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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2001) 47 (3): 325–354.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Miranda B. Hickman Copyright © Hofstra University 2002 41 “ Sparse and Geometric Contour” : Transformations o f the Body in H.D.’s Nights Miranda B. Hickman I don’t like the second half of the Orpheus sequence as well as the first. Stick to the woman speaking. How...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2003) 49 (4): 449–471.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Jennifer Poulos Nesbitt Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 Footsteps of Red Ink: Body and Landscape in Lolly Willowes Jennifer Poulos Nesbitt “ TJ-^aura had spent the afternoon in a field, a field of unusual form, for it was triangular” (Warner, Lolly Willowes 141).The date...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2004) 50 (1): 18–58.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Elizabeth Bergmann Loizeaux Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 w Reading Word, Image, and the Body of the Book: Ted Hughes and Leonard Baskin s Cave Birds Elizabeth Bergmann Loizeaux From Yeats and Pound to Stein and Williams and the writers of the Harlem Renaissance, fine...
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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 upon...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): 168–195.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Rachel Ann Walsh Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Rachel Ann Walsh “Not Grace, Then, but at Least the Body”: Accounting for the Self in Coetzee’s Age of Iron Rachel Ann Walsh If I look back over my own fiction, I see a simple (simple-mind- ed?) standard erected...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2009) 55 (2): 232–254.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Carrie J. Preston © 2015 by Hofstra University 2009 Carrie J. Preston Joyce’s Reading Bodies and the Kinesthetics of the Modernist Novel Carrie J. Preston James Joyce famously described Ulysses as an “epic of the human body,” and many of his early and influential readers...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 157–163.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Carrie J. Preston Modernist Writings and Religio-scientific Discourse: H. D., Loy, and Toomer , by Vetter Lara , Palgrave Macmillan , 2010 . 219 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2013 Review Reviews Religion and Science in the Making of Modernist Bodies Modernist Writings and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 21–48.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Marian Eide Contemporary Irish poetry is producing a tradition of memorial to the Famine years of the 1840s. Countering purist versions of Irish identity as Catholic, indigenous, and rural, this body of work is provoked by Famine memory to explore Irishness as diasporic and widely transnational...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 223–246.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Michael S. Begnal Witter Bynner (as Emanuel Morgan) and Arthur Davison Ficke (as Anne Knish) published the anthology Spectra: A Book of Poetic Experiments in 1916. Although conceived of as a hoax, it constituted a quite striking body of poetry. Despite its parodic origins, Spectra included some of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2018) 64 (3): 295–316.
Published: 01 September 2018
... patrons. By depicting her encounters with these women as scenes of transcendence, odd staring, and rough contact, Hurston poses eruptive play as a risk all bodies, even those of black women who have historically been denied corporeal sovereignty, must consider taking. Hurston turns the strange mechanics...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 483–503.
Published: 01 December 2018
... unspeakability of the events, Delbo’s text oscillates between self-consciously aestheticized language and graphic physical representations of abject bodies. The irruptive visceral descriptions confront the reader with automatic, embodied repulsion in order to highlight the gaps in symbolization and the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Claudia Sadowski-Smith; Ioana Luca This article places an emergent body of cultural productions by US immigrants from former Eastern Bloc nations in dialogue with scholarship on US immigrant and transnational writing. We argue that the collective work by authors of (post-)Soviet and Central/Eastern...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2013) 59 (3): 414–440.
Published: 01 September 2013
... thematization of death in terms of a general attack on post-war American culture, where “the perfectability of the dead body has removed the fact of death” (211) from view. It’s that notion of removal from view that I would like to pick up on here in thinking about the relationship between Hollywood...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2007) 53 (4): 459–487.
Published: 01 December 2007
..., corpulent mass in a manner perhaps unexpected from James’s infamously abstract late prose. Bodies, bodily features, and conversations about bodies of “particular weight,” especially “creatures so materially weighted” (23) as Rosanna and Davey Bradham, figure prominently, at times obsessively.2...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2009) 55 (1): 58–79.
Published: 01 March 2009
... frustrated need and desire in terms of the physical body: there is a form, but it doesn’t move, stand upright, have hands Being has a form. Someone will find it someday. Perhaps I won’t but someone will. It is a form that has been abandoned, left be­ hind, a proxy in its place. (qtd...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2006) 52 (3): 249–274.
Published: 01 September 2006
... troubled recollections find expression in apparendy em- Twentieth-Century Literature 52.3 Fall 2006 249 Trevor Dodman bodied and disembodied ways: as pain that registers at the level of the body, breaking apart the perceived unity of the physical self in the pres­ ence of terrific bodily...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2011) 57 (2): 199–223.
Published: 01 June 2011
... fictional abstraction, but instead towards uncovering the abjected, degraded, obscene and discarded forms of materiality, especially the materiality of variously abused bodies that form the exploited flipside to late-capitalist fantasies of discursive or technological transcendence. 201...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 424–432.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., Bruno Latour, Wai Chee Dimock, Cary Wolfe, Franco Moretti, Elisabeth Grosz, and Graham Harman have all observed over the past two decades, those critical moves left a lot of stuff out: ecology, things, affect, science, animals, bodies, technology, geology, and so on. Of course, one corner of the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 333–340.
Published: 01 June 2012
... “categories of deviance”—that is new forms of the regressively abnormal—and expanded “categories of the visible body, creating new ways for people to look” (74). Seitler emphasizes in this section the peculiar state of atavism as a “living embodiment,” a “material, corporeal recurrence of the past...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2014) 60 (2): 259–266.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Josh Lukin The Freak-Garde: Extraordinary Bodies and Revolutionary Art in America , by Blyn Robin , University of Minnesota Press , 2013 . 317 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2014 Review Revolting Spectacles The Freak-Garde: Extraordinary Bodies and Revolutionary Art in America...