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Amorous AestheticsIntellectual Love in Romantic Poetry and Poetics, 1788-1853

Amorous Aesthetics: Intellectual Love in Romantic Poetry and Poetics, 1788-1853

Seth T. Reno

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786940834
eISBN:
9781789623185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940834.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Situated at the intersection of affect studies, ecocriticism, aesthetics, and Romantic studies, this book presents a genealogy of love in Romantic-era poetry, science, and philosophy. While feeling ... More

Contemporary Scottish Poetry and the Natural WorldBurnside, Jamie, Robertson and White

Contemporary Scottish Poetry and the Natural World: Burnside, Jamie, Robertson and White

Monika Szuba

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474450607
eISBN:
9781474477093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450607.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Contemporary Scottish Writers and the Natural World examines the work of four Scottish poets – John Burnside, Kathleen Jamie, Robin Robertson and Kenneth White – in the light of philosophical ... More

Criminal MovesModes of Mobility in Crime Fiction

Criminal Moves: Modes of Mobility in Crime Fiction

Jesper Gulddal, Alistair Rolls, and Stewart King (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620580
eISBN:
9781789629590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620580.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book offers a major intervention into contemporary theoretical debates about crime fiction. Academic studies in the genre have historically been encumbered by a set of restrictive ... More

Cultural Encounters with the Arabian Nights in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Cultural Encounters with the Arabian Nights in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Melissa Dickson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474443647
eISBN:
9781474477055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443647.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Aladdin, Sinbad, Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, Scheherazade winding out her intricate tales to win her nightly stay of execution: the stories of the Arabian Nights are a familiar and much-loved ... More

A Desire Called AmericaBiopolitics, Utopia, and the Literary Commons

A Desire Called America: Biopolitics, Utopia, and the Literary Commons

Christian P. Haines

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823286942
eISBN:
9780823288717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286942.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

A Desire Called America examines the relationship between American exceptionalism and U.S. literature. It focuses on how literary works by Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, William S. Burroughs, and ... More

Didactics and the Modern RobinsonadeNew Paradigms for Young Readers

Didactics and the Modern Robinsonade: New Paradigms for Young Readers

Ian Kinane (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620047
eISBN:
9781789629613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620047.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Didactics and the Modern Robinsonade examines modern and contemporary Robinsonade texts written for young readers, looking specifically at the ways in which later adaptations of the Robinson Crusoe ... More

Elizabeth BowenTheory, Thought and Things

Elizabeth Bowen: Theory, Thought and Things

Jessica Gildersleeve and Patricia Juliana Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474458641
eISBN:
9781474477147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474458641.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This collection examines Bowen’s contribution to and place in twentieth-century literature through a re-evaluation of the ways her work can be seen as textually, politically, and theoretically ‘new’ ... More

Hardy, Conrad and the Senses

Hardy, Conrad and the Senses

Hugh Epstein

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474449861
eISBN:
9781474477086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474449861.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The first book-length study of connections between these two major authors, this book reads the highly descriptive impressionist fiction of Hardy and Conrad together in the light of a shared ... More

Is Time Out of Joint?On the Rise and Fall of the Modern Time Regime

Is Time Out of Joint?: On the Rise and Fall of the Modern Time Regime

Aleida Assmann

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742439
eISBN:
9781501742446
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742439.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Is, as Hamlet once complained, time out of joint? Have the ways we understand the past and the future—and their relationship to the present—been reordered? The past, it seems, has returned with a ... More

Jacques the SophistLacan, Logos, and Psychoanalysis

Jacques the Sophist: Lacan, Logos, and Psychoanalysis

Barbara Cassin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823285754
eISBN:
9780823288779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823285754.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

“The psychoanalyst is a sign of the presence of the sophist in our time, but with a different status.” The surprising confluence of Lacanian psychoanalysis and the texts of the Ancient Greek sophists ... More

Katherine Mansfield and Elizabeth von Arnim

Katherine Mansfield and Elizabeth von Arnim

Gerri Kimber, Isobel Maddison, and Todd Martin (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474454438
eISBN:
9781474477123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454438.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Recent scholarship on the complex relationship between Katherine Mansfield and her best-selling author cousin, Elizabeth von Arnim, has done much to shed light on the familial, personal and literary ... More

The Literature of ConnectionSignal, Medium, Interface, 1850-1950

The Literature of Connection: Signal, Medium, Interface, 1850-1950

David Trotter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198850472
eISBN:
9780191885587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850472.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book is about some of the ways in which the world got ready to be connected, long before the advent of the technologies and the concentrations of capital necessary to implement a global ‘network ... More

Love Among the ArchivesWriting the Lives of George Scharf, Victorian Bachelor

Love Among the Archives: Writing the Lives of George Scharf, Victorian Bachelor

Helena Michie and Robyn Warhol

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474406635
eISBN:
9781474416221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406635.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book is a love story– no matter how embarrassing these words are to write or, perhaps, to read. In the most obvious sense, the book is a story about Sir George Scharf– Victorian antiquarian, ... More

Novel InstitutionsAnachronism, Irish Novels and Nineteenth-Century Realism

Novel Institutions: Anachronism, Irish Novels and Nineteenth-Century Realism

Mary L. Mullen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474453240
eISBN:
9781474477116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474453240.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Novel Institutions rethinks the politics of institutions by reinterpreting the most institutional of literary forms: nineteenth-century British realism. Although realist novels, like institutions, ... More

Ovid and Adaptation in Early Modern English Theatre

Ovid and Adaptation in Early Modern English Theatre

Lisa S. Starks

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474430067
eISBN:
9781474476973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430067.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Ovid was a multifaceted icon of lovesickness, endless change, libertinism, emotional torment and violence in early modern England. This collection uses adaptation studies in connection with other ... More

The Poem as IconA Study in Aesthetic Cognition

The Poem as Icon: A Study in Aesthetic Cognition

Margaret H. Freeman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190080419
eISBN:
9780190080440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190080419.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Poetry

The objective in this book is to show how poetry enables us cognitively to aesthetically access, experience, and identify with the visible and invisible “being” of reality, with art as one cognitive ... More

Postcolonial Bergson

Postcolonial Bergson

Souleymane Bachir Diagne

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823285839
eISBN:
9780823288823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823285839.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Henri Bergson has been the subject of keen interest within French philosophy ever since being championed by Gilles Deleuze and others. Yet his influence extends well beyond European philosophy, ... More

Robert Louis Stevenson and the Art of Collaboration

Robert Louis Stevenson and the Art of Collaboration

Audrey Murfin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474451987
eISBN:
9781474477109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474451987.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Robert Louis Stevenson, Collaboration, and the Construction of the Late-Victorian Author argues that understanding literary collaboration is essential to understanding Stevenson’s writings. Stevenson ... More

Runaway GenresThe Global Afterlives of Slavery

Runaway Genres: The Global Afterlives of Slavery

Yogita Goyal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479829590
eISBN:
9781479819676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829590.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Runaway Genres: The Global Afterlives of Slavery tracks the emergence of slavery as the defining template through which current forms of human rights abuses are understood. To fathom forms of freedom ... More

Shakespeare and the Truth-TellerConfronting the Cynic Ideal

Shakespeare and the Truth-Teller: Confronting the Cynic Ideal

David Hershinow

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474439572
eISBN:
9781474477017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439572.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Truth-Teller makes the case that Shakespeare repeatedly responds to sixteenth-century debates over the revolutionary potential of Cynic critical activity—debates that persist in later centuries ... More

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