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Twentieth-Century Literature (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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2023) 69 (2): 177–202.
Published: 01 June 2023
... : 75). Her “Saturday Soirées” established a forum where members of the younger generation could network with established artists, faculty from Howard University, and editors of periodicals with sizable African American readerships. Numerous artistic collaborations began at the “Saturday Soirées” among...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (2): 263–272.
Published: 01 June 2008
... 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 contrast between Ashbery’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (1): 123–131.
Published: 01 March 2011
... 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 Night and Sunday Morning [(1958)] and the ethnic Other in Zadie Smith’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (1): 92–113.
Published: 01 March 2001
... had lost her . . . that was all that mattered But Bill overplayed his hand when 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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (2): 214–237.
Published: 01 June 2000
.... 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 of past experience is unfortunately greater than...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (3): 414–421.
Published: 01 September 2010
...-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 literary culture via her semiregular book review column in Esquire. Authors Out Here, then, contributes...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (4): 559–566.
Published: 01 December 2010
...” (1), much of it based on Hemingway’s public image. Many of the stories about Nick Adams, Hemingway’s alter ego and better self, end with Nick’s anticipating a pleasure or a challenge: look- ing for black squirrels with his father, going into town on Saturday night with Bill, leaving...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (1): 123–130.
Published: 01 March 2003
... 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 end of the scale, the principle of Fitzgerald’s French...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (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 (2017) 63 (2): 191–212.
Published: 01 June 2017
... 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 exhorted Americans to revive the “spiritual pioneer fight...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (4): 475–498.
Published: 01 December 2017
... archives record, Stevens and Moore each contributed to a week of talks under the heading Poésie , 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...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (1-2): 121–144.
Published: 01 March 2019
... be freed, dusted, and prepared for his soft, pasty, not overly demanding tukhes . Meanwhile he’d be following in the steps of Conrad and Nabokov and transmuting his literary output to the only language now acknowledged. Nobody protested when Misha offered his loft for Saturday soirées, sampling of his...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (2): 109–138.
Published: 01 June 2021
..., 1959 automobiles, boats, sporting equipment and a children’s playground” ( Saturday 1959). The exhibition provided the arena for the infamous “Kitchen Debate” between Nixon and Khrushchev, in which Nixon flaunted the domestic bounties enabled by American capitalism. Likewise, the Demings’ cookie...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (3): 239–266.
Published: 01 September 2017
... . “Afraid to Grow Up.” Review of The Unpossessed, by Tess Slesinger . Saturday Review of Literature , May 19 : 701 . Teres Harvey M. 1996 . Renewing the Left: Politics, Imagination, and the New York Intellectuals . New York : Oxford University Press . Trilling Lionel . ( 1966...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (4): 431–443.
Published: 01 December 2001
... of Faith.” Guardian 3 Nov. 2001, Saturday Review: 12. .“Yes,This Is About Islam.” NewYork Times 2 Nov. 2001: A25. .“Zia Ul-Haq. 17 August 1988.” Imaginary Homelands 53—58. Safire, William. “Al Qaeda Provoking War.” NewYork Times 30 May 2002: A25. Trivedi, Harish. “Salman the Funtoosh: Magic...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2007) 53 (2): 93–124.
Published: 01 June 2007
... identity and the rest of the narrative as an attempt to reconstitute that identity even as it reveals its dissolution. David Malcolm and Peter Childs offer more general thematic studies. 4. McEwan has returned to these themes in his most recent novel Saturday, where he stages a similar conflict...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (3): 374–390.
Published: 01 September 2001
... for a model in those stories. So the person I saw was this degraded, humble, lonely, isolated fig­ 385 Robert D. Hamner ure of the wood-cutter. I can see him for what he is now, a brawling, ruddy drunk who would come down the street on a Saturday when he got paid and let...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (3): 495–514.
Published: 01 September 2012
... had therefore adopted the culture and existential values of the “Negro”—the “Negro” who had always lived with the threat of imminent violence. Mailer’s “Negro” was male, and he knew that his life was “nothing but war,” and so he “subsisted for his Saturday night kicks”—he “kept for his...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (3): 328–345.
Published: 01 September 2000
...” (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 noon—and for a long time suffered no inconvenience” (111). When Leonard comes to the Schlegels to explain his wife’s visit...