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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 287–304.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Derek Ryan This essay argues that a posthumanist ethics is at the heart of modernist aesthetics. Drawing connections between literary ethics and posthumanist theory, it reads D. H. Lawrence’s poem “Snake” and Virginia Woolf ’s essay “The Death of the Moth” as examples of nonanthropocentric ethical...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 305–329.
Published: 01 September 2015
... figure of the hyena upon which the accident is blamed, it proposes that the novel advances an indeterminate ethics of alterity that prefigures the insights of Emmanuel Levinas and Jacques Derrida. Tracing the cultural histories of the hyena in West and South Asia, as well as in England, it argues that...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 330–351.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Gabriel Hankins The conjunction of posthumanism and ethics asks us to reconsider both the modernist legacy of critique and poststructuralist ethical rhetorics of absolute alterity. Bruno Latour’s recent reconsideration of politics and ethics through a “nonmodern” account of nature and culture...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 373–391.
Published: 01 September 2015
... attempts to articulate a posthuman relationship with rural place. Her marginalization of the human supports a posthuman ethics by expressing coexistence and interrelation between human and nonhuman entities. Consequently, Butts explores a mode of engagement with landscape that moves beyond anthropocentrism...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2004) 50 (3): 207–238.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Jon Kertzer Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 !4I The Course of a Particular: On the Ethics of Literary Singularity Jon Kertzer I n Wallace Stevens’s poem “The Course of a Particular,” the cry of win­ try leaves provokes a shift in mood from robust assurance that “one is part...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2007) 53 (1): 40–66.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Rachel Hollander Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 m Novel Ethics: Alterity and Form in Jacob’s Room Rachel Hollander 1 hough few critics would still claim that the modernist novel privileges experimental form over engagement with social and political concerns...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2008) 54 (2): 166–192.
Published: 01 June 2008
...David Sherman Copyright © Hofstra University 2008 w Elegy under the Knife: Geoffrey Hill and the Ethics of Sacrifice David Sherman We read in sacred scripture: “And God tempted [fristede] Abra­ ham and said: Abraham, Abraham, where are you? But Abraham answered...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2005) 51 (2): 123–141.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Jeffrey T. Nealon Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 HI Disastrous Aesthetics: Irony, Ethics, and Gender in Barthelme s Snow White Jeffrey T. Nealon The observer ought to be an amorist. —Kierkegaard (47) F ro m the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2005) 51 (3): 316–340.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Jennifer Leader Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 w “Certain Axioms Rivaling Scriptures”: Marianne Moore, Reinhold Niebuhr, and the Ethics of Engagement Jennifer Leader JN^Larianne Moore’s poetry explores the strangely harmonious joys of interconnectedness and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2007) 53 (1): 23–39.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Víctor Figueroa Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 m Encomium of Helen: Derek Walcotts Ethical Twist in Omeros Victor Figueroa " W h e n the Martinican poet Aimé Césaire, one of the founding figures of the négritude movement in Caribbean letters, asked in his now...
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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 December 2014) 60 (4): 538–544.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Oona Eisenstadt Levinas and the Postcolonial: Race, Nation, Other , by Drabinski John , Edinburgh University Press , 2011 . Reprint edition, 2013 . 224 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2014 Oona Eisenstadt Reviews The Ethnic and the Ethical Levinas and the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 475–498.
Published: 01 December 2017
... symposium, this essay uses the terms established in “Feeling and Precision” to recalibrate the ethical turn Moore’s poetry took during and after the Second World War. Drawing on the lecture’s emphasis on the “compulsion to unbearable accuracy,” the essay traces the transition from the commitment to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2015) 61 (1): 63–91.
Published: 01 March 2015
... monumentalizing tendencies that dogged it after the First World War and suggests a broader purpose for what might strike many as an antiquated poetic genre. Woolf’s critique of elegy is political, ethical, and generic, as she rewrites the terms of the genre to make visible the mourners and subjects that...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 352–372.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and Bruno Latour, it uses Murphy as a means of inquiring into what a literary textual practice founded on a posthumanistic ethics of peace might look like. It locates in Murphy forms of agency and animism that dismantle the human-nonhuman divide and suggest affinities between modernist experimentalism...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2016) 62 (4): 359–378.
Published: 01 December 2016
... “dark riddles” that compose Bloom’s discursive negotiations, it concludes that Joyce demonstrates the vital role self-narrativizing plays in countering existential isolation, and that his narrative technique is in important ways aligned with Levinas’s conception of an ethics of love. Copyright...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 170–196.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., however, challenges this conventional reading. Setting the text against the emerging superhighway ethic-which values the individuated automobile over established communities, conquest of nature over integration with nature, and productivity over all else-reveals a more nuanced and forceful critique of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 483–503.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Amanda K. Greene This essay argues that Charlotte Delbo’s deployment of disgust in her memoir Auschwitz and After (1995) challenges the ethics and possibilities of trauma representation. As opposed to beautifying concentration camp victims through elegiac memorialization or claiming the sublime...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 191–222.
Published: 01 June 2018
... bombardment of a storm and the incantatory “exercise” of poetry are implicitly contrasted with a military exercise, moving us to consider the ethical dimensions of our availability to all types of discourse. During the postwar era of decolonization, Bishop uses Western imperialism’s figures of alterity to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2018) 64 (3): 317–346.
Published: 01 September 2018
... the ethics of disclosure, making her engaged outsider a precursor of the twenty-first-century hacktivist. Copyright © 2018 Hofstra University 2018 alternative history counterfactual narrative modernism speculative fiction spying whistleblowing Lies will flow from my lips, but there...