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Tenuous Itineraries

Agata Szczeszak-Brewer

in Empire and Pilgrimage in Conrad and Joyce

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035390
eISBN:
9780813038933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035390.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The chapter offers a theoretical overview of different assumptions regarding pilgrimage toward the center and a preliminary discussion on the (im)possibility of arriving at a set objective. ... More


‘Stadt und Schädel’, ‘Reisende’, and ‘Verlorene’: City, Self, and Survival in Herta Müller's Reisende auf einem Bein

Moray McGowan

in Herta Müller

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199654642
eISBN:
9780191760143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654642.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This chapter examines how the 1980s West Berlin of Herta Müller's Reisende auf einem Bein (1989) functions as an extension and manifestation of the complex, fluid subjectivity of the central figure, ... More


Faulkner and Welty and the Southern Literary Tradition

Noel Polk

in Faulkner and Welty and the Southern Literary Tradition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110843
eISBN:
9781604733235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110843.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Generations of southern writers and readers after William Faulkner have adopted his vision, seeing “The South” through his eyes rather than through their own or struggling against that vision. ... More


The Landscape of Alienation in “Old Mr. Marblehall”

Noel Polk

in Faulkner and Welty and the Southern Literary Tradition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110843
eISBN:
9781604733235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110843.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter offers a reading of Eudora Welty’s short story “Old Mr. Marblehall,” and compares the story to Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Man of the Crowd” and Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “Wakefield.” All three ... More


Mobilising Maurya: J. M. Synge, Bertolt Brecht and the Revolutionary Mother

Susan Cannon Harris

in Irish Drama and the Other Revolutions: Playwrights, Sexual Politics, and the International Left, 1892-1964

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474424462
eISBN:
9781474434546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424462.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the impact on modern drama of the establishment of the Soviet Union, through in-depth investigation of a special case: Bertolt Brecht’s transformation of J. M. Synge’s 1904 ... More


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