Volume 48, Numbers 1-2, Spring/Summer 2015

Table of Contents

Phillis Wheatley: A Muslim Connection

pp. 1-15
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Wheatley, Dante, and the Latin Question

pp. 17-31
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Articles

“We Don’t Need Another Hero”: Agent 355 as an Original Black Female Hero in Y: The Last Man

pp. 33-48
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“a responsibility to something besides people”: African American Reclamation Ecopoetics

pp. 49-66
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Becoming “More Human”: From the Drafts of Invisible Man to Three Days Before the Shooting…

pp. 67-82
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Neo-Hoodoo Dramaturgy: Robert Johnson on Stage

pp. 83-96
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“Memories that are(n’t) mine”: Matrilineal Trauma and Defiant Reinscription in Natasha Trethewey’s Native Guard

pp. 97-110
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Otherwise Lost or Forgotten: Collecting Black History in L. S. Alexander Gumby’s “Negroana” Scrapbooks

pp. 111-126
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Rewriting the Genealogy of Minstrelsy for Modernity: “Cry and Sing, Walk and Rage, Scream and Dance”

pp. 127-139
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Kinless or Queer: The Unthinkable Queer Slave in Toni Morrison’s Beloved and Robert O’Hara’s Insurrection: Holding History

pp. 141-155
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Universality at War: Race, Nation, and Communism in Chester Himes’s If He Hollers Let Him Go

pp. 157-173
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“A Curious Study”: The Autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man, Pedagogy, and the Post-Plantation Imagination

pp. 175-189
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Antediluvian Sex: Countée Cullen, Christopher Smart, and the Queerness of Uplift

pp. 191-202
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Poetry and Fiction

Mountain and:, Valentine’s Day and:, Jimmy Ballard

pp. 203-204
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Summer Horn

p. 205
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Wingless Truth and: Palmetto Middle School, Summer I, Beauty Exchange II, Sunrise, FL

pp. 206-207
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Painted Faces

pp. 209-214
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Book Reviews

African Americans against the Bomb: Nuclear Weapons, Colonialism, and the Black Freedom Movement by Vincent J. Intondi, and: F. B. Eyes: How J. Edgar Hoover’s Ghostreaders Framed African American Literature by William J. Maxwell (review)

pp. 215-218
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Autobiography in Black and Brown: Ethnic Identity in Richard Wright and Richard Rodriguez by Michael Nieto Garcia (review)

pp. 218-220
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Post-Soul Satire: Black Identity after Civil Rights ed. by Derek C. Maus and James J. Donahue (review)

pp. 220-222
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Contributors

pp. 223-224
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