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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (4): 702–708.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Yetta Howard Pinks, Pansies, and Punks: The Rhetoric of Masculinity in American Literary Culture , by Penner James , Indiana University Press , 2011 . 297 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2012 Yetta Howard Pinks, Pansies, and Punks: The Rhetoric of Masculinity...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (3): 309–336.
Published: 01 September 2016
... by Barry Hines, James Kelman, Irvine Welsh, and David Peace, among others, I trace the destruction of a community-based form of masculinity, focusing on an evolution from earlier, more naturalistic treatments of the era into two divergent strains of late depictions: individualist, fantastic stories like...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (2): 191–212.
Published: 01 June 2017
... her early writing about ethnic women, through her more recondite grammatical experiments, to her public emergence at the outset of the Depression. And I argue that Stein’s move from literary experiments rooted in the question of identity to her conservative rhetoric about white masculinity...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (2): 341–348.
Published: 01 June 2012
... short introduction addresses the notion that authors of melancholic modernism regretted, above all other losses, that of the masculinity threatened by the rise of the modern capitalist marketplace. Forter’s argument complicates this well-trod critical discourse in several interesting ways. First...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (4): 596–618.
Published: 01 December 2013
... and Baldwin center their novels around what was, at mid-twentieth century, a new social type: the masculine gay man. Historian George Chauncey argues that “the hetero-homosexual binarism, the sexual regime now hegemonic in American culture”—pre- suming the gender of one’s sexual partner to constitute...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (1): 61–91.
Published: 01 March 2006
... only to name suffering and impotence as the human condition, the word bitched evokes modernist despair in just the gendered way that many male-produced modernisms do: as a loss of an ostensibly masculine autonomy and certainty to what is seen as a feminizing modernity. Far from denying...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (2): 237–240.
Published: 01 June 2006
..., “An Ever-Enlarging Incoherence: War, Modernisms, and Masculinities in part 2, “Stevens and the Genres of the End,” analysis of apocalypse is provided from a formalist perspective (with detailed readings of “Credences of Summer” and “The Auroras of Autumn” in chapters 4 and 5 respectively...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (2): 148–179.
Published: 01 June 2011
... complexities in the gendered life of the iconically masculine author. Reflecting the author’s commodified persona, Hemingway’s bi- ography always enjoyed a special status, but the confluence of his life and work reached a new intensity when an edited portion of The Garden of Eden appeared in 1986...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (1): 11–36.
Published: 01 March 2020
... and the ways in which Vichy and other midcentury ideologies produced narratives of the body steeped in a narrow and ultimately violent essentialism. © 2020 Hofstra University 2020 masculinity Samuel Beckett the body Vichy World War II One of the primary preoccupations of Vichy’s project...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (2): vii–xi.
Published: 01 June 2011
..., and Transgender Reading.” While many critics assume that for an already “masculine” young boy, Hemingway’s mother’s practice of dressing him in girl’s clothes and twinning him with his older sister must have resulted in neurosis, pathology, or worse, the author of this essay suggests...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (4): 482–488.
Published: 01 December 2006
..., ethnic and Jewish identity, narrative form, masculinity and gender studies, Holocaust studies, and American social history. Shostak suggests that R oth’s central preoccupation—if he can be said to have one at all—is subjectivity. Consequently, Shostak examines R oth’s oeuvre as a kind...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (1): 105–109.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Edward Brunner Guys Like Us: Citing Masculinity in Cold War Poetics , by Davidson Michael , Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2004 . 281 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 Who We Are, Who We Aren’t Guys Like Us: Citing Masculinity in Cold War Poetics by Michael...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (4): 411–436.
Published: 01 December 2019
... of imperialism,” having been fashioned through “the patriotic ideal of a masculine England.” While Stephen assumes this patriotic identity as a form of romantic exceptionalism, Chief deploys it as a way of controlling her small fiefdom. Margaret will be expelled precisely in order to preserve the system Chief...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (4): 492–512.
Published: 01 December 2000
...-sexuality, a sexuality of the same under a masculine signifier (This Sex 171). The work of inventing heterosexuality has important impli­ cations for subjects of same-sex desire, since dissident sexualities are consti­ tuted in relation to normal processes of gender formation. The project mat­ ters...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (3): 347–351.
Published: 01 September 2006
... the au­ thor himself promoted. Scholarly investigations such as Mark Spilka’s Hemingway’s Quarrel with Androgyny, Carl Eby’s Hemingway’s Fetishism, and Nancy Comley and Robert Scholes s Hemingway’s Genders have explored gender identity, hyperbolic masculinity, homophobia, and transvestism...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (1): 75–93.
Published: 01 March 2017
... with more grace than can the fractured David. For a variety of reasons, Jake and David experience the pressure of this compulsory norm quite differently. Jake’s male friends offer him examples of the (apparently) fully realized heterosexual masculinity he desires. But in Mike Campbell, Robert Cohn...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (1): 53–78.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., in an effort to recover the occluded stories of the oppressed and the traumatized. In the context of the novel, these stories have primarily to do with the “coloured” woman’s unacknowledged place in the antiapartheid struggle. 1 That story remains unspoken because it troubles the masculine narrative...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (3): 277–297.
Published: 01 September 2003
... of physical rather than mental organization.4 And yet, as Jeanette Foster noted nearly half a century ago, There is a blur in the explanation of Stephen’s variance. Empha­ sis on her physical masculinity indicates hereditary causes, as does her father’s early recognition of her anomaly...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (4): 582–605.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Raymond de Chelles” and “certain it is that on that day” the narrator explains, “her suitor first alluded to a possibility . . . and there fell upon Undine’s attentive ears the magic phrase ‘annulment of marriage’” (249-50). Genre and gender, part 1: sentimentalizing masculinity Thus far...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (4): 379–402.
Published: 01 December 2016
...—and the ideological matrix within which modern museum culture is defined—offers H.D. a space to negotiate new possibilities for women’s experiences of, and entries into, the artistic field against a precedent of female silencing and masculine tastemaking authority. 1 The H.D. persona in her roman à clef Asphodel...