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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (1-2): 71–96.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of socialism and capitalism has enabled the two writers to intervene in unique ways in contemporary debates about history and memory. In its choice of themes, protagonists, and locations, their writing strongly advocates for a new transnational literature, while also asking for the development of new critical...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (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 transnationalliterature of experience” in the interwar US literary field. Reading the stories “Flowering Judas,” “That Tree,” and “Hacienda...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (1-2): 97–120.
Published: 01 March 2019
... representations of transnational exchanges, exploring to what extent women migrants achieve agency in the complex world of multicultural transactions. Copyright © 2019 Hofstra University 2019 Nadja Tesich Natasha Radojčić transnational literature US post-Yugoslav novel women migrants women’s agency...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (2): 355–364.
Published: 01 June 2012
... and Salman Rushdie as exemplars of transnational literature. While she does not directly cite Stanley Fish’s notion of an interpretive reader,2 she posits a reconfigured version of this notion in order to examine the transnational experience as a primarily fictional and imaginative enterprise. What...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (1-2): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Literature , edited by Dimock Wai Chee Buell Lawrence , 1 – 16 . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . Fishkin Shelley Fisher . 2005 . “ Crossroads of Cultures: The Transnational Turn in American Studies: Presidential Address to the American Studies Association .” American...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (1): 25–52.
Published: 01 March 2022
..., Shamlu made available to his Iranian contemporaries a broad panorama of world literature that brought together Global Southern literatures, modernist poetics, and transnational political commitments. In tracing the literary and political forms shaped by Shamlu’s poetics of global solidarity, this article...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (1): 34–53.
Published: 01 March 2011
...; the transnational is a precondition for the national, one could say. Literary scholar Stefan Helgesson sees transnationalism in Southern Africa, but we could also add in many places, including Aus- tralia, as “a condition, a predicament of literature . . . not a programme or an ideology. It is a predicament...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (1): 107–114.
Published: 01 March 2017
... . . . persists in transnational criticism in the form of the First World-Third World framework” (3–4), that criticism perforce neglects the literature of the “Second World” (5). 1 Quinn further observes that transnational literary scholarship tends to restrict itself to a single language, English...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (2): 264–271.
Published: 01 June 2015
... introduces several writers into the broader category of transnational modernism. For instance, until now Sara Jeannette Duncan and Una Marson have primarily been discussed in the context of either Canadian or Jamaican literature, subordinating each writer’s cosmopolitanism to her national origins...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (4): 461–472.
Published: 01 December 2019
...) , a book that manages very helpfully and deftly to merge postcolonial theory with theories of global and transnational literature. Addressing debates about world literature and reading modernism in a variety of global contexts, from Bandung to Afro-Caribbean modernism, the book encourages “a more uneasy...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2011
... the need for rigorous analyses that can link diverse but historically related contexts and archives to one another, challeng- ing the organizing rubrics and ideas (about history, literature, national identity, transnational connections, the role of artistic production, etc.) that often define what...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (1-2): 167–186.
Published: 01 March 2019
... on the transnational dimensions of immigrant identity moves beyond the realm of established US ethnic literature, it also places the former Eastern Bloc outside of the triangle of the “First-Second-Third” world where it has traditionally functioned as the paradigmatic other. The view of dissident voices...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (1-2): 145–166.
Published: 01 March 2019
... (2006). Like his first novel, The Russian Debutante’s Handbook (2002), Absurdistan repositions Russian Jewish immigrant literature within a transnational framework that is reminiscent of the work by Dominican American writer Junot Diaz. 3 Set in St. Petersburg and in a small fictional country...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (2): 220–227.
Published: 01 June 2017
... beyond the Nation (2006), and Mariano Siskind’s Cosmopolitan Desires: Global Modernity and World Literature in Latin America (2014), which have addressed the transformation in ways of writing about local and global affiliation in the twentieth century. As these books indicate, the transnational turn...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (3): 353–363.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Nels Pearson npearson@fairfield.edu Ireland, Literature, and the Coast: Seatangled , by Allen Nicholas . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2021 . 305 pages. Copyright © 2022 Hofstra University 2022 Studies of Irish literary traditions have focused primarily on land...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (1-2): 43–70.
Published: 01 March 2019
... 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 2014 : 3...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (4): 481–512.
Published: 01 December 2014
... on the basis of a national tradition, black South African writers were eager to enter into an already emergent transnational literary space created by black writers from America, Europe, the Caribbean, and the rest of Africa—the space of black Atlantic literature. Yet forging anything like a unified...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (1): 92–95.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Michael Soto The Practice of Diaspora: Literature, Translation, and the, Rise of Black Internationalism , by Edwards Brent Hayes , Cambridge : Harvard University Press , 2003 . 397 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2006 HI Reviews The Négritude Renaissance The Practice...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (2): v–viii.
Published: 01 June 2004
... 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 landscape...