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Liberté, égalité, sororité: the poetics of suffrage in the work of Eva Gore-Booth and Constance Markievicz

Lauren Arrington

in Irish Women'S Writing, 1878-1922: Advancing the Cause of Liberty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719097584
eISBN:
9781526115225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097584.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers the poetry, drama and journalism of the Gore-Booth sisters, which articulated their individual attitudes to Irish nationality and their shared battle for sexual equality. ... More


The Idea of Public Poetry in Lydgatean Religious Verse: Authority and the Common Voice in Devotional Literature

John T. Sebastian

in Medieval Poetics and Social Practice: Responding to the Work of Penn R. Szittya

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243242
eISBN:
9780823243280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243242.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

John T. Sebastian conceives of social and religious communities through the articulation of “common voice.” Building on Anne Middleton's formulation that public poetry speaks in a common voice on ... More


Rituals of Hegemonic Masculinity: Cinema, Torture, and the Middle East

Viola Shafik

in Speaking about Torture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242245
eISBN:
9780823242283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242245.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter relates mass-mediated abuses against Arabs and Muslims in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Guantánamo to relevant U.S.-American films since the 1980s and to Middle Eastern films in order to show ... More


Prolegomenon to Reject Politics: From Voyous to Becoming-Animal

Irving Goh

in The Reject: Community, Politics, and Religion after the Subject

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262687
eISBN:
9780823266371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262687.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter underscores the fact that the contemporary world has recently witnessed the militant or even violent rise of rejects as a political phenomenon: the 2011 Arab Spring revolution; and the ... More


The Frontier Within

Abe Kōbō and Richard F. Calichman

in The Frontier Within: Essays by Abe Kōbō

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163866
eISBN:
9780231535090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163866.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The essay of this chapter explores the notion of the “frontier within” by addressing the issue of Jewish particularity. Beyond the dimension of mere prejudice or discrimination, the text notes the ... More


When All Wars are Done: The Transcendent Humanity of Iain M. Banks

Patricia Kerslake

in Future Wars: The Anticipations and the Fears

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317552
eISBN:
9781846317224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846317552.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the work of Iain M. Banks. It discusses how Banks re-images his future villains into the ‘Us’ and ‘Them’ (the ‘Other’) of Edward Said's mystical and allusive Orient. Often using ... More


Introduction

in American Travel and Empire

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311802
eISBN:
9781846315084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311802.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introductory chapter briefly sets out the book's purpose – to explore the extent to which travel writing has had an impact on perceptions of the Americas and the way in which the United States ... More


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