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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2007) 53 (3): 298–326.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Sean McCann Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 HI Training and Vision: Roth, DeLillo, Banks, Peck, and the Postmodern Aesthetics of Vocation Sean M cCann W hat is hastily called deconstruction as such is never a technical set o f discursive procedures, still less...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2016) 62 (1): 32–55.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Avram Alpert This essay considers the postmodern engagement with Buddhism as a philosophy and a practice through the lens of Severo Sarduy’s Cobra (1972). It argues that a closer alignment of contemporary Buddhist studies with literary criticism can help us to better understand both contemporary...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 141–166.
Published: 01 June 2017
.... With a focus on Margherita Erdmann’s sexual practice, this revisionary reading of gender and female sexuality in Pynchon complicates previous criticism, which has largely condemned the heteromasculinity of high postmodernism and elided the power of female sexual agency in such texts. Copyright © 2017...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2012) 58 (1): 159–168.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Steven Belletto Postmodern Belief: American Literature and Religion since 1960 , by Hungerford Amy , Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2010 . 224 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 Review Postmodern Belief: American Literature and Religion since 1960 by Amy...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2012) 58 (3): 540–545.
Published: 01 September 2012
...David H. Evans On Endings: American Postmodern Fiction and the Cold War Novels of Exile and Alternate Worlds , by Grausam Daniel , Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press , 2011 . 196 pages. 2012 David H. Evans Is Postmodern Fiction da Bomb? On Endings: American Postmodern...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 364–371.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Madhu Dubey 2011 Madhu Dubey Post-Postmodern Realism? Madhu Dubey In his 1989 manifesto for “the new social novel,”  Tom Wolfe com- plained that contemporary American novelists were failing to take on the pressing social issues of their time. Since the 1960s—in other words, since...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 372–379.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Rey Chow 2011 Rey Chow On the Graphic in Postmodern Theoretical Writing Rey Chow This evictive state naturally corresponds to a plenitude of virtu- alities: it is an absence of meaning full of all the meanings. —Roland Barthes...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2018) 64 (1): 120–127.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Joseph Conte Postmodern/Postwar—And After: Rethinking American Literature , ed. by Gladstone Jason Hoberek Andrew Worden Daniel . Iowa City : University of Iowa Press , 2016 . 258 pages. Copyright © 2018 Hofstra University 2018 The architectural theorist Charles Jencks asserts...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2016) 62 (3): 289–308.
Published: 01 September 2016
... postmodern relationship between the author and his or her characters. Such a newly envisioned dynamic has been understood as fiction’s response to the theoretical debate about the so-called death of the author and, more broadly, to the posthumanist discourse on the dissolution of the liberal-humanist subject...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2007) 53 (3): 233–247.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Andrew Hoberek Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. m Introduction: After Postmodernism Andrew Hoberek T h e essays in this issue o f Twentieth-Century...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2007) 53 (3): 248–272.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Rachel Adams Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 The Ends of America, the Ends of Postmodernism Rachel Adams I f Los Angeles is the city that taught us how to be postm odern, might it also be the place where we begin to imagine w hat comes after? For well over 30...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2007) 53 (3): 345–370.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Min Hyoung Song Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 w The Children of 1965: Allegory, Postmodernism, and Jhumpa Lahiri’s T h e N am esake M in H young Song J h u m p a Lahiri was already a celebrated author w hen her first novel ap­ peared in print. H er short...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 291–308.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Jason Gladstone; Daniel Worden 2011 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Introduction: Postmodernism, Then Jason Gladstone and Daniel Worden From our contemporary vantage point, a case can certainly be made...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 341–353.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Andrew Hoberek 2011 Postmodernism and Modernization Postmodernism and Modernization Andrew Hoberek In my book The Twilight of the Middle Class I argue that we should “read postmodernism dialectically, as the worldview not only of middle-class privilege but of the hollowness of this...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 354–363.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Hillary Chute 2011 Hillary Chute The Popularity of Postmodernism Hillary Chute The commonplaces about postmodernism are themselves burdensome commonplaces. They evacuate nuance and historical understanding, and to notice their performance in spheres both popular and academic is...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 391–422.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Adam Kelly 2009 Beginning with Postmodernism Beginning with Postmodernism Adam Kelly In the epilogue to the 2002 reprint of her influential study The Politics of Postmodernism, Linda Hutcheon remarks that “the postmodern may well be a twentieth-century phenomenon, that is, a thing of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 423–446.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Rachel Greenwald Smith 2011 Postmodernism and the Affective Turn Postmodernism and the Affective Turn Rachel Greenwald Smith Over the past decade a growing body of criticism has emerged out of the social sciences and media studies that suggests that affects are socially transmissible...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 472–491.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Emilio Sauri 2011 Emilio Sauri Cognitive Mapping, Then and Now: Postmodernism, Indecision, and American Literary Globalism Emilio Sauri Mere belief is hostile to the whole idea of thinking. To wear cre- dulity as one’s badge of intellect is not to be a thinker as...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 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 (1 September 2009) 55 (3): 416–422.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Steven Wandler After the End of History: American Fiction in the 1990s , by Cohen Samuel , Iowa City : University of Iowa Press , 2009 . 237 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2009 Steven Wandler What Was Postmodernism? After the End of History: American Fiction in the 1990s by...