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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (3): 287-304.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Derek Ryan This essay argues that a posthumanist ethics is at the heart of modernist aesthetics. Drawing connections between literary ethics and posthumanist theory, it reads D. H. Lawrence’s poem “Snake” and Virginia Woolf ’s essay “The Death of the Moth” as examples of nonanthropocentric ethical...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (3): 330-351.
Published: 01 September 2015
... © Hofstra University 2015 D. H. Lawrence Virginia Woolf modernism anthropomorphism animals As Stephen Ross argues in Modernism and Theory , early twentieth-century modernism and critical theory share an essential narrative structure, one with roots in the Enlightenment: a narrative of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (3): 283-316.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Lisa Fluet Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 Ml Modernism and Disciplinary History: On H. G. Wells andT. S. Eliot Lisa Fluet Gutman stopped whispering. His sleek dark eyes examined Spade’s face, which was placid. The fat man asked: “Well, sir, what...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (3): 273-304.
Published: 01 September 2014
... experience. In D. H. Lawrence’s bildungsroman Sons and Lovers (1913), the protagonist, Paul Morel, encounters a similar gap between childhood and adulthood. In the final pages of the novel, after Paul’s mother has died and he has made a permanent break with his first two lovers, Miriam and Clara...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (3): 385-413.
Published: 01 September 2013
... this landscape: not what has been lost but what one day, someday will be otherwise. The poem enacts not only a fleetingness, then, but it also emits signs of change from surfaces and objects to which one must one day bid, “Farewell.” As such the poem anticipates D. H. Lawrence’s foreword to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (3): 374-390.
Published: 01 September 2001
... dissolves the distance between Homer and the twentieth century and denies 382 Walcott’s T h e O d yssey that it is “natural” to exploit ethnic difference as a criterion for “otherness.” His incorporation of diaspora voices in the play emphasises a poetics of cultural...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (4): 475-498.
Published: 01 December 2017
... one example, in “Idiosyncrasy and Technique” Moore mentions and cites in dense proximity to one another W. H. Auden’s inaugural lecture as professor of poetry at Oxford, Walter Scott, Anthony Trollope, Hesketh Pearson, the King James version of the Bible, the Revised Standard Version, Dr. Alvin E...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (4): 413-448.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Stephen D. Thompson Approaching T. S. Eliot’s oeuvre as a coherent whole, this essay argues that his early work registers a set of philosophical difficulties inherited from the epistemological presumptions of the modern university that he gradually reformulates and resists over the course of his...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (2): 199-230.
Published: 01 June 2006
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (3-4): 291-308.
Published: 01 December 2011
... least, demonstrates the resilience of the link between theory and emancipatory politics for many critics. There are then also recent studies such as Rey Chow’s The Age of the World Target and Lydia H. Liu’s The Freudian Robot which employ renovated versions of poststructuralism in order to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2007) 53 (1): 1-22.
Published: 01 March 2007
... the publication or going public of text as a literary event, drawing attention to the temporal and social dimensions of literary texts and their meanings. See also Loizeaux and Fraistat. Works cited Auden, W. H. “In Memory of W B.Yeats.” Selected Poems. Ed. Edward Mendel- son. New...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (1): 92-113.
Published: 01 March 2001
... as the loose configuration of a novel: creative writers from D. H. Lawrence to Joyce Carol Oates have so viewed them. Further, Philip Young’s collec­ tion, The Nick Adams Stories, though fleshed out with unpublished narra­ tives, offered most of the published “Nick materials” in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (3): 325-354.
Published: 01 September 2001
... believe her entirely unsympathetic to Natalia’s aspirations. Moreover, as D. H. Lawrence, H.D.’s onetime friend and mentor, once suggested, here we may need to trust not the teller but the tale. Helforth is presented as a double to Natalia, a “half-and-half sort of person” much as she is...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (4): 414-436.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Birthday Letters into a thick cable of twentieth-century texts that had figured in the literary educa­ tions of Hughes and Plath:W. B.Yeats and James Joyce andT. S. Eliot; and, of course, D. H. Lawrence. (87) The poems therefore appeal to at least two kinds of insider knowledge: that...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (3): 307-338.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Thomas F. Haddox Copyright © Hofstra University 2008 w John Barth’s The Floating Opera and Southern Modernism of the 1950s Thomas F. Haddox D espite hailing from and frequently setting his fiction on the Eastern Shore o f Maryland— a region whose history includes...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (4): 510-544.
Published: 01 December 2001
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (2): 125-149.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Sarah Henstra Copyright © Hofstra University 2000 Looking the Part: Performative Narration in Djuna Barnes’s Nightwood and Katherine Mansfield’s “Je Ne Parle Pas Français” Sa r a h H e n s t r a n the early part of the twentieth century...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (3): 287-321.
Published: 01 September 2009
... nighttime amusements that in 1890 were considered the disreputable domain of working-class ethnic men and prostitutes had “by the 1910s . . . achieve[d] a legitimacy in urban life unheard of in the Victorian age” (61). On this note, Barnes, in her short article “You Can Tango” (1913), remarked on...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (2): 217-246.
Published: 01 June 2008
...,” he says, suggesting how dominant society is both aware of and censors alternatives (40). Once there, he is “touched” in two ways: he falls into a “deep pool” and then is “twitche[d]” out of that baptismal fluid by a Christ-like savior (41).Yet it is only in the final moment of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (2): 131-167.
Published: 01 June 2010
... before the trial, as attested to by the presence of such figures in works like Lawrence’s The Rainbow (1915) and The Fox (1922), Leh- mann’s Dusty Answer (1927), and Mackenzie’s Extraordinary Women (1928).9 The heterosexist theory of sexual inversion asserting that women who love women are really...