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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2017) 63 (3): 239–266.
Published: 01 September 2017
... among New York intellectuals who ineffectually conspire to found a radical magazine. Although the novel has typically been read as a roman à clef, its broader target becomes evident when positioned in relation to masculinist orthodoxies of objectivity and scientific materialism that dominated American...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 121–144.
Published: 01 March 2019
... on in the Russian American immigrant literature that has sprung up since the turn of the millennium. The city even has its own New World simulacrum in New York’s “Little Odessa” neighborhood. This article investigates the impact of the “Odessa Text” on the work of two Odessa-born US authors, the poet...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2012) 58 (4): 663–687.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Meg Gillette Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 Modern Abortion Narratives and the Century of Silence Modern American Abortion Narratives and the Century of Silence Meg Gillette “I finally found a doctor in West New York, New Jersey. The doctor was very sweet. He had...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2008) 54 (2): 263–272.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Terence Diggory Selected Poems , by O’Hara Frank , New edition . Edited by Ford Mark . New York : Alfred A. Knopf , 2008 . 265 pages. Beautiful Enemies: Friendship and Postwar American Poetry , by Epstein Andrew , New York : Oxford University Press , 2006 . 359 pages...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2018) 64 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
... chart a way between the capitalist organization man and the communist true believer, maintaining a private and uncommitted skepticism that The Partisan Review termed “critical nonconformism” (“Our” 1996, 118). Although this narrative is best recognized in the New York Intellectuals, who championed the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2014) 60 (1): 111–118.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Tony Sharpe Wallace Stevens, New York, and Modernism , Edited by Goldfarb Lisa and Eeckhout Bart , Routledge , 2012 . 184 pages. The Figure Concealed: Wallace Stevens, Music, and Valéryan Echoes , by Goldfarb Lisa , Sussex Academic Press , 2011 . 228 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2009) 55 (3): 287–321.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Thomas Heise © 2015 by Hofstra University 2009 Degenerate Sex and the City: Djuna Barnes’s Urban Underworld Degenerate Sex and the City: Djuna Barnes’s Urban Underworld Thomas Heise In a remarkable but largely overlooked 1918 interview with New York City Police Commissioner...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 82–102.
Published: 01 March 2003
... and the French. New York: Knopf, 1990. Birns, Nicholas, and Margaret Boe Birns. “Agatha Christie: Modern and Mod­ ernist.” The Cunning Craft: Original Essays on Detective Fiction and Con­ temporary Literary Theory. Ed. Ronald G. Walker and June M. Frazer. Macomb: Western...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 191–212.
Published: 01 June 2017
... biding its time, again like Grant’s in Galena; his latest note was postmarked from Hornell, New York, which is some distance from Geneva and a very small town; in any case he is almost certainly in that section of the country, in one town or another” (315). Here Fitzgerald points up the absurdity of...
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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 June 2008) 54 (2): 129–165.
Published: 01 June 2008
... featured in a photo-essay on theYaddo arts colony in the 15 July 1946 issue of Life magazine (Larsen).This promising start could have been appreciably helped or hindered by either of the Trillings, who were a power couple of their day. Both were prominent members of the New York Intellectuals, the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2001) 47 (2): 217–240.
Published: 01 June 2001
... in their opinion would not corrupt” readers (Anderson, ‘“Ulys­ ses’ in Court” 22). The opinions of John Cowper Powys, Philip Moeller, and Scofield Thayer were, however, of little consequence. The spirit of John Sumner, the head of the New York Society for the Suppression of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2012) 58 (4): 582–605.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Regina Martin Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 Regina Martin The Drama of Gender and Genre in Edith Wharton’s Realism Regina Martin Edith Wharton’s depiction of the socially ambitious Undine Spragg’s peregrinations through New York and French “society” suggests that The...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 123–130.
Published: 01 March 2003
... into glamour- girl pinups and dreams of catching a glimpse of their ilk in New York. The interesting thing for our purposes is that only pictures of girls with French names seem to unleash the full panoply of fantasy and desire. One of the pinups named Gretchen, for example, clearly doesn’t...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2012) 58 (1): 60–89.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Gary Totten Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 Gary Totten “Inhospitable Splendour”: Spectacles of Consumer Culture and Race in Wharton’s Summer Gary Totten In her posthumously published essay “A Little Girl’s New York” (1937), Edith Wharton refers to her mother, Lucretia...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 291–308.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Postmodernity. New York: Verso, 1998. Ardis, Ann L., and Patrick Collier, eds. Transatlantic Print Culture, 1880-1940: Emerging Media, Emerging Modernisms. New York: Palgrave, 2008. Baker, Jr., Houston A. Blues, Ideology, and Afro-American Literature: A Vernacular Theory. Chicago: U of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 449–482.
Published: 01 December 2018
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2003) 49 (3): 277–297.
Published: 01 September 2003
.... Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1989. Abraham, Julie. Are Girls Necessary? Lesbian Writing and Modern Histories. New York: Roudedge, 1996. Allegra, Donna. “Between the Sheets: My Sex Life in Literature.” Lesbian Erotics. Ed. Karla Jay. New York: New York UP, 1995. 71—81. Baker...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2001) 47 (1): 72–91.
Published: 01 March 2001
... Farewell to Arms. ” ANQ 12.4 (Fall 1999): 25-28. Aldridge, John W “Hemingway: The Etiquette of the Berserk.” In Search of Heresy. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1956. Asimov, Isaac. Asimov’s Biographical Encyclopedia of Science. New York: Doubleday, 1958. Baker, Carlos. Ernest Hemingway: A L ife...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2001) 47 (3): 407–430.
Published: 01 September 2001