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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 887–888.
Published: 01 December 2000
.... John Whalen-Bridge, National University of Singapore Quiet As It’s Kept: Shame, Trauma, and Race in the Novels of Toni Morrison.ByJ. Brooks Bouson. Albany: State Univ. of New York Press. 2000. x, 277 pp. $21.95...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 859–862.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Mark Fulk Duke University Press 2007 Straight Writ Queer: Non-Normative Expressions of Heterosexuality in Literature . Ed. Richard Fantina. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland. 2006. 274 pp. Paper, $45.00. Beautiful Bottom, Beautiful Shame: Where “Black” Meets “Queer” (Series Q) . By...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 648–650.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Rebecca Walsh Lyric Shame: The “Lyric” Subject of Contemporary American Poetry . By White Gillian . Cambridge : Harvard Univ. Press . 2014 . 350 pp . $45.00 . American Hybrid Poetics: Gender, Mass Culture, and Form . By Robbins Amy Moorman . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 527–554.
Published: 01 September 2008
... shameful, emasculating servitude of self-enslavement. Attempting to pass as a breadwinner, husband, and professional, Jocelyn's addiction makes him an impostor of freedom. But it also shows how the history of chattel slavery haunted the late nineteenth-century conceptualization of addiction, in spite of...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 29–56.
Published: 01 March 2017
... 2017 lynching reading memory slavery shame When Alain Locke heralded the arrival of the New Negro in his era-defining collection, The New Negro (1925), he simultaneously announced the departure of the Old Negro. Rhetorically, neither the birth of the New nor the death of the Old were...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 888–889.
Published: 01 December 2000
... texts—and the accumulation of Morrison criticism preoccupied with trauma and shame—force us to further examine the role that affective response re- flexively plays in literary criticism? While these...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 885–887.
Published: 01 December 2000
... It’s Kept: Shame, Trauma, and Race in the Novels of Toni Morrison.ByJ. Brooks Bouson. Albany: State Univ. of New York Press. 2000. x, 277 pp. $21.95. In the last decade, Toni Morrison’s Beloved hasservedasanemblematictext...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 233–263.
Published: 01 June 2008
... workingmen behaved. To understand such reading, and those who did it, we must examine the specific feelings (fear, honor, shame) that were used to influence male behavior, the effects of which represent appetites catered to in the popular press. It is not in our interest to push the analogy...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 417–426.
Published: 01 June 2014
... shame, visuality, and subjectivity. Hawthorne’s Habitations: A Literary Life. By Robert Milder. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2013. xiv, 295 pp. Cloth, $39.95; e-book, $29.99. Milder’s study identifies a formative duality in Nathaniel Hawthorne “between the naturalist and the idealist, the...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 892–893.
Published: 01 December 2000
... tears of shame. She completes the scene of humiliation later by taking the five dollars he earned with the medal. Awkward’s use of commencement exercises, however, is less successful in subsequent scenes. The...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 893–894.
Published: 01 December 2000
...- demic achievement, her outburst leaves him paralyzed and unable to stop the tears of shame. She completes the scene of humiliation later by taking the five dollars he earned with the medal. Awkward’s use of...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 214–215.
Published: 01 March 2003
... apart the tangle of emotions—fear, disgust, desire, pleasure, shame—that attaches to these forbidden figures. While Ingebretsen does an admirable job 6815 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:1 / sheet 219 of 252 of diagnosing the abiding erotic investment in monstrosity, his...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 873–875.
Published: 01 December 2018
... becomes increasingly morally reprehensible. Similarly, as John K. Young demonstrates, O’Brien grapples with a sense of “guilt and shame produced by his tacit participation” (75) in the Vietnam War, “in the development of his increasingly ambiguous and metafictional modes of representing the war’s traumas...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 204–206.
Published: 01 March 2014
... interesting. The next time you find yourself cringing in shame for yourself and your species while watching, with pleasure, a person being elaborately humiliated on reality television, you can tell yourself: It is not humiliation per se that I seek; I am not naturally cruel. It is just that public...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 349–377.
Published: 01 June 2005
... invoked in accounts of these scandals was Lincoln Steffens’s classic The Shame of the Cities (1904).3 Steffens’s original milieu was implicitly invoked even by The Knapp Commission Report on Police Corruption itself (1972), which had seemingly called upon Serpico’s and Leuci’s inside knowledge.4 But...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 215–217.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Clinton, At Stake works hard to pull apart the tangle of emotions—fear, disgust, desire, pleasure, shame—that attaches to these forbidden figures. While Ingebretsen does an admirable job 6815 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:1 / sheet 219 of 252 of...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 279–304.
Published: 01 June 2017
... site of contagion is common in models of queer pedagogy, many of which suggest that the classroom is a realm where far more than knowledge is transmitted. As Hanson ( 2009 , 140) reflects in his account of the classroom as an exemplary space of gay shame, for instance, “shame is so contagious, one can...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 637–639.
Published: 01 September 2010
... rap group Public Enemy as it questioned rape allegations against Mike Tyson. She concludes powerfully by discussing photography’s role in the Senate’s apology. Apel’s essay “Lynching Photographs and the Politics of Public Shaming” follows Smith’s, and encountering them together demonstrates a...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 639–641.
Published: 01 September 2010
... discussing photography’s role in the Senate’s apology. Apel’s essay “Lynching Photographs and the Politics of Public Shaming” follows Smith’s, and encountering them together demonstrates a point about which the authors agree: lynching photographs do not have stable mean- ings; everything...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 641–643.
Published: 01 September 2010
... rap group Public Enemy as it questioned rape allegations against Mike Tyson. She concludes powerfully by discussing photography’s role in the Senate’s apology. Apel’s essay “Lynching Photographs and the Politics of Public Shaming” follows Smith’s, and encountering them together demonstrates a...