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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Keith Dallas Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 Index: Twentieth-Century Literature Volumes 45-50,2000-2004 Compiled by Keith Dallas .^Vckroyd, Peter. See Ahearn Adair,William. “The Sun Abo Rises: A Memory of War.” 47.1 (2001): 72-91 Ahearn, Edward J. “The Modern English...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (4): 663–687.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Meg Gillette Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 Modern Abortion Narratives and the Century of Silence Modern American Abortion Narratives and the Century of Silence Meg Gillette “I finally found a doctor in West New York, New Jersey. The doctor was very sweet. He had...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (2): 267–272.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Alex Miller American Fiction in Transition: Observer-Hero Narrative, the 1990s, and Postmodernism , by Kelly Adam , Bloomsbury Academic , 2013 . 147 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2014 Review Conceptualizing Change in Late Twentieth-Century American Fiction American...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (3): 371–378.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Rachel Farebrother Race and the Totalitarian Century: Geopolitics in the Black Literary Imagination , by Rasberry Vaughn . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2016 . 496 pages. Copyright © 2018 Hofstra University 2018 Totalitarianism has been a defining concept...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (3): 273–274.
Published: 01 September 2018
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (4): 511–517.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Maurizia Boscagli Narratives of Nothing in Twentieth-Century Literature , by Vicks Meghan . New York : Bloomsbury , 2015 . 196 pages. Copyright © 2018 Hofstra University 2018 “What is it about the human condition that allows us to conceive of and question nothing itself...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (3): 187–189.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Rememory: Slavery and the Holocaust in John A. Williams Clifford’s Blues ” is a worthy recipient of this year’s Kappel Prize for Literary Criticism. The Andrew J. Kappel Prize in Literary Criticism, named for the late critic and esteemed deputy editor of Twentieth-Century Literature , is awarded...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (2): 235–240.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Aaron M. Long along@kcai.edu Inventing Tomorrow: H.G. Wells and the Twentieth Century , by Cole Sarah . New York : Columbia University Press , 2019 . 374 pages. Copyright © 2022 Hofstra University 2022 Sarah Cole’s Inventing Tomorrow: H. G. Wells and the Twentieth...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (3-4): 516–538.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Caren Irr 2011 Caren Irr Postmodernism in Reverse: American National Allegories and the 21st-Century Political Novel Caren Irr Since the 1980s, the conceptual twin—or, better, dialectical counter- part—of literary postmodernism has been the national allegory. As Fred- ric...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (2): 233–264.
Published: 01 June 2020
... flamboyantly tragic narrative is, after all, a young girl coerced to conform, and it is perhaps in this pressure and its resistance that Paul et Virginie most chimes with Gidget . Bernardin instantly charmed the burgeoning eighteenth-century reading public with his melodramatic tale of two young...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (4): 403–404.
Published: 01 December 2020
....” Tracing this contrapuntal dynamics, the essay gives us a genre saturated by the world and overflowing in its excess, a genre as alive in our own time as it was a century ago. The Andrew J. Kappel Prize in Literary Criticism, named for the late critic and esteemed deputy editor of Twentieth-Century...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (1): 115–124.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Keith Dallas Copyright © Hofstra University 2000 Index Twentieth Century Literature Volumes 41-45,1995-1999 C o m p il e d b y K e i t h D a l l a s Ackroyd, Peter. Seejanik; Onega Adames, John. “A. R. Ammons’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (4): 387–395.
Published: 01 December 2000
...James Berger Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Introduction Twentieth-Century Apocalypse: Forecasts and Aftermaths Ja m e s B e r g e r...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (2): 145–169.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Jeffrey Severs Drawing on archival sources, I argue that the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair (also known as Century 21) was an important source for Thomas Pynchon’s surreal depictions of the Raketen-Stadt in Gravity’s Rainbow . Accounts of the influence of Seattle on Pynchon have been limited to his work...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Luke Lewin Davies This article explores the emergence of a new mode of representing the poor that became dominant in Britain in the early twentieth century—a mode in which the “point of view” of impoverished people themselves was increasingly foregrounded. Focusing on examples drawn from...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2023) 69 (2): 147–176.
Published: 01 June 2023
...Taylor Johnston-Levy This article explores how antiracism cultivates happiness among white subjects and how that emotion alienates people of color. It argues that a cohort of twentieth-century African American writers critiqued this happy antiracism in their fiction, examining Richard Wright’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (4): 460–483.
Published: 01 December 2015
... and postcoloniality pervading mid-twentieth-century Irish culture and politics through negative epic forms, forms that reconfigure both realist and modernist conventions. In The Last September , landscape description reframes the scope of epic conventions and challenges narratives of geopolitical development, while...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (4): 484–510.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Christopher P. Wilson This essay examines three twentieth-century practitioners of the Los Angeles variant of Noir nonfiction: the radical historian and architectural critic Mike Davis; the fiction writer, screenwriter, and journalist Joan Didion; and the novelist, reporter, and memoirist John...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (2): 215–234.
Published: 01 June 2021
... language with which to approach other twentieth-century writers, such as D. H. Lawrence, whose work has remained elusive precisely because of its insistence that it has made its meaning abundantly available—that it has nothing to hide. © 2021 Hofstra University 2021 attention flatness landscape...