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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (3): 407–430.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Christopher Ames Copyright © Hofstra University 2002 Shakespeare’s Grave: The British Fiction o f Hollywood Christopher Ames All sorts of English oddities turn up in Hollywood. —P. G.Wodehouse, The Old Reliable (51) I have a favorite quote...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (1): 56–77.
Published: 01 March 2000
... the Haworth Parsonage, this setting powerfully arranges and defines its subjects, but unlike the Parsonage, promotes only the tradition of great men. SHAKESPEARE’S SISTER AND A TOMB OF ONE’S OWN Woolfs famous creation of Shakespeare’s Sister—the talented sibling who died unknown and unpublished...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2006) 52 (4): 443–473.
Published: 01 December 2006
...: Othello. Throughout Brave New World, Huxley juxtaposes the feelies with Shakespeare. After John returns from his trip to the feelies, he turns to The Complete Works of Shakespeare, which he has smuggled in from the Indian Reservation. He “turned with religious...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2002) 48 (3): 239–263.
Published: 01 September 2002
... insistence on the status o f W illow Springs as a contact zone finds expression in the intertextual construction o f the narrative. As an intertext, the narrative interweaves the legend o f Sapphira Wade w ith the master narrative o f Shakespeare’s The Tempest. In Mama Day, The Tempest...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (3): 378–392.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and Charybdis in the Irish National Library. The Dublin intelligentsia have convened to discuss art and artists, in particular Shakespeare, and there seems to be a general agreement that a work of art should be approached by way of its author’s biography. When Stephen has expounded his theory...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (4): 619–656.
Published: 01 December 2013
... deportment grade slips down to 90%. We can only imagine what caused this brush with naughtiness. Three authors who held center stage in the curriculum of Smith Academy were William Shakespeare, Sir Walter Scott, and Oliver Goldsmith. Those who keep track of early literary influences...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (4): 597–617.
Published: 01 December 2009
... in order to survive form the controversial and troubling heart of Disgrace. As a professor of literature, Lurie draws on a wide range of allusions, marshaling Shakespeare to propel his seduction of Melanie Isaacs and Flaubert to ironize his romantic and sexual longings. It is romanticism...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (2): 279–285.
Published: 01 June 2009
...): they “seldom move the body to strong emotion” (55). Creating his own tradition in myth, Tolkien achieves in his fiction the very thing that Tolkien admired about Shakespeare (and that Oser recommends in him): “So great is the bounty with which he [Shakespeare] has been treated that he may now, perhaps...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (2): 197–216.
Published: 01 June 2001
... transposes his naming— he “re-verses” the significance of Warwick— to align himself, and by implication his son, with Shakespeare. It is not the academic Shakespeare of an imposed colonial canon— the “foreign machinery known as Liter­ ature”— but an idealized Shakespeare of the amateur poet...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (2): 260–268.
Published: 01 June 2010
... censorious response to Forster. Shakespeare was also an Englishman, and we know the fullness of Kermode’s admiration for him. But Shakespeare, thought Forster, was not an intellectual, was not Oxbridge bred, and while he was enormously creative, he would have felt as much outside the world...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (3): 414–422.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Mothers: Fantasies of Maternal Origin in Shakespeare’s Plays, Hamlet to The Tempest. Like Adelman, Widiss charts how a “steady concomitant of the refutation of authorial death, it would seem, is a literal or figurative death of a mother” (164). Not taking up these questions until the conclusion...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (4): 405–426.
Published: 01 December 2017
... . 1997 . The Art of Shakespeare’s Sonnets . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Vendler Helen . 2004 . Poets Thinking: Pope, Whitman, Dickinson, Yeats . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Vendler Helen . 2006 . “ The Art of Losing .” New Republic , April 3...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (3): 341–370.
Published: 01 September 2010
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (4): 391–413.
Published: 01 December 2005
... see it in your face” (Ulysses: Corrected Text 7.616-17). As if to emphasize how far short of this mark Stephen’s efforts have fallen, this scene is presented under the ironic headlineYOU CAN DO IT Similarly, after Stephen finishes his lecture on Shakespeare in “Scylla and Charybdis,” Mr. Best...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (4): 513–537.
Published: 01 December 2014
... by no means funny if they happened in real life. (20.76) The reference here to Chaucer is telling: in the comedy that Orwell admired, the rebellions are not only muted, but are often directed against bygone foes. Thus, Orwell celebrates Shakespeare, Fielding, and Smollett; finds the great work...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (2): 241–267.
Published: 01 June 2001
... are skeptically scrutinized in both books as well. Watson is named and at­ tacked in three of the four books, granted a reprieve only in Lion, but even there Lewis writes that he hopes to rescue “this magnificent per­ son [Shakespeare] from the chances of the fashionable...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 June 2005
... and contemporary critiques of monuments. How do postmodern poets, he asks, address the rivalry or interplay between monuments and poetry as Horace first envisioned it, and as Shakespeare and Shelley later considered it? In his analysis of the five poets covered by his study (Elizabeth Bishop...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (3): 331–335.
Published: 01 September 2004
... that literature should be left to its white, upper-middle-class practitioners seems quaint at best: did we ever really think that? It may be difficult to find a single-au­ thor course on any dead white male other than Shakespeare in contem­ porary English departments, but it is remarkably easy to find...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (2): 232–254.
Published: 01 June 2009
... compos- ing on Sandymount Strand, Bloom thinks, “That is how poets write, the similar sounds,” or in the case of Shakespeare’s blank verse, “The flow of the language it is” (8.64–65). The description of “flowing language” is another example of what Vernon Lee understood as the projection...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (2): 191–222.
Published: 01 June 2018
... a bracing effect on the reader. By contrast, the landscape of which we are induced to “think” remains half asleep. 13 A quoted stage direction from Shakespeare’s Henry VI instructs us to contemplate the storm as Henry contemplates a battle from neutral ground, in “another part of the field.” 14...