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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (1): 115–127.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Press , 2004 .261 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2008 Modernism’s Economy of Creation Modernism and the Culture of Market Society by John Xiros Cooper Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004.289 pages Modernism, Cultural Production, and the British Avant-Garde by Edward P...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (2): 268–292.
Published: 01 June 2001
...A. A. Markley Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 hi E. M. Forster’s Reconfigured Gaze and the Creation of a Homoerotic Subjectivity A . A . Markley Would you care to read my novel? .. .To you it will reveal a new and painful world, into which you will hardly...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2024) 70 (1): 25–54.
Published: 01 March 2024
... of World War II and engaging the work of Richard Wright and Albert Camus, Baldwin identifies in fascism. The seductions of fascism are obviated by the “acts of creation” by which “the individual” emerges. mikko.tuhkanen@tamu.edu Copyright © 2024 Hofstra University 2024 binding Black studies...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (2): 223–246.
Published: 01 June 2018
... work beyond the satiric circumstances of its creation, and the experience of this ostensibly mock-alternative avant-garde ended up having long-term effects on both his and Ficke’s careers. This essay argues that engaging with Spectra beyond its existence as a hoax allows us to explore its wider...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (3): 317–346.
Published: 01 September 2018
... and several companions disguised themselves as “Abyssinians” and successfully gained access to the flagship of the British navy, to her publication of Three Guineas (1938), in which she advocates for the creation of an anonymous “Society of Outsiders,” Woolf’s antiauthoritarian politics consistently draw upon...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (1-2): 167–186.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of socialism and capitalism in the post-9/11 moment. These female characters drive change as well as navigate it, showing that gender is central to the creation, embodiment, and performance of knowledge. The focus on women protagonists as primary producers of a transnational knowledge—one that bridges US...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (3): 370–375.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of literature as the creation of the new came to prominence. This way of thinking, argues Wasser, still dominates approaches to literature, despite a lingering paradox embedded in this conception of the new: “If, on the one hand, the truly new work must break with its existing context, then, on the other hand...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (3): 341–372.
Published: 01 September 2005
... gives witness to a “Creation by Creative Will that realizes Itself in Form evolving in the play of primordial patterns” (Fictive Certainties 34). Yet always in this work, as in his other prose, what I speak of here in the terms of a theology is a poetics. Back of each...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (3): 295–322.
Published: 01 September 2022
... to prompt the play’s fundamental concern with address and communication. Walcott wrote this play at the height of what Peter Kalliney (2013) has described as an era of heightened collaboration between metropolitan modernists and late-colonial writers. After the Nationality Act of 1948 and the creation...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (3): 289–308.
Published: 01 September 2016
... figure who is firmly and inescapably lodged within the diegesis, signals a significant shift in the negotiation of authority and agency. The author figure is no longer that token of modernist impersonality who looks down at his creations while paring his immaculate fingernails. A “tired, middle-aged...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (4): 559–566.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Donald A. Daiker Art Matters: Hemingway, Craft, and the Creation of the Modern Short Story , by Lamb Robert Paul , Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press , 2010 . 273 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Review How a Hemingway Story Works Art Matters...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (4): 492–512.
Published: 01 December 2000
... be a fecundity of birth and regeneration, but also the production of a new age of thought, art, poetry, and language: the creation of a new poetics. (5) No one, however, is more aware than Irigaray how unlikely the prospect of such a Renaissance is. In Apocalypse: The Book of Revelation...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (3): 336–366.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., especially Christian and Freudian accounts of desire, worship, creation, childhood, and motherhood. Smith reveals that these psychoanalytic and religious frameworks, which seem utterly opposed, are both invested in the Narcissus narrative in similar ways: they preemptively erase Echo from the picture...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (2): 269–278.
Published: 01 June 2009
... a great hand in the creation of America and thus the world but also and importantly that the Black American, quiet as it’s kept, has had a substan- tial role in the creation of himself” (2). Reid-Pharr asks readers to “take seriously the idea that we all possess agency and indeed choice” (3). Le...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2024) 70 (1): 55–84.
Published: 01 March 2024
... Love’s Creation , two novels published in 1928 in which the apparently deterministic and directional nature of evolution is implicated in contrasting social reform agendas. Finally, I demonstrate how prominent scientists relied on theatrical metaphors to temper the otherwise pejorative characterizations...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (3): 339–361.
Published: 01 September 2008
... and organically, through accretion and adaptation” (209). In Eugene Dums- day, The Satanic Verses offers fierce satire of creationists who imagine that creation occurs ex nihilo and once and for all. But Darwinian evolution­ ary principles only apply to change now. The newness of an idea such as 341 Neil...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (3): 268–282.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., sees the lonely young man, his eyes fixed on facts and minute details, sinking or sliding giddily off into the unknown. What one seems to want in art, in experiencing it, is the same thing that is necessary for its creation, a self-forgetful, perfectly useless...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (1): 114–136.
Published: 01 March 2001
... identity” (Hutcheon, Narcissistic 11). In other words, metafiction focuses as much if not more on its own processes of creation as on a “story” in the usual sense. John Barth, widely consid­ ered to be the preeminent American metafictionist, direcdy confronts issues of selfhood...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (2): 259–264.
Published: 01 June 2018
... nature of this extended literary-philological moment, in which often-overlapping bodies of writing came to acquire, through a process of historicization, distinct personalities as ‘literature’ along national lines” (97). The creation of Indian national literature was inherently connected...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (3): 239–267.
Published: 01 September 2004
...), not subject to mutability.5 Merrill relinquishes desire for purity or transcendence and invents a contingent innocence that arises in time and is subject to change.6 It is a shifting, dynamic balance of contraries, an ongoing poetic creation that does not reconcile opposites...