Twentieth-Century Literature


Twentieth-Century Literature

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Journal Current volume: 67 Frequency: Quarterly

Academic Editor: Lee Zimmerman

Focusing on literary-cultural production emerging from or responding to the twentieth century, broadly construed, Twentieth-Century Literature (TCL) offers essays, grounded in a variety of approaches, that interrogate and enrich the ways we understand the literary cultures of the times. This includes work considering how those cultures are bound up with the crucial intellectual, social, aesthetic, political, economic, and environmental developments that have shaped the early twenty-first century as well. TCL also publishes reviews of major studies in the field and awards the annual Andrew J. Kappel Prize in Literary Criticism.


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Editorial Office:
Twentieth-Century Literature
Department of English
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549

Lee Zimmerman

Managing Editor:
Keith Dallas

Book Review Editors:
Gregory Castle
Kathy Knapp

Production Editor:
Katherine Hazzard

Editorial Board:
Charles Altieri
Houston Baker
James Berger
Michael Bérubé
Timothy Bewes
Enoch Brater
Paul Breslin
Jacqueline V. Brogan
Samuel Cohen
Bonnie Costello
Michele Elam
Susan Stanford Friedman
David Galef
John Gery
Alan C. Golding
Michael Groden
Robert Bernard Hass
Marianne Hirsch
Andrew Hoberek
Linda Hutcheon
Martin Kreiswirth
Dominick LaCapra
Phyllis Lassner
Alfred Lopez
Gabrielle McIntire
Cristanne Miller
Jeffrey Nealon
Anita Patterson
Nels Pearson
Jahan Ramazani
Bruce Robbins
Camille Roman
Guy Rotella
Lisa Ruddick
Sabina Sawhney
Simona Sawhney
Hortense J. Spillers
Calvin Thomas
Vicki Tromanhauser
Stephen Yenser

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We welcome the submission of essays grounded in a variety of approaches and focusing on literary cultural production emerging from or bearing importantly on the twentieth century, broadly construed. Please prepare your essay in accordance with The Chicago Manual of Style, 17th edition (author-date version) and submit it online at
We also invite reviews of recent books of scholarship and criticism focusing on twentieth-century literature. Please query one of the review editors before submitting your review: Gregory Castle ( or Kathy Knapp (
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June 2021 (67:2) - Closes 03/12/2021
September 2021 (67:3) - Closes 06/14/2021
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ISSN: 0041-462X
e-ISSN: 2325-8101