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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 597–617.
Published: 01 December 2009
... were not his countrymen . . . at the back of his mind they continued to be they as opposed to us” (232; italics in original).1 Sophie’s description of the fictional Coetzee’s “anthropological attitude” recalls the figure of David Lurie in Disgrace, puzzling over his daughter’s African neighbor...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 681–689.
Published: 01 December 2013
... situates the Mississippi novelist in ways that he calls for. Work by Sarah Gleeson-White, Taylor Hagood, Charles Hannon, Peter Lurie, John T. Matthews, D. Matthew Ramsey, Michael Zeitlin, and others—much of it grounded at least partially in media studies, and drawing from connections between film...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2005) 51 (4): 467–490.
Published: 01 December 2005
... university professor David Lurie of Disgrace (1999). In her poorly delivered guest lectures at Appleton College in the United States, Elizabeth Costello in The Lives of Animals restates Derrida’s distinction between the inert animal 469 Tom Herron of philosophy and the multiple lives of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2004) 50 (2): 167–191.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Luke Carson Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 James Merrill’s Manners and Elizabeth Bishop’s Dismay Luke Carson -/Alison Lurie’s impression of James Merrill on first meeting him was that he “seemed both coolly detached and awkwardly self-conscious. He appeared to have read...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 423–444.
Published: 01 December 2009
... far as to argue that “Without poetry, our science will appear incomplete” (300). It is such an Arnoldian func- tion for literature that Deirdre Coleman discerns in her contribution to this issue when she notes that, when faced with moral and emotional crisis, J. M. Coetzee’s David Lurie—a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 20–33.
Published: 01 March 2011
... dismantling of the modernist myth, just as Disgrace debunks the Romantic myth in which David Lurie has invested so much. Indeed, if Disgrace has attained the status of a “classic,” this is (in part) due to its insistent probing of place and the politics of place; Youth, then, pro- vides some...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2019
... connections between the United States and the former Eastern Bloc ( Lurie 2013 ). Another trend has been to discuss post-Soviet cultural productions by authors of Jewish descent as an extension of twentieth-century American Jewish literature. While the work by post-USSR Jewish authors indeed reintroduces...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 9–19.
Published: 01 March 2011
... which enacts our embeddedness in life was already apparent in Disgrace, in David Lurie’s attention to the distressed dogs at the animal welfare clinic, but it finds a celebratory outlet in the imaginary geography of Coetzee’s adopted country. Notes 1. I discuss the (South) African provenance...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 365–375.
Published: 01 June 2012
... mechanized narration. Spivak offers an especially delicate consideration of Disgrace’s depiction of Lucy, who is refracted by the free indirect discourse medi- ated largely by David Lurie. In light of this mediation, Spivak suggests that literature’s “task” is to provoke a degree of “displacement...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): 168–195.
Published: 01 June 2010
... subject who suffers, but as with David Lurie in Disgrace and the Magistrate in Waiting for the Barbarians (1980), her suffering does not allow her to fully compre- hend or imaginatively appropriate the suffering of her neighbors across the apartheid divide. In Coetzee’s careful refusal to conflate...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 449–482.
Published: 01 December 2018
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 March 2017
...); in Disgrace David Lurie seeks forgiveness from the father of Melanie Isaacs, the girl he has raped. 3 Coetzee understands his writing on Tolstoy in these terms, noting that since “the basic movement of self-reflexiveness is a doubting and questioning movement, it is in the nature of the...
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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...