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Working Women, Literary LadiesThe Industrial Revolution and Female Aspiration

Working Women, Literary Ladies: The Industrial Revolution and Female Aspiration

Sylvia J Cook

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195327809
eISBN:
9780199870547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327809.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This book explores the mental and literary awakening that many working-class women in the United States experienced when they left home to work in factories early in the 19th century. It examines the ... More

The World and All the Things upon ItNative Hawaiian Geographies of Exploration

The World and All the Things upon It: Native Hawaiian Geographies of Exploration

David A. Chang

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816699414
eISBN:
9781452954417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699414.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

What if we were to understand indigenous people as the active agents of global exploration, rather than the passive objects of that exploration? What could such a new perspective on the project of ... More

The World in PlayPortraits of a Victorian Concept

The World in Play: Portraits of a Victorian Concept

Matthew Kaiser

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776080
eISBN:
9780804778947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776080.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Nineteenth-century Britain was a world in play. The Victorians invented the weekend and built hundreds of parks and playgrounds. In the wake of Darwin, they re-imagined nature as a contest for ... More

The World that is the Book Paul Auster's Fiction

The World that is the Book Paul Auster's Fiction

Aliki Varvogli

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236870
eISBN:
9781846314469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314469
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The book offers an analysis of Paul Auster's fiction. It explores the rich literary and cultural sources that Auster taps into in order to create compelling stories that investigate the nature of ... More

World ViewsMetageographies of Modernist Fiction

World Views: Metageographies of Modernist Fiction

Jon Hegglund

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199796106
eISBN:
9780199932771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796106.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, World Literature

This book argues that many Anglophone modernist and postcolonial authors have often functioned as geographers manquéés, advancing theories of space, culture, and community within the formal ... More

The Worlds of Langston HughesModernism and Translation in the Americas

The Worlds of Langston Hughes: Modernism and Translation in the Americas

Vera M. Kutzinski

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451157
eISBN:
9780801466250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451157.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The poet Langston Hughes was a tireless world traveler and a prolific translator, editor, and marketer. Translations of his own writings traveled even more widely than he did, earning him adulation ... More

Worlds WithinNational Narratives and Global Connections in Postcolonial Writing

Worlds Within: National Narratives and Global Connections in Postcolonial Writing

Vilashini Cooppan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754903
eISBN:
9780804772501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754903.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This book tracks the changing forms of novels and nations against a long, postcolonial twentieth century. While globalization has sometimes been understood as superseding national borders, the book ... More

Worm WorkRecasting Romanticism

Worm Work: Recasting Romanticism

Janelle A. Schwartz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673209
eISBN:
9781452947082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673209.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Worms. Natural history is riddled with them. Literature is crawling with them. From antiquity to today, the ubiquitous and multiform worm provokes an immediate discomfort and unconscious distancing: ... More

Writing after SidneyThe Literary Response to Sir Philip Sidney 1586-1640

Writing after Sidney: The Literary Response to Sir Philip Sidney 1586-1640

Gavin Alexander

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199285471
eISBN:
9780191713941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285471.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Sir Philip Sidney (1554–86), author of the Arcadia, Astrophil and Stella, and The Defence of Poesy, was the Elizabethan writer who had the most immediate influence on his contemporaries and the ... More

Writing and OralityNationality, Culture, and Nineteenth-Century Scottish Fiction

Writing and Orality: Nationality, Culture, and Nineteenth-Century Scottish Fiction

Penny Fielding

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121800
eISBN:
9780191671319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121800.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book explores the concepts of nationality and culture in the context of 19th-century Scottish fiction, through the writing of Walter Scott, James Hogg, R. L. Stevenson, and Margaret Oliphant. It ... More

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