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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2001) 47 (4): 444–466.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Andrew S. Teverson Copyright © Hofstra University 2002 »II Fairy Tale Politics: Free Speech and Multiculturalism in Haroun and the Sea of Stories Andrew S. Teverson Jacobites must speak in children’s rhymes, As preachers do in Parables, sometimes...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2009) 55 (1): 114–124.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Matthias Piccolruaz Konzett Klezmer America: Jewishness, Ethnicity, Modernity , by Freedman Jonathan , New York : Columbia University Press , 2008 . 388 pages. Multiculturalism and the Jews , by Gilman Sander L. , New York : Routledge, Taylor, and Francis , 2006 . 293...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2005) 51 (3): 378–384.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Andrew P. Hoberek Urban Triage: Race and the Fictions of Multiculturalism , by Lee James Kyung-Jin , Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2004 . 254 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 Why Multiculturalism Still Matters Urban Triage: Race and the Fictions of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 97–120.
Published: 01 March 2019
... on the novels’ different representations of transnational exchanges, exploring to what extent women migrants achieve agency in the complex world of multicultural transactions. Copyright © 2019 Hofstra University 2019 Nadja Tesich Natasha Radojčić transnational literature US post-Yugoslav...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 121–144.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Adrian Wanner The city of Odessa has gained prominence in twentieth-century literature as a symbolic hub of sensuality, irreverent humor, and criminal ingenuity. While Odessa’s storied ethnic diversity is now largely reduced to a Russian/Ukrainian binary, the multicultural and Jewish Odessa lives...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 145–166.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., Shteyngart depicts a transnational, multicultural, and morally ambivalent world in which his protagonists travel between Russia and the United States, bringing US American culture and consumerist artifacts to Russia. Copyright © 2019 Hofstra University 2019 David Bezmozgis deterritorialization...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2007) 53 (3): 406–413.
Published: 01 September 2007
... current complex landscape o f America’s strained multiculturalism and diversity. Is it possible to construe a national gene­ alogy that does justice to diversity and the elusive remembered time of the nation configured differently by various and competing groups? Two new studies, Dean J...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2004) 50 (3): 331–335.
Published: 01 September 2004
... to find courses on the works of Toni Morrison or Virginia Woolf. In the words of Nathan Glazer, truly we are all multicultural now. Unfortunately it’s not that simple. In The Romance of Authenticity: The Cultural Politics of Regional and Ethnic Literatures, Jeff Karem...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2005) 51 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 June 2005
... to last, the impulse to reify our culturally derived and ideologically driven faiths might coexist with relativism, multiculturalism, and di­ versity, those other creeds that define our time and place. (16) His review of these concerns emphasizes the centrality of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 424–432.
Published: 01 September 2015
...-based, multicultural lens, Breu in her case accentuates the literary experimentalism that he downplayed for previous authors. But again, Breu’s real investment, the thing that makes Silko experimental in the same way that Burroughs, Pynchon, Ballard, and Bellamy are, involves the transgressive content...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2000) 46 (3): 346–368.
Published: 01 September 2000
... dramatically revised contemporary psychiatric treat­ ment and yet after multiculturalism, ethnic studies, and the gay rights move­ ment made identity a pressing concern—Darkness Visible thus suggests the 349 TWENTIETH CENTURY LITERATURE ambiguities inherent in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 364–371.
Published: 01 December 2011
... the term “depressive realism” (44) to capture the white male novelist’s sense of irrelevance in a society beholden to the “therapeutic optimism” (47) of multicultural identity politics. In an effort to account for his own sense of obsolescence, Franzen directly links the American novel’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2006) 52 (3): 360–365.
Published: 01 September 2006
... “great works” of Southern literature and the conservative criticism that first provided the tools to read it. Winchell’s most reactionary moment in Reinventing the South comes early in the book, when he mourns the corruption ofAgrarian ideals into a “cause of multiculturalism” that he...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 167–186.
Published: 01 March 2019
... immigrant artists have continued to work in ethnic theater to explore the multiethnic realities of the United States in ways similar to contemporary immigrant and ethnic fiction ( Saxon 2011 : 140). Much of the ethnic or multicultural theater of the 1990s critiqued and questioned representations of a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Midnight’s Children." 47.4 (2001): 545-568 JL everson, Andrew S. “Fairy Tale Politics: Free Speech and Multiculturalism in Haroun and the Sea of Stories.” 47.4 (2001): 444—466 Thayer, Scofield. See Ozieblo Thomas, Calvin.“Cultural Droppings: Bersani’s Beckett.” 47.2 (2001): 169-196...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2006) 52 (2): 231–236.
Published: 01 June 2006
...). Miller’s boldest and most original work occurs in the chapter that addresses the writers’ religious affiliations, practices, and beliefs. She ob­ serves that “religious discourse and cosmopolitan multiculturalism are typically conceived as antithetical in discussions of modernism,” and “it has...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2014) 60 (2): 197–221.
Published: 01 June 2014
... of US transnational capital. In parallel, near the end of the Cold War, racial neoliberalism––manifest in a superficial multiculturalism or a blunt colorblindness––arose as a rationale for a fresh series of US transnational incursions, in oil-rich countries in particular. That is, as a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2016) 62 (1): 110–117.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., multicultural work may be some of the most distinctly “American” American poetry. The History has a lot of possible uses. Individual chapters could be very helpfully assigned to students in American literature classes. It will make a valuable reference work for when you suddenly need to figure out who the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 220–227.
Published: 01 June 2017
... developing, marginalized Ireland on the international stage” (43). This expression amounts to a form of “critical cosmopolitanism” because it refuses the tendency to rush colonial or postcolonial subjects onto the stage of some global multicultural community at the expense of an identity that is still in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2004) 50 (3): 324–331.
Published: 01 September 2004
... porary English departments, but it is remarkably easy to find courses on the works of Toni Morrison or Virginia Woolf. In the words of Nathan Glazer, truly we are all multicultural now. Unfortunately it’s not that simple. In The Romance of Authenticity: The Cultural Politics of...