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American Literature (2004) 76 (3): 608–610.
Published: 01 September 2004
... 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-Representation...
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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (2): 391–393.
Published: 01 June 2004
.... 2004 Book 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...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 431–433.
Published: 01 June 2003
...- tionshipwiththeworldweinhabit. Jonathan Beecher Field, 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...
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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (1): 208–209.
Published: 01 March 2001
... 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, and for (U.S.) national belonging on the other. Glaude...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (1): 217–218.
Published: 01 March 2001
... 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, and for (U.S.) national belonging on the other. Glaude...
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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 443–469.
Published: 01 September 2008
... the 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 (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...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 180–183.
Published: 01 March 2020
... of confession as a central trope in American culture in general. Grobe works as much within the tradition of performance studies as that of literary analysis, and this is entirely appropriate, given the central paradox he’s studying: the revelation—or creation—of an “authentic” self through the medium of public...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (4): 716–718.
Published: 01 December 2021
...James H. Cox Self-Determined Stories has a broader, sturdier critical foundation. Suhr-Sytsma positions her study within specific literary and political contexts and uncovers the rich details and nuanced representations of self-determination and sovereignty, activism, multiculturalism...
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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (2023) 95 (3): 513–537.
Published: 01 September 2023
... the novel, whiteness becomes legible as an object of addiction that defends against the failed ideals of self-possessed human personhood—a cornerstone to white supremacy. The novel then reveals opportunities to reorganize the senses and ideas of personhood as a means to disrupt particularly harmful...
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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (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...