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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (2): 193–213.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Lisa Marie Lucenti Copyright © Hofstra University 2000 Willa Cather’s My Antonia: Haunting the Houses of Memory Lisa Marie Lucenti emory is much more than a recurrent or pervasive theme in Willa Cather’s fiction; remembrance is the very essence...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2002) 48 (1): 22–49.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Caroline M. Woidat Copyright © Hofstra University 2002 w The Indian-Detour inWilla Cather’s Southwestern Novels Caroline M . Woidat You think of us only when your voice wants for roots, when you have sat back on your heels...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2007) 53 (2): 182–211.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Chad Trevitte Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 m Cather s A Lost Lady and the Disenchantment of Art Chad Trevitte Since the 1970s, studies of Willa Cather’s A Lost Lady mount a critique of previous readings, which largely see the novel as mourning the loss of a heroic...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (3): 305–332.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Brian Gingrich This article locates the place of Willa Cather’s work in literary history by revealing its relation to a central tradition of aesthetics. If at times her work has seemed to waver between romanticism and realism, if today it seems destined to be associated with modernism, yet another...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2002) 48 (4): 393–426.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Paula Kot Copyright © Hofstra University 2002 Ml Speculation,Tourism, and The Professor’s House Paula Kot In the summer of 1915 Willa Cather visited Mesa Verde National Park, probably to gather information for what eventually became “Tom Out- land’s Story,” book 2...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (4): 474–481.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Phillip Barrish Conscience and Purpose: Fiction and Social Consciousness in Howells, Jewett, Chesnutt, and Cather , by Petrie Paul R. , Tuscaloosa : University o f Alabama Press , 2005 . 256 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2006 m Reviews Literary Realism and Social...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (2): 351–359.
Published: 01 June 2013
... in detailed ways. (A ques- tion posed in one of her sonnets provides this review’s title.) Fisher justifies her focus on female authors by identifying thematic features evident in Willa Cather’s One of Ours, Mrs. Dalloway, and Kath- erine Anne Porter’s “Pale Horse, Pale Rider.” These include a “com...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (2): 341–348.
Published: 01 June 2012
... illustrates these points through readings of four canonical authors, Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Faulkner, and Cather. These convincing readings employ biographical, historical, and textual analysis to reveal each text as a failed attempt to recall a lost fluidity in gender—a failure that ironically...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (1): 104–125.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., Midwestern literature is most often linked to white Modernist writers such as Sinclair Lewis, Willa Cather, and F. Scott Fitzgerald.2 Focusing on Morrison’s seminal novel, in this essay I begin to ex- plore the crosscurrents produced when we read for non-white ethnicity and place. Given...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Choice” 47.3 (2001): 293-324 Carter, Angela. See Ahearn Cassady, Neal. See Harris Cather, Willa. See Lucenti; Kot; Woidat Cendrars, Blaise. See Bochner Cheever, Abigail. “Prozac Americans: Depression, Identity, and Selfhood.” 46.3 (2000): 346-368 Chura, Patrick JVital Contact...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (4): 513–519.
Published: 01 December 2020
... but one case, from the retrospective remove of at least a decade: Willa Cather’s One of Ours (1922), Thomas Wolfe’s Look Homeward, Angel: A Story of the Buried Life (1929), William Maxwell’s They Came like Swallows (1937), and Pale Horse, Pale Rider . “Pandemic Modernism” (part 2) rewinds in time...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 March 2003
... writing, the beat movement, poststructuralism. Willa Cather recruited George Sand to the cause of Midwestern regionalism. Fleeing a “mass of dolts,” Ezra Pound baptized a new movement imagisme and set one of its most memorable achieve­ ments in the Paris metro. John Ashbery took up residence...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (4): 688–693.
Published: 01 December 2012
... The Awakening through Willa Cather’s Song of the Lark or any number of New Woman novels from both sides of the Atlantic. Working against sexological theories like Havelock Ellis’s that positioned woman as the “race type” and man as the variation (whether genius or criminal), these books portrayed female...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (2): 269–276.
Published: 01 June 2010
..., Hutner gives us a lineup consisting of not only Wharton, Dreiser, and Sinclair Lewis but also James Cabell, Booth Tarkington, Willa Cather, Jo- seph Hergesheimer, Ellen Glasgow, and Carl Van Vechten. These were the names most frequently cited by critics at the time: a 1931 critic said...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (4): 559–566.
Published: 01 December 2010
... with that of Cather, whom he calls the yin to Hemingway’s yang among modern American minimalists. Lamb is especially insightful in summarizing Gertrude Stein’s aesthetics and their connections to Hemingway’s style, while at the same time con- tending that Stein’s influence has been exaggerated because...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (1): 115–124.
Published: 01 March 2000
... Paniccia. “Models of Memory and Romance: The Dual Endings of Toni Morrison’s Beloved.” 45.4 (1999): 401-27 Casey, Janet Galligani. “Historicizing the Female in U.S.A.: Re-Visions of Dos Passos’s Trilogy.” 41.3 (1995): 249-64 Cather, Willa. See Holmes Cendrars, Blaise. See Dow Cézanne...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (3): 217–236.
Published: 01 September 2019
... monopolized the news. ( White 1995 : 215–16) 3 Though he doesn’t specifically name Stevens in his autobiography, White’s friends and contacts included Willa Cather, Alfred Knopf, Sinclair Lewis, and Edna St. Vincent Millay, in addition to Countee Cullen, Langston Hughes, and Claude McKay ( White...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (3): 295–316.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., or cautious deference. Following Toni Morrison’s method for reading Willa Cather in Playing in the Dark , I aim to do more than “simply . . . assert the failure” of these scenes as merely bad or problematic—a strategy that, as Morrison writes, has allowed us to “evade the obligation to look carefully” (1993...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (2): 219–245.
Published: 01 June 2003
... of four essays she selected for inclusion in both Predilections (1955) and A Marianne Moore Reader (1961). That Moore adopted for her own model of identity a “literary bach­ elor” should not be construed as a betrayal, or denial, of her own sex. Unlike Stein and Cather (both 14 years older than...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (1): 75–100.
Published: 01 March 2022
.... Sapphira Dodderidge Colbert, the protagonist of Willa Cather’s final novel Sapphira and the Slave Girl (1940). Naomi Morgenstern’s (1996 : 4) Freudian reading of the mature mistress’s ambivalent relationship with slave subject Nancy characterizes the text as “the story of a lost love-object” catalyzed...