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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2010) 56 (3): 341–370.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Luke Carson; Heather Cass White Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Marianne Moore’s “Walking-Sticks and Paperweights and Watermarks” Difficult Ground: Poetic Renunciation in Marianne Moore’s “Walking-Sticks and Paperweights and Watermarks” Luke Carson and Heather Cass White...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 385–404.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Leaves,” and “Walking-Sticks and Paperweights and Watermarks,” are those that attend any reintroduced species: survival in the wild depends on a gene pool sufficiently hardy for propagation and the ability of the species to find and occupy a sustainable ecological niche. In the case of poetry, the gene...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2005) 51 (4): 491–494.
Published: 01 December 2005
... she hews to this schema from start to finish. You begin to wish that she would be a little more audacious, that her essay were something more than a helpmate. But if she shies away from evaluation and sticks to analysis, at least her explica­ tion proves trustworthy; and her prose reveals an...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2009) 55 (3): 378–392.
Published: 01 September 2009
... influence Butler’s study might have had on Joyce’s conception of Ulysses. Hugh Kenner, who first drew attention to specific intertextual links, sees a parallel between the description of Telemachus’s tower in The Authoress and the Martello Tower where Ulysses opens (“Homer’s Sticks and Stones” 293...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2000) 46 (1): 100–114.
Published: 01 March 2000
...” offers contrasting reactions to the reality of war. A “child-faced” soldier (Cacciato), smelling of Doublemint gum—that keen reminder of the World—creeps up to Paul Berlin and of­ fers him a stick of gum. As Cacciato and Berlin relax and chew their gum, Cacciato begins whistling tunelessly. He...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2011) 57 (2): 272–276.
Published: 01 June 2011
... she were “Hitting a straight lick with a crooked stick.” (116-7) In Cross Creek, meanwhile, Rawlings weaves fact and fiction together in a series of semi-autobiographical vignettes. In 1943 she was sued by her 274 Review Cross Creek neighbor Zelma Cason for the book’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 305–329.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of the dead man’s spirit into a “savage pig” he does so in a way that reveals much more than it appears to. No one has mentioned a wild boar at any point in the novel, and there is no precedent for his calling the spirit a “savage pig.” 14 It seems radically incongruous, a clue that sticks out and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2016) 62 (4): 448–454.
Published: 01 December 2016
...-renewing for the soldier but also inexhaustibly transmissible to a reader.” Worry is an affect that sticks; it creeps and spreads. Waiting becomes waiting for the fulfillment of worry. This is not to say, however, that Tense Future is obsessed with dread. On the contrary, Saint-Amour stresses...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 25–42.
Published: 01 March 2005
... noy describes his relentless promiscuity to his analyst Spielvogel as a form of sociological research: What I’m saying, Doctor, is that I don’t seem to stick my dick up these girls, as much as I stick it up their backgrounds—as though through fucking I will discover America. Conquer...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2009) 55 (1): 58–79.
Published: 01 March 2009
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 427–450.
Published: 01 December 2017
... sticking out of it (this izza matr of editn). Also IF you ever go near a library/can you indicate any BUYABLE works (or worse, unbuyable ditto), throwin light on Financial stimulae of Jeff/Davis, and financing of the confederacy. 2. were there any abolitionist jews. (1935d) Leon Surette has dated Pound’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2008) 54 (4): 514–525.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of postwar literary history. Its first three books, however, stick to time- honored figures. Godden illuminatingly extends discussions of Faulkner beyond the familiar Sound and the Fury—Absalom, Absalom! sequence, and connections between Wharton and Wright have probably never been...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2014) 60 (1): 99–110.
Published: 01 March 2014
... house in Kirkwood, an event that brought joy, at last, into Mary’s life. And not just into hers. As Leavell tells it, “when the baby was first brought downstairs, Warner danced around the baby carriage beating two sticks together. To the aston- ishment of the adults, the baby burst into laughter...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2010) 56 (4): 462–492.
Published: 01 December 2010
... . . . “Beware of the dog,” Alec said. “I ain’t got a dog.” “Fresh fruits daily,” Alec went on. “Stick no bills by order.” … “Trespassers will be prosecuted. Overseas visitors wel- comed. If you don’t see what you require please ask. Our assis- tants will be pleased...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2002) 48 (3): 348–361.
Published: 01 September 2002
...: “Sometimes the tie w ould almost break; there were vast gaps in their understanding” (44). If Flush cannot comprehend Miss Barrett’s motivation in spending “hour after hour passing her hand over a white page w ith a black stick,” the poet is unable to comprehend the dog’s “alternate...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2007) 53 (1): 23–39.
Published: 01 March 2007
... transfix them in amber, the afterglow of an empire, preferring a shed of palm-thatch with tilted sticks to that blue bus-stop? Didn’t I prefer a road from which tracks climbed into the thickening syntax of colonial travelers, the measured prose I read as a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2000) 46 (3): 311–327.
Published: 01 September 2000
... (“Kill the beast! 320 GOLDING AND HUXLEY Cut his throat! Spill his blood!” [187]) and a rite of propitiation to ensure their survival. The pig’s head on the stick becomes a “gift” for the beast and an idol, an incarnation of ancient Beelzebub, Lord of Flies. Like...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 1–36.
Published: 01 March 2013
... a system of counter-tourism that dissolves this implicitly liberal-pluralist world: By plane, car, horse, camel, elephant, tractor, bicycle and steam roller, on foot, skis, sled, crutch and pogo-stick the tourists storm the frontiers, demanding with inflexible...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2001) 47 (4): 596–618.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Campbellpur. After decades of living in Brit­ ain, they still seemed utterly foreign they seemed like men from the sticks, irredeemably provincial. (1) Apart from his geographical errors, Ruthven relies on “wild and scrag­ gy” metaphors that portray the Muslims as savages, not capable of hav­...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2002) 48 (2): 215–238.
Published: 01 June 2002
...: Always I find when I begin to write there is one character who obstinately will not come alive. There is nothing psychologically false about him, but he sticks, he has to be pushed around, words have to be found for him, all the technical skill I have acquired through the...