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'The World' and other unpublished works of Radclyffe Hall

Jana Funke

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719088285
eISBN:
9781526115232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088285.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book presents a wide range of previously unpublished works by Radclyffe Hall. These new materials significantly broaden and complicate critical views of Hall’s writings. They demonstrate the ... More


The Drama of Nutrition

Sidney P. Albert

in Shaw, Plato, and Euripides: Classical Currents in Major Barbara

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037646
eISBN:
9780813043951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037646.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter traces close parallels between Act 1 of Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara and Euripides's Bacchae as a way of revealing previously unexplored allusions and meanings in the modern play and ... More


The Drama of Resistance

Sidney P. Albert

in Shaw, Plato, and Euripides: Classical Currents in Major Barbara

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037646
eISBN:
9780813043951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037646.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter traces close parallels between Act 2 of Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara and Euripides's Bacchae as a way of revealing previously unexplored allusions and meanings in the modern play and ... More


The Drama of Heaven and Hell

Sidney P. Albert

in Shaw, Plato, and Euripides: Classical Currents in Major Barbara

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037646
eISBN:
9780813043951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037646.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This essay traces close parallels between Act 3 of Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara and Euripides's Bacchae as a way of revealing previously unexplored allusions and meanings in the modern play and ... More


The Drama of Transfiguration

Sidney P. Albert

in Shaw, Plato, and Euripides: Classical Currents in Major Barbara

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037646
eISBN:
9780813043951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037646.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter traces large-scale parallels between Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara and Euripides's Bacchae as a way of revealing unexplored meanings in the modern play and demonstrating classical Greek ... More


Political Speech: Margaret Thatcher's Hymn at the Sermon on the Mound: Approach: Historicism

Peter Childs

in Texts: Contemporary Cultural Texts and Critical Approaches

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620432
eISBN:
9780748671700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620432.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Thatcher saw herself as far more than a political leader, believing in a set of spiritual values, culled from her reading of the Old Testament, that amounted to a vision of Britain as a chosen land. ... More


One Lone Paperback: Tolstoy and Religious Sensibility

Frank Shovlin

in Touchstones: John Mcgahern's Classical Style

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781383216
eISBN:
9781786944047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383216.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Tolstoy is the one writer who McGahern directly attempted to rewrite or adapt via his play The Power of Darkness. The play was received negatively for the most part, but McGahern persisted in trying ... More


Contaminating Judgement with its Suspension: Guilt and Punishment in Walter Benjamin, Herman Melville and Henry James

Michael Mack

in Contaminations: "Beyond Dialectics in Modern Literature, Science and Film"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474411363
eISBN:
9781474418577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411363.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter first discusses how Agamben turns Benjamin’s notion ‘mere life’ into his ever so slightly changed coinage ‘bare life’. Both expressions refer to life as pure material, embodied entity ... More


The Enemy, the Secret, and the Catastrophe

Roland Végső

in The Naked Communist: Cold War Modernism and the Politics of Popular Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245567
eISBN:
9780823252534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245567.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The chapter examines the three most important figures employed by anti-Communist discourses to mark the necessary limits of representation: the unreadable enemy (a radical formal indeterminacy ... More


Two Worlds: Stolen Secrets

Roland Végső

in The Naked Communist: Cold War Modernism and the Politics of Popular Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245567
eISBN:
9780823252534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245567.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the way the “unity” of the world of Cold War anti-Communism was in fact based on a necessary division between the public world of democracy and the underworld of political ... More


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