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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 209–211.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Samantha Pinto Radical Sensations: World Movements, Violence, and Visual Culture . By Streeby Shelley . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2013 . xxii , 328 pp. Cloth , $94.95 ; paper , $25.95 ; e-book , $25.95 . Humanitarian Violence: The US Deployment of Diversity...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 897–899.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Greg Forter Duke University Press 2006 Mystery, Violence, and Popular Culture . By John G. Cawelti. Madison: Univ. of Wisconsin Press. 2004. xiv, 410 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $21.95. Heartbreakers: Women and Violence in Contemporary Culture and Literature . By Josephine...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 162–164.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Claudia Sadowski-Smith Enemies of All Humankind: Fictions of Legitimate Violence . By Sonja Schillings . Lebanon, NH : Dartmouth College Press . 2017 . xi, 287 pp. Cloth, $95.00 ; paper, $40.00 ; e-book, $7.99 . Gendered Asylum: Race and Violence in U.S. Law and Politics...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (3): 445–472.
Published: 01 September 2021
... presence is fundamentally gothic. Geomemory, a trope evident across the emerging canon of contemporary African American fiction, allows writers to address the representational challenge of infrastructural and spatial violence via a defamiliarizing chronotope in which past, present, and future come...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (4): 685–712.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Matthew Scully Abstract By attending to art and writing that interrogates US citizenship and state violence, this essay foregrounds the structural antagonism between democracy as an instituted form of rule, which depends on inegalitarian hierarchies, and democracy’s egalitarian drive. It argues...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 213–240.
Published: 01 June 2016
... the subject of anti-English violence half a world away in order to lay claim to a global English identity. The essay compares the visual representation of that East Indian violence with a well-known image of violence in New England, John Underhill’s figure of the Mystic Fort massacre of the Pequot War...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (2): 357–387.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Laura Lomas Duke University Press 2006 Laura ‘‘The War Cut Out My Tongue Lomas Domestic Violence, Foreign Wars, and Translation in Demetria Martínez We always had a hard time getting the Atlacatl soldiers to take prisoners...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 657–659.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Eric Solomon Duke University Press 2006 John Brown's Body: Slavery, Violence, and the Culture of War . By Franny Nudelman. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2004. x, 226 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $19.95. The War Complex: World War in Our Time. By Marianna...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 437–440.
Published: 01 June 2012
... . By Knutson Andrea . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2011 . ix, 200 pp. $65.00 . Love’s Whipping Boy: Violence and Sentimentality in the American Imagination . By Barnes Elizabeth . Chapel Hill : Univ. of North Carolina Press . 2011 . vii, 211 pp. $49.95 . Revolutionary Deists...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 177–184.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Racism and Violence in Current US Literary and Cultural Criticism Represent and Destroy: Rationalizing Violence in the New Racial Capi- talism. By Jodi Melamed. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2011. 304 pp. Paper, $25.00. Freedom with Violence: Race, Sexuality...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 202–204.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Kathleen McClancy The Oriental Obscene: Violence and Racial Fantasies in the Vietnam Era . By Chong Sylvia Shin Huey . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2012 . xii , 364 pp. Cloth , $94.95 ; paper , $26.95 . Welcome to the Suck: Narrating the American Soldier's Experience...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 197–199.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Richard T. Rodríguez Unspeakable Violence: Remapping US and Mexican National Imaginaries . By Guidotti-Hernández Nicole M. . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2011 . xviii , 374 pp. Cloth , $94.95 ; paper , $25.95 . Chicano Nations: The Hemispheric Origins of Mexican American...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 901–903.
Published: 01 December 2004
... of Ottawa America’s Culture of Terrorism: Violence, Capitalism, and the Written Word.ByJef- fory A. Clymer. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2003. xii, 277 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $19.95. Crimes of Art and Terror. By Frank Lentricchia and Jody McAuliffe. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 642–644.
Published: 01 September 2005
... and the extreme violence of the war, a conjunction that pro- duced not only an abundance of images of exposed, wounded male bodies but also an association between these bodies and the injured nation. Such images encouraged viewers to take pleasure in their own historic pain—to experience...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 187–189.
Published: 01 March 2008
...: Univ. of Texas Press. 2005. xviii, 183 pp. Cloth, $40.00; paper, $17.95. True Crime: Observations on Violence and Modernity . By Mark Seltzer. New York: Routledge. 2007. x, 185 pp. Cloth, $100.00; paper, $26.95. Book Reviews Godly Letters: The Literature of the American Puritans...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 621–624.
Published: 01 September 2008
... . By Katherine Henninger. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2007. xix, 232 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $19.95. Lovers and Beloveds: Sexual Otherness in Southern Fiction, 1936–1961 . By Gary Richards. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2005. 256 pp. $44.95. Desire, Violence...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (2): 416–418.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Mark Fulk © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 The Spaces of Violence . By James R. Giles. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2006. xv, 209 pp. $42.50. The Economics of Fantasy: Rape in Twentieth-Century Literature . By Sharon Stockton. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2006...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (2): 333–360.
Published: 01 June 2010
... is best known, Emerson came to embrace even the most extreme forms of militancy—up to and including terroristic violence—as legitimate means to engage in the modern secular political process. Representing Brown's abolitionism as an approved form of zealotry, Emerson began to praise historical religious...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (3): 571–599.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Sarah Wilson Duke University Press 2003 Sarah ‘‘Fragmentary and Inconclusive’’ Violence: Wilson National History and Literary Form in The Professor’s House 6903 AMERICAN...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (2): 400–402.
Published: 01 June 2014
.... of Illinois Press. 2011. 145 pp. $40.00. Righteous Violence: Revolution, Slavery, and the American Renaissance. By Larry J. Reynolds. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2011. xvi, 256 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $24.95. These books underline how utterly foundational the existence of slavery was to both...