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Introduction

Lawrence Danson

in Wilde's Intentions: The Artist in his Criticism

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198186281
eISBN:
9780191674488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186281.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This introductory chapter explains the theme of this book, which is about Oscar Wilde's essays on aesthetics contained in his book enentitled Intentions, which was published in London, England in May ... More


‘The Truth of Masks’

Lawrence Danson

in Wilde's Intentions: The Artist in his Criticism

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198186281
eISBN:
9780191674488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186281.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter analyses Oscar Wilde's essay of dramatic theory entitled The Truth of Masks. It discusses a cross-dressed production of As You Like It and a novel about cross-dressing, Mademoiselle de ... More


Behind the Masks of Modernism: Global and Transnational Perspectives

Andrew Reynolds and Bonnie Roos (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061641
eISBN:
9780813051208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061641.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Behind the Masks of Modernism: Global and Transnational Perspectives is an anthology that studies global modernisms through the lens of masks. The manuscript explores regional, national and ... More


The New Life *

Mushirul Hasan

in Between Modernity and Nationalism: Halide Edip's Encounter with Gandhi's India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063322
eISBN:
9780199080502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063322.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter locates Halide Edip in the context of her family’s social profile, explores her cultural and intellectual inheritance, and contextualizes her engagements. It describes her political ... More


The Mask of Sincerity

James H. Johnson

in Venice Incognito: Masks in the Serene Republic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267718
eISBN:
9780520948624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267718.003.0019
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the mask of sincerity. In the strange world of Venetian masking, where masks helped to preserve hierarchy by temporarily suspending it, masking was by and large honest. Masks ... More


Bradbury and Modernity

Jonathan R. Eller

in Becoming Ray Bradbury

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036293
eISBN:
9780252093357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036293.003.0029
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines how Ray Bradbury's disillusionment with modernity led him to take on Modernist themes such as isolation, alienation, the loss of values, and the decline of traditional sources ... More


Situating Frantz Fanon’s Account of Black Experience

Robert Bernasconi

in Situating Existentialism: Key Texts in Context

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231147750
eISBN:
9780231519670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231147750.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines Frantz Fanon’s existential phenomenological analysis of racism as a system. In 1952, Fanon’s Black Skin, White Masks, which became the defining text of what today is called the ... More


Introduction

Andrew Reynolds and Bonnie Roos

in Behind the Masks of Modernism: Global and Transnational Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061641
eISBN:
9780813051208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061641.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The introduction to serves to demonstrate how masks affect how we read modernism in a global context. The authors highlight the performative power of masks and the tension they create when local ... More


Overture: Haiti Against Forgetting and the Thermidorian Present

Jeremy Matthew Glick

in Black Radical Tragic: "Performance, Aesthetics, and the Unfinished Haitian Revolution"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479844425
eISBN:
9781479814855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479844425.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This ouverture, or opening of the theoretical and critical stakes of my study, rehearses questions of comparison, immediacy in the archive, and the complications of collaboration in a series of ... More


Bourdieu and Fanon on Algeria

Roxanna Curto

in Bourdieu and Postcolonial Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382967
eISBN:
9781781384084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382967.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This essay examines how Bourdieu and Fanon’s views on colonialism and post-colonialism diverge and converge, focusing on their ideas about the revolutionary potential of the Algerian peasants, ... More


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