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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Catherine Gunther Kodat To “Flash White Light from Ebony”: The Problem of Modernism in Jean Toomer’s Cane Catherine Gunther Kodat The mirror stage is a drama whose internal thrust is precipitated from insufficiency to anticipation—and which...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (2): 145–174.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Paul Stasi © 2015 by Hofstra University 2009 Passing and Primitivism in Toomer’s Cane A “Synchronous but More Subtle Migration”: Passing and Primitivism in Toomer’s Cane Paul Stasi In part 1 of Cane we encounter a poem that has seemed to many of its readers to articulate...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (1): 157–163.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Carrie J. Preston Modernist Writings and Religio-scientific Discourse: H. D., Loy, and Toomer , by Vetter Lara , Palgrave Macmillan , 2010 . 219 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2013 Review Reviews Religion and Science in the Making of Modernist Bodies Modernist...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (2): vi–vii.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Cary Nelson © 2015 by Hofstra University 2009 Twentieth-Century Literature’s Andrew J. Kappel Prize in Literary Criticism, 2009 The winner of this year’s prize is Paul Stasi’s “A ‘Synchronous but More Subtle Migration’: Passing and Primitivism in Toomer’s Cane.” The judge is Cary...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (1): 46–81.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Literature 49.1 Spring 2003 46 GurdjiefF and the Rope tunately the connection between the two has not been adequately scru­ tinized” (15). After a partial roll call of those “mesmerized” by GurdjiefF, including Heap, Anderson, Katherine Mansfield, Mabel Dodge Luhan, Jean Toomer, Waldo Frank...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (3): 401–408.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Stein, Mary Antin, Jean Toomer, O. E. Rølvaag, Richard Wright, Ernest Hemingway, and Zora Neal Hurston, among others, building on earlier insights to construct what ultimately reads like an extended conversation about the nature and limitations of our standard definition of modernism. He...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (4): 473–479.
Published: 01 December 2019
... of how these corpses are then treated differently depending on their race, class, or gender. The most compelling of these analyses is found in the book’s second chapter, “Autopsy-Optics: Jean Toomer’s Cane through the Photographic Lens,” which primarily explores how Toomer’s writing engages directly...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2005
... (2003) 12—31 Kodat, Catherine Gunther. “To ‘Flash White Light from Ebony’:The Problem of Modernism in Jean Toomer’s Cane.” 46.1 (2000): 1-19 Kot, Paula. “Speculation,Tourism, and The Professor’s House. ” 48.4 (2002): 393-426 Lewis, Wyndham. See Reynolds; Stanfield Literary theory...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (3): 504–512.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Fitzgerald as a potential starting point for future critics of musical literature. Graham’s next chapter, “Make Them Black and Bid Them Sing: Musi- cal Poetry, Racial Transformation, and the Harlem Renaissance,” offers a reading of Jean Toomer’s Cane and Langston Hughes’s The Weary Blues and Fine...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (2): 269–276.
Published: 01 June 2010
... of modernity as moral problems to be confronted at the level of the individual. This focus produces a fascinating alternative literary lineage. Instead of the conventional 1920s roster, for example, of Fitzgerald, Hemingway, and Faulkner supplemented by Wharton, Dreiser, and in some cases Toomer...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (4): 461–472.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., helped to move once-overlooked authors such as Mina Loy, Jean Rhys, Katherine Mansfield, Zora Neale Hurston, and Jean Toomer to the very heart of the modernist canon. The concluding chapter offers “an overview of the New Modernist Studies” that examines “the major nodes that now make a diffuse...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (1): 37–78.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Renaissance (Toomer, Hughes, Hurston), established black dialect as an essential aspect of Anglo-American modernism. But while Stein, Pound, and Eliot made themselves “modern by acting black” (8), especially by writing in “black” dialect forms, enacting their literary “rebellion through racial...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (1): 75–100.
Published: 01 March 2022
... . Sunder Rajan Kaushik . 2006 . Biocapital: The Constitution of Postgenomic Life . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Taylor Julie . 2015 . “ Animating Cane: Race, Affect, History, and Jean Toomer .” In Modernism and Affect , edited by Taylor Julie , 131 – 47 . Edinburgh...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (1): 99–110.
Published: 01 March 2014
... magazine The Dial during its glory years, publishing W. B. Yeats, Gertrude Stein, D. H. Lawrence, Thomas Mann, Paul Valéry, Jean Toomer, and Hart Crane, among others. Her circle of devoted friends comes to include Williams and Pound, H. D. and Bryher, publisher and curator Monroe Wheeler...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (1): 53–74.
Published: 01 March 2022
.... In this article, I use this edition exclusively. 7 To a certain degree, Tierra is somewhat comparable in form to Jean Toomer’s Cane (1923) and Ernest Hemingway’s In Our Time (1925), especially in the interstitial, thematically connective sections between the main stories, whether these be poems...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (3): 295–316.
Published: 01 September 2018
... on its recurring flatness. Citing the work of male writers, including Rudolph Fisher, Wallace Thurman, Carl Van Vechten, James Weldon Johnson, Jean Toomer, and Richard Wright, Kaplan writes that in modernist writing, the “Miss Anne” figure “almost always appears either as a fool or a monster” (2013, 23...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (3): 371–395.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., Langston Hughes, Jean Toomer, and many others all created modern black poetry in ballad stanzas, preparing the way for Sterling Brown, Robert Hayden, and Etheridge Knight. But although everything about the ballad itself and its status in African American cul- ture corresponded to Brooks’s post-1967...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (1): 32–62.
Published: 01 March 2015
... parallels between Larsen’s novel Quicksand and the works of Frances E. W. Harper, Theodore Dreiser, William Dean Howells, Gertrude Stein, T. S. Stribling, Carl Van Vechten, and Jean Toomer. Although Brickhouse acknowledges that an early reviewer had noted that Wharton’s style informed Larsen’s, she does...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (2): 113–150.
Published: 01 June 2022
... . Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press . Woodson Jon . 1999 . To Make a New Race: Gurdjieff, Toomer, and the Harlem Renaissance . Jackson : University Press of Mississippi . ...
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