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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2001) 47 (2): 268–292.
Published: 01 June 2001
...A. A. Markley Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 hi E. M. Forster’s Reconfigured Gaze and the Creation of a Homoerotic Subjectivity A . A . Markley Would you care to read my novel? .. .To you it will reveal a new and painful world, into which you will hardly...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2016) 62 (4): 379–402.
Published: 01 December 2016
... poem Trilogy , her personae’s affective, local experiences of historical art and artifacts in museums (and museological spaces) contest the authority of the disinterested “pure gaze” assumed by the museum’s ideal seeing subject. In these works, the museum functions as a space for cultural engagements...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 247–258.
Published: 01 June 2018
... viewer’s gaze lingers on the figure’s slim legs that lead up to his bare buttocks. At the same time, it is clear that the assembled men cannot avert their collective gaze from the accomplished performer. As Font-Réaulx reminds us, in 1983 Linda Nochlin—in her reflections on Gérôme’s Orientalism—commented...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2002) 48 (4): 393–426.
Published: 01 December 2002
... organic relationship. For Cather, the tour­ ist gaze—as a modern form of ritual that restores the relation between landscape, aesthetic value, and cultural heritage—could heal the alien­ ation from the land that Americans had suffered through the dominance of speculators, who treated land as a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2017) 63 (3): 267–298.
Published: 01 September 2017
... withdrawal is also a threshold, for the image “is given in an opening that indissociably forms its presence and its separation.” The gaze of the artist—like that of the philosopher—is meant to apprehend all objects, as if they harbored the potential for beauty in the very necessity of their withdrawal...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2012) 58 (1): 90–116.
Published: 01 March 2012
... English girl, goes up in flames in an incident of racial violence. But the stare gives way, in the fourth stanza, to a different sort of look, exchanged between mother and daughter, a gaze that becomes a transport: You can’t be cute, she says. You’re big. She’s lost her toddler’s belly...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2005) 51 (2): 123–141.
Published: 01 June 2005
... reader learns by or at book’s end to see, appreciate, and wonder again. Something like aesthetic distance or depth is regained through the ironic revelation. 127 Jeffrey T. Nealon The aesthetic gaze in Snow White O f course, the traditional artistic gaze of wonder is subject to a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2015) 61 (1): 32–62.
Published: 01 March 2015
... “slavish imitation of traits not their own … their constant begging to be considered as exact copies of other people.” And yet, Helga returns, over and again, to the site of the crime, “always alone, gazing intently and solemnly at the gesticulating black figures, an ironical and silently speculative...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2002) 48 (3): 348–361.
Published: 01 September 2002
... exchanges a “surprised” gaze with her: There was a likeness between them. As they gazed at each other each felt: Here am I— and then each felt: B ut how different! Broken asunder, yet made in the same mould, could it be that each completed what was dorm ant in the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2008) 54 (4): 493–513.
Published: 01 December 2008
... Pillars swell with sculptur’d Stones, Arms, Angels, Epitaphs, and Bones, These (all the poor Remains of state) Adorn the Rich, or praise the Great; Who while on Earth in Fame they live, Are sensless of the Fame they give. Ha! While I gaze, pale Cynthia fades, The...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2005) 51 (2): 142–178.
Published: 01 June 2005
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2005) 51 (3): 373–377.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Adrienne Rich’s early writing on resistance and re-vision through Laura Mulvey’s analysis of the male gaze in film, with attention to arguments by Martha Nussbaum, Patricinio Schweickart, bell hooks,Jean Kennard,Terry Castle, Diana Fuss, Carolyn Heilbrun, Janice Radway, and others...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2014) 60 (3): 305–335.
Published: 01 September 2014
... work, and eye and eyes are in fact the most frequently recurring words in Crane’s relatively slight poetic corpus.3 Most often such references are to the eyes of another rather than to the speaker’s own eyes, and this interocular looking—as the lyric “I” gazes into the eyes of the poem’s “you...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2000) 46 (1): 115–124.
Published: 01 March 2000
... Ellen Green. “Disciplining The Waste Land, or How to Lead Criticism into Temptation.” 44.1 (1998): 82-99 Kane, Julie. “Varieties of Mystical Experience in the Writings of Virginia Woolf.” 41.4 (1995): 328-49 Keeling, Bret L. “H.D. and ‘The Contest’: Archaeology of a Sapphic Gaze.” 44.2...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2012) 58 (3): 546–555.
Published: 01 September 2012
... find pleasurable, to take control of memory through the act of representation, and to reframe the male gaze. Kominsky-Crumb’s work serves as a central example. As Chute points out, Kominsky-Crumb has not been canonized with the same enthusiasm as her husband Robert Crumb. While her work is as...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 674–680.
Published: 01 December 2013
.... Photographers sought to take her picture. In contrast to today’s images that tend to reveal day–to-day lives by catching spontane- ous expressions, she beckons us with an uncompromisingly unsentimental gaze. She chose a surface for herself in which she would show the what, and the how, of her existence...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2014) 60 (3): 397–404.
Published: 01 September 2014
... 399 Mollie Godfrey black characters to the sympathetic gaze of white readers, black authors of white-life literature turned their own sympathetic gaze on troubled white characters, and thus reversed the hierarchical power structure upon which sympathy depends. In other words, against...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2014) 60 (4): 538–544.
Published: 01 December 2014
... the two thinkers is possible. For Levinas, the other fractures my totalizing gaze, revealing my stance in the world as an intentionalist egomania; for Spivak, the subaltern fractures the encompassing gaze, revealing it as an imperialism. In the work of both thinkers, then, we find an...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2015) 61 (4): 460–483.
Published: 01 December 2015
... appropriating the prospect with an “unavoidable and containing stare,” an epic gaze with the power to encompass the whole field of social forces and “imprint to the point of a transformation upon the social figures with orderly, knitted shadows” (173). The transformative force of the unseen “watcher” virtually...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 49–74.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Clarissa from the outside, through the gaze of her otherwise inconsequential neighbor Scrope Purvis. For a minute—for a brief paragraph—we glimpse Clarissa in all her physical solidity: stiff, upright, aged, birdlike, white, recently recovered from a grave illness, on the street curb, waiting for Durvall’s...