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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 mouth...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2004) 50 (1): 88–105.
Published: 01 March 2004
... seen too much and so bites his tongue, bides his time. One who recovered from scarlet fever, and ever since understands the animals’ lan­ guage. One who cultivates plants with sword-shaped leaves and plots rebellions. One who experiences the “joy-on-awakening” that field...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2000) 46 (4): 453–469.
Published: 01 December 2000
..., that vagrants, victims, and murderers momentarily or permanently exist outside of time. Dyer and Hawksmoor themselves experience the disorientation upon awakening that is fairly com­ mon but in this book is loaded with painful significance. A page after Dyer goes to a prostitute to be whipped...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Fowles.John. See Lynch Friel, Brian. See Moloney Fuchs, Elinor. “The Apocalyptic Ibsen: When We Dead Awaken." 46.4 (2000): 396-404 CjXenter, Robert. “Toward a Theory of Rhetoric: Ralph Ellison, Kenneth Burke, and the Problem of Modernism.” 48.2 (2002): 191-214 Gersder, Amy. See Axelrod...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2012) 58 (4): 688–693.
Published: 01 December 2012
... that motivates her study, from Kate Chopin’s The Awakening through Willa Cather’s Song of the Lark or any number of New Woman novels from both sides of the Atlantic. Working against sexological theories like Havelock Ellis’s that positioned woman as the “race type” and man as the variation...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2003) 49 (4): 520–546.
Published: 01 December 2003
... relation between the upper and lower classes: “What’s dem slobs in the foist cabin got to do wit us?” (125). Later in scene 1, the Irishman Paddy attempts to awaken Yank to another essential feature of modern working-class life—alienation from contact with a natural environment as a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2012) 58 (3): 377–398.
Published: 01 September 2012
... familiarity of other people whom she presumes to understand pathologically, as diseases, symptoms and disabilities, that she is deeply affected by this newfound mysteriousness.12 Enid’s awakening to the unknown expands to involve the entire setting, the sudden strangeness of the world expressed in nar...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 472–491.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of a political awakening, will speak directly to both our understanding of postmodernism then, and the possibility of imagining something like an after-postmodernism now. Within the context of contemporary literary criticism, to be sure, a similar effort to define our present cultural...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 475–498.
Published: 01 December 2017
... with the other” (1996, 114). Such a troubled affective sense of contact permits Levinas’s own complicated sense of ethical understanding, that understanding where, as he puts it, “there is both relation and rupture, and thus awakening of the self by the Other, of me by the Stranger, of me by the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2007) 53 (1): 23–39.
Published: 01 March 2007
... death of his wife, whom he has “betrayed” through his vi­ carious possession of Helen, Major Plunkett has an ethical awakening of sorts and decides to abandon his history of St. Lucia. From then on, he sees in Helen “not a cause or a cloud, only a name for a local wonder” (309).The result...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 287–304.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., among men, ethics remains dogmatic, narcissistic, and not yet thinking…. The ‘unrecognizable’ is the awakening. It is what awakens, the very experience of being awake” (2009, 108). Here Derrida resists the simple incorporation of animals into a human moral code. It is not enough to simply build on or...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 54–69.
Published: 01 March 2011
... awakening the countervoices in oneself and embarking upon speech with them. ––J. M. Coetzee (Doubling the Point 65) Questions, concepts, ideas: all these must be given a home, a com- munity, before they begin to make sense. “History,” writes the novelist in J. M...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2004) 50 (3): 207–238.
Published: 01 September 2004
... neously a moment of moral awakening and its frustration. Ethical conduct depends on the duality arising from a practical, principled confrontation between oneself and another person for whom one is responsible or to whom one is answerable. Each example discloses personal responsibil­...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2007) 53 (3): 414–420.
Published: 01 September 2007
... surface plot and a mythic and spiritual subplot. The biographical point is less significant than Daum er s description o f the wom en characters as complex archetypes o f goddesses, Fates, and Furies who awaken “religious fear” (249) and redeem, often with great personal sacrifice...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 119–144.
Published: 01 June 2016
... networked community of the poisoned. For Animal, being “here” means awakening to a “nother world” not “meant to be seen” by the “world of humans” but nevertheless characterized by a sense of community that includes nonhuman entities. Animal explains, “Since I was small I could hear people’s thoughts even...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 94–101.
Published: 01 March 2017
... awaken from the dream of whiteness. Gelpi writes that he regrets leaving out Langston Hughes and Nathaniel Mackey. Why didn’t he include them then? His defense quoted above is basically an evasion. In the chapter called “The Language of Crisis” he could easily have included Robert Hayden, Gwendolyn...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2012) 58 (3): 532–539.
Published: 01 September 2012
... cultural fact about twentieth-century poetry: its artful and sometimes reverential concern with the quotidian frequently served as a way to maneuver the mundane into a means of spiritual survival, if not always thriving sustenance. Like Liesl Olson in Ordinary Modernism, Phil- lips awakens readers...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2012) 58 (4): 720–727.
Published: 01 December 2012
... audiences by awakening them to how far in their day-to-day lives they had strayed from God’s desires and so shaking them free of habitual behaviors. Similarly, in the 1961 novel The Moviegoer, Walker Percy’s Binx Bolling is still lamenting our inability to transcend “the everydayness” of life...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 674–680.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., societal issues in Brazil and in Europe, and various misadventures in love and friendship. One has the impression that Lispector has awakened Moser to a web of connec- tions that allow him to interpret obscure mystical points and find a key for thinking through the tease of Lispector’s images, the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2014) 60 (4): 538–544.
Published: 01 December 2014
... he finds in Levinas’s argument from Levinas himself. Let me return, in conclusion, to the three readings of Levinas I postu- lated at the beginning of this review. Enrique Dussel’s book The Underside of Modernity describes the way Levinas awakened him to the problem of injustice, allowing...