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Mary Di Michele's Elegies

Carol Bonomo Jennngs and Christine Palamidessi Moore

in American Woman, Italian Style: Italian Americana's Best Writings on Women

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231751
eISBN:
9780823241286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231751.003.0023
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In this chapter the author traces the elegiac strain in di Michele's poetry, from its focus on personal loss to its more recent focus on broader political issues. The focus of di Michele's narrative ... More


Extreme Cary

David Glimp

in This Distracted Globe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270286
eISBN:
9780823270323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270286.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

“Extreme Cary” takes up Jonathan Goldberg’s provocative suggestion at the end of Desiring Women Writing that Elizabeth Cary’s Tragedy of Mariam is informed by a Marlovian “dramatic sensibility.” The ... More


Hope

Naomi Paxton

in Stage rights!: The Actresses' Franchise League, activism and politics 1908-58

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526114785
eISBN:
9781526139054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114785.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter begins with the development of the Actresses' Franchise League’s Woman’s Theatre project and its first season in 1913, and considers the idea in the wider context of similar European and ... More


Coda: Enemies

Christopher F. Loar

in Political Magic: British Fictions of Savagery and Sovereignty, 1650-1750

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256914
eISBN:
9780823261437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256914.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This brief chapter outlines some of implications of this period’s thinking about emergency powers, friendship and enmity, treason, and savagery. Examining the politics of friendship and enmity using ... More


Do Not Feed the birds: Night and Day and the Defence of the Realm Act

Ian Blyth

in Contradictory Woolf

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780983533955
eISBN:
9781781384930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533955.003.0035
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines some of the “darker currents” in Virginia Woolf's 1919 novel Night and Day which reveal the conditions on the home front during World War I. In particular, it considers how ... More


Maggie O’Sullivan:: ‘Declensions of the non’

David Kennedy and Christine Kennedy

in Women's Experimental Poetry in Britain 1970-2010: Body, Time and Locale

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319778
eISBN:
9781781381106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319778.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines the experimental poetry of Maggie O’Sullivan, including From the Handbook of That & Furriery (1986), States of Emergency (1987), and In the House of the Shaman (1993). It ... More


Severed Limbs, Severed Legacies: Indira Gandhi’s Emergency and the Problem of Subalternity

Asha Nadkarni

in Eugenic Feminism: Reproductive Nationalism in the United States and India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689903
eISBN:
9781452949284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689903.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter discusses Indira Gandhi’s political career during the period of Emergency rule. Gandhi portrayed herself as Mother India throughout her political career to interpellate Indian women as ... More


Form and Excess, Morant Bay and Swinburne

Nathan K. Hensley

in Forms of Empire: The Poetics of Victorian Sovereignty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198792451
eISBN:
9780191834448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198792451.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explains the political logic of A. C. Swinburne’s Poems and Ballads by constellating it with what I construe as a related political controversy scandalizing London in the late summer of ... More


Theatrical Abode to Open Air: From Thesis to Antithesis1

Manujendra Kundu

in So Near, Yet So Far: Badal Sircar's Third Theatre

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199464777
eISBN:
9780199086566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464777.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Discontent with what he had been doing, coupled with the application of his left ideology, led Badal Sircar into an uncharted territory of theatre. The lessons of experimental Western theatre (and ... More


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