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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (4): 443–473.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Laura Frost Copyright © Hofstra University 2006 Huxley’s Feelies: The Cinema of Sensation in Brave New World Laura Frost “JL T have just been, for the first time, to see and hear a picture talk,” Aldous Huxley writes in a 1929 essay called “Silence Is Golden...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2002) 48 (4): 427–460.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Jerome Meckier Copyright © Hofstra University 2002 Aldous Huxley’s Americanization o f the Brave New World Typescript Jerome Meckier hen Aldous Huxley revised the Brave New World typescript1 be­ tween 27 May and 24 August 1931, he strove to Americanize his dysto­ pia. His...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (3): 407–430.
Published: 01 September 2001
... of an Ang- lo-European tradition to which Americans have only attenuated access (for example, Shelley functions in Huxley’s Ape and Essence in much the same way Shakespeare functions in After Many a Summer Dies the Swan and Brave New World). The recurrent trope of Shakespeare’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (4): 572–596.
Published: 01 December 2009
... it to Brave New World, Rudolph Schmerl deems it “an almost incredibly bad novel,” its symbolism “labored, crude, and spoiled by the unnecessary explanations of the narrator” and its originality of form an “indifference to form itself” (334). George Woodcock initially regards it as “a pendant...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2023) 69 (1): 105–112.
Published: 01 March 2023
... fields. Linett’s selection of novels for exploring these questions might also raise some questions; she moves from H. G. Wells’s The Island of Doctor Moreau (1896) to Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World (1932), Flannery O’Connor’s The Violent Bear It Away (1960), and Kazuo Ishiguro’s Never Let Me...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (4): 455–482.
Published: 01 December 2021
... Peter Edgerly . 1984 . End of Utopia: A Study of Aldous Huxley’s “Brave New World” . Lewisburg, PA : Bucknell University Press . Ford Ford Madox . 1990 . The Good Soldier: A Tale of Passion . Edited by Moser Thomas C. . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Gambrell Alice...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (1): 164–173.
Published: 01 March 2013
... a function of marketing to the mainstream, as academics are consumers of the textbook market, and I imagine that our continued separation of women’s poetry in our curricula is also to blame. Bryant’s book is brave, and not just because she reads against the grain of much feminist scholarship...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (1): 100–114.
Published: 01 March 2000
... 103 TWENTIETH CENTURY LITERATURE Boy, Billy Boy.” Bits and pieces of the grim fact keep intruding: this is war; Billy Boy Watkins died. Denying Billy Boy Watkins’s death, however, is necessary in order for Paul Berlin to deny his own relendess fear. Soldiers are supposed to be brave, after...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (4): 403–428.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Counter Point . New York : Modern Library . Huxley Aldous . 1931 . Music at Night . London : Chatto and Windus . Huxley Aldous . (1932) 2007 . Brave New World . Toronto : Vintage . Huxley Aldous . 1936 . Eyeless in Gaza . Toronto : Macmillan . Huxley Aldous...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (2): vi–x.
Published: 01 June 2010
..., that mattered to Woolf. What I found particularly brave about this essay is its direct confronting of the awkward fact that Woolf’s criticism of her male- identified women friends’ ideas and behaviors can often sound homophobic, especially today when read in the context of queer theorizing...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (1): 25–52.
Published: 01 March 2022
... whenever you can the Great Song: The living song sung by anonymous comrades the French brilliant brave friends standing before the firing squad— The living song echoed by young Athenians with the rhythm of the torturer’s whip the vulturous butcher, Grady— The living song played in prisons...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2005
... The Remains of the Day and Midcentury Anglo-American Tensions.” 48.1 (2002): 77-99 McGuckian, Medbh. See Wheeler McKinsey, Martin. “Classicism and Colonial Retrenchment in W. B.Yeats’s ‘No SecondTroy 48.2 (2002): 174-190 Meckier, Jerome. “Aldous Huxley’s Americanization of the Brave New...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (1): 71–91.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., but the setting quickly shifts to overlap or include the London of the 1920s. The opening lines obliquely identify the setting with their allusion to King Munza2 and exemplify the style and imagery that dominate all 500-plus lines: One fantee wave Is grave and tall As brave...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2021
... flying grains of snow . . . . So we moved forward to the shadow that shone in colors upon the passing snow. We found ourselves under a door of light which shed its colors mixed with snow. This Martha had never seen, nor I, this door open for a red and brave issuing like fires. We wondered. “It is faery...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (1): 132–139.
Published: 01 March 2011
... “for his brave and unending confronta- tion with cultural taboos concerning the most carefully policed psycho- sexual complexes” (151). This chapter ends with an extended reading of the poem “Despair in Being Tedious.” In his conclusion Fredman looks forward to the 1970s and 1980s through...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (3-4): 364–371.
Published: 01 December 2011
... ultimately retreats from the murky politics of the “brave new McWorld” into the haven of domestic life (Franzen 44), along with Franzen’s own account of his “tragic realism,” a form meant not to “change anything” but to “preserve something” (essentially a liberal humanist conception of the value...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (2): 179–209.
Published: 01 June 2005
...?”That evening Merrill read her his poem about the end of his affair with Strato Mouflouzélis, “Strato in Plaster,” which eventually appeared in Braving the Elements (1972). She wrote Merrill soon after the visit that she was “quite crazy” about Merrill’s passionate love poem about Strato, “To My Greek...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (3): 293–324.
Published: 01 September 2001
... with horror in a brave quest for truth but of a plea to be understood or even forgiven. J. M. Coetzee finds transgression an inessential component in confession but finds “Absolution the indispensable goal of all con­ fession, sacramental or secular” (252).Thus confessions are not really made...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (2): 264–271.
Published: 01 June 2011
... R.W. Campbell’s novel Dorothy, VAD and the Doctor: “[God] will punish the monster who has caused the slaughter of those brave boys whose eyes are the eyes of that good man who died on Calvary” (118). Such novels conjured “the romance of war” (142) with particular allure, suggesting to readers...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (1): 97–104.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., and memorials (1914—1989). Common to both halves of the study is a definition of chivalry as “discipline, which leads to worthiness that is measured by brave deeds freely undertaken, extend­ ing to the greatest distinction, the crown of martyrdom and its promise of proximity to Christ” (232). The Passion...