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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2007) 53 (3): 327–344.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Paul Giles Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 Sentimental Posthumanism: David Foster Wallace P au l G iles I f , as Edward W. Soja argued in 1989, postmodernism involved “the re­ assertion o f a critical spatial perspective in contemporary social theory” (2), then the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 105–113.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Jason Arthur The Global Remapping of American Literature , by Giles Paul , Princeton University Press , 2010 . 340 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2011 Review Reviews The Worlding of American Literature The Global Remapping of American Literature by Paul Giles Princeton...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 213–237.
Published: 01 June 2012
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2012) 58 (3): 540–545.
Published: 01 September 2012
... decisive turn to metafiction in Giles Goat-Boy in 1966, Grausam resorts to the novelist’s 1956 The Floating Opera, whose events take place on the June day in 1937 when the narrator resolves to commit suicide. We seem to be a long way from nuclear holocaust, but Grausam invokes the 542 Review...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2005
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2016) 62 (1): 56–74.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., focusing not on what it was like to be at the cultural center of the United States, but at its very margins—on a Caribbean island that at the time was the southernmost point in the nation. The island poems thus express a transnational perspective that, as Paul Giles argues, can allow us to “probe the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 145–166.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Cultural Studies .” Journal of Jewish Identities 4 , no. 1 : 129 – 46 . Gessen Keith . 2014 . “ To Russia with Love .” Medium , March 21 . medium.com/@keithgessen/to-russia-with-love-175bec3dbcd5 . Giles Paul . 2011 . The Global Remapping of American Literature...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2014) 60 (2): 251–258.
Published: 01 June 2014
... discourse of ‘deviance’ and difference they aim to undermine” (200). For example, she explains that while Between the Acts critiques Giles’s homophobic reaction to William Dodge, “the portrayal of [William] Dodge” as effete, weak, and delicate “resonates with troubling homophobic indictments that...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2007) 53 (3): 248–272.
Published: 01 September 2007
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 575–595.
Published: 01 December 2013
... conceives a treatment for contemporary American solipsism that is drenched in hip irony and negates the ‘Other’” (143), Petrus van Ewijk writes, while Paul Giles observes that Wallace “turns . . . irony back against the postmodern condition itself,” an “ironization of irony [that] leaves scope for...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2019
... 2005 ; Giles 2011 ; Dimock 2007 ) in American studies, whose emergence coincided with the entry of Eastern Bloc nations into capitalist relations in the 1980s and 1990s. The study of linkages between the United States and former Eastern Bloc nations also enriches the transnational scholarship that...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 23–42.
Published: 01 March 2019
... was most powerful in US politics in earlier Cold War decades and in decline in the 1990s. Paul Giles (2011) cites Immanuel Wallerstein’s assertion that US hegemony was at its peak between 1945 and 1970. Even more strikingly, a recent influential political science study argues that US empire was much...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 328–340.
Published: 01 December 2011
.../fiction novel (In Cold Blood), Jean Rhys inaugurated the practice of postmodern “rewriting” of canonical texts (Wide Sargasso Sea), and John Barth (Giles Goat-Boy) consolidated the encyclopedic “meganovel” genre that came to dominate American fiction in the postmodern era. Arguably the most...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2007) 53 (3): 233–247.
Published: 01 September 2007
... use o f mass cultural materials. R ather than incorporating genre elements into a nonrealistic, fragmented, and metadiscursive narrative, as Pynchon does w ith the political conspiracy in The Crying of Lot 49 or Barth w ith the sentient supercomputer in Giles Goat-Boy (both 1966), R o th...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 238–266.
Published: 01 June 2012
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2014) 60 (3): 305–335.
Published: 01 September 2014
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 391–422.
Published: 01 December 2011
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 427–450.
Published: 01 December 2017
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 167–186.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Life after Socialism . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . Giles Paul . 2011 . The Global Remapping of American Literature . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . Hayot Eric . 2007 . “ Immigrating Fictions: Unfailing Mediation in Dictée and ‘Becoming Madame Mao...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2013) 59 (2): 283–308.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Waves (1931), we find “the boot without laces stuck, black as iron, in the sand” (148). In the posthumously-published Between the Acts (1941), after Giles Oliver crushes a choking snake, “the white canvas on his tennis shoes was bloodstained and sticky. But it was action. Action relieved him. He...