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Volume 37, Number 4, Winter 2012

Table of Contents

Articles and Interviews

Editor’s Introduction: Media(s) and the Mediation of Ethnic Identity

pp. 5-9

Un-“Freak”ing Black Female Selfhood: Grotesque-Erotic Agency and Ecofeminist Unity in Sapphire’s Push

pp. 11-30 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2012.0070

“A Push out of Chaos”: An Interview with Sapphire

pp. 31-39 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2012.0056

The Art of Intervention: The Humor of Sojourner Truth and the Antebellum Political Cartoon

pp. 41-67 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2012.0059

Staged Bodies: Passing, Performance, and Masquerade in Charles W. Chesnutt’s The House Behind the Cedars

pp. 69-91 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2012.0062

Consolidated Colors: Racial Passing and Figurations of the Chinese in Walter White’s Flight and Darryl Zanuck’s Old San Francisco

pp. 93-117 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2012.0064

Field of Deferred Dreams: Baseball and Historical Amnesia in Marilynne Robinson’s Gilead and Home

pp. 119-137 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2012.0066

When “Second Generation” Narratives and Hollywood Meet: Making Ethnicity in My Big Fat Greek Wedding

pp. 139-163 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2012.0069

A “High Tension” in Langston Hughes’s Musical Verse

pp. 165-185 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2012.0055

Total Immersion: An Interview with Allegra Goodman

pp. 187-202 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2012.0058


Interracial Encounters: Reciprocal Representations in African and Asian American Literatures, 1896–1937 (review)

pp. 203-205 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2012.0061

The Oriental Obscene: Violence and Racial Fantasies in the Vietnam Era (review)

pp. 206-208 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2012.0063

Exceptional Violence: Embodied Citizenship in Transnational Jamaica (review)

pp. 209-211 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2012.0065

Aspiring to Home: South Asians in America (review)

pp. 212-214 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2012.0068

Triangulations: Narrative Strategies for Navigating Latino Identity (review)

pp. 215-217 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2012.0054


pp. 218-221 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2012.0057

Editors’ Acknowledgments, MELUS Vol. 37 (2012)

pp. 222-228 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.2012.0060

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