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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (3): 462–494.
Published: 01 September 2012
...-Emancipation Jamaican setting of Wide Sargasso Sea as one of despair subverts a conventional, progressive conception of history: that the end of slavery marked a triumph of good- will over vicious greed and a spiritual and ethical advance for mankind. In the novel, the locus of despondency is Antoinette...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (1): 37–58.
Published: 01 March 2020
... work. His embellishment to the photograph even includes a halo, made by faint erasure around his head. Alongside this morbidity, he was developing a quasi-Byronic image for himself at Oxford among would-be girlfriends. In a love letter from early 1940 to an Antoinette Beckett, Douglas describes how...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (4): 437–466.
Published: 01 December 2005
... her room are emblems of a reluc­ tance to save herself shared by other Rhys characters. In one of the dreams in Wide Sargasso Sea, for example, Antoinette follows a man whose face is “black with hatred” through a forest: “I follow him, sick with fear but I make no effort to save myself; if...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (1): 123–130.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Hair”: she comes from Eau Claire, and when she goes to the Sevier Hotel Barber Shop to have her hair bobbed she “had all the sensations of Marie Antoinette bound for the guillotine in a tumbril” Jazz Age 120).There is Genevieve Ormonde in the same story, “who regularly made the rounds of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (4): 597–617.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Antoinette could play at being a milkmaid” (152). For Lurie the bonds of kin—“my” people as opposed to “your” people12—are troubled by Lucy’s decision to move toward Petrus for protection. The betrayal is more than personal, however; it is also a be- trayal of one’s race and class...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (1): 103–124.
Published: 01 March 2020
... to discuss takes place outside of Vienna, where our narrator has gone to spend a few days with friends, Atti and Antoinette, who live on the shore of a large lake. In order to avoid the torture that polite conversation has become, she goes sailing with one of her hosts. One particular exchange within...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (4): 481–512.
Published: 01 December 2014
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (2): 161–190.
Published: 01 June 2018
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (3): 285–310.
Published: 01 September 2000