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Bawdy talk: The politics of women's public speech in nineteenth-century American literature and culture
Throughout the pages of nineteenth-century American fiction men remain fascinated by the sound of women's speech. Literary depictions of men's intense interest in women's pleasing and distinct utterance occur with a frequency ...
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 ...