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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2005) 51 (4): 391–413.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Russell McDonald Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 m Who Speaks for Fergus? Silence, Homophobia, and the Anxiety of Yeatsian Influence in Joyce Russell McDonald O f the many loves that dare not speak their name for Joyce’s Stephen Dedalus, none remains more enigmatic...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 387–412.
Published: 01 December 2018
... lyric subjectivity—a way of telling one’s own scandalous story through someone else’s words, even words intended as hostile, discovering poetic and sexual pleasures where others see only anxiety and dread. Copyright © 2018 Hofstra University 2018 The Changing Light at Sandover Cold War sexuality...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2006) 52 (4): 367–390.
Published: 01 December 2006
... himself, to be amenable to translation— “Translation” deals, that is, not just with the practical and theoretical concerns of an experienced translator (which Strand is) but with something like an anxiety of influ ence. One would have doubts, of course, about a poet who, when writing under the...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2007) 53 (1): 74–78.
Published: 01 March 2007
... early twentieth-century anxieties about newspapers as “a threat to British civic and cultural life” (2).Though Collier acknowledges that the newspaper was “a natural strawman for the aesthetic project of modern ism” (4), he emphasizes, rather, that “the distinction between journalism and...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2009) 55 (1): 125–129.
Published: 01 March 2009
... and the nation has been socially constructed as well as how it might have been individually experienced. By drawing on psychoanalytic theory, she investigates how individual de sires and anxieties intersect with broader ideological and historical trends. In my estimation, this approach...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 634–639.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Researches (1839, often referred to as Voyage of the Beagle), Glendening shows that far from celebrating and wondering at the natural world, Darwin’s first reaction to Tierra del Fuego is one of confusion, fear, and anxiety. The vegetation is snarled, dense, and impenetrable; the native Fuegians...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2013) 59 (3): 504–512.
Published: 01 September 2013
... still constitute an uneasy pairing. The Great American Songbooks provides a compelling case for rethinking modernism’s relationship to popular culture as riddled with complex anxieties but productive nonetheless. Graham constructs a striking multimedia project that enacts, to some degree, the...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2006) 52 (2): 175–198.
Published: 01 June 2006
... destructive element.” Taking my cue from her, I will reconsider Woolf and Klein in the context of another war—“the war after the war” (Hynes 353—82)—that is, the severe class struggle in Britain in the 1920s.3 I will attend especially to political “anxiety” (a term of crucial importance in...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2006) 52 (3): 330–346.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Frank Norris to an anxiety over issues of material reality and representation—an anxiety that per vaded the gold-standard debates of the late nineteenth century. Focusing not on the political differences between the “goldbugs” and silver advo cates but on their shared fear of an “insubstantial...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2011) 57 (2): vii–xi.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Native American woman he loves, to “call me Marion. . . .My real name is Marion.” When Wayne discovers his sons covering their faces with mascara and lipstick in the makeup trailer, he soothes their anxiety: “I don’t hate you, I could never hate you,” said John Wayne. “What...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2002) 48 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Browning and of the neoterics, he could move beyond the anxieties of “Three Cantos.” Given that Pound had previously placed Egypt in opposition to both these extremes, to both the “snuggly” charm of China and the impracti cal interest of the Greeks in “nothingness and beyond,” it is...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2016) 62 (3): 350–357.
Published: 01 September 2016
... historical moment” and recognized that, in a time of wars, authoritarian government, and political polarization, this engagement might involve sympathy and support for particular causes (87). Kohlmann argues that Empson’s time in China and Japan was crucial in developing his ideas and anxieties about...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2012) 58 (4): 702–708.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., but employs it as a corporeal lens through which to ex- plain larger biases and anxieties that surrounded the work of American male writers and the political contexts in which they worked. For exam- ple, the book’s second chapter, on the 1940s, discusses the ways in which the word penetration...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2004) 50 (2): 107–140.
Published: 01 June 2004
... large body of fiction on domestic arrangements expresses anxiety about interracial liaisons and miscegenation, few pay adequate attention either to the historical reality of the Eurasian community in existence during the periods they analyze or to the Eurasian characters in these works of...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2002) 48 (3): 324–347.
Published: 01 September 2002
... narrative, the rulers’ anxieties in encountering subject people deter m ine the modernist themes o f alienation and exile, and the mechanism that makes such a transfer possible is a notion of sexuality conceived of in terms o f race and education. Heart of Darkness and A Passage to India...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2007) 53 (4): 535–539.
Published: 01 December 2007
... protagonists are skimpy enough to seem afterthoughts, so that they appear to “concede to the attractive stillness of emotional paralysis, each committing a sort of suicide in self-defense, in gestures of flight that promise only dead-end isolation and anxiety” (48). The “Narratives of Failed...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2009) 55 (2): 262–268.
Published: 01 June 2009
... the modern novel, as prominent novelists increasingly incorporated Freud’s theories of repression and fantasy into their narratives, especially in their attempts to capture the degree to which sexual urges and anxieties informed the interior consciousness of their characters and saturated those...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 547–571.
Published: 01 December 2009
... conventional heterosexual mating ritual. However, in charting a lineage between Darwin and my two poets, I focus more on Darwin’s understated representation of nonreproductive sexuality and of mothering and a simi- lar understatement and anxiety in both Moore and Bishop. Neither Moore nor Bishop...
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...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2005) 51 (4): 495–503.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Madwoman in the Attic (1979) and Louise Bernikow’s Among Women (1980), which attempted a recuperation of womens voices. They in turn took their cue from pivotal texts such as Harold Bloom’s Anxiety of Influence. (179) These critics complicate Bloom’s notion of influence anxiety by...