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Twentieth-Century Literature (2023) 69 (4): 379–404.
Published: 01 December 2023
... Pound Italian fascism Virginia Woolf Works Cited Agamben Giorgio . 1998 . Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life . Translated by Heller-Roazen Daniel . Redwood City, CA : Stanford University Press . Agamben Giorgio . 2004 . The Open: Man and Animal . Translated...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (1): 80–113.
Published: 01 March 2009
... to assume a teleological trajec­ tory in his work toward the horror of his Rome Radio broadcasts and have attempted to diagnose key elements of his totalizing (totalitarian, in fact) World War II persona. Tim Redman and Lawrence Rainey have focused on Italian fascism and Pounds hero worship...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (1): 64–97.
Published: 01 March 2005
... had participated in the early days of fascism. Pound commented in 1933 that the history told there was one told by Italians themselves, not by foreigners (P&P 6:9).12The participatory exhibition appealed to Pound’s pedagogical spirit, and his sense that by actively engaging readers he could...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (1): 130–136.
Published: 01 March 2009
... that two more are in progress. In addition, there are a half-dozen specialized biographical studies, among them Tim Redman’s excellent Ezra Pound and Italian Fascism (1991) and my own Pound in Purgatory (1999)—neither of which rates a mention in Moody’s highly selective list of writing by others...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 March 2020
... versus linear historicity. The opposition of “myth” and “history,” in Carlston’s (1998 : 43) analysis, unfolds into an elaborate taxonomy linking strains of Decadence, Catholicism, Romanticism, and fascism (of all stripes, Italian, French, and German), on the one hand, and liberalism, Marxism...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (4): 455–482.
Published: 01 December 2021
... to the patronage of the wealthy—gets lost in the Italian countryside. He is rescued by an English brother and sister whose surname, Elver, has distinctly menacing overtones (it means “young eel”). Philip Elver has his wits about him, even as he discourses maniacally on his family, his work in advertising, and his...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (4): 463–484.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of a mollusc.” At the same time, a violent celebration of synesthesia formed part of the Italian Futurists’ reactionary modernism. In his “Manifesto of Futurism,” Marinetti (1909: 23) dreamed of the day that the Futurists would “sing of the multi-coloured, polyphonic tides of revolution in the modern capitals...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (4): 492–512.
Published: 01 December 2000
... of these texts, even at their most visionary moments, suggests the difficult honesty with which Irigaray imagines a world otherwise. I take my license for ex­ panding the discussion in this way from Irigaray, who poses a feminist ethic in dialogue with Levinas and who, in the Italian address, reminds her...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (3): 269–292.
Published: 01 September 2021
...; abolition of archeology DADA; abolition of prophets DADA; abolition of the future (quoted in Hentea 2014 : 109) After the thunder speaks in The Waste Land , there is a line from an English nursery rhyme, an Italian epic, a Latin poem, a French and an English play, before a return to the Sanskrit...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (2): 209–231.
Published: 01 June 2015
... before “Magic” was published, Porter protested what she and many others considered the wrongful convictions of Sacco and Vanzetti, two Italian immigrants found guilty of murder. Along with hundreds of other artists, academics, and progressives, she protested the guilty verdicts in the case...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (4): 427–450.
Published: 01 December 2017
... and Provoking Trouble by Frontier Activities. . . . “Concerning an Armed Italian Protectorate over Ethiopia, an old proverb says ‘One shouldn’t sell the lion’s skin before killing the lion.’” 17 Why would an article about Mussolini have caught Moore’s attention in the midst of her reading about colonial...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (4): 405–430.
Published: 01 December 2020
... pleasure of feeling finer than its neighbours” ( HH 124), and she enacts private, fictional mini-dramas in the Italian gardens of Hyde Park, to satisfy what she imagines are the place’s “romantic expectations” (87) of its visitors. Despite her creative reordering of Arnold’s masculinist world, however...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (2): 141–166.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., the narrator’s description of Katje being secretly filmed by The White Visitation transitions into Katje’s memory of her submission in the “Rome-Berlin Axis” scene, when Blicero “is plugged into Gottfried’s upended asshole and the Italian at the same time into his pretty mouth” with Katje “serving...