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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 207–209.
Published: 01 March 2003
... criticism in the field. Elisabeth Brown, University of Southern California White Women Writing White: H.D., Elizabeth Bishop, Sylvia Plath, and Whiteness. By Renée R. Curry. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood. 2000. xii...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 213–216.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Stephen Knadler Playing in the White: Black Writers, White Subjects . By Stephanie Li . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2015 . 299 pp. Cloth, $73.00 ; e-book available. Black Africans in the British Imagination: English Narratives of the Early Atlantic World . By Cassander L. Smith...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 859–861.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Brad Evans © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Not Quite White: White Trash and the Boundaries of Whiteness . By Matt Wray. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2006. 213 pp. Paper, $21.95. The Heart of Whiteness: Normal Sexuality and Race in America, 1880–1940 . By Julian B. Carter. Durham, N.C...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 663–664.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., it wasanabstractmetaphor184).However,thisliterary(and Constitutional) ‘‘abstract metaphor’’ quickly became a political weapon justi- fying both slavery and ‘‘Indian Removal and in these conclusions Gardner is most convincing. Early writers presented ‘‘stories of ‘origins’ that imagined white...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 649–650.
Published: 01 September 2000
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 221–222.
Published: 01 March 2000
... the significant observation that African continuities should not be rejected sim- ply because scholars now recognize the negative impact that minstrelsy had upon white perceptions of black culture (337). At...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 194–195.
Published: 01 March 2001
... politics’’ by depicting similar unions between whites and Indians and using the ghostlike imagery to suggest their doomed nature. Bergland also discusses the works of Mary Rowlandson, Charles Brockden Brown, Philip Freneau, Washington Irving, William Apess, and Nathaniel Hawthorne. In a brief...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 365–386.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Andrea Levine Duke University Press 2001 Andrea Sidney Poitier’s Civil Rights: Rewriting the Levine Mystique of White Womanhood in Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner and In the Heat of the Night 6363 AMERICAN...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 459–496.
Published: 01 September 2001
...David Kazanjian Duke University Press 2001 David Charles Brockden Brown’s Biloquial Nation: Kazanjian National Culture and White Settler Colonialism in Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist Toward the beginning of Charles Brockden Brown’s uncompleted...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 872–873.
Published: 01 December 2001
... accepting Christianity Apess disavows his ethnicity. In chapters concerned with white and African Ameri- can women (among them, Catharine Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe, Sojourner Truth, Maria Stewart, Frances Willard, Amanda Berry Smith, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton), Haynes argues for the political...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 879–880.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Pequot William Apess’s cultural criticism, Haynes disputes Arnold Krupat’s claim that in accepting Christianity Apess disavows his ethnicity. In chapters concerned with white and African Ameri- can women (among them, Catharine Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe, Sojourner Truth, Maria Stewart, Frances...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 660–661.
Published: 01 September 2001
...’ that imagined white Americans as a race apart, both from the Europeans without and the blacks and Indians within the new nation’’ (xi). Ironically, ‘‘issues of race were repressed even as racial rhetoric was deployed innarratingthenationintoexistence’’ (xi). With chapters focused on Royall Tyler...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 305–329.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Aaron Bady By placing the Tarzan novels and films in the historical context of the development of aviation and aerial bombardment, Bady traces how changing fantasies of flight mediate the Tarzan franchise's changing relationship to white supremacist violence. Edgar Rice Burroughs's original novels...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 454–456.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Katie McKee Entitled to the Pedestal: Place, Race, and Progress in White Southern Women's Writing, 1920–1945 . By Nghana Tamu Lewis. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2007. xiv, 208 pp. $37.95. Wounds of Returning: Race, Memory, and Prosperity on the Postslavery Plantation . By Jessica Adams. Chapel...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 596–598.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Alan Nadel Wrestling with the Left: The Making of Ralph Ellison’s “Invisible Man” . By Foley Barbara . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2010 . xi, 386 pp. Cloth , $99.95 ; paper , $29.95 . A Nation of Outsiders: How the White Middle Class Fell in Love with Rebellion in Postwar America...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 402–405.
Published: 01 June 2014
... Cathy J. . Philadelphia : Temple Univ. Press . 2011 . xix , 224 pp. Paper , $24.95 . The White Negress: Literature, Minstrelsy, and the Black Jewish Imaginary . By Harrison-Kahan Lori . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers Univ. Press . 2011 . 229 pp. Paper , $24.95 . © 2014 by Duke University...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 414–416.
Published: 01 June 2014
... . Athens : Univ. of Georgia Press . 2008 . xiv , 263 pp. Cloth , $71.95 ; paper , $25.95 . Romances of the White Man’s Burden: Race, Empire, and the Plantation in American Literature, 1880-1936 . By Wells Jeremy . Nashville, TN : Vanderbilt Univ. Press . 2011 . x , 238 pp. $55.00 . © 2014...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 836–838.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Stephanie Leigh . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2011 . xii , 326 pp. Cloth , $94.95 ; paper , $25.95 . The Angelic Mother and the Predatory Seductress: Poor White Women in Southern Literature of the Great Depression . By Lancaster Ashley Craig . Baton Rouge : Louisiana State Univ. Press...
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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): 612–615.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Tim Engles Duke University Press 2007 Fugitive Empire: Locating Early American Imperialism . By Andy Doolen. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2005. xxvii, 254 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $20.00. To Be Suddenly White: Literary Realism and Racial Passing . By Steven J. Belluscio. Columbia...