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  Volume 37, Number 1, Spring 2012

Table of Contents


Editor’s Introduction: Reading, Writing, and Recognition

pp. 5-13

Rethinking Recognition: Mi’kmaq and Maliseet Poets Re-Write Land and Community

pp. 15-34

Sarah Winnemucca, Translation, and US Colonialism and Imperialism

pp. 35-60

Breaking the “Chinese Habit”: Jade Snow Wong in First Person

pp. 61-82

Scientific Management in East Goes West: The Japanese and American Construction of Korean Labor

pp. 83-104

Being (and Feeling) Gogol: Reading and Recognition in Jhumpa Lahiri’s The Namesake

pp. 105-129

The Plot Against America: Philip Roth’s Counter-Plot to American History

pp. 131-154

Narrating Photography in The Sweet Flypaper of Life

pp. 155-176

More than Hunter or Prey: Duality and Traumatic Memory in Edwidge Danticat’s The Dew Breaker

pp. 177-197

Dangerously Smooth Spaces in Cynthia Shearer’s The Celestial Jukebox

pp. 199-217


Legba’s Crossing: Narratology in the African Atlantic (review)

pp. 218-220

Harlem Is Nowhere: A Journey to the Mecca of Black America (review)

pp. 221-224

Chicano Nations: The Hemispheric Origins of Mexican American Literature (review)

pp. 225-227

Gay Latino Studies: A Critical Reader (review)

pp. 228-230

Asylum Speakers: Caribbean Refugees and Testimonial Discourse (review)

pp. 231-233



pp. 234-236

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