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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (1): 99–106.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Matthew Levay Surrealism and the Art of Crime , by Eburne Jonathan P. , Ithaca : Cornell University Press , 2008 . 324 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Review Criminal, Political, Surreal Surrealism and the Art of Crime by Jonathan P. Eburne Ithaca: Cornell...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (1): 70–85.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Johan Geertsema Copyright © Hofstra University 2011 Johan Geertsema Coetzee’s Diary of a Bad Year, Politics, and the Problem of Position Johan Geertsema Why is it so hard to say anything about politics from outside politics? Why can there be no discourse about...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (1): 123–131.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Jackson Ayres The Political Novel: Re-Imagining the Twentieth Century , by Scheingold Stuart A. , New York : Continuum , 2010 . 262 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2011 Review Political Estrangement and the Novel The Political Novel: Re-Imagining the Twentieth...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (2): 224–254.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Peter C. L. Nohrnberg Copyright © Hofstra University 2011 Peter C. L. Nohrnberg Political Economy, Tourism, and the Future of Ireland in Joyce’s Ulysses Peter C. L. Nohrnberg Writing to his brother Stanislaus from Rome in November of 1906, James Joyce expressed his belief...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (2): 365–375.
Published: 01 June 2012
...David James The Event of Postcolonial Shame , by Bewes Timothy , Princeton University Press , 2011 . 224 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 Review The Politics of Inadequacy The Event of Postcolonial Shame by Timothy Bewes Princeton University Press, 2011. 224...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (3): 441–464.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Ryan M. Brooks © 2015 by Hofstra University 2013 “Clean Hands”: Post-Political Form in Richard Powers’s Gain “Clean Hands”: Post-Political Form in Richard Powers’s Gain Ryan M. Brooks Richard Powers’s 1998 novel Gain is composed of two main narra- tives: the nearly two-hundred...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (2): 377–384.
Published: 01 June 2013
... of chance “became politicized during the Cold War” and therefore helped establish “a new kind of relationship between aesthetics and politics” (4). By analyzing literary fiction of the period, Belletto demonstrates that chance is commonly associated in American works with democratic freedom...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (2): 147–172.
Published: 01 June 2015
... political effectiveness precisely within formal autonomy. By tracing the presence of the Cadillac in US rhetorics of race, the nature of the dozens as a formally hermetic expressive form, and the signifying potential of conspicuous consumption, I demonstrate the radical and utopian content of Ellison’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (4): 511–518.
Published: 01 December 2015
...-Ambedkar debate. However, Anand is ultimately unable to realize that way out, limited as he is by the horizons of a radical left that failed to truly understand and incorporate caste injustice into its political agenda. Thus, although critics are correct to identify Anand’s elitism and paternalism in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (1): 75–95.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., and the general effects of landscape on poets, to examine the politics attached to specific landscapes, we find that, given its American origins, Eliot’s most characteristic poetic landscape (the urban cityscape) developed within a tradition dominated by Whitman, the most significant American urban...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (3): 350–357.
Published: 01 September 2016
... was conscious of the friction between his artistic and political commitments. While some of Upward’s contemporaries, most obviously Stephen Spender, reduced him to a simple caricature, a “figure onto whom politicized authors of the 1930s could project their artistic fears about going over to the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (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 (2017) 63 (2): 213–219.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Hollis Robbins Freedom Time: The Poetics and Politics of Black Experimental Writing , by Reed Anthony . Johns Hopkins University Press , 2014 . 280 pages. Copyright © 2017 Hofstra University 2017 The recurring challenge for faculty designing survey or special topics poetry...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (4): 419–447.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Matthew Stratton Copyright © Hofstra University 2009 !4I Start Spreading the News: Irony, Public Opinion, and the Aesthetic Politics o f US.A. Matthew Stratton Irony is perhaps democracy’s best instrument. — Public Opinion Quarterly 1938 (T.V. Smith 19) I n...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (2): 209–231.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Matthew Oliver © 2015 by Hofstra University 2009 Pornography and the Politics of Reading in The Secret Agent Conrad’s Grotesque Public: Pornography and the Politics of Reading in The Secret Agent Matthew Oliver Why is The Secret Agent set in a pornography shop? This question...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (3): 401–408.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Christopher McVey Ethnic Modernism , by Sollors Werner , Cambridge : Harvard University Press , 2008 . 336 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2009 Review Border Trouble: American Modernities, Ethnic Modernisms, and the Politics of Literary History Ethnic Modernism...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (2): 171–192.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Oliver Harris Copyright © Hofstra University 2000 Cold War Correspondents: Ginsberg, Kerouac, Cassady, and the Political Economy of Beat Letters O liver H arris n June 23, 1953, an aspiring poet employed as a copyboy for the New York World Telegram...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (2): 214–237.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Robert M. Greenberg Copyright © Hofstra University 2000 Anger and the Alchemy of Literary Method in V. S. Naipaul’s Political Fiction: The Case of The Mimic Men Robert M. Greenberg . S. Naipaul’s fiction and nonfiction since the 1960s have reflected an...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (3): 293–324.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Lisa Carstens Copyright © Hofstra University 2002 Sexual Politics and Confessional Testimony in Sophie’s Choice Lisa Carstens O n the Auschwitz platform, standing before the Nazi doctor who will select which prisoners will work, which will die, Sophie Zawistowska...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (4): 444–466.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Andrew S. Teverson Copyright © Hofstra University 2002 »II Fairy Tale Politics: Free Speech and Multiculturalism in Haroun and the Sea of Stories Andrew S. Teverson Jacobites must speak in children’s rhymes, As preachers do in Parables, sometimes...