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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2008) 54 (4): 514–525.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Robert Chodat From Guilt to Shame: Auschwitz and After , by Leys Ruth , Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2007 . 200 pages. American Hunger: The Problem of Poverty in U.S. Literature, 1840—1945 , by Jones Gavin , Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2008 . 228...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2002) 48 (4): 427–460.
Published: 01 December 2002
... World State for being America writ large. Mustapha Mond’s jurisdiction forms part of an insanely rational society for which several of Huxley’s finest holograph insertions blame America’s arche­ typal technocrat. In the choicest of emendations herein called Americanizations, Hux­ ley...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2006) 52 (3): 249–274.
Published: 01 September 2006
... unavoidable, unpredictable, and perhaps unknowable impress of the past on an embodied subject’s present. For detailed treatments of the histories I have alluded to here, see Allan Young and Ruth Leys. Judith Herman’s important and thorough Trauma and Recovery provides a feminist accounting of the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): vi–x.
Published: 01 June 2010
... pointing us to the experience of various characters in other Woolf novels: Rachel Vinrace, Jacob Flanders, Clarissa Dalloway, Mr. Ramsay, Mr. Bankes, Charles Tans- ley. Orlando, however, is seen as free of such constraints, yet his/her story too demonstrates clearly both that gender is socially con...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 423–446.
Published: 01 December 2011
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 483–503.
Published: 01 December 2018
... “the way that its very unassimilated nature—the way it was precisely not known in the first instance—returns to haunt the survivor later on” (1996: 4). Defining trauma as the “not known,” however, may lose sight of the material body and the specificity of individual injuries. Ruth Leys, for example...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2007) 53 (3): 371–393.
Published: 01 September 2007
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 510–546.
Published: 01 December 2009
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2003) 49 (4): 421–448.
Published: 01 December 2003
... war. Trauma theorists typically see in trauma a violation of norms. Ruth 425 Richard Badenhausen Leys, for example, points to the “sheer extremity” that is an “affront to common norms and expectations” (298). The most recent edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 64–97.
Published: 01 March 2005
... history leading up to the March on Rome, technical institutions, even the problems with using the pronoun lei for formal address.6 As Ruth Ben-Ghiat has argued, many Italian intellectu­ als saw the advent of a dictatorship as a chance to build a unified Italian culture, feeling that a lack of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2001) 47 (1): 20–38.
Published: 01 March 2001
.... Tomlinson, Alan. “ Strange Meeting in a Strange Land: Wilfred Owen and Shel­ ley.” Studies in Romanticism 32.1 (1993): 75-95. Waldoff, Leon. Keats and the Silent Work of Imagination. Urbana: U o f Illinois P, 1985. Wilde, Oscar. The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays. Ed. Peter Raby...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2001) 47 (3): 391–406.
Published: 01 September 2001
... ways redrawn in Arieka, an artist-figure largely oblivious to political intrigue and machination, who only gradually comes 395 J. H. Stape to realize that she is not at their periphery but at their very center. Col­ ley, while seemingly unaware of his political position, suffers class...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2003) 49 (2): 164–192.
Published: 01 June 2003
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2008) 54 (4): 472–492.
Published: 01 December 2008
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2012) 58 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 March 2012
... entire life at their childhood home in Burs- ley, a town in the industrial regions of northern England referred to by Bennett as “The Five Towns,” Sophia leaves at the first opportunity, and becomes, by turns, hotel keeper, owner, and guest. A confused and self- doubting heroine, Sophia embodies...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2012) 58 (1): 90–116.
Published: 01 March 2012
... to blow the feathers out? (Selected Poems xxv) The bird as icon of the poet is a familiar trope, and Dove is not the first to associate its embodiment with mortality (as in Hardy’s “Shel- ley’s Skylark”) or violence (as in Eliot reinscribing Keats’s nightingale as Philomel, in The...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 213–237.
Published: 01 June 2012
... pre- oedipal and pre-industrial. Abiding by the classic Girardian scheme, Hart- ley’s desire for her mistress is imitative: her love mimics that of her ghostly predecessor, Emma, whose intimate companionship with her mistress was a domestic service model strongly eschewed by modern reformers...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2012) 58 (3): 377–398.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Howells and York for further explorations of the connections between the everyday and gender identity in Munro’s fiction. 2. As Munro herself has explained in reference to her story “The Ottawa Val- ley”: “I’m looking at all this material, I’m looking at real lives, and then I not only have to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2012) 58 (3): 495–514.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Dialect of Modernism: Race, Language, and Twentieth-Century Literature. New York: Oxford UP, 1994. O’Hara, Frank. The Collected Poems of Frank O’Hara. Ed. Donald Allen. Berke- ley: U of California P, 1995. Ross, Andrew. No Respect: Intellectuals and Popular Culture. New York: Rout...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2012) 58 (4): 582–605.
Published: 01 December 2012