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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 79–103.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Nicole Rizzuto Copyright © Hofstra University 2013 Ethical Limits and Confession in Conrad’s Under Western Eyes and “Poland Revisited” Ethical Limits and Confession in Conrad’s Under Western Eyes and “Poland Revisited” Nicole Rizzuto Through the framing narrative of an English...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 674–680.
Published: 01 December 2013
... that the place of her birth was not relevant because she did not choose it: “I literally never set foot there; I was carried. But I remember one evening, in Poland, at the home of one of the secretaries of the embassy, I went out onto the terrace alone: a great black forest movingly pointed me...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., which some used as an opportunity to overstay their visas, work in a variety of jobs, and either stay or return to Poland with savings equivalent of a lifetime’s earnings ( Kaneff and Pine 2011 : 17). After the fall of state socialism, much larger numbers of people left their homes, mainly as...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 107–114.
Published: 01 March 2017
... 2009 . 3 As Quinn acknowledges, Zábrana shows from outside the US context a version of what scholars including Cary Nelson (2001) and Alan Filreis (2008) have argued from within it. Works cited Cavanagh Clare . 2009 . Lyric Poetry and Modern Politics: Russia, Poland, and the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2007) 53 (3): 406–413.
Published: 01 September 2007
... direcdy or indirecdy reflect on the experience o f immigration. The study includes writers from a wide variety o f nations, including Canada (Saul Bellow), Poland (Jerzy Kozin- ski), Russia (Vladimir Nabokov), the Dominican Republic (Julia Alvarez, Junot Diaz), West Germany (Ursula Hegi...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 666–673.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Argentine dictatorships in the light of studies of the Holocaust. There are references to Borinsky’s maternal grandfa- ther who arrived in Argentina in 1934 and later sent for his children. Borinsky’s mother was the last family member to make it out of Poland in 1936, while others remained and were...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 23–42.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Poland’s legendary Solidarity movement. Large crowds gathered at the Brandenburg gate for concerts commemorating the end of the Cold War ( BBC News 2014 ). Eastern Europe’s annus mirabilis , the seismic breakup of the Eastern Bloc, began in June 1989 with democratic elections in Poland. Over the following...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 145–166.
Published: 01 March 2019
... transnationalism. For example, in Bread Givers (1925) and Hungry Hearts (1920), Anzia Yezierska, from present-day Poland, places her immigrant protagonists in the tenements of New York’s Lower East Side; Abraham Cahan, born in Belarus, and Henry Roth, born in Galicia, similarly situate their characters in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 71–96.
Published: 01 March 2019
... divide. In the introduction, Anna Mazurkiewicz and Mieczysław Nurek (2013 : xiii) explain: “While researching American attitudes toward Poland in terms of the complex flate of the post–World War II exiles, we found that from the American perspective the countries between Germany and Russia remained to a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2015) 61 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 March 2015
... named Nathan Landau and a Polish gentile Holocaust survivor named Sophie Zawitowska—he learns about Sophie’s past in Poland, where she went from being Zosia, a devoted wife and mother, and the daughter of a prominent anti-Semitic professor, to being an expendable body laboring to survive in Auschwitz...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2003) 49 (3): 328–359.
Published: 01 September 2003
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): 196–220.
Published: 01 June 2010
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 516–538.
Published: 01 December 2011
... work in this manner. Their respective narratives of migration from, to, and through Russia, the Philippines, China, the Do- minican Republic, and Poland keep the question of national identity and ethnic solidarity in full view; they all draw freely on generalizations about group identity and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2001) 47 (3): 293–324.
Published: 01 September 2001
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2007) 53 (3): 273–297.
Published: 01 September 2007
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2006) 52 (2): 199–230.
Published: 01 June 2006
..., describing how his father taught him to pack a suitcase to “use every available centimeter to get as much stuff packed into a small space as possible,” Spiegelman alludes to his father’s experiences in wartime Poland. Yet the historical lesson also shapes Spiegelman’s formal preoccupations...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2014) 60 (3): 367–396.
Published: 01 September 2014
... redeeming promise and of humanity’s willingness to embrace it. Citing in its title the date of Hitler’s invasion of Poland, the poem attempts an explanation of war as the inevitable by-product of human self-absorption. In the poem’s opening lines, the speaker’s precarious solitude—“I sit in one of...