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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 December 2009) 81 (4): 871–873.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Jane F. Thrailkill © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Embodying American Slavery in Contemporary Culture . By Lisa Woolfork. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 2009. xi, 233 pp. $40.00. Worldly Acts and Sentient Things: The Persistence of Agency from Stein to DeLillo . By...
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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...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 193–195.
Published: 01 March 2011
.... Neither Fugitive nor 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...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 203–205.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Slavery. By Bryan Wagner. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2009. vii, 307 pp. $35.00. Book Reviews Beyond Douglass: New Perspectives on Early African American Literature. Ed. Michael J. Drexler and Ed White. Lewisburg, Pa.: Bucknell Univ. Press. 2008. vii, 176 pp. Paper, $25.00...
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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...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 870–872.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Sharpe . 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...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 885–887.
Published: 01 December 2006
... passed down from ancient Western soci- eties, to the Atlantic slave trade, to American slavery, and into contemporary society have posited black men historically as villains within the dominant culture, which is to say, as morally corrupt and dangerous. Yet historically, the terms of villainy have...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 400–402.
Published: 01 June 2009
... and Black Identity in Antebellum Narrative . By Michael A. Chaney. Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press. 2008. xi, 254 pp. Cloth, $39.95; paper, $19.95. Calls and Responses: The American Novel of Slavery Since “Gone with the Wind.” By Tim A. Ryan. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2008...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 839–841.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Joycelyn Moody © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Hell without Fires: Slavery, Christianity, and the Antebellum Spiritual Narrative . By Yolanda Pierce. Gainesville: Univ. Press of Florida. 2005. xii, 151 pp. $59.95. Around the Family Altar: Domesticity in the African...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 666–668.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Maurice Lee Slavery on Trial: Law, Abolitionism, and Print Culture . By DeLombard Jeannine Marie . Chapel Hill : Univ. of North Carolina Press . 2007 . xiv, 330 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $24.95 . The War on Words: Slavery, Race, and Free Speech in American Literature . By...
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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...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 640–642.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Contemporary Narrative of 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...
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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...
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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...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 123–150.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Elizabeth Fekete Trubey Duke University Press 2005 Elizabeth Emancipating the Lettered Slave: Sentiment and Fekete Slavery in Augusta Evans’s St. Elmo Trubey The historical link, through sympathy, of sentimen- tal literature and abolitionist politics has...