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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Catherine Gunther Kodat To “Flash White Light from Ebony”: The Problem of Modernism in Jean Toomer’s Cane Catherine Gunther Kodat The mirror stage is a drama whose internal thrust is precipitated from insufficiency to anticipation—and which...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (4): 437–466.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Maren Linett Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 m “ New Words, New Everything” : Fragmentation and Trauma in Jean Rhys Maren Linett Je a n Rhys’s novels present an intriguing case study for thinking about the status and meaning of fragmented text. With their polyvocal, nonlin­...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (3): 417–423.
Published: 01 September 2015
...John Lowney Jazz Griots: Music as History in the 1960s African American Poem , by Marcoux Jean-Philippe . Lanham, MD : Lexington Books , 2012 . 233 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2015 In the introduction to this compelling account of 1960s African American jazz poetry...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (4): 513–518.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Doreen Fowler Love and Narrative Form in Toni Morrison’s Later Novels , by Wyatt Jean . Athens : University of Georgia Press , 2017 . 246 pages. Copyright © 2017 Hofstra University 2017 Jean Wyatt’s Love and Narrative Form in Toni Morrison’s Later Novels is a much-needed...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (4): 437–461.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Amy Clukey Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Modernist Cosmopolitanisms and Jean Rhys’s Quartet “No country really now”: Modernist Cosmopolitanisms and Jean Rhys’s Quartet Amy Clukey My father was Welsh—very. My mother’s family was Creole— what we call Creole. My...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (2): 151–178.
Published: 01 June 2022
... maturity and political liberty constitute the core features of a mythologized Anglo-Saxon racial inheritance, one shared by her novel’s white characters, and over the course of the novel, as its protagonist Jean Louise Finch rejects psychologically stunted and politically naive colorblind liberalism, she...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (1): 27–58.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Mary Jean Corbett © 2015 by Hofstra University 2014 Virginia Woolf and “The Third Generation” Virginia Woolf and “The Third Generation” Mary Jean Corbett The old are as mysterious as idols in a temple; we take off our shoes before we approach them. The whole of our...
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Published: 01 December 2017
Marianne Moore at home, during a photo shoot for a feature in Life , 1953. Copyright Jean Bubley and Estate of Esther Bubley More
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (4): 475–498.
Published: 01 December 2017
...David Herd In August 1943, Marianne Moore delivered a lecture at the then displaced annual international symposium Entretiens de Pontigny. Hosted at Mount Holyoke College and convened by the exiled French philosopher Jean Wahl, “Pontigny-en-Amérique” was a highly charged occasion at which...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (2): 145–174.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Morrison’s insight that “race is unequivocally the overriding preoccupation of Jean Toomer’s life: not Blackness or even being a Negro, but having (or hav- ing to have) a race at all” (qtd. in Gates 221–22), I propose that Cane calls into question the very search for racial origins it seems...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (3): 462–494.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Jennifer Gilchrist 2012 Jennifer Gilchrist Women, Slavery, and the Problem of Freedom in Wide Sargasso Sea Jennifer Gilchrist because I’m really a Savage Individualist. —Rhys (Letters 275) Jean Rhys’s presentation of the post...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (3): 520–527.
Published: 01 September 2013
... to the 1960s, when the press achieved its greatest success and notoriety as a publisher of avant-garde and obscene literature. Its authors, to name just a few, included Samuel Beckett, Henry Miller, Jean Genet, William Burroughs, Kenzaburō Ōe, Harold Pinter, and Frantz Fanon. Focusing on these two...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (2): 264–271.
Published: 01 June 2015
... for different modernities and different modernisms, we should not lose sight of the fact that it has taken thirty years for these three writers to be recognized as modernist. And, what’s more, in thirty years we still do not have critical editions of Jean Rhys’s interwar fictions, while much of Una Marson’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (1): 115–124.
Published: 01 March 2000
.... “Hemingway’s Debt to Cézanne: New Perspectives.” 45.1 (1999): 65-78 Garvey, Johanna X. K. “City Limits: Reading Gender and Urban Space in Ulysses. ” 41.1 (1995): 108-23 Gaskell, Elizabeth. See Witkowsky Gass, William H. See Saltzman Genet, Jean. See Plotz Gerard, Bonnie Lynn. “From Tea...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (4): 449–482.
Published: 01 December 2018
... , Whitehead analogizes the “remorseless inevitability” of the “decrees of fate” in tragedy to the “laws of physics” ([1925] 1997: 10) in Einsteinian theory—and proceeds to picture both as inseparable from all-pervading Mind and “moral order” (11). 8 See Jean-Pierre Vernant’s “The God of Tragic Fiction...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (3-4): 380–390.
Published: 01 December 2011
...- frigerator magnets. At once ethereal and weighty, it had come into its own as Transcendentalist kitsch. At first glance, the literal “loss of the referent” for these civic sym- bols and mass-produced souvenirs in 2003 might seem to tell a familiar story about the postmodern as we have it from Jean...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (4): 511–517.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., or mother” (6) is the trait d’union that, in chapter 1, leads Vicks to discuss Martin Heidegger, Jean-Paul Sartre, and Derrida as the most prominent theorists of nothing in the twentieth century. The chapter opens with a fascinating history of zero as a mathematical concept and sign from the Babylonians...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (1): 92–117.
Published: 01 March 2015
... notes, it was Blanchot’s encounter with the conceptual crucible of terror—facilitated at first by his exposure to the publication of Jean Paulhan’s Flowers for Tarbes , or , Terror in Literature , as well to Jean Hyppolite’s Genesis and Structure of Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit and Alexandre...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (3-4): 447–471.
Published: 01 December 2011
....” In this sense, “we have never been modern” and being postmodern really means acknowledging the reality of what he calls, somewhat clumsily, “naturecultures.” In this view, “nature” as a realm separate from the hu- man has always been a cultural construction to begin with. In different ways, Jean-François...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (1): 119–127.
Published: 01 March 2014
... explores the end, or future, of this period of collaboration and competition in the two closing chapters of Commonwealth of Letters. Chapter Seven, which I will discuss in more detail later, covers Jean Rhys’s transformation from a minor interwar modernist into a major postcolonial artist...