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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (4): 657–665.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Michael Coyle The Modern Portrait Poem: From Dante Gabriel Rossetti to Ezra Pound , by Dickey Frances , University of Virginia Press , 2012 . 260 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2013 Review Reviews The Modern Portrait Poem: From Dante Gabriel Rossetti to Ezra Pound...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (3): 247–270.
Published: 01 September 2016
... stress and of Irish neutrality. Weaving together Beckett’s intertextual relationship with Dante’s Divine Comedy , the commonplace that Emergency-era Ireland was a cultural “purgatory,” and the language of trauma studies, this essay suggests that Watt can be productively read through the paradigm of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (4): 431–462.
Published: 01 December 2020
... that not marrying Hale fed Eliot’s imagination and inspired some of the most significant passages of his poetry. Eliot’s art reflected his life, but he also shaped his life to follow art, taking Dante’s Vita Nuova as the pattern for a renunciation of worldly love that he also imposed on Hale. 19...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (1): 107–115.
Published: 01 March 2010
.... Available for consultation since 2002 and now stored in the manuscripts department of Trinity College Dublin, they contain the partial record of Beckett’s formative undergraduate encounter with Dante and Italian literature as well as records of learning from his self-directed study be- tween 1930 and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (2): 369–376.
Published: 01 June 2013
... contemporaries, especially when put in comparison with Dante and the thirteenth century. (“In short, they [Dante et al.] represent a civilisation in some respects superior to our own, and superior to that of the world of Donne. Their syntax and choice of words affirm their superiority. You cannot live on...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (1): 157–162.
Published: 01 March 2020
... archives at Yale. Similarly, in annotating Merrill’s mention of “Thomist/Structures in Dante” (40), Yenser tells the reader about Merrill’s deep friendship with a Dante scholar, which books about Dante Merrill had, what he annotated in them, and the origin of a catalog of his books in his Stonington house...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (1): 110–113.
Published: 01 March 2005
....” Many astute things are said about language and the public role of poetry in the context of an extended discussion of Walcott’s version of Eliot’s version of Dante (158—73). There is, incidentally, a small inconvenience in the indexing of the book—some writers (such as Dante and Okibo) who...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (4): 467–509.
Published: 01 December 2001
... historical, chronological path of development and driven downward into a temporally arrested world. Dante’s Inferno begins with the pilgrim facing a blocked exit, a path cut off by three wild beasts, which allegorically suggests that he has reached a spiritual and political impasse in the middle...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (1): 57–74.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Anderson Linda R. 2013 . Elizabeth Bishop: Lines of Connection . Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press . Barolini Teodolinda . 2006 . Dante and the Origins of Italian Literary Culture . New York : Fordham University Press . Bishop Elizabeth . 1991 . Complete Poems...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (1): 105–114.
Published: 01 March 2008
... culture. Marshik argues that the lit­ eral and figurative policing of the literary representation of taboo subjects (chiefly sexual) by social purity activists and by the official censor created a “censorship dialectic” (3) that shaped the careers of modernist writers. In chapters on Dante Gabriel...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (4): 413–448.
Published: 01 December 2018
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (2): 263–272.
Published: 01 June 2008
... transformation into an internal division between two sides of Jones’s own psyche, white vs. black, gay vs. straight, in his allegorical novel The System of Dante’s Hell, written between 1959 and 1961 but not published until 1965, the year of Jones’s move from New York’s interracial downtown bohemia to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (1): 137–144.
Published: 01 March 2009
... parallels” (106) between her heroine, Bessy Paul, and the two great muses of the Pre-Raphaelite 140 Review artists, Jane Morris and Elizabeth Siddall—real-life women who haunted the poetry and painting of Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Orlando presents as epigraph to this section a phrase that...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (1): 58–79.
Published: 01 March 2009
...- 60 The Calligraphy of Desire: Barthes, Sade, and Beckett’s H o w It Is tistaVico. Beckett’s first published work, an essay of 1929 titled “Dante Bruno .Vico . .Joyce,” explicated Joyce’s use of Vico’s model of history and language as “a structural convenience—or inconvenience” (22) in Work...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (1): 59–78.
Published: 01 March 2020
... evening with the photograph album”—that continues to resist “the dark cold and the empty desolation” (20) of eternity. In a cinematic context, the crucial intercession is mechanical, but in Eliot it always points to the metaphysical. Yet the “middle way” of the poem references not only Dante but...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (3): 341–372.
Published: 01 September 2005
... reader who recognizes an increasing sense of crisis in Dun­ can’s late work is Nathaniel Mackey, whom O ’Leary interprets as having contracted from the older poet the “gnostic contagion” that constitutes the soul of the shaman/poet. In his essay “Uroboros: Robert Duncan’s Dante and A...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (4): 681–689.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Winter 2013 681 Robert Jackson in taking all comers, would have also included the ninth circle of the Inferno on his list, were it not for the risk of offending Dante, whom he valued highly in his canon. For Arthur, the choice to ground a very New Left-influenced study of “regional...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (2): 272–279.
Published: 01 June 2015
... conversing with the spirits of the dead via Ouija board séances. Merrill’s work, Hammer makes clear, is no less political than Proust’s or Dante’s before his. Serving as a framework for both those meditations and that epic is an epistemology skeptical of the rigidities of a predominantly Christian...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (2): 228–236.
Published: 01 June 2017
... marionette, and automatons. Especially considering Wilde’s imitation of Dante’s poetic form, Eliot would have known the poem well. Sherry then goes on to discuss another early Eliot poem, usually referred to as “The Love Song of St. Sebastian,” noting an allusion to Swinburne but ignoring the numerous...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (2): 260–268.
Published: 01 June 2010
... propitious” (Kermode, Not Entitled 3), then the “atten- dant suspicions” are likely to be even more profound, as they certainly are in Kermode’s undisguised distaste for Forster and his socially encouraged sense of entitlement. “[T]he real test,” says Kermode, making his stance unambiguous, is...