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  • Reading Embodied Citizenship

    Reading Embodied Citizenship
    av Emily Russell

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813549392

    Liberal individualism, a foundational concept of American politics, assumes an essentially homogeneous population of independent citizens. When confronted with physical disability and the contradiction of seemingly unruly bodies, however, the public…

  • Traumatic Possessions

    Traumatic Possessions

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813928845

    Studies of traumatic stress have explored the challenges to memory as a result of extreme experience, particularly in relation to the ways in which trauma resonates within the survivor's body and the difficulties survivors face when trying to incorp…

  • The white negress

    The white negress
    av Lori Harrison-Kahan

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813547824

    During the first half of the twentieth century, American Jews demonstrated a commitment to racial justice as well as an attraction to African American culture. Until now, the debate about whether such black-Jewish encounters thwarted or enabled Jews…

  • The white negress

    The white negress
    av Lori Harrison-Kahan

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813547831

    During the first half of the twentieth century, American Jews demonstrated a commitment to racial justice as well as an attraction to African American culture. Until now, the debate about whether such black-Jewish encounters thwarted or enabled Jews…

  • Reading Embodied Citizenship

    Reading Embodied Citizenship
    av Emily Russell

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813554518

    Liberal individualism, a foundational concept of American politics, assumes an essentially homogeneous population of independent citizens. When confronted with physical disability and the contradiction of seemingly unruly bodies, however, the public…

  • The New Negro in the Old South

    The New Negro in the Old South
    av Gabriel A. Briggs

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813574783

    Standard narratives of early twentieth-century African American history credit the Great Migration of southern blacks to northern metropolises for the emergence of the New Negro, an educated, upwardly mobile sophisticate very different from his fore…

  • The New Negro in the Old South

    The New Negro in the Old South
    av Gabriel A. Briggs

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813574790

    Standard narratives of early twentieth-century African American history credit the Great Migration of southern blacks to northern metropolises for the emergence of the New Negro, an educated, upwardly mobile sophisticate very different from his fore…

  • American Hybrid Poetics

    American Hybrid Poetics
    av Amy Moorman Robbins

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813564647

    American Hybrid Poetics explores the ways in which hybrid poetics - a playful mixing of disparate formal and aesthetic strategies - have been the driving force in the work of a historically and culturally diverse group of women poets who are part of…

  • Twentieth-Century Sentimentalism

    Twentieth-Century Sentimentalism
    av Jennifer A. Williamson

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813562971

    Today's critical establishment assumes that sentimentalism is an eighteenth- and nineteenth-century literary mode that all but disappeared by the twentieth century. In this book, Jennifer Williamson argues that sentimentalism is alive and well in th…

  • Twentieth-Century Sentimentalism

    Twentieth-Century Sentimentalism
    av Jennifer A. Williamson

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813562988

    Today's critical establishment assumes that sentimentalism is an eighteenth- and nineteenth-century literary mode that all but disappeared by the twentieth century. In this book, Jennifer Williamson argues that sentimentalism is alive and well in th…

  • Troublemakers

    Troublemakers
    av William Scott

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813551890

    William Scott's Troublemakers explores how a major change in the nature and forms of working-class power affected novels about U.S. industrial workers in the first half of the twentieth century. With the rise of mechanization and assembly-line labor…

  • Urban Underworlds

    Urban Underworlds
    av Thomas Heise

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813547855

    Urban Underworlds is an exploration of city spaces, pathologized identities, lurid fears, and American literature. Surveying the 1890s to the 1990s, Thomas Heise chronicles how and why marginalized populations immigrant Americans in the Lower East S…

  • Urban Underworlds

    Urban Underworlds
    av Thomas Heise

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813547848

    Urban Underworlds is an exploration of city spaces, pathologized identities, lurid fears, and American literature. Surveying the 1890s to the 1990s, Thomas Heise chronicles how and why marginalized populations immigrant Americans in the Lower East S…

  • Loyal subjects

    Loyal subjects
    av Elizabeth Duquette

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813547800

    When one nation becomes two, or when two nations become one, what does national affiliation mean or require? Elizabeth Duquette answers this question by demonstrating how loyalty was used during the U.S. Civil War to define proper allegiance to the…

  • Loyal subjects

    Loyal subjects
    av Elizabeth Duquette

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813547817

    When one nation becomes two, or when two nations become one, what does national affiliation mean or require? Elizabeth Duquette answers this question by demonstrating how loyalty was used during the U.S. Civil War to define proper allegiance to the…

  • When Sex Changed

    When Sex Changed
    av Layne Parish Craig

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813562100

    In When Sex Changed, Layne Parish Craig analyzes the ways literary texts responded to the political, economic, sexual, and social values put forward by the birth control movements of the 1910s to the 1930s in the United States and Great Britain. Dis…

  • When Sex Changed

    When Sex Changed
    av Layne Parish Craig

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813562117

    In When Sex Changed, Layne Parish Craig analyzes the ways literary texts responded to the political, economic, sexual, and social values put forward by the birth control movements of the 1910s to the 1930s in the United States and Great Britain. Dis…

  • Writing the Ghetto

    Writing the Ghetto
    av Yoonmee Chang

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813551753

    In the United States, perhaps no minority group is considered as ""model"" or successful as the Asian American community. Rather than living in ominous ""ghettoes,"" Asian Americans are described as residing in positive-sounding ""ethnic enclaves.""…

  • The Romance of Race

    The Romance of Race
    av Jolie A. Sheffer

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813554624

    In the United States miscegenation is not merely a subject of literature and popular culture. It is in many ways the foundation of contemporary imaginary community. The Romance of Race examines the role of minority women writers and reformers in the…

  • The Romance of Race

    The Romance of Race
    av Jolie A. Sheffer

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813554631

    In the United States miscegenation is not merely a subject of literature and popular culture. It is in many ways the foundation of contemporary imaginary community. The Romance of Race examines the role of minority women writers and reformers in the…

  • Contemporary Arab-American Literature

    Contemporary Arab-American Literature
    av Carol Fadda-Conrey

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781479826926

    The last couple of decades have witnessed a flourishing of Arab-American literature across multiple genres. Yet, increased interest in this literature is ironically paralleled by a prevalent bias against Arabs and Muslims that portrays their long pr…

  • Contemporary Arab-American Literature

    Contemporary Arab-American Literature
    av Carol Fadda-Conrey

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781479804313

    The last couple of decades have witnessed a flourishing of Arab-American literature across multiple genres. Yet, increased interest in this literature is ironically paralleled by a prevalent bias against Arabs and Muslims that portrays their long pr…

  • Playing Smart

    Playing Smart
    av Catherine Keyser

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813547862

    Smart women, sophisticated ladies, savvy writers . . . Edna St. Vincent Millay, Dorothy Parker, Anita Loos, Lois Long, Jessie Fauset, Dawn Powell, Mary McCarthy, and others imagined New York as a place where they could claim professional status, def…

  • Transatlantic Spectacles Of Race

    Transatlantic Spectacles Of Race
    av Kimberly Snyder Manganelli

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813549880

    The tragic mulatta was a stock figure in nineteenth-century American literature, an attractive mixed-race woman who became a casualty of the color line. The tragic muse was an equally familiar figure in Victorian British culture, an exotic and allur…

  • Black Resonance

    Black Resonance
    av Emily J. Lordi

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813562506

    Ever since Bessie Smith's powerful voice conspired with the ""race records" industry to make her a star in the 1920s, African American writers have memorialized the sounds and theorized the politics of black women's singing. In Black Resonance, Emil…

  • Black Resonance

    Black Resonance
    av Emily J. Lordi

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813562490

    Ever since Bessie Smith's powerful voice conspired with the ""race records" industry to make her a star in the 1920s, African American writers have memorialized the sounds and theorized the politics of black women's singing. In Black Resonance, Emil…