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Published: 19 April 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5914-1
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Published: 19 April 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059141-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5914-1
... to otherwise practices (versus Western epistemologies) of knowing and inquiry. research design multidimensionality methods literature literature searching ...
... The introduction explains the historical moment in which Toni Cade Bambara, June Jordan, Audre Lorde, and Adrienne Rich were teaching. It provides background information on the Search for Education, Elevation, and Knowledge (SEEK) educational opportunity program and CUNY’s open admissions policy...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... reading in the closet have on his family and friends. It argues that closeted reading challenges readers to think critically about what happens to immigrant rising kids when they read imaginative literature and, more important, what goes on in their complex inner lives. The chapter concludes by focusing...
Published: 20 March 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7559-3
...Why We Travel Travel is an essential feature in human history. Our earliest narratives present characters in search of themselves and their place in the world. Travel is, in fact, one of our most powerful tools for rediscovering the trials and grandeur of myth. This chapter considers the role...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397267-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9726-7
Published: 20 February 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380276-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8027-6
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-103
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
Published: 11 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
.... Vuyk distrusted Black Power ’s premise of an emotional connection between Wright and the land of his ancestors, averring that Wright had no greater ties to the Gold Coast than those of white Americans to the European countries they visited in large numbers in search of their ancestors’ birthplaces...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... and the effects Oscar’s reading in the closet have on his family and friends. It argues that closeted reading challenges readers to think critically about what happens to immigrant rising kids when they read imaginative literature and, more important, what goes on in their complex inner lives. The chapter...
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By Amitava Kumar
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
.... Reading PL 480 libraries books as commodities This essay uses the personal account of a search for sexual experience as a backdrop to introduce an interview with the British-Asian writer Hanif Kureishi. Also contrasted with Kureishi’s work are other writings set in India—E. M. Forster to Upamanyu...
Published: 23 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5931-8
... and fluid proximities. It also asks what happens when there is too much proximity, when connection is unwanted or threatening, or when institutions operate through categories in search of security and systems of governance. There is often a grind between Serresian fluidity and ethnographic reality...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-120
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... down by her elders, she became a fine narrator. At age ten, she was selected as a finalist in the Aymara Literature Contest sponsored by the Casa de las Américas in Havana, Cuba. She went on to study at the National Academy of Fine Arts and became an exceptionally versatile creative artist. She works...
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By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
..., especially as the voluminous scholarship on the Civil War, ambient culture, and wartime literature continues to grow. What follows is an effort to “walk chalk,” as Twain’s Aunt Rachel might say, from the war’s prelude to its aftermath. For the antebellum clash at homesteads like “The Cabin at Pharaoh’s...
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By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... study, especially as the voluminous scholarship on the Civil War, ambient culture, and wartime literature continues to grow. What follows is an effort to “walk chalk,” as Twain’s Aunt Rachel might say, from the war’s prelude to its aftermath. For the antebellum clash at homesteads like “The Cabin...
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By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-033
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
..., especially as the voluminous scholarship on the Civil War, ambient culture, and wartime literature continues to grow. What follows is an effort to “walk chalk,” as Twain’s Aunt Rachel might say, from the war’s prelude to its aftermath. For the antebellum clash at homesteads like “The Cabin at Pharaoh’s...
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By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
..., especially as the voluminous scholarship on the Civil War, ambient culture, and wartime literature continues to grow. What follows is an effort to “walk chalk,” as Twain’s Aunt Rachel might say, from the war’s prelude to its aftermath. For the antebellum clash at homesteads like “The Cabin at Pharaoh’s...
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By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
..., especially as the voluminous scholarship on the Civil War, ambient culture, and wartime literature continues to grow. What follows is an effort to “walk chalk,” as Twain’s Aunt Rachel might say, from the war’s prelude to its aftermath. For the antebellum clash at homesteads like “The Cabin at Pharaoh’s...
Published: 03 April 2002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
..., especially as the voluminous scholarship on the Civil War, ambient culture, and wartime literature continues to grow. What follows is an effort to “walk chalk,” as Twain’s Aunt Rachel might say, from the war’s prelude to its aftermath. For the antebellum clash at homesteads like “The Cabin at Pharaoh’s...
Book Chapter

By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
..., especially as the voluminous scholarship on the Civil War, ambient culture, and wartime literature continues to grow. What follows is an effort to “walk chalk,” as Twain’s Aunt Rachel might say, from the war’s prelude to its aftermath. For the antebellum clash at homesteads like “The Cabin at Pharaoh’s...