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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 873–874.
Published: 01 December 2001
... University Libidinal Currents: Sexuality and the Shaping of Modernism. By Joseph Allen Boone. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 1998. xii, 513 pp. $54.00. In this intensive mix of intelligent and very close readings of modernist lit- erature, Joseph Allen Boone examines how shifting notions of...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 859–861.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Brad Evans © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Not Quite White: White Trash and the Boundaries of Whiteness . By Matt Wray. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2006. 213 pp. Paper, $21.95. The Heart of Whiteness: Normal Sexuality and Race in America, 1880–1940 . By Julian B...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 201–203.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Stephanie A. Smith © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Anachronism and Its Others: Sexuality, Race, Temporality. By Valerie Rohy. Albany: State Univ. of New York Press. 2009. xvi, 178 pp. $70.00. Archives of American Time: Literature and Modernity in the Nineteenth Century...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 210–212.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Arthur Knight © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 The American Play: 1787–2000. By Marc Robinson. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press. 2009. x, 405 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $28.00. The Scene of the Harlem Cabaret: Race, Sexuality, Performance. By Shane Vogel. Chicago: Univ. of...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 217–219.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Marissa López © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 There Was a Woman: La Llorona from Folklore to Popular Culture. By Domino Renee Perez. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press. 2008. xix, 272 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $24.95. Chicana Sexuality and Gender: Cultural Refiguring in...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 654–657.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Magdalena J. Zaborowska Unbought and Unbossed: Transgressive Black Women, Sexuality, and Representation . By Melancon Trimiko . Philadelphia, PA : Temple Univ. Press . 2014 . xv, 235 pp. Cloth , $74.50 ; paper, $26.95 ; e-book, $26.95 . Critical Appropriations: African...
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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...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 753–784.
Published: 01 December 2018
... maddeningly plural ways in which cultures and their various institutions efface and alter sexual meaning.” Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 devotion poetry queer textual editing Unless proven otherwise, Puritan literature is rarely presumed to be queer. But why? Even scholars at...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 193–196.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Jordan Alexander Stein © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Long before Stonewall: Histories of Same-Sex Sexuality in Early America . Ed. Thomas A. Foster. New York: New York Univ. Press. 2007. ix, 405 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $25.00. Gay Artists in Modern American Culture...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 198.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 2008 Collections Next to the Color Line: Gender, Sexuality, and W. E. B. Du Bois . Ed. Susan Gillman and Alys Eve Weinbaum. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2007. 432 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $25.00. Brief Mention Editions Franklin Evans, or the Inebriate...
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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 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 September 2004) 76 (3): 610–612.
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 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 June 2005) 77 (2): 426–428.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., if implicit, announcement of his theme that efforts to define Whitman as an essentially white or male or gay artist are reductive. Central to all the plural American literatures, Whitman is used by artists of differing genders, sexualities, races, and ethnicities. The epigraphs Price chooses are all...
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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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Published: 01 June 2018
Figure 3 Rogue’s sexualized and vampiric absorption of Captain America via a stolen kiss features a textbook example of Kirby Krackles. From Claremont and Golden ( 1981 ), Avengers Annual #10 Figure 3 Rogue’s sexualized and vampiric absorption of Captain America via a stolen kiss features a More