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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2016) 62 (4): 455–462.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Amy Moorman Robbins Primary Stein: Returning to the Writing of Gertrude Stein , edited by Boyd Janet Kirsch Sharon J. Lexington , 2014 . 310 pages. Gertrude Stein in Europe: Reconfigurations across Media, Disciplines, and Traditions , edited by Posman Sarah Schultz...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 191–212.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Matthew Sandler This paper poses the work of Gertrude Stein as a challenge to contemporary scholarship centered on theories of failure. Demonstrating that Stein’s notion of failure as a precondition for success derived from nineteenth-century selfhelp books, I follow her work with this paradox from...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2003) 49 (3): 328–359.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Liesl M. Olson Copyright © Hofstra University 2003 HI Gertrude Stein, William James, and Habit in the Shadow of War Liesl M . Olson Sow an action & you reap a habit; sow a habit & you reap a character; sow a character and you reap a destiny...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 126–156.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Paul Stephens Copyright © Hofstra University 2013 Paul Stephens “Reading at It”: Gertrude Stein, Information Overload, and the Makings of Americanitis Paul Stephens There is no grammar in opposition but there is if there is omni- present successful intermediation...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 445–484.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Omri Moses Copyright © Hofstra University 2009 Gertrude Stein’s Lively Habits Gertrude Stein’s Lively Habits Omri Moses As the writer of Three Lives, Gertrude Stein tends to be excited by the material other novelists discard. Avoiding craftsmanlike values as well as...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2008) 54 (4): 538–543.
Published: 01 December 2008
... postskeptical literary criticism might look like. The book is a study of questions of intention and agency in the work of four twentieth-century writers: Gertrude Stein, Saul Bellow, Ralph El- Twentieth-Century Literature 54.4 Winter 2008 538 Review lison, and Don DeLillo. Largely eschewing...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 411–416.
Published: 01 September 2015
... beliefs and principles grounded in both an individual and social past? Through an extensive engagement with three modernist writers—Henry James, Gertrude Stein, and T. S. Eliot—Moses constructs an alternative approach to the concept of character, one based on an openness to circumstances and social...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2007) 53 (2): 212–217.
Published: 01 June 2007
... poetry, would concen­ trate so much on Gertrude Stein (more than a third of the entire book is devoted to Stein), and even more baffling that she would concentrate so much on Stein’s narrative work. Works cited Clarke, Adrian, and Robert Sheppard. Afterword. Floating Capital: New Poets from...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2012) 58 (4): 720–727.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of our shared experience of the commonplace. To explore how this has been variously attempted, Olson devotes the next four chapters to four representative modernists: Joyce (Ulysses), Woolf (principally Mrs. Dal- 721 Brooke Horvath loway), Gertrude Stein (her World War II work, in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2017) 63 (3): 370–375.
Published: 01 September 2017
... a reading of three key modernist authors (Samuel Beckett, Marcel Proust, and Gertrude Stein). The latter three chapters identify rhetorical figures operating in select works: “epanorthosis” in Beckett’s Molloy , Malone Dies , and The Unnamable ; “hyperbole” in Proust’s À la recherche du temps...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 82–102.
Published: 01 March 2003
... literary salons, bookstores, and cafés of the period, where fictional characters interact with fictionalized versions of Hemingway, James Joyce, Gertrude Stein, and numerous other legend­ ary figures of the era.2 These three mysteries confirm Verdaguer’s claim that the formal flexibility of the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2015) 61 (1): 32–62.
Published: 01 March 2015
...). Further underscoring Larsen’s identification with modernism is her correspondence with Gertrude Stein. In her late 1920s letters to Stein, although Larsen expresses an intent to visit Paris to meet her (and there is no record of her having sought out Wharton, who had also by then settled in France), there...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2012) 58 (4): 688–693.
Published: 01 December 2012
...” can no longer be maintained. It is at this point that Olwell arrives at the figure without whom no account of women and genius could be complete, Gertrude Stein. Stein’s professions of her own inhabitation of the category as an artistic innovator remains, after all, legendary. For...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Willowes." 49.4 (2003): 449-471 O ’ Brien,Tim. SeeTimmerman Olson, Liesl M. “Gertrude Stein, William James, and Habit in the Shadow of War.” 49.3 (2003): 328-359 O ’Neill, Eugene. See Chura Orwell, George. See Rosenfeld Owen, Wilfred. See Najarian Ozieblo, Barbara. “Alyse Gregory...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2004) 50 (1): 88–105.
Published: 01 March 2004
... of a sort, they are disjointed ones, filled with hints, echoes, innuendoes, and black holes. Stylistically, they seem inspired by Gertrude Stein, evoking the plot of language more than a plot of character and event; one might say they try to recreate Browning’s “My Last Duchess” in the manner...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 349–354.
Published: 01 June 2012
... papa” that he had seen “a mother duck with seven little babies” (3) through letters writ- ten from Paris in 1922 to literary luminaries like Sherwood Anderson, Ezra Pound, and Gertrude Stein. Through the letters, which Spanier calls Hemingway’s “autobiography in the continuous present tense...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2016) 62 (3): 337–344.
Published: 01 September 2016
... fables, Gertrude Stein’s ambient approach to environmental surrounds, the geographical wanderings of early blues music, John Cage’s use of new sonic media technologies to capture the traffic of human and nonhuman sound, and the rhetorical immersion in rural and urban toxicity that figures centrally in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2014) 60 (3): 414–422.
Published: 01 September 2014
... theory, Widiss’s study challenges conventional understandings of twentieth- century literary history. Drawing on a wide range of texts—two novels (William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying and Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita), two memoirs (Gertrude Stein’s The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas and Dave...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 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 (1 March 2008) 54 (1): 115–127.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Pound, Lewis, Eliot, and the broader cast of Gertrude Stein, Djuna Barnes, and even Lewis Carroll—saw themselves as resisting commercialism all the while they were modeling the social organizations and outlooks that commercialism demanded. However, Cooper does not want to cast the modernists as...