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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (4): 379–402.
Published: 01 December 2016
... and revaluations that provide H.D.’s personae access to voices and histories that museum collections then commonly neglected: those of women as artistic creators and interpreters. Copyright © Hofstra University 2016 modernism museum studies poetry Museums figure prominently in H.D.’s life and work...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (2): 283–308.
Published: 01 June 2013
... geography generally” (that is, of the critical study of writers in their environments) and “tacitly approves of . . . literary tourism” (Modernism 163), she was instead deeply skeptical of literary tourism and the apparent assumptions of house museums. She suggests setting “an examination...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (4): 640–662.
Published: 01 December 2012
.... In 1969, Moore paid explicit tribute to her trinkets by bequeathing all of her apartment’s contents to the Rosenbach Museum & Library, which had purchased her personal and literary papers the previous year. Her bequest authorized the Rosenbach to recreate and display a “Marianne C. Moore Room...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2007) 53 (1): 79–87.
Published: 01 March 2007
... her ambivalence about the posthumous fate o f her literary remains. Crusoe, contemplating the local museum’s request for the remnants of his island sojourn—“the flute, the knife, the shrivelled shoes, / my shedding goatskin trousers / (moths have got in the fur asks, “How can anyone...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (1): 56–77.
Published: 01 March 2000
... conscientiously educates himself about this traditional art by constructing carefully sched­ uled museum exhibits in his own home: his study is “full of books and valu­ ables” carefully arranged, and contains “a stack of photographs of statues and pictures, which it was his habit to exhibit, one by one...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (1): 137–144.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2007. 250 pages Jill Kress Karn An engaging and comprehensive study of Whartons representation of women as well as the representation of women by male contemporaries in the visual arts, Edith Wharton and the Visual Arts marks a distinguished contribution...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (3): 293–316.
Published: 01 September 2021
... : Oxford University Press . Fujitani Takashi . 2011 . Race for Empire: Koreans as Japanese and Japanese as Americans during World War II . Berkeley : University of California Press . Hardt Michael . 1997 . “ Prison Time .” Yale French Studies 91 , no. 1 : 64 – 79 . Hong...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (1): 64–97.
Published: 01 March 2005
... the materials through which he comes to his conclusions. In other words, they enact what Steven Conn in the context of museum history calls an “object-based epistemology,” the belief popular in the late nineteenth century that original objects can speak, representing the entire culture from...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (4): 436–439.
Published: 01 December 2004
... major claims.The first is that Chinese visual culture played a more significant role in the formation of American literary modernism than has been recognized. Supported by a wealth of new findings obtained from his meticulously conducted research in museums and archives, Qian demonstrates how...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (3): 420.
Published: 01 September 2003
... of the figure of the Jew and Jewishness in such cultural expres­ sions as literary and non-literary writing, art and museum exhibitions, film, music, and theater. We expect these essays to question, challenge, and redefine the terms philosemitism and antisemitism and to complicate what...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (2): 199–230.
Published: 01 June 2006
... overall representational strategies. We see this, for instance, in Dominick LaCapra’s reading of the book’s “thematic mode of carnivalization” (175), Andreas Huyssen’s theorizing ofAdornean mimesis in Maus, and Alan Rosen’s study of Vladek Spiegelman’s broken English.3 Most readings of how...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (3): 379–386.
Published: 01 September 2018
... that Impressionism had swiveled round from being a revolutionary provocation to a tedious convention reflected the converse volte-face in public taste. As Impressionism was acquired by museums and collectors, it became the standard of modern beauty, and so it has remained in the art world, or at least in the world...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (3-4): 291–308.
Published: 01 December 2011
... absorbed into literary studies under the heading of the New Historicism, and postmodern art’s frequent critique of the museum— as theorized by Douglas Crimp—has itself become a mainstay of the contem- porary art museum, with its emphasis on interactivity, site specific installations, and critique...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2023) 69 (2): 203–224.
Published: 01 June 2023
... . Engles Tim . 1999 . “ ‘Who Are You, Literally?’: Fantasies of the White Self in White Noise .” Modern Fiction Studies 45 , no. 3 : 755 – 87 . 10.1353/mfs.1999.0050 . Engles Tim . 2015 . “ White Male Nostalgia in Don DeLillo’s Underworld .” In Postmodern Literature and Race , edited...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (3): 317–318.
Published: 01 September 2004
... that span scholarship across the entire field. There is, for example, no publication in literary studies comparable to the Journal of American His­ tory, which publishes short reviews of almost every published book of academic history, in addition to covering museum exhibits and docu­ mentary films...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (3): 330–351.
Published: 01 September 2015
... critical stances are called for after the call for intellectual negation and renewal has lost its edge? Though Latour’s question was first posed to critical theory, broadly speaking, I will argue in the following that it has consequences for a “posthumanist” ethics of modernist literary studies as well...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (1): 97–104.
Published: 01 March 2008
... complex ethical, methodological, and social questions to Christian hermeneutics, engen­ dering a disembodied conception of bloodless good at odds with his title. Bloody Good highlights the significance of studying conflict in compara- Twentieth-Century Literature 54.1 Spring 2008 97 Marlene...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2022) 68 (4): 409–436.
Published: 01 December 2022
... and Warner ( Molesworth 1990 : 93). And because Moore shared so little of her emotions in an explicit way, she retains her solitude even now. There are almost certainly no hidden diaries that will reveal a previously untapped well of raw emotion, and when Moore sold her papers to the Rosenbach Museum...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (2): 111–144.
Published: 01 June 2006
... on Eliot, Modernism, and the Nineties.” M odernism /M odernity 11.3 (2004): 469—85. Cachin, Françoise. M anet 1832—1883. Exhibition catalog. New York: Metro­ politan Museum of Art, 1983. Childs, Donald J. From Philosophy to Poetry :T. S. E liot’s Study o f Knowledge...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (4): 423–454.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Cézanne, Pommes (1877–78). Oil on canvas, 19 x 27 cm. The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, England. Fig. 2. Roger Fry, Book Cover for Cézanne: A Study of His Development (1927). Fig. 3. Paul Cézanne, Still Life with Skull (1896–98). Oil on canvas, 54.3 x 65.4 cm. Merion, PA: The Barnes...