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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2008) 54 (1): 47–74.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Richard Rankin Russell Copyright © Hofstra University 2008 Seamus Heaneys Regionalism Richard Rankin Russell Each person in Ulster lives first in the Ulster of the actual pres­ ent, and then in one or other Ulster of the mind. —Heaney (Place and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 23–42.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Joseph Benatov The article argues that the transnational turn in American studies was born out of the demise of socialist Eastern Europe. To this day, the region has remained the unacknowledged generative transnational space that enabled the international reorientation of American studies. The...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 104–125.
Published: 01 March 2013
...) connect both early twentieth-century African American emigrants and native-born Midwesterners to their region. However, though a few of Morrison’s legion of critics have highlighted the regional nature of her writing, and Morrison herself has occasionally commented on her Ohio roots, a persistent...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 681–689.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Robert Jackson Violet America: Regional Cosmopolitanism in US Fiction Since the Great Depression , by Arthur Jason , University of Iowa Press , 2013 . 184 pages. Finding Purple America: The South and the Future of American Cultural Studies , by Smith Jon , University of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2004) 50 (3): 331–335.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Abigail Cheever The Romance of Authenticity: The Cultural Politics of Regional and Ethnic Literatures , by Karem Jeff , Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press , 2004 . 247 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 Review ers to provide it. The discussions of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2009) 55 (1): 125–129.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Caroline Miles The Nation’s Region: Southern Modernism, Segregation, and U.S. Nationalism , by Duck Leigh Anne , Athens : University of Georgia Press , 2006 . 340 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2009 The South, the Nation, and Global Cosmopolitanism The Nation’s Region...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2015) 61 (4): 528–534.
Published: 01 December 2015
... world literature. This combination of success in placing Latin America into debates on world literature and failure at inserting world literature into debates on Latin American cultural studies enacts the very dilemma at the heart of Siskind’s argument: how to be regionally specific and cosmopolitan at...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2006) 52 (3): 360–365.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Wade Newhouse Reinventing the South: Versions of a Literary Region , by Winchell Mark Royden , Columbia : University of Missouri Press , 2005 . 253 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2006 Southern Literature, Remembered Selectively Reinventing the South: Versions of a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 105–113.
Published: 01 March 2011
... is not to say that Giles has nothing to say about women writers. His discussion of the parallels between Zora Neale Hur- ston’s and Elizabeth Bishop’s international writings demonstrates that Hurston and Bishop share a discomfort with the nationalist assumptions of “interwar regionalism” (206...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 223–230.
Published: 01 June 2016
... argument is divided into six well-ordered chapters that make its discussion of Caribbean spaces and identities accessible to both scholars of the region and those who may be engaging with it for the first time. After an introduction stating the text’s argument, goals, and methodologies, the first chapter...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2011
... affective fictions and/or limits. Adams discusses an array of literary and cultural contexts that in some way span or transgress traditional national borders. These contexts include indigenous contestations of national boundary lines and the regional imaginary of key Native writers in the US and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 110–113.
Published: 01 March 2005
... both offer probing and subtle analyses of the manifestations of modernism in the region, they are focused on different eras and different genres—Dash emphasizing fiction and Pollard poetry. Broadly speaking, this is a study of the impact of Eliot’s work on the two leading Anglophone...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 20–33.
Published: 01 March 2011
...: the tension between the regional and the international. An integral part of his being, as a South African writer steeped in Anglo-European modernism, this tension, and its thematization in Youth, suggests a need to return to the source, to reexamine its constituent elements, so that they...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2015) 61 (2): 232–263.
Published: 01 June 2015
... its title suggests, it also explores the concept of “paradise,” not only as it has been articulated within Islamic discourses, the religion of most of the characters from both the coastal region and at the trading posts along the caravan’s routes, but also as a riposte to Conrad’s metaphor. A third...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2006) 52 (4): 474–481.
Published: 01 December 2006
... region, gender, ethnicity, and especially social class. In “introducing to each other citizens from the various divided sectors of society” (and, I would add, Howells’s thinking in this context would include at least some groups of noncitizens), literature’s ultimate responsibility was to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2004) 50 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 March 2004
... name on maps of the Mexican republic— but by the name Quauhnahuac, given to it by the Aztec inhabitants of the region.3 The city, however, though marked by signs of uneven economic development, is clearly integrated into the world economy: we are told, for instance, that a “fine American-style...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2004) 50 (3): 324–331.
Published: 01 September 2004
... ing an appropriately complex picture of how the lyric subject is being not avoided but refigured by feminist poets uncomfortable within the constraints of conventional lyric. The Limitations of Authenticity The Romance of Authenticity: The Cultural Politics of Regional...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2010) 56 (1): 122–129.
Published: 01 March 2010
... writers from all over the economic and regional maps. McGurl details Engle’s insistence that the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, located in the heart of the Midwest, celebrates excellence rather than regionalism. Fueled by federal money, other American universities—most notably Johns Hopkins, the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 43–70.
Published: 01 March 2019
... idea that many Americans have” (2011b). Penkov’s book engages with the imaginative geographies of Eastern Europe, challenges the numerous othering strategies employed by those writing about the region, and offers a complex textual representation of Bulgaria in an attempt to put it on the map of US...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2005) 51 (2): 142–178.
Published: 01 June 2005
... our Western sensibility creates give birth to historical strategies the idea was that if you create shapes of a certain kind which govern human imagination, they become the shapes by which people experience time. (218) In Regions of Unlikeness Gardner argues that...