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American Literature (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (2015) 87 (4): 645–680.
Published: 01 December 2015
... that the 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 (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...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (2): 279–303.
Published: 01 June 2011
... 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. © 2011...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 121–149.
Published: 01 March 2013
... the 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 (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 (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 pre...
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American Literature (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 “political...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (4): 716–718.
Published: 01 December 2021
...) offers “striking and profound divergences” from Ralph Waldo Emerson (167). Womack’s influence also shapes the political investments of both books. He argues in Red on Red that “autonomy, self-determination, and sovereignty serve as useful literary concepts” (11). Both authors draw on these terms...
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American Literature (2023) 95 (1): 89–113.
Published: 01 March 2023
...-century Supreme Court cases known as the Marshall Trilogy, which dictates the legal status of Indigenous landholding in the United States, Chief Justice John Marshall secures US domestic and international relations through the management of Indigenous sovereignty. Marshall opines that the European power...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (4): 705–731.
Published: 01 December 2022
... to be in themselves, and claimed the exclusive right to grant a title to the soil, subject only to the Indian right of occupancy. . . . The United States[’s] . . . exclusive right to extinguish the Indian title by purchase or conquest, and to grant the soil, and exercise such a degree of sovereignty as circumstances...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (4): 866–868.
Published: 01 December 2016
... 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 1940s...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (1): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of 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 (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...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 409–412.
Published: 01 June 2020
... the figure of the patriarch is “created through three juridical forms: sovereignty, property, and personhood” (21) cannot name the concept in its title. Vexy Thing as a title is itself a vexing thing: frustrating in its imprecision. Yet, Perry’s argument about what she calls “the architecture of patriarchy...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 869–892.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., 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. Review: Buenas Noches, American...