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Affective medievalismLove, abjection and discontent

Affective medievalism: Love, abjection and discontent

Thomas Prendergast and Stephanie Trigg

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526126863
eISBN:
9781526142009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126863.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book destabilises the customary disciplinary and epistemological oppositions between medieval studies and modern medievalism. It argues that the twinned concepts of “the medieval” and ... More

Alive StillNell Blaine, American Painter

Alive Still: Nell Blaine, American Painter

Cathy Curtis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190908812
eISBN:
9780190908843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908812.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In 1942, at age twenty, after a vision-impaired and rebellious childhood in Richmond, Virginia, Nell Blaine decamped for New York. Operations had corrected her eyesight, and she was newly aware of ... More

American Literary History and the Turn toward Modernity

American Literary History and the Turn toward Modernity

Melanie V. Dawson and Meredith L. Goldsmith (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056043
eISBN:
9780813053813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056043.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Approaching the period of 1880 to 1930 in American literature as one in which the processes of rethinking the past were as prevalent as wholly “new” works of art, this collection treats the century’s ... More

Anti-Empire: Decolonial Interventions in Lusophone Literatures

Anti-Empire: Decolonial Interventions in Lusophone Literatures

Daniel F. Silva

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941008
eISBN:
9781789628999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941008.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Anti-Empire explores how different writers across Lusophone spaces engage with imperial and colonial power at its various levels of domination, while imagining alternatives to dominant discourses ... More

Artful ExperimentsWays of Knowing in Victorian Literature and Science

Artful Experiments: Ways of Knowing in Victorian Literature and Science

Philipp Erchinger

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474438957
eISBN:
9781474453790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438957.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

What is the connection between Victorian writing and experiment? Artful Experiments seeks to answer this question by approaching the field of literature and science in a way that is not so much ... More

Between GenerationsCollaborative Authorship in the Golden Age of Children's Literature

Between Generations: Collaborative Authorship in the Golden Age of Children's Literature

Victoria Ford Smith

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813374
eISBN:
9781496813411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813374.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Between Generations recuperates a tradition of adult-child collaboration in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century British children’s literature and culture, charting the emergence of new models of ... More

The Canadian AlternativeCartoonists, Comics, and Graphic Novels

The Canadian Alternative: Cartoonists, Comics, and Graphic Novels

Dominick Grace and Eric Hoffman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815118
eISBN:
9781496815156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815118.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This overview of the history of Canadian comics explores not only the few Canadian cartoonists who have received study, but many who have not. Contributors look at the myriad ways that ... More

The Case of Sherlock HolmesSecrets and Lies in Conan Doyle's Detective Fiction

The Case of Sherlock Holmes: Secrets and Lies in Conan Doyle's Detective Fiction

Andrew Glazzard

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474431293
eISBN:
9781474453769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474431293.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The Case of Sherlock Holmes uncovers what is untold, partly told, wrongly told or deliberately concealed in Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes saga. This engaging study uses a scholarly approach, ... More

Censorship and the Representation of the Sacred in Nineteenth-Century England

Censorship and the Representation of the Sacred in Nineteenth-Century England

Jan-Melissa Schramm

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198826064
eISBN:
9780191878176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826064.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In the early nineteenth century, the biblical sublime found expression in the visual arts, the novel, the oratorio, and poetry, but spoken drama remained secular by force of precedent and law. The ... More

Characters Before CopyrightThe Rise and Regulation of Fan Fiction in Eighteenth-Century Germany

Characters Before Copyright: The Rise and Regulation of Fan Fiction in Eighteenth-Century Germany

Matthew H. Birkhold

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198831976
eISBN:
9780191876752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831976.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

How did authors control the literary fates of fictional characters before the existence of copyright? Could a second author do anything with another author’s character? Situated between the decline ... More

City of Beginnings

City of Beginnings

Robyn Creswell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182186
eISBN:
9780691185149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182186.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book is an exploration of modernism in Arabic poetry, a movement that emerged in Beirut during the 1950s and became the most influential and controversial Arabic literary development of the ... More

Coastal Cultures of the Long Nineteenth Century

Coastal Cultures of the Long Nineteenth Century

Matthew Ingleby and Matthew P. M. Kerr (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474435734
eISBN:
9781474453721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435734.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Coastal Cultures of the Long Nineteenth Century examines the importance of the coastline in the nineteenth-century British imagination. The years between the naval blockade of 1775, which began the ... More

Comics Art in China

Comics Art in China

John A. Lent and Xu Ying

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811745
eISBN:
9781496811783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811745.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

In the most comprehensive and authoritative source on this subject, this book covers almost all comics art forms in mainland China, providing the history from the nineteenth century to the present as ... More

Comics, Trauma, and the New Art of War

Comics, Trauma, and the New Art of War

Harriet E. H. Earle

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812469
eISBN:
9781496812506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812469.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Conflict is one of the most prevalent themes in comics, film and literature; we have been writing stories of war and violence since time immemorial. Comics is no stranger to such narratives and is ... More

Connecting Childhood and Old Age in Popular Media

Connecting Childhood and Old Age in Popular Media

Vanessa Joosen (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815163
eISBN:
9781496815200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815163.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Media narratives in popular culture often ascribe interchangeable characteristics to childhood and old age. In the manner of George Lakoff and Mark Johnson’s Metaphors We Live By, the authors in this ... More

Connecting HistoriesFrancophone Caribbean Writers Interrogating Their Past

Connecting Histories: Francophone Caribbean Writers Interrogating Their Past

Bonnie Thomas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496810557
eISBN:
9781496810595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810557.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Connecting Histories: Francophone Caribbean Writers Interrogating Their Past explores the complex interchange between shared and personal pasts and how they impact upon individual lives. Through ... More

Contemporary Chaucer across the centuries

Contemporary Chaucer across the centuries

Helen M. Hickey, Anne McKendry, and Melissa Raine (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526129154
eISBN:
9781526141996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129154.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

For 700 years, Geoffrey Chaucer has spoken to scholars and amateurs alike. How does his work speak to us in the twenty-first century? This volume provides a unique vantage point for responding to ... More

Descartes's FictionsReading Philosophy with Poetics

Descartes's Fictions: Reading Philosophy with Poetics

Emma Gilby

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198831891
eISBN:
9780191869723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831891.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Descartes’s Fictions traces common movements in early modern philosophy and literary method. This volume reassesses the significance of Descartes’s writing by bringing his philosophical output into ... More

Dickens and DemolitionLiterary Afterlives and Mid-Nineteenth Century Urban Development

Dickens and Demolition: Literary Afterlives and Mid-Nineteenth Century Urban Development

Joanna Hofer-Robinson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474420983
eISBN:
9781474453738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420983.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Dickens and Demolition is the first study to trace and measure the material impact of Charles Dickens’s fiction in London’s built environment. The book analyses debates surrounding large-scale ... More

Dis-Orienting PlanetsRacial Representations of Asia in Science Fiction

Dis-Orienting Planets: Racial Representations of Asia in Science Fiction

Isiah Lavender III (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811523
eISBN:
9781496811561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811523.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Dis-Orienting Planets: Racial Representations of Asia in Science Fiction continues where Black and Brown Planets: The Politics of Race in Science Fiction (2014) left off. This anthology features ... More

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