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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2001) 47 (1): 20–38.
Published: 01 March 2001
...James Najarian Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 ULI “Greater Love” : Wilfred Owen, Keats, and a Tradition of Desire James Najarían ilfred Owen is still, to some extent, a prisoner of his saindy repu­ tation. Though the most recent biography of Owen, by Helen...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2007) 53 (2): 93–124.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Jonathan Greenberg Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 HI Why Can’t Biologists Read Poetry? Ian McEwan s Enduring Love Jonathan Greenberg Since the reinvention of social Darwinism as sociobiology in the 1970s, and particularly since the reinvention of sociobiology as...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2015) 61 (4): 460–483.
Published: 01 December 2015
... in A World of Love , a late modern picturesque interrupts the romantic emplotment of Ireland’s entry into global capitalist networks. Copyright © Hofstra University 2015 Irish history Irish culture landscape in literature late modernism picturesque realism twentieth century Elizabeth Bowen...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2014) 60 (3): 367–396.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Stewart Cole Copyright © Hofstra University 2014 Love and Other Gods: Personification and  Volition in Auden Love and Other Gods: Personification and  Volition in Auden Stewart Cole Around 1940, just after his move to America, a crucial distinction enters W. H. Auden’s writing: a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 513–518.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Doreen Fowler Love and Narrative Form in Toni Morrison’s Later Novels , by Wyatt Jean . Athens : University of Georgia Press , 2017 . 246 pages. Copyright © 2017 Hofstra University 2017 Jean Wyatt’s Love and Narrative Form in Toni Morrison’s Later Novels is a much-needed contribution...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2017) 63 (3): 267–298.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Gregory Castle “The Consolation of Objects” takes seriously Nietzsche’s call to embrace what is, to love necessity. Amor fati for him entails the ability “to see what is necessary in things as what is beautiful in them.” Stephen Dedalus, in Joyce’s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2016) 62 (1): 75–95.
Published: 01 March 2016
...William Q. Malcuit This article argues for a reconsideration of T. S. Eliot’s early poetry—in particular “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”—as developing out of a particular American poetic tradition, one that replayed and reinforced important tenets of American liberalism and nationalism...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2016) 62 (4): 359–378.
Published: 01 December 2016
... “dark riddles” that compose Bloom’s discursive negotiations, it concludes that Joyce demonstrates the vital role self-narrativizing plays in countering existential isolation, and that his narrative technique is in important ways aligned with Levinas’s conception of an ethics of love. Copyright © Hofstra...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 197–222.
Published: 01 June 2016
... unsanctioned by military authority. This reframing of A Farewell to Arms as Catherine’s war story rather than as her love story also reveals a Hemingway sensitive to how the trauma of World War I rewrote identity for women as well as men. Copyright © Hofstra University 2016 Ernest Hemingway World War I...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 75–93.
Published: 01 March 2017
... the personal force of individual desire plays out on a broader structural level as Baldwin’s gay plot is drawn toward the magnetically forceful heterosexual love triangle in Hemingway’s tale. Hemingway and Baldwin address gender normativity and sexual inadequacy from a particular American perspective...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 349–354.
Published: 01 June 2012
... sister’s mail as usual trying to find out what the dames think of me” then boasts, “That is a peach of a porcupine I shot” (20). And in two remarkable previously unpublished letters written to former classmate Emily Goetzman when he was not yet seventeen, we find early signs of Hemingway’s love of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 575–595.
Published: 01 December 2013
... step back and observe the larger patterns and structures that suggest instead a continuous struggle to overcome irony that ultimately fails. There is no better way to do this than by tracking one of  Wallace’s persistent preoccupations: the sentiment of love and love’s absence. Indeed...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2005) 51 (4): 391–413.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Russell McDonald Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 m Who Speaks for Fergus? Silence, Homophobia, and the Anxiety of Yeatsian Influence in Joyce Russell McDonald O f the many loves that dare not speak their name for Joyce’s Stephen Dedalus, none remains more enigmatic...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2013) 59 (3): 414–440.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Ian Scott Todd © 2015 by Hofstra University 2013 Ian Scott Todd Editing Corpses in Evelyn Waugh’s Hollywood Ian Scott Todd The origins of Evelyn Waugh’s novel The Loved One (1948) are well known. Having traveled (reluctantly) to Hollywood in February 1947 to discuss a film version...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2007) 53 (2): vi–x.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Hortense J. Spillers Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 Twentieth-Century Literature’s Andrew J. Kappel Prize in Literary Criticism, 2007 The winner of this year’s prize is Jonathan Greenberg’s “Why Can’t Biologists Read Poetry? Ian McEwan’s Enduring Love. ’’The judge is Hortense J...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2009) 55 (2): 175–208.
Published: 01 June 2009
... imparts about the great French author Gustave Flaubert. Its primary interest may lie in its clever metafictional denaturalization of the realistic plot. Simultaneously a biography of Flaubert, an undermining of any lingering faith in histo- riographic objectivity, and a contemporary English love...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2002) 48 (2): 150–173.
Published: 01 June 2002
... “miraculous mandarin” (Simic 6), a “Mozartian” love poet (Vendler, “Ardor” 101), a “magician” (Fraser 3), and so richly gifted that he seemed “extraterrestrial” (Allison Lurie qtd. in Mendelsohn 16). But the reviewers were also struck by how autobiographical his poetry is when seen as a whole...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2000) 46 (4): 492–512.
Published: 01 December 2000
... perfected in love. Quite apart from an explicit violence on the part of men, . . . woman is subjected to a loss of identity which turns love into a duty, a pathology, an alien­ ation for her. {Elemental Passions 2) In Wilde’s play, Mrs. Arbuthnot becomes a focus of pathos because of her...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 25–42.
Published: 01 March 2005
... it would be a mistake to reduce Neil’s insecurity to factors of religion and class when it is ultimately ontological in nature and manifests itself most acutely in the sphere of love. Roth develops the motif of Neil’s “blackness” above all through his identification with the “small...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): 260–268.
Published: 01 June 2010
... good that they are” (“Love This reference to an ethics of reading—carried out in the shadow of Martha Nussbaum’s claim that, in Smith’s words, “literature is one of the places (when we read attentively) that we can have truly altruistic instincts”—takes place in a discussion, or more...