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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2015) 61 (2): 264–271.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Peter Murray Modernist Voyages: Colonial Women Writers in London, 1890–1945 , by Snaith Anna , Cambridge University Press , 2014 . 278 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2015 Anna Snaith’s Modernist Voyages: Colonial Women Writers in London , 1890–1945 , is a timely study...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2000) 46 (1): 34–55.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Nick Montgomery Copyright © Hofstra University 2000 Colonial Rhetoric and the Maternal Voice: Deconstruction and Disengagement in Virginia Woolfs The Voyage Out Nick Montgomery t the heart of Virginia Woolf s The Voyage Out is a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2002) 48 (2): 174–190.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Martin McKinsey Copyright © Hofstra University 2003 m Classicism and Colonial Retrenchment in W. B.Yeats’s “No Second Troy” Martin McKinsey X rom the moment I began The Wanderings of Oisin,” wrote W B.Yeats of the title poem of his 1889 collection, “my subject-matter became...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Jay Rajiva This essay argues that at the center of Coetzee’s reading of Robinson Crusoe lies the exposure of the Christian secret in both the colonial enterprises of the characters and the authorial presences of Defoe and Coetzee. My argument draws on Jacques Derrida’s The Gift of Death , which...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 161–190.
Published: 01 June 2018
... divisions between the city and suburbs, the 1967 Newark riots, and their continuing, ruinous effects on the city. He contrasts the protagonist’s idealized vision of America as a wealthy WASP suburb with a poor city that functions as “a black colony” (165). African American workers at Newark Maid, located in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2015) 61 (2): 232–263.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Fawzia Mustafa Set at the turn of the twentieth century, as Germany consolidated control over its East African colony, Abdulrazak Gurnah’s 1994 novel Paradise encompasses the last of the “Arab” caravan trading expeditions from the East African coast deep into the interior of the continent. In doing...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2018) 64 (3): 347–370.
Published: 01 September 2018
... relies upon a paradoxical construction of Scotland as both a primitive colonial hinterland and an utterly familiar, necessary component of British identity in the wake of Irish independence. Copyright © 2018 Hofstra University 2018 archipelago modernism oceanic studies Scotland Virginia Woolf...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2004) 50 (4): 433–435.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Thomas Henthorne Colonial Odysseys: Empire and Epic in the Modernist Novel , by Adams David , Ithaca : Cornell University Press , 2003 . 249 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 A Conradian Odyssey Colonial Odysseys: Empire and Epic in the Modernist Novel by David Adams...
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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 March 2013) 59 (1): 37–78.
Published: 01 March 2013
...) verse. To reflect and reflect on the disorienting experiences of living as a subaltern subject in colonial modernity, with its complexities and confu- sions, interminglings and mismatchings of cultures, customs, and languag- es, Constab Ballads presents a heterogeneous verse that modulates...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2004) 50 (2): 107–140.
Published: 01 June 2004
...) Jiscegenation has long been recognized as one of the recurrent tropes of colonial discourse, and recent work has convincingly demonstrated that it was often enlisted in efforts to justify more authoritarian colonial rule. Critics such as Nancy Paxton and Jenny Sharpe have drawn attention to the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2012) 58 (1): 178–186.
Published: 01 March 2012
... population of the Xhosa nation dropped to a quarter of what it had been and British rule was strength- ened in the region. Jennifer Wenzel’s ambitious literary history Bulletproof examines vari- ous textual interpretations of the Xhosa cattle killing during the colonial, apartheid, and post...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2007) 53 (1): 23–39.
Published: 01 March 2007
...-classic Cahier d’un retour au pays natal, “Qui et quel nous sommes? [Who and what are we?] Admirable question!” (12), he helped establish the frame­ work that would dominate the work of many colonial and postcolonial writers to come. That framework is certainly central for Derek...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2002) 48 (3): 324–347.
Published: 01 September 2002
.... 325 Colonial texts, canonical acceptance Maurice was w ritten in 1913, falling neatly between w hat are arguably the two major works o f colonial fiction in English: Heart of Darkness and A Passage to India.1 C onrads tale o f Africa was published in 1899, For­ ster’s account o...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 223–230.
Published: 01 June 2016
... promise implicit in its title not only to locate the destitute, those placed outside of colonial systems of legitimacy, but also to help readers recognize those Caribbean spaces and the identities they shape that do not appear on colonial maps. In locating those people who are excluded on the basis of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2010) 56 (1): 116–121.
Published: 01 March 2010
... “newness” of the Americas. Handley is fully aware that any invocation of the Americas as a new continent immediately conjures up the European colonial perspective and its ignorance and erasure of earlier human inhabitants. But Eurocentrism is only part of the problem; anthropocentrism is another...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 265–272.
Published: 01 June 2018
... the shifting scalar identifications with local, national, and global orientation that it galvanized—exemplifies Irish colonial modernity. Colonial modernity is not primarily urban and industrial, as in the dominant Eurocentric model, but instead involves “radical discontinuities . . . result[ing] from...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2001) 47 (2): 197–216.
Published: 01 June 2001
... the church but rebelled against its suffocat­ ing orthodoxy. Educated in the colonial system, he grew to re­ sent English rule yet cherished the English language and literary tradition. People accused him of forsaking his indigenous lan­ guage, but he aspired to use...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2011) 57 (2): 224–254.
Published: 01 June 2011
..., including sovereigns that bear the image of Edward VII. These sovereigns 225 Peter C. L. Nohrnberg represent the colonial power structure that had prevented most of Ireland from reaping the economic benefits of British industrialization. Stephen’s thoughts about the antique coins on Deasy’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 220–227.
Published: 01 June 2017
... America (2014), which have addressed the transformation in ways of writing about local and global affiliation in the twentieth century. As these books indicate, the transnational turn in the new modernist studies involves an examination of how colonial writers respond to the influence of imperialism...