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Contacts and Transgressions

Douglas Kerr

in Eastern Figures: Orient and Empire in British Writing

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099340
eISBN:
9789882206892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099340.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses and considers some cases of the transformations that resulted from the contact between Eastern places and Western people. It looks at the theme of transgression in the Orient, ... More


Offence

Rachel Potter

in Obscene Modernism: Literary Censorship and Experiment 1900-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680986
eISBN:
9780191766008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680986.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Chapter Five brings together some of the different factors — historical, intellectual, and literary — that have been discussed in Chapters One to Four but moves the argument forwards chronologically ... More


All Mixed Up: Female Sexuality and Race in The Sound and the Fury

Kristin Fujie

in Faulkner's Sexualities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604735604
eISBN:
9781621033318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604735604.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the interrelationship between race and sex in William Faulkner’s 1929 novel The Sound and the Fury, and its treatment of female sexuality. It shows how Faulkner exposes the ... More


Contrasting Urban and Rural Transgressive Sexualities in Jacob’s Room

Vara Neverow

in Woolf and the City

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780984259830
eISBN:
9781781382226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780984259830.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Allusions to sexuality in general—and especially to sexual transgression—are recurrent elements in Virginia Woolf's work, though they are typically coded. This chapter examines several contrasting ... More


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