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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2002) 48 (3): 292–323.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Richard Danson Brown Copyright © Hofstra University 2002 w “YourThoughts Make Shape Like Snow”: Louis MacNeice on Stephen Spender Richard Danson Brown T h e notion that the left-wing writers o f the 1930s form ed a homog­ enous clique o f interchangeable, mutually...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 296–332.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Patrick Redding Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 Patrick Redding “One must make a distinction, however”: Marianne Moore and Democratic Taste Patrick Redding The root & seed of democracy is the doctrine Judge for yourself...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 126–156.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Paul Stephens Copyright © Hofstra University 2013 Paul Stephens “Reading at It”: Gertrude Stein, Information Overload, and the Makings of Americanitis Paul Stephens There is no grammar in opposition but there is if there is omni- present successful intermediation...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 157–163.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Carrie J. Preston Modernist Writings and Religio-scientific Discourse: H. D., Loy, and Toomer , by Vetter Lara , Palgrave Macmillan , 2010 . 219 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2013 Review Reviews Religion and Science in the Making of Modernist Bodies Modernist Writings and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2015) 61 (1): 32–62.
Published: 01 March 2015
... novel that never saw print—makes clear the remarkable breadth of Larsen’s intertextual revisionary project. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2015 modernism Sanctuary Twilight Sleep Passing Quicksand revision appropriation race As the biracial heroine of Nella Larsen’s Quicksand (1928) processes...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2015) 61 (1): 63–91.
Published: 01 March 2015
... monumentalizing tendencies that dogged it after the First World War and suggests a broader purpose for what might strike many as an antiquated poetic genre. Woolf’s critique of elegy is political, ethical, and generic, as she rewrites the terms of the genre to make visible the mourners and subjects that...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2016) 62 (4): 359–378.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Bloom is at once a creature of multiple linguistic contingencies and a lone storyteller who longs to compose a coherent story of himself to make sense of his life, my argument traces Bloom’s internal ordeal through what Emmanuel Levinas might call his “narrative intentionality.” By following Levinasian...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2016) 62 (3): 271–288.
Published: 01 September 2016
... still remain close. I make the claim that, as with speaking in place of another, speaking for oneself also entails the production of an other, and that these efforts to read and give voices to dogs point toward the rupture of the self-reflective human subject. In featuring their failed attempts to write...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 427–450.
Published: 01 December 2017
... the contingent aspects of historical narrative, and on the accidental likenesses whereby nations make the selves up. Copyright © 2017 Hofstra University 2017 Ezra Pound Marianne Moore nation Virginia In Ezra Pound’s well-known account of the ideogrammic method, five words stand for the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2018) 64 (3): 275–294.
Published: 01 September 2018
... aesthetic. This essay argues, however, that what Corregidora affirms most strongly is not a more accurate (because more traumatic) history but rather what Stephen Best has recently called the desire to make the past present. What Ursa Corregidora struggles to realize in the novel is precisely the pastness...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2018) 64 (3): 317–346.
Published: 01 September 2018
... the ethics of disclosure, making her engaged outsider a precursor of the twenty-first-century hacktivist. Copyright © 2018 Hofstra University 2018 alternative history counterfactual narrative modernism speculative fiction spying whistleblowing Lies will flow from my lips, but there may perhaps...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 449–482.
Published: 01 December 2018
... anthropological, heritage—when she represents characters’ undeserved, uncompensated pains. Woolf’s thinking aligns her with Charles Darwin in the natural sciences. Like Darwin, Woolf makes tragic chance inseparable from the theater of life. This essay reads Woolf’s oft-cited rejection of teleological form and her...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 483–503.
Published: 01 December 2018
... difficulties of witnessing. Yet, as opposed to merely marking the limits of what can be witnessed, disgust offers an alternative, affective way of encountering the pain of others that still challenges the more soothing logic of mourning and meaning-making. It has a particular countermemorial capacity to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2019
... decline for the consolidation of postsocialist diasporas in the United States and for the constitution and maintenance of US Cold War imaginaries, which continue to inform US policy making to this day. The new cultural productions show how experiences of (post)socialism have helped shape new transnational...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2005) 51 (2): vi–ix.
Published: 01 June 2005
... power; no discov­ eries of what turn out to be obvious cultural forces; and above all no willful allegorizing of texts on the basis of single passages and the author’s passion to make it new. The finalists’ essays were all careful analyses of particular texts driven by powerful...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 513–518.
Published: 01 December 2017
... method to show how Morrison’s novels’ formal properties work on readers; she demonstrates that the narrative method reflects the conceptualization of love in each novel; and she makes connections between narrative form and African American history. Wyatt is, at base, a psychoanalytic critic, but in this...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2008) 54 (3): 362–387.
Published: 01 September 2008
... diluting the complexity of romantic lyric s engagement with the natural world. John Timmerman, for example, makes the claim—too obvious, in his estimation, to require proof—that in place of Enlightenment rationality “the Romantics simply substituted an equally abstract, divine, moral agency in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 110–113.
Published: 01 March 2005
... poets, Derek Walcott and Kamau Brathwaite. As Pollard duly notes, these relationships have been acknowl­ edged and occasionally disputed, but Pollard for the first time spells out in full detail what these writers make of their model. The result is not reducible to an influence study in the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2017) 63 (3): 365–369.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., frequently brilliant, and full of gifts critical, philosophical, and aesthetic. It is the kind of book that at moments makes one feel like cheering. Why Wittgenstein? For Altieri, Wittgenstein functions not only as a fresh source of philosophical theory about the nature of expression but also as a potential...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2007) 53 (3): 394–405.
Published: 01 September 2007
... herself rather than condescend.The book’s first sentence is: “Let me begin with a seemingly nonsensical question,” and its second-to-last makes a claim she labels “modest,” although it is hardly that. As w ith Austin’s book, the disparaging wink at academic theorizing suggested by the title...