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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2016) 62 (1): 56–74.
Published: 01 March 2016
... national borders. This identification between two people with differently marginalized—and inherently sexualized—identities shifts within and outside the border of the United States, and, in this, Crane explores the nature of social marginalization as it relates to US national identity. Attending to the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2000) 46 (1): 20–33.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Joshua Jacobs Copyright © Hofstra University 2000 Joyce’s Epiphanic Mode: Material Language and the Representation of Sexuality in Stephen Hero and Portrait J o s h u a J a c o b s ames Joyce’s transformations of themes, language, and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2001) 47 (3): 293–324.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Lisa Carstens Copyright © Hofstra University 2002 Sexual Politics and Confessional Testimony in Sophie’s Choice Lisa Carstens O n the Auschwitz platform, standing before the Nazi doctor who will select which prisoners will work, which will die, Sophie Zawistowska...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2009) 55 (2): 175–208.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Eric Berlatsky © 2015 by Hofstra University 2009 Julian Barnes’s Flaubert’s Parrot and Sexual “Perversion” “Madame Bovary, c’est moi Julian Barnes’s Flaubert’s Parrot and Sexual “Perversion” Eric Berlatsky Published first in England in 1984, Julian Barnes’s Flaubert’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): 131–167.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Brenda S. Helt Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Bisexuality and Woolf’s Opposition to Theories of Androgyny Passionate Debates on “Odious Subjects”: Bisexuality and Woolf’s Opposition to Theories of Androgyny and Sexual Identity Brenda S. Helt Contemporary scholarly...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2014) 60 (3): 273–304.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Colin Gillis Copyright © Hofstra University 2014 Lawrence’s Bildungsroman and the Science of Sexual Development Lawrence’s Bildungsroman and the Science of Sexual Development Colin Gillis In the 1922 postscript to Sigmund Freud’s “Analysis of a Phobia in a Five-Year-Old Boy...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 141–166.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Marie Franco Offering a queer reading of Gravity’s Rainbow , this project reevaluates the sexual politics and narrative poetics at work in Thomas Pynchon’s paradigmatic postmodernist novel. Moving beyond a thematic reading of sexuality, the article articulates the unacknowledged theoretical...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 75–93.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Jessica Kent James Baldwin’s Giovanni’s Room participates in a cross-racial call and response with Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises , illuminating both shared cultural influences and differences of race and sexuality. David’s struggle between the social force of compulsory heterosexuality and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2018) 64 (3): 275–294.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Thomas F. Haddox Gayl Jones’s novel Corregidora has most often been read as testament to the continuity of the traumas of slavery and sexual violence across temporal and spatial boundaries—traumas transmitted and affirmed both through familial descent and through the enduring vitality of the blues...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 387–412.
Published: 01 December 2018
.... Arguing that midcentury American attitudes about sexuality inflect—productively as much as disastrously—the relationship of lyric privacy to gossipy publicity in Merrill’s poem, the article shows how gossip, in its rich afterlife in Sandover , emerges not so much as a normative threat to be overcome but...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 305–329.
Published: 01 September 2015
... the hyena is a marker of ambiguity and indeterminacy implicitly bound up with questions of race, sex and sexuality, and ethics. Following Forster’s language closely, the article illustrates how Forster links the figure of the hyena together with a thematics of spectrality that crosses cultural...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): vi–x.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Androgyny and Sexual Identity.” The judge is Linda Hutcheon, University Professor Emeritus of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Toronto. Among the most recent of her works are A Theory of Adaptation and, with Michael Hutcheon, M.D., Opera: The Art of Dying. Professor...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2009) 55 (2): 262–268.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Loren Glass The Artistic Censoring of Sexuality: Fantasy and Judgment in the Twentieth-Century Novel , by Mooney Susan , Columbus : Ohio State University Press , 2008 . 321 pages. © 2015 by Hofstra University 2009 Loren Glass Sense and Censorship The Artistic Censoring of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2009) 55 (3): 287–321.
Published: 01 September 2009
... criminals” (304). Barnes’s so-called criminal friends were the gays and lesbians who were part of her social milieu in Greenwich Village in the 1910s, where she resided before relocating in 1920 to a similar community of American expatriate sexual dissidents on Paris’s Left Bank, whose lives she...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2006) 52 (3): 347–351.
Published: 01 September 2006
...-Century Literature 52.3 Fall 2006 347 Laura Frost masochism: of course! Fantina does not argue against recent readings of Hemingway’s sexuality but rather supplements them, contending that while critics have shown homoeroticism, homophobia, repressed feminin­ ity, misogyny, fetishism, sodomy...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 596–618.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Giovanni’s Room (1956), but the novels share a great deal in common. Both tell the story of a white American man who serves in the Army, travels widely, and comes to realize that he is sexually attracted to men. In both novels, the protagonist experiences a deep and lasting attraction to another man...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2001) 47 (1): 20–38.
Published: 01 March 2001
... Severn and Milnes were anxious to preserve her from embarrassment or blame. As a result, Keats in their texts is lad­ en with a desire that can never be satisfied and whose object—Fanny— cannot be named. Blunden, then, is dropping enticing hints about Owen’s sexuality in literary terms...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2013) 59 (2): 343–350.
Published: 01 June 2013
... as a tale of scholarly misconduct, it is worse as a story of what bad scholarly practices have meant for the history of sexuality. To earn the trust of the Jameses, Edel helped keep Henry James in the closet, and, after the fourth volume of his biography belatedly broke the news in 1969, Edel...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2000) 46 (4): 492–512.
Published: 01 December 2000
... implicitly puts in question both the routes of class mobility for attractive young men in a hierarchical social order and prompts a post-Wildean, post-Freudian listener to wonder just what interest(s) Illingworth may be pursuing. Illingworth’s elusive desires indi­ cate that sexual and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2013) 59 (2): 360–368.
Published: 01 June 2013
... minimal sociality free from political and economic determinants, Wolfe argues the shape and style of intimacy in turn depend upon a long series of assumptions about personhood, gender, sexuality, domesticity, and affect. The Bloomsburian preference for intimacy over publicness thus reflects its...