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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (2): 113–150.
Published: 01 June 2022
... progress. As a nutritional supplement it refuses the fixed essences of genius and race, advancing a constructivist position on the human body and mind. And as a hormonal treatment, it intervenes in the sexual body of American society, reproducing its historical indiscretions and, through the tendentious...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (4): 403–428.
Published: 01 December 2016
... be transferred from one mind to another and still retain its virtue, just as the physical pattern of a hormone can be transferred, with all its effectiveness, from one body to another” (613). Huxley here bridges the apparent differences between physiological process and emotional attachment, biological...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2023) 69 (1): 83–104.
Published: 01 March 2023
... largely in genital terms. 6 Even in a time, as in Mootoo’s novel, when modern methods of modifying the body with hormones or surgery haven’t themselves emerged we can still understand Tyler’s sartorial metamorphosis and Otoh’s nonmedical gender transition as functioning to decolonize the genital view...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (1): 42–60.
Published: 01 March 2006
... conversation so far begins to come into the open, as he suggests that contemporary men have been neutered in precisely the same way as certain bugs that are sprayed with female bug hormones: “The male bugs get so crazy in the presence of this hormone, they’re screwing everything in sight: trees, rocks...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (2): 233–264.
Published: 01 June 2020
... protagonist. Perhaps unsurprisingly given his cosmopolitan European roots, Kohner’s narration is comfortably true to the hormonal essentials of his daughter’s personal account of a first serious summer crush, at fifteen, on a Pit Crew member in his twenties ( Accidental Icon 2011 ). In the Eisenhower years...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (4): 467–490.
Published: 01 December 2005
... means more, that it should register more profoundly than that of animals. This should not, however, blind us to the real sufferings inflicted on and experienced by countless animals as a result of what Derrida describes as “the industrial, mechanical, chemical, hormonal, and genetic violence...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (3-4): 423–446.
Published: 01 December 2011
... transmissible. Critics associated with what Patricia Clough has defined as “the affective turn” argue that preconscious feelings and impulses are altered by smells, hormones, gestures, and images, and that these affective incitements change depending upon the qualitative conditions of social relations...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (4): 343–368.
Published: 01 December 2019
... of nutrition or of what’s in the cupboard. According to a recent study from Northwestern University, people who experienced racial discrimination during adolescence had disrupted stress hormone levels even twenty years later (importantly, this study controlled for other factors that cause stress...