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Coda: Re-enter the Reader

Daphna Erdinast-Vulcan

in The Strange Short Fiction of Joseph Conrad: Writing, Culture, and Subjectivity

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184997
eISBN:
9780191674426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184997.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

Having begun this study from the perspective of Romanticism, it is inevitable that the topic ultimately turns to Postmodernism. The various aspects of this study can all be viewed through a ... More


Modern English War Poetry

Tim Kendall

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199562022
eISBN:
9780191707636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562022.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book offers the fullest account to date of a tradition of modern English war poetry. Stretching from the Boer War to the present day, it focuses on many of the 20th-century's finest poets — ... More


Preamble

Susan Jones

in Conrad and Women

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184485
eISBN:
9780191674273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184485.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Joseph Conrad is widely recognised as a writer of sea stories with predominantly masculine themes. This book argues that despite this established reputation, Conrad did not neglect women's themes in ... More


A Picture Primitive

Philip Kitcher

in Joyce's Kaleidoscope: An Invitation to Finnegans Wake

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195321029
eISBN:
9780199851317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321029.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Part III of the Wake is dominated, at least initially, by the long-promised hero, Shaun. The dreamer's fresh start conjures a vision of innocence. After the enthusiasm of the introduction, the ... More


Edith Wharton and Cosmopolitanism

Meredith Goldsmith and Emily J. Orlando (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062815
eISBN:
9780813051772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062815.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Edith Wharton and Cosmopolitanism explores Edith Wharton’s relation to the concept of cosmopolitanism, as it extended toward her politics, her aesthetics, and her vision of cultural differences. ... More


Bachelor Japanists: Japanese Aesthetics and Western Masculinities

Christopher Reed

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231175753
eISBN:
9780231542760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175753.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Challenging clichés of Japanism as a feminine taste, Bachelor Japanists argues that Japanese aesthetics were central to contests over the meanings of masculinity in the West. Christopher Reed draws ... More


The Years, Street Music, and Acoustic Space: (Abstract of Plenary Address)

Anna Snaith

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/9780984259830.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter takes up the topic of sound itself by examining the acoustic environment of The Years (1937), from musical allusions, to traffic noises, to new sound technologies like the telephone. ... More


Kafka: Judaism, Politics, and Literature

Ritchie Robertson

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158141
eISBN:
9780191673276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158141.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Franz Kafka wrote Das Urteil, his first major work of literature, in a single night in the autumn of 1912. It was for him a breakthrough, and closely connected with it was the awakening of his ... More


The ‘Jewish Question’ in German Literature 1749–1939: Emancipation and its Discontents

Ritchie Robertson

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248889
eISBN:
9780191697784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248889.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book is a literary study of the uneasy position of the Jews in Germany and Austria from the first pleas for Jewish emancipation during the Enlightenment to the eve of the Holocaust. Trying to ... More


Self-translation as Self-promotion:

Nirad C. Chaudhuri and M. J. Tambimuttu

in South Asian Writers in Twentieth-Century Britain: Culture in Translation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199207770
eISBN:
9780191695681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207770.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Early ‘Asiatic’ writers, seen as exotic and oriental outsiders, were also often expected to embody ‘foreignness’, and provide ‘alien’ perspectives on Britain, usually in prescribed terms. This ... More


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