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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2006) 52 (4): 482–488.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Timothy Parrish Philip Roth—Countertexts, Counterlives , by Shostak Debra , Columbia : University of South Carolina Press , 2004 . 332 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2006 You Must Change Your Life: Gender, Desire, and Philip Roth Philip Roth—Countertexts...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2005) 51 (2): 123–141.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Jeffrey T. Nealon Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 HI Disastrous Aesthetics: Irony, Ethics, and Gender in Barthelme s Snow White Jeffrey T. Nealon The observer ought to be an amorist. —Kierkegaard (47) F ro m the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2006) 52 (3): 275–305.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Deborah Hooker Copyright © Hofstra University 2006 w (FI) orality, Gender, and the Environmental Ethos of Atwoods The Handmaid’s Tale Deborah Hooker 1 3 efore the revelation in the “Historical Notes” that what we’ve been reading is a transcript of tapes discovered in a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2012) 58 (4): 582–605.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Regina Martin Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 Regina Martin The Drama of Gender and Genre in Edith Wharton’s Realism Regina Martin Edith Wharton’s depiction of the socially ambitious Undine Spragg’s peregrinations through New York and French “society” suggests that The...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2012) 58 (4): 694–701.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Nancy Lee Chalfa Ruyter Modernism’s Mythic Pose: Gender, Genre, Solo Performance , by Preston Carrie J. , Oxford University Press , 2011 . 357 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 Nancy Lee Chalfa Ruyter Modernism’s Mythic Pose: Gender, Genre, Solo Performance by...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 97–120.
Published: 01 March 2019
... a postsocialist 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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 167–186.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Oana Popescu-Sandu In her transnational plays Lenin’s Shoe (2010) and Aliens with Extraordinary Skills (2010), Romanian American playwright Saviana Stănescu explores discourses of capitalist market economies, democracy, postsocialism, and gender that overlie the geographies of Central and Eastern...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 197–222.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Michelle N. Huang Readings of Catherine Barkley, the female protagonist of Ernest Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms , have focused on her gender without fully considering her medical vocation. In contrast, this article foregrounds Catherine’s work as a Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) nurse through a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 75–93.
Published: 01 March 2017
... the personal force of individual desire plays out on a broader structural level as Baldwin’s gay plot is drawn toward the magnetically forceful heterosexual love triangle in Hemingway’s tale. Hemingway and Baldwin address gender normativity and sexual inadequacy from a particular American perspective...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 141–166.
Published: 01 June 2017
.... With a focus on Margherita Erdmann’s sexual practice, this revisionary reading of gender and female sexuality in Pynchon complicates previous criticism, which has largely condemned the heteromasculinity of high postmodernism and elided the power of female sexual agency in such texts. Copyright © 2017...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2011) 57 (2): vii–xi.
Published: 01 June 2011
... the youngest. John Wayne laughed. “Oh, sons, you’re just engaging in some harmless gender play. Some sexual experimentation. Every boy does this kind of thing. Every man likes to pretend he’s a woman now and again. It’s very healthy.” Wayne sweetly encourages...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2011) 57 (2): 148–179.
Published: 01 June 2011
... complexities in the gendered life of the iconically masculine author. Reflecting the author’s commodified persona, Hemingway’s bi- ography always enjoyed a special status, but the confluence of his life and work reached a new intensity when an edited portion of The Garden of Eden appeared in 1986...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2006) 52 (2): 231–236.
Published: 01 June 2006
... crucial to understanding the role of gender, not only in the lives and writings of these poets but also in current con­ structions of modernism. The cities in which these writers lived and wrote influenced the gender codes and conventions they encountered: Moore in New York; Loy in London, Paris...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2007) 53 (3): 414–420.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Carrie J. Preston Gender, Desire, and Sexuality in T. S. Eliot , edited by Laity Cassandra Gish Nancy K. , Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2004 . 265 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 You! hypocrite lecteur! New Readings of T. S. Eliot Gender...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): vi–x.
Published: 01 June 2010
..., not with opposition to it. Now I have been taught to think differently—thanks to this meticulously and convincingly argued essay. Its opening and very deft move acknowledges its anachronistic use of the term bisexuality in the title and yet carefully deploys the term’s defining “gender...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2016) 62 (3): 345–349.
Published: 01 September 2016
... this vision “applied across the gender, racial, and class distinctions that had long distinguished a supposedly disembodied male subject from everyone else” (27). Walter explains that modernists experimented with optical impersonality through “imagetextuality”—that is, the blurring of the line between...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2012) 58 (4): 702–708.
Published: 01 December 2012
... American Literary Culture by James Penner Indiana University Press, 2011. 297 pages Yetta Howard It now goes without saying that studies of American literary culture should attend to gender, and that masculinity has a particularly vexed relationship to American identity. Embedded in the modern...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2013) 59 (2): 351–359.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Brian Dillon Envisioning Disease, Gender, and War: Women’s Narratives of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic , by Fisher Jane , Palgrave Macmillan , 2012 . 262 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2013 Review “Have you no regard for oblivion?” Envisioning Disease, Gender, and War...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2013) 59 (2): 360–368.
Published: 01 June 2013
... minimal sociality free from political and economic determinants, Wolfe argues the shape and style of intimacy in turn depend upon a long series of assumptions about personhood, gender, sexuality, domesticity, and affect. The Bloomsburian preference for intimacy over publicness thus reflects its...