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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (3): 373–377.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Cristanne Miller Literature After Feminism , by Felski Rita , Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2003 . 195 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 Ml Reviews Literary Study’s Debts to Feminism Literature After Feminism by Rita Felski Chicago: University...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (1): 169–177.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Mitchum Huehls Pink Pirates: Contemporary American Women Writers and Copyright , by Irr Caren , Iowa City : University of Iowa Press , 2010 . 220 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 Review Feminism, Copyright, and the Paradox of Rights Pink Pirates: Contemporary...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (1): 61–91.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Todd Onderdonk Copyright © Hofstra University 2006 HI “Bitched”: Feminization, Identity, and the Hemingwayesque in The Sun Also Rises Todd Onderdonk In a letter to F. Scott Fitzgerald after the publication of Tender Is the Night in 1934, Ernest Hemingway urged his friend...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (1-2): 97–120.
Published: 01 March 2019
... migrant’s uneasy relationship with transnational feminism in ways that anticipate her later entrapment in neotraditional gender roles, Radojčić illustrates patriarchal gendering under socialism to describe her own resistance to the gender confines of capitalism. The article focuses on the novels’ different...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (1-2): 167–186.
Published: 01 March 2019
... and (post)socialist histories—counters the idea that postsocialism, and especially postsocialist feminism, has remained invisible in the West, where Eastern Europe is assumed to be in the process of becoming like the West rather than representing an inherently different space, with its own set of (post...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (3): 317–346.
Published: 01 September 2018
... the tropes of espionage, figuring feminism as a secret agency whose plot against the patriarchal “procession” emerges through forms of public discourse—sometimes openly and sometimes clandestinely “between the lines.” From this perspective, Woolf anticipates current debates over whistle-blowing...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (4): 429–447.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Eleanor Reeds This essay reads the hidden histories of the First World War and the Algerian War of Independence in Pat Barker’s Regeneration and Assia Djebar’s Children of the New World , focusing on their representation of a feminized resistance to war that takes silence as its most powerful...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2007) 53 (3): 414–420.
Published: 01 September 2007
..., and inspiration over the past three- quarters o f a century. Once a laurelled star o f literary criticism, Eliot has more recently been cast by postmodernism as the reactionary gatekeeper o f a masculinist, elitist, and monolithic modernism. W ith the incorpora­ tion o f gender theory, feminism...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (3): 324–331.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Lynn Keller Lyric Interventions: Feminism, Experimental Poetry, and Contemporary Discourse , by Kinnahan Linda A. , Iowa City : University of Iowa Press , 2004 . 277 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 Lynn Keller importance for world culture but also supplied...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (3-4): 354–363.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Blackness” (bell hooks), “Feminism and Postmodernism: In Lieu of an Ending” (Susan Suleiman), “The Dis- course of Others: Feminists and Postmodernism” (Craig Owens), books like Doing Time: Feminist Theory and Postmodern Culture (Rita Felski), and critical volumes such as Feminism/Postmodernism (ed...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (4): 449–471.
Published: 01 December 2003
... directly and at length, and her speech to Satan formulates a geopolitically sensitive feminism. It also connects more explicitly to other women. Laura had, in her early days in Great Mop, “left off speculating about the villagers,” content to find “her own secret” (116—17). In thus...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (4): 702–708.
Published: 01 December 2012
... protect itself from the frightening prospect of anal rape. Here, the conflation of the era’s con- servative political views about its cold war opponent with the intimation of non-normative sexualities speaks to dominant, if implicit, fears about homosexuality and the feminizing of the male body...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2001
... as Morrison follows Freud in her emphasis on memory, Beloved, like Freud’s talking cure, points to the power of storytelling. To under­ stand the value of narrative in Beloved, Freudian insights must be com­ bined with those from French feminism. Narrative, only possible within...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (2): 264–271.
Published: 01 June 2015
... fostered both their feminism and anti-imperialism, thus contributing to the destabilization of empire’s ideology. London also epitomizes the criteria by which Snaith designates these writers as “modernist”: “The combined focus on urbanism, capitalism and colonialism in their work constitutes...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (2): 213–237.
Published: 01 June 2012
... of Progressive-era reforms in order to articulate how servants supplement representations of modern female interiority and relationality. Rather than privileging a psychoana- lytic framework, I explore how psychosocial configurations in Wharton’s texts both invoke and contain the feminized labor conflicts...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (4): 582–605.
Published: 01 December 2012
... the historical abjection of feminized genres, by sentimentalizing the male figures Custom associates the repudiated genre with masculinity. Genre and gender, part 2: the female figure and the authenticity of realism As Hawthorne’s censure of that “dd mob of scribbling women” suggests, the attack...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (2): 191–214.
Published: 01 June 2021
... as chapbooks to the study of material culture within literary history and within art history as well. © 2021 Hofstra University 2021 abstraction feminism poetry Vorticism In her unpublished chapbook Poems (1918), Jessie Dismorr, an understudied member of the Vorticist collective, ruminates...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (2): 169–196.
Published: 01 June 2001
... desire, including his own speculations, and feminism, noting particularly the way such articulations sometimes necessarily leave women out. If, however, it is arguably “better” from a feminist perspective to be excluded or ignored than to be the subject of the aggressively heteroiz- ing...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
... in the mythology of white, bourgeois, Protestant men. Recycling and revalorizing the old tropes of masculinity in crisis literature, Fiedler claims that the explosion of obscenity signals white men’s collapse into passive and irrational alterity, a state in which they are rendered feminized, homosexual, childish...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (4): 437–460.
Published: 01 December 2019
.... It seems incredible now that quite intelligent people believed in it all” ( Farndale 2008) . In Lessing’s engagement with socialist politics, as with her engagement with feminism and other grand narratives of the twentieth century, no polemic can stand as her “truth”; rather, her works mount an ongoing...