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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2006) 52 (4): 443–473.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Laura Frost Copyright © Hofstra University 2006 Huxley’s Feelies: The Cinema of Sensation in Brave New World Laura Frost “JL T have just been, for the first time, to see and hear a picture talk,” Aldous Huxley writes in a 1929 essay called “Silence Is Golden” (Essays...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2011) 57 (2): 285–290.
Published: 01 June 2011
... argue that formerly discreet media such as newspapers, television, cinema, advertising, design, and the internet are increasingly produced in convergent strategies and patterns, enveloping consumers of visual/aural culture in a seamless lifeworld of mediated signs. This wall of signs was perhaps...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2007) 53 (3): 273–297.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Timothy Bewes Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 E4I Against the Ontology of the Present: Paul Auster’s Cinematographic Fictions Tim othy Bewes In the “cinema” . . . man has lost his soul; in return, however, he gains his body...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2013) 59 (3): 414–440.
Published: 01 September 2013
... disavow (those of the corpse), and about the ways in which those bodies are fash- ioned, (re)constructed, exhibited, and visually consumed. The ideological meaning of Hollywood cinema remains inextricably bound up in and mirrored by the burial rites of nearby Forest Lawn/Whispering Glades. And it...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2018) 64 (3): 379–386.
Published: 01 September 2018
... the book is how much more it offers. It also takes in music, advertising, cinema, tricksters, the art market, the mass marketing of reproductions, and, in a surprising but dazzling conclusion, books popularizing cognitive science and books about autism. Taken together, the case these explorations...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2001) 47 (2): 268–292.
Published: 01 June 2001
... describes the objectification of women as a fundamental aspect of Western art as well as of women’s perceptions of their own identities. 273 A. A. Markley And in “Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema,” Laura Mulvey argues that women are exploited as images in the classic films of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2007) 53 (2): 218–223.
Published: 01 June 2007
... questions about the judgments made on individual texts. For example, a general statement such as “It isn’t unusual for popular writers to find their work routinely produced in other enter­ tainment fields, like cinema and theatre,” takes Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein as its example. The choice of an...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2016) 62 (3): 345–349.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Mina Loy to show how modernists used optical impersonality to spur conversations about race and gender in modernist circles. Walter describes H.D.’s extension of optical science into the visual technologies surrounding cinema, which allowed her to develop the concept of “visual perception that creates...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 624–628.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Thurtle’s key conceptual maneuvers is to propose a “homology” between genetic and cinematic time, as theorized in Deleuze’s Cinema books (13). There Deleuze describes a shift from the “movement image,” in which space and time are organized according to the sensorimotor causality of the human body...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2015) 61 (4): 433–435.
Published: 01 December 2015
... medieval literary and visual representations, the danse macabre motif persists all the way to the twentieth century, down to Bishop’s generation and beyond—and not only in the rarified art cinema of the likes of Ingmar Bergman but even in animated shorts from the Disney Studio! These rich connections...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2012) 58 (1): 60–89.
Published: 01 March 2012
... to specific manifestations of consumer and visual culture, such as the shop window display and the cinema, and in light of her concerns about race. Recent studies by Monica Miller, Daphne Brooks, and Grace Elizabeth Hale have increased our understanding of the connections among race...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2015) 61 (4): 519–527.
Published: 01 December 2015
... her introduction explaining the “Cambodian Syndrome,” Schlund-Vials organizes her study into four chapters organized around the topics of memorials, cinema, life writing, and hip-hop, as well as an epilogue on performance art and poetry. She considers both the limitations of these cultural practices...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2013) 59 (3): 494–503.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., in her posthumously published 501 Joel Burges Cinema and Experience: Siegfried Kracauer, Walter Benjamin, and Theodor W. Adorno, suggests the problem with his conflation of this tradition with Weber and, especially, Horkheimer and Adorno. Saler’s account of dia- lectical...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2014) 60 (2): 259–266.
Published: 01 June 2014
... objects of its analysis in a transitional era when film was no longer a novelty and talkies were on the horizon. This was a moment when—as in the case of late Twain—narratives with little pretense of realism seemed both necessary and possible. Blyn uses Tom Gunning’s term “cinema of attractions...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2018) 64 (1): 111–119.
Published: 01 March 2018
... assumptions in Britain and, indeed, many other parts of the world” (xii). More specifically, he argues that spy fiction (including cinema and television) mediates a nation’s perception of the “enemy” at any given period. Through a process of “faction”—a term Buckton borrows and adapts from historian Nigel...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 507–512.
Published: 01 December 2017
... at the Birmingham Film Society, introducing a screening of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari ” (67). Alas, no other records of Auden’s comments apparently survive, but that eminently interesting footnote encourages us to ponder further how Auden’s apparent enthusiasm for German expressionist horror cinema...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 328–340.
Published: 01 December 2011
...” cinema, such as Andy Warhol’s Chelsea Girls. The reorientations of the year 1966 are symbolized by the re-envi- sioning of Lewis Carroll’s Alice books by Grace Slick in her song “White Rabbit,” performed that year with The Great Society2—the first of a series of postmodern Alices extending...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 12–31.
Published: 01 March 2003
... “Cinéma Vérité” and the insertion of his specially writ­ ten “Christmas journals” do weight the book more toward the personal and everyday than toward events and ideas. The whole falls further under the sign of the personal with a retro­ spective introductory account of the impact of books and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 20–33.
Published: 01 March 2011
... foreign eyes; for the first time, John’s South African heritage offers him creative advantages rather than hindrances. Two further encounters guide him along this path, one cinematic, the other literary. John has taken an interest in contemporary modernist cinema since his arrival in London...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2008) 54 (1): 105–114.
Published: 01 March 2008
... cultural landscape and the advent of new media such as radio and cinema directed the attentions of purity reformers elsewhere. The threat of censorship and/or suppression during the first half of the last century forced many writers to make compromises with their art, but, as Marshik’s study...