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American Literature (2001) 73 (3): 563–597.
Published: 01 September 2001
... be elsewhere: an imaginary slightly detached, this is what I demand of the film.—Roland Barthes, ‘‘Upon LeavingtheMovieTheatre’’ In the middle of narrating her chapter of Absalom, Absalom!, Rosa Coldfield describes herself watching the ‘‘miragy an- tics of men...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (2): 339–366.
Published: 01 June 2004
... in the United States As Morrison attests, there is no ‘‘romance free of what Herman Melville called ‘the power of blackness 2 And there is none free of homoerotic desire. Absalom opens with the insistent evocation of a question: Why does Miss Rosa choose Quentin to hear the history she tells? She claims...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 813–841.
Published: 01 December 2003
...’’ white father, Alfred Royal, and a ‘‘quadroon’’ slave, Eulalia Gonsalez. At the novel’s opening, Eulalia has already died, and Royal is raising his daughters sequestered in a garden-like home. Raced as white, Rosa and Flora...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 767–779.
Published: 01 December 2020
...://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/17/enemy-deadly-boris-johnson-invokes-wartime-language-coronavirus . Rosa Hartmut . 2009 . “ Social Acceleration: Ethical and Political Consequences of a Desychronized High-Speed Society .” In High-Speed Society: Social Acceleration, Power, and Modernity , edited...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 483–509.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Rosa Coldfield’s dialogue, to the South’s fractured history and resul- tant economic dependency on the North for an answer: ‘‘Because you are going away to attend the college at Harvard they tell me she said. ‘‘So I dont imagine you will ever come back here and settle down as a country lawyer...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 873–881.
Published: 01 December 2005
... of Children’s Abolitionist Literature. Ed. Debo- rah C. De Rosa. Westport, Conn.: Praeger. 2005. xix, 390 pp. $89.95. Lacking safe public platforms for voicing abolitionist views, nineteenth- century American women authors used the socially acceptable and seemingly 880 American Literature nonthreatening...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 889–890.
Published: 01 December 2000
... of their earlier lives. Authors of a fourth pair of novels (Helen Baro- lini’s Umbertina and Tina De Rosa’s Paper Fish) focus on the stories of grand- mothers. Here authors recover their Italian roots while achieving autonomy...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., and to understand the uses of poetic language to all these. Some free-produce authors have received scholarly attention but not as part of a literary context of like-minded consumer activists. Chandler and fellow free producer Townsend are bestowed a well-deserved nod in Deborah De Rosa’s Domestic Abolitionism...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 614–616.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., Higashida profiles the role of black internationalist feminism in the life and work of black women writers such as Lorraine Hansberry, Alice Childress, Rosa Guy, Audre Lorde, and Maya ...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 616–618.
Published: 01 September 2015
... feminism in the life and work of black women writers such as Lorraine Hansberry, Alice Childress, Rosa Guy, Audre Lorde, and Maya Book Reviews  617 Angelou, inviting readers to consider how a commitment to understanding the struggles of people...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (1): 143–175.
Published: 01 March 2007
.... Rather than scolding, their mother tells Elinor how much fun she’d have with a little girl who simply couldn’t keep out of mischief and whose exploits would be truly “interesting.” Wheeler’s excerpt reads: “. . . Elinor dragged Rosa [the housekeeper] under the kitchen door to show her...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 892–895.
Published: 01 December 2003
... to reintroduce Italian American women writers who, in the past few decades, have been overlooked or forgotten. She provides, for example, extended read- ings of Helen Barolini’s Umbertina and Tina De Rosa’s Paper Fishur-texts’’ 6986 AMERICAN...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (2): 221–246.
Published: 01 June 2004
... the fate of slavery within its borders, the popular carte de visite ‘‘Rosa, Charley, and Rebecca: Slave Children from New Orleans’’ (1864) used the child to raise the same question: How can a nation that is, as Lincoln asserts in the Gettys- burg Address, ‘‘conceived in Liberty, and dedicated...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (2): 263–293.
Published: 01 June 2019
... ornamental to people across the color spectrum. “Quadroons” Rosa and Jane each own a “pair of coral ear-drops” (2010, 196), which signify their position in “the higher circle” (217) of enslaved people at the St. Clares’ New Orleans household. When Jane starts “dangling” and “playing with her ear-drops” (196...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 783–812.
Published: 01 December 2000
... representative of the diplomatic world at Rosa de Fitz-James’s, ‘‘Maurice Paléologue, who, after filling important posts at the Foreign Office, was to be the last French Ambassador at St. Petersburg before the war’’ (BG, 270...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (1): 221–228.
Published: 01 March 2001
.... By Rosa A. Eberly. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 2000. xvii, 199 pp. Paper, $14.95. Working from Jürgen Habermas’s notion of ‘‘public spheres in worlds of let- ters Eberly analyzes the public responses to four controversial texts: James Joyce’s Ulysses, Henry Miller’s Tropic of Cancer, Bret Easton...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (3): 551–562.
Published: 01 September 2022
... thrown to the winds by minor clerks and police officials laboring in the service of what David Harvey ( 2003 : 149), following Rosa Luxemburg’s expansion of Marx, calls “accumulation by dispossession.” Today, climate change and other compounding catastrophes render environmental intersections more...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (3): 549–577.
Published: 01 September 2004
... before returning to their lives outside the frame of official history. The participants’ ordinariness is meant to connect with the visitor, to enlist an identification that will transcend the temporal rift. Strangely but significantly, all the figures—the bus driver, Rosa Parks, the fig- ures at the lunch...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (1): 141–170.
Published: 01 March 2018
... as a negative example, Marin’s belief in passive mobility through marriage must be understood in the context of her constrained circumstances. Esperanza’s narration consistently attends to the constraints other women face. She tells the story of Rosa Vargas, a poor single mother trying to raise a large family...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (2): 357–387.
Published: 01 June 2006
...: Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 2005), 43–48. 24 Demetria Martínez, interview by Karin Rosa Kias, in Chicana Ways: Con- versations with Ten Chicana Writers, ed. Karin Rosa Ikas (Reno: Univ. of Nevada Press, 2002), 115. 25 See Ana Margarita Cervantes-Rodríguez and Amy Lutz, ‘‘Coloniality...