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Cinematic Authorship

Paisley Livingston

in Film Theory and Philosophy

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159216
eISBN:
9780191673566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159216.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter shows that cinematic authorship is still a controversial topic in studios. There are some scholars that allow authorship in independent film production but not in studio-produced works. ... More


Conclusion: Modernist Cultural Studies

Catherine Driscoll

in Modernist Cultural Studies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034249
eISBN:
9780813038421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034249.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The vital terms of modernist cultural analysis and debate remain so because they constantly need to be reestablished. Cultural studies as it is defined and practiced at the beginning of the ... More


Introduction: The Critical Work and Critical Pleasure of American Literature

Joel Pfister

in Surveyors of Customs: American Literature as Cultural Analysis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190276157
eISBN:
9780190276171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190276157.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The introduction argues that American literature’s critical work can make it a usable source of cultural analysis as well as a critical pleasure. Instead of simply bringing cultural theory and ... More


Writing for The New Yorker: Critical Essays on an American Periodical

Fiona Green (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748682492
eISBN:
9781474422109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682492.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book is a collection of essays on an iconic American periodical, providing new insights into twentieth-century literary culture. The book reads across and between The New Yorker departments, ... More


Surveyors of Customs: American Literature as Cultural Analysis

Joel Pfister

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190276157
eISBN:
9780190276171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190276157.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In 1850, Nathaniel Hawthorne, returning to writing from Salem’s Customs House, reconceived his old title, surveyor of customs, as his new one. This book argues that writers from Benjamin Franklin to ... More


The Case for Scholarly Reporting

Andrew Ross

in The Critical Pulse: Thirty-Six Credos by Contemporary Critics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161152
eISBN:
9780231530736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161152.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents the an account of leaving behind “armchair theory” to do “scholarly reporting.” The author of this chapter describes his first training as a critic from academics in Britain who ... More


Introduction

Graham Hammill and Julia Reinhard Lupton

in Political Theology and Early Modernity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226314976
eISBN:
9780226314990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226314990.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the concept of political theology. It then sets out the book's purpose, which is to simultaneously raise two questions: How does Renaissance and ... More


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