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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (1): 94–101.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Steven Gould Axelrod American Poetry after Modernism: The Power of the Word , by Gelpi Albert . New York : Cambridge University Press , 2015 . 316 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2017 Albert Gelpi has now completed his critical trilogy on US poetry, a project nearly...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (1): 31–56.
Published: 01 March 2021
... by considering “Clepsydra” in relation to influential readings of poetry offered by some of Ashbery’s major contemporaries (Marjorie Perloff, Paul de Man, and Harold Bloom). Exemplifying the allegorical mode of modernism that the young Ashbery resists, Baudelaire’s poem manifests the triumph of linear time...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (4): 409–436.
Published: 01 December 2022
..., public solitude took on new urgency for her in the World War II years and beyond, when Moore developed from an obscure champion of modernism to a widely read national figure. alexmouw@gmail.com Copyright © 2022 Hofstra University 2022 American poetry literary fame modernism World War II...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (2): 199–224.
Published: 01 June 2022
...–1936 .” Florida Historical Quarterly 46 , no. 3 : 209 – 18 . Longenbach James . 1997 . Modern Poetry after Modernism . New York : Oxford University Press . Lowney John . 2006 . History, Memory, and the Literary Left: Modern American Poetry, 1935–1968 . Iowa City...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (4): 455–482.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Adam Parkes Pairing D. H. Lawrence with Aldous Huxley, this essay explores representations of aristocracy—hereditary and intellectual—in British modernism. Lawrence and Huxley often associate aristocracy with stupidity, satirizing the expertise of the expert as well as the intellectual vacancy...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (4): 413–448.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Stephen D. Thompson Approaching T. S. Eliot’s oeuvre as a coherent whole, this essay argues that his early work registers a set of philosophical difficulties inherited from the epistemological presumptions of the modern university that he gradually reformulates and resists over the course of his...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (4): 431–462.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Hofstra University 2020 archive “Burnt Norton” Four Quartets modern poetry The Waste Land Recognizing increasingly in this year of our lord 1957 Vital Truth is a priceless heritage in the world of letters or Mankind, to pass on to future generations, I bequeath this collection...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (2): 241–247.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Jane Hedley Shifting Ground: Reinventing Landscape in Modern American Poetry , by Costello Bonnie , Cambridge : Harvard University Press , 2003 . 225 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2006 Re-engaging the Poetics of Landscape Shifting Ground: Reinventing Landscape...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (2): 260–282.
Published: 01 June 2013
... with Ashbery’s poetry, then the old music, as Shoptaw suggests, is aligned with “aestheticism” (25), which comes through in the “rarefied” form of the willows’ murmuring. The poem thus replays precisely the sort of break with aestheticism attempted by such modern- ist poets as T. S. Eliot and Ezra Pound...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (1): 111–118.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Anthology of American Literature reduced their already insufficient Stevens representation, they omitted his impassioned utterance “A Postcard from the Volcano,” while retaining the programmatically explicable “Of Modern Poetry.” This presumably reflects the academy’s persistent appetite for poems...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (2): vi–vii.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Nelson, Jubilee Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences and professor of English at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Professor Nelson is the current national president of the American As- sociation of University Professors and has written widely on modern poetry and on the politics...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2002) 48 (3): 292–323.
Published: 01 September 2002
... revealing comment is in Modern Poetry (1938): Spender’s most effective use o f imagery is w hen one image per­ vades and controls a whole poem , as in the poem beginning “After they have tired o f the brilliance o f cities ’’This poem 306 Louis MacNeice on Stephen...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (4): 709–719.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of contact (their interarts interdisciplinarity, their interest in sliding scales between modern and postmodern representation, their focus on poetry and the art of collage). For both Levy and Samuels are driven by a shared, fraught search that drove Schjeldahl last year to uncharacteristic aphasia...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (4): 393–410.
Published: 01 December 2019
... : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich . Gross Harvey MacDowell Robert . 1996 . Sound and Form in Modern Poetry . Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press . Halpern Nick . 2003 . Everyday and Prophetic: The Poetry of Lowell, Ammons, Merrill, and Rich . Madison : University of Wisconsin...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (2): 223–246.
Published: 01 June 2018
... aesthetic and sociopolitical relevance to the period and sheds further light on contemporary perceptions of Imagism and Vorticism, particularly in the context of the poetry of the Great War. Copyright © 2018 Hofstra University 2018 Anne Knish Emmanuel Morgan modernism poetry Originally...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (4): 507–512.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., and the singer then performed her hit “Express Yourself.” It was an effective rhetorical moment, though for students of modern poetry there were both familiar and complicated ironies in Madonna’s use of Auden’s poem, “September 1, 1939,” to express herself and her political commitments. As Bonnie Costello...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (4): 475–498.
Published: 01 December 2017
...,” as orchestrated by Wahl, was a set of considerations and intellectual responses that would continue to define ethical inquiry. To read Moore in relation to such considerations is to trace a singular relation between her version of modernism and the new forms of experimental poetry that emerged in America after...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (3): 322–356.
Published: 01 September 2009
...)? After reading Wilenski’s The Modern Movement in Art and deeply en- gaged in her own Boomer-like studies, Bishop wrote that she wanted“to make, just for my own edification and satisfaction, the same sort of analysis and cataloguing of literature—or possibly just poetry” (Papers 73.A.1). 341...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (4): 405–426.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Moore’s ‘Blue Bug’: A Dialogic Ode on Celebrity, Race, Gender, and Age .” Modernism/Modernity 22 , no. 4 : 760 – 86 . Hollander John . 1975 . Vision and Resonance: Two Senses of Poetic Form . 2nd ed . New Haven : Yale University Press . Holley Margaret . 1987 . The Poetry...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (2): 191–222.
Published: 01 June 2018
... political intelligence as thoroughly as a military exercise. Copyright © 2018 Hofstra University 2018 American poetry description imperialism modernism World War II On the rare occasions when Elizabeth Bishop felt compelled to defend poetry, she did so in terms of its social life...