1-20 of 316 Search Results for

david

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
×Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2007) 53 (3): 327–344.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Paul Giles Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 Sentimental Posthumanism: David Foster Wallace P au l G iles I f , as Edward W. Soja argued in 1989, postmodernism involved “the re­ assertion o f a critical spatial perspective in contemporary social theory” (2), then the...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2017) 63 (3): 359–364.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Paul K. Saint-Amour In a Strange Room: Modernism’s Corpses and Mortal Obligation , by Sherman David . Oxford University Press , 2014 . 273 pages. Copyright © 2017 Hofstra University 2017 What is the power of a corpse to make the room that contains it strange? What ethical losses do we...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 575–595.
Published: 01 December 2013
...David P. Rando Copyright © Hofstra University 2013 David Foster Wallace and Lovelessness David Foster Wallace and Lovelessness David P. Rando It has become a critical axiom that in his fiction David Foster Wallace turns irony inside out in order to express genuine emotion. “Wallace...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2014) 60 (2): 243–250.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Mark Whalan Which Sin to Bear? Authenticity and Compromise in Langston Hughes , by Chinitz David , New York : Oxford University Press , 2013 . 269 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2014 Review Reviews Which Sin to Bear? Authenticity and Compromise in Langston Hughes by David...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2018) 64 (1): 53–78.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Kaelie Giffel Bringing together Zoë Wicomb’s David’s Story and Walter Benjamin’s “Theses on the Philosophy of History,” this essay argues that Benjamin’s concept of “constellating” events that are noncausally yet historically related to each other is uniquely able to help us grasp the specificity...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2001) 47 (3): 355–373.
Published: 01 September 2001
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2016) 62 (3): 309–336.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Barry Hines, James Kelman, Irvine Welsh, and David Peace, among others, I trace the destruction of a community-based form of masculinity, focusing on an evolution from earlier, more naturalistic treatments of the era into two divergent strains of late depictions: individualist, fantastic stories like...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 75–93.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Jessica Kent James Baldwin’s Giovanni’s Room participates in a cross-racial call and response with Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises , illuminating both shared cultural influences and differences of race and sexuality. David’s struggle between the social force of compulsory heterosexuality and...
Journal Article
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...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2006) 52 (2): 237–240.
Published: 01 June 2006
...David Jarraway Wallace Stevens and the Apocalyptic Mode , by Woodland Malcolm , Iowa City : University of Iowa Press , 2005 . 256 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2006 Apocalypse without Apocalypse Wallace Stevens and the Apocalyptic Mode by Malcolm Woodland Iowa City: University...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2008) 54 (2): 166–192.
Published: 01 June 2008
...David Sherman Copyright © Hofstra University 2008 w Elegy under the Knife: Geoffrey Hill and the Ethics of Sacrifice David Sherman We read in sacred scripture: “And God tempted [fristede] Abra­ ham and said: Abraham, Abraham, where are you? But Abraham answered: Here am...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 365–375.
Published: 01 June 2012
...David James The Event of Postcolonial Shame , by Bewes Timothy , Princeton University Press , 2011 . 224 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 Review The Politics of Inadequacy The Event of Postcolonial Shame by Timothy Bewes Princeton University Press, 2011. 224 pages...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2012) 58 (3): 540–545.
Published: 01 September 2012
...David H. Evans On Endings: American Postmodern Fiction and the Cold War Novels of Exile and Alternate Worlds , by Grausam Daniel , Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press , 2011 . 196 pages. 2012 David H. Evans Is Postmodern Fiction da Bomb? On Endings: American Postmodern...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2014) 60 (4): 545–554.
Published: 01 December 2014
...David J. Letzler Gravity’s Rainbow , Domination, and Freedom , by Herman Luc and Weisenburger Steven , University of Georgia Press . 224 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2014 Review Thomas Pynchon, High Theory, and the Legacy of the Long Sixties Gravity’s Rainbow, Domination...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 492–515.
Published: 01 December 2011
...David James 2011 David James Integrity After Metafiction David James Henry James claimed never to have “heard of a guild of tailors who recommend the use of the thread without the needle, or the needle without the thread” (“Art of Fiction” 60). This anecdote is supposed to serve...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 475–498.
Published: 01 December 2017
...David Herd In August 1943, Marianne Moore delivered a lecture at the then displaced annual international symposium Entretiens de Pontigny. Hosted at Mount Holyoke College and convened by the exiled French philosopher Jean Wahl, “Pontigny-en-Amérique” was a highly charged occasion at which the...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2018) 64 (1): 111–119.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Mark David Kaufman Espionage in British Fiction and Film since 1900: The Changing Enemy , by Buckton Oliver S. . Lanham, MD : Lexington Books , 2015 . 351 pages. Espionage and Exile: Fascism and Anti-fascism in British Spy Fiction and Film , by Lassner Phyllis . Edinburgh...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2018) 64 (3): 317–346.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Mark David Kaufman This article uses the genre of speculative historical fiction as a point of entry into Virginia Woolf’s politics. Two spy novels, Ellen Hawkes and Peter Manso’s The Shadow of the Moth (1983) and Stephanie Barron’s The White Garden (2009), present scenarios in which Woolf becomes...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 9–19.
Published: 01 March 2011
...David Attwell Copyright © Hofstra University 2011 Coetzee’s Postcolonial Diaspora Coetzee’s Postcolonial Diaspora David Attwell My subject is the poetics of place but more particularly, the ways in which place comes to define what is possible for the subject-of-writing. I’ll begin...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2005) 51 (4): 467–490.
Published: 01 December 2005
... thought: Bobby has “neither ethics nor logos,” he is “without the brain needed to universalize maxims and drives” (152). For Levinas, the dog is, as David Clark observes, “too stupid, trop bête, the French condensing idiocy and animality into one crassly anthropocentric expression” (188). But...