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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (3): 311–327.
Published: 01 September 2000
...James R. Baker Golding and Huxley: The Fables of Demonic Possession Jam es R. Baker urely we have heard enough about William Golding’s Lord of the Flies. Published in 1954, it rapidly gained popularity in England, then in America, then in translation...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (4): 403–428.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Daniel Aureliano Newman This essay links anachrony in Aldous Huxley’s bildungsroman Eyeless in Gaza to the biological phenomenon of heterochrony (changes in the schedule and tempo of developmental processes, resulting in evolutionary novelty). Highlighting implicit correspondences between Bildung...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (4): 443–473.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Laura Frost Copyright © Hofstra University 2006 Huxley’s Feelies: The Cinema of Sensation in Brave New World Laura Frost “JL T have just been, for the first time, to see and hear a picture talk,” Aldous Huxley writes in a 1929 essay called “Silence Is Golden...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (4): 572–596.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Keith Leslie Johnson Copyright © Hofstra University 2009 Keith Leslie Johnson Darwin’s Bulldog and Huxley’s Ape Keith Leslie Johnson One of the initial difficulties in assessing the impact of a figure like Darwin on literary history is determining to what extent his...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2002) 48 (4): 427–460.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Jerome Meckier Aldous Huxley’s Americanization o f the Brave New World Typescript Jerome Meckier hen Aldous Huxley revised the Brave New World typescript1 be­ tween 27 May and 24 August 1931, he strove to Americanize his dysto­ pia. His cleverest expedient was to ink...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (3): 407–430.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Angeles. Aldous Huxley does it too, in his Hollywood novel After Many a Summer Dies the Swan (1939). On first arriving in L.A., his main character, the British scholar Jeremy Pordage, is taken to a cemetery, the Beverly Pan­ theon (based on Forest Lawn), where he encounters The Tiny...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (2): 265–272.
Published: 01 June 2020
... on whom nothing is lost”—would thus apply as well to biologists. This attentiveness was obvious to Julian Huxley, biologist brother of Aldous, who extols the scientific value of observation in “Bird-Watching and Biological Science” (1916). Observation, he argues, involves more than perceiving...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (1): 96–105.
Published: 01 March 2006
... East and focuses on the work of Olivia Manning, Muriel Spark, and Ethel Man- nin.The second chapter is concerned with India and features the work of Rumer Godden.The third chapter handles the British imperial presence in Kenya through the work of Elspeth Huxley, and the fourth chapter treats...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (2): 187–212.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., chained to a sinking ship (her favorite reading as a girl was Huxley and Tyndall, and they were fond of these nautical metaphors), as the whole thing is a bad joke, let us, at any rate, do our part; mitigate the sufferings of our fellow-prisoners (Huxley again); decorate the dungeon with flowers...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (3): 261–288.
Published: 01 September 2019
... man-apes, 6 and although in 1863 T. H. Huxley argued that Neanderthals were far more like humans than apes, it was Huxley who popularized the term “missing link” in 1864 ( Ruddick 2009 : 31). Despite Huxley’s claims, Ruddick observes that The dehumanization of the Neanderthal man had been...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (3): 414–440.
Published: 01 September 2013
...; there is Sir Thomas Upton’s yacht; there is Jack Horner winning the Grand National. The eye licks it all up instantaneously, and the brain, agreeably titillated, settles down to watch things happening without bestirring itself to think” (33). Aldous Huxley similarly complained in 1928 about what he...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (4): 485–509.
Published: 01 December 2009
... of Harkness’s In Darkest London reflects, “Very rightly does Professor Huxley say that it is better to be born a savage in some heathen land than a slummer in Christian England” (196). According to a cultural tradition that preceded Darwin, the move from savage to beast was just one step down...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (4): 423–444.
Published: 01 December 2009
... methodology, nor do they subordinate the field of literary criticism to experimental psychology. The works they analyze cover the chronological range of the twentieth century (and then some) from fin-de-siècle essays by W. E. B. Du Bois and T. H. Huxley to a novel of J. M. Coetzee published...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (4): 634–639.
Published: 01 December 2009
... of the most valuable moments in the book occur when Glen- dening traces the tensions between competing late-Victorian evolution- ary theories in the novels. These include the writings of Charles Lyell, Robert Chambers, T. H. Huxley, and Jean-Baptiste Lamarck. His study of The Island of Doctor Moreau...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2005
..., Ted. See Loizeaux Huxley, Aldous. See Baker; Meckier Ibsen, Henrik. See Fuchs Irigaray, Luce. See Dellamora Ishiguro, Kazuo. See McCombe Jacobs, Joshua. “Joyce’s Epiphanie Mode: Material Language and the Represen­ tation of Sexuality in Stephen Hero and Portrait.” 46.1 (2000...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (1): 115–124.
Published: 01 March 2000
... and Virginia Woolf’s The Waves. ” 45.1 (1999): 46-64 Holmes, Catherine D. “Jim Burden’s Lost World: Exile in My Antonia. ” 45.3 (1999): 336-46 Hughes, Ted. See Bentley; Eddins Huxley, Aldous. See Paulsell Ishiguro, Kazuo. Seejanik Jackson, Tony E. “Charles and the Hopeful...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (3): 283–316.
Published: 01 September 2004
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (4): 640–644.
Published: 01 December 2009
... in levels of evolutionary development. Even Darwin’s close friends and relatives were involved in these projects (both Thomas Huxley and Darwin’s cousin Francis Galton, to different degrees), but Darwin’s Expression of Emotions argued for the universality of human expression: “Darwin was committed...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (1): 26–59.
Published: 01 March 2012
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2007) 53 (1): 79–87.
Published: 01 March 2007
... Millier, Bishop for many years considered it “the finest page of prose she had written” (389). The second essay, “A New Capital, Aldous Huxley, and Some Indians,” a 47-page typed travelogue about Bishop’s trip to Brasilia, which she hoped to publish in The New Yorker, probes...