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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (2): 209–231.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Kerry Hasler-Brooks Although Katherine Anne Porter began her writing career in the magazines, these periodicals have been largely erased from critical discussions of her work. This essay begins to recover the neglected publication history of Porter’s magazine fiction by reading her short story...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (3): 239–266.
Published: 01 September 2017
... among New York intellectuals who ineffectually conspire to found a radical magazine. Although the novel has typically been read as a roman à clef, its broader target becomes evident when positioned in relation to masculinist orthodoxies of objectivity and scientific materialism that dominated American...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (1): 56–74.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Paul Bradley Bellew American modernist Hart Crane’s poem “The Idiot” details the poet’s real-life encounters with a young man with a cognitive disability. Beginning in 1926, Crane worked on the poem through different versions through letters, manuscripts, and magazine publications until about 1932...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (4): 368–393.
Published: 01 December 2004
... of their period and culture. Or perhaps we read it in its 1902 form, bookended between “Youth” and “The End of the Tether.” Its first readers, on the other hand, came upon “The Heart of Darkness”1 in three successive issues of Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, a long-established monthly with a clearly...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (4): 472–492.
Published: 01 December 2008
... photographs—especially one of topless African women—have been read as coded deposits of the poet’s homosexuality or political worldview,2 the literary referentiality of Bishop’s citation of the magazine remains largely unexamined. For what other text might National Geographic stand? Or: what does...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2002) 48 (4): 487–507.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Barbara Ozieblo w Alyse Gregory, Scofield Thayer, and the Dial Barbara Ozieblo F rom its very beginnings, women played a significant role in the edit­ ing of the Dial magazine, originally the organ of the New England Transcendentalists. Margaret Fuller’s role as editor...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (2): 223–246.
Published: 01 June 2018
... responding to criticism of the hoax in Poetry magazine, the secret finally out, Bynner (still using the Morgan name) sought to clarify the meaning of Spectra as he saw it, stating his genuine affirmation of the anthology’s work beyond the satiric circumstances of its creation: “Having given vent...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (3): 414–421.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of The Dream Life of Balso Snell, he staged a controversy in which “West’s friend Julian Shapiro wrote to the Paris-based literary magazine the New Review, defending the book from scathing reviews that did not exist” (46). West’s movie theater antics and his friend’s letter of defense against imaginary...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (4): 481–512.
Published: 01 December 2014
... magazine in the 1950s showed black South Africans the “achievements of the black race. Something to celebrate. And oh, how badly we needed that in our corner of Africa” (“Your History” 161). As this quotation hints, African-American culture more generally was deeply inspiring and influential...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (1): 60–89.
Published: 01 March 2012
... window also points toward the connections between mercantile display and the early twentieth-century marriage market, connections that were pronounced in popular magazine images, like Oliver Herford’s illustration accompanying his poem, “The Husband Shop: A Fable for Heiresses,” in the October...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (4): 619–656.
Published: 01 December 2013
... sources of amusement.9 In Eliot’s first year at Smith, the school would have been abuzz with preparations for its new literary magazine, Smith Academy Record, which debuted in April, 1899. A triumph and a source of pride, it was a large production for such a small school, involving students...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (1): 164–173.
Published: 01 March 2013
... by the discipline of cultural studies, Bryant argues further. “A man’s poem might appear in a popular magazine,” she notes pithily, “but a woman’s poem disappeared into it” (179). To be fair, cultural stud- ies has not attended much to poetry as a genre or to high modernism 164Twentieth-Century...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (3-4): 364–371.
Published: 01 December 2011
... in Harper’s magazine in 1996, Franzen explic- itly racializes and genders—as white and male—the problem of social relevance confronted by late-twentieth century American novelists. Here, Franzen attributes the death of the social novel to the loss of a consensual frame of cultural reference and uses...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (4): 663–687.
Published: 01 December 2012
... discussion of abortion in “Missis Flinders” (1932), for example, “was certainly a literary risk in the thirties” (Biagi 227); Ernest Hemingway submitted “Hills Like White Elephants” (1927) to the avant-garde transition magazine “because he knew no American peri- odical would accept a story about...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (2): 264–271.
Published: 01 June 2011
... or companies (Proctor and Gamble, Campbell’s Soup) with some patriotic foodstuff to sell; songs and films; advertisements; series novels aimed at teenage girls and adult magazine fiction; pamphlets pro- moting classroom wartime activities; and accounts of England’s White Feather campaign, which saw...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (3): 494–503.
Published: 01 September 2013
... of some of the far gaudier artwork that adorned the covers of magazines such as Super Science Stories in the 1940s (Saler 93). In fact, it evokes scenes depicted on books from the fantasy publisher Ballantine Books, not Oxford University Press, Saler’s publisher. Tobias and O’Connor, in other...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (4): 434–452.
Published: 01 December 2000
... magazine, The New Yorker devoted its entire contents to Hersey’s story that week, deleting Jits usual light-hearted cartoons and humorous editorials. The response was sensational: the text was republished in full by several newspapers, ABC ra­ dio broadcast a reading of the entire text over four...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (1): 25–52.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... Copyright © 2018 Hofstra University 2018 American women writers hemispheric literature Mexico stories modernism transnational literature In July of 1923, Century Magazine published a contributor’s note by Katherine Anne Porter to accompany her short story “The Martyr,” one of a series...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
... : Grove . Konstantinou Lee . 2016 . Cool Characters: Irony and American Fiction . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Kristol Irving . 1971 . “ Pornography, Obscenity, and the Case for Censorship .” New York Times Magazine , March 28 , 24 – 25 , 112 – 16 . Lederer...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (2): 191–214.
Published: 01 June 2021
... to Rhythm , a little magazine that was profoundly influenced by Henri Bergson’s concept of élan vital . After Vorticism dispersed, she returned to watercolor landscapes and oil portraiture in the mid-twenties and then fully embraced abstraction in the thirties, joining the London Group and, as evidence...
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