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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 (2020) 66 (2): 207–232.
Published: 01 June 2020
... for this article was done when I was the 2017–18 NEH postdoctoral fellow in poetics. 1 Smith (2018) examines briefly some American poets whom she sees as having been writing recent political poetry to great effect: Danez Smith, Jos Charles, Justin Phillip Reed, CAConrad, and Evie Shockley. 2...
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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 (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 (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 © 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 (2001) 47 (3): 293–324.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Lisa Carstens 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 makes the mistake of catching...
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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 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 an abortion. I publicly join millions of other...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (2): 377–384.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Damjana Mraović-O’Hare Review Politics is a Game of Chance No Accident, Comrade: Chance and Design in Cold War American Narratives by Steven Belletto Oxford University Press, 2012. 206 pages Damjana Mraović-O’Hare At a recent Cold War studies conference, it was postulated...
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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 (3): 350–357.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Ben Clarke Committed Styles: Modernism, Politics, and Left-Wing Literature in the 1930s , by Kohlmann Benjamin . Oxford University Press , 2014 . 228 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2016 As Benjamin Kohlmann argues in Committed Styles: Modernism, Politics, and Left-Wing...
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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 (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 (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 (2000) 46 (2): 171–192.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Oliver Harris 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 wrote a long letter to an old friend...