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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2014) 60 (4): 455–480.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Stephen Schryer Copyright © Hofstra University 2014 Cockroach Dreams: Oscar Zeta Acosta, Legal Services, and the Great Society Coalition Cockroach Dreams: Oscar Zeta Acosta, Legal Services, and the Great Society Coalition Stephen Schryer Early in Oscar Zeta Acosta’s 1972 novel, The...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2013) 59 (2): 343–350.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Jesse Matz Monopolizing the Master: Henry James and the Politics of Modern Literary Scholarship , by Anesko Michael , Stanford University Press , 2012 . 248 pages. Oscar’s Shadow: Wilde, Homosexuality, and Modern Ireland , by Walshe Éibhear , Cork University Press , 2011...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 640–644.
Published: 01 December 2009
... highlight some features and hide others, Darwin em- ployed the photographer most famous (even infamous) for photographic manipulation, the art photographer Oscar Gustav Rejlander, who took the majority of the photographs in Expression and even posed in simulated depictions of emotion for the book...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 666–673.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Cuban experience in New York. The Cuban musicians, Oscar Hijuelos’s mambo kings, who haunt the bars and streets and dancehalls of New York, dream of appearing on this TV show. Borinsky contributes to this “Desi chain” while avoiding ways of describing writers as “Cuban-Americans,” “living on the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2008) 54 (4): 493–513.
Published: 01 December 2008
... ancient plenilune, Glory and stars beneath his feet (332) —and even to such Whistlerian, protoimagist vignettes as this from Oscar Wilde s “Impressions”— And suddenly the moon withdraws Fier sickle from the lightening skies, And to her sombre cavern flies, Wrapped in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 391–422.
Published: 01 December 2011
... understanding. But gaining access to history in a postmodern context requires alternative forms of seeing and reading to those provided by the theoretically-inculcated Thomas and Irene. Early in the novel, Charlotte and her fashion agent Oscar walk out onto the New York streets after meeting for the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2001) 47 (2): 268–292.
Published: 01 June 2001
... iden­ tify and to delineate homotextuality. Ruth Robbins’s work on mascu­ linity and homoeroticism in the poetry of Oscar Wilde and A. E. Housman provides an example of what such a study can yield. Robbins refers to both of these poets’ attempt to use a “poetic code” to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2015) 61 (2): 272–279.
Published: 01 June 2015
... . “ Borges on the Couch .” In” Both Flesh and Not: Essays , 285 – 98 . New York : Little, Brown . Wilde Oscar . (1889) 1905 . “ The Decay of Lying .” cogweb.ucla.edu/abstracts/wilde_1889.html . Yeats W. B. 1997 . The Yeats Reader . Edited by Finneran Richard J. New York...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 228–236.
Published: 01 June 2017
... exceptions I take to the handling of aspects of Eliot’s prose and poetry in the book’s closing chapter, the comparative absence and at moments mischaracterization of Oscar Wilde’s attitudes and writings, and the neglect of gendered perspectives except abstractly (in Sherry’s brief attention to queer theory...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2008) 54 (1): 105–114.
Published: 01 March 2008
.... Tanqueray. It might be argued that by moving away from the more earnest di­ dacticism of his earlier plays, Shaw’s theatrical practice not only escaped censorship but became more like that of his countryman, Oscar Wilde. Much as Wilde slyly satirized the heavy-handed didacticism of Shaw’s early...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2010) 56 (1): 92–98.
Published: 01 March 2010
... impress his superiors.) Hopkins is thus eventually farmed out to Dublin, where the Jesuits are struggling to found a Catholic university for the Catholic majority in Ireland. One superior wrote of the bizarre priest’s new appointment: “He may be a success in the native city of Oscar Wilde” (314...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): 269–276.
Published: 01 June 2010
... liberal woman, to speak out about the “Negro problem” in recognizably middle-class terms. Gentleman’s Agreement similarly criti- cized prejudice against Jews for violating codes of middle-class etiquette and taste, as it—and the Oscar-nominated movie—took on anti-Semitism from a Gentile point of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2010) 56 (3): 414–421.
Published: 01 September 2010
... just how many classic films Fitzgerald and Parker wrote for, discussing among other things Fitzgerald’s work on Gone with the Wind and Parker’s work on A Star Is Born, for which she received an Oscar nomination. Building on such research, Cerasulo charts the networks in which modernist...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2012) 58 (4): 702–708.
Published: 01 December 2012
.... Thus, the homosexual is a parvenu, an upper-class phenomenon and the degenerate product of a corrupt economic system. (30) This connection between homosexuality and ornate styles of writing associated with Oscar Wilde and Marcel Proust had a sustained effect on how literary...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2013) 59 (3): 513–519.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Lopez, Qiping Yin, Ira Nadel, and Fen Gao. Longxi’s essay, for example, “Elective Affinities? On Wilde’s Reading of Zhaungzi” offers a reading of Oscar Wilde’s essay, “A Chinese 514 Review Sage,” in which Wilde’s individualist socialism shows a clear debt to the Chinese philosopher...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 657–665.
Published: 01 December 2013
... by Frances Dickey University of  Virginia Press, 2012. 260 pages Michael Coyle Early on in this accomplished and wide-reaching study, Frances Dickey distinguishes between the late Victorian poetic tropes of “persona” and “portrait.” But leave it to Oscar Wilde to muddle such a fine...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 364–371.
Published: 01 December 2011
... form. Many of the most critically acclaimed recent novels, such as Karen Tei Yamashita’s Tropic of Orange (1997) or Junot Diaz’s The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (2007), keep faith with the aesthetic principles associated with the postmodern politics of difference, such as high/low...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2000) 46 (4): 492–512.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Richard Dellamora Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 Apocalyptic Irigaray Richard Dellamora 661 I 1 he Book of Life begins with a man and a woman in a garden. It ends _L with Revelations” (94). These sentences comprise one of Oscar Wilde’s best known...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2002) 48 (2): 150–173.
Published: 01 June 2002
... head appears on the mast­ head of a journal Friar edited, Charioteer: Quarterly of Greek Culture.13) As in Oscar Wilde and Walter Pater, the praise of classical sculpture exalts 161 Timothy Materer masculine beauty, which Pater considered, in contrast to the feminine beauty of nature, the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2007) 53 (4): 518–529.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Modern Literature.” 1961. Beyond Culture. New York: Viking, 1965.3-30. Wilde, Oscar. Preface to The Picture of Dorian Gray. Fortnightly Review 1 March 1891.1-2. 529 ...