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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2006) 52 (4): 474–481.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Phillip Barrish Conscience and Purpose: Fiction and Social Consciousness in Howells, Jewett, Chesnutt, and Cather , by Petrie Paul R. , Tuscaloosa : University o f Alabama Press , 2005 . 256 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2006 m Reviews Literary Realism and Social...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2007) 53 (1): 67–73.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., William Dean Howells. Wirth-Nesher recounts in fascinating detail the process by which Cahan’s proposed tide for his first English novel, “Yan- kel the Yankee,” is transformed, at Howells’s urging, into the tide under which it was eventually published, YekhA Tale of the New York Ghetto. In...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 349–354.
Published: 01 June 2012
... of months Hemmy could write with equanimity about Agnes to his good pal Howell Jenkins, “I set out to cauterize out her memory and I burnt it out with a course of booze and other women and now it’s gone” (193). Those other women included Marjorie Bump, a Petoskey native who would appear as...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2012) 58 (3): 377–398.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Howells and York for further explorations of the connections between the everyday and gender identity in Munro’s fiction. 2. As Munro herself has explained in reference to her story “The Ottawa Val- ley”: “I’m looking at all this material, I’m looking at real lives, and then I not only have to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2018) 64 (1): 79–100.
Published: 01 March 2018
... which we today handle, and are handled by, this keyword. I agree with Phillip Barrish that there are good reasons to regard the trajectory leading from William Dean Howells to Richard Rorty as a single “long moment in white American liberalism” (2006, 5), and that we may therefore take advantage of the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): 269–276.
Published: 01 June 2010
... realistic? Hutner argues that Howells—the “principal architect of U.S. bourgeois realism” (39)—represents a middle way for fiction that persists deep into the twentieth century even as it becomes further and further removed from the official literary-critical agenda. While this ordinary...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2012) 58 (1): 169–177.
Published: 01 March 2012
... reports that William Dean Howells went so far as to “[retain] ownership of the plates from which his texts were printed, renting them back to the publisher so that he and his heirs received income from the printing of subsequent editions” [39 Irr finds that women writers generally ac- cepted the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2014) 60 (2): 259–266.
Published: 01 June 2014
..., William Dean Howells, and Siegfried Kracauer. There is, moreover, much in Blyn’s work that converges with and complements recent approaches to disability studies. Emily Russell’s 2011 Reading Embodied Citizenship contains a chapter on Twain’s twins and possessive individualism to which Blyn’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2005) 51 (4): 437–466.
Published: 01 December 2005
... proposition that fragmented text can perform meaningful linguistic subversion, I focus on Rhys’s fragments not in their abstract relation to cultural dichotomies but in terms of the psychic fragmentation they represent. Although critics such as Elaine Savory, Coral Ann Howells,Teresa...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2015) 61 (1): 32–62.
Published: 01 March 2015
... associated Wharton—fell short of its intentions. Scholars of American literature know well William Dean Howells’s assertion that the mode of representation known as realism ought to paint life as it is, that, as Howells implored, realism shall be “nothing more and nothing less than the truthful treatment of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2010) 56 (4): 437–461.
Published: 01 December 2010