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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2004) 50 (4): 436–439.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Feng Lan The Modernist Response to Chinese Art , by Qian Zhaoming , Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press , 2003 . 274 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 American Poetry and Chinese Art: New Perspectives on a Cross-Cultural Relationship The Modernist...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2006) 52 (1): 106–110.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Lucas Klein Chinese Dreams: Pound, Brecht, Tel Quel , by Hayot Eric , Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press , 2004 . 220 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2006 Translating the Dreamers of China Chinese Dreams: Pound, Brecht, Tel Quel by Eric Hayot Ann Arbor...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2013) 59 (3): 513–519.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Williams Nearly ten years ago, in the introduction to his seminal study Chinese Dreams: Pound, Brecht, Tel Quel, Eric Hayot noted—with some skepti- cism—the ongoing, institutional success of East/West comparativism in literary studies. “Pound and China” had become its own cottage industry, Hayot...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2005) 51 (3): 385–390.
Published: 01 September 2005
... rationale that the maintenance of families would be a cost relegated to the coun­ tries of origin. While Japanese men could bring brides into this country until 1924, Chinese female immigration was severely restricted, with the result that Chinese women were first imported as prostitutes, then...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2002) 48 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2002
... originary status as China. In the final draft of these cantos, however, there remains only a single oblique reference to an Egyptian statuette; Pound had ceased to look to Egypt for models even as he had begun to con­ centrate ever more intensely on his Chinese influences. I will attempt to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 328–340.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Chinese cultural dominance—a “China-centric” future. Among the most ambitious and provocative of the China-centric models of globalization was the British SF novelist David Wingrove’s cycle of eight immense novels appearing under the collective title of Chung Kuo (1990-97).7 Wingrove imagines a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2009) 55 (1): 114–124.
Published: 01 March 2009
... voice of American intellectual life. Unlike other migrant labor groups (Italians, Irish, Chinese),Jewish immigrants and refugees arrived as a single cultural group due to massive pogroms and persecution in Eastern Europe at the turn of the previous century, bringing along with them an...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 518–526.
Published: 01 December 2018
... acclaimed American Born Chinese , wrote a series called New Super-Man , “whose titular hero is a working-class Chinese teenager” (Chute 98). Coates and Yang have both won MacArthur “genius” grants, and, as Coates has said, “my approach to comic books ultimately differs little from my approach to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2016) 62 (1): 32–55.
Published: 01 March 2016
... indeterminate (or at least multiple) narrator. In the end we are left with various images of the destruction of Tibetan temples after the Chinese invasion, the loss of faith and commercialization that follows, and finally a prayer for a better tomorrow that concludes with a variation of the famous Indo-Tibetan...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 427–450.
Published: 01 December 2017
... staying poetic in a way that a column of English type might very well not stay poetic” (1934, 22). Pound first published Ernest Fenollosa’s “Chinese Written Character as a Medium for Poetry” in 1919 and returned to it in his ABC of Reading in 1934. In that rendering, quoted here, page space and capitals...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2008) 54 (4): 448–471.
Published: 01 December 2008
... much,” but an object of care. As Ashbery describes the feeling: “it was like looking for a lost object / and finding it in the palm of your hand” (87).The smallness recalls the great-uncle’s painting, and perhaps a line from Ashbery’s “The Business of Falling Asleep (2 from Chinese Whispers...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2016) 62 (3): 350–357.
Published: 01 September 2016
... anxieties about commitment and that he eventually took “sides with the Chinese during the Second Sino-Japanese War” (68). For Empson’s experience of being “forced into exile” with National Peking University following the Japanese invasion of China had put “his political neutrality under strain” (79...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2013) 59 (3): 520–527.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Japanese Literature in 1956. And the Autumn 1958 issue of ER features an amalgam of Asian cultural heritage and American experimentation ranging from critical essays on Zen to Gary Snyder’s translation of the Chinese “Cold Mountain Poems,” which themselves follow paintings by Franz Kline (50-51...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2013) 59 (3): 528–535.
Published: 01 September 2013
... of personhood. The sub- 531 Joseph Jonghyun Jeon sequent two chapters, one on Asian American comics with a particular focus on Gene Luen Yang’s American Born Chinese (2006) and the other on the work of Jhumpa Lahiri, modulate the open-ended sense of pos- sibility in Roley and Choi into...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2018) 64 (1): 120–127.
Published: 01 March 2018
... every stage of the production and consumption of contemporary literature, digital media are transforming the functions of writers, readers, publishers, printers, distributors, and booksellers” (209). As transformative as the Chinese invention of paper or the Gutenberg press, digital media has spawned a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 305–329.
Published: 01 September 2015
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2000) 46 (2): 171–192.
Published: 01 June 2000
... physical space, offering an extraordinary alignment of his own displacements—fantasized past for fan­ tasy future, automobile poem for actual travel, poems for letters, letters for face-to-face contact—with an historical literary counterpart he was then re­ searching: “Many Chinese poems are occupied...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2000) 46 (4): 434–452.
Published: 01 December 2000
... single-mindedly carried out Japanese leaders’ dreams of global domination (Dower 17-21). In the weeks following the attack on Pearl Harbor, mainstream magazines such as Life and Newsweek carried articles on how to tell Japanese from Chinese. These articles reinscribed racial and cultural...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 423–446.
Published: 01 December 2011
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2012) 58 (4): 709–719.
Published: 01 December 2012
... collage” in the lines 716 Review Beneath the light, against your white front door, the smallest moths, like Chinese fans, flatten themselves, silver and silver-gilt over pale yellow, orange, or gray. (qtd. in Samuels 190) But what...