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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (4): 396–404.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Elinor Fuchs The Apocalyptic Ibsen: When We Dead Awaken E l in o r Fu c h s And four great beasts came up from the sea The second, like a bear. It was raised up on one side, and had three ribs in its mouth, between its teeth...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (4): 405–433.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Elana Gomel The Plague of Utopias: Pestilence and the Apocalyptic Body Elana Gomel 1. And I heard a great voice out of the temple saying to the seven angels, Go your ways and pour out the vials of the wrath of God upon the earth. 2...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (4): 470–491.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Teresa Heffernan Apocalyptic Narratives: The Nation in Salman Rushdie’s Midnights Children Teresa Heffernan The radically performative laying down of the law by the legislator must create the very context according to which that law could...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (4): 492–512.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Richard Dellamora Apocalyptic Irigaray Richard Dellamora 661 I 1 he Book of Life begins with a man and a woman in a garden. It ends _L with Revelations” (94). These sentences comprise one of Oscar Wilde’s best known epigrams. The first suggests...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (4): 387–395.
Published: 01 December 2000
... and disorientation (a rhetoric coming in large part from Jean Baudrillard) is itself an example of the apocalypticism of postmodern thinking. The apocalyptic, or postapocalyptic, tone of theory since the late 1960s is striking. Recall Foucault’s closing words in The Order of Things when he imagines...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (2): 237–240.
Published: 01 June 2006
...David Jarraway Wallace Stevens and the Apocalyptic Mode , by Woodland Malcolm , Iowa City : University of Iowa Press , 2005 . 256 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2006 Apocalypse without Apocalypse Wallace Stevens and the Apocalyptic Mode by Malcolm Woodland Iowa City...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (4): 453–469.
Published: 01 December 2000
... to the ways in which the protean novel form has absorbed visionary and apocalyptic impulses. It has been shown that alongside the nineteenth-century literature of realism there is a persistent current of visionary writing—that is, writing that ex­ plodes the stabilities of world and person, time...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (2): 221–244.
Published: 01 June 2010
...- cal, social, and ecological trends of the post–Cold War world. Such writers as Robert Kaplan and Mike Davis, ideological opposites, came to adopt an apocalyptic tone as they observed societies in collapse. Yet in crucial ways the catastrophic narratives they produced were essentially...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (3): 289–298.
Published: 01 September 2019
..., the detective novel, and post-apocalyptic fiction. While producing compelling insights about each of these genres in isolation, Martin also contends more broadly that genre—in particular, the way today’s authors and filmmakers update older genre forms—proves indispensable for historicizing the contemporary...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Cuda, Anthony. “T. S. Eliot’s Etherized Patient.” 50.4 (2004): 394-420 D avidson, Rob. “Racial Stock and 8-Rocks: Communal Historiography in Toni Morrison’s Paradise.” 47.3 (2001): 355-373 Dellamora, Richard. “Apocalyptic Irigaray.” 46.4 (2000): 492—512 Diver, Maud. See Mijares 115...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (3): 540–545.
Published: 01 September 2012
... obvious objection to the stronger claim is that the apocalyptic imagina- tion has been with us a long time, maybe as long as the imagination has. Nor is the argument saved by observing that previous apocalypses preserved the possibility of the survival of the just, in order to record the score...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (3): 392–410.
Published: 01 September 2015
... is there is there; there comes to be something fictitious about what is not” ( LG 196). Thus, in the time and place of section three, the absence of St. Agatha’s and of the items in the coffer becomes a marker of an unreality and of an apocalyptic vision. While standing over the location of the buried coffer, Clare and Sheila...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (2): 142–178.
Published: 01 June 2005
... to its heterogeneous components it reduces the possibility that apocalyptic danger will be denied, or that apocalyptic powers will be put in service of emotions no less powerful for being repressed. Graham’s implicit resistance to apocalypse takes a different turn. If it is through...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (4): 367–390.
Published: 01 December 2006
... of this passage helps isolate the aspects that seem most relevant to Strand. It “suddenly reveals [to Wordsworth] a power—imagination—that could not be satisfied by anything in nature” (46), a power “distinct from nature” (48) and driven by “apocalyptic feel­ ings” o f “an inner necessity...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (3): 422–427.
Published: 01 September 2010
... different from the jeremiads that marble other kinds of toxic discourses in the US: In the apocalyptic perspective, utter destruction lies ahead but can be averted and replaced by an alternative future society; in the risk perspective, crises are already underway all around...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (4): 618–623.
Published: 01 December 2009
... of sociodiscursive forces, have adopted a notori- ously apocalyptic tone, seeing the human as a cultural figure rapidly ap- proaching its end (the social posthuman). These different registers of the posthuman—biological, technological, and social—have generated rich genealogies of scientific extrapolation...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (1): 104–109.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of The Waste Land . Eliot, he argues, knew “what an apocalyptic thunderstorm sounded like” (27). Repeatedly, Crawford invites the reader to imagine “Tom” in specific situations, scenes that he as biographer has earned the right to delineate because his research has been so thorough. The pages covering...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (4): 448–454.
Published: 01 December 2016
... and the second buried in 1965. In his reading, these capsules epitomize the apocalyptic mood of the Cold War. They are, after all, buried in a fifty-foot-deep “immortal well” to not be dug up until 6939 (179). This indicates two assumptions: that there will be people in 6939 to dig up the capsule...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (1): 141–149.
Published: 01 March 2012
... of what Nealon calls a “middle” tone, by which the poet acknowledges historical trauma while avoiding the risks of Pound’s apocalyptic register. This middle tone is especially interesting as a response to what Auden sees as modernity’s “universaliza- tion of specialization” (39). Specialization...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (3): 532–539.
Published: 01 September 2012
... work would resist egotism as well as aestheti- cism by an ironic estrangement that can discover depths in what seems everyday or superficial” (165). While Phillips notes that Sandover mixes the daily routine of a couple with apocalyptic ruminations, her attention to Merrill’s revision...