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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 167–190.
Published: 01 June 2017
... alienated from their society and struggle to gain acknowledgment through language. Copyright © 2017 Hofstra University 2017 acknowledgment epistemology Ludwig Wittgenstein modernism ordinary language philosophy Stanley Cavell William Faulkner It is little help . . . to take reassurance...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 629–633.
Published: 01 December 2009
...William Benzon Comeuppance: Costly Signaling, Altruistic Punishment, and Other Biological Components of Fiction , by Flesch William , Cambridge : Harvard University Press , 2007 . 252 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2009 Review Altruism, Gossip, and the Vicarious...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2006) 52 (3): 360–365.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Faulkner and Tennessee Williams), the tradi­ tional (Robert Penn Warren and the Agrarians), and the unlikely (Monroe K. Spears, Walter Sullivan, and William Humphrey).Winchell is patently uninterested in the mainstream language of constructions, liminal spaces, and ambiguities that drives so...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2008) 54 (4): 514–525.
Published: 01 December 2008
... pages. William Faulkner: An Economy of Complex Words , by Godden Richard , Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2007 . 251 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2009 Ml Reviews A Commitment to the Meaningful From Guilt to Shame: Auschwitz and After by Ruth Leys Princeton...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 681–689.
Published: 01 December 2013
... right, which might have advanced Smith’s argument in more sophisticated ways, thus remains largely untapped. Similar sorts of missed opportunities mark Chapter 4, the bulk of which consists of a fine and nuanced reading of an episode from William Faulkner’s The Mansion (1959). Here Smith...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2009) 55 (1): 125–129.
Published: 01 March 2009
... as well as to construct a protective space isolated from capitalist bourgeois values and practices. In chapter 5, Duck places William Faulkners use of the gothic in the context of both cosmopolitan modernism and Faulkners participation in “modernity’s temporal multiplicity” (147). Like Joyce...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2012) 58 (4): 663–687.
Published: 01 December 2012
...: Theodore Dreiser, T. S. Eliot, William Faulkner, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Langston Hughes, Sinclair Lewis, Claude McKay, Gertrude Stein, Edith Wharton, William Carlos Williams, Floyd Dell, John Dos Passos, Josephine Herbst, Meridel Le Sueur, Ruth McKenney, Tess Slesinger, Agnes...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2014) 60 (3): 414–422.
Published: 01 September 2014
... theory, Widiss’s study challenges conventional understandings of twentieth- century literary history. Drawing on a wide range of texts—two novels (William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying and Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita), two memoirs (Gertrude Stein’s The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas and Dave...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): 269–276.
Published: 01 June 2010
... genre fiction or pulp fiction, they aspire to more than escapism. They may be found on the shelves of some public libraries (those that have not yet purged their collections for computer space), where next to high-canonical works by William Faulkner and spy thrillers by Ken Follett sit...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2004) 50 (3): 331–335.
Published: 01 September 2004
... ethnic writing. His five case studies—the careers o f William Faulkner, Richard Wright, Ernest Gaines, Rolando Hinojosa, and Leslie Marmon Silko— are chosen to illustrate the evolu­ tion of authenticity as a category of judgment from the regional to the ethnic, with Richard Wright...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2010) 56 (1): 122–129.
Published: 01 March 2010
... its gates, rendering authors like F. Scott Fitzgerald and William Faulkner shadows of their former selves. Edmund Wilson’s 1941 study of novelists living in California, The Boys in the Back Room, begins with a mock epic poem in which a ghostly figure appears: “What shining phantom folds its...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2008) 54 (3): 307–338.
Published: 01 September 2008
... William Faulkner. As Flannery O ’Connor famously put it in 1960, “The presence alone of Faulkner in our midst makes a great deal of difference in what the writer can and cannot permit himself to do. Nobody wants his mule and wagon stalled on the same track the Dixie Limited is roaring down...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2007) 53 (4): 535–539.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2006.172 pages Mark Osteen The title of this compact and generally helpful study comes, by way of Jean-Luc Godard’s film Breathless, from William Faulkner’s Wild Palms, where Harry Wilbourne is given a choice between “grief and nothing” and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2014) 60 (2): 251–258.
Published: 01 June 2014
... “difficult” writer and compared with modernists such as James Joyce, Woolf, and William Faulkner. Yet contemporary reviews of Lamming’s work confirm that English reviewers remained skeptical of the intellectual abilities of  West Indian writers. One review of In the Castle of my Skin (1953) argues...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2018) 64 (1): 120–127.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Fiction at the Millennium (2005), novelists such as John Barth, Philip Roth, Don DeLillo, and Jonathan Franzen are the forever late followers of James Joyce or William Faulkner. Drawing on a special double issue of Twentieth-Century Literature , “Postmodernism, Then” (2011), the editors have sought...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 231–239.
Published: 01 June 2016
... novel, however, as Conrad’s trademark irony renders a closed system lacking the possibility of any alterity. Care in William Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury consists in Caddy’s “efforts to re-articulate [Benjy] into family and social life” (86). The novel ends, however, with Caddy, and her...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 75–93.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Homage in James Baldwin’s Responses to William Faulkner .” Mississippi Quarterly 53 , no. 4 : 515 – 31 . Pratt Louis H. 1978 . James Baldwin . Boston : Twayne . Scruggs Charles . 2012 . “ Looking for a Place to Land: Hemingway’s Ghostly Presence in the Fiction of Richard...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2017) 63 (3): 359–364.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Warrior. The second chapter, in my estimation the book’s most compelling, uses the polysemous phrase “burial plot” to organize a discussion of narrative punctuality and delay in Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying and the “Hades” episode of Joyce’s Ulysses . Sherman reads the “I” of Faulkner’s title as...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2005) 51 (3): 285–315.
Published: 01 September 2005
... experiencing 290 Rewriting Nature Tourism in “an Age of Violence”: “An Octopus” nature. Tourism emerged as a result of specific historical events and cor­ responding ideological shifts that turned the natural world into a space of recreation for Americans. As what William Cronon calls...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 373–391.
Published: 01 September 2015
... central element of Butts’s texts. A key passage in Armed with Madness covers eleven brief sections, most named after the character followed (anticipating William Faulkner’s 1930 novel As I Lay Dying ), over twenty-eight pages ([1928a] 1992, 104–34). What is most remarkable about these shifts is their...