restricted access   Volume 44, Number 3, Fall 2011

Table of Contents

From: African American Review

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Forgotten Manuscripts

William Steward’s John Blye

pp. 337-343

From John Blye

pp. 344-352


“Bootsie” in Berlin: An Interview with Helma Harrington on Oliver Harrington’s Life and Work in East Germany, 1961–1995

pp. 353-372


M/othering the Nation: Women’s Bodies as Nationalist Trope in Edwidge Danticat’s Breath, Eyes, Memory

pp. 373-390

Reproducing Time, Reproducing History: Love and Black Feminist Sentimentality in Octavia Butler’s Kindred

pp. 391-407

Gendered Narratives of Trauma and Revision in Gayl Jones’s Corregidora

pp. 409-420

Viewing Toni Morrison’s Paradise as a Response to William Carlos Williams’s Paterson

pp. 421-433

From Living to Eat to Writing to Live: Metaphors of Consumption and Production in Sapphire’s Push

pp. 435-452

William Wells Brown, Three Years in Europe, and Fugitive Tourism

pp. 453-470

Romance and Riot: Charles Chesnutt, the Romantic South, and the Conventions of Extralegal Violence

pp. 471-487

Poetry and Fiction

Rachel Isum Robinson: Snatches and Excerpts

pp. 489-492

Congo and: Things Needed for a Journey and: How Far Would You Get without the Devil and: Odysseus

pp. 493-497

Remembering Sally Hemings

pp. 498-499

Balanchine’s “Prodigal Son” and: The Nuclear Family, 1988

pp. 500-501

la fete

pp. 502-503


p. 504

Salome and: Painted Dolls of Martinique and: Letters from Madinina and: Address to the War Council

pp. 505-506

This Is Only the Beginning

pp. 507-510

Book Reviews

Assumption: A Novel (review)

pp. 511-512

Moving to a Higher Ground: How Jazz Can Change Your Life, and: Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original (review)

pp. 512-516

Highbrow/Lowdown: Theater, Jazz, and the Making of the New Middle Class (review)

pp. 516-518

Done with Slavery: The Black Fact in Montreal, 1760–1840 (review)

pp. 518-520

Torchbearers of Democracy: African American Soldiers in the World War I Era (review)

pp. 520-521

A Faithful Account of the Race: African American Historical Writing in Nineteenth-Century America, and: The History of White People (review)

pp. 522-525

Digging: The Afro-American Soul of American Classical Music (review)

pp. 525-526

Climbin’ Jacob’s Ladder: The Black Freedom Movement Writings of Jack O’Dell (review)

pp. 527-528

Black Venus 2010: They Called Her “Hottentot.” (review)

pp. 528-530

Signs of the Time: The Visual Politics of Jim Crow (review)

pp. 530-532

Ralph Ellison in Progress: From Invisible Man to Three Days Before the Shooting… (review)

pp. 532-534

America’s Experts: Race and the Fictions of Sociology (review)

pp. 534-535

In the Shadow of the Black Beast: African American Masculinity in the Harlem and Southern Renaissances (review)

pp. 535-537

In the Shadow of Du Bois: Afro-Modern Political Thought in America (review)

pp. 537-538

The Center Must Not Hold: White Women Philosophers on the Whiteness of Philosophy (review)

pp. 539-540

Unexpected Places: Relocating Nineteenth-Century African American Literature (review)

pp. 540-542

A Home Elsewhere: Reading African American Classics in the Age of Obama (review)

pp. 542-544

Black Culture and the New Deal: The Quest for Civil Rights in the Roosevelt Era (review)

pp. 544-545

Womanist Forefathers: Frederick Douglass and W. E. B. Du Bois (review)

pp. 546-548

A Genealogy of Literary Multiculturalism (review)

pp. 548-551


pp. 553-555