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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 September 2016) 62 (3): 309–336.
Published: 01 September 2016
... something Labour needed to emulate if it were to survive, he argued, including recognizing the “decompos[ition] and fragment[ation]” of “class as a unified political force” (281). Michael Rustin’s analysis of the “unfinished business” of modernizing the British economy took a similar stance, observing that...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2001) 47 (3): 407–430.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Christopher Ames Copyright © Hofstra University 2002 Shakespeare’s Grave: The British Fiction o f Hollywood Christopher Ames All sorts of English oddities turn up in Hollywood. —P. G.Wodehouse, The Old Reliable (51) I have a favorite quote...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2010) 56 (4): 567–574.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Phyllis Lassner The Constant Liberal: The Life and Work of Phyllis Bottome , by Hirsch Pam , London : Quartet , 2010 . 296 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Review Liberalizing Twentieth-Century British Literary History The Constant Liberal: The Life and Work of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2014) 60 (1): 119–127.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Jennifer P. Nesbitt Commonwealth of Letters: British Literary Culture and the Emergence of Postcolonial Aesthetics , by Kalliney Peter J. , Oxford University Press , 2013 . 336 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2014 Review Commonwealth of Letters: British Literary Culture...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2018) 64 (3): 347–370.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Nels Pearson Drawing upon recent archipelagic approaches to the literature and history of the British Isles, this essay examines Virginia Woolf’s use of the Isle of Skye as a setting for her 1927 novel To the Lighthouse in the context of shifting cultural and cartographic dimensions of Britishness...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2018) 64 (3): 317–346.
Published: 01 September 2018
... several companions disguised themselves as “Abyssinians” and successfully gained access to the flagship of the British navy, to her publication of Three Guineas (1938), in which she advocates for the creation of an anonymous “Society of Outsiders,” Woolf’s antiauthoritarian politics consistently draw upon...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2016) 62 (4): 429–447.
Published: 01 December 2016
... fiction British fiction French fiction Regeneration trilogy torture witness Pat Barker’s novel of 1991, Regeneration , and Assia Djebar’s novel of 1962, Les Enfants du nouveau monde —translated as Children of the New World under the aegis of the City University of New York’s Feminist Press...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 449–482.
Published: 01 December 2018
... aesthetics of the momentary as responses to Darwinism and expressions of her tragic philosophy: characters’ short-lived “moments of being” stand in insoluble conflict with the expansive time of natural history. Copyright © 2018 Hofstra University 2018 British novel Friedrich Nietzsche modernism...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2006) 52 (1): 96–105.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Annette Gilson Colonial Strangers: Women Writing the End of the British Empire , by Lassner Phyllis , New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press , 2004 . 241 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2006 Recovering Empire’s Critics Colonial Strangers: Women Writing the End of the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2004) 50 (2): v–viii.
Published: 01 June 2004
... ones, assuming the importance of each to the other. It combines the historical record of Eurasians in India (mixed-race people of British and Indian heritage) during the raj with a close reading of a representative popular novel by Maud Diver to question how race and gender work in the context...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2004) 50 (2): 107–140.
Published: 01 June 2004
... ubiquitous theme of interracial romance and marriage in domestic fiction written by the British in India, a body of literature previously rel­ egated to the genre of romance and dismissed as what Margaret Stieg calls “sub-literature” (3).While critics have begun to recognize that the focus of this...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2013) 59 (3): 414–440.
Published: 01 September 2013
... the mortuary. Similarly, 414Twentieth-Century Literature 59.3 Fall 2013 414 Editing Corpses in Evelyn Waugh’s Hollywood Christopher Ames has placed The Loved One within a tradition of British novels about Hollywood and death, arguing that Hollywood has figured as a “cultural...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 220–227.
Published: 01 June 2017
... transnational connection, experience, and consciousness. In this regard, Pearson’s book can be viewed as a response of sorts to Walkowitz’s groundbreaking study, which begins with the question, “What does it mean, today, to be a British novelist, or even an English writer?” (2006, 1). Over the course of six...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2008) 54 (1): 105–114.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Peter Nohrnberg British Modernism and Censorship , by Marshik Celia , Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2006 .270 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2008 Indecent Modernism British Modernism and Censorship by Celia Marshik Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2001) 47 (4): 596–618.
Published: 01 December 2001
... fundamental­ ism but also uncovers the fissured state of class relations within a com­ munity that both the British government and well-meaning liberals seek to portray in homogenizing terms. In that context, Rushdie’s claim that his text is written “from the point of view of migrants from the Indian...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2002) 48 (1): 77–99.
Published: 01 March 2002
... us­ ing British history or Japanese history to illustrate something that was preoccupying me. I think this made me a kind of writer that didn’t actually belong. I didn’t have a strong emotional tie with either Japanese history or British history, so I could just use...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2003) 49 (3): 420.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Copyright © Hofstra University 2003 Announcement Call for papers We invite essays and/or proposals for an edited collection on intercon­ nections between Philosemitism and Antisemitism in twentieth-century American and British literature and culture. This volume will focus on the use...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2004) 50 (4): 368–393.
Published: 01 December 2004
... had developed an avuncular tone, delighting in its nickname Maga. In Conrad’s time, it was, in Ivo Vidan’s words, “conservative and imperialist, an old British magazine with a long reputation and a steady readership in the Establishment” (405). Blackwood’s liked to regard itself as a cut...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2002) 48 (3): 324–347.
Published: 01 September 2002
...,” becomes, a quarter o f a century later, the enig­ matic, resounding cry o f the Marabar Caves: “ou-boum .” Bette London notes o f A Passage to India that “critics have generally acknowledged that the central event o f Passage is a non-event— a ‘story’ that gives voice to the British fear o...