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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2001) 47 (2): 268–292.
Published: 01 June 2001
... switching the gendered object of the male gaze from female to male, and by disrupting the progress of his narratives at important moments during which the reader is invited to gaze on a tableau in which the male body is the central focal point, Forster invented a kind of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2014) 60 (2): 259–266.
Published: 01 June 2014
... to her anthology Freakery and in Deleuze and Guattari’s Anti-Oedipus. From the former, she adopts the ideas of “spiel” and “tableau” (xxv)—verbal description and visual image—as central, and inevitably contradictory, components of the freak display. The spiel/tableau contrast creates a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 220–227.
Published: 01 June 2017
... be read rather convincingly in terms of a “cosmopolitics” that denies the primacy of the ideas about the “human condition” in relation to “inquiries about our identity and belonging relative to place” (140). The crucial tableau here is one that appears as various afterimages in his writing but...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2009) 55 (1): 137–144.
Published: 01 March 2009
... allow Orlando’s inspired reading of the portrait of Mrs. Lloyd to close the book on our assessment of Lily, she argues that the tableau scene invites more complicated questions. Cer­ tainly Orlando’s careful critique of the Reynolds painting furthers our understanding of the novel so greatly...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2006) 52 (4): 391–412.
Published: 01 December 2006
... all of its obscenity and meanness. The novel’s fantastic twist is to compel this discourse to shriek and wail with homoerotic affect. The supersaturation of religious allu­ sion, far from lending a moral or epistemological framework to the novel, scaffolds tableaus o f shocking...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 247–258.
Published: 01 June 2018
... 1978 study places on “the representation of the East as stage, spectacle, and ‘tableau vivant’ on which Europe acts out its psychic dramas” (24–25). This aspect of Orientalism has paved the way for Boone, regardless of his misgivings about Said’s inattention to sexuality, to consider “those elements...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2003) 49 (2): 164–192.
Published: 01 June 2003
... use of the map as a wayfinder. “The map,” de Certeau concludes, is “a totalizing stage on which elements of diverse origin are brought together to form the tableau of a ‘state’ of geographical knowledge” (121). De Certeau’s cen­ tral metaphor is telling: modern maps present a static...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2003) 49 (2): 131–163.
Published: 01 June 2003
... shift from participatory to staged violence and excess was to disengage the spectator from spectacle, relegating the world of tableau to a space behind the cor­ don sanitaire of the exhibit and preserving the realm of the viewer from its taint of unrestrained “grossness.” The more vicious kinds...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2014) 60 (3): 305–335.
Published: 01 September 2014
... tableau of mutual intimacy akin to the scene of Hart and Emil on the Brooklyn Bridge: yes, Walt, Afoot again, and onward without halt,— Not soon, nor suddenly,—no, never to let go My hand in yours...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 352–372.
Published: 01 September 2015
... other animals” (2013, 4). The “species consciousness” Bryden finds explored across an extensive Beckettian bestiary necessarily translates, for David Wheatley in the same volume, into “species anxiety—the dilemma of what it is to be human” (2013, 59). So, in a gleefully dismal tableau, as Murphy...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2015) 61 (4): 460–483.
Published: 01 December 2015
... instead represents a “long tradition of Irish self-mythologizing, which might well be regarded as a preservation under other, cultural, forms of ‘received grievances’” (2010, 233). Certainly, Maud seems out of place in a romantic tableau. At twelve she is already a force to be reckoned with at her school...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2000) 46 (1): 56–77.
Published: 01 March 2000
... family to “show” like art in a museum. Katharine’s job is to “train” life itself, and her own life in particular. The arrangement of her family is much like the ar­ rangement of a tableau vivant, an arrangement of life fixed in place. Katharine believes that her marriage to Rodney will provide an...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2009) 55 (2): 209–231.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Winnie: a sexual encounter. Following on the comic misunderstandings of the previous paragraph, this tableau—the two clasped together in the dark in a pornography shop, the defender of social order looking through the windows, a dead body in the other room—mixes fear and desire, incit- ing a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 43–63.
Published: 01 March 2005
... End is idyllic, a joyous tableau. (72-73) 57 Leslie White In contrast, Alan Wilde finds the ending “at best, unsteady, at worst facile” (Art and Order 123). Douglass Thompson concurs:“the concludingjoy that reigns at Howards End is fragile and qualified” (131). And C. B. Cox asserts that the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 86–104.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., since it is erotically coupled with the Yeatsian vision it also sustains, of “this shrunken old man and this earthly incarnation of heavenly beauty” embracing for a whole minute in an allegorical tableau of their “cooperation” (149), their parentage of the hybrid text. Can a novel, rather than...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2015) 61 (2): 232–263.
Published: 01 June 2015
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2017) 63 (3): 299–328.
Published: 01 September 2017
... as “quiver,” “wobble,” and “bend,” melting the quotidian scene into a kind of surrealist tableau. Solid objects, from lighthouse to mast, begin to behave like ink, or as if awash in an inky deluge. Once Betty blots away her tears, the passage’s formal register returns to lexical realism with plain...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2001) 47 (1): 39–71.
Published: 01 March 2001
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2001) 47 (4): 569–595.
Published: 01 December 2001
... dangers of those yearnings for stable meaning by portraying them as authoritarian, intolerant, and corrupt.The maternal image, by contrast, works horizontally to bind dis­ parate beliefs and cultures into a singular national tableau. This strategy too fails, as its promise is undone by competition...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2002) 48 (1): 22–49.
Published: 01 March 2002
... did play a role in tourism, but only insofar as they enabled visitors to step into a life-size tableau of the Old West and meet the type of traditional Indians popularized as a vanishing race. Tourists sought contact with costumed Indians who fulfilled their aesthetic ideals of “primitive...