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Madame de Staël: The Dangerous Exile

Angelica Goodden

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199238095
eISBN:
9780191716669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238095.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book describes Staël's life in exile as the crucial experience shaping her literary and political identity. It relates her inner, private exile as an oppressed and thwarted woman in a society ... More


The 1930s

Gordon Hutner

in What America Read: Taste, Class, and the Novel, 1920-1960

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832271
eISBN:
9781469605210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887752_hutner.6
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter provides an alternative way of reading the fiction of this decade. The author begins by restating the special circumstances under which 1930s historiography has been written, and then ... More


Revisiting the Political Novel

Amanda Anderson

in Bleak Liberalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226923512
eISBN:
9780226923536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923536.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter reconsiders the role of argument as a distinctive formal feature within the genre of the nineteenth-and twentieth-century political novel. Noticeable most within interludes of ... More


The Political Novel

Patricia Meyer Spacks

in Novel Beginnings: Experiments in Eighteenth-Century English Fiction

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110319
eISBN:
9780300128338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110319.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter studies the factors and elements that are evident in the political novel, narrating the history through which the genre emerged and what events or sentiments brought about its arrival. ... More


Incarcerated in Amerika: Literature Addresses the Political, with the Help of Ernesto Laclau

Henry Sussman

in Idylls of the Wanderer: Outside in Literature and Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227693
eISBN:
9780823235278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227693.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter examines the presentation of political themes in Franz Kafka's novel Amerika. It suggests that Argentine political theorist Ernesto Laclao played a role in ... More


Introduction: Corruption, Realism, and the Return of the Political Novel

in Corruption and Realism in Late Socialist China: The Return of the Political Novel

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754859
eISBN:
9780804768108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754859.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about corruption and realism in political novels in late socialist China. It analyzes five Chinese works of political fiction, ... More


Three Worlds: Global Enemies

Roland Végső

in The Naked Communist: Cold War Modernism and the Politics of Popular Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245567
eISBN:
9780823252534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245567.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The final chapter of the book examines the way Cold War geopolitics divided the globe into three separate worlds. It discusses the relationship between the aesthetics of modernism and the politics of ... More


The Liberal Aesthetic in the Postwar Era: The Case of Trilling and Adorno

Amanda Anderson

in Bleak Liberalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226923512
eISBN:
9780226923536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923536.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the relation between politics and aesthetics in the war and post-war era through a comparison of liberal and radical responses to the catastrophes of the twentieth century. ... More


The Banned Blockbuster: Chen Fang's Heaven's Wrath

in Corruption and Realism in Late Socialist China: The Return of the Political Novel

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754859
eISBN:
9780804768108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754859.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines Chen Fang's political novel Heaven's Wrath. It explains that the novel, based on the corruption scandal involving Beijing Mayor Chen Xitong, was banned when it was published in ... More


The Trendsetter: Lu Tianming's Heaven Above

in Corruption and Realism in Late Socialist China: The Return of the Political Novel

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754859
eISBN:
9780804768108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754859.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines Lu Tianming's political novel Heaven Above. It explains the storyline of the novel, which focuses on general corruption cases, and suggests that it was seminal in inspiring ... More


Bleak Liberalism

Amanda Anderson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226923512
eISBN:
9780226923536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923536.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Bleak Liberalism advances a renewed account of liberalism, with the aim of providing a better understanding of the way liberal concepts, principles, and aspirations have informed novelistic art of ... More


Dirt Plus Soap Equals Pay Dirt: Liu Ping's Dossier on Smuggling

in Corruption and Realism in Late Socialist China: The Return of the Political Novel

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754859
eISBN:
9780804768108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754859.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines Liu Ping's political novel Dossier on Smuggling. It explains that this novel was based on the corruption scandal involving Yuanhua Group, a holding company for real estate and ... More


Introduction: The Meiji Literary Scene

William E. Naff

in The Kiso Road: The Life and Times of Shimazaki Toson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832186
eISBN:
9780824871673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832186.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This introduction situates Shimazaki Tōson in the literary scene of the Meiji period. It begins with a discussion of the influx of European culture in Japan dating from 1543 and the first literary ... More


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