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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2000) 46 (3): 328–345.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Henry S. Turner Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 Empires of Objects: Accumulation and Entropy in E. M. Forster’s Howards End H enry S. Turner [T] here seems something else in life besides tíme, something which may conveniently be called...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2004) 50 (3): 268–282.
Published: 01 September 2004
... is practiced largely by untrained or half-trained enthusiasts like Darwin him­ self. Most importantly, though, natural history differs from a more modern notion of science in that it is organized around accumulation rather than reduction. This emphasis on accumulation exists on a number...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 32–45.
Published: 01 March 2003
... delineates. For example, in French Ways, Wharton follows Renan in describing the quality of French rever­ ence as “the sense of the preciousness of long accumulations of experi­ ence” (31) and “the instinct to preserve that which has been slow and difficult in the making, and into which the long...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 110–113.
Published: 01 March 2005
... and ideological differences. In ad­ dition, he makes a strong case for the conclusion that what they discover in Eliot forces us to reconsider our accumulated assumptions not only about Eliot’s poetry and criticism but also about high modernism itself. As Pollard puts it, “In fact, Brathwaite...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2005) 51 (3): 378–384.
Published: 01 September 2005
...’ processes of accumulation and the highly visible but neces­ sary violent forces that coerce the accumulation process in places where there were none” (177). This bravura reading of an admittedly limited author like Wolfe not only provides a counterpoint to Lee’s engagement with more challenging...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2005
... S. “Empires of Objects: Accumulation and Entropy in E. M. Forster’s Howards End. ” 46.3 (2000): 328-345 alcott, Derek. See Hamner; Pollard Warner, Sylvia Townsend. See Nesbitt Wells, H. G. See Fluet West, Nathanael. See Rozelle Westman, Karin E.“The First Orlando: The Laugh of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2006) 52 (2): 241–247.
Published: 01 June 2006
... is accumulative and “prismatic,” Costello suggests we think of Clampitt’s syntax as “rhi- zomatic” in its digressive, unsetded mobility. And if Frost’s master trope, chiasmus, is a rhetorical figure that comes from the side of language to make overtures to nature, the rhizome originates from...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2013) 59 (3): 441–464.
Published: 01 September 2013
... new-space time of accumulation, beyond its actual limits, without bringing this one internal limitation along with it. Thus, even when it seems to move into the most evanescent and unexpected of futures, it will need to subtract from the very surplus it calls into being...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 507–512.
Published: 01 December 2017
...), composing, crossing out, and revising again and again as he works to find the final form for his “dialectic and bizarre” poem (quoted by Costello, 135). Throughout the book, there is much productive mining of the accumulating richness of Edward Mendelson’s magisterial Princeton editions of the plays...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 475–498.
Published: 01 December 2017
... almost every page of Moore’s Complete Prose , which is not just to say that Moore likes, or dwells on, detail, but that detail is the structuring element of her composition. This is a radically paratactic procedure. Moore’s practice is to accumulate aspects of the subject at hand, and her compiling of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2004) 50 (3): 283–316.
Published: 01 September 2004
... of heightened disciplinarity within specialized fields— the “narrowing down from broad views to closer and more de­ tailed study” that Wells attributed to the growing accumulation, refinement and elaboration of de­ tailed knowledge, and to the consequent increased division...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2006) 52 (3): 352–359.
Published: 01 September 2006
... to point out the rather large elephant of religion in the capacious room ofAfrican American literary culture. While among historians, sociologists, and anthropologists the shelves devoted to African American religion sag with the weight of accumulated years of research, the reader of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 445–484.
Published: 01 December 2009
... way twice. It certainly defines us, as much as anything does. But habits aren’t an indication of a set character that lies beneath our behaviors. We don’t have a preordained seed of personality that makes us consistent from the start. We are regular beings simply because we accumulate manners...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2015) 61 (2): 280–286.
Published: 01 June 2015
... clear solutions. The gesture of turning to a personal newsfeed, however, to some degree collapses the potential energy accumulated through the careful work of parsing the way that earth and soma both generate and destroy one another. Ultimately, Houser’s book may be a necessary preliminary step in a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2015) 61 (1): 118–127.
Published: 01 March 2015
... way instead of an object,” or, as Timothy Reiss posits, a “field of relations that incorporates [European] identity, while denying such identity any singular accumulation of properties” (quoted in Query 10). These questions also allow Query to investigate ideas of Europe as manifest in literature...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 223–230.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., accumulation, or any rational schedule” (137). Radović identifies two heterotopias of exclusion in Frangipani House , one of spatial captivity and one of old age, and reveals the Western nursing home to be a prison that “allows us a critical view of the relationship between the space and identity of the aging...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2016) 62 (3): 337–344.
Published: 01 September 2016
... explicitly concerns the relationship between modernity and petrocapitalism, but Schuster argues that the global influence of oil extraction and trade can be indirectly felt through what he calls the modernist “commodity poem.” The commodity poem “situates a resource accumulated or extracted from the earth...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2012) 58 (3): 546–555.
Published: 01 September 2012
.... When he accumulates enough, however, “the old love is gone.” Bruce writes to Helen that in the story he is Jonquil, the wife-to-be, and she is George. Bechdel reproduces her father’s penmanship, an act that may be equal in importance to parsing his complex identification with Fitzgerald’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 364–371.
Published: 01 December 2011
... the 1970s (of global capitalist expansion based on a flexible regime of accumulation) solidified and therefore became more easily discernible by the 1990s. It also makes sense to say that certain factors that were vital to the formation of postmodern culture, such as the politics of difference...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 377–384.
Published: 01 December 2017
... poetry that those who come after us will likely feel the same. Evidence is accumulating that her work is both genuine and great. 1 The introduction to Critics and Poets on Marianne Moore ( Leavell, Miller, and Sculze 2005 ) remains an excellent guide to the impact on Moore studies of feminist, queer...