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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 387–416.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Arlene R. Keizer Duke University Press 2000 Arlene R. The Geographyof the Apocalypse: Keizer Incest, Mythology, and the Fall of Washington Cityin Carolivia Herron’s Thereafter Johnnie 6059...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 247–274.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Max Cavitch Duke University Press 2003 Max The Man That Was Used Up: Cavitch Poetry, Particularity, and the Politics of Remembering George Washington 6849 AMERICAN LITERATURE 75:2 / sheet 5 of...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 654–656.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Stefanie K. Dunning A Taste for Brown Bodies: Gay Modernity and Cosmopolitan Desire . By Hiram Pérez . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2015 . xi, 179 pp. Cloth , $89.00 ; paper, $26.00 ; e-book available. Not Straight, Not White: Black Gay Men from the March on Washington to the AIDS...
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 610–612.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Univ. Press. 2006. 187 pp. $50.00. Capital Speculations: Writing and Building Washington, D.C . By Sarah Luria. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England. 2005. 196 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $26.00. Book Reviews Securing the Commonwealth: Debt, Speculation, and Writing in the Making...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 421–424.
Published: 01 June 2005
... the tensions and anxieties surrounding U.S cultural and ethnic identity. Frederick Luis Aldama, Ohio State University Creative Conflict in African American Thought: Frederick Douglass, Alexander Crummell, Booker T. Washington, W. E. B. Du Bois, and Marcus Garvey.ByWil- son Jeremiah Moses. New...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 111–140.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Leif Sorensen This essay argues that Américo Paredes's George Washington Gómez is structured by a dynamic tension between the forms of the corrido and the bildungsroman. Drawing on recent studies of the Chicano/a literary-historical recovery and accounts of late modernism, this essay calls...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 519–551.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Brian Hochman Hochman's essay uses the work of George Washington Cable to examine a far-reaching set of debates about media technology, auditory perception, and cultural difference that emerged during the 1880s and 1890s. The first half focuses on Cable's classic dialect novel The Grandissimes...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 709–737.
Published: 01 December 2015
.... This essay posits that debates over the methods of African American higher education shaped the function of literature within black modernity. It explores how Tuskegee Institute founder Booker T. Washington transformed literature and books into instruments of a practical approach to learning through a...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 901–903.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Mary Helen Washington Red Scare Racism and Cold War Black Radicalism . By Ziegler James . Jackson : Univ. Press of Mississippi . 2015 . xxii, 229 pp. Cloth , $65.00 ; paper, $30.00 . Radical Aesthetics and Modern Black Nationalism . By Avilez GerShun . Urbana : Univ. of Illinois...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 463–496.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Jordan Wingate Abstract My essay traces the influence of the Spanish American revolutions (1808–26) on Washington Irving’s early nineteenth-century writings and, in particular, on his popular 1828 biography of Christopher Columbus. Irving’s conception of America as a multinational hemisphere...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 273–301.
Published: 01 June 2013
...D. Berton Emerson Emerson’s essay reassesses representative texts of the popular antebellum tradition known as Old Southwestern Humor—among them Augustus Baldwin Longstreet’s Georgia Scenes (1835), Johnson Jones Hooper’s Adventures of Captain Simon Suggs (1845), and George Washington Harris’s Sut...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 509–545.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Tova Cooper Cooper's essay shows how the photographs taken by Frances Benjamin Johnston at educational institutions such as the Carlisle Indian Industrial School and Hampton Institute, as well as in the Washington, D.C., public schools, show the influence of social Darwinism on progressive...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 775–801.
Published: 01 December 2011
... dialogue with those of Booker T. Washington, the essay analyzes the African American debate over the significance of corporate capitalist friendship. Chesnutt is, on the one hand, intrigued by the language and possibilities of corporate philanthropy. He works to imagine if such friendship can be linked to...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 127–152.
Published: 01 March 2009
... ideas in his only novella, “The Heroic Slave” (1853), in which Madison Washington, leader of the 1841 Creole mutiny, declares his independence in a forest glade that functions as a chapel of natural rights. This kind of radical republican pastoralism also shapes My Bondage, My Freedom (1855). The...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 219–250.
Published: 01 June 2002
... than any other endeared me to my companions on the range and all with whom I have had dealings’’ (NL,25). Love’s optimistic faith in individual achievement calls to mind another prominent African American whose autobiography was pub- lished just six years earlier. Booker T. Washington’s Up from...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 669–695.
Published: 01 December 2017
... fictional scene at the US Capitol bears a striking resemblance to a historical episode Twain had witnessed in Washington a few years earlier. “The galleries of the House were packed, on the momentous day,” wrote Twain the novelist (Twain and Warner 2001 , 317), no doubt recalling the time in 1868 when he...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Freedom (1816), arguably the first histori- 32  American Literature cal novel by a U.S. writer, the main character’s father is a disabled Revolutionary veteran who owns a sword given to him by George Washington for heroic service to the country.11 And Cooper, by far the most popular...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 673–699.
Published: 01 December 2007
.... Between the Spanish-American War and World War I, many African American leaders, including Booker T. Washington, drew on a long history of romantic racist imagery of Citi- zen Tom, extending from Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin to the later plantation fiction of Thomas Nelson...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 217–246.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Catchers: Enforcement of the Fugitive Slave Law, 1850-1860 . Chapel Hill : Univ. of North Carolina Press . Canney Donald . 2006 . African Squadron: The U.S. Navy and the Slave Trade, 1842-1861 . Washington, DC : Potomac Books . Coerver Don Hall Linda . 1999 . Tangled Destinies...
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American Literature (1 March 2004) 76 (1): 89–116.
Published: 01 March 2004
...- ington had great influence over a number of them; as a result, they Composite Texts in the Crisis 91 were more accommodating than protesting, and they were unlikely to include news of the NAACP, an organization that Washington initially opposed.11 The Crisis, then...