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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (3): 237–260.
Published: 01 September 2019
... pattern, one in which the black characters are not the subjects of empathy but a “psychological roadblock that hinders [the white characters’] archetypal return” (2003: 4). According to this view, O’Connor’s black characters become little more than tools for a white homecoming. academic disciplines...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (3): 283–316.
Published: 01 September 2004
... that would not other­ wise have been done at all. (“History for Everybody” 890) Wells pointedly draws his public authority from remaining outside insti­ tutional affiliation with any specific academic discipline. Here history is indicated, but as his later debates with Hilaire Belloc...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2022
... in letting the poor speak for themselves. Another development associated with this growth was the emergence in the interwar years of sociology, and relatedly anthropology, as formal academic disciplines—and in particular the development of techniques that involved harvesting firsthand accounts in place...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (3): 317–318.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 Ul Reviews elcome to the first issue of the book review section of Twentieth- Century Literature. Why has this section come into existence? Is there a need for it? Journals in other disciplines, such as history, offer review sections...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (3): 396–404.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Peter McDonald Our Secret Discipline: Yeats and Lyric Form , by Vendler Helen , Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2007 . 428 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Peter McDonald Reviews Hearing the “Whoosh”: Listening to Yeats’s Lyrics Our Secret Discipline...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2002) 48 (3): 239–263.
Published: 01 September 2002
... the stasis and purity that have traditionally defined academic disciplines even as they have defined the objects o f ethnographic study. Notes 1. My reference here is to Clifford Geertz’s classic 1974 defense of ethno­ graphic authority, “From the Native’s Point of View,” written...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (1): 122–129.
Published: 01 March 2010
... workshop clichés: the experience-based “write what you know”; the creatively freeing “find your voice”; and the craft-driven “show don’t tell.” Each of these dicta in some way registers the shifting balance between self-expression and self-discipline, between reflexivity and systematicity...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (1): 164–173.
Published: 01 March 2013
... requires unwavering consistency and well-disciplined conformity. Women’s poetry of the twentieth century, according to Marsha Bry- ant’s Women’s Poetry and Popular Culture, has long suffered within the confines of narrow borders, and it is time we stopped patrolling them. It has been...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (4): 413–448.
Published: 01 December 2018
... by pointing to how his text’s structure operates beyond philosophical discourse (in, say, poetry or anthropology) and second by connecting that structure not simply to a disciplinary norm but to the form of thought undergirding all disciplinesacademic scholarship. For the annotative form of the notes itself...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (1): 119–127.
Published: 01 March 2014
... debate about political self-determination. He closes this section with a chapter that considers the African Writers Series (AWS) at Heinemann in the context of the rise of English as a field of study in the Commonwealth and threats to the discipline in England and the United States. Academics...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 March 2016
...) in the sixties, virtually every major era of leftist radicalism since then has been structured on a spectrum of Marxist and anarchist impulses, caught between competing claims of centralized organizational discipline on one side and decentralist grassroots confederacy on the other. Broadly speaking, the Old Left...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2023) 69 (3): 271–292.
Published: 01 September 2023
... market by composing a work designed for use in the university classroom. As Kippur notes, this was a period of great popularity for French studies and a moment when teachers and academics were being greatly influenced by experimental theories and literature from Europe. 9 Toril Moi (2017 : 51...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (4): 531–537.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of writing. She is a celebrated academic literary scholar, author of Writing beyond the Ending: Narrative Strategies of Twentieth-Century Women Writers; H.D.:The Career of That Struggle; and Genders, Races, and Religious. Cultures in Modern American Poetry. She is an innovative poet working...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (1-2): 23–42.
Published: 01 March 2019
... becomes the new anti-space of American studies. Matthiessen’s anti-imperial critique also extended to the politics of the Salzburg Seminar. In his welcoming address to Seminar members, Matthiessen acknowledged that this new academic venture could be interpreted as the forceful spreading of American...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (1): 71–91.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., they do invoke some European idea of the rhythmic chanting accompanying sacrificial ritual. Sitwell’s Africa-London landscape partly derives from her endnotes (another modernist feature of the poem), which attribute the academic sources of the poem to Georg Schweinfurth and Georg Wilhelm...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (3): 235–268.
Published: 01 September 2021
..., however, this rarified relationship was grounded in and served to reinforce racial hierarchy. Even as the discipline turns away from the cultural elitism associated with New Criticism, Ransom’s understanding of the literary object as natural and thus subject to disciplinary study continues to inform...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2006
....” The restorative justice that the TRC seeks through the exposure of truth should be contrasted to both retributive justice and reparative justice. Retribu­ tive justice, grounded in ideas descended from Hammurabi’s code, would de­ mand a punishment comparable to or in excess of the crime. In Discipline...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (3): 271–288.
Published: 01 September 2016
...,” lamenting how truth is “not only beyond the comprehension of any single scholar, but of all our scholars collectively. . . . It ever again crumbles away like a neglected ancestral inheritance and must laboriously be rehabilitated anew” (2005, 287). Devotion to rigorous academic disciplines and to education...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (2): 255–262.
Published: 01 June 2008
... through the discipline of visual culture studies means shifting the focus away from works of art or poetry and toward the discourse of art criticism as Pound practiced it. Beasley has exhaustively documented Pound’s changing ideas about the visual arts, based on his prolific published...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (4): 423–444.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Roughly a decade ago, it could be said that Charles Darwin’s thought was notably absent from the discipline of literary studies. Although Dar- win had long been seen as an important influence on specific writers or movements—Conrad and Hardy in England, for example, or American naturalism...