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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2006) 52 (2): 199–230.
Published: 01 June 2006
... from trees in the Catskills as the Spiegel- Twentieth-Century Literature 52.2 Summer 2006 199 Hillary Chute Figure 1. Maus II79. mans drive to the supermarket in 1979 (figure l).2 The persistence of the past in Maus, of course, does figure promi­ nently in analyses of the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2012) 58 (3): 546–555.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Brad Prager MetaMaus: A Look Inside a Modern Classic, Maus (Book + DVD-R) , by Spiegelman Art , Pantheon Books . 2011 . 300 pages. Graphic Women: Life Narrative & Contemporary Comics , by Chute Hillary L. , Columbia University Press . 2010 . 297 pages...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 354–363.
Published: 01 December 2011
... contemporary comics are “historiographic metafiction,” Hutcheon’s compelling assessment of what constitutes the poetics of postmodernism. (Why hadn’t she included a text like Art Spiegelman’s Maus along with her analyses of J. M. Coetzee’s Foe and Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children, I wondered with...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 518–526.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., when Fun Home , the most recent book that appears as a case study, was published. How would a comics artist like Nick Drnaso, author of the highly acclaimed Beverly (2016), who was four years old when Maus won a Pulitzer prize, respond to the question of cultural illegitimacy? More damningly...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2013) 59 (2): 377–384.
Published: 01 June 2013
... the Cold War politics on literature see, for example, Foertsch, Hammond, Mickenberg, Maus, and Seed. Works cited Foertsch, Jacqueline. Enemies Within: The Cold War and the AIDS Crisis in Literature, Film, and Culture. Urbana-Champagne: U of Illinois P, 2001. Hammond, Robert, ed. Cold...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2008) 54 (2): 255–262.
Published: 01 June 2008
... and John Quinn’s acquisition agent. Beasley’s reading of Mau- berly as a repudiation of luxury—and of the visual arts insofar as they tend toward luxury items—is one of the most insightful passages of the book, offering a way of interpreting the poem that does not submit to its paralyzing...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): 277–285.
Published: 01 June 2010
... remains more rooted in the midcentury than her other chapters. What is lost, I think, is the enormous role Israel has played in answering the anxious questions of midcentury, especially after the Six-Day War. Any number of texts—Woody Allen’s Zelig, Art Spiegelman’s Maus, and Michael Chabon’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 341–348.
Published: 01 June 2012
... onto vulnerable scapegoats. These works include Russell Banks’s Affliction, Art Spiegelman’s Maus, and Paul Monette’s Love Alone. Forter emphasizes these works’ capacity to mourn for loss without eliding the social causes of loss. He suggests that these authors harness the aggression 347...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2000) 46 (4): 470–491.
Published: 01 December 2000
... the mod­ ern nation, he suggests Afghans as a viable trajectory without being able to “quite fit” (289) them in the Hindu Native State of Mau. He also experi­ ences, at a microcosmic level, the limits of this model, which privileges birth, when he has to refuse Mrs. Moore’s invitation to join...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): 196–220.
Published: 01 June 2010
... wish fulfilment encoding the unpresentable, “The Camp” constitutes a sublime vision, a desire and call for an alternate history. Depredation is rewritten in a symbolic working through of terror. Though the scene is recognizably Palestine—the landscape includes “Em- maus” (229), the “hills of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2011) 57 (2): 180–198.
Published: 01 June 2011
... opportunity not merely for Forster’s characters but for his readers as well, should they take up the invitation to “strive to look deeper.” Noting how infrequently queer stud- ies has drawn upon Howards End—as opposed to the explicitly gay Mau- rice and the homoerotically charged A Passage to India—Paul...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 305–329.
Published: 01 September 2015
... pass single-file; the temples, the tank, the jail, the palace, the birds, the carrion, the Guest House, that came into view as they issued from the gap and saw Mau beneath: they didn’t want it, they said in their hundred voices, “No, not yet,” and the sky said, “No, not there.” (306) The narrative...