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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2001) 47 (4): 467–509.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Rachel Falconer Copyright © Hofstra University 2002 Bouncing Down to the Underworld: Classical Katabasis in The Ground Beneath Her Feet Rachel Falconer I n an essay on Italo Calvino, Rushdie writes that “perhaps the most dominant characteristic of Calvino’s entire output...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2010) 56 (3): 341–370.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Luke Carson; Heather Cass White Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Marianne Moore’s “Walking-Sticks and Paperweights and Watermarks” Difficult Ground: Poetic Renunciation in Marianne Moore’s “Walking-Sticks and Paperweights and Watermarks” Luke Carson and Heather Cass White...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 132–139.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Alexandra Socarides Contextual Practice: Assemblage and the Erotic in Postwar Poetry and Art , By Fredman Stephen , Stanford University Press , 2010 . 240 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2011 Alexandra Socarides Figure Ground Reversal Contextual Practice: Assemblage and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2015) 61 (1): 63–91.
Published: 01 March 2015
... traditional elegy erases. This essay begins by reconsidering familiar ground—the Bloomsbury Group and the Cambridge Apostles—in order to place Woolf’s work squarely in the middle of what might otherwise seem an old boys’ club of elegiac inheritance. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2015 elegy mourning...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2016) 62 (4): 359–378.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Teresa Winterhalter This article argues that although James Joyce’s Ulysses faces us with an overarching verbal complexity, we need not allow the insights into Leopold Bloom’s voicing grounded in Bakhtinian analysis to delimit the endpoint in exploring Joyce’s narrative technique. Stressing that...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2006) 52 (2): 241–247.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Jane Hedley Shifting Ground: Reinventing Landscape in Modern American Poetry , by Costello Bonnie , Cambridge : Harvard University Press , 2003 . 225 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2006 Re-engaging the Poetics of Landscape Shifting Ground: Reinventing Landscape in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2005) 51 (3): 341–372.
Published: 01 September 2005
... two volumes of poetry, Ground Work: Before the War (1984) and Ground Work II: In the Dark (1987), seri­ ous readers of his oeuvre face a troubling situation, which some may be reluctant to acknowledge: Ground Work represents what appears to be a significant transformation in Duncan’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2015) 61 (1): 118–127.
Published: 01 March 2015
... bullring. After Tomás was carried off on the shoulders of the crowd, spectators surged into the arena to gather sand from the ground which had, moments before, been paced by bull and bullfighter in their deadly dance. The New York Times described these fistfuls of dust as “souvenirs,” but, as Patrick...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2009) 55 (2): vi–vii.
Published: 01 June 2009
... winning essay. This reading of Toomer’s career—grounded necessarily in Cane— upsets the view that had been largely universal in the previous scholarship: that the racial and historical focus in Toomer’s early work was basically abandoned in his later mystical phase. The author...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 411–416.
Published: 01 September 2015
... contexts—has always maintained an ideal of consistency. Since Aristotle, the moral conception of a “good character” has been defined by its capacity for stability, predictability, and consistency of habit. Aristotelian ethics is grounded in the notion of character as “one’s power to legislate through self...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 380–390.
Published: 01 December 2011
... live on and its relation to the sun.” —Ray Brassier, Nihil Unbound (223) In the early morning darkness of May 3, 2003 the New Hampshire geological formation known as the Old Man of the Mountain crumbled to the ground. It was an ignominious end to a famously lofty...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2012) 58 (1): 150–158.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Jasper Bernes Being Numerous: Poetry and the Ground of Social Life , by Izenberg Oren , Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2011 . 234 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 Jasper Bernes Everybody’s Antipoetry Being Numerous: Poetry and the Ground of Social Life...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 355–364.
Published: 01 June 2012
... metaphysical meeting ground . . . or a fusion he cannot control” (55). Thereby, he must effectively find a “com- promise” in the reality he wishes to inhabit and the imagination he wishes to activate. This strategy activates a simultaneous readerly appraisal of the stakes involved in both an imaginary...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2017) 63 (3): 359–364.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Kristeva, Judith Butler, and others are frequent interlocutors here. But if poststructuralist ethics and modernist aesthetics are the topsoil of Sherman’s study, one might say its ground is anthropological. This is apparent in its references to lifeworlds, to deathways and death practices, to ritual and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2017) 63 (3): 365–369.
Published: 01 September 2017
... as a potential site of rapprochement and inheritance. Rapprochement because Altieri wants to find ground on which the concerns of both the contemporary (Anglophone) literary critic and philosopher can meet and be put in fruitful conversation; and inheritance because he wishes to rescue, after...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2005) 51 (3): 385–390.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, Nora Okja Keller, and Anchee Min, Duncan extends and enriches our understanding of the rhetorical functions and pitfalls of silence in the works of these writers. While the study is admirably grounded in existing scholarship in Asian American theory...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 189–195.
Published: 01 March 2013
... identify (for whatever purpose) as Muslim, and (c) “by yet another generous extension . . . the person who is rooted formatively and emotionally in the culture and civi- lization of Islam” (7). While Malak’s definition is grounded in (as he says) a “generous” identitarian politics, Nash focuses on...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2010) 56 (1): 107–115.
Published: 01 March 2010
.... Grounded in new archival evidence, Van Hulle’s analysis renders a compelling im- age of Beckett’s artistic processes of composition that should stimulate psychoanalytically and theoretically inclined scholars into a refreshed consideration of Beckett’s art. The case for the importance of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2011) 57 (2): 255–263.
Published: 01 June 2011
...-orientation, ultimately returning for a second time to revisionary gestures of uncer- tainty and loss. Fordham concludes: Along with the narrative . . . the self doubles itself and arrives too late. . . .Conrad’s method of revision helps prepare the ground for modernist selves that...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2009) 55 (1): 36–57.
Published: 01 March 2009
... to occur. That is, the skeptic, to endorse groundlessness, needs a ground from which to elucidate his position, namely the mastery of a technique of language, which we acquire from an early age and which is an integral component (even a determining factor) of the world whose existence the...