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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 (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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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 More
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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 (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 (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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American Literature (2021) 93 (3): 528–531.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of emplotting and thinking. Hickman allows us to see how race is a theology, and one with its own distinct cosmography. Black Prometheus is a doorstopper, and some readers may be frustrated by its highly theoretical idiom, but its length and difficulty are more than well worth it. I do not mean...
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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 870–872.
Published: 01 December 2018
... that Sonny’s music at the conclusion of James Baldwin’s “Sonny’s Blues” (1957) arises out of the tension between mourning and melancholia. “This ambivalent dynamic” consists of both torment and its expression (5). Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Long Past Slavery: Representing Race...
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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 (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 (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 (2003) 75 (4): 890–892.
Published: 01 December 2003
... the ‘blackness’ of his blackness What Fabi’s study lacks, for all its subtlety, is a willingness to imagine precisely what mixed-race advocates are now demand- ing we acknowledge, and what the ex-coloured man ultimately suffered...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2004
... in fact reveal Faulkner’s deepening analysis of the construction of racial identity. She provides an elegant yet concise survey of how race figures in Faulkner’s ‘‘major phase’’ (from The Sound and the Fury to Go Down, Moses), 180 American Literature which serves as a platform for her extended...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 895–897.
Published: 01 December 2003
... Pagnattaro. New York: Peter Lang. 2001. xii, 229 pp. Paper, $24.95. Race, Citizenship, and Law in American Literature. By Gregg D. Crane. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2002. xi, 299 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $22.00...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (1): 189–191.
Published: 01 March 2004
... in fact reveal Faulkner’s deepening analysis of the construction of racial identity. She provides an elegant yet concise survey of how race figures in Faulkner’s ‘‘major phase’’ (from The Sound and the Fury to Go Down, Moses), 180 American Literature which serves as a platform for her extended...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (1): 194–196.
Published: 01 March 2004
... in fact reveal Faulkner’s deepening analysis of the construction of racial identity. She provides an elegant yet concise survey of how race figures in Faulkner’s ‘‘major phase’’ (from The Sound and the Fury to Go Down, Moses), 180 American Literature which serves as a platform for her extended...