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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (2): 161–190.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Jung-Suk Hwang Contextualizing American Pastoral within Newark’s history from the 1940s to the 1990s, including the 1967 riots and their continuing effects, Philip Roth contrasts this poor black city with the protagonist’s idealized image of America—a wealthy WASP suburb. Although largely neglected...
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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 (2010) 56 (4): 545–550.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Timothy Yu Be Always Converting, Be Always Converted: An American Poetics , by Wilson Rob , Cambridge : Harvard University Press , 2010 . 325 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Review Reviews Be Always Converting, Be Always Converted: An American Poetics...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (4): 575–581.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Deborah Nelson Hard-Boiled Sentimentality: The Secret History of American Crime Stories , by Cassuto Leonard , Columbia University Press , 2009 . 328 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Review Hard-Boiled Sentimentality: The Secret History of American Crime Stories...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (1): 105–113.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Jason Arthur The Global Remapping of American Literature , by Giles Paul , Princeton University Press , 2010 . 340 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2011 Review Reviews The Worlding of American Literature The Global Remapping of American Literature by Paul Giles...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Katherine Sugg Continental Divides: Remapping the Cultures of North America , by Adams Rachel , University of Chicago Press , 2009 . 310 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2011 Katherine Sugg Transamerican Transformations and American Literatures Continental Divides...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (1): 159–168.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Steven Belletto Postmodern Belief: American Literature and Religion since 1960 , by Hungerford Amy , Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2010 . 224 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 Review Postmodern Belief: American Literature and Religion since 1960 by...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (2): 333–340.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Carrie Rohman Atavistic Tendencies: The Culture of Science in American Modernity , by Seitler Dana , Minnesota University Press , 2008 . 328 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 ReviewsReview Atavistic Tendencies: The Culture of Science in American Modernity by Dana...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (4): 663–687.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Meg Gillette Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 Modern Abortion Narratives and the Century of Silence Modern American Abortion Narratives and the Century of Silence Meg Gillette “I finally found a doctor in West New York, New Jersey. The doctor was very sweet. He had...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (4): 702–708.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Yetta Howard Pinks, Pansies, and Punks: The Rhetoric of Masculinity in American Literary Culture , by Penner James , Indiana University Press , 2011 . 297 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 Yetta Howard Pinks, Pansies, and Punks: The Rhetoric of Masculinity in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (1): 174–180.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Gary Edward Holcomb Neo-Segregation Narratives: Jim Crow in Post-Civil Rights American Literature , by Norman Brian , University of Georgia Press , 2010 . 214 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2013 Gary Edward Holcomb Neo-Segregation Narratives: Jim Crow in Post-Civil...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (3): 528–535.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Joseph Jonghyun Jeon The Children of 1965: On Writing, and Not Writing, as an Asian American , by Song Min Hyoung , Duke University Press , 2013 . 284 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2013 Joseph Jonghyun Jeon The Children of 1965: On Writing, and Not Writing, as an Asian...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (1): 128–136.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Ali Chetwynd Fictions of Fact and Value: The Erasure of Logical Positivism in American Literature 1945–1975 , by LeMahieu Michael , Oxford University Press , 2013 . 244 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2014 Ali Chetwynd Fictions of Fact and Value:  The Erasure of Logical...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (2): 222–242.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Dale Pattison © 2015 by Hofstra University 2014 Dale Pattison Writing Home: Domestic Space, Narrative Production, and the Homeland in Roth’s American Pastoral Dale Pattison On September 18, 2002, as part of the Lannan Foundation’s literary awards ceremony, author and activist...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (2): 267–272.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Alex Miller American Fiction in Transition: Observer-Hero Narrative, the 1990s, and Postmodernism , by Kelly Adam , Bloomsbury Academic , 2013 . 147 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2014 Review Conceptualizing Change in Late Twentieth-Century American Fiction American...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (1): 128–137.
Published: 01 March 2015
...—the overwhelming nature of the event too extreme to be processed through normal psychological channels, rendering it inaccessible and untransmittable to others. This emphasis allows violence to seem the most real thing, Bachner argues, while at the same time excusing writers, and Americans more...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (3): 417–423.
Published: 01 September 2015
...John Lowney Copyright © Hofstra University 2015 In the introduction to this compelling account of 1960s African American jazz poetry, Jean-Philippe Marcoux quotes the poet Lorenzo Thomas on the figure of the African griot during the Black Arts Movement. Explaining how avant-garde jazz...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (4): 519–527.
Published: 01 December 2015
... 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 humanitarianism and...
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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 (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 History has a lot of possible uses. Individual chapters could...