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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2016) 62 (4): 448–454.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Sean Grattan Tense Future: Modernism, Total War, Encyclopedic Form , by Saint-Amour Paul . Oxford University Press , 2015 . 347 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2016 In a recent New York Times blog entry entitled “Waiting for the Bomb to Drop,” Paul Saint-Amour writes...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2007) 53 (3): 273–297.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Timothy Bewes Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 E4I Against the Ontology of the Present: Paul Auster’s Cinematographic Fictions Tim othy Bewes In the “cinema” . . . man has lost his soul; in return, however, he gains his body...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 64–97.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Catherine E. Paul Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 41 Italian Fascist Exhibitions and Ezra Pound’s Move to the Imperial Catherine E. Paul In or about May 1936, Ezra Pound’s method for teaching neophytes about culture changed. During the 1930s, he had become increasingly...
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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 September 2016) 62 (3): 271–288.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Joseph Anderton Focusing on Franz Kafka’s “Investigations of a Dog” (1922), Samuel Beckett’s Molloy (1955), and Paul Auster’s Timbuktu (1999), this essay reflects on how these works represent the fundamental unknowability of animal perspectives while at the same time suggesting how dogs and humans...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2016) 62 (1): 56–74.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Paul Bradley Bellew American modernist Hart Crane’s poem “The Idiot” details the poet’s real-life encounters with a young man with a cognitive disability. Beginning in 1926, Crane worked on the poem through different versions through letters, manuscripts, and magazine publications until about 1932...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 228–236.
Published: 01 June 2017
...John Paul Riquelme Modernism and the Reinvention of Decadence , by Sherry Vincent . Cambridge University Press , 2015 . 333 pages. Copyright © 2017 Hofstra University 2017 In his acknowledgments, the distinguished critic Vincent Sherry mentions having worked on Modernism and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2017) 63 (3): 359–364.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Paul K. Saint-Amour In a Strange Room: Modernism’s Corpses and Mortal Obligation , by Sherman David . Oxford University Press , 2014 . 273 pages. Copyright © 2017 Hofstra University 2017 What is the power of a corpse to make the room that contains it strange? What ethical...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2001) 47 (2): 241–267.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Paul Scott Stanfield Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 “This Implacable Doctrine”: Behaviorism in Wyndham Lewis’s Snooty Baronet Paul Scott Stanfield yndham Lewis’s 1932 novel Snooty Baronet has received little of the attention that focuses on this spikily...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2007) 53 (3): 327–344.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Paul Giles Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 Sentimental Posthumanism: David Foster Wallace P au l G iles I f , as Edward W. Soja argued in 1989, postmodernism involved “the re­ assertion o f a critical spatial perspective in contemporary social theory” (2), then...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2008) 54 (3): 410–417.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Paul Stasi Cosmopolitan Style: Modernism Beyond the Nation , by Walkowitz Rebecca , New York : Columbia University Press , 2006 . 288 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2008 A Test Case for Cosmopolitanism Cosmopolitan Style: Modernism Beyond the Nation by Rebecca Walkowitz...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2009) 55 (2): 145–174.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Paul Stasi © 2015 by Hofstra University 2009 Passing and Primitivism in Toomer’s Cane A “Synchronous but More Subtle Migration”: Passing and Primitivism in Toomer’s Cane Paul Stasi In part 1 of Cane we encounter a poem that has seemed to many of its readers to articulate the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 20–33.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Paul Sheehan Copyright © Hofstra University 2011 Paul Sheehan The Disasters of Youth:  Coetzee and Geomodernism Paul Sheehan The myth of the persecuted artist is something with which J. M. Coetzee is no doubt well acquainted. We need only think about his re- search into...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 37–78.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Paul Peppis Copyright © Hofstra University 2013 Salvaging Dialect and Cultural Cross-Dressing in McKay’s Constab Ballads. Salvaging Dialect and Cultural Cross-Dressing in McKay’s Constab Ballads Paul Peppis Though no annus mirabilis, 1912 is an auspicious year in the history of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 126–156.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Paul Stephens Copyright © Hofstra University 2013 Paul Stephens “Reading at It”: Gertrude Stein, Information Overload, and the Makings of Americanitis Paul Stephens There is no grammar in opposition but there is if there is omni- present successful intermediation...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2000) 46 (1): 100–114.
Published: 01 March 2000
... writer preserve an authentic memory of it, free from romantic idealism or bitter cynicism? Or are we better off letting it slide, as two of O’Brien’s characters (the fathers of Paul Berlin and Norman Bowker) suggest? A gap inevitably opens up between the imaginary casting of an event (the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2014) 60 (3): 273–304.
Published: 01 September 2014
... experience. In D. H. Lawrence’s bildungsroman Sons and Lovers (1913), the protagonist, Paul Morel, encounters a similar gap between childhood and adulthood. In the final pages of the novel, after Paul’s mother has died and he has made a permanent break with his first two lovers, Miriam and Clara...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 34–53.
Published: 01 March 2011
... present a historical account of the global developments of literature, and second, to describe the general laws that rule world literature. Building on Paul Valéry and Pierre Bourdieu, she speaks of the world republic of literature as an autonomous field; she also refers to Ezra Pound’s ideas of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2016) 62 (3): 289–308.
Published: 01 September 2016
... their fictional world cannot be resolved outside it. Any designation of these roles must therefore be negotiated tentatively. Slow Man is the story of Paul Rayment, a man who loses his leg in a traffic accident. The narrative follows the months after the accident, his infatuation with his...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2001) 47 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2001
... “senses something re­ mains to be said that resists all speech” (Speculum 193).When Sethe tells her friend Paul D that she wants to hear about his past, to learn what has happened to him during and since their escape from slavery, his com­ ment that “I just ain’t sure I can say it...