Literary Realism . By Henry B. Wonham. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2004. viii, 196 pp. $47.50. Enter the New Negroes: Images of Race in American Culture . By Martha Jane Nadell. Cambridge: Harvard Univ...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 251–278.
Published: 01 June 2011
..., it questions the traditional contexts and visual cues by which racial difference appears as racial difference at all. In this essay, Jerng first analyzes how race has been read in science fiction. Cataloging the practices of reading race in science fiction tells us a great deal about how we notice...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 141–168.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Christopher Douglas Duke University Press 2006 Christopher What The Bluest Eye Knows about Them: Douglas Culture, Race, Identity Forays into family history are Toni Morrison’s stan- dard strategy for establishing character motivation in TheBluestEye. But midway...
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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 Realism...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 180–182.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Gretchen Murphy Egypt Land: Race and Nineteenth-Century American Egyptomania. By Scott Trafton. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2004. xix, 384 pp. Cloth, $84.95; paper, $23.95. Manifest and Other Destinies: Territorial Fictions of the Nineteenth-Century United States. By Stephanie LeMenager...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 839–854.
Published: 01 December 2016
... politics of space in Asian American urban literature from the late nineteenth century to the present. Rachel Lee interrogates how a biopolitical framework can reorient the ways the field of Asian American studies approaches race, and in turn what Asian American cultural productions can tell us about...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 859–862.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Kita Douglas Unquiet Tropes: Form, Race, and Asian American Literature . By Tsou Elda E. . Philadelphia : Temple Univ. Press . 2015 . xi, 212 pp. Cloth , $84.50 ; paper, $26.95 ; e-book, $26.95 . Racial Feelings: Asian America in a Capitalist Culture of Emotion . By Santa Ana...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 301–330.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Hannah Wells Abstract In The Common Law (1881), Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. wrote famously, “the life of the law has not been logic; it has been experience.” This essay turns to this seminal work of American legal pragmatism to reconsider the stakes of pragmatism for contemporary studies of race...