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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 640–644.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Daniel A. Novak Darwin’s Camera: Art and Photography in the Theory of Evolution , by Prodger Philip , Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009 . 320 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2009 Daniel A. Novak Darwin at the Edge of the Visible Darwin’s Camera: Art and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2011) 57 (2): 285–290.
Published: 01 June 2011
... interactions with, transformations of, and appropriations from new media technologies (photography, the phonograph, cinema, computers) in order to show how literature and print media remain viable despite the massive onset of non-narrative technologies based on the visual image. A translator and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 309–327.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., above all to the question, in Crimp’s formulation, of what an “art object” is. This was a question that, in the original “Pictures” show and in Crimp’s revised essay, was posed in relation to photography, reflecting what Jameson would later describe as the fact that photography had “un...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 333–340.
Published: 01 June 2012
... Seitler Minnesota University Press, 2008. 328 pages Carrie Rohman Dana Seitler’s discussion of late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century science, fiction, and photography in Atavistic Tendencies: The Culture of Sci- ence in American Modernity draws from a broad range of theoretical sources...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2014) 60 (2): 137–168.
Published: 01 June 2014
... know the past; to a refiguration of the medium of photography, the butterfly’s linkage to which is made most conspicuously in Speak, Memory through an emphasis on the butterfly’s mimetic powers, and through the ways the butterfly’s metamorphic form residually preserves, like photography, both...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 247–258.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Roffey and his partner Fred), whose work “contains hundreds of images of handsome young men from across the Middle East and North Africa” (392). Boone’s main point, in his analysis of Roffey’s photography, is that in a print such as Syria— Young Beauty at the Ummayyid Mosque (2005), we are not...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): 269–276.
Published: 01 June 2010
... realism has been criticized on one hand as inferior to the “strong” docu- mentary realism of newspapers and photography, and on the other as tainted by a well-meaning liberal progressivism, Hutner contends, it has retained its attraction because it serves to manage and contain middle-class...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2014) 60 (2): 259–266.
Published: 01 June 2014
... freakhood to the hippie counterculture, and delves into the freak photography of Diane Arbus’s eponymous monograph. The counterculture “freak” contrasts vividly with the unstable freak-garde subject: both go through dramatic transformations, but the latter appears to be a vehicle for impersonal...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2018) 64 (1): 101–110.
Published: 01 March 2018
...” of the Tractatus ( Wittgenstein [1922] 2007 , 5.64) alongside Walter Benjamin’s views on photography; Marjorie Perloff traces Wittgenstein’s relationship to Christianity; Janik shows how the architect Adolf Loos informed Wittgenstein’s conception of philosophical “craftsmanship” (72); and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 504–510.
Published: 01 December 2018
... advances were stations in a spiritual quest” (189). He relates this “barefoot modernism” to the quite antithetical spiritual questing of another American modernist, T. S. Eliot, and then correlates it in interesting ways with the origins of modernist American photography. Yeats sang, in “Among School...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2015) 61 (4): 519–527.
Published: 01 December 2015
... : University of Minnesota Press . Gray Denis D. 2015 . “ Ambassador: U.S. Handed Cambodia to ‘Butcher’ 40 Years Ago .” USA Today , April 10 , www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2015/04/10/cambodia-marines-40-years/25588107/ . Hirsch Marianne . 1997 . Family Frames: Photography...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2015) 61 (1): 138–145.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., Françoise Mouly on the relationship between editing the underground comics anthology RAW and working as art editor for the New Yorker , and Alison Bechdel on her fascination with photography and archival material. In the wake of Roland Barthes’s declaration of the death of the author, the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 9–19.
Published: 01 March 2011
... of Australian origins. Drago’s forgery, and his insertion of his ancestor into the archive, seems to Rayment to undermine this project, as does Marijana’s unwillingness to concede that such a thing as an original in photography exists. Rayment’s refusal to wear a prosthesis, and his...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2012) 58 (4): 709–719.
Published: 01 December 2012
... only two-dimensional work indebted to three dimen- sions (e.g., Hopper, O’Keeffe, Tanning; surrealism, pop, photography), but also, as Levy would have it, literature itself. Her book begins by sketching a striking, unfamiliar portrait of early Greenberg as would-be poet, fret- 711 Phoebe...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2007) 53 (2): 125–152.
Published: 01 June 2007
... Helen Levitt’s photographs, Agee reiterates and elaborates his reverential stance (as well as his conception of photography as not an art per se but a means of showing forth the artistry of being). Levitts photographs of Harlem street life, he writes, reveal “how constantly the unimagined...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): 168–195.
Published: 01 June 2010
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2010) 56 (3): 287–317.
Published: 01 September 2010
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 1–36.
Published: 01 March 2013
... tourist can manipulate time and space; photography can make the tourist, instead of the land- mark, the great sight (147), and the tourist has the freedom to rearrange the historical data contextualizing a given attraction (139), to get things wrong. MacCannell critiques such touristic...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2004) 50 (3): 207–238.
Published: 01 September 2004
... as the brilliant intersection of time, being, and thought, finds more familiar expression in the modern fascination with photography, for instance in Roland Barthes’s Camera Lucida. The click of a shutter and the illuminating flash mark the beginning of another double...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2006) 52 (2): 199–230.
Published: 01 June 2006