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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (1): 110–117.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Rachel Trousdale The Cambridge History of American Poetry , edited by Bendixen Alfred and Burt Stephen . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2015 . 1326 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2016 The new Cambridge History of American Poetry is a formidable tome...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (1): 94–101.
Published: 01 March 2017
...-American poetry but not, as it intends, about American poetry in its entirety. Without question American Poetry after Modernism should be read. It has excellent things to say about Lowell, Ashbery, Everson, Rich, Levertov, Duncan, and Susan Howe. The trilogy as a whole tells a compelling story about one...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (1): 102–106.
Published: 01 March 2017
... that wonderfully. In detailed, nuanced, and theoretically deft readings of a number of the major American poets of the past sixty years, Keniston shows us the particularities of belatedness, the forms it takes, the effects it has, and the ways that it can’t help but to shape much of the significant poetry of our...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (4): 436–439.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Feng Lan The Modernist Response to Chinese Art , by Qian Zhaoming , Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press , 2003 . 274 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 American Poetry and Chinese Art: New Perspectives on a Cross-Cultural Relationship The Modernist...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (4): 485–512.
Published: 01 December 2020
... he saw as American imperialism, in the Second World War and the Vietnam war, he thus necessarily speaks from a position that is deeply compromised—a compromise inherent in the rhetorical traditions on which his poems draw. As much as Lowell’s poetry is, as Damon argues, fundamentally concerned...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (2): 191–222.
Published: 01 June 2018
... political intelligence as thoroughly as a military exercise. Copyright © 2018 Hofstra University 2018 American poetry description imperialism modernism World War II On the rare occasions when Elizabeth Bishop felt compelled to defend poetry, she did so in terms of its social life...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (1): 75–95.
Published: 01 March 2016
...William Q. Malcuit This article argues for a reconsideration of T. S. Eliot’s early poetry—in particular “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”—as developing out of a particular American poetic tradition, one that replayed and reinforced important tenets of American liberalism and nationalism...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (4): 343–368.
Published: 01 December 2019
... and discrimination. Copyright © 2019 Hofstra University 2019 algorithms American poetry data profiling race In the neoliberal data age, discrimination is regarded as not only excusable but prudent. Credited with taking personal responsibility, consumer-citizens are lauded as discriminating...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (2): 213–219.
Published: 01 June 2017
... courses is choosing a good anthology. For African American poetry courses there are only three good options: Arnold Rampersad’s Oxford Anthology of African American Poetry (2005), Michael Harper’s Vintage Book of African American Poetry (2000), and Dudley Randall’s The Black Poets (1985). All...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (3): 417–423.
Published: 01 September 2015
...John Lowney Jazz Griots: Music as History in the 1960s African American Poem , by Marcoux Jean-Philippe . Lanham, MD : Lexington Books , 2012 . 233 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2015 In the introduction to this compelling account of 1960s African American jazz poetry...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (3): 428–435.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Keith D. Leonard Race and the Avant-Garde: Experimental and Asian American Poetry Since 1965 , by Yu Timothy , Stanford : Stanford University Press , 2009 . 192 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Keith D. Leonard By Any Other Name Race and the Avant-Garde...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (2): 244–248.
Published: 01 June 2005
... felicitous phrase, richly considered formal features serve him, and through him us, as both images and instances of “a larger commonwealth of relationships” (79). The subject of this book is description in recent American poetry, although its subtitle omits the qualifier “American,” which...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (1-2): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2019
... representations of the former Eastern Bloc, while also contributing to theories of US immigrant writing that bridge American, Slavic, and immigration studies. Writer Anya Ulinich has perceptively commented on the link between growing migration from, in this case, the former USSR and the emergence of a body...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2007) 53 (2): 212–217.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Steve McCaffery From Modernism to Postmodernism: American Poetry and Theory in the Twentieth Century , by Ashton Jennifer , Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2005 . 201 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 m Reviews Autonomy to Indeterminacy From Modernism...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (2): 249–258.
Published: 01 June 2005
... of seeing and responding in conjunc­ tion with one another. This desire for constructive interfaces is part of the legacy of Williams in American poetry that often is overshadowed by the use of the fragment to evoke the general milieu of the modern world. For many poets writing in the modern...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (3): 532–539.
Published: 01 September 2012
... with the historical context of Roy Harvey Pearce’s The Continuity of American Poetry, the economic preoccupations of Frank Lentricchia’s Modernist Quartet, or the cultural concerns of Liesl Olson or Nick Halp- ern. Phillips draws on Vernon Shetley’s triangulation of anti-subjectivity in Language poetry...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (1): 47–70.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Celena E. Kusch Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 H.D.’s American Sea Garden: Drowning the Idyll Threat to US Modernism H.D.’s American Sea Garden: Drowning the Idyll Threat to US Modernism Celena E. Kusch H.D.’s first poetry collection, Sea Garden (1916), in many ways ex...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (4): 475–498.
Published: 01 December 2017
... relation to the New American Poetry, a context he revisits with reference to William Burroughs’s collaborations with Brion Gysin. 13 Filreis is right that such a reassessment is necessary, both to our understanding of Moore and of the New American Poetry; where I differ is in the reading of Moore’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (4): 709–719.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Criminal Ingenuity and Peggy Samuels’s Deep Skin—two recent studies of American poetry’s constitutive relationship with mid-century abstrac- tion—feel very much a part of our particular moment. Which is to say, the two books should be understood as having more in common than their most patent sites...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (3): 396–400.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Tyrus Miller History, Memory, and the Literary Left: Modern American Poetry, 1935–1968 , by Lowney John , Iowa City : University of Iowa Press , 2006 . 287 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2008 Remembrances of Left Pasts History, Memory, and the Literary Left: Modern...