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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2000) 46 (4): 434–452.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Patrick B. Sharp Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 From Yellow Peril to Japanese Wasteland: John Hersey’s “Hiroshima” Patrick B. Sharp ohn Hersey’s “Hiroshima” was first published in the August 31, 1946, is­ sue of The New Yorker. A...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2001) 47 (1): 114–136.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Marjorie Worthington Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 Done with Mirrors: Restoring the Authority Lost in John Barth s Funhouse Marjorie Worthington -/Although narrative self-consciousness is by no means specific to the contemporary period, the particularly rampant...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2008) 54 (3): 307–338.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Thomas F. Haddox Copyright © Hofstra University 2008 w John Barth’s The Floating Opera and Southern Modernism of the 1950s Thomas F. Haddox D espite hailing from and frequently setting his fiction on the Eastern Shore o f Maryland— a region whose history includes...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2008) 54 (4): 448–471.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Luke Carson Copyright © Hofstra University 2009 w John Ashbery s Elizabeth Bishop Luke Carson J o h n Ashbery s poetry is conversational. While his pronouns are notori­ ously slippery, readers learn to expect a “you” to be addressed even in the most unexpected places, so it is safe...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2013) 59 (2): 260–282.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Jesse Zuba © 2015 by Hofstra University 2013 Jesse Zuba “Everything Has a Schedule”: John Ashbery’s Some Trees and the Notion of Career Jesse Zuba “From the start,” Edward Brunner writes, “the very existence of the book had been problematic” (76). W. H. Auden, editor of the Yale...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2013) 59 (2): 369–376.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Christopher J. Knight The Letters of T. S. Eliot, Volume 3: 1926–1927 , Edited by Eliot Valerie and Haffenden John , Yale University Press , 2012 . 954 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2013 Review The Letters of  T. S. Eliot, Volume 3: 1926–1927 Edited by Valerie Eliot and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 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 the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2015) 61 (2): 173–208.
Published: 01 June 2015
... contemporary society and politics. Demonstrating how John Dowell’s impressionistic narrative signals the dangers of social disengagement and political isolation, the essay also addresses the novel’s historical allusions to the English Reformation and the latent correlations between characters’ behavior and the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2015) 61 (4): 484–510.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Christopher P. Wilson This essay examines three twentieth-century practitioners of the Los Angeles variant of Noir nonfiction: the radical historian and architectural critic Mike Davis; the fiction writer, screenwriter, and journalist Joan Didion; and the novelist, reporter, and memoirist John...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 145–169.
Published: 01 June 2016
... angel of Lübeck and John Glenn’s World’s Fair appearance; aspects of the Raketen-Stadt and the fair’s US Science Pavilion; and Pynchon’s many towers and elevators and that signature feature of Century 21, the Space Needle. The conclusion attends to the fair’s traces in Against the Day and Bleeding Edge...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2016) 62 (3): 289–308.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Yael Levin This paper traces instances of metalepsis in John Fowles’s The French Lieutenant’s Woman , Vladimir Nabokov’s Bend Sinister , Karin Fossum’s Broken , and J. M. Coetzee’s Slow Man . In its collapsing of narrative levels, that stylistic device is commonly seen as dramatizing a uniquely...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 119–144.
Published: 01 June 2016
... warming, starvation, and pollution, and its ads picture an at-risk humanity whose future depends on a massive investment in private enterprise and new environmental technologies. According to the ad developer, John Claxton, “including the Human Element on the Periodic Table of the Elements changed the way...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 572–596.
Published: 01 December 2009
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2001) 47 (4): 545–568.
Published: 01 December 2001
...John J. Su Copyright © Hofstra University 2002 ULI Epic of Failure: Disappointment as Utopian Fantasy in Midnight's Children John J. Su And so, by a strange and melancholy paradox, the moment of failure is the moment of value; the comprehending and experi­ encing of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2002) 48 (1): 77–99.
Published: 01 March 2002
...John P. McCombe Copyright © Hofstra University 2002 HI The End of (Anthony) Eden: Ishiguro s The Remains of the Day and Midcentury Anglo-American Tensions Jo h n P. M cCom be T h e personal concerns of Stevens, the narrator and protagonist of Ka- zuo Ishiguro’s The Remains...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 March 2003
...John Engle Copyright © Hofstra University 2003 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Introduction Friends and Strangers John Engle A s the child of an emblematic eighteenth-century revolution, a one­ time...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2004) 50 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Andrew John Miller Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 HI Under the Nation-State: Modernist Deterritorialization in Malcolm Lowry’s Under the Volcano Andrew John Miller In a manner that anticipates the hybrid modes of identity explored by many postcolonial writers, Malcolm Lowry’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2009) 55 (2): 269–278.
Published: 01 June 2009
...John C. Charles Once You Go Black: Choice, Desire, and the Black American Intellectual , by Reid-Pharr Robert , New York : New York University Press , 2007 . 208 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2009 Review Desire, Agency, and Black American Subjectivity Once You Go Black...
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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 June 2017) 63 (2): 228–236.
Published: 01 June 2017
...John Paul Riquelme Modernism and the Reinvention of Decadence , by Sherry Vincent . Cambridge University Press , 2015 . 333 pages. Copyright © 2017 Hofstra University 2017 In his acknowledgments, the distinguished critic Vincent Sherry mentions having worked on Modernism and the...