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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2001) 47 (2): 169–196.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Calvin Thomas Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 Ml Cultural Droppings: Bersani’s Beckett Calvin Thomas Try again. Fail again. Fail better. —Beckett, Worstward Ho (7) Vivas to those who have fail’d...
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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 Response to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2016) 62 (4): 379–402.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Frank Capogna This article argues that the modern museum offered modernist writer H.D. an institutional context through which she negotiated the possibilities for women’s experiences of—and participation in—otherwise exclusionary narratives of cultural history. In the novel Asphodel and the epic...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 37–78.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Paul Peppis Copyright © Hofstra University 2013 Salvaging Dialect and Cultural Cross-Dressing in McKay’s Constab Ballads. Salvaging Dialect and Cultural Cross-Dressing in McKay’s Constab Ballads Paul Peppis Though no annus mirabilis, 1912 is an auspicious year in the history of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2014) 60 (4): 481–512.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Shane Graham Copyright © Hofstra University 2014 A Black Atlantic Web: South African Literature, Langston Hughes, and Negritude Cultural Exchange in a Black Atlantic Web: South African Literature, Langston Hughes, and Negritude Shane Graham Ezekiel Mphahlele once wrote that Ebony...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 380–390.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Mark McGurl 2011 Mark McGurl The New Cultural Geology Mark McGurl Paraphrasing a remark Freud makes in Beyond the Pleasure Prin- ciple, we could say: “In the last resort, what has left its mark on the development of thought must be the history of the earth we...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 32–45.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Carol J. Singley Copyright © Hofstra University 2003 Ul Race, Culture, Nation: Edith Wharton and Ernest Renan Carol J. Singley A n avid reader, Edith Wharton devoured volumes of philosophy and religion. As R. W B. Lewis observes in his biography, she owned more books on religion...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2008) 54 (2): 129–165.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Jeff Solomon Copyright © Hofstra University 2008 m Capote and the Trillings: Homophobia and Literary Culture at Midcentury Jeff Solomon I n a reminiscence published in George Plimpton’s oral history of Tru­ man Capote, Diana Trilling recounts her and her husband Lionel’s first...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2009) 55 (1): 137–144.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Jill Kress Karn Edith Wharton and the Visual Arts , by Orlando Emily J. , Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press , 2007 . 250 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2009 Edith Wharton and Victorian Visual Culture Edith Wharton and the Visual Arts by Emily J. Orlando Tuscaloosa...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 140–147.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Rekha Rosha American Literature and the Free Market, 1945–2000 , by Clune Michael W. , Cambridge University Press , 2010 . 220 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2011 Rekha Rosha Price Blind: the Economics of Non-Recognition in Post-modern Literature and Culture American...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2012) 58 (1): 60–89.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Gary Totten Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 Gary Totten “Inhospitable Splendour”: Spectacles of Consumer Culture and Race in Wharton’s Summer Gary Totten In her posthumously published essay “A Little Girl’s New York” (1937), Edith Wharton refers to her mother, Lucretia...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 333–340.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Carrie Rohman Atavistic Tendencies: The Culture of Science in American Modernity , by Seitler Dana , Minnesota University Press , 2008 . 328 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 ReviewsReview Atavistic Tendencies: The Culture of Science in American Modernity by Dana Seitler...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2012) 58 (4): 702–708.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Yetta Howard Pinks, Pansies, and Punks: The Rhetoric of Masculinity in American Literary Culture , by Penner James , Indiana University Press , 2011 . 297 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 Yetta Howard Pinks, Pansies, and Punks: The Rhetoric of Masculinity in American...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 666–673.
Published: 01 December 2013
...John King One-Way Tickets: Writers and the Culture of Exile , by Borinsky Alicia , Trinity University Press , 2011 . 223 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2013 John King One-Way Tickets: Writers and the Culture of Exile by Alicia Borinsky Trinity University Press, 2011. 223...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2014) 60 (1): 119–127.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Jennifer P. Nesbitt Commonwealth of Letters: British Literary Culture and the Emergence of Postcolonial Aesthetics , by Kalliney Peter J. , Oxford University Press , 2013 . 336 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2014 Review Commonwealth of Letters: British Literary Culture and the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2018) 64 (3): 379–386.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Max Saunders Lasting Impressions: The Legacies of Impressionism in Contemporary Culture , by Matz Jesse . New York : Columbia University Press , 2017 . 352 pages. Copyright © 2018 Hofstra University 2018 There can be few movements in art to have suffered such dramatic reversals as...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2000) 46 (2): 238–268.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Paige Reynolds Copyright © Hofstra University 2000 “Chaos Invading Concept”: Blast as a Native Theory of Promotional Culture Paige Reynolds It is Chaos invading Concept and bursting it like nitrogen. —Wyndham...
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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 September 2015) 61 (3): 305–329.
Published: 01 September 2015
... figure of the hyena upon which the accident is blamed, it proposes that the novel advances an indeterminate ethics of alterity that prefigures the insights of Emmanuel Levinas and Jacques Derrida. Tracing the cultural histories of the hyena in West and South Asia, as well as in England, it argues that...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2016) 62 (1): 75–95.
Published: 01 March 2016
.... Specifically, the most characteristic poetic landscape in Eliot’s early poems (the urban cityscape) develops within a tradition dominated by Walt Whitman, the most significant American urban poet prior to Eliot. Rejecting the notion that Eliot was a disconnected and detached cultural observer so immersed in...