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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 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 (1 September 2000) 46 (3): 346–368.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Abigail Cheever Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 Prozac Americans: Depression, Identity, and Selfhood Abigail Cheever ecounting the circumstances that led to Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness, William Styron claims he decided to write his...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2001) 47 (4): 510–544.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Patrick Colm Hogan Copyright © Hofstra University 2002 Midnight's Children: Kashmir and the Politics of Identity Patrick Colm Hogan M . Keith Booker has recently drawn attention to a common ten­ dency in the interpretive criticism of Salman Rushdie, and indeed of much...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2003) 49 (3): 277–297.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Laura Green Copyright © Hofstra University 2003 Hall of Mirrors: Radclyffe Hall’s The Well of Loneliness and Modernist Fictions of Identity Laura Green I n 1928, as she was preparing to appear as a defense witness in the pros­ ecution of Radclyffe Hall’s novel The...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2009) 55 (3): 357–377.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Bridget T. Chalk © 2015 by Hofstra University 2009 “Sensible of Being Étrangers: Plots and Identity Papers in Banjo “Sensible of Being Étrangers”: Plots and Identity Papers in Banjo Bridget T. Chalk The subtitle of Claude McKay’s 1929 novel Banjo tells readers what not to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): 131–167.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Brenda S. Helt Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Bisexuality and Woolf’s Opposition to Theories of Androgyny Passionate Debates on “Odious Subjects”: Bisexuality and Woolf’s Opposition to Theories of Androgyny and Sexual Identity Brenda S. Helt Contemporary scholarly...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2006) 52 (1): 22–41.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Anthony Dawahare Copyright © Hofstra University 2006 The Gold Standard of Racial Identity in Nella Larsen s Quicksand and Passing Anthony Dawahare Gold? yellow, glittering, precious gold? Thus much of this will make black white, foul fair, Wrong right, base noble, old...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 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 to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 189–195.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Noor Hashem Writing Muslim Identity , by Nash Geoffrey , London : Continuum , 2012 . 160 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2013 Review Writing Muslim Identity by Geoffrey Nash London: Continuum, 2012. 160 pages Noor Hashem What makes up Muslim writing? What...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2016) 62 (1): 56–74.
Published: 01 March 2016
... national borders. This identification between two people with differently marginalized—and inherently sexualized—identities shifts within and outside the border of the United States, and, in this, Crane explores the nature of social marginalization as it relates to US national identity. Copyright...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 21–48.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Marian Eide Contemporary Irish poetry is producing a tradition of memorial to the Famine years of the 1840s. Countering purist versions of Irish identity as Catholic, indigenous, and rural, this body of work is provoked by Famine memory to explore Irishness as diasporic and widely transnational...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2015) 61 (4): 460–483.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Jeannie Im The role of landscape in Elizabeth Bowen’s Irish novels has been overshadowed by the critical emphasis on her representations of the Anglo-Irish big house. In contrast to this critical trend, this article argues that Bowen’s Irish landscapes stage questions of national identity and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 197–222.
Published: 01 June 2016
... unsanctioned by military authority. This reframing of A Farewell to Arms as Catherine’s war story rather than as her love story also reveals a Hemingway sensitive to how the trauma of World War I rewrote identity for women as well as men. Copyright © Hofstra University 2016 Ernest Hemingway World War...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 191–212.
Published: 01 June 2017
... her early writing about ethnic women, through her more recondite grammatical experiments, to her public emergence at the outset of the Depression. And I argue that Stein’s move from literary experiments rooted in the question of identity to her conservative rhetoric about white masculinity in the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 97–120.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Here (2005). The main protagonists of both novels are transnational mediators whose migrant identities are reshaped at the intersection of Yugoslavia and the United States, and they offer provocative perspectives on women’s interlinked lives in homeland and host communities. While Tesich fictionalizes...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 121–144.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Jewish” identity and how it is received by US readers and critics. Copyright © 2019 Hofstra University 2019 Ilya Kaminsky immigrant fiction Russian American literature Yelena Akhtiorskaya The Black Sea port of Odessa, founded in 1794 by the Russian Empress Catherine the Great and now...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 223–246.
Published: 01 June 2018
... the most resonant poetic responses to World War I. Recent criticism of Spectrism understandably tends to emphasize the hoax aspects of this fascinating episode in modernist history, focusing for example on the performance of identity. Yet Bynner himself stated his genuine affirmation of the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2018) 64 (3): 347–370.
Published: 01 September 2018
... relies upon a paradoxical construction of Scotland as both a primitive colonial hinterland and an utterly familiar, necessary component of British identity in the wake of Irish independence. Copyright © 2018 Hofstra University 2018 archipelago modernism oceanic studies Scotland Virginia Woolf...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2009) 55 (1): 114–124.
Published: 01 March 2009
... that foreground single groups, particularly if these studies wish to map out historical influences. How does one get from point A, ethnic revival, to point B, a hybrid diversity that dissolves fixed boundaries of ethnicity, gender, class, race, and other markers of identity? Does the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2009) 55 (2): 209–231.
Published: 01 June 2009
... he should use: “The pub- lic is (or are While he speaks in terms of universals, his discomfort with reducing a group of individuals to a mass identity manifests in his use of grotesque imagery to show the deforming effects of homogene- ity. Representing a group of individuals as a “public...