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Twentieth-Century Literature (2007) 53 (2): 93–124.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Jonathan Greenberg Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 HI Why Can’t Biologists Read Poetry? Ian McEwan s Enduring Love Jonathan Greenberg Since the reinvention of social Darwinism as sociobiology in the 1970s, and particularly since the reinvention of sociobiology...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (1): 75–96.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Michael L. Ross Copyright © Hofstra University 2008 On a Darkling Planet: Ian McEwan s Saturday and the Condition of England Michael L. Ross /A lthough Ian McEwan’s recent best seller Saturday maintains through­ out a conspicuous air of up-to-the-minute internationalism...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2007) 53 (2): vi–x.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Hortense J. Spillers Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 Twentieth-Century Literature’s Andrew J. Kappel Prize in Literary Criticism, 2007 The winner of this year’s prize is Jonathan Greenberg’s “Why Can’t Biologists Read Poetry? Ian McEwan’s Enduring Love. ’’The judge is Hortense J...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (3-4): 492–515.
Published: 01 December 2011
... and fragments of an atomized contemporary world, to pierce the veil, to reveal underlying truth” (198). Rather, it is to argue that a generation of writers working through and beyond the postmodern are practicing what Ian McEwan calls “some kind of balance between a fiction that is self-reflective...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (1): 189–195.
Published: 01 March 2013
... not have the semantic tools to penetrate the mysteries of Muslim identity.” Nash takes writers like Don DeLillo, Ian McEwan, and John 193 Noor Hashem Updike to task here, identifying only a few writers such as Mohsin Hamid in The Reluctant Fundamentalist and Laila Halaby in Once a Promised Land...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2011
.... There is an intransigent, albeit brittle, energy to these texts, a posture of refusal to conform to any standardized version of the “novel form” as it dominates the fiction market today: no rollicking adventures à la Chabon, nor Franzenesque discursiveness, nor liberal humanist levelheadedness in the McEwan vein...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (1): 181–188.
Published: 01 March 2013
... might, rather than eschewing local bonds, actually demand an openness to the people one lives amongst. On this basis Schoene suggests that questions of cosmopolitanism are addressed, though not necessarily resolved, in the domestic novels of Ian McEwan, Rachel Cusk, and Jon McGregor. Spencer’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (1): 123–131.
Published: 01 March 2011
... examples demonstrate “how and with what consequences the shortcomings of the welfare state intrude into the lives of the affluent and the afflicted in Ian McEwan’s Saturday [(2005 the working class in Alan Sillitoe’s Saturday Night and Sunday Morning [(1958)] and the ethnic Other in Zadie Smith’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (2): 192–206.
Published: 01 June 2004
... fellow at Cambridge University, logged on to Register.com, typed in the name Martin Amis, and “was amazed to see it hadn’t been taken” (Gallivan). So he took it. Hogarth not only registered the name of Martin Amis but also those of numerous other authors, including Peter Carey, Ian McEwan...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (4): 510–546.
Published: 01 December 2009
... of what are often misleadingly called rape fantasies. Ian McEwan’s Enduring Love, in both its novel and movie forms, is another example that draws deeply on the idea of evolutionary psychology but invents its own hypotheses. 2. For recent examples of criticisms, see David J. Buller, Jerry A. Coyne...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (4): 423–444.
Published: 01 December 2009
...- gramme.” Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 205 (1979): 581–89. 442 Introduction: Darwin and Literary Studies Greenberg, Jonathan. “Why Can’t Biologists Read Poetry: Ian McEwan’s En- during Love. Twentieth-Century Literature 53.2 (2007): 93–124. Greenblatt...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (2): 196–231.
Published: 01 June 2013
...); Jonathan Safran Foer’s Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2005); Colum McCann’s Let the Great World Spin (2009); Ian McEwan’s Saturday (2005); Joseph O’Neill’s Netherland (2008); and Jess Walter’s The Zero (2006) among others. 8. This excerpt from Rudolph Giuliani’s address to the United Nations...