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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2012) 58 (4): 606–639.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Raphael Allison Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 Raphael Allison Robert Frost, Live: Authenticity and Performance in the Audio Archive Raphael Allison But all the fun’s in how you say a thing. —Robert Frost, “The Mountain...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2010) 56 (3): 287–317.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Shannon Herbert Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Playing the Historical Record: DeLillo’s Libra and the Kennedy Archive Playing the Historical Record: DeLillo’s Libra and the Kennedy Archive Shannon Herbert The detective novel is the only novel truly invented in the twen...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2010) 56 (1): 107–115.
Published: 01 March 2010
... © Hofstra University 2010 Review What Is Beckett’s Poetics of Ignorance? Accommodating New Archival Evidence Notes Divers Holo. Catalogues of Beckett’s Reading Notes and Other Manuscripts at Trinity College Dublin, with Supporting Essays edited by Matthijs Engelberts and Everett Frost with...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 145–169.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Jeffrey Severs Drawing on archival sources, I argue that the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair (also known as Century 21) was an important source for Thomas Pynchon’s surreal depictions of the Raketen-Stadt in Gravity’s Rainbow . Accounts of the influence of Seattle on Pynchon have been limited to his work...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 129–160.
Published: 01 June 2018
... rule of law or by a more skeptical relationship to legal authority. The Middle of the Journey explores this question through debates about the Moscow Trials, Herman Melville’s Billy Budd , and a controversial local crime. Drawing on archival research, the author argues that Trilling sought to depict a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2014) 60 (1): 128–136.
Published: 01 March 2014
... fiction, from Flannery O’Connor’s “Good Country People” (1955) to a swan song in Don DeLillo’s End Zone (1972). Dense with both archival research and philosophical exegesis, LeMahieu’s project is narrowly conceived in all the best and some of the less appealing senses of the term. An unnecessary...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 265–272.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Ordnance’s survey, a project to map all of Ireland that also involved the archiving of local oral histories, receives relatively frequent scholarly attention, typically as an example of British imperial hegemony and surveillance. As Parsons demonstrates, however, there was much more to it than that. Insofar...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2007) 53 (1): 79–87.
Published: 01 March 2007
... of her literary output testifying to her unerring ability to distinguish between the finished and unfinished work. As anyone who has visited the Bishop archive at theVassar College Library knows, however, the material deemed unfinished is both plentiful and fascinating. This...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2011
...- solidifying archives and habits of thought that have come to character- ize the emerging field of study and cultural production focusing on the Americas, Adams’s book announces its ambitions in a title that turns out to be impressively precise: Continental Divides: Remapping the Cultures of North...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2003) 49 (2): 164–192.
Published: 01 June 2003
.... How, then, should we read the importance of cartographic repre­ sentation to Ulysses? In his remapping of Dublin on 16 June 1904, does Joyce reproduce the discourses of cartographic power that fixed Ireland as a static body of knowledge in the British imperial archive? Or does Ulysses, as...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 507–512.
Published: 01 December 2017
... by a commuting character’s subway ride to work. A particular emphasis of the book, and one of its most significant contributions to the current field of Auden scholarship, is a new and energetic attention to Auden’s archives, including texts and manuscripts that haven’t been much studied or even seen...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 377–384.
Published: 01 December 2017
... address the more abstract, scholarly questions about tradition, textuality, and evaluation his introduction raises. They also had a powerful new lens through which to read Moore: the archive of her papers at the Rosenbach Museum and Library in Philadelphia. Moore’s papers arrived at the Rosenbach in 1969...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2016) 62 (1): 104–109.
Published: 01 March 2016
.... The next challenge will be what to make of all this material. Crawford’s Young Eliot is the first biographical study to come after this change in the Eliot weather. Crawford is the only biographer to have the kind of full admittance essential to a thorough biography: he has had access to archives...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2012) 58 (4): 688–693.
Published: 01 December 2012
... archive. Another such archive might be what was once called “theory.” Olwell comes closest to reckon- ing with this possibility when she confronts a 2004 text by Julia Kristeva which, in a manner strangely akin to Olwell’s historical examples, muses on “feminine genius” with reference to the work...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2016) 62 (4): 448–454.
Published: 01 December 2016
... criticism (3). In his introduction, Saint-Amour describes a future-oriented criticism that seeks to show how the anticipation of catastrophe reorients contemporary theories of potentiality. Taking Jacques Derrida’s assertion that mourning and literary archives must be thought in relation to the nuclear...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 619–656.
Published: 01 December 2013
... study. Institutions such as Smith and Milton built their curricula on the expectations of receiving institutions, especially Harvard. The archives of Smith Academy include a piece of ephemera entitled “Recent Changes in the Requirements for Admission to Harvard College,” a document that...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 640–644.
Published: 01 December 2009
... of the Darwin archive in Cambridge (including Darwin’s notebooks, letters, and collection of photographs) enables him to depict the visual contexts, technologies, and conventions in which Expression was produced. Opening chapters specifically target the (mistaken) notion that Darwin was...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2017) 63 (3): 237–238.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Selected Letters of Marianne Moore and, most recently, has edited a new volume of Emily Dickinson’s complete poems, Emily Dickinson’s Poems: As She Preserved Them (2016). Miller founded and currently directs the Marianne Moore Digital Archive ( www.moorearchive.org ), which is publishing in facing-page...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2015) 61 (1): 92–117.
Published: 01 March 2015
... today that the philosophical modes of interpretation that dominated critical analyses of the Beckettian oeuvre at least since the 1980s have been challenged in recent years by the rising popularity of “archival” methods of scholarship. Papers presented at the “Beckett: Out of the Archive” conference...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2009) 55 (1): 130–136.
Published: 01 March 2009
... that presumably appeared too late to catch Moody’s attention—Moody alone has access to published correspondence that his predecessors had to search out in archives; and he makes copious use of that resource. (Moody has also visited many archives and consulted unpublished materials. He cannot...