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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2010) 56 (1): 107–115.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Anthony Cordingley Notes Divers Holo. Catalogues of Beckett’s Reading Notes and Other Manuscripts at Trinity College Dublin, with Supporting Essays , edited by Engelberts Matthijs and Frost Everett with Maxwell Jane , Amsterdam : Rodopi , 2006 . 391 pages. Copyright...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2003) 49 (3): 420.
Published: 01 September 2003
... cultural theories such as Cosmopolitanism. Other approaches are also welcome. Three page proposals and/or essays in hard copy (no email submis­ sions accepted) of no more than 20 double-spaced pages, including end- notes and bibliography, in 12 pt. font, should be submitted to both editors by...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2007) 53 (1): 79–87.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., Bishop not only saved all of the unfinished poems and drafts that appear in Quinn’s collection but, as her biographer Brett Millier notes, hoped to sell her unpublished writings (540), suggesting that she envisioned the public gaining some kind of access to them. If her own...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2001) 47 (3): 325–354.
Published: 01 September 2001
... reached the point to which she aspires—that she wants to unite more completely with the house.The simple past tense of“The house was her spirit,” con­ noting a present state, contrasts with and thus highlights the conditional tense of “She would be so embodied.” The house may already be...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 413–448.
Published: 01 December 2018
... either as a formal or textual problem or as significant for specifically literary-critical debates. When W. K. Wimsatt and Monroe Beardsley alighted on The Waste Land in their “The Intentional Fallacy” (1946), it was to argue that the notes aren’t extraneous but an integral part of the poem. Likewise...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2010) 56 (1): 71–91.
Published: 01 March 2010
... tall As brave Ashantee’s Thick mud wall. Munza rattles his bones in the dust Lurking in murk because he must. Describing the settings as “phantasmogoric,” Susan Gubar notes the va- riety of scenes that mix bewilderingly: the Ashantee tribal ceremonies...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2008) 54 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2008
... creative possibility in basic patterns. Twentieth-Century Literature 54.1 Spring 2008 1 Siobhan Phillips Such patterns are hardly a novel subject for Stevens criticism, and many readers have noted the poet’s literary focus on environmental cy­ clicity, including the recurrence of days and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2006) 52 (1): 96–105.
Published: 01 March 2006
... British, she notes. After all, colonialism is about brutal and murderous exploitation, but it is not about exterminating an entire people for the purpose of pu­ 97 Annette Gilson rifying the world of their poisonous presence, in short, through a purposefully conceived policy of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2012) 58 (4): 694–701.
Published: 01 December 2012
... realization. Delsarte was a performing artist (a singer) and a noted teacher of act- ing, singing, declamation, and aesthetics in Paris. Dissatisfaction with the training he received as a young singing student at the Paris Conservatory led Delsarte to explore the fields of vocal and physical expression...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 640–644.
Published: 01 December 2009
... notes that a chronically ill Darwin would roam London streets to collect photographs for his Expression book. He highlights Darwin’s role in emergent technologies of photographic book printing (he used the newly developed heliotype, which preceded the photogravure technique). And he goes into...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 355–364.
Published: 01 June 2012
... con- sidering his prestidigitation with place and imagination. “Nabokov’s In- vented Worlds” examines the writer’s juxtaposition of geographical and readerly locations, teasing out the interplay between imaginative readers and physical places. For example, she notes that Humbert’s exhortations...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2013) 59 (3): 504–512.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Review death of Marie Lloyd (since collected under the title, “Marie Lloyd Ac- cording to Graham’s reading, “Eliot was suspicious not of popular culture per se but rather the variety of it that he believed encouraged passive consumption” (67). Graham notes that Eliot believed Lloyd, by contrast...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2010) 56 (4): 530–544.
Published: 01 December 2010
... becoming white (7). As several critics have noted, Arturo reflects what whiteness studies scholars have dubbed the “in-between” or “middle-ground” racial status of Italian Americans in the first half of the twentieth century.3 I contend, though, that this middle ground marks only the starting point...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2002) 48 (3): 324–347.
Published: 01 September 2002
... 204).To recover his creative impulses, according to this narrative o f discovery, Forster traveled to India, taking extensive notes and w riting frequendy to friends and family about his trip. O n his re­ turn to England, he wrote the first draft o f an openly homosexual novel...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2005) 51 (3): 385–390.
Published: 01 September 2005
... illustrates the point that, for a character like the narrator of Kingston’s The Woman Warrior, the problem of memory is not merely personal. “Rather, memory and history are themselves marked by peculiar silences,” she notes (20), a point that gains power with illustrations from Kingston’s book and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2009) 55 (1): 130–136.
Published: 01 March 2009
... previous scholarship. It is true that some of the omitted works are men­ tioned in notes, but their authors’ names are not indexed, making it dif­ ficult for the reader to ascertain Moody’s agreement or disagreement with his predecessors—or his ignorance of their work. None of the previous...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2008) 54 (1): 31–46.
Published: 01 March 2008
...), Clayhanger (1910), and Riceyman Steps (1926), Bennett became a critically acclaimed author, and as a reviewer for the New Age and then the Evening Standard, he became one of Great Britain’s most influential critics. By the 1920s he was a “public figure,” as Walter Allen notes: He was a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2012) 58 (4): 688–693.
Published: 01 December 2012
... among others). As Olwell does note, however, once more mystical notions of racial genius were often now imagined anew in more purportedly scientific terms. Unsurprisingly, then, Olwell in the equally excellent chapter that fol- lows shows the Harlem Renaissance writer Jessie Fauset writing a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 427–450.
Published: 01 December 2017
... to The Pangolin and Other Verse that gave that book its eventual starting point. The source material for “The Pangolin” was not confined to zoology. Moore’s published notes credit one line—“a sailboat was the first machine”—to “ Power by F. L. Morse.” Power is a small pamphlet about...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2001) 47 (1): 20–38.
Published: 01 March 2001
... McPhail, adds helpful maps that delineate Owen’s precise movements in battle, the book is thoroughly in the hagiographic tradition. As Samuel Hynes notes, Edmund Blunden’s 1931 “Memoir” assembled the saintly, doomed Owen. The memoir is, in Hynes’s words, “a classic myth...