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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 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 Response to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2007) 53 (2): 182–211.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Chad Trevitte Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 m Cather s A Lost Lady and the Disenchantment of Art Chad Trevitte Since the 1970s, studies of Willa Cather’s A Lost Lady mount a critique of previous readings, which largely see the novel as mourning the loss of a heroic pioneer...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2008) 54 (2): 255–262.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Frances Dickey Ezra Pound and the Visual Culture of Modernism , by Beasley Rebecca , Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2007 . 221 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2008 Ezra Pound and the Ideology of Art Ezra Pound and the Visual Culture of Modernism by Rebecca Beasley...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2015) 61 (2): 272–279.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Ben Leubner James Merrill: Life and Art , by Hammer Langdon , New York : Knopf , 2015 . 944 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2015 For those familiar with James Merrill’s poetry, reading Langdon Hammer’s James Merrill: Life and Art for the first time is like reading it again...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2013) 59 (3): 504–512.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Matthew Scully The Great American Songbooks: Musical Texts, Modernism, and the Value of Popular Culture , by Graham T. Austin , Oxford University Press , 2013 . 320 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2013 Matthew Scully Musical Literature: Bridging the Gap Between High and Low Art...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2000) 46 (1): 100–114.
Published: 01 March 2000
...John H. Timmerman Copyright © Hofstra University 2000 Tim O’Brien and the Art of the True War Story: “Night March” and “Speaking of Courage” John H. Timmerman he Vietnam war story is not simply about the rise and fall of nations (South Vietnam, North...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 105–113.
Published: 01 March 2011
...- dernity” (12). This mystification of place replaced what Giles sees as the key characteristic of American art before the advent of American studies: the careful negotiation of “contested terrain” (1). Indeed, the weightiest proposition in The Global Remapping of American Literature is that the field...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2001) 47 (3): 391–406.
Published: 01 September 2001
...J. H. Stape Copyright © Hofstra University 2002 The Artful Equivocation o f William Golding s The Double Tongue J. H. Stape I practise a craft I do not understand and cannot describe. —Golding, “Belief and Creativity” (195) illiam...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2016) 62 (4): 379–402.
Published: 01 December 2016
... poem Trilogy , her personae’s affective, local experiences of historical art and artifacts in museums (and museological spaces) contest the authority of the disinterested “pure gaze” assumed by the museum’s ideal seeing subject. In these works, the museum functions as a space for cultural engagements...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 387–412.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Chad Bennett This article reveals the formative interplay between the queer art of gossip and poetic practice in James Merrill’s The Changing Light at Sandover , a sprawling verse trilogy composed with the unlikely assistance of a Ouija board. The poem’s extensive gossip with the dead is often...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2009) 55 (1): 137–144.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Jill Kress Karn Edith Wharton and the Visual Arts , by Orlando Emily J. , Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press , 2007 . 250 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2009 Edith Wharton and Victorian Visual Culture Edith Wharton and the Visual Arts by Emily J. Orlando Tuscaloosa...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2007) 53 (2): 224–231.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Alan Ackerman The Total Work of Art: From Bayreuth to Cyberspace , by Smith Matthew Wilson , London : Routledge , 2007 . 226 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 The Urge for Totality The Total Work of Art: From Bayreuth to Cyberspace by Matthew Wilson Smith London: Routledge...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2007) 53 (4): 518–529.
Published: 01 December 2007
... modernism no longer calls to mind a simple singular aesthetic or a particular set of ideas. To think about what it means is to ask: Whose modernism? What kind? When? Barnett Newman and others of his generation believed that modern art is not about beauty or retinal grati­ fication, but this was...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2012) 58 (4): 709–719.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Phoebe Putnam Criminal Ingenuity: Moore, Cornell, Ashbery, and the Struggle Between the Arts , by Levy Ellen , Oxford University Press , 2011 . 260 pages. Deep Skin: Elizabeth Bishop and the Visual Arts , by Samuels Peggy , Cornell University Press , 2010 . 239 pages. Copyright...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 132–139.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Alexandra Socarides Contextual Practice: Assemblage and the Erotic in Postwar Poetry and Art , By Fredman Stephen , Stanford University Press , 2010 . 240 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2011 Alexandra Socarides Figure Ground Reversal Contextual Practice: Assemblage and the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2000) 46 (2): 238–268.
Published: 01 June 2000
..., Futurism, Imagisme and all Vital Forms of Modem Art.” From this “Discussion” would emerge the English avant-garde movement vorticism. Lewis, Pound, and the other artists and writers affiliated with this new journal had yet to ascribe a moniker to their movement, but in form and content this...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 417–423.
Published: 01 September 2015
...-Philippe Marcoux quotes the poet Lorenzo Thomas on the figure of the African griot during the Black Arts Movement. Explaining how avant-garde jazz musicians are portrayed as griots in the New Black Poetry, Thomas writes: “Between 1960 and 1970 an outpouring of poems focused on musicians in the role of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 43–63.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Forster’s ambivalence and the novel’s “failures” in the context of his ideas about art and the artist’s function that were evolving as he wrote Howards End, ideas that he would only fully articulate in a series of related critical writings published more than two decades after the novel, in the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 504–510.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Enda Duffy History of a Shiver: The Sublime Impudence of Modernism , by Rasula Jed . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2016 . 345 pages. Copyright © 2018 Hofstra University 2018 For Jed Rasula, in History of a Shiver , all the modernist arts are post-Wagnerian. Modernist artists, in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2010) 56 (1): 99–106.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Matthew Levay Surrealism and the Art of Crime , by Eburne Jonathan P. , Ithaca : Cornell University Press , 2008 . 324 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Review Criminal, Political, Surreal Surrealism and the Art of Crime by Jonathan P. Eburne Ithaca: Cornell University...