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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 194–196.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Shawn Salvant Duke University Press 2007 Ghosts of Slavery: A Literary Archaeology of Black Women's Lives . By Jenny Sharpe. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2003. xxvi, 187 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $20.00. Creole Crossings: Domestic Fiction and the Reform of Colonial Slavery . By Carolyn...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 400–402.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Jennifer Greeson Novel Bondage: Slavery, Marriage, and Freedom in Nineteenth-Century America . By Chakkalakal Tess . Urbana : Univ. of Illinois Press . 2011 . 145 pp. $40.00 . Righteous Violence: Revolution, Slavery, and the American Renaissance . By Reynolds Larry J. . Athens...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 172–174.
Published: 01 March 2008
... © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Race, Slavery, and Liberalism in Nineteenth-Century American Literature . By Arthur Riss. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2006. viii, 238 pp. $80.00. Slavery, Philosophy, and American Literature, 1830–1860 . By Maurice S. Lee. Cambridge, Eng...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 421–422.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Teresa A. Goddu © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Shades of Green: Visions of Nature in the Literature of American Slavery, 1770–1860 . By Ian Frederick Finseth. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. xi, 348 pp. 2009. $39.95. Laughing Fit to Kill: Black Humor in the Fictions of Slavery . By Glenda...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 779–805.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Madhu Dubey Since the 1970s, African American novelists have persistently drawn on antirealist genres (including science fiction, fantasy, ghost stories, and magic realism) to revisit the history of slavery. Focusing on literary and mass-market fiction by authors such as Stephen Barnes, David...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 179–180.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Brooke Hopkins John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights. By David S. Reynolds. New York: Knopf. 2005. x, 578 pp. $35.00. 2006 Book Reviews John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Elizabeth Freeman © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Slavery and Sentiment: The Politics of Feeling in Black Atlantic Antislavery Writing, 1770–1850. By Christine Levecq. Durham: Univ. of New Hampshire Press; Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England. 2008. xii, 306 pp. $35.00. Interior...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 193–195.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Free: Atlantic Slavery, Freedom Suits, and the Legal Culture of Travel. By Edlie L. Wong. New York: New York Univ. Press. 2009. viii, 337 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $24.00. Book Reviews Beyond Douglass: New Perspectives on Early African American Literature. Ed. Michael J. Drexler and Ed...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 203–205.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Daniel Kim © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Driven Out: The Forgotten War against Chinese Americans. By Jean Pfaelzer. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press. 2008. xxix, 400 pp. Paper, $19.95. Disturbing the Peace: Black Culture and the Police Power after Slavery. By Bryan...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 193–195.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Allison S. Curseen Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights . By Bernstein Robin . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2011 . 318 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper , $24.00 . Adopting America: Childhood, Kinship, and National Identity in Literature . By...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 275–303.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Cristin Ellis Ellis’s essay reconstructs the history of environmental crisis—the crisis of Southern soil exhaustion—at the heart of the antebellum slavery debates. Through readings of landscape in My Bondage and My Freedom , the essay argues that in the 1850s, Douglass displaces the moral and...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 361–389.
Published: 01 June 2014
... view of American history. These writers oppose exceptionalism by linking the United States to a broader and deeper history defined by slavery, empire, and ruin, while at the same time offering a prophetic vision of a future beyond the “empire of slavery.” © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 638–640.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Michelle Stephens Duke University Press 2006 Black Cosmopolitanism: Racial Consciousness and Transnational Identity in the Nineteenth-Century Americas . By Ifeoma Kiddoe Nwankwo. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2005. viii, 291 pp. $59.95. Uncle Tom Mania: Slavery, Minstrelsy, and...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 640–642.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Slavery .By Arlene R. Keizer. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2004. xiii, 200 pp. Cloth, $47.50; paper, $18.95. Book Reviews ‘‘A Hideous Monster of the Mind American Race Theory in the Early Republic.By Bruce Dain. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2002. x, 321 pp. $29.95. ‘‘Miscegenation Making...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 657–659.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Eric Solomon Duke University Press 2006 John Brown's Body: Slavery, Violence, and the Culture of War . By Franny Nudelman. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2004. x, 226 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $19.95. The War Complex: World War in Our Time. By Marianna Torgovnick. Chicago: Univ. of...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 657–659.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Mark Rifkin Removable Type: Histories of the Book in Indian Country, 1663–1880 . By Round Phillip H. . Chapel Hill : Univ. of North Carolina Press . 2010 . xii , 275 pp. $24.95 . Slavery in Indian Country: The Changing Face of Captivity in Early America . By Snyder Christina...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 870–872.
Published: 01 December 2018
... . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2016 . xi, 175 pp. Cloth, $84.95 ; paper, $22.95 ; e-book available. Long Past Slavery: Representing Race in the Federal Writers’ Project . By Catherine A. Stewart . Chapel Hill : Univ. of North Carolina Press . 2016 . xv, 353 pp. Paper, $29.95 . Copyright...
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 607–609.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Alisha Gaines Duke University Press 2007 Fettered Genius: The African American Bardic Poet from Slavery to Civil Rights . By Keith D. Leonard. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2006. ix, 283 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $19.50. New Voices on the Harlem Renaissance: Essays on Race, Gender...
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 610–612.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Shelley Streeby Duke University Press 2007 Empire and Slavery in American Literature, 1820-1865 . By Eric J. Sundquist. Jackson: Univ. Press of Mississippi. 2006. 254 pp. Paper, $20.00. Underwriting: The Poetics of Insurance in America, 1722-1872 . By Eric Wertheimer. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 826–828.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Jeannine Marie DeLombard Duke University Press 2007 The Grammar of Good Intentions: Race and the Antebellum Culture of Benevolence . By Susan M. Ryan. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2003. xii, 237 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $22.95. Love, Wages, Slavery: The Literature of Servitude in the...