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Acrobatic Modernism from the Avant-Garde to Prehistory

Acrobatic Modernism from the Avant-Garde to Prehistory

Jed Rasula

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198833949
eISBN:
9780191889813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833949.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This is a book about artistic modernism contending with the historical transfigurations of modernity. As a conscientious engagement with modernity’s restructuring of the lifeworld, the modernist ... More

Amadis in EnglishA Study in the Reading of Romance

Amadis in English: A Study in the Reading of Romance

Helen Moore

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198832423
eISBN:
9780191871030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832423.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, European Literature

This is a book about readers: readers reading, and readers writing. They are readers of all ages and from all ages: young and old, male and female, from Europe and the Americas. The book they are ... More

American Avant-Garde Cinema's Philosophy of the In-Between

American Avant-Garde Cinema's Philosophy of the In-Between

Rebecca A. Sheehan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190949709
eISBN:
9780190949747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190949709.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Can films philosophize rather than simply represent philosophical ideas developed outside the cinematic medium? Taking up this question crucial to the field of film-philosophy, this book argues that ... More

American ClaimantsThe Transatlantic Romance, c. 1820-1920

American Claimants: The Transatlantic Romance, c. 1820-1920

Sarah Meer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198812517
eISBN:
9780191894695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812517.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This book recovers a major nineteenth-century literary figure, the American Claimant. The claimant was used to imagine cultural contact and exchange across the anglophone Atlantic, especially between ... More

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

Angels of EfficiencyA Media History of Consulting

Angels of Efficiency: A Media History of Consulting

Florian Hoof

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190886363
eISBN:
9780190886400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886363.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Corporate consulting, a one-time seemingly marvelous mixture of bare-knuckle rationalization, esoterica, and visionary futurism, is invariably deployed when business structures threaten to lose their ... More

The Art of Pure CinemaHitchcock and His Imitators

The Art of Pure Cinema: Hitchcock and His Imitators

Bruce Isaacs

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190889951
eISBN:
9780190889999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190889951.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Alfred Hitchcock’s notion of a “pure cinema” has continued to fascinate and perplex film audiences, critics, and theorists alike. The concept first emerged loosely in the 1920s, as European ... More

Articulating BodiesThe Narrative Form of Disability and Illness in Victorian Fiction

Articulating Bodies: The Narrative Form of Disability and Illness in Victorian Fiction

Kylee-Anne Hingston

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620757
eISBN:
9781789629491
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620757.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Articulating Bodies investigates the contemporaneous developments of Victorian fiction and disability’s medicalization by focusing on the intersection between narrative form and the body. The book ... More

Beyond ReturnGenre and Cultural Politics in Contemporary French Fiction

Beyond Return: Genre and Cultural Politics in Contemporary French Fiction

Lucas Hollister

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786942180
eISBN:
9781789623642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786942180.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Beyond Return examines how popular literary forms have been politicized or could be productively repoliticized in the literary period that we have called the contemporary (roughly: since 1980). In ... More

Black and More than BlackAfrican American Fiction in the Post Era

Black and More than Black: African American Fiction in the Post Era

Cameron Leader-Picone

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496824516
eISBN:
9781496824547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496824516.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This book analyzes twenty-first century African American fiction through the proliferation of post categories that arose in the new millennium. These post categories—post-black, post-racialism, ... More

Black LandImperial Ethiopianism and African America

Black Land: Imperial Ethiopianism and African America

Nadia Nurhussein

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691190969
eISBN:
9780691194134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190969.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This is the first book to explore how African American writing and art engaged with visions of Ethiopia during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. As the only African nation, with the ... More

Border BlursConcrete Poetry in England and Scotland

Border Blurs: Concrete Poetry in England and Scotland

Greg Thomas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620269
eISBN:
9781789629538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620269.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book presents the first in-depth account of the relationship between English and Scottish poets and the international concrete poetry movement of the 1950s-70s. Concrete poetry was a literary ... More

Born to WriteLiterary Families and Social Hierarchy in Early Modern France

Born to Write: Literary Families and Social Hierarchy in Early Modern France

Neil Kenny

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198852391
eISBN:
9780191886850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852391.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

Scratch the surface of literary production from the late fifteenth to the mid-seventeenth century in France, and a large number of the authors, translators, and editors turn out to be relatives of ... More

British Literature and Culture in Second World WartimeFor the Duration

British Literature and Culture in Second World Wartime: For the Duration

Beryl Pong

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198840923
eISBN:
9780191876530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840923.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

What happens to the concept of wartime in the 1940s? For the Duration excavates British late modernism’s relationship to war in terms of chronophobia: a joint fear of the past and future. Coloured by ... More

Cartographic HumanismThe Making of Early Modern Europe

Cartographic Humanism: The Making of Early Modern Europe

Katharina N. Piechocki

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226641188
eISBN:
9780226641218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226641218.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

What is “Europe,” and when did it come to be? While in the Renaissance the term “Europe” circulated widely, the continent itself was only in the making in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. ... More

Charles Dickens and the Properties of FictionThe Lodger World

Charles Dickens and the Properties of Fiction: The Lodger World

Ushashi Dasgupta

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198859116
eISBN:
9780191891670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859116.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book explores the significance of rental culture in Charles Dickens’s fiction and journalism. It reveals tenancy, or the leasing of real estate in exchange for money, to be a governing force in ... More

The Connected ConditionRomanticism and the Dream of Communication

The Connected Condition: Romanticism and the Dream of Communication

Yohei Igarashi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781503610040
eISBN:
9781503610736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503610040.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

How can Romantic poetry, motivated by the poet’s intense yearning to impart his thoughts and feelings, be so often difficult and the cause of readerly misunderstanding? How did it come to be that a ... More

Conscripts of MigrationNeoliberal Globalization, Nationalism, and the Literature of New African Diasporas

Conscripts of Migration: Neoliberal Globalization, Nationalism, and the Literature of New African Diasporas

Christopher Ian Foster

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496824219
eISBN:
9781496824264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496824219.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Global migration is more pronounced than it has ever been while issues concerning immigration are constantly in the news. Yet answers as to why remain few and far between. Conscripts of Migration: ... 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

Contesting the ClassroomReimagining Education in Moroccan and Algerian Literatures

Contesting the Classroom: Reimagining Education in Moroccan and Algerian Literatures

Erin Twohig

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620214
eISBN:
9781789629576
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620214.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Contesting the Classroom is the first scholarly work to analyze both how Algerian and Moroccan novels depict the postcolonial classroom, and how postcolonial literature is taught in Morocco and ... More

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