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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2015) 61 (1): 92–117.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Christopher Langlois This article reads Samuel Beckett’s Texts for Nothing through a conceptual register it derives from the work of Maurice Blanchot and Alain Badiou: the terror of literature. Through its close reading of Texts for Nothing , it demonstrates that terror is what emerges in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 424–432.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Mitchum Huehls Insistence of the Material: Literature in the Age of Biopolitics , by Breu Christopher . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2014 . 264 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2015 Given Breu’s clear interest in the intersection of bodies, economies...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2015) 61 (4): 528–534.
Published: 01 December 2015
... American writers as having been at the forefront of thinking about world literature as an intellectually emancipatory category. The final chapter in this way hits upon what Cosmopolitan Desires offers as its utopian moment. There is something deeply attractive in Siskind’s image of Gómez Carrillo and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2016) 62 (3): 350–357.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Ben Clarke There have been numerous attempts to challenge this image of the 1930s and the narrow canon of literature it sustains. These interventions have valuably complicated and extended our understanding of the decade, drawing attention to a wide range of writers beyond the small circle of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2000) 46 (1): 115–124.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Keith Dallas Copyright © Hofstra University 2000 Index Twentieth Century Literature Volumes 41-45,1995-1999 C o m p il e d b y K e i t h D a l l a s Ackroyd, Peter. Seejanik; Onega Adames, John. “A. R. Ammons’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Keith Dallas Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 Index: Twentieth-Century Literature Volumes 45-50,2000-2004 Compiled by Keith Dallas .^Vckroyd, Peter. See Ahearn Adair,William. “The Sun Abo Rises: A Memory of War.” 47.1 (2001): 72-91 Ahearn, Edward J. “The Modern English...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): 254–259.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Sabine Haenni The Revolutionary Roots of Modern Yiddish, 1903–1917 , by Trachtenberg Barry , Syracuse : Syracuse University Press , 2008 . 222 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Sabine Haenni How to Create a National Literature The Revolutionary Roots of Modern...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 105–113.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Jason Arthur The Global Remapping of American Literature , by Giles Paul , Princeton University Press , 2010 . 340 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2011 Review Reviews The Worlding of American Literature The Global Remapping of American Literature by Paul Giles...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2011) 57 (2): 199–223.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Christopher Breu Copyright © Hofstra University 2011 The Novel Enfleshed: Naked Lunch and the Literature of Materiality The Novel Enfleshed: Naked Lunch and the Literature of Materiality Christopher Breu The end of postmodernism? Is postmodernism still a viable analytical...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 140–147.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Rekha Rosha American Literature and the Free Market, 1945–2000 , by Clune Michael W. , Cambridge University Press , 2010 . 220 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2011 Rekha Rosha Price Blind: the Economics of Non-Recognition in Post-modern Literature and Culture American...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2011) 57 (2): 285–290.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Delia Konzett Enduring Words: Literary Narrative in a Changing Media Ecology , by Wutz Michael , Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press , 2009 . 279 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2011 Review Literature in the Age of Visual  Media Enduring Words: Literary...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2012) 58 (1): 159–168.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Steven Belletto Postmodern Belief: American Literature and Religion since 1960 , by Hungerford Amy , Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2010 . 224 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 Review Postmodern Belief: American Literature and Religion since 1960 by...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 174–180.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Gary Edward Holcomb Neo-Segregation Narratives: Jim Crow in Post-Civil Rights American Literature , by Norman Brian , University of Georgia Press , 2010 . 214 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2013 Gary Edward Holcomb Neo-Segregation Narratives: Jim Crow in Post-Civil...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 181–188.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Bianca Leggett Cosmopolitan Criticism and Postcolonial Literature , by Spencer Robert , Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan , 2011 . 225 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2013 Review Cosmopolitan Criticism and Postcolonial Literature by Robert Spencer Basingstoke...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2013) 59 (3): 504–512.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Matthew Scully The Great American Songbooks: Musical Texts, Modernism, and the Value of Popular Culture , by Graham T. Austin , Oxford University Press , 2013 . 320 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2013 Matthew Scully Musical Literature: Bridging the Gap Between High and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2006) 52 (3): 360–365.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Wade Newhouse Reinventing the South: Versions of a Literary Region , by Winchell Mark Royden , Columbia : University of Missouri Press , 2005 . 253 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2006 Southern Literature, Remembered Selectively Reinventing the South: Versions of a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2014) 60 (1): 128–136.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Ali Chetwynd Fictions of Fact and Value: The Erasure of Logical Positivism in American Literature 1945–1975 , by LeMahieu Michael , Oxford University Press , 2013 . 244 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2014 Ali Chetwynd Fictions of Fact and Value:  The Erasure of Logical...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2014) 60 (3): 397–404.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Mollie Godfrey Abandoning the Black Hero: Sympathy and Privacy in the Postwar African American White-Life Novel , by Charles John , Rutgers University Press , 2012 . 280 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2014 Review Reviews “White-Life” Literature Reconsidered...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2014) 60 (4): 481–512.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Shane Graham Copyright © Hofstra University 2014 A Black Atlantic Web: South African Literature, Langston Hughes, and Negritude Cultural Exchange in a Black Atlantic Web: South African Literature, Langston Hughes, and Negritude Shane Graham Ezekiel Mphahlele once wrote that Ebony...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2018) 64 (1): 25–52.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Jeffrey Lawrence This essay argues that Katherine Anne Porter’s Mexico writings of the 1920s and 1930s played a prominent role in the turn toward a transnational “literature of experience” in the interwar US literary field. Reading the stories “Flowering Judas,” “That Tree,” and “Hacienda...