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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 815–845.
Published: 01 December 2005
... and politically deviant characters in check.6 In the second part, I track obscured points of resistance to state hegemony posited by ‘‘deterritorialized’’ queer subjects and tactically assembled queer alliances. Modes of queer nomadic resistance— of which Rio Gonzaga, one of the novel’s main...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 179–181.
Published: 01 March 2005
..., presidential letters, and such sensational novels as Inez, the Beautiful; Or, Love on the Rio Grande to unlock the hidden investments that both citizens and subjects, yearning for equality, have in ‘‘the codification of race, nation, and gender’’ policed by ‘‘mercantilist discursive practices’’ (39...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 624–627.
Published: 01 September 2015
... a joke overheard at a carne asada as one that he himself had analyzed in an academic journal sev- eral decades ago, and he ponders a Tejano joke form once analyzed by Paredes that appears on a billboard targeted at middle-class bilingual residents of the Lower Rio Grande Valley (137). The...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 563–589.
Published: 01 September 2013
... life in the US Army along the deadly front lines in Korea. By the same act, he also forecloses his imminent return to oppressive conditions back home: the fictional Klail City located in the Lower Rio Grande Valley on the Texas-Mexico border. Since this action occurs in one of the text’s key...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 141–166.
Published: 01 March 2008
...— Hybridity in La Mollie and the King of Tears  145 “bicultural,” “bisexual,” or “binomial” (126). Louie describes himself similarly as a child of the border “washed up by the Rio Grande,” and as la Mollie’s “Chicanglo cause I got El Chuco written all over me but I know lots about old gringo movies...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 199–213.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Components: The Theory and Practice of William Faulkner. By R. Rio- Jelliffe. Lewisburg, Penn.: Bucknell Univ. Press; Cranbury, N.J.: Associated University Presses. 2001. 201 pp. $36.00. This monograph looks at Faulkner’s ‘‘theory of language and narrative, founded on the writer’s belief in the bisected...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 59–87.
Published: 01 March 2002
... scene’s visual complexity. The second chap- ter, ‘‘Rio de Janeiro and Its Environs is a characteristic exercise in combinative virtuosity, written in the form of a diary entry by Mrs. Agassiz. It speaks to remarkably diverse topics, with subheadings like ‘‘Tropical Vegetation ‘‘Negro Dance ‘‘Effect of...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 409–411.
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 411–413.
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 414–416.
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 416–418.
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 418–421.
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 421–424.
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 424–426.
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 426–428.
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 428–429.
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 430–432.
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 432–434.
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 583–611.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Men have cried At this wall. I have Seen them. —Alberto Ríos, “The Vietnam Wall” In the wake of its war in Viet Nam, the United States seemed almost to bleed ink.1 The war provoked an immediate and prolific...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 843–867.
Published: 01 December 2003
... the world in order to ‘‘contain Communism47 Films in various genres—such as PanicintheStreets(1950), High Noon (1952), Them (1954), The Desperate Hours (1955), The Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956), Rio Bravo (1959...