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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2014) 60 (2): 251–258.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Karen Leick Anti-Nazi Modernism: The Challenges of Resistance in 1930s Fiction , by Spiro Mia , Northwestern University Press , 2013 . 308 pages. Migrant Modernism: Postwar London and the West Indian Novel , by Brown J. Dillon , University of Virginia Press , 2013 . 246...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2018) 64 (1): 101–110.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Greg Chase Kafka and Wittgenstein: The Case for an Analytic Modernism , by Schuman Rebecca . Evanston, IL : Northwestern University Press , 2015 . 220 pages. Wittgenstein and Modernism , edited by LeMahieu Michael Zumhagen-Yekplé Karen . Chicago : University of Chicago...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 392–410.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Ellmann argues that Bowen, in a superior distinction from Virginia Woolf, “relishes the narrative business of the realist, insofar as it releases her from the stifling rose-house of inner life into the world of cars and cocktail-shakers, typewriters and telephones—in short into the modern world” (2003, 5...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 411–416.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Nell Wasserstrom Out of Character: Modernism, Vitalism, Psychic Life , by Moses Omri . Stanford : Stanford University Press , 2014 . 296 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2015 In Western cultural history, the concept of “character”—in both psychological and literary...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2016) 62 (3): 337–344.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Brandon Jones The Ecology of Modernism: American Environments and Avant-Garde Poetics , by Schuster Joshua . University of Alabama Press , 2015 . 232 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2016 Joshua Schuster’s The Ecology of Modernism: American Environments and Avant-Garde...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2016) 62 (3): 345–349.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Megan Poole Optical Impersonality: Science, Images, and Literary Modernism , by Walter Christina . Johns Hopkins University Press , 2014 . 352 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2016 Fashioning a foundational book within contemporary modernist studies is a rare occurrence...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2016) 62 (3): 350–357.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Ben Clarke Committed Styles: Modernism, Politics, and Left-Wing Literature in the 1930s , by Kohlmann Benjamin . Oxford University Press , 2014 . 228 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2016 As Benjamin Kohlmann argues in Committed Styles: Modernism, Politics, and Left-Wing...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2016) 62 (4): 448–454.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Sean Grattan Tense Future: Modernism, Total War, Encyclopedic Form , by Saint-Amour Paul . Oxford University Press , 2015 . 347 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2016 In a recent New York Times blog entry entitled “Waiting for the Bomb to Drop,” Paul Saint-Amour writes...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 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 (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 228–236.
Published: 01 June 2017
...John Paul Riquelme Modernism and the Reinvention of Decadence , by Sherry Vincent . Cambridge University Press , 2015 . 333 pages. Copyright © 2017 Hofstra University 2017 In his acknowledgments, the distinguished critic Vincent Sherry mentions having worked on Modernism and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2017) 63 (3): 239–266.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Hofstra University 2017 1930s aesthetic early-twentieth-century impersonality modernism sentiment To date, twenty-three bright young men have written to Tess Slesinger telling her that her Bruno Leonard, in her book The Unpossessed , is exactly like them and where in blazes did she get...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2017) 63 (3): 370–375.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Matthew Gannon The Work of Difference: Modernism, Romanticism, and the Production of Literary Form , by Wasser Audrey . Fordham University Press , 2016 . 216 pages. Copyright © 2017 Hofstra University 2017 In his call for artists to “make it new,” Ezra Pound voiced the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2000) 46 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Catherine Gunther Kodat Copyright © Hofstra University 2000 To “Flash White Light from Ebony”: The Problem of Modernism in Jean Toomer’s Cane Catherine Gunther Kodat The mirror stage is a drama whose internal thrust is precipitated from...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2001) 47 (2): 197–216.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Charles W. Pollard Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 HI Traveling with Joyce: Derek Walcott’s Discrepant Cosmopolitan Modernism Charles W. Pollard Consider the following description as a question on a final exam in a course on modernist literature...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2002) 48 (2): 191–214.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Robert Genter Copyright © Hofstra University 2003 w Toward a Theory of Rhetoric: Ralph Ellison, Kenneth Burke, and the Problem of Modernism Robert Genter In 1937 a major shift in American intellectual circles occurred with the rebirth of the literary journal Partisan...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2003) 49 (2): 131–163.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Kurt Koenigsberger Copyright © Hofstra University 2003 HI Elephants in the Labyrinth of Empire: Modernism and the Menagerie in The Old Wives’ Tale Kurt Koenigsberger D espite his deep sympathies for things Continental and a mild con­ tempt for narrowly English cultural and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 82–102.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Carolyn A. Durham Copyright © Hofstra University 2003 Ml Modernism and Mystery: The Curious Case of the Lost Generation Carolyn A. Durham If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2004) 50 (3): 283–316.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Lisa Fluet Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 Ml Modernism and Disciplinary History: On H. G. Wells andT. S. Eliot Lisa Fluet Gutman stopped whispering. His sleek dark eyes examined Spade’s face, which was placid. The fat man asked: “Well, sir, what...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2007) 53 (1): 74–78.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Debra Rae Cohen Modernism on Fleet Street , by Collier Patrick , Aldershot : Ashgate , 2006 . 257 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 Journalistic Modernism Modernism on Fleet Street by Patrick Collier Aldershot: Ashgate, 2006.257 pages Debra R ae Cohen...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2007) 53 (4): 518–529.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Robert Boyers Modernism: The Lure of Heresy , by Gay Peter , New York : W.W. Norton , 2007 . 610 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 w Reviews Modernism, Dead or Alive Modernism: The Lure of Heresy by Peter Gay NewYork:W.W. Norton, 2007. 610 pages Robert Boyers...