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Herbert Hill and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (2012)
Journal Article
Phelps, C. (2012). Herbert Hill and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Labor History, 53(4), doi:10.1080/0023656X.2012.732757

This article points to previously undetected evidence demonstrating that Herbert Hill, labor director of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) from the 1950s to the 1970s, informed for the Federal Bureau of Investigat... Read More

The “Plain facts” of fine paper in “The paradise of bachelors and the tartarus of maids” (2012)
Journal Article
Thompson, G. (2012). The “Plain facts” of fine paper in “The paradise of bachelors and the tartarus of maids”. American Literature, 84(3), doi:10.1215/00029831-1664701

This essay intervenes in conversations about mid-nineteenth-century authorship and print culture by distinguishing between the economy of paper and the economy of print. He argues that critical treatments of Melville’s work, and particularly “The Par... Read More

"Mother-weights" and lost fathers: parents in South Asian American literature (2012)
Journal Article
Maxey, R. (2012). "Mother-weights" and lost fathers: parents in South Asian American literature. Wasafiri, 27(1), doi:10.1080/02690055.2012.636892

That parent-child relationships should play a significant role within South Asian American literature is perhaps no surprise, since this is crucial material for any writer. But the particular forms they so often take – a dysfunctional mother-daughter... Read More