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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (1): 147–156.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Elda Tsou The new formalism may no longer be so new, but its call to reinvigorate the study of form continues to be heard, as two recent books on Asian American literature can attest. While it is true that Asian American studies has traditionally favored historical or sociopolitical approaches...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2002) 48 (1): 77–99.
Published: 01 March 2002
...John P. McCombe Copyright © Hofstra University 2002 HI The End of (Anthony) Eden: Ishiguro s The Remains of the Day and Midcentury Anglo-American Tensions Jo h n P. M cCom be T h e personal concerns of Stevens, the narrator and protagonist of Ka- zuo Ishiguro’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (1): 103–122.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Jay Bochner Copyright © Hofstra University 2003 m An American Writer Born in Paris: Blaise Cendrars Reads Henry Miller Reading Blaise Cendrars fay Bochner Serious students of Henry Miller well know his enthusiasm for the Parisian avant-garde poet-turned-novelist Blaise...
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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 (2005) 51 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Sandra Kumamoto Stanley Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 w Mourning the “Greatest Generation”: Myth and History in Philip Roth’s American Pastoral Sandra Kumamoto Stanley I n a 1973 interview about his satirical book The Great American Novel, Philip Roth describes the 1960s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (3): 330–346.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Jon Dietrick Copyright © Hofstra University 2006 HI “ Real Classical Money” : Naturalism and Mamet s American Buffalo Jon Dietrick I n 1975, the year David Mamet’s American Buffalo debuted at the Good­ man Theatre in Chicago, President Richard Nixon signed an order al­ lowing...
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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 Review Conceptualizing Change in Late Twentieth-Century American Fiction American Fiction in Transition: Observer-Hero Narrative, the 1990s, and Postmodernism by Adam Kelly Bloomsbury Academic, 2013. 147 pages Alex Miller Adam Kelly’s American Fiction in Transition...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (1): 128–137.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Samuel Cohen The Prestige of Violence: American Fiction 1962–2007 , by Bachner Sally , Athens : University of Georgia Press , 2011 . 172 pages. Roth and Trauma: The Problem of History in the Later Works (1995–2010) , by Pozorski Aimee , New York : Continuum , 2011 . 175...
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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 Probing more serious accusations against Him and Ung, including...
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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...
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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 (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...