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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 183–185.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Book Reviews  183 Sucking Salt: Caribbean Women Writers, Migration, and Survival. By Meredith M. Gadsby. Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press. 2006. vii, 225 pp. $39.95. Caribbean Women Writers and Globalization: Fictions of Independence. By Helen C. Scott. Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate. 2006. 193...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (2): 333–359.
Published: 01 June 2009
... the Vanishing American, who, in the national imaginary, vanished into haiku's province: nature. And yet Native American poets (Gerald Vizenor, William Oandasan) have also written haiku for precisely the opposite reason: for resistance and survival. What we discover in the varied uses of haiku among...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 204–205.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Nebraska Press. 2003. x, 233 pp. $50.00. Gambling and Survival in Native North America. By Paul Pasquaretta. Tucson: Univ. of Arizona Press. 2003. xviii, 202 pp. $40.00. Toward a Native American Critical Theory attempts a thorough interroga- tion of the critical works of Paula Gunn Allen, Craig...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (2): 463–466.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Elizabeth Archuleta Native Liberty: Natural Reason and Cultural Survivance . By Gerald Vizenor. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 2009. ix, 321 pp. Paper, $30.00. Writing Indian, Native Conversations . By John Lloyd Purdy. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 2009. xvii, 282 pp. $45.00...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (4): 827–830.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Dean Rader How Did Poetry Survive? The Making of Modern American Verse . By Newcomb John Timberman . Urbana : Univ. of Illinois Press . 2012 . xi, 338 pp . $75.00 . Hog Butchers, Beggars, and Busboys: Poverty, Labor, and the Making of Modern American Poetry . By Marsh John...
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Published: 01 September 2019
Figure 1 Cedrick Tamasala, How My Grandfather Survived , 2015, installation view, Cercle d’Art des Travailleurs de Plantation Congolaise , SculptureCenter, New York, 2017. Chocolate. 15 by 8.3 by 9.4 inches (38 by 21 by 24 cm). Courtesy the Cercle d’Art des Travailleurs de Plantation Congolaise More
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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 443–469.
Published: 01 September 2008
... demystify rather than reproduce the slave oligarchy's cultural authority. Through this means, the novel helped the Republicans to set the stakes of political victory as the survival of a Northern subject capable of keeping its distance from the residual standards and ideological reflexes whose effect was to...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (2): 347–375.
Published: 01 June 2018
... one another. The comic thus models the temporalities of surviving trauma. The feminist temporalities of survivorship here also model utopian futures that are homosocial, queer, often ecstatic, and resistant to normative scripts of what should give women comfort. Undergirded by a radical feminist...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (3): 585–612.
Published: 01 September 2018
... represent an attempt to refigure poetic labor as a collective act, and I explore the implications that this has for the survival of the lyric poem and lyric modes of address. This article devotes sustained attention to a long-neglected period of Hughes’s career and provides a new reading of the Soviet avant...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (1): 29–56.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Tom’s Cabin (1852), an operatic cantata that until now has never been examined. In this text, Johnson incorporates and evolves the Old Negro into a contemporary literary tradition that challenges the racial violence of Jim Crow and celebrates black survival. References Andrade Heather . 2006...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 309–341.
Published: 01 June 2020
... struggles for survival. Then, in the 1960s and 1970s, the Alianza Federal de Mercedes revived the Pueblo Olvidado, an imagined environment saturated with laws, treaties, and cultural traditions. Despite many differences, both generations shared a desire to settle on and profit from Native lands. But though...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 791–798.
Published: 01 December 2020
... existence like the one predicted in Ursula K. Le Guin’s 1974 novel The Dispossessed . Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 apocalypse dystopia survival In a critical scene in The Matrix , Cypher (Joe Pantoliano) journeys solo into the Matrix to meet secretly with Agent Smith (Hugo...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 649–652.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Figure 1 Cedrick Tamasala, How My Grandfather Survived , 2015, installation view, Cercle d’Art des Travailleurs de Plantation Congolaise , SculptureCenter, New York, 2017. Chocolate. 15 by 8.3 by 9.4 inches (38 by 21 by 24 cm). Courtesy the Cercle d’Art des Travailleurs de Plantation Congolaise...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 873–875.
Published: 01 December 2018
... leading to a horrifying confrontation with atrocity and the protagonist’s own uneasy moral trade-offs. As he analyzes Butler’s other published and unpublished work, particularly her Patternist novels and Parable series, Canavan defines the themes that run through her work regarding race, survival, and...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 909–910.
Published: 01 December 2001
... cultural criticism and the discourses of the academic disciplines. Possible topics in- clude the culturally derived origins of specific disciplines, interdisciplines, or subdisciplines; the ways in which disciplinary rhetoric privileges certain voices; and alternative rhetorics surviving in the margins...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 872–873.
Published: 01 December 2000
...- tual worldview, which was key to the survival of portions of African cultures, is never addressed and, although she claims that African culture must have survived in some way, this claim remains conjecture rather than fact within...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 873–874.
Published: 01 December 2000
... background is approached solely in terms of anthropological notions of the division of labor in precolonial African contexts. The philosophical and spiri- tual worldview, which was key to the survival of portions of African cultures...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 887–888.
Published: 01 December 2000
... of238 pattern of blame assignation in Morrison’s fiction, which cannot be adequately understood as only a problem of white hegemonic forces acting on black bodies. Morrison is always interested in how the black community survives...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 888–889.
Published: 01 December 2000
... bodies. Morrison is always interested in how the black community survives oppression, and in whom it fails in order to sustain this survival. Why does internalized racism always miss its mark in expressions of rage, thereby harm...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 890–892.
Published: 01 December 2003
.... Beardslee is deeply invested in placing folklore and literature on equal ground to ‘‘suggest the possibility of survival whole, rather than the inevitability of a fluctuating and fragmented American way of life’’ (xvii). While Beardslee...