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Ethnic Studies Review (2008) 31 (2): 203–204.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Bill Lyne Copyright ©ESR, The National Association for Ethnic Studies, 2008 2008 Mark Christian Thompson , Black Fascisms: African American Literature and Culture Between the Wars . ( Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press , 2007 ). X, 232 pp., $19.50 paper. Reviews Mark...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2008) 31 (2): 126–152.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Reinaldo Silva Contemporary Portuguese American literature written by Thomas Braga (1943-), Frank Gaspar (1946-), and Katherine Vaz (1955-) share a profusion of topics - with ethnic food being, perhaps, the most representative one. What these writers have in common is that their roots can be traced...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2008) 31 (1): 65–79.
Published: 01 January 2008
... Ethnic Studies, 2008 2008 Ethnicity Identity Arab American Literature Bedouin Ethnicity: Questions Trends and Interpretations Memories of Home: Reading the Bedouin in Arab American Literature Anissa J. Wardi Chatham College Katherine Wardi-Zonna Gannon University In an urban neighborhood...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2001) 24 (1): 159–161.
Published: 01 January 2001
...Phillipa Kafka Copyright ©ESR, The National Association for Ethnic Studies, 2001 2001 David Leiwei Li , Imagining the Nation: Asian American Literature and Cultural Consent . The Stanford Series on Asian America, ed. Gordon H. Chang . ( Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 1998...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2000) 23 (1): 162–164.
Published: 01 January 2000
...David Carey, Jr. Copyright ©ESR, The National Association for Ethnic Studies, 2000 2000 Eric Wertheimer . Imagined Empires: Incas, Aztecs, and the New World of American Literature, 1771-1876. Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture . New York : Cambridge University Press...
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Ethnic Studies Review (1999) 22 (1): 128–129.
Published: 01 January 1999
...David Goldstein-Shirley Copyright ©ESR, The National Association for Ethnic Studies, 1999 1999 Rachel C. Lee . The Americas of Asian American Literature: Gendered Fictions of Nation and Transnation . ( Princeton, N.J. : Princeton Un iversity Press , 1999 ). xi, 205 pp., $49.50...
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Ethnic Studies Review (1985) 8 (2): 28–29.
Published: 01 July 1985
...Neil Nakadate “Depictions of Elderly Blacks in American Literature” is more suggestive than satisfying. It offers a useful introduction to its topic, but could have attempted either a more extensive catalog of elderly blacks in a wider range of American literature or a deeper and more thorough...
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Ethnic Studies Review (1985) 8 (2): 30–31.
Published: 01 July 1985
...Helen MacLam Although Deck concludes that no consistent image of elderly Afroamericans dominates in American literature, she has clearly demonstrated a dichotomy between black and white authors in its portrayal. This dichotomy might well be termed white myth versus black experience, and it is...
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Ethnic Studies Review (1985) 8 (2): 31–33.
Published: 01 July 1985
...Terry Simmons Deck's critical essay is a thoughtful and welcome commentary on the interrelationship between age, generational conflict and changing social standards as portrayed in literature about or by American blacks. The author discusses several important ways in which elderly are represented...
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Ethnic Studies Review (1985) 8 (1): 51.
Published: 01 January 1985
... detailed and sustained reflection of a three-dimensional Armenian woman,” and that on the whole this is due to “the unleavened state of [Armenian American] literature in general.” She reaches these conclusions through examination of recent Armenian American writing, most of it by men—to whom, not...
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Ethnic Studies Review (1985) 8 (1): 49–50.
Published: 01 January 1985
...Joe Rodriguez “Between Shadow and Rock …” discusses how this ethnic literature reflects the place of women in Armenian American society. Few works are published by Armenian women. When women appear in Armenian novels of fathers and sons, they are often foils or narrowly portrayed in terms of...
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Ethnic Studies Review (1985) 8 (2): 15–27.
Published: 01 July 1985
...Alice A. Deck Portraits of elderly Afroamerican men and women abound in American literature and vary from stories which present a mythic primordial character who symbolizes emotional stability, experiential wisdom and a community's cultural and historical heritage, to works in slice-of-life...
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Ethnic Studies Review (1985) 8 (1): 52–53.
Published: 01 January 1985
...Linda M.C. Abbott Female characters, drawn from a sampling of Armenian American writing, are examined for clues to the breadth of their individual and group experience in this brief literature review. The author early concludes that the range of experience and personality available for examination...
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Ethnic Studies Review (1985) 8 (1): 39–49.
Published: 01 January 1985
... populate much Armenian American literature. Auntie's life reflects a dual injustice: her silent reproaches to a dutiful nephew who visits weekly to shave his grandfather echo the equally inarticulate reproaches of numberless women unseen and unrecorded. Auntie reminds us that nowhere in Armenian American...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2010) 33 (2): 63–81.
Published: 01 January 2010
... invisibility and issues related to ethnic and racial relationships in U.S. culture (instead of concentrating on the Vietnam War and the refugee experiences), some contemporary Vietnamese American authors are attempting to merge their voices into the corpus of ethnic American literature, which usually is...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2011) 34 (1): 135–155.
Published: 01 January 2011
... comedy, this Blaxploitation film occupies a strange place in interracial discourse. Throughout American literature, the subgenre of tragic mulatto fiction has critiqued segregation by focusing on the melodramatic lives of those divided by the color line. Most tragic mulatto scholarship has analyzed...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2003) 26 (1): 45–66.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Lindsey Claire Smith The supposed plight of multi-racial persons is widely depicted in modern American literature, including the works of William Faulkner, whose stories follow the lives of multi-racial characters such as Joe Christmas and Sam Fathers, who, reflecting characteristics of “tragic...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2009) 32 (1): 55–76.
Published: 01 January 2009
...-twentieth-century black experience when practiced in isolation. In its final passages, Platitudes represents a synthesis of the two literary modes or styles, and it embodies quite fully the diversity of black cultural identities at the end of the twentieth century as it extends African American literature...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2005) 28 (1): 39–58.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Reinaldo Silva Although a compelling and award-winning voice in contemporary American literature, the work of Frank Xavier Gaspar (1946-) has not received the attention it deserves. Apart from an article by Alice R. Clemente,(1) to my knowledge, there are no other scholarly publications touching...
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Ethnic Studies Review (1986) 9 (1): 27–36.
Published: 01 January 1986
...Chris Ruggiero In the last twenty years there have been a number of historical and sociocultural studies of Italian Americans. Few, however, have seriously addressed the female experience in the Italian American culture. Indeed, Italian American literature is so deeply immersed in a masculinist...