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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): 167–186.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Oana Popescu-Sandu In her transnational plays Lenin’s Shoe (2010) and Aliens with Extraordinary Skills (2010), Romanian American playwright Saviana Stănescu explores discourses of capitalist market economies, democracy, postsocialism, and gender that overlie the geographies of Central and Eastern...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 21–48.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Marian Eide Contemporary Irish poetry is producing a tradition of memorial to the Famine years of the 1840s. Countering purist versions of Irish identity as Catholic, indigenous, and rural, this body of work is provoked by Famine memory to explore Irishness as diasporic and widely transnational...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Claudia Sadowski-Smith; Ioana Luca This article places an emergent body of cultural productions by US immigrants from former Eastern Bloc nations in dialogue with scholarship on US immigrant and transnational writing. We argue that the collective work by authors of (post-)Soviet and Central/Eastern...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 97–120.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Here (2005). The main protagonists of both novels are transnational mediators whose migrant identities are reshaped at the intersection of Yugoslavia and the United States, and they offer provocative perspectives on women’s interlinked lives in homeland and host communities. While Tesich fictionalizes...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 71–96.
Published: 01 March 2019
... reinscribed the significance of Eastern European geographies into the US imaginary. Novakovich’s and Blažević-Krietzman’s transnational positions have allowed them to create innovative form and content in ways that enhance the global appeal and reception of their work. Furthermore, their dual experience of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2015) 61 (2): 209–231.
Published: 01 June 2015
... “Magic” in the context of its original publication in transition . Eugene Jolas’s transnational, interwar magazine cultivated transformative literary innovations with a rhetoric of magic that Jolas developed throughout the magazine. By returning “Magic” to the “American Number” of transition where it...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 145–166.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., Shteyngart depicts a transnational, multicultural, and morally ambivalent world in which his protagonists travel between Russia and the United States, bringing US American culture and consumerist artifacts to Russia. Copyright © 2019 Hofstra University 2019 David Bezmozgis deterritorialization...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2018) 64 (1): 25–52.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Jeffrey Lawrence This essay argues that Katherine Anne Porter’s Mexico writings of the 1920s and 1930s played a prominent role in the turn toward a transnational “literature of experience” in the interwar US literary field. Reading the stories “Flowering Judas,” “That Tree,” and “Hacienda...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 43–70.
Published: 01 March 2019
... the former socialist Europe and the United States. Copyright © 2019 Hofstra University 2019 Eastern Europe immigrant literature postsocialism postsocialist memory Soviet Union transnational US literature It is becoming increasingly clear that new “critical contexts” ( Goldsworthy...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 355–364.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Kalyan Nadiminti Nabokov, Rushdie and the Transnational Imagination: Novels of Exile and Alternate Worlds , by Trousdale Rachel , New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2010 . 252 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 Review Imagining Rooted Cosmopolitanism Nabokov, Rushdie...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 107–114.
Published: 01 March 2017
... impoverished sense of the unprecedented transnational dynamic of the era” (42) and its poetry. Nor will comparison of putatively discrete traditions suffice to enrich that sense. Between Two Fires instead returns to one of the foundational insights of transnational studies, namely James Clifford’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2011
...: Remapping the Cultures of North America by Rachel Adams University of Chicago Press, 2009. 310 pages Katherine Sugg The “transnational turn” in American Studies is often traced to the early 1990s, when the impact of postcolonial studies and global perspectives was being felt even within...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 220–227.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Cosmopolitanism with an acknowledgment of the paradox embedded in his title: how can we speak of a particular, national variety of cosmopolitanism when cosmopolitanism makes claims for the affiliation of human beings as an inclusive, transnational community? What makes it possible for Pearson to speak or write...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2015) 61 (2): 264–271.
Published: 01 June 2015
... London trace different topographies that illuminate how various colonies subtend and haunt the unreal city, signaling London’s inherent instability. Instead of reifying London’s position as the facilitator of transnational modernism, then, Snaith’s concentration on these writers’ London years...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2006) 52 (1): 92–95.
Published: 01 March 2006
... international movement that there’s no one left to complain to—but Edwards has pushed the transnational historical connections and their cultural implications further than anyone before him. His work on transnational and translingual pub­ lishing efforts, centered on (but hardly limited to) Francophone...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2004) 50 (2): v–viii.
Published: 01 June 2004
... new book called Transnational Modernism: Contact and Travel Zones in the New Modernist Studies. Professor Friedman writes: Judging the Kappel Prize for Twentieth-Century Literature is a great honor that brought home to me forcefully the vital role that journals play on the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2012) 58 (1): 178–186.
Published: 01 March 2012
...-apartheid periods. Tracking the way the cattle killing has resurfaced in multiple anti-colonial moments, Wenzel explores how the event enters a Southern African and transnational global imaginary. She is interested not in the failure of the prophecy but in the persistence of its prophetic vision, in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2016) 62 (1): 56–74.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of that song of national spirit, focusing not on what it was like to be at the cultural center of the United States, but at its very margins—on a Caribbean island that at the time was the southernmost point in the nation. The island poems thus express a transnational perspective that, as Paul Giles...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2010) 56 (4): 437–461.
Published: 01 December 2010
... tales of unsuccessful, botched, or exploitative cosmopolitanisms. Jean Rhys’s Quartet is one such novel. Grappling with the contradictions and failures of transnational sociability, Rhys interrogates the privileges of the very kind of Parisian expatriatism that has come to be seen as the...