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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 422–424.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Joseph Helminski © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Eating the Black Body: Miscegenation as Sexual Consumption in African American Literature and Culture . By Carlyle Van Thompson. New York: Peter Lang. 2006. xiii, 231 pp. Paper, $29.95. Deans and Truants: Race and Realism...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 429–431.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Brittnay L. Proctor Funk the Erotic: Transaesthetics and Black Sexual Cultures . By L. H. Stallings . Champaign : Univ. of Illinois Press . 2015 . 296 pp. Cloth, $95.00 ; paper, $26.00 ; e-book, $23.40 . The Sound of Culture: Diaspora and Black Technopoetics . By Louis...
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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 235–262.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Travis M. Foster Duke University Press 2006 Travis M. Matthiessen’s Public Privates: Foster Homosexual Expression and the Aesthetics of Sexual Inversion EvenbeforeMr.Fields’s] death Sarah Jewett had begun to be a more frequent...
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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 405–407.
Published: 01 June 2006
.... Sexual Naturalization: Asian Americans and Miscegenation . By Susan Koshy. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2004. x, 208 pp. Paper, $19.95. Book Reviews Black and White Women’s Travel Narratives: Antebellum Explorations. Cheryl J. Fish. Gainesville: Univ. Press of Florida. 2004. xiii...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 180–182.
Published: 01 March 2018
... . New York : Fordham Univ. Press . 2014 . xi, 273 pp. Cloth , $60.00 ; e-book available. Celibacies: American Modernism and Sexual Life . By Kahan Benjamin . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2013 . xv, 235 pp. Cloth , $89.95 ; paper, $24.95 ; e-book available. Copyright © 2018 by...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 421–422.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Sexual Aesthetics and the Male Homosexual Literary Tradition.By John P. Anders. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 1999. xiv, 187 pp. $40.00. 6363 AMERICAN LITERATURE 73:2 / sheet 195 of 232 In his study of Willa Cather’s fiction, John Anders...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 621–624.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Katherine Henninger. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2007. xix, 232 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $19.95. Lovers and Beloveds: Sexual Otherness in Southern Fiction, 1936–1961 . By Gary Richards. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2005. 256 pp. $44.95. Desire, Violence, and...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 65–92.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Andrea Stone Representations of the sexual abuse of enslaved women merit a specificity of analysis that has so far eluded scholars of American literature and culture. The definition of legal character in this context calls for further study. Stone addresses the peculiar legal conundrum in which...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 833–836.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Joanna Brooks © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 The Captive's Position: Female Narrative, Male Identity, and Royal Authority in Colonial New England . By Teresa A. Toulouse. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2006. 225 pp. $49.95. Intricate Relations: Sexual and...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 849–851.
Published: 01 December 2009
... the Marriage Crisis . By David R. Shumway. xi, 269 pp. New York: New York Univ. Press. 2003. Cloth, $70.00; paper, $22.00. The Novel and the Obscene: Sexual Subjects in American Modernism . By Florence Dore. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2005. xii, 167 pp. $50.00. Book Reviews...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 677–679.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., University of Chicago The Erotic Whitman. By Vivian R. Pollak. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of Cali- fornia Press. 2000. xxiv, 261 pp. Cloth, $50.00; paper, $18.95. Scholars trying to reconstruct historical connections between Walt Whitman’s sexuality and his poetics tend either to overnormalize...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 460–462.
Published: 01 June 2003
...- jects with a respect—even a delight—that enlivens their arguments and helps tomakethemsatisfying. Carlo Rotella, Boston College Looking like What You Are: Sexual Style, Race, and Lesbian Identity. By...
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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 624–626.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Univ. Press. 2003. xii, 273 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $19.95. Whitman Possessed: Poetry, Sexuality, and Popular Authority. By Mark Maslan. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. 2001. xii, 221 pp. $41.95. Calling Emerson and Whitman a crucial nineteenth-century (non)pair, Jay Grossman begins...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 469–495.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Jordan Alexander Stein Stein's essay argues that within the inquiry called “the history of sexuality,” a critical preoccupation with the materiality of bodies has occasioned some inattention to the experience and cultivation of sensations, which are clearly not reducible to somatic responses but...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 747–773.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Michael Lundblad In Epistemology of the Closet , Eve Sedgwick argues that the discourse of sexuality shifted at the end of the nineteenth century from an emphasis on sexual acts to sexual identities. Sedgwick builds upon Foucault's famous declaration that the “species” of the homosexual was born at...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 199–201.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Susan McHugh Bestial Traces: Race, Sexuality, Animality . By Peterson Christopher . New York : Fordham Univ. Press . 2012 . 208 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper , $24.00 . Animalia Americana: Animal Representations and Biopolitical Subjectivity . By Boggs Colleen Glenney...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 419–422.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Ralph Rodriguez © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Brown on Brown: Chicano/a Representations of Gender, Sexuality, and Ethnicity . By Frederick Luis Aldama. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press. 2005. 176 pp. Paper, $19.95. With Her Machete in Her Hand: Reading Chicana Lesbians...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 450–452.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Suzanne Schneider Extravagant Abjection: Blackness, Power, and Sexuality in the African American Literary Imagination . By Scott Darieck . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2010 . x, 317 pp. Cloth , $49.00 ; paper , $22.00 . Embodying Black Experience: Stillness, Critical...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 457–459.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Audra Simpson Deep Waters: The Textual Continuum in American Indian Literature . By Teuton Christopher B. . Lincoln : Univ. of Nebraska Press . 2010 . xxii, 272 pp. $40.00 . When Did Indians Become Straight? Kinship, the History of Sexuality, and Native Sovereignty . By...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 347–375.
Published: 01 June 2018
... the taboo or obscene in order to address sexual and gender inequalities. These comics suggest that the obscene can push against purity narratives attached to womanhood, narratives that potentially stigmatize all girls and women. Lost Girls keeps the taboos of children’s sexuality and incest central to...