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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (1): 111–119.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Mark David Kaufman Espionage in British Fiction and Film since 1900: The Changing Enemy , by Buckton Oliver S. . Lanham, MD : Lexington Books , 2015 . 351 pages. Espionage and Exile: Fascism and Anti-fascism in British Spy Fiction and Film , by Lassner Phyllis . Edinburgh...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (4): 634–639.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Vanessa L. Ryan The Evolutionary Imagination in Late-Victorian Novels: An Entangled Bank , by Glendening John , Aldershot : Ashgate Publishing Ltd. , 2007 . 225 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2009 Vanessa L. Ryan Revisiting Evolution in 1890s Fiction The...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (2): 251–258.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Karen Leick Anti-Nazi Modernism: The Challenges of Resistance in 1930s Fiction , by Spiro Mia , Northwestern University Press , 2013 . 308 pages. Migrant Modernism: Postwar London and the West Indian Novel , by Brown J. Dillon , University of Virginia Press , 2013 . 246...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (2): 267–272.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Alex Miller American Fiction in Transition: Observer-Hero Narrative, the 1990s, and Postmodernism , by Kelly Adam , Bloomsbury Academic , 2013 . 147 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2014 Review Conceptualizing Change in Late Twentieth-Century American Fiction American...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (1): 128–137.
Published: 01 March 2015
.... In the Nabokov chapter, she makes an argument that later chapters will follow, reading Pale Fire as registering violence (in this case, the historical violence of its protagonist and, of course, its author) but distancing itself from it by treating it as a joke. As with much of the fiction Bachner...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (2): 280–286.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Piercy’s 1976 science fiction classic Woman on the Edge of Time (1976). As a culmination of what has come before, this chapter certainly poses Ecosickness ’s biggest question: “Do the anxious apocalypses that [Silko and Piercy] prophesy invite or foreclose their visions for environmental and somatic...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (2): 223–230.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Allyson Salinger Ferrante Locating the Destitute: Space and Identity in Caribbean Fiction , by Radović Stanka . University of Virginia Press , 2014 . 192 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2016 Locating the Destitute: Space and Identity in Caribbean Fiction goes beyond the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (3): 289–308.
Published: 01 September 2016
... postmodern relationship between the author and his or her characters. Such a newly envisioned dynamic has been understood as fiction’s response to the theoretical debate about the so-called death of the author and, more broadly, to the posthumanist discourse on the dissolution of the liberal-humanist subject...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (3): 309–336.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Mary McGlynn Focusing on one of the most frequent and explicit targets of Thatcher’s economic policies, working-class men in traditional heavy industries, I explore representations of the dissolution of both unions and private space under Thatcher. Looking at fiction, films, and screenplays by...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (1-2): 43–70.
Published: 01 March 2019
... literary diaspora that produces work in multiple languages, which circulates widely and thus raises questions about the way the geography of the former Eastern Bloc is represented culturally and historically, or imagined fictionally for the benefit of global audiences. Penkov, Vapnyar, and Hemon all...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (2): 214–237.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Robert M. Greenberg Copyright © Hofstra University 2000 Anger and the Alchemy of Literary Method in V. S. Naipaul’s Political Fiction: The Case of The Mimic Men Robert M. Greenberg . S. Naipaul’s fiction and nonfiction since the 1960s have reflected an...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (3): 407–430.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Christopher Ames Copyright © Hofstra University 2002 Shakespeare’s Grave: The British Fiction o f Hollywood Christopher Ames All sorts of English oddities turn up in Hollywood. —P. G.Wodehouse, The Old Reliable (51) I have a favorite quote...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (1): 42–60.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Robert Chodat Copyright © Hofstra University 2006 Jokes, Fiction, and Lorrie Moore Robert Chodat T h e opening sentences of Lorrie Moore’s “You’re Ugly,Too” present a superbly comic picture of the contemporary intellectual faced with the arid, earnest culture of middle America...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2007) 53 (2): 218–223.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Scott McCracken Popular Fiction: The Logics and Practices of a Literary Field , by Gelder Ken , Abingdon : Routledge , 2004 . 179 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 The Field of Popular Fiction Popular Fiction: The Logics and Practices of a Literary Field by Ken Gelder...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2007) 53 (3): 371–393.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Samuel Cohen Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 w The Novel in a Time of Terror: M id d lesex , History, and Contemporary American Fiction Samuel Cohen I effrey Eugenides’s 2002 Middlesex, a critically acclaimed historical novel, nas been praised as an expansive, epic...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (3): 388–395.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Karl Kroeber w Reviews A Turning Point in Native American Fiction? Native American Fiction: A User’s Manual by David Treuer St. Paul: Greywolf Press, 2006.212 pages Karl Kroeber David Treuer’s Native American Fiction: A User’s Manual is an important contribution to the criticism...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (4): 530–544.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Matthew Elliott Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Matthew Elliott John Fante’s Ask the Dust and Fictions of  Whiteness Matthew Elliott “I could never become one of them,” Arturo Bandini declares at the end of Robert Towne’s 2006 film version of John Fante’s 1939 novel Ask...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (2): 267–295.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Eric D. Smith Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 Worldlessness, Utopia, and the Void in Rushdie’s Grimus “Fictions Where a Man Could Live”: Worldlessness, Utopia, and the Void in Rushdie’s Grimus Eric D. Smith From that day to this, I have thought of myself as a wholly...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (4): 688–693.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Jennifer L. Fleissner The Genius of Democracy: Fictions of Gender and Citizenship in the United States, 1860–1945 , by Olwell Victoria , University of Pennsylvania Press , 2011 . 304 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 Jennifer L. Fleissner Reviews The Genius of...