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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 207–209.
Published: 01 March 2003
... the specialist and nonspecialist, it will undoubtedly shape future criticism in the field. Elisabeth Brown, University of Southern California White Women Writing White: H.D., Elizabeth Bishop, Sylvia Plath...
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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2004
... only how the pathos-ridden slave body was used to invite sympathy. McBride’sentirevolumeconcernsthefinelinethatabolitionists,both black and white, negotiated in struggling for their cause. They dealt with the ‘‘impossibility’’ of slave testimony and the limits of representation within the norms...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (2): 430–432.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Marissa López Duke University Press 2007 Spain's Long Shadow: The Black Legend, Off-Whiteness, and Anglo-American Empire . By María DeGuzmán. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2005. xxxiii, 372 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $25.00. The Twentieth-Century Spanish American...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 169–171.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Antonio Barrenechea Whiteness on the Border: Mapping the U.S. Racial Imagination in Brown and White . By Lee Bebout . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2016 . xx, 267 pp. Cloth, $89.00 ; paper, $26.00 . The Poetry of the Americas: From Good Neighbors to Countercultures...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 513–541.
Published: 01 September 2020
... their bodies but to profit from those who cannot do the same—Rife through Snow Crash itself and Hiro through outwitting that virus. Both thus weaponize their departicularized male (and, in Hiro’s case, implicitly) white bodies. 19 My depiction of Y.T. as a figure for the novel’s racializing...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (3): 563–572.
Published: 01 September 2022
... . “ Reading White Trash: Class, Race, and Mobility in Faulkner and Le Sueur .” Arizona Quarterly: A Journal of American Literature, Culture, and Theory 56 , no. 2 : 37 – 64 . Naipaul V. S. 1989 . A Turn in the South . New York : Knopf . Newitz Annalee , and Wray Matthew...
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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 783–810.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Joseph Darda Abstract This essay considers how the creative writing workshop transformed the white Vietnam vet into a minority writer. The MFA system, which organized the group-based politics of post–civil rights American literature, originated as a space geared toward white combat veterans. Some...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (2): 221–246.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Caroline Levander Duke University Press 2004 Caroline ‘‘Let Her White Progeny Offset Her Levander Dark One The Child and the Racial Politics of Nation Making In his famous critique of slavery, Considerations on the Keeping of Negroes (1754...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 888–890.
Published: 01 December 2003
... The White African American Body: A Cultural and Literary Exploration. By Charles D. Martin. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers Univ. Press. 2002. xi, 221. Cloth, $59.00; paper, $22.00. Passing and the Rise...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (1): 196–199.
Published: 01 March 2004
... that discuss only how the pathos-ridden slave body was used to invite sympathy. McBride’sentirevolumeconcernsthefinelinethatabolitionists,both black and white, negotiated in struggling for their cause. They dealt with the ‘‘impossibility’’ of slave testimony and the limits of representation within...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (3): 605–607.
Published: 01 September 2004
... interested in broad reli- gious and economic developments than in national histories; therefore, she discusses the origins of nineteenth-century, white, middle-class views of gen- der by looking back to colonial developments and, even further, to changes in the position of women brought about...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (3): 619–621.
Published: 01 September 2004
... socialization’’ (1). Bloch is more interested in broad reli- gious and economic developments than in national histories; therefore, she discusses the origins of nineteenth-century, white, middle-class views of gen- der by looking back to colonial developments and, even further, to changes in the position...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 349–377.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Christopher P. Wilson Duke University Press 2005 Christopher Undercover: White Ethnicity and P. Wilson Police Exposé in the 1970s In one of the richer scenes in Robert Daley’s Prince of the City (1972), the Special Investigative Unit (SIU) of the New York Police...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 409–411.
Published: 01 June 2005
... Book Reviews White People Do Not Know How to Behave at Entertainments Designed for Ladies and Gentlemen of Colour: William Brown’s African and American Theater.By Marvin McAllister. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2003. x, 239 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $18.95. Theatre, Society...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 872–873.
Published: 01 December 2001
... 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 efficacy...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 879–880.
Published: 01 December 2001
... 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 Willard, Amanda Berry Smith, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton), Haynes argues for the political...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (3): 660–661.
Published: 01 September 2001
... of ‘origins’ 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...
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American Literature (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 Americans as a race apart...