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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 223–230.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Allyson Salinger Ferrante Locating the Destitute: Space and Identity in Caribbean Fiction , by Radović Stanka . University of Virginia Press , 2014 . 192 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2016 Locating the Destitute: Space and Identity in Caribbean Fiction goes beyond the...
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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 March 2007) 53 (1): 23–39.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Víctor Figueroa Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 m Encomium of Helen: Derek Walcotts Ethical Twist in Omeros Victor Figueroa " W h e n the Martinican poet Aimé Césaire, one of the founding figures of the négritude movement in Caribbean letters, asked in his now...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2001) 47 (2): 197–216.
Published: 01 June 2001
... condition; instead, he splices to­ gether the multiple and overlapping legacies of the colonizer and the colonized in the Caribbean to claim the rich diversity of the region’s cultural resources while still recognizing the trauma of the colonial ex­ perience. Joyce...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 37–78.
Published: 01 March 2013
... between Jamaican dialect and standard English, between vernacular rhythms and measured and mannered prosody, a modern Caribbean verse spoken by a range of subaltern Jamaican speakers, articulating distinct and dissent- ing visions of colonial modernity.4 On this reading, the irregularities and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2001) 47 (3): 374–390.
Published: 01 September 2001
... meric epic tradition. Whatever vestiges of original sources may be retained through Walcott’s process of adaptation, each original is strategically al­ tered by his West Indian Creole aesthetic. In his 1974 essay “The Muse of History,” Walcott separates himself from African-Caribbean national­...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2014) 60 (1): 119–127.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Kalliney acknowledges his debt to Rainey’s work (29-30). While Commonwealth of Letters centers on three case studies from mid-century, Kalliney reaches back to Matthew Arnold and forward to the Caribbean Artists Movement and the Booker Prize, making the book a long history of twentieth-century...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2014) 60 (2): 251–258.
Published: 01 June 2014
... ways these authors also trade in the stereotypes that contributed to the Nazi ideal. J. Dillon Brown’s Migrant Modernism also considers the ways experi- mental writing can have political implications and effects. Brown looks at the work of Anglophone Caribbean writers living in London in the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2012) 58 (3): 462–494.
Published: 01 September 2012
... with an existential crisis and a death wish that drives her recurring dream. Part II, mostly narrated by the nameless Rochester,3 presents his unstable, culture-shocked inter- pretation of both Antoinette and the Caribbean. As his constructed self—a democratic, English, Enlightenment man—meets...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 213–219.
Published: 01 June 2017
... he implies is needed. For example, chapter 1, “Broken Witness: Concrete Poetry and a Poetics of Unsaying” reads Terrance Hayes’s “Sonnet” (2002), several works from 1970 and 1971 by the remarkable Umbra poet N. H. Pritchard, and several recent (2001) works by Caribbean Canadian poet M. NourbeSe...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2015) 61 (2): 264–271.
Published: 01 June 2015
... circles in London, yet Marson often remains a footnote in our understanding of transnational modernism while James holds a prominent position as an outspoken political activist and prolific writer. Interest in the sea has regained critical momentum due in large part to renewed interest in Caribbean...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2000) 46 (2): 214–237.
Published: 01 June 2000
... unenthusiastic view of postcolonial nationalism and nation building. He has had difficulty believing in the ability of new nations in Africa and the Caribbean to raise themselves to a condition of economic autonomy and cultural authenticity. He has also been against a political rhetoric and agenda that...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2014) 60 (3): 405–413.
Published: 01 September 2014
...), as Ramazani writes of  Yeats. Even poems that build on theoretical ideas, such as the “Discourse on the Logic of Language” by Caribbean poet M. NourbeSe Philip, offer something that theoretical discourse cannot. Philip’s “Discourse” verbally, almost physically enacts what it feels like to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2014) 60 (4): 481–512.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., photographs, and other material channels for cultural exchange. Central to this conversation on the American side was Langston Hughes, who had spent his career developing a network of writers and intellectuals of color throughout North America, the Caribbean, Latin America, and Europe. Beginning in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2016) 62 (1): 56–74.
Published: 01 March 2016
... national epic The Bridge ; a brief suite of Caribbean-inspired verses entitled “East of Yucatan” in transition ; and manuscripts meant for Crane’s unfinished book Key West: An Island Sheaf . In these arrangements the geographic location fluctuates—the poems’ settings moving in and out of the US national...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2009) 55 (1): 1–35.
Published: 01 March 2009
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2005) 51 (2): 249–258.
Published: 01 June 2005
... Anglo-American innovative and experimental writers, a conversation that he found often fell on deaf ears. He writes: When I was looking for a publisher for [the book], which deals with experimental writing by African American writers, white American authors, and Caribbean authors...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2009) 55 (3): 357–377.
Published: 01 September 2009
... discussion of the changing regulations about and social at- titudes toward immigrants to the United States from the Caribbean, see Irma 372 “Sensible of Being Étrangers: Plots and Identity Papers in Banjo Watkins-Owens (11–29). She notes that the reluctance of  West Indians to be- come...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2019
...). This term does not recognize the heterogeneity of socialism as implemented in various Eastern Bloc countries and also excludes its expressions in Caribbean, African, and Asian nations, geographies we do not consider in this special issue. 2 Even in the face of these methodological hazards, however...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2015) 61 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 March 2015