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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...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2003
... witness to the complexity of O’Connor’s aesthetics and should initiate new 6815 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:1 / sheet 200 of 252 scholarship on her work. Catherine Cucinella, California State University, San Marcos Writing the Radical...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 433–435.
Published: 01 June 2003
... that end. Eric Ashley Hairston, North Carolina State University The Black Hearts of Men: Radical Abolitionists and the Transformation of Race.By John Stauffer. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2002. 367 pp...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (2): 394–396.
Published: 01 June 2004
.... Emerson’s life, once read as the story of a radical idealist’s growth toward serene confidence in history as progress, was retold as a decline into cosmic Whiggery. This last has been the conventional wisdom for some time. Three books have now appeared on the two-hundredth anniversary of Emerson’s birth...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (1): 225–227.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Caleb Smith Duke University Press 2007 Forced Passages: Imprisoned Radical Intellectuals and the U.S. Prison Regime . By Dylan Rodriguez. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2006. 322 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $19.95. Fitting Sentences: Identity in Nineteenth- and...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 872–874.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Shirley Samuels Style, Gender, and Fantasy in Nineteenth-Century American Women’s Writing . By Beam Dorri . New York : Cambridge Univ. Press . 2010 . 260 , viii pp. $85.00 . Radical Spiritual Motherhood: Autobiography and Empowerment in Nineteenth-Century African American Women...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 209–211.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Samantha Pinto Radical Sensations: World Movements, Violence, and Visual Culture . By Streeby Shelley . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2013 . xxii , 328 pp. Cloth , $94.95 ; paper , $25.95 ; e-book , $25.95 . Humanitarian Violence: The US Deployment of Diversity . By...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 405–408.
Published: 01 June 2015
.... Cloth, $85.00; paper, $25.95. Radical Chicana Poetics. By Ricardo F. Vivancos Pérez. New York: Palgrave Mac- millan. 2013. xxiv, 224 pp. $90.00. Both Martín’s and McMahon’s work takes core issues in Chicana and Mexi- cana studies, spirituality and domesticity, respectively, and reimagines them...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (1): 197–200.
Published: 01 March 2017
... argues that “the traditional view of the superhero as a nationalist icon has blinded scholars of cold war cultural history to the dynamic role the figure has played in offering alternative and often radical reinterpretations of the central political terms of liberal democracy in the post–World War II...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 431–457.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Eric A. Wolfe Duke University Press 2006 Eric A. Ventriloquizing Nation: Wolfe Voice, Identity, and Radical Democracy in Charles Brockden Brown’s Wieland I identify myself in language, but only by losing myself in it like...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 675–677.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Martin Paul Eve Mere Reading: The Poetics of Wonder in Modern American Novels . By Lee Clark Mitchell . New York : Bloomsbury Academic . 2017 . x, 262 pp. Cloth, $90.00 ; paper, $26.96 ; e-book, $21.56 . Anti-Book: On the Art and Politics of Radical Publishing . By...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 395–425.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Cheryl Higashida Duke University Press 2003 Cheryl Aunt Sue’s Children: Re-viewing the Gender(ed) Higashida Politics of Richard Wright’s Radicalism 6849 AMERICAN LITERATURE 75:2 / sheet 153 of 246 In American Hunger...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (3): 628–631.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Cynthia Wu Activism and the American Novel: Religion and Resistance in Fiction by Women of Color . By Romero Channette . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . 2012 . viii , 217 pp. Cloth , $55.00 ; paper , $22.50 . Guerrillas in the Industrial Jungle: Radicalism’s...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 601–603.
Published: 01 September 2020
..., Radicalism, and Transnational Solidarity . By Anne Garland Mahler . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2018 . xi, 347 pp. Cloth, $104.95 ; paper, $28.95 ; e-book available. Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 Recent decades have witnessed an efflorescence of Americanist...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 707–738.
Published: 01 December 2008
..., constitute a radical love that requires a radical language, so radical, in fact, that silence is often portrayed as the most rebellious of all forms of communication. In her readings of the two texts, then, Dill analyzes how silence in aberrant scenes of romance articulates an unspoken and unspeakable...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (1): 127–152.
Published: 01 March 2009
... ideas in his only novella, “The Heroic Slave” (1853), in which Madison Washington, leader of the 1841 Creole mutiny, declares his independence in a forest glade that functions as a chapel of natural rights. This kind of radical republican pastoralism also shapes My Bondage, My Freedom (1855). The...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 815–839.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Christopher Trigg Abstract This article reconsiders the legacy of American Puritanism in the context of the current controversy around “radical Islam.” The rise of Salafi jihadism has emboldened those who maintain that Islam is incompatible with Western secularity. Liberal responses to this claim...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2014
... peaceable transformation of society in order to recuperate the reputation of the radical Equal Rights Democrats, or “Locofocos,” after the 1837 New York Flour Riot. At the same time, however, Forrest’s performance was “ghosted” by the blood-stained rebels he had portrayed on stage, especially Spartacus of...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 87–115.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Sonnet Retman In this essay, Retman explores Sterling Brown’s radical use of signifying ethnography in his posthumous collection A Negro Looks at the South (2007), a work of mostly unpublished essays written in the early 1940s when Brown journeyed as a participant observer to take stock of African...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 587–617.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Julius B. Fleming, Jr. Abstract This essay examines the cultural and political work of the Free Southern Theater, specifically how this company used plantations, porches, and cotton fields in order to build a radical black southern theater in the civil rights movement. Staging plays like Samuel...