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Heteronymity I: Imaginary Authorship and Imaginary Autobiography: Pessoa, Joyce, Svevo

Max Saunders

in Self Impression: Life-Writing, Autobiografiction, and the Forms of Modern Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579761
eISBN:
9780191722882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579761.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter develops the earlier discussions of life‐writings by fictional narrators to consider sustained acts of creative impersonation: works entirely (or almost entirely) presented as written by ... More


Conclusion: horror cinema and traumatic events

Linnie Blake

in The Wounds of Nations: Horror Cinema, Historical Trauma and National Identity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075933
eISBN:
9781781700914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075933.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter reveals that this study is engaged with a number of debates drawn from horror film scholarship, trauma theory, post-colonial studies and cultural studies. This chapter also discusses ... More


Conclusion

Jad Smith

in Alfred Bester

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040634
eISBN:
9780252099076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040634.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Bester’s writable approach, which took shape early in his career and peaked in the fifties, resulted in open texts with layered, incongruous meanings that invited readers to coproduce, even finish, ... More


Katherine Mansfield and Translation

Claire Davison, Gerri Kimber, and W. Todd Martin (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474400381
eISBN:
9781474416054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400381.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Our understanding of Anglophone modernism has been transformed by recent critical interest in translation. The central place of translation in the circulation of aesthetic and political ideas in the ... More


Towards Stylistic Maturity: Christian and Mythological Figures of Speech In Proust's Writing Other Than A La Recherche Du Temps Perdu

Margaret Topping

in Proust's Gods: Christian and Mythological Figures of Speech in the Works of Marcel Proust

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198160083
eISBN:
9780191673771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198160083.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Many of the principal themes of the mature novel were in place from Proust's earlier attempt at a full-scale narrative, Jean Santeuil, but it was only during the intermediate creative years that ... More


Todd Haynes

Rob White

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037566
eISBN:
9780252094811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037566.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Todd Haynes' films are intricate and purposeful, combining the intellectual impact of art cinema with the emotional accessibility of popular genres. They are also underpinned by a serious commitment ... More


A St. Mark Passion Makes the Rounds: What should we make of the eighteenth-century practice of reworking passion settings for performances in various times and places?

Daniel R. Melamed

in Hearing Bach's Passions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195169331
eISBN:
9780199865376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169331.003.05
Subject:
Music, History, Western

What should we make of the 18th-century practice of reworking passion settings for performances in various times and places? In Bach's time passion settings were freely adapted to local needs. This ... More


Love and Bullshit in Santa Rosa: Pastiche in The Man Who Wasn’t There

George M. Wilson

in Seeing Fictions in Film: The Epistemology of Movies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199594894
eISBN:
9780191731440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594894.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Among contemporary American directors, the Coen brothers are particularly reputed to favor pastiche as a narrative strategy. Pastiche is the mixing of incongruous genres, normally joined with the aim ... More


Reinventing the Past: Pastiche, Collage, or “Criticism”?

Arthur Berger

in Reflections of an American Composer

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232518
eISBN:
9780520928213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232518.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

The chapter traces the rise of neoclassicism in music at the beginning of the twentieth century at about the same time that a new complexity was gathering momentum in the early music of Schoenberg ... More


Game On: Encounters with the Magic of Baseball in Japanese Postmodern Fiction

Christopher T. Keaveney

in Contesting the Myths of Samurai Baseball: Cultural Representations of Japan's National Pastime

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888455829
eISBN:
9789888455355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455829.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter 5 builds upon the foundation established in Chapter 4 by examining a particular approach to literature, Postmodernism, and describing how the postmodern literature that emerged in the 1980s ... More


Alfred Bester: The Insider’s Outsider

Jad Smith

in Alfred Bester

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040634
eISBN:
9780252099076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040634.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The introduction examines how Bester’s unique approach challenged the paradigm of Golden Age science fiction. After a stint scripting comics and radio, Bester returned to the SF field in search of ... More


Beginnings: Early Life and First Stories

Jad Smith

in Alfred Bester

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040634
eISBN:
9780252099076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040634.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter shows how Bester’s early identification with Renaissance thinkers of broad and varied learning led him to think of science fiction as a Renaissance genre especially suited to mixing and ... More


Comics, Radio, and the Return to SF

Jad Smith

in Alfred Bester

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040634
eISBN:
9780252099076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040634.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

During the 1940s, Bester scripted comics, radio mysteries, and teleplays, and developed a fast-paced, highly visual style that, along with an emphasis on psychological depth and language play, would ... More


Hiatus and Search for a New Style

Jad Smith

in Alfred Bester

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040634
eISBN:
9780252099076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040634.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

During the 1960s, Bester drifted away from SF for a second time and largely gave up fiction writing to work as an editor at Holiday magazine. When he returned to the field in the early 1970s, he ... More


Biography or Pastiche, 2000–2003

Brain Taves

in Hollywood Presents Jules Verne: The Father of Science Fiction on Screen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813161129
eISBN:
9780813165523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161129.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Even as the canon of Jules Verne stories adapted for the screen diminished to retellings of the story of Captain Nemo, the journey to the center of the earth, and a trip around the world in eighty ... More


Grindhouse Nostalgia: Memory, Home Video and Exploitation Film Fandom

David Church

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748699100
eISBN:
9781474408578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699100.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Combining cultural history, media industry analysis, reception study, and textual readings, this book explores how nostalgia for drive-in theatres and grind houses provides fans with remembered ... More


Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes: Steampunk Superhero?

Lisa Horton

in Clockwork Rhetoric: The Language and Style of Steampunk

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460919
eISBN:
9781626740532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460919.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Steampunk aesthetics in the production design of Guy Ritchie’s 2009 film production of Sherlock Holmes and its sequel, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011) reinforces a burgeoning alliance ... More


O Brother, Where Chart Thou?: Pop Music and the Coen Brothers

Jeff Smith

in Popular Music and the New Auteur: Visionary Filmmakers after MTV

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199827336
eISBN:
9780199369560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827336.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

While many critics position the Coen Brothers’ cinema within a larger trend toward postmodernist self-referentiality, such a rubric proves to be somewhat limited when one considers the role of ... More


. The Nocturnal Affairs Of Mr Miletić: Authorship, Genre Andcine-Amateurism In Yugoslavia

Greg DeCuir Jr

in Small-Gauge Storytelling: Discovering the Amateur Fiction Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748656349
eISBN:
9780748684274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748656349.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Oktavijan Miletić holds an important place in the history of Yugoslav amateur cinema. As a pioneering figure within the amateur film scene, Miletić not only helped to found a ciné-section inside the ... More


Paratexts, Pastiche and the Direct-to-video Aesthetic: Towards a Retrosploitation Mediascape

David Church

in Grindhouse Nostalgia: Memory, Home Video and Exploitation Film Fandom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748699100
eISBN:
9781474408578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699100.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A recent cycle of nostalgia-driven, retro-styled exploitation films (or “retrosploitation”) internalizes the coexistence of irony and sincerity found in the reception of older exploitation films. ... More


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