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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 167–190.
Published: 01 June 2017
... understanding of how words convey meaning. Drawing on Stanley Cavell’s distinction between knowledge and acknowledgment, this article proposes that Addie’s social position as a poor housewife in the modernizing US South prompts her to focus on language’s epistemological limits, at the expense of its empathetic...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2018) 64 (1): 101–110.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., she might have addressed the influential line of Wittgenstein interpretation pioneered by Stanley Cavell, according to which “the ultimate appeal for Wittgenstein” ([1969] 2002, 50) is not rules but rather our “mutual attunement” ([1979] 1999, 168) with other human beings, our capacity to share...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2007) 53 (4): 488–517.
Published: 01 December 2007
... philosophers like J. L. Austin and Gilbert Ryle, and continues to animate thinkers like Stanley Cavell, Stephen Mulhall, and others in the pragmatist tradition interested in the intersection of language, embodi­ ment, and ordinary experience. I employ some of these philosophers to illuminate The Names...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2012) 58 (3): 532–539.
Published: 01 September 2012
... and William James as well as Stanley Cavell’s ordinary-language philosophy. While she focuses on her representative poets, her study also suggests that everyday-life theory can be relevant for understanding such diverse authors as Robert Lowell, A. R. Ammons, Robert Creeley, James Schuyler...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2008) 54 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2008
... builds from that dependence all that a sponsorless, skeptical Sunday seems to lack. Stevens’s poetry, therefore, also anticipates Stanley Cavell’s thought, which finds a solution to skepticism in an “attainment of the everyday” (New 77) and a “willing repetition of days” (Quest 178).14 Cavell’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2011) 57 (2): 264–271.
Published: 01 June 2011
... nurses’ aides). She also retells here the story of Edith Cavell, a British nurse executed for helping Allied soldiers escape a hospital in occupied Brussels; it was a story told often during the war as an especially poignant source of outrage and emulation. However, fiction proved the most ef...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2003) 49 (3): 328–359.
Published: 01 September 2003
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 485–509.
Published: 01 December 2009
... parallel at our own doors, and discover with- in a stone’s throw of our cathedrals and palaces similar horrors to those which Stanley has found existing in the great Equatorial forest?” (11–12) Booth hoped to divert some of the Christian energy being poured into missionary...