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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2004) 50 (1): 18–58.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Elizabeth Bergmann Loizeaux Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 w Reading Word, Image, and the Body of the Book: Ted Hughes and Leonard Baskin s Cave Birds Elizabeth Bergmann Loizeaux From Yeats and Pound to Stein and Williams and the writers of the Harlem Renaissance...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2016) 62 (3): 345–349.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Megan Poole Optical Impersonality: Science, Images, and Literary Modernism , by Walter Christina . Johns Hopkins University Press , 2014 . 352 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2016 Fashioning a foundational book within contemporary modernist studies is a rare occurrence...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2009) 55 (1): 80–113.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Jason M. Coats Copyright © Hofstra University 2009 w “Part of the War Waste”: Pound, Imagism, and Rhetorical Excess Jason M. Coats In Jefferson and/or Mussolini (1935), Pound asserts that “London stank of decay back before 1914 and I have recorded the feel of it in a poem here...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2015) 61 (1): 92–117.
Published: 01 March 2015
... consciousness and in language when permanent suffering—the historical and metaphysical injustices of twentieth-century modernity—is made to overdetermine what happens to living, thinking, and speaking in the space of literature and narrative. For Beckett’s protagonist, words, ideas, and images are instruments...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2017) 63 (3): 267–298.
Published: 01 September 2017
... (literally “whatness”) or thingness of the object. In Ulysses , Stephen learns a more valuable lesson: what lies in the liminal territory of his apprehension constitutes a knowable element of the object that lies beyond its sensible appearance. The “esthetic image” that illuminates his mind in A Portrait is...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2015) 61 (1): 32–62.
Published: 01 March 2015
...), which she deeply admired, involve not only subtle appropriations of turns of phrase, image, and point of view but also revisions of racial themes and subversions of narrative closure. Examining Larsen’s engagement with Wharton—particularly in Quicksand (1928), Passing (1929), “Sanctuary” (1930), and the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 71–96.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Jelena Šesnić The article examines the emergence of new post–Cold War geopolitical imaginaries in the creative work of Croatian American writers Josip Novakovich and Neda Miranda Blažević-Krietzman. This work addresses memories of (post)socialism, develops transnationalized images of the wars in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 121–144.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Ilya Kaminsky (b. 1977) and the novelist Yelena Akhtiorskaya (b. 1985). Akhtiorskaya’s debut novel Panic in a Suitcase (2014) deconstructs the image of the “Odessa poet” proffered by Kaminsky’s volume Dancing in Odessa (2004). While Kaminsky displays a cannily constructed Russian Jewish persona that is...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 161–190.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Jung-Suk Hwang Contextualizing American Pastoral within Newark’s history from the 1940s to the 1990s, including the 1967 riots and their continuing effects, Philip Roth contrasts this poor black city with the protagonist’s idealized image of America—a wealthy WASP suburb. Although largely neglected...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 223–246.
Published: 01 June 2018
... aesthetic and sociopolitical relevance to the period and sheds further light on contemporary perceptions of Imagism and Vorticism, particularly in the context of the poetry of the Great War. Copyright © 2018 Hofstra University 2018 Anne Knish Emmanuel Morgan modernism poetry Originally...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 640–644.
Published: 01 December 2009
... not interested in illustration or vi- suality. Far from it, he shows that Darwin was deeply engaged with larger 640Twentieth-Century Literature 55.4 Winter 2009 640 Review theoretical questions of visualization as well as the minutiae of image production and aesthetics...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2012) 58 (3): 546–555.
Published: 01 September 2012
...- produces part of a page from Churchill’s book on which the word “Jews” appears, now circled in red, alongside a striking photograph of SS guards handling corpses at Belsen. The image is eye-catching, and a reader might nearly overlook the original book’s caption, which fails to point out that...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2004) 50 (1): 59–87.
Published: 01 March 2004
... narcissistic, as mirroring its own aesthetic processes. Indeed, the image of the simultaneously luminous and reflective glass bowl that dominates Sexton’s poem “For John Who Begs Me Not to Enquire Further” (hereafter “For John”) is important in encapsulating both of these possibilities—a point to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 518–526.
Published: 01 December 2018
.... The best parts of Pizzino’s book deal with what he calls moments of “autoclasm,” in which the struggle for legitimacy is recognized and built into the structure of the text. Autoclasm, Pizzino writes, “is present when an image effects a kind of self-breaking, as if it is designed to work against...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 333–340.
Published: 01 June 2012
... one of Freud’s most classic cases, Sergei Pankejeff, otherwise known as the Wolf Man. In discussing Freud, Seitler suggests that residual animality “enacts” the condition of atavism as a “return not to but of the past” (33). The Wolf Man case functions as an introduction to the image of being...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2001) 47 (4): 569–595.
Published: 01 December 2001
... intercultur- al exchanges that the new nation would constitutionally extend and guarantee. In The Moor’s Last Sigh, that image is compounded, as it is in Nehru’s own writings, by the metaphor of the nation as family, a meta­ phor whose longevity stems from its ability to synthesize both...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2015) 61 (4): 433–435.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., forms part of a whole pattern of images of disarticulated bones: ribs of marl protruding from the bay at low tide, humorous elbowings among the pelicans, birds’ cleft tails like wishbones . “A subliminal skeleton image,” one critic called this. “Mothers and Marimbas” is more specific: it is the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 372–379.
Published: 01 December 2011
... respectability through the fashionable aura of systematicity. Be that as it may, what remains thought-provoking, from the perspective of a postmodern world in- undated with virtual images, is something of a different order (if only because “respectability” tilts the issue a little too facilely in the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2009) 55 (1): 137–144.
Published: 01 March 2009
... to Wharton scholarship. Offering meticulous readings of key novels and of short stories that have largely been overlooked, in addition to detailed analysis of nineteenth-century images of women, this study corrects an unfortunate misreading of Wharton that has led some critics to hold suspect...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2002) 48 (4): 461–486.
Published: 01 December 2002
..., time/space, subject/object, male/female, word/image. These oppositions often seem irresolvable, and they certainly underlie many other rivalries; but Joyce and Marsden ended up in a kind of col­ lusion. Marsden’s writings, including her penultimate book, The Defini­ tion of the Godhead (1928...