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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 843–866.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Joel Slotkin Duke University Press 2000 Joel Igorots and Indians: Racial Hierarchies and Slotkin Conceptions of the Savage in Carlos Bulosan’s Fiction of the Philippines 6218...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 459–496.
Published: 01 September 2001
... published novel, Wieland; or, the Transformation: An American Tale (1798), pro- viding the story of Carwin’s life before he appears as a crucial charac- ter in Wieland. Since the scene in the rocky passage contains the only appearance of ‘‘a Mohock savage’’ in either text, the figure appears to be...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 599–631.
Published: 01 September 2001
... U.S. mainstream has scored Indian ethnicity. In frontier mythology, two figures stand out: the White adventurer and the Indian savage. Both are central to Momaday’s construction Ethnicity and Frontier Mythology in Momaday 601 of his past. ‘‘The savage a colonial invention...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 429–430.
Published: 01 June 2001
... published work during the 1950s. Clark instead considers the savaging of Across the River and into the Trees (1950) by Cold War liberals who found his critique subversive. The effect of their disciplining, she argues, was ‘‘not...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 430–431.
Published: 01 June 2001
... published work during the 1950s. Clark instead considers the savaging of Across the River and into the Trees (1950) by Cold War liberals who found his critique subversive. The effect of their disciplining, she argues, was ‘‘not...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 305–329.
Published: 01 June 2011
... that far-­off jungle . . . there was no spell of enchantment now in prosaic Wisconsin” (TA, 397). Impossible fantasies can happen in Africa, in other words, but they do not happen in the midwest. Following her idyll in the jungle with a wild and savage man, Jane returns to civilization to...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 227–257.
Published: 01 June 2005
... ‘‘intelligent and pleasing, though so much tatooed [sic] that scarcely any part of its original colour remained visible Although he was as a rule ‘‘very gentle and tractable he occasionally displayed ‘‘the sud- den irritability of the savage when one of the sailors on the Urania intentionally insulted him...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 93–119.
Published: 01 March 2011
... fitting reminder of the savage ways of precontact indigenous America. In other words, we resort, or fall victim, to what Roy Harvey Pearce calls savagism, defined as a discursive “solution of a major human problem” in the Americas: the European encounter with indigenous difference.7 And this is...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 677–685.
Published: 01 December 2004
... scholar Gauri Viswanathan’s contribution to that col- lection, ‘‘Savage Law: The Plot against American Indians in Johnson and Graham’s Lessee v. M’Intosh and The Pioneers was a valuable and relatively early academic entrant in the body of scholarship that has continued to proliferate on the relation...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 691–714.
Published: 01 December 2012
... understanding of Native people and Native place (the woods as a site of murderous, savage chaos) as a function of a temporary break in tribal relations. In other words, only when he ceases to believe other Pequots recognize him as Pequot, as part of “the nation” to which his parents belonged (4), do...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 213–216.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., crystallized around specific narrative patterns and formal textual properties that reoccur throughout African American literature. Thus, for example, Petry’s A Country Place (1947), Kelley’s A Different Drummer (1962), and Wright’s Savage Holiday (1954) reveal the connections among whiteness, language...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 287–313.
Published: 01 June 2002
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 275–303.
Published: 01 June 2003
... first novel of the soil encounter an overwhelming vastness, erce ‘‘savage and ‘‘uninterrupted’’ (OP, 10); in the process of settlement and culti- vation, this vastness is organized into a ‘‘checker-board, marked off in...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 891–894.
Published: 01 December 2004
... Prairie, and Bryant’s ‘‘The Prairies’’ to typify the characteriza- tion of the West as a fertile land inhabited by savages (both Native Americans and ‘‘New-made Indians as Crèvecouer termed frontiersmen) that awaited civilization by eastern settler-colonialists. These constructions contributed to the...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 894–897.
Published: 01 December 2004
... Prairie, and Bryant’s ‘‘The Prairies’’ to typify the characteriza- tion of the West as a fertile land inhabited by savages (both Native Americans and ‘‘New-made Indians as Crèvecouer termed frontiersmen) that awaited civilization by eastern settler-colonialists. These constructions contributed to the...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 836–838.
Published: 01 December 2015
... animality that aligned whiteness with the proper management of biological instincts and blackness with a subhuman, “savage” lack of control that in turn disqualified African Americans from the humane consideration due, in some cases, to animals. In a powerful move, Lundblad offers this origin story as...
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American Literature (1 December 2008) 80 (4): 647–675.
Published: 01 December 2008
... meliorate mankind, With manners winning, and with taste refin’d, What wrongs, ye fair! your gentle bosoms bore, In each rude age—on ev’ry barbarous shore! Doom’d the mean vassals of unfeeling lords, By Western Savages, and Tartar hords! Through Asian climes, see custom reason braves...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 673–699.
Published: 01 December 2010
... unsustainable colonial violence—becomes, in effect, invisible to the processes of history keeping. Colonial representations posited indige- nous life as savage, in irrevocable opposition to Western notions of civilization and spirituality, and constructed a simulated Native figure that acquired...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 419–445.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Huntly’s Savage Awakening .” American Literature 66 , no. 3 : 429 – 61 . www.jstor.org/stable/2927599 . ———. 1998 . Master Plots: Race and the Founding of an American Literature, 1787-1845 . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Univ. Press . Gauld Alan . 1992 . A History of Hypnotism . New...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 645–680.
Published: 01 December 2015
... – 17 . Harkin Michael . 2004 . Reassessing Revitalization Movements . Lincoln : Univ. of Nebraska Press . Harvey Sean . 2010 . “‘Must Not Their Languages Be Savage and Barbarous Like Them?’ Philology, Indian Removal, and Race Science.” Journal of the Early Republic 30 , no...