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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2001) 47 (2): 137–168.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Rob Doggett Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 H I Writing Out (of) Chaos: Constructions of History in Yeats’s “Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen” and “Meditations in Time of Civil War” Rob Doggett The one duty we owe to history is to rewrite it...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2001) 47 (1): 72–91.
Published: 01 March 2001
...William Adair Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 The Sun Also Rises: A Memory of War William Adair When strong enough to climb the hill behind Harlech [Wales] and revisit my favourite country, I could not help seeing it as a prospective batde field...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2003) 49 (3): 328–359.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Liesl M. Olson Copyright © Hofstra University 2003 HI Gertrude Stein, William James, and Habit in the Shadow of War Liesl M . Olson Sow an action & you reap a habit; sow a habit & you reap a character; sow a character and you reap a destiny...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2008) 54 (1): 97–104.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Marlene A. Briggs Bloody Good: Chivalry, Sacrifice, and the Great War , by Frantzen Allen J. , Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2004 .335 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2008 Reviews Medieval Tradition and Modern War Bloody Good: Chivalry, Sacrifice, and the Great War...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2009) 55 (1): 80–113.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Jason M. Coats Copyright © Hofstra University 2009 w “Part of the War Waste”: Pound, Imagism, and Rhetorical Excess Jason M. Coats In Jefferson and/or Mussolini (1935), Pound asserts that “London stank of decay back before 1914 and I have recorded the feel of it in a poem here...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2015) 61 (4): 519–527.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Juliana Chang War, Genocide, and Justice: Cambodian American Memory Work , by Schlund-Vials Cathy J. . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2012 . 243 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2015 As our everyday attention grows saturated by media reports of bloodshed, massacre...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2016) 62 (3): 247–270.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Anna Teekell By reading Samuel Beckett’s famously “unreadable” novel Watt (1953) in context as a novel of the Irish Emergency, the neutral Irish Free State’s euphemism for World War II, this essay argues that Watt ’s unreadability and encodedness are embodiments of the languages of post-traumatic...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2016) 62 (4): 448–454.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Sean Grattan Tense Future: Modernism, Total War, Encyclopedic Form , by Saint-Amour Paul . Oxford University Press , 2015 . 347 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2016 In a recent New York Times blog entry entitled “Waiting for the Bomb to Drop,” Paul Saint-Amour writes what amounts...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 107–114.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Claire Seiler Between Two Fires: Transnationalism and Cold War Poetry , by Quinn Justin . Oxford University Press , 2015 . 218 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2017 Justin Quinn’s new book tracks the movement of Central and Eastern European (primarily Czech) and American, British...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 228–236.
Published: 01 June 2017
... others, starting with the Romantics. In addition, he suggests convincingly that decadent attitudes were confirmed by the horrors of the Great War in ways that triggered responses from modernists. Based on his previous writing about World War I, Sherry is well qualified to make that historically informed...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 223–246.
Published: 01 June 2018
... the most resonant poetic responses to World War I. Recent criticism of Spectrism understandably tends to emphasize the hoax aspects of this fascinating episode in modernist history, focusing for example on the performance of identity. Yet Bynner himself stated his genuine affirmation of the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2000) 46 (2): 171–192.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Oliver Harris Copyright © Hofstra University 2000 Cold War Correspondents: Ginsberg, Kerouac, Cassady, and the Political Economy of Beat Letters O liver H arris n June 23, 1953, an aspiring poet employed as a copyboy for the New York World Telegram...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2000) 46 (1): 100–114.
Published: 01 March 2000
...John H. Timmerman Copyright © Hofstra University 2000 Tim O’Brien and the Art of the True War Story: “Night March” and “Speaking of Courage” John H. Timmerman he Vietnam war story is not simply about the rise and fall of nations (South Vietnam, North...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2009) 55 (3): 393–400.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Guy Cuthbertson Survivors’ Songs: From Maldon to the Somme , by Stallworthy Jon , Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2008 . 226 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2009 Review Reviews War’s Lives, Lies, and Legacies Survivors’ Songs: From Maldon to the Somme By Jon...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 197–222.
Published: 01 June 2016
... sociohistorical lens drawn from World War I nursing memoirs and medical history. Situating her behavioral antinomies within the discipline of wartime nursing demonstrates Catherine’s capability to repurpose her role as an instrument of war: through her affective labor, Catherine establishes human connections...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2016) 62 (4): 429–447.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Eleanor Reeds This essay reads the hidden histories of the First World War and the Algerian War of Independence in Pat Barker’s Regeneration and Assia Djebar’s Children of the New World , focusing on their representation of a feminized resistance to war that takes silence as its most powerful...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2019
... decline for the consolidation of postsocialist diasporas in the United States and for the constitution and maintenance of US Cold War imaginaries, which continue to inform US policy making to this day. The new cultural productions show how experiences of (post)socialism have helped shape new transnational...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 71–96.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Jelena Šesnić The article examines the emergence of new post–Cold War geopolitical imaginaries in the creative work of Croatian American writers Josip Novakovich and Neda Miranda Blažević-Krietzman. This work addresses memories of (post)socialism, develops transnationalized images of the wars in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 451–474.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Edward Allen With reference to a vinyl record, some unpublished letters, and a series of reading scripts, this essay reconstructs the circumstances of a trip Marianne Moore made to Harvard in December 1941. Her trip to Cambridge followed closely in the wake of Roosevelt’s declaration of war, such...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2015) 61 (1): 63–91.
Published: 01 March 2015
... monumentalizing tendencies that dogged it after the First World War and suggests a broader purpose for what might strike many as an antiquated poetic genre. Woolf’s critique of elegy is political, ethical, and generic, as she rewrites the terms of the genre to make visible the mourners and subjects that...