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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 64–97.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Catherine E. Paul Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 41 Italian Fascist Exhibitions and Ezra Pound’s Move to the Imperial Catherine E. Paul In or about May 1936, Ezra Pound’s method for teaching neophytes about culture changed. During the 1930s, he had become increasingly...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2004) 50 (4): 368–393.
Published: 01 December 2004
...William Atkinson Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 m Bound in B lackw ood’s: The Imperialism o f “ The Heart o f Darkness” in Its Immediate Context William Atkinson e now read Heart of Darkness as an independent text or as part of an anthology of texts representative of...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 191–222.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Kathryn Van Wert This essay explores Elizabeth Bishop’s use of war and imperialism to demonstrate the power—and inherently political nature—of poetic discourse. In her rarely discussed “Little Exercise” (1946), a poem Bishop wrote while living near a military base in Key West, Florida, the...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 23–42.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Czechoslovakia on his political radicalization. The article concludes that the demise of Eastern Europe, a prototypical transnational realm, has facilitated the transnational turn in American studies toward investigations of US imperial practices in other geographical locales. Copyright © 2019 Hofstra...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2018) 64 (3): 347–370.
Published: 01 September 2018
.... It argues that Woolf’s equation of synchronic time, water, and the landscape of the Scottish Hebrides expresses an important turning point in England’s imperial-oceanic sensibility, including the ways in which “Britishness” was conceived relative to a devolving archipelago. Ultimately, Woolf’s novel...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2002) 48 (3): 324–347.
Published: 01 September 2002
... imperial age that helped construct the possibilities for both these novels o f unspeakable love. T he textual space within which M au rice exists is revealed, in this reading, to be a result o f the educational practices o f a period that sought to align national interests w ith an...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2006) 52 (1): 96–105.
Published: 01 March 2006
... as imperial forces. Indeed, perhaps these similarities will become more obvious with time, as people born decades after the war feel freer to gloss over the sufferings and privations it created and to feel nostalgia for glamorized images of power and intrigue that they associate with...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2010) 56 (4): 437–461.
Published: 01 December 2010
... at the imperial core by colonial expansion at the periphery. Drawing on theories that delineate the connections among imperialism, the city, and modernist form, I use Virginia Woolf’s “Street Haunting” to trace the relationship between cosmopolitanism and metro- politan modernism. After...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2010) 56 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Christie Purifoy Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Melancholic Patriotism and The Waves Melancholic Patriotism and The Waves Christie Purifoy Written at a time when Great Britain’s glorious imperial identity seemed to be slipping away, Virginia Woolf’s 1931 novel The...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2003) 49 (2): 131–163.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Wives’Tale imaginatively maps provincialism’s relation to the cosmo politan, but that an irruption of the imperial in the novel complicates this relationship, with implications for the fate of Edwardian realism. Bennett’s theories of realism, discussed below as the horizon toward which his nov els...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2003) 49 (2): 164–192.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Joyce used in the creation of Ulysses would have derived from the comprehensive British survey of Ireland taken dur ing the early nineteenth century and thus would have represented Ire land through the spatial perspective of an imperial gaze. Second, while Joyce consulted maps of Dublin during...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2004) 50 (4): 433–435.
Published: 01 December 2004
... clearly in A Passage to India, a modernist colonial odyssey that “exposes the false hope that imperial power can replace divine power” (44). On T w entieth-C entury Literature 50.4 Winter 2004 433 Thomas Henthorne the whole, Adams’s discussion of Forster works well as an introduction to...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2000) 46 (1): 34–55.
Published: 01 March 2000
..., with the journey up-river and with Rachel’s death, but the ground is prepared earlier by the way in which imperial or colonial rhetoric deconstructs and destabilizes itself throughout the text. The reading process is progressively a listening process where we increas ingly share Woolf s acute...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2000) 46 (3): 328–345.
Published: 01 September 2000
... expense of personal freedom? In a time of upheaval like the present, this collision of principles, this split in one’s loyalties, is always occur ring. (Two Cheers 56-58) Faced with the growing disenfranchisement of England’s working class and the ugly legacy of Victorian imperialism...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2015) 61 (2): 264–271.
Published: 01 June 2015
... that illuminates colonial women writers’ foundational role in literary modernism and the ways in which their representations of London disrupt imperial claims to stability. Through her paradigm of the “voyage in,” with its playful reversal of Virginia Woolf ’s The Voyage Out (1915), Snaith focuses on...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2003) 49 (4): 449–471.
Published: 01 December 2003
.... By revealing setting as a sign system saturated with political meanings rather than being natural and “meaningless,” Warner situates Laura’s individual quest for a space of her own within an ethical engagement with the geographies of imperial domination. Although the novel begins with...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2012) 58 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 March 2012
... first trans- atlantic voyage, Bennett confesses “[his] secret ambition had always been to be the manager of a grand hotel” (149-50), though this ambition was hardly as secret as Bennett suggests. Two of his most popular novels, The Grand Babylon Hotel (1902) and Imperial Palace (1930), feature...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 220–227.
Published: 01 June 2017
... America (2014), which have addressed the transformation in ways of writing about local and global affiliation in the twentieth century. As these books indicate, the transnational turn in the new modernist studies involves an examination of how colonial writers respond to the influence of imperialism...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2001) 47 (2): 137–168.
Published: 01 June 2001
... passage of the Government of Ireland act in 1920 and of the Anglo-Irish treaty in 1921, and the creation of the Irish Free State in 1922—a period that, viewed from one angle, marked Ireland’s emergence from the shadow of imperialism into the light of postcolonial indepen dence...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 181–188.
Published: 01 March 2013
... enough to withstand accusations of ‘cultural imperialism,’ he admits, “this book would never have been written” (13). Spencer does however stress that his version of cosmo- politanism designates not a Euro-American inflected universalism, but rather an “unabashed utopian” (193) vision of a truly...