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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2001) 47 (1): 114–136.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Marjorie Worthington Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 Done with Mirrors: Restoring the Authority Lost in John Barth s Funhouse Marjorie Worthington -/Although narrative self-consciousness is by no means specific to the contemporary period, the particularly rampant...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 82–102.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Carolyn A. Durham Copyright © Hofstra University 2003 Ml Modernism and Mystery: The Curious Case of the Lost Generation Carolyn A. Durham If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2007) 53 (2): 182–211.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Chad Trevitte Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 m Cather s A Lost Lady and the Disenchantment of Art Chad Trevitte Since the 1970s, studies of Willa Cather’s A Lost Lady mount a critique of previous readings, which largely see the novel as mourning the loss of a heroic...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 385–404.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Heather Cass White This essay presents the textual history of Moore’s “lost” poem “Pigeons” and argues for the poem’s importance in unifying two major strains of Moore criticism: that pertaining to her Protestant faith, and that pertaining to her careful reading of Darwin. The essay suggests that...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 341–348.
Published: 01 June 2012
... melancholic remembrance” (5) that perceives the reclama- tion of feminine energies as not merely daunting but impossible. Forter’s emphasis on the ambivalent nature of this loss leads him to the compelling argument that these attempts to mourn lost masculinity produce a melancholic aggression toward...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2010) 56 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 March 2010
... of com- munal identity. She prompts us to consider the question: why stop to mourn when we are better off without the thing that has been lost? This question was one of particular significance in Great Britain between the wars, when public images of national identity increasingly came to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 392–410.
Published: 01 September 2015
... theory, even more so in the case of the broken nail clippers, because they can no longer provide the function for which they were created. Moreover, literary modernism is populated not only with found objects but also those that have been lost (Minta’s brooch, passed down from her grandmother, in To the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2015) 61 (4): 433–435.
Published: 01 December 2015
... lost maternal body, submerged in the bay as in the poem. “Awful but cheerful”: the somber tonalities of the poem’s memento mori imagery mingles oddly with a tone of gaiety, reflected in a proliferation of sly puns (e.g., humorous/humerus ) and learned etymological gags, and above all in a kind of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2004) 50 (3): 317–318.
Published: 01 September 2004
... across the field are doing. What this book review section, like any other, seeks to do is to make our community of readers and writers aware of each other’s work. We will try to diminish the void, the abyss, into which so much valuable work tends to be lost and forgotten. Any venue that will...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2008) 54 (3): 401–409.
Published: 01 September 2008
... willfully emulate the Greek and Roman heroes of their childhood and blindly transfer the competitive “team spirit” of Eton and Rugby from British public school soccer fields to the catastrophic fields of Flanders and beyond. One stage onward in the elegy for a lost generation, Woolf projects...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2005) 51 (2): 210–243.
Published: 01 June 2005
... mattered) we escaped from the café to the beach, 213 Jennifer L. Jenkins and found a desolate stretch of sand, and there, in the violet shadow of some red rocks forming a kind of cave, had a brief session of avid caresses, with somebody’s lost pair of sunglasses for...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2001) 47 (1): 92–113.
Published: 01 March 2001
... seemed involved, in the never-resolved implication of Uncle George’s paternity of the Indi­ an child,3 one possible cause of the father’s suicide and of George’s abrupt disappearance. The laughter of one of the young Indians when the mother bit George’s arm was not lost on Nick, who was...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2000) 46 (2): 125–149.
Published: 01 June 2000
... we submit to cultural strictures on gendered and sexual behavior in order to establish ourselves as legitimate subjects in society. By acting out subjection and by gesturing to what must be disavowed or lost in the struggle for a stable subject status, these narrators provide Barnes and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 21–48.
Published: 01 March 2017
... sweet pine and cypress and finds no horizon will not be there. (1994, 7) The line that is missing from the map—that could represent the lives lost to Famine—is inscribed in the line of her poem, not by its presence but by absence, an absence that, as Hirsch, Kelleher, and others have noted, is...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2010) 56 (1): 116–121.
Published: 01 March 2010
... relation to land and community. Handley’s insistence that it is the connection to the land and its particularities that provides a new foundation for examining what has been lost in the natural and human histories of the Americas, as well as for envisioning new forms of identity...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2010) 56 (3): 318–340.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., dark, immaterial, subjective, uncanny, uncontained or ungoverned. As Louis muses in Woolf’s The Waves, “the lighted strip of history is past and out; Kings and Queens; we are gone; our civilization; the Nile; and all life. Our separate drops are dissolved; we are extinct, lost in the abysses of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Index Doggett, Rob. “Writing Out (of) Chaos: Constructions of History in Yeats’s ‘Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen’ and ‘Meditations in Time of Civil War.” 47.2 (2001): 137-168 Duras, Marguerite. See Willging Durham, Carolyn A. “Modernism and Mystery: The Curious Case of the Lost...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2004) 50 (4): 433–435.
Published: 01 December 2004
... focusing on the redemptive potential of government. To Adams, Conrad is skeptical and pessimistic just as he was in his earlier works: rather than represent popular government as an alternative to the lost Christian God, Conrad suggests that such reoccupation may be impossible (171). Adams...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2005) 51 (4): 491–494.
Published: 01 December 2005
... nature. Here he is after quoting a passage from “Saliences”: Though we have the illusion of utmost particularity, the first- person observer is almost incidental, invoked only by a chatty comment, otherwise absorbed or lost in the poem whose prin­ ciple effort is a “realization” of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2014) 60 (2): vi–viii.
Published: 01 June 2014
... larger longing for a lost totality and collectivity represented also by Nora, offer Sebald’s text not a foil to reject, but a “perturbation” that occasions a surprising encounter. The essay approaches this encounter by way of Emmanuel Levinas’s reflections on the relation between self and other...