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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2008) 54 (4): 531–537.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Mark Scroggins Blue Studios: Poetry and Its Cultural Work , by DuPlessis Rachel Blau , Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press , 2006 . 302 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2009 Postmodernist Poetry’s “Blue Period” Blue Studios: Poetry and Its Cultural Work by Rachel...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 328–340.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Brian McHale 2011 Brian McHale Break, Period, Interregnum Brian McHale If it remains somewhat unclear whether we have actually gotten beyond postmodernism yet, nothing could be clearer than that we have left its peak years behind us, presumably somewhere in the Seventies and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2015) 61 (2): 209–231.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Kerry Hasler-Brooks Although Katherine Anne Porter began her writing career in the magazines, these periodicals have been largely erased from critical discussions of her work. This essay begins to recover the neglected publication history of Porter’s magazine fiction by reading her short story...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2018) 64 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Jordan S. Carroll This essay examines the US literary publisher Grove Press from 1951 to 1970. During this period, Grove promoted an aesthetic that Susan Sontag termed the “new sensibility,” one that valued impersonal sensations over personal expression. Grove thus became a key mediator between...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 223–246.
Published: 01 June 2018
... aesthetic and sociopolitical relevance to the period and sheds further light on contemporary perceptions of Imagism and Vorticism, particularly in the context of the poetry of the Great War. Copyright © 2018 Hofstra University 2018 Anne Knish Emmanuel Morgan modernism poetry Originally...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2018) 64 (1): 120–127.
Published: 01 March 2018
... has “become a transhistorical concept” ( Jencks 2011 , 8) like the baroque or romanticism. Jencks is not making a subtle distinction here between architectural history and cultural politics. In a field in which edifices rise and, then, after a period of time, may be demolished, a historical period...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 291–308.
Published: 01 December 2011
... postmodernity has been a standard feature of periodizing accounts of postmodernism at least since David Harvey prefaced his foundational The Condition of Postmodernity by asserting that “it does not matter whether postmodernism is or is not on the way out” (ix). Indeed, as Bill Brown suggests in “The...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2016) 62 (3): 350–357.
Published: 01 September 2016
... politically committed literature produced during the 1930s. Among the most prominent voices were some who had contributed to this very literature. This dismissal established a foundation for a postwar representation of the period as a “literary wasteland” (198), a view that Kohlmann argues was shared by...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2016) 62 (4): 448–454.
Published: 01 December 2016
... century holds close affective and geographic ties to Saint-Amour’s electrifying study of the affective states of interwar Britain. Both the current period and the earlier one are characterized, in his account(s), by a connection between shifts in warfare and constant, overriding worry. This parallel makes...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 240–245.
Published: 01 June 2016
... the immediate post–world war period in Germany—that is, the last five years of the decade—manages to be both vague and lurid. Its strangeness, moreover, is linked to the fact that for all the focus the author brings to the years of the American occupation of Germany, the title itself is borrowed from...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2007) 53 (3): 233–247.
Published: 01 September 2007
... cline. Although these authors champion a premodernist realism, that is, they evince a modernist understanding o f literary change as grounded in periods o f sweeping innovation that set aside their now-outmoded prede­ cessors. W hile this model o f literary history has been carried over into...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2007) 53 (2): 212–217.
Published: 01 June 2007
... conciliation between two purportedly divided period practices and takes direct issue with Maijo- rie Perloff’s arguments in her Twenty-First-Century Modernism, especially Twentieth-Century Literature 53.2 Summer 2007 212 Review Perloff’s concept of literalism. Among other things, Ashton disputes...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 132–139.
Published: 01 March 2011
... this period, and Fredman spends the better part of his introduction and Chapter One explaining this formation. The “how” of contextual practice is the easiest to grasp, for “contextual practice involved drawing together discarded or unremarked fragments (whether visual or verbal) from daily...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2017) 63 (3): 237–238.
Published: 01 September 2017
... weaves a scrutiny of 1930s leftist periodical and literary writing together with feminist and materialist critique of modernist anti-sentimentalism into a thorough reconsideration of Tess Slesinger’s once extremely popular novel The Unpossessed . At the same time, the essay provides a marvelous critique...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 624–628.
Published: 01 December 2009
...-century modernity (3). Rather than explore the specific record-keeping practices of modern genetic pioneers, Thurtle situates his study in the “period before many of the key experiments in classical genetics” to show how “cultural presup- positions and changes in the way that information was...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2002) 48 (3): 324–347.
Published: 01 September 2002
... imperial age that helped construct the possibilities for both these novels o f unspeakable love. T he textual space within which M au­ rice exists is revealed, in this reading, to be a result o f the educational practices o f a period that sought to align national interests w ith an...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2008) 54 (4): 526–530.
Published: 01 December 2008
... Press, 2007. 192 pages Debra Rae Cohen As a recent boomlet of important works attests, the mid-twentieth century has become fertile ground for reimagining the character and the history of modernist production. Whatever one chooses to call this period—late modernism, intermodernism...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 157–163.
Published: 01 March 2013
.... While these writers were interested in spiritual- ism and the occult, they were never involved in the formal theosophical societies of the period. Vetter argues that in spite of the emphasis on theosophy in modernist studies, it is just one metaphysical system among many that merged religious and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2016) 62 (1): 96–103.
Published: 01 March 2016
... for periodicals. Most remained uncollected, although some of them clearly vie in importance with the familiar critical essays in The Sacred Wood or On Poetry and Poets , and others document the rise and development of significant critical ideas that may be previously known only through one or two...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): 269–276.
Published: 01 June 2010
... cultural status of the novel visvis the media of journalism, radio, film, and TV was so rapidly shifting, and partly because a generation of New Critics actively intervened in this period to produce its own professional canon. Thus, for instance, some of the authors Hutner mentions received...