1-20 of 894 Search Results for

racism

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
American Literature (2017) 89 (4): 901–903.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Mary Helen Washington Red Scare Racism and Cold War Black Radicalism . By Ziegler James . Jackson : Univ. Press of Mississippi . 2015 . xxii, 229 pp. Cloth , $65.00 ; paper, $30.00 . Radical Aesthetics and Modern Black Nationalism . By Avilez GerShun . Urbana : Univ. of...
Journal Article
American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 751–781.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Maurice S. Lee Duke University Press 2003 Maurice S. Absolute Poe: His System of Lee Transcendental Racism 6986 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:4 / sheet 63 of 255 A haunting image appears on the cover of the 1995...
Journal Article
American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 177–184.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Racism and Violence in Current US Literary and Cultural Criticism Represent and Destroy: Rationalizing Violence in the New Racial Capi- talism. By Jodi Melamed. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2011. 304 pp. Paper, $25.00. Freedom with Violence: Race, Sexuality, and the...
Journal Article
American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 672–674.
Published: 01 September 2019
..., Seuss was a complicated figure, prone to unconscious racism while committed to progressive causes. The answer to Nel’s titular question seems to be “sort of, in messed-up ways,” whereas Fishkin reads Huck’s “blackness” more positively. Subsequent chapters track racism in children’s classics...
Journal Article
American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 812–814.
Published: 01 December 2020
... alongside Ikard. Together, they reveal tropes and genres to be central strategies for white supremacist hegemony, while also demonstrating how literary criticism can provide useful methods for its diagnosis. Black Mirror: The Cultural Contradictions of American Racism . By Eric Lott...
Journal Article
American Literature (2009) 81 (1): 153–179.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Andy Doolen Doolen examines the interrelationship between transnationalist ideology and the African American experience in Martin Delany's novel Blake; or, The Huts of America . In the antebellum struggle against slavery and racism, abolitionists considered fiction less effective than more factual...
Journal Article
American Literature (2008) 80 (2): 233–263.
Published: 01 June 2008
... appetites it served are obscured by history and our own taste for cultural politics. One is antebellum sensational literature, which in various forms has been used to examine the “bad attitudes” (racism, nativism, misogyny) of its main audience: large numbers of male workers who migrated to U.S. cities in...
Journal Article
American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 93–119.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of health-care disparities and environmental racism. Knadler then turns to a close reading of Nella Larsen's Quicksand (1928) to show how its unruly, unsanitized domestic allegory exposes and destabilizes this interworking of medical language, affect, and gendered risk within racial uplift. Quicksand...
Journal Article
American Literature (2012) 84 (1): 61–87.
Published: 01 March 2012
... US capital both intranationally and internationally. Thus, in an analysis of the violent marrow of US racism, Chesnutt offers a surprising diagnosis: the cakewalk of capital. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 John Mac The Cakewalk of Capital in Charles Chesnutt’s Kilgore The...
Journal Article
American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 257–280.
Published: 01 June 2020
... analysis. This mixed methodology shows how readers participated in the magazine’s cultural campaign against racism by calling for socially progressive depictions of blackness. References Blei David M. 2012 . “ Topic Modeling and Digital Humanities. ” Journal of Digital Humanities 2 , no. 1...
Journal Article
American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 61–89.
Published: 01 March 2020
... but also reveals the interdependence of literary description and extraliterary genres like the FSA. Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 slavery personhood racism Scattered throughout colonial and antebellum newspapers, from New York and Pennsylvania to Arkansas and Texas...
Journal Article
American Literature (2016) 88 (1): 93–125.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., radical feminism, academic racism, horizontal hostility Anger is a grief of distortions between peers, and its object is change. But our time is getting shorter. —Audre Lorde, “The Uses of Anger: Women Responding to...
Journal Article
American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 619–647.
Published: 01 September 2019
... University Press 2019 social death (anti)racism satire black postmodernism bare life Scoby’s eyes reddened and he started to sniffle. He was cracking under the pressure. Watching his hands shake, I realized that sometimes the worst thing a nigger can do is perform well. Because then there is...
Journal Article
American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 905.
Published: 01 December 2004
... 2004 Announcement 2003 James Gargano Award Maurice S. Lee has won the Poe Studies Association’s James Gargano Award for the best article on Edgar Allen Poe published in 2003 for ‘‘Absolute Poe: His System of Transcendental Racism’’ ( American Literature, December, 751–81). ...
Journal Article
American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 869–870.
Published: 01 December 2000
...- tively easy test’’ to which many critics resort in assessing Poe’s texts, that is, determining whether they are ‘‘racism-positive or racism-negative Whalen claims that these studies ultimately reify race while ‘‘driving out other con...
Journal Article
American Literature (2016) 88 (3): 641–644.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., and freedom. The book’s first half foregrounds a critique of European-centered biopolitical theory. Weheliye leans heavily on Hortense Spillers and Sylvia Wynter to articulate correctives to Giorgio Agamben’s theorization of bare life and Michel Foucault’s concept of biopolitical racism. He criticizes...
Journal Article
American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 663–665.
Published: 01 September 2019
... black journalists continued to resist institutional racism from within the white-dominated newsroom. Works such as Race News and Black Power TV are long overdue, and both deserve praise for their contribution to the fields of African American history and media, communication, and gender studies...
Journal Article
American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 207–209.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Charles Chesnutt and W. E. B. DuBois, who probed the subject of racism and white identity, and to second wave femi- nists, who produced the first explicit theoretical accounts of white privilege and its relation to...
Journal Article
American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 838–840.
Published: 01 December 2015
...- Book Reviews  839 cerns with racism and sexism emerged out of the Old Left’s focus on class, McDonald convincingly documents the ways that black and white women used antifascist and anticapitalist discourse to critique women’s roles on the job and in the home. The three main chapters...
Journal Article
American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 870–872.
Published: 01 December 2000
... criticism move beyond what he terms ‘‘the rela- tively easy test’’ to which many critics resort in assessing Poe’s texts, that is, determining whether they are ‘‘racism-positive or racism-negative Whalen...