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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (1): 92–113.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Howard L. Hannum Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 “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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2023) 69 (2): 203–224.
Published: 01 June 2023
... working-class skill appear in the art groups in the novel’s present. Such valorizations of the artist’s labor are offset both by the absorption of the former artist Jesse Detwiler into Nick Shay’s corporate workplace and by the novel’s neglect of gentrification. In turn, with Underworld ’s representations...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (1): 34–55.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Nick Montgomery Copyright © Hofstra University 2000 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...
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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 (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
... tential benefits and potential perils for both benefactor 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...
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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
... priest in Don DeLillo’s novel Underworld (1997), as he anatomizes a “plain black everyday clerical shoe,” identifying the cuff, counter, quarter, welt, vamp, eyelet, aglet, grommet, and tongue. “These names are vital to your progress,” he tells the protagonist, Nick Shay, “quotidian things...
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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
... Nick . 2003 . Everyday and Prophetic: The Poetry of Lowell, Ammons, Merrill, and Rich . Madison : University of Wisconsin Press . Keyes Claire . 1986 . The Aesthetics of Power: The Poetry of Adrienne Rich . Athens : University of Georgia Press . Langdell Cheri Colby . 2004...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2023) 69 (2): 233–240.
Published: 01 June 2023
...) by Stephanie Strickland and Nick Montfort—as another kind of response to the immense and all-but-inconceivable scale of the forces in play (geological, meteorological, temporal, informational, political). Again, Falci’s wariness with regard to potential critical blind spots finds him worrying about “bankrupt...
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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 (2023) 69 (1): 105–112.
Published: 01 March 2023
...” and contemporary forms of “anti-aging medicine” (79) would be particularly interesting to explore further. But that link is confined largely to a digressive endnote (one of very many long discursive notes throughout the book) in which Linett describes and responds to an article by Nick Bostrom on human genetic...
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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...