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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2018) 64 (1): 79–100.
Published: 01 March 2018
... one’s private project of self-cultivation. The article critically assesses this position, traces its implications in Wharton’s fiction and nonfiction, and briefly reviews its place within the broader context of liberal thought from Kant, through Matthew Arnold, to Lionel Trilling. Copyright © 2018...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 191–212.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Matthew Sandler This paper poses the work of Gertrude Stein as a challenge to contemporary scholarship centered on theories of failure. Demonstrating that Stein’s notion of failure as a precondition for success derived from nineteenth-century selfhelp books, I follow her work with this paradox from...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2017) 63 (3): 370–375.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Matthew Gannon The Work of Difference: Modernism, Romanticism, and the Production of Literary Form , by Wasser Audrey . Fordham University Press , 2016 . 216 pages. Copyright © 2017 Hofstra University 2017 In his call for artists to “make it new,” Ezra Pound voiced the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2007) 53 (4): 488–517.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Matthew Mutter Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 m “Things That Happen and What We Say About Them”: Speaking the Ordinary in DeLillo s The Names Matthew Mutter ear the end of Don DeLillo’s The Names, Owen Brademas is re­ counting his childhood experience with...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2008) 54 (4): 419–447.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Matthew Stratton Copyright © Hofstra University 2009 !4I Start Spreading the News: Irony, Public Opinion, and the Aesthetic Politics o f US.A. Matthew Stratton Irony is perhaps democracy’s best instrument. — Public Opinion Quarterly 1938 (T.V. Smith 19) I n...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2009) 55 (2): 209–231.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Matthew Oliver © 2015 by Hofstra University 2009 Pornography and the Politics of Reading in The Secret Agent Conrad’s Grotesque Public: Pornography and the Politics of Reading in The Secret Agent Matthew Oliver Why is The Secret Agent set in a pornography shop? This question...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2010) 56 (1): 99–106.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Matthew Levay Surrealism and the Art of Crime , by Eburne Jonathan P. , Ithaca : Cornell University Press , 2008 . 324 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Review Criminal, Political, Surreal Surrealism and the Art of Crime by Jonathan P. Eburne Ithaca: Cornell...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2010) 56 (4): 530–544.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Matthew Elliott Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Matthew Elliott John Fante’s Ask the Dust and Fictions of  Whiteness Matthew Elliott “I could never become one of them,” Arturo Bandini declares at the end of Robert Towne’s 2006 film version of John Fante’s 1939 novel Ask...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2013) 59 (2): 360–368.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Matthew Eatough Bloomsbury, Modernism, and the Reinvention of Intimacy , by Wolfe Jesse , Cambridge University Press , 2011 . 272 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2013 Matthew Eatough Accommodating Intimacy, Compromising Sex Bloomsbury, Modernism, and the Reinvention of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2013) 59 (3): 504–512.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Matthew Scully The Great American Songbooks: Musical Texts, Modernism, and the Value of Popular Culture , by Graham T. Austin , Oxford University Press , 2013 . 320 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2013 Matthew Scully Musical Literature: Bridging the Gap Between High and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2000) 46 (2): 125–149.
Published: 01 June 2000
... passed over by critics and anthologists in favor of her apparently more domestic, tranquil pieces concerned with childhood and family. Besides setting, what the two texts have in common is their pe­ culiar spokesmen: Matthew Dante O’Connor and Raoul Duquette, self- styled guides to the Parisian...
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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 June 2007) 53 (2): 224–231.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Alan Ackerman The Total Work of Art: From Bayreuth to Cyberspace , by Smith Matthew Wilson , London : Routledge , 2007 . 226 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 The Urge for Totality The Total Work of Art: From Bayreuth to Cyberspace by Matthew Wilson Smith London...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2010) 56 (1): 107–115.
Published: 01 March 2010
... assessing an author’s final versions of a text has, of course, furnished its own shelves of debate in textual scholarship. The editors of Notes Divers Holo have given space to opinions ranging from Matthew Feldman’s assumption of an uninterrupted teleology between allusions drawn from archival...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2006) 52 (4): 391–412.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Robin the best, it’s to you she turns. — The doctor to Nora, Nightwood (152) I n the midst of the baroque, the haphazard, the seemingly gratuitous flourishes of Dr. Matthew O ’Connor, Nightwood foists upon its reader a set of propositions about same-sex love...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 167–190.
Published: 01 June 2017
... 2001 , 307). This situation came to a head in the 1920s as cotton prices reached a low point ( Matthews 2009 , 145). 9 Understanding the Bundrens in Scarry’s terms, we could say that they are increasingly unable to extend their bodies into reciprocal economic relations with members of their...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2002) 48 (1): 100–115.
Published: 01 March 2002
...” provides a second retort to these lines in “What the Thunder Said”: Here is no water but only rock Rock and no water and the sandy road The road winding above among the mountains Which are mountains of rock without water. (42) As Kathleen D. Matthews explains, Williams...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2000) 46 (4): 387–395.
Published: 01 December 2000
... thinkers with very different politi­ cal bearings uttered quite similar apocalyptic responses to the social changes of their time, statements that have come to stand as touchstones for moder­ nity: Matthew Arnold’s reference to “wandering between two worlds, one dead, the other powerless to be born...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 123–130.
Published: 01 March 2003
... mapped out in Fitzgeralds handling of the French in this novel. In it we find expressed the fullest range of associations that the language held for him. Works cited Bruccoli, Matthew J., ed. F. Scott Fitzgerald:A Life in Letters. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1998. Bruccoli, Matthew J., and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2009) 55 (3): 393–400.
Published: 01 September 2009
... gazing too often on Butterfield’s architecture’ ” (44). Rugby School is also discussed in “The Death of the Hero,” where it is the school of Thomas Arnold, Tom Brown’s Schooldays, and Matthew Arnold’s “Rugby Chapel.” In his portrait of his own apprentice years, Singing School, Stallworthy recalls...