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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (1): 147–156.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Elda Tsou Works Cited Chin Frank Chan Jeffery Inada Lawson Wong Shawn , eds. 1997 . Aiiieeeee! An Anthology of Asian American Writers . New York : Meridian . Davis Rocio Lee Sue-Im , eds. 2006 . Literary Gestures . Philadelphia : Temple University Press...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (1): 120–127.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Joseph Conte Postmodern/Postwar—And After: Rethinking American Literature , ed. by Gladstone Jason Hoberek Andrew Worden Daniel . Iowa City : University of Iowa Press , 2016 . 258 pages. Copyright © 2018 Hofstra University 2018 The architectural theorist Charles Jencks...
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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 (2019) 65 (1-2): 145–166.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Anna Katsnelson This article argues that there are two major strains of transnationalism in works by Russian-speaking North American writers David Bezmozgis, Ellen Litman, and Gary Shteyngart. Bezmozgis and Litman focus on localism, and their short story collections Natasha (2003) and The Last...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (1-2): 23–42.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Joseph Benatov The article argues that the transnational turn in American studies was born out of the demise of socialist Eastern Europe. To this day, the region has remained the unacknowledged generative transnational space that enabled the international reorientation of American studies...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (3): 235–268.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Sharon Kunde “The ‘Nature’ of American Literature” explores how John Crowe Ransom and his less-studied contemporary Elizabeth Madox Roberts advanced a theory of literary objects that emerged from nature itself. This theory formed the basis of Ransom’s bid, in “Criticism, Inc.,” for disciplinary...
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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
... two or so decades has been the rise of trauma studies. Informed by Freud’s early work on individual and structural trauma and born from a number of factors, including the growth of Holocaust studies and the recognition of posttraumatic stress disorder by the American Psychiatric Association, trauma...
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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 (2015) 61 (4): 519–527.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Juliana Chang War, Genocide, and Justice: Cambodian American Memory Work , by Schlund-Vials Cathy J. . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2012 . 243 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2015 As our everyday attention grows saturated by media reports of bloodshed...
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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 new Cambridge History of American Poetry is a formidable tome...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (3): 337–344.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Brandon Jones The Ecology of Modernism: American Environments and Avant-Garde Poetics , by Schuster Joshua . University of Alabama Press , 2015 . 232 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2016 Joshua Schuster’s The Ecology of Modernism: American Environments and Avant-Garde...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (1): 94–101.
Published: 01 March 2017
... and Translations , edited by Bloom Harold Kane Paul . New York : Library of America . Gelpi Albert . 1975 . The Tenth Muse: The Psyche of the American Poet . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Gelpi Albert . 1987 . A Coherent Splendor: The American Poetic Renaissance...
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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 (2011) 57 (3-4): 472–491.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Emilio Sauri 2011 Emilio Sauri Cognitive Mapping, Then and Now: Postmodernism, Indecision, and American Literary Globalism Emilio Sauri Mere belief is hostile to the whole idea of thinking. To wear cre- dulity as one’s badge of intellect...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (3-4): 516–538.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Caren Irr 2011 Caren Irr Postmodernism in Reverse: American National Allegories and the 21st-Century Political Novel Caren Irr Since the 1980s, the conceptual twin—or, better, dialectical counter- part—of literary postmodernism has been the national allegory. As Fred- ric...