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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2014) 60 (2): 251–258.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Karen Leick Anti-Nazi Modernism: The Challenges of Resistance in 1930s Fiction , by Spiro Mia , Northwestern University Press , 2013 . 308 pages. Migrant Modernism: Postwar London and the West Indian Novel , by Brown J. Dillon , University of Virginia Press , 2013 . 246...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 392–410.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Laci Mattison This essay reads Elizabeth Bowen’s The Little Girls (1963) alongside recent theorists of “thingness,” namely, Bill Brown and Jane Bennett. While Bowen’s things intersect with the social terrain, they also simultaneously and paradoxically destabilize that very reality. This...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2002) 48 (3): 292–323.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Richard Danson Brown Copyright © Hofstra University 2002 w “YourThoughts Make Shape Like Snow”: Louis MacNeice on Stephen Spender Richard Danson Brown T h e notion that the left-wing writers o f the 1930s form ed a homog­ enous clique o f interchangeable, mutually...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2018) 64 (3): 295–316.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Adrienne Brown Beginning with a comparison of Virginia Woolf ’s vision of passing a “fine negress” in “A Room of One’s Own” (1929) to Zora Neale Hurston’s refusal to allow white women to pass her without some roughhousing in her 1928 essay, “How It Feels to Be Colored Me,” this essay grapples with...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2014) 60 (4): 455–480.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Autobiography of a Brown Buffalo, his protagonist, Oscar Acosta, quits his job as a War on Poverty- funded Legal Services lawyer in East Oakland, California, dumping his law license in the wastepaper basket. His resignation precipitates his search for racial identity in Autobiography and eventual...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2002) 48 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2002
... development as they were necessary. This crisis is played out in “Three Cantos” (1915—17), which begins with a rush of frustration at Robert Browning’s Sordello. The narrator complains that Browning has already “worked out the new form” (1.231), that, though “half [his] dates are out...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2014) 60 (2): 259–266.
Published: 01 June 2014
... phrenology. Blyn argues that the Twain stories, refusing to provide us with the truth of race or of corporeal individualism, interrogate dominant ideologies and values and prefigure important twentieth-century critiques of subjectivity. Chapter Two, on Tod Browning’s films The Unholy Three and The...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2002) 48 (3): 348–361.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Barrett Browning’s canine companion. It was W oolf’s most popular book during her life­ time, but it has subsequently become her most neglected. Scholarly opin­ ion has generally dismissed Flush as a trivial potboiler, unworthy o f its author’s position as a major modernist innovator...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2000) 46 (2): 214–237.
Published: 01 June 2000
... Ethelbert Browne in fostering a popular movement was “little more than a game, a heightening of life, an extension of the celebratory mood in which I re­ turned to my island” (38). A successful real-estate developer with family lands, a dandy living ostentatiously, Singh claims that when he was...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 354–363.
Published: 01 December 2011
... enormously important, even if describing, as Bill Brown points out, a cultural logic “that evacuates or eradicates essence” (736). Looking through PMLA— which is, after all, the official organ of our field—I discovered only three essays published with the words “postmodernism,” “postmodernity,” or...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 417–423.
Published: 01 September 2015
... continuity of Hughes’s poetics as much as the historical specificity of Ask Your Mama , and he explains how the genealogical function of the poem evokes Hughes’s earlier vernacular poetry as well as earlier musical analogues, such as Duke Ellington’s Black, Brown and Beige , that figure vernacular music as...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2005
...-122 Boly,John. “Following Seamus Heaney’s ‘Follower’:Toward a Performative Criticism.” 46.3 (2000): 269-284 Brittain, Vera. See Badenhausen Brown, Richard DawsonYourThoughts Make Shape Like Snow’: Louis MacNeice on Stephen Spender.” 48.3 (2002): 292—323 Buchanan, Bradley W.“ Armed...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2012) 58 (4): 640–662.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Things: The At-Home Objects of Marianne Moore ficult for critics to process.6 This continued illegibility of Moore’s at-home objects comes as no surprise given modernist studies’ recent interest in the uncanniness, or unhomeliness, of  “things.” For Bill Brown, the distinc- tion between objects...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 174–180.
Published: 01 March 2013
... its legal form has ended, segregation “informs how we think about group identity . . . today.” He also uses the term “civil rights” as a “useful and slippery shorthand for the time be- tween that first major national desegregation victory of 1954 [i.e., Brown v. Board of Education] and passage...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 657–665.
Published: 01 December 2013
... is more complex—and in her reading of this portrait poem Dickey implicitly suggests an important link between Rossetti’s poetry and that of Robert Browning. Rossetti’s dramatic monologue “responds to a painted portrait as an uncanny mirror in which past and present, Beloved and self mingle...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 43–63.
Published: 01 March 2005
... even Arnold remain largely dualist, Howards End calls for a sustained, dynamic tension that produces what Julia Prewett Brown calls a “para­ doxical interrelatedness of opposites” (xv).10 Brown’s phrase evokes a more immediate and, I suggest, formative presence behind Forster’s developing...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 287–304.
Published: 01 September 2015
... ( Sheehan 2002 ), animals and animality ( Rohman 2008 ), nature and ecofeminism ( Scott 2012 ), scarcity and wealth ( Willmott 2012 ), or objects and “things” ( Brown 1999 ; 2001 ). All represent examples of a shift in modernist studies toward the possibility of nonanthropocentric life, and a sense that...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2013) 59 (2): 283–308.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Agamben, Brown, inform the argument, I examine shoes not in order to exemplify their work but to chart some of the ways in which Woolf’s writing was already, from its own perspective and with slightly different conclusions, asking similar questions. The second stage argues that Woolf’s interest in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 575–595.
Published: 01 December 2013
... piece of pseudo-art, Distant Music, and then into an object of lustful desire. Critics have noted the resemblances between Gabriel’s aestheticization of Gretta and the Duke of Ferrara’s literal reduction of his last wife to art in Robert Browning’s “My Last Duchess.” Norris, for instance, finds...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2005) 51 (4): 491–494.
Published: 01 December 2005
..., of the end of Browning’s “Love Among the Ruins,” of the deep peace Whitman gives as he concludes “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry,” and of Stevens closing “As You Leave the Room.” .. .This is not to play at touchstones, in the manner of Arnold or Blackmur, but only to record my...