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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): 196–220.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Steve Vine Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Steve Vine Sublime Anamnesis: Hysteria and Temporality in Thomas’s The White Hotel Steve Vine Hysterics suffer mainly from reminiscences. —Sigmund Freud (Breuer and Freud 58) In his author’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2012) 58 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Randi Saloman Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 Arnold Bennett’s Hotels Arnold Bennett’s Hotels Randi Saloman Hotels are exercises in practical salvation. —Wayne Koestenbaum Virginia Woolf famously accused Arnold Bennett of caring more...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2010) 56 (4): 530–544.
Published: 01 December 2010
... to gain access to the Alta Loma hotel evokes that primal moment of arrival on American shores. In this case, Arturo, who is not an Italian immigrant but an Italian American migrant, encounters a different kind of gatekeeper than the conventional Ellis Island immigration officer. Mrs...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 123–130.
Published: 01 March 2003
... his drastic linguistic limitations, mocking his habit of Franglais on several occasions in his letters: ‘“Je suis a stranger here,’ I said in flawless French. ‘Je veux aller to le best hotel dans le town’” is one example cited by Meyers (110). And of course there is the signifi­ cant point...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2011) 57 (2): 272–276.
Published: 01 June 2011
... of Zora Neale Hurston and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings by Anna Lillios University Press of Florida, 2010. 198 pages Florence M. Turcotte On July 6, 1942, American author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings hosted a literary tea at the segregated Castle Warden Hotel in St. Augustine, Florida. Among...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 223–230.
Published: 01 June 2016
... depicted in Raphaël Confiant’s L’Hôtel du Bon Plaisir . This chapter examines how the novel’s hotel, owned by three sisters and continually changing its policies, construction materials, and function in relation to individual tenants, turns out to be “the most important protagonist of all, showing that...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2001) 47 (1): 72–91.
Published: 01 March 2001
... hotel restaurant in Venice, back to the wall, flanks well covered, or­ dering Montgomerys (an allusion to the British field marshal), getting a situation report on how his steak “marches” (Across the River 91). Jake and Bill then climb a steep hill to the Place de la Contrescarpe. Jake...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2004) 50 (4): 421–432.
Published: 01 December 2004
... Schindler’s List, D. M. Thomas’s The White Hotel, Thomas Mann’s Doctor Faustus, and David Grossman’s See Under: Love. His analyses of these works deliver insight after insight, all of which challenge prevailing assumptions about the limits of witnessing when all perspectives are partial yet...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2005) 51 (2): 210–243.
Published: 01 June 2005
... images of movement and travel. At his father’s resort Hotel Mirana on the Riviera Humbert encounters Annabel, his first nymphet. They avidly anticipate a “frenzy of mutual possession” (12) which is continually thwarted by adults in the vicinity. Their affair is limited to a sequence of near...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2008) 54 (1): 31–46.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 1902 he established himself as a professional writer with The Grand Babylon Hotel, a society novel of sorts that was “not only sensational but sensationally successful” (Drabble 79). With the ensuing publication of more literary works such as The Old Wives’Tale (1903), Clayhanger (1910...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2006) 52 (3): 249–274.
Published: 01 September 2006
... here now. I wished I were in Milan with her. I would like to eat at the Cova and then walk down Via Manzoni in the hot evening and cross over and turn off along the canal and go to the hotel with Catherine Barkley. Maybe she would. Maybe she would pretend that I was her boy that...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2010) 56 (4): 437–461.
Published: 01 December 2010
... friends, Marya’s husband Stephan, French servers and hotel staff). Rhys produces a clearly modern subjectivity in Marya, and Quartet combines formal experimentation with naturalist thematics: in addition to conveying Marya’s interiority, the narrative underscores the imperial- izing dangers...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2004) 50 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 March 2004
... highway leads in from the north” (9), and that there are “many splendid hotels”—a sure sign of participation in the tourist trade. One of the city’s hotels is quickly distinguished for us from the others, albeit in a way that is puzzling. In the third paragraph of the novel, we are introduced to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2005) 51 (3): 285–315.
Published: 01 September 2005
... and built grand rustic hotels in them to boost their passenger business. (Mackintosh) This economic relationship between the railroads and the NPS is apparent in the early literature of both. Publications put out in the 1920s by both the NPS and the US Railroad Administration to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2014) 60 (4): 455–480.
Published: 01 December 2014
... resolved when the insect loses interest in Brown’s genitals and crawls over his ass, an event that precipitates Brown’s memory of the Mexican folk song, “La Cucaracha.” At this moment, Brown laughingly accepts both his Mexican American upbringing and the fact that he belongs in a bug-infested hotel...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2007) 53 (1): 23–39.
Published: 01 March 2007
.... The poet finds himself writing lovingly about “his people,” yes, but he also understands that he is “loving them from hotels” (228).8 Caught between worlds, the Caribbean poet is forced to revaluate his alignment with subaltern populations that he often takes for granted. In...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2007) 53 (4): 442–458.
Published: 01 December 2007
... principle interest of the chapter concerns the sexual power that women have over men. The episode recounts the events that occur when Bloom follows Blazes Boylan (on his way to a tryst with Molly) into the Ormond Hotel and has lunch in the restaurant with Richie Goulding. There Bloom listens to the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2002) 48 (1): 22–49.
Published: 01 March 2002
... guests might make the ascent in “a touring car with obsequious porters” and spend the night in an “up-to-date hotel.” “When that day cornés,” she wrote, “I shall be glad I made my visit before all the romance was taken out of the trip” (Anderson 206). Horseback riding and camping...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2000) 46 (1): 115–124.
Published: 01 March 2000
...: Ford’s Debt to Mrs. Gaskell in The Good Solider.”44.3 (1998): 291-305 Woolf, Virgina. See Ames; Boxwell; Harris; Haule; Hoff; Hoffman; Kane; Littleton; Smith, Susan Bennett; Swanson; Vandivere Wright, Richard. See Miller, Eugene E. Zona, Kirstin Hotelling. “A ‘Dangerous Game of Change...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2000) 46 (4): 387–395.
Published: 01 December 2000
.... M. Thomas’s The White Hotel, I. B. Singer’s Enemies: A Love Story, Martin Amis’s Time’s Arrow, and Agnieszka Holland’s Europa, Europa, the Holocaust is portrayed as the revelatory, trau­ matic, apocalyptic fulcrum of the twentieth century. But other groups and other events have generated...