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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2007) 53 (2): 182–211.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Chad Trevitte Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 m Cather s A Lost Lady and the Disenchantment of Art Chad Trevitte Since the 1970s, studies of Willa Cather’s A Lost Lady mount a critique of previous readings, which largely see the novel as mourning the loss of a heroic pioneer...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 213–237.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Ann Mattis Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 Gothic Interiority and Servants in Wharton’s A Backward Glance and “The Lady’s Maid’s Bell” Gothic Interiority and Servants in Wharton’s A Backward Glance and “The Lady’s Maid’s Bell” Ann Mattis In the “Autobiographical Postscript” to a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2016) 62 (4): 379–402.
Published: 01 December 2016
... patrons from meaningful connection with the art of the past by privileging establishment—and, implicitly, masculine—authority. In H.D.’s World War II epic Trilogy (1944–46), this desired private relationship with aesthetic objects motivates the recovery of an aestheticized female god, the Lady, from the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2006) 52 (2): 111–144.
Published: 01 June 2006
... connection has not been examined, nor has the further association of Manet’s painting with Eliot’s “Portrait of a Lady,” another portrait of a woman with a parrot. These poems examine the peculiar inscrutability that observers of Manet’s portrait have long remarked. Eliot’s poems consider two...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2001) 47 (1): 39–71.
Published: 01 March 2001
... will not say how they [the ladies] do these things; for that would require a surgical knowledge of anatomy, neither polite [n]or possible; for living as I do, in a garret with one dirty char woman who brings me Lloyds Weekly and a bunch o f kippered herrings tied...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2006) 52 (4): 413–442.
Published: 01 December 2006
...), a lavish 1896 addition to the Ladies’ Mile (Broadway and Fifth Avenue from 14th Street to 23rd Street) suggests that even in the more refined spaces of the new depart- Figure 1. Hester Street peddlers, 1898. Museum of the City of New York. The Byron Collection. © Museum of the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 187–212.
Published: 01 June 2012
... party for London’s elite, which, like the ancestral history Richard plans to write of Lady Bruton’s family, memorializes a ruling class and species whose moment of unchallenged precedence has passed. This paper aims to show how Woolf imagines the laboratory and the party as analogous social...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2005) 51 (4): 495–503.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Colette gain access to a copy of The Hamwood Papers (1930)—the true story of the Ladies of Llangollen, two wealthy British women who eloped together and then lived as lovers in Wales in the eighteenth century. Whereas Colette actively reworked the diary of Eleanor Butler, one of the two Ladies of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 657–665.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., and she relates that move to how “many of Rossetti’s poems and paintings offer not a single but multiple standing points”(80). From here, Dickey turns to Eliot’s youthful engagement with Manet, and she examines closely Manet’s Young Lady in 1866. Where Rossetti’s paintings suggest “a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 105–109.
Published: 01 March 2005
... in the decades just after World War II—Davidson consistently challenges poems by placing them within larger contexts, even viewing them alongside popular films or prose potboilers. He involves Orson Welles’s Lady from Shanghai (1947) with Rexroth’s Love Poems of Marichiko, or he...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2010) 56 (1): 71–91.
Published: 01 March 2010
... parties of one Lady Bamburgher, and a dock scene of sailors and prostitutes. Pre- sented as if a poetic vision of cinematic montage, all three share inexplicable but convulsive images of cannibalism, animality, cor- ruption and degeneration. (144) Out of this...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2006) 52 (2): vi–vii.
Published: 01 June 2006
... possibili­ ties. For example, in the second Eliot poem discussed in the essay, “Portrait of a Lady,” “tom-tom” is briskly linked to the poet’s name (Tom), his heartbeat, modernist discordance, and an inaccessible savagery. The economy with which the essay delivers such insights makes...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2009) 55 (1): 137–144.
Published: 01 March 2009
... painting and poetry, would be decidedly anti­ thetical to the realist project that is Wharton’s. Her use of paintings such as Carolus-Duran’s provocative La dame au gant (Lady with Glove, 1869) and poems like Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s The House of Life, as Orlando explains, accentuate Archer’s role...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 49–74.
Published: 01 March 2017
... look are, after all, Dr. Holmes’s. Brought to Sir William Bradshaw’s for a second medical opinion, Septimus sits “in the arm-chair under the skylight staring at a photograph of Lady Bradshaw” ( MD 95), and there the trees that pattern both the car window and its Regent’s Park echo are gone—as is...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2013) 59 (3): 520–527.
Published: 01 September 2013
... the reader through the major obscenity trials Grove fought in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Glass covers Grove’s most famous cases—against D. H. Lawrence’s Lady Chatterley’s Lover and Henry Miller’s Tropic of Cancer—and also offers insightful analyses on the relation between obscenity and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2002) 48 (4): 487–507.
Published: 01 December 2002
...).There followed some years of intermittent European trav­ el, financed by teaching French to the young ladies of Norwalk, and then an idealistic interest in town politics that led to work in education and women’s suffrage in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. All these activities, however...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2005) 51 (4): 391–413.
Published: 01 December 2005
... raises the stakes, conflating In the Seven Woods with the preface Yeats wrote for Lady Gregory’s Cuchulain of Muirthemne, a book of translations from Gaelic myth that Yeats extolled as “the best that has come out of Ireland in my time” (Preface vii). Mulligan speaks for Yeats, but he does...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2010) 56 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2010
... the sign, in Parisian medical and literary cultures.1 This awareness drew him to Paris in his postundergraduate year abroad, 1910 to 1911, when he completed his first major suite of poems, “Rhapsody on a Windy Night,” “Preludes,” “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,” and “Portrait of a Lady...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 82–102.
Published: 01 March 2003
..., Stein, Joyce, Picasso), makes up seemingly arbitrary names for others (for example, Hemingway = Waddington), and identifies still oth­ ers by variants of the names they bear in The Sun Also Rises (for exam­ ple, Lady Biz Leighton = Lady Brett Ashley). What Gaspard calls a “maddening...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2003) 49 (4): 449–471.
Published: 01 December 2003
... demonstrates both the geopolitics and the gendering of “hereness” in the opening pages of Lolly Willowes when she chronicles the material solidity of the Willoweses’ world. At their estate, Lady Place, the Willowes family is so attuned to the nation’s spatial arrangements that the “comfort...