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Twentieth-Century Literature (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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (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 (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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (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 (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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (3): 191–216.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Mark A. Tabone This article focuses on the representation of history in African American author John A. Williams’s 1999 novel, Clifford’s Blues , a fictional account of a Black, queer American expatriate’s internment and enslavement in a Nazi concentration camp . Through a critical perspective...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (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 (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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (3): 273–294.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Patrick Kindig This article examines the representational slippage between queerness and entranceability in two queer modernist novels, Djuna Barnes’s Nightwood and John Rechy’s City of Night . Highlighting the historical and conceptual overlap between early sexological work on inversion and early...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2023) 69 (1): 113–119.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Jeffrey Gutierrez jgutierr@bu.edu The Selected Letters of John Berryman . Edited by Coleman Philip McRae Calista . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2020 . 726 pages. © 2023 Hofstra University 2023 Teaching at Harvard in early 1942 and about to have...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2023) 69 (3): 372–378.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Robert Azzarello razzarello@suno.edu Journeys of Transformation: Searching for No-Self in Western Buddhist Travel Narratives , by Barbour John D. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2022 . 334 pages. © 2023 Hofstra University 2023 One of the most central...
Published: 01 June 2021
Figure 2 John Storrs, Abstraction (1919). Painted terracotta, 4¾ × 2¾ × 2 in. © Estate of John Storrs. Courtesy of Richard Gray Gallery. Photograph courtesy of the Vilcek Foundation. More
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (3): 235–268.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Sharon Kunde “The ‘Nature’ of American Literature” explores how John Crowe Ransom and his less-studied contemporary Elizabeth Madox Roberts advanced a theory of literary objects that emerged from nature itself. This theory formed the basis of Ransom’s bid, in “Criticism, Inc.,” for disciplinary...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2023) 69 (2): 147–176.
Published: 01 June 2023
...: Reading Interviews with the Public Intellectual and Postcolonial Critic .” Signs 35 , no. 3 : 621 – 45 . 10.1086/649575 . Charles Williamson John C. 2012 . Abandoning the Black Hero: Sympathy and Privacy in the Postwar African American White-Life Novel . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (4): 343–368.
Published: 01 December 2019
... “racializing surveillance” to signal “those moments when enactments of surveillance reify boundaries and borders along racial lines, and where the outcome is often discriminatory treatment.” But to begin with, consider John Fiske’s (1998 : 69) formulation that “surveillance is a technology of whiteness...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (4): 572–596.
Published: 01 December 2009
...: Johns Hopkins UP, 1990. 151–53. “On the Utility of Insomnia.” Interview with Bertrand Révillon. Unforeseen History. Trans. Nidra Poller. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 2004. 127–29. Levine, George. Darwin and the Novelists: Patterns of Science in Victorian Fiction...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (2): 119–144.
Published: 01 June 2016
... 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 Dow looked at the world and the way the world looked at Dow” ( Grbic 2010 ). For his part, Sinha has repeatedly denounced Dow’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (2): 173–208.
Published: 01 June 2015
... in 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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (2): 145–169.
Published: 01 June 2016
... 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 (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...