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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2012) 58 (4): 640–662.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Robert Volpicelli Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 Robert Volpicelli Against Things: The At-Home Objects of Marianne Moore Robert Volpicelli From 1965 until her death in 1972, Marianne Moore lived at 35 West Ninth Street in Greenwich Village. Moore’s Greenwich Village apart...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2014) 60 (2): 222–242.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Dale Pattison © 2015 by Hofstra University 2014 Dale Pattison Writing Home: Domestic Space, Narrative Production, and the Homeland in Roth’s American Pastoral Dale Pattison On September 18, 2002, as part of the Lannan Foundation’s literary awards ceremony, author and activist...
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Published: 01 December 2017
Marianne Moore at home, during a photo shoot for a feature in Life , 1953. Copyright Jean Bubley and Estate of Esther Bubley Marianne Moore at home, during a photo shoot for a feature in Life, 1953. Copyright Jean Bubley and Estate of Esther Bubley More
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2000) 46 (2): 193–213.
Published: 01 June 2000
... of the various homes that frame her, are thus riven with, even blasted by, his combination of fear and desire with respect to other, less-comforting and less-redeeming, memo­ ries. Jim’s memory houses—the houses he remembers, and the home he finds in memory—may be constructed with Antonia as...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2000) 46 (1): 56–77.
Published: 01 March 2000
... cause it had been home to eminent Victorian writers and painters and be­ cause it was the haunt of Woolfs so-called “bohemian” contemporaries. To Woolf, Chelsea and Chelseans also signified smugness, capricious and cut­ ting appraisals of art, and worst of all, thorough respectability. However...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2012) 58 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 March 2012
... home and domestic life, resituating his characters within the parameters of the hotel, and thus creating new kinds of characters, representing in new ways individual subjectivity and its relation to material space as he explores the modern hotel in all its various incarnations. In doing so...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2011) 57 (2): 264–271.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Brooke Horvath For Home and Country: World War I Propaganda on the Home Front , by Kingsbury Celia Malone , University of Nebraska Press , 2010 . 309 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2011 Brooke Horvath Learning to Hate the Hun For Home and Country: World War I...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2002) 48 (2): 150–173.
Published: 01 June 2002
... many years. We can appreciate this confessional element in his work by exploring the autobiographical sources of Merrill’s poet­ ry.2 The poem Mendelsohn chooses to illustrate the influence of the confessionals, especially Lowell, on Merrill’s style is one of the sonnets from “The Broken Home...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 518–526.
Published: 01 December 2018
... discourse and the idea of autoclasm respectively, the final four chapters of the book offer detailed case studies of four important comics: Frank Miller’s Batman: The Dark Knight Returns (1986), Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home (2006), Charles Burns’s Black Hole (2005), and the Hernandez brothers’ (Gilbert...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 54–69.
Published: 01 March 2011
... awakening the countervoices in oneself and embarking upon speech with them. ––J. M. Coetzee (Doubling the Point 65) Questions, concepts, ideas: all these must be given a home, a com- munity, before they begin to make sense. “History,” writes the novelist in J. M...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 513–518.
Published: 01 December 2017
... female jouissance at home” (71). In her discussion of Love (2003), Wyatt convincingly demonstrates that Morrison engages our notions about love through the narrative technique of belatedness; that is, the reader repeatedly learns crucial information too late. These belated disclosures cause the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 97–120.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Yugoslavia, is inflected by a focus on the 1990s wars and the disintegration of the country in 1991. The novels by Tesich and Radojčić capture their protagonists’ prewar lives and memories, and they also trace their experiences of migration and their persisting relationships to their former home’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2004) 50 (2): v–viii.
Published: 01 June 2004
... new book called Transnational Modernism: Contact and Travel Zones in the New Modernist Studies. Professor Friedman writes: Judging the Kappel Prize for Twentieth-Century Literature is a great honor that brought home to me forcefully the vital role that journals play on the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2009) 55 (2): 209–231.
Published: 01 June 2009
... national identity—on the body manifests most clearly in the anarchist character Michaelis. The key scene (one of the few places where Conrad uses the word grotesque in a precise, definable context) is the story of Michaelis’s professional career and the reactions to him at his rich patroness’s home...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2011) 57 (2): 180–198.
Published: 01 June 2011
...). Inventing excuse after excuse to defer the expedition—as if to shut Ruth, like the house, both up and out—Margaret paints herself a fair-weather friend, offending Ruth, who immediately after orders the driver to re- turn home. Margaret’s hesitation reflects a fear of the unknown. So long as their...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2016) 62 (3): 309–336.
Published: 01 September 2016
... individualism and consumerism. The film is rife with fantastical reworkings of the working-class home, figured memorably as a surreal prison during Renton’s detox and as a place of macabre illness for Tommy and gruesome death for Dawn’s baby. In representing working-class homes, the garish exaggerations Danny...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2013) 59 (2): 196–231.
Published: 01 June 2013
... suffers devastating personal loss while flying his plane, so that he lands, presumably once and for all, and retreats into the bosom of his home, seemingly fulfilling Gray’s damning accusation that the post-9/11 novel reduces “a turning point in national and international history to little more...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2009) 55 (3): 357–377.
Published: 01 September 2009
... in the United States, be- cause, firstly, after spending all the formative years of my life there I came to regard it as home, secondly, my nearest relative is living there and, thirdly, I make my living by writing and selling my literary production to the American...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 213–237.
Published: 01 June 2012
... always took with a maid or governess, or with my father). (302) The “undefinable” nature of Wharton’s terror reminds us of Freud’s defi- nition of the uncanny, invading and defamiliarizing the familiar space, re- lations, and routines of the home. After associating the uncanny with fears...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2010) 56 (3): 318–340.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Nels C. Pearson Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Nels C. Pearson Elizabeth Bowen and the New Cosmopolitanism Nels C. Pearson The weight of being herself fell on her like a clock striking. She saw the clothes she would put on to go home in hanging over a...