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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2003) 49 (3): 360–387.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Bradley W. Buchanan Copyright © Hofstra University 2003 w Armed with Questions: Mary Butts’s Sacred Interrogative Bradley W. Buchanan J\/L ary Butts’s frequent use of the interrogative mode and her per­ sistent thematization of the trope of questioning are prominent...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 54–69.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Arthur Rose; Chull Wang Copyright © Hofstra University 2011 Arthur Rose and Chull Wang Questions of Hospitality in Coetzee’s Diary of a Bad Year Arthur Rose and Chull Wang Writing is not free expression. There is a true sense in which writing is dialogic: a matter of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 305–329.
Published: 01 September 2015
... the hyena is a marker of ambiguity and indeterminacy implicitly bound up with questions of race, sex and sexuality, and ethics. Following Forster’s language closely, the article illustrates how Forster links the figure of the hyena together with a thematics of spectrality that crosses cultural...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2015) 61 (4): 460–483.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Jeannie Im The role of landscape in Elizabeth Bowen’s Irish novels has been overshadowed by the critical emphasis on her representations of the Anglo-Irish big house. In contrast to this critical trend, this article argues that Bowen’s Irish landscapes stage questions of national identity and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 115–140.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of civil rights reform, and his writing is a model for thinking about other texts that engage questions of race and rights in ways markedly distinct from the dominant narrative of the Civil Rights Movement as such, and have not been recognized as “civil rights literatures” at all. Copyright © 2017...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 191–212.
Published: 01 June 2017
... her early writing about ethnic women, through her more recondite grammatical experiments, to her public emergence at the outset of the Depression. And I argue that Stein’s move from literary experiments rooted in the question of identity to her conservative rhetoric about white masculinity in the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 451–474.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Harbor into a document thick with questions, jotted afterthoughts, and a longing for political intervention. The essay’s broader purpose is to consider Moore’s revisionary habits as a species of vocal improvisation and so to offer a new angle on her emerging responsibilities as a war poet. Copyright...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 129–160.
Published: 01 June 2018
... rule of law or by a more skeptical relationship to legal authority. The Middle of the Journey explores this question through debates about the Moscow Trials, Herman Melville’s Billy Budd , and a controversial local crime. Drawing on archival research, the author argues that Trilling sought to depict a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 449–482.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Manya Lempert Although critics have tended to answer the question “Does Woolf write tragedies?” in the negative, Woolf rekindles a Greek perspective in which the universe is devoid of salvation and poetic justice. Woolf follows Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides—a literary, not a philosophical or...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 413–448.
Published: 01 December 2018
... unity, implicative openness, and overt autobiography of Four Quartets as the culmination of a resistance to the fragmented, depersonalizing epistemological dualism that Eliot first began questioning as a graduate student. Copyright © 2018 Hofstra University 2018 academic culture endnotes Four...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 167–186.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Europe (CEE) and the United States. Staging these discourses predominately by way of the embodied performances of US migrant women from Eastern Europe, Stănescu’s plays raise questions about the relationship between (post)socialist nations and the United States, and about the attendant ideologies of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2017) 63 (3): 370–375.
Published: 01 September 2017
... critical focus of Audrey Wasser’s recent book The Work of Difference: Modernism, Romanticism, and the Production of Literary Form . Starting from this question of newness, Wasser investigates the ontological status of literature while “aiming to disrupt the metaphysical assumptions of romanticism—namely...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2002) 48 (2): v–vii.
Published: 01 June 2002
... ought in principle to be able to infer a character even from academic prose; in practice the question became whether one could infer subject position from modes of argumentation and illustration. I don’t yet know the answers to these questions but will be curious to see...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 213–219.
Published: 01 June 2017
... was that Freedom Time would offer a strong and clear argument for inclusion, particularly for experimental black writing of the 1960s when art, as Simon Gikandi reminds us, “had become a mode of calling into question the existing order of things” (2016, 13). Reed’s introduction offers a fine...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 189–195.
Published: 01 March 2013
... heuristic through readings of works that represent Muslim characters. It joins recent schol- arship that struggles with such questions, such as Amin Malak’s Muslim Narratives and the Discourse of English (2005), Claire Chambers’s book of interviews British Muslim Fictions (2011), Waïl S. Hassan’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2014) 60 (4): 538–544.
Published: 01 December 2014
... which to understand colonialism and some foundational tools with which to question it. If, however, one looks only a little further, the neat conflation falls apart. Levinas’s other, far from a colonized nation, an ethnicity, or a culture, is a singularity, encountered by the subject as a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2006) 52 (1): 106–110.
Published: 01 March 2006
... twentieth-century Euro-American literary fields seems to unite them, Hayot compares their independent interactions with China. Of course, that prompts the question—which turns out to be the real question at stake in this study— What is China? For Chinese people themselves, I have the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2007) 53 (2): 218–223.
Published: 01 June 2007
... simplified version of their work as an example of the high-modernist dismissal of popular taste. The second approach was pioneered by the cultural studies movement, which sought to alter the terms of the debate, questioning the divide between high and low and introducing a more encompassing...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2007) 53 (1): 23–39.
Published: 01 March 2007
...-classic Cahier d’un retour au pays natal, “Qui et quel nous sommes? [Who and what are we?] Admirable question!” (12), he helped establish the frame­ work that would dominate the work of many colonial and postcolonial writers to come. That framework is certainly central for Derek...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2003) 49 (3): 420.
Published: 01 September 2003
... the figure of the Jew and Jewishness in such cultural expres­ sions as literary and non-literary writing, art and museum exhibitions, film, music, and theater. We expect these essays to question, challenge, and redefine the terms philosemitism and antisemitism and to complicate what...