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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2003) 49 (2): 164–192.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Jon Hegglund Copyright © Hofstra University 2003 m Ulysses and the Rhetoric of Cartography Jon Hegglund If that fellow was dropped in the middle of the Sahara, he’d sit, be God, and make a map of it. —-John Joyce, on his young son James (qtd. in Ellmann...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2012) 58 (3): 399–438.
Published: 01 September 2012
... geography (and even more in cartography) a model for the multiplicity of scales she values, and she makes history serve, at least in “The Map,” as a counter-model. The map-maker rescales his subject as well. Cartography functions by contracting a place to fit a page and seems to reduce the...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2018) 64 (3): 347–370.
Published: 01 September 2018
... patriarchal knowledge” disseminated in imperial, scientific discourses that “sought to gain mastery over nature” (2015, 111, 116), such as cartography, navigation, and meteorology. At another level, though, such equations of Skye with the synchronic, subjective, and primal also reflect reductive ideas of the...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2004) 50 (3): 268–282.
Published: 01 September 2004
... mental jigsaw puzzle. In an analogy that calls to mind a preoccupation of Bishop’s, Paradis likens the process to cartography, which also translates individual moments of perception into an abstract picture of reality. Beginning with individual observations, with measurements taken...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 220–227.
Published: 01 June 2017
... movement is always contingent and never complete. More recent postcolonial readings of Beckett’s aesthetic of unnaming have suggested that it works as a politics of deterritorialization, which renders an imaginative cartography haunted by Irish history even as it opens up those spaces to a sense of...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 105–113.
Published: 01 March 2011
... properties immanent within any given place than upon the cartographies relating ‘here’ and ‘there’ to all-encompassing global networks” (175). 110 Review Indeed, many of the contemporary writers commonly considered to be writing “systems” fiction (e.g., Wallace, Gibson, Coupland...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2007) 53 (3): 327–344.
Published: 01 September 2007
... forms o f institutional cartography, thereby revealing ways in which modernist notions o f hermeneutic and topographic centers, which were particularly prevalent between the world wars, encompassed hierarchi cal claims about authority that their purported transcendence o f spatial...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2010) 56 (3): 318–340.
Published: 01 September 2010
... time, in the darkness” (225). While such writers don’t always execute this absolute negation, at some point, perhaps, they must do so to disengage the inherited weight of established national traditions, state-sanctioned ethics, and imperial cartographies.3 When Mrs. Moore visits the Marabar...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2000) 46 (2): 125–149.
Published: 01 June 2000
... evidences of lost needs,” the paupers and outcasts of a city become the “rudiment of a life that has developed,” so that the cityscape is a macrocosm of the individual melancholic subject (52). And finally, Matthew’s extensive cartography of the “night” allegorizes the melancholic process by which...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 21–48.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Famine. They feature, for instance, in these lines from the opening poem of Eavan Boland’s 1994 collection In a Time of Violence , “That the Science of Cartography Is Limited”: Relief Committees gave the starving Irish such roads to build. Where they died, there the road ended and ends still and...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 145–166.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Debutante’s Handbook goes to Prava, a capital fashioned after Prague, a favorite destination for Russians and Russian American exchange students, while the protagonist in Absurdistan returns to St. Petersburg and later travels to Absurdistvan, which is located in the Caucasus. Shteyngart’s new cartography...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 43–70.
Published: 01 March 2019
... they present only harsh critiques of US national imaginaries. Instead, they expand approaches to the study of postsocialist spaces by broadening the range of analytic contact points, and by suggesting alternative and highly dynamic fictional cartographies of postsocialist experiences and their...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2006) 52 (2): 199–230.
Published: 01 June 2006
.... Because of the complexity of Maus, the defining example of this politically invested aesthetic form, graphic nar ratives are now part of a postmodern cartography, with new work such as Maqane Satrapi’s Persepolis charting childhood in revolutionary Iran, and Joe Sacco’s Palestine and Safe Area...