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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 661–663.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Andrea Smith Native Women and Land: Narratives of Dispossession and Resurgence . By Stephanie J. Fitzgerald . Albuquerque : Univ. of New Mexico Press . 2015 . x, 163 pp. Paper , $29.95 ; e-book available. Beyond Settler Time: Temporal Sovereignty and Indigenous Self...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 391–393.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Kate McCullough The Erotics of Sovereignty: Queer Native Writing in the Era of Self-Determination . By Rifkin Mark . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2012 . viii , 337 pp. Spaces between Us: Queer Settler Colonialism and Indigenous Decolonization . By Morgensen...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 645–680.
Published: 01 December 2015
... vocabulary lists reveal forms of linguistic sovereignty whereby the indigenous speakers interviewed for the project refused to have their languages condemned to the atavistic detritus of American antiquity. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 American Philosophical Society early republic language...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 188–190.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Origins of the Constitution. By Eric Slauter. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2009. xii, 373 pp. $40.00. Democracy's Spectacle: Sovereignty and Public Life in Antebellum American Writing. By Jennifer Greiman. New York: Fordham Univ. Press. 2009. xi, 276 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $24.00...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 591–593.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Hester Blum On Lingering and Being Last: Race and Sovereignty in the New World . By Elmer Jonathan . New York : Fordham Univ. Press . 2008 . viii, 260 pp. Cloth , $80.00 ; paper , $28.00 . Dislocating Race and Nation: Episodes in Nineteenth-Century American Literary...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 643–646.
Published: 01 September 2018
...John Funchion Hobbes, Sovereignty, and Early American Literature . By Paul Downes . Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press . 2015 . xiii, 297 pp. Cloth , $103.00 ; e-book, $82.00 . Fictions of Mass Democracy in Nineteenth-Century America . By Stacey Margolis . Cambridge...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 457–459.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Audra Simpson Deep Waters: The Textual Continuum in American Indian Literature . By Teuton Christopher B. . Lincoln : Univ. of Nebraska Press . 2010 . xxii, 272 pp. $40.00 . When Did Indians Become Straight? Kinship, the History of Sexuality, and Native Sovereignty . By...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 279–303.
Published: 01 June 2011
... valorizing Cuban sovereignty in the era just prior to U.S. imperial involvement in Cuba after the Spanish-American war, Frank Reade, Jr., in Cuba demonstrates how central elements of the boy inventor novel simultaneously imagine technocratic expansion while subverting foundational concepts of empire...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 121–149.
Published: 01 March 2013
... geoformally oriented underpinnings of US sovereignty. Finally, the essay suggests that cultivating a new geographical formalism—in complement to literary studies that rely on cultural geography—lends pivotal modes of legibility to literary texts as well as to reading practices. These modes of legibility have...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 217–243.
Published: 01 June 2014
... thereby assents to print modernity even as he refashions its premises in accord with his timely support for his nation’s territorial sovereignty. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 References Bachman Catherine J. 1888 . John Bachman . Charleston : Walker, Evans, and Cogswell...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 469–495.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of hunger in Mary Rowlandson's 1682 captivity narrative, The Sovereignty and Goodness of God , serve as the essay's principal case study. The essay argues that rethinking the history of sexuality in terms of the cultivation of sensations forces a reconsideration of the archives from which examples of...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 691–714.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of the Forest , the essay illustrates how Mashantucket provides a shadow referent for much of the plot of the narrative, and in this way, the essay demonstrates how Apess develops strategies for signifying Native sovereignty in the absence of treaty-like relations that could signal the presence of...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 866–868.
Published: 01 December 2016
... concepts of heroic sovereignty, and she reads accounts of economic exploitation as tales of victimization-turned-virtue. (Theories of racial injustice or sexual violence are not assessed in the same way, however.) She hopes melodramas of failed sovereignty, such as the cinematic “women’s weepies” of the...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 204–205.
Published: 01 March 2005
... identity, and the roles of tribal sovereignty and communal responsibility in academic affairs. Pulitano finds the separatist notions of some of her subjects problematic. This is most evident in her discussions of Allen, Womack, and Warrior, but she is most critical of Allen. While acknowledging the...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2016
... indigenous presence, and not the state and notions of sovereignty. Through attention to an indigenous anarchist approach, Nelson argues for turning to the cultural practices contained with the habitus of the people, an idea reframed from the sociological work of Pierre Bourdieu, instead of only those...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 432–434.
Published: 01 June 2019
... redefine his own subjectivity and create space for solidarity in the context of transatlantic imperialism are juxtaposed with Samson Occom’s and Joseph Johnson’s “ironic” engagements with the colonial order as they worked to preserve Mohegan sovereignty. Readers who have studied these figures will likely...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 869–892.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Prestige of Violence: American Fiction, 1962–2007 by Sally Bachner; Under the Shadow: The Atomic Bomb and Cold War Narra- tives by David Seed, 843–45. Rivett, Sarah. “Unruly Empiricisms and Linguistic Sovereignty in Thomas Jefferson’s Indian Vocabulary Project,” 645–80. Rodriguez, Ralph E...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 171–173.
Published: 01 March 2018
... and displace this power’s hold” (14). For instance, Rafael reads nostalgic accounts of the revolution from leaders such as Santiago Alvarez and Emilio Aguinaldo and a popular song in Tagalog; in these varied sources, the sovereignty of the people is not enacted in traditional legalistic senses but...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 634–636.
Published: 01 September 2017
... who were in positions of power to effect change and the people’s interests they were representing, these writers’ novels, narratives, and exposés document compromises, as Kilcup observes, that trouble contemporary audiences. For instance, Zitkala-Ša asserts spiritual sovereignty and retention of...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 663–670.
Published: 01 September 2010
... passage of time, the process of aging, and the sovereignty of death. During this late renascence in his career, Warren tethered age-work to autobiography in six collections of poetry. American Literary Criticism since the 1930s, Second Edition. By Vincent B. Leitch. New York: Routledge. 2010...