restricted access   Volume 72, Number 2, June 2000

Table of Contents

From: American Literature

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Brief Mention

pp. 449-460


Preface: Unsettling Blackness

pp. 243-247

James Weldon Johnson and the Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Musician

pp. 249-274

Jean Toomer's Cane: Self as Montage and the Drive toward Integration

pp. 275-290

W. E. B. DuBois's Family Crisis

pp. 291-319

The Birth of the Critic: The Literary Friendship of Ralph Ellison and Richard Wright

pp. 321-355

Langston Hughes and the "Nonsense" of Bebop

pp. 357-385

The Geography of the Apocalypse: Incest, Mythology, and the Fall of Washington Cityin Carolivia Herron's Thereafter Johnnie

pp. 387-416

Book Reviews

Providence Tales and the Birth of American Literature (review)

pp. 417-418

Benjamin Franklin and His Gods (review)

pp. 418-419

A Wider View of the Universe: Henry Thoreau's Study of Nature (review)

pp. 419-420

Hawthorne's Fuller Mystery (review)

pp. 420-421

Mesmerism and Hawthorne: Mediums of American Romance (review)

pp. 421-423

The Sign of the Cannibal: Melville and the Making of a Postcolonial Reader (review)

pp. 423-424

A Concordance to Herman Melville's "Clarel: A Poem and Pilgrimage in the Holy Land." (review)

pp. 424-425

Collected Writings of Edgar Allan Poe, Volume 5, Writings in "The Southern Literary Messenger": Nonfictional Prose (review)

pp. 425-426

Walt Whitman: The Song of Himself (review)

pp. 426-427

Achilles and the Tortoise: Mark Twain's Fictions (review)

pp. 427-428

Unveiling Kate Chopin (review)

pp. 429-430

Literature at War, 1914-1940:Representing the Time of Greatness in Germany (review)

pp. 430-431

To Make a New Race: Gurdjieff, Toomer, and the Harlem Renaissance (review)

pp. 431-432

Faulkner in Cultural Context; Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha, 1995 (review)

pp. 432-433

The Seventies Now: Culture as Surveillance (review)

pp. 433-434

The Real American Dream: A Meditation on Hope (review)

pp. 435-436

Sustainable Poetry: Four American Ecopoets (review)

pp. 436-437

Gender and the Poetics of Excess: Moments of Brocade (review)

pp. 437-438

The Wilderness Within: American Women Writers and Spiritual Quest, and: Artist and Attic: A Study of Poetic Space in Nineteenth-Century Women's Writing (review)

pp. 438-439

American Body Politics: Race, Gender, and Black Literary Renaissance (review)

pp. 439-440

Reclaiming Community in Contemporary African American Fiction (review)

p. 441

The Inhuman Race: The Racial Grotesque in American Literature and Culture (review)

pp. 442-443

Cultural Orphans in America (review)

pp. 443-444

King Arthur in America (review)

pp. 444-445

The Catholic Imagination in American Literature (review)

pp. 445-446

Alterity Politics: Ethics and Performative Subjectivity (review)

pp. 446-447