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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (3): 528–535.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Joseph Jonghyun Jeon The Children of 1965: On Writing, and Not Writing, as an Asian American , by Song Min Hyoung , Duke University Press , 2013 . 284 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2013 Joseph Jonghyun Jeon The Children of 1965: On Writing, and Not Writing, as an Asian...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (3): 405–413.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Frances Dickey Poetry and Its Others: News, Prayer, Song, and the Dialogue of Genres , by Ramazani Jahan , University of Chicago Press , 2013 . 304 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2014 Review Poetry and Its Others: News, Prayer, Song, and the Dialogue of Genres...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2007) 53 (3): 345–370.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Min Hyoung Song Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 w The Children of 1965: Allegory, Postmodernism, and Jhumpa Lahiri’s T h e N am esake M in H young Song J h u m p a Lahiri was already a celebrated author w hen her first novel ap­ peared in print. H er short...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (3): 422–427.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Min Hyoung Song Sense of Place and Sense of Planet: The Environmental Imagination of the Global , by Heise Ursula , New York : Oxford University Press , 2008 . 250 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Min Hyoung Song Running Out of Room to Grow Sense of Place...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (1): 75–95.
Published: 01 March 2016
...William Q. Malcuit This article argues for a reconsideration of T. S. Eliot’s early poetry—in particular “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”—as developing out of a particular American poetic tradition, one that replayed and reinforced important tenets of American liberalism and nationalism...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (3): 393–400.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Guy Cuthbertson Survivors’ Songs: From Maldon to the Somme , by Stallworthy Jon , Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2008 . 226 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2009 Review Reviews War’s Lives, Lies, and Legacies Survivors’ Songs: From Maldon to the Somme...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (2): 145–174.
Published: 01 June 2009
... the project of the book as a whole, namely, the recovery of the vanishing world of the South by a Northerner who has, at long last, returned home: Song of the Son Pour O pour that parting soul in song, O pour it in the sawdust glow of night, Into the velvet pine-smoke...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (2): 232–259.
Published: 01 June 2013
... and Alan Lomax for the Archive of American Folk Song. Established just over a decade earlier, the archive had already become a substantial repository of music from the American South in particular, primarily through the Lomaxes’ indefatigable field work and their sense that the region would offer...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2007) 53 (4): 442–458.
Published: 01 December 2007
... are just as likely, it seems, to herald a gruesome death as a deliciously erotic sur­ render. In the opening section of the episode, prayer (a kind of song, and very often sociable) brings solitary anger rather than shared joy: “Amen! He gnashed in fury” (330). No simple correlation exists between...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (1): 25–52.
Published: 01 March 2022
... . Khoramshahi Baha’ al-din . 1984 . Zehn va zabān-e Hāfez (Hafez’s Mind and Language) . Tehran : Nashr-i now . Lahuti Abulqasem . 1954 . “ Anternāsiyunāl .” In Sorud-ha-ye āzādi va solh (Songs of Freedom and Peace ), 171 – 74 . Moscow : Edareh-ye nashriyat beh zabanha-ye khareji...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (4): 431–454.
Published: 01 December 2021
... labyrinths of yet more numbers, which in turn supposedly underwrite various allusions and references, no two operating within the same numbering system: “266. The Song of the (three) Thames-daughters begins here. From line 292 to 306 inclusive they speak in turn. V. Götterdämmerung , III, i: the Rhine...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2000
..., as we are encouraged to read past Toomer’s style to uncover the racial, psy­ chosocial meaning beneath. The poem in part 1, “Song of the Son,” is held to bear a truth at once personal and aesthetic: before he could become a great artist, Toomer—an olive-skinned young man who passed for white...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (3): 409–415.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., make some sense of a literary work that ap- peared after McCann’s book went to press: the African American poet Elizabeth Alexander’s inaugural poem “Praise Song for the Day,” a poem charged with the task of addressing Obama’s vision of reconstructing the United States’ class relations...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (1): 56–74.
Published: 01 March 2016
... to synthesize American nationalism internally with its titular focus on the Brooklyn Bridge, Crane’s island collections, with their blurring of national boundaries, represent the shadow side of that song of national spirit, focusing not on what it was like to be at the cultural center of the United States...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (3): 504–512.
Published: 01 September 2013
... degree, the music-text dynamic expressed in the literature he discusses at length. He accom- plishes this by providing access to a musical soundtrack on the book’s companion site, asking his readers to engage actively with his work and listen to the songs available online. This move stresses...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (3): 337–344.
Published: 01 September 2016
... that is absent from the work of his modernist predecessors. That is, he turns a poetics of chance and contingency into “an environmental ethics of nonproprietary stewardship” (116). Schuster shifts medium from poetry to song in chapter 3, a shift that continues to inform his final chapters. Here he argues...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (3): 462–494.
Published: 01 September 2012
... by and for others caught in similar social tumult: the minstrel tune. In requesting her Aunt Cora sing Before I Was Set Free to comfort her after the riot,5 Antoinette makes an identification with a colonial fantasy of a nostalgic freed slave. The song’s true title is “Cheer Up, Sam or Sarah Bell...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2007) 53 (1): 67–73.
Published: 01 March 2007
... in the Song of Songs” (Wirth-Nesher 137), and by implication with the witnessing mother Rosa and the “golden-haired Margarete,” whose name evokes the object of desire of Goethe’s Faust. Wirth-Nesher informs us that Goethe himself translated the Song o f Songs from Hebrew into German...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (3): 235–268.
Published: 01 September 2021
... industrializing nation. Here the children apply balladry to their life circumstances in a similarly transparent way: “‘A fire at night against the sky is a sight to see,’ Nannie said. ‘Last night it was. Like the end of the world. Like the song, Cast on Water. Scotland to burn, all Scotland in the song’” ( TM...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2023) 69 (1): 113–119.
Published: 01 March 2023
... is to be read, perhaps the last four sections of Whitman’s Song of Myself would do,” and for music, “Beethoven’s Op 130 or St James’s Infirmary, King Oliver’s recording. But it couldn’t matter less.” He was not to be cremated and did not care where he would be buried, except “not in the Twin Cities or Iowa...