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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2016) 62 (1): 75–95.
Published: 01 March 2016
... elite European intellectual traditions that he was blind to the realities of American culture, this article argues that Eliot was drawn to his antiliberal position because of very concrete and practical concerns about poetic craft. Copyright © Hofstra University 2016 Walt Whitman politics...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2019
... European background constitutes a new object of inquiry and theory, which we call postsocialist literatures in the United States. The new representations—fiction, poetry, and theater—connect the United States to key events in the former Eastern Bloc. They emphasize the importance of state socialism and its...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 43–70.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Cold War discourses and highlight real or symbolic junctions between postsocialist European and US spaces, thus constituting new publics and developing new frames of interpretation. The three authors relate the socialist past and its immediate aftermath to the United States: Penkov addresses...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 71–96.
Published: 01 March 2019
... reinscribed the significance of Eastern European geographies into the US imaginary. Novakovich’s and Blažević-Krietzman’s transnational positions have allowed them to create innovative form and content in ways that enhance the global appeal and reception of their work. Furthermore, their dual experience of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 97–120.
Published: 01 March 2019
... their countries of origin. This essay contributes to emerging research on Eastern European women’s migrant writing by juxtaposing two semiautobiographical novels that belong to post-Yugoslav diasporic women’s literature: Nadja Tesich’s Native Land (1998) and Natasha Radojčić’s You Don’t Have to Live...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2015) 61 (1): 118–127.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Query’s study of ritual, modernism, and the idea of Europe wishes to remind us, we might also understand them as relics, a piece of sacred ground once touched by the blood of a sacrificial victim. And, as Query’s book convincingly demonstrates, the play of local and European identity at work in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): 254–259.
Published: 01 June 2010
... emancipate the Jew- 255 Sabine Haenni ish worker and the Yiddish language (thus linking socialist revolutionary thought with cultural nationalism) to attempting to “elevate Yiddish let- ters to that of other European national cultures” (85). Only via the devel- opment of such a Yiddish...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 259–264.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Enlightenment ideas about language and the early Romantic period. Mufti follows the to-and-fro between colonial spaces and European thinkers: philosophical historicism was shaped by the newly available bodies of writing from the Orient, and these were in turn interpreted through newly formed ideas of cultural...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 107–114.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Claire Seiler Between Two Fires: Transnationalism and Cold War Poetry , by Quinn Justin . Oxford University Press , 2015 . 218 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2017 Justin Quinn’s new book tracks the movement of Central and Eastern European (primarily Czech) and American...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2010) 56 (1): 71–91.
Published: 01 March 2010
... its savage and pri- meval origins, which are represented by an Africa imagined into being by European imperialism. My essay thus investigates the poem’s imperialist trope as it combines the modernist sense of social malaise with modernist experimental poetics. I begin by sketching a context for...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 247–258.
Published: 01 June 2018
... miniaturist art from the time of the Safavid Empire and French Orientalist painting produced at the height of European colonization (305). The chapter begins with discussions of the male homoerotic iconography that we find in collections that Orientalists brought back from their travels in the Ottoman Empire...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2016) 62 (4): 463–470.
Published: 01 December 2016
... activist politics after the Great War. This impressive résumé of political activity during a much studied time in European history might have been enough to merit biographical scrutiny, but Jameson was first and foremost a writer, the staggeringly prolific author or editor of seventy books of fiction...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2000) 46 (4): 387–395.
Published: 01 December 2000
... is a unique importance to the present moment, for the nature of things is, just now, being transformed into something utterly different. This seems an accurate description of the attitudes of European and American modernist writers before the Second World War. For Yeats, it just so happened...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2006) 52 (1): 96–105.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Review despite the fact that World War II was launched by the Axis pow­ ers as an imperial conquest based on racialist ideology and pre­ cipitated the end of all European empires, there has been little attempt to integrate this most cataclysmic event into the racially defined and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2014) 60 (4): 538–544.
Published: 01 December 2014
... critique of the West as totalizing, he tends to locate the source of that critique within the West, such that the “Greek” thrust of European thinking defines and classifies, imposing ontological and historical order, while the “Hebrew” thrust calls the Greek totaliza- tion into question...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 23–42.
Published: 01 March 2019
... the same moment as the demise of European state socialism in the early 1990s. This connection remains unacknowledged in genealogies of transnational American studies, which generally eschew the geography and concept of “Eastern Europe” and rarely move beyond assertions that the new critical direction...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2015) 61 (2): 232–263.
Published: 01 June 2015
...,’ if anything, both resembled and preceded modern European colonial discourses. Paradise is not a rewriting of Heart of Darkness , it is in some ways an adaptation of it. Paradise shows how a text titled The Pacification of the Tribes of the Lower Niger was also ‘written’ by one African...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2002) 48 (2): v–vii.
Published: 01 June 2002
... the sound of one’s own voice.” To confront the world and demand that it respond in a language one under­ stands “may be both morally and aurally obtuse.” Bishop’s reluctance to impose a vision, as Europeans imposed theirs in South America, should not be interpreted as a lack of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2004) 50 (2): 107–140.
Published: 01 June 2004
...-Indian and Domiciled European Community are Statutory Natives of India. For purposes of education and internal security, their status, in so far as it admits to definition, approximates that of European Brit­ ish subjects. (qtd. in Gist and Wright 17) The ambiguity of this schema...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2008) 54 (3): 388–395.
Published: 01 September 2008
... his historical research into his people’s history and his undertaking to write a traditional historical novel more in the line of Scott, Hugo, and Tolstoy than Cooper. No other Native American author has used this most popular of nineteenth-century literary forms of the European destroyers of...