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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 218–219.
Published: 01 March 2000
... religious and ethnic populations. Theodore L. Steinberg, State University of New York, Fredonia Multilingual America: Transnationalism, Ethnicity, and the Languages of American Literature. By Werner...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 151–153.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Transnationalism . By Adam Spry . Albany : SUNY Press . 2018 . xx, 234 pp. Cloth, $95.00 ; paper, $32.95 ; e-book available. Stoking the Fire: Nationhood in Cherokee Writing, 1907–1970 . By Kirby Brown . Norman : Oklahoma Univ. Press . 2018 . xx, 292 pp. Cloth, $39.95 ; paper...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 563–587.
Published: 01 September 2012
... by Duke University Press 2012 John Jazz, Black Transnationalism, and the Lowney Political Aesthetics of Langston Hughes’s Ask Your Mama On July 4, 1960, in the aftermath of the Newport Jazz Festival, Langston Hughes began composing what would...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (2): 451–453.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Michael Soto The Speed Handbook: Velocity, Pleasure, Modernism . By Enda Duffy. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2009. 306 pp. Cloth, $84.95; paper, $23.95. Nations of Nothing but Poetry: Modernism, Transnationalism, and Synthetic Vernacular Writing . By Matthew Hart. New York: Oxford Univ...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (1): 194–196.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Paul Giles Between Two Fires: Transnationalism and Cold War Poetry . By Quinn Justin . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2015 . x, 218 pp. Cloth , $95.00 ; e-book available. After the American Century: The Ends of U.S. Culture in the Middle East . By Edwards Brian T. . New...
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American Literature (2023) 95 (4): 639–669.
Published: 01 December 2023
... American support of the Spanish Civil War in 1936 when news of Benito Mussolini’s invasion of Ethiopia galvanized members of the Harlem Renaissance. These two conflicts triangulated the imaginaries of the United States, Spain, and Ethiopia, producing a distinct form of antifascist Black transnationalism...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 447–473.
Published: 01 September 2013
... in ways that advance a multilinear sense of historical time. The manner in which Douglass writes through 1848— connecting Europe to the United States and integrating those failed rebellions into a capacious philosophy of history—thus suggests that transnationalism itself inheres in a particular kind...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 523–555.
Published: 01 September 2019
..., this essay establishes the corporate plantation as a heuristic for exploring the imperial logics and practices tying the US South to the larger project of colonial domination in the Caribbean and Latin America, and ultimately reexamines black transnationalism and diaspora from the position of corporate...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 715–741.
Published: 01 December 2012
... representations of obeah, a creole religion practiced by enslaved persons in the British Caribbean, arguing that such narratives use religious experience to craft an alternative transnationalism. Works such as William Earle’s 1800 novel Obi; or, The History of Three-Fingered Jack and similar chapbooks, penny...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 145–147.
Published: 01 March 2021
... for major revision or even replacement by other, more precise theories. These two books offer significant challenges to literary transnationalism. However, each reaches a significantly different conclusion about the value and possible future of transnational cultural analyses. Although each book represents...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 654–657.
Published: 01 September 2017
... fiction by twentieth-century black women writers and ponder such terms key to reading their works’ historical, cultural, and social contexts as representation , transgression , nationalism , transnationalism , labor , and appropriation . All three root their methodologies in black feminist thought...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 897–914.
Published: 01 December 2012
... American Literature, 447–49. Lowney, John. “Jazz, Black Transnationalism, and the Political Aesthetics of Langston Hughes’s Ask Your Mama,” 563–87. Lutes, Jean Marie. Review: Adams, Owning Up: Privacy, Property, and Belong­ ing in US Women’s Life Writing, 461–63. Review: Showalter, A Jury...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (2): 459.
Published: 01 June 2010
... a forward-looking “big-tent” ecocriticism that tests the potential of environmental approaches to illuminate a range of American cultural and literary concerns. Possible topics include: the relation of climate change to post- and transnationalisms; how writing in the digital era attempts...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (1): 153–179.
Published: 01 March 2009
... beyond it. Broad in its theoretical concep- tion, transnationalism refers generally to the linkages among people and institutions across the borders of nation-states.23 Transnational- ism in the novel is articulated “from above” (by capitalist entrepre- neurs and imperial agents) and “from below...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (2): 323–352.
Published: 01 June 2008
... transnationality. The essay thus complicates our understanding of both Delany’s fiction and nationalist politics and enhances the critical frameworks we use to analyze the nation-state in American studies. Reading Periodically Only for the past thirty-eight years have readers been able to curl up...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 779–810.
Published: 01 December 2001
... by a textual dynamic of self-contradiction, which works deliberately to disrupt indigenous perspectives of all kinds. This dynamic can be linked to the impact on Douglass’s work of transnationalism, which he began to regard as a literary and discursive phenomenon as well as a social imperative. Nationalism...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 423–425.
Published: 01 June 2016
... sexy, status. The granddaddy of this shift is Franco Moretti’s 2005 book Graphs, Maps, Trees , which takes the very, very large and long view, transhistorically and transnationally, charting the emergence of genres and of entire literary traditions by using enormous data sets. We can also thank...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 641–643.
Published: 01 September 2017
... was based developed in part amid—and for the explicit purpose of sustaining—slavery in the Americas. So while Robolin designs specific spatial and temporal parameters for his project, it addresses a particular nexus in the global traffic of white supremacy: the “black transnationalism” that developed...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (3): 664–666.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of broader sociality” (100). Baldwin begins at the propaganda-driven American National Exhibition but ends by locating an uneven but material feminist transnationalism of the Cold War kitchen. Baldwin traces the absences of the modular suburban kitchen in which Nixon celebrated the freedom of consumer...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (1): 181–191.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., $67.50; paper, $24.95. The Importance of Feeling English: American Literature and the British Diaspora, 1750–1850. By Leonard Tennenhouse. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2007. x, 158 pp. $35.00. Transnationalism and American Literature: Literary Translation 1773–1892...