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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2005) 51 (2): 123–141.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Jeffrey T. Nealon Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 HI Disastrous Aesthetics: Irony, Ethics, and Gender in Barthelme s Snow White Jeffrey T. Nealon The observer ought to be an amorist. —Kierkegaard (47) F ro m the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2005) 51 (2): vi–ix.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Charles Altieri Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 Twentieth-Century Literature’s Andrew J. Kappel Prize in Literary Criticism, 2005 The winner of this year’s prize is'Jeffrey T. Nealon’s “Disastrous Aesthet­ ics: Irony, Ethics, and Gender in Barthelme s Snow White. ” The judge is...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2014) 60 (2): 169–196.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Jonathan Imber Shaw © 2015 by Hofstra University 2014 Unnatural Acts, Exceptional States Unnatural Acts, Exceptional States Jonathan Imber Shaw In a brief essay from 1960, Lone Star State native Donald Barthelme contends that “it is frequently painful for a Texan to decide that he...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 105–113.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., Frederick Barthelme) are, from Giles’s perspective, regional—or “metaregional” (242)—writers. Where nineteenth-century regionalism mapped the “enclosed communities” that war-born technologies made extinct, these contemporary writers map the “volatile and virtualized” communities that thrive...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2007) 53 (3): 233–247.
Published: 01 September 2007
... fiction City of Words gives authors like Pynchon and William Burroughs more or less equal space alongside such fifties stalwarts as Bellow, Malamud, and Ralph Ellison (although Tanner includes a speculative conclusion citing William Gaddis, Donald Barthelme, and Richard Brautigan as examples o f...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2006) 52 (1): 42–60.
Published: 01 March 2006
... fied Moore’s work as “satirical realism,” to be contrasted with the “gothic fabulist” work of Boyle (117). This contrast is helpful, and one need only think of Donald Barthelme or David Foster Wallace to recognize that Boyle is in fact representative of a powerful strain of American fiction...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 328–340.
Published: 01 December 2011
... series of postmodernists since at least the late Sixties, first ironically (Barthelme, Márquez), subsequently in more serious though often ambivalent modes (Pynchon, James Merrill, Wim Wenders, Laurie Anderson), climaxing just as the Nineties opened in Tony Kushner’s Brechtian drama of the AIDS...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2007) 53 (3): 298–326.
Published: 01 September 2007
... “fictions” in the canonical postmodern style o f Donald Barthelme and that both in The Book of Jamaica and throughout his career he returns to seductive visions o f cultural difference and epistemological deadlock— and to the vision of autonomous intellectual labor with which they are often...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2007) 53 (3): 248–272.
Published: 01 September 2007
..., Ish- mael Reed, R obert Coover, D on DeLillo, John Barth, Donald Barthelme, KurtVonnegut, Kathy Acker, W ilham Gaddis, William Gibson, and others belong to an era o f literary history that came to an end in the late 1980s. This more historically and stylistically bounded understanding o f...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2007) 53 (3): 327–344.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Channel” feels himself to be “not a body that occupied space but rather just a bodyshaped area o f space itself” (313); and it is precisely this sense o f disturbing interplay between metaphysical presence and absence that haunts Wallace’s fiction. W hereas Donald Barthelme and R...