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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 12–31.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Edward C. Knox Copyright © Hofstra University 2003 m I See France: Priorities in Nonfiction Edward C. Knox You would like this town. It’s full of liquor, amusing people & incredibly beautiful works of art. —Stephen Vincent Benêt, 1920 (qtd. in Bradbury 331) T...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 657–665.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Michael Coyle The Modern Portrait Poem: From Dante Gabriel Rossetti to Ezra Pound , by Dickey Frances , University of Virginia Press , 2012 . 260 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2013 Review Reviews The Modern Portrait Poem: From Dante Gabriel Rossetti to Ezra Pound...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 March 2003
... time superpower proprietor of a global commercial empire, and a noto­ riously monolingual nation-state that considers itself both apart from and the center of the world, France shares much with the United States, though it has always been the differences that intrigue and irritate. Like...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2003) 49 (3): 328–359.
Published: 01 September 2003
.... I am still largely meditating about this sense of time. —Gertrude Stein, “Transatlantic Interview” (103) Taking her cue from English literature that details “daily island life,” Stein, during World War II, focuses on daily life in France. She previews this approach...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 32–45.
Published: 01 March 2003
... life as an amusing ideological spectacle” (Chadbourne 104), a high regard for French criticism,2 and an esteem for France as the epitome of civilization and culture, able to weather any series of di­ sasters. Wharton is on record for praising not only Renan but also Sainte- Beuve,Anatole France...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 82–102.
Published: 01 March 2003
... contemporary American writers to turn their attention to France. A body of work initially dominated by cultural historians, an­ thropologists, sociologists, and journalists (for example, Richard Bern­ stein, Robert Daley, Richard Kuisel, Jean-Philippe Mathy) has of late increasingly included the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 123–130.
Published: 01 March 2003
...), wandering down streets named after seventeenth-century French explorers. Fitzgerald himself spent his 1909 summer holiday at Frontenac, named after the governor general of New France, and commemorates this fact in the story “Three Hours between Planes,” where Nancy Gifford attempts to recall...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2008) 54 (2): 255–262.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Frances Dickey Ezra Pound and the Visual Culture of Modernism , by Beasley Rebecca , Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2007 . 221 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2008 Ezra Pound and the Ideology of Art Ezra Pound and the Visual Culture of Modernism by Rebecca...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2014) 60 (3): 405–413.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Frances Dickey Poetry and Its Others: News, Prayer, Song, and the Dialogue of Genres , by Ramazani Jahan , University of Chicago Press , 2013 . 304 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2014 Review Poetry and Its Others: News, Prayer, Song, and the Dialogue of Genres by...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2006) 52 (2): 111–144.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Frances Dickey Copyright © Hofstra University 2006 HI Parrot’s Eye: A Portrait by Manet and Two by T. S. Eliot Frances Dickey T. S. Eliot’s little-known sonnet “On a Portrait” (1909) describes a painting by Edouard Manet from 1866, Woman with a Parrot. The sig­ nificance of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2009) 55 (3): 357–377.
Published: 01 September 2009
... mobility by manipulating his identity to make it seem bureaucratically legitimate. While he was in France and Morocco, his correspondence with Brit- ish, French, and American officials tried to clarify his official story so he might legally re-enter the United States.4 To comply with official...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2015) 61 (1): 92–117.
Published: 01 March 2015
... and philosophical archive of terror . To put it bluntly, my thesis is that Beckett’s postwar literature is not “about” the experience of terror in wartime France, but, more fundamentally, it is that terror itself translated into the language of literature. After passing quickly through...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2018) 64 (1): 79–100.
Published: 01 March 2018
... that Wharton regarded as imperative to any culture worthy of the name. They were certainly imperative, she believed, to her native America, a country “still, intellectually and artistically, in search of itself” (1919, xi). America, Wharton urged, would “profit more by seeking to find out why France is...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2004) 50 (4): 368–393.
Published: 01 December 2004
... particular interest in all things imperial, would not have known where Marlow was talking about. While such readers would certainly not confuse Belgium with France, it is unlikely that they would regard the two countries as particularly distinct, since French was the language of both. Most readers...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2012) 58 (4): 688–693.
Published: 01 December 2012
... feminist activist Frances Gage in 1855 (qtd. in Olwell 1). As Olwell comments, with the writerly pith and punch that are among her fine book’s many pleasures, “Within the familiar idiom of liberal democracy, Gage’s exhor- tation is exactly two-thirds intelligible.” Indeed. Possessive individualism...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2006) 52 (2): vi–vii.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Jahan Ramazani Copyright © Hofstra University 2006 Twentieth-Century Literature’s Andrew J. Kappel Prize in Literary Criticism, 2006 The winner of this year’s prize is Frances Dickeys “Parrot’s Eye: A Portrait by Manet and Two byT. S. Eliot.” The judge is Jahan Ramazani, Edgar F...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2015) 61 (4): 433–435.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Brian McHale Copyright © Hofstra University 2015 The winner of this year’s prize is Frances Leviston’s “Mothers and Marimbas in ‘The Bight’: Bishop’s Danse Macabre .” The judge is Brian McHale, Arts and Humanities Distinguished Professor of English at the Ohio State University. His most...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2005) 51 (4): 495–503.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Woolf, one of Southworth’s achievements is to suggest ways in which Colette’s work radically extends Woolf’s feminist project announced in A Room of One’s Own. Laying the foundation for the rest of the book, chapter 1 traces the complex social network of women in England and France...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 46–81.
Published: 01 March 2003
... the situation in Tiflis too pre­ carious, about 30 people accompanied him out of that city. They found their way eventually to France, entering Paris in July 1922. By August they had located a promising chateau, the Prieuré, on property near Fon­ tainebleau, 40 miles from the city. They leased...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2000) 46 (4): 492–512.
Published: 01 December 2000
... though the project of inventing heterosexuality were not challeng­ ing enough, in this essay I make it yet more so by situating it in relation to male poststructuralist theory in France, both straight- and gay-identified, in the writing of Emmanuel Levinas and Michel Foucault, respectively.3 In do­...