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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (3): 352–357.
Published: 01 September 2021
... be formulated in philosophy of action and, later still, in deconstructionist theory. She contends that the discourse on “corporate personhood incited a revolution of thought on intention” (12) and that the “corporate form challenges basic assumptions about how meaning and action work” (13). Lisa...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (1): 117–140.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Lisa J. Fluet Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 Chester Himes and the Equality of Hurt Chester Himes and the Equality of Hurt Lisa J. Fluet Soon, blacks who did not have guns began to take pipe cutters and wire cutters and small acetylene torches with them...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (1): 104–125.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Lisa A. Long Copyright © Hofstra University 2013 Lisa A. Long A New Midwesternism in Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye by Lisa A. Long Whether it is a hated sofa, a violent summer storm, or a crack in the sidewalk, the vivid images in Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye (1970...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (2): 225–234.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Lisa Tyler Works Cited Gifford Terry . 1999 . Pastoral . London : Routledge . Nixon Rob . 2011 . Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Impressively well researched, Green Depression is admirably...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (1): 59–78.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Lisa Mullen The shocking defamiliarization of the everyday that took place during World War II created a crisis in modernist aesthetics. This crisis emerges both in Eliot’s anguished meditation on time, space, and infinity in “East Coker,” and in Powell and Pressburger’s playful satire about...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (2): 193–213.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Lisa Marie Lucenti Copyright © Hofstra University 2000 Willa Cather’s My Antonia: Haunting the Houses of Memory Lisa Marie Lucenti emory is much more than a recurrent or pervasive theme in Willa Cather’s fiction; remembrance is the very essence...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (3): 293–324.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Lisa Carstens Copyright © Hofstra University 2002 Sexual Politics and Confessional Testimony in Sophie’s Choice Lisa Carstens O n the Auschwitz platform, standing before the Nazi doctor who will select which prisoners will work, which will die, Sophie Zawistowska...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (3): 283–316.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Lisa Fluet Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 Ml Modernism and Disciplinary History: On H. G. Wells andT. S. Eliot Lisa Fluet Gutman stopped whispering. His sleek dark eyes examined Spade’s face, which was placid. The fat man asked: “Well, sir, what...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (2): 196–220.
Published: 01 June 2010
... of representation. In the fictional case history of Frau Anna G. in The White Hotel (83–132), Thomas’s Freud indeed gets it wrong. He interprets the meaning of Frau Anna’s (Lisa Erdman’s) history in terms of sexual hysteria2 when her destiny in the narrative reveals her suffering to be a premonition...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (1): 111–118.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Tony Sharpe Wallace Stevens, New York, and Modernism , Edited by Goldfarb Lisa and Eeckhout Bart , Routledge , 2012 . 184 pages. The Figure Concealed: Wallace Stevens, Music, and Valéryan Echoes , by Goldfarb Lisa , Sussex Academic Press , 2011 . 228 pages. ©...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2005
... with Questions: Mary Butts’s Sacred Interroga­ tive.” 49.3 (2003): 360-387 Burke, Kenneth. See Genter Butts, Mary. See Buchanan arson, Luke. “James Merrill’s Manners and Elizabeth Bishop’s Dismay” 50.2 (2004): 167-191 Carstens, Lisa. “Sexual Politics and Confessional Testimony in Sophie’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2007) 53 (3): 394–405.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Ellen Spolsky Why We Read Fiction: Theory of Mind and the Novel , by Zunshine Lisa , Columbus : Ohio State University Press , 2006 . 198 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 m Reviews How to Do Things with Novels Why We Read Fiction: Theory of Mind and the Novel...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (3): 524–531.
Published: 01 September 2012
... body of scholar- ship on comic and late modernism. This scholarship includes studies with which Greenberg engages closely—including Justus Nieland’s Feeling Modern (2008), Michael Seidel’s Satiric Inheritance (1979), and especially Tyrus Miller’s Late Modernism (1999)—as well as Lisa Colletta’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (2): 209–231.
Published: 01 June 2009
..., a very public battle to prevent the im- portation of this material. It ultimately resulted in the Post Office (Protec- tion) Act of 1884, around the time when the novel’s action occurs. (Sigel, Governing 84). Lisa Sigel has shown that the importation of pornography was not simply a matter...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (3): 217–236.
Published: 01 September 2019
... itself in opposition to and appropriation of characteristics marked as “black.” And in Stevens we do find evidence of such uses of Africanism: Daniel Tiffany (2000) tracks Stevens’s conjurations of dangerous “black weather,” the passing of which defines white survival; Lisa DuRose (1998) tracks...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (4): 539–574.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Richardson’s “cognitive historicism” and Lisa Zunshine’s “cognitive cultural studies” are among recent critical endeavors that aim to redress the bias toward the universal and the acontextual that has left cognitive approaches to literature—however innovative from an interdisciplinary standpoint—open...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (4): 307–342.
Published: 01 December 2019
... in her novel thus functions more like an allegory than a symbol, if we observe the distinction that Walter Benjamin makes between them. Elaborating that distinction, Lisa Lowe (1996 : 35) argues that the symbolic operates through “a persistent belief in a knowable social totality of which...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (1): 126–156.
Published: 01 March 2013
... sustained voluntary attention is a repetition of successive efforts which bring back the topic to the mind” (216). As Lisa Ruddick points out, however, “it is a mistake to think of James’s thoughts on the stream of consciousness as offering an implicit model for a diffuse or wandering literary...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., “that our new freedom is a good deal worse than our old slavery” (399). Delia’s political fervor leads to neither justice nor liberty. Indeed, Lisa Weihman characterizes Delia’s marriage as a continuation of the very injustices she fled the Pargiter house to combat, arguing that Delia “inadvertently...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (3): 249–274.
Published: 01 September 2006
... of the suffering of profound traumas. To paraphrase Norris herself Farewell to Arms is less a novel about trauma than a novel as trauma. The works of Lisa Tyler and Richard Badenhausen might also be con­ sidered here in the context of Frederic’s trauma narrative. In Tyler’s article Frederic masters his...