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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2003) 49 (4): 494–519.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Lesley Wheeler Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 HI Both Flower and Flower Gatherer: Medbh McGuckian s The Flower Master and H.D.’s Sea Garden Lesley Wheeler T h e relationship between maternity and other kinds of work remains a difficult subject for twenty...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2010) 56 (1): 47–70.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Celena E. Kusch Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 H.D.’s American Sea Garden: Drowning the Idyll Threat to US Modernism H.D.’s American Sea Garden: Drowning the Idyll Threat to US Modernism Celena E. Kusch H.D.’s first poetry collection, Sea Garden (1916), in many ways ex...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2018) 64 (3): 317–346.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Mark David Kaufman This article uses the genre of speculative historical fiction as a point of entry into Virginia Woolf’s politics. Two spy novels, Ellen Hawkes and Peter Manso’s The Shadow of the Moth (1983) and Stephanie Barron’s The White Garden (2009), present scenarios in which Woolf becomes...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2011) 57 (2): 148–179.
Published: 01 June 2011
... complexities in the gendered life of the iconically masculine author. Reflecting the author’s commodified persona, Hemingway’s bi- ography always enjoyed a special status, but the confluence of his life and work reached a new intensity when an edited portion of The Garden of Eden appeared in 1986...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2006) 52 (3): 275–305.
Published: 01 September 2006
... on the novel’s construction but also on what Marshall McLuhan calls the “unconscious effects” of the technologized word (6). With the flower as a constant in these allusions, Atwood’s narrative traverses the history of such effects. Offred’s central garden meditation, for example...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2007) 53 (4): 530–534.
Published: 01 December 2007
...: Painful as it may be, it is surely necessary for her to confront these connections and to abandon apartheid’s distorted map of human relations; a map that, as we have seen, extended no fur­ ther than the suburban garden, and was deceptive even about that which its fences enclosed...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2011) 57 (2): vii–xi.
Published: 01 June 2011
... at least since the publi- cation of the unfinished, edited novel, The Garden of Eden (1986), too many literary critics cite Hemingway’s girlishness as pathologi- cal, as a failure or falling away from Papa Hemingway’s swaggering machismo. Rather than describing Hemingway’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 475–498.
Published: 01 December 2017
... understanding of her relation to postmodern poetics. One way to observe this is through her poem “In the Public Garden,” published in the Boston Globe in 1958 and in O to Be a Dragon a year later. The poem matters in this context in two broad and related ways. In the first place, as is described below, it...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2001) 47 (1): 39–71.
Published: 01 March 2001
... combinations, the “ truths” of life and fiction: the 40 Woolf’s “Friendships Gallery” first, untitled, chapter comically tells ofViolet’s birth, childhood, and first season; “Chapter Two: The Magic Garden” offers not only a comic but also a fantastic narrative ofViolet’s early years...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 247–258.
Published: 01 June 2018
... not exclusively) on formal features. This is the case, just to take one example, with the occultist Aleister Crowley’s Bagh-Muattar; or The Scented Garden of Abdullah the Satirist of Shiraz (1910). This “faux-Persian poem sequence” is a “pornographic jeu d’esprit ” (279) from a writer whose...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2003) 49 (2): 246–275.
Published: 01 June 2003
... speakers saving thought is the power of future memories that will keep the image of the garden alive when the bad times come. The premonition that memories of the countryside would soon be an invaluable source of consolation fueled the tourist industry in the late 1930s, which exploited the need...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2006) 52 (3): 347–351.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Hemingway’s writing; their collective spirit is best summed up by Comley and Scholes: “The Hemingway you were taught about in high school is dead.Viva el nuevo Hemingway!” The posthumous publication of The Garden of Eden in 1986 was a bonanza for this reinterpretation of Hemingway, with the gender...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2003) 49 (3): 298–327.
Published: 01 September 2003
... class they all are. Indeed, my aesthetic sense is the one that protests most obstinately—how they cheap- 301 Leena Kore Schröder en the house & garden—How they bring in an atmosphere of Earls Court & hotels, how impossibly out of place, & stuffy & towny & dressy...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 681–689.
Published: 01 December 2013
... contemporary scholars of American culture. He closes with an absorbing extended description of the garden he has cultivated on a steep slope (it goes, rather stubbornly, by the name of Red Mountain) above purple Birmingham, branding himself as a kind of locally rooted yet fully networked Candide. “This...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2002) 48 (1): 100–115.
Published: 01 March 2002
... adopting myths of interconnectivity. Both want their “myth” to become naturalized by the cultural body. In an ecocritical context, that means prompting ur­ banites to live as if acts of reparation—urban gardens, suburban down­ sizing, city bike routes—will help save the dying...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2008) 54 (4): 493–513.
Published: 01 December 2008
... 96 the “wedge-shadowed gardens” could hint at Cupid’s arrows, suggesting that, like the Dockery in Larkin’s account of a college reunion, their owners have wedded in hope of being “added to” (109) and now conduct those augmentations in terrace houses. The cuneiform shadows of their gables...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2010) 56 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Times sponsored by the ca- tering and food manufacturing business J. Lyons & Co. that gave Harold Begbie’s first-person account of an early morning stroll through London’s Covent Garden market (17). Revealing the ubiquity of the belief in imperial decline, the ad begins: “It was so very...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2012) 58 (3): 462–494.
Published: 01 September 2012
... destroyed Coulibri by burning it down after it had been restored? If the cause of the ruin is somewhat obscure, Antoinette’s vision of the old plantation is entirely private. The post-lapsarian state of post-Emancipation Jamaica is very much depicted as a historic reality. The garden at Coulibri...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2013) 59 (2): 309–342.
Published: 01 June 2013
... that other, supreme Object, God, and soon fuses it with the rest—the tables, the chairs, the garden-hose, the bath-salts, looking- 315 Rebecca Rauve Davis glass and chimney-pots” (405). He warned readers who felt tempted by “pantheistic immanent oneness” that they stood to lose “not only...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2001) 47 (3): 407–430.
Published: 01 September 2001
... propriately named “dream factory” Just as the California garden is creat­ ed by irrigation out of the arid desert, so is the final stage of the “California dream” created by technology on the blank space of the movie screen. The British literature of Hollywood has a distinctive...