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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (2): 129–160.
Published: 01 June 2018
...). Copyright © 2018 Hofstra University 2018 Hannah Arendt legal philosophy liberalism Nuremberg Trials postwar literature The discrepancy between legality and justice could never be bridged because the standards of right and wrong into which positive law translates its authority...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (4): 551–558.
Published: 01 December 2010
... that include three Virginia Woolf novels as well as Rebecca West and Hannah Arendt’s post-World War II reporting, Reichman makes a compelling case for the influence of modernist aesthetics not just on specific developments within the law but on the emergence of a new sociopolitical ethic...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (4): 640–662.
Published: 01 December 2012
...- ern conflict. In this thinking about the ethical implications of everyday actions, Moore here anticipates the work of philosopher Hannah Arendt. Arendt’s writings on WWII attend to the ways in which traumas like the Holocaust, though monstrous, are not the work of a few monstrous individuals...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (3): 371–378.
Published: 01 September 2018
.... The election of Donald Trump may have prompted the appearance of Hannah Arendt’s The Origins of Totalitarianism (1951) and George Orwell’s 1984 (1949) on bestseller lists, but Rasberry’s powerful book, in its traversal of disciplinary, historical, and cultural boundaries at the micro and the macro level...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (4): 688–693.
Published: 01 December 2012
... with this possibility when she confronts a 2004 text by Julia Kristeva which, in a manner strangely akin to Olwell’s historical examples, muses on “feminine genius” with reference to the work of Hannah Arendt, Co- lette, and Melanie Klein, defining it as “’the breakthrough that consists in going beyond...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (3): 298–327.
Published: 01 September 2003
...—is practiced, for example, by Hannah Arendt in her analysis of how modern anti-Semitism responds to the fact that Jews were “a non­ national element in a world of growing or existing nations” (22).3 Social and national identities do not stick to “the Jew,” for which reason Arendt argues...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (2): 251–258.
Published: 01 June 2014
... allegory, connecting Robin’s “evil” to the lack of empathy that Hannah Arendt associates with the “banality of evil” (128). For many readers, Nightwood is likely the least explicitly political of the three novels discussed by Spiro; it is a story of heartbreak, loss, and desire, rather than...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 March 2004
... appearance of ran­ domness, or even of potential change, tends to be vigorously excluded. In the course of his narrative exploration of the exclusionary effects of dogmatic nationalism, Lowry anticipates Hannah Arendt’s observations regarding the dangers faced by displaced persons—persons who...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (4): 475–498.
Published: 01 December 2017
... intensified by the presence of leading writers and artists in exile—Hannah Arendt, for example, recently escaped from Europe, was a significant contributor to the proceedings—the occasions necessitated a sure sense of how any given statement might contribute to larger intellectual concerns. For Moore, where...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (3): 401–409.
Published: 01 September 2008
... to her original ground of Kantian philosophy, filtered through the con­ 407 Suzette Henke temporary interpretive voice of Hannah Arendt, to depict LaTrobe as a dialogic artist calling for a “we” summoned in freedom and community, “with roots in European democracy’s Athenian origins” (319...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (2): 245–253.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism. London: Verso, 1991. Benjamin, Walter. Illuminations. Ed. Hannah Arendt. New York: Schocken, 1969. Bhagwati, Jagdish. “Secularism in India: Why Is It Imperilled?” The Future of Secularism. Ed. T. N. Srinivasan. New Delhi...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (3): 317–344.
Published: 01 September 2021
... . “ Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses (Notes Toward an Investigation) .” In Lenin and Philosophy and Other Essays , translated by Brewster Ben , 85 – 126 . New York : Monthly Review Press . Arendt Hannah . 1958 . The Human Condition . 2n d ed. Chicago : University of Chicago...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (2): 238–266.
Published: 01 June 2012
.... Finally, I choose “work” following Hannah Arendt’s use of it as a term with which to talk about speech and action together. According to Arendt, action is the basis of all politics. One must insert oneself into the world with action, which is the beginning of change. However, speech is also...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (4): 429–447.
Published: 01 December 2016
... earlier, writes of the impossibility of witnessing from the inside, Dawes articulates a distinction between the emancipatory and disciplinary models of language through a figure borrowed from Hannah Arendt: “Language is not the city gate that separates us from violence, as in Arendt; it is instead...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (4): 483–503.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Delbo’s Ghosts .” French Studies 59 , no. 1 : 9 – 15 . Delbo Charlotte . 1995 . Auschwitz and After . Translated by Lamont Rosette . New Haven, CT : Yale University Press . Geddes Jennifer L. 2003 . “ Banal Evil and Useless Knowledge: Hannah Arendt and Charlotte Delbo...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (2): 129–165.
Published: 01 June 2008
... to the right, provided the intellectual underpinnings of neoconservatism, and became important figures for the Reagan and George W. Bush administrations. Others more or less associated with the group include Hannah Arendt, Daniel Bell, Midge Decter, Nathan Glazer, Michael Gold, Clement Greenberg...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (3): 355–373.
Published: 01 September 2001
.... The line distinctly echoes Steward’s earlier thought about sacrificing Misner’s and K.D.’s generation “to get to the next one” (94)—and the chilling effect is the same. Works cited Benjamin, Walter. “Theses on the Philosophy of History.” Illuminations. Ed. Hannah Arendt. Trans. Harry Zohn...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (4): 493–529.
Published: 01 December 2010
... violence in the maintenance of totalitar ian states, see Hannah Arendt (135–57). 5. For the role of mortification in maintaining institutional order, see Erving Goffman. 6. In 1950, columnist Robert C. Ruark was happy to report that for the first time “it is possible to face the problem...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (1): 22–41.
Published: 01 March 2006
... at his wife to Otis D. Slemmons’s own “chunkin’” of gilded coins at Missie May. Works cited Benjamin, Walter. Illuminations. Ed. Hannah Arendt. New York: Schocken, 1969. Butler, Judith. Bodies That Matter: On the Discursive Limits of “Sex. ” New York: Routledge, 1993. Carby, HazelV...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 March 2015
... History (Stanley Elkins, Ralph Waldo Ellison, and Hannah Arendt) .” In Blacks and Jews in Literary Conversation , 62 – 86 . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Clarke John Henrik , ed. 1968 . William Styron’s “Nat Turner”: Ten Black Writers Respon . Boston : Beacon . David...