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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (4): 411–436.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Chris Roulston This article explores the relations among childhood innocence, queerness, and nation-building in Rosemary Manning’s boarding school narrative, The Chinese Garden (1962). Recent scholarship by Lee Edelman and Kathryn Bond Stockton has questioned the innocence we invest in the figure...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (1): 125–129.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Caroline Miles The Nation’s Region: Southern Modernism, Segregation, and U.S. Nationalism , by Duck Leigh Anne , Athens : University of Georgia Press , 2006 . 340 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2009 The South, the Nation, and Global Cosmopolitanism The Nation’s Region...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (4): 470–491.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Teresa Heffernan Apocalyptic Narratives: The Nation in Salman Rushdie’s Midnights Children Teresa Heffernan The radically performative laying down of the law by the legislator must create the very context according to which that law could...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (1): 32–45.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Carol J. Singley Ul Race, Culture, Nation: Edith Wharton and Ernest Renan Carol J. Singley A n avid reader, Edith Wharton devoured volumes of philosophy and religion. As R. W B. Lewis observes in his biography, she owned more books on religion than any other subject (510).1 At every...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Andrew John Miller HI Under the Nation-State: Modernist Deterritorialization in Malcolm Lowry’s Under the Volcano Andrew John Miller In a manner that anticipates the hybrid modes of identity explored by many postcolonial writers, Malcolm Lowry’s Under the Volcano presents...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (4): 405–430.
Published: 01 December 2020
... that gather around contested national spaces. Furthermore, in Harriet Hume West elaborates a rhetoric of fantasy—stylistically whimsical, and ideologically what might be called a fantasia on national themes—that was elevated to new importance a decade later in her archetypal attack on imperialism, the Balkans...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (2): 254–259.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Sabine Haenni The Revolutionary Roots of Modern Yiddish, 1903–1917 , by Trachtenberg Barry , Syracuse : Syracuse University Press , 2008 . 222 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Sabine Haenni How to Create a National Literature The Revolutionary Roots of Modern...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (4): 511–518.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Ulka Anjaria The Mahatma Misunderstood: The Politics and Forms of Literary Nationalism in India , by Shingavi Snehal . London : Anthem , 2013 . 235 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2015 Snehal Shingavi’s complex book, The Mahatma Misunderstood: The Politics and Forms...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (1): 56–74.
Published: 01 March 2016
... national borders. This identification between two people with differently marginalized—and inherently sexualized—identities shifts within and outside the border of the United States, and, in this, Crane explores the nature of social marginalization as it relates to US national identity. Copyright ©...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (3-4): 516–538.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Caren Irr 2011 Caren Irr Postmodernism in Reverse: American National Allegories and the 21st-Century Political Novel Caren Irr Since the 1980s, the conceptual twin—or, better, dialectical counter- part—of literary postmodernism has been the national allegory. As Fred- ric...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (1): 34–53.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Tonje Vold Copyright © Hofstra University 2011 Tonje Vold How to “rise above mere nationality”: Coetzee’s Novels Youth and Slow Man in the World Republic of Letters Tonje Vold J. M. Coetzee’s work presents critical reflections on literature that circulate beyond their culture...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (4): 427–450.
Published: 01 December 2017
... the composition of verse and the fabric of national narratives. Whereas Pound detects the rhythmic coherence of a robust economy beneath the surface differences of documented history, Moore’s attention to the syllabic material of the prose she read and the stanzas she composed trained her attention...
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Published: 01 September 2021
Figure 1 Miné Okubo, drawing (1941). Miné with open newspaper, Berkeley, California. © Japanese American National Museum. Gift of Miné Okubo Estate, 2007.14. Figure 1. Miné Okubo, drawing (1941). Miné with open newspaper, Berkeley, California. © Japanese American National Museum. Gift of Miné More
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Published: 01 September 2021
Figure 2 Miné Okubo, drawing (1942). Evacuation Order No. 19, Berkeley, California. © Japanese American National Museum. Gift of Miné Okubo Estate, 2007.15. Figure 2. Miné Okubo, drawing (1942). Evacuation Order No. 19, Berkeley, California. © Japanese American National Museum. Gift of Miné More
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Published: 01 September 2021
Figure 3 Miné Okubo, drawing (ca. 1942–44). Arrivals at Tangoran Assembly Center, Topaz, Utah. © Japanese American National Museum. Gift of Miné Okubo Estate, 2007.54. Figure 3. Miné Okubo, drawing (ca. 1942–44). Arrivals at Tangoran Assembly Center, Topaz, Utah. © Japanese American National More
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Published: 01 September 2021
Figure 4 Miné Okubo, drawing (1942). Rooftop, Tanforan Assembly Center, San Bruno, California, 1942. © Japanese American National Museum. Gift of Miné Okubo Estate, 2007.82. Figure 4. Miné Okubo, drawing (1942). Rooftop, Tanforan Assembly Center, San Bruno, California, 1942. © Japanese American More
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Figure 5 Miné Okubo, drawing (ca. 1942–44). Central Utah Relocation Project, Topaz, Utah. © Japanese American National Museum. Gift of Miné Okubo Estate, 2007.203. Figure 5. Miné Okubo, drawing (ca. 1942–44). Central Utah Relocation Project, Topaz, Utah. © Japanese American National Museum More
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Figure 6 Miné Okubo, drawing (ca. 1942–44). Leaving Central Utah Relocation Project, Topaz, Utah. © Japanese American National Museum. Gift of Miné Okubo Estate, 2007.205. Figure 6. Miné Okubo, drawing (ca. 1942–44). Leaving Central Utah Relocation Project, Topaz, Utah. © Japanese American More
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (1-2): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Claudia Sadowski-Smith; Ioana Luca This article places an emergent body of cultural productions by US immigrants from former Eastern Bloc nations in dialogue with scholarship on US immigrant and transnational writing. We argue that the collective work by authors of (post-)Soviet and Central/Eastern...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (1): 25–52.
Published: 01 March 2022
... of solidarity on the basis of translations from so-called third-world literatures and explores how Shamlu’s political aesthetic traverses national borders to embrace ignored and marginalized poetic traditions. Rather than relying on French and other European modernisms to reinvigorate his national literature...
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