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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 in...
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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radical use of signifying ethnography in his posthumous collection A Negro Looks at the South (2007), a work of mostly unpublished essays written in the early 1940s when Brown journeyed as a participant observer to take stock of African...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 . By...
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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 (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 (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 (2003) 75 (3): 670–672.
Published: 01 September 2003
... teeming with anti-Darwinian 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...
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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 . By...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 594–598.
Published: 01 September 2020
... power of speech. Two concern form: ballads and songs, odes and sonnets. Throughout, Richards emphasizes continuities more than differences between the canonical three (Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, and Herman Melville) and other poets well known in their day but largely forgotten since, including Henry...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 914–921.
Published: 01 December 2019
...,” this volume seeks to broaden conversations about 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...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2003
... positional people’’ (90). This is not merely formalism but Cratyl- ism, which has been refuted periodically for at least two thousand years. Else- where, as in his discussion of a Petrarchean sonnet by Rolfe, Thurston exhibits...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (4): 863–870.
Published: 01 December 2010
... book argues for Simms’s place in the poetic canon on the basis that he adopted British romanticism techniques before other major American poets had done so. Brennan examines Simms’s early neoclassicism, his theories and criticism of poetry, his experimenta- tion with the sonnet form...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 159–186.
Published: 01 March 2015
... 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 (2005) 77 (3): 541–561.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Verb and Noun to a prose sonnet Sonnet: Tattoo Tears to a villanelle Sister Fire, Brother Smokethe artist’s strength increases. The speaker’s troubled relationship to death is the main subject of the sequence. Unlike the poet in ‘‘Elegies who camps near an exploding volcano despite repeated...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (2): 275–306.
Published: 01 June 2004
... Frawley Act 21 For Laidlaw, the pernicious re- sults of this trend were 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...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 657–659.
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 the...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 659–661.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., $39.95. Anthems, Sonnets, and Chants: Recovering the African American Poetry of the 1930s. By Jon Woodson. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2011. xii, 272 pp. $55.95. The Muse Is Music: Jazz Poetry from the Harlem Renaissance to Spoken Word. By Meta DuEwa Jones. Urbana...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 662–664.
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 the...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 666–668.
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 the...