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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2015) 61 (1): 118–127.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Julia Daniel Ritual and the Idea of Europe in Interwar Writing by Query Patrick R. , Farnham : Ashgate Press , 2012 . 257 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2015 In September 2011, José Tomás appeared before a packed audience for the final fight in Barcelona’s iconic...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2016) 62 (4): 455–462.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Amy Moorman Robbins Primary Stein: Returning to the Writing of Gertrude Stein , edited by Boyd Janet Kirsch Sharon J. Lexington , 2014 . 310 pages. Gertrude Stein in Europe: Reconfigurations across Media, Disciplines, and Traditions , edited by Posman Sarah Schultz...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 167–186.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Europe (CEE) and the United States. Staging these discourses predominately by way of the embodied performances of US migrant women from Eastern Europe, Stănescu’s plays raise questions about the relationship between (post)socialist nations and the United States, and about the attendant ideologies of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 23–42.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Joseph Benatov The article argues that the transnational turn in American studies was born out of the demise of socialist Eastern Europe. To this day, the region has remained the unacknowledged generative transnational space that enabled the international reorientation of American studies. The...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 43–70.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Ioana Luca The article examines how writers Miroslav Penkov, Lara Vapnyar, and Aleksandar Hemon engage and reconfigure representations of the former Eastern Bloc in US literature, including stereotypes that have been circulating in Western Europe for a long time. These texts transform prevailing...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 97–120.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Tatjana Bijelić Although massive (post)socialist migration from Eastern Europe to the West is becoming increasingly represented in post-Soviet and post-Yugoslav writing, contemporary novels on women’s experiences of immigration have received scant attention, both in their host countries and in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2019
... reserved. American studies Cold War Eastern/Central Europe immigration studies postsocialism Russian American literature Slavic studies Soviet Union US immigrant writing This special issue calls attention to an emergent body of late twentieth- and early twenty-first-century cultural...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 71–96.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., such as Croatia, often find themselves caught in an older geopolitical imaginary that envisions this geography as the continental fault line of the Cold War. A two-volume publication, East Central Europe in Exile , recently critiqued the tendency to conflate the region with this old geopolitical...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): 196–220.
Published: 01 June 2010
... “Frau Anna G.” and that for Sander L. Gilman constitutes the repressed of Freudian psychosexual interpretation itself. Gilman argues that “[t]he return of the repressed” (24) in the form of the “suppressed discourse of anti-Semitism” in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Europe...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2008) 54 (3): 401–409.
Published: 01 September 2008
... numbered among her mentors, Woolf reacted to the inequities residual in Europe after the Great War and analyzed, Cassandra- like, patriarchal and authoritarian forces that inadvertently colluded with the rise of fascism in Europe during the 1930s. Never had the causes of freedom, democracy...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2009) 55 (1): 114–124.
Published: 01 March 2009
... voice of American intellectual life. Unlike other migrant labor groups (Italians, Irish, Chinese),Jewish immigrants and refugees arrived as a single cultural group due to massive pogroms and persecution in Eastern Europe at the turn of the previous century, bringing along with them an...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 674–680.
Published: 01 December 2013
.... Being displaced is not about religion but about the intricacies of Jewish life in Europe and Brazil, as it moves toward secularity. 676 Review Just as in the case of the Argentine poet Alejandra Pizarnik (who was also Jewish with Eastern European ancestry), Lispector’s speech was...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2014) 60 (4): 538–544.
Published: 01 December 2014
... rests on entanglements—maternity, fecundity, filiality, ethics—Drabinski reminds us that “though the Greek-Christian and Judaic elements of European culture certainly describe and account for much of what we call ‘Europe,’ there is also the now five-plus centuries-long entanglement of Europe...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 666–673.
Published: 01 December 2013
... reappear, most significantly, halfway through the study, when she describes her move from Buenos Aires to New York. The movement between Buenos Aires and Europe, in particular Paris, informs many Argentine travel accounts from the nineteenth century to the present. Borinsky traces a different...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2010) 56 (1): 47–70.
Published: 01 March 2010
... discomfort or embarrassment that is generated by incommen- surate or unconventional associations” (20). Yet, while H.D. might knot together the ancient Greek poetic tradition and scenes from her travels in twentieth-century Europe, I would argue that the “incommensurate” and “unconventional...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 79–103.
Published: 01 March 2013
... witness, Conrad’s 1911 novel, Under Western Eyes, depicts the underground dealings of administers and challengers of the Russian state as they travel across various geopo- litical, cultural, and linguistic terrains of Europe. Suggesting the central role testimony will play in this text, Conrad...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 259–264.
Published: 01 June 2018
... presence of the Oriental had a profound impact on the shaping of Romantic consciousness, literary forms, and national desires); but they were also the reason why Oriental literature, and its character, seemed limited, primitive, and monothematic: “‘Lyric’ sensibility emerged in Europe at the threshold of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2014) 60 (2): vi–viii.
Published: 01 June 2014
... foregrounds his characters’ migration through the spaces of a Europe that is saturated with traces of the past. But for Sebald, memory is private, furtive, marginal, the essay shows; it is not “reified in public spaces” as it is for Nora. Nabokov’s butterflies and his butterfly man, though part of a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 247–258.
Published: 01 June 2018
... place where one could look for sexual experience unobtainable in Europe” (190). This “different type of sexuality,” Said says, was “perhaps more libertine and less guilt-ridden” than that permitted in Europe. Still, as Said readily admits, this area of study “is not the province [of his] analysis...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2012) 58 (1): 178–186.
Published: 01 March 2012
... “remaps anti-imperialism to take account of connections among colonized peoples, rather than merely tracing unidirectional lines of influence between Europe and its colonies” (5). One of the real ben- efits that Bulletproof yields, then, is a way of thinking about postcolonial studies outside of...