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Twentieth-Century Literature (2012) 58 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 March 2012
... the lives of sisters Constance and Sophia Baines. While Constance remains for her entire life at their childhood home in Burs- ley, a town in the industrial regions of northern England referred to by Bennett as “The Five Towns,” Sophia leaves at the first opportunity, and becomes, by turns, hotel...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (2): 131–163.
Published: 01 June 2003
... out her life in one house in the Five Towns, while Sophia elopes to Paris, where she remains for four decades before returning to Staffordshire in her old age. The novel’s unusually broad temporal scope—it encom­ passes a span of years from the 1860s to the first decade of the twentieth century...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2002) 48 (4): 487–507.
Published: 01 December 2002
...). Nonetheless, she had immediately felt “at ease” in her new position, and quickly established a good working relationship with Sophia Wittenberg, who had started working for the Dial in 1920 as a stenographer and was now her assistant. Wittenberg was not only de­ lightfully beautiful...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (2): 139–162.
Published: 01 June 2021
... an individual life, an aspect of The Four-Gated City that has also been explored by critics such as Molly Hite (1988) , Patricia Waugh (1989) , and Sophia Barnes (2016) . This conception poses the world as a systemic whole, and its interdependent parts need to be properly “named” (suggestively, the term...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (4): 405–430.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of the “East” but of the banks of the Serpentine, in Kensington Gardens. For Orlando, though fading mist reveals the solid base of the Hagia Sophia, which was then an Ottoman mosque, the depiction of the cityscape’s domes as “bubbles,” and the narrative’s emphasis on what would “be seen to be,” suggest...