American Literature

American Literature 72.2, June 2000

Unsettling Blackness

Contents

Articles

    Ruotolo, Cristina L.
  • James Weldon Johnson and the Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Musician
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    Subject Headings:
    • Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938. Autobiography of an ex-colored man.
    • Music -- Political aspects -- United States.
    • Afro-American musicians -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
    Peckham, Joel B.
  • Jean Toomer's Cane: Self as Montage and the Drive toward Integration
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    Subject Headings:
    • Toomer, Jean, 1894-1967. Cane.
    • Toomer, Jean, 1894-1967 -- Technique.
    • Literature, Experimental -- United States -- History and criticism.
    Jackson, Lawrence Patrick.
  • The Birth of the Critic: The Literary Friendship of Ralph Ellison and Richard Wright
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    Subject Headings:
    • Wright, Richard, 1908-1960 -- Friends and associates.
    • Ellison, Ralph -- Friends and associates.
    Lowney, John, 1957-
  • Langston Hughes and the "Nonsense" of Bebop
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967. Montage of a dream deferred.
    • Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 -- Knowledge -- Bop (Music)
    • Jazz in literature.
    Keizer, Arlene R.
  • The Geography of the Apocalypse: Incest, Mythology, and the Fall of Washington City in Carolivia Herron's Thereafter Johnnie
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    Subject Headings:
    • Herron, Carolivia. Thereafter Johnnie.
    • Incest in literature.
    • Washington (D.C.) -- In literature.

Book Reviews

    Mazel, David.
  • A Wider View of the Universe: Henry Thoreau's Study of Nature (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • McGregor, Robert Kuhn, 1952- Wider view of the universe: Henry Thoreau's study of nature.
    • Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862 -- Knowledge -- Natural history.
    Moore, Margaret B., 1925-
  • Hawthorne's Fuller Mystery (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mitchell, Thomas R., 1950- Hawthorne's Fuller mystery.
    • Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864 -- Political and social views.
    Pfister, Joel.
  • Mesmerism and Hawthorne: Mediums of American Romance (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Coale, Samuel. Mesmerism and Hawthorne: mediums of American romance.
    • Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864 -- Knowledge -- Occultism.
    Johnson, Kendall A.
  • The Sign of the Cannibal: Melville and the Making of a Postcolonial Reader (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Sanborn, Geoffrey. Sign of the cannibal: Melville and the making of a postcolonial reader.
    • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Political and social views.
    Maletic, Sandra.
  • A Concordance to Herman Melville's "Clarel: A Poem and Pilgrimage in the Holy Land" (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Wegener, Larry Edward, 1946-, ed. Concordance to Herman Melville's Clarel: a poem and pilgrimage in the Holy Land.
    • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891. Clarel.
    • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891. Clarel -- Concordances.
    Whalen, Terence, 1959-
  • Collected Writings of Edgar Allan Poe, Volume 5, Writings in the "Southern Literary Messenger": Nonfictional Prose (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. Collected writings of Edgar Allan Poe.
    • Pollin, Burton Ralph, ed.
    • Ridgely, J. V. (Joseph Vincent), 1921-, ed.
    • American prose literature.
    Steinbrink, Jeffrey.
  • Achilles and the Tortoise: Mark Twain's Fictions (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Griffith, Clark, 1924- Achilles and the tortoise: Mark Twain's fictions.
    • Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Cawelti, John G.
  • Literature at War, 1914-1940: Representing the Time of Greatness in Germany (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Natter, Wolfgang. Literature at war, 1914-1940: representing the "time of greatness" in Germany.
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Literature and the war.
    Scruggs, Charles.
  • To Make a New Race: Gurdjieff, Toomer, and the Harlem Renaissance (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Woodson, Jon. To make a new race: Gurdjieff, Toomer, and the Harlem Renaissance.
    • Toomer, Jean, 1894-1967 -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Moreland, Richard C.
  • Faulkner in Cultural Context (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference (22nd : 1995 : University of Mississippi) Faulkner in cultural context.
    • Kartiganer, Donald M., 1937-, ed.
    • Abadie, Ann J., ed.
    • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 -- Criticism and interpretation -- Congresses.
    Ross, Andrew, 1956-
  • The Seventies Now: Culture as Surveillance (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Miller, Stephen Paul, 1951- Seventies now: culture as surveillance.
    • United States -- History -- 1969-
    Kammen, Michael G.
  • The Real American Dream: A Meditation on Hope (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Delbanco, Andrew, 1952- Real American dream: a meditation on hope.
    • United States -- Civilization -- Philosophy.
    Hokanson, Robert O'Brien.
  • Gender and the Poetics of Excess: Moments of Brocade (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ford, Karen Jackson. Gender and the poetics of excess: moments of brocade.
    • American poetry -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
    Titus, Mary.
  • The Wilderness Within: American Women Writers and Spiritual Quest, and: Artist and Attic: A Study of Poetic Space in Nineteenth-Century Women's Writing (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Groover, Kristina K., 1961- Wilderness within: American women writers and spiritual quest.
    • Chi, Hsin Ying. Artist and attic: a study of poetic space in nineteenth-century women's writing.
    • American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
    • English fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
    Doreski, Carole.
  • American Body Politics: Race, Gender, and Black Literary Renaissance (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Smith, Felipe. American body politics: race, gender, and Black literary renaissance.
    • United States -- Race relations.
    House, Elizabeth B.
  • Reclaiming Community in Contemporary African-American Fiction (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Page, Philip. Reclaiming community in contemporary African-American fiction.
    • American fiction -- Afro-American authors -- History and criticism.
    Reid-Pharr, Robert, 1965-
  • The Inhuman Race: The Racial Grotesque in American Literature and Culture (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Cassuto, Leonard, 1960- Inhuman race: the racial grotesque in American literature and culture.
    • American literature -- History and criticism.
    Budd, Louis J.
  • King Arthur in America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Lupack, Alan. King Arthur in America.
    • Lupack, Barbara Tepa, 1951-
    • Arthurian romances -- Adaptations -- History and criticism.
    Ryan, James Emmett.
  • The Catholic Imagination in American Literature (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Labrie, Ross. Catholic imagination in American literature.
    • American literature -- Catholic authors -- History and criticism.
    Klaver, Elizabeth.
  • Alterity Politics: Ethics and Performative Subjectivity (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Nealon, Jeffrey T. (Jeffrey Thomas) Alterity politics: ethics and performative subjectivity.
    • Group identity -- Political aspects.



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