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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 103–122.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Jay Bochner Copyright © Hofstra University 2003 m An American Writer Born in Paris: Blaise Cendrars Reads Henry Miller Reading Blaise Cendrars fay Bochner Serious students of Henry Miller well know his enthusiasm for the Parisian avant-garde poet-turned-novelist Blaise...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 82–102.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Carolyn A. Durham Copyright © Hofstra University 2003 Ml Modernism and Mystery: The Curious Case of the Lost Generation Carolyn A. Durham If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 12–31.
Published: 01 March 2003
..., and black expatriates like Wright, Baldwin, and Himes. There were also of course several decades of New Yorker “Letters from Paris” by Janet Flanner, succeeded by Jane Kramer’s “Letters from Europe.” Journalists, chroniclers, memoirists, writers of fiction, they came from the ranks of the rich...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 666–673.
Published: 01 December 2013
... reappear, most significantly, halfway through the study, when she describes her move from Buenos Aires to New York. The movement between Buenos Aires and Europe, in particular Paris, informs many Argentine travel accounts from the nineteenth century to the present. Borinsky traces a different...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 March 2003
..., racial, and sexual restraint; some found truths intu­ ited but repressed at home confirmed in the foreign environment and shaped their distinctive American voices in the free, cosmopolitan air of Paris. Though today France’s importance on the world’s intellectual and artistic stage has...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2009) 55 (3): 287–321.
Published: 01 September 2009
... criminals” (304). Barnes’s so-called criminal friends were the gays and lesbians who were part of her social milieu in Greenwich Village in the 1910s, where she resided before relocating in 1920 to a similar community of American expatriate sexual dissidents on Paris’s Left Bank, whose lives she...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 46–81.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Rebecca Rauve Copyright © Hofstra University 2003 m An Intersection of Interests: Gurdjieff s Rope Group as a Site of Literary Production Rebecca Rauve A Shari Benstock and others have pointed out, Paris between the two world wars was home to a number of prominent American women...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2001) 47 (1): 72–91.
Published: 01 March 2001
... room or bed (as if to a hospital bed). (In Pamplona these unmanning emotional woundings and retreats to bed are, in a sense, reiterated by Mike and Cohn.) The Paris and Pamplona sections conclude with a major and climactic wounding, which is followed by Jake’s retreat to a place...
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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 June 2016) 62 (2): 240–245.
Published: 01 June 2016
... case. The Carmelite protagonist is humiliated by her fear of martyrdom; the would-be heir to Drumont’s anti-Semitic publishing enterprise, the flamboyant Marquis de Morès, organizer of a cattle empire in North Dakota and eventually of the butchers of La Villette in Paris into an anti-Semitic gang, is...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 123–130.
Published: 01 March 2003
... places, with France and Paris in particular as a regular focus. Thus in the story “Josephine: A Woman with a Past,” Josephine indulges in Midwestern reveries of New Haven, “city of her adolescent dreams city ancient as Mecca, shining as Paris, hidden as Timbuktu” (Collected Stories 502...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2003) 49 (3): 360–387.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Bradley W. Buchanan Shall I ever make a poem out of this spring day with the sun shifting in through the shutters, the warm coolness, Paris hum­ ming at a distance; and tears because there are fairy tales in which the pain stops, a miraculous right-about-turn of misery...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 75–93.
Published: 01 March 2017
... wake of a world war, an American-born author moved to Paris to join a flourishing literary community and five years later published a novel about a community of expatriates living in Paris and traveling in Spain. The narrator-protagonist is an American man suffering from sexual issues; after excessive...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 349–354.
Published: 01 June 2012
... papa” that he had seen “a mother duck with seven little babies” (3) through letters writ- ten from Paris in 1922 to literary luminaries like Sherwood Anderson, Ezra Pound, and Gertrude Stein. Through the letters, which Spanier calls Hemingway’s “autobiography in the continuous present tense...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2008) 54 (1): 31–46.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Tom Henthorne Copyright © Hofstra University 2008 '41 “Stench!”Arnold Bennetts End and the Beginning of Finnegans Wake Tom Henthorne [Arnold Bennett] said that nothing was so insular and absurd as to suppose that the ordinary water of Paris, indeed of France...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2006) 52 (1): 92–95.
Published: 01 March 2006
... idealists. For much of the early twentieth century, whether in pre-Negri- tude Paris or in renaissance Harlem, black intellectuals took up multiple banners of internationalism—sometimes to underscore homegrown racism, sometimes to resist the dehumanizing effects of colonial oppres­ sion...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2000) 46 (3): 369–386.
Published: 01 September 2000
...”—focuses on the months lead­ ing up to the liberation of Paris in August 1944. Yet in the chapter immedi­ ately preceding this one, Péan discusses events that took place after the Lib­ eration, explaining at the beginning of “Marguerite” that the following “brief turn backwards” is “indispensable in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2010) 56 (4): 437–461.
Published: 01 December 2010
... Zelli, a Polish immigrant, and they move to Paris. Modernist criticism usually emphasizes modernism’s emergence in the city and the effect of these heady international environs on literary form. Raymond Williams, for example, argues that “the magnetic con- centration of wealth and power in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2015) 61 (4): 528–534.
Published: 01 December 2015
... French culture had been exported to such an extent that cities as diverse as Buenos Aires, Shanghai, and Saigon could all be experienced as versions of Paris. This concretizes the dynamics that Siskind earlier identified with the defeat of French essentialism. “Stripped of its particularly French content...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2008) 54 (2): 255–262.
Published: 01 June 2008
... milieu of artists, art criticism, and the ideas driving contemporary art during Pound’s formative years in London and Paris. What distinguishes her approach from earlier stud­ ies of Pound and the visual arts, she claims, is her focus on the “shifting ideological significance” of the arts for him...