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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 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 (1 December 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 (1 September 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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 572–596.
Published: 01 December 2009
...: among scholars, Ape and Essence is almost universally reviled, which the contrarian in me interprets as proof posi- tive that it is, in fact, his secret masterpiece. Comparing it to Brave New World, Rudolph Schmerl deems it “an almost incredibly bad novel,” its symbolism “labored, crude...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2000) 46 (1): 100–114.
Published: 01 March 2000
... order for Paul Berlin to deny his own relendess fear. Soldiers are supposed to be brave, after all. And Paul Berlin tries mightily to keep the pose of bravery: “He would laugh when the others made jokes about Billy Boy, and he would not be afraid ever again” (188). But like the darkness, fear...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2016) 62 (4): 403–428.
Published: 01 December 2016
... evident in Eyeless in Gaza ; as a positive force for humanity it receives more explicit treatments in the novel’s predecessor Brave New World (1932) and successor After Many a Summer (1939). In Brave New World , the Director of Hatcheries defends the production of “below par” individuals because...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): vi–x.
Published: 01 June 2010
...), not sexual types, 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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2005
... 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 (1 March 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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2008) 54 (3): 401–409.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., and women’s rights been so imperiled and so Twentieth-Century Literature 54.3 Fall 2008 401 Suzette Henke little understood. Beset by unendurable personal losses and overwhelm­ ing cultural trauma, Woolf persisted in the “struggle to forge common values” (32) in a brave new world whose...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 132–139.
Published: 01 March 2011
... doesn’t analyze. After giving the rich history of the Kali figure he moves on to thinking about Duncan as a “tantric hero,” a title Fredman bestows upon the poet “for his brave and unending confronta- tion with cultural taboos concerning the most carefully policed psycho- sexual complexes” (151...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2011) 57 (2): 264–271.
Published: 01 June 2011
...- fective means of propaganda, as in the following passage from Captain 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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 364–371.
Published: 01 December 2011
... back away from this complexity. Yet the evidence of the novel, which 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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 191–212.
Published: 01 June 2017
... become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts” (1926, II.1). 14 For an account of Stein and science, see Meyer 2002 . 15 In “Literature as Equipment for Living,” Kenneth Burke points out that success manuals themselves often bracket the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2010) 56 (1): 71–91.
Published: 01 March 2010
... tall As brave Ashantee’s Thick mud wall. Munza rattles his bones in the dust Lurking in murk because he must. Describing the settings as “phantasmogoric,” Susan Gubar notes the va- riety of scenes that mix bewilderingly: the Ashantee tribal ceremonies...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 9–19.
Published: 01 March 2011
... by the author herself reach JC from a place and a past he understands and for which he has a literary analogy. “The phenomenon of Antjie Krog strikes me as quite Russian. In South Africa, as in Russia, life may be wretched; but how the brave spirit leaps to respond!” Here the historical...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2001) 47 (3): 293–324.
Published: 01 September 2001
... has the ring not of a bold confrontation 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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2005) 51 (2): 179–209.
Published: 01 June 2005
... I want is Lota back. I want to die, what’s the use of living?”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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 32–45.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Brave New Politics. Madison: U ofWisconsin P, 1994. Benstock, Shari. No Gifts from Chance: A Biography of Edith Wharton. New York: Scribner’s, 1994. Bentley, Nancy. The Ethnography of Manners: Hawthorne, James, Wharton. Cam­ bridge: Cambridge UP, 1995. Wharton,Travel, and Modernity...