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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (1): 92–113.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Howard L. Hannum “Scared sick looking at it” : A Reading of Nick Adams in the Published Stories Howard L. Hannum J^ T ick Adams, like Huck Finn, Jay Gatsby, or any other major charac­ ter in American literature, is entitled to a life of his own, but Nick is seldom...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (2): 277–284.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Nick Halpern Elizabeth Bishop’s Poetics of Description , by Pickard Zachariah , McGill-Queen’s University Press , 2009 . 212 pages. A Poet’s High Argument: Elizabeth Bishop and Christianity , by Corelle Laurel Snow , University of South Carolina Press , 2008 . 139 pages...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (1): 34–55.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Nick Montgomery Colonial Rhetoric and the Maternal Voice: Deconstruction and Disengagement in Virginia Woolfs The Voyage Out Nick Montgomery t the heart of Virginia Woolf s The Voyage Out is a disengagement from the authority...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2007) 53 (2): 153–181.
Published: 01 June 2007
... troubled about the positivism underlying what Nick calls Gatsby’s “appalling sentimental­ ity” (118), remaining ambivalent about both what Gatsby has done with the sentimental category of “America” and how Nick responds to it, and illustrating a longing for the imaginative and ideological matrix out...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (3-4): 492–515.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., for him, the greatest opportunities for evoking interpersonal relations in an often-oblique and internalized fashion. Such communal events are facilitated by the fact that the aptly named Nick Guest does happen to be invited to the informal gatherings of the Conservative Party inner-circle...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (4): 559–566.
Published: 01 December 2010
... sight and allowing readers to pick up the impressionistic details” Hemingway lays out for them (89). Through brilliant analysis of Nick Adams as focalizer, Lamb shows how “Indian Camp” became Heming- way’s first story masterpiece. In his equally incisive reading of “Cat in the Rain,” Lamb...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (1): 72–91.
Published: 01 March 2001
... o f allusion. Philip Young long ago pointed out that a certain bend in the river in “Big Two-Hearted River” reminds Nick o f the place in Italy where he had been wounded (47,53).1 Similarly, readers have noted in The Sun Abo Rises, as matters of imagery and action parallels...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (2): 349–354.
Published: 01 June 2012
...,” Wemedge writes to Kate Smith, who appears in the posthumously published “Summer People” as the sexual partner of Nick Adams (also called “Wemedge” in that story), “wish to hell you were here” (325). These early letters reveal Hemingway’s deep, heart-felt affection for his male friends, his...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2002) 48 (4): 363–392.
Published: 01 December 2002
... and recipient. As Wilson has noted (178), Nick Greene is the focus of much of 365 Patrick Collier Orlando’s inquiry into privacy, publicity, and professionalism, and he first appears as a purportedly idealistic writer in search of patronage. Smitten with the desire to publish...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2005
... 47.3 (2001): 374-390 Hannum, Howard LScared sick looking at it’:A Reading of Nick Adams in the Published Stories.” 47.1 (2001): 92—113 Hays,Tony. See Durham Heaney, Seamus. See Boly Heffernan,Teresa. “Apocalyptic Narratives: The Nation in Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (2): 109–138.
Published: 01 June 2021
... progress,” he tells the protagonist, Nick Shay, “quotidian things. If they weren’t important, we wouldn’t use such a gorgeous Latinate word. . . . An extraordinary word that suggests the depth and reach of the commonplace” ( U 542). DeLillo himself has said that a “sense of the importance of daily life...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (2): 333–340.
Published: 01 June 2012
... predictabilities” (114).1 These resonances are not accidental: Seitler in fact refers to Grosz at several points. But while Grosz, in her book The Nick of Time: Politics, Evolution, and the Untimely, concerns herself to a large extent with the question of futurity and the new, Seitler’s interests rest more...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (3): 532–539.
Published: 01 September 2012
... with the historical context of Roy Harvey Pearce’s The Continuity of American Poetry, the economic preoccupations of Frank Lentricchia’s Modernist Quartet, or the cultural concerns of Liesl Olson or Nick Halp- ern. Phillips draws on Vernon Shetley’s triangulation of anti-subjectivity in Language poetry...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2007) 53 (4): 535–539.
Published: 01 December 2007
... of system building. This novel, he suggests, turns readers into waste managers (like protagonist Nick Shay) who must constantly “recycle” evidence drawn both from the text and from our own experience. He then presents an intriguing analysis of Shay and Sister Edgar that resists pressing...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (4): 393–410.
Published: 01 December 2019
... long Haunted by stilts they clattered on when young. Giants no longer, now at mortal size They stare into that upward wilderness. The vertical reminds them what they are, And I remember I am native there. Nick Halpern (2003 : 193) observes that this poem “awakens an appetite for symmetry...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (3): 373–391.
Published: 01 September 2015
... worlds simultaneously” (2010, 17). Yet it also underpins an atmosphere of nihilism and despair in her work, and a resistance to difference that sits awkwardly with the cosmopolitan elements of Armed with Madness . This is evident in Death of Felicity Taverner ’s reactionary rhetoric toward Nick Kralin...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (1): 75–96.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., indeed, threatens to be Henry Perowne’s personal 9/11, bringing with it a convulsive disruption of his domestic space. Such a development has precedents in McEwan’s earlier fiction; as Nick Rennison has written, “One of McEwan’s persistent themes is the intrusion of brutal, inescapable reality...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (2): 139–162.
Published: 01 June 2021
...]” by Lessing’s 1971 preface, which belatedly positioned it as a continuation of the work of Tolstoy and Stendhal; and critics such as Nick Bentley (2009) and Alice Ridout (2010) have continued to emphasize the novel’s engagement with that legacy. Meanwhile, other readings have seen The Golden Notebook...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (1): 32–55.
Published: 01 March 2016
... , and because the ambitious scope of his work—to redefine the very terms of postcolonial theory, a project Nick Nesbitt has called “the most important and philosophically substantial text on its subject in the last decade” (2010, 138–39)—allows us to see some of why these concerns are so important. I will come...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (4): 379–402.
Published: 01 December 2016
... . 1987 . “ The Historical Genesis of a Pure Aesthetic .” Translated by Newman Channa . Journal of Art and Aesthetics 46 : 201 – 10 . Bourdieu Pierre Darbel Alain . 1991 . The Love of Art: European Art Museums and Their Public . Translated by Beattie Caroline Merriman Nick...