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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 117–140.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Meg Wesling Duke University Press 2006 Meg The Opacity of Everyday Life: Wesling Segregation and the Iconicity of Uplift in The Street The final passages of Ann Petry’s novel The Street (1946) find Lutie Johnson on a train from Harlem to...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 189–191.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Victor Bascara God’s Arbiters: Americans and the Philippines, 1898-1902 . By Harris Susan K. . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2011 . xii , 257 pp. $35.00 . Empire’s Proxy: American Literature and US Imperialism in the Philippines . By Wesling Meg . New York : New York...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2014
... to be defined through its very expan- sion and transposition in the service of the empire. Wesling suggestively exam- ines the role literature played in this institutionalized context where “the teacher-student relation became a powerful model of American-Filipino rela- tions more generally. The...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 186–189.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., 257 pp. $35.00. Empire’s Proxy: American Literature and US Imperialism in the Philippines. By Meg Wesling. New York: New York Univ. Press. 2011. xii, 236 pp. Paper, $21.00. The course of US empire traced in both Susan K. Harris’s God’s Arbiters and Meg Wesling’s Empire’s Proxy might well be...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 398–400.
Published: 01 June 2016
...-American conflict that treat race and empire in the context of institutions of colonial education (Meg Wesling), religion (Susan K. Harris), and comparative race studies (Hsuan Hsu). Gruesser’s contribution to this emerging conversation is to insist that we turn our attention to how, why, and to what end...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 865–886.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Sticky Web of Medical Professionalism: Robert Her- rick’s The Web of Life and the Political Economy of Health Care at the Turn of the Century,” 583–610. Bascara, Victor. Review: Harris, God’s Arbiters: Americans and the Philippines, 1898–1902, 189–91. Review: Wesling, Empire’s Proxy...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (2): 357–383.
Published: 01 June 2019
..., would welcome us into the fold, would reward us with kisses on both cheeks” (14). Bình and Blériot’s carnal bliss shatters the earthly senses of both bodies despite their power difference, a vision that Minh’s submission can never obtain. As Meg Wesling ( 2015 , 136) concludes from this episode, “an act...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 591–626.
Published: 01 September 2017