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Where Is All My Relation?The Poetics of Dave the Potter

Where Is All My Relation?: The Poetics of Dave the Potter

Michael A. Chaney

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199390205
eISBN:
9780199390229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199390205.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book provides a critical introduction to David Drake, or Dave the Potter, an enslaved pottery maker and author of inscribed verses and couplets, who lived and worked in Edgefield, South ... More

American ObscurantismHistory and the Visual in U.S. Literature and Film

American Obscurantism: History and the Visual in U.S. Literature and Film

Peter Lurie

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199797318
eISBN:
9780190225735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199797318.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

American Obscurantism argues for a salutary indirection in U.S. culture. From its earliest canonical literary works through films of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, the most ... More

Choreographies of the LivingBioaesthetics in Literature, Art, and Performance

Choreographies of the Living: Bioaesthetics in Literature, Art, and Performance

Carrie Rohman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190604400
eISBN:
9780190604431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190604400.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Animals seem to be everywhere in contemporary literature, visual art, and performance. But though writers, artists, and performers are now engaging more and more with ideas about animals, and even ... More

John Ashbery and Anglo-American ExchangeThe Minor Eras

John Ashbery and Anglo-American Exchange: The Minor Eras

Oli Hazzard

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198822011
eISBN:
9780191861093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822011.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Poetry

This book shows how the work of a major post-war American poet has been centrally concerned with questions of national identity and intercultural poetic exchange, by reading crucial episodes in John ... More

Charles Olson and American ModernismThe Practice of the Self

Charles Olson and American Modernism: The Practice of the Self

Mark Byers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198813255
eISBN:
9780191851247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813255.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Poetry

The Practice of the Self situates the work of American poet Charles Olson (1910–70) at the centre of the early postwar American avant-garde. It shows Olson to have been one of the major advocates and ... More

Pop-Feminist NarrativesThe Female Subject under Neoliberalism in North America, Britain, and Germany

Pop-Feminist Narratives: The Female Subject under Neoliberalism in North America, Britain, and Germany

Emily Spiers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198820871
eISBN:
9780191860461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820871.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Emily Spiers explores the recent phenomenon of ‘pop-feminism’ and pop-feminist writing across North America, Britain, and Germany. Pop-feminism is characterized by its engagement with popular culture ... More

Psyche and EthosMoral Life After Psychology

Psyche and Ethos: Moral Life After Psychology

Amanda Anderson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198755821
eISBN:
9780191816956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755821.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Contemporary culture is saturated with psychological concepts and ideas, from anxiety to narcissism to trauma. While it might seem that concern over psychological conditions is intrinsically oriented ... More

Modernist PhysicsWaves, Particles, and Relativities in the Writings of Virginia Woolf and D. H. Lawrence

Modernist Physics: Waves, Particles, and Relativities in the Writings of Virginia Woolf and D. H. Lawrence

Rachel Crossland

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198815976
eISBN:
9780191853494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815976.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Modernist Physics takes as its focus the ideas associated with three scientific papers published by Albert Einstein in 1905, considering the dissemination of those ideas both within and beyond the ... More

Baroque between the WarsAlternative Style in the Arts, 1918-1939

Baroque between the Wars: Alternative Style in the Arts, 1918-1939

Jane Stevenson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198808770
eISBN:
9780191846472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808770.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book re-examines the arts in the 1920s and 1930s, arguing that rather than being dominated by modernism, the period saw a dialogue between modern baroque—eclectic, playful, and open to influence ... More

The Quiet Contemporary American Novel

The Quiet Contemporary American Novel

Rachel Sykes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526108876
eISBN:
9781526132444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526108876.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

What does it mean to describe a novel as ‘quiet’? The quiet contemporary American novel defines the term as an aesthetic of narrative that is driven by reflective principles. While, at first ... More

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