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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2015) 61 (4): 519–527.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Juliana Chang War, Genocide, and Justice: Cambodian American Memory Work , by Schlund-Vials Cathy J. . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2012 . 243 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2015 As our everyday attention grows saturated by media reports of bloodshed...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 21–48.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Marian Eide Contemporary Irish poetry is producing a tradition of memorial to the Famine years of the 1840s. Countering purist versions of Irish identity as Catholic, indigenous, and rural, this body of work is provoked by Famine memory to explore Irishness as diasporic and widely transnational...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 49–74.
Published: 01 March 2017
... oscillation between surface and depth glass affords as both medium and metaphor is particularly central to Woolf’s conceptualization of memory. While Woolf may have shared her contemporaries’ anti-Victorian fascination with “pure” surfaces (embodied architecturally in glass) and the solitary insight such...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 102–106.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Eric Falci Ghostly Figures: Memory and Belatedness in Postwar American Poetry , by Keniston Ann . Iowa City : University of Iowa Press , 2015 . 228 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2017 In Ghostly Figures: Memory and Belatedness in Postwar American Poetry , Ann Keniston...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2000) 46 (2): 193–213.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Lisa Marie Lucenti Copyright © Hofstra University 2000 Willa Cather’s My Antonia: Haunting the Houses of Memory Lisa Marie Lucenti emory is much more than a recurrent or pervasive theme in Willa Cather’s fiction; remembrance is the very essence of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2000) 46 (3): 369–386.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Jennifer Willging Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 “True Down to the Last Detail”: Narrative and Memory in Marguerite Duras’s “Monsieur X.” Jennifer Willging arguerite Duras’s La Douleur (1985)1 is a collection of six disparate texts...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2001) 47 (1): 72–91.
Published: 01 March 2001
...William Adair Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 The Sun Also Rises: A Memory of War William Adair When strong enough to climb the hill behind Harlech [Wales] and revisit my favourite country, I could not help seeing it as a prospective batde field...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 539–574.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Nikki Skillman Copyright © Hofstra University 2013 James Merrill’s Embodied Memory James Merrill’s Embodied Memory Nikki Skillman In his mature poem “Verse for Urania,” James Merrill addresses his infant goddaughter on the day of her baptism. The aging poet observes Urania’s...
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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 June 2013) 59 (2): 196–231.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Kathy Knapp © 2015 by Hofstra University 2013 Kathy Knapp The Business of Forgetting: Postwar Living Memorials and the Post-Traumatic Suburb in Chang-rae Lee’s Aloft Kathy Knapp In one of the few scholarly essays to date devoted to Chang-rae Lee’s third novel, Aloft (2004), Mark...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 71–96.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Jelena Šesnić The article examines the emergence of new post–Cold War geopolitical imaginaries in the creative work of Croatian American writers Josip Novakovich and Neda Miranda Blažević-Krietzman. This work addresses memories of (post)socialism, develops transnationalized images of the wars in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 483–503.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Amanda K. Greene This essay argues that Charlotte Delbo’s deployment of disgust in her memoir Auschwitz and After (1995) challenges the ethics and possibilities of trauma representation. As opposed to beautifying concentration camp victims through elegiac memorialization or claiming the sublime...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 43–70.
Published: 01 March 2019
... connections between Bulgaria and the United States, Vapnyar develops deterritorialized memories about the Soviet past, and Hemon articulates relational forms of (reverse) mirroring between the United States and the former Yugoslavia. Their texts do not serve as transparent windows, forms of cultural brokerage...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2014) 60 (2): 137–168.
Published: 01 June 2014
... over a showing of glass slides, an activity which itself echoes a chapter in Nabokov’s Speak, Memory (1967); when Lucy Landau first meets Paul Bereyter, she “had been reading” precisely “Nabokov’s autobiography” (43); Ambros Adelwarth, following his self-incarceration in an Ithaca, New York...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2014) 60 (2): vi–viii.
Published: 01 June 2014
... English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University and Professor in the Institute for Research in Women, Gender, and Sexuality. Her most recent book is The Generation of Postmemory: Writing and Visual Culture After the Holocaust. She is working on a series of essays on memory, mobility, and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2007) 53 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2007
.... — Tennyson (In Memoriam 130:13—16) Nature repeats herself, or almost does: repeat, repeat, repeat; revise, revise, revise. —Bishop (“North Haven,” Poems 188) O n 1 March 1978 Elizabeth Bishop gave a reading at Harvard in memory of her...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2008) 54 (3): 396–400.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Tyrus Miller History, Memory, and the Literary Left: Modern American Poetry, 1935–1968 , by Lowney John , Iowa City : University of Iowa Press , 2006 . 287 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2008 Remembrances of Left Pasts History, Memory, and the Literary Left: Modern...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2006) 52 (4): 367–390.
Published: 01 December 2006
... early manhood (crossing the Alps), Strand’s “white eye” looks back to an earlier time in his life. Strand identified “that image o f the people on the shore” as his “first memory” (qtd. in Brooks 26), and although the poem itself does not explicitly identify the scene this way...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2000) 46 (1): 56–77.
Published: 01 March 2000
... still-living subject.2 This essay, however, argues that what Night and Day gives life to is London “literary and historic.” By 1919, private societies, munici­ pal government, and tour book writers had identified for the public and preserved as memorials the homes of writers, artists, statesmen...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2010) 56 (3): 405–413.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Randi Saloman The Passions of Modernism: Eliot, Yeats, Woolf, and Mann , by Cuda Anthony , Columbia : University of South Carolina Press , 2010 . 235 pages. Modernism, Memory, and Desire: T. S. Eliot and Virginia Woolf , by McIntire Gabrielle , Cambridge : Cambridge...