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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 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 June 2009) 55 (2): 175–208.
Published: 01 June 2009
... does even more radically in the earlier Flaubert’s Parrot, as we shall see. Talking It Over appears, on the surface, to be a simple love triangle between two male best friends, Stuart and Oliver, and the woman who marries them both, Gillian. The men are childhood friends who attended the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 575–595.
Published: 01 December 2013
...-sacrificing lover. By measuring his position within the theoretical love triangle he and Michael Furey form with Gretta, Gabriel is forced to recognize his own lovelessness. The structure is much the same in “Brief Interview #20,” but rather than perceiving contrast with the other man, the law student...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 213–237.
Published: 01 June 2012
... love triangle involving Hartley, Emma, and Lady Brympton, Hartley begins to suspect that Lady Brympton is unfaithful to her rakish alcoholic husband, spending her afternoons with the gentle and refined neighbor Mr. Ranford. Although the parameters of the heterosexual love triangle are ambiguous...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2001) 47 (2): 268–292.
Published: 01 June 2001
... his lady filled his plate with spaghetti, and when those delicious slippery worms were flying down his throat, his face relaxed and became for a moment unconscious and calm. And Philip had seen that face before in Italy a hun­ dred times— seen it and loved it, for...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2015) 61 (1): 32–62.
Published: 01 March 2015
... been motivated by public tastes, writing in a July 31, 1929, letter to Van Vechten that she was “beginning to feel that the reading public is getting rather bored with Negro books” ( Larsen 1929 ). The book, set in a New Jersey suburb, focuses on a love triangle involving a vengeful second wife, her...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2001) 47 (4): 467–509.
Published: 01 December 2001
... .The love that was born between Ormus and Vina, the love that was prepared to wait years for fulfilment, provided that new cleanness, and a new cycle of time began. Plerosis, the filling of time with new beginnings, is characterised by a time of superabundant power, of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2010) 56 (3): 341–370.
Published: 01 September 2010
... number of mate- 342 Marianne Moore’s “Walking-Sticks and Paperweights and Watermarks” rial and contingent objects with the intent to transform them, to make from them a sharable significance. In particular, Moore seeks to integrate the intimate and private experience of love—the ground of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2007) 53 (3): 345–370.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Sikh terrorists; her rape by white m en she has paid to lead her illegally into the US; a love triangle between herself, a white man, and another white man who is a paraplegic living in Iowa; and the adoption o f a boy from Vietnam. “W ithin this narrative,” Grewal observes...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2001) 47 (1): 114–136.
Published: 01 March 2001
... self— until the gods pity him and turn him into the eponymous flower (91). Narcissus spends eternity loving, longing for, and being denied un­ mediated access to himself. Instead, he can only see his image, or the narrativized reflection of reality his image in the pool...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2001) 47 (3): 325–354.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., 330 H.D.’s N igh ts invoking “cubes and angles,” H.D. uses geometric figures to represent the “juggernaut” of war to which her generation has fallen: in her time, she laments, “the black magic of triangles and broken arcs has conquered and we who are helpless before this force of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): 196–220.
Published: 01 June 2010
...- ishness from him because, although “He said he loved me . . . if he had known I had Jewish blood he would have hated me. Whenever he said ‘I love you’ I understood it as ‘I hate you’” (170). This anti-Semitic revile- ment Lisa suffers—her sense of being a “member of a persecuted clan” (168)—floods...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 167–186.
Published: 01 March 2019
... between Macedonian or Romanian. He tells Jasna: “Beautiful. You beautiful. Lepa Moja. Ljubavi moja” ( NY 99). The inclusion of both languages highlights Hassan’s poor knowledge of English and also provides an approximate translation of the Bosnian phrase “Ljubavi moja,” which means “My love.” When he...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2012) 58 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 March 2012
... difficult and abstruse modernist contemporaries, his love of hotels did not. Virginia Woolf’s first novel, The Voyage Out (1915), begins onboard a ship (a sort of hotel in its own right) from England to South America, then takes place primarily in and around the main hotel of tour- ist Santa Marina...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2008) 54 (2): 129–165.
Published: 01 June 2008
... pre­ sented homosexuality “less as a social problem than as a manifestation of love’s essential irrationality” (130). Capote is the worst of the three South­ ern writers because his art is inferior (a charge Summers pronounces but does not argue) and because his vision of homosexuality is...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2000) 46 (3): 369–386.
Published: 01 September 2000
... desires to make love with Ter the militiaman,” she tersely says in the foreword to that text, speak­ ing of its female protagonist, Thérèse, “that’s me” (138, 115). If, as Gabriel Jacobs argues, the texts in La Douleur are placed in the order less to more literary (or more to less openly...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 445–484.
Published: 01 December 2009
... kind of loving hard [“real, strong, hot”] does seem always to mean just getting all the time excited” (86). This slow-to-be-seduced lover continually holds forth on the value of a stable middle-class existence. He rejoices in his habits. However, it cannot be said of Melanctha that she is any...