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‘A Poet Reading’

William May

in Stevie Smith and Authorship

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583379
eISBN:
9780191723193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583379.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores Smith's own reading practice to help explain her playful and often hostile relationship with tradition. It focuses on her troubled relationship with her sister, an English ... More


Introduction

Johanna Malt

in Obscure Objects of Desire Surrealism, Fetishism, and Politics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199253425
eISBN:
9780191698132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253425.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The object is central to this book's argument, and it focuses on surrealist reactions to, and production of, objects; on the way various surrealists respond to and intervene in the material world ... More


The Surrealist Object in Theory

Johanna Malt

in Obscure Objects of Desire Surrealism, Fetishism, and Politics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199253425
eISBN:
9780191698132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253425.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Surrealist theory and practice in the 1920s and 1930s was caught between two poles. In the early days of the movement, much of its activity centred on the pursuit of automatism in various forms, ... More


Travelling Concepts: Postcolonial Approaches to Exoticism and Diversity

Charles Forsdick

in Travel in Twentieth-Century French and Francophone Cultures: The Persistence of Diversity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199258291
eISBN:
9780191698538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258291.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the relationship between exoticism and diversity. It also discusses a number of important theoretical issues that are able to underpin the more practical analyses of texts and ... More


Le Grand Danger Terrestre: Early Twentieth-Century Exoticism and the Decline of Diversity

Charles Forsdick

in Travel in Twentieth-Century French and Francophone Cultures: The Persistence of Diversity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199258291
eISBN:
9780191698538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258291.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses entropy, the decline of diversity, the exoticization and domestication of the practices of travel during the late 19th century, and travel. Victor Segalen's works are also ... More


Figures of Rule

Douglas Kerr

in Eastern Figures: Orient and Empire in British Writing

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099340
eISBN:
9789882206892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099340.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the figure of rule, which is different from the figures of the jungle and the crowd, and is both more abstract and more polymorphous. It looks at anarchy in the East, which is ... More


Thinking and Talking/War and Peace

Allen Judith

in Virginia Woolf and the Politics of Language

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636754
eISBN:
9780748651962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636754.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the relevance of dialogue and all modes of ‘conversation’ as they are represented by Woolf's ‘essayistic’ practice and the process of reading. It shows how different voices and ... More


Introduction

Douglas Kerr

in Conan Doyle: Writing, Profession, and Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674947
eISBN:
9780191756986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674947.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter introduces the notion of “practice”. The young Conan Doyle was a medical doctor in general practice – his practice was a place of activity, a repertoire of knowledge and skills, a set of ... More


Narcissism and Autognosis: Sassoon, 1936–42

Robert Hemmings

in Modern Nostalgia: Siegfried Sassoon, Trauma and the Second World War

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633067
eISBN:
9780748651887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633067.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter investigates the obvious presence of narcissism and nostalgia in Sassoon’s works, which two concepts have psychological and literary roots, and can present tropes that shed some light on ... More


The Middlebrows of the Hogarth Press: Rose Macaulay, E. M. Delafield and Cultural Hierarchies in Interwar Britain

Melissa Sullivan

in Leonard and Virginia Woolf, The Hogarth Press and the Networks of Modernism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748642274
eISBN:
9780748651979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642274.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter takes a look at the Hogarth Press within the wider landscape of the early twentieth-century women's writing, demonstrating the degree to which the Press's circles intersected with other ... More


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