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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2014) 60 (2): 197–221.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Joseph Darda © 2015 by Hofstra University 2014 MLK at the LA Riots: Civil Rights, Memory, and Neoliberalism in Charles Johnson’s Dreamer MLK at the LA Riots: Civil Rights, Memory, and Neoliberalism in Charles Johnson’s Dreamer Joseph Darda As writers, I think we are obliged...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 161–190.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Jung-Suk Hwang Contextualizing American Pastoral within Newark’s history from the 1940s to the 1990s, including the 1967 riots and their continuing effects, Philip Roth contrasts this poor black city with the protagonist’s idealized image of America—a wealthy WASP suburb. Although largely neglected...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2002) 48 (4): 427–460.
Published: 01 December 2002
... purpose. Instead of “demi-gods,” males like “Apollos” for example (Men Like Gods 264, 26), the technologically oriented future of A.F. 632 del­ uges the Savage with regimented, pug-faced identical twins, such as the Gamma Plus dwarfs in chapter 11. When Huxley interpolated the riot at the Park...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2003) 49 (3): 388–419.
Published: 01 September 2003
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 417–423.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Harlem Riot. “So We Went to Harlem” powerfully exemplifies how Henderson assumes the role of a griot who enacts the history of Harlem, appealing to black pride and self-determination through his poetic invocation of black music, and appealing nationally to the idea of Harlem as a black “home.” Like...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2007) 53 (3): 371–393.
Published: 01 September 2007
... portrait o f the American twentieth century from its immigrant roots to the present.1 It takes its readers from a Turkish village in the 1920s to the race riots o f the late 1960s, follow­ ing a Greek and then Greek American family across time and the world, spinning an interestingly twisted...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2001) 47 (4): 510–544.
Published: 01 December 2001
... example, general alternatives for the future of the nation—such as socialism versus capitalism or tradition versus mo­ dernity. Rabindranath Tagore’s The Home and the World is a case in point. The novel does treat specific historical incidents (such as the 1907 Hin­ du/Muslim riot) in the literal...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2005
... daughter’s actions and serve as a means for discovering where she is. In the midst of one imaginary conversation, he tells Davis about his black employee Vicky, who stayed with him to defend his business during the Newark riots of 1967: He tells Angela how, after the riots, after living under...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2014) 60 (4): 455–480.
Published: 01 December 2014
... 1970 Chicano Moratorium riots—Brown tries to prove that California’s Grand Jury is a racist institution.17 He subpoenas and cross-examines all trial judges in the LA County Superior Court, highlighting the systemic bias that leads the judges to select white grand jurors. At the same time, Brown...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2000) 46 (1): 20–33.
Published: 01 March 2000
... separate sexuality and the femi­ 28 STEPHEN HERO AND PORTRAIT nine from spirituality, as Stephen is twice said to run “on and on and on and on” (172), to run recklessly, his blood in a riot. Ultimately, Stephen appears to move even further from direct interac­ tion...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 123–130.
Published: 01 March 2003
... while he waits at the Manhattan Hotel before the show he limbers up for his voyeuristic climax with a riot of suitably exotic signifiers: French 125 Michael Hollington fried potatoes; a chocolate parfait; a letter from his mother about Grenoble, Montreux, and his school St. Regis; and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2004) 50 (3): 318–324.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., Lindberg goes on to show both “an important link as well as a disconnect” (12) between the two poets, arguing that “Syndicalism,” as class warfare with complex ties to violence, riots, masses and the déclassé, covers both McKay’s adoption of black Jamaican...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2006) 52 (3): 352–359.
Published: 01 September 2006
... political obtuseness. The irony of religionists rioting in anger over the suggestion that their religion has implicitly or explicitly endorsed violence goes unremarked. Twentieth-Century Literature 52.3 Fall 2006 352 Review My point here is not to advocate for the pope’s position or to cri­...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2012) 58 (1): 159–168.
Published: 01 March 2012
... masterful reading of Ginsberg’s testimony and cross- examination during the Chicago Seven Trial, in which Abbie Hoffmann, Jerry Rubin, Tom Hayden, and others were accused of intending to in- cite a riot at the 1968 Democratic National Convention. Ginsberg was called to testify because the prosecuting...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2014) 60 (2): 243–250.
Published: 01 June 2014
... Washington’s 1895 speech to the brutal Atlanta race riot of 1906, the speaker of the latter imagines accusations that he has himself become a “Booker T,” accusations ostensibly made by a disappointed member of the American left. This latter remarkably confessional poem presents Hughes wondering...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2001) 47 (4): 545–568.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., Saleem insists that his actions shape the defining historical moments of postindependence India, from the language riots of Bom­ bay to the death of Nehru to the state of emergency imposed by Indira Gandhi. Despite his identification of individual and national fate, how­ ever, Saleem is unable...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2014) 60 (1): 59–78.
Published: 01 March 2014
... violent racial disturbance in the predominantly Afro-Caribbean London area of Brixton. Self pithily puts it that, “there are street celebrations, street rumbles. London is covered in barricades and bunting. The talk is all of royalty and riots” (215), highlighting both Thatcherism’s jingoistic...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2016) 62 (3): 309–336.
Published: 01 September 2016
... confines of his neighborhood, when the dance and the scene come to an abrupt end he crashes into a rusty wall at the end of a blind alley ( Figure 2 ). As in Tony’s earlier failed flight from the riot police, in this scene the limits imposed by and on public working-class spaces are physically manifest. In...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2003) 49 (2): 131–163.
Published: 01 June 2003
... 1781 William Hutton noted that “now the devotional part is forgot, the church is deserted, and the festivity turned into riot, drunkenness and mischief” (qtd. in Reid 126-27).11 In The Old Wives’ Tale the obsolete devotional aspect of the wakes, in which lights were carried to the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2003) 49 (3): 298–327.
Published: 01 September 2003
... instigated a wave of riots and attacks on shops and businesses with German or German-sounding names.There was vi­ olence in Liverpool, Manchester, Yorkshire, Scotland, and London (pri­ marily the East End, with its large immigrant population). Premises were ransacked and looted: in London alone almost...