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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2007) 53 (3): 248–272.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Rachel Adams Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 The Ends of America, the Ends of Postmodernism Rachel Adams I f Los Angeles is the city that taught us how to be postm odern, might it also be the place where we begin to imagine w hat comes after? For well over 30...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2002) 48 (1): 77–99.
Published: 01 March 2002
...John P. McCombe Copyright © Hofstra University 2002 HI The End of (Anthony) Eden: Ishiguro s The Remains of the Day and Midcentury Anglo-American Tensions Jo h n P. M cCom be T h e personal concerns of Stevens, the narrator and protagonist of Ka- zuo Ishiguro’s The Remains...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2003) 49 (2): 246–275.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Patricia Rae Copyright © Hofstra University 2003 !4I Double Sorrow: Proleptic Elegy and the End of Arcadianism in 1930s Britain Patricia Rae Yes, we are going to suffer, now; the sky Throbs like a feverish forehead; pain is real; The groping searchlights suddenly reveal...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 43–63.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Leslie White Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 Vital Disconnection in Howards End Leslie White I n the final scenes of Howards End, Schlegels are ascendant and Wilcoxes shamed and acquiescent. For many readers, however, the novel’s compet­ ing impulses are resolved not in marriage...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 98–104.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Samuel Cohen The Shape of the Signifier: 1967 to the End of History , by Michaels Walter Benn , Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2004 . 224 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 41 Reviews It’s the End of the World as We Know It The Shape of the Signifier: 1967 to the End...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2008) 54 (1): 31–46.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Tom Henthorne Copyright © Hofstra University 2008 '41 “Stench!”Arnold Bennetts End and the Beginning of Finnegans Wake Tom Henthorne [Arnold Bennett] said that nothing was so insular and absurd as to suppose that the ordinary water of Paris, indeed of France, was...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2008) 54 (2): 193–216.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Kim Shirkhani Copyright © Hofstra University 2008 M The Economy of Recognition in Howards End Kim Shirkhani I n recent years, interest in E. M. Forster has revived among scholars working in postcolonial and race studies, with new attention being paid to anti-imperialist...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2014) 60 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Thomas S. Davis © 2015 by Hofstra University 2014 The Historical Novel at History’s End:  Virginia Woolf’s The Years The Historical Novel at History’s End: Virginia Woolf’s The Years Thomas S. Davis It seems as if there were no progress in the human race, but only...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 413–448.
Published: 01 December 2018
... philosophizing came to an end, I find myself unable to think in the terminology of this essay. Indeed, I do not pretend to understand it. As philosophizing, it may appear to most modern philosophers to be quaintly antiquated. I can present this book only as a curiosity of biographical interest, which shows, as...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2000) 46 (3): 328–345.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Henry S. Turner Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 Empires of Objects: Accumulation and Entropy in E. M. Forster’s Howards End H enry S. Turner [T] here seems something else in life besides tíme, something which may conveniently be called...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2000) 46 (2): 150–170.
Published: 01 June 2000
...James Tweedie Copyright © Hofstra University 2000 Lolita's Loose Ends: Nabokov and the Boundless Novel James Tweedie arly reviews of Lolita (1958), from both admirers and detractors, con­ cocted the perfect mixture for an American best-seller: with praise...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2010) 56 (3): 371–395.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Karen Jackson Ford Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 The Last Quatrain: Gwendolyn Brooks and the Ends of Ballads The Last Quatrain: Gwendolyn Brooks and the Ends of Ballads Karen Jackson Ford In a 1961 interview with Studs Terkel, Gwendolyn Brooks expressed unqualified...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2006) 52 (2): 175–198.
Published: 01 June 2006
... understanding of Klein’s concept of reparation, according to Stonebridge, holds that “sublimation and creativity are seen as the end products of a process whereby the subject attempts to restore and make 189 Fuhito Endo good the violence it has done its objects in phantasy” (31).This under­ standing...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2017) 63 (3): 329–358.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Cheryl Alison In 1952, Ralph Ellison published Invisible Man to acclaim, though the novel’s subterranean ending has inspired critical debate. For over forty years afterward, he worked on his second novel, unfinished when he died in 1994. This article considers what was at stake for Ellison both in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2016) 62 (3): 247–270.
Published: 01 September 2016
... purgatory. Beckett’s purgatory in the novel, however, is a failure by design: if purgatory represents the opportunity for expiation and for an eventual end of suffering, in Watt’s purgatory the possibility of such opportunity is a subject of mockery. “Beckett in Purgatory” thus offers Watt as a case study...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 223–246.
Published: 01 June 2018
... anthology’s work beyond the satiric circumstances of its creation, and the experience of this ostensibly mock-alternative avant-garde ended up having long-term effects on both his and Ficke’s careers. This essay argues that engaging with Spectra beyond its existence as a hoax allows us to explore its wider...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 71–96.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, fictionalizes emigration from these geographies, and imagines new forms of transnationalism between the United States and Croatia. The work of Novakovich and Blažević-Krietzman was enabled by the end of the Cold War, which has shifted US cultural politics and...
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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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2009) 55 (3): 416–422.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Steven Wandler After the End of History: American Fiction in the 1990s , by Cohen Samuel , Iowa City : University of Iowa Press , 2009 . 237 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2009 Steven Wandler What Was Postmodernism? After the End of History: American Fiction in the 1990s by...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2000) 46 (4): 387–395.
Published: 01 December 2000
... do when the world begins to end is to stand aside and paint it. —Richard Powers (341) he arbitrary chronométrie click of the millennium was registered last year, and it was quite wonderful to see the millennial dawn in every Ttime zone broadcast on Public...