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Volume 39, Number 1, Spring 2014

Table of Contents

Rescripting Ethnic Bodies and Subjectivities


Editor’s Introduction: Rescripting Ethnic Bodies and Subjectivities

pp. 1-6

Maternal Love/Maternal Violence: Inventing Ethics in Toni Morrison’s A Mercy

pp. 7-29

The Economic Grotesque and the Critique of Capitalism in Toni Morrison’s Tar Baby

pp. 30-55

Disease, Disability, and the Alien Body in the Literature of Sui Sin Far

pp. 56-81

Detecting Winnifred Eaton

pp. 82-105

Embodied Knowledges: Synesthesia and the Archive in Monique Truong’s Bitter in the Mouth

pp. 106-129

The Efficacy of Humor in Sherman Alexie’s Flight: Violence, Vulnerability, and the Post-9/11 World

pp. 130-148

The Filipino American in Spaces of Liberal Tolerance: Satire and Reciprocity in Peter Bacho’s Cebu

pp. 149-172

“We unman ourselves”: Colonial and Mohegan Manhood in the Writings of Samson Occom

pp. 173-191

Literary Ethnomusicology and the Soundscape of Jean Toomer’s Cane

pp. 192-211


Inhuman Citizenship: Traumatic Enjoyment and Asian American Literature by Juliana Chang (review)

pp. 212-214

The Romance of Race: Incest, Miscegenation, and Multiculturalism in the United States, 1880–1930 by Jolie A. Sheffer (review)

pp. 215-217

Unbecoming Blackness: The Diaspora Cultures of Afro-Cuban America by Antonio López (review)

pp. 218-221

Child-Sized History: Fictions of the Past in U.S. Classrooms by Sara L. Schwebel (review)

pp. 222-224

Unbecoming Americans: Writing Race and Nation from the Shadows of Citizenship, 1945–1960 by Joseph Keith (review)

pp. 225-227


pp. 228-230

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