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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2007) 53 (2): 125–152.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Ella Zohar Ophir Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 Ml Romantic Reverence and Modernist Representation: Vision, Power, and the Shattered Form of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men Ella Zohar Ophir 'W h e n John Grierson coined the term documentary, he identified “things to be...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2000) 46 (2): 214–237.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Robert M. Greenberg Copyright © Hofstra University 2000 Anger and the Alchemy of Literary Method in V. S. Naipaul’s Political Fiction: The Case of The Mimic Men Robert M. Greenberg . S. Naipaul’s fiction and nonfiction since the 1960s have reflected an...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 197–222.
Published: 01 June 2016
... unsanctioned by military authority. This reframing of A Farewell to Arms as Catherine’s war story rather than as her love story also reveals a Hemingway sensitive to how the trauma of World War I rewrote identity for women as well as men. Copyright © Hofstra University 2016 Ernest Hemingway World War...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2016) 62 (3): 309–336.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Mary McGlynn Focusing on one of the most frequent and explicit targets of Thatcher’s economic policies, working-class men in traditional heavy industries, I explore representations of the dissolution of both unions and private space under Thatcher. Looking at fiction, films, and screenplays by...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 596–618.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Giovanni’s Room (1956), but the novels share a great deal in common. Both tell the story of a white American man who serves in the Army, travels widely, and comes to realize that he is sexually attracted to men. In both novels, the protagonist experiences a deep and lasting attraction to another man...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2001) 47 (3): 355–373.
Published: 01 September 2001
... prominent families). The men want to settle the problem on their own terms. In Ruby no outside judicial force is wanted or needed. The men like to believe a woman is safe enough to walk around the town at night unescorted because “Nothing for ninety miles around thought she was 356 Communal...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2001) 47 (1): 20–38.
Published: 01 March 2001
.... The men who were beginning to recognize their attraction to other men in the nineteenth and early twentieth cen­ turies (and who faced legal prosecution for the practice of this sexuality after 1885) identified with this received version o f Keats even though he was heterosexual...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2006) 52 (1): 61–91.
Published: 01 March 2006
... uses, the metaphorical representation of men acting or being treated “like a wom­ an”—that is, adopting or being forced into states of shameful passivity or disempowerment—is a central concern of many of his works. Consider the narrator’s father in “The Doctor and the Doctor’s Wife,” impotendy...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): 131–167.
Published: 01 June 2010
... desire and affections for both men and women in the same individual in literary work of the early twentieth century. Yet the fact that bisexuality is not an identity category indicating a type of person in Woolf’s time is precisely what makes an investigation of her use of bisexual desire...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2005) 51 (3): 385–390.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., Evelyn Na- kano Glenn, and Teresa L. Amott and Julie A. Matthaei. Kingston’s China Men, published in 1980, drew upon some of the same studies that Takaki and Chan cite, but the historians have given since us much more than was available when Kingston threw her “laws” chronology into her...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 191–212.
Published: 01 June 2017
...). Smiles casts failure as a helpful god, dispensing fortune and education at turns, a programmatic claim that undergirds his compendium of sketch biographies of successful men. Such optimism, however, assumes both that this “true worker” has the resources to “carry onward” after failing and that he is...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2013) 59 (2): 360–368.
Published: 01 June 2013
... beyond the husband/wife dyad, in the process provoking questions over what men and women are, how gender complementarity does (or does not) make possible intimacy, what role sexual desire plays in intimacy, and what the ultimate substance and efficacy of intimacy is. In other words, the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2000) 46 (4): 492–512.
Published: 01 December 2000
... Irigaray, a lead­ ing feminist, writer, and theorist. One might ask by what token a writer like myself, who has written primarily about desire between men, addresses Irigaray’s interest in male-female relations, but if we look for a moment longer at Wilde’s text, an answer may be forthcoming...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2000) 46 (1): 56–77.
Published: 01 March 2000
... Day 194) for a modernist woman writer in London: Night and Day is structured by a space that orders the central characters and events of the novel through an ideology of tradition and “great men.” Acting through this space, charac­ ters become defined by the limits that this ideology imposes...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2001) 47 (3): 391–406.
Published: 01 September 2001
...). Like The Paper Men (1984), the novel is also a response to his critics. Dependent for the continued life of his work on their curatorship, Golding resents the inherent possibility of misinterpretation and misrepresentation of his ideas. He concedes, however, that, much as he may...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2004) 50 (3): 283–316.
Published: 01 September 2004
... men of the world know” how greed and bloodshed really propel history, not the sanitized, blood­ less innocence of Edwardian popular historians. The desire that both men share to hold the falcon implies a desire to hold the material of history in one’s hands, to touch the barbarically authentic...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2009) 55 (3): 287–321.
Published: 01 September 2009
... procedures that police the geographical borders of sexual difference. The Village’s “new underworld” was a real and imagined territory of prostitutes, gay men and women, and bohemian artists and writers. The trope of a criminal, socially disruptive, and morally licentious sexual un- derworld in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2006) 52 (3): 347–351.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., and transvestism in Hemingway’s work, “none have acknowledged his masochism” (2). Fantina is interested in the paradox of unconventional sexual behavior within Hemingway’s tough, gender-conservative “hero code” and in reconciling a textual universe of macho, homophobic men with their private...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 97–120.
Published: 01 March 2019
... through the eyes of sexist local men in ways that indicate her nostalgic wish to belong to the community she left long ago. She also strongly identifies with the political and family values of socialist Yugoslavia that favor collectivity over individuality based on “relational conceptions of the person...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2000) 46 (4): 470–491.
Published: 01 December 2000
... of man and his en­ slavement” (42). Mary Astell asked in 1730 “If all Men are bom Free, how is it that all Women are born Slaves?” (107). And Fatima Mernissi asked of the American government, after the “othering” of the Arab that legitimated the Gulf War in 1991, “Can one trumpet universality...