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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 174–180.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Gary Edward Holcomb Neo-Segregation Narratives: Jim Crow in Post-Civil Rights American Literature , by Norman Brian , University of Georgia Press , 2010 . 214 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2013 Gary Edward Holcomb Neo-Segregation Narratives: Jim Crow in Post-Civil...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 115–140.
Published: 01 June 2017
... concerned with documenting segregation, but focused instead on racial capitalism, black history, internationalism, and on the ways “race” had meaning in postwar United States. Although he has remained largely absent from black literary histories, Mayfield was a prolific figure connected to numerous moments...
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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 June 2011) 57 (2): 272–276.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Friendship of Zora Neale Hurston and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings by Anna Lillios University Press of Florida, 2010. 198 pages Florence M. Turcotte On July 6, 1942, American author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings hosted a literary tea at the segregated Castle Warden Hotel in St. Augustine, Florida...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2014) 60 (2): 197–221.
Published: 01 June 2014
... segregation struck 209 Joseph Darda down he counseled his platoon of grand-nephews and -nieces (spared the devastating discrimination he’d known) that if they were genuinely concerned about the economic inequalities they saw in the world, “The best thing you children can do...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2009) 55 (1): 114–124.
Published: 01 March 2009
... separatism and quasi segregation (Horace Kallen’s call for cultural diversity). Gilman’s historical overview provides telling examples and case studies of Jewish post-Enlightenment cultural figures (Israel Zangwill, Horace Kallen, Franz Kafka, Albert Einstein, the hermaphrodite N.O. Body aka Karl...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2009) 55 (3): 401–408.
Published: 01 September 2009
... segregation were prominent. (163) His comparisons are most useful when he underscores—as he frequently does—what these writers do not have in common: for example, he points to Wright’s attack on Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God in the New Masses and suggests that for Wright...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 240–245.
Published: 01 June 2016
... discovery of an escape hatch through which to emerge from the crushing sense of German guilt by way of the perception of the victor’s internal contradiction. This had everything to do with a racially segregated army pretending to forcefully rout out racial injustice in the land it has conquered. In a word...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2006) 52 (1): 22–41.
Published: 01 March 2006
... property owners, landlords, realtors, and the Federal Housing Authority during the 1920s resulted in the segregation of the waves of Southern black migrants into select Northern neighborhoods such as Chicago’s South Side and Har­ lem (260). Such segregation gave landlords the opportunity to raise...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2005) 51 (2): 249–258.
Published: 01 June 2005
...—a de facto segregation apparently motivated by the marketplace—has unsettling implications. The book of essays did get into print, however, and one notes the poignancy of the fact that Cambridge, a British press, became the publisher, and not an American university press. Race...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2013) 59 (2): 196–231.
Published: 01 June 2013
...—enact race-restrictive covenants. Though these covenants were deemed unconstitutional in 1948, the FHA unofficially accepted unwritten agreements and traditions of segregation as late as 1968 (Baxandall 175). The Levitts were especially tenacious in maintaining the “caucasian only” clause...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 161–190.
Published: 01 June 2018
... existing under a brutal segregation. I don’t really know what these people are talking about” ( Leith 2002) . By invoking the nation’s troubled racial history, Roth rejects American innocence, which is claimed to exist until 9/11, criticizing Americans for their innocence —their ignorance and lack of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2012) 58 (1): 117–140.
Published: 01 March 2012
... to segregated society—and points toward her occasional preference for all-female society. The critique of success in Himes’s narratives, should be read as troubling, I would thus suggest, and not only because white individuals like the editor in The End of a Primitive congratulate them- selves...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2010) 56 (4): 530–544.
Published: 01 December 2010
...) by strategically distinguishing himself from these victims of segregation. “Me, a Mexican?” Arturo replies with what appears to be a feigned incredulity. “I’m an American,” he says, adding, “I’m not a Mexican” (49). That this strategy achieves its goal is evident; as Mrs. Hargraves states the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2007) 53 (3): 406–413.
Published: 01 September 2007
... ethni­ cally mixed couple living in a contemporary Texas border tow n divided by multiple and conflicting legacies, the star-crossed lovers logically as­ sume their families’ objections are related to matters of segregation, the xenophobic need to keep races and cultures distinct...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2008) 54 (3): 307–338.
Published: 01 September 2008
... slavery, plantation agriculture, widespread support for the Confederate cause during the Civil War, and de jure racial segregation into the 1960s—-John Barth is rarely considered a southern writer. His fiction displays little interest in what were once considered the orthodox...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2009) 55 (2): 145–174.
Published: 01 June 2009
... development that Toomer refers to, pointedly, as passing. Plessy v. Ferguson In 1896, Homer Plessy took a seat in the white section of a segregated Louisiana train. He then declared that he was black and was promptly arrested, leading ultimately to the Supreme Court decision that made “separate...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2012) 58 (1): 141–149.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Clune Does a poet’s belief about the world, expressed in a poem, have any special claim on us? Adorno thought not. He labeled such beliefs “opinions” and segregated them from that dimension of poetry that does have a strong claim to truth: form (228). Adorno represents poetic artifacts the way...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2013) 59 (3): 494–503.
Published: 01 September 2013
... structured by feudal politics; and races of elves, dwarves, men, and the like (or, rather, the definitively unlike) are kept strictly segregated. Not that this kind of focus would be unproductive. It’s been clear to scholars for at least forty years now that mass-cultural genres belong to a sphere of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2015) 61 (2): 147–172.
Published: 01 June 2015
..., Ellison’s aesthetic protest “[asserts] human complexity against the mismeasure of black humanity” and thus, in a manner analogous to the work of activists, “[enacts] a powerfully democratic response to the calcified practices of segregated American life” (97). While this is a compelling account of part of...