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Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): 361–383.
Published: 01 November 2006
.... Boulukos , George . “Maria Edgeworth’s ‘Grateful Negro’ and Pro-Slavery Senfimentalism.” Eighteenth-Century Life 23.1 ( 1999 ): 12 –29. Brown , Christopher Leslie . “Empire Without Slaves: British Concepts of Emancipation in the Age of the American Revolution.” William and Mary Quarterly...
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Novel (1 August 2003) 36 (2): 279–282.
Published: 01 August 2003
...RICHARD PEARCE ERIK DUSSERE, Balancing the Books: Faulkner, Morrison, and the Economics of Slavery (New York: Routledge, 2003), pp. 176, cloth, $65.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2003 2003 Fictions of the Balance Sheet: Faulkner, Morrison, and the Economics...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 345–363.
Published: 01 November 2013
... firm grip on the historical referent of American chattel slavery. Focusing on Kindred, Wild Seed , and Parable of the Sower , which engage most directly with the history of American slavery, this essay argues that Butler's narratives of enslavement significantly diverge from the genre of the fantastic...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 333–353.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Christopher Douglas Marilynne Robinson's Gilead is a kind of companion volume to Toni Morrison's Beloved, recollecting through tropes of memory the history of American slavery: as with Morrison's novel, these histories are to be productive of contemporary identities. Gilead in particular helps...
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Novel (1 May 2004) 38 (1): 107–110.
Published: 01 May 2004
...MADHU DUBEY JENNY SHARPE, Ghosts of Slavery: A Literary Archaeology of Black Women’s Lives (Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 2003), pp. 187. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2004 2004 Not Quite Freedom: Leveraging Agency in Slave Women's Narratives JENNY...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 131–134.
Published: 01 May 2011
... literature witnessed a proliferation of novels on slavery, a subgenre Ber- nard Bell describes as the neo-slave narrative. While such early scholarship on African American fiction of slavery as Ashraf Rushdy’s Neo-slave Narratives and Arlene Keizer’s Black Subjects featured historiographic or...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): 190–192.
Published: 01 August 2007
...MARION RUST EZRA TAWIL, The Making of Racial Sentiment: Slavery and the Birth of the Frontier Romance (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2006), pp. 254, cloth, $85.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2006 2006 Sympathetic Racialism EZRA TAM71L, The Making of Racial Sentiment...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): 184–186.
Published: 01 August 2007
...PHILIP GOULD ARTHUR RISS, Race, Slavery, and Liberalism in Nineteenth-Century American Literature (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2006), pp. 246, cloth, $80.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2006 2006 Historicizing Personhood ARTHUR ~SS,Race, Slavery, and Liberalism in...
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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 145–149.
Published: 01 May 2019
... crucial question about African American fiction's contemporary turn to slavery as content: why have so very many “contemporary narratives of slavery” (2) been published in this, the post–civil rights era? Since the 1980s, Octavia Butler, Toni Morrison, Mat Johnson, Charles Johnson, Gayl Jones, Randall...
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Novel (1 November 2000) 33 (3): 328–352.
Published: 01 November 2000
.... Berman , Carolyn Vellenga . “Undomesticating the Domestic Novel: Slavery and the Creole Woman in British, French and American Fiction.” Diss. Brown U , 2000 . Berry , Laura C. The Child, the State and the Victorian Novel . Charlottesville: UP of Virginia, 1999 . Bibb , Henry...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): 178–183.
Published: 01 August 2007
...SARAH WINTER CAROLYN VELLENGA BERMAN, Creole Crossings: Domestic Fiction and the Reform of Colonial Slavery (Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2006), pp. 240, cloth, $39.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2006 2006 Transatlantic Abolition CAROLYN VELLENGA BERMAN, Creole...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): 18–51.
Published: 01 August 2007
.... Carey , Brycchan . British Abolitionism and the Rhetoric of Sensibility: Writing, Sentiment and Slavery, 1760–1807 . New York: Palgrave, 2005 . Carey , Brycchan . Brycchan Carey’s Website . 11 Apr . 2007 < http://www.brycchancarey.com >. Carretta , Vincent . “Deciphering...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 May 2011
... obviously subservient. This planter’s fantasy in which an emotional relationship produces a state of voluntary slavery runs throughout descriptions of Africans in the eighteenth century. Mercy, whether imagined in terms of other, unspeakably cruel masters or in the shape of deferred punishment...
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Novel (1 November 2014) 47 (3): 461–464.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., Inc. 462 NOVEL FALL 2014 that takes us from the rape and sadomasochism of slavery and a post-Reconstruction era characterized by lynching; to the shattered ideal of interracial romance and racial harmony that was the false promise of the civil rights era; toward the possibility...
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Novel (1 May 2007) 41 (1): 154–157.
Published: 01 May 2007
... differentiates between those who feel and those about 7u?iom they feel may not be news to those who have studied anti-slavery literature. But with this book, Festa contributes a probing interrogation of the "distinction of sentimental feeling" and a wide-ranging analysis of the figures of speech that...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 490–494.
Published: 01 November 2015
...James Edward Ford, III Tillet Salamishah , Sites of Slavery: Citizenship and Racial Democracy in the Post–Civil Rights Imagination ( Durham : Duke UP , 2012 ) , pp. 248, cloth , $66.32 . Copyright © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Salamishah Tillet's Sites of Slavery...
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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 175–177.
Published: 01 May 2019
... including Saidiya Hartman , Colin Dayan , and Jeannine DeLombard have devoted special attention to the entangled histories of race, criminality, and personhood. They show how the dehumanizing violence of slavery and colonialism haunts the criminal justice system even when it promises to rehabilitate the...
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Novel (1 August 2012) 45 (2): ii.
Published: 01 August 2012
... comparative literature at the University of Rhode Island, author of Against the Unspeakable: Complicity, the Holocaust, and Slavery in America (2006), coeditor (with Alain-Philippe Durand) of Novels of the Contemporary Extreme (2006), and editor of Bret Easton Ellis: “American Psycho,” “Glamorama...
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Novel (1 August 2014) 47 (2): 261–283.
Published: 01 August 2014
.... Sutherland Kathryn . London : Penguin , 1996 . Baucom Ian . Specters of the Atlantic: Finance Capital, Slavery, and the Philosophy of History . Durham : Duke UP , 2005 . Bender John . Imagining the Penitentiary: Fiction and the Architecture of Mind in Eighteenth-Century England...
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Novel (1 November 2014) 47 (3): 465–468.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Industrial Complex.” The Atlantic . 12 Mar. 2012 < http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2012/03/the-white-savior-industrial-complex/254843/ >. Hartman Saidiya V. Scenes of Subjection: Terror, Slavery, and Self-Making in Nineteenth-Century America . New York : Oxford...