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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2012) 58 (1): 178–186.
Published: 01 March 2012
... fetch water from a pool near the mouth of a river. When she returned, Nongqawuse told her uncle and guardian, Mhlakaza, a Xhosa priest, that she had met the spirits of her ancestors. The ancestors had decreed that the Xhosa people should destroy their crops and slaughter their cattle. In return...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 240–245.
Published: 01 June 2016
... case. The Carmelite protagonist is humiliated by her fear of martyrdom; the would-be heir to Drumont’s anti-Semitic publishing enterprise, the flamboyant Marquis de Morès, organizer of a cattle empire in North Dakota and eventually of the butchers of La Villette in Paris into an anti-Semitic gang, is...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2002) 48 (4): 393–426.
Published: 01 December 2002
... a troublesome place into which cattle wan­ dered off, and from which they never came back .The Weth- erills had a ranch west of Mancos. One December day a boy brought word to the ranch house that a bunch of cattle had got away and gone up into the mesa. The same thing had...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2008) 54 (3): 388–395.
Published: 01 September 2008
... not much more than 20 million in a lot of space. Some “Indians” were sophisticated agriculturists, some developed complex irrigation systems, and many tribal groups relied significantly on agriculture, but there were no cattle, horses, pigs, or sheep. Many “Indians” were entirely hunter...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2005) 51 (4): 467–490.
Published: 01 December 2005
... (to which David assigns the names Mother Duck, Eenie, Meenie, Minie, and Mo), cattle, goats, geese, birds in cages, heifers, bees, flies, sheep, poultry, cats. 472 The Dog Man: Becoming Animal in Coetzee’s Disgrace There is a fish eagle, a duiker. David remembers a golden retriever. There...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2001) 47 (3): 374–390.
Published: 01 September 2001
... unrelenting vengeance, even though Odysseus acted in defense of his men and himself. Second, Odysseus’s starving men kill and eat cattle sa­ cred to Helios on the island of Thrinacia, so they must die and he is condemned to reach Ithaca late, as a lone passenger in an alien...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2004) 50 (4): 368–393.
Published: 01 December 2004
... skirts well up to their knees; and all along the road we passed men driving cattle or mule-trains laden with produce to the nearest market. From each and all we were cer­ tain of a “Marnin’, massa.” (310—11) The vision is unstintingly idyllic: the adults are represented at worthy...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2015) 61 (2): 173–208.
Published: 01 June 2015
... farming” in England, that “wheat was fetching only a few shillings the hundred,” and “that the price of meat was so low that cattle hardly paid for raising,” Dowell nevertheless attributes Leonora’s practical decision to economize at Branshaw to her religious beliefs (157). As he explains, Leonora “was...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2010) 56 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Trobe’s pageant. It succeeds not merely despite but even because 41 Christie Purifoy of the various gaps and losses that plague its narration. Music and dialogue are blown away on the wind, the performance is augmented, unintention- ally, by birds and cattle, and even a rousing collective...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2012) 58 (3): 439–461.
Published: 01 September 2012
... mastery of the Work and sets off to find him.20 In the Bible, Moses unwittingly wins over Jethro by saving his daughters from a band of cattle 452 Letting Moses Go: Hurston and Reed, Disowning Exodus thieves, and while Hurston preserves this episode, in Mumbo Jumbo Moses stages the “rescue...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2005
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2015) 61 (4): 436–459.
Published: 01 December 2015
... connections between bones and percussion in Ideas of Order , as in “The Pleasures of Merely Circulating”: “Is there any secret in skulls, / The cattle skulls in the woods? / Do the drummers in black hoods / Rumble anything out of their drums?” ( Stevens 2006 , 127). This correspondence between warm, dry...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2011) 57 (2): 224–254.
Published: 01 June 2011
... associated with the hegemony of capitalism and England. Bloom’s imaginative plans, such as running a tramline from the park gate to the quays to transport cattle for export, exemplify his entrepreneurial spirit that would displace local traditions and forge greater connections with the imperial...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2014) 60 (3): 367–396.
Published: 01 September 2014
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2014) 60 (4): 481–512.
Published: 01 December 2014
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2003) 49 (2): 246–275.
Published: 01 June 2003
... formation. We are who we are because of our ongoing relationships with loved ones lost, beings with whom we become deeply identified. 8. For many, Wilfred Owen’s doubt that there are “passing-bells for these who die as cattle” (“Anthem for DoomedYouth...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2017) 63 (3): 267–298.
Published: 01 September 2017