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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 107–114.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Claire Seiler Between Two Fires: Transnationalism and Cold War Poetry , by Quinn Justin . Oxford University Press , 2015 . 218 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2017 Justin Quinn’s new book tracks the movement of Central and Eastern European (primarily Czech) and American...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2000) 46 (2): 171–192.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Oliver Harris Copyright © Hofstra University 2000 Cold War Correspondents: Ginsberg, Kerouac, Cassady, and the Political Economy of Beat Letters O liver H arris n June 23, 1953, an aspiring poet employed as a copyboy for the New York World Telegram...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2019
... decline for the consolidation of postsocialist diasporas in the United States and for the constitution and maintenance of US Cold War imaginaries, which continue to inform US policy making to this day. The new cultural productions show how experiences of (post)socialism have helped shape new transnational...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 71–96.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Jelena Šesnić The article examines the emergence of new post–Cold War geopolitical imaginaries in the creative work of Croatian American writers Josip Novakovich and Neda Miranda Blažević-Krietzman. This work addresses memories of (post)socialism, develops transnationalized images of the wars in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 145–169.
Published: 01 June 2016
... as a Boeing technical writer, and Century 21 goes unmentioned in work on the novel’s allusions by Steven Weisenburger and others. Pynchon responds throughout Gravity’s Rainbow to Century 21, particularly its Cold War views of space-age futurism and nuclear weapons. I draw new connections between the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 387–412.
Published: 01 December 2018
... dismissed as mere surface. Yet Merrill, the article contends, indulges in what he calls the Ouija’s “backstage gossip” both to establish a queer relationship to poetic tradition and to confront the pervasive menace of the Cold War discourse of the Lavender Scare, which haunts the trilogy’s 1950s origins...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 43–70.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Cold War discourses and highlight real or symbolic junctions between postsocialist European and US spaces, thus constituting new publics and developing new frames of interpretation. The three authors relate the socialist past and its immediate aftermath to the United States: Penkov addresses...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2015) 61 (4): 519–527.
Published: 01 December 2015
... practices and the ways in which they serve as “alternative reparative sites” for loss and devastation (179). Situated at the juncture of Asian American studies, cold war studies, American studies, and genocide studies, War, Genocide, and Justice interrogates ideological frameworks of American...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2016) 62 (4): 448–454.
Published: 01 December 2016
... mood of the Cold War. They are, after all, buried in a fifty-foot-deep “immortal well” to not be dug up until 6939 (179). This indicates two assumptions: that there will be people in 6939 to dig up the capsule and that a fifty-foot-deep “immortal well” is required as protection from the unknown threats...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2001) 47 (1): 72–91.
Published: 01 March 2001
... sly allusion to the war—“Suppose they got any hard-boiled eggs herea pun on “Haig,” a man “deficient in human feelings” (Keegan 485), the silent, cold, and, we may say, hard-boiled ’Aig, as he was famously referred to by Chief of the Imperial General Staff William Robertson: for example,“Get...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2001) 47 (2): 137–168.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Rob Doggett Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 H I Writing Out (of) Chaos: Constructions of History in Yeats’s “Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen” and “Meditations in Time of Civil War” Rob Doggett The one duty we owe to history is to rewrite it...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 115–140.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Hofstra University 2017 civil rights literature Cold War race relations neocolonialism in literature twentieth-century African American literature On August 28, 1963, the Civil Rights Movement had its most triumphant media spectacle in the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, a moment...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 197–222.
Published: 01 June 2016
... sociohistorical lens drawn from World War I nursing memoirs and medical history. Situating her behavioral antinomies within the discipline of wartime nursing demonstrates Catherine’s capability to repurpose her role as an instrument of war: through her affective labor, Catherine establishes human connections...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 451–474.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Edward Allen With reference to a vinyl record, some unpublished letters, and a series of reading scripts, this essay reconstructs the circumstances of a trip Marianne Moore made to Harvard in December 1941. Her trip to Cambridge followed closely in the wake of Roosevelt’s declaration of war, such...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 191–222.
Published: 01 June 2018
...” (1991, 236)—a project to which Camille Roman returns in her 2001 study of Bishop’s Cold War–era politics. 9 More recently, Bethany Hicok has examined Bishop’s “increasingly involved dialogue with Brazilian politics” (2012, 133) in poems such as “Suicide of a Moderate Dictator,” Bishop’s most...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 49–74.
Published: 01 March 2017
... surfaces might offer, her own evocations of glass nuance modernism’s relation to its antecedents and illuminate her investments in the problem and necessity of reckoning with others as we seek our individual pasts. Situated between two world wars and two glass cultures, Woolf offers a complex and tempered...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2015) 61 (4): 436–459.
Published: 01 December 2015
... submergence and repression, and of Bishop’s characteristically subtle deployment of symbolic planes in her apparently realist work. Copyright © Hofstra University 2015 “A Drunkard” “A Cold Spring” Charles Baudelaire “Current Dreams” Elizabeth Bishop “Ideas of Order” Les Fleurs du mal maternal...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2013) 59 (2): 377–384.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Damjana Mraović-O’Hare No Accident, Comrade: Chance and Design in Cold War American Narratives , by Belletto Steven , Oxford University Press , 2012 . 206 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2013 Review Politics is a Game of Chance No Accident, Comrade: Chance and Design in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 98–104.
Published: 01 March 2005
... and criticism, the nature of interpretation, the end of the Cold War—and in the knowledge it brings to bear on those subjects. Like his previ­ ous books The Gold Standard and the Logic of Naturalism (1987) and Our America (1995), it marshals an impressive array of sources...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2009) 55 (3): 416–422.
Published: 01 September 2009
... dominated the century until 1945 gave way, by 1955, to an ideological stalemate between two superpowers, the 1990s seem, from our foreshortened perspective at the end of the decade following, as a time that moved us gradually out of a Cold War and into a War on Terror. These two transitional periods...