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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 442–444.
Published: 01 June 2003
..., Margaret Walker was not a poet of the century’s activist early decades in the same sense as Ridge and Taggard, even though she published her first protest poems in the thirties. This fact and Walker’s own...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 769–798.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Patricia Yaeger Duke University Press 2006 Patricia Circum-Atlantic Superabundance: Yaeger Milk as World-Making in Alice Randall and Kara Walker Whenissomethingtoomuch?Ifonewishedto define an aesthetics of excess, what would be its formal...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 621–624.
Published: 01 September 2008
...: Katherine Anne Porter, Flannery O'Connor, Cormac McCarthy, Walker Percy . By Gary M. Ciuba. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2007. x, 287 pp. $47.50. Book Reviews Custerology: The Enduring Legacy of the Indian Wars and George Armstrong Custer. By Michael A. Elliott. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 727–759.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... Longfellow’s correspondence with publishers John Walker, George Routledge, and David Bogue and Bogue’s illustrated editions of Evangeline and Hyperion reveal that British reprints manifested overlapping discourses of authorization and value. Publishers used the materiality of their texts to legitimize their...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 891.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Jessica Hurley’s essay “Impossible Futures: Fictions of Risk in the Longue Durée ” ( American Literature , 89:4, 761–89) received the 2017 Don D. Walker Prize, awarded annually by the Don D. Walker Prize Committee and the Western Literature...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 863.
Published: 01 December 2014
... © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Announcement 2014 Don D. Walker Prize Jayson Gonzales Sae-Saue’s essay “Aztlán’s Asians: Forging and Forgetting Cross-Racial Relations in the Chicana/o Literary Imagination” (American Lit- erature 85:3, 563–89), received the 2014 Don D. Walker Prize...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 241.
Published: 01 March 2007
... Section of the Modern Language Association in recognition of a significant contribution to the study of American literature. 2005 Don D. Walker Award Janet Dean’s essay “Nameless Outrages: Narrative Authority, Rape Rheto- ric, and the Dakota Conflict of 1862” (March 2005; 91–122) won...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 215.
Published: 01 March 2014
... © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Announcements 2013 Don D. Walker Prize Kay Yandell’s essay “The Moccasin Telegraph: Sign-Talk Autobiography and Pretty-Shield, Medicine Woman of the Crows” (American Literature 84:3, 533–61), received the 2013 Don D. Walker Prize, awarded annually...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 437.
Published: 01 June 2009
.... Levine, University of Maryland (Chair); Anna Brickhouse, University of Vir- ginia; and Steven J. Mailloux, University of California, Irvine. 2007 Don D. Walker Award Gretchen Murphy’s essay “How the Irish Became Japanese: Winnifred Eaton’s Racial Reconstructions in a Transnational Context” (March...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 235–236.
Published: 01 March 2011
... © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Announcements 2009 Don D. Walker Prize Hsuan L. Hsu’s essay “Vagrancy and Comparative Racialization in Huckleberry Finn and ‘Three Vagabonds of Trinidad’” (December 2009, 687–717) received the 2009 Don D. Walker Prize, awarded annually by the Don D...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 460–462.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Stephanie Foote By Lisa Walker. New York: New York Univ. Press. 2001. xvii, 279 pp. Cloth,$50.00; paper, $18.50. By Christopher Nealon. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2001. xi, 209 pp. Cloth, $54.95; paper, $18.95. 2003 460 American Literature Beach couches...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 461.
Published: 01 June 2000
... 2000 Announcements 6059 American Literature 72:2 / sheet 223 of223 2000 Walker Cowen Memorial Prize The University of Virginia announces competition for the fifth Walker Cowen Memorial Prize, awarded biennially to the author of a...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 901.
Published: 01 December 2006
... 2006 Announcements Janet Dean, Bryant University, was awarded the 2005 Don D. Walker Prize for the best scholarly article published in western American literary studies for ‘‘Nameless Outrages: Narrative Authority, Rape Rhetoric, and the Dakota Conflict of 1862’’ (American Literature...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 231–232.
Published: 01 March 2012
.... 2011 Don D. Walker Prize Chadwick Allen’s essay “Serpentine Figures, Sinuous Relations: Thematic Geometry in Allison Hedge Coke’s Blood Run” (December 2010, 807–37) received the 2011 Don D. Walker Prize, awarded annually by the Don D. Walker Prize Committee and the...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 891–893.
Published: 01 December 2009
... © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Announcements 2008 Don D. Walker Prize Mark Rifkin’s essay “Documenting Tradition: Territoriality and Textuality in Black Hawk’s Narrative” (December 2008, 677–705) received the 2008 Don D. Walker Prize, awarded annually by the Don D. Walker Prize...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 293–322.
Published: 01 June 2008
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 638–640.
Published: 01 September 2016
... holds you over a fiery pit into which you might be cast, the kind of love expressed in not dropping you must always be in doubt. Raising such doubts in his investigation of antislavery writers such as Stowe and David Walker, Pelletier wants to understand the role of fear. The painting of John Brown en...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 641–643.
Published: 01 September 2017
... in many cases reject the nation form. Robolin finds such visions in the simultaneously local and planetary poetics of Keorapetse Kgositsile and Gil Scott-Heron and in the intimate yet geographically interconnected trope of the garden in the works of Bessie Head, Alice Walker, and Michelle Cliff. Not...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 901–903.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., and novelists Alice Walker and Toni Morrison. Avilez notes, as critic Madhu Dubey also does, Morrison’s specific investment in nationalist issues, most obviously in her 1997 novel Paradise , which is fixed on questions of community, with its all-black towns, female community, and the desire for...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 870–872.
Published: 01 December 2018
... symbolizes that unresolved past; the family’s history is embedded in the figures carved on it, and the owner, whose ghost appears out of nowhere, arrives to claim it. Singleton’s critique of Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize–winning novel, The Color Purple (1982), highlights his theme that psychoanalysis and...