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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (4): 460–483.
Published: 01 December 2015
... in A World of Love , a late modern picturesque interrupts the romantic emplotment of Ireland’s entry into global capitalist networks. Copyright © Hofstra University 2015 Irish history Irish culture landscape in literature late modernism picturesque realism twentieth century Elizabeth...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2002) 48 (1): 100–115.
Published: 01 March 2002
... pastoral and picturesque scenes that would “integrate the park with the city into a new organic, urban configuration” (Fisher 94). Why, in Miss Lonelyhearts, does Olmsted’s configuration fail? Miss Lonelyhearts’s melodramatic and often fraudulent broodings in the park are laughable...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (3): 322–356.
Published: 01 September 2009
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (4): 674–680.
Published: 01 December 2013
...-Semite to help her family with jobs. Moser is subtle and knowledgeable. The picture that he draws of Jewish life in Brazil and earlier in Europe does not fall into either the picturesque or fatalistic victimization. 677 Alicia Borinsky But to what extent was Lispector informed by her...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (2): 164–192.
Published: 01 June 2003
.... In particular, the map’s emphasis on Ascendancy manor 172 Ulysses and the Rhetoric of Cartography houses projects a kind of unionist geography in which the picturesque countryside is given shape and order by the individual estates. In a detail of the map of County Kilkenny, for example, estate houses...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (2): 224–254.
Published: 01 June 2011
... as well as a bracing tonic for the system in and around Dublin and its picturesque environs even, Poulaphouca to which there was a steamtram, but also farther away from the madding crowd in Wicklow, rightly termed the garden of Ireland, an ideal neighborhood for elderly...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (4): 307–342.
Published: 01 December 2019
... resplendent with the goodness of the fruitful earth.” Rather than offering a pristine portrait of picturesque farmhouses, orchards, and vineyards, Viramontes foregrounds the disconcerting presence of an impoverished Chicana/o (im)migrant farm-working family and, through a series of subtle allusions...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (2): 197–222.
Published: 01 June 2016
... of male soldiers. Catherine’s enlistment is coupled with her fiancé’s: “I started when he did. I remember having a silly idea he might come to the hospital where I was. With a sabre cut, I suppose, and a bandage around his head. Or shot through the shoulder. Something picturesque” ( FTA 17). Revealingly...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (1-2): 121–144.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of the “Odessa Text” in his English-language poetry geared toward a US readership. Just like Gogol’s picturesque rural Ukrainians and Babel’s colorful Jewish rogues appealed to readers in the Russian and Soviet metropolis, Kaminsky’s Dancing in Odessa engages US audiences with its own brand of Russian Jewish...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (1): 47–74.
Published: 01 March 2008
...” and picturesque elements, found its ex­ pression. Kavanagh forged not so much a conscience as a consciousness for the great majority of his countrymen, crossing the pieties of a rural Catholic sensibility with the non serviam of his original personality, raising the inhibited energies...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (3): 305–332.
Published: 01 September 2020
... of Homeric (or naive) epic but rendered it in a “remotely picturesque” (sentimental) manner—“Cather softens the epic until it becomes an elegy.” George Schloss (1950 : 155) called her writing a search for “a form that could attain the force of her elegiac mood, could express at once her love for nature...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2002) 48 (3): 239–263.
Published: 01 September 2002
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (1): 39–71.
Published: 01 March 2001
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (2): 233–264.
Published: 01 June 2020
... impulsively ordered, she remembers slowly making her self-conscious way across the empty sand as, outside, the crew floated, “waiting for an occasional hump” (25). Distinctly sexualized, the scene further heats up as she lounges a picturesque second in the sand, then rises to stroke the smooth surface...