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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 174–180.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Gary Edward Holcomb Neo-Segregation Narratives: Jim Crow in Post-Civil Rights American Literature , by Norman Brian , University of Georgia Press , 2010 . 214 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2013 Gary Edward Holcomb Neo-Segregation Narratives: Jim Crow in Post-Civil Rights...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2003) 49 (3): 420.
Published: 01 September 2003
... May 15th, 2004: LaraTrubowitz, 308 EPB, Dept, of English, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242 and Phyllis Lassner, Jewish Studies Program, Crowe Hall, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208. ...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2004) 50 (1): 18–58.
Published: 01 March 2004
... heads, tails, feelers, hair, mouths” (“Hanged Man” 86).The seeds of Crow (1970), the volume that 22 Reading Word, Image, and the Body of the Book: Cave Birds firmly placed Hughes on the map of modern poetry, were sown shortly after Plath’s suicide in 1963, when, in an effort to “drive Hughes...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2008) 54 (3): 388–395.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Fools Crow, and Erdrich’s Love Medicine to be “great” but insists that they deserve respect for their artistic excellence, not for the supposedly authentic embodiment of their authors’ traditional cultures. They offer limited insight into those cultures, he charges, and they falsify...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2005) 51 (4): 414–436.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Birthday Letters. We might even see England’s former poet laureate, or the author of such well-known works as “The Thought-Fox,” “Thistles,” and Crow. Even the academically invested, approaching the book with special­ ized knowledge, are likely to bring with them a set of associations, if not...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2018) 64 (3): 371–378.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., Rasberry argues, the black soldier occupied a more ambivalent position: rather than embodying two fronts of resistance against totalitarianism in Europe and Jim Crow in the United States, black soldiers’ participation in the occupation of Germany and Japan made them ambivalent emblems of American military...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 681–689.
Published: 01 December 2013
... John Crowe Ransom, who, as a central figure in the Nashville Agrarian movement (and a later progenitor of the New Criticism), weighed in regularly in such debates. “Regionalism,” Ransom wrote in 1934, “is as reasonable as non-regionalism, whatever the latter may be called: cosmopolitanism...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2000) 46 (1): 115–124.
Published: 01 March 2000
..., Mariama. See Campbell Barbusse, Henri. See Miller, Eugene E. Bataille, Georges. Seejohnson Beckett, Samuel. See Gontarski Benert, Annette Larson. “Edith Wharton at War: Civilized Space in Troubled Times.” 42.3 (1996): 322-43 Bendey, Paul. “Depression and Ted Hughes’s Crow, or through...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): 277–285.
Published: 01 June 2010
...- ter discussing Revolutionary Road she uses a reading of Cameron Crowe’s Jerry Maguire to critique Judith Butler’s critique of Althusser in The Psychic Life of Power. Until this point she largely avoids arbitrating between the competing ontologies of self she describes, but she drops her...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2006) 52 (3): 360–365.
Published: 01 September 2006
... practice. It examines Warrens poetry and prose for its Shakespearean influences, finding in that genealogy one way to explain the difference between Warren’s poetics and that of his mentor John Crowe Ransom. Having traced some of Warrens lyrics to their Elizabethan inspirations and located some...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 119–144.
Published: 01 June 2016
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 115–140.
Published: 01 June 2017
... “obscures and effaces as much as it reveals and illuminates,” and thus “relocating the black political radicalism that has been chronologically situated during the late 1960s in an earlier political landscape dominated by the southern movement’s struggles against Jim Crow reperiodizes civil rights and Black...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 238–266.
Published: 01 June 2012
... women. This fact itself 249 Megan Obourn indicates the importance of female characters to the text and suggests an implied female as well as male audience.16 The first story, “The Ethics of Living Jim Crow,” appears as an autobiographical sketch, situated at the beginning of the book to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2012) 58 (3): 439–461.
Published: 01 September 2012
....2 Throughout the first half of the twentieth century, Jim Crow laws demonstrated that African-American freedom was an attenuated version of true liberty, a condition that only became more discomfiting as the decades passed and emancipation did not give way to total equality, especially...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2006) 52 (4): 474–481.
Published: 01 December 2006
... this, his final novel, Chesnutt reflects on the failure of his “own overly ambitious efforts to single-handedly reverse the relentless slide into Jim Crow by means of his fiction writing” (144). Although Petrie’s readings of Chesnutt are well argued and persuasive on their own...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2009) 55 (2): 145–174.
Published: 01 June 2009
...—the continuities between slavery and Jim Crow—that have produced and preserved the folk culture the artist here is personally invested in recovering. And the idea of personal investment is precisely to the point, as Cane depicts not only the subjects and songs of the rural South—what those...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2009) 55 (3): 322–356.
Published: 01 September 2009
... journal entry from 1938, she takes issue with John Crowe Ransom’s recent review of Seven Types of Ambiguity for what she understands to be its suggestion that Empson’s work attempts to settle questions of intention:16 E. isn’t showing what the poet intended . . . it isn’t that he in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2015) 61 (1): 32–62.
Published: 01 March 2015
... the Cotton Club—where, in fact, black patrons were subject to Jim Crow segregation—as unapologetic voyeurs of Harlem culture, ignorant of how “blackness” is being performed, staged, and invented. Missing, too, from Wharton’s text is an interrogation of the hyperbolic representation of the black...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2016) 62 (3): 337–344.
Published: 01 September 2016
... geographically oriented sonic ecologies to represent the relationship between the Jim Crow system and environmental distress. For example, Charley Patton’s “High Water Everywhere” uses a wandering style to dramatize the trials of black refugees displaced by the Mississippi Delta flood of 1927. Josh White’s “Low...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 94–101.
Published: 01 March 2017
... who suffers and the mind which creates” ( Eliot [1919] 1975 , 41). Gelpi turned Eliot, Pound, and H.D. from classicists into at least partial romanticists. And he placed the more evidently post-romantic Wallace Stevens, William Carlos Williams, Robert Frost, John Crowe Ransom, Allen Tate, and Hart...