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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 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 (1 December 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 (1 March 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 (1 December 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 of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2000) 46 (4): 470–491.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Teresa Heffernan Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 32–45.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Carol J. Singley Copyright © Hofstra University 2003 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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2004) 50 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Andrew John Miller Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 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 (1 March 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 (1 March 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 (1 December 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 on...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2015) 61 (4): 460–483.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Jeannie Im The role of landscape in Elizabeth Bowen’s Irish novels has been overshadowed by the critical emphasis on her representations of the Anglo-Irish big house. In contrast to this critical trend, this article argues that Bowen’s Irish landscapes stage questions of national identity and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2016) 62 (1): 75–95.
Published: 01 March 2016
...William Q. Malcuit This article argues for a reconsideration of T. S. Eliot’s early poetry—in particular “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”—as developing out of a particular American poetic tradition, one that replayed and reinforced important tenets of American liberalism and nationalism...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 43–70.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., or instances of the postcommunist exotic; nor do they present only harsh critiques of US national imaginaries. Instead, the texts function as convex mirrors for multiple encounters and exchanges in ways that render them both object and method for rethinking real and imaginary intersections between...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 167–186.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Europe (CEE) and the United States. Staging these discourses predominately by way of the embodied performances of US migrant women from Eastern Europe, Stănescu’s plays raise questions about the relationship between (post)socialist nations and the United States, and about the attendant ideologies of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2011
... significance to a project that works from the outset to set itself apart from the mainstream of Americanist scholarship. As her introduction repeatedly notes, Adams hopes that the frame of the continent of North America will underline how nation-states, their borders, and even the continent itself are...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2001) 47 (4): 569–595.
Published: 01 December 2001
... definable national identity exists. He interviews Indians of different backgrounds and eco­ nomic statuses, and a crowd confronts him and asks “How can a coun­ try that never previously existed become independent? What does it mean to call this crowd of separate national histories, conflicting...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2010) 56 (1): 47–70.
Published: 01 March 2010
...- emplifies imagist poetic strategies, with its terse portraits of flowers, landscapes, and coastal inhabitants. Responding to the poems’ settings, contemporary scholarship often places Sea Garden outside the modernist debates about national or cosmopolitan literary movements and instead...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2001) 47 (4): 545–568.
Published: 01 December 2001
... tragedy. —Salman Rushdie (Imaginary Homelands 16) E tver since Salman Rushdie described the Indian “national longing for form” in his novel Midnight’s Children (359), questions of form have been a central topic for Rushdie scholarship. Form, or, to use a slightly more specific term...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 220–227.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Cosmopolitanism with an acknowledgment of the paradox embedded in his title: how can we speak of a particular, national variety of cosmopolitanism when cosmopolitanism makes claims for the affiliation of human beings as an inclusive, transnational community? What makes it possible for Pearson to speak or write...