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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2000) 46 (4): 453–469.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Edward J. Ahearn Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 The Modern English Visionary: Peter Ackroyd’s Hawksmoor and Angela Carter’s The Passion o f New Eve Edward J. Ahearn he popularity of Peter Ackroyd and Angela Carter, and the (sometimes puzzled...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 259–264.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Františka Zezuláková Schormová Forget English! Orientalism and World Literatures , by Mufti Aamir R. Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2016 . 304 pages. Copyright © 2018 Hofstra University 2018 “World literature is Orientalism, it is inseparable from it,” remarked...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2015) 61 (2): 173–208.
Published: 01 June 2015
... contemporary society and politics. Demonstrating how John Dowell’s impressionistic narrative signals the dangers of social disengagement and political isolation, the essay also addresses the novel’s historical allusions to the English Reformation and the latent correlations between characters’ behavior and the...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 373–391.
Published: 01 September 2015
... a result of her reactionary tendencies and concludes that despite Butts’s intuitive sensitivity to the nonhuman energies that permeate human society and culture, her work betrays an elitist resistance to the inclusion of all sociocultural groupings within an idealized English community. Copyright...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2007) 53 (1): 67–73.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Irene Tucker Call It English: The Languages of Jewish American Literature , by Wirth-Nesher Hana , Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2006 . 224 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 m Reviews Writing Jewish Call It English: The Languages o f Jewish American...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2008) 54 (1): 128.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., pedagogical, and intellectual intersections of these fields are particularly fraught for the newest community members of English studies. One the one hand, graduate students, adjunct instructors, and new faculty who identify as specialists in literature are aware of the schism between the training they...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2002) 48 (2): 215–238.
Published: 01 June 2002
..., complained that English fiction was “too much concerned with right and wrong, and not enough with evil” (“Evil” 3). For Wilson, the English novel had rejected the metaphysical and used socially ac ceptable behavior (“right and wrong”) as its only moral benchmark. He predictably came under attack...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2015) 61 (4): 511–518.
Published: 01 December 2015
... the metacritical question of how these texts can be understood in light of theoretical debates in postcolonial studies, subaltern studies, Marxist historiography, nationalist historiography, Gandhi studies, and Indian English literary studies. Shingavi deftly interweaves these different levels of...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2003) 49 (3): 421.
Published: 01 September 2003
... convention. A letter of recommendation, the nominee’s CV, and two copies of a sample of his or her scholarly writing (not to exceed 9,000 words) should be sent to Carola M. Kaplan, President of the Joseph Conrad Society of America; Department of English & Foreign Languages; California State...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2000) 46 (2): 238–268.
Published: 01 June 2000
..., Futurism, Imagisme and all Vital Forms of Modem Art.” From this “Discussion” would emerge the English avant-garde movement vorticism. Lewis, Pound, and the other artists and writers affiliated with this new journal had yet to ascribe a moniker to their movement, but in form and content this...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 37–78.
Published: 01 March 2013
... between Jamaican dialect and standard English, between vernacular rhythms and measured and mannered prosody, a modern Caribbean verse spoken by a range of subaltern Jamaican speakers, articulating distinct and dissent- ing visions of colonial modernity.4 On this reading, the irregularities and...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2010) 56 (4): 437–461.
Published: 01 December 2010
... English middle class in crisis. Lost in the shift from Victorian to modern values and finance capitalism, Marya Hughes seeks her fortune on the stages of London but soon becomes disillusioned by life as a chorus girl. Without a stable family to rely on, she agrees to a hasty marriage to Stephan...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2018) 64 (3): 347–370.
Published: 01 September 2018
... “One can hardly tell which is the sea and which is the land,” said Prue. —Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse Among the significant effects, or by-products, of Anglophone postcolonial theory and cultural study is that it has compelled English society to reflect critically upon its own...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2003) 49 (2): 131–163.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Kurt Koenigsberger Copyright © Hofstra University 2003 HI Elephants in the Labyrinth of Empire: Modernism and the Menagerie in The Old Wives’ Tale Kurt Koenigsberger D espite his deep sympathies for things Continental and a mild con tempt for narrowly English cultural and...
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. ...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 107–114.
Published: 01 March 2017
... no other scholar offers anything approaching so textured an analysis, in English, of the literary–cultural field in Prague during the first two decades of the Cold War, from the Soviet-backed Communist Party of Czechoslovakia’s seizure of power in early 1948 through the Prague Spring of 1968. The...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2003) 49 (4): 449–471.
Published: 01 December 2003
... Great Mop has become distinctly unpleasant, just as organized by an English social and sexual order as are the more obviously man-made environs of London that Laura sought to escape. Laura paces the boundaries of the field “in despair and rebellion” (142), unable to envision a solution...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2006) 52 (2): vi–vii.
Published: 01 June 2006
.... Shannon Professor of English and department chair at the Uni versity of Virginia. Among his works are The Hybrid Muse: Postcolonial Poetry in English and Poetry of Mourning: The Modern Elegy from Hardy to Heaney. He coedited the most recent Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry and...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2011) 57 (2): 224–254.
Published: 01 June 2011
... be to substitute Irish for English capital but no-one, I suppose, denies that capitalism is a stage of progress. The Irish proletariat has yet to be created. A feudal peasantry exists, scraping the soil but this would with a national revival or with a definite...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 619–656.
Published: 01 December 2013
... basis of the young Eliot’s list, the British author Peter Ackroyd has characterized the classical course of Smith as “more diffuse” than the equivalent in an English public school, eyeing it skeptically as a 625 Jayme Stayer “canter through the centuries” (25). “It may not go very deep...