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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2000) 46 (4): 396–404.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Elinor Fuchs Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2000) 46 (4): 405–433.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Elana Gomel Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2000) 46 (4): 470–491.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Teresa Heffernan Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2000) 46 (4): 492–512.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Richard Dellamora Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2000) 46 (4): 387–395.
Published: 01 December 2000
... (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 the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 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 (1 December 2000) 46 (4): 453–469.
Published: 01 December 2000
...) critical acclaim accorded their work, attest 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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): 221–244.
Published: 01 June 2010
... marginal to the debate even as journalists gave vivid testimony to the disastrous politi- 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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 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 (1 September 2012) 58 (3): 540–545.
Published: 01 September 2012
... destruction. One 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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 392–410.
Published: 01 September 2015
... anything convulsive about change. What 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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2016) 62 (1): 104–109.
Published: 01 March 2016
... devastation play some part in the soundscape 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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2010) 56 (3): 422–427.
Published: 01 September 2010
... a way to relate to these biohazards that is significantly 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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2006) 52 (4): 367–390.
Published: 01 December 2006
... “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 to cast out nature” (49).This power might also be, at least from a Strandian...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2005) 51 (2): 142–178.
Published: 01 June 2005
... system 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 (1 December 2016) 62 (4): 448–454.
Published: 01 December 2016
... disaster of the future. Saint-Amour illustrates the complicated interplay between fears of apocalypse and a stubborn hope for the future in his description of two Westinghouse time capsules—the first buried in 1938 and the second buried in 1965. In his reading, these capsules epitomize the apocalyptic...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2012) 58 (1): 141–149.
Published: 01 March 2012
... economy, but in the fashioning 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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2012) 58 (3): 532–539.
Published: 01 September 2012
... the daily routine of a couple with apocalyptic ruminations, her attention to Merrill’s revision of symbols in “Self-Portrait in Tyvek Windbreaker” is more moving. She does a good job of showing how Merrill’s awe for Roberto Murolo’s folk songs (which unite ordinary human concerns with natural...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 164–173.
Published: 01 March 2013
... “apocalyptic” cleansers, technological romances, and flying “superwomen,” Bryant focuses much of the chapter on the posthumously published Ariel, wherein “household objects, activities, and relationships become extraordinary while maintaining their domestic legibility” (132). Though my own tendency...