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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2001) 47 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Emma Parker Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 A New Hystery: History and Hysteria in Toni Morrison’s Beloved Emma Parker I n “The Laugh of the Medusa” (1981), Hélène Cixous states that “The new history is coming” (253), and with Toni Morrison’s Beloved (1987) it begins...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2001) 47 (2): 137–168.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Rob Doggett Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 H I Writing Out (of) Chaos: Constructions of History in Yeats’s “Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen” and “Meditations in Time of Civil War” Rob Doggett The one duty we owe to history is to rewrite it...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2004) 50 (3): 268–282.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Zachariah Pickard Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 BAI Natural History and Epiphany: Elizabeth Bishop’s Darwin Letter Zachariah Pickard riting in his Autobiography about the joys of beetle collecting and, particularly, the pleasure of discovering a new...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2004) 50 (3): 283–316.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Lisa Fluet Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 Ml Modernism and Disciplinary History: On H. G. Wells andT. S. Eliot Lisa Fluet Gutman stopped whispering. His sleek dark eyes examined Spade’s face, which was placid. The fat man asked: “Well, sir, what...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Sandra Kumamoto Stanley Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 w Mourning the “Greatest Generation”: Myth and History in Philip Roth’s American Pastoral Sandra Kumamoto Stanley I n a 1973 interview about his satirical book The Great American Novel, Philip Roth describes the 1960s as a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2006) 52 (2): 199–230.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Hillary Chute Copyright © Hofstra University 2006 B4I “The Shadow of a Past Time”: History and Graphic Representation in Mans Hillary Chute Because I grew up with parents who were always ready to see the world grid crumble, and when it started feeling that that was...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 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 (1 June 2009) 55 (2): 255–261.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Alexandra Socarides Planets on Tables: Poetry, Still Life, and the Turning World , by Costello Bonnie , Ithaca : Cornell University Press , 2008 . 205 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2009 Review Reviews Bringing History to the Table Planets on Tables: Poetry, Still Life...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2015) 61 (1): 128–137.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Samuel Cohen The Prestige of Violence: American Fiction 1962–2007 , by Bachner Sally , Athens : University of Georgia Press , 2011 . 172 pages. Roth and Trauma: The Problem of History in the Later Works (1995–2010) , by Pozorski Aimee , New York : Continuum , 2011 . 175 pages...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 417–423.
Published: 01 September 2015
...John Lowney Jazz Griots: Music as History in the 1960s African American Poem , by Marcoux Jean-Philippe . Lanham, MD : Lexington Books , 2012 . 233 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2015 In the introduction to this compelling account of 1960s African American jazz poetry, Jean...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2016) 62 (1): 110–117.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Rachel Trousdale The Cambridge History of American Poetry , edited by Bendixen Alfred and Burt Stephen . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2015 . 1326 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2016 The new Cambridge History of American Poetry is a formidable tome, spanning...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2013) 59 (3): 520–527.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Abram Foley Counterculture Colophon: Grove Press, the Evergreen Review , and the Incorporation of the Avant-Garde , by Glass Loren , Stanford University Press , 2013 . 272 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2013 Abram Foley Literary History and its Incorporations Counterculture...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 427–450.
Published: 01 December 2017
... the composition of verse and the fabric of national narratives. Whereas Pound detects the rhythmic coherence of a robust economy beneath the surface differences of documented history, Moore’s attention to the syllabic material of the prose she read and the stanzas she composed trained her attention on...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 504–510.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Enda Duffy History of a Shiver: The Sublime Impudence of Modernism , by Rasula Jed . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2016 . 345 pages. Copyright © 2018 Hofstra University 2018 For Jed Rasula, in History of a Shiver , all the modernist arts are post-Wagnerian. Modernist artists, in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2009) 55 (3): 401–408.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Christopher McVey Ethnic Modernism , by Sollors Werner , Cambridge : Harvard University Press , 2008 . 336 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2009 Review Border Trouble: American Modernities, Ethnic Modernisms, and the Politics of Literary History Ethnic Modernism by Werner...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2010) 56 (4): 567–574.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Phyllis Lassner The Constant Liberal: The Life and Work of Phyllis Bottome , by Hirsch Pam , London : Quartet , 2010 . 296 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Review Liberalizing Twentieth-Century British Literary History The Constant Liberal: The Life and Work of Phyllis...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2010) 56 (4): 575–581.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Deborah Nelson Hard-Boiled Sentimentality: The Secret History of American Crime Stories , by Cassuto Leonard , Columbia University Press , 2009 . 328 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Review Hard-Boiled Sentimentality: The Secret History of American Crime Stories by...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2014) 60 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Thomas S. Davis © 2015 by Hofstra University 2014 The Historical Novel at History’s End:  Virginia Woolf’s The Years The Historical Novel at History’s End: Virginia Woolf’s The Years Thomas S. Davis It seems as if there were no progress in the human race, but only...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2015) 61 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Danielle Christmas In William Styron’s Sophie’s Choice and The Confessions of Nat Turner , and the responses to his novels, two contrasting discourses emerge: a commitment to the idea that histories of slavery and the Holocaust can be explained by economic motives, on one hand, and, on the other, a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2016) 62 (4): 379–402.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Frank Capogna This article argues that the modern museum offered modernist writer H.D. an institutional context through which she negotiated the possibilities for women’s experiences of—and participation in—otherwise exclusionary narratives of cultural history. In the novel Asphodel and the epic...