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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (4): 499–506.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Thom Robinson The Cambridge Companion to the Beats , edited by Belletto Steven . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2017 . 297 pages. Kerouac: Language, Poetics, and Territory , by Melehy Hassan . London : Bloomsbury , 2016 . 255 pages. Beat Drama: Playwrights...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (3): 217–236.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Mark Mayer This essay takes up Adrienne Rich’s unexplained assertion that Wallace Stevens’s racial and racist language is a “key to the whole” of his poetry. Focusing mostly on Stevens’s 1941 diptych “The News and the Weather,” the essay begins an anthology of critical approaches to the racial...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Siobhan Phillips Copyright © Hofstra University 2008 Wallace Stevens and the Mode of the Ordinary Siobhan Phillips twentieth-century poet attended more to daily routine than did Wallace Stevens.1 From a 1927 letter that outlines his schedule (Collected 941) to a 1955...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (1): 111–118.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Tony Sharpe Wallace Stevens, New York, and Modernism , Edited by Goldfarb Lisa and Eeckhout Bart , Routledge , 2012 . 184 pages. The Figure Concealed: Wallace Stevens, Music, and Valéryan Echoes , by Goldfarb Lisa , Sussex Academic Press , 2011 . 228 pages. ©...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (3): 385–413.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Benjamin D. Hagen © 2015 by Hofstra University 2013 A Future Not My Own: Thinking Aging in Two of Stevens’s Winter Lyrics A Future Not My Own: Thinking Aging in Two of Stevens’s Winter Lyrics Benjamin D. Hagen I grow old . . . I grow old . . . I shall wear the bottoms...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (4): 436–459.
Published: 01 December 2015
... symbolists such as Wallace Stevens. The essay argues that, in contrast to the imitative earlier poems “Florida” and “Current Dreams,” “The Bight” constitutes an intimate, modern reinvigoration of the danse macabre tradition, representative of both a post-Freudian sensibility alert to psychological...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (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 angel...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (2): 115–140.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Steven Belletto This essay focuses on the life and writing of African American novelist, playwright, and activist Julian Mayfield, whose under-studied work and extraordinary life tell a story about race and civil rights in literature that challenges familiar accounts. By analyzing Mayfield’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (1): 88–105.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Rise B. Axelrod; Steven Gould Axelrod Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 HI Amy Gerstler s Rhetoric of Marriage Rise B. Axelrod and Steven Gould Axelrod Gerstler’s many poems dealing with romance and weddings ironize the customs of patriarchal marriage and, in an allied...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (3): 416–422.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Steven Wandler After the End of History: American Fiction in the 1990s , by Cohen Samuel , Iowa City : University of Iowa Press , 2009 . 237 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2009 Steven Wandler What Was Postmodernism? After the End of History: American Fiction...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (3): 318–324.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Steven Yao Ezra Pound and African-American Modernism , edited by Coyle Michael , Orono, Maine : National Poetry Foundation , 2001 . 272 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 Steven Yao reason to come into being. It has been a great pleasure for us, in the brief time...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (1): 79–98.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Steven Wandler © 2015 by Hofstra University 2014 Race and Citizenship in Sinclair Lewis’s Kingsblood Royal Race and Citizenship in Sinclair Lewis’s Kingsblood Royal Steven Wandler A prominent concern of American “passing” novels before the mid- twentieth century is especially...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (1): 94–101.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Steven Gould Axelrod Works cited Eliot T. S. (1919) 1975 . “ Tradition and the Individual Talent .” In Selected Prose , edited by Kermode Frank , 37 – 44 . New York : Harcourt Brace . Emerson Ralph Waldo . (1867) 1994 . “ Days .” In Collected Poems...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (1): 159–168.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Steven Belletto Postmodern Belief: American Literature and Religion since 1960 , by Hungerford Amy , Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2010 . 224 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 Review Postmodern Belief: American Literature and Religion since 1960...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2002) 48 (1): 77–99.
Published: 01 March 2002
...John P. McCombe HI The End of (Anthony) Eden: Ishiguro s The Remains of the Day and Midcentury Anglo-American Tensions Jo h n P. M cCom be T h e personal concerns of Stevens, the narrator and protagonist of Ka- zuo Ishiguro’s The Remains of the Day, are inextricably bound...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (2): 237–240.
Published: 01 June 2006
...David Jarraway Wallace Stevens and the Apocalyptic Mode , by Woodland Malcolm , Iowa City : University of Iowa Press , 2005 . 256 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2006 Apocalypse without Apocalypse Wallace Stevens and the Apocalyptic Mode by Malcolm Woodland Iowa City...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (2): 241–247.
Published: 01 June 2006
... into that definition are a number of assump­ tions that have been tested and contested by the six American poets this study brings together: three moderns—Frost, Stevens, and Marianne Moore—and three contemporary poets who are their intellectual heirs and successors: Amy Clampitt,A. R. Ammons, and John...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (3): 207–238.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Jon Kertzer Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 !4I The Course of a Particular: On the Ethics of Literary Singularity Jon Kertzer I n Wallace Stevens’s poem “The Course of a Particular,” the cry of win­ try leaves provokes a shift in mood from robust assurance that “one is part...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (3): 532–539.
Published: 01 September 2012
... by Siobhan Phillips Columbia University Press, 2010. 319 pages Jeff  Westover Readers of Siobhan Phillips’s Poetics of the Everyday will find her insights about the ordinary opportunities of daily life in the poetry of Wallace Stevens, Robert Frost, Elizabeth Bishop, and James Merrill widely...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (4): 720–727.
Published: 01 December 2012
...), and Wallace Stevens (with an extended consideration of “An Ordinary Evening in New Haven One strength of Olson’s study is that she is too smart to suggest that modernists agreed on how the everyday was to be handled; thus, her readings largely avoid the repetitious although they do overlap...