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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (1): 99–110.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Ellen Levy Holding on Upside Down: The Life and Work of Marianne Moore , by Leavell Linda , Farrar, Straus and Giroux , 2013 . 480 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2014 Review Reviews Not Silence, but Restraint Holding on Upside Down: The Life and Work of Marianne...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (4): 709–719.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Phoebe Putnam Criminal Ingenuity: Moore, Cornell, Ashbery, and the Struggle Between the Arts , by Levy Ellen , Oxford University Press , 2011 . 260 pages. Deep Skin: Elizabeth Bishop and the Visual Arts , by Samuels Peggy , Cornell University Press , 2010 . 239 pages...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (1): 32–45.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Renan that Wharton owned include annotated copies of Averroès et l’averoîsme (1852), 3rd ed. (Paris: Lévy, 1866) and La Vie de Jésus (1863), 19th ed. (Paris: Calmann-Lévy, 1893); a copy of Saint Paul (1869), 13th ed. (Paris: Calmann-Lévy, 1893), unopened; Les évangiles et la seconde génération...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (1): 96–103.
Published: 01 March 2016
... influence of Émile Durkheim and Lucien Lévy-Bruhl and Eliot’s lifelong effort to understand the nature of ritual and the origin and meaning of religious emotion. In his tart remark about Lévy-Bruhl—“he appears to me to draw the distinction between primitive and civilized mental process altogether too...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (3): 346–368.
Published: 01 September 2000
... to Primo Levi’s suicide in 1987, only his horror was not at the suicide itself but rather the published reaction to it. Styron claims that it was as if this man whom [scholars and writers] had all so greatly ad­ mired, and who had endured so much at the hands of the Nazis . . . had...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (4): 385–404.
Published: 01 December 2017
... possibilities of redemptive meanings impossible to achieve by earthly labor. Ellen Levy takes up this thread, writing movingly about the end of “Armor’s Undermining Modesty”: The “clash between signifier and signified is one of the . . . sources of the poem’s notorious difficulty. . . . [Its] concluding lines...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (2): 166–192.
Published: 01 June 2008
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (1): 114–124.
Published: 01 March 2009
... been through” (Andrea Levy, Small Island; qtd. in Gilman 165). Or in Gish Jen’s novel Mona in the Promised Land (1997), conversion to Judaism of the Chinese heroine requires that “that nose of yours has to grow out so big you’ve got to sneeze in a dish towel” (qtd. in Gilman 170). Why do...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (4): 429–447.
Published: 01 December 2016
... appears unsayable: “Language, in order to bear witness, must give way to a non-language. . . . It is necessary that this senseless sound be, in turn, the voice of something or someone that . . . cannot bear witness” (1999, 39). Agamben draws on Primo Levi’s discussion of a child in the concentration camps...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (3): 462–494.
Published: 01 September 2012
.... Rhys’s nonlinear, subject-object collapsing, narrative techniques also evoke early anthropological (and modernist) associations with “the primitive.” For example, they align quite closely with Lucien Lévy-Bruhl’s primitivist conception of the “prelogical” mind in his 1922 work of an- thropology...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (2): 260–282.
Published: 01 June 2013
...- able discussion of Ashbery as a “Janus-faced personage” aligned both with tradition and the avant-garde, Ellen Levy rightly observes that most com- 262 “Everything Has a Schedule”: John Ashbery’s Some Trees mentators “have been concerned not so much with considering what it might mean...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (1): 105–109.
Published: 01 March 2005
... from Claude Lévi-Strauss (from a book excerpt that had just been published in the Partisan Review) that carried within them a judgmental weight. Tribes that cooked the day’s catch were more advanced than those that simply fell to devouring it. What was strikingly unfair about...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (4): 481–512.
Published: 01 December 2014
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (3-4): 372–379.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Claude Lévi-Strauss’s structures of myth and mathematical charting of kinship relations; Roland Barthes’s staggered rectangles, for explaining the semiotic workings of ideology/myth; Jacques Lacan’s bars, diagrams, and knots, for discussing the absences that constitute the subject; A. J...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (3): 379–386.
Published: 01 September 2018
.... In those drawing on the familiarity of Impressionism, then—Matz’s example here is the 1992 Levi’s campaign of “The Swimmer,” based on John Cheever’s story about a man pool-hopping his way home through the suburbs (but with Cézanne’s bathers also in the background)—what from one point of view is a kitsch...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (3): 424–432.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of, or because of, his theoretical allegiance to new materialist theories such as those proposed by Jane Bennett, Graham Harman, Levi Bryant, Sarah Ahmed, Bruno Latour, Quentin Meillassoux, Ian Bogost, Cary Wolfe, and Timothy Morton? Breu makes a fair bit of the fact that “the late-capitalist literature...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (2): 309–342.
Published: 01 June 2013
...,” pub- lished in 1905, and Heisenberg’s indeterminacy principle, published in 1927, James Jeans remarked that “the universe begins to look more like a great thought than like a great machine” (137). In 1910, anthropolo- gist Lucien Lévy-Bruhl’s How Natives Think asserted that the “primitive...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (2): 268–292.
Published: 01 June 2001
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (3): 305–329.
Published: 01 September 2015
... is, and will become for the remainder of Derrida’s book, something to think with, as Claude Levi-Strauss, one of Derrida’s most powerful influences, famously remarked of animals more generally (1963, 89). And yet, as Glenn Willmott has put it, “the cat does matter” (2010, 840). And if recent criticism is any...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (2): 193–213.
Published: 01 June 2000