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When the Future DisappearsThe Modernist Imagination in Late Colonial Korea

When the Future Disappears: The Modernist Imagination in Late Colonial Korea

Janet Poole

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165181
eISBN:
9780231538558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165181.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Taking a panoramic view of Korea's dynamic literary production in the final decade of Japanese rule, this book locates the imprint of a new temporal sense in Korean modernism: the impression of time ... More

Which Sin to Bear?Authenticity and Compromise in Langston Hughes

Which Sin to Bear?: Authenticity and Compromise in Langston Hughes

David E. Chinitz

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199919697
eISBN:
9780199332885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199919697.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book explores Langston Hughes’s efforts to mediate problems of identity and ethics he faced as an African-American professional writer and intellectual. Determined on a literary career at a time ... More

Whipscars and TattoosThe Last of the Mohicans, Moby-Dick, and the Maori

Whipscars and Tattoos: The Last of the Mohicans, Moby-Dick, and the Maori

Geoffrey Sanborn

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199751693
eISBN:
9780199894819
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751693.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, World Literature

This book combines history, biography, and close reading to produce radically new interpretations of two of the most important novels in American history. After an introductory chapter ... More

Who Is Mary?Three Early Modern Women on the Idea of the Virgin Mary

Who Is Mary?: Three Early Modern Women on the Idea of the Virgin Mary

Vittoria Colonna, Chiara Matraini, and Lucrezia Marinella

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226113982
eISBN:
9780226113975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226113975.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

For women of the Italian Renaissance, the Virgin Mary was one of the most important role models. This book presents devotional works written by three women better known for their secular writings: ... More

Who Set You Flowin?The African-American Migration Narrative

Who Set You Flowin?: The African-American Migration Narrative

Farah Jasmine Griffin

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195088960
eISBN:
9780199855148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195088960.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This book is the first sustained study of migration as it is portrayed in African American literature, letters, music, and painting. It identifies the “migration narrative” as a dominant African ... More

Who the Devil Taught Thee So Much Italian?Italian Language Learning and Literary Imitation in Early Modern England

Who the Devil Taught Thee So Much Italian?: Italian Language Learning and Literary Imitation in Early Modern England

Jason Lawrence

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069147
eISBN:
9781781702543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069147.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book offers a comprehensive account of the methods and practice of learning modern languages, particularly Italian, in late sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century England. It suggests that ... More

"Who, What Am I?"Tolstoy Struggles to Narrate the Self

"Who, What Am I?": Tolstoy Struggles to Narrate the Self

Irina Paperno

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453342
eISBN:
9780801454967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453342.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

“God only knows how many diverse, captivating impressions and thoughts evoked by these impressions … pass in a single day. If it were only possible to render them in such a way that I could easily ... More

Who's Afraid of Bernard Shaw?Some Personalities in Shaw's Plays

Who's Afraid of Bernard Shaw?: Some Personalities in Shaw's Plays

Stanley Weintraub

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037264
eISBN:
9780813041544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037264.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

People known to Bernard Shaw had every reason to fear becoming recognizable characters in his plays. Whether from history, literature, or his own crowded career, Shaw's relationships to real or ... More

Who's Afraid of James Joyce?

Who's Afraid of James Joyce?

Karen R. Lawrence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034775
eISBN:
9780813038612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034775.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The development of Joycean studies into a respected and very large subdiscipline of modernist studies can be traced to the work of several important scholars. Among those who did the most to document ... More

Why Does Tragedy Give Pleasure?

Why Does Tragedy Give Pleasure?

A. D. Nuttall

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187660
eISBN:
9780191674747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187660.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Why does tragedy give pleasure? Why do people who are neither wicked nor depraved enjoy watching plays about suffering or death? Is it because we see horrific matter controlled by majestic art? Or ... More

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