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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (3): 306–329.
Published: 01 September 2006
... between the surface of the world and the mind’s elaborations. The image of a mobile threshold explored in “Pleasure Seas” becomes Bishop’s contribution to the postmodern reconception of surface/depth relations, and the poems in A Cold Spring become poems of threshold, edge, surface opening out...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (4): 709–719.
Published: 01 December 2012
... in the process, by making a clean, efficient case for Deep Skin’s sustained focus on the late thirties through the early fifties, the period in which Bishop was writing the poems that became her second volume, A Cold Spring. This period has long been understood as a volatile artistic adolescence...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (3): 532–539.
Published: 01 September 2012
...,” “Five Flights Up,” “The Prodigal”) and spring (“A Cold Spring meanwhile, provide the ceremonial revela- tion of new opportunities, a potential that Bishop grounds in the natural rhythms of diurnal and seasonal change. While poems like “The Man- Moth” and “Over 2,000 Illustrations and a Complete...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (1): 98–104.
Published: 01 March 2005
..., the nature of interpretation, the end of the Cold War—and in the knowledge it brings to bear on those subjects. Like his previ­ ous books The Gold Standard and the Logic of Naturalism (1987) and Our America (1995), it marshals an impressive array of sources and builds a formidable...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (2): 191–214.
Published: 01 June 2021
... on the vicissitudes of the boundary between materiality and abstraction. The poems in the volume are often abstract; they are also about abstraction as such. For example, in “Spring,” she materializes abstraction in a figure that gives body to thought: “Excessive sweetness of birds’ singing pierces the epidermis...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (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 (2013) 59 (1): 104–125.
Published: 01 March 2013
.... While the dark, cold winter signifies stolidity and the summer brings intoxicating possibility, the season of fertility is associated with sharp pain, deceptions, and sexual 117 Lisa A. Long abuses. In linking spring, the beginning of the so-called “breadbasket of the world’s” fabled...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (3): 385–413.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... But it is all incompatible with paying taxes and trying to save a little money. More particularly, at this time of year when we . . . are in the midst of autumn and well aware that the cold is coming on, I keep thinking that I would like to go South. Who doesn’t? Then a day or so ago...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (1): 107–114.
Published: 01 March 2017
... scholar offers anything approaching so textured an analysis, in English, of the literary–cultural field in Prague during the first two decades of the Cold War, from the Soviet-backed Communist Party of Czechoslovakia’s seizure of power in early 1948 through the Prague Spring of 1968. The book makes...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (1): 105–109.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Edward Brunner Guys Like Us: Citing Masculinity in Cold War Poetics , by Davidson Michael , Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2004 . 281 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 Who We Are, Who We Aren’t Guys Like Us: Citing Masculinity in Cold War Poetics by Michael...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (1): 57–74.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., and the two would become friends in the spring of 1979 when he was a visiting lecturer at Harvard University, after which they maintained contact until she died in October of that year. Heaney (2008 : 277) recalls he had “got to know her [Bishop] and Alice Methfessel” during that spring semester...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (1): 92–98.
Published: 01 March 2010
... there since Dryden and the only Jesuit priest to be found therein, enjoys a place between Old Possum and Wystan that further positions him as a rather marvelous anomaly. In many ways too modern for the Victorians and too Victorian for the modernists, the chim- ing, springing poetry of Hopkins...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2007) 53 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2007
... Mallarmé, has desig­ nated the “tombeau” (138); and the memorial service, specifically public services carried out by fellow poets and friends. As I will show in a close analysis of drafts of Bishop’s “North Haven,” her elegy for Robert Lowell, Twentieth- Century Literature 53.1 Spring 2007 1...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (2): 109–138.
Published: 01 June 2021
...-system that undergirds this “everyday.” Turning to DeLillo’s depiction of the Cold War kitchen in Underworld (1997) and consumerist detritus in White Noise (1985), this article reveals how the novels foreground the exploited labor and land required to sustain accumulation and the toxic consequences...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (2): 221–244.
Published: 01 June 2010
... implied position—that the sudden collapse of the socialist world in 1989–91 spelled a momentous, righteous victory for the West in the Cold War—Wästberg is not mistaken to extol the power of realist fiction, such as Lessing’s richly detailed Children of Violence series (1952–69), for narrating...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (4): 702–708.
Published: 01 December 2012
... rhetoric. George Ken- 704 Review nan, the diplomat who, during the emergence of the Cold War, authored US containment policy (which was grounded, as its name suggests, in the containment of Soviet influence), conceived the U.S.S.R. as a threaten- ing penetrator. This led to the gendering...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (2): 145–174.
Published: 01 June 2006
..., the movement toward greater sexual freedom, the emergence of a more oppositional gay consciousness, the increased vis­ ibility of an American drug culture, and the revaluation of the concept of mental illness, to name just a few of the forms that a general societal reaction to the Cold War consensus...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (3): 337–344.
Published: 01 September 2016
... the modernist aesthetics he finds in the writings of Rachel Carson. Central to Schuster’s effort here is a recuperation of the analysis of Carson’s Silent Spring from dismissive readings of her Cold War rhetoric. Such readings consider, for example, how the text’s paranoia about unseen chemical agents...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2007) 53 (3): 371–393.
Published: 01 September 2007
..., 1991, the fif­ tieth anniversary o f the Japanese attack, President George Bush put the end o f the Cold War into what he saw as its proper context: “N ow we stand triumphant,” he said, “for a third time this century, this time in the wake o f the Cold War. As in 1919 and 1945, we face...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (4): 396–404.
Published: 01 December 2000
... and the heaven of the young female figure, only slightly dimmed now in her ecstasy—is a likeness of the artist himself. The remorse and guilt that weigh him down can never be washed away, even by the pure spring that courses through his fingers in the sculpture. To the naive triumphalist...