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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 268–270.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Jennifer C. Nash jennifer.nash@duke.edu The Afterlife of Reproductive Slavery: Biocapitalism and Black Feminism’s Philosophy of History . By Alys Eve Weinbaum . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2019 . ix + 286 pp. Copyright © 2021 by University of Washington 2021...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 485–486.
Published: 01 September 1942
...Louis B. Bright Wylie Sypher. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1942. Pp. x + 340. $3.00. Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 Louis B. Wright 485 Guinea’s Captive Kings: British Anti-slavery Literature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 545–549.
Published: 01 December 2013
... and Postcolonial Theory (2009). Trading Places: Colonization and Slavery in Eighteenth-Century French Culture . By Dobie Madeleine . Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press , 2010 . xv + 336 pp. © 2013 by University of Washington 2013 References Aravamudan Srinivas . 2012...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (4): 518–521.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Catherine Gimelli Martin Arbitrary Rule: Slavery, Tyranny, and the Power of Life and Death . By Nyquist Mary . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2013 . xiii + 421 pp. Copyright © 2015 by University of Washington 2015 Arbitrary Rule offers a rich, intricately detailed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (3): 408–411.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Srinivas Aravamudan Slavery and the Culture of Taste . By Gikandi Simon . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2014 . xviii + 366 pp. Copyright © 2015 by University of Washington 2015 Simon Gikandi’s prizewinning study begins with a reflection on the finality of Derek...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 341–367.
Published: 01 September 2011
...-Roman political slave to tyranny as it collides with the institution of African slavery in early modern political debates over property and in pamphlets protesting injustices in the trades in sugar, slaves, and indentured servants. Using narrative digressions to stage a struggle for primacy between...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 453–474.
Published: 01 September 2012
... (2004) and coeditor (with Sharon Marcus) of “The Way We Read Now,” a special issue of Representations (2009). He is working on a book-length critique of the recovery imperative in the historiography of slavery. © 2012 by University of Washington 2012 On Failing to Make the Past Present...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (3): 317–324.
Published: 01 September 1950
... to the Spanish captain and crew that, unless the slaves were returned to free Senegal, each Spaniard would follow his leader to death. Babo is evil because of an evil world. Almost all critics who insist that Babo is evil refuse to discuss the question of slavery. Rosalie Feltenstein, for example...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (3): 289–318.
Published: 01 September 2020
... of the Sower . New York : Four Walls Eight Windows . Cavitch Max . 2011 . “ Slavery and Its Metrics .” In The Cambridge Companion to Nineteenth-Century American Poetry , edited by Larson Kerry , 94 – 112 . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Chandler James . 1998...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (4): 417–440.
Published: 01 December 2021
... tragedy history Voltaire Vodou The Haitian Revolution (1791–1804) has long been compared to a tragic play. When the slave rebels pressured colonial authorities to abolish slavery in 1793, it set the stage for a decade-long struggle that included genocidal wars and the repeated destruction...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (2): 245–268.
Published: 01 June 2004
... on Slavery, Spirituous liquors, Capital punishment, Texas, Aesthetics, any thing but Christ; and . . . drives their noblest minds from theology to politics.”12 While the latter article does not explicitly align aesthetics with the other radical reforms that have taken the place of religion, it does...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (1): 127–132.
Published: 01 March 2021
... of Apprenticeship to remedy the ills of slavery led “abolitionists” to attempt “to relocate the normative grounds of value [in] the reproductive labor of Jamaican women” (27). Liberal political economists located value in labor power (the potential for labor), not in the “flesh and bones” of the women themselves...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 49–73.
Published: 01 March 2011
... West African slaves who came from polytheistic oral traditions, the Muslim slaves were often better-­educated by Euro- pean standards, were lighter-­skinned, and had been sold into slavery as the result of military actions or raids on Muslim traders caravanning from Algeria to Ethiopia (Diouf...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 433–451.
Published: 01 September 2012
... with the populist anger in the square, giving him a kind of sympathy with the black people. The words “trading family” and “tricked” graft something hitherto unmen- tioned onto the merely racial sentiment Naipaul perceives: colonial commerce and slavery. Thus, even though Naipaul calls it politics...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (3): 413–418.
Published: 01 September 1999
... to hell because, contrary to his society’s beliefs, he is doing the right thing” (34). Through dazzling historiography Arac establishes the attitudes toward abolitionism in Missouri during the 1830s and 1840s and proves that anti- slavery feeling there was vigorous and conspicuous. He argues...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (4): 528–530.
Published: 01 December 1999
... of Washington. Gunning 0 Review 529 slavery” to “brutishness and semihuman stature” (53).Similarly, black male demands for American citizenship helped perpetuate, at least rhetorically, “the ‘hierarchy of races”’ (40) promoted by Anglo-Saxonism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (1): 31–64.
Published: 01 March 2002
... rehearsing Austen’s religious traditionalism. Even Mansfield Park, the novel most explicitly concerned with spiritual matters, has been dominated by critical interest in improvement, acting, and, most recently, slavery. Yet these themes are given meaning by the broader discourse of natural theology...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 541–545.
Published: 01 December 2013
...: Harvard University Press.  . 2003. Death of a Discipline. New York: Columbia University Press. Watt, Ian. 1957. The Rise of the Novel: Studies in Defoe, Richardson, and Fielding. London: Chatto and Windus. DOI 10.1215/00267929-­2153536 Trading Places: Colonization and Slavery...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 549–553.
Published: 01 December 2013
.... 1957. The Rise of the Novel: Studies in Defoe, Richardson, and Fielding. London: Chatto and Windus. DOI 10.1215/00267929-­2153536 Trading Places: Colonization and Slavery in Eighteenth-­Century French Culture. By Madeleine Dobie. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2010. xv + 336...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 554–555.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Trading Places: Colonization and Slavery in Eighteenth-­Century French Culture. By Madeleine Dobie. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2010. xv + 336 pp. In Trading Places, Madeleine Dobie’s illuminating and provocative account of the circuitous relation between the practices of eighteenth...