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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 141–166.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Hofstra University 2017 leather sexuality sadomasochism s/m Thomas Pynchon In “Gravity’s Rainbow,” Domination, and Freedom , Luc Herman and Steven Weisenburger write that “the narration both presents and thinks about domination, most obviously in terms of sadomasochism” (2013, 88). However...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2005) 51 (4): 414–436.
Published: 01 December 2005
... of his small-press publications, his valuing of the physical artifact, sug­ gests more than a revision process leading to the “official” publication of poems. The plan for Rainbow Press, for example, was “to have each smaller-format title bound in a different shade of leather so that the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2013) 59 (2): 283–308.
Published: 01 June 2013
... not on the indelible thingness of Woolf’s depictions of shoes, nor on their materiality (the canvas, rubber, or leather of actual shoes), nor on their metonymic possibilities. Instead, in asking why shoes came to seem so important to Woolf, this essay finds the an- swer in her critique of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 161–190.
Published: 01 June 2018
.... The Swede also idealizes the Newark Maid glove factory, where the traditional way of making leather gloves has been preserved, comparing it to “a little family-run shop in Naples or Grenoble” (127). However, the novel exposes an intrinsic problem in the nostalgic vision of the city and factory work...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2006) 52 (4): 413–442.
Published: 01 December 2006
...,” said the leather of the soft new shoes; “how effectively I cover them. What a pity they should ever want my aid.” (75) More specifically, the discourses of the lace collar and new shoes are reminiscent of the thoughts and words of Charles Drouet at important...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2002) 48 (2): 117–149.
Published: 01 June 2002
...—Nate, wearing a long black leather apron over his trousers and bare chest, sweating hard, a black leather cap on top of dry, thick, black-and-gray curls, a black sooty face; iron filings, whiskers, and gold teeth, all together, and a smell of red-hot metal and horses’ hoofs...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2004) 50 (1): 18–58.
Published: 01 March 2004
... Hugheses’Albion handpress (87—88, 93—94). Rainbow produced elegant, sensuous volumes, often small enough to hold intimately (the large goat-vellum-covered Moortown Elegies is a notable exception), with deeply colored, silky leather bindings stamped simply in silver or gold, contrasting with the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 37–78.
Published: 01 March 2013
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2000) 46 (3): 328–345.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Schlegels gather in a world of cozy “feminine” interiors I suppose that ours is a female house,’ said Margaret. ‘it must be femi­ nine, and all we can do is to see that it isn’t effeminate’” [41] ), the Wilcoxes recline in the leather interiors of accumulated imperial spoil: The dining room was...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2008) 54 (2): 166–192.
Published: 01 June 2008
.... Just so much Zyklon and leather, patented terror, so many routine cries. (I have made an elegy for myself it is true) September fattens on the vines. Roses flake from the wall. The smoke of harmless fires drifts to my eyes. This is plenty. This is more than...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2009) 55 (2): 209–231.
Published: 01 June 2009
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 572–596.
Published: 01 December 2009
... leather and all. My arguments throughout will therefore reinforce the historical and cultural distinction I find in Beer and Levine, even if the effect is to diminish the modernism of Darwin and Huxley. What I’d like to do in the following pages is trace a literal genealogy (T. H. Huxley to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2010) 56 (3): 318–340.
Published: 01 September 2010
... to her limitless. There were all the places she had not seen; the Indian plains; she felt herself pushing aside the thick leather curtain of a church in Rome. This core of darkness could go anywhere, for no one saw it. (62) The postcolonial cosmopolitan difference...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2013) 59 (2): 260–282.
Published: 01 June 2013
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 475–498.
Published: 01 December 2017
... when the snow is soft, and act as snow-shoes. They are rigorists, however handsomely cutwork artists of Lapland and Siberia elaborate the trace or saddle-girth with saw-tooth leather lace. ( AG 16) One of the poem’s rigorists is, of course, Jackson himself—rigorous in his Presbyterian...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2018) 64 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
... collapse. In April of 1970, Robin Morgan and several other Grove employees were terminated after they reached out to the Furriers, Leather, Machinists Joint Board (AFL-CIO) to organize a union. Although the company claimed that the firings were not retaliatory, Morgan reports they were precipitated by...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 121–144.
Published: 01 March 2019
... pick up contraband caviar and tangy kielbasa, all around them the strange new Russians in cheap leather jackets, women wearing wedding cakes of permed blond hair on their heads, an utterly alien race that just happened to cluck away in the mother tongue and, at least in theory, shared the Girshkin’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2014) 60 (4): 513–537.
Published: 01 December 2014
... put them on, Napoleon himself appearing in a black coat, ratcatcher breeches and leather leggings, while his favourite sow appeared in the watered silk dress which Mrs Jones had been used to wear on Sundays. The allegory has failed—the human behavior of pigs no longer “seem...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2015) 61 (4): 484–510.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., shoe-leather understatements and sotto voce suspicions. We hear meditations on the deceased’s sneakers found some twenty feet from his body, but apparently unscuffed; invocations of “ neon beckoning you in from the dark ” (85); and insinuations about a mayor in bed with mobsters, or a local judge who...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 119–144.
Published: 01 June 2016