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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2003) 49 (3): 421.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Copyright © Hofstra University 2003 Announcement The Joseph Conrad Society Young Scholar Award The Joseph Conrad Society of America presents an annual award to an outstanding graduate student who is writing a dissertation on Conrad or to a recent PhD who has been teaching for...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2009) 55 (2): 209–231.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Matthew Oliver © 2015 by Hofstra University 2009 Pornography and the Politics of Reading in The Secret Agent Conrad’s Grotesque Public: Pornography and the Politics of Reading in The Secret Agent Matthew Oliver Why is The Secret Agent set in a pornography shop? This question...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 79–103.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Nicole Rizzuto Copyright © Hofstra University 2013 Ethical Limits and Confession in Conrad’s Under Western Eyes and “Poland Revisited” Ethical Limits and Confession in Conrad’s Under Western Eyes and “Poland Revisited” Nicole Rizzuto Through the framing narrative of an English...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2018) 64 (1): 53–78.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of Wicomb’s narrative experiment. That experiment aims at recovering the residues of female subjectivity repressed by the antiapartheid struggle, while also refusing to reincorporate women as “subjects” of homogeneous history. By explicitly naming and engaging the experiments of Joseph Conrad and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2015) 61 (2): 232–263.
Published: 01 June 2015
... so, it also engages with a complex of intertexts ranging from the Qur’anic and biblical versions of the Yusuf/Joseph story to Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness . This essay adds V. S. Naipaul’s A Bend in the River to this mix by reading Gurnah’s historical attentiveness as an overwriting of Naipaul’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2004) 50 (4): 433–435.
Published: 01 December 2004
... Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2003.249 pages Thomas Henthorne Despite its title, which promises a study of colonial odysseys in the mod­ ernist novel, Colonial Odysseys is primarily a book on Joseph Conrad that examines his use of the odyssey motif in the context of modern...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2004) 50 (4): 368–393.
Published: 01 December 2004
... clearly delineated political attitude. They read it not only as a work of Conrad’s but also as part of Blackwood’s. My premise is that embedded in Blackwood’s, “The Heart of Darkness” functioned somewhat differently from the way it functions elsewhere. An archaeologist is always careful to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2011) 57 (2): 255–263.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Jacob Hovind I Do I Undo I Redo: The Textual Genesis of Modernist Selves in Hopkins, Yeats, Conrad, Forster, Joyce, and Woolf , by Fordham Finn , Oxford University Press . 2010 . 281 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2011 Review Reviews Modernism’s Two Versions of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2008) 54 (3): 410–417.
Published: 01 September 2008
... novels. In chapters on Joseph Conrad, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, Kazuo Ishiguro, Salman Rushdie, and W. G. Sebald, Walkowitz develops what she calls a “critical cosmopolitanism,” one that reflects “on the history, uses, and interests of cosmopolitanism in the past” while simultaneously...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2018) 64 (3): 379–386.
Published: 01 September 2018
... cease. One of the many virtues of Jesse Matz’s earlier book, Literary Impressionism and Modernist Aesthetics (2001), is its demonstration of Impressionism as an influence persisting through the modernism of writers such as Proust, the later James, Conrad, Ford, and Woolf. The avant-garde view that...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 634–639.
Published: 01 December 2009
... theory, especially the metaphor of entanglement, in the novels of H. G. Wells, Thomas Hardy, Bram Stoker, and Joseph Conrad, Glendening argues that they are marked by similar confusion and anxiety: these novels explore the negative “im- plications of natural selection that the entangled bank...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2006) 52 (2): vi–vii.
Published: 01 June 2006
... Eliot’s poem: the flat and elusive quality of the painting’s subject may promise unknown depths and a deliberately withheld inner world, or it may signal an emptiness and banality that is all surface with no depths whatsoever. Reading the essay, I was reminded of a statement by Conrad’s Marlow...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 231–239.
Published: 01 June 2016
... characters ultimately being removed from the social-symbolic order. Stevie from Joseph Conrad’s The Secret Agent , for instance, espouses a Christian ethics of care that represents “a genuine alternative to the totalizing, self-interested ideologies of modernity” (75). Such an ethics has no place in the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 228–236.
Published: 01 June 2017
...,” focuses first on narratives of the historical present, specifically Henry James’s The Awkward Age , Joseph Conrad’s The Secret Agent , and G. K. Chesterton’s The Man Who Was Thursday , followed by consideration of two works with a political cast, Arthur Balfour’s Decadence (a lecture of 1908) and C...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2000) 46 (1): 115–124.
Published: 01 March 2000
... 115 TWENTIETH CENTURY LITERATURE Bishop, Elizabeth. See Doreski; Gilbert Booth, James. “The Turf Cutter and the Nine-to-Five Man: Heaney, Larkin, and ‘the Spiritual Intellect’s Great Work 43.4 (1997): 369-93 Bowen, Elizabeth. See Miller, Kristine A. Bowen, Roger. “Investing in Conrad...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2006) 52 (1): 61–91.
Published: 01 March 2006
... suffer is unmanly, and the man of letters might appear to live what Roosevelt would describe as “a life of slothful ease.” Two years before Roosevelt’s speech, another Hemingway hero, Joseph Conrad, employed similar language of “labor and strife” in what Michael North calls “the preface...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2018) 64 (1): 111–119.
Published: 01 March 2018
... spy yarns of John Buchan and Ian Fleming, Joseph Conrad’s The Secret Agent (1907) took a darker, more ironic approach. Shifting the enemy to the domestic sphere (London), Conrad’s novel plays on contemporary fears of foreign agents and anticipates later concerns over terrorism. The book is also...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2000) 46 (1): 34–55.
Published: 01 March 2000
... something malign and sinister about the living machine invoked earlier by Rachel Vinrace. At the heart of any machine is the motor or engine, and the metropolis is the engine at the heart of the imperial machine. Like Conrad’s Heart of Darkness, The Voyage Out begins in London, the epicenter of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2001) 47 (3): 407–430.
Published: 01 September 2001
... suffering and pain through technology. The allusion to The Tem­ pest connects that future world with the Americas, even though, ironi­ cally, the savage reservations are located there and the bulk of the novel’s action is set in what had been England. Peter Conrad calls Southern Cal­ ifornia “an...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2009) 55 (1): 125–129.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., Conrad, and others, Duck asserts, Faulkner uses the gothic to explore the psychic fragmenta­ tion and damage resulting from individuals’ temporal dislocation. While her point is that Faulkner was not a writer entrenched in a secluded Southern time and place but rather one who shared literary...