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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (4): 455–462.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Amy Moorman Robbins This volume is the exciting beginning of new inquiries into the material locus of Stein’s creativity, and though time and space do not permit an exhaustive discussion of all of the essays included in Gertrude Stein in Europe , suffice it to say that taken together they serve...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (3): 328–359.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Liesl M. Olson 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. —William...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (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 (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 (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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (4): 538–543.
Published: 01 December 2008
... remarkable Worldly Acts and Sentient Things goes one step further and shows what a 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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (4): 720–727.
Published: 01 December 2012
... 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 particular Mrs. Reynolds...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (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 (2021) 67 (4): 359–384.
Published: 01 December 2021
... think of Gertrude Stein’s Melanctha and her incessant repetitions and just as incessant “blueness,” “wandering” but never getting “really married.” Or we might think of Dorothy Parker’s Hazel and the “misty melancholies” that in the end give rise to her series of lovers and failed suicide attempt. 16...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (1): 32–62.
Published: 01 March 2015
... about what modernism is, its politics and its prejudices, and critics’ more recent insistence on including her does the same” (2012, 372). See also Griffith 2006. 5 Larsen letter to Carl Van Vechten, dated simply “Monday” and postmarked August 11, 1925. 4 The Gertrude Stein & Alice B...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (3): 352–357.
Published: 01 September 2021
... that corporate personhood is integral to American modernism. In five tightly written chapters, Siraganian ranges across canonical figures (such as F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gertrude Stein, and Ralph Ellison); other well-known writers rarely associated with modernism (such as Frank Norris, Theodore Dreiser, and George...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (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 (2007) 53 (2): 212–217.
Published: 01 June 2007
... 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 London. Ed. Adrian Clarke and Robert...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (4): 473–479.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Clint Wilson, III The Modernist Corpse: Posthumanism and the Posthumous , by Edwards Erin E. . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2018 . 240 pages. Copyright © 2019 Hofstra University 2019 The coda to Erin E. Edwards’s The Modernist Corpse cites Gertrude Stein’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (3): 370–375.
Published: 01 September 2017
...) and 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 perdu...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2005
...." 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, Scofield...
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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 (2008) 54 (1): 115–127.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., 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 dupes...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (4): 688–693.
Published: 01 December 2012
... 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 contemporary critics, however, such pro- fessions tend more often to be read in relation...