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Agents beyond the StateThe Writings of English Travelers, Soldiers, and Diplomats in Early Modern Europe

Agents beyond the State: The Writings of English Travelers, Soldiers, and Diplomats in Early Modern Europe

Mark Netzloff

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198857952
eISBN:
9780191905216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857952.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

The early modern period is often seen as a pivotal stage in the emergence of a recognizably modern form of the state. In Agents Beyond the State, Mark Netzloff returns to this context in order to ... More

American SnobsTransatlantic Novelists, Liberal Culture and the Genteel Tradition

American Snobs: Transatlantic Novelists, Liberal Culture and the Genteel Tradition

Emily Coit

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474475402
eISBN:
9781474495981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474475402.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Arguing that Henry Adams, Henry James and Edith Wharton articulated their political thought in response to the liberalism that reigned in Boston and, more specifically, at Harvard University, ... More

Angels and Anchoritic Culture in Late Medieval England

Angels and Anchoritic Culture in Late Medieval England

Joshua S. Easterling

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198865414
eISBN:
9780191898372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865414.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book examines vernacular and Latin anchoritic writings in England (c.1170–1400) as these participated within late medieval negotiations between the distinct, and at times divergent, cultures of ... More

Apocalyptic GeographiesReligion, Media, and the American Landscape

Apocalyptic Geographies: Religion, Media, and the American Landscape

Jerome Tharaud

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780691200101
eISBN:
9780691203263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691200101.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In nineteenth-century America, “apocalypse” referred not to the end of the world but to sacred revelation, and “geography” meant both the physical landscape and its representation in printed maps, ... More

The BeatsA Teaching Companion

The Beats: A Teaching Companion

Nancy M. Grace (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781949979954
eISBN:
9781800852129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979954.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This volume is the first-ever collection devoted to teaching Beat literature in high school to graduate-level classes. Essays address teaching topics such as the history of the censorship of Beat ... More

Cognitive Film and Media Ethics

Cognitive Film and Media Ethics

Wyatt Moss-Wellington

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197552889
eISBN:
9780197552926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197552889.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Cognitive Film and Media Ethics provides a grounding in the use of cognitive science to address key questions in film, television, and screen media ethics. This book extends prior works in cognitive ... More

Collected Letters of Sir George and Lady Beaumont to the Wordsworth Family, 1803-1829with a Study of the Creative Exchange between Wordsworth and Beaumont

Collected Letters of Sir George and Lady Beaumont to the Wordsworth Family, 1803-1829: with a Study of the Creative Exchange between Wordsworth and Beaumont

Jessica Fay (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781800859531
eISBN:
9781800852334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859531.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This edition presents and contextualizes an archive of letters -- belonging to the Wordsworth Trust -- that reveal the creative and personal significance of the friendship between William Wordsworth ... More

Complicating Articulation in Art Cinema

Complicating Articulation in Art Cinema

Benedict Morrison

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780192894069
eISBN:
9780191915192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894069.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Complicating Articulation in Art Cinema argues that art cinema, unlike classical film, draws attention to its disjointed, multi-parted form, but that criticism has too frequently sought to explain ... More

Critical Modesty in Contemporary Fiction

Critical Modesty in Contemporary Fiction

Thom Dancer

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192893321
eISBN:
9780191914591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192893321.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

From climate catastrophe to pandemics and economic crises, the problems facing humanity today are impossibly complicated and planetary in scale. Critical Modesty in Contemporary Fiction makes the ... More

Dante's New Life of the BookA Philology of World Literature

Dante's New Life of the Book: A Philology of World Literature

Martin Eisner

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198869634
eISBN:
9780191912351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198869634.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

This study uses the material transmission history of Dante’s innovative first book, the Vita nuova (New Life), to intervene in recent debates about literary history, reconceiving the relationship ... More

Diasporic PoeticsAsian Writing in the United States, Canada, and Australia

Diasporic Poetics: Asian Writing in the United States, Canada, and Australia

Timothy Yu

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198867654
eISBN:
9780191904424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867654.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book advances a new concept of the “Asian diaspora” that creates links between Asian American, Asian Canadian, and Asian Australian identities. Drawing from comparable studies of the black ... More

DisaffectedEmotion, Sedition, and Colonial Law in the Anglosphere

Disaffected: Emotion, Sedition, and Colonial Law in the Anglosphere

Tanya Agathocleous

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501753879
eISBN:
9781501753909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753879.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book examines the effects of antisedition law on the overlapping public spheres of India and Britain under empire. After 1857, the British government began censoring the press in India, ... More

The Dynastic ImaginationFamily and Modernity in Nineteenth-Century Germany

The Dynastic Imagination: Family and Modernity in Nineteenth-Century Germany

Adrian Daub

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226737737
eISBN:
9780226737904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226737904.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In the wake of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Invasion, German thought was placed in a position of profound ambivalence when it came to the figure of the dynasty. On the one hand, the ... More

The Edinburgh Companion to D. H. Lawrence and the Arts

The Edinburgh Companion to D. H. Lawrence and the Arts

Catherine Brown and Susan Reid (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474456623
eISBN:
9781474496056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456623.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book includes twenty-eight chapters by specialists from across the arts, reassessing Lawrence’s relationship to aesthetic categories and specific art forms in their historical and critical ... More

The Edinburgh Companion to Virginia Woolf and Contemporary Global Literature

The Edinburgh Companion to Virginia Woolf and Contemporary Global Literature

Jeanne Dubino, Paulina Pajak, Catherine W. Hollis, Celiese Lypka, and Vara Neverow (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474448475
eISBN:
9781474496070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448475.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book considers the global responses Woolf’s work has inspired and her worldwide impact. The 23 chapters address the ways Woolf is received by writers, publishers, academics, reading audiences, ... More

The Edinburgh History of the British and Irish Press, Volume 3Competition and Disruption, 1900-2017

The Edinburgh History of the British and Irish Press, Volume 3: Competition and Disruption, 1900-2017

Martin Conboy and Adrian Bingham (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474424929
eISBN:
9781474496087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424929.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This volume presents a research-led, interdisciplinary examination of existing scholarship as well as new research on twentieth-century newspaper and periodical history across Britain and Ireland ... More

Elizabeth Bowen's Psychoanalytic Fiction

Elizabeth Bowen's Psychoanalytic Fiction

Victoria Coulson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474480499
eISBN:
9781474495776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474480499.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Despite the exceptional literary quality, remarkable conceptual sophistication and compelling socio-historical interest of Elizabeth Bowen’s writing, her fiction has received relatively little ... More

The Elusive Everyday in the Fiction of Marilynne Robinson

The Elusive Everyday in the Fiction of Marilynne Robinson

Laura E. Tanner

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780192896360
eISBN:
9780191918803
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896360.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Framing Robinson’s fiction within the dynamics of everyday life, this study highlights the tensions of form and content that haunt moments of transcendence in her work. Robinson’s novels, it argues, ... More

Epidemic EmpireColonialism, Contagion, and Terror, 1817-2020

Epidemic Empire: Colonialism, Contagion, and Terror, 1817-2020

Anjuli Fatima Raza Kolb

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226739212
eISBN:
9780226739496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226739496.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Terrorism is a cancer. An infection. An epidemic. A plague. We have heard these phrases thousands of times since the attack on the World Trade Center in 2001. They are spoken in Paris, in London, ... More

Farming in Modern Irish Literature

Farming in Modern Irish Literature

Nicholas Grene

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198861294
eISBN:
9780191893353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861294.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This innovative study analyzes the range of representation of farming in Irish literature in the period since independence/partition in 1922, as Ireland moved from a largely agricultural to a ... More

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