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The Art of Love Poetry

The Art of Love Poetry

Erik Gray

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198752974
eISBN:
9780191815928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198752974.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, World Literature

Love begets poetry; poetry begets love. These two propositions have seemed evident to thinkers and poets across the Western literary tradition. Plato writes that “anyone that love touches instantly ... More

Fictitious CapitalSilk, Cotton, and the Rise of the Arabic Novel

Fictitious Capital: Silk, Cotton, and the Rise of the Arabic Novel

Elizabeth M. Holt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276028
eISBN:
9780823277216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276028.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The ups and downs of silk, cotton and stocks synchopated with serialized novels in the late nineteenth-century Arabic press; time itself was changing. Khalīl al-Khūrī, Salīm al-Bustānī, Yūsuf ... More

Figuring Korean FuturesChildren's Literature in Modern Korea

Figuring Korean Futures: Children's Literature in Modern Korea

Dafna Zur

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781503601680
eISBN:
9781503603110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503601680.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book is the story of the emergence and development of writing for children in modern Korea. In the 1920s, a narrator-adult voice began to speak for the first time directly to a child-reader ... 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

Mapping Modern BeijingSpace, Emotion, Literary Topography

Mapping Modern Beijing: Space, Emotion, Literary Topography

Weijie Song

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190200671
eISBN:
9780190200695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190200671.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Mapping Modern Beijing investigates five methods of representing Beijing- a warped hometown, a city of snapshots and manners, an aesthetic city, an imperial capital in comparative and cross-cultural ... More

Modern Arabic LiteratureA Theoretical Framework

Modern Arabic Literature: A Theoretical Framework

Reuven Snir

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474420518
eISBN:
9781474435642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420518.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book provides a comprehensive theoretical framework for the study of the literary history of the diverse production of contemporary Arabic literary texts and the reasons for their canonization. ... More

Reorienting OzuA Master and His Influence

Reorienting Ozu: A Master and His Influence

Jinhee Choi (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190254971
eISBN:
9780190255008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190254971.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, World Literature

Reorienting Ozu: A Master and His Influence offers new perspectives on Ozu Yasujiro and his influence on global art cinema directors. Ozu has been admired both by film scholars and filmmakers around ... More

Translation as CitationZhuangzi Inside Out

Translation as Citation: Zhuangzi Inside Out

Haun Saussy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198812531
eISBN:
9780191851353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812531.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Translation as Citation denies that translating amounts to the composition, in one language, of statements equivalent to statements previously made in another. Rather, translation works with elements ... More

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