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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2013) 59 (3): 465–493.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Maren Linett © 2015 by Hofstra University 2013 “Seeing, seeing, seeing”: Deafness, Knowledge,and Subjectivity in Elizabeth Bowen “Seeing, seeing, seeing”: Deafness, Knowledge, and Subjectivity in Elizabeth Bowen Maren Linett In What is Posthumanism?, Cary Wolfe enlists Temple...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 12–31.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Edward C. Knox Copyright © Hofstra University 2003 m I See France: Priorities in Nonfiction Edward C. Knox You would like this town. It’s full of liquor, amusing people & incredibly beautiful works of art. —Stephen Vincent Benêt, 1920 (qtd. in Bradbury 331) T...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2016) 62 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 March 2016
... poorly understood in the academy. Turning a historicist eye toward the novel’s portrayal of the sixties, we see that it dramatizes actual debates among the New Left between anarchist figures, such as Paul Goodman and Murray Bookchin, and emergent neo-Leninist factions such as the Weather Underground and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2016) 62 (1): 32–55.
Published: 01 March 2016
... writing in general and particular works of fiction. Sarduy’s Cobra and the criticism around it manifest the potential benefits of such a cross-disciplinary engagement. Although most critics have taken the novel to embody “Buddhist” themes, few have critically engaged the literature on Buddhism to see what...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2016) 62 (4): 379–402.
Published: 01 December 2016
... poem Trilogy , her personae’s affective, local experiences of historical art and artifacts in museums (and museological spaces) contest the authority of the disinterested “pure gaze” assumed by the museum’s ideal seeing subject. In these works, the museum functions as a space for cultural engagements...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2017) 63 (3): 267–298.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Gregory Castle “The Consolation of Objects” takes seriously Nietzsche’s call to embrace what is, to love necessity. Amor fati for him entails the ability “to see what is necessary in things as what is beautiful in them.” Stephen Dedalus, in Joyce’s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 387–412.
Published: 01 December 2018
... lyric subjectivity—a way of telling one’s own scandalous story through someone else’s words, even words intended as hostile, discovering poetic and sexual pleasures where others see only anxiety and dread. Copyright © 2018 Hofstra University 2018 The Changing Light at Sandover Cold War...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 385–404.
Published: 01 December 2017
... those issues have seemed separate only because critics have thus far had an incomplete view of Moore’s work in the 1930s, the decade in which they converge. “Pigeons,” it concludes, is the salient poem for seeing the Protestant Moore and the scientific Moore come together in a deep exploration of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 114–122.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Keith Dallas Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 Index: Twentieth-Century Literature Volumes 45-50,2000-2004 Compiled by Keith Dallas .^Vckroyd, Peter. See Ahearn Adair,William. “The Sun Abo Rises: A Memory of War.” 47.1 (2001): 72-91 Ahearn, Edward J. “The Modern English...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2000) 46 (1): 115–124.
Published: 01 March 2000
... Stevensian Search for a Supreme Fiction in Sphere.”43.1 (1997): 40-55 Ahearn, Barry. “Poetry and Synthesis: The Art of Samuel Menashe.” 42.2 (1996): 294-308 Aldington, Richard. See Willis Alger, Horatio. See Pitofsky Ames, Christopher. “Carnivalesque Comedy in Between the Acts.” 44.4...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2005) 51 (2): 244–248.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Stephen Cushman How Poets See the World: The Art o f Description in Contemporary Poetry , by Spiegelman Willard , New York : Oxford University Press , 2005 . 238 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 w Reviews Poets of Every Description How Poets See the World: The...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2011) 57 (2): 199–223.
Published: 01 June 2011
... capitalism as applying to the whole period extending from what Immanuel Wallerstein sees as the short period of American hegemony (1945-1989) to our own present era of financialization and increased globalization. Such a definition thus incorporates the eras of both high Fordism and post-Fordism...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 423–446.
Published: 01 December 2011
... see as reflective of individual choice: the relationship between consumption and identity seen in the growth of lifestyle consumerism being perhaps the clearest expression of the relationship between the respect with which we af- ford seemingly individual feeling and neoliberal capitalism...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 451–474.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., as always, to speak for her mother (“I don’t know whether Mouse likes it or not”), the poet could see that the medium had already begun to change the atmosphere of their Brooklyn residence, whose rarefied acoustic now had to accommodate something more than their daily sparring, and which was to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2000) 46 (3): 285–310.
Published: 01 September 2000
... country where the image of Woman-as-Ireland has long been tied to na­ tional political discourse, Molly Sweeney continues Friel’s tradition of politi­ cal theater. But even more to the point, though the play’s thematic empha­ sis on the relationship of seeing to understanding may not make it obvious...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 449–482.
Published: 01 December 2018
... structure underlying all social productions, including ancient tragedy: the sacrifice of the individual ensures the renewal of the group. As we will see, for example, for anthropologists Jane Harrison and Gilbert Murray, the cyclical, seasonal rites of pre-Classical Greece replayed this recuperative...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2015) 61 (4): 460–483.
Published: 01 December 2015
...). By stepping out of the big house and into Bowen’s landscapes, we can see how her novels participate in this work of testing and rethinking. In The Last September , landscape description reframes the scope of epic conventions and challenges narratives of geopolitical development, while in A World of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 445–484.
Published: 01 December 2009
...- ventional patterns of perception and response.1 Stein’s refusal to admit repetition’s deadening qualities has tended to addle critics who see habit’s positive roles—its capacity to transmit and bind elements of experience and to limber up the higher faculties—invariably mixed up with inert and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 413–448.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., Eliot’s collection of hats didn’t really include that of an analytic philosopher, the poet having discarded (or rather destroyed, as we shall see) that one when he left the university for the world of the poetic avant-garde. While critical interest in Eliot’s early philosophy work has grown significantly...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 140–147.
Published: 01 March 2011
... relations his work theorizes, he contends that the title character of  William Gaddis’s novel JR possesses such a “minute awareness” of every object in his environment that he is able to see in each scrap of metal or picnic fork a unique buying and sell- ing opportunity. So tuned in to the...