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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Keith Dallas Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 Index: Twentieth-Century Literature Volumes 45-50,2000-2004 Compiled by Keith Dallas .^Vckroyd, Peter. See Ahearn Adair,William. “The Sun Abo Rises: A Memory of War.” 47.1 (2001): 72-91 Ahearn, Edward J. “The Modern English...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (2): 267–272.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Alex Miller American Fiction in Transition: Observer-Hero Narrative, the 1990s, and Postmodernism , by Kelly Adam , Bloomsbury Academic , 2013 . 147 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2014 Review Conceptualizing Change in Late Twentieth-Century American Fiction American...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (3): 273–274.
Published: 01 September 2018
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (4): 511–517.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Maurizia Boscagli Narratives of Nothing in Twentieth-Century Literature , by Vicks Meghan . New York : Bloomsbury , 2015 . 196 pages. Copyright © 2018 Hofstra University 2018 “What is it about the human condition that allows us to conceive of and question nothing itself...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (3): 187–189.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Rememory: Slavery and the Holocaust in John A. Williams Clifford’s Blues ” is a worthy recipient of this year’s Kappel Prize for Literary Criticism. The Andrew J. Kappel Prize in Literary Criticism, named for the late critic and esteemed deputy editor of Twentieth-Century Literature , is awarded...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (2): 235–240.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Aaron M. Long along@kcai.edu Inventing Tomorrow: H.G. Wells and the Twentieth Century , by Cole Sarah . New York : Columbia University Press , 2019 . 374 pages. Copyright © 2022 Hofstra University 2022 Sarah Cole’s Inventing Tomorrow: H. G. Wells and the Twentieth...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (4): 403–404.
Published: 01 December 2020
....” Tracing this contrapuntal dynamics, the essay gives us a genre saturated by the world and overflowing in its excess, a genre as alive in our own time as it was a century ago. The Andrew J. Kappel Prize in Literary Criticism, named for the late critic and esteemed deputy editor of Twentieth-Century...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (4): 567–574.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Phyllis Lassner The Constant Liberal: The Life and Work of Phyllis Bottome , by Hirsch Pam , London : Quartet , 2010 . 296 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Review Liberalizing Twentieth-Century British Literary History The Constant Liberal: The Life and Work...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (1): 115–124.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Keith Dallas Copyright © Hofstra University 2000 Index Twentieth Century Literature Volumes 41-45,1995-1999 C o m p il e d b y K e i t h D a l l a s Ackroyd, Peter. Seejanik; Onega Adames, John. “A. R. Ammons’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (4): 387–395.
Published: 01 December 2000
...James Berger Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Introduction Twentieth-Century Apocalypse: Forecasts and Aftermaths Ja m e s B e r g e r...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Luke Lewin Davies This article explores the emergence of a new mode of representing the poor that became dominant in Britain in the early twentieth century—a mode in which the “point of view” of impoverished people themselves was increasingly foregrounded. Focusing on examples drawn from...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (4): 460–483.
Published: 01 December 2015
... and postcoloniality pervading mid-twentieth-century Irish culture and politics through negative epic forms, forms that reconfigure both realist and modernist conventions. In The Last September , landscape description reframes the scope of epic conventions and challenges narratives of geopolitical development, while...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (4): 484–510.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Christopher P. Wilson This essay examines three twentieth-century practitioners of the Los Angeles variant of Noir nonfiction: the radical historian and architectural critic Mike Davis; the fiction writer, screenwriter, and journalist Joan Didion; and the novelist, reporter, and memoirist John...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (2): 215–234.
Published: 01 June 2021
... language with which to approach other twentieth-century writers, such as D. H. Lawrence, whose work has remained elusive precisely because of its insistence that it has made its meaning abundantly available—that it has nothing to hide. © 2021 Hofstra University 2021 attention flatness landscape...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (2): 163–190.
Published: 01 June 2021
... and affective space for thinking through—if not necessarily beyond—the ubiquity of despair in twentieth-century modernity. Ultimately, morbid vitalism points a way toward a broader conversation between life-oriented modernist scholarship on vitalism and affect, on the one hand, and ongoing inquiries...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (2): 139–162.
Published: 01 June 2021
... problematic through its handling of history and time. Examining this struggle in Lessing’s writing can shed light on how the interplay of space and time informs the intertwined histories of realism and modernism in twentieth-century fiction, and on how Lessing’s work contributes to current debates about...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (4): 359–384.
Published: 01 December 2021
... feeling.” Wrong feeling is a peculiarly twentieth-century phenomenon—an enactment of the modernist allergy to sentiment that nonetheless takes up modernism’s key tropes. Manifesting as affective overflowing, it has no discernible locus in either self or world and yields a series of repetitive, frustrating...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (4): 385–406.
Published: 01 December 2021
... this reductive reflex, this essay reads James Weldon Johnson’s 1912 novel The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man as a serious exploration of biracial identity and experience. Specifically, the article argues that Johnson draws on early twentieth-century conceptions of femininity as a vehicle for rendering mainly...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (2): 173–208.
Published: 01 June 2015
... and the antimodernist stance of the Catholic Church during the opening decades of the twentieth century. Copyright © Hofstra University 2015 Catholicism confession theological antimodernism isolation I took it as one of the queer, not very straight methods that Roman Catholics seem to adopt in dealing...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (2): 232–263.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Fawzia Mustafa Set at the turn of the twentieth century, as Germany consolidated control over its East African colony, Abdulrazak Gurnah’s 1994 novel Paradise encompasses the last of the “Arab” caravan trading expeditions from the East African coast deep into the interior of the continent. In doing...