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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2003) 49 (4): 421–448.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Richard Badenhausen Copyright © Hofstra University 2004 Mourning through Memoir: Trauma, Testimony, and Community in Vera Brittain s Testament of Youth Richard Badenhausen A s she first began to sketch out a plan for writing Testament of Youth, Vera Brittain (1893-1970...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 20–33.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Paul Sheehan Copyright © Hofstra University 2011 Paul Sheehan The Disasters of Youth:  Coetzee and Geomodernism Paul Sheehan The myth of the persecuted artist is something with which J. M. Coetzee is no doubt well acquainted. We need only think about his re- search into...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 34–53.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Tonje Vold Copyright © Hofstra University 2011 Tonje Vold How to “rise above mere nationality”: Coetzee’s Novels Youth and Slow Man in the World Republic of Letters Tonje Vold J. M. Coetzee’s work presents critical reflections on literature that circulate beyond their culture...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2014) 60 (3): 273–304.
Published: 01 September 2014
...,” the famous case study of Little Hans, Freud describes a meeting with his former patient thirteen years after the publication of the original case study in 1909. Once a child with a crippling fear of horses, Hans is “now a strapping youth of nineteen” (148) who appears healthy and normal. One...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2011) 57 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Murphet Introduction To suggest that there is an untimeliness about J. M. Coetzee’s latest se- quence of anti-novels, from Youth (2002) through to Summertime (2009), is to observe a determinate lack of fit—perhaps even an unfitness—between the writing and its time, or times. There is an...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2016) 62 (4): 403–428.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Bildung plot have often been read as symptoms of modernity’s dislocations—most notably in Jed Esty’s study of novels of “stunted/endless youth” set in colonial peripheries (2012, 104)—critics are increasingly interpreting such disruptions as strategies for making “room for alternative formulations of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2014) 60 (4): 455–480.
Published: 01 December 2014
... in Autobiography in favor of the equally abject, but decidedly male, Chicano street youth or vatos locos whom he represents in Revolt. Brown allegorizes this re-gendering near the beginning of Revolt, in a scene that introduces Brown’s use of the term “cockroach people” to designate his...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 247–258.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., constitute “a hand-picked collection overwhelmingly comprised of images of beautiful youths, which raises the question of whether this thematic played a role in their original assembly, their purchase by Read, and the additions that Read made to the collection” (317). Although he remains unable to answer...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2016) 62 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 March 2016
... that Pynchon “taps into what for many people remains an era of indestructible nostalgia. How delightful it is as one’s joint-passing youth is now revealed to be no mere idyll but—wow! neat!—the stuff of great art” (1990, 10). Most critics have been more kind, seeing attempts to criticize both a...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 619–656.
Published: 01 December 2013
... sport. T. S. Eliot was a champion athlete in this regard, and as an adult he relished poking fun of his younger self, especially the schoolboy. What some might refer to as their carefree youth Eliot recalls in a commemorative talk as “my early irresponsible years” (Criticize 44).1 Singling out...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2006) 52 (2): 237–240.
Published: 01 June 2006
... skills to complicate issues related to gender in poetry like “Repetitions of aYoung Captain” and prose like “The Figure of the Youth as a Virile Poet” that issue from Stevens’s pen during the Second World War. In texts such as these, Stevens’s apocalyptic ambiguities con­ duce to worry...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2008) 54 (3): 401–409.
Published: 01 September 2008
... skeptical eye on Greek elegiac celebrations of male heroism in the face of death, buttressed by female lamentations over the loss of stalwart youth cut down in their prime. Filtering a new, experimental prose style through the “ventriloquized” voice of an essayist-narrator, she set about shattering...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2009) 55 (3): 393–400.
Published: 01 September 2009
... before his Oxford Book of War Poetry. His 2002 ex- hibition “Anthem for Doomed Youth” at the Imperial War Museum drew 32,000 visitors. Survivors’ Songs: From Maldon to the Somme, a collection of essays about the literature of war, is another sensitive and significant contribution by Stallworthy to...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2016) 62 (4): 463–470.
Published: 01 December 2016
... there exists a series of novels that create a parallel history of England with Jameson’s stand-in, the novelist-character Mary Hervey Russell, at its center. These novels began with a trilogy called The Triumph of Time , comprising The Lovely Ship (1927), Farewell to Youth (1928), and A Richer...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2001) 47 (1): 92–113.
Published: 01 March 2001
...” (56). Hemingway was setting up sequences of correlatives, or leitmotifs, out of his own text— single details in the case of the Caesarian, incidents out o f Nick’s boy­ hood and youth— with the detail or incident traced through several stories, and complicating with each...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2003) 49 (2): 246–275.
Published: 01 June 2003
... speaker returns to the countryside of his youth to soak up its beauty, foreseeing how its beauties will func­ tion as life and food in future years: “[Tjonight’s misty trees and macker­ el sky,” he predicts, will be “remembered in the draughty days to come tearing at hearts shaken by midnight guns...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2001) 47 (1): 20–38.
Published: 01 March 2001
... youthful fascination with Endymion Owen will mine a politics and poetics of homoeroti­ cism. Owen’s rapid poetic development is an essential part of the com­ parison with Keats; 1917—18 is called an annus mirabilis for Owen as 1818-19 is for Keats. The year begins with...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2008) 54 (4): 493–513.
Published: 01 December 2008
...! O wolves of memory! Immensements! But he negates this vision immediately by saying “No” and add­ ing that he “shivers slightly, looking up there.” He sees the moon as representative of youth and vigour. It symbolises something definite— clear desires and high aims; but it...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2001) 47 (3): 407–430.
Published: 01 September 2001
... watch the film of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in which they had acted in their youth: “Gawd!” says Nora. “We were a pretty girl!” “Enough to make you weep,” agrees Dora (Carter 110). That is, while the motion picture image preserves youth, it also calls attention to mortality...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2010) 56 (4): 545–550.
Published: 01 December 2010
... an idiosyncratic lot, bookended by Henry Opukaha’ia (one of the first Hawaiian converts to Christianity) and Bob Dylan. Wilson devotes his first two chapters to Opukaha’ia (also known as Henry Obookiah), who left Hawaii as a youth in 1808 and traveled to Connecticut, where he became a...