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An Honest Decade: William Empson and the Uses of Poetry

Benjamin Kohlmann

in Committed Styles: Modernism, Politics, and Left-Wing Literature in the 1930s

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198715467
eISBN:
9780191783197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198715467.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

It is often claimed that Empson succeeded in maintaining a form of ‘mental equilibrium’ in the face of the ideological conflicts of the 1930s. Arguing against such claims, this chapter contends that ... More


Mrs Warren's Profession and the Development of Transnational Chinese Feminism

Kay Li

in Shaw and Feminisms: On Stage and Off

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042435
eISBN:
9780813043067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042435.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Mrs Warren's Profession was performed in China before it had a public performance in England. Kay Li situates the play's production as an attempt by progressive Chinese intellectuals to advance ... More


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