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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2005) 51 (4): 437–466.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Maren Linett Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 m “ New Words, New Everything” : Fragmentation and Trauma in Jean Rhys Maren Linett Je a n Rhys’s novels present an intriguing case study for thinking about the status and meaning of fragmented text. With their polyvocal, nonlin­...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2016) 62 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 March 2016
... poorly understood in the academy. Turning a historicist eye toward the novel’s portrayal of the sixties, we see that it dramatizes actual debates among the New Left between anarchist figures, such as Paul Goodman and Murray Bookchin, and emergent neo-Leninist factions such as the Weather Underground and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2016) 62 (4): 429–447.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Eleanor Reeds This essay reads the hidden histories of the First World War and the Algerian War of Independence in Pat Barker’s Regeneration and Assia Djebar’s Children of the New World , focusing on their representation of a feminized resistance to war that takes silence as its most powerful...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2000) 46 (4): 453–469.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Edward J. Ahearn Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 The Modern English Visionary: Peter Ackroyd’s Hawksmoor and Angela Carter’s The Passion o f New Eve Edward J. Ahearn he popularity of Peter Ackroyd and Angela Carter, and the (sometimes puzzled...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2001) 47 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Emma Parker Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 A New Hystery: History and Hysteria in Toni Morrison’s Beloved Emma Parker I n “The Laugh of the Medusa” (1981), Hélène Cixous states that “The new history is coming” (253), and with Toni Morrison’s Beloved (1987) it...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2002) 48 (4): 427–460.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Jerome Meckier Copyright © Hofstra University 2002 Aldous Huxley’s Americanization o f the Brave New World Typescript Jerome Meckier hen Aldous Huxley revised the Brave New World typescript1 be­ tween 27 May and 24 August 1931, he strove to Americanize his dysto­ pia. His...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2004) 50 (4): 436–439.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Feng Lan The Modernist Response to Chinese Art , by Qian Zhaoming , Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press , 2003 . 274 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 American Poetry and Chinese Art: New Perspectives on a Cross-Cultural Relationship The Modernist...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2006) 52 (4): 443–473.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Laura Frost Copyright © Hofstra University 2006 Huxley’s Feelies: The Cinema of Sensation in Brave New World Laura Frost “JL T have just been, for the first time, to see and hear a picture talk,” Aldous Huxley writes in a 1929 essay called “Silence Is Golden...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2007) 53 (3): 414–420.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Carrie J. Preston Gender, Desire, and Sexuality in T. S. Eliot , edited by Laity Cassandra Gish Nancy K. , Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2004 . 265 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 You! hypocrite lecteur! New Readings of T. S. Eliot Gender...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2010) 56 (1): 107–115.
Published: 01 March 2010
... © Hofstra University 2010 Review What Is Beckett’s Poetics of Ignorance? Accommodating New Archival Evidence Notes Divers Holo. Catalogues of Beckett’s Reading Notes and Other Manuscripts at Trinity College Dublin, with Supporting Essays edited by Matthijs Engelberts and Everett Frost with...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2010) 56 (1): 116–121.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Ursula K. Heise New World Poetics: Nature and the Adamic Imagination of Whitman, Neruda, and Walcott , by Handley George , Athens : University of Georgia Press , 2007 . 448 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Ursula K. Heise Poetry and the Natures of the New World...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): 245–253.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Samir Dayal The Modernity of Sanskrit , by Sawhney Simona , Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2009 . 213 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Review Reviews The Modern Reader’s Dilemma: Something Old, Something New . . . The Modernity of Sanskrit...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2010) 56 (3): 318–340.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Nels C. Pearson Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Nels C. Pearson Elizabeth Bowen and the New Cosmopolitanism Nels C. Pearson The weight of being herself fell on her like a clock striking. She saw the clothes she would put on to go home in hanging over a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2005) 51 (3): 385–390.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Patricia P. Chu Tell This Silence: Asian American Women Writers and the Politics of Speech , by Duncan Patti , Iowa City : University of Iowa Press , 2004 . 274 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 Untold Stories, Old and New Tell This Silence: Asian American Women...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2006) 52 (3): 306–329.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Peggy Samuels Copyright © Hofstra University 2006 w Verse as Deep Surface: Elizabeth Bishop’s New Poetics, 1938—39 Peggy Samuels I n the years that I have been reading Elizabeth Bishop’s poetry and the scholarship that has grown up around it, two remarks stand out as almost...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 104–125.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Lisa A. Long Copyright © Hofstra University 2013 Lisa A. Long A New Midwesternism in Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye by Lisa A. Long Whether it is a hated sofa, a violent summer storm, or a crack in the sidewalk, the vivid images in Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye (1970...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2013) 59 (2): 232–259.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Derek Furr 2013 Derek Furr Re-Sounding Folk Voice, Remaking the Ballad: Alan Lomax, Margaret Walker, and the New Criticism Derek Furr From the British Romantic period through the first decades of the twentieth century, the literary ballad was a commonly practiced form, some...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2014) 60 (1): 59–78.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Jackson Ayres © 2015 by Hofstra University 2014 Confirming the New Orthodoxy: Martin Amis’sMoney and Thatcherism Confirming the New Orthodoxy: Martin Amis’s Money and Thatcherism Jackson Ayres The Conservative election victory of 1979 that elevated Margaret Thatcher to Prime...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 380–390.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Mark McGurl 2011 Mark McGurl The New Cultural Geology Mark McGurl Paraphrasing a remark Freud makes in Beyond the Pleasure Prin- ciple, we could say: “In the last resort, what has left its mark on the development of thought must be the history of the earth we...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2008) 54 (3): 339–361.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Neil ten Kortenaar Copyright © Hofstra University 2008 w Fearful Symmetry: Salman Rushdie and Prophetic Newness Neil ten Kortenaar I n Salman Rushdie’s The Satanic Verses a disembodied voice asks, “How does newness come into the world? How is it born?” (8).The question, as...