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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2015) 61 (1): 63–91.
Published: 01 March 2015
... traditional elegy erases. This essay begins by reconsidering familiar ground—the Bloomsbury Group and the Cambridge Apostles—in order to place Woolf’s work squarely in the middle of what might otherwise seem an old boys’ club of elegiac inheritance. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2015 elegy mourning...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2018) 64 (3): 317–346.
Published: 01 September 2018
... and bookstores serve as fronts for shadowy cabals. The second, Stephanie Barron’s The White Garden: A Novel of Virginia Woolf (2009), pits Woolf against the notorious Cambridge Spy Ring during the Second World War. More specifically, she uncovers a Bloomsbury plot to warn Stalin about Hitler’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 330–351.
Published: 01 September 2015
... series of others, as we see Jacob’s childhood bedroom, his rooms at Cambridge, the opera house, the chapel at King’s College come to define what we know of him, even as he remains passive and enigmatic as a character. Recent ethical readings of Jacob’s Room have engaged poststructuralist thinking...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2014) 60 (1): 27–58.
Published: 01 March 2014
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2012) 58 (1): 26–59.
Published: 01 March 2012
... follow the trail of the Cambridge Apostles alluded to in “the general spirit of questioning that is associated with G. E. Moore” it is easy to place Forster in a standard “subtraction” narrative of seculariza- tion: he lost his faith because of the pressures of modern scientific and humanist...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2003) 49 (3): 360–387.
Published: 01 September 2003
... asked, and very soon it began to be asked ‘what is the mean­ ing of all this Butts’s account of Bloomsbury’s implosion is couched in the same skeptical interrogations that eminent Bloomsburyans prided themselves on undertaking. For instance, meetings of the Cambridge Apostles (the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2017) 63 (3): 267–298.
Published: 01 September 2017
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2008) 54 (3): 339–361.
Published: 01 September 2008
...?” presumes, after all, that newness comes from outside the world. Where the Quran tells of a Revelation, Rushdie prefers to speak of an idea: Mahound, who is asked what kind of idea he is, does not just have 351 Neil ten Kortenaar a new idea; he is a new idea. And Rushdie, the apostle of secularism...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 485–509.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Pygmalion parodies such conversion narratives, in which miserable creatures are rehumanized and achieve enlightenment. Aligning the younger, politically concerned writer with Booth’s views, Shaw mocks Wells as an apostle of social change. Nevertheless, Pygmalion bears a striking resemblance to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2001) 47 (3): 391–406.
Published: 01 September 2001
... witnessed, for example, by the Athena cult at Athens. See Dover’s classic study as well as Stewart’s more recent discussion of these topics. 6. Cf. Acts of the Apostles: “Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious. For as I passed by, and beheld your devotions, I found...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 191–212.
Published: 01 June 2017
... messiness of the process: practice is not itself perfect. Casting practice as a series of failures, the passage thus performs failure as the key to success. Here, and elsewhere, Stein does the nineteenth-century American apostles of success one better—enacting in grammatical experiment what their blithe...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 413–448.
Published: 01 December 2018
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2019) 65 (3): 237–260.
Published: 01 September 2019
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2005) 51 (2): 123–141.
Published: 01 June 2005
...- postmodern?) man. (188) 139 Jeflrey T. Nealon Works cited Adorno, Theodor, and Max Horkheimer. Dialectic of Enlightenment. Trans. John Cumming. N ew York: Seabury, 1972. Aristotle. Metaphysics. Trans. Hippocrates G. Apostle. Grinnell: Peripatetic, 1979. . On the Heavens. Trans W...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2000) 46 (3): 328–345.
Published: 01 September 2000
... turns to the safety of their own property, the “apostle spoons” (39) and the “majolica plate . . . that is so firmly set into the wall” (42). Margaret’s attempt to contain loss by appealing to her father’s notion of “rent,” “to the ideal, to his own faith in human nature” (39), can only take...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2012) 58 (3): 462–494.
Published: 01 September 2012
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 191–222.
Published: 01 June 2018
... there would always be a bronze cock on a porphyry pillar so the people and the Pope might see that even the Prince of the Apostles long since had been forgiven, and to convince all the assembly that “Deny deny deny” is not all the roosters cry. (38) Through this displacement in perspective...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2000) 46 (2): 238–268.
Published: 01 June 2000
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2015) 61 (4): 484–510.
Published: 01 December 2015
... journalistic profession—D’Agata seemed little more than a “preening” apostle of postmodern “truthiness,” his facile factoids held in check only by the valiant intern. 1 Conversely, D’Agata’s renegade pugnacity gave heart to those—not uncommonly aficionados of memoir and creative nonfiction—who felt that the...