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Twentieth-Century Literature (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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (1-2): 167–186.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of socialism and capitalism in the post-9/11 moment. These female characters drive change as well as navigate it, showing that gender is central to the creation, embodiment, and performance of knowledge. The focus on women protagonists as primary producers of a transnational knowledge—one that bridges US...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (1-2): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2019
... representations of the former Eastern Bloc, while also contributing to theories of US immigrant writing that bridge American, Slavic, and immigration studies. Writer Anya Ulinich has perceptively commented on the link between growing migration from, in this case, the former USSR and the emergence of a body...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (1): 92–98.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Catholic poet” (xii), and in the coda he describes Hart Crane poring over a borrowed copy of Hopkins’s poetry while composing The Bridge. Crane then wrote to his bookseller, promising a month’s rent in exchange for his collection of Hopkins’s work. Virginia Woolf, while visiting Robert...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (3): 305–335.
Published: 01 September 2014
... hand in hand across the most beautiful bridge of the world, the cables enclosing us and pulling us upward in such a dance as I have never walked and never can walk with another. —Hart Crane In his rapturous description of crossing...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2002) 48 (3): 239–263.
Published: 01 September 2002
... words, soon as you cross over here from beyond the bridge. — Gloria Naylor, Mama Day (3) ^^T ow here is the relationship between cross-cultural exchange and in­ terdisciplinary m ethod more contentious, perhaps, than in contem po­ rary ethnography’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (1): 56–74.
Published: 01 March 2016
... to his friend the modernist impresario Waldo Frank, through a scrapped component of Crane’s American national epic The Bridge ( Lohf 1967 , 98), to its published version in a suite of poems in the Paris-based literary magazine transition in 1927, and into the last two manuscripts found in Crane’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (1): 111–119.
Published: 01 March 2018
... limits her study to six writers: Eric Ambler, Pamela Frankau, Helen MacInnes, Ann Bridge, Leslie Howard, and John le Carré. Representing both canonical and lesser-known authors of the period—including women writers, a group that is more or less absent from Buckton’s discussion—each of these artists...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (1): 72–91.
Published: 01 March 2001
... a taxi and soon cross a bridge and climb the hill up to the Montparnasse café district. At din­ ner, Jake, for some unstated reason, assumes that she is from Liège (she is from Brussels; presumably she had come to Paris as a war refugee). For­ tified Liège, located in a narrow gap...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (4): 504–511.
Published: 01 December 2005
... continue to speak, perhaps not to the royal family, but to critics who study them, and to average readers who turn to poetry as monks turn to prayer. Those poems may not bridge the cultural divide, but they bridge the historical divide between their original audiences and us. It is admirable...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (3): 345–349.
Published: 01 September 2016
... poets who collaborated and published under the pen name “Michael Field.” Bradley and Cooper overturned readers’ gender expectations by displaying a singular, male name that signified two female voices. Walter remarks that Bradley and Cooper were “a kind of bridge between Pater and modernist...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (2): 279–285.
Published: 01 June 2009
... earlier figures whom Oser sees as offering a map for such a return. In his judgment, a revived Christian humanism is urgently needed to bridge secularism and theocracy in modern American society, but the prospects are dim. He finds the academy infected with a hostile anti-Christian and atheistic...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (3-4): 291–308.
Published: 01 December 2011
...: Palgrave, 2009. Chow, Rey. The Age of the World Target: Self-Referentiality in War, Theory, and Com- parative Work. Durham: Duke UP, 2006. Clune, Michael. American Literature and the Free Market, 1945-2000. Cam- bridge: U of Cambridge P, 2010. Cohen, Samuel. After the End of History...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (3): 305–329.
Published: 01 September 2015
... that are bizarrely introduced into the narrative only to be let drop without further comment. First, there is the unattributed denial of a very likely cause of the accident: someone—we can never be sure who—tells us, “Wasn’t the bridge. We skidded” (81). Adela repudiates the second half of this (“We didn’t skid...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2002) 48 (2): 191–214.
Published: 01 June 2002
... the world is inadequate or, even worse, reactionary. Rhetoric, however, is neither a polemical nor a violent attempt to replace one competing orientation with another but a deliberate attempt to find specific symbolic tools that can bridge the gap between distinct linguistic paradigms, tools...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (4): 528–534.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., for example, could easily be thought of as a direct product of these debates, and the time period in which regionalism and cosmopolitanism were most hotly contested could form a perfect bridge between the historical moments that make up Cosmopolitan Desire . Siskind engages with world literature primarily...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (2): 265–272.
Published: 01 June 2020
... in other fields, but a bridge. The nearly equal time she grants to the literary and the scientific may occasion grumbling by literary scholars, who may find some of its readings of poetry and fiction cursory compared to its attention to obscure scientific texts. Such are the essential challenges of truly...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (3): 283–304.
Published: 01 September 2020
..., for there was not as thick a partition between the rooms as one might wish, so Miss Allan, the elderly lady who had been playing bridge, determined, giving the wall a smart rap with her knuckles. (113) Focusing on what could be heard from nearby rooms, Woolf highlights the porosity of the partitions between subjects...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (1): 147–156.
Published: 01 March 2020
... (1989), Cao’s Monkey Bridge , and Andrew Pham’s Catfish and Mandala (1999). As Park shows, the politics specific to each war resulted in particular modes: if the forgotten Korean War requires fictionalizing, the Vietnam War’s erasure of the Vietnamese demands bearing witness in nonfiction. Each...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (3): 392–401.
Published: 01 September 2020
... to bridge the distance between subject and object” (4–5); yet there is more at stake in this polarity than simply assessing the merits of one critical tendency against those of the other. For what the two authors together make clear is the persistent ambivalence through the twentieth century about...