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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 666–673.
Published: 01 December 2013
...John King One-Way Tickets: Writers and the Culture of Exile , by Borinsky Alicia , Trinity University Press , 2011 . 223 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2013 John King One-Way Tickets: Writers and the Culture of Exile by Alicia Borinsky Trinity University Press, 2011...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2015) 61 (1): 138–145.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Zachary King “ Comics and Media ”, edited by Chute Hillary and Jagoda Patrick , Special issue, Critical Inquiry 40 , no. 3 ( 2014 ). 284 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2015 The very first thing one notices about “Comics and Media,” aside from its unmistakably...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2014) 60 (2): 197–221.
Published: 01 June 2014
...” Martin Luther King Jr. is invoked indiscriminately today. His name and image can be found everywhere and yet rarely with any context or complexity. It is this ambiguous legacy that animates Charles Johnson’s Dreamer (1998), which fictionalizes the civil rights leader’s Northern campaign in 1966...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): 260–268.
Published: 01 June 2010
..., Howards End, at age thirty-one). And like Forster and Smith, Kermode’s prominence has set him apart to the point that many think him, in Colin MacCabe’s words, “the greatest literary scholar of his generation.” Beyond this, Forster, Smith, and Kermode are linked by their association with King’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Thomas King and Canadian legal and political structures dealing with indigenous peoples, for example, challenges key assumptions about both border studies and Native Ameri- can writers and their cultural and national desires. Here and elsewhere, the book highlights the work of several artists and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2003) 49 (2): 193–218.
Published: 01 June 2003
... beautiful woman. In some versions he gains information about a king who is debilitated by a wound in his thigh. This king, known as the Fisher King, is impotent, and for that reason his land is barren. The various Celtic and medieval European legends from which the Grail legend is derived are...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 115–140.
Published: 01 June 2017
... still enshrined in public memory due in large part to Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. But precisely because of the sheer visibility of this event, it has eclipsed other moments that tell different stories about the era, including that of another march for civil rights deliberately held...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2008) 54 (4): 538–543.
Published: 01 December 2008
..., Chodat juxtaposes the public- 539 Stephen Schryer minded fiction of Saul Bellow, whom he claims enacts Sellars’s and the later Wittgenstein’s account of embodied agency. Chodat focuses on Hen­ derson the Rain King (1959), especially the novel’s central dialogue between Henderson and King Dahfu...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 223–230.
Published: 01 June 2016
... on the novel’s tender characterization of its protagonist, Mama King, whom age has rendered destitute, it suggests a widely representative experience of obsolescence that is simultaneously resistant to rationalization: “Bodies of the elderly are also the ultimate reminder of those aspects of human...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2001) 47 (4): 444–466.
Published: 01 December 2001
... with the mechanisms of earthly oppression to compose the following lines: A [divine] king is not one of those common fools Who snatches at a crown and thinks he rules. The true king reigns in mild humility, Unrivalled in his firm fidelity. An earthly king acts...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2005) 51 (3): 385–390.
Published: 01 September 2005
... politics of speech and silence in Asian American women’s writing. Drawing on the seminal critical work of scholars such as Trinh T. Minh-ha, King-kok Cheung, and Elaine H. Kim, and examining work by creative writers Maxine Hong Kingston, Janice Mirikitani, Mituye Yamada, Joy Kogawa...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2009) 55 (1): 1–35.
Published: 01 March 2009
... partly because in Trinidad there was a dramatic “loss of life” (Parliamentary Debates 334—38,766—858). The protests led to a dozen civilian and two police deaths (Forster 107), most notably the brutal murder of black policeman Charlie King by Buder’s supporters on 19 June 1937. On that day King...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2006) 52 (3): 330–346.
Published: 01 September 2006
... the lack of one, between talk and action. This distinction is much commented on by critics of Mamet.2 Thomas King notes that another of Don’s business lessons for Bob, that “[a]ction talks and bullshit walks” (4), is another way of saying that action talks and talk acts—that action is talk and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2000) 46 (3): 311–327.
Published: 01 September 2000
... despair over the behavior of men and nations. David King Dunaway sums up the effect of these burdens: “In the fall of 1946, Aldous Huxley turned a dark comer and found himself in a hallway of desperation; Ape was at the end of that long dark corridor” (214). Back in England, Golding had entered...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2010) 56 (3): 405–413.
Published: 01 September 2010
... research is particularly evident in her first chapter, where she treats Eliot’s early, bawdy (and still only partially published) Columbo and Bolo poems: satirical verses featuring the explorer Columbo (Christopher Columbus) and King Bolo and his Big Black Bastuurd Kween (natives of Eliot’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2013) 59 (2): 377–384.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Kinbote, the mentally unstable ho- mosexual scholar who actually writes the novel as a commentary on his assassinated friend’s manuscript (which is disguised as a narrative of the deposed King Charles II of Zembla), Nabokov parodies contemporary homophobia and “ultimately suggests that homophobic...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2000) 46 (1): 115–124.
Published: 01 March 2000
..., Prawer. See Campbell Johnson, Kendall. “Haunting Transcendence: The Strategy of Ghosts in Bataille and Breton.” 45.3 (1999): 347-70 Jolley, Elizabeth. See Campbell Joyce, James. See Cahalan; Caporaletti; Eide; Garvey; Gunn; King; Nunes; Rado; Schwarze; Sicari; Stanier Kaiser, Jo...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2000) 46 (3): 285–310.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Ireland as Cathleen.4 Her literary genealogy reaches back through the dazzling speirbhean (sky-woman) sorrowing in coundess aislingi (vision poems) over the exile of her true mate to the shape- shifting hag of oral tradition who displays youthful loveliness to the rightful king; and from thence...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2001) 47 (3): 407–430.
Published: 01 September 2001
... (who re­ ceived screen credit for writing King Kong); the playwrights Ivor Novel- lo, Jamas Fagan, and Edward Knoblock; the journalist and novelist Cedric Belfrage; and the better known novelists, J. B. Priestly, P. G.Wodehouse, H. G. Wells, Aldous Huxley, Evelyn Waugh, Liam O ’Flaherty...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2002) 48 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2002
... provenance must be located. This restless search for a source ends at last in a question: How shall we start hence, how begin the progress? Pace naif Ficinus, say when Hotep-Hotep Was a king in Egypt— When Atlas sat down with his astrolabe, He, brother to...