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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2002) 48 (3): 324–347.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Quentin Bailey Copyright © Hofstra University 2002 m Heroes and Homosexuals: Education and Empire in E. M. Forster Quentin Bailey H e had brought out the man in Alec, and now it was Alec’s turn to bring out the hero in him .They must live outside class...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2003) 49 (2): 131–163.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Kurt Koenigsberger Copyright © Hofstra University 2003 HI Elephants in the Labyrinth of Empire: Modernism and the Menagerie in The Old Wives’ Tale Kurt Koenigsberger D espite his deep sympathies for things Continental and a mild con­ tempt for narrowly English cultural and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2000) 46 (3): 328–345.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Henry S. Turner Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 Empires of Objects: Accumulation and Entropy in E. M. Forster’s Howards End H enry S. Turner [T] here seems something else in life besides tíme, something which may conveniently be...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2006) 52 (1): 96–105.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Annette Gilson Colonial Strangers: Women Writing the End of the British Empire , by Lassner Phyllis , New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press , 2004 . 241 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2006 Recovering Empire’s Critics Colonial Strangers: Women Writing the End of the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 23–42.
Published: 01 March 2019
... University 2019 Donald Pease Eastern Europe F. O. Matthiessen New Americanists postsocialism transnational American studies US empire Out of the smoldering ashes of socialist Eastern Europe . . . On November 9, 2014, eight thousand illuminated balloons took to the Berlin night sky. The...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2003) 49 (2): v–vii.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Dominick LaCapra Copyright © Hofstra University 2003 Twentieth-Century Literature's Andrew J. Kappel Prize in Literary Criticism, 2003 The winner of this year’s prize is Kurt Koenigsberger’s “Elephants in the Labyrinth of Empire: Modernism and the Menagerie in The Old Wives’ Tale...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2004) 50 (4): 433–435.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Thomas Henthorne Colonial Odysseys: Empire and Epic in the Modernist Novel , by Adams David , Ithaca : Cornell University Press , 2003 . 249 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 A Conradian Odyssey Colonial Odysseys: Empire and Epic in the Modernist Novel by David Adams...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2006) 52 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Troy Urquhart Copyright © Hofstra University 2006 Truth, Reconciliation, and the Restoration of the State: Coetzee s Waiting for the Barbarians Troy Urquhart I never wished it for the barbarians that they should have the history of Empire laid upon them. —-J...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 64–97.
Published: 01 March 2005
... invested in the ideals and rhetoric of Benito Mussolini’s fascist regime, so it is no surprise that his writings from the time of Mussolini’s declaration of empire have a decidedly imperialist quality. Where he had, during his years in London, practiced a form of cultural guidance that offered...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2004) 50 (2): v–viii.
Published: 01 June 2004
... of empire. The originality of “Distancing the Proximate Other” lies in its focus on in-betweenness—in this case, the in-betweenness of mixed-race people in the context of the British empire in India. In my view, the author’s blend of historical and narrative analysis disrupts the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2018) 64 (3): 347–370.
Published: 01 September 2018
... relationship between England, Ireland, and the oceanic empire has only redoubled this new understanding. 1 As a result, and despite Brexit, we are learning to think about the “British Isles” as a North Atlantic archipelago across which notions of Britishness and Englishness have been in near constant flux...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2004) 50 (4): 368–393.
Published: 01 December 2004
...” Joseph Conrad: Heart of Darkness, two-thirds of which consists of critical essays. While in these two examples all the additional material points toward Conrad’s story, John Kucich’s Fictions of Empire binds together Heart of Darkness, Kipling’s “The Man Who Would Be King,” and Stevenson’s “The...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2019
... issue places the creative work in dialogue with the evolving scholarly focus on the transnationality of US cultural productions and their critical lenses on US nationalism, empire, and global forms of neoliberalism. The authors’ emphasis on the emergence of US diasporas from the former Eastern Bloc...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 228–236.
Published: 01 June 2017
...), “darker imaginary of decadence ” (95, which Sherry says modernism claims as a “temporal imaginary” involving “the queering of the idealized times of futurity”), “global and historical imaginary” (122, referring to the “British Empire as a grand systemic organization”), “spatial imaginary” (130, in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2000) 46 (4): 396–404.
Published: 01 December 2000
... that the solution to the conflict can lie only in the future with the discovery and adoption of a third way. The mystic Maximus explains his vision of history to Julian, soon to be the new emperor. “There are three empires,” he says: First that empire which was founded on the tree of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2010) 56 (4): 545–550.
Published: 01 December 2010
... and marketized reason,” he asks rhetorically, “want to invoke ‘conversion (13). He acknowledges the risk that such invocations of Christianity might seem to echo the rhetoric of “the fundamentalist U.S. right” and the “global drive to Empire” (12). For Wilson, however...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2010) 56 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Waves sug- gests that even a critic of empire should pause to mourn this decline. In her portrayal of Percival, a figure clearly allied with imperial Great Britain and both loved and despised by his friends, Woolf explores the obstinate bonds of attachment that bind us even to dysfunctional forms...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2010) 56 (3): 287–317.
Published: 01 September 2010
... admitting that the problem was not merely empirical? And if the impossibility of investigative closure is acknowledged at the highest levels of the intelligence community (FBI director Herbert Hoover made a similar comment [Select Committee, Investigation 77 why all the subsequent investigations...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 330–351.
Published: 01 September 2015
... reading, do not call for avant-garde rupture, nor renewed consciousness, nor the justice of a necessarily interminable analysis, but for the slow reentry into a nonmodern entanglement of stones, politics, neurons, and gods—an entanglement that remains nevertheless empirical and traceable. This form of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2003) 49 (2): 164–192.
Published: 01 June 2003
... in particular, Mat­ thew Edney points out that “maps came to define the empire itself, to give it territorial integrity and its basic existence” (2). Maps were not merely neutral representations of imperial territory; by submitting these territories to the common language of latitude and...