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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 March 2017) 63 (1): 49–74.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Irene Yoon This essay demonstrates how Virginia Woolf negotiates problems of temporal, spatial, and intersubjective distance through the modern—and increasingly transparent—landscape of interwar London. Through readings of “A Sketch of the Past” and Mrs. Dalloway , I argue that the perceptual...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 223–230.
Published: 01 June 2016
... spatial and communal autonomy. As a result, it fails to take into account the “mutually constitutive relations between space and identity” (181). Locating the Destitute does the slippery and careful work of analyzing space as both a material lack and a metaphor. Drawing upon Henri Lefebvre’s concept of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2003) 49 (4): 449–471.
Published: 01 December 2003
... theorized or historicized the interlocking spatial politics maintaining gender roles as part of an imperialist territorial Englishness. Thinking insularly, Laura confines her politics to domestic concerns, and her critique of domesticity as a justification for domestic politics extends only as far...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2007) 53 (4): 530–534.
Published: 01 December 2007
... literature of the apartheid years and immediately after, and it provides us with a formula­ tion of the politics of place (per her subtide) that not only illuminates the South African situation but also contributes enormously to conversations about “the reassertion of the spatial in critical social...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 354–363.
Published: 01 December 2011
... spatial constraints of comics form. In the underground, the form was refigured as experimental, in the sense of deliberately and productively obstructing “normal reading.” But even during this re-shaping as avant-garde (from the realm of the putatively childish) comics self-consciously aimed to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2003) 49 (2): 164–192.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Twentieth-Century Literature 49.2 Summer 2003 164 Ulysses and the Rhetoric of Cartography Joyce at work on the ‘Wandering Rocks’ was to see a surveyor with theodolite and measuring chain” (124—25). Likening the precise spatial plotting of the chapter to the surveyors practice of marking and mea­...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 265–272.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., the “archive fever” of the survey era is a progenitor—perverse as it may be—of turn-of-the-century Celtic revivalism. Hence the survey’s unprecedented effort to imagine the “nation” as a spatial totality, but in local scales, was not simply an instrument of state power but also a nuanced and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2000) 46 (1): 78–99.
Published: 01 March 2000
... tions” from the plastic world of “spatial relations” (Fry, “Some Questions” 23) is the effect of extreme formalism.3 Woolf, in contrast, strove to invent “a system that did not shut out” ( Writer’s Diary 189) and to unify psychologi­ cal and spatial, vital and formal values. As distinct from the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2009) 55 (3): 287–321.
Published: 01 September 2009
... 1910s and 20s is remembered for its sexual, social, and aes- thetic freedom and experimentation, a proper accounting of this period is not complete without understanding the geographic and discursive forces that constructed, regulated, and quarantined the spatially and so- cially...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2002) 48 (4): 461–486.
Published: 01 December 2002
... Egoist from 1914 to 1915, Stephen paraphrases Lessing’s genre dis­ tinctions regarding painting as a spatial art and poetry as a temporal one, proclaiming them to Cranly as his own: “An esthetic image is presented to us either in space or in time. What is audible is presented in time...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 105–113.
Published: 01 March 2011
... the sanctity of native ground. In her 2005 presi- dential address to the ASA, Karen Halttunen dismissed cultural geography (possibly the most practical application of recent Continental aesthetic and spatial theories) for its “dazzlingly incomprehensible vocabularies” (Giles 143). According to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2015) 61 (2): 264–271.
Published: 01 June 2015
... traditional route of imperial expansion from London to the colonies, a reversal of London’s assumed influence on colonial literary production, and a reversal of critical conversations and practices. Modernist Voyages participates in the “spatial turn” within the new modernist studies and yet distinguishes...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2006) 52 (2): 199–230.
Published: 01 June 2006
... tracks never exacdy syn­ thesize or fully explain each other.11 In “their essence,” Spiegelman says, comics are about time being made manifest spatially, in that you’ve got all these different chunks of time—each box being a differ­ 201 Hillary Chute ent moment of time—and you see...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2007) 53 (3): 273–297.
Published: 01 September 2007
... constituted an obstacle to this historicization o f contemporaneity; that it has, moreover, privileged the “present” as a principle that, in effect, stands outside its own historicity. Jameson’s powerful diagnosis o f “a certain spatial turn” in the postm odern (Postmodernism 154) has, under...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 624–628.
Published: 01 December 2009
... historical practice through late nineteenth-century transformations of “industrial infrastructures, perceptions, and information processing” (76). At stake here is the “relationship between the spatial practices of extractive mercantile enterprise and natural history” (128). For Thurtle, both...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 417–423.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Henderson, Sonia Sanchez is as identifiable by the unusual lineation and spatial organization of her poems as by the rhetorical intensity of her radical social criticism. She too invokes the revolutionary aesthetics of free jazz as a metaphor for black liberation by “transposing sonic and vocal...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2010) 56 (3): 318–340.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Bowen and the New Cosmopolitanism à la Virginia Woolf, Bowen jostles back to an objective voice; likewise, just as she approaches the “spatial language [of] modernist ‘style,’ ”—Frederic Jameson’s phrase for how English modernists render “the unrepresentable [social] totality” in figures of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2015) 61 (4): 460–483.
Published: 01 December 2015
... within a global landscape (2012, 277). This sort of socio-spatial work may seem alien to Bowen’s novels; as Maud Ellman observes, “Everything in Bowen’s prose conspires to efface the human subject” (2003, 67). And Bowen’s landscapes, in their impersonality and indifference—and, at times, antipathy—toward...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2008) 54 (2): 247–254.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Winston Napier Cross-Cultural Visions in African American Modernism: From Spatial Narrative to Jazz Haiku , by Hakutani Yoshinobu , Columbus : Ohio State University Press , 2006 . 261 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2008 w Reviews Regarding Others Cross-Cultural...