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Twentieth-Century Literature (2007) 53 (4): 459–487.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Daniel Hannah Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 m “Massed Ambiguity”: Fatness in Henry James s The Ivory Tower Daniel Hannah [T]hat they are each the particular individual of the particular weight being of course of the essence of my donnée. They are interesting...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (1): 103–122.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Jay Bochner m An American Writer Born in Paris: Blaise Cendrars Reads Henry Miller Reading Blaise Cendrars fay Bochner Serious students of Henry Miller well know his enthusiasm for the Parisian avant-garde poet-turned-novelist Blaise Cendrars. However, we have so far...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (3): 328–345.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Henry S. Turner Empires of Objects: Accumulation and Entropy in E. M. Forster’s Howards End H enry S. Turner [T] here seems something else in life besides tíme, something which may conveniently be called “value,” something which is measured...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (2): 219–245.
Published: 01 June 2003
... their predecessors sexually identified, to what ex­ tent did Moore herself have such needs? Moore never met Henry James, the “literary bachelor” she adopted as her own model of identity (Moore, Complete Prose 317). Nor did she meet his brother, another of her heroes. But one of the strongest yearn­ ings...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (2): 193–216.
Published: 01 June 2008
... stamps him ‘infe­ rior to most rich people’ ” (402).3 The same kind of treatment of Leon­ ard is at stake in a complementary reading of the whole Bast subplot as foremost an expression of liberal guilt. For Henry Turner, Leonard and his wife.Jacky, are “mere symbols,” “figures for surplus...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (2): 369–376.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Eliot and John Haffenden Yale University Press, 2012. 954 pages Christopher J. Knight One of the most memorable epistolary exchanges in American literature occurred after William James read his younger brother Henry’s late novel The Golden Bowl (1904). While acknowledging that Henry had...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (2): 343–350.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Jesse Matz Monopolizing the Master: Henry James and the Politics of Modern Literary Scholarship , by Anesko Michael , Stanford University Press , 2012 . 248 pages. Oscar’s Shadow: Wilde, Homosexuality, and Modern Ireland , by Walshe Éibhear , Cork University Press , 2011...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (2): 173–208.
Published: 01 June 2015
... parallels Ford establishes between Edward Ashburnham, a modern English landlord, and Henry VIII, the sixteenth-century lord of the English land. My larger goal in considering such parallels will be to illustrate how confession, a Catholic holdover during Henry VIII’s reign, becomes a perverse need...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (2): 232–259.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Henry,” or “The House Carpenter” would generate interest in and respect for the poetry of the “low and rustic,” particularly among the educated readers/listeners whose opinions would matter; at the same time, they would inspire that audience toward imitations that transcended the lowly forms...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (3): 465–493.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., rather than he himself, who lack capacities. When Eva brings her illegally adopted deaf son Jeremy from America home to Eng- land, her old friends the vicar Mr. Dancey and his son Henry invite them for tea. Jeremy’s presence, since they had sat down to table, was never not to be felt...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (1): 75–96.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., how they some­ times reflect each other, how the political invades the private world. (qtd. in Louvel 10) Such an exploration emerges vividly in Saturday, where the protagonist Henry Perowne’s customary private composure is repeatedly tested by tremors from the public realm...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2002) 48 (4): 427–460.
Published: 01 December 2002
... in additional insults to Henry Ford, so that a novel that began as a satiric rendition of the future ac­ cording to H. G.Wells grew increasingly anti-Fordian.With Ford as syn­ onym and stand-in, each new uncomplimentary use of his name further condemned the World State for being America writ large...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (1): 43–63.
Published: 01 March 2005
... thematic vision. For Stone, Margaret and Helen Schlegel are domineering, destructive elitists who, having established at Howards End an idyllic sanctuary of “personal relations” and “the inner life,” permit the devastated, uncomprehending Henry Wilcox to reside there. Stone’s withering critique...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (1): 115–124.
Published: 01 March 2000
.... See Campbell Barbusse, Henri. See Miller, Eugene E. Bataille, Georges. Seejohnson Beckett, Samuel. See Gontarski Benert, Annette Larson. “Edith Wharton at War: Civilized Space in Troubled Times.” 42.3 (1996): 322-43 Bendey, Paul. “Depression and Ted Hughes’s Crow, or through...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (4): 545–550.
Published: 01 December 2010
... rebirth and self-discovery to bear on a critique of the American imperial presence in the Pacific—a link to Wilson’s own long engagement with that region. For all of Wilson’s sweeping ambitions, the figures he chooses to focus on in this study are an idiosyncratic lot, bookended by Henry...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (2): 180–198.
Published: 01 June 2011
...,” as if her re-enclosure within the family unit has proved the end of her. Keeping her illness a secret until the end slightly disturbs and angers her family and places limits upon her knowability. What else might she have kept secret? Such questions arise for Henry Wilcox as he ponders whether her...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (2): 296–332.
Published: 01 June 2012
... a constellation of writers without a self-consciously declared affiliation to one another. Those in the first camp, which includes Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry Adams, Henry James (in some moods), George Santayana, Fried- rich Nietzsche, and José Ortega y Gasset, cast a suspicious glance upon democracy...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (4): 491–498.
Published: 01 December 2021
... the modernist emphasis on the formal treatment of character—originating with the novel theory of Henry James—that has shaped over a century of cultural literary practice around the idea that literature, and the novel in particular, is capable of providing an ethical encounter with otherness. The Novel...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 March 2012
... opportunities afforded by the hotel setting. Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, and E. M. Forster, and other British modern- ists, were taken with hotels, as were their American counterparts—writers like Henry James, a self-proclaimed “hotel child,” Sinclair Lewis, and Edith Wharton—and Continental writers...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (3): 520–527.
Published: 01 September 2013
... to the 1960s, when the press achieved its greatest success and notoriety as a publisher of avant-garde and obscene literature. Its authors, to name just a few, included Samuel Beckett, Henry Miller, Jean Genet, William Burroughs, Kenzaburō Ōe, Harold Pinter, and Frantz Fanon. Focusing on these two...