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Twentieth-Century Literature (2023) 69 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Christopher Patrick Miller Hart Crane’s lyrics abound with transient figures who often doubt their intelligibility or viability as persons, and his letters reflect a significant anxiety about his own ability to communicate the problems he experienced in being and remaining intelligible to others...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (3): 305–335.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Julie Taylor Copyright © Hofstra University 2014 On Holding and Being Held: Hart Crane’s Queer Intimacy On Holding and Being Held: Hart Crane’s Queer Intimacy Julie Taylor And I have been able to give freedom and life which was acknowledged in the ecstasy of walking...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (1): 56–74.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Paul Bradley Bellew American modernist Hart Crane’s poem “The Idiot” details the poet’s real-life encounters with a young man with a cognitive disability. Beginning in 1926, Crane worked on the poem through different versions through letters, manuscripts, and magazine publications until about 1932...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (4): 359–384.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Madison Priest Helga Crane, the heroine of Nella Larsen’s critically acclaimed 1928 novel, Quicksand , is a maddening protagonist. Hysterical, reactive, impulsive, and compulsive, she seems constitutionally incapable of finding any sort of happiness. In accounting for Helga’s frustrating...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (2): 199–224.
Published: 01 June 2022
... into a popular tourist location, and thus attract private capital ( Long 1968 : 212). Bishop and her friend Louise Crane, the wealthy heiress and art patron were exactly the kind of travelers whom Stone wanted to lure to the island. In 1937, a May 2, 1937 headline announced, “New Deal Awakens Key West, America’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (1): 92–98.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Catholic poet” (xii), and in the coda he describes Hart Crane poring over a borrowed copy of Hopkins’s poetry while composing The Bridge. Crane then wrote to his bookseller, promising a month’s rent in exchange for his collection of Hopkins’s work. Virginia Woolf, while visiting Robert...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (1): 32–62.
Published: 01 March 2015
... scene in the 1928 novel, in which Axel Olsen proposes marriage, “or something less—and easier,” while “speaking seemingly to the pictured face” of Helga Crane (2001, 114), reflects back to the early Wharton tale “The Moving Finger” in which a male boasts,“You don’t know how much of a woman belongs...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (4): 485–512.
Published: 01 December 2020
... a self-aware handling of the poetic landscape. With the figure of the socially excluded black man, Stephen Yenser (1970 : 211) suggests, Lowell’s poem harks back to Hart Crane’s The Bridge (1930), particularly “The River.” In “The River,” built around a prospect of the Mississippi and, like Lowell’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (3-4): 423–446.
Published: 01 December 2011
.... Perhaps most notably, humans are described as having a species-level estrangement affliction, unable to feel on an affective level their kinship with nonhumans. A parallel plot to Mark and Karin’s un- folding drama concerns the annual migration of Sandhill cranes to the area around Kearney...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (1): 94–101.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., William Carlos Williams, Robert Frost, John Crowe Ransom, Allen Tate, and Hart Crane at the heart of modernism along with them. Even the anti-modernists Yvor Winters and Robinson Jeffers had notable romantic strains in their work, if one bothered to look. For Gelpi, the whole poetic field of American...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (4): 391–412.
Published: 01 December 2006
... without inhabiting. For Allen Grossman, Hart Crane finds in stylistic defilement the sole guarantee of authenticity, and in Nightwood a magisterially orchestrated desecration would lead us to the verge of the real.24 In The Ethics of Psychoanalysis Lacan says of paganism that “[t]he numinous...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (2): 280–286.
Published: 01 June 2015
...” and the affective relationships between the human mind and the physical environments it experiences. Houser focuses on the way in which Powers intersperses his accounts of the complex relationship between siblings Karin and Mark Schluter’s consciousnesses with chapters on the threatened sandhill crane population...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (3): 360–387.
Published: 01 September 2003
... that a kind of transcendental power is at work, transmuting the question (posed in honest ignorance of what this “divine inconsequence” might look like) into an exclamation (which implies a clear vision of that “inconsequence”) even as it is being asked. The narrator learns that Mr. Crane...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2023) 69 (1): 113–119.
Published: 01 March 2023
...). Berryman died believing himself to be a scholar-poet, but his hazy introspection did not fool Mark Van Doren, who several months before Berryman’s death tried to separate the scholar from the poet. Berryman, the poet, had published ten books; the scholar, a critical biography of Stephen Crane...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (4): 539–574.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., philosophy, and anthropology) to diagnose universals of literary production and reception. The result has been a tendency for such approaches to overlook the conscious, specific uses to which writers have put the cognitive sciences to individuate their works of art.2 Mary Crane’s and Alan...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (1): 110–117.
Published: 01 March 2016
... and backward, making the case that the poetry of the 1990s was distinctively resistant to categorization, and that this resistance finds roots in the work of modernists like Gertrude Stein and Hart Crane. This run-down of the chapters in the second half of the volume will probably lead prospective readers...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (4): 559–566.
Published: 01 December 2010
... a greater role in making a story come alive. Within the American literary canon, Lamb rightly aligns Heming- way with Poe’s dramatized presentations rather than Hawthorne’s more self-reflexive tales, and he shows how Hemingway’s fiction extends the work of Crane and James while contrasting...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (2): 209–231.
Published: 01 June 2015
.... 4 She may have sent her work at the urging of one of her many friends who had already published in transition , including Hart Crane, Allen Tate, Malcolm Cowley, and Genevieve Taggard; or she may have reached out to Jolas in the wake of Second American Caravan , which included Porter’s story...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (4): 547–571.
Published: 01 December 2009
... delete “apart- ment,” but Bishop held strong: the word, she argued, emphasized a sense of “apartness” and a “ ‘cut-off’ mode of existence so well” (One Art 46). She was living with Louise Crane, and apparently they had a pair of doves. She had written Moore 4 February 1936 that she was reading...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 March 2003
... and other forms of cultural transaction. Dreiser, Crane, and Norris openly conceded their rich and bitter inher­ itance from Balzac, from Maupassant and Zola. Stark French naturalism would find its place, of course, not within the democratic dream but on its failed, dark side. In the shadow...