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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2012) 58 (1): 117–140.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Lisa J. Fluet Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 Chester Himes and the Equality of Hurt Chester Himes and the Equality of Hurt Lisa J. Fluet Soon, blacks who did not have guns began to take pipe cutters and wire cutters and small acetylene torches with them into...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2018) 64 (3): 275–294.
Published: 01 September 2018
... willingness not to hurt each other anymore: He came and I swallowed. He leaned back, pulling me up by the shoulders. “I don’t want a kind of woman that hurt you,” he said. “Then you don’t want me.” “I don’t want a kind of woman that hurt you,” he said. “Then you don’t want me.” “I don’t want a kind of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2005) 51 (4): 437–466.
Published: 01 December 2005
... victimization might dissociate: part of her is unsure it wants to protect itself. The most vivid of Sasha’s dissociative episodes occurs when René has finally left her alone in her room. She is crying, while an ironic voice mocks her and the whole situation: I cry in the way that hurts right down...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2006) 52 (1): 61–91.
Published: 01 March 2006
... take a more objective approach to his writing: Forget your personal tragedy. We are all bitched from the start and you especially have to be hurt like hell before you can write seriously. But when you get the damned hurt use it—don’t cheat with it. Be as faithful to it as a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2006) 52 (3): 249–274.
Published: 01 September 2006
... by “chemical smells and the sweet smell of blood” (59). Frederic recalls a conversation and operation occurring simultaneously: The medical captain, “What hit you?” Me, with eyes shut, “A trench mortar shell.” The captain, doing things that hurt sharply and severing tis­...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2007) 53 (3): 371–393.
Published: 01 September 2007
... shown to have made possible a happy future. “History is what hurts,” Jameson wrote 25 years ago (Political Unconscious 102); history, for Jameson, is an absent cause that can only be seen in its limiting effects. For Eugenides and other contemporary novelists influenced by the strain o f...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2009) 55 (1): 130–136.
Published: 01 March 2009
... earlier brief review by me that appeared in the T. S. Eliot Newsletter. He was especially hurt by the epithet “Poundolator” and hurled back at me the epithet “iconoclast,” a choice of epithet that pretty well confirms his status as a Poundolator.) As already noted, Moody makes copious use of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2014) 60 (4): 538–544.
Published: 01 December 2014
... an abstract 542 Review body. Nevertheless, the body that takes the other’s space and eats the other’s food, and the body that is vulnerable or starving, that can be hurt or taught—these are bodies with attributes. The argument here is that the need for attributes to specify the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 364–371.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Apex Hides the Hurt (2006), Colson Whitehead makes a similar point about the competitive edge provided by multiracialism through his example of a best-selling new brand of band-aids that comes in all colors of the melanin spectrum. Going even further, Paul Beatty’s The White Boy Shuffle...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 305–329.
Published: 01 September 2015
... hurt Ronny very much.” Ronny has a heart! He does care for Adela and is crushed that she won’t have him! How unexpectedly grand! But wait—not so fast. Read on: “He had heard Aziz announce that she would not return to the country, but had paid no attention to the remark, for he never dreamt that an...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2000) 46 (4): 434–452.
Published: 01 December 2000
... busy or too weary or too badly hurt to care that they were the ob­ jects of the first great experiment in the use of atomic power, which (as the voices on the radio shouted) no country except the United States, with its industrial know-how, its willingness to throw two bil­ lion...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 485–509.
Published: 01 December 2009
...: The Science of Professor Higgins and Doctor Moreau Shaw’s own transformation, Eliza’s learning hurts. Her animality cannot be scoured off with a burning brush, and her bath is a failed synecdoche for a greater transformative process. Twin transformations Considering the lives that Wells...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): 196–220.
Published: 01 June 2010
... suffer . . . but the suffering [is] redemptive” (49). Thus, although at first Lisa’s “breast [is] very tender” (White Hotel 226), at the end, running to assist with the camp’s medical needs, she real- izes that “all day her pelvis had not hurt, nor her breast” (240). Like a Freudian dream, a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2006) 52 (4): 413–442.
Published: 01 December 2006
...: The arm o f the linotype was a woman’s hand in a long white glove.Through the clanking from behind amber foots Ellies voice D on’t, don’t, don’t, you’re hurting me so Mr. Herf, says a man in overalls, you’re hurting the machine and we won’t be able to get out the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2004) 50 (1): 88–105.
Published: 01 March 2004
... falling into a pit of raw sugar, it doesn’t hurt. She brushes herself off and gets up again. These crippled women don’t wear sunglasses, their eyes glint like diamonds.Their gaze could cut glass, or fuse the sand they’re knee deep in. I tell Elaine that this dream of so many making...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2008) 54 (4): 493–513.
Published: 01 December 2008
... Rodney Stenning Edgecombe of plenitude, but a plenitude as delicate and composed as a meniscus: The moon is full tonight And hurts the eyes, It is so definite and bright. What if it has drawn up All quietude and certitude of worth Wherewith to fill its cup, Or mint a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2005) 51 (2): 179–209.
Published: 01 June 2005
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2014) 60 (3): 273–304.
Published: 01 September 2014
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2016) 62 (4): 429–447.
Published: 01 December 2016
... hurt others when trying to speak for them. . . . But is doing nothing worse than risking something?” (2007, 8–9). As the importance of bearing witness has taken on increasing cultural and moral force since the Holocaust, silence can often be regarded as a deeply troubling form of inaction: an act of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2000) 46 (1): 56–77.
Published: 01 March 2000
... to vision” that characterizes her impressionistic novels, and it gives life to characters who, because now “dead,” could become the subject of biography. Indeed, Night and Day was viewed by many of Woolfs contem­ poraries as a portrait of Anny Ritchie, a portrait that hurt the feelings of the...