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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (3): 285–315.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Jennifer K. Ladino Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 w Rewriting Nature Tourism in “an Age of Violence”: Tactical Collage in Marianne Moore’s “An Octopus” Jennifer K. Ladino An Octopus of ice. Deceptively reserved and flat...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (2): 168–195.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Rachel Ann Walsh Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Rachel Ann Walsh “Not Grace, Then, but at Least the Body”: Accounting for the Self in Coetzee’s Age of Iron Rachel Ann Walsh If I look back over my own fiction, I see a simple (simple-mind- ed?) standard...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (3): 424–432.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Mitchum Huehls Insistence of the Material: Literature in the Age of Biopolitics , by Breu Christopher . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2014 . 264 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2015 The material world has been garnering a lot of critical attention...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (2): 285–290.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Delia Konzett Enduring Words: Literary Narrative in a Changing Media Ecology , by Wutz Michael , Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press , 2009 . 279 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2011 Review Literature in the Age of Visual  Media Enduring Words: Literary...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (3): 385–413.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Benjamin D. Hagen © 2015 by Hofstra University 2013 A Future Not My Own: Thinking Aging in Two of Stevens’s Winter Lyrics A Future Not My Own: Thinking Aging in Two of Stevens’s Winter Lyrics Benjamin D. Hagen I grow old . . . I grow old . . . I shall wear the bottoms...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (1): 59–78.
Published: 01 March 2020
... an aging soldier. The curious parallels between these two works are articulated through the figure of the failing human body; in both poem and film, flesh becomes the avatar of a modernist sensorium that struggles to conjoin the perceiving subject with a fugitive and unreliable object world. Specifically...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (2): 145–169.
Published: 01 June 2016
... as a Boeing technical writer, and Century 21 goes unmentioned in work on the novel’s allusions by Steven Weisenburger and others. Pynchon responds throughout Gravity’s Rainbow to Century 21, particularly its Cold War views of space-age futurism and nuclear weapons. I draw new connections between the angel...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (2): 238–268.
Published: 01 June 2000
... created a native genealogy for these tactics, positioning itself among other English theories about promotion such as those promulgated by The New Age, a socialist weekly edited by Alfred Orage, and by the text Advertising: A Study of a Modem Business Power, an academic tome written by G. W...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (4): 405–426.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Moore’s ‘Blue Bug’: A Dialogic Ode on Celebrity, Race, Gender, and Age .” Modernism/Modernity 22 , no. 4 : 760 – 86 . Hollander John . 1975 . Vision and Resonance: Two Senses of Poetic Form . 2nd ed . New Haven : Yale University Press . Holley Margaret . 1987 . The Poetry...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (2): 255–262.
Published: 01 June 2008
... in portraits by Lewis, Gaudier, and Alvin Langdon Coburn), “booming” them in his reviews (as in the art criticism he wrote for the New Age from 1917 to 1920), debating with them, and of course frequendy infuriating them. The impact of vorticism, along with futurist painting, cubism, and collage...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (2): 199–223.
Published: 01 June 2011
... of overcoming it (in this context, nothing seems more postmodern than the positing of a post-postmodern; if we really are beyond the age of the “posts,” the claim certainly cannot be congruent with the present). The literature of materiality Another strategy is to return to the reviled object...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (1): 123–130.
Published: 01 March 2003
... of the Montana Washington dynasty with the sonorous Anglo-Franco-Irish Christian name Fitz-Norman Culpeper {Jazz Age 291). In the St. Paul years of his childhood, Fitzgerald grew up surround­ ed by French names, with whose sounds, I shall suggest, he became fas­ cinated, which had significant...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (4): 403–428.
Published: 01 December 2016
...). The potential for change is too often wasted on humans, who age without maturing, and Aldous’s fiction teems with “asymmetrical tadpoles,” grown-up infants “full of batrachian grapplings in the dark” (1928, 72, 149). For the Huxleys, the most fitting amphibian mascot was therefore not the frog but the axolotl...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (1): 79–100.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of rash and contemptuous short-cuts” (32). As Nevius argued, French Ways places such an inordinate emphasis on traditionalism because of Wharton’s strong belief that its absence from American life has prevented the nation from achieving its “cultural coming-of-age” (1953, 80). Nevius was no doubt...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (1): 120–127.
Published: 01 March 2018
... hypertext, transmedial literature, network fiction, computer-generated “flarf” poetry, and so called locative works for smartphones. While the “late age of print” may yet turn out to be the great age of digital literature, the Amazon Kindle and other e-readers threaten to do to the diversity of innovative...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (2): 223–230.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., it does succeed in making visible “what would otherwise remain silent and buried in official records” (127). “Heterotopia of Old Age in Beryl Gilroy’s Frangipani House ” is Radović ’s most sensitive and persuasive chapter. Focusing on the novel’s tender characterization of its protagonist, Mama King...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (1): 11–36.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., the tiring physical assertion that is imagined as the inevitable outcome of what is ruefully declared the “mug’s game” of intercourse. In the subsequent novel Malone Dies , the possibilities of physical exertion are further reduced as the novel focuses on the daily routines of the aged Malone...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (3): 540–545.
Published: 01 September 2012
... that novelists writing in the atomic age 540Twentieth-Century Literature 58.3 Fall 2012 540 Review should be concerned with the prospect of an imminent holocaust. The novel has traditionally imagined one of its primary purposes as delivering the news, and there was no bigger news...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (4): 619–656.
Published: 01 December 2013
... and gleefully describes his incompetence in science: “I was always three or four behind with [laboratory experiments]; I never used to get anything to explode” (“Address” 6). Such recollections of laziness and ineptitude have been engineered to amuse his audiences. Nonetheless, Eliot the middle-aged...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (3): 385–391.
Published: 01 September 2020
...)? When one proposes an account of a single Russian modernism, beginning in 1890 and ending in 1940, one is inevitably committing oneself to read either the Silver Age in terms of the avant-garde, or the avant-garde in terms of the Silver Age. The differences between them have to be ironed out in one...