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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
... humanism and antihumanism, publishing many of the major literary works cited by poststructuralist thinkers. This editorial sensibility found its roots in the class character of the press, which was headed by affluent radical Barney Rosset. Drawing on close readings of key publications, as well...
Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (3): 520–527.
Published: 01 September 2013
... of Barney Rosset’s purchase of Grove in 1951 up to the decline of Grove’s influence in the 1970s and Rosset’s eventual sale of the press in 1985. While the book covers the full span of Grove Press under Rosset’s charge, Glass places his primary em- phasis on the turbulent years from the 1950s...
Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (1): 92–117.
Published: 01 March 2015
... of terror. It is no secret that Samuel Beckett found himself at an impasse following the writing of L’innommable . In a letter to Barney Rosset dated August 21, 1954, Beckett remarks, “I think my writing days are over. L’innommable finished me or expressed my finishedness” (2011, 497). Texts...