Volume 8 (Spring 2008)

Cover of "E3W Review of Books: Volume 8": Picture of founding E3W members

EDITOR

Jeremy Dean


SPECIAL SECTION EDITORS

Jeremy Dean

Naminata Diabate

Amara Graf

Erin A. Hurt


EDITORIAL COMMITTEE

Catherine Bacon

Samuel Baker

Brian Doherty

Lauren Gantz

Barbara Harlow

Neville Hoad

Lena Khor

Noah Mass

Connie Steel

Lydia Wilmeth


COVER DESIGN

Jeremy Dean

Andrea Hilkowitz


LAYOUT DESIGN

Jeremy Dean

Aaron Zacks


REVIEW DIGITIZATION TEAM

Rebecca Brown

Tyler Daelemans

Lisa Gulesserian

Sheela Jane Menon

This issue—IMPERIALISM, NATIONALISM, GLOBALISM—includes five sections:

THE GENERAL SECTION: Twenty years ago, four English professors—supported by stalwart colleagues in fields ranging from medieval studies to Victorian literature and in solidarity with the then also emerging concentration in Women, Gender and Literature—created... Read More

¿ESTAMOS POST-BORDERLANDS O NO?: From an interview with Ramón Saldívar, one of the founding members of the Ethnic and Third World Literature concentration at UT, to a review of the Américo Paredes archive, and reviews of contemporary fiction and scholarship in the field of Mexican- American Studies, this section reflects... Read More

WRITING THE AFRICAN IMAGINARY: This special section revisits some of the foundational texts, authors, and scholars that positioned African literatures as a respectable academic discipline and field of inquiry. In addition to the seminal texts, we explore... Read More

BUILDING AND RENOVATING THE HOUSE OF RACE: Despite the fact that Barack Obama began his political career as a grass-roots organizer on Chicago’s predominantly black South Side, his primary campaign has largely downplayed his race—supporters chanting “Race Doesn’t Matter!” as they did in South Carolina. This section serves... Read More

THE SHAPE OF RESISTANCE LITERATURE: Through a diverse collection of books, this special section traces the ways that critics negotiate and apply the concept of resistance literature. This section begins with a review of one of the field’s foundational texts, Barbara Harlow’s Resistance Literature (1987), which offers... Read More

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