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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2006) 52 (1): 61–91.
Published: 01 March 2006
... tender masculine intimacies, repeated transgressions of this cojonic image. Narrator Jake Barnes is impotent due to a war wound, and he faces intense humiliations at the hands of the sexually peripatetic “new woman,” Lady Brett Ashley. He even takes a beating over her at the hands of the novel’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2001) 47 (1): 72–91.
Published: 01 March 2001
... parallels, subde allusions to Jake’s war wounding. For instance, John W Aldridge says that Cohn’s knocking Jake out in Pamplona is a reenactment of Jake’s war wounding (158—59); others (noted below) see Brett’s emotionally wounding Jake in similar terms. The following discussion...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 75–93.
Published: 01 March 2017
... complex for a different reason. Although Jake and Brett’s mutual attraction remains constant, Jake’s heterosexual sexual failure may provide a model for David’s, and Brett’s struggle between stability and freedom may provide a model for Hella’s. The third corner, however, is occupied by a series of men...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2007) 53 (1): 79–87.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., Bishop not only saved all of the unfinished poems and drafts that appear in Quinn’s collection but, as her biographer Brett Millier notes, hoped to sell her unpublished writings (540), suggesting that she envisioned the public gaining some kind of access to them. If her own...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2016) 62 (1): 110–117.
Published: 01 March 2016
... and Brett C. Millier’s 1998 revision of The Columbia History of American Poetry , which at a mere thirty-one chapters does not cover as much ground), and most of those that do tend to dismiss the poetry of some groups or eras, treating certain bodies of work as quaint cultural artifacts (the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 197–222.
Published: 01 June 2016
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2015) 61 (4): 436–459.
Published: 01 December 2015
... associates with the “amniotic flood” of “Swan Boat Ride,” is said to have “glowed like fire”—suggesting the “firewater” that Brett Millier traces as a persistent correlate for alcohol in Bishop’s earlier work ( Millier 1998) . All the junky boats, the piled correspondences, could catch at any moment and burn...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 349–354.
Published: 01 June 2012
... Our Time (1925) and in The Sun Also Rises (1926), the novel that marked Hemingway’s first commercial success and that many readers believe to be his supreme achievement. In one of the most touching scenes in that novel, Jake Barnes says to Lady Ashley, simply and truly, “Oh, Brett, I love...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2000) 46 (1): 115–124.
Published: 01 March 2000
..., Brett. “D. H. Lawrence’s ‘Dark Page’: Narrative Primitivism in Women in Love and The Plumed Serpent.” 43.3 (1997): 310-25 Newman, John Henry. See Montgomery Norton, Jody. “‘Whispers Out of Time’: The Syntax of Being in the Poetry of John Ashbery.” 41.3 (1995): 281-305 Nunes...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2012) 58 (1): 178–186.
Published: 01 March 2012
... texts such as John Edgar Wideman’s novel The Cattle Killing (1996) and Brett Bailey’s play The Prophet (1999) place the event in transnational, global imaginaries that reimagine modernity on their own terms. Wenzel explores this literature through a variety of innovative ap- proaches...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 82–102.
Published: 01 March 2003
..., Stein, Joyce, Picasso), makes up seemingly arbitrary names for others (for example, Hemingway = Waddington), and identifies still oth­ ers by variants of the names they bear in The Sun Also Rises (for exam­ ple, Lady Biz Leighton = Lady Brett Ashley). What Gaspard calls a “maddening...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2007) 53 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2007
... criticism of Susan McCabe, of Brett Millier’s essay on alcoholism, of David Kalstone’s influential Becoming a Poet, and ofThomasTravisano’s Midcentury Quartet. More recendy, Kit Fan reads “Crusoe in England” as a “reticendy autobio­ graphical poem that explores Bishop’s return to Boston after the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2008) 54 (4): 472–492.
Published: 01 December 2008
..., was pointedly inaccurate: the “grown-up” poet who speaks “In the Waiting Room” invented the riveting photographs that the child Elizabeth sees in “National Geographic, / February, 1918” (Complete Poems 160). Bishop’s photofiction is not news. Already 15 years ago, Brett Millier observed that...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 483–503.
Published: 01 December 2018
... incommunicable” (2000: 120). And, more recently, Brett Ashley Kaplan has read the memoir’s aesthetic power reparatively, arguing that “the way [Delbo] makes us see is through tender and beautiful images of the worst, sometimes rendered in poetry, sometimes in drama, sometimes in prose” (2007: 36). Here...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2006) 52 (3): 306–329.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Poetics, 1938—39 In 1938 Marianne Moore set the problem of depth explicitly for her young protégée in a letter that Bishop’s biographer Brett Millier considers “may have been the most important single piece of criticism Elizabeth ever received” (137). Moore wrote: I can’t help wishing you...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2012) 58 (3): 377–398.
Published: 01 September 2012
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2014) 60 (2): 222–242.
Published: 01 June 2014
... the nineties. Indeed, as Brett Ashley Kaplan has observed, Roth’s recent fiction “arrive[s] at a time when there is much reason to be suspicious of the comforts of “home” (86). 224 Domestic Space and the Homeland in Roth’s American Pastoral In examining “the home” in American...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2004) 50 (3): 268–282.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Means of Natural Selection. Ed. Joseph Car- roll. Peterborough: Broadview, 2003. Eliot, T. S. Selected Prose. Ed. Frank Kermode. London: Faber, 1975. Färber, Paul Lawrence. Finding Order in Nature. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2000. Millier, Brett Candlish. Elizabeth Bishop: Life and the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2009) 55 (3): 322–356.
Published: 01 September 2009
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2005) 51 (2): 179–209.
Published: 01 June 2005