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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 437–438.
Published: 01 June 2001
... the American Woman Writer of Color. By Barbara Rodríguez. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 1999. viii, 228 pp. $45.00. In Autobiographical Inscriptions Rodríguez analyzes the ways seven ethnic...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 217–219.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Marissa López © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 There Was a Woman: La Llorona from Folklore to Popular Culture. By Domino Renee Perez. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press. 2008. xix, 272 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $24.95. Chicana Sexuality and Gender: Cultural Refiguring in...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 616–618.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Susana M. Morris Black Internationalist Feminism: Woman Writers of the Black Left, 1945–1995 . By Higashida Cheryl . Urbana : Univ. of Illinois Press . 2011 . xi , 250 pp. Cloth, $50.00 ; paper, $25.00 ; e-book available. From Sugar to Revolution: Women's Visions of Haiti...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 645–647.
Published: 01 September 2002
... claim that ‘‘one genuine woman is worth a dozen Fanny Ferns’’ could complicate undergraduates’ understandings in productive ways (192). In the aggregate, Pollak’s book has enough stretches of cogent inter- pretation and careful historical homework to compensate for her early, usually unnecessary...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 189–191.
Published: 01 March 2007
...: Reimagining the American New Woman, 1895-1915 . By Martha H. Patterson. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 2005. xii, 230 pp. $35.00. Book Reviews New England’s Crises and Cultural Memory: Literature, Politics, History, Religion, 1620–1860. By John McWilliams. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge Univ. Press...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 432–434.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Robin E. Field © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Transcending the New Woman: Multiethnic Narratives in the Progressive Era . By Charlotte J. Rich. Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press. 2009. viii, 230 pp. $39.95. Native Speakers: Ella Deloria, Zora Neale Hurston, Jovita...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 265–292.
Published: 01 June 2008
..., antebellum America's leading antislavery preacher. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Dawn The Unsentimental Woman Preacher Coleman of Uncle Tom’s Cabin That Uncle Tom’s Cabin is fundamentally a ser- mon has been a perennial motif in commentary on the...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 533–561.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Kay Yandell In 1931, Crow medicine woman Pretty Shield delivered her oral autobiography to Frank Linderman, simultaneously through an interpreter of spoken Crow, and without translation to Linderman in Indian Sign Language. Pretty Shield’s and Linderman’s use of the sign language within this...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 255–278.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Cassius Adair; Lisa Nakamura Abstract This article traces the publication history of the canonical woman of color feminist anthology This Bridge Called My Back through its official and unofficial editions as it has migrated from licensed paper to PDF format. The digital edition that circulated on...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 877–879.
Published: 01 December 2003
.... The Woman in the Red Dress: Gender, Space, and Reading. By Minrose C. Gwin. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 2002. viii, 219 pp. $34.95. Hazel Smith’s intent, and her achievement, is to thoroughly theorize the famil...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 184–186.
Published: 01 March 2005
..., $21.95. From Girl to Woman: American Women’s Coming-of-Age Narratives. By Christy Rishoi. Albany: State Univ. of New York Press. 2003. xi, 202 pp. Cloth, $62.50; paper, $20.95. Born too late to share the dubious distinction of being one of Hawthorne’s mob of women scribblers, Louisa May Alcott...
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Published: 01 June 2018
Figure 1 Wonder Woman and Nubia face off in 1973. From Bates and Heck ( 1973 ), Wonder Woman #206 Figure 1 Wonder Woman and Nubia face off in 1973. From Bates and Heck (1973), Wonder Woman #206 More
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Published: 01 June 2018
Figure 2 “Advertisement: WomaNews Workshops and Page Spread.” Originally in WomaNews , March 1984. Courtesy of Lesbian Herstory Archives Figure 2 “Advertisement: WomaNews Workshops and Page Spread.” Originally in WomaNews, March 1984. Courtesy of Lesbian Herstory Archives More
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Published: 01 June 2019
Figure 1 “Africa,” woodcut illustration of woman wearing coral necklace in Cesare Ripa’s Iconologia (1603), page 336. Universität Heidelberg, Universitäts-Bibliothek Figure 1 “Africa,” woodcut illustration of woman wearing coral necklace in Cesare Ripa’s Iconologia (1603), page 336 More
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Published: 01 June 2019
Figure 2 Oil painting of African woman wearing red coral necklace and child, painted by Albert Eckhout in 1641. Photograph by John Lee. National Museum Denmark Figure 2 Oil painting of African woman wearing red coral necklace and child, painted by Albert Eckhout in 1641. Photograph by John Lee More
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 93–119.
Published: 01 March 2013
... particular biomediated image that functioned as part of a politics of risk and affect to preempt women's freedom: the (un)sanitized woman who was said to endanger the health of her family and the community at a time when many African American neighborhoods were experiencing epidemics of diseases as a result...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 471–500.
Published: 01 September 2008
... space, a spiritual and prenational homeland that empowered American women as their nation's presumed spiritual guardians. From the 1840s through the 1890s, the American woman that was represented in women's Holy Land writings bound and reconciled the political and spiritual forces at work in the Holy...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 61–86.
Published: 01 March 2014
... physical violence, Bigger also opposes and illuminates an otherwise invisible order of violence instituted by the welfare state. Wright associates this second order of violence with a disembodiment of white racial power, which he traces to the historical figure of the good white sentimental woman whose...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 523–549.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Harding Davis’s 1861 novella Life in the Iron Mills presents an apposite case study for the constitutive relation of art and politics in the nineteenth-century American context. The text’s efforts culminate in its central figure: the korl woman statue carved by Hugh Wolf out of the waste material of the...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 583–610.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Woman movement. The second possibility the novel showcases, which is closer to the model that would historically prevail, envisions a health-care system that is centralized, rationalized, and directed from the top down by the so-called orthodox profession. Herrick aligns this model with powerful banks...