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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 597–626.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Katherine Henninger Abstract This essay uses insights from Southern and childhood studies—particularly Robin Bernstein’s performative theories of racial innocence—to analyze Lee’s newly complicated contributions to understanding US racial histories. I argue that where To Kill a Mockingbird (1960...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 203–205.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Robin E. Field The Nature of Trauma in American Novels . By Balaev Michelle . Evanston, IL : Northwestern Univ. Press . 2012 . xix , 141 pp. Cloth , $79.95 ; paper , $29.95 . Inhuman Citizenship: Traumatic Enjoyment and Asian American Literature . By Chang Juliana...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 432–434.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Robin E. Field © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Transcending the New Woman: Multiethnic Narratives in the Progressive Era . By Charlotte J. Rich. Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press. 2009. viii, 230 pp. $39.95. Native Speakers: Ella Deloria, Zora Neale Hurston, Jovita...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 121–154.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Robin Bernstein Abstract This essay historicizes Alison Bechdel’s 2006 graphic memoir Fun Home in the context of the presidency of George W. Bush. Bechdel created Fun Home from 1999 through 2005—dates that corresponded with Bush’s campaign, election, and presidency. As Bechdel frequently laments in...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 57–84.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., circumscribe a posthuman identity premised on a critique of the phallus. Robin Vote figures non- identity as a form of subjectivity, where the nonlinguistic, the undecid- able, and the animal serve to revise what counts as human. Barnes’s novel formulates a scathing critique of language as that which...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 525–562.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., a band, a popu- lation, a peopling, in short, a multiplicity.—Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari, A Thousand Plateaus In the final scene of Djuna Barnes’s Nightwood (1937), we have the disturbing pleasure of watching Robin Vote imi- tate her...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 737–765.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Culture , 107 – 44 . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . Bersani Leo . 1987 . “ Is the Rectum a Grave? ” October 43 : 197 – 222 . Bersani Leo Phillips Adam . 2008 . Intimacies . Chicago : Univ. of Chicago Press . Blyn Robin . 2008 . “ Nightwood’s Freak Dandies...
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 563–589.
Published: 01 September 2005
... class and of the ‘‘house slaves’’ that do not escape. While the latter are embodied in Uncle Robin and Mammy Barracuda, figures that recall two central icons of forbearance and domesticity—Uncle Tom and the mammy—the master class is provocatively presented in a polarizing logic. Arthur Swille, the...
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 633–640.
Published: 01 September 2007
... childhood publications in McCall’s and the Washington Post. A final section looks at the Florida writings from 1928 to 1953. The Fire: Collected Essays of Robin Blaser. Ed. Miriam Nichols. Berkeley and Los Ange- les: Univ. of California Press. 2006. xvii, 516 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $29.95. This...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 333–361.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Marianne Moore: A Right Good Salvo of Barks , edited by Leavell Linda Miller Cristanne Schulze Robin G. . Lewisburg, PA : Bucknell Univ. Press , 208 – 21 . Holley Margaret . 1987 . The Poetry of Marianne Moore: A Study in Voice and Value . Cambridge, UK : Cambridge Univ. Press...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 907–919.
Published: 01 December 2003
...- cans than most of his contemporaries. Becoming Marianne Moore: The Early Poems, 1907–1924. Ed. Robin G. Schulze. Berke- ley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press. 2002. xvi, 504 pp. $50.00. Schulze...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 409–435.
Published: 01 June 2012
... reasons the danger is easily ignored. . . . For each of us, as for the robin in Michigan or the salmon in the Miramichi, this is a problem of ecology, of interrelationships, of interdependence. We poison the caddis flies in a stream and the salmon runs dwindle and...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 869–892.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Antislavery Life: Personal Politics and the Antebellum Black Middle Class by Erica L. Ball; Family Money: Property, Race, and Literature in the Nineteenth Century by Jeffory A. Clymer, 192–94. Field, Robin E. Review: The Nature of Trauma in American Novels by Michelle Balaev; Inhuman...
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 541–561.
Published: 01 September 2005
... contradictory elements. A number of the poems in Black Widows involve the character of Walt Whitman or are written in a long-line style that might be seen as influenced by Whitman’s poetry. Robin Fast has offered a persuasive analysis of dialogism in one of Alexie’s other poems in the volume, ‘‘Defending Walt...
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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 December 2008) 80 (4): 836–838.
Published: 01 December 2008
...: Nineteenth-Century Sea Narratives and American Identity . By Robin Miskolcze. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 2008. xxii, 220 pp. $45.00. “Whole Oceans Away”: Melville and the Pacific . Ed. Jill Barnum, Wyn Kelley, and Christopher Sten. Kent, Ohio: Kent State Univ. Press. 2007. xxi, 350 pp. $65.00...
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American Literature (1 June 2004) 76 (2): 400–402.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Robert L. Caserio By George Bornstein. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2001. xii, 185 pp.$55.00. Ed. Robin G. Schulze. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press. 2002. xviii, 504 pp. $50.00. 2004 Book Reviews Emerson’s Life in Science: The Culture of Truth. By Laura...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 637–644.
Published: 01 September 2014
... beyond the nation’s borders. Thus this volume seeks to push against the American studies trend that situates the lyceum merely as a site for nation building. Transatlantic Traffic and (Mis)Translations. Ed. Robin Peel and Daniel Maudlin. Durham: Univ. of New Hampshire Press. 2013. xxxviii, 235...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 31–65.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Thought (blog) . Accessed May 18, 2011 . supervalentthought.com/2011/04/14/contact/ . ———. 2011b . Cruel Optimism . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . Bernstein Robin . 2011 . Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights . New York : New York Univ. Press...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 831–857.
Published: 01 December 2011
... affection and museum seriousness by Ross.26 The three central heroes in this scene are part of only a handful to survive the nuclear blast that concludes the gulag battle, but the rest of the most iconic characters (Flash, Green Lantern, Robin, Aquaman, all familiar from Super Friends) are also part...