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Adulthood and Other FictionsAmerican Literature and the Unmaking of Age

Adulthood and Other Fictions: American Literature and the Unmaking of Age

Sari Edelstein

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198831884
eISBN:
9780191869716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831884.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

While the field of childhood studies has blossomed in recent years, few scholars have taken up the question of age more broadly as a lens for reading American literature. Adulthood and Other Fictions ... More

American Gothic CultureAn Edinburgh Companion

American Gothic Culture: An Edinburgh Companion

Joel Faflak

Jason Haslam (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474401616
eISBN:
9781474418553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401616.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This Companion surveys the traditions and conventions of the dark side of American culture - its repressed memories, its anxieties and panics, its fears and horrors, its obsessions and paranoias. ... More

The American Short Story Cycle

The American Short Story Cycle

Jennifer J. Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474423939
eISBN:
9781474444941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423939.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The American Short Story Cycle spans two centuries to tell the history of a genre that includes major and marginal authors, from Washington Irving through William Faulkner to Jhumpa Lahiri. The short ... More

Antonia White and Manic-Depressive Illness

Antonia White and Manic-Depressive Illness

Patricia Moran

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474418218
eISBN:
9781474444996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418218.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Misdiagnosed as suffering from schizophrenia instead of what was bipolar or manic-depressive illness, Antonia White turned repeatedly to psychoanalysis and Catholicism to resolve the emotional ... More

Architextual AuthenticityConstructing Literature and Literary Identity in the French Caribbean

Architextual Authenticity: Constructing Literature and Literary Identity in the French Caribbean

Jason Herbeck

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940391
eISBN:
9781786944948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940391.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Construction of identity has constituted a vigorous source of debate in the Caribbean from the early days of colonization to the present, and under the varying guises of independence, ... More

The Art of HungerAesthetic Autonomy and the Afterlives of Modernism

The Art of Hunger: Aesthetic Autonomy and the Afterlives of Modernism

Alys Moody

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828891
eISBN:
9780191867361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828891.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

As literary modernism was emerging in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, a number of its most important figures and precursors began to talk about their own writing as a kind of ... More

Art, History, and Postwar Fiction

Art, History, and Postwar Fiction

Kevin Brazil

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824459
eISBN:
9780191863240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824459.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Art, History, and Postwar Fiction explores the ways in which novelists responded to the visual arts from the aftermath of the Second World War up to the present day. If art had long served as a foil ... More

Artificial ColorModern Food and Racial Fictions

Artificial Color: Modern Food and Racial Fictions

Catherine Keyser

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190673123
eISBN:
9780190673154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673123.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In the early twentieth century, US writers looked at modern food—its global geographies, its nutritional theories, and its technological innovations—and saw not merely the incursion of industry and ... More

Beckett's BreathAnti-Theatricality and the Visual Arts

Beckett's Breath: Anti-Theatricality and the Visual Arts

Sozita Goudouna

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421645
eISBN:
9781474444927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421645.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Samuel Beckett, one of the most prominent playwrights of the twentieth century, wrote a thirty-second playlet for the stage that does not include actors, text, characters or drama but only stage ... More

The British Superhero

The British Superhero

Chris Murray

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496807373
eISBN:
9781496807410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496807373.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This book reveals the largely unknown and rather surprising history of the British superhero. It is often thought that Britain did not have its own superheroes, yet this book demonstrates that there ... More

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