restricted access   Volume 49, Number 2, Summer 2016

Table of Contents


“[H]eroic bravery in more than one battle”: The Creation of Heroes in William Wells Brown’s Multi-Edition Clotel

pp. 75-91

“A Mighty Queer Place”: Textual and Sexual Dis-Ease in Ann Petry’s Country Place

pp. 93-110

The Terror of Ahistoricity: Reading the Frame(-up) through and against Film Noir in Richard Wright’s “The Man Who Lived Underground”

pp. 111-127

Rethinking Paradise: Toni Morrison and Utopia at the Millennium

pp. 129-144

Allusion and Misdirection: Himes, “Meiosis,” and Everett’s erasure

pp. 145-156


Moon Cycle

p. 157

Lost and Turned Out

p. 158


Miami Don’t Know

pp. 159-163

Book Reviews

Censoring Racial Ridicule: Irish, Jewish, and African American Struggles over Race and Representation, 1890-1930 by M. Alison Kibler (review)

pp. 165-166

Dethroning the Deceitful Pork Chop: Rethinking African American Foodways from Slavery to Obama ed. by Jennifer Jensen Wallach, and: The Jemima Code: Two Centuries of African American Cookbooks by Toni Tipton-Martin (review)

pp. 166-169

The Jim Crow Routine: Everyday Performances of Race, Civil Rights, and Segregation in Mississippi by Stephen A. Berrey (review)

pp. 169-171

Emmett Till: The Murder that Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement by Devery S. Anderson (review)

pp. 171-174

Birth of an Industry: Blackface Minstrelsy and the Rise of American Animation by Nicholas Sammond (review)

pp. 174-176


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