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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2008) 54 (1): 75–96.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Michael L. Ross Copyright © Hofstra University 2008 On a Darkling Planet: Ian McEwan s Saturday and the Condition of England Michael L. Ross /A lthough Ian McEwan’s recent best seller Saturday maintains through­ out a conspicuous air of up-to-the-minute internationalism, that...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2008) 54 (2): 263–272.
Published: 01 June 2008
... is reversed: even when the imagery is bi­ zarre and the syntax disjointed, there is a strong sense of a particular person finding expression by these means. Epstein reads O ’Hara’s early poem “Ashes on Saturday Afternoon” (1952Ashes” was Ashbery’s nickname—for a “suggestive...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 123–131.
Published: 01 March 2011
... of the American dream. Similarly, Scheingold’s selected English examples demonstrate “how and with what consequences the shortcomings of the welfare state intrude into the lives of the affluent and the afflicted in Ian McEwan’s Saturday [(2005 the working class in Alan Sillitoe’s Saturday...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2001) 47 (1): 92–113.
Published: 01 March 2001
... he said, “You don’t want to think about it. You might get back into it again.” The uncertain Nick could not let go of this possibility: “He might go into town Saturday night . . . he could always go into town Saturday night” (92). Nick would enter many...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 123–130.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Miss Masters out to dinner at a French restaurant in New York as the fit setting for a solemn occasion: “it was at Pulpat’s on Saturday night and over a $1.75 bottle of water diluted with vin ordinaire that the proposal occurred” {Jazz Age 358). Here, at the lowest 126 Fitzgerald’s French...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2010) 56 (3): 414–421.
Published: 01 September 2010
... during the same period. Nathanael West, for ex- ample, worked with William Carlos Williams on the short-lived Contact; Fitzgerald found it increasingly difficult to publish in the high-paying Saturday Evening Post and turned to The American Mercury; and Dorothy Parker made an important mark on...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2010) 56 (4): 559–566.
Published: 01 December 2010
... squirrels with his father, going into town on Saturday night with Bill, leaving the combat zone with Rinaldi, trying to find his way home alone in a foreign land without getting lost, cross-country skiing with George, fishing the swamp in the days ahead, and visiting his father’s gravesite with his...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 191–212.
Published: 01 June 2017
... work goes unrecognized. 20 Despite every indication that the Depression stemmed from systemic problems, Stein consistently emphasized individual effort as its antidote. She wrote editorials against the New Deal in the Saturday Evening Post and, in the preface to Brewsie and Willie , 21...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 121–144.
Published: 01 March 2019
... former city, compose odes to Odessa and perform them on Saturday evenings at Restaurant Odessa, form International Odessite clubs or join said clubs, have strokes and sit in wheelchairs outside their building screaming Odessa, Odessa! at passersby with rage and passion and utter incomprehension as to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 475–498.
Published: 01 December 2017
... , Stevens’s contribution being his own singular aesthetic statement, “The Figure of the Youth as Virile Poet.” 2 Running from August 8 to 13, the series concluded on the Saturday with a general discussion featuring all the contributors: Moore and Stevens joined by John Peale Bishop, James Rorty, and Wahl...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2001) 47 (4): 431–443.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Homelands 166—84. .“Outside the Whale.” Imaginary Homelands 87—101. . The Satanic Verses. 1988. New York: Penguin, 1989. .“A War That Presents Us All with a Crisis of Faith.” Guardian 3 Nov. 2001, Saturday Review: 12. .“Yes,This Is About Islam.” NewYork Times 2 Nov. 2001: A25. .“Zia Ul-Haq...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2000) 46 (2): 214–237.
Published: 01 June 2000
...—do not seem to reduce his com­ bativeness. For example, in a short article in the Saturday Evening Post in 1967, he defends what he calls his “snobbery” for not wanting a particular (unidentified) group of people moving into his neighborhood in London. He does this by asserting that the power...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2008) 54 (2): 129–165.
Published: 01 June 2008
... Trilling had written a weekly book review column in The Nation since 1941; would come to write for The NewYorker, Atlantic, Saturday Re­ view, and Partisan Review; and would continue to publish into the 1990s. She was always best known, however, as the wife of Lionel Trilling, liter­ ary critic...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2001) 47 (3): 374–390.
Published: 01 September 2001
... would come down the street on a Saturday when he got paid and let out an immense roar that would terrify all the childrenHe is still alive, and there is no terror anymore—except in the back of my mind. This was a degraded man, but he had some elemental force in him that is...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2017) 63 (3): 239–266.
Published: 01 September 2017
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2007) 53 (2): 93–124.
Published: 01 June 2007
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2000) 46 (3): 328–345.
Published: 01 September 2000
... third parties. A few inches of pasteboard, it became the battlefield on which the souls of Leonard and his wife contended” (120-21). This card, in turn, leads Jacky back to Wickham place, searching, in the words of Helen, “for a husband as if he was an umbrella. She mislaid him Saturday after­...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2001) 47 (3): 407–430.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Nightingale, etc. As a group, they kept to themselves, away from the hoi polloi, held tea parties on Saturday afternoons when everybody else was having group sex, played cricket on Sunday, drank pink gin at sundown and talked as if their upper lips wore plaster casts. (128...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2002) 48 (2): 191–214.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Burkean rhetoric: “ask your wife to take you around to the gin mills and the bar­ ber shops and the juke joints and the churches, Brother. Yes, and the beauty parlors on Saturdays when they’re frying hair. A whole unrecorded history is spoken then, Brother” (Invisible Man 471). According to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2002) 48 (4): 487–507.
Published: 01 December 2002
... secretarial position, she decided to try to earn her living by writing. The Saturday Review of Literature, Vanity Fair, the New Republic, and the Freeman began to accept her reviews and essays, and “So started my literary career—if it merits to be called such. It was a gambler’s life, but...