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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 (2016) 88 (2): 423–425.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Diáz’s fukú americanus , a curse that makes its way over the Caribbean from the Dominican Republic to the United States in The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (2007), and Ishmael Reed’s Jes Grew virus in his 1972 voodoo-inspired fantasia Mumbo Jumbo , which just as dynamically interlaces the real...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 741–767.
Published: 01 December 2006
... ˙ ˙ ˙ In the winter of 1928, Zora Neale Hurston underwent a series of Voodoo initiations in New Orleans, including one that cul- minated in her being crowned storm-walking ‘‘Rain-Bringer1 Later, while writing Their Eyes Were Watching God (1937) in Haiti—and after having witnessed the hurricane of 1929...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 836–838.
Published: 01 December 2014
... in the Federal Theater Negro Unit productions of Macbeth (1936) and Haiti (1938) were a complicated nexus of imperialist appropriations, transnational black protest, and nationalist identification. The “voodoo” adaptation of the Shakespearean play attributed black primi- tivism to the...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 850–852.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., argued for a “dynamic theory” that “takes for granted that the forces of nature 852  American Literature capture man” (59), whereas Hurston, influenced by “African diasporic cosmol- ogies” (18), figured a self that was undone by voodoo forces. But in each case, the authors posit a self that...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2015
... where a group of runaway slaves practices voodoo in preparation for a large-scale rebellion.6 While The Black Vampyre is not an abolitionist text, it deploys both a self-avowed act of plagiarism and a series of paratextual diatribes about literary theft to gesture at the contemporary hypocrisy...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 61–86.
Published: 01 March 2014
... arena of individual agency and free will, subjecting all who come under its sway to one of two options: salvation or doom. Topsy and Tom pay tribute to this power when they treat Little Eva’s hair—and the plain or printed paper with which they bundle it –as a Voodoo fetish (Wardley 1992, 171...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (4): 753–779.
Published: 01 December 2007
... provocative argument that Hurston creates “a discourse of nostalgia” for Southern, black, rural folk life.3 Pointing to a “shift in Hurston’s work” between Mules and Men (1935) and Tell My Horse: Voodoo and Life in Haiti and Jamaica American Literature, Volume 79, Number 4, December 2007 DOI...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 23–50.
Published: 01 March 2015
... York : Random House . Patterson Orlando . 1982 . Slavery and Social Death: A Comparative Study . Cambridge : Harvard Univ. Press . Pluchon Pierre . 1987 . Vadou, sorciers, empoisonneurs de Saint-Domingue à Haïti (Voodoo sorcerers, poisoners: From Saint Domingue to Haiti...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 459–490.
Published: 01 September 2019
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American Literature 9003540.
Published: 26 February 2021
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 635–637.
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 637–638.
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 638–640.
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 640–642.
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 643–644.
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 645–647.
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 647–649.
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 649–652.
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 652–654.
Published: 01 September 2002