1-20 of 37 Search Results for

query

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
×Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2015) 61 (1): 118–127.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Julia Daniel Ritual and the Idea of Europe in Interwar Writing by Query Patrick R. , Farnham : Ashgate Press , 2012 . 257 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2015 In September 2011, José Tomás appeared before a packed audience for the final fight in Barcelona’s iconic...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2003) 49 (2): v–vii.
Published: 01 June 2003
...” prove ineffective. At one point the essay seems to suggest that Bataille’s dépense or excessive, wasteful expenditure may provide a better guide through the labyrinth of empire and modernity. But the more subtle movements of the essay may point in other directions that query this sugges­ tion...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2003) 49 (3): 360–387.
Published: 01 September 2003
... sick,” is less important than her impulse to challenge herself with queries intended to jolt her out of what she terms her own “egotism.” Indeed, even at its least self-conscious level, Butts’s liking for interrogativity is a sign of her wish to forget her own identity and limitations...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 377–384.
Published: 01 December 2017
... well as its importance to her developing poetics. The access to Moore’s habits of publication and revision enabled by these editions has its counterpart in a new set of queries and obligations for Moore scholars: as White puts it in her essay in this issue, “At present it is still not standard critical...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 427–450.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Shirt founder William Dudley Pelley (see Surette 1999 , 241.). These fictions, involving the manipulation of the abolitionist cause by finance capital, lie behind Pound’s query to Moore about “abolitionist jews.” He poses the same question to William Carlos Williams, to Louis Zukofsky, and most...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 March 2017
... narrative fait accompli to serve the needs of colonialism. Taking Defoe’s novel on its own, one might be forgiven for reducing Friday’s queries to nothing but the detritus of a prelapsarian ontology whose naïveté is happily and organically consumed by Christian theology. Considering the novel...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2014) 60 (4): 545–554.
Published: 01 December 2014
... philosophic query just prior to his fateful journey into the ungoverned Zone of post-V-E-Day Central Europe—“Free? What’s freetheir goal is to address “the novel’s ‘confusion’ in terms of its major concerns: domination and freedom” (3). The result is a valuable work of criticism—though not only for...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2001) 47 (4): 431–443.
Published: 01 December 2001
... left” that have drawn connections between the history of US foreign policy and the attacks of September 11 has been sharply criticized by Rushdie. Such queries and reflections are, according to him, “among the most unpleasant conse­ quences of the terrorists’ attacks on the United...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2001) 47 (3): 391–406.
Published: 01 September 2001
... mystery (the part of Arieka). Nor is it incidental that the query posed at this critical moment in­ volves international politics, for by alluding to Julius Caesar’s destiny, the text conjoins political and artistic concerns at its center. Caesars fate is not simply a private question...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2008) 54 (4): 493–513.
Published: 01 December 2008
... flat in Pearson Park. The Local Studies Library of Kingston upon Hull, in answer to a query about the elevation of this view, told me that “Hull is very flat and low, there are no real high points in it and both of Larkin’s homes were not on high ground” (e-mail to the author, 29 July 2007). So...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2009) 55 (3): 322–356.
Published: 01 September 2009
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 37–78.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Picasso,” and Poetry Magazine in Chicago, but also the fourth vol- ume of Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits and the epochal revision of Notes and Queries on Anthropology—a key early text of British Social Anthropology, which served as the field handbook for a...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 305–329.
Published: 01 September 2015
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2016) 62 (1): 32–55.
Published: 01 March 2016
... does it insist that reality is one. It does, however, play with both of these ideas and how they have come to be understood in the West. Consider, for example, what appears like a “Zen” moment that comes late in Cobra as the drug pushers query a guru. Tiger asks, “What’s the quickest way to...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2016) 62 (1): 75–95.
Published: 01 March 2016
... landmark writers, Eliot deflects that query: I must hasten to explain what I do not mean. I do not imply that these writers are necessarily greater than others whom I have mentioned or could mention. Nor am I suggesting that these three men were individually “more American” than others. Nor am I...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2016) 62 (3): 289–308.
Published: 01 September 2016
... precisely about the merit of dispensing with these hermetic separations that critics disagree. Though Linda Hutcheon describes the postmodern in terms similar to those cited above, arguing that “we now query those boundaries between the literary and the traditionally extra-literary, between fiction and...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 167–190.
Published: 01 June 2017
... relate the Bundrens’ trip to Jefferson. Faulkner’s novel, that is, constitutes its own type of philosophical investigation, pursuing Wittgensteinian queries about the words-world relationship by embedding them within this particular group of human speakers. Propelled forward into modernity even more...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 191–212.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., “An Instant Answer” has made the men’s multiplicity a joke on the reproduction of success: “One hundred and won. When this is done will you make me another one” (492). At every turn, the piece queries the success manual’s values of hard work, of conventional masculinity, and of straightforward...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2000) 46 (4): 470–491.
Published: 01 December 2000
... of his nose must have felt (60) queries the narrator on the discovery of his married daughter’s virgin state, a nose that has ‘“dynasties waiting in­ side it’” (14). In her second marriage, Amina is exchanged between the men, Aadam and Ahmed Sinai, completing the social/sexual contract guar­...
Journal Article
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2003) 49 (2): 193–218.
Published: 01 June 2003
... the presence of the Grail maiden: What do these visions mean, and whom does the Grail serve? His correct query results in the Freeing of the Waters, and the Waste Land is made fertile again. Accordingly, in Eliot’s version of the legend, the failure of the phallus coincides with the...