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Conclusion

Michael North

in Camera Works: Photography and the Twentieth-Century Word

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195173567
eISBN:
9780199787906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173567.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Modern writers value modern recording media because of the novelty these have incorporated into the sensory experience of modern times. Yet, it is interesting to note that for many American writers, ... More


Southscapes: Geographies of Race, Region, and Literature

Thadious M. Davis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835210
eISBN:
9781469602554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869321_davis
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Drawing heavily from works of the era of post-civil rights modern and postmodern writers and poets from the South, this book approaches the experiences of segregation in the South in a radical ... More


‘Living in a World of Death’: Scott’s Narrative Poems

Alison Lumsden

in Walter Scott and the Limits of Language

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641536
eISBN:
9780748651610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641536.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter focuses on the fiction of Walter Scott, starting with his early narrative poetry. It shows that it is here where Scott makes his first theories on the purpose and nature of literature, ... More


Contexts and intertexts

Bruce Woodcock

in Peter Carey

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719043604
eISBN:
9781781700532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719043604.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter describes Peter Carey's writing and fiction. It first provides some background information about Carey, his education, and his early attempts at writing. Next, it reveals a new kind of ... More


Introduction

Leith Morton

in The Alien Within: Representations of the Exotic in Twentieth-Century Japanese Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832926
eISBN:
9780824870201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832926.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This introductory chapter discusses how modern Japanese writers discovered the alien within themselves—in some cases within their own bodies, in other cases within their own literary traditions. It ... More


Introduction: “ China”

Kristina Bross

in Future History: Global Fantasies in Seventeenth-Century American and British Writings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190665135
eISBN:
9780190665166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190665135.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Historiography

The introduction considers the stakes and theoretical interventions of Future History. It reviews recent critical moves to consider American and English cultural productions from a global ... More


The Accommodated Animal: Cosmopolity in Shakespearean Locales

Laurie Shannon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226924168
eISBN:
9780226924182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226924182.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Shakespeare wrote of lions, shrews, horned toads, curs, mastiffs, and hellhounds, but the word “animal” itself only appears very rarely in his work, which was in keeping with sixteenth-century usage. ... More


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