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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 472–491.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Emilio Sauri 2011 Emilio Sauri Cognitive Mapping, Then and Now: Postmodernism, Indecision, and American Literary Globalism Emilio Sauri Mere belief is hostile to the whole idea of thinking. To wear cre- dulity as one’s badge of intellect is not to be a thinker as...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2003) 49 (2): 164–192.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Jon Hegglund Copyright © Hofstra University 2003 m Ulysses and the Rhetoric of Cartography Jon Hegglund If that fellow was dropped in the middle of the Sahara, he’d sit, be God, and make a map of it. —-John Joyce, on his young son James (qtd. in Ellmann...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2012) 58 (3): 399–438.
Published: 01 September 2012
... and more. But Elizabeth Bishop, who knew this passage from her copy of Auden’s 1934 Poems, found a way to take seriously the airman’s confused conclusion, adapting it for the last line of her early and emblematic poem, “The Map”: “More delicate than the historians’ are the map-makers’ colors...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 265–272.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Ordnance’s survey, a project to map all of Ireland that also involved the archiving of local oral histories, receives relatively frequent scholarly attention, typically as an example of British imperial hegemony and surveillance. As Parsons demonstrates, however, there was much more to it than that. Insofar...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2003) 49 (4): 449–471.
Published: 01 December 2003
... country, through a store filled with produce and preserves from the Chilterns, an area associated at this time with an organic Englishness free from modern politics.9 Laura’s potential for escape leads to three significant narrations of map reading in the novel, for her immediate...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 354–363.
Published: 01 December 2011
... modality. Comics, then, in the realm of the literary, places the reader within the space of a narrative, amplifying postmodern- ism’s concern with location, boundaries, depth, and mapping. It returns us, in the arena of literature, to a site of cultural production invested in textuality and print...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2007) 53 (4): 530–534.
Published: 01 December 2007
... study of migrant hostels, A Bed Called Home, and Fatima Dike’s play So What’s New? in order to highlight Tlali’s reclamation of space within a tyranny of place. Barnard ends with a chapter on two Zakes Mda novels: Ways of Dying and The Heart of Redness map out the location of culture...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 666–673.
Published: 01 December 2013
... be savored in their expres- siveness as we look to unpack them. How best to map topographical points onto writers whose sense of distance “exists outside of maps” (10)? Borinsky, a close reader of Borges, will be familiar with the cautionary Borges story “On Exactitude in Science,” in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2011
... imagined places: i.e., the somewhat arbitrary products of a history of contingent and politically charged events and turns. In defamiliarizing the continent as a figure in world mapping (as opposed to perhaps more standard interrogations of the “nation” in American Studies), Adams raises...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2005) 51 (2): vi–ix.
Published: 01 June 2005
... knowledge basic to traditional aesthetics, the alternative perspective imagines the mind aware of how the disaster it con­ fronts “calls for response without models, without maps, without the possibility of regaining a privileged subjective control” (135). Knowledge becomes something like...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 21–48.
Published: 01 March 2017
... collection In a Time of Violence , “That the Science of Cartography Is Limited”: Relief Committees gave the starving Irish such roads to build. Where they died, there the road ended and ends still and when I take down the map of this island, it is never so I can say here is the masterful, the apt...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2000) 46 (1): 56–77.
Published: 01 March 2000
... what Night and Day gives life to is London “literary and historic.” By 1919, private societies, munici­ pal government, and tour book writers had identified for the public and preserved as memorials the homes of writers, artists, statesmen, and scien­ tists; their publications mapped London...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): 221–244.
Published: 01 June 2010
... fragmented map of broad cultural areas chronically at odds, entailing a reduction of order on the whole. Huntington’s use of bald essentialisms to define his “civilizations” earned him academic notoriety when he published his thesis in the 1990s; only in 2001 did popular media figures anoint him as...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 79–103.
Published: 01 March 2013
... sees it, the shift in Conrad’s oeuvre from the map of empire to the map of Europe, and from colonial conquest and adventure to the internal betrayals of the European state. What seems to recede in this shift is the ethico-political conflict centering the earlier works, the contaminat- ing...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 34–53.
Published: 01 March 2011
... “world literature.” What the notion of world literature demands of us is first and foremost to evaluate how we map and how we conceptualize literature beyond national borders. A thinker to whom Brouillette is indebted is Pascale Casanova, and I think Casanova’s work illuminates the exploration...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2004) 50 (2): v–viii.
Published: 01 June 2004
... judge is Susan Stanford Friedman, Virginia Woolf Professor of English and Women’s Studies and Sally Mead Hands Bascom Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Among her books is Mappings: Feminism and the Cultural Geographies of Encounter. She is working on a new...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2003) 49 (2): 131–163.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Wives’Tale imaginatively maps provincialism’s relation to the cosmo­ politan, but that an irruption of the imperial in the novel complicates this relationship, with implications for the fate of Edwardian realism. Bennett’s theories of realism, discussed below as the horizon toward which his nov­ els...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2016) 62 (1): 110–117.
Published: 01 March 2016
... one cover. This makes reviewing it peculiarly like zooming out on a digital map. The close-up is full of topographical lines, unusual place names, and idiosyncratic points of interest; the distant view just gives principal cities and main roads. Both maps are useful, but what’s most valuable is having...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 364–371.
Published: 01 December 2011
... “tribal” ethos of distinctive cultural identity and shared community, white male writers find it harder to launch critiques of the cultural mainstream with which they are identi- fied but from which they in fact feel profoundly alienated. Franzen’s racialized and gendered mapping of the literary...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2009) 55 (3): 287–321.
Published: 01 September 2009
... defense of the Village’s sexual underworld of “depraved tastes” would have been impermissible in the journalism of the 1910s. Nightwood is such a defense, but on another soil, mapping the underworld of queer Americans in Paris in explicit sexual and geographical detail. It dramatizes, I argue...