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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2009) 55 (1): 137–144.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Jill Kress Karn Edith Wharton and the Visual Arts , by Orlando Emily J. , Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press , 2007 . 250 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2009 Edith Wharton and Victorian Visual Culture Edith Wharton and the Visual Arts by Emily J. Orlando...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2011) 57 (2): 285–290.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Delia Konzett Enduring Words: Literary Narrative in a Changing Media Ecology , by Wutz Michael , Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press , 2009 . 279 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2011 Review Literature in the Age of Visual  Media Enduring Words: Literary...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 49–74.
Published: 01 March 2017
... consideration of how the illusion of transparency invites connection to other times, places, and people—and just as readily forecloses it. Copyright © Hofstra University 2017 Material history Mrs. Dalloway “A Sketch of the Past” Virginia Woolf visual culture Shop windows, car windows, house...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2008) 54 (2): 255–262.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Frances Dickey Ezra Pound and the Visual Culture of Modernism , by Beasley Rebecca , Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2007 . 221 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2008 Ezra Pound and the Ideology of Art Ezra Pound and the Visual Culture of Modernism by Rebecca...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2004) 50 (4): 436–439.
Published: 01 December 2004
... mundane and capture the sudden revelations of visionary moments in a permanent form of beauty. Thus, to paraphrase the Song poet Su Shi’s famous observations on the Tang .poet Wang Wei, a good poet possesses the capability of making his verse simultaneously display verbal and visual...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 640–644.
Published: 01 December 2009
... to photography and scientific illustration makes some important arguments relevant for literary scholars interested in Victorian visual culture in general and Darwin in particular. Prodger’s main focus is on the dialectical relation between Darwin’s work and nineteenth- century...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2004) 50 (3): 324–331.
Published: 01 September 2004
... visual culture and the other by Kevin Dettmar, aimed mainly at more traditional Pound scholars, on N orth’s The Dialect of Modernism. Overall, building on powerful existing work and charting heretofore unexplored terrain, Ezra Pound and African-American Modernism stands as a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2016) 62 (3): 345–349.
Published: 01 September 2016
... an old notion of personality” (25). She then insists that modernist impersonality has more to do with exploring the essence of personality and directs scholars to consider the modernists’ turn toward optical science and the visual-scientific vernacular as a means of creating what she describes as...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 405–426.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., the experimental values of the Language school’s “rejection of closure” dovetail with scholarly work on Dickinson, while the figure of Susan Howe embodies that very convergence by defining Dickinson’s poems as “visual productions” ( Dickinson 2012 , 10; see A-Q 22 and AG 31). Admittedly, we don’t...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2012) 58 (4): 709–719.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Phoebe Putnam Criminal Ingenuity: Moore, Cornell, Ashbery, and the Struggle Between the Arts , by Levy Ellen , Oxford University Press , 2011 . 260 pages. Deep Skin: Elizabeth Bishop and the Visual Arts , by Samuels Peggy , Cornell University Press , 2010 . 239 pages...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2001) 47 (2): 268–292.
Published: 01 June 2001
...- Twentieth-Century Literature 47.2 Summer 2001 268 Forster’s Reconfigured Gaze scribing highly visual scenes in which little action and no dialogue in­ trudes.Yet while in Victorian terms the tableau functioned to emphasize a critical, dramatic moment, a point frozen in time...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 213–219.
Published: 01 June 2017
... experimental works that challenge poetic expectations and address directly the question of how to represent visually, spatially, graphically, typographically, repetitively, allusively the often unspeakable, unrepresentable black experience—Reed does not quite do the work of political or poetic integration that...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2000) 46 (1): 78–99.
Published: 01 March 2000
... experi­ mental writing of “Kew Gardens” (1919) and “Blue & Green” (1921), where the act of looking is so intense that it dissolves content into purely visual form.1 In “The Artist’s Vision” (published in 1919, the same year as Woolfs “Modem Fiction Fry says that those “who indulge in [aesthetic...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 333–340.
Published: 01 June 2012
... Carrie Rohman the role of the visual in the psychoanalytic process by emphasizing how dreams, scenes, and traumas are rendered as images throughout the pro- ceedings of a case study. The idea here is that language provides a way to “see” in the therapeutic environs. By the chapter’s end, Seitler...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2005) 51 (4): 414–436.
Published: 01 December 2005
... revealed in Keegan’s introduction. A considerable number of Hughes’s large-format publications, Keegan reminds us, were originally of a collaborative and visual nature, either “set in motion by or [finding] . . . confirmation in the visual contributions of others” (x). Leonard Baskin’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2009) 55 (2): 145–174.
Published: 01 June 2009
... produce the motives for it in the first place, mobilizing modernist techniques that 148 Passing and Primitivism in Toomer’s Cane unseat the logic of visual racialization underlying the Jim Crow South. Modernism, in my account, provides a set of aesthetic practices that allow Toomer to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2009) 55 (2): 255–261.
Published: 01 June 2009
... poetry, visual still life, and the politically turbulent world come together. Costello alternately figures this place as a table on which the objects of our lives sit; as a window between the interior and exterior; and as a foyer where we are concealed in a domestic setting and right on...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2006) 52 (2): 199–230.
Published: 01 June 2006
... the medium of comics can approach and express serious, even devastating, histories.5 “I’m literally giving a form to my father’s words and narrative,” Spie- gelman observes about Maus, “and that form for me has to do with panel size, panel rhythms, and visual structures of the page...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2006) 52 (3): 275–305.
Published: 01 September 2006
...-dominated society, Atwood asks us to consider the effects of the “analytic, dissecting tendencies” of “the inscribed, visualized word” as it amplifies that inaugural interposition over and against the “aggregative (harmonizing) tendencies” of what Ong calls a “sound-dominated verbal economy...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2013) 59 (3): 465–493.
Published: 01 September 2013
... into a state of pure visuality defined by its lack of, and therefore quest for, knowledge. As I demonstrate, although Bowen does use deafness to raise questions about interiority, she ultimately acknowledges non-linguistic subjectivity, insist- ing that the challenges of deafness have to do less...