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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (2): 129–160.
Published: 01 June 2018
.... Copyright © 2018 Hofstra University 2018 Hannah Arendt legal philosophy liberalism Nuremberg Trials postwar literature The discrepancy between legality and justice could never be bridged because the standards of right and wrong into which positive law translates its authority...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (3): 352–357.
Published: 01 September 2021
... , no. 4 : 661 – 86 . Dewey John . 1926 . “ The Historical Background of Corporate Legal Personality .” Yale Law Journal 35 , no. 6 : 655 – 73 . Michaels Walter Benn . 2004 . The Shape of the Signifier: 1967 to the End of History . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2023) 69 (3): 293–328.
Published: 01 September 2023
...” generates a dynamic interpretative space in which other configurations of the social and political in the nation might be registered. In a contemporary moment when legality and constitutionality are under attack in the name of nationalist populism, this reading suggests an alternative to frameworks...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (4): 538–543.
Published: 01 December 2008
... article in Social Text, Guillory argued that the resulting scandal highlighted the “spontaneous philosophy of the critics”: the assumption that an antirealist epistemology (alternatively expressed as antifounda- tionalism or relativism) is a requisite for any progressive politics...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (2): 192–206.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Miguel Mota Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 HI What’s in a Name? The Case of jeanettewinterson.com Miguel Mota If, as Michel Foucault maintains, the function of an author is “tied to the legal and institutional systems that circumscribe, determine, and articulate the realm...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (3): 305–329.
Published: 01 September 2015
... York : Routledge . Atterton Peter Matthew Calarco , eds. 2004 . Animal Philosophy: Ethics and Identity . London : Bloomsbury Academic . Attridge Derek . 2004 . The Singularity of Literature . New York : Routledge . Badiou Alain . (1998) 2001 . Ethics: An Essay...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (2): 262–268.
Published: 01 June 2009
... literature. More specifically, this choice of texts gives her an opportunity to compare the “flexible legality” (6) of censorship practices in liberal democracies, which usually involve a postpublication judicial proceeding in which the author or publisher enjoys at least a theoretical presumption...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (1): 70–85.
Published: 01 March 2011
... 2006 Even more immediately striking is the architecture of the pages and the challenges this poses for the reader. Most pages consist of initially two, later three, parallel sections: essays in political philosophy, letters, a fictional narrative. Thus “Strong Opinions” starts...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (3): 405–413.
Published: 01 September 2014
... narrative and so- ciological texture, what Ramazani calls “theory” pulls towards greater abstraction. By theory he means nontechnical philosophy, a literature of ideas, whose relationship to poetry goes back to ancient times. Again, we are familiar with philosophy’s fertilization of poetry...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (2): 360–368.
Published: 01 June 2013
...- graphic trends is inevitably impeded by residues of institutions’ historical development (here, Victorian moralism). For Wolfe, then, Bloomsbury’s philosophy of history is a pragmatic one that treats middle-class institu- tions as given and necessary even as it anticipates their transformation...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (2): 151–178.
Published: 01 June 2022
... ’s legacy had already raised questions about Mockingbird ’s usefulness in the context of a post–Civil Rights era. In his groundbreaking challenge to the notion that Atticus Finch stands as a figure of legal heroism, for instance, Monroe Freedman (1994 : 477) critiques those who excuse him...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (2): 238–266.
Published: 01 June 2012
... reproduce . . . liberal nationalist conventions” which “monopolize the discussion of civic identity and political expression at the expense of a full rendering of black political subjectivity” (43). Though the (short) civil rights movement is considered to be about making social and legal claims...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
... critique, works that, rejecting the sovereignty of the ego, welcomed the ecstasy of self-dissolution. The press did not always espouse the philosophy it enacted—Grove was not a main translator for French theory as such. But Grove did function as a mediator between one set of literary values and another...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (2): 187–212.
Published: 01 June 2012
... of disciplines from literary studies and philosophy to the social and biological sciences has focused attention on complex ethical issues regarding medical research, zoological captivity, the consumption and production of food, and environmental sustainibil- ity. As Margot Norris explains, “In the process...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (2): 166–192.
Published: 01 June 2008
... that “overflows every capacity; the ‘objective reality’ of the cogitatum breaks up the ‘formal reality’ of the cogi- tatio” (“God and Philosophy” 173). What remains of selfhood, for Levinas, is an “assignation in which the nucleus of the subject is uprooted, undone, an I torn from the concept...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (3): 346–368.
Published: 01 September 2000
... removed the legal self and left the essential self, Na-24 removes the essential self and leaves the legal self. Dr. Comeaux’s crude fantasy of the “best of the Southern Way of Life,” however, derives less from a late-nineteenth-century fantasy of slavery than from a twentieth-century fantasy...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2023) 69 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2023
... of transient sociability from language philosophy, urban sociology, and modernist studies. christopherpmiller@gmail.com © 2023 Hofstra University 2023 Charlie Chaplin language philosophy lyric studies modernism urban sociology We make our meek adjustments, Contented with such random...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (2): 119–144.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., and the people of Bhopal have now been abandoned by their corporate benefactors, their national government, and the legal systems in India and the United States. Even though the factory is “closed,” this abandonment makes it no less operational within the terrain and bodies of Bhopal. And yet, troublingly...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (3): 359–364.
Published: 01 September 2017
... significant commitments to philosophy, anthropology, and religious studies. I found myself wanting to see what Sherman might have made, in chapter 1, of Vincent Sherry (2003) on Liberal war discourse, Mark Wollaeger (2008) on modernism and propaganda, and Ravit Reichman (2009) on the cenotaph...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (4): 431–462.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Porter’s School in Connecticut. 3 Both girls were dramatically inclined, and it was their friendship that brought Hale and Eliot together, as she wrote in her 1957 narrative: “In 1911–12, T. S. Eliot was working at Harvard University toward a doctorate in Philosophy. I met him during this period...
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