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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2015) 61 (1): 118–127.
Published: 01 March 2015
... bullring. After Tomás was carried off on the shoulders of the crowd, spectators surged into the arena to gather sand from the ground which had, moments before, been paced by bull and bullfighter in their deadly dance. The New York Times described these fistfuls of dust as “souvenirs,” but, as Patrick...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 341–348.
Published: 01 June 2012
... in Spaniards’ reverence toward bullfighting. Forter further suggests that the masculinity Hemingway finds in bullfighting represents not just masculine aggressiveness but also “the pacific power of primitive ritual: an art” (56). He thus contends that the sport works both as a counter to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2006) 52 (1): 61–91.
Published: 01 March 2006
... journalist, outdoorsman, tennis amateur, and bullfighting aficionado. How do we square, then, this sensitive, socially passive observer, given to tears and quiet resignation, with the public and private legend of machismo that was already developing around Hemingway at this time?1 To...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2001) 47 (2): 241–267.
Published: 01 June 2001
... cal and polemical prose in its most embattled passages. The text is even “signed” in a peculiar way. A digression on an eighteenth-century poli­ tician and an ironic suggestion for improving bullfights inscribe the au­ thor’s name both in the text and in the character Kell...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2018) 64 (1): 25–52.
Published: 01 March 2018
... impressive. . . . I had seen all the bullfights and done all the hunting I wanted in Mexico before I ever came to Paris” (2008, 677). Porter not only insists that she had witnessed danger in Mexico before going to Europe but also insinuates that she had found Latin America before Hemingway did—a significant...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2001) 47 (1): 72–91.
Published: 01 March 2001
... July” (1923) Hem­ 83 William Adair ingway had called them “ combat animals” chasing a “rear guard” (By- Line 102, 105).16 After the bullfights—and after drinking with Bill (Brett had called the drinks “poisonous” [149]) and alluding to his own nightmares (226)— Jake goes...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2002) 48 (4): 487–507.
Published: 01 December 2002
... Thayer to convince her of their merit, suggesting that her usual subservience to his wishes was a ploy that she adopted only when it suited her. She would never forget her disapproval of a story, probably on bullfighting, that Hemingway submitted after she had published a ba­ sically...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2000) 46 (3): 346–368.
Published: 01 September 2000
.... . . . What you associated with the word Irish were certain connotations, stereotypical Irish stuff in your head. Same for Negro. If I had said Spanish, you’d have said something like guitar, castanets, bullfights and such. I have done S55 TWENTIETH...