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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 563–589.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Glenda R. Carpio Duke University Press 2005 Glenda R. Conjuring the Mysteries of Slavery: Carpio Voodoo, Fetishism, and Stereotype in Ishmael Reed’s Flight to Canada In a vibrant proliferation since the mid-1960s, fic- tional texts have...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (1): 93–125.
Published: 01 March 2009
... capacity of a variety of prephotographic visual technologies, including portraiture, woodcuts, stereotypes, and the camera obscura. Douglass and Jacobs lived in the midst of a photographic revolution. Douglass repeatedly commented on photographic technology and celebrated its democratic potential. But both...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 93–119.
Published: 01 March 2011
... the risk of reinforcing stereotypes of Indian savagery. Yet these depictions of the repugnant, that is, of ancient practices now prohibited by law or found reprehensible by a public sense of ethics, allow Howe to escape the integrative thrust of contemporary multiculturalism by preempting...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (4): 687–717.
Published: 01 December 2009
... friendship between a Native American, a Chinese boy, and an adventurous white boy that develops in Humboldt County, California. Read together, these texts demonstrate how racial stereotypes colluded with the policing of public and private spaces to reproduce racial hierarchies in the wake of Emancipation. At...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (4): 689–717.
Published: 01 December 2011
... characters are juxtaposed against the “colored” Eldridge, as Whipple, Eldridge's de facto amanuensis, conforms to Rhode Island's rhetorical institutionalization of a black-white racial binary. This label and Whipple's condescending and unguarded use of racist terminology and stereotypes of black and...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 899–901.
Published: 01 December 2003
... of cash income for the sponsoring institutions and the presenters’’ (24–25). This latter transgression apparently challenges the ‘‘Indians as anti-capitalist’’ stereotype. House heightens her condemnation in discussing ‘‘activities that...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 643–644.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Chickasaws experienced. When Native American studies began to achieve recognition in the 1970s, scholars began to investigate Faulkner’s fictional constructions of “Indians.” Questions of authenticity, stereotyping, local history, and cultural knowledge— questions that remain relevant—were at the...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 141–168.
Published: 01 March 2006
... the adjective funky, which once meant to many Negroes merely a stink (usually associated with sex), was used to qualify the music as meaningful (the word became fashionable and is now almost useless). The social implication, then, was that even the old stereotype of a distinctive Negro smell that...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 169–171.
Published: 01 March 2020
... conversation with border and ethnic studies, but his basic claim will surprise no one: “representations of Mexico, Mexicans, and Mexican Americans are deployed to forge whiteness and Americanness” (xv). Bebout presents a rehashed taxonomy of Mexican stereotypes (greaser, lazy, exotic, etc.) present in the...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 391–394.
Published: 01 June 2016
... recurring stereotypes: against the backdrop of “the stereotype of Loyalist gentility” (105), Loyalists routinely critiqued the Patriots’ “provincial illiteracy” (45). Those critiques frequently zeroed in on examples of satire and of burlesque, ridiculing writings that displayed the Patriots’ bombast or, as...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 654–657.
Published: 01 September 2017
... case with the lesbian couple in Naylor’s novel—Melancon echoes David Ikard’s argument in Breaking the Silence: Toward Black Male Feminism (2007). Her brief, concluding reflection on how Michelle Obama has transgressed the history of slavery and of sexist and racist stereotyping adds an exciting...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 440–442.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Amelia Evans violates and inverts stereotypes of sex, gender, and sexuality. Hemingway’s The Garden of Eden is the focus of Ira Elliott’s essay, which explains how Catherine’s obsession with tanning her body not only challenges...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 444–445.
Published: 01 June 2003
... V. Perkins. Jackson: Univ. of Mississippi Press. 2000. xviii, 161 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $18.00. To counter the stereotypes and mystery that cloud our understanding of the...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 869–870.
Published: 01 December 2003
...- erty as much as liberty and thus failed to shake minstrel stereotypes while adding the ‘‘additional layers of reference and complexity’’ that Fahs is careful to assess (154). Among the many...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 883–884.
Published: 01 December 2003
..., of course, an anxious subject for many, and for gay men especially, given the stereotypical association of the stage and queer sexuality. The association is often made by those who want to marginalize both, and Sinfield’s helpful sur...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 867–868.
Published: 01 December 2000
... customs, limited educational opportunities for women, and stereotypes of the fallen woman Ultimately, Bontatibus finds that novels like Foster’s The Coquette,Rowson’sCharlotte Temple and Lucy Temple, and Tenney’s Female...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 868–869.
Published: 01 December 2000
... early nation and its colonial laws and customs, limited educational opportunities for women, and stereotypes of the fallen woman Ultimately, Bontatibus finds that novels like Foster’s The Coquette...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 874.
Published: 01 December 2000
... sexual identity are somewhat antiquated. Too often Young relies on a stereotypical view of antebellum ‘‘man- hood’’ that does not adequately account for recent scholarly work about senti- ment and masculinity...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 875–876.
Published: 01 December 2000
...-reaching. Yet for such a critically adept book its conceptual models for gendered and sexual identity are somewhat antiquated. Too often Young relies on a stereotypical view of antebellum ‘‘man- hood’’ that does...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 881–882.
Published: 01 December 2000
... stereotypical as to risk being taken for parody.) I prefer Corso dark and silent next to Kerouac’s coffin. His brooding posture 6218 American Literature 72:4 / sheet 192 of238 and untameable hair speak eloquently enough. Helen Lojek, Boise...