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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2000) 46 (4): 453–469.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Edward J. Ahearn Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 The Modern English Visionary: Peter Ackroyd’s Hawksmoor and Angela Carter’s The Passion o f New Eve Edward J. Ahearn he popularity of Peter Ackroyd and Angela Carter, and the (sometimes puzzled) critical...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2007) 53 (1): 88–91.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Nicole L. Sparling Wayward Reproductions: Genealogies of Race and Nation in Transatlantic Modern Thought , by Weinbaum Alys Eve , Durham : Duke University Press , 2004 . 348 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 The Race/Reproduction Bind in Modern Transatlantic Thought Wayward...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 575–595.
Published: 01 December 2013
... finds a horrifying similarity to the loveless rapist who objectifies and murders women as a substitute for love relationships that would be unthinkably engulfing. Consistent with Eve Sedgwick’s model of homosociality, the women are treated as conduits through which Gabriel and the law student...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2004) 50 (2): 141–166.
Published: 01 June 2004
... presence. Challenge, a loosely disguised fictional study of her re­ lationship with Trefusis, centers on the turbulent romance between Julian, the upper-class hero, who is dedicated to the cause of an independence movement on a fictional Greek island, and Eve, who is uninterested in his politics and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2016) 62 (4): 448–454.
Published: 01 December 2016
... theoretical energies of Tense Future , and Saint-Amour explores this temporal mode through affects that might attend a speculative futurity: worry and doubt but also the reparative impulse most notably ascribed to Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick’s (2003) foundational work on the paranoid and the reparative. Taking...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2012) 58 (3): 524–531.
Published: 01 September 2012
... theoretical framework and chapters on twentieth-century writers, treats many of the same figures (e.g., Beerbohm, Waugh, Gibbons), terms (e.g., satire, irony, perversity, melancholy, nostalgia), and texts (e.g., Georg Simmel’s “The Metropolis and Mental Life” (1903), Eve Sedgwick’s Epistemology of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2014) 60 (4): 545–554.
Published: 01 December 2014
... and the broader preoccupations of high theory, the latter of which was outlined most famously by Eve Sedgwick in her essay “Paranoid Reading and Reparative Reading.” As Sedgwick observes, the hermeneutic of suspicion informing high theory’s worldview—which insists on interpreting everything as...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2008) 54 (3): 362–387.
Published: 01 September 2008
... ourselves as trespassers, may lead not to irony and further violence but to gentling. While nature may not conform to our abstractions, “Never Again” suggests that language, and therefore human meaning, coincides with nature through the sounds of sense. Eve’s “tone of meaning but without the words...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Visionary: Peter Ackroyd’s Hawksmoor and Angela Carter’s The Passion of New Eve. ” 46.4 (2000): 453-469 Ames, Christopher. “Shakespeare’s Grave: The British Fiction of Hollywood.” 47.3 (2001): 407-430 Atkinson, William. “Bound in Blackwood’s:The Imperialism of‘The Heart of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2016) 62 (3): 345–349.
Published: 01 September 2016
...” (271). Similarly, she parallels her theories of imagetextuality with Eve Sedgwick’s “antidual[ist]” scholarship and “affective art” (266). Walter further suggests that this new optical theory could supplement some of Brian Massumi’s and affect theory’s more problematic arguments, such as “the vexed...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 507–512.
Published: 01 December 2017
... the stage to address the vast crowd and drew a historical parallel to exhort her listeners toward solidarity and political resistance: “We cannot fall into despair. As the poet W. H. Auden once wrote on the eve of World War II: ‘We must love one another or die.’” The marchers cheered, and the singer...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2014) 60 (1): 99–110.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Milton, though, even the prelapsarian scenes are suffused with intimations of loss. Here, for instance, is the speaker of “Marriage,” looking at Eve: Below the incandescent stars below the incandescent fruit, the strange experience of beauty; its existence is too much...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 247–258.
Published: 01 June 2018
... ]), whose research has produced “dazzling results” that call “into question the self-defeating logic that has traditionally posited East and West, hetero- and homosexuality, premodern and modern, as mutually exclusive terms” (xxiii). It is in this spirit that Boone turns to the enduring legacy of Eve...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2012) 58 (4): 606–639.
Published: 01 December 2012
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2002) 48 (2): 150–173.
Published: 01 June 2002
... resembles the fiction of Marcel Proust, as Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick describes it in her Epistemology of the Closet. She ar­ gues that A la recherche is both a justification of Proust’s homosexuality and a concealment of it addressed to Proust’s mother: “Is it not the mother to whom both the coming-out...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 213–237.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., which as Eve Sedgwick has discussed, manifest in “immutable” ways. Specifically, “doubleness” arises because the gothic self is “blocked off from something it ought normally have access to” (12). For Sedgwick, the inside/outside spatial relationship between unreachable object (e.g. the past...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 597–617.
Published: 01 December 2009
... hand” (157–58). As she later says to her father: “You behave as if ev- erything I do is part of the story of your life. You are the main character, I am the minor character” (198). Ownership is a key issue in Lurie’s relationship with women in the novel. It irks him that Discreet Escorts...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2008) 54 (1): 31–46.
Published: 01 March 2008
... the firmament in Genesis is consumed by people whose wastes contaminate rivers that, in turn, pollute the oceans out of which the clouds that produce fresh water are created. Joyce connects the two degenerating cycles through Anna Livia Plurabelle (ALP), an Eve-like figure who is presented as...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2006) 52 (4): 482–488.
Published: 01 December 2006
... sin of his own innocence” for having been “mesmerized by the propaganda of the American experiment” (248). Likewise, Ira Ringold’s pursuit of “social justice” in I Married a Communist is derailed by his commitment to the portentously named Eve Frame and her false promise of a happy...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2007) 53 (4): 459–487.
Published: 01 December 2007
... danger.” Key to this shift toward a conception of fatness as a problem of flow is a new conception of the fat body as a psychologically readable site of spillage or waste. Michael Moon, in his dialogic celebration of director John Waters with Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, emphasizes the manner in which...