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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2007) 53 (1): 74–78.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Debra Rae Cohen Modernism on Fleet Street , by Collier Patrick , Aldershot : Ashgate , 2006 . 257 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 Journalistic Modernism Modernism on Fleet Street by Patrick Collier Aldershot: Ashgate, 2006.257 pages Debra R ae Cohen...
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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): 119–144.
Published: 01 June 2016
... failed to provide his “nother” community a workable notion of “rights, law, justice” ( AP 3). This failure becomes apparent when an Australian journalist seeks to interview Animal, and Animal points out that many books have been written about this place, [but] no one has changed anything for the better...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2018) 64 (1): 25–52.
Published: 01 March 2018
... argue that critics, journalists, and fellow US writers recognized these markers as essential features of her literary aesthetic. In one sense, the article aims to recapture Porter’s canonicity during the interwar period, a status that might need reiterating given the relative decline of her reputation...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2008) 54 (1): 105–114.
Published: 01 March 2008
... writers developed strategies to defend the modernism of their art while mocking the censorious voices of journalists, government officials, and purity reformers who deemed their writing obscene. The book begins with a chapter on Dante Gabriel Rossetti that focuses on the revisions he...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2010) 56 (1): 99–106.
Published: 01 March 2010
... journalistic accounts of anarchist Germaine Berton’s 1923 murder of Marius Plateau, publishing secretary of the prominent right-wing newspaper Action Française—each of which compelled the surrealists to interrogate the epistemological impulses of their work and thought. The two chapters of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2018) 64 (3): 371–378.
Published: 01 September 2018
... between East and West Berlin. He also records how experiences of occupation ricocheted back on the struggle for desegregation in the United States. In an interview conducted in 1959, for instance, William Gardner Smith, a journalist and novelist who was drafted into the Occupation forces, described the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 518–526.
Published: 01 December 2018
... of the twentieth century. Superman, Chute points out, is himself an immigrant and an outsider, unable to fully assimilate into his adopted planet. Fun Home was written by a lesbian who more than once depicts herself both giving and receiving cunnilingus. The most important comics journalist—in fact...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2015) 61 (4): 519–527.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Times journalist Sydney Schanberg’s 1980 essay “The Death and Life of Dith Pran.” In Schlund-Vials’s reading, the film’s story of friendship between Schanberg and Pran stages Cambodian suffering as significant only insofar as it triggers American guilt and remorse. An epigraph to the chapter narrates...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2014) 60 (4): 455–480.
Published: 01 December 2014
... flight and subsequent adventures with the hyper-masculine King, a thinly-veiled version of Acosta’s friend, the gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson. This misogynistic element in Acosta’s writing, noted by many critics, seems to put him at odds with both the spirit and practice of Legal...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2002) 48 (4): 363–392.
Published: 01 December 2002
... need for patron­ age or jobbing as a journalist (which, as we shall see, Woolf defined as a kind of literary professionalism—one that she continued to practice and about which she was deeply conflicted). It shields her from the intellec­ tual compromises monetary need imposes on the writer, from...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2009) 55 (1): 1–35.
Published: 01 March 2009
... journalistic analysis of The Middle Passage suggests the authenticity of a Ganesh-type character, while in the fictitious Ganesh the Trinidadian picaroon finds a most personable and credible incarnation. This is an important recognition, for the notion that Naipaul’s journalistic works...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 82–102.
Published: 01 March 2003
... contemporary American writers to turn their attention to France. A body of work initially dominated by cultural historians, an­ thropologists, sociologists, and journalists (for example, Richard Bern­ stein, Robert Daley, Richard Kuisel, Jean-Philippe Mathy) has of late increasingly included the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2007) 53 (2): vi–x.
Published: 01 June 2007
..., yet interrelated, sections of the essay: (1) to show how the novel inscribes an “implicit critique of the narrator’s excessive rationalism,” (2) to explore how journalist/narrator Joe’s beliefs are animated by economic interests and “how neo-Darwin­ ism itself is represented as a phenomenon of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): 254–259.
Published: 01 June 2010
... new Yiddish literary and journalistic ventures,” “new theater and musical companies,” a generation of new writers, various ethnographic ventures, and a literary society emerged (43–44). Not that there was no cultural activity in Yiddish before 1905. Indeed, Trachtenberg traces the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 349–354.
Published: 01 June 2012
... himself by turns as Ernest, Ernie, Ernestum, Wemedge, the old Brute, the Antique Brut, Gus, Stien, Stein, Hem, Hemmy, Hemingstien, Hemingstein, the great Hemingstein, the old Jazzz, the woodsman, the master woodsman, the Massive Woodsman, the master journalist, the Old Master, the peerless enditer...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 23–42.
Published: 01 March 2019
... popular journalistic and official discourses. Matthiessen contextualizes his politics through a reassessment of US literature, asserting that it had historically been “intensely critical of the status quo ” (107), and that the country’s literary giants, such as Emerson and Steinbeck, saw their...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2007) 53 (2): 93–124.
Published: 01 June 2007
... Love does in fact hold out hope for a rapprochement between the sciences and the humanities. 95 Jonathan Greenberg The infant s smile Enduring Love presents a troubled marriage of science and literature: Joe Rose, the narrator and a science journalist, is married—by common law only—to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2008) 54 (4): 419–447.
Published: 01 December 2008
... sections comprise real and imagined newspaper headlines; several characters in the novel are journalists; and several others routinely influence the press as public relations agents. The political implications of this intermingling of novel and news, Twentieth-Century Literature 54.4...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 12–31.
Published: 01 March 2003
..., and black expatriates like Wright, Baldwin, and Himes. There were also of course several decades of New Yorker “Letters from Paris” by Janet Flanner, succeeded by Jane Kramer’s “Letters from Europe.” Journalists, chroniclers, memoirists, writers of fiction, they came from the ranks of the rich...