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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 253–273.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Timo Müller The essay offers a new perspective on the resurgence of Afro-modernism in the 1940s, arguing that the vernacular sonnet—specifically Langston Hughes’s “Seven Moments of Love: An Un-Sonnet Sequence in Blues” and the sonnets of Gwendolyn Brooks and Robert Hayden—played a crucial role...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 664–666.
Published: 01 September 2012
...J. Peter Moore Renegade Poetics: Black Aesthetics and Formal Innovation in African American Poetry . By Shockley Evie . Iowa City : Univ. of Iowa Press . 2011 . xii , 264 pp. Paper , $39.95 . Anthems, Sonnets, and Chants: Recovering the African American Poetry of the 1930s...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 87–115.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Sonnet Retman In this essay, Retman explores Sterling Brown’s radical use of signifying ethnography in his posthumous collection A Negro Looks at the South (2007), a work of mostly unpublished essays written in the early 1940s when Brown journeyed as a participant observer to take stock of African...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (2): 402–405.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Sonnet Retman Race for Citizenship: Black Orientalism and Asian Uplift from Pre-Emancipation to Neoliberal America . By Jun Helen Heran . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2011 . x , 198 pp. Paper , $22.00 . Modeling Citizenship: Jewish and Asian American Writing...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 273–300.
Published: 01 June 2012
... can share the burdens and possibilities of these agricultural spaces, insofar as it takes shape in relationship to an oppressive colonial tradition while defining a black expressive form that resists its own utility within the postplantation aesthetic economy. Posmentier reads McKay’s American sonnet...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 865–886.
Published: 01 December 2014
... University (2015) Lloyd Pratt, University of Oxford (2015) Sonnet Retman, University of Washington (2015) Milette Shamir, Tel Aviv University (2015) Monique Allewaert, University of Wisconsin (2016) Sean X. Goudie, Pennsylvania...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 869–892.
Published: 01 December 2015
... University (2015) Lloyd Pratt, University of Oxford (2015) Sonnet Retman, University of Washington (2015) Milette Shamir, Tel Aviv University (2015) Monique Allewaert, University of Wisconsin (2016) Sean X. Goudie, Pennsylvania...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 914–921.
Published: 01 December 2019
... present-day literary representations of the early American past. The African American Sonnet: A Literary History . By Timo Müller. Jackson: Univ. Press of Mississippi. 2018. x, 172 pp. Cloth, $70.00. Tracing the history of the African American sonnet from the early nineteenth century...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 836–838.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Habiba Ibrahim Real Folks: Race and Genre in the Great Depression . By Retman Sonnet . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2011 . ix , 322 pp. Cloth , $89.95 ; paper, $24.95 . Darkening Mirrors: Imperial Representation in Depression-Era African American Performance...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (3): 670–672.
Published: 01 September 2003
... poems’’ (73). Of course the centerpiece to such an argument has to be ‘‘Design and Hass shows that even the structure of Frost’s sonnet undercuts the idea that human experience can be reduced to any...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 594–598.
Published: 01 September 2020
... and its famed assault on Fort Wagner. This commemoration took two poetic forms: songs (including Harper’s) for the African American soldiers and sonnets and odes on the white commander, Robert Gould Shaw. The former allowed for political commentary while the latter, which gained ascendency by the end...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 159–186.
Published: 01 March 2015
.... of Pittsburgh Press . Schultz Susan . 2005 . A Poetics of Impasse in Modern and Contemporary American Poetry . Tuscaloosa : Univ. of Alabama Press . Shakespeare William . (1609) 2006 . “ Sonnet 64 .” In The Sonnets: Updated Edition , edited by Evans G. Blakemore , 58...
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American Literature (2023) 95 (2): 205–227.
Published: 01 June 2023
... emerged in France and Italy, respectively. The first, now famous collaboration was the permutational sonnet constructed by mathematician François Le Lionnais and writer Raymond Queneau, who together had founded L’Ouvroir de Littérature Potentielle (OuLiPo) the preceding year. This poem, “Cent mille...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (2): 275–306.
Published: 01 June 2004
... exemplified by the 1910 sonnet ‘‘The Sub- way (96th Street to 137th Street written by, of all people, Joyce Kilmer.22 It is not surprising that this urban verse emerged just as Whitman attained full canonical status, since he was unquestionably its national progenitor. Yet its reach extended beyond...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (4): 863–870.
Published: 01 December 2010
... with the sonnet form, and his emulation of William Wordsworth. Simms’s poetry places British romanticism in the service of developing a national lit- erature, a strategy that Brennan calls Simms’s “romantic ecology.” Prophecies of Leviathan: Reading past Melville. By Peter Szendy, trans. Gil Anidjar. New...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 657–659.
Published: 01 September 2012
...-1664773 Renegade Poetics: Black Aesthetics and Formal Innovation in African American Poetry. By Evie Shockley. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2011. xii, 264 pp. Paper, $39.95. Anthems, Sonnets, and Chants: Recovering the African American Poetry of the 1930s. By Jon Woodson...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 659–661.
Published: 01 September 2012
.... Ed White, University of Florida DOI 10.1215/00029831-1664773 Renegade Poetics: Black Aesthetics and Formal Innovation in African American Poetry. By Evie Shockley. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2011. xii, 264 pp. Paper, $39.95. Anthems, Sonnets, and Chants: Recovering...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 662–664.
Published: 01 September 2012
...-1664773 Renegade Poetics: Black Aesthetics and Formal Innovation in African American Poetry. By Evie Shockley. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2011. xii, 264 pp. Paper, $39.95. Anthems, Sonnets, and Chants: Recovering the African American Poetry of the 1930s. By Jon Woodson...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 666–668.
Published: 01 September 2012
...-1664773 Renegade Poetics: Black Aesthetics and Formal Innovation in African American Poetry. By Evie Shockley. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2011. xii, 264 pp. Paper, $39.95. Anthems, Sonnets, and Chants: Recovering the African American Poetry of the 1930s. By Jon Woodson...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 668–670.
Published: 01 September 2012
...-1664773 Renegade Poetics: Black Aesthetics and Formal Innovation in African American Poetry. By Evie Shockley. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2011. xii, 264 pp. Paper, $39.95. Anthems, Sonnets, and Chants: Recovering the African American Poetry of the 1930s. By Jon Woodson...