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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2014) 60 (2): 169–196.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Jonathan Imber Shaw © 2015 by Hofstra University 2014 Unnatural Acts, Exceptional States Unnatural Acts, Exceptional States Jonathan Imber Shaw In a brief essay from 1960, Lone Star State native Donald Barthelme contends that “it is frequently painful for a Texan to decide that he...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 485–509.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Laura Otis Copyright © Hofstra University 2009 Monkey in the Mirror: The Science of Professor Higgins and Doctor Moreau Monkey in the Mirror: The Science of Professor Higgins and Doctor Moreau Laura Otis In 1916, when George Bernard Shaw published Pygmalion in book form, he...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2008) 54 (1): 105–114.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Rossetti, Bernard Shaw, Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, and Jean Rhys, Marshik offers incisive readings of both canoni­ cal and neglected texts, and reveals instances of artistic self-censorship through the review of manuscript materials. Drawing on Michael Levine’s Writing through Repression...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2006) 52 (4): 443–473.
Published: 01 December 2006
... as revolutionary— George Bernard Shaw remarked in 1914 Twentieth-Century Literature 52.4 Winter 2006 443 Laura Frost that “The cinema is going to form the mind of EnglandThe cinema is a much more momentous invention than the printing press” (9)2— the coming o f sound was...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2005) 51 (4): 467–490.
Published: 01 December 2005
... occasions after it) he is prone to making casual and avowedly disinterested assertions on the worth of animal life. The first substantial exchange with Lucy is illustrative. Accompanying her on a visit to meet Bev and Bill Shaw, David is repelled by the smells and sights of animals in their house...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2011) 57 (2): 224–254.
Published: 01 June 2011
... per day, guide (trilingual) included). (17.1720-4) This elaborate and satirical description of Bloom’s utopian tourism scheme vaguely recalls the tourist development plan for the Irish town of Ruscullen envisioned by Tom Broadbent, the English capitalist in George Bernard Shaw’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 423–444.
Published: 01 December 2009
... endorsed by Laura Otis as well, when she argues that representations of the figure of the scientist in works by H. G. Wells and George Bernard Shaw “suggest both writers’ concern with the ethics of experimentation at a time when scientific knowledge was increasing faster than awareness of its...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 596–618.
Published: 01 December 2013
... was the school’s tennis champion and all athletes were admired” (12). And even when Jim briefly assumes the feminized role of kept boy for closeted Hollywood film star Ronald Shaw, Vidal carefully preserves Jim’s masculinity, as when Shaw tells Jim “I also didn’t think you could be made. You...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2000) 46 (2): 238–268.
Published: 01 June 2000
... have worked in concert with reactionary British intellectuals to provide the public with the stagnant culture of aesthetes such as Wilde, the wild-nature cranks of Rousseauist romantics, popular socialist playwrights like Shaw, the spectacle of musical theater at the Gaiety, and the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 12–31.
Published: 01 March 2003
... h e twentieth century saw successive waves of American writers on France, from James and Wharton to the so-called lost generation of Stein, Hemingway, Miller, Fitzgerald, et al. in the twenties and thirties, and on to the post-WorldWar II generation of James Jones, Jack Kerouac, Irwin Shaw...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2003) 49 (4): 494–519.
Published: 01 December 2003
..., published a distinguished but not adventurous literary list, most notably including Bernard Shaw (Mumby and Norrie 279, 345-46).10 Although the publication history and spare presentation of H.D.’s first book have received little attention, excellent scholarship on Sea Garden...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 597–617.
Published: 01 December 2009
... unnamed, presences in Coetzee’s novel about post-apartheid Africa, with the words too many repeated often. With Lucy pregnant by her rapists and moving closer to her newly empowered neighbor Petrus, Lurie confesses to Bev Shaw that he is not getting on well with his daughter. The problem, from...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2012) 58 (3): 495–514.
Published: 01 September 2012
... to neglect and to exploit. 5. O’Hara uses inauguration in active voice, though, in “Vincent and I Inaugu- rate a Movie Theatre” (399). 6. For Times Square as a cruising-ground, see Chauncy and Delaney. 7. Lytle Shaw makes a related point about contingencies of meaning; focusing on O’Hara’s use...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2016) 62 (3): 309–336.
Published: 01 September 2016
... the most lurid, thrillerlike episodes and characters; tiny-type double columns, like a Bible or a newspaper, for the first-person narration of the miners; section titles superimposed atop photographs. Such engagement with the conventions of postmodernism has led Katy Shaw, for one, to charge that...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2009) 55 (2): 279–285.
Published: 01 June 2009
... children, and his conversion to the rootedness and longevity of Catholicism—all converging in his jocular and witty but no less defiant resistance to his secular foes (Pater, Nietzsche, Wilde, Shaw, Kipling, Wells, Tolstoy). In his essay “Is Humanism a Religion?” he writes: “I distrust spiritual...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): 269–276.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Ellison’s Invisible Man (1952) with only a brief interruption for Norman Mailer’s The Naked and the Dead [1948Hutner adds names such as Irwin Shaw, Kay Boyle, Nelson 273 Alison Shonkwiler Algren, Sloan Wilson, Wallace Stegner, James Cain, Betty Smith, Charles Jackson, Chester Himes, and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2010) 56 (1): 71–91.
Published: 01 March 2010
... the ailments of a civilized society” (Archer-Shaw 142). As Simon Gikandi points out, few modernists made a clear distinction between African and African American. That is, “African” was often assigned to a person or culture without regard to culture or birthplace (hence the confusion in the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2012) 58 (4): 663–687.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Shaw’s Sons and Soldiers (1944), Gwen- dolyn Brooks’s “the mother” (1945), Randall Jarrell’s “The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner” (1945), Sinclair Lewis’s Kingsblood Royal (1945), Betty Mac- Donald’s The Egg and I (1945), and Betty Smith’s A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945). Such a list in modern...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2008) 54 (1): 31–46.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Harriet Weaver Shaw, Joyce laments the fact that Bennett’s remarks were published on the jacket of Portrait (3:109). 7. For a discussion of how Bennett was represented in literary satires, see Drab­ ble 289-91. 8. As Kelly Anspaugh suggests, “Finnegans Wake is, among infinite other things, a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2015) 61 (1): 32–62.
Published: 01 March 2015
... of Shaw, Galsworthy, Mrs. Wharton, Du Bois or Conrad, or that old master of exquisite phrase and imaginative incident—Walter Pater?” (1987, 209) When readers detected Wharton’s influence on Fauset, her publisher wholly embraced the comparison: In 1924,…Liverright advertisements boasted about “a new...