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Death and the After-Life

David Ellis

in Death and the Author: How D. H. Lawrence Died, and Was Remembered

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199546657
eISBN:
9780191701443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546657.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the attitude of Lawrence with regards to his illness. Lawrence refused to regard his illness as terminal, yet in the late 1920s, death was a subject which increasingly ... More


The Hour of Our Death

David Ellis

in Death and the Author: How D. H. Lawrence Died, and Was Remembered

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199546657
eISBN:
9780191701443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546657.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses death. Sudden death is the only thing to fear. Nowadays our attitude is likely to be different. Most of us would declare a preference for dropping dead in the street rather ... More


Joyce's Misbelief

Roy Gottfried

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031675
eISBN:
9780813038506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031675.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book takes a different approach to the study of James Joyce's relation to religion by examining his “misbelief” rather than the “disbelief” so many scholars claim he professed. The book argues ... More


James Joyce's Painful Case

Coilin Owen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031934
eISBN:
9780813038759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031934.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In order to demonstrate that one story from the Dubliners is not only a turning point in that book but also a microcosm of a wide range of important Joycean influences and preoccupations, this study ... More


Western Identities and the Orient: Guy Mannering and The Talisman

Andrew Lincoln

in Walter Scott and Modernity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748626069
eISBN:
9780748651870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626069.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter studies two novels where the supposed superiority of the western observer is both represented and tested in relation to oriental ‘others’. It begins with a section on Guy Mannering, with ... More


The Metamorphic Mermaid in Fairy Tales and Feminism

Lucy Ella Rose

in Suffragist Artists in Partnership: Gender, Word and Image

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421454
eISBN:
9781474444934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421454.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 7 explores Evelyn’s series of Symbolist paintings based on Hans Christian Andersen’s popular fairytale ‘The Little Mermaid’ in relation to early and more recent feminism, and shows how she ... More


Reciprocal Seeing and Embodied Subjectivity

Cleo Hanaway-Oakley

in James Joyce and the Phenomenology of Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198768913
eISBN:
9780191822186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768913.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter considers the previous ways in which literary scholars have used film theory in their interpretations of Ulysses. Joyce scholars have tended to favour the psychoanalytic film theories of ... More


Blasphemy and the New Woman: Mina Loy’s Profane Communions

Steve Pinkerton

in Blasphemous Modernism: The 20th-Century Word Made Flesh

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190627560
eISBN:
9780190627584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190627560.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines Mina Loy’s poetics of profanation, which persistently integrates religion, text, and the erotic body to highly blasphemous effect. In poems such as “Parturition” (1914) and ... More


Queer Hitchcock

David Greven

in Intimate Violence: Hitchcock, Sex, and Queer Theory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190214166
eISBN:
9780190214197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190214166.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter argues for a queer Hitchcock by considering three examples of his sensibility and concerns: first, his 1960 film adaptation of Robert Bloch’s novel Psycho and the transformation of the ... More


The Battle Won

Deirdre David

in Olivia Manning: A Woman at War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199609185
eISBN:
9780191803598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199609185.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter states that Olivia Manning in the mid-1970s, exasperated by condescending attitudes towards women writers, disgruntled by an influx of non-white immigrants into Britain, and preoccupied ... More


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