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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2007) 53 (4): 459–487.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Daniel Hannah Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 m “Massed Ambiguity”: Fatness in Henry James s The Ivory Tower Daniel Hannah [T]hat they are each the particular individual of the particular weight being of course of the essence of my donnée. They are interesting...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 305–329.
Published: 01 September 2015
... fat and connective tissue resembling testicles. The urogenital canal runs the length of the clitoris, rather than venting from below. The animal can pee with the organ, making it a penis. Completing the picture, the female penis contains erectile tissue … that allows erections like those of a male...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2000) 46 (3): 328–345.
Published: 01 September 2000
..., inasmuch as we none of us realized our economic position. In came the nice fat dividends, up rose the lofty thoughts, and we did not realize that all the time we were exploiting the poor of our own country and the backward races abroad, and getting bigger profits from our...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2009) 55 (1): 130–136.
Published: 01 March 2009
...’‘fat old woman in Soho He then compares Pound to the mystical William Blake: “Pound too cultivated those states of mind in which the universe came alive to him” (243). To add insult to injury, Moody describes as “magisterial” a scurrilous article by Cohn McDowell attacking my 1993 study The...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2009) 55 (2): 209–231.
Published: 01 June 2009
... characters describe Verloc as an animal. He first appears with “an air of having wallowed” all day in bed (10) and moves in “a fat pig style” (16), and Vladimir’s first line describing him is “He’s fat—the animal” (20). These references to obesity as an animalistic intrusion on the human form echo...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2014) 60 (4): 513–537.
Published: 01 December 2014
... that wishes to be a hero or a saint, but another part of you is a little fat man who sees very clearly the advantages of staying alive with a whole skin. He is your unofficial self, the voice of the belly protesting against the soul. 517 Kenneth Ligda His tastes lie...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2003) 49 (3): 298–327.
Published: 01 September 2003
... reflex horror at its own condition.6 The colonials in “Pearls and Swine” may assume superiority over the mass of “Tamils, Telegus, fat Chetties, Parsees, Bombay merchants, Sinhalese from Ceylon, the Ar­ abs and their Negroes, Somalis probably, who used to be their slaves” (420...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 119–144.
Published: 01 June 2016
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2004) 50 (3): 283–316.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Lisa Fluet Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 Ml Modernism and Disciplinary History: On H. G. Wells andT. S. Eliot Lisa Fluet Gutman stopped whispering. His sleek dark eyes examined Spade’s face, which was placid. The fat man asked: “Well, sir, what...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 373–391.
Published: 01 September 2015
... progression: “He was made of wax. Men should be made of iron and flesh. He was of wax. Fat of dead men, melted and poured. Become flesh again. Out of a great torment. The Word was made flesh . The Word of a great torment. He’ll melt again into his dead man’s wax. Forever my floor will shine. Wax. Of no...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2016) 62 (3): 247–270.
Published: 01 September 2016
... is so riddled with lists and repetitions—for example, the two-page catalog devoted to the daily alterations in Mr Knott’s physical appearance, in which “one day” he is “tall, fat, pale and dark, and the next thin, small, flushed and fair,” on and on through each possible permutation, “to mention only...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 21–48.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., visitors to Dublin can be seen on bright days posed next to the statues, their bodies seeming fat and well-fed next to these figures that recall anonymous ancestors and forge a connection between diaspora and Irish homeland. These tourist photographs dedicated to personal genealogy and ancestral...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2000) 46 (4): 453–469.
Published: 01 December 2000
... to alchemical gold.” And So many stars! And such moonlight, enough moonlight to let a regiment of alchemists perform the ritual of the dissolution of the contents of the crucible I never saw a moon so fat and white and round The silence was absolute [. . .] the world showed...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2001) 47 (1): 72–91.
Published: 01 March 2001
... Count—wealthy owner of choc­ olate shops and the poster image of the fat, cigar-smoking war profi­ teer—made his fortune; Hemingway was wounded while handing out chocolate bars and cigarettes.) Jake and Bill come to the “rigid north and south” of the Rue Saint...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2001) 47 (1): 114–136.
Published: 01 March 2001
...; the woman’s legs, the woman’s fat white legs had. An astonishing coincidence. He yearned to tell Peter. He wanted to throw up for excitement. They hadn’t even chased him. He wished he were dead. (83) The paragraph begins in the present o f the story, with Magda’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2001) 47 (4): 444–466.
Published: 01 December 2001
... fundamentalism for an equally blinkered, equally unthinking form of“first amendment fundamentalism” (324, 328). 452 Haroun and the Sea of Stories It is perhaps fair to note that Aravamudan does not extend his criti­ cisms of Haroun to the fiction produced by Rushdie preceding the fat- wa. “When [his...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2005
... [air-borne] micro­ scopic organisms” (232). Appalled, the Swede listens to his daughter as she tells him her story of the past five years: she was raped; she was responsible for the deaths of three more people; she lived with the destitute. Now Merry’s body is not ungainly and fat but...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2009) 55 (1): 36–57.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., relifted, lapped-at all day in this dance of non-discovery. All things are possible. Last year’s leaves, coming unstuck from shore, rippling suddenly again with the illusion, and carried, twirling, shiny again and fat, towards the quick throes of another tentative conclusion...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 187–212.
Published: 01 June 2012
... animistic conception of London which al- lows her to claim “odd affinities” with other urban lives—“the fat lady in the cab,” “some man behind a counter” (149)—in whom her soul might survive after death. Mindful of the gaps in Clarissa’s transcendental theory, Peter Walsh recalls the Victorian...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2012) 58 (3): 377–398.
Published: 01 September 2012
... itself in a series of “ugly dreams” of bizarre, grotesque desire: In the dreams that came to her now she would be copulating or trying to copulate (sometimes she was prevented by intruders or shifts of circumstances) with utterly forbidden and unthinkable partners. With fat...