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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 406–423.
Published: 01 November 2013
...James Edward Ford, III In this essay, I argue that Richard Wright's “Down by the Riverside” provides a way of examining the complex relationship between the citizen and the refugee during social breakdown. The federal government's lackluster response to Hurricane Katrina raised this issue...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 417–437.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Timothy Wright Abstract Since the fall of the apartheid regime, critical discourse on and popular imaginations of South Africa have focused with renewed intensity on the city of Johannesburg: its schizophrenic social organization, its fragmented geography, its “citadelization,” its “architecture...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 308–312.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Daniel Wright John Plotz , Semi-detached: The Aesthetics of Virtual Experience since Dickens . ( Princeton : Princeton UP , 2017 ), pp. 344 , cloth, $35.00 . Copyright © 2019 by Novel, Inc. 2019 I have always had trouble understanding the shifting mood of a sentence...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 175–178.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Timothy Wright Underlying Cottom's unpicking of its more swaggering pretensions to countercultural resistance is the broadly sympathetic thesis that bohemianism emerges in the aftermath of, and as a compensation for, extinguished revolutionary aspirations. As Cottom succinctly puts it in his...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 330–333.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Timothy Wright Graham Lucy Valerie , State of Peril: Race and Rape in South African Literature . ( Oxford : Oxford UP , 2012 ), pp. 272 , cloth, $58.50 . © 2014 by Novel, Inc. 2014 Duke University Press Works Cited Coetzee J. M. Doubling the Point: Essays...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 362–373.
Published: 01 August 2018
... dramatized in novels like Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man (1952) and Richard Wright's The Outsider (1953)—stresses the (long-denied) depth and complexity of black subjectivity, the former eschews considerations of black particularity for a punitive, state-sponsored approach to racial injustice. Confused...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 443–465.
Published: 01 November 2010
... been a general reluctance to approach these categories together, even while anecdotally history records numerous engagements between the two. Ellison, for example, worked closely with Richard Wright and Dr. Fredric Wertham to establish Harlem's LaFargue Clinic, the first and, in its time, only...
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Novel (2000) 33 (3): 377–405.
Published: 01 November 2000
... Left from the 1930s to the 1980 . Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1987 . Wright , Richard . “Blueprint for Negro Writing.” 1937. Within the Circle: An Anthology of African American Literary Criticism From the Harlem Renaissance to the Present . Ed. Angelyn Mitchell. Durham: Duke UP...
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Novel (2006) 39 (2): 299–302.
Published: 01 August 2006
...ROLLAND MURRAY ABDUL JANMOHAMED, The Death-Bound Subject: Richard Wright’s Archaeology of Death (Durham: Duke UP, 2005), pp. 344, cloth, $84.95, paper, $23.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2006 2006 Exquisite Corpus ABDUL JANMOHAMED, The Death-Bound Subject...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 376–379.
Published: 01 August 2016
... and commercial influence of the protest novel and its champion Richard Wright. Through the efforts of scholars including Gene Andrew Jarrett, Stacy I. Morgan, Stephanie Brown, and Lawrence P. Jackson, the touchstone narrative of the period now expands beyond Wright's practice of protest fiction, James Baldwin's...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 294–319.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., Collected Essays 493 –523. ———. “On Initiation Rites and Power: A Lecture at West Point.” Ellison, Collected Essays 524 –45. ———. Ralph Ellison Papers. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress , Washington, DC 20540. ———. Richard Wright Papers. Letter to Richard Wright . 3 November 1941...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 124–128.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., romance and realism—permits her to offer fresh readings linking authors as seemingly disparate as Pauline Hopkins, W. E. B. Du Bois, Joseph Casely Hayford, Chinua Achebe, Richard Wright, Ama Ata Aidoo, and Caryl Phillips. Goyal also turns her attention to less clearly literary figures...
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Novel (2006) 39 (2): 295–298.
Published: 01 August 2006
... in late twentieth-century essays and novels by black writers living as expatriates or exiles in the West. Analyzing a set of understudied works by Richard Wright, Michelle Cliff, Chester Himes, Simon Njami, and Caryl Phillips, Walters impresses upon us just how pro- foundly writing has enabled...
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Novel (2000) 34 (1): 136–142.
Published: 01 May 2000
... of writing as process rather than product was embraced by many radical writers, including Richard Wright, Joseph Freeman, and John Dos Passos. If writers on the Left promoted the ability of a government salary to protect authors from the market, a conservative strain of (anti) New Deal modernists...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 510–514.
Published: 01 November 2010
... and 1930s and tracking its recovery and re-articulation by fiction writers including Zora Neale Hurston, Richard Wright, Jade Snow Wong, John Okada, Américo Paredes, N. Scott Momaday, and Gloria Anzaldúa from the late 1920s through the 1980s. More specifically, the book casts twentieth-century U.S...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 144–148.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., or do African American novels of the mid-twentieth century have space for educated black men and women? This point proved the bone of contention between Yerby and Richard Wright, who Jarrett rightly sees as the dean of African American literature of the day. Must black poets write exclusively...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 467–470.
Published: 01 November 2011
... and multiculturalism. Tolentino is even more specific about the interpretive role of the literary works she explores in America’s Experts, and her interest in how these works have been misread under- scores an important implication of the argument of this work. In her discussion of Richard Wright’s essay “How...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 495–498.
Published: 01 November 2015
... not be absorbed or otherwise defined by either system,” he explains (81). Belletto goes on to compare the functions of fate and coincidence in Wright's Native Son and The Outsider, Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man , and Williams's The Man Who Cried I Am. While it is impressive that he is able to locate...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 361–365.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., 2004 . Wright , Michelle M. Becoming Black: Creating Identity in the African Diaspora . Durham: Duke UP, 2004 . Being Black There: Racial Subjectivity and Temporality in Walter Mosley’s Detective Novels daylanne k. english African...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 67–89.
Published: 01 May 2014
... : Stanford UP , 2006 . Wright Robin . Rock the Casbah: Rage and Rebellion across the Islamic World . New York : Simon & Schuster , 2011 . Jumping Publics: Magdy El Shafee’s Cairo Comics BRIAN T. EDWARDS In the wake of the Arab uprisings of 2010–11...