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Archives of Critical Theory

Andrew N. Rubin

in Archives of Authority: Empire, Culture, and the Cold War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154152
eISBN:
9781400842179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154152.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter turns to Institute for Social Research (or Frankfurt School) member Theodor Adorno as the partial representation of the experience of exile in terms of the ideology of positivism, which ... More


Michel Houellebecq: ideological challenge and precipitating crisis

Ruth Cruickshank

in Fin de millénaire French Fiction: The Aesthetics of Crisis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571758
eISBN:
9780191721793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571758.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This chapter turns to Houellebecq, France's most famous — and controversial — living writer; the affaire Houellebecq; Extension du domaine de la lutte; and Les Particules élémentaires. It discusses ... More


New Comedic Romance

Robert S. Miola

in Shakespeare and Classical Comedy: The Influence of Plautus and Terence

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182696
eISBN:
9780191673863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182696.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Although the influence of New Comedy on Shakespeare's Romances such as The Tempest and Pericles may have been shown erratically, New Comedy played no small part in providing certain structural ... More


Conclusion

Elisabeth El Refaie

in Autobiographical Comics: Life Writing in Pictures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036132
eISBN:
9781621036180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036132.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This book concludes by identifying the key formal properties and narrative techniques of a relatively new and flourishing art form, the graphic memoir. The autobiographical comics presented in this ... More


Preaching against the Church of Rome: Anti-Catholicism and Anti-Popery

Mary Morrissey

in Politics and the Paul's Cross Sermons, 1558–1642

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199571765
eISBN:
9780191728709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571765.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Beginning with an examination of John Jewel’s famous ‘Challenge’ sermon of 1559, this chapter argues that Paul’s Cross preachers avoided complex theological questions by concentrating on the ... More


Lost in Translation:: Ivanhoe, The Fortunes of Nigel and Peveril of the Peak

Alison Lumsden

in Walter Scott and the Limits of Language

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641536
eISBN:
9780748651610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641536.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter studies how Scott moves from the question of capturing the ‘ultimate referent’ of the past to the question of how the novelist may overcome the language boundaries caused by the past. It ... More


Coda: The Cosmopolitan Imagination

Berthold Schoene

in The Cosmopolitan Novel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638154
eISBN:
9780748651795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638154.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter reviews the question of how globalisation can be turned to the people's advantage in order to benefit humankind, and also re-examines the role of literature in acknowledging the actual ... More


Recomposing the past: trauma and improvisation in Toni Morrison's Jazz and Jackie Kay's Trumpet

Anne Whitehead

in Trauma Fiction

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748618576
eISBN:
9780748651726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618576.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter views the conceptualisation of literature as a way of ‘working-through’, which consequently involves its own potential risks, and stresses that writing must not forget the challenge that ... More


Intimate Enemies: A Conversation between an Author and her Translator

Maryse Condé and Richard Philcox

in Intimate Enemies: Translation in Francophone Contexts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318672
eISBN:
9781846317996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318672.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this article, the author Maryse Condé and her husband and translator Richard Philcox exchange views on the challenges and role of translation as well as its positive and negative aspects. These ... More


In the Wake of D. W. Griffith’s The Birth of a Nation: Chesnutt’s Paul Marchand, F.M.C. as Command Performance

Susan Prothro Wright

in Passing in the Works of Charles W. Chesnutt

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734164
eISBN:
9781621036050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734164.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter puts forward the hypothesis that Charles Chesnutt attempted to publish his novel Paul Marchand, F.M.C. in 1921, with the goal of countering D. W. Griffith’s The Birth of a Nation. ... More


“Unaccommodated” Lear

Millicent Bell

in Shakespeare's Tragic Skepticism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092554
eISBN:
9780300127201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092554.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the reasons behind why King Lear is deemed incoherent by many who have read or witnessed it. The peculiar challenge to the stage of this great, mysterious work has always been ... More


Conclusion

Leslie Kealhofer-Kemp

in Muslim Women in French Cinema: Voices of Maghrebi Migrants in France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781381984
eISBN:
9781786945211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381984.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book challenges the notion that first-generation Maghrebi migrant women, as a group, constitute a uniformly silent generation and are victims because of their status as immigrants, Muslim women, ... More


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