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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (1): 111–119.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Mark David Kaufman Espionage in British Fiction and Film since 1900: The Changing Enemy , by Buckton Oliver S. . Lanham, MD : Lexington Books , 2015 . 351 pages. Espionage and Exile: Fascism and Anti-fascism in British Spy Fiction and Film , by Lassner Phyllis . Edinburgh...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (1): 119–127.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Jennifer P. Nesbitt Commonwealth of Letters: British Literary Culture and the Emergence of Postcolonial Aesthetics , by Kalliney Peter J. , Oxford University Press , 2013 . 336 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2014 Review Commonwealth of Letters: British Literary Culture...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (3): 309–336.
Published: 01 September 2016
... , www.news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/politics/460029.stm . Bromley Roger . 2000 . “ The Theme That Dare Not Speak Its Name: Class and Recent British Film .” In Munt , 53 – 71 . Brooker Joseph. 2005 . “ Orgreave Revisited: David Peace’s GB84 and the Return of the 1980s .” Radical Philosophy 133...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Justin Prystash This article examines the relationship between British Idealist philosophy and modernist form, particularly the stream of consciousness technique. Idealism was ascendant from the 1870s to the 1920s, and the writer/philosopher May Sinclair participated in its conceptual discourse...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (2): 265–272.
Published: 01 June 2020
..., and prehistoric birds to challenge British imperialism, particularly in its efforts to control nature and indigenous human populations. Paired with the discussion of Wells is a discussion of the pioneering ecologist Charles Sutherland Elton, who, witnessing the damage caused by introduced and invasive species...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (3): 361–384.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Bryan C. Chitwood This article examines the work of British poet Tom Pickard, taking the publication of his collected poems as an occasion to renew an appreciation of the voice as an analytic category for the study of twentieth-century and contemporary British poetry. Focusing on a range...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (4): 567–574.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Phyllis Lassner The Constant Liberal: The Life and Work of Phyllis Bottome , by Hirsch Pam , London : Quartet , 2010 . 296 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Review Liberalizing Twentieth-Century British Literary History The Constant Liberal: The Life and Work...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (3): 407–430.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Christopher Ames Copyright © Hofstra University 2002 Shakespeare’s Grave: The British Fiction o f Hollywood Christopher Ames All sorts of English oddities turn up in Hollywood. —P. G.Wodehouse, The Old Reliable (51) I have a favorite quote...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2024) 70 (1): 55–84.
Published: 01 March 2024
.... Wells literature and science Marie Stopes orthogenesis Robert E. Howard In her 1951 book A Land , British prehistorian Jacquetta Hawkes reflected on a “merciless force in evolution” that caused “trends, once they have begun, to become excessive and at last pathological” (29). Her example...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (3): 347–370.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Nels Pearson Drawing upon recent archipelagic approaches to the literature and history of the British Isles, this essay examines Virginia Woolf’s use of the Isle of Skye as a setting for her 1927 novel To the Lighthouse in the context of shifting cultural and cartographic dimensions of Britishness...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (4): 455–482.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Adam Parkes Pairing D. H. Lawrence with Aldous Huxley, this essay explores representations of aristocracy—hereditary and intellectual—in British modernism. Lawrence and Huxley often associate aristocracy with stupidity, satirizing the expertise of the expert as well as the intellectual vacancy...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (3): 317–346.
Published: 01 September 2018
... and several companions disguised themselves as “Abyssinians” and successfully gained access to the flagship of the British navy, to her publication of Three Guineas (1938), in which she advocates for the creation of an anonymous “Society of Outsiders,” Woolf’s antiauthoritarian politics consistently draw upon...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (2): 191–214.
Published: 01 June 2021
... of modernism, the article situates Dismorr’s work in relation to other feminist understandings in British modernism of the socialized space of artistic practice across media exemplified by Virginia Woolf ’s account of sociability within the Bloomsbury Group, and argues for the importance of such unique objects...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (3): 414–440.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... Similarly, 414Twentieth-Century Literature 59.3 Fall 2013 414 Editing Corpses in Evelyn Waugh’s Hollywood Christopher Ames has placed The Loved One within a tradition of British novels about Hollywood and death, arguing that Hollywood has figured as a “cultural dumping ground” (409...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (1): 96–105.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Annette Gilson Colonial Strangers: Women Writing the End of the British Empire , by Lassner Phyllis , New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press , 2004 . 241 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2006 Recovering Empire’s Critics Colonial Strangers: Women Writing the End...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (2): 107–140.
Published: 01 June 2004
... to the ubiquitous theme of interracial romance and marriage in domestic fiction written by the British in India, a body of literature previously rel­ egated to the genre of romance and dismissed as what Margaret Stieg calls “sub-literature” (3).While critics have begun to recognize that the focus...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (4): 368–393.
Published: 01 December 2004
..., it was, in Ivo Vidan’s words, “conservative and imperialist, an old British magazine with a long reputation and a steady readership in the Establishment” (405). Blackwood’s liked to regard itself as a cut above other publications. Even J. H. Harper, writing of his own magazine, seems to have bought...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (2): 220–227.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Pearson sees as less committed to the depiction of abstract space and subjective time typical of British modernism, Beckett became well known for his increasingly spare and cartographically indeterminate settings. Acknowledging that this movement toward unnamed spaces has often been read by modernist...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (2): v–viii.
Published: 01 June 2004
... to the other. It combines the historical record of Eurasians in India (mixed-race people of British and Indian heritage) during the raj with a close reading of a representative popular novel by Maud Diver to question how race and gender work in the context of empire. The originality of “Distancing...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (4): 596–618.
Published: 01 December 2001
... and fundamental­ ism but also uncovers the fissured state of class relations within a com­ munity that both the British government and well-meaning liberals seek to portray in homogenizing terms. In that context, Rushdie’s claim that his text is written “from the point of view of migrants from the Indian...