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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 2008) 80 (1): 194–195.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 2008 General Josefina Niggli, Mexican American Writer: A Critical Biography . By Elizabeth Coonrod Martínez. Albuquerque: Univ. of New Mexico Press. 2007. x, 317 pp. Paper, $24.95. Brief Mention Editions Franklin Evans, or the Inebriate: A Tale of the Times. By...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 671–672.
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 March 2003) 75 (1): 119–140.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Stephanie Foote Duke University Press 2003 Stephanie Ethnic Plotting: Henry Harland and the Foote Jewish Writer lmost no one reads Henry Harland’s novels any- 6815...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 621–623.
Published: 01 September 2014
...: The Eccentric Writer in American Literature and Entertainment, 1790-1860 . By Tomc Sandra . Ann Arbor : Univ. of Michigan Press . 2012 . vi , 310 pp. Cloth , $80.00 ; e-book , $64.00 . © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Book Reviews Red Ink: Native Americans Picking up the...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 725–727.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Studies the gathering attracted scholars from all over the United States who addressed issues ranging from the Middle Passage to U.S.-Filipino relations, from Native American removal to the South as tourist destination, from the literature of Caribbean women writers to visual representations of black...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 183–185.
Published: 01 March 2008
... © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Sucking Salt: Caribbean Women Writers, Migration, and Survival . By Meredith M. Gadsby. Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press. 2006. vii, 225 pp. $39.95. Caribbean Women Writers and Globalization: Fictions of Independence . By Helen C. Scott...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 852–854.
Published: 01 December 2009
.... Apostles of Modernity: American Writers in the Age of Development . By Guy Reynolds. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 2008. 268 pp. $50.00. Book Reviews The Captive’s Position: Female Narrative, Male Identity, and Royal Authority in Colonial New England. By Teresa A. Toulouse. Philadelphia...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 856–858.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Colbey Emmerson Reid © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Ashes Taken for Fire: Aesthetic Modernism and the Critique of Identity . By Kevin Bell. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2007. x, 252 pp. Cloth, $67.50; paper, $22.50. Modernism on File: Writers, Artists, and the...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 225–227.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Shane Vogel © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 The Scary Mason-Dixon Line: African American Writers and the South . By Trudier Harris. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2009. xi, 247 pp. $37.50. James Baldwin's Turkish Decade: Erotics of Exile . By Magdalena J...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 423–425.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Nancy Glazener © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Sex Expression and American Women Writers, 1860–1940 . By Dale M. Bauer. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2009. xi, 277 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $21.95. Uncommon Women: Gender and Representation in Nineteenth...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 641–643.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Koritha Mitchell © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Lynching Photographs . By Dora Apel and Shawn Michelle Smith. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press. 2007. 102 pp. Cloth, $50.00; paper, $19.95. Witnessing Lynching: American Writers Respond . Ed. Anne P...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 753–778.
Published: 01 December 2010
... postwar verse, for it reflects a resistance to cultural norms typically credited solely to mainstream poets' more overtly antiestablishment counterparts on the margins. © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Jesse ​ ​“Poets of the First Book, Writers of Promise”: Zuba Beginning in the...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 443–445.
Published: 01 June 2011
..., 379 pp. $55.00. Transforming Scriptures: African American Women Writers and the Bible . By Katherine Clay Bassard. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2009. viii, 166 pp. $44.95. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Book Reviews Pen of Iron: American Prose and the King James Bible. By...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 889–890.
Published: 01 December 2000
.... Lindon Barrett, University of California, Irvine Claiming a Tradition: Italian American Women Writers. By Mary Jo Bona. Carbon- dale: Southern Illinois Univ. Press. 1999. xii, 253 pp. $39.95. Mary Jo Bona’s...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 871–872.
Published: 01 December 2001
... pp. $49.95. Richard Gravil’s study of the crucial debt owed by American romantic writers such as Emerson, Hawthorne, and Whitman to their English romantic fore- bears seems appropriate in this globalizing era that increasingly questions the validity of cultural categories based on nationhood...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 177–179.
Published: 01 March 2018
...James Dawes American Writers and the Approach of World War II, 1935–1941: A Literary History . By Takayoshi Ichiro . Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press . 2015 . ix, 333 pp. Cloth , $102.00 ; e-book, $82.00 . Shell Shock, Memory, and the Novel in the Wake of World War I . By...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 647–650.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Danielle Christmas Barbaric Culture and Black Critique: Black Antislavery Writers, Religion, and the Slaveholding Atlantic . By Stefan M. Wheelock . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . 2016 . xiii, 216 pp. Cloth , $69.50 ; paper, $29.50 ; e-book, $29.50 . Black Well...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 870–872.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Sharpe . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2016 . xi, 175 pp. Cloth, $84.95 ; paper, $22.95 ; e-book available. Long Past Slavery: Representing Race in the Federal Writers’ Project . By Catherine A. Stewart . Chapel Hill : Univ. of North Carolina Press . 2016 . xv, 353 pp. Paper...
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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...