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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2015) 61 (2): 232–263.
Published: 01 June 2015
... so, it also engages with a complex of intertexts ranging from the Qur’anic and biblical versions of the Yusuf/Joseph story to Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness . This essay adds V. S. Naipaul’s A Bend in the River to this mix by reading Gurnah’s historical attentiveness as an overwriting of Naipaul’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2009) 55 (1): 1–35.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Aaron Eastley Copyright © Hofstra University 2009 HI V. S. Naipaul and the 1946 Trinidad General Election Aaron Eastley Precisely because history as the verbal representation by man of his own past is by its very nature so full of hazard, so replete in­ deed with...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2000) 46 (2): 214–237.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Robert M. Greenberg Copyright © Hofstra University 2000 Anger and the Alchemy of Literary Method in V. S. Naipaul’s Political Fiction: The Case of The Mimic Men Robert M. Greenberg . S. Naipaul’s fiction and nonfiction since the 1960s have reflected an...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2010) 56 (4): 462–492.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Yi-Ping Ong Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Yi-Ping Ong The Language of Advertising and the Novel: Naipaul’s A House for Mr. Biswas Yi-Ping Ong Modernity in Trinidad, then, turns out to be the extreme suscep- tibility of people who are unsure of themselves and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 223–230.
Published: 01 June 2016
...’ need for independence, self-reliance, and privacy, which destitution denies. Radović illuminates a genealogy of the yard novel that includes Earl Lovelace’s The Dragon Can’t Dance , C. L. R. James’s Minty Alley , Roger Mais’s The Hills Were Joyful Together , V. S. Naipaul’s Miguel Street , and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 365–375.
Published: 01 June 2012
...,” and “The Event of Shame.” Within this tripartite format, he provides chapters on figures as different as Caryl Phillips, V. S. Naipaul, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, Zoë Wicomb, and J. M. Coetzee. Each of these discussions contains theoretical subsections that operate like philosophical interludes...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2007) 53 (1): 23–39.
Published: 01 March 2007
... everything as renewed. (What the Twilight Says 37-38) Walcott distances himself from writers such as V. S. Naipaul, who attacks the Caribbean’s uncreative mimicry of European models, but also from the enthusiastic search for “true” single roots that characterizes move­ ments...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2014) 60 (2): 251–258.
Published: 01 June 2014
.... His complex portrait of these four writers serves as an important corrective to the perspective of V. S. Naipaul, who was clear about his “disdain for both writers and editors engaged in supposedly highbrow literary pursuits at that time” (172). By discouraging literary experimenta- tion and an...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2005
...: Radclyffe Hall’s The Well of Loneliness and Modernist Fictions of Identity.” 49.3 (2003): 277-297 116 Index Greenberg, Robert M. “Anger and the Alchemy of Literary Method in V. S. Naipaul’s Political Fiction: The Case of The Mimic Men. ” 46.2 (2000): 214-237 Gregory, Alyse...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 189–195.
Published: 01 March 2013
... the tensions of the modern Muslim identity, Nash argues, through the trope of pilgrim- age, either towards Muslim spirituality and self-identification, as in Mah- fouz, or away from it, as in V. S. Naipaul. Writing Muslim Identity is a slim volume that is expansive in its range, focusing...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2008) 54 (3): 339–361.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., the mark of the failure of the colonized to produce anything genuinely new. This is the sense 343 Neil ten Kortenaar of the term as used by V. S. Naipaul in The Mimic Men, where imitation of form by those without power suggests that the colonial is not, in fact, authentic. Other writers...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2015) 61 (2): 264–271.
Published: 01 June 2015
... in each woman’s career and scholars’ tendency to concentrate exclusively on male exiles and their modernist voyages, from James Joyce to V. S. Naipaul. For instance, both Una Marson and C. L. R. James traveled from Jamaica to London in 1932 and both moved within the same literary and political...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2004) 50 (3): 318–324.
Published: 01 September 2004
... more accurately reflects the careers of such writers asV. S. Naipaul, Salman Rushdie, Ngugi waThinog’o, Anita Desai, and Chinua Achebe, among others, but it also enables us to see mod­ ernism as “the product of the margins reacting to Western culture as it moves to and to an...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 355–364.
Published: 01 June 2012
... transnational writing, beginning with Conrad and continuing with Naipaul, found it implausible to think about a transnational condition in terms of group identity. They remained preoccupied with the predicament of the individual caught helplessly in the nets of overlapping cultures. An explicit and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 37–78.
Published: 01 March 2013
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2001) 47 (4): 596–618.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., fashioned, as Chamcha himself admits, in the mold of Nirad Chaudhri or V. S. Naipaul, trans­ formed from a creature of “selected discontinuities” (60) to a slighdy more self-aware but still resentful self; (2) the “untranslated” man, in the figure of Gibreel, who wants to transform Britain in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2000) 46 (3): 285–310.
Published: 01 September 2000
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2001) 47 (4): 569–595.
Published: 01 December 2001
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2012) 58 (3): 462–494.
Published: 01 September 2012