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American Literature (1 June 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...
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American Literature (1 March 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 of the...
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American Literature (1 December 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 (1 June 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 (1 September 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 (1 March 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 in...
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American Literature (1 June 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 of...
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American Literature (1 March 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 (1 June 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 (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 412–413.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Abandoned the Ideals of the Civil Rights Era . By Houston A. Baker Jr. New York: Columbia Univ. Press. 2008. xxi, 242 pp. $24.95. Book Reviews Men of Letters in the Early Republic: Cultivating Forums of Citizenship. By Catherine O’Donnell Kaplan. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2008...
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American Literature (1 September 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 (1 March 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, and...
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American Literature (1 September 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 (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 396–398.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Alys Eve Weinbaum Sites of Slavery: Citizenship and Racial Democracy in the Post–Civil Rights Imagination . By Tillet Salamishah . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2012 . xvi , 224 pp. $23.95 ; e-book , $23.99 . Unbecoming Americans: Writing Race and Nation from the Shadows...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 400–402.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Sika A. Dagbovie-Mullins Civil Rights in the White Literary Imagination: Innocence by Association . By Gray Jonathan W. . Jackson : Univ. Press of Mississippi . 2013 . ix , 164 pp. Cloth , $55.00 ; paper , $30.00 . Hip Figures: A Literary History of the Democratic Party...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 127–157.
Published: 01 March 2016
...James Dawes In this essay, I identify the centers of aesthetic gravity that pull texts together into what I have come to think of as a subgenre of the contemporary US novel: namely, the novel of human rights. What connective structures and recurring concerns can be discerned at this early stage in...
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 607–609.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Alisha Gaines Duke University Press 2007 Fettered Genius: The African American Bardic Poet from Slavery to Civil Rights . By Keith D. Leonard. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2006. ix, 283 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $19.50. New Voices on the Harlem Renaissance...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 188–190.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Stephanie Li East Meets Black: Asian and Black Masculinities in the Post–Civil Rights Era . By Chon-Smith Chong . Jackson : Univ. Press of Mississippi . 2015 . x, 190 pp. $60.00 . Racial Reconstruction: Black Inclusion, Chinese Exclusion, and the Fictions of Citizenship . By...
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American Literature (1 September 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 and...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 659–685.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Jeffrey Insko A familiar refrain in U.S. history, “leave me alone” has long been the preferred locution with which one affirms one's right to privacy. Insko's essay investigates a conceptual incoherence at the heart of the various, incompatible definitions and applications of the right to privacy...