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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (1): 111–119.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Mark David Kaufman Espionage in British Fiction and Film since 1900: The Changing Enemy , by Buckton Oliver S. . Lanham, MD : Lexington Books , 2015 . 351 pages. Espionage and Exile: Fascism and Anti-fascism in British Spy Fiction and Film , by Lassner Phyllis . Edinburgh...
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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): 129–160.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Katie Fitzpatrick This article reads Lionel Trilling’s 1947 novel, The Middle of the Journey , through postwar controversies about the relationship between law and conscience. The 1945–46 Nuremberg Trials divided American liberals, who disputed whether fascism was best combated by fidelity...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Zhao Ng This essay engages in a critique of soteriological desire, alongside its corporeal and affective correlates, mobilized in different ways in German fascism of the thirties and Djuna Barnes’s 1936 novel, Nightwood . In contrasting the “fascist body” with the “hysterical body,” I seek...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2023) 69 (4): 379–404.
Published: 01 December 2023
... category. Through this analysis, these texts raise urgent biopolitical concerns regarding the regulation of life and the “properly” human, each deploying nonhuman animals in responses (pro and con) to mid-twentieth-century European fascism. Yet the nonhuman exceeds human representation, even as it comes...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (1): 64–97.
Published: 01 March 2005
... a permanent residence in Italy in 1924, settling with his wife in Rapallo.By 1931 he was interested in fascism, admiring Mussolini’s ideal of a corporate state, his Italo-centric vision of culture, his archaeologi­ cal work, and his patronage of living artists.1 At this time he also started using...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (1): 80–113.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., ranging from early interrogation into the causes of the Great War to his late endorsement of Mussolini’s fascism. An investigation into Pound’s rhetorical praxis, into his requirement of acquiescence from his readers Twentieth-Century Literature 55.1 Spring 2009 80 “Part of the War Waste...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (2): 273–281.
Published: 01 June 2020
... to early fascist sympathies. In “Catholicism, Modernism and Fascism,” Tom Villis explains that Catholic thinkers ofJones’s day (in the thirties, before the war) were in the complicated position of rejecting both liberal capitalism and Marxist socialism. This sometimes made them uncomfortably close allies...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (3): 371–378.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Albert Memmi insisted on analogies between colonialism and totalitarianism in The Colonizer and the Colonized (1957): “There is no doubt in the minds of those who have lived through it that colonialism is one variety of fascism” (quoted on 67). For Rasberry, refusal to acknowledge the contradictions...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Snaith, and Maren Linett have all recast The Years as central to Woolf’s political thinking on war, fascism, and, perhaps more complexly, anti-semitism.5 In these readings, The Years exemplifies Woolf’s imaginative confrontations with the mounting crises of the 1930s. John Whittier-Ferguson ties...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (1): 25–52.
Published: 01 March 2022
... is associated with fascism and imperialism, and the poet is assessed not only by poetic skills but also by their action. In “For Blood and Lipstick” traditionalists are ridiculed as “imitators” ( taqlid-kār ), “clowns” ( dalqakān ), and “beggars” ( daryuzagān ). “Let love / decay thus like a corpse...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (3): 318–324.
Published: 01 September 2004
... journalism along with poetry, and Doreski parallels the ideas and positions expressed in such prose works as Jefferson and/or Mus­ solini, L’Ideale Statale, and Fascism as I Have Seen It With Tolson’s in the “Caviar and Cabbage” columns written for the Washington Post (1937—44) and his first...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (3): 317–346.
Published: 01 September 2018
... into Britain’s intellectual elite, succeed in imaginatively turning Woolf against her own avant-garde circle, enlisting the author in a rearguard action that is more a critique of liberalism than of fascism. That is, while allegorizing the Woolfian spy-function, both “entertainments” carry out a retroactive...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (1): 100–108.
Published: 01 March 2021
... the 1930s, at the same time as his attention to fascism and intolerance on the Continent was awakening. Samuel Beckett and the Politics of Aftermath , by McNaughton James . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2018 . 240 pages. Beckett’s Political Imagination , by Morin Emilie...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (3): 261–288.
Published: 01 September 2019
.... Finchatton. But just as Wells invites us to ask if our frame-narrator is a hoaxer or the “victim” of a mad physician, in the context of a twentieth-century understanding and misunderstanding of Darwinian theory and the rise of fascism in Europe, Wells also invites us to ask exactly who may be afraid of what...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (3): 273–306.
Published: 01 September 2008
...). In the month pre­ ceding this entry and her trip to Bonn,Virginia writes pointedly, both in her diary and in letters to friends, about fascism and Hitler’s increasing power.1 However, only briefly does she express any concern about the potential belligerence of the Nazis if Leonard were...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (3): 401–409.
Published: 01 September 2008
... reacted to the inequities residual in Europe after the Great War and analyzed, Cassandra- like, patriarchal and authoritarian forces that inadvertently colluded with the rise of fascism in Europe during the 1930s. Never had the causes of freedom, democracy, and women’s rights been so...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (1): 11–36.
Published: 01 March 2020
... in order to wrestle control into the hands of “true” French citizens. Distinguishing Vichy’s authoritarianism from the fascism of Nazi German is not to absolve Vichy of its collaborating in deportations that were death sentences in all but name, but to emphasize the particular nuances of the publicly...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 March 2010
... nationalism, the rise of protofascism in Britain also seems to have influenced Woolf’s portrayal of Percival, which involves a criticism of a dying imperial identity and a warning about the dangers of fascism. See especially Jessica Berman, who argues that Woolf’s aesthetic in The Waves is “bound up...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (1): 106–110.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Cathay—Chinese or English product?—by insisting on the inseparabil­ ity of a culturally imagined version of‘China’ from a real one” (123—24). The issue of ideology is also a sore spot, for while we might be able to psychologize Pound’s fascism and sympathize with Brecht’s Marxism (as well as avoid...