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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (3): 347–370.
Published: 01 September 2018
... upon a paradoxical construction of Scotland as both a primitive colonial hinterland and an utterly familiar, necessary component of British identity in the wake of Irish independence. Copyright © 2018 Hofstra University 2018 archipelago modernism oceanic studies Scotland Virginia Woolf...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (1): 47–74.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., and the twentieth-century poet Patrick Kavanagh, who grew up in and devoted his early poetry to writing about County Monaghan. Heaney has also drawn on the work of significant re­ gional writers from contemporary Northern Ireland, such as John Hewitt and John Montague, along with authors from Wales, Scotland...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (3): 235–268.
Published: 01 September 2021
... industrializing nation. Here the children apply balladry to their life circumstances in a similarly transparent way: “‘A fire at night against the sky is a sight to see,’ Nannie said. ‘Last night it was. Like the end of the world. Like the song, Cast on Water. Scotland to burn, all Scotland in the song’” ( TM...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 March 2010
... English landscape and the cricket “playing-fields” of a distinctively English pastime, is Scottish (37). Taking a train to London after the final summer term, Bernard thinks of Percival, who “is now almost in Scotland” (71). Certainly, Scotland was known for generating colonial administrators...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (1): 119–127.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Reade Rosenberg. In terms of extant work on the BBC, Kalliney’s work provides a counterweight to Thomas Hajkowski’s The BBC and National Identity in Britain, 1922-1953 (2010), which focuses on Wales, Scotland, and Ireland. Commonwealth of Letters also shows how thoroughly modernist studies has...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (3): 361–384.
Published: 01 September 2020
... England and Scotland, peddling songs as well as mischief, after his death Allan entered the cultural mythology of the Border, rendered a folk hero through local ballads and picaresque biographies. Against the backdrop of this myth, Pickard’s poems give voice to the historical James Allan, interspersing...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (4): 368–393.
Published: 01 December 2004
... are Christopher North (John Wilson), the voice of cultured Scotland, full of classical learn­ ing and Ciceronian periods, and the Ettrick Shepherd (James Hogg), who speaks broad Lowland Scots. These two, with help from Tickler (John Gibson Lockhart) and the English Opium Eater (Thomas De Quincey...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (1-2): 97–120.
Published: 01 March 2019
... for white women from England and Scotland, while other girls—the locals, Sri Lankans, Brazilians, and “brown, olive, and black girls . . . have to take the tables in the back” (104). Sasha is constructed as white against the backdrop of the African American soldiers who visit the club, confirming Sasha’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (1): 53–78.
Published: 01 March 2018
... in Cape Town (1987), is expressly concerned with the questions of nationhood and the writer’s role in resistance. Educated in South Africa and Scotland, Wicomb in her short stories and novels focuses on South African identity (specifically mixed race), gender, and the effects of the apartheid...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (2): 232–259.
Published: 01 June 2013
..., 1969. Szwed, John. Alan Lomax: The Man Who Recorded the World. New York: Viking, 2010. Trevor-Roper, H. R. The Invention of Scotland: Myth and History. New York: Yale UP, 2008. Wade, Stephen. The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the Amer- ican...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (1): 32–62.
Published: 01 March 2015
... outcast offers undoubtedly the richest mine of romantic material that has opened to the English-speaking novelist since the Wizard of the North discovered and depicted the common life of Scotland.” (1995, 2, 4–5) While Larsen can hardly be said to have embraced romanticism as her primary mode...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (3): 317–346.
Published: 01 September 2018
...)—the author of (among other things) a series of Jane Austen mystery novels—spent four years as an intelligence analyst for the CIA in the late 1980s and early 1990s, during which time she took part in a number of investigations, including the 1988 bombing of Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland (see...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (3): 285–310.
Published: 01 September 2000
... treatment as an image for aspects of contemporary Irish life. In his introduction to Sweeney Astray, for example, Seamus Heaney notes that “Sweeney’s easy sense of cultural affinity with both western Scotland and southern Ireland [can be viewed] as exemplary for all men and women in contemporary...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (3): 298–327.
Published: 01 September 2003
... in May 1915 after the sink­ ing of the Lusitania, which instigated a wave of riots and attacks on shops and businesses with German or German-sounding names.There was vi­ olence in Liverpool, Manchester, Yorkshire, Scotland, and London (pri­ marily the East End, with its large immigrant population...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (4): 337–367.
Published: 01 December 2004
... in little Austin Sevens. And all the soul-savers and Nosey Parkers, the people whom you’ve never seen but rule your destiny all the same, the Home Secretary, Scotland Yard, the Temperance League, the Bank of England, Lord Beaverbrook, Hitler and Stalin on a tandem bicycle, the bench...