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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2014) 60 (2): 197–221.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Joseph Darda © 2015 by Hofstra University 2014 MLK at the LA Riots: Civil Rights, Memory, and Neoliberalism in Charles Johnson’s Dreamer MLK at the LA Riots: Civil Rights, Memory, and Neoliberalism in Charles Johnson’s Dreamer Joseph Darda As writers, I think we are obliged...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 572–596.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Keith Leslie Johnson Copyright © Hofstra University 2009 Keith Leslie Johnson Darwin’s Bulldog and Huxley’s Ape Keith Leslie Johnson One of the initial difficulties in assessing the impact of a figure like Darwin on literary history is determining to what extent his...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2006) 52 (1): 92–95.
Published: 01 March 2006
... cultural journals, is a groundbreaking achievement, on a par with Abby Arthur Johnson and Ronald Maberry Johnson’s work on early twentieth-century African American periodicals. Thanks to the Johnsons, no discussion of 93 Michael Soto the Harlem Renaissance is complete without a consideration of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2014) 60 (4): 455–480.
Published: 01 December 2014
... transformation into Buffalo Zeta Brown, the activist Chicano lawyer in Acosta’s sequel, The Revolt of the Cockroach People (1973).1 Oscar’s abrupt departure enacts a double re- jection. First, he rejects the liberalism that led him to take on “the enemy our president [Lyndon Johnson] so clearly described...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2014) 60 (2): 169–196.
Published: 01 June 2014
...” 65). But Bush is not the first president to deploy the national imaginary’s conjuration of the Texan, bigger than life, a “decider” with an emphatically muscular concept of the governmental role of executive function. In the mid-nineteen-sixties, Lyndon Baines Johnson wielded the image of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 507–512.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., and volleyed around the internet as a vehicle for understanding, consolation, and resolve in the face of collective trauma. And its appropriation by the 1964 Lyndon Johnson campaign may have been a factor in Auden’s final renunciation of the poem: its “Daisy” ad showed a young girl annihilated in a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2006) 52 (2): 241–247.
Published: 01 June 2006
... Johnson 82—85. Works cited Lakoff, George, and Mark Johnson. Metaphors We Live By. Chicago: U of Chi­ cago P, 1980. Murphy, Patrick D. Farther Afield in the Study of Nature-Oriented Literature. Charlottesville: UP of Virginia, 2000. New, Elisa. The Line’s Eye: Poetic Experience...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2000) 46 (1): 56–77.
Published: 01 March 2000
... an ulster looking up earnesdy at a house front decorated with a tablet, and bidding his anaemic and docile brain conjure up the figure of Dr. Johnson.” However, in the same essay Woolf also goes on to “confess” that we have done the same things dozens of times, rather stealthily per­...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 341–353.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Kennedy’s acquaintance in the late 1950s and, after advising his presidential campaign, was appointed to his Policy Planning Staff in 1961, the beginning of a political career that would take him to the post 346 Postmodernism and Modernization of national security advisor under Lyndon Johnson...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 1–36.
Published: 01 March 2013
... buoyancy and exuberance which comes with freedom,” traits which produce an “antipathy to control, and particularly to any direct control” (37).3 Recently Rob Johnson has elucidated Burroughs’s commitment to frontier libertarianism, involving a brief life as a conventional farmer in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2010) 56 (4): 575–581.
Published: 01 December 2010
... analogy for viewing each period. There are certainly parallels: FDR’s New Deal and Johnson’s Great Soci- ety, for instance; but there are also both highly specific connections: Jim Thompson and Grandma Moses (one of the more obscure) as well as very general contexts: the Cold War, feminism, the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 499–506.
Published: 01 December 2017
... titles such as Lenore Kandel’s poetry collection The Love Book (1966) (subject of an obscenity trial in San Francisco) and Troia: Mexican Memoirs (1969) by Bonnie Bremser. The diversity of the expanded Beat canon forms the basis for a set of strong chapters (with Ronna C. Johnson on gender, Polina...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2005) 51 (3): 285–315.
Published: 01 September 2005
... brochure along with three other contemporaneous sources— the US Railroad Administration’s An Appreciation of Mount Rainier National Park, Clifton Johnson’s What to See in America, and a travel brochure titled Four Hours— Tacoma to the Glaciers— to see how placing Moore’s poem in dia­ logue...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 423–444.
Published: 01 December 2009
... linked to the body of literary theory descending from Continental thinkers like Kant and Hegel. Yet his impact on forerunners of contemporary thought such as Nietzsche, James, and Freud cannot be ignored. Keith Leslie Johnson, in his contribution to this issue, goes so far as to call Darwin the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 405–426.
Published: 01 December 2017
... revisions also come to support the template of a more autonomous lyric poem, one that resists too much dependence on outside, materialist “prosthetics” and reconstitutes itself—if unexpectedly—in the sonorous tradition of the spoken lyric voice, as discussed by W. R. Johnson in The Idea of Lyric (1982...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2010) 56 (4): 493–529.
Published: 01 December 2010
..., “sexual deviance” was considered such a threat to national security that thousands of government officials were ousted amidst fears that, as a key Senate report warned, a single homo- sexual could “pollute” an entire government office (Johnson 2) (qtd. in D’Emilio 42).6 And as what Oliver Harris...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2000) 46 (3): 285–310.
Published: 01 September 2000
... female figure with the meaning it favours and fix it” (Johnson and Cairns 4), attract particular scrutiny.7 Such inquiry is under­ standable and enlightening; it can, however, be too uniformly applied. Clair Wills has warned “of the danger of assuming that all figurations of the na­ tion as female...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2009) 55 (3): 378–392.
Published: 01 September 2009
... the mirror” (456). The very “giving way to tears” becomes a performance here, and the mirror represents the eye of the other whose inferred judgment determines the performance. Here many readers see voluntary reification in a society dominated by the male gaze (Devlin; Leonard; Johnson 899–900...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2014) 60 (1): 79–98.
Published: 01 March 2014
... evident in James Weldon Johnson’s preface for the first edition of hisThe Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man: “These pages also reveal the unsuspected fact that prejudice against the Negro is exerting pressure which, in New York and other large cities where the opportunity is open, is actually...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2003) 49 (2): 193–218.
Published: 01 June 2003
... to the poem, and may have authored one of the passages that Pound later excised. Loretta Johnson, one of the first critics to focus primarily and sympathetically on Vivien, suggests that for a few years, during the period when Eliot wrote The Waste Land and some time after, “there was at...