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Rethinking "The Political Unconscious"
Although The Political Unconscious is an effective advocate of "the perspectives of Marxism as necessary preconditions for adequate literary comprehension" (75), Fredric Jameson's method of interpretation suffers from a ...
The bordering nation: Problems of American identity in selected novels from "Our Nig" to "George Washington Gomez"
The dynamics between "American" constructions of ethnicity and the aspiration for and resistance to "American" identity are central to this study of several novels marked by their subjects' diverse racial, ethnic, gendered, ...
Missing persons: Race and aphanisis in the twentieth-century American novel
Through images of disintegration and disappearance, American narratives reveal the black subject's problematic relationship to the (white) Other's desire and the language of that desire. Jacques Lacan's theories of ...
The aesthetic evolution of Melvin B. Tolson : a thematic study of his poetry
Within the context of Euro-American and Afro-American modernism Tolson is an enigmatic figure. Only in recent years have critics and students begun to reappraise the works of a poet whose body of work reveals the varied ...