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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2001) 47 (4): 444–466.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Andrew S. Teverson Copyright © Hofstra University 2002 »II Fairy Tale Politics: Free Speech and Multiculturalism in Haroun and the Sea of Stories Andrew S. Teverson Jacobites must speak in children’s rhymes, As preachers do in Parables, sometimes...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2003) 49 (4): 494–519.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Lesley Wheeler Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 HI Both Flower and Flower Gatherer: Medbh McGuckian s The Flower Master and H.D.’s Sea Garden Lesley Wheeler T h e relationship between maternity and other kinds of work remains a difficult subject for twenty...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 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-Emancipation...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2010) 56 (1): 47–70.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Celena E. Kusch Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 H.D.’s American Sea Garden: Drowning the Idyll Threat to US Modernism H.D.’s American Sea Garden: Drowning the Idyll Threat to US Modernism Celena E. Kusch H.D.’s first poetry collection, Sea Garden (1916), in many ways ex...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2006) 52 (3): 306–329.
Published: 01 September 2006
... most intensively posed to her by Wallace Stevens and Marianne Moore. Her unpublished poem “Pleasure Seas,” composed in 1938—39, provides us with an uncharacteristically explicit working out of the problem and shows that Bishop began to consider the surface of verse itself, the writ­ ing on the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2009) 55 (3): 322–356.
Published: 01 September 2009
... will culminate in readings of two contrasting prose works: the essay “The U.S.A. School of Writing” (1935–36) and the story “The Sea & Its Shore” (1937).7 While the former feels stalled by its concern with originality and a stultifying view of art as predictably class bound, the latter...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2018) 64 (3): 347–370.
Published: 01 September 2018
... can hardly tell which is the sea and which is the land,” said Prue. —Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse Among the significant effects, or by-products, of Anglophone postcolonial theory and cultural study is that it has compelled English society to reflect critically upon its own constructions of race...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2005) 51 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 June 2005
... invigorate as well as undercut monumental aspirations. Rotella zeroes in on the cheeky backtalk of “The Sea Is History” and the polyglot diction of Omeros in his discussion of Derek Walcott’s 261 Jeff Westover work. Noting the irony in the give and take between the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2015) 61 (2): 264–271.
Published: 01 June 2015
... terrains. Uniting the diverse cast of characters in Modernist Voyages are London and the sea, two settings whose importance raises them almost to the status of character in Snaith’s work. In line with Henri Lefebvre’s work on the social production of space, Snaith’s spatial analyses of London trace...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2001) 47 (3): 374–390.
Published: 01 September 2001
... regularly undertaken the re-envisioning of other writers’ works through­ out his career. Notable examples include The Sea at Dauphin (1954), based on Synge’s Riders to the Sea; The Joker of Seville (1974), after Tirso de Mo­ lina’s El Burlador de Sevilla; and his epic Omeros (1990), drawn from Ho­...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2003) 49 (4): 472–493.
Published: 01 December 2003
... lineage,” Questioning I held him there, “Art thou, boy?” He answered nothing Only stood in icy stare. Blue his eyes, his hair a flaxen White fell gently on the breeze, White his hair as straw and blue His eyes as distant summer seas...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2006) 52 (2): 175–198.
Published: 01 June 2006
... island and its engulfment in the sea,” so that the waves suddenly “made her look up with an impulse of terror.” Her “explanation” for this sudden “terror” is that the men “had ceased to talk” (17), and “poor Charles Tansley had been shed” (18). As this explanation suggests, it is when Charles...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2000) 46 (1): 78–99.
Published: 01 March 2000
..., vanishing toward the horizon, as the sea is tilted upward like the flat surface of the picture plane. The act of reading space parallels that of listening to music. Anton Ehren- zweig observes that there “is no hard and fast distinction between vertical and horizontal listening just as there is...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2003) 49 (4): 520–546.
Published: 01 December 2003
... cal labor. He is inwardly a poet- playwright and outwardly a sailor. Well-groomed, relaxed, and pensive between sea and land, he advertises affiliation with the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 373–391.
Published: 01 September 2015
... © Hofstra University 2015 modernism environment posthumanism animism The Crystal Cabinet Ashe of Rings A trackless, sheep-wandered land, savage with thistles; bird-flown, sea-hammered, a desolation of loveliness whose “visible Pan” has not yet found its real name. —Mary Butts, The Death of Felicity...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Midnight’s Children." 47.4 (2001): 545-568 JL everson, Andrew S. “Fairy Tale Politics: Free Speech and Multiculturalism in Haroun and the Sea of Stories.” 47.4 (2001): 444—466 Thayer, Scofield. See Ozieblo Thomas, Calvin.“Cultural Droppings: Bersani’s Beckett.” 47.2 (2001): 169-196...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2015) 61 (4): 436–459.
Published: 01 December 2015
... poem “A Grave”: “The sea has nothing to give but a well excavated grave,” Moore writes, and thus “men lower nets, unconscious of the fact that they are desecrating a grave” ( Moore 1984 , 49). And a desecrated grave also appears in the poem “Over 2000 Illustrations & a Complete Concordance...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2012) 58 (4): 709–719.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., on the other, to relinquish the three-dimensional, mimetic function of writing, with its cherished capacity to hold figures and shifting, idiosyncratic, but decidedly spatio- temporal fields. Another powerful reading, of 1939’s “Pleasure Seas,” tracks Bishop’s efforts to resolve the dichotomy...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 355–364.
Published: 01 June 2012
... The Satanic Verses, meanwhile, calls attention to the anti-authoritarian character of transnational fiction, but struggles to make new claims amidst a sea of criticism. Her sub-headings seem a little dated, announcing discussions for instance of  “Indeterminacy and the Narrator” (127) and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2014) 60 (1): 119–127.
Published: 01 March 2014
... postcolonial artist with the publication of Wide Sargasso Sea (1966). Broadly, Rhys represents for Kalliney a node at which the frictions inherent in mid-century literary culture lead to fragmentation. These tensions develop into the literary landscape we inhabit today, in particular into “the very...