Volume 42, Number 2, Summer 2017

Table of Contents

Questions of Legibility

Articles

Editor's Introduction: Questions of Legibility

pp. 1-5

The Posthumous Text and Its Archive: Toward an Ecstatic Reading of Ralph Ellison's Unbound Novel

pp. 6-29

Narrative Privacy: Evading Ethnographic Surveillance in Fiction by Sherman Alexie, Rigoberto González, and Nam Le

pp. 30-52

The Specter of Statehood: Inventing Arizona in Charles D. Poston's Building a State in Apache Land and Marie Clara Zander's "The Life of an Arizona Pioneer"

pp. 53-78

Abraham Cahan, Auguste Comte, and the Positivist Future

pp. 79-93

The Slave Narrative and Filmic Aesthetics: Steve McQueen, Solomon Northup, and Colonial Violence

pp. 94-114

Modernity, Authenticity, and the Blues in Sterling Brown's Flood Poems

pp. 115-135

Anna Chan Chennault: Pioneer Chinese American Autobiographer

pp. 136-155

Talking the Talk: Linguistic Passing in Danzy Senna's Caucasia

pp. 156-176

Reappropriation as Contestation: Reconstructing Images of Black Women in Kate Rushin's The Black Back-Ups

pp. 177-199

Reviews

Racial Reconstruction: Black Inclusion, Chinese Exclusion, and the Fictions of Citizenship by Edlie L. Wong (review)

pp. 200-202

Cold War Friendships: Korea, Vietnam, and Asian American Literature by Josephine Nock-Hee Park (review)

pp. 203-205

Anti-Imperialist Modernism: Race and Transnational Radical Culture from the Great Depression to the Cold War by Benjamin Balthaser (review)

pp. 206-208

Young Lions: How Jewish Authors Reinvented the American War Novel by Leah Garrett (review)

pp. 209-211

A Companion to the Harlem Renaissance ed. by Cherene Sherrard-Johnson (review)

pp. 212-214

Announcements

p. 215

Contributors

pp. 216-218