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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (3): 396–404.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Peter McDonald Our Secret Discipline: Yeats and Lyric Form , by Vendler Helen , Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2007 . 428 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Peter McDonald Reviews Hearing the “Whoosh”: Listening to Yeats’s Lyrics Our Secret Discipline...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2001) 47 (2): 137–168.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Rob Doggett Copyright © Hofstra University 2001 H I Writing Out (of) Chaos: Constructions of History in Yeats’s “Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen” and “Meditations in Time of Civil War” Rob Doggett The one duty we owe to history is to rewrite it...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2002) 48 (2): 174–190.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Irish” (Poems1 589). By his own account, Yeats struck out in this new poetic direction largely at the urging of the returned Fenian exile John O’Leary, even though such a move meant leaving behind “Arcady and the India of romance,” which up until then he had “preferred to all countries...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (4): 391–413.
Published: 01 December 2005
... throughout both A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and Ulysses than the love Stephen associates with Yeats. Stephen’s juvenile love lyrics may resemble Yeats’s early verse, but readers know that if Stephen is destined to metamorphose into a great writer, that writer will more likely resemble...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2010) 56 (3): 405–413.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Randi Saloman The Passions of Modernism: Eliot, Yeats, Woolf, and Mann , by Cuda Anthony , Columbia : University of South Carolina Press , 2010 . 235 pages. Modernism, Memory, and Desire: T. S. Eliot and Virginia Woolf , by McIntire Gabrielle , Cambridge : Cambridge...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (1): 118–127.
Published: 01 March 2015
.... The well Query has opened is far from tapped, and another measure of the success of his project is that it will no doubt stimulate more scholarship on the topic. The function of pilgrimage, for example—which Query briefly touches upon in his study of Eliot and W. B. Yeats—is particularly tantalizing...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2011) 57 (2): 255–263.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Jacob Hovind I Do I Undo I Redo: The Textual Genesis of Modernist Selves in Hopkins, Yeats, Conrad, Forster, Joyce, and Woolf , by Fordham Finn , Oxford University Press . 2010 . 281 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2011 Review Reviews Modernism’s Two Versions of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2014) 60 (3): 405–413.
Published: 01 September 2014
... never had a functional definition (5). Poetry and Its Others, Ramazani’s fifth book, explores the borderlands between poetry and other genres to see where, and how, poetry defines itself. In each of his books since the first,Yeats and the Poetry of Death (1990), Ramazani has gradually...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2013) 59 (1): 181–188.
Published: 01 March 2013
.... These include not only Coetzee and Mo but also Salman Rushdie and W. B. Yeats. Spencer is as suspicious of the post- which prefixes modernism as he is of the one in postcolonialism, arguing that neither has truly passed away and, taking his cue from Rebecca Walkowitz’s Cosmopolitan Style (2007...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2020) 66 (4): 513–519.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Claire Seiler The challenge of reading for the pandemic in “The Second Coming” owes to the general historical emphasis on the war at the expense of illness and to the specific “parameters of critical discussions surrounding [Yeats] and violence” (168). Those parameters overwhelmingly privilege...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (3): 393–400.
Published: 01 September 2009
... cen- tenary of Yeats’s  birth in 1865, I immersed myself in the Clar- endon Press file of his Oxford Book of Modern Verse (1936) and wrote a piece on ‘Yeats as Anthologist’. His brilliant polemical 395 Guy Cuthbertson Introduction to the Oxford Book introduced me...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2015) 61 (2): 272–279.
Published: 01 June 2015
... is forced to choose/Perfection of the life, or of the work,” wrote Yeats toward the end of his life. It’s a choice that Merrill never made. He opted, instead, to adhere to a more Proustian dictate: perfection of the life through transposition of it into the realm of art, making it the subject of the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2002) 48 (3): 292–323.
Published: 01 September 2002
... precedents set by Yeats, Eliot, and Auden. Study­ ing M acNeice’s critical assessment and poetic reaction to Spender’s work in the mid-1930s thus illuminates the processes through w hich M acNe­ ice came to his habitual self-presentation as a detached observer. § Differences o f political...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (4): 414–436.
Published: 01 December 2005
... (Yeats) is succeeded by another (Auden) and to a poem (“In Memory of W. B. Yeats”) that symbolically transforms the dead poet into his poetry—the immortalized “it” that simply and independently “survives / In the valley of its making” (82). Auden’s poem is as much a proof of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2018) 64 (4): 504–510.
Published: 01 December 2018
...,” is the central topic of the book and, for Rasula, where the artistic shiver we call modernism begins. In the sweeping and moving first chapter, “Listening to Incense: Melomania and the Paths of Emancipation,” Rasula works his way from William Butler Yeats and Stéphane Mallarmé to Theodor Adorno and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (1): 130–136.
Published: 01 March 2009
... The Solitary Volcano (1987), and most surprisingly James Longen- bach’s Stone Cottage: Pound, Yeats, and Modernism (1988). Moody explains that his list of writing by others includes only works that are referred to frequendy. But that only compounds the problem of a selective attention to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2009) 55 (1): 80–113.
Published: 01 March 2009
... sweeping diagnosis, nor does it explain his appreciation and impresario support for poetics employing the paradigmatic and the logopoeic, such as Yeats’s, H.D.’s, and Eliot’s. 81 Jason M. Coats Instead, I suggest we historicize Pound’s use of the term rhetoric in his postwar prose by...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2017) 63 (3): 365–369.
Published: 01 September 2017
... looking to the poetry of Yeats and, surprisingly, John Ashbery to elaborate its central philosophical messages. Just as surprisingly, Reckoning with the Imagination uses the work of Ludwig Wittgenstein as an organizing principle, finding in his philosophy of mind and language a set of ideas and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2004) 50 (3): 239–267.
Published: 01 September 2004
... poem performs a partial retrieval of the past. In the poem’s second movement, whereby losses become gains, the finality of “Shuts on it” evokes Yeats’s sense that when a poem is finished it “comes right with a click like a closing box” (Letters 24),13 but that formal satisfaction does not...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (2005) 51 (1): 110–113.
Published: 01 March 2005
...—Eliot is the main conduit by which literary modernism comes to the Anglophone Carib­ bean. Yeats is an important figure to the extent that he was perceived as a writer of non-Standard English who experiences the passage through decolonization, but his influence is manifest only in very specific...