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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2007) 53 (4): 459–487.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Daniel Hannah Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 m “Massed Ambiguity”: Fatness in Henry James s The Ivory Tower Daniel Hannah [T]hat they are each the particular individual of the particular weight being of course of the essence of my donnée. They are interesting...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 145–169.
Published: 01 June 2016
... angel of Lübeck and John Glenn’s World’s Fair appearance; aspects of the Raketen-Stadt and the fair’s US Science Pavilion; and Pynchon’s many towers and elevators and that signature feature of Century 21, the Space Needle. The conclusion attends to the fair’s traces in Against the Day and Bleeding Edge...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2001) 47 (2): 137–168.
Published: 01 June 2001
... studies, The Tower, a collection traditionally read within the context of “British” high modernism, offers a tempting point of entry. Published in 1928,1 The Tower contains poems mostly written during the nine-year period that saw the drafting of the Irish Declaration of Independence in 1919, the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2006) 52 (2): 199–230.
Published: 01 June 2006
... space as possible. The ice might be thinner than one would like to think. —Art Spiegelman (qtd. in D’Arcy 3) In In the Shadow of No Towers, his most recent book of comic strips, Art Spiegelman draws connections between his experience of 9/11 and his survivor parents...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2005) 51 (1): 43–63.
Published: 01 March 2005
... understood that the potential decadence of Schlegel “ivory-towerism” is hardly the appropri­ ate antidote to the brutality of Wilcox hegemony, as Margaret herself often acknowledges. Clearly, then, the kind of synthesis the novel appears to advance and certainly the means for achieving it are...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2010) 56 (1): 122–129.
Published: 01 March 2010
... the process, McGurl challenges the idea of the ivory tower as a rarefied realm separate from society. He states in his introduction that he is not “pro” or “con” creative writing programs, just a disinterested observer, a literary historian examining an episteme, a “museless pedant” (27...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2013) 59 (2): 196–231.
Published: 01 June 2013
... postwar suburb and surrounding area, and taking note of the scarred earth where the Twin Towers had once stood. Yet the unfamiliar is quickly subsumed by the familiar: although 196Twentieth-Century Literature 59.2 Summer 2013 196 Postwar Living Memorials and the Post-Traumatic Suburb...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2003) 49 (1): 82–102.
Published: 01 March 2003
... famous signifi­ es whose apparently identical reproductions circulate throughout France and the novel. The same “charming (if not terribly accomplished) print of the Eiffel Tower,” which enchants the exuberant Jane Turner as she 91 Carolyn A. Durham looks up from “[her] French bed, in [her...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2000) 46 (1): 78–99.
Published: 01 March 2000
... open if we are to get the sense that the writer is communicat­ ing his experience with perfect fullness” (A Room of One’s Own 157). The logocentricity of the “hoary,” “distant, austere” tower on the rock links it with Mr. Ramsay’s intellect. He finally reaches the lighthouse, only because he...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2001) 47 (4): 444–466.
Published: 01 December 2001
... transported to a virtual landscape in which the story is being played out before him. First he has to dispatch several monsters, which he does with considerable ease; then he finds himself at a white stone tower: At the top of the tower was (what else but) a single window, out of which...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2008) 54 (4): 526–530.
Published: 01 December 2008
... modernism” (21) far removed from ivory-tower aestheticism. Her readings of works by Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, Rebecca West, Henry Green, and Evelyn Waugh depict these authors as variously negotiating the impurity of their necessary World War II—era political compromises. MacKay is one of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2012) 58 (4): 688–693.
Published: 01 December 2012
... when even the New York Times has proclaimed “Lone geniuses are out. Collaboration is in,” the notion of the solitary Great Mind towering over all contemporaries will probably induce less outrage than mere head scratching.1 Enter Olwell’s first book, provocatively titled The Genius of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2014) 60 (3): 273–304.
Published: 01 September 2014
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2000) 46 (4): 434–452.
Published: 01 December 2000
... next two paragraphs of the report listed the “vaporized” steel tower, “huge sloping crater,” “heavy pressure wave,” and “huge multi­ colored cloud” as the other effects of the blast. A front-page Los Angeles Times article on the same day described a “blinding flash” and a “multi-colored cloud...
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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 December 2002) 48 (4): 427–460.
Published: 01 December 2002
... Charing Cross Tower (“Charing-T Tower” [BNFF 68]) and Big Ben (“Big Henry” [99 have been renamed for Ford; the high­ est religious and temporal authority, Mustapha Mond, is addressed re­ spectfully by Fordian titles, namely, “Our Ford” or “his fordship” (35,37). In 306 pages, one counts at...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2006) 52 (4): 474–481.
Published: 01 December 2006
..., “Behind the Singer Tower” (1912), Petrie demonstrates how at the start of her literary career Cather was at least temporarily drawn to using re­ alist techniques, such as thick social description, to critique her society from a reformist perspective. Cather soon became convinced...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2009) 55 (3): 393–400.
Published: 01 September 2009
.... Cambridge: Cam- bridge UP, 2005. Print. Stallworthy, Jon. “Jon Stallworthy.” Branch-Lines: Edward Thomas and Contempo- rary Poetry. Ed. Guy Cuthbertson and Lucy Newlyn. London: Enith- armon, 2007. Print. Poetry Matters. Tower Poetry. July 2004. 24 Feb. 2009. <httpwww...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2009) 55 (3): 416–422.
Published: 01 September 2009
.... Cohen’s central argument throughout After the End of History is that the literature of the 1990s—an “interwar decade” occupying the time between “the fall of the Wall and the fall of the Towers” (4)—is usefully characterized as reacting primarily to the “triumphalist reception of the end of the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2010) 56 (1): 107–115.
Published: 01 March 2010
... described as a form of “appropriation” for the purpose of “dis-propriation.” . . . Only after having absorbed so much knowledge was he able to undo it. He did not use bor- rowed words to construct and deconstruct a tower of Babel; he rather contracted his sources, so as to...