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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (2): 109–138.
Published: 01 June 2021
... Federici, Maria Mies, and Nancy Fraser’s Marxist-feminist analyses of domestic labor. © 2021 Hofstra University 2021 domestic labor ecology Underworld White Noise world-systems theory “Everyday things represent the most overlooked forms of knowledge,” claims Father Paulus, the Jesuit...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (4): 694–701.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Nancy Lee Chalfa Ruyter Modernism’s Mythic Pose: Gender, Genre, Solo Performance , by Preston Carrie J. , Oxford University Press , 2011 . 357 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 Nancy Lee Chalfa Ruyter Modernism’s Mythic Pose: Gender, Genre, Solo Performance...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (1): 75–100.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Nancy Kang This essay argues that Langston Hughes’s acclaimed short story “The Blues I’m Playing” (1934) offers provocative feminist and queer insights into “Negrotarian” patronage of the early twentieth century. Against the backdrop of the Harlem Renaissance, the discussion sets out to define...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (3): 267–298.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of quidditas , and if reflection on potentiality confers upon the possible a quantum of being, then it follows that existence is located in the apprehension of a possibility , in the mere promise of being, which is, as Nancy and Benjamin aver, the promise of the image. An ousted possibility, like...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (2): 129–160.
Published: 01 June 2018
... and accidentally kills Claggart, the ship’s sinister master-at-arms). Maxim’s reactionary interpretation lionizes Vere as the expression of the “world of Necessity” ( MJ 182) to which the morally pure Billy must be sacrificed, a view that Nancy Croom—still a committed leftist—surprisingly agrees with, evoking...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (2): 173–208.
Published: 01 June 2015
... inhabiting Branshaw Manor and writing his “saddest story” during late 1915 or early 1916. 6 At the very moment that Nancy Rufford is oscillating between exclamations on the nature of the Godhead and on badminton equipment, in other words, the second battle of Ypres, the battle of Festubert, and the battle...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (1): 119–127.
Published: 01 March 2014
... of artists, editors, and publishers by considering the racial and ethical implications of “fair,” as well as the strategy, maneuver- ability, and flexibility implied in “play.” “Fair play” orients Kalliney’s discussion of Nancy Cunard’s Negro anthology (1934) in Chapter Two and Brathwaite’s debt...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2007) 53 (3): 414–420.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Carrie J. Preston Gender, Desire, and Sexuality in T. S. Eliot , edited by Laity Cassandra Gish Nancy K. , Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2004 . 265 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 You! hypocrite lecteur! New Readings of T. S. Eliot Gender...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (3): 317–344.
Published: 01 September 2021
... emphasize the potentiality of being within abandonment. Jean Luc Nancy (1993 : 37), anticipating Agamben, examines abandoned being in terms of the “profusion of possibilities” to which it is exposed. Elizabeth Povinelli (2011 : 10), responding to Agamben, describes abandoned populations and their social...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (4): 582–605.
Published: 01 December 2012
... as unrealistic. Nancy Armstrong’s famous history of the novel offers an alterna- tive narrative to the one in which the eighteenth-century realist novel is cast as a masculine corrective to a feminized other. She argues that the eighteenth-century novel was the site of an ideological class struggle me...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (4): 423–454.
Published: 01 December 2014
... But the Ramsays’ relations to miniature landscapes are not always charged with positive feeling in To the Lighthouse, and in fact, these land- scapes prove so saturated with loss that they can illuminate the narrative drive of Woolf’s still lifes. For example, when Nancy Ramsay crouches over a tidal pool...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (4): 495–503.
Published: 01 December 2005
.... Harris down and evaluating what other readers of Woolf and Colette have to say, Southworth pays particular attention to critics before her who have connected Woolf and Colette—notably Jane Marcus (Virginia Woolf and the Languages of Patriarchy), Nancy K. Miller (who reads Colette’s La vagahonde...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (1): 123–130.
Published: 01 March 2003
... named after seventeenth-century French explorers. Fitzgerald himself spent his 1909 summer holiday at Frontenac, named after the governor general of New France, and commemorates this fact in the story “Three Hours between Planes,” where Nancy Gifford attempts to recall “un­ speakable...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (1): 32–45.
Published: 01 March 2003
... poetry depends (Chadbourne 86), Wharton lamented the fact that “there is no Whitman singing in this generation” (Letters 466).This antimodernist stance, as both Nancy Bentley and Frederick Wegener have noted, although moralistic in tone, actually connotes a social “concern” (Wegener, “Form...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (2): 263–272.
Published: 01 June 2008
... that Epstein has made among a set of options provided by his material. Whereas I connect Goodman’s essay to a European tradition and apply Jean-Luc Nancy’s recent theory of “inoperative community,” Epstein grounds Goodman’s essay in an American tradition—pragmatism—and applies a perspective...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (1): 60–89.
Published: 01 March 2012
... and economically ill-equipped to navigate consumer culture, she suffers heightened anxiety about her identity as a modern consumer. Highlighting Charity Royall’s complex subjectivity, Summer represents Wharton’s ambivalence to consumer culture, indicated, as Nancy Bentley has argued, by her interest...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (4): 510–546.
Published: 01 December 2009
... as a new way to analyze race. As I have argued, the fact that both writers were interested in using evolution to split a difference between biology and psychology makes their ideas seem highly anticipatory of the contem- porary cultural interest in evolutionary psychology. For instance, Nancy...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (3): 347–351.
Published: 01 September 2006
... the au­ thor himself promoted. Scholarly investigations such as Mark Spilka’s Hemingway’s Quarrel with Androgyny, Carl Eby’s Hemingway’s Fetishism, and Nancy Comley and Robert Scholes s Hemingway’s Genders have explored gender identity, hyperbolic masculinity, homophobia, and transvestism...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (4): 437–466.
Published: 01 December 2005
... in particular, she writes that “[b]oth seem to define the feminine as a subversive force waging war against the master discourse” (81). Elaine Savory assumes that feminist readers will see 459 Maren Linett the characters as subversive (58). Nancy R. Harrison reads Rhys within the context of her...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (2): 107–140.
Published: 01 June 2004
...) Jiscegenation has long been recognized as one of the recurrent tropes of colonial discourse, and recent work has convincingly demonstrated that it was often enlisted in efforts to justify more authoritarian colonial rule. Critics such as Nancy Paxton and Jenny Sharpe have drawn attention...