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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (2): 147–172.
Published: 01 June 2015
... politics in the postwar era. Copyright © Hofstra University 2015 Three Days before the Shooting … civil rights-era literature African American vernacular culture African American literature political strategies After the assassination attempt, when Sunraider lies between life and death...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (4): 472–493.
Published: 01 December 2003
... “Don’t bother about her”; she will not be noticed because she is a simple-looking woman. Most contemporary writers on Smith have noted her self-deprecatory pose as a political strategy: it is not beauty she demands. The most apparent intertext for the poem must be the short poem...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (1): 115–127.
Published: 01 March 2008
... abstract metaphysics to the avant-garde’s viable political strategy. So that’s the book’s claim and architecture—let’s look at the particu­ lars. According to Coméntale, romantic modernism follows Pater into a dangerous fixation on form. From Joyce’s “Circe” to Roger Fry’s and Clive...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (3): 428–435.
Published: 01 September 2010
... to this book as a model. Yu understands why innovative poets develop their non-narrative, nonlyric strategies, and he is remarkably attentive to how these strategies work in particular poems. He also provides a meaningful account of how these strategies relate to various political ambitions, and he...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (3): 385–391.
Published: 01 September 2020
... by a hard political border: Russia of the Soviets and Russia of the exiles. Leonid Livak’s In Search of Russian Modernism ranges daringly over this complicated terrain, surveys it expertly, and concludes that its fissures are not all that they are made out to be; unity and continuity hold sway...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (4): 531–537.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of writing. She is a celebrated academic literary scholar, author of Writing beyond the Ending: Narrative Strategies of Twentieth-Century Women Writers; H.D.:The Career of That Struggle; and Genders, Races, and Religious. Cultures in Modern American Poetry. She is an innovative poet working...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (2): 243–250.
Published: 01 June 2014
... avant-garde literary practices typically excluded from modernist studies for being too ‘transparent,’ too ‘realistic,’ too ‘ethnic,’ or too ‘political’—or simply for using languages other than English” (8). Hughes, for so long faulted for being—like his most famous fictional character—“Simple...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (3): 337–344.
Published: 01 September 2016
... to conclude with a cautionary note regarding Schuster’s method of reading for gaps between ecological aesthetics and politics. Schuster is ultimately calling for ecocritics to achieve a higher degree of critical distance and objectivity—to disinvest themselves from their own subjective reasons...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (3): 324–331.
Published: 01 September 2004
... in recent experimental movements, the goals and strategies appropriate to feminist writing, and the political value and force of linguistically innovative writing. Fortunately, Kinnahan, while making her own positions clear, is committed to documenting carefully the discussions that have taken...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (4): 569–595.
Published: 01 December 2001
... and was educated abroad, as was Nehru, he crafted his political identity as oppositional to Western mod­ ernization. This strategy does not detract from the sincerity of Gandhi’s commitment to political self-determination through rural life; rather, it exemplifies the way in which the gendered model...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (4): 492–512.
Published: 01 December 2000
..., genocide and the rape and murder of women are not mere meta­ phors of each other: they are intimately related in the political strategy cum sociopathology of the masculine subject, which impels it, in a term that Levinas and Irigaray use together, toward “death.” At a moment when state power...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (4): 493–529.
Published: 01 December 2010
... . . . Overliberated, you might say” (116). 24. One of the most widely applicable and useful strategies of aesthetic persuasion for the current political climate that can be formulated from these inquiries into the effects of Burroughs’s early works is best articulated by a formula Slavoj Žižek, in “The Secret...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (4): 475–498.
Published: 01 December 2017
... the relation of intellectual life to global political crisis was unavoidably at issue. Moore’s contribution to the proceedings, “Feeling and Precision,” proved a defining statement of her compositional principles. Situating Moore’s statement in relation to the inquiry Wahl set out to develop through...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (4): 477–485.
Published: 01 December 2022
... innovations, its engagement with key psychological and socio-political concerns, as well as its questioning of the limits of the human” (3). According to Murray, modernists responded to war, urban modernity, and industrial capitalism by turning to the insect to better understand how humans changed in response...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (3): 378–384.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Barksdale (Wood Harris) and Stringer Bell (Idris Elba) attempt to take their case federal. Told by their contacts in the FBI that since 9/11 the agency is no longer interested in drug cases but only in terrorism or political corruption, they produce evidence that their targets...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (1): 34–53.
Published: 01 March 2011
... of certain Eurocentric tendencies within these recent theoretical developments. Of the many critics who have commented on the relationship be- tween Coetzee’s literature and his politics, one of the more intriguing is Sarah Brouillette. In her study Postcolonial Writers in the Global Literary...
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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 (2003) 49 (4): 421–448.
Published: 01 December 2003
... research has often tried to draw distinctions between the ways in which men and women confronted and processed the war, it has also tended to downplay the fact that writing their stories required female authors to adopt certain coping strategies employed by male solider-writers. I therefore agree...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (3): 318–324.
Published: 01 September 2004
... to perform on practically any white writer of the period, given the political realities of American society at the time) and then proceed to condemn his work on that basis. Instead, they go on to trace the function and consequences, for both his own poetry and his relationship to some major black...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (1): 115–124.
Published: 01 March 2000
..., Investing in the Orient: Margaret Drabble’s The Gates of Ivory.” 45.3 (1999): 278—98 Boxwell, D. A. “(Dis)Orienting Spectacle: The Politics of Orlando’s Sapphic Camp.” 44.3 (1998): 306-27 Brandt, Peter. “Somewhere Else in the Forest.” 42.1 (1996): 145-64 Brecht, Bertold. See Eubanks...