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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2004) 50 (1): 18–58.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Elizabeth Bergmann Loizeaux Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 w Reading Word, Image, and the Body of the Book: Ted Hughes and Leonard Baskin s Cave Birds Elizabeth Bergmann Loizeaux From Yeats and Pound to Stein and Williams and the writers of the Harlem Renaissance...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): 269–276.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Alison Shonkwiler What America Read , by Hutner Gordon , Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press , 2009 . 432 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Review The Books They Read What America Read by Gordon Hutner Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 191–212.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Matthew Sandler This paper poses the work of Gertrude Stein as a challenge to contemporary scholarship centered on theories of failure. Demonstrating that Stein’s notion of failure as a precondition for success derived from nineteenth-century selfhelp books, I follow her work with this paradox from...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 223–246.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Michael S. Begnal Witter Bynner (as Emanuel Morgan) and Arthur Davison Ficke (as Anne Knish) published the anthology Spectra: A Book of Poetic Experiments in 1916. Although conceived of as a hoax, it constituted a quite striking body of poetry. Despite its parodic origins, Spectra included some of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2018) 64 (3): 295–316.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Hurston’s eruptive representations of her relationships with white women in her controversial 1942 memoir, Dust Tracks on a Road . Hurston devotes an inordinate amount of room in this book to describing her repeated—and repeatedly strange—encounters with white women who largely served as her employers and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2018) 64 (3): 317–346.
Published: 01 September 2018
... inadvertently drawn into wartime intrigues, forcing her to turn vigilante in an effort to expose abuses of power at the highest levels of government. Although farfetched, these pulp fictions may, in fact, contain a kernel of truth. Following (the real) Woolf’s theory that “bad books are not the mirrors but the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2018) 64 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
... the unionization drive and feminist protest occupation of Grove in 1970. Copyright © 2018 Hofstra University 2018 Barney Rosset critical theory Henry Miller history of the book obscenity Between its founding in 1951 and its labor crisis in 1970, Grove Press stood at the epicenter of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2018) 64 (1): 101–110.
Published: 01 March 2018
... logical positivism of Rudolf Carnap. Two recent books make significant contributions to the body of scholarship that reintegrates Wittgenstein into the literary and cultural contexts of his historical moment: Kafka and Wittgenstein: The Case for an Analytic Modernism , by Rebecca Schuman, and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2018) 64 (1): 111–119.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Mark David Kaufman Espionage in British Fiction and Film since 1900: The Changing Enemy , by Buckton Oliver S. . Lanham, MD : Lexington Books , 2015 . 351 pages. Espionage and Exile: Fascism and Anti-fascism in British Spy Fiction and Film , by Lassner Phyllis . Edinburgh...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2018) 64 (1): 120–127.
Published: 01 March 2018
... scholarship that emphasizes the continuity of post-1945 literature with modernism. I’ll try instead to single out a few of the operative concepts that the contributors advance and intervene in their conversation, which is an appealing aspect of the book. In the section on the “postmodern revisited,” Brian...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2018) 64 (3): 371–378.
Published: 01 September 2018
... book, Rasberry completely transforms our understanding of both totalitarianism and midcentury black writing by bringing together two grand narratives that are usually considered in isolation: “the rise and fall of the global color line” and “the battle between the ‘free world’ and the totalitarian...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2018) 64 (3): 379–386.
Published: 01 September 2018
... cease. One of the many virtues of Jesse Matz’s earlier book, Literary Impressionism and Modernist Aesthetics (2001), is its demonstration of Impressionism as an influence persisting through the modernism of writers such as Proust, the later James, Conrad, Ford, and Woolf. The avant-garde view that...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2004) 50 (3): 317–318.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 Ul Reviews elcome to the first issue of the book review section of Twentieth- Century Literature. Why has this section come into existence? Is there a need for it? Journals in other disciplines, such as history, offer review sections...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2001) 47 (2): 217–240.
Published: 01 June 2001
... of free-speech advocates. As one outraged court in Pennsylvania ob­ served, this rule, if strictly applied, “renders any book unsafe, since a mo­ ron could pervert to some sexual fantasy to which his mind is open the listings in a seed catalogue. N ot even the Bible would be exempt” (Com­...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2014) 60 (4): 545–554.
Published: 01 December 2014
... over Pynchon’s nine volumes now. That shift is part of what makes Luc Herman and Steven Weisenburger’s new book, Gravity’s Rainbow, Domination, and Freedom—the first major monograph this century devoted exclusively to Pynchon’s greatest novel—so intriguing, though its publication would...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 110–113.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Kamau Brathwaite by Charles W. Pollard University of Virginia Press, 2004. 231 pages Laurence A. Breiner Probably the most important recent book in the field of Caribbean lit­ erature is The Other America (1998), a study of Caribbean modernisms by a leading scholar, Michael Dash. Charles...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 518–526.
Published: 01 December 2018
... medium coming to maturity. In his book Arresting Development , Pizzino attempts to provide a corrective to the prevailing attitude that the medium has fully matured. Proceeding from the purposefully iconoclastic attitude that “the medium is still considered illegitimate, despite the rise of the graphic...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2006) 52 (3): 360–365.
Published: 01 September 2006
... of his recent books, Where No Flag Flies: Donald Davidson and the Southern Resistance (2000) and Cleanth Brooks and the Rise of Modern Criticism (1996), are critical biographies of important figures in the Agrarian movement; they reflect Winchell’s interest in lit­ erature as an index for...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 240–245.
Published: 01 June 2016
... a French Catholic novel by the eminent right-wing polemicist and sometime celebrant of radical anti-Semitism, Georges Bernanos. The novel, published in 1926, is Sous le soleil de Satan (whose second section is titled “La Tentation du désespoir”), and it periodically resurfaces in Sollors’s book as...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 640–644.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Darwin’s theories paralleled the development of increasingly sophisticated photographic technologies” (xxiii). More spe- cifically, as one of the first scientific books published with photographic illustrations, Expression gave Darwin “a prominent voice in scientific pho- tography, and his efforts in...