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Novel (2000) 34 (1): 56–76.
Published: 01 May 2000
... –118. Anderson , Benedict . Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism . New York: Verso, 1983 . Andrews , William . “The Novelization of Voice in Early African American Narrative.” PMLA 105 ( 1990 ): 23 –34. Andrews , William , ed...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 151–168.
Published: 01 November 2002
...MADHU DUBEY Copyright © Novel Corp. 2002 2002 Works Cited Baker , Houston A. Jr . Modernism and the Harlem Renaissance . Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1987 . Bell , Bernard W. Clarence Major and His Art: Portraits of an African American Postmodernist . Chapel Hill: U...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 169–192.
Published: 01 November 2002
...W. LAWRENCE HOGUE Copyright © Novel Corp. 2002 2002 Works Cited Bell , Bernard W. , ed. Clarence Major and His Art: Portraits of an African American Postmodernist . Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2001 . Bradfield , Larry D. “Beyond Mimetic Exhaustion: The Reflex...
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Novel (2006) 39 (2): 204–220.
Published: 01 August 2006
... the portrait as "a parody of origins" (573) that subverts traditional notions of white patriarchy. Julia Stern, on the other hand, calls it simple fantasy, a "burlesque mimicry of ideals for which African Americans have no rintliral affinity"; therefore, "such an icon can only be comical" (121...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 11–17.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Rolland Murray Literary and cultural critics have tended to interpret African American literary postmodernism as a broad threat to the cohesion of racial community. Alternatively, this essay submits that contemporary novels by Charles Johnson, Andrea Lee, and others have also construed...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 437–442.
Published: 01 November 2009
... of court, and then published Randall's novel—it misstated the political nature of parody to achieve a legal benefit. By sharpening the definition of parody to include the trope of irony, I demarcate the fine line separating African American literature's historic attacks on racial stereotypes from...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 361–365.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Daylanne K. English In this essay I offer a temporal-philosophical and literary-political reading of Walter Mosley's Easy Rawlins detective novel series. African American literature has conventionally been understood as following its own timeline; however, ascribing a distinct temporality to black...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 423–430.
Published: 01 November 2009
... the surprisingly extensive antebellum engagement with Bleak House on the part of African Americans and abolitionists, I show how such a combination of methods enables us to tease out the determinants, mechanics, and implications of readerly identification and appropriation across racial and national lines. African...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 223–230.
Published: 01 August 2009
... while it remained a historical reality. Faced with the notion that African Americans had “no family tree,” some black writers responded with novels that located recognizable bloodlines for African American families. But an unpublished novel by W. E. B. Du Bois offers a strikingly different analysis...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 364–385.
Published: 01 November 2013
... contests the multivalent structures of hysteria, trauma, miscegenation, and incest in an effort to undermine dominant modes of representing African Americans at the beginning of the twentieth century. On the other hand, critics such as Cynthia Schrager and Colleen O'Brien have looked to the ways in which...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 278–283.
Published: 01 August 2009
... as the strategies themselves, particularly in light of other post-1990s developments in Asian American and African American literature. The renewal of the white immigrant saga in the era of the genome certainly bears both aesthetic and political analysis. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Works Cited Eugenides...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 375–387.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., and even diminish the achievements of black women writers and their contributions to American letters. Sources from the New York Times to Henry Louis Gates Jr. labeled Morrison's win a “great day” for black women writers, for black Americans, and for African American literature; but few if any commentaries...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 47–52.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of a literary and intellectual tradition that extends through African American writing and into the present moment. © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010 Works Cited Andrews , William . To Tell a Free Story: The First Century of Afro-American Autobiography, 1760–1865 . Urbana: U of Illinois, 1988...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 148–156.
Published: 01 May 2010
... for “the Black Box,” the perfect elevator. The novel announces its participation in the tradition of African American literature by performing numerous standard tropes; it responds to the call of antebellum slave narratives by linking literacy and freedom and addresses topics such as double consciousness...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 443–465.
Published: 01 November 2010
...J. Bradford Campbell This essay argues that Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man (1952) provides promising ground and a certain imperative to investigate the underexamined intersections between literature and the history of psychiatry. Especially where African American literature is concerned, there has...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 275–295.
Published: 01 August 2013
..., scientists, and aid workers are on the move, not only to Africa but to every corner of the globe, as Henderson tells his African translator, Romilayu: “Millions of Americans have gone forth since the war to redeem the present and discover the future . . . ​there are guys exactly like me in India...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 362–373.
Published: 01 August 2018
... appears in a scene from the autobiography of Harry Haywood, a prominent African American communist. “In the Soviet Union,” Haywood explains in Black Bolshevik , “remnants of national and racial prejudices from the old society were attacked by education and law. It was a crime to give or receive direct...
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Novel (2004) 37 (3): 303–325.
Published: 01 November 2004
... Rouge: Louisiana State UP, 1980 . Appiah , Anthony . “The Conservation of ‘Race.’” Black American Literature Forum 23 ( 1989 ): 37 –60. Blount , Marcellus . “The Preacherly Text: African American Poetry and Vernacular Performance.” PMLA 107 ( 1992 ): 582 –93. Brawley...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 144–148.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Russ Castronovo JARRETT GENE ANDREW , Deans and Truants: Race and Realism in African American Literature ( Philadelphia : U of Pennsylvania P , 2007 ), pp. 232 , cloth, $49.95 . © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press Writers and Presidents, Black...
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 273–276.
Published: 01 August 2003
...-American literature at Ohio University. During the past several years, McWilliams has recuperated the unpublished novels and studied the influential career of Charles W. Chesnutt (1858-1932), a Cleveland-born African-American essayist, short story writer, and novelist. By doing so, he has...