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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 49–74.
Published: 01 March 2017
... read Woolf’s narrative strategies and use of glass in particular as nuancing both modernism’s relation to its Victorian antecedents in art and architecture and contemporaneous developments in the understanding of collective memory. Between the nineteenth and twentieth centuries the long-standing...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2007) 53 (1): 79–87.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Susan Rosenbaum Elizabeth Bishop, Edgar Allan Poe and the Juke-Box: Uncollected Poems, Drafts, and Fragments , edited and annotated by Quinn Alice , New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux , 2006 . 367 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 Collecting Elizabeth Bishop...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2005) 51 (4): 414–436.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Ryan Hibbett Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 m Imagining Ted Hughes: Authorship, Authenticity, and the Symbolic Work of Collected Poems Ryan Hibbett T e d Hughes’s recently published Collected Poems runs 1331 pages, the table of contents alone taking 29. It sits...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2016) 62 (4): 379–402.
Published: 01 December 2016
... and revaluations that provide H.D.’s personae access to voices and histories that museum collections then commonly neglected: those of women as artistic creators and interpreters. Copyright © Hofstra University 2016 modernism museum studies poetry Museums figure prominently in H.D.’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2017) 63 (3): 239–266.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Marxist magazines in the early 1930s. Pitted against abstraction in particular, Slesinger challenges impersonality’s disembodied imperative, which renders what this article terms “impersons”: waifs “unpossessed” of agency and emotional intensity, and thus unfit not only for collective action but any form...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Claudia Sadowski-Smith; Ioana Luca This article places an emergent body of cultural productions by US immigrants from former Eastern Bloc nations in dialogue with scholarship on US immigrant and transnational writing. We argue that the collective work by authors of (post-)Soviet and Central/Eastern...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 145–166.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Anna Katsnelson This article argues that there are two major strains of transnationalism in works by Russian-speaking North American writers David Bezmozgis, Ellen Litman, and Gary Shteyngart. Bezmozgis and Litman focus on localism, and their short story collections Natasha (2003) and The Last...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2005) 51 (4): 491–494.
Published: 01 December 2005
... as long stretches of flinty lyrics. Attempts to present the work in clarifying selections only clouded the waters further. In a 1988 essay in The NewYorker, HelenVendler wrote that a “definitive ‘Collected Poems,’ when it appears, will be one of the influential books of this century.” It...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 507–512.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Rachel Galvin note on the very first page of their introduction to this superb collection of essays on Auden’s self-revising poetics, that poem is by far the most famous example of Auden revising his own work, eventually repudiating it entirely as a dishonest rhetorical “forgery” (1) and refusing to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2014) 60 (1): 111–118.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Goldfarb Sussex Academic Press, 2011. 228 pages Tony Sharpe “We have grown weary of the man that thinks. / He thinks and it is not true” (Collected 167). Stevens’s lines from “Sombre Figuration” define the wrong kind of mental activity: laborious cerebration merely circulating in “The cycle...
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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 June 2008) 54 (2): 263–272.
Published: 01 June 2008
... selection from a wider range of work, as Donald Allen, O ’Hara’s most influential editor, pointed out in the editor’s note to the 1971 Collected Poems (v). Allen followed that volume, the first Collected, with a Selected Poems in 1974. Now, after a new edition of The Collected Poems in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2008) 54 (3): 362–387.
Published: 01 September 2008
.... The words attest, at every turn, to the resistance of what can­ not be inscribed or circumscribed. From this the poetry derives its formal integrity: it is, Frost says, “a figure of the will braving alien entanglements,” encountering something other (Collected 787). The shape of the poem...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2002) 48 (3): 292–323.
Published: 01 September 2002
... away alone” expresses less the pain o f emotional isolation than the absence o f such pain (Collected Poems 183-84).The haunting refrain “Come back ear­ ly or never come” depends for its effect on the strategic repression o f the 294 Louis MacNeice on Stephen Spender...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2004) 50 (3): 268–282.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Zachariah Pickard Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 BAI Natural History and Epiphany: Elizabeth Bishop’s Darwin Letter Zachariah Pickard riting in his Autobiography about the joys of beetle collecting and, particularly, the pleasure of discovering a new...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 123–130.
Published: 01 March 2003
... “un­ speakable” holiday sexual exploration there: “It was at Frontenac—the summer we—we used to go to the cave” (Collected Stories 577). Fronte­ nac, Hennepin, Nicollet: the names clearly resonate, and later perhaps generate, inter alia, Nicole, the daughter of Devereux Warren. On the basis...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 640–644.
Published: 01 December 2009
... of the Darwin archive in Cambridge (including Darwin’s notebooks, letters, and collection of photographs) enables him to depict the visual contexts, technologies, and conventions in which Expression was produced. Opening chapters specifically target the (mistaken) notion that Darwin was...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2018) 64 (1): 101–110.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Wittgenstein and Modernism , edited by LeMahieu and Karen Zumhagen-Yekplé. The collection includes essays from some of the most prominent scholars to have explored Wittgenstein’s relations to aesthetic modernism (Marjorie Perloff, Charles Altieri, Allan Janik) and features exciting work from a number of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2012) 58 (4): 688–693.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Olwell 4); it emerges when the bound- aries of selfhood fail. Hence, Olwell shows, the genius of great men for Emerson lies less in their unique specificity than in their uncanny abil- ity to embody a larger collectivity, to be in this sense “representative” of something beyond themselves: “The man...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2003) 49 (4): 494–519.
Published: 01 December 2003
..., these poets emphasize childrearing as a crucial background and inspiration for their writing. This essay compares two poetic collections, one by a contemporary woman from the North of Ireland and one by an Anglo-American mod­ ernist, to show their contrasting approaches to womanhood...