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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 103–122.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Jay Bochner Copyright © Hofstra University 2003 m An American Writer Born in Paris: Blaise Cendrars Reads Henry Miller Reading Blaise Cendrars fay Bochner Serious students of Henry Miller well know his enthusiasm for the Parisian avant-garde poet-turned-novelist Blaise...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 666–673.
Published: 01 December 2013
...John King One-Way Tickets: Writers and the Culture of Exile , by Borinsky Alicia , Trinity University Press , 2011 . 223 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2013 John King One-Way Tickets: Writers and the Culture of Exile by Alicia Borinsky Trinity University Press, 2011...
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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 June 2015) 61 (2): 264–271.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Peter Murray Modernist Voyages: Colonial Women Writers in London, 1890–1945 , by Snaith Anna , Cambridge University Press , 2014 . 278 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2015 Anna Snaith’s Modernist Voyages: Colonial Women Writers in London , 1890–1945 , is a timely study...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2018) 64 (3): 317–346.
Published: 01 September 2018
... vast distorted shadows of life,” this essay argues that such counterfactual narratives do not impose the world of the thriller onto Woolf; rather, they allegorize a spy-function already present in the writer’s life and work. From her participation in the 1910 Dreadnought Hoax, during which she and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 43–70.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Ioana Luca The article examines how writers Miroslav Penkov, Lara Vapnyar, and Aleksandar Hemon engage and reconfigure representations of the former Eastern Bloc in US literature, including stereotypes that have been circulating in Western Europe for a long time. These texts transform prevailing...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 145–166.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Anna Katsnelson This article argues that there are two major strains of transnationalism in works by Russian-speaking North American writers David Bezmozgis, Ellen Litman, and Gary Shteyngart. Bezmozgis and Litman focus on localism, and their short story collections Natasha (2003) and The Last...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 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 (1 March 2015) 61 (1): 32–62.
Published: 01 March 2015
... originality of her own oeuvre, the younger writer took Wharton’s work and made it new. One of Larsen’s most modernist gestures is the manner in which she consistently refers to, echoes, and resituates Wharton. These adaptations of Wharton’s fiction, especially of Sanctuary (1903) and Twilight Sleep (1927...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 145–169.
Published: 01 June 2016
... as a Boeing technical writer, and Century 21 goes unmentioned in work on the novel’s allusions by Steven Weisenburger and others. Pynchon responds throughout Gravity’s Rainbow to Century 21, particularly its Cold War views of space-age futurism and nuclear weapons. I draw new connections between the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2016) 62 (4): 379–402.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Frank Capogna This article argues that the modern museum offered modernist writer H.D. an institutional context through which she negotiated the possibilities for women’s experiences of—and participation in—otherwise exclusionary narratives of cultural history. In the novel Asphodel and the epic...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2005) 51 (4): 495–503.
Published: 01 December 2005
... via Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own in Subject to Change), and Margaret Crosland (who refers to Woolf often in her biography Colette: A Provincial in Paris). These and other critics point to the two writers’ differences in social class, education, and literary inheritance as well as to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2010) 56 (3): 414–421.
Published: 01 September 2010
... to Tom Cerasulo’s book Authors Out Here. In this book Cerasulo makes the case both for the significance of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s, Dorothy Parker’s, Budd Schulberg’s, and Nathanael West’s contributions to Hollywood and for the film industry’s reshaping of these writers’ prose styles and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2010) 56 (1): 122–129.
Published: 01 March 2010
... the Rise of Creative Writing Mark McGurl Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2009. 480 pages Tom Cerasulo During the first half of the twentieth century, critics accused the Hol- lywood studio system of vampirically draining the talent of any Ameri- can writer who dared to enter...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2009) 55 (3): 401–408.
Published: 01 September 2009
... about either the position of or the common denominator for ethnic writers in the United States. Sollors expresses interest, rather, in understanding the role of ethnic writ- ers during a time when the US moved from the periphery to the center of global cultural production and capitalist empire...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2009) 55 (1): 125–129.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., she identifies the 30s and 40s as decades in which experimental and progressive writers negotiated over­ lapping regional, national, and global discourses in an especially dynamic Twentieth-Century Literature 55.1 Spring 2009 125 Caroline Miles way. She documents that while in the 1920s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2014) 60 (2): 251–258.
Published: 01 June 2014
.... Although the political goals of Spiro’s writers (Virginia Woolf, Djuna Barnes, and Christopher Isherwood) in the 1930s are distinct from Brown’s West Indian writers (Edgar Mittleholzer, George Lamming, Sam Selvon, and Roger Mais) in the 1950s, both Spiro and Brown effectively suggest that difficult...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2006) 52 (1): 96–105.
Published: 01 March 2006
... to choose this particular focus, she explains in the preface, through her studies of British women writers of World War II for her previous book, British Women Writers of World War II: Battlegrounds of Their Own. (Before that, Lassner wrote two studies of the Anglo-Irish writer Elizabeth...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2016) 62 (3): 350–357.
Published: 01 September 2016
... figures from the “influential American critic, Stanley E. Hyman” to the writer and Horizon editor Cyril Connolly, both of whom saw the “attempt to politicize literature” as a failure (199). This response to the decade, Kohlmann argues, continues to inform “our own standards of critical evaluation.” His...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 110–113.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Caribbean poets, Derek Walcott and Kamau Brathwaite. As Pollard duly notes, these relationships have been acknowl­ edged and occasionally disputed, but Pollard for the first time spells out in full detail what these writers make of their model. The result is not reducible to an influence study in...