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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2007) 53 (4): 459–487.
Published: 01 December 2007
... with the novel’s hero, Graham “Gray” Fielder, pondering the “massed ambiguity” of his fate and be ing greeted by the “florid, solid, smiling person” (198) of the heavyset Davey Bradham. From its start to its abrupt stop, this fragment of a novel foregrounds bodily presence and, indeed...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2015) 61 (4): 519–527.
Published: 01 December 2015
... were rushing in to save them, but at the US Embassy, in a bleeding city about to die, the ambassador wept” ( Gray 2015 ). Interviewed on the occasion of this anniversary, former US ambassador John Gunther Dean calls April 12, 1975, the day the United States “abandoned Cambodia and handed it over to the...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2008) 54 (4): 493–513.
Published: 01 December 2008
..., perhaps, for the Au- gustanism springs from the sense of serene lapidary assertion rather than from the maxim itself. “What will survive of us is love,” far from being a typical eighteenth-century posture (Gray meant something altogether different when he wrote that “Ev’n in our ashes live their...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2007) 53 (4): 535–539.
Published: 01 December 2007
... desperate (and uncon vincing) claim that Bill Gray’s death is not an ignominious fadeout but a kind of triumph, the “heroic revival” (112) of Willard Skansey (Gray’s “real” name). And in claiming that DeLillo inveighs against visual media 537 Mark Osteen as offering mere “destructive...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2012) 58 (3): 399–438.
Published: 01 September 2012
... or a page made up of several scenes arranged in cattycornered rectangles or circles set on stippled gray (57) Much as a concordance rearranges the words of books into a list, the illustrated page offers a collection of framed scenes, juxtaposing distant places. The scenes from...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): 277–285.
Published: 01 June 2010
... recent The Yiddish Policeman’s Union—could easily have carried forward and complicated Cheever’s arguments. Cheever begins her fifth chapter with a focus on the way that Sloan Wilson’s The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit imagines a reconciliation be- tween individuals and the...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2013) 59 (2): 196–231.
Published: 01 June 2013
..., 2001 attacks. I argue, however, that it is precisely as a post-9/11 novel that Aloft demands to be read. Such a claim may seem counterintuitive. In his book After the Fall: American Literature Since 9/11 (2011), Richard Gray charges that by and large, post-9/11 American novels merely...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 191–222.
Published: 01 June 2018
... draw a hard line between poetic and social justice, given what Jeffrey Gray calls “the impossibility of finding that ‘different world’ unconstructed by and uninvolved with ourselves” (2005, 39). 20 When Kalstone reads this poem as a “rededication to what Brazil had confirmed in [Bishop’s...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2002) 48 (2): 150–173.
Published: 01 June 2002
... from his bliss / That I live in time, that love means to be plundered” (“Saint” draft). “The Charioteer of Delphi” tells a similar story of the failure of love and poetic inspiration. Merrill expresses a Wildean fascination with the beauty of classical sculpture (Dorian Gray’s beauty is...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2009) 55 (1): 125–129.
Published: 01 March 2009
...: Southern Modernism, Segregation, and U.S. Nationalism by Leigh Anne Duck Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2006.340 pages Caroline Miles Revisionary theories of regionalism have burgeoned in recent years, including works by such scholars as Richard Gray and Robert H. Brink- meyer Jr., who...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 547–571.
Published: 01 December 2009
... catalogues, as for instance: “one should see the Papuan / fancrests with six-sided scale which / coats the foot,” who are “hid in unimag- / in- ably weak lead-colored ostrich- / plumes a third of an inch long, and / needle–fine cat-whisker-fibred battleship- / gray lace” (A-Quiver 104). In her gender...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2012) 58 (1): 90–116.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., that seaworthy prow. She regards me with serious eyes, power-lit, atomic gaze I’m sucked into, sheer through to the gray brain of sky. From the cozy breakfast table Dove transports us to outer, or inner, space, where this profoundly unsettling ending leaves us, unmoored...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2011) 57 (2): 285–290.
Published: 01 June 2011
... readerly) embodiment” (27). Works cited Bazin, André. What is Cinema? Volume I. Trans. Hugh Gray. Berkeley: U of California P, 1967. 13-15. Hansen, Miriam. “The Mass Production of the Senses: Classical Cinema as Vernacular Modernism” Modernism/Modernity 6.2 (April 1999): 59-77...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 449–482.
Published: 01 December 2018
... “the most perfectly adapted animals in the world, man included.” It is this heretical vision of unplanned outcomes, however, that Darwin’s American apologist Asa Gray seeks to correct in his reviews of the Origin : “We must advise Mr. Darwin to assume, in the philosophy of his hypothesis, that...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2001) 47 (1): 72–91.
Published: 01 March 2001
... north to south on the Sud Express—past the long, gray, “cold” Escorial, burial site of Spanish kings— on his way to mountainous Madrid, the “ end of the line,” and place of wounding (243-44).12 At the Select, the end of the line, they meet Brett, our lady o f the bare legs, and Mike, who is...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2006) 52 (3): 306–329.
Published: 01 September 2006
... reflections pass Huge amoeba-motions directly through The beds of bathing caps: white, lavender, and blue. If the sky turns gray, the water turns opaque, Pistachio green and Mermaid Milk. (Poems 195) The first line, stolid in its lack of rhythmic interest and dead-stop ending, conveys...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2002) 48 (1): 100–115.
Published: 01 March 2002
... fraudulent broodings in the park are laughable, but his visions are those of his place. In the park the gray sky looked as if it had been rubbed with a soiled eraser. It held no angels, flaming crosses, olive-bearing doves, wheels within wheels. Only a newspaper struggled in the air...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 170–196.
Published: 01 June 2016
... bums of Larimer Street, and [who] had in fact been brought up generally on Larimer Street and thereabouts” (27). Dean is not the only person Sal knows in Denver, though. It is also the hometown for his friends Tim Gray and Chad King (from whom he had first heard of Dean), and several other people he...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2007) 53 (1): 79–87.
Published: 01 March 2007
... this regard it’s worth dwelling on one of the newly collected drafts, “The Museum,” taken from one of Bishop’s Key West notebooks: Dear—please let’s go back to that litde provincial museum, & through its litde rooms again, gray-green beads & various...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2008) 54 (3): 401–409.
Published: 01 September 2008
... and re-forming the structure of the novel by fabricating a searing fictional indictment of those gray-haired men in Whitehall who connived in the military sacrifice of young men like Jacob Flanders in the muddy trenches of the Great War. Jacob “dies in the gap between a founding ideal...