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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (3): 385–413.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Benjamin D. Hagen © 2015 by Hofstra University 2013 A Future Not My Own: Thinking Aging in Two of Stevens’s Winter Lyrics A Future Not My Own: Thinking Aging in Two of Stevens’s Winter Lyrics Benjamin D. Hagen I grow old . . . I grow old . . . I shall wear the bottoms...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2016) 62 (4): 359–378.
Published: 01 December 2016
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (2): 191–214.
Published: 01 June 2021
...- and art-historical field of modernism. This assembly takes place both through the chapbook’s singular material form as an object/event and through the poetry itself. Whereas Dismorr’s visual art was generally praised, the reputation of her poetry was largely determined by Yvor Winter’s early...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (1): 104–125.
Published: 01 March 2013
... to the numbing, gray Midwestern winters. Crystal J. Lucky argues that a “character’s” connection to a “past life in the South” provides an “ancestral wisdom” (116) lacking in the Midwest, which is supposedly barren ground for African Americans, genealogically speaking. Yet Cholly is succinctly described...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2019) 65 (3): 217–236.
Published: 01 September 2019
... by such resentments. Most labor organizations, moreover, including the American Federation of Labor, were “whites only.” Ford’s River Rouge foundry was operated primarily by black workers, who were exposed to noxious fumes, which led to higher death rates from tuberculosis and pneumonia. Finally, in the winter...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (2): 192–206.
Published: 01 June 2004
... seemed to demand either schizophrenia or a Zen- like calm.” Winterson was triumphant after the ruling in her favor, and in victory more than once would quote the declaration of Francis Gurry, WIPO’s chief legal counsel and assistant director-general: “[The Winter- son case] established that legal...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2003) 49 (2): 246–275.
Published: 01 June 2003
... worth enduring. The prewar world was the “garden” that victory would restore, the “spring” that would follow war’s “winter.” Sassoon captures this restorative longing in the poem “To Vic­ tory”: Return to greet me, colours that were my joy, Not in the woeful crimson of men slain...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (1): 72–91.
Published: 01 March 2001
... Grace veterans hospital, where many of those mutilated in the war resided or met in associations for disfigured war vets— in trench warfare there were of course many facial wounds— or died before their time [Winter and Baggett 364—69 Bill’s earlier suggestion of a dinner of hard...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (1): 125–146.
Published: 01 March 2020
... France in the winter of 1944. 4 James Kendrick’s “The Terrible, Horrible Desire to Know” (2017) ties this focus on “becoming” in horror to a post-9/11 fixation on knowing and understanding via a compelling reading of Rob Zombie’s prequel Halloween (2007). While Kendrick’s argument is convincing...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2021) 67 (3): 269–292.
Published: 01 September 2021
... conquest of the image reservoirs of all other religions so that the calcifying stock of Christian images themselves might be replenished. In response, critics like P. S. Sri (2011) and Ben Bakhtiarynia (2011) stress the prominence of the poem’s Buddhist themes, its longing for winter’s forgetfulness...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (4): 414–436.
Published: 01 December 2005
... or the bloodsucking double of Twentieth-Century Literature 51.4 Winter 2005 414 Authorship, Authenticity, and the Symbolic Work of Ted Hughes’s Collected Poems Plath’s “Daddy.” Not to mention Hughes the destroyer of Plath’s journals, Hughes the unfaithful husband, or the powerless, star-crossed Hughes...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (4): 547–571.
Published: 01 December 2009
... human and evolutionary missions. The pigeon is an important motif in this essay as I trace Darwin’s impact on Marianne Moore, whose influence on Elizabeth Bishop was 547Twentieth-Century Literature 55.4 Winter 2009 547 Susan McCabe perhaps equal to Darwin’s own, not so...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (3): 207–238.
Published: 01 September 2004
... the- wrong horse. I am not eager to follow de Man’s example, only to show that whether we grasp the specificity of a literary work by emulating his critical self-martyrdom, as Siebers calls it (117), or by thinking austerely with “a mind of winter,” as Stevens advises in “The Snow...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2008) 54 (1): 47–74.
Published: 01 March 2008
... of the mixed dialects of Northern Irish and Irish English he incorporated in—even made the subject of—several important poems in Wintering Out such as “Broagh,” “Nerthus,” and “Traditions.”14 In his Oxford lecture on MacDiarmid some two decades later, Heaney again praised the Scottish...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (1): 18–58.
Published: 01 March 2004
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2000) 46 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2000
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2007) 53 (3): 233–247.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Fall 2005 class Contemporary Fiction and the Publishing Industry. Many thanks to Caren Irr, who played a major role in the early stages of this project, and several of whose incisive formulations appear in this introduction. Thanks also to Michael Piafsky and the students in my Winter 2006...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (1): 21–48.
Published: 01 March 2017
... with public works projects funded by local tax money. An unusually harsh winter worsened conditions before direct relief was finally administered, and that transition to direct aid was itself fraught: disease spread quickly through soup kitchens, which were not opened until three months after public works...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (4): 491–494.
Published: 01 December 2005
.... He quotes, for example, a passage of Ammons’s poem “Salience,” and instead of close examination or argument he gives us this: Twentieth-Century Literature 51.4 Winter 2005 491 Peter Campion I think when I read this passage, of the final lines of Word­ sworth’s great Ode...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (4): 433–435.
Published: 01 December 2004
... to India, a modernist colonial odyssey that “exposes the false hope that imperial power can replace divine power” (44). On T w entieth-C entury Literature 50.4 Winter 2004 433 Thomas Henthorne the whole, Adams’s discussion of Forster works well as an introduction to the theme...