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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (4): 437–461.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Amy Clukey Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Modernist Cosmopolitanisms and Jean Rhys’s Quartet “No country really now”: Modernist Cosmopolitanisms and Jean Rhys’s Quartet Amy Clukey My father was Welsh—very. My mother’s family was Creole— what we call Creole. My...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (4): 437–466.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Maren Linett Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 m “ New Words, New Everything” : Fragmentation and Trauma in Jean Rhys Maren Linett Je a n Rhys’s novels present an intriguing case study for thinking about the status and meaning of fragmented text. With their polyvocal, nonlin­...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (3): 462–494.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Jennifer Gilchrist 2012 Jennifer Gilchrist Women, Slavery, and the Problem of Freedom in Wide Sargasso Sea Jennifer Gilchrist because I’m really a Savage Individualist. —Rhys (Letters 275) Jean Rhys’s presentation of the post...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (2): 264–271.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Schreiner (South Africa), Sarojini Naidu (India), Sara Jeannette Duncan (Canada), Katherine Mansfield (New Zealand), Jean Rhys (Dominica), Una Marson (Jamaica), and Christina Stead (Australia)—raises provocative methodological questions as she gestures toward a more expansive understanding of literary...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (1): 119–127.
Published: 01 March 2014
... different ends. Kalliney explores the end, or future, of this period of collaboration and competition in the two closing chapters of Commonwealth of Letters. Chapter Seven, which I will discuss in more detail later, covers Jean Rhys’s transformation from a minor interwar modernist into a major...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (1): 105–114.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Rossetti, Bernard Shaw, Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, and Jean Rhys, Marshik offers incisive readings of both canoni­ cal and neglected texts, and reveals instances of artistic self-censorship through the review of manuscript materials. Drawing on Michael Levine’s Writing through Repression...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (3): 392–401.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Damien Keane The strongest chapter of the book, “Inner Speech as a Gramophone Record,” deals with Jean Rhys, whose lean, cutting depictions of the social world are shown to have had remarkably consistent auditory properties across the span of her writing career. Frattarola focuses primarily on...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (4): 666–673.
Published: 01 December 2013
... fictions of Dominican-born Jean Rhys. 672 Review The “double estrangement” of Rhys’s writings—for she felt nostalgia for her Dominican childhood in addition to feeling out of place in Paris—is explored in close readings of several novels. Borinsky, like her compatriot, Julio Cortázar, is a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (3): 289–298.
Published: 01 September 2019
.... Rosen’s book closely examines the flourishing phenomenon of “minor character elaboration”—that is, when authors use marginal characters from canonical literature as the central protagonists of entirely new texts. Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea is the ur-text of the genre, which, as Rosen convincingly...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (4): 674–680.
Published: 01 December 2013
... elusive, hypothetical self. The interest in those who commit suicide such as Virginia Wolf and Alejandra Pizarnik, those who drink to excess like Jean Rhys and others, is rooted in a sense of the exceptionality of their writing and the uniqueness of their lives. Their work is so good that there...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (3): 401–409.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Geographies, Complex Intersections. Ed. Bonnie Kime Scott. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 2007. 555—87. Henke, Suzette, and David Eberly, eds. Virginia Woolf and Trauma: Embodied Texts. New York: Pace UP, 2007. Moran, Patricia. Virginia Woolf Jean Rhys, and the Aesthetics of Trauma. New York...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (1): 115–124.
Published: 01 March 2000
... LITERATURE Rhys, Jean. See Ciolkowski Rich, Adrienne. See Gilbert Richardson, Brian. “Remapping the Present: The Master Narrative of Modem Literary History and the Lost Forms of Twentieth-Century Fiction.” 43.3 (1997): 291-309 Richardson, Dorothy. See Thomson Roth, Philip. See...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 March 2012
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (1): 90–116.
Published: 01 March 2012
... attract the unwelcome “stare” of housewives; she attests to a “crossing” of racial boundaries that seems to attract a degree of suspicion. A more troubling allusion behind the daugh- ter’s hair, then, might be to Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea, where a paint- ing of the Miller’s Daughter, a typical...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (3): 377–398.
Published: 01 September 2012
... particular, Carrington, Heble, McGill, McIntyre, Redekop, Rhys. 4. In interview, Alice Munro has referred to “The Peace of Utrecht” as “the first story I absolutely had to write and wasn’t writing to see if I could write that kind of story” (qtd. in Howells 14). 5. Such a demanding, haunting cry recurs...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (3-4): 328–340.
Published: 01 December 2011
.../fiction novel (In Cold Blood), Jean Rhys inaugurated the practice of postmodern “rewriting” of canonical texts (Wide Sargasso Sea), and John Barth (Giles Goat-Boy) consolidated the encyclopedic “meganovel” genre that came to dominate American fiction in the postmodern era. Arguably the most...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (4): 461–472.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., Jean Rhys, Katherine Mansfield, Zora Neale Hurston, and Jean Toomer to the very heart of the modernist canon. The concluding chapter offers “an overview of the New Modernist Studies” that examines “the major nodes that now make a diffuse network of ideas, objects, texts, and approaches while also...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (2): 161–190.
Published: 01 June 2018
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (3): 285–310.
Published: 01 September 2000
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (4): 494–519.
Published: 01 December 2003