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Against SustainabilityReading Nineteenth-Century America in the Age of Climate Crisis

Against Sustainability: Reading Nineteenth-Century America in the Age of Climate Crisis

Michelle Neely

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288229
eISBN:
9780823290307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288229.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Against Sustainability responds to twenty-first-century environmental crisis not by seeking the origins of U.S. environmental problems, but by returning to the nineteenth-century literary, cultural, ... More

Alexander Pope in the Making

Alexander Pope in the Making

Joseph Hone

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198842316
eISBN:
9780191878312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842316.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

How did Alexander Pope become the greatest poet of the eighteenth century? Drawing on previously neglected texts and overlooked archival materials, Alexander Pope in the Making provides a radical new ... More

AnarchaeologiesReading as Misreading

Anarchaeologies: Reading as Misreading

Erin Graff Zivin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823286829
eISBN:
9780823288724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286829.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

How do we read after the so-called death of literature? If we are to attend to the proclamations that the representational apparatuses of literature and politics are dead, what aesthetic, ethical, ... More

André Bazin's Film TheoryArt, Science, Religion

André Bazin's Film Theory: Art, Science, Religion

Angela Dalle Vacche

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190067298
eISBN:
9780190067335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190067298.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The best way to understand Bazin’s film theory is to pay attention to art, science, and religion, since spectatorship depends on perception, cognition, and hallucination. By arguing that this ... More

The Archive of FearWhite Crisis and Black Freedom in Douglass, Stowe, and Du Bois

The Archive of Fear: White Crisis and Black Freedom in Douglass, Stowe, and Du Bois

Christina Zwarg

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198866299
eISBN:
9780191898457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866299.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Not about Haiti but about the haunting power of its revolution, The Archive of Fear explores the traumatic force field that continued to inflect U.S. discussions of slavery and abolition both before ... More

Beyond BiasConservative Media, Documentary Form, and the Politics of Hysteria

Beyond Bias: Conservative Media, Documentary Form, and the Politics of Hysteria

Scott Krzych

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197551219
eISBN:
9780197551257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197551219.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

“Bias” is a term that circulates frequently in the contemporary landscape of political media, a term intended to diagnose a failure when media outlets fail to maintain journalistic objectivity. ... More

Beyond the BlockbustersThemes and Trends in Contemporary Young Adult Fiction

Beyond the Blockbusters: Themes and Trends in Contemporary Young Adult Fiction

Rebekah Fitzsimmons and Casey Alane Wilson (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496827135
eISBN:
9781496827180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496827135.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

While the critical and popular attention afforded to twenty-first century young adult literature has exponentially increased in recent years, the texts selected for discussion in both classrooms and ... More

Biology and MannersEssays on the Worlds and Works of Lois McMaster Bujold

Biology and Manners: Essays on the Worlds and Works of Lois McMaster Bujold

Regina Yung Lee and Una McCormack (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621730
eISBN:
9781800341296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621730.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This volume is a new collection of scholarly essays on the US science fiction and fantasy writer Lois McMaster Bujold. The collection argues for the significant contributions Bujold’s works make to ... More

Book Ownership in Stuart England

Book Ownership in Stuart England

David Pearson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198870128
eISBN:
9780191912955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870128.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

An account of the development and importance of private libraries and book ownership through the seventeenth century, based upon many kinds of evidence, including examination of many thousands of ... More

The Case of LiteratureForensic Narratives from Goethe to Kafka

The Case of Literature: Forensic Narratives from Goethe to Kafka

Arne Höcker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749353
eISBN:
9781501749384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749353.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book offers a radical reassessment of the modern European literary canon. The book's reinterpretations of Goethe, Schiller, Büchner, Döblin, Musil, and Kafka show how literary and scientific ... More

Children's Books on the Big Screen

Children's Books on the Big Screen

Meghann Meeusen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496828644
eISBN:
9781496828699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828644.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Adaptation studies scholars suggest that no matter how interesting it may be to pick apart a film’s consistency with and departure from its source, these approaches can be limiting because books and ... More

The Cinema of Francesco Rosi

The Cinema of Francesco Rosi

Gaetana Marrone

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190885632
eISBN:
9780190885670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190885632.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Francesco Rosi’s work, which includes an impressive number of individually celebrated films, occupies a unique place in postwar Italian, indeed postwar world, cinema. Over the years, Rosi has offered ... More

The ClosetThe Eighteenth-Century Architecture of Intimacy

The Closet: The Eighteenth-Century Architecture of Intimacy

Danielle Bobker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691198231
eISBN:
9780691201542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691198231.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Long before it was a hidden storage space or a metaphor for queer and trans shame, the closet was one of the most charged settings in English architecture. This private room provided seclusion for ... More

Comparing the LiteraturesLiterary Studies in a Global Age

Comparing the Literatures: Literary Studies in a Global Age

David Damrosch

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691134994
eISBN:
9780691201283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134994.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Literary studies are being transformed today by the expansive and disruptive forces of globalization. More works than ever circulate worldwide in English and in translation, and even national ... More

Conspiracy Literature in Early Renaissance ItalyHistoriography and Princely Ideology

Conspiracy Literature in Early Renaissance Italy: Historiography and Princely Ideology

Marta Celati

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198863625
eISBN:
9780191895999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863625.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The present work represents the first full-length investigation of Italian Renaissance literature on the topic of conspiracy. This literary output consists of texts belonging to different genres that ... More

Derrida and the Legacy of Psychoanalysis

Derrida and the Legacy of Psychoanalysis

Paul Earlie

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198869276
eISBN:
9780191905766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198869276.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book offers a detailed account of the importance of psychoanalysis in Derrida’s thought. Based on close readings of texts from the whole of his career, including less well-known and previously ... More

Dictionary PoeticsToward a Radical Lexicography

Dictionary Poetics: Toward a Radical Lexicography

Craig Dworkin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823287987
eISBN:
9780823290321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823287987.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Dictionary Poetics analyses book-length poems from a number of writers who have used particular editions of specific dictionaries to structure their work. Spanning most of the 20th century, this ... More

Ezra Pound, Italy, and the Cantos

Ezra Pound, Italy, and the Cantos

Massimo Bacigalupo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781949979008
eISBN:
9781789629675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979008.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This exploration of the Italian background of The Cantos provides indispensable keys to an understanding of a major American epic. Bacigalupo follows Pound’s steps through Italian cities and ... More

The Fact of ResonanceModernist Acoustics and Narrative Form

The Fact of Resonance: Modernist Acoustics and Narrative Form

Julie Beth Napolin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288175
eISBN:
9780823290468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288175.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Fact of Resonance returns to the imperial and colonial contexts in which Anglophone and francophone narrative theory developed, seeking an alternative sonic premise for theorizing narrative form. ... More

Fictions of Credit in the Age of Shakespeare

Fictions of Credit in the Age of Shakespeare

Laura Kolb

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198859697
eISBN:
9780191892066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859697.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

In Shakespeare’s England, credit was synonymous with reputation, and reputation developed in the interplay of language, conduct, and social interpretation. As a consequence, artful language and ... More

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