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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 203–204.
Published: 01 March 2003
... of Toni Morrison and Virginia Woolf. By Lisa Williams. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood. 2000. xii, 194 pp. $59.95. In cross-cultural and transhistorical comparisons, the trick is often to justify and elaborate...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 201–203.
Published: 01 March 2003
... LITERATURE / 75:1 / sheet 207 of 252 The Artist as Outsider in the Novels of Toni Morrison and Virginia Woolf. By Lisa Williams. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood. 2000. xii, 194 pp. $59.95. In cross-cultural...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 438–439.
Published: 01 June 2003
... with Henry James and Virginia Woolf to explore the relation between mod- ernist fiction and twentieth-century politics. Beginning with an overview of ‘‘cosmopolitan communities Berman argues that the technical and episte- Tseng 2003.4.24 08...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Close( Up) to articulate their resistance to encroaching Americanism. Chapter 1 of Americanizing Britain focuses on the British conception of an American future—the “Ameritopia.” Here Abravanel works with well-known writers (H. G. Wells, Rudyard Kipling, Aldous Huxley, Virginia Woolf) as well...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 440–442.
Published: 01 June 2003
...- ture. Marianne DeKoven examines how Gertrude Stein and Virginia Woolf reconceptualized feminine interiority and its public literary presentation in spectacle and drama. Stevens reveals D. H. Lawrence’s use of primitive mas...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 189–193.
Published: 01 March 2020
... imagination.” Character and Mourning: Woolf, Faulkner, and the Novel Elegy of the First World War . By Erin Penner. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2019. xi, 227 pp. Cloth, $59.50; paper, $29.50; e-book, $59.50. Responding to war trauma as felt on their respective home fronts, Virginia...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 193–196.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Reviews 195 that within a narrative framework, both these elements may offer compensa- tion for and liberation from loss. Chapter 1 looks at Virginia Woolf and Doris Lessing because, Rubenstein...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (1): 73–102.
Published: 01 March 2022
... the forces that could have shaped the development of that character or further prevented their crystallization. For example, in A Room of One’s Own (1929), Virginia Woolf interrogates the longstanding social conditions that obstruct women from the profession of writing. To do so, Woolf deploys...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (3): 537–539.
Published: 01 September 2021
... the insider testimony of the dispossessed. It is this world-reshaping capacity of art that Stonebridge locates in a diverse arc of writers that includes Virginia Woolf, Behrouz Boochani, Suzanne Césaire, Simone Weil, Samuel Beckett, Kamila Shamsie, Ben Okri, Yousif M. Qasmiyeh, and Hannah Arendt...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 206–208.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Things is perhaps too breezy about its commitments, A Desire for Women is tire- less in its affirmation of ties between women as staged by twentieth-century women’s writing. Deploying literature for psychoanalysis, rather than the other way around, Juhasz mines works by Virginia Woolf, Marilyn Hacker...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (1): 177–179.
Published: 01 March 2018
...). Chapter 1 focuses on the work of Mary Ward, whose once-popular novels have suffered a long exile best summarized in Virginia Woolf’s critical dismissal: “we never wish to open them again” (28). Ward’s novels are among the first, if not the first, to explicitly depict shell shock. In so doing...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 224–226.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Eliot, Dorothy Parker, Virginia Woolf (only in her praise for Leo Tolstoy), and Gracie Allen (in a chapter titled “Stupidity Shines”)—receives substantive treatment from Morson, while Letzler’s chapter on Doris Lessing and Dorothy Richardson is highly partitioned from the rest of his argument, and his...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (1): 93–125.
Published: 01 March 2016
... young black poets: “In those days all of our images of women writers struggling to find and maintain their voice were of white women. Simone de Beauvoir, Virginia Woolf, Tillie Olsen, Sylvia Plath, Adrienne Rich, these were the women whose lives offered us maps. Black women writ- ers...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 613–618.
Published: 01 September 2020
... as a queer theorist, extending this framework to works by Virginia Woolf, Walt Whitman, Langston Hughes, and more. Building on the role of nature in mythmaking, See’s essays in Part II link the theory of queer nature to queer communities and conceptions of futurity in fiction by John Dos Passos, Parker Tyler...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (4): 865–870.
Published: 01 December 2007
... model of grieving to work through one’s pain and suffering. Instead, many modernist works reject nor- mative practices of mourning and memorialization that were so often coopted into discourses of militarism and nationalism after the First World War. Essays consider the work of Virginia Woolf...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 467–473.
Published: 01 June 2012
...,” and it includes analyses of the works of Woolf, Joyce, and Stein. American Icon: Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” in Critical and Cultural Context. By Robert Beuka. Rochester, NY: Camden House. 2011. x, 162 pp. $75.00. Beuka’s study invokes the cultural milieu of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 416–418.
Published: 01 June 2005
... does not entirely commit to the idea that feminine identity can be resolved in a ‘‘linguistic home With the metaphor of ‘‘homelessness at home’’ well established, Foster turns to the matter of subjectivity in modern novels by Virginia Woolf and two less-known authors, Emily Holmes Coleman...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 418–421.
Published: 01 June 2005
... to the public sphere’’ (69), Moore does not entirely commit to the idea that feminine identity can be resolved in a ‘‘linguistic home With the metaphor of ‘‘homelessness at home’’ well established, Foster turns to the matter of subjectivity in modern novels by Virginia Woolf and two less-known authors...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 421–424.
Published: 01 June 2005
... does not entirely commit to the idea that feminine identity can be resolved in a ‘‘linguistic home With the metaphor of ‘‘homelessness at home’’ well established, Foster turns to the matter of subjectivity in modern novels by Virginia Woolf and two less-known authors, Emily Holmes Coleman...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 424–426.
Published: 01 June 2005
... to the public sphere’’ (69), Moore does not entirely commit to the idea that feminine identity can be resolved in a ‘‘linguistic home With the metaphor of ‘‘homelessness at home’’ well established, Foster turns to the matter of subjectivity in modern novels by Virginia Woolf and two less-known authors...