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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (4): 405–430.
Published: 01 December 2020
... travelogue Black Lamb and Grey Falcon (1941). Copyright © 2020 Hofstra University 2020 Black Lamb Harriet Hume India Orientalism topographies Yugoslavia When I am in a mood to slip out of life into fantasy, London enables me to pass in the drooping of an eyelid into a mere reenactment...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (4): 526–530.
Published: 01 December 2008
... make a case for describing any and all of these writers as modernists; it’s just that MacKay doesn’t make it. The chapter on Rebecca West’s Black Lamb and Grey Falcon exempli­ fies both the volume’s undoubted strengths and its peculiarities. On the one hand, MacKay provides what is in many ways...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (4): 403–404.
Published: 01 December 2020
... in each other’s orbit, linking the Georgian mansions of Portland Place to Emperor Diocletian’s palace in Split, Dalmatia. And it puts at the center of modernism two overlooked works by Rebecca West: Harriet Hume (1929) and Black Lamb and Grey Falcon (1941), using these as entry points to a literary...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (4): 559–566.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Donald A. Daiker Art Matters: Hemingway, Craft, and the Creation of the Modern Short Story , by Lamb Robert Paul , Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press , 2010 . 273 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Review How a Hemingway Story Works Art Matters...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2021
... characteristic mode of arranging vivid color to shine forth from among contrasting lines of opaque black. In his writing, too, Lawrence emphasizes the capacity of colored panels to extend beyond their material boundaries, to glow and inundate adjacent spaces, shaping an environment-in-the-round, and varying...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (3): 414–440.
Published: 01 September 2013
... at the same time that it exposes Britain’s guilty infatuation with classical Hollywood. Just as Waugh generates black comedy out of the interplay between disgust and desire, his novel reveals British modernism’s attitude toward the Hollywood film industry to be itself humorously conflicted. Waugh’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (1): 115–124.
Published: 01 March 2000
.... “‘Postmodern Blackness’: Toni Morrison’s Beloved and the End of History.” 44.2 (1998): 242-60 116 INDEX Davis, Phoebe Stein. “Subjectivity and the Aesthetics of National Identity in Gertrude Stein’s The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (4): 539–574.
Published: 01 December 2013
... in code. In Now’s black waters burn the stars of  Then. Seen from the embankment, marble men Sleep upside down, bat-wise, the sleep bestowed Upon reflection. As I dip my pen Thinking how others, deeper into Zen, Blew on immediacy until it glowed...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (4): 575–581.
Published: 01 December 2010
... Archer, and John D. MacDonald’s Travis McGee to the post-Silence of the Lambs era with its intense focus on serial killing, a highly evolved sub-genre in itself. It stops along the way to explore the female PI (in a mishmash chapter) and the African American tradition of crime fiction, focusing...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 March 2017
... lamb, and Abraham replies, “God will provide a lamb” ( Derrida 1995 , 59). Though he does not lie, as Derrida notes, he keeps a secret by saying nothing in his response about God’s demand, and thus “transgresses the ethical order.” Isaac’s deliverance comes precisely when Abraham has mentally given...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (1): 56–74.
Published: 01 March 2016
...: The Politics of the Page . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Cohen Cathy . 2005 . “ Punks, Bulldaggers, and Welfare Queens: The Radical Potential of Queer Politics? ” In Black Queer Studies: A Critical Anthology , edited by Johnson Patrick E. and Henderson Mae , 21 – 51...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (4): 619–656.
Published: 01 December 2013
... will be interested to note that both Goldsmith’s The Vicar of  Wakefield and Scott’s Ivanhoe appear three times in the curriculum. Of the Shakespeare plays that were read and reviewed in subsequent years, Eliot studied Othello, Macbeth, Merchant of Venice, and Julius Caesar, as well as Lamb’s Tales from...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (3): 243–272.
Published: 01 September 2022
...). Mistaken in the dusk by a young Black girl for a man named Joe, Sal laments “I was only myself, Sal Paradise, . . . wishing I could exchange worlds with the happy, true-hearted, ecstatic Negroes of America”—a passage of what James Baldwin (1961 : 297) calls “offensive nonsense” that nonetheless suggests...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (2): 171–192.
Published: 01 June 2000
... and entrenched interests, seeking to communicate from their respective foxholes” (xv). The importance of the epistolary for the Beats, as distinct from the Black Mountain poets, only makes sense in rela­ tion to their particular history as a uniquely intimate and isolated circle bound together...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (2): 131–163.
Published: 01 June 2003
... in it is to be neglected. Everything in it is valuable, if the perspective is maintained” (Author’s Craft 23-24). Framed in this way, the function of the novel becomes a specular one, repheating the external world within its covers. But while Stendhal in The Red and the Black (1830) compares the novel...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (2): 219–245.
Published: 01 June 2003
... attempts in her essay to reassess not the novelist but “himself,” not the artist but the American. That is indeed the purpose of the special issue of Hound & Horn, which begins with Moore’s essay. Lincoln Kirstein enlisted R. P. Black- mur, Edmund Wilson, Stephen Spender, Glenway Wescott...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (2): 246–275.
Published: 01 June 2003
..., and compensation. The “danger of war,” observed George Barker in 1939, “darken[s a world] already dark blue” (“Four Elegies,” 44). “How silently at last the reel runs back,” lamented Vernon Watkins, “now Death wears black” (“Elegy on the Heroine of Child­ hood” in Skelton 198). Horribly and ironically...