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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 413–448.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Stephen D. Thompson Approaching T. S. Eliot’s oeuvre as a coherent whole, this essay argues that his early work registers a set of philosophical difficulties inherited from the epistemological presumptions of the modern university that he gradually reformulates and resists over the course of his...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 449–482.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Manya Lempert Although critics have tended to answer the question “Does Woolf write tragedies?” in the negative, Woolf rekindles a Greek perspective in which the universe is devoid of salvation and poetic justice. Woolf follows Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides—a literary, not a philosophical or...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 167–190.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Greg Chase Where Addie Bundren’s bitter statement in Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying that “words are no good” has often been read as concerning the universal shortcomings of language, this article turns to the philosophy of Faulkner’s contemporary Ludwig Wittgenstein for a more context-specific...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2018) 64 (3): 273–274.
Published: 01 September 2018
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2003) 49 (3): 420.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Copyright © Hofstra University 2003 Announcement Call for papers We invite essays and/or proposals for an edited collection on intercon­ nections between Philosemitism and Antisemitism in twentieth-century American and British literature and culture. This volume will focus on the use...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2003) 49 (3): 421.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Copyright © Hofstra University 2003 Announcement The Joseph Conrad Society Young Scholar Award The Joseph Conrad Society of America presents an annual award to an outstanding graduate student who is writing a dissertation on Conrad or to a recent PhD who has been teaching for...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 213–219.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Hollis Robbins Freedom Time: The Poetics and Politics of Black Experimental Writing , by Reed Anthony . Johns Hopkins University Press , 2014 . 280 pages. Copyright © 2017 Hofstra University 2017 The recurring challenge for faculty designing survey or special topics poetry...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 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 (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 287–304.
Published: 01 September 2015
... life. In experimenting with a “nonanthropocentric anthropomorphism,” it is claimed that modernist ethics is founded on the attempt to respond to the demands, in both content and form, of “unrecognizable” creatures. Copyright © Hofstra University 2015 This content is made freely available by the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2004) 50 (4): 421–432.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Karyn Ball Traumatic Encounters: Holocaust Representation and the Hegelian Subject , by Eisenstein Paul , Albany : State University of New York Press , 2003 . 236 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 41 Reviews Hegel Without Reserve Traumatic Encounters: Holocaust...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2010) 56 (1): 122–129.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Tom Cerasulo The Program Era: Postwar Fiction and the Rise of Creative Writing , by McGurl Mark , Cambridge : Harvard University Press , 2009 . 480 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Tom Cerasulo The Genius of the System The Program Era: Postwar Fiction and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2002) 48 (2): v–vii.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Jonathan Culler Copyright © Hofstra University 2003 Twentieth-Century Literature’s Andrew J. Kappel Prize in Literary Criticism, 2002 The winner of this year’s prize is Heather Cass White’s “Elizabeth Bish­ op’s Calling.” The judge is Jonathan Culler, Class of 1916 Professor of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2018) 64 (3): 347–370.
Published: 01 September 2018
... relies upon a paradoxical construction of Scotland as both a primitive colonial hinterland and an utterly familiar, necessary component of British identity in the wake of Irish independence. Copyright © 2018 Hofstra University 2018 archipelago modernism oceanic studies Scotland Virginia Woolf...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 191–212.
Published: 01 June 2017
... 1930s should serve as a warning to critics invested in failure as a figure of opposition. Copyright © 2017 Hofstra University 2017 failure Gertrude Stein modernism self-help A real failure does not need an excuse. It is an end in itself. — Gertrude Stein (1947) Judith...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2007) 53 (1): 88–91.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Nicole L. Sparling Wayward Reproductions: Genealogies of Race and Nation in Transatlantic Modern Thought , by Weinbaum Alys Eve , Durham : Duke University Press , 2004 . 348 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 The Race/Reproduction Bind in Modern Transatlantic Thought...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2018) 64 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
... the unionization drive and feminist protest occupation of Grove in 1970. Copyright © 2018 Hofstra University 2018 Barney Rosset critical theory Henry Miller history of the book obscenity Between its founding in 1951 and its labor crisis in 1970, Grove Press stood at the epicenter of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2017) 63 (3): 359–364.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Paul K. Saint-Amour In a Strange Room: Modernism’s Corpses and Mortal Obligation , by Sherman David . Oxford University Press , 2014 . 273 pages. Copyright © 2017 Hofstra University 2017 What is the power of a corpse to make the room that contains it strange? What ethical...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2016) 62 (1): 32–55.
Published: 01 March 2016
... criticism today. Copyright © Hofstra University 2016 Severo Sarduy Orientalism philosophy postmodernism Buddhist studies is a somewhat recent invention. Indeed, as some scholars of religion point out today, the very idea that there exists a thing called “Buddhism,” a category that can...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 330–351.
Published: 01 September 2015
... © Hofstra University 2015 D. H. Lawrence Virginia Woolf modernism anthropomorphism animals As Stephen Ross argues in Modernism and Theory , early twentieth-century modernism and critical theory share an essential narrative structure, one with roots in the Enlightenment: a narrative of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2004) 50 (3): 317–318.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 Ul Reviews elcome to the first issue of the book review section of Twentieth- Century Literature. Why has this section come into existence? Is there a need for it? Journals in other disciplines, such as history, offer review sections...