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American Literature (2018) 90 (2): 377–405.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Sedgwick’s model of reparative reading, I demonstrate how Fun Home ’s form produces a version of reparation that emerges from a shared artistry and embraces ambivalent affective responses to the past. Ultimately, Bechdel produces a queer feminist reparative reading that understands futurity’s potential...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 583–609.
Published: 01 September 2008
...” in Wild, the narrator accomplishes what Joe Trace could not. Locating her own origins in Wild's “chamber of gold,” the narrator discovers the ways in which reading itself can become a site within which to work through “paranoid” feelings and to arrive at reparation. Marjorie Signifyin(g...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (2): 279–304.
Published: 01 June 2017
.... Heeding and responding to a specific experience of pedagogical surprise, this article thus reads the current predicament of higher education reparatively, describing and attempting to find meaning for what a paranoid reading (whether performed by the neoliberal institution or by its most trenchant critics...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 681–688.
Published: 01 December 2020
... in the word abolition . Are we—especially white Americans—ready to follow Douglass, not only to imagine new ways of reading but also to find new ways of acting on the many meanings of words central to our national narratives like abolition and reparation ? This openness both to narrative...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 241–267.
Published: 01 June 2016
... and transformation that emerge from Brown’s self-duplication, I therefore argue that Clotel and its successors provide a new historiography of systemic trauma that is highly relevant to current debates on redress and reparations in the United States. Read together, this interlinked series reshapes what narrative can...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 229–255.
Published: 01 June 2020
... of climate-change denial, Latour ( 2004 : 232–33) encourages intellectuals to develop critical tools that do more than debunk but that also “gather” and “protect.” In a closely related gesture, Sedgwick ( 2003a : 144) proposes “reparative reading” as an alternative to “paranoia’s faith in demystifying...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (4): 595–622.
Published: 01 December 2022
... society encourages us to forget. ana.schwartz@utexas.edu Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 Samson Occom gender liberalism settler colonialism reparative reading References Altman Janet Gurkin . 1982 . Epistolarity: Approaches to a Form . Columbus : Ohio...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 914–921.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., and promise. Toni Morrison’s A Mercy (2008), Paul Muldoon’s “Madoc: A Mystery” (1990), and Thomas Pynchon’s Against the Day (2006) are among the monograph’s objects of study. In the spirit of what Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick has called “reparative reading,” this volume seeks to broaden conversations about...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 737–765.
Published: 01 December 2014
... : Routledge . Sedgwick Eve Kosofsky , ed. 1997 . “ Paranoid Reading and Reparative Reading; or, You’re So Paranoid, You Probably Think This Introduction Is about You .” In Novel Gazing: Queer Readings in Fiction , 1 – 40 . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . Seitler Dana . 2008...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 455–483.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Philip Joseph Duke University Press 2002 Philip The Verdict from the Porch: Zora Neale Hurston Joseph and Reparative Justice Well over a century after the emancipation of American slaves and the collapse of Reconstruction, the question of slavery...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 107–136.
Published: 01 March 2015
... : State Univ. of New York Press . Rorty Richard . 1989 . Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity . Cambridge, UK : Cambridge Univ. Press . Sedgwick Eve Kosofsky . 2003 . “ Paranoid Reading and Reparative Reading; or, You’re So Paranoid, You Probably Think This Essay Is about You...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (3): 473–496.
Published: 01 September 2021
... Reading and Reparative Reading, or, You’re So Paranoid, You Probably Think This Essay Is about You .” In Touching Feeling: Affect, Pedagogy, Performativity , 123 – 52 . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . Seymour Nicole . 2013 . Strange Natures: Futurity, Empathy, and the Queer Ecological...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 409–435.
Published: 01 June 2012
...: Norton, 1994), 76. Further references will be cited parenthetically in the text as PF. 18 In this formulation (“what the present as future has already failed to become we might hear echoes of Sedgwick’s work in “Paranoid Read- ing and Reparative Reading, or, You’re So...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (2): 197–219.
Published: 01 June 2018
... theory. Kate McCullough’s “‘The Complexity of Loss Itself’: The Comics Form and Fun Home ’s Queer Reparative Temporality” focuses on Bechdel’s celebrated 2006 graphic memoir Fun Home to make broader claims about comics’ potentiality for queer world making. McCullough closely reads Fun Home using...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (4): 855–858.
Published: 01 December 2016
... literature and culture know, the rhetoric of unification played a distinctly reparative role in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, which were plagued by numerous forms of political and infrastructural disunity. Recent scholarship on early US literature has embraced a different kind...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 656–659.
Published: 01 September 2019
... archive of efforts to attain reparations for slavery and explores Stephen Crane’s novella The Monster (1898) as a response to this context. In a revolutionary reading, The Monster emerges as a sophisticated analysis of black “hereditary social degradation” (127) and as a novella that makes the case...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (2): 331–354.
Published: 01 June 2017
... response to comfort women’s demands for apology and reparations, see Field 1997 ; and Park 1997 . For an argument about how US hegemony is complicit in the sexual enslavement of Asian women, see Thiesmeyer 1996 . References Blair Rhonda . 1993 . “ ‘Not . . . but’/ ‘Not-Not-Me’: Musings...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (1): 17–47.
Published: 01 March 2022
...” and as a politically charged aesthetic whose staged magic circle “shapes the interactions in video games as neither Asian nor Asian American, but as an unrepresentable blend” (60). To read visual novels within methods of performance studies à la Rivera and Kondo opens game analyses to dimensions of performative...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 29–57.
Published: 01 March 2011
...). Narratives of loss grounded imperialism’s economy of regeneration. Starbuck’s failed reinscrip- tion of capitalist substitution is an attempt to get out of this “blasphe- mous” economy of inflationary reparation. James Duban reads Star- buck’s feckless attempt to reinscribe capitalist value...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 713–736.
Published: 01 December 2014
... 714  American Literature of sacred text—or rather, it took the material world as its sacred text. In doing so, it constituted itself as a properly historical science, with its own mode of lithic exegesis: stratigraphic correlation, or “reading the rock record.”1 Stratigraphic reading ignored...