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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (3): 285–310.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Karen M. Moloney Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 Molly Astray: Revisioning Ireland in Brian Friel’s Molly Sweeney Karen M. Moloney n an influential review of Brian Friel’s Translations (1981), Seamus Heaney links the character Sarah to a “symbolic...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (4): 451–474.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., such that her reading might be considered a fresh response to the shifty rhetoric of foreign policy and to the plight of her imaginary homeland, Eire, in particular. The essay centers on Moore’s rendering of “Spenser’s Ireland,” a lyric whose complex textual condition congealed in the aftermath of Pearl Harbor...
Published: 01 December 2017
Figure 1 “Spenser’s Ireland” ( Moore 1941b , 1) More
Published: 01 December 2017
Figure 2 “Spenser’s Ireland” ( Moore 1941b , 1 [detail]) More
Published: 01 December 2017
Figure 4 “Spenser’s Ireland” ( Moore 1941b , 3 [detail]) More
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (3): 353–363.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Nels Pearson npearson@fairfield.edu Ireland, Literature, and the Coast: Seatangled , by Allen Nicholas . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2021 . 305 pages. Copyright © 2022 Hofstra University 2022 Studies of Irish literary traditions have focused primarily on land...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (2): 224–254.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Peter C. L. Nohrnberg Copyright © Hofstra University 2011 Peter C. L. Nohrnberg Political Economy, Tourism, and the Future of Ireland in Joyce’s Ulysses Peter C. L. Nohrnberg Writing to his brother Stanislaus from Rome in November of 1906, James Joyce expressed his belief...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (4): 460–483.
Published: 01 December 2015
... in A World of Love , a late modern picturesque interrupts the romantic emplotment of Ireland’s entry into global capitalist networks. Copyright © Hofstra University 2015 10 In his classic study of the historical novel, Georg Lukács warns that excessive description can lapse into decadent...
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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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (2): 137–168.
Published: 01 June 2001
..., the passage of the Government of Ireland act in 1920 and of the Anglo-Irish treaty in 1921, and the creation of the Irish Free State in 1922—a period that, viewed from one angle, marked Ireland’s emergence from the shadow of imperialism into the light of postcolonial indepen­ dence...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (2): 164–192.
Published: 01 June 2003
... of Ulysses would have derived from the comprehensive British survey of Ireland taken dur­ ing the early nineteenth century and thus would have represented Ire­ land through the spatial perspective of an imperial gaze. Second, while Joyce consulted maps of Dublin during the composition of the novel...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (4): 467–476.
Published: 01 December 2022
... sexual abuse in a selection of twentieth- and twenty-first-century short stories and novels by some of Ireland’s most studied writers. Backus and Valente begin their preface by identifying what they see as a subgenre of modern Irish writing in which authors figure sex scandals and taboo sexuality...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2002) 48 (2): 174–190.
Published: 01 June 2002
...” (Ellmann 13). In place of those well-thumbed tropes of British Helle­ nism and Orientalism, the young poet now began to avail himself of the rich but still largely untapped stock of legends and mythological figures out of Ireland’s own past. Thus the gleaming visions of Greek antiquity that had...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (1): 47–74.
Published: 01 March 2008
... from the British mainland and profoundly bicultural in a way that no other major British city is, including Glasgow. Although not identified as a specific region in T. S. Eliot’s argument about the importance of maintaining regional culture in the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (1): 21–48.
Published: 01 March 2017
... the convention of capitalizing the word “Famine” in order to indicate the enormity of the 1840s events as distinguished from earlier, more contained experiences of famine in Ireland. 2 Emily Mark-Fitzgerald (2013) observes that Gillespie’s work is among the most visible of the hundred or more memorials...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (3): 318–340.
Published: 01 September 2010
... the modernity of London and Paris to the “disturbing repose” of Protestant Ireland during the years when De Valera’s Fianna Fail majority was constructing the nationalistic Republic (Heat 75), we get a hint of this process. In The Heat of the Day, Stella must return from “timeless” London to settle...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (2): 220–227.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., who spent much of their careers living abroad in a variety of European capitals. They nonetheless retained a certain affiliation, however conflicted or attenuated, with Ireland and its vexed history of colonial occupation, nationalist agitation, hard-won independence, and state building...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (2): 265–272.
Published: 01 June 2018
... of Ordnance’s survey, a project to map all of Ireland that also involved the archiving of local oral histories, receives relatively frequent scholarly attention, typically as an example of British imperial hegemony and surveillance. As Parsons demonstrates, however, there was much more to it than that. Insofar...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (3): 347–370.
Published: 01 September 2018
... quo,” he writes, adding that “Scott’s progressive vision of history is always in the service of a conservative vision of moderation” (6) that was in turn key to the development of the modern British state. Works cited Allen Nicholas . 2009 . Modernism, Ireland, and Civil War...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (2): 343–350.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Jesse Matz Monopolizing the Master: Henry James and the Politics of Modern Literary Scholarship , by Anesko Michael , Stanford University Press , 2012 . 248 pages. Oscar’s Shadow: Wilde, Homosexuality, and Modern Ireland , by Walshe Éibhear , Cork University Press , 2011...