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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (4): 462–492.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Yi-Ping Ong Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Yi-Ping Ong The Language of Advertising and the Novel: Naipaul’s A House for Mr. Biswas Yi-Ping Ong Modernity in Trinidad, then, turns out to be the extreme suscep- tibility of people who are unsure of themselves...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2002) 48 (4): 393–426.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Paula Kot Ml Speculation,Tourism, and The Professor’s House Paula Kot In the summer of 1915 Willa Cather visited Mesa Verde National Park, probably to gather information for what eventually became “Tom Out- land’s Story,” book 2 of The Professor’s House (1925).1 The following Jan­...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (2): 193–213.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Lisa Marie Lucenti Willa Cather’s My Antonia: Haunting the Houses of Memory Lisa Marie Lucenti emory is much more than a recurrent or pervasive theme in Willa Cather’s fiction; remembrance is the very essence of Cather’s writ­ ing—the inexorable...
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Published: 01 March 2021
Figure 1 Windows painted by Dorothy Brett and D. H Lawrence (1924). Mabel Dodge Luhan’s house, Taos, NM. © 2020 Carole Douglas. Figure 1. Windows painted by Dorothy Brett and D. H Lawrence (1924). Mabel Dodge Luhan’s house, Taos, NM. © 2020 Carole Douglas. More
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Published: 01 March 2021
Figure 2 Window painted by Dorothy Brett and D. H Lawrence (1924). Mabel Dodge Luhan’s house, Taos, NM. © 2020 Carole Douglas. Figure 2. Window painted by Dorothy Brett and D. H Lawrence (1924). Mabel Dodge Luhan’s house, Taos, NM. © 2020 Carole Douglas. More
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (4): 460–483.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Jeannie Im The role of landscape in Elizabeth Bowen’s Irish novels has been overshadowed by the critical emphasis on her representations of the Anglo-Irish big house. In contrast to this critical trend, this article argues that Bowen’s Irish landscapes stage questions of national identity...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (1): 56–77.
Published: 01 March 2000
... by publications (tour books, maps, and histories), by visitors (tourists, school groups, and ram­ blers) , and by plaqued houses and museums. This essay examines how Night and Day takes as its setting the literary haunts and homes of London, a setting of fiction that Woolf sees as “fact.” In Night...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (2): 222–242.
Published: 01 June 2014
..., suggesting that the rhetorical foundations of the homeland security state existed in latent forms well before the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Roth’s novel describes a bourgeois fantasy of security and domesticity embodied in and articulated through the trope of the house...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (2): 283–308.
Published: 01 June 2013
... in literary tourism, specifically in writers’ house museums. InNight and Day and in non-fictional responses to museological practices, she questions the use of shoes as personal memorial objects, and I argue that in these texts shoes function both as an example of the example, that is, as a reference...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (2): 223–230.
Published: 01 June 2016
... understanding of space as both material and metaphor preserves Caribbean history, both what is visible to the West above the sea and Kamau Brathwaite’s invisible unity beneath it. Chapter two, “A House of One’s Own: Individual and Communal Spaces in the Caribbean ‘Yard Novel’” explains one of the most...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (3): 318–340.
Published: 01 September 2010
... this there is no escape for me after all. She must rely on marriage to carry her somewhere else. Till it did, she stayed bound to a gone moment, like a stopped clock with hands silently pointing at an hour it can not be. —Elizabeth Bowen, The House in Paris (133–34...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (3): 328–345.
Published: 01 September 2000
... of Town and Coun­ try Planning and appropriated for subdivisions and public housing.2 His awareness of his own contradictory position could only be made more acute by his fond exercise in family biography: as a young boy Forster had inher­ ited from his great-aunt Marianne the seed capital...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (2): 196–231.
Published: 01 June 2013
... and steadily graying population.4  The image of the suburb as an exclusive haven of white privilege no longer pertains. Further, these communities now contend with congestion, crumbling infrastructure, insufficient affordable housing and healthcare, schools ill- equipped to deal with the needs...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (2): 180–198.
Published: 01 June 2011
... a house in no danger of disappearing soon. With reason on her side, then, Margaret declines the invitation: “Later on I should love it . . . but it’s hardly the weather for such an expedition, and we ought to start when we’re fresh. Isn’t the house shut up, too?” (77). Inventing excuse after...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (1): 60–89.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., however, there is surprisingly little reference to shopping in Wharton’s autobiography,1 though her fiction demonstrates her familiarity with New York’s famous shopping districts, where characters like Lily Bart in The House of Mirth (1905), Undine Spragg in The Custom of the Country (1913...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2007) 53 (2): 125–152.
Published: 01 June 2007
..., includes a patient explanation of the ontological distinction between the subjects of fiction on one hand and documentary on the other: In a novel, a house or person has his meaning, his existence, en­ tirely through the writer. Here, a house or a person has only the 129 Ella Zohar...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 March 2012
... about the mundane houses characters live in than about those characters themselves, neglecting the interior defining qualities of characters in favor of superficial descriptions that reveal too little. “He is trying to make us imagine for him,” she tells us in “Mr. Bennett and Mrs. Brown” (1924...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (4): 423–454.
Published: 01 December 2014
... of this artwork in tow. Unable to carry it all up the lane to Charleston farmhouse, though, he paused to hide a parcel in the hedge near the gate (Bell, “Cézanne Then, with his more manageable burden, he began to walk toward the house, where, upon his arrival, he declared to the great surprise of its...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2001
... house quakes at one point—suggestive of a meta­ phorical dissatisfaction with the established order (Cixous and Clément 154, 156). Even when she returns in the physical form of a young woman, Be­ loved does not (at least initially) speak of her pain despite being obvi­ ously...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (1): 92–113.
Published: 01 March 2001
... of his recovery. In this 96 Hemingway’s Nick Adams nightmare he associated the place where he had been wounded with a composite of what seemed the cabin in “ Indian Camp” and a house of indeterminate form from his military experience: the nights the river ran so much wider...