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Shaw's Jesus and Judas: Passion Without “Passion”

Stanley Weintraub

in Who's Afraid of Bernard Shaw?: Some Personalities in Shaw's Plays

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037264
eISBN:
9780813041544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037264.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Rediscovering his first, abortive attempt for the stage, written, astonishingly, in Shakespearean blank verse, in 1878 when he was twenty-one, Shaw called his failed start “A Passion Play.” He was an ... More


Ifs, Buts, and Maybes: Angela Carter’s Grammar of Curiosity

Ben Masters

in Novel Style: Ethics and Excess in English Fiction since the 1960s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198766148
eISBN:
9780191820731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766148.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Criticism/Theory

This chapter traces the fraught relationship between curiosity and explication in Carter’s major novels, and demonstrates how Carter’s experiments with grammatical modalities and syntax create a ... More


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