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Dead PledgesDebt, Crisis, and Twenty-First-Century Culture

Dead Pledges: Debt, Crisis, and Twenty-First-Century Culture

Annie McClanahan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804799058
eISBN:
9781503600690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799058.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Dead Pledges is a study of our contemporary culture of debt. Examining novels, poems, artworks, photographs, and films produced in the wake of the financial crisis of 2008, this book aims to show how ... More

The Dixie LimitedWriters on William Faulkner and His Influence

The Dixie Limited: Writers on William Faulkner and His Influence

M. Thomas Inge (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496803382
eISBN:
9781496806789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496803382.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Flannery O'Connor once noted, “The presence alone of Faulkner in our midst makes a great difference in what the writer can and cannot permit himself to do. Nobody wants his mule and wagon stalled on ... More

Faulkner and the Black Literatures of the Americas

Faulkner and the Black Literatures of the Americas

Jay Watson and James G. Thomas (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496806345
eISBN:
9781496806383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496806345.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

At the turn of the millennium, the Martinican novelist and critic Édouard Glissant offered the bold prediction that “Faulkner’s oeuvre will be made complete when it is revisited and made vital by ... More

Faulkner's Media Romance

Faulkner's Media Romance

Julian Murphet

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190664244
eISBN:
9780190664275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190664244.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book reassesses William Faulkner’s engagement with modern media technologies and transportation systems. It argues that Faulkner’s inveterate interest in figures of flight, automobiles, radio, ... More

Forms of DictatorshipPower, Narrative, and Authoritarianism in the Latina/o Novel

Forms of Dictatorship: Power, Narrative, and Authoritarianism in the Latina/o Novel

Jennifer Harford Vargas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190642853
eISBN:
9780190642884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190642853.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, World Literature

An intraethnic study of Latina/o fiction written in the United States from the early 1990s to the present, this book examines novels that depict the historical reality of dictatorship and exploit ... More

Invisible TerrainJohn Ashbery and the Aesthetics of Nature

Invisible Terrain: John Ashbery and the Aesthetics of Nature

Stephen J. Ross

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198798385
eISBN:
9780191839405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798385.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, Poetry

In his debut collection, Some Trees (1956), John Ashbery poses a question that resonates across his oeuvre and much modern art: “How could he explain to them his prayer / that nature, not art, might ... More

Melville's Intervisionary NetworkBalzac, Hawthorne, and Realism in the American Renaissance

Melville's Intervisionary Network: Balzac, Hawthorne, and Realism in the American Renaissance

John Haydock

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781942954231
eISBN:
9781786944153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954231.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The romances of Herman Melville, author of Moby-Dick and Billy Budd, Sailor, are usually examined from some setting almost exclusively American. European or other planetary contexts are subordinated ... More

The Modernist Art of Queer Survival

The Modernist Art of Queer Survival

Benjamin Bateman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190676537
eISBN:
9780190676568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676537.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book explores an archive of modernist literature that conceives survival as a collective enterprise linking lives across boundaries of race, time, class, species, gender, and sexuality. As ... More

News of WarCivilian Poetry 1936-1945

News of War: Civilian Poetry 1936-1945

Rachel Galvin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190623920
eISBN:
9780190623951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190623920.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Drawing on original archival research, providing detailed, socio-historically attentive readings, and featuring new translations, this book offers a compelling model of comparative, transnational ... More

The Poetry of the AmericasFrom Good Neighbors to Countercultures

The Poetry of the Americas: From Good Neighbors to Countercultures

Harris Feinsod

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190682002
eISBN:
9780190682033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190682002.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The Poetry of the Americas offers an expansive, detailed history of relations among poets in the United States and Latin America, spanning three decades from the Good Neighbor diplomacy of World War ... More

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