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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2002) 48 (3): 292–323.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Richard Danson Brown Copyright © Hofstra University 2002 w “YourThoughts Make Shape Like Snow”: Louis MacNeice on Stephen Spender Richard Danson Brown T h e notion that the left-wing writers o f the 1930s form ed a homog­ enous clique o f interchangeable, mutually...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2016) 62 (1): 110–117.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Rachel Trousdale The Cambridge History of American Poetry , edited by Bendixen Alfred and Burt Stephen . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2015 . 1326 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2016 The new Cambridge History of American Poetry is a formidable tome, spanning...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2000) 46 (1): 20–33.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Joshua Jacobs Copyright © Hofstra University 2000 Joyce’s Epiphanic Mode: Material Language and the Representation of Sexuality in Stephen Hero and Portrait J o s h u a J a c o b s ames Joyce’s transformations of themes, language, and characters...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2017) 63 (3): 267–298.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Gregory Castle “The Consolation of Objects” takes seriously Nietzsche’s call to embrace what is, to love necessity. Amor fati for him entails the ability “to see what is necessary in things as what is beautiful in them.” Stephen Dedalus, in Joyce’s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2018) 64 (3): 275–294.
Published: 01 September 2018
... aesthetic. This essay argues, however, that what Corregidora affirms most strongly is not a more accurate (because more traumatic) history but rather what Stephen Best has recently called the desire to make the past present. What Ursa Corregidora struggles to realize in the novel is precisely the pastness...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 126–156.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Paul Stephens Copyright © Hofstra University 2013 Paul Stephens “Reading at It”: Gertrude Stein, Information Overload, and the Makings of Americanitis Paul Stephens There is no grammar in opposition but there is if there is omni- present successful intermediation...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2005) 51 (2): 244–248.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Stephen Cushman How Poets See the World: The Art o f Description in Contemporary Poetry , by Spiegelman Willard , New York : Oxford University Press , 2005 . 238 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 w Reviews Poets of Every Description How Poets See the World: The Art o f...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2005) 51 (3): 263–284.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Stephen James Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 m Seamus Heaneys Sway Stephen James I n his essay “The Makings of a Music: Reflections on Wordsworth and Yeats,” Seamus Heaney considers Hazlitt’s account of a visit to Alfoxden in June 1798, when Wordsworth gave a spirited...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2008) 54 (4): 538–543.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Stephen Schryer Worldly Acts and Sentient Things: The Persistence of Agency from Stein to DeLillo , by Chodat Robert , Ithaca : Cornell UP , 2008 . 254 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2009 Postskeptical Criticism Worldly Acts and Sentient Things: The Persistence of Agency from...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 305–329.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Stephen Ross This article argues that the central episode in E. M. Forster’s A Passage to India is not the incident at the Marabar Caves, as decades of critics have argued, but the car accident preceding the expedition to the caves. Focusing on the specifics of the accident, and especially the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2014) 60 (4): 455–480.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Stephen Schryer Copyright © Hofstra University 2014 Cockroach Dreams: Oscar Zeta Acosta, Legal Services, and the Great Society Coalition Cockroach Dreams: Oscar Zeta Acosta, Legal Services, and the Great Society Coalition Stephen Schryer Early in Oscar Zeta Acosta’s 1972 novel, The...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 413–448.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Stephen D. Thompson Approaching T. S. Eliot’s oeuvre as a coherent whole, this essay argues that his early work registers a set of philosophical difficulties inherited from the epistemological presumptions of the modern university that he gradually reformulates and resists over the course of his...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2005) 51 (4): 391–413.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Russell McDonald Copyright © Hofstra University 2005 m Who Speaks for Fergus? Silence, Homophobia, and the Anxiety of Yeatsian Influence in Joyce Russell McDonald O f the many loves that dare not speak their name for Joyce’s Stephen Dedalus, none remains more enigmatic...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2003) 49 (3): 277–297.
Published: 01 September 2003
... extension, the traditional novel to which such a setting ap­ pertains. And yet Stephen Gordon’s trajectory propels her firmly out of the milieu thus announced, into a future defined by exile.The “country seat” becomes a painful reminder, embodying “that inherent respect of [sic] the normal which...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2009) 55 (2): 232–254.
Published: 01 June 2009
... motions of characters, the bodies that produce words, and the move- ments required by speech. The aesthetic questions pondered by both Stephen Dedalus and Leo- pold Bloom in Ulysses echo contemporaneous debates in psychological aesthetics concerning the body’s role in perceiving art. Stephen...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2002) 48 (4): 461–486.
Published: 01 December 2002
... novels provoked; she viewed Joyce as a competitor, a writer against whose texts she should compare her own, and she believed that hers were inherently superior. At the same time that she asserted her superiority, however, Marsden was drawing upon Joyce’s characteriza­ tion of Stephen...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2001) 47 (2): 197–216.
Published: 01 June 2001
... his own New World modernism. Retracing this route deepens our appreciation for the achievement of both writers and encourages us to redraw the critical boundaries that typically map the literature of this century. The Stephen of St. Lucia In his last year of secondary...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2014) 60 (1): 27–58.
Published: 01 March 2014
... mother, Mrs. Hilbery—another fictive portrait, this one of  Thackeray’s daughter, Anne Ritchie, counted among Leslie and Julia Stephen’s closest friends—Katharine does not pay “homage” to the dead eminence, offering him instead her own “doubts, questionings, and despondencies” regarding the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2000) 46 (1): 56–77.
Published: 01 March 2000
... the only worthwhile present. This reading of the Hilberys’ home reveals how Night and Day is a portrait of Virginia Woolfs and Vanessa Bell’s family home at Hyde Park Gate, ruled by Leslie Stephen, who, as an influ­ ential man of letters and steward to the Victorian literary establishment, is...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2008) 54 (3): 410–417.
Published: 01 September 2008
...,” describing it as a form of “intellectual vagrancy” that allows for social transformation (57). The concept of epic triviality is particularly helpful for understanding the young Stephen Dedalus as his attention shifts from the War of the Roses to the various kinds of roses in the world, to the...