restricted access   Volume 47, Number 1, Spring 2014

Table of Contents

Garveyism and Its Involutions

pp. 1-19

Black Nationalist Hokum: George Schuyler’s Transnational Critique

pp. 21-36

Beautiful White Girlhood?: Daisy Buchanan in Nella Larsen’s Passing

pp. 37-49

The North Star and the Atlantic 1848

pp. 51-67

“These things took the shape of mystery”: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl as American Romance

pp. 69-81

Sounds of Sympathy: William Wells Brown’s Anti-Slavery Harp, Abolition, and the Culture of Early and Antebellum American Song

pp. 83-100

Van Go’s Pharmakon: “Pharmacology” and Democracy in Percival Everett’s Erasure

pp. 101-111

The Transcultural Intertextuality of George Elliott Clarke’s African Canadianité: (African) American Models Shaping George & Rue

pp. 113-128

Haunting the African Diaspora: Responsibility and Remaining in Caryl Phillips’s Crossing the River

pp. 129-144

Moving In and Stepping Out: Gwendolyn Brooks’s Children at Midcentury

pp. 145-160

White Surveillance of the Black Arts

pp. 161-177

Poetry & Fiction

Hannibal upon Rome and: Longfellow Composes a “Blues” and: Concerning Léopold II (ca. 1899) and: Frederick Douglass Considers General Robert E. Lee

pp. 179-184

Tar Woman and: From the Hen Your Husband Fetishizes

p. 185

The Back Stairs

p. 186

Bop: 40 Acres & a Mule on Apalachicola National Forest

p. 187

Blood Guitar

pp. 189-192

Resistance and: Lincoln Pietà and: Return

pp. 193-194

Photograph: Aureola Boulevard, Easter 1963 and: Émigré and: Bout for Jack and a West Indian Immigrant

pp. 195-196

A Turtle’s Affirmation

p. 197

A Long Shot

pp. 199-202

Book Reviews

Breathing Race into the Machine: The Surprising Career of the Spirometer from Plantation to Genetics by Lundy Braun (review)

pp. 203-204

Making a Promised Land: Harlem in Twentieth-Century Photography and Film by Paula J. Massood (review)

pp. 204-207

Pimping Fictions: African American Crime Literature and the Untold Story of Black Pulp Publishing by Justin Gifford (review)

pp. 207-211

The Worlds of Langston Hughes: Modernism and Translation in the Americas by Vera Kutzinski (review)

pp. 211-215

Which Sin to Bear?: Authenticity and Compromise in Langston Hughes by David E. Chinitz (review)

pp. 214-215

Richard Wright: A Documented Chronology, 1908–1960 by Toru Kiuchi, Yoshinobu Hakutani (review)

pp. 215-217

African American Gothic: Screams from Shadowed Places by Maisha L. Wester (review)

pp. 217-219

Toni Morrison: Writing the Moral Imagination by Valerie Smith (review)

pp. 219-221

Imperfect Unions: Staging Miscegenation in U.S. Drama and Fiction by Diana Rebekkah Paulin (review)

pp. 222-224

Activism and the American Novel: Religion and Resistance in Fiction by Women of Color by Channette Romero (review)

pp. 224-226


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