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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 661–663.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Andrea Smith Native Women and Land: Narratives of Dispossession and Resurgence . By Stephanie J. Fitzgerald . Albuquerque : Univ. of New Mexico Press . 2015 . x, 163 pp. Paper , $29.95 ; e-book available. Beyond Settler Time: Temporal Sovereignty and Indigenous Self-Determination . By...
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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 608–610.
Published: 01 September 2004
... into consent. Both books make clear that terrorism, violence, and radical dissent can neither be dismissed as antagonistic to nationalism nor admitted as aberrations that suture it. Monique Allewaert, Duke University 608 American Literature Caribbean Autobiography: Cultural Identity and Self...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 275–290.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Joel B. Peckham Duke University Press 2000 Joel B. Jean Toomer’s Cane: Self as Montage and Peckham the Drive toward Integration 6059 American Literature 72:2 / sheet 37 of223 In the past decade several important preliminary...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 208–209.
Published: 01 March 2001
... obviously to engage, Glaude foregrounds figures whose commitment to racial solidarity was not bound up with ‘‘a rejection of America’’ (163). Along these lines, for example, he reads in David Walker’s Appeal (1829) a fusion of calls for African American racial solidarity and self-help, on the one hand...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 217–218.
Published: 01 March 2001
... obviously to engage, Glaude foregrounds figures whose commitment to racial solidarity was not bound up with ‘‘a rejection of America’’ (163). Along these lines, for example, he reads in David Walker’s Appeal (1829) a fusion of calls for African American racial solidarity and self-help, on the one hand...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 391–393.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Kate McCullough The Erotics of Sovereignty: Queer Native Writing in the Era of Self-Determination . By Rifkin Mark . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2012 . viii , 337 pp. Spaces between Us: Queer Settler Colonialism and Indigenous Decolonization . By Morgensen Scott Lauria...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 645–647.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Anita Helle Duke University Press 2006 The Poetics of Enclosure: American Women Poets from Dickinson to Dove . By Lesley Wheeler. Knoxville: Univ. of Tennessee Press. 2002. x, 2001 pp. $27.00. Marianne Moore, Elizabeth Bishop, and May Swenson: The Feminist Poetics of Self-Restraint . By Kirstin...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 884–886.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Colbey Emmerson Reid Writing Celebrity: Stein, Fitzgerald, and the Modern(ist) Art of Self-Fashioning . By Galow Timothy W. . New York : Palgrave Macmillan . 2011 . xv , 235 pp. $85.00 . Modernism Is the Literature of Celebrity . By Goldman Jonathan . Austin : Univ. of Texas...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 889–891.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Aviva F. Taubenfeld The Autobiography of Citizenship: Assimilation and Resistance in U.S. Education . By Cooper Tova . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers Univ. Press . 2015 . xii, 264 pp. Cloth , $90.00 ; paper, $31.95 ; e-book, $31.95 . Fashion and Fiction: Self-Transformation in Twentieth...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 416–419.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Michael A. Elliott © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Public Native America: Tribal Self-Representation in Museums, Powwows, and Casinos . By Mary Lawlor. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers Univ. Press. 2006. xii, 234 pp. Cloth, $68.00; paper, $22.95. Disturbing Indians: The Archaeology of Southern...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 425–426.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Taylor Hagood © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Inventing Black Women: African American Women Poets and Self-Representation, 1877–2000 . By Ajuan Maria Mance. Knoxville: Univ. of Tennessee Press. 2007. x, 202 pp. $36.00. Writing the Roaming Subject: The Biotext in Canadian Literature . By...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 431–433.
Published: 01 June 2003
..., University of Chicago The American Aeneas: Classical Origins of the American Self. By John C. Shields. Knoxville: Univ. of Tennessee Press. 2001. xlv, 432 pp. $45.00 John Shields’s book is a provocative challenge...
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American Literature (1 June 2004) 76 (2): 391–393.
Published: 01 June 2004
... Reviews Emerson’s Life in Science: The Culture of Truth. By Laura Dassow Walls. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2003. viii, 280 pp. $35.00. Understanding Emerson: ‘‘The American Scholar’’ and His Struggle for Self- Reliance. By Kenneth S. Sacks. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2003...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 885–887.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Zita Nunes Duke University Press 2006 Postslavery Literatures in the Americas: Family Portraits in Black and White . By George B. Handley. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2000. x, 231 pp. Paper, $19.50. The African Diaspora and Autobiographics: Skeins of Self and Skin . By Chinosole...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 443–469.
Published: 01 September 2008
... content of the older complaint in the tone and with the emphasis of the newer political fear. The novel thus contributed to those Republican warnings against self-abasement that gave the new party a fresh power derived from a traditional feature of patriotic rhetoric. Paul's seduction into and recovery...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 874–876.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Michael A. Chaney © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 The Diasporan Self: Unbreaking the Circle in Western Black Novels . By J. Lee Greene. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2008. 257 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $19.50. Dilution Anxiety and the Black Phallus . By Margo Natalie Crawford...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 405–408.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Linda Margarita Greenberg Borderlands Saints: Secular Sanctity in Chicano/a and Mexican Culture . By Martín Desirée A. . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers Univ. Press . 2014 . x , 254 pp. Cloth , $85.00 ; paper , $28.95 . Domestic Negotiations: Gender, Nation, and Self-Fashioning in US...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 203–231.
Published: 01 June 2008
... reliance on the conception of self-interest as a way of managing conflicting beliefs about the world. Taking Franklin as an influential early proponent of “interest-thinking”—the view that a self automatically or naturally possesses interests that fit an economic model, even if the interests are not solely...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 493–521.
Published: 01 September 2014
... philosophical and literary discourses with an emphasis on Ralph Waldo Emerson’s transcendentalist philosophy and Walt Whitman’s poetry. Features associated with networks, such as relationality, reciprocal interaction, decentralized self-organization, and emergent properties significantly shaped US thought and...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 551–581.
Published: 01 September 2014
... that its primary purpose within realism was not the delineation of regions, but rather the production of an affective and aesthetic engagement with the cosmopolitan project of self-cultivation. The local-color detail was generally not used as a representative detail of a place, but rather, by the late...