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Twentieth-Century Literature (2002) 48 (4): 427–460.
Published: 01 December 2002
... Meckier ina’s conversation with Fanny Crowne about irregularities in Bernard Marx’s sex life. The World Controller’s speech to the D.H.C.’s new stu­ dents about the splendors of the brave new world is undercut by Leni­ na’s growing dissatisfaction with promiscuity and Bernard’s penchant...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (1): 63–91.
Published: 01 March 2015
... would be likely to agree with Bernard … that ‘nothing that has been said meets our case,’” claims Schenck, finding that “women poets from the first refuse or rework the central symbolisms and procedures of elegy mainly … because the genre itself excludes the feminine from its perimeter except as muse...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 March 2010
...- pears throughout The Waves in connection with grief and death. To pause on the stairs, as various characters in this novel do, is a metaphor for the melancholic refusal to move past the experience of loss. News of Percival’s death leaves Bernard suspended between sorrow and joy, standing...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (4): 449–482.
Published: 01 December 2018
.... In Shame and Necessity Bernard Williams captures the radicalism of such resurgent “Greekness,” the way it commingles the immitigable and the unintelligible: Plato, Aristotle, Kant, Hegel are all on the same side, all believing in one way or another that the universe or history or the structure of human...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (4): 485–509.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Laura Otis Copyright © Hofstra University 2009 Monkey in the Mirror: The Science of Professor Higgins and Doctor Moreau Monkey in the Mirror: The Science of Professor Higgins and Doctor Moreau Laura Otis In 1916, when George Bernard Shaw published Pygmalion in book form, he...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (1): 105–114.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Rossetti, Bernard Shaw, Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, and Jean Rhys, Marshik offers incisive readings of both canoni­ cal and neglected texts, and reveals instances of artistic self-censorship through the review of manuscript materials. Drawing on Michael Levine’s Writing through Repression...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (4): 443–473.
Published: 01 December 2006
...— George Bernard Shaw remarked in 1914 Twentieth-Century Literature 52.4 Winter 2006 443 Laura Frost that “The cinema is going to form the mind of EnglandThe cinema is a much more momentous invention than the printing press” (9)2— the coming o f sound was greeted by many...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (2): 241–267.
Published: 01 June 2001
... and pointless” (109), and an­ other, William Pritchard’s Wyndham Lewis, saw it as “the novelist’s last gesture in a blind alley” (114). The relative obscurity in which Snooty Baronet abides fell upon it as early as its original publication. Bradford Morrow and Bernard Lafour- cade...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (4): 513–537.
Published: 01 December 2014
... and Bernard Crick’s Orwell Remembered: Jacintha Buddicom (24), Christopher Hollis (38, 41), L. W. Marrison (66), Jane Morgan (87), Richard Peters (91), Rayner Heppenstall (107), Richard Rees (121), Stafford Cottman (155), Georges Kopp (159), V. S. Pritchett (276-77), John Morris (171), George Woodcock...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (4): 514–525.
Published: 01 December 2008
... Chodat and it would require the Platonism of a Leo Strauss or the Kantianism of a Jurgen Habermas to believe that such agreements are primarily a matter of reasoned argument. To recall an observation from Bernard Williams, whom Leys mentions in her discussions of shame, most people wouldn’t...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (2): 197–222.
Published: 01 June 2016
... —a task that does not end at the close of war. I would like to thank Sandra Spanier and Kit Hume, both of whom read multiple drafts of this article. I am also the grateful recipient of support provided by the Bernard and Ann Re Oldsey Endowment for American Literary Studies at Penn State...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (3): 391–406.
Published: 01 September 2001
... heterogeneity that includes a dog’s breakfast of literary genres and techniques including allegory, tract, autobiography, history, and the Kunstlerroman. As Bernard F. Dick has commented, Golding “approaches plot poetically, beginning with an idea, an image, or a myth” (97), and his observation...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (1): 126–156.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Language and Literature.” “Reflection on the Atomic Bomb” is a bleaker work than it first appears. Troublingly, the address of Bernard Faÿ’s country home is writ- ten on the cover of the manuscript cahier.15 Faÿ had at this point been stripped of his chair at the Collège de France and imprisoned...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (4): 491–498.
Published: 01 December 2021
... in Tongues.” In likening Obama’s crafting of a plural identity in Dreams from My Father to the authorial talents of Shakespeare and George Bernard Shaw, Smith appears to abandon On Beauty ’s self-awareness in favor of a liberal humanist fantasy in which the literary imagination is capable of truly...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (1): 92–98.
Published: 01 March 2010
... with prior Hopkins biographies will find some lines of discussion missing. Most notably, little is made of Hopkins’s relationship with Digby Dolben. In his biography Gerard Manley Hopkins: A Very Private Life (1991) Robert Bernard Martin argued that Hopkins conceived a homoerotic passion...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (2): 269–276.
Published: 01 June 2010
... is a misnomer. They are dull because they are not something else, something that suits a different critical agenda” (289–90). He gives us instead a body 274 Review of fiction consisting of works by James Baldwin, John Updike, Bernard Malamud, Flannery O’Connor, Philip Roth, Truman Capote...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (2): 224–254.
Published: 01 June 2011
... scheme vaguely recalls the tourist development plan for the Irish town of Ruscullen envisioned by Tom Broadbent, the English capitalist in George Bernard Shaw’s John Bull’s Other Island, a work Martha Black identifies as having an influence on both character and plot in Ulysses (204, 225-27...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (4): 405–433.
Published: 01 December 2000
.... Inescapable. Boringly obvi­ ous,” thinks Dr. Michael Bernard, who becomes a prophet of the new “noocytic” age in the second part of the book (111). In fact, after having “an intelligent plague” set loose upon the world, the novel begins to develop in an unexpected direction. The short story...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (3): 350–357.
Published: 01 September 2016
... The Auden Generation (1976) and Bernard Bergonzi’s Reading the Thirties (1978) have focused and undermining the narrative of a common experience of political engagement and disillusion. In many instances, though, even these accounts are informed by broader academic narratives that limit their radicalism...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (4): 455–462.
Published: 01 December 2016
... are interpretations of Stein’s work in relation to theory), and Stein’s lasting influence in the arts. For the most part, contributors stress context and relation rather than extended interpretations of particular texts. In an essay on Stein’s relationship to Bernard Faÿ and Elisabeth de Gamont, Birgit Van Puymbroek...