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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 223–230.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Allyson Salinger Ferrante Locating the Destitute: Space and Identity in Caribbean Fiction , by Radović Stanka . University of Virginia Press , 2014 . 192 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2016 Locating the Destitute: Space and Identity in Caribbean Fiction goes beyond the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2000) 46 (1): 78–99.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Jack Stewart Copyright © Hofstra University 2000 A “Need of Distance and Blue”: Space, Color, and Creativity in To the Lighthouse Jack Stewart shall briefly revisit Bloomsbury aesthetics and interarts theory and then focus on space and color...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2014) 60 (2): 222–242.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Dale Pattison © 2015 by Hofstra University 2014 Dale Pattison Writing Home: Domestic Space, Narrative Production, and the Homeland in Roth’s American Pastoral Dale Pattison On September 18, 2002, as part of the Lannan Foundation’s literary awards ceremony, author and activist...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2006) 52 (4): 413–442.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Paula E. Geyh Copyright © Hofstra University 2006 From. Cities of Things to Cities of Signs: Urban Spaces and Urban Subjects in Sister Carrie and Manhattan Transfer Paula E. Geyh However the city may really be, beneath this thick coating of signs...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 145–169.
Published: 01 June 2016
... as a Boeing technical writer, and Century 21 goes unmentioned in work on the novel’s allusions by Steven Weisenburger and others. Pynchon responds throughout Gravity’s Rainbow to Century 21, particularly its Cold War views of space-age futurism and nuclear weapons. I draw new connections between the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2016) 62 (4): 379–402.
Published: 01 December 2016
... poem Trilogy , her personae’s affective, local experiences of historical art and artifacts in museums (and museological spaces) contest the authority of the disinterested “pure gaze” assumed by the museum’s ideal seeing subject. In these works, the museum functions as a space for cultural engagements...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2015) 61 (1): 92–117.
Published: 01 March 2015
... consciousness and in language when permanent suffering—the historical and metaphysical injustices of twentieth-century modernity—is made to overdetermine what happens to living, thinking, and speaking in the space of literature and narrative. For Beckett’s protagonist, words, ideas, and images are instruments...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2016) 62 (3): 309–336.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Mary McGlynn Focusing on one of the most frequent and explicit targets of Thatcher’s economic policies, working-class men in traditional heavy industries, I explore representations of the dissolution of both unions and private space under Thatcher. Looking at fiction, films, and screenplays by...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 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. The...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 43–70.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Cold War discourses and highlight real or symbolic junctions between postsocialist European and US spaces, thus constituting new publics and developing new frames of interpretation. The three authors relate the socialist past and its immediate aftermath to the United States: Penkov addresses...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 167–186.
Published: 01 March 2019
... (post)socialist histories—counters the idea that postsocialism, and especially postsocialist feminism, has remained invisible in the West, where Eastern Europe is assumed to be in the process of becoming like the West rather than representing an inherently different space, with its own set of (post...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2007) 53 (4): 530–534.
Published: 01 December 2007
... study of migrant hostels, A Bed Called Home, and Fatima Dike’s play So What’s New? in order to highlight Tlali’s reclamation of space within a tyranny of place. Barnard ends with a chapter on two Zakes Mda novels: Ways of Dying and The Heart of Redness map out the location of culture...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2002) 48 (4): 461–486.
Published: 01 December 2002
..., time/space, subject/object, male/female, word/image. These oppositions often seem irresolvable, and they certainly underlie many other rivalries; but Joyce and Marsden ended up in a kind of col­ lusion. Marsden’s writings, including her penultimate book, The Defini­ tion of the Godhead (1928...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 624–628.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Justus Nieland The Emergence of Genetic Rationality: Space, Time, and Information in American Biological Science, 1870–1920 , by Thurtle Phillip , Seattle : University of Washington Press , 2007 . 381 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2009 Justus Nieland Modernity...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2003) 49 (2): 164–192.
Published: 01 June 2003
... representation of factual knowledge about a particular “real-world” physical space. Joyce seems to have been aware of the particular discursive power of cartogra­ phy within a larger economy of knowledge, as the relationship between the topographical precision of Ulysses and the rhetoric of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2003) 49 (4): 449–471.
Published: 01 December 2003
... that will free her from the airless do­ mestic spaces offered her by the interlocking claims of class, gender, and presumptive heterosexuality. She finally calls out, “No! You shan’t get me. I won’t go back. I won’t. . . . Oh! Is there no help?” (151). And into the novel sails Satan...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 354–363.
Published: 01 December 2011
... postmodernism Largely, my scholarship has explored the medium of comics, a narrative word-and-image form that often identifies itself as modernist, but which is, rather—at least in its contemporary flourishing, an expansion and cre- ation of new literary spaces—deeply enabled by postmodernism. (Stylisti...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2002) 48 (1): 100–115.
Published: 01 March 2002
... play that erupts from a biocentric jouissance. By analyzing Nathanael West’s Miss Lonelyhearts and William Carlos Williams’s Paterson through the critical lens of the “ecosublime,” we find modernist repre­ sentations of urban spaces that inform current ecocriticism in playful and exciting...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2003) 49 (3): 420.
Published: 01 September 2003
... cultural theories such as Cosmopolitanism. Other approaches are also welcome. Three page proposals and/or essays in hard copy (no email submis­ sions accepted) of no more than 20 double-spaced pages, including end- notes and bibliography, in 12 pt. font, should be submitted to both editors by...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2014) 60 (2): vi–viii.
Published: 01 June 2014
... further surprising encounters and apparitions: between Naomi Schor and Jacques Derrida on the function of the detail, between Pierre Nora and Emmanuel Levinas on sites of memory and the appearance of the other. While Nora circumscribes memory within the space of the nation-state, Sebald...