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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2014) 60 (3): 405–413.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Frances Dickey Poetry and Its Others: News, Prayer, Song, and the Dialogue of Genres , by Ramazani Jahan , University of Chicago Press , 2013 . 304 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2014 Review Poetry and Its Others: News, Prayer, Song, and the Dialogue of Genres by...
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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 December 2010) 56 (4): 559–566.
Published: 01 December 2010
...,” Lamb shows that the perspec- tive most congenial to Hemingway’s impressionism, his “aesthetics of an effaced author” (80), his reliance on dialogue, and his use of the objective correlative together constitute what Lamb calls “external focalization.” In stories like “The Killers” and “Hills Like...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2004) 50 (3): 317–318.
Published: 01 September 2004
... contact scholars who will en­ gage with the dialogues that these books launched and deserve to have continued. Here at the book review section of Twentieth-Century Literature, we hope to foster a dialogue between generations by looking to review books and solicit reviews from emerging as well...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 240–245.
Published: 01 June 2016
... question of what precisely Bernanos was imagining in the postwar period on which Sollors concentrates. The answer is intriguing. The French author’s final work, The Dialogues of the Carmelites , which may be more familiar to the reader as the libretto of Poulenc’s opera of the same name, stages the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2008) 54 (1): 31–46.
Published: 01 March 2008
... critical support, however, Bennett inadvertently provided Joyce with more ma­ terial for his work, for after Bennett’s death Joyce revised the Mutt/Jute dialogue in the first chapter of Finnegans Wake, figuring Jute as Bennett and using his death from drinking contaminated water to suggest that...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2006) 52 (3): 352–359.
Published: 01 September 2006
... in which someone declares that persons who are Muslims, or Buddhists, or atheists, or Jews are not really American, and so not authentic participants in our cultural and political dialogues concern­ ing the nature of American culture. Not long ago, this political rhetoric was common. Indeed, I...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 417–423.
Published: 01 September 2015
... consciousnesss, an act that Baraka extends to vernacular poetry as well as music (175). Performing the role of the griot, Baraka conceptualizes black vernacular expression through “didactic performances of a shared ethos, as history ritualized and performed” (180). In conducting this dialogue of Umbra and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 475–498.
Published: 01 December 2017
... move, arriving at a statement of general significance for which the ground has been carefully but also invisibly laid. Writing in dialogue with the occasion of Pontigny itself, with its clear injunction to address the wider ethical context, Moore aligns feeling and precision with the contemporary...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 513–518.
Published: 01 December 2017
... says, “I don’t think you know much about love. Or me,” he is issuing a challenge to the reader to “keep a dialogue on ideas going and . . . question and reevaluate fixed convictions” (190). Jean Wyatt’s Love and Narrative Form in Toni Morrison’s Later Novels keeps the dialogue going in a way that...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2007) 53 (1): 88–91.
Published: 01 March 2007
... global articulations of the complex “race/repro­ duction bind.” Still, the reader is left with questions about the transatlantic aspects and formal implications of her study. How are we, for example, to understand the specific subjects of her study in dialogue or conversation with one another...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2004) 50 (3): 318–324.
Published: 01 September 2004
... since we have taken on this job, to see the wealth of new books that have crossed our desks and to contact scholars who will en­ gage with the dialogues that these books launched and deserve to have continued. Here at the book review section of Twentieth-Century Literature, we hope to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2014) 60 (4): 538–544.
Published: 01 December 2014
... an ethical response to the subaltern, would no longer be Levinas. He therefore puts the camps into dialogue from positions that remain distinct and authentic. And, remarkably, a kind of compatibility gradually emerges in complex ways. Drabinski shows us that, as long as we resist the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 392–410.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., through dialogue, not individual subjectivities but a sort of group consciousness or collective impersonality. “Does it [this new style of dialogue] mark the ending of a study of the individualized character? The individual for its own sake?” she asks. Bowen demonstrates this impersonality in her own...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2008) 54 (3): 396–400.
Published: 01 September 2008
... dialogue of literary publics suggests Hughes’s simul­ taneous appeal to emergent black counterpublics and more es­ tablished African American and Popular Front publics. (101—02) Lowney’s social-rhetorical approach (publics and counterpublics) and historical investigation of material...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2015) 61 (1): 32–62.
Published: 01 March 2015
... claimed modernism—its ironies, its contradictions, its shifting perspectives, its interest in capturing urban life, and, in particular, its intertextual play—as her primary vehicle for painting the world as she knew it. A case in point is Larsen’s revisionist dialogue with Edith Wharton’s fiction—an...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2009) 55 (1): 114–124.
Published: 01 March 2009
... the German Jewish philosopher Gershom (formerly Gerhard) Scholem, German Jewish cultural dialogue proved to be an entirely imaginary discourse, thereby ignoring the increasingly dangerous marginalization of the Jewish community: I deny that there has ever been such a German-Jewish...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2009) 55 (2): 279–285.
Published: 01 June 2009
...). Of Oser’s three models, Chesterton, Eliot, and Tolkien, he seems al- most obsessed with Eliot, with whom he engages in a kind of love-hate dialogue throughout the whole book. Eliot’s name and example appear in every chapter and on almost every page. What I find most interesting in the book is...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2012) 58 (3): 515–523.
Published: 01 September 2012
... (arguably) seeks closed truths. Or perhaps the form of Plato’s dialogues betrays a fundamentally essayistic sensibility. At any rate, Saloman can claim ancient and honorable company in her mistrust of (at least certain kinds of) art. And her book makes me eager to return to Woolf’s novels and essays...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2012) 58 (3): 546–555.
Published: 01 September 2012
... catification of the Germans, provides a means of depicting the pervasive sway of those racialist mantles. Spiegelman dialogues with Chute about the centrality of dehumanization to his project, but at this point most of their readers surely no longer require convincing. The interview is...