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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
... publications, white-collar masochists styled themselves as revolutionary suicides or self-destructive saboteurs squandering the human capital of the organizations in which they worked. Nevertheless, this imaginative solution failed to overcome the press’s own class contradictions, which came to a head during...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (2): 254–259.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Sabine Haenni The Revolutionary Roots of Modern Yiddish, 1903–1917 , by Trachtenberg Barry , Syracuse : Syracuse University Press , 2008 . 222 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Sabine Haenni How to Create a National Literature The Revolutionary Roots of Modern...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (1): 79–103.
Published: 01 March 2013
... to manage the crisis of being haunted by revolutionary and colonial pasts, while also challenging this endeavor in their formal stag- ing. By subjecting confession not merely to criticism, but critique in the Kantian sense,1 these writings question an act generally enlisted to provide both...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (3): 417–423.
Published: 01 September 2015
... (1998). The griot’s traditional roles include those of genealogist, historian, adviser, interpreter and translator, musician, exhorter, witness, and praise singer. For jazz poets who adapt these roles, jazz functions as “the griot’s meta-language,” as “an aesthetic corollary to the revolutionary...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 March 2016
... should feel responsible to a greater movement, and Marxist revolutionaries should nurture an anarchist impulse toward individual freedom; to quote McClintic Sphere, from V.: “keep cool but care.” 2 Published in 1990, Vineland ’s narrative present is 1984 (an Orwellian overtone ubiquitously...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (3): 239–266.
Published: 01 September 2017
... . New York : Knopf . Phelps Wallace Rahv Philip . 1934 . “ Problems and Perspectives in Revolutionary Literature .” Partisan Review 1 , no. 3 : 3 – 10 . Pitts Rebecca . 1934 . “ Something to Believe In .” New Masses , March 13 : 14 – 17 . Rabinowitz Paula...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (3): 520–527.
Published: 01 September 2013
... of revolutionary discourse. Beginning with Grove’s reprint of Edgar Snow’s Red Star over China in 1961 and moving through its translation of Frantz Fanon’s The Wretched of the Earth and Black Skin, White Masks to its publication of The Autobiogra- phy of Malcolm X, Glass skillfully distills Grove’s role...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (1): 99–106.
Published: 01 March 2010
... revolutionary attempts to fuse philosophy, psy- choanalysis, ethnography, and art with a commitment to political action and a transformation of lived experience. (7) Crime, by this logic, connects disparate elements of a disparate collective, and it is to Eburne’s credit that his book...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (1): 25–52.
Published: 01 March 2018
... on the decade-long revolutionary process: “From that day I watched Mexico, and all the apparently unrelated events that grew out of that first struggle never seemed false or alien or aimless to me.” The note’s last line finally clinches this testimonial authority in literary terms, as Porter stakes the very...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (2): 259–266.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Josh Lukin The Freak-Garde: Extraordinary Bodies and Revolutionary Art in America , by Blyn Robin , University of Minnesota Press , 2013 . 317 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2014 Review Revolting Spectacles The Freak-Garde: Extraordinary Bodies and Revolutionary Art...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (2): 277–285.
Published: 01 June 2010
... of conformity, so long as one continues emotionally and mentally to rebel within. Richard Yates’s Revolutionary Road rewrites the concerns of Wilson’s novel and Whyte’s critique of it, Cheever argues, by replacing their emphasis on depth psychology with a proto-Althusserian sense of self...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2005
... to Merry’s anger. His daughter, a stuttering self-styled revolutionary, verbally attacks his most sacred ideals and then blows his ideal world to smithereens when she bombs the Old Rimrock post office: she “transports him out of the longed-for American pastoral and into everything that is its...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2024) 70 (2): 199–204.
Published: 01 June 2024
... marginalized subjects, from a slave and an outlaw, respectively, into revolutionary figures to create a historical continuity between previous instances of armed resistance and revolt from the past to their 1960s context” (78). The connection becomes even more salient when we consider the respective failures...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (2): 209–231.
Published: 01 June 2009
...- nography, the revolutionary activities of the novel’s anarchists constitute a flight from history and meaningful political engagement” (22). While this notion that pornography parallels the political ineffectiveness or moral repugnance of revolutionary politics has become the most common read- ing...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (2): 147–172.
Published: 01 June 2015
... of art within revolutionary movements” or as “operative in oppositional cultures” ( Kellner 1984 , 359, 358). Ellison’s mobilization of formal autonomy accounts for these idealist tendencies. Within the specific context of civil rights struggle, Ellison recognizes, in the forms of both literature...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (2): 137–168.
Published: 01 June 2001
.... in Boyce 318).12 Easter Week certainly, but, more important, it was a distinctly “historical” Easter Week couched as the climactic date in a revolutionary calendar whose highlights in­ cluded 1798,1848, and 1867, and which affirmed, as the Sinn Féin Gen­ eral Election Manifesto...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (2): 169–196.
Published: 01 June 2014
... and practices. Barthelme’s time created similar vanishing points, many of them produced by acts of violence, that blurred the political distinctions between countercultural and revolutionary organizations, like Weatherman, and the governmental forces charged with enforcing the law, like the FBI agents...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (1): 110–117.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of the state of American poetry at the Revolutionary era or the beginning of the twentieth century; and discussions of whole traditions, like Betty Booth Donohue’s chapter on Native poetics and Joseph Jonghyun Jeon’s on Asian American poetry. The result is an impressive combination of variety and coherence...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2002) 48 (3): 292–323.
Published: 01 September 2002
... sions between revolutionary demands for a propagandist poetry and “the bourgeois tradition” to which he belonged (51). In such a context, his espousal o f a traditional poetic is unsurprising: Spender needs the au­ thority o f the tradition— and its notions o f the necessary...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (2): 228–236.
Published: 01 June 2017
... optimistic revolutionary sense of time has been displaced. In formulating that understanding, however, I find myself wanting a more explicitly delimited meaning conceptually for imaginary . Concerning the emphasis on symbolism in histories of modernism, Sherry rightly complains about “terms...