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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 416–418.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Mark Fulk © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 The Spaces of Violence . By James R. Giles. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2006. xv, 209 pp. $42.50. The Economics of Fantasy: Rape in Twentieth-Century Literature . By Sharon Stockton. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2006...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 93–122.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Janet Dean Duke University Press 2005 Janet Nameless Outrages: Narrative Authority, Rape Dean Rhetoric, and the Dakota Conflict of 1862 Mr. President, let us relate to you some facts with which we fear you have not heretofore been made...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 868–869.
Published: 01 December 2000
...,Rowson’sCharlotte Temple and Lucy Temple, and Tenney’s Female Quixotism ‘‘contain warnings and injunctions to women about the dangers that lurk outside the domestic realm’’ and point ‘‘to the existence of a rape cul...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 241.
Published: 01 March 2007
... Section of the Modern Language Association in recognition of a significant contribution to the study of American literature. 2005 Don D. Walker Award Janet Dean’s essay “Nameless Outrages: Narrative Authority, Rape Rheto- ric, and the Dakota Conflict of 1862” (March 2005; 91–122) won...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 901.
Published: 01 December 2006
... 2006 Announcements Janet Dean, Bryant University, was awarded the 2005 Don D. Walker Prize for the best scholarly article published in western American literary studies for ‘‘Nameless Outrages: Narrative Authority, Rape Rhetoric, and the Dakota Conflict of 1862’’ (American Literature...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 867–868.
Published: 01 December 2000
... Quixotism ‘‘contain warnings and injunctions to women about the dangers that lurk outside the domestic realm’’ and point ‘‘to the existence of a rape cul- ture that fosters rape, assault, sexual harassment, and physical and verbal...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 869–870.
Published: 01 December 2000
... culture’s neocolonial impulse leads Bontatibus into what may prove her book’s most controversial argument: that early America fostered and maintained a rape culture, and that ‘‘the novels of Murray, Fos- ter, Rowson...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 65–92.
Published: 01 March 2009
... hybrid designation through questions posed before the Constitutional Convention about the “legitimate” use of black women to increase property and the “use of Africans as a stand-in for actual currency.”5 I interrogate the dual designation fur- ther to examine specifically how rape...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 901–903.
Published: 01 December 2017
... figured an issue like rape as a debate between black men and white men over possession of the black female body, or Eldridge Cleaver, who notoriously advocated the rape of white women as a means of recovering black masculine power, the cloth-framed, quilted paintings of Faith Ringgold’s Slave Rape series...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 613–641.
Published: 01 September 2018
...). When an advance review in the white press questioned how long the magazine’s target demographic would tolerate discussions about “the long-standing, dehumanizing rape of the black woman in America” ( Time 1970 , 80), the founding partners stepped in, running a revised version of Ross’s first editorial...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 169–178.
Published: 01 March 2006
... health care, free choice, and the entrenched patriarchal order. Still, Madhubuti’s very important chapter ‘‘Rape’’ in Tough Notes, subtitled ‘‘The Need for an Anti-rape Culture unequivocally an- nounces his renunciation of violence against women and affirms his general stance for and in support of...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 59–90.
Published: 01 March 2019
... accessible. Billed as the woman with all the answers, she did not shrink from intractable problems. Mysteria takes the radical step of publicizing a rape and reassuring a survivor of her innocence, using melodramatic phrases (“hideous thing of the past,” “this dreadful happening”) that her matter-of-fact...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 251–281.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Marvel’s flagship title, The Avengers , written by Jim Shooter, her feminist charge was neutralized and then reversed by a series of misogynistic narrative devices; she was mind-controlled, raped, and then written to fall in love with her supervillain rapist, Marcus. When Marcus says he intends to whisk...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 415–418.
Published: 01 June 2016
... way in Battat’s readings of Petry and Himes. While Battat spends quite a bit of time discussing the implications of Himes’s discussions of sexual violence against white women in his autobiography, in her gloss of Petry’s The Street (1946), she skips over the rape that the protagonist defends herself...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 869–873.
Published: 01 December 2016
....” Essay topics include Edith Wharton, Nina Simone, Bert Williams, Marlon Brando, and other influential twentieth-century figures. Reconstructing Violence: The Southern Rape Complex in Film and Literature . By Deborah E. Barker. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2015. x, 270 pp. $47.50...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 387–416.
Published: 01 June 2000
... sister who is raped on the same night John Christopher and Patri- cia consummate their incestuous passion; Diotima, the Afro-Mexican woman who becomes Patricia’s companion and Johnnie’s caretaker; and Johnnie herself...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 813–841.
Published: 01 December 2000
... Hoover, Rand, Pound, and the Heroic Architect 823 Roark is a rapist. Mimi Gladstein opaquely observes that ‘‘a reader- ship with a raised consciousness about the nature of rape might find [Rand’s] symbolism unpalatable 30...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 575–602.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Virginia . Chapel Hill : Univ. of North Carolina Press . Dixon Thomas Jr. (1905) 1970 . The Clansman: An Historical Romance of the Ku Klux Klan . Lexington : Univ. Press of Kentucky . Dorr Lisa Lindquist . 2004 . White Women, Rape, and the Power of Race in Virginia, 1900–1960...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 365–386.
Published: 01 June 2001
..., however, disseminated by white supporters of civil 6363 AMERICAN LITERATURE 73:2 / sheet 142 of 232 rights, takes much of its symbolic power from association with the older ‘‘lynching for rape’’ paradigm. Lynching for Rape...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2005
... pro- cess the deformation of mastery: the creation of new tools as opposed to the use of the master’s tools.3 In ‘‘Nameless Outrages: Narrative Authority, Rape Rhetoric, and the Dakota Conflict of 1862’’ and ‘‘Eman- cipating the Lettered Slave: Sentiment and Slavery in Augusta Evans’s St. Elmo...