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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 862–864.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Scott Saul 2005 Blows like a Horn: Beat Writing, Jazz, Style, and Markets in the Transformation of U.S. Culture . By Preston Whaley Jr. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2004. 260 pp. $29.95; Notes to Make the Sound Come Right: Four Innovators of Jazz Poetry . By T. J. Anderson III...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (2): 427–430.
Published: 01 June 2007
... . By Lisa Cohen Minnick. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2004. xxi, 194 pp. Cloth, $39.95; paper, $22.50. The Language of Caribbean Poetry: Boundaries of Expression . By Lee M. Jenkins. Gainesville: Univ. Press of Florida. 2004. x, 232 pp. $59.95. Their Right to Speak: Women's Activism...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 172–174.
Published: 01 March 2008
.... Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2005. viii, 223 pp. $80.00. To Set This World Right: The Antislavery Movement in Thoreau's Concord . By Sandra Harbert Petrulionis. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2006. xi, 233 pp. $29.95. Book Reviews Godly Letters: The Literature...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 669–671.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Grant Shreve If God Meant to Interfere: American Literature and the Rise of the Christian Right . By Christopher Douglas . Ithaca, NY : Cornell Univ. Press . 2016 . viii, 367 pp. Cloth, $39.95 . The Production of American Religious Freedom . By Finbarr Curtis . New...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 592–594.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Laura Henigman Her Voice Will Be on the Side of Right: Gender and Power in Women’s Antebellum Antislavery Fiction . By Holly M. Kent . Kent, OH : Kent State Univ. Press . 2017 . xi, 204 pp. Cloth, $55.00 ; e-book available. Keep the Days: Reading the Civil War Diaries...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 445–447.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Amy Abugo Ongiri In Search of the Black Fantastic: Politics and Popular Culture in the Post–Civil Rights Era . By Iton Richard . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2010 . 424 pp. Paper , $21.95 . Neo-Segregation Narratives: Jim Crow in Post–Civil Rights American Literature...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (3): 549–577.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Thomas H. Kane Duke University 2004 Thomas H. Mourning the Promised Land: Martin Luther Kane King Jr.’s Automortography and the National Civil Rights Museum When Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his final speech on the night of 3 April 1968...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 179–180.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Brooke Hopkins John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights. By David S. Reynolds. New York: Knopf. 2005. x, 578 pp. $35.00. 2006 Book Reviews John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 365–386.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Andrea Levine Duke University Press 2001 Andrea Sidney Poitier’s Civil Rights: Rewriting the Levine Mystique of White Womanhood in Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner and In the Heat...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 475–504.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Carrie Hyde Hyde reassesses the relationship between natural and civil rights by tracking the climatological metaphors that shape representations of the 1841 slave revolt aboard the Creole , in which 135 slaves obtained freedom by redirecting a US ship to the British territory of Nassau, Bahamas...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 193–195.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Allison S. Curseen Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights . By Bernstein Robin . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2011 . 318 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper , $24.00 . Adopting America: Childhood, Kinship, and National Identity...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (3): 625–628.
Published: 01 September 2014
... . 2010 . Syracuse, NY : Syracuse Univ. Press . $34.95 . Race, Rights, and Recognition: Jewish American Literature since 1969 . By Franco Dean J. . 2012 . Ithaca, NY : Cornell Univ. Press . $49.95 . © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Book Reviews Red Ink: Native Americans...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (2): 432–434.
Published: 01 June 2019
...David J. Carlson Native Land Talk: Indigenous and Arrivant Rights Theories . By Yael Ben-zvi . Hanover, NH : Dartmouth Univ. Press . 2018 . xiii, 276 pp. Paper, $45.00 ; e-book available. Inter/Nationalism: Decolonizing Native America and Palestine . By Steven Salaita...
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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...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Rights Fiction and the Task of Interpretation . By Aida Levy-Hussen . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2016 . xi, 211 pp. Cloth, $89.00 ; paper, $26.00 . Black Aesthetics and the Interior Life . By Christopher Freeburg . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . 2017 . x...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 390–393.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Rebecca Evans Civil Rights and the Environment in African-American Literature, 1895–1941 . By John Claborn . London : Bloomsbury . 2018 . vii, 203. Cloth, $ 114.00 ; paper, $ 39.95 ; e-book, $ 35.95 . Cultivation and Catastrophe: The Lyric Ecology of Modern Black Literature...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 343–356.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Edward Sugden The Novel of Human Rights . By James Dawes . Cambridge, MA : Harvard Univ. Press . 2018 . 232 pp. Cloth, $29.95 . Writing Human Rights: The Political Imaginaries of Writers of Color . By Crystal Parikh . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2017...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (1): 141–170.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Long Le-Khac Abstract This essay defines the problem of bildungsroman hermeneutics for literary criticism and social policy in the post–civil rights era. Examining critical responses to Sandra Cisneros’s The House on Mango Street , it argues that the traditional bildungsroman exerts a powerful hold...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (3): 651–654.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Stephen Knadler Charisma and the Fictions of Black Leadership . By Edwards Erica R. . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2012 . xii, 249 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper, $25.00 , e-book available. Exodus Politics: Civil Rights and Leadership in African American Literature...