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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2002) 48 (1): 77–99.
Published: 01 March 2002
...John P. McCombe Copyright © Hofstra University 2002 HI The End of (Anthony) Eden: Ishiguro s The Remains of the Day and Midcentury Anglo-American Tensions Jo h n P. M cCom be T h e personal concerns of Stevens, the narrator and protagonist of Ka- zuo Ishiguro’s The...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2015) 61 (4): 460–483.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Jeannie Im The role of landscape in Elizabeth Bowen’s Irish novels has been overshadowed by the critical emphasis on her representations of the Anglo-Irish big house. In contrast to this critical trend, this article argues that Bowen’s Irish landscapes stage questions of national identity and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2004) 50 (2): 107–140.
Published: 01 June 2004
... also of our current conceptions of hybridity. Maud Diver’s Candles in the Wind is representa­ tive of a body of colonial fiction that constructs its images of Eurasians as being in between Indian and British culture, negating in the process the possibility of their existence as Anglo-Indian.2...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2002) 48 (3): 324–347.
Published: 01 September 2002
... up- per-middle-class agenda. In its construction o f the socially unspeakable, Maurice reveals the limits o f representation that the Anglo-Saxon myth o f Enghshness, born o f postmutiny imperialism, places on narrative mod­ ernist texts— limits that also construct, in A Passage to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2002) 48 (2): 174–190.
Published: 01 June 2002
... in the modern West—as a locus of postcolonial agon; and second, by tracing the interplay of politics and poetic form, to suggest heretofore neglected finks between the particu­ larized pressures and residues of cultural decolonization, and the emer­ gence of Anglo-American literary modernism...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2010) 56 (3): 318–340.
Published: 01 September 2010
... estrangement thus don’t illuminate their predicaments. It is not that they once belonged somewhere else and suddenly feel adrift in the globe-as-universe; rather, they always “belong somewhere else” (Heat 115). As Bowen writes of her Anglo Irish heroine Stella Rodney in The Heat of the Day, “The times...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2008) 54 (4): 538–543.
Published: 01 December 2008
... continental theory, it instead develops meticulous readings informed by the author’s immersion in the Anglo American analytic and pragmatic tradition.The object of Chodat’s critique is the anti-intentionalist bias in twentieth-century literature and literary theory—its tendency to “demythologize the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2004) 50 (3): 331–335.
Published: 01 September 2004
... representative” (128), Hinojosas fiction adopts a multiplicity of voices from both the Anglo and mexicano communities and eschews narrative unity in favor of preserving “a sense of alterity— that border culture is not wholly intelligible— not only to outsiders but also to borderers...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2004) 50 (3): 317–318.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Houston Baker, among others, had successfully legitimated modernist African-American literary expression by demonstrating its internal logic and broader significance as a tradition distinct from canonical Anglo- American high modernism. Pushing such thinking to the next...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2001) 47 (2): 137–168.
Published: 01 June 2001
... passage of the Government of Ireland act in 1920 and of the Anglo-Irish treaty in 1921, and the creation of the Irish Free State in 1922—a period that, viewed from one angle, marked Ireland’s emergence from the shadow of imperialism into the light of postcolonial indepen­ dence...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2017) 63 (3): 359–364.
Published: 01 September 2017
... “grave.” Sherman is rightly wary of idealizing premodern deathways or universalizing their loss, devoting a section of his introduction to the historical particulars of the book’s Anglo-American context. But where the rise of the quantitative social sciences, the burial industries, and the secularization...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2004) 50 (2): v–viii.
Published: 01 June 2004
... termed Anglo-Indians along with special privileges of their in- between status, the popular literature of the British refused the uncanny connection between themselves and the Eurasians and exhibited considerable anxiety about this cultural and biological identification. The...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2005) 51 (2): 249–258.
Published: 01 June 2005
... various ways of labeling experience. 250 Review One significant example of the links Mackey creates between vari­ ous traditions as a means of deconstructing misleading boundaries is his exploration of how European and Anglo-American poetries have mixed African narratives with...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2010) 56 (4): 530–544.
Published: 01 December 2010
... with the critical consensus on the novel. Although he finds the possibility of assimilation alluring for a period, ultimately Arturo “can only align himself against Anglo[s]” (79), as Katherine Kordich concludes, rediscovers his “feral ethnic self,” as Kenneth Scambray sees it (119), and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2010) 56 (1): 47–70.
Published: 01 March 2010
... associations” that drive these early poems are particularly American. Early twentieth-century Anglo European representations of US culture often prompted discomfort and embarrassment for US writ- ers. Even a cursory glance at the English-language literary magazines of the first few decades of the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2014) 60 (4): 455–480.
Published: 01 December 2014
... compensa- tory masculinist fantasies, in which he imagines himself as a variety of Anglo celebrities such as Charles Atlas, Humphrey Bogart, and Ernest Hemingway. The vehemence of Oscar’s satire of welfare mothers, in other words, is partially explained by his need to abject them; Oscar needs to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2010) 56 (4): 551–558.
Published: 01 December 2010
... and subjectivity,” the legal order stands in a merely “contingent” position to literature (2). In addition to making overarching claims about the centrality of modernist aesthetics to the evolution of Anglo-American law, The Af- fective Life of Law offers new insights into the connections...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2012) 58 (1): 169–177.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Copyright, is at its best when we hear both history and literature speaking for themselves. The history in question here is the history of Anglo-American copyright law, stretching from the 1710 British Statute of Anne, which first established authors as property owners, to intellectual property...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2012) 58 (3): 524–531.
Published: 01 September 2012
... preface, Modernism, Satire and the Novel contains two framing chapters, the second of which, “Modernism’s Story of Feeling,” is an elegant survey of satire’s changing role over the course of Anglo-American modernism. This chapter should appear on the syllabus of every undergraduate course on the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2013) 59 (3): 513–519.
Published: 01 September 2013
... the 1950s and 1960s. Qian suggests that Sze “filled the void in Moore’s career” (229) that had been occupied previously by Moore’s own mother. The implication then (not surprisingly, given Qian’s ongoing effort to place the Orient at the center of Anglo American modernism), is that just as...