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The Intimate Screen: Early British Television Drama

Jason Jacobs

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198742340
eISBN:
9780191695018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742340.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book explores the formative period of British television drama, concentrating on the years 1936–55. It examines the continuities and changes of early television drama, and the impact this had ... More


Baudelaire's Prose Poems: The Practice and Politics of Irony

Sonya Stephens

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158776
eISBN:
9780191673351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158776.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Poetry

The aim of this book is to offer a new reading of Baudelaire's Petits Poèmes en Prose that demonstrates the significance of ironic otherness for the theory and functioning of the work and for the ... More


Conclusion: The Engineered Conscience

Ceri Sullivan

in The Rhetoric of the Conscience in Donne, Herbert, and Vaughan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199547845
eISBN:
9780191720901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547845.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Each element in the syllogism of the conscience has been tested and found faulty, and each breakdown has been expressed through an alteration in the poet's flesh. Though under Christian theology an ... More


The Age of Caricature, the Age of Realism

Henry B. Wonham

in Playing the Races: Ethnic Caricature and American Literary Realism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161946
eISBN:
9780199788101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161946.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter describes the rise of caricature in American newspapers and periodicals during the 19th century, linking this history to technological and economic developments in the printing industry. ... More


William Dean Howells and the Touch of Exaggeration That Typifies

Henry B. Wonham

in Playing the Races: Ethnic Caricature and American Literary Realism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161946
eISBN:
9780199788101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161946.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter examines William Dean Howells' theoretical defence of realism as a representational mode suited to America's democratic sensibilities. Working with this understanding of realism's social ... More


A Jamesian Art to Be Cultivated

Henry B. Wonham

in Playing the Races: Ethnic Caricature and American Literary Realism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161946
eISBN:
9780199788101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161946.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter assesses the exaggerated ethnic imagery Henry James employs in The American Scene in relation to the outlandish racist comedy that appeared in the era's magazines and newspapers. Moving ... More


Edith Wharton's Flamboyant Copy

Henry B. Wonham

in Playing the Races: Ethnic Caricature and American Literary Realism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161946
eISBN:
9780199788101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161946.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter explores Edith Wharton's ambivalent attitude toward the social conventions that structure her fictional world. It argues that caricature allows Wharton to challenge categories of class ... More


Epilogue: ‘Sherry Andrews’ and the Antitheatricality of Politics

David Francis Taylor

in Theatres of Opposition: Empire, Revolution, and Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199642847
eISBN:
9780191738869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642847.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 18th-century Literature

In this conclusion, I use graphic satires by the likes of James Gillray, Isaac Cruikshank, and William Dent as a means of both reaffirming and problematizing Sheridan’s ‘theatrical politics’. ... More


Serials to Graphic Novels: The Evolution of the Victorian Illustrated Book

Catherine J. Golden

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062297
eISBN:
9780813053189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062297.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The Victorian illustrated book is a genre that came into being, flourished, and evolved during the long nineteenth century and finds new expression in present-day graphic novel adaptations of ... More


Edmund Curll, Bookseller

Paul Baines and Pat Rogers

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199278985
eISBN:
9780191700002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278985.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Edmund Curll was a notorious figure among the publishers of the early eighteenth century: for his boldness, his lack of scruple, his publication of work without authors' consent, and his taste for ... More


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