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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2018) 64 (1): 111–119.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Mark David Kaufman Espionage in British Fiction and Film since 1900: The Changing Enemy , by Buckton Oliver S. . Lanham, MD : Lexington Books , 2015 . 351 pages. Espionage and Exile: Fascism and Anti-fascism in British Spy Fiction and Film , by Lassner Phyllis . Edinburgh...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2018) 64 (3): 317–346.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Mark David Kaufman This article uses the genre of speculative historical fiction as a point of entry into Virginia Woolf’s politics. Two spy novels, Ellen Hawkes and Peter Manso’s The Shadow of the Moth (1983) and Stephanie Barron’s The White Garden (2009), present scenarios in which Woolf becomes...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2018) 64 (1): 120–127.
Published: 01 March 2018
... to 9/11, Win Pollard, the father of branding adept Cayce, is a Cold War security expert for the CIA who goes missing in the vicinity of the World Trade Center on the morning of the attack. The twentieth-century dualism of spy vs. spy is caught unprepared by global terrorism, while Pollard’s progeny...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2000) 46 (3): 369–386.
Published: 01 September 2000
... immediacy and open- endedness. We as readers have the sense that the narrator3 is still living out her terrible yet true ordeal as spy of sorts for the Resistance, and that we are living it alongside her. Much of the story is recounted in what I call epi­ sodes, that is, groups of several paragraphs...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): 269–276.
Published: 01 June 2010
... genre fiction or pulp fiction, they aspire to more than escapism. They may be found on the shelves of some public libraries (those that have not yet purged their collections for computer space), where next to high-canonical works by William Faulkner and spy thrillers by Ken Follett sit...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2002) 48 (4): 427–460.
Published: 01 December 2002
... 305), the Savage, disgusted with himself, commits suicide. Mustapha Mond disappears from the novel 10 pages before the Delta- Minuses spy John; their awe reintroduces him. The oath swearing also connects the brave new world’s foundation figure, Henry Ford, with John’s suicide in the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2006) 52 (2): 111–144.
Published: 01 June 2006
... her lips, or move the slender hands; Her dark eyes keep their secrets hid from us, Beyond the circle of our thought she stands. The parrot on his bar, a silent spy, Regards her with a patient curious eye. This little-known work was not reprinted in Eliot’s Complete Poems and Plays...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2013) 59 (3): 465–493.
Published: 01 September 2013
... began to distend themselves, like those on the walls of my nursery and round the dado, till they took on a momentous importance: they were my only clues to a mystery. And, on my walks through familiar quarters of Dublin I looked at everything like a spy. (18) Like...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2004) 50 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 March 2004
... revolution—a person without the appropriate papers can readily be locked away or deported (or left starving at the border) on the grounds that he or she is a spy, a terror­ ist, or a potential economic burden. Even those who have their papers in order—German Jews in the 1930s, for instance—may find...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2014) 60 (2): 169–196.
Published: 01 June 2014
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2016) 62 (3): 247–270.
Published: 01 September 2016
... post-traumatic stress and the Resistance spy. Two critics have compellingly historicized Watt ’s “resistant” language as a product of Beckett’s engagement with the war. In a chapter titled “Witt–Watt: The Language of Resistance / The Resistance of Language,” Marjorie Perloff connects Watt and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 March 2017
... secret: the silence that stretches over the demonic and the Platonic, the unacknowledged components of Christianity’s trembling mystery. We spy the rough draft of Daniel Foe’s work; we peruse the iterations of what will become Robinson Crusoe ; we witness Friday treated as a beast of burden by Cruso and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2000) 46 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2000
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2000) 46 (2): 171–192.
Published: 01 June 2000
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2001) 47 (1): 92–113.
Published: 01 March 2001
... termed elsewhere “ the doctor’s obsession with the task at hand”6 led him to en­ gage with Boulton and incur his insults, drove him into domestic quar­ rels with a woman he could not face down, and led him to spy on Prudie. It carried him to excess in the dispute over the underwear. Nick’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 79–103.
Published: 01 March 2013
... brought to it is my knowledge of the Russian language.” This document, the novel’s central embedded narrative, is a confessional writing composed by the Russian student-turned-spy-turned double-agent, Razumov. 79Twentieth-Century Literature 59.1 Spring 2013 79 Nicole Rizzuto...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2013) 59 (3): 441–464.
Published: 01 September 2013
...-Political Form in Richard Powers’s Gain as an artifact in a private museum dedicated to Clare memorabilia, which Laura visits late in her illness. Spying the card, Laura muses: “What else did anyone ever want? Here it is, the thin thing pulling life on, the value- added thread tying salve to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2014) 60 (4): 455–480.
Published: 01 December 2014
... compensatory fantasy by which Oscar defends his imperiled heterosexual masculinity in Autobiography. Just as, when gazing into the mirror, Oscar tries to imagine himself as Charles Atlas, Brown imagines himself as James Bond—a virile, white first-world spy in a third-world nation. This fantasy is...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 115–140.
Published: 01 June 2017
... conservative flank . . . promoting narrow national definitions of integration and race” in the presence of “US-government sponsored spy operations . . . authorized to monitor and contain black radicalism” (241). Associated with the “embattled internationalist Left,” Mayfield criticized those black writers and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 46–81.
Published: 01 March 2003
... to an elaborate theory that the young Gurdjieff may have been the spy Ushe Narzunoff, a player in the “Great Game”—the clandestine struggle be­ tween Imperial Russia and Britain for control of India.5 For whatever reason or combination of reasons, Gurdjieff’s travels did take him to Tibet...