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Novel (1 May 1999) 33 (1): 150–152.
Published: 01 May 1999
...CHERENE M. SHERRARD ALMA JEAN BILLINGSLEA-BROWN, Crossing Borders Through Folklore: African American Women’s Fiction and Art (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1999), pp. 146, $27.50. Copyright © Novel Corp. 1999 1999 Conjuring the Folk Aesthetic ALMA...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 62–85.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Woodlanders seems to foster sympathy for rural folk who get caught up and reconfigured in state fantasy, it ultimately indicts sympathy and, by extension, its appropriation by the modern liberal state. With its radical doubt about the stability of the subject and its incisive critique of the politics of...
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Novel (1 May 2017) 50 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 May 2017
... atmosphere of the Black Death in The Corner That Held Them . Disaffected with subjectivism, both writers look for new ways to open up their fiction to collective, “choral” consciousness. What they seek in the pastoral tradition is not a pristine national identity unsullied by miscegenation but a common folk...
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Novel (1 May 2004) 38 (1): iv.
Published: 01 May 2004
...-\r\ILYN E\iOBLEY ~~CKENZIEis Associate Professor of English and African Atnerican Studies at George Mason University. She is the author of Folk Roots nrid Mythic Wirrgs irr Snrnl~Orlie laciett nrtd Torli Morrlsorr: Tire Crrlfrr~crlFirricfio~~ ofNnrrotivr (1991) and Trngedies of LiJe by...
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Novel (1 August 2006) 39 (2): 284–287.
Published: 01 August 2006
... couplings, Evans argues, unites anthropological and Arnoldian conceptions of culture, thereby refusing the dichotomy between folk and the civi- lized, the anthropological and the literary. One should not mistake Evans's interest in these commvlgled cultures as a simple celebration of the breakdown of...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 169–192.
Published: 01 November 2002
... Derrida in Toni Morrison’s Jazz.” African American Review 29 ( 1995 ): 55 –66. Puckett , Newbell Niles . Folk Beliefs of the Southern Negro . New York: Negro Universities, 1968 . Reed , Ishmael . Mumbo Jumbo . New York: Atheneum, 1972 . Rody , Caroline . “Impossible...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 313–315.
Published: 01 November 2002
... African American woman novelist as a young man"; and Tar Baby, which recalls the folk tale of Br'er Rabbit and the tar baby in order to figure the dif- ficulty of remaining an "authentic" African American woman while rising economically. Duvall concludes with short but vivid readmgs of her three...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 223–230.
Published: 01 August 2009
... York: Penguin, 2003 . Cooper , Anna Julia . A Voice from the South . 1892. New York: Oxford UP, 1988 . Douglass , Frederick . My Bondage and My Freedom . Ed. Louis Gates Henry Jr. 1855. New York: Library of America, 1994 . Du Bois , W. E. B. The Souls of Black Folk...
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Novel (1 November 2010) 43 (3): 523–526.
Published: 01 November 2010
... fiction” and to suggest plausibly that the genre has at its core a kind of folk sociology that has long been underappreciated (2). On the first point, regarding the genre’s intellectual history, Cassuto’s study takes exception to Foucauldian arguments that the development of the detective story...
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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 165–169.
Published: 01 May 2019
... his discussion of blasphemy. “Earnestness” is a concept that very few modernists, or modernist critics, are willing to use. One exception is Walter Benjamin in his essay “Remarks on Folk Art,” in which his use of the term poignantly complicates the idea of modernist irony; such fascinating bait is...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 159–163.
Published: 01 May 2011
... who adopt this line of argument concern hasratian | race as masquerade 161 themselves with how racial performance changes black “folk” authenticity, Duvall focuses on the storytelling narrators and many characters that are, he contends, textual...
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Novel (1 November 2001) 34 (3): 434–452.
Published: 01 November 2001
..., Anthropology, and the Folk.” New Essays on Their Eyes Were Watching God. Ed. Michael Awkward . Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1990 . Clarke , Deborah . “‘The porch couldn’t talk for looking’: Voice and Vision in Their Eyes Were Watching God.” African-American Review 35 ( 2001 ): 599 –613. duCille...
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Novel (1 August 2003) 36 (2): 270–272.
Published: 01 August 2003
... objective correlative for Du Bois's critique of the "anarchy of empire." Kaplan's reading of Du Bois's critique of US imperialism culmi- nates her book's arguments: the less-studied Darkwater (1920) moR than the popularly celebrated and remembered Souls of Black Folk (1903) evinces a sophisticated...
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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 324–328.
Published: 01 August 2011
..., DuBois’s early work on slavery and seg- regation (“The Conservation of the Races,” The Souls of Black Folk, The Philadelphia Negro, etc.) is finely juxtaposed with his later fictional and Pan-Africanist worksThe ( Gift of Black Folk, Dark Princess, The Black Flame, The World and Africa, etc.) to...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 406–423.
Published: 01 November 2013
... the state’s inability to protect its subjects, which called up the twin figures of the refugee and the looter. In both cases, black folk inhabit a position somewhere between citizen and slave. Richard Wright’s “Down by the Riverside,” from his collection Uncle Tom’s Children: Four Novellas (1938...
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Novel (1 May 2000) 34 (1): 136–142.
Published: 01 May 2000
.... Literary criticism of the American 1930s remains, for the most part, locked within two con- trasting paradigms: the first approach emphasizes the decade's radical art and politics; the second emphasizes the era's largely conservative focus on the "folk" and the national crav- ing for individual...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 211–230.
Published: 01 November 2002
... V. Reconstructing Womanhood: The Emergence of the Afro-American Woman Novelist . NewYork: Oxford UP, 1987 . duCille , Ann . The Coupling Convention: Sex, Text, and Tradition in Black Women’s Fiction . New York: Oxford UP, 1993 . Du Bois , W.E.B. The Souls of Black Folk...
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Novel (1 November 2004) 37 (3): 303–325.
Published: 01 November 2004
... . Black American Writing from the Nadir: The Evolution of a Literary Tradition, 1877–1915 . Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP, 1989 . Bruce , Dickson D. Jr . “On Dunbar’s ‘Jingles in a Broken Tongue’: Dunbar’s Dialect Poetry and the Afro-American Folk Tradition.” Martin 94 –113. Campbell...
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Novel (1 August 2006) 39 (2): 179–203.
Published: 01 August 2006
...: Speeches and Addresses, 1890–1919 . Ed. Philip S. Foner New York: Pathfinder, 1970 . 196 –210. Du Bois , W.E.B. The Souls of Black Folk . 1903. New York: New American Library, 1969 . Ellison , Ralph . “The World and the Jug.” 1964. Shadow and Act . New York: Vintage, 1995 . 107...
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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 107–129.
Published: 01 May 2019
... more intricate state of affairs? We know, of course, that “peasant” is commonly used simply to refer to any country-folk, a generic appellation of the same order as “cottage-woman” (32), “cottage-girl” (304), and “agricultural girl” (273), terms employed throughout the novel to refer to Tess and her...