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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (2): 233–264.
Published: 01 June 2020
...John Engle Mostly dismissed as a trivial entertainment, Frederick Kohner’s Gidget: The Little Girl with Big Ideas (1957) is in fact a telling aesthetic and cultural document. University of Vienna PhD, Jewish exile from Nazi Germany, and successful Hollywood screenwriter Kohner empathetically...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (2): 232–263.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Fawzia Mustafa Set at the turn of the twentieth century, as Germany consolidated control over its East African colony, Abdulrazak Gurnah’s 1994 novel Paradise encompasses the last of the “Arab” caravan trading expeditions from the East African coast deep into the interior of the continent. In doing...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (2): 185–206.
Published: 01 June 2020
... and the Public Sphere in Germany and the United States . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Harding Luke . 2003 . “ Row over Naming of Rape Author ”. Guardian , October 4 . www.theguardian.com/world/2003/oct/05/historybooks.germany . Huyssen Andreas . 2003 . Present Pasts...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (2): 240–245.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Wilder’s masterpiece, A Foreign Affair . The film’s various plot transformations enact a kind of denazification of its audience. The plot pivots on the affairs of Johnny, a GI in postwar Germany, played by a matinee idol of the day, and oscillating between a former Nazi lounge lizard played by Marlene...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (3): 191–216.
Published: 01 September 2019
... perspectives on the historical present and, in turn, possibilities for alternative political imaginings of the future. While it is not set in the antebellum South but in Germany during World War II, Clifford’s Blues nonetheless features a protagonist who is enslaved, and it explicitly invokes the history...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (1): 111–119.
Published: 01 March 2018
... espionage fiction, for instance, the “alternation between Nazi Germany, Russia, and East Germany as the site of the enemy is arguably less significant . . . than the change of focus to corruption within Western intelligence organizations themselves” (22). Revelations concerning traitors within the British...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2007) 53 (2): 224–231.
Published: 01 June 2007
... back to Schiller as well as to Rousseau, but Disney’s version of the total work of art visvis the rationalization and integration of social, cultural, and economic life in postwar America, though often compared to the regulation of cultural life in Nazi Germany, also sought to delineate...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (3): 371–378.
Published: 01 September 2018
... debates about totalitarianism have tended to focus on Europe during World War II or to compare the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany in a manner that precludes discussion of the racial injustice stemming from democracy’s entanglement with colonialism and the slave trade. Race and the Totalitarian Century...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (1): 32–45.
Published: 01 March 2003
...).The latter view, which Renan advocates in “What Is a Nation?” is that race, language, religion, and ge­ ography, while useful descriptors, do not determine nationhood. Renan rejects the notion, circulating in Germany under Bismarck and later ex­ 35 Carol J. Singley ploited by Hitler, that a nation...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (4): 694–701.
Published: 01 December 2012
...” (Ruyter 22, 57-66). Some of those adaptations eventually found their way to Europe in the early twentieth century— mainly to Germany and Russia, but to other areas as well. Preston does mention Delsartism in Germany (90), and she discusses more fully the arrival of Delsartean theories and practices...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (3): 273–306.
Published: 01 September 2008
... (469) O n 1 May 1935 Virginia and Leonard Woolf set out by car from Har­ wich, England, for a month-long tour of Europe, a trip that would take them through Holland, Germany, Italy, and into France. Prior to their de­ parture, Harold Nicolson, a member of the British diplomatic service...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (1): 11–36.
Published: 01 March 2020
... and the ways in which Vichy and other midcentury ideologies produced narratives of the body steeped in a narrow and ultimately violent essentialism. © 2020 Hofstra University 2020 masculinity Samuel Beckett the body Vichy World War II After the defeat of France by Nazi Germany in 1940...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (1): 106–110.
Published: 01 March 2006
... of the alienation effect and how Brecht used foreign China as a symbol for native Germany. Fi­ nally, between college and graduate school, I lived in Paris, a block away from the former residence of Zhou Enlai, but, aside from attending an exhibit at the Centre Pompidou called “Alors, la Chine,” the Tel Quel...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (2): 231–236.
Published: 01 June 2006
... as an animal causes the poet no psychic anxiety: such identification for an African American woman or for a Jew in Germany would resonate with prejudicial stereotypes from which Moore is free. (75) Lasker-Schüler instead uses gender doubling and cultural mixing in an extravagant play...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (1-2): 71–96.
Published: 01 March 2019
...-Krietzman Neda Miranda . 2012b . Marilyn Monroe, moja majka . Pripovijetke . Zagreb : Fraktura . Bush George H. 2005 . “ The New World Order .” In American Political Speeches , edited by Stüwe Klaus Stüwe Birgit , 113 – 20 . Stuttgart, Germany : Reclam . Crnković...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2002) 48 (1): 77–99.
Published: 01 March 2002
... in German reparations” (101). But whereas Dar­ lington may have been motivated to relax the conditions of Versailles by a sense of personal guilt toward his suffering friends in Germany, by the time of Suez, neither Britain nor America was above the methods that Darlington decries back in 1923...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 March 2015
... with an anecdote describing his father’s “hatred for the vicious monopoly capitalism that tramples the little man,” moves to discussing “the recent revelation of the horrors of Nazi Germany” and discredits critiques of “jewish [ sic ] financiers who have a stranglehold on the wealth” by explaining “that greed...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (1-2): 23–42.
Published: 01 March 2019
... was celebrating the twenty-fifth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the disintegration of the former socialist bloc in the late 1980s and 1990s. Present at the event were Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel; Mikhail Gorbachev, the last Soviet president; and Lech Walesa, the leader of Poland’s legendary...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (1): 43–63.
Published: 01 March 2005
... of imagination—most significantly in his earlier refusal to tell Margaret of Ruth’s bequest and later to grant the pregnant Helen leave to spend a night at Howards End before her self-exile to Germany. As the novel closes and Henry is forced by Dolly’s faux pas to acknowledge his dismissal...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (1): 96–105.
Published: 01 March 2006
... suggests that, for the wealthy elite of Britain, the memory of the empire lives on as part of the heritage of privilege. That Prince Harry wore a Nazi uniform suggests that although Britain and Germany were on opposite sides in World War II, there were similarities between them in their position...