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Twentieth-Century Literature (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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (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 (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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (3): 235–268.
Published: 01 September 2021
... Evening Mail in 1917, he called the US south a “Sahara of the Bozart.” In “Reconstructed but Unregenerate,” Ransom’s contribution to the collection, Ransom made a case for Southern Agrarianism as a wellspring of American regional culture—a culture that was for him implicitly stratified by race and class...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (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 (2015) 61 (4): 528–534.
Published: 01 December 2015
... 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 the same time. Chapter 1, “The Globalization of the Novel and the Novelization of the Global,” uses works by the famous...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (1): 105–113.
Published: 01 March 2011
... writings demonstrates that Hurston and Bishop share a discomfort with the nationalist assumptions of “interwar regionalism” (206). In other words, women writers are bet- ter at eschewing the influence of hierarchical claims about authority and conceiving global space in non-national terms...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (2): 223–230.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., with Glissant, Mikhail Bahktin, Lefebvre, and François Rabelais to explain how the recognition and practice of creolization in language, architecture, and literature challenge Western colonial ideologies that refuse Caribbean reality and continue to alienate the region from itself. The Creole novel, as she...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2011
.... 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 Canada (Chapter One...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (2): 207–232.
Published: 01 June 2020
... or free forms of poetry. In “The Rhubarbarians,” the appropriate poetic word to “parrot right” is “tusky”—a north England colloquialism for rhubarb, a plant that proliferates in northern English working-class regions like Leeds and is distributed from there to the rest of the United Kingdom, just...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (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 can...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (2): 232–263.
Published: 01 June 2015
... .” In Cultural Studies , edited by Grossberg L. Nelson C. Treichler P. , 56 – 68 . London : Routledge . Bhabha Homi K 1994 . The Location of Culture . London : Routledge . Burton Richard. 1859 . “ The Lake Regions of Central Equatorial Africa .” Journal of the Royal...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (3): 353–363.
Published: 01 September 2022
..., and the littoral as bases for epistemology. As well, the archipelagic approach to British history and culture—an effort to think of the region in mobile and sea-linked, non-Anglocentric frames—reorients our understanding of the Isles around notions of migration, circulation, and shared coastal ecologies. As John...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (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 (2019) 65 (1-2): 43–70.
Published: 01 March 2019
... 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 literature. Penkov’s short story “Buying Lenin” 3 explores real...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (4): 474–481.
Published: 01 December 2006
..., the task of literary fiction in the modern age was simple (a simplicity that, as we will see, Howells’s own fiction recognized as only apparent): to multiply lines of empathic understanding across fissures that divided American society by region, gender, ethnicity, and especially...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2002) 48 (1): 22–49.
Published: 01 March 2002
... to the Southwest, critics have most often noted the allure of the region’s striking landscape.2 The canyons and crevices depicted in Cather’s fiction have been called the “most thoroughly elaborated fe­ male landscape,” rich with erotic and maternal imagery (Moers 258). Also...