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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (1): 100–108.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Patrick Bixby Samuel Beckett and the Politics of Aftermath , by McNaughton James . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2018 . 240 pages. Beckett’s Political Imagination , by Morin Emilie . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2017 . 276 pages. © 2021 Hofstra...
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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...
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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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (4): 510–544.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Patrick Colm Hogan Copyright © Hofstra University 2002 Midnight's Children: Kashmir and the Politics of Identity Patrick Colm Hogan M . Keith Booker has recently drawn attention to a common ten­ dency in the interpretive criticism of Salman Rushdie, and indeed of much...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (2): 219–245.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Linda Leavell Copyright © Hofstra University 2003 Marianne Moore, the James Family, and the Politics of Celibacy Linda Leavell ot long before she died, Marianne Moore received a letter, a form letter, requesting her signature on the following statement: “I have had...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (2): 175–198.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Fuhito Endo Copyright © Hofstra University 2006 E4I Radical Violence Inside Out: Woolf, Klein, and Interwar Politics Fuhito Endo So Mrs Klein absolutely flourished here because for some reason the terrain was very, very receptive. —Hanna...
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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, while...
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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
...Ulka Anjaria The Mahatma Misunderstood: The Politics and Forms of Literary Nationalism in India , by Shingavi Snehal . London : Anthem , 2013 . 235 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2015 Snehal Shingavi’s complex book, The Mahatma Misunderstood: The Politics and Forms...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (1): 75–95.
Published: 01 March 2016
... in elite European intellectual traditions that he was blind to the realities of American culture, this article argues that Eliot was drawn to his antiliberal position because of very concrete and practical concerns about poetic craft. Copyright © Hofstra University 2016 Walt Whitman politics...
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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 (2016) 62 (3): 350–357.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of Anxiety and Influence; or, Tradition and the Thirties Talents .” In Rewriting the Thirties: Modernism and After , edited by Williams Keith Matthews Sean , 5 – 22 . Harlow, UK : Longman . Spender Stephen . (1967) 1979 . The Thirties and After: Poetry, Politics, People, 1930s–1970s...
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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 (2020) 66 (2): 207–232.
Published: 01 June 2020
... recent political poetry to great effect: Danez Smith, Jos Charles, Justin Phillip Reed, CAConrad, and Evie Shockley. 2 Terry Eagleton here borrows Fredric Jameson’s language in Marxism and Form (see Jameson 1971 : xii). Discussing the close reading practices of F. R. Leavis and I. A. Richards...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (2): 217–246.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Ambreen Hai Copyright © Hofstra University 2008 HI Forster and the Fantastic: The Covert Politics of The Celestial Omnibus Ambreen Hai each human mind has two personalities, one on the surface, one deeper down. The upper personality has a name It is con­...
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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 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 has been engaging an increasing number...