Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 25 items

  • Keywords: Author x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Margaret Harkness: Writing social engagement 1880-1921

Flore Janssen and Lisa Robertson (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526123503
eISBN:
9781526141972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526123503.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This volume is the first to bring together research on the life and work of the author, activist, and traveller Margaret Harkness, who wrote under the pseudonym ‘John Law’. The collection ... More


Telling Over: The Value of an Audience for Malachi Malagrowther and Chrystal Croftangry

Caroline McCracken-Flesher

in Possible Scotlands: Walter Scott and the Story of Tomorrow

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195169676
eISBN:
9780199787876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169676.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Revealed as “the Author of Waverley” by his financial crash, Scott reworks his authorial identity, developing new personae even as he admits his authorship. In the Malachi Malagrowther letters, a ... More


Countering the Cold War: Social Significance versus Social Pressure

Julia L. Mickenberg

in Learning from the Left: Children's Literature, the Cold War, and Radical Politics in the United States

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195152807
eISBN:
9780199788903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152807.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines challenges to McCarthyism that benefited leftists in the field of children's literature. Beginning with the establishment in the mid-1940s of Young World Books, a division of ... More


Dialogue with History

KEN HIRSCHKOP

in Mikhail Bakhtin: An Aesthetic for Democracy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159612
eISBN:
9780191673641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159612.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The chapter discusses the uncertain hold of the theory of dialogism on the tensions between modernity, democracy, and dialogue. Bakhtin got it right. He made a philosophical discovery. He revealed ... More


Matthew Arnold

Paul Turner

in Victorian Poetry, Drama and Miscellaneous Prose 1832–1890

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122395
eISBN:
9780191671401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122395.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Matthew Arnold liked looking down at things from a height. While at Rugby, he wrote a Latin poem about climbing in search of knowledge. The Strayed Reveller presents two panoramic views of human ... More


Female Authorship and the Documentary Image: Theory, Practice and Aesthetics

Boel Ulfsdotter and Anna Backman Rogers (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419444
eISBN:
9781474444682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419444.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book, like its twin volume Female Agency and Documentary Strategies, centres on pressing issue in relation to female authorship in contemporary documentary practice. Addressing the politics of ... 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


The Sounds of Silence: Roland Barthes

Jürgen Pieters

in Speaking With the Dead: Explorations in Literature and History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615889
eISBN:
9780748652020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615889.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the work by Roland Barthes. The question that Barthes puts in the opening pages of La chambre claire (Camera Lucida) offers an apt illustration of the paradox which underlies ... More


Three Unity: The Judicial Voice

Paul W. Kahn

in Making the Case: The Art of the Judicial Opinion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300212082
eISBN:
9780300220841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212082.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter investigates the nature of the judicial voice in the opinion. It argues that in a successful opinion we do not see or hear the judge as author. A Justice “delivers” the opinion of the ... More


Unity: The Judicial Voice

Paul W. Kahn

in Making the Case: The Art of the Judicial Opinion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300212082
eISBN:
9780300220841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212082.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter investigates the nature of the judicial voice in the opinion. It argues that in a successful opinion we do not see or hear the judge as author. A Justice “delivers” the opinion of the ... More


Conclusion

James Meese

in Authors, Users, and Pirates: Copyright Law and Subjectivity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037440
eISBN:
9780262344517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037440.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The conclusion begins by outlining the contributions the book has made to the literature, namely its identification of the socio-legal construction of relational subjectivity and the substantial ... More


Loyalists and the Author of Common Sense

Philip Gould

in Writing the Rebellion: Loyalists and the Literature of Politics in British America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199967896
eISBN:
9780199346073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199967896.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

No single work had more immediate influence on Revolutionary British America than the pamphlet Common Sense (1776)—and none was so feared and despised by the Loyalist opposition. This chapter ... More


Teacher and poet: the narrator in the Scottish Legendary

Eva von Contzen

in The Scottish Legendary: Towards a poetics of hagiographic narration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719095962
eISBN:
9781526109675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095962.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on the roles and functions of the narrator in the compilation. Drawing on previous studies on narrators in medieval literature, by Spearing and Lawson in particular, the narrator ... More


Author for an Expanding Game

Roger R. Tamte

in Walter Camp and the Creation of American Football

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041617
eISBN:
9780252050275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041617.003.0024
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

In 1891 Camp is the author of the first book-length text on American football. Titled American Football, it is a kind of instructional guide for players and coaches, providing practical information ... More


The ‘Charlotte’ cult: writing the literary pilgrimage, from Gaskell to Woolf

Deborah Wynne

in Charlotte Brontë: Legacies and Afterlives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784992460
eISBN:
9781526128317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992460.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers how writers and literary tourists imagined Charlotte Brontë during the fifty years after her death. It is framed by Elizabeth Gaskell’s The Life of CharlotteBrontë and Virginia ... More


: Translation – Formidable Enemy or Needed Friend?

Kathryn Batchelor

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/9781846318672.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introductory article draws out the main points of commonality and divergence in the articles that make up the volume Intimate Enemies. Translation in Francophone African Contexts (LUP, 2013). It ... More


Translation: Spreading the Wings of Literature

Véronique Tadjo and Kathryn Batchelor

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/9781846318672.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this interview, author and translator Véronique Tadjo presents a number of creative and practical insights into the writing and translating processes. These include, amongst others, the positive ... More


Borges on Replication and Concept Formation

Yemima Ben-Menahem

in Stepping in the Same River Twice: Replication in Biological Research

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300209549
eISBN:
9780300228038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209549.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines three stories by Jorge Luis Borges: “Funes: His Memory,” “Averroës's Search,” and “Pierre Menard, Author of the Quixote.” Each of these highlights the intricate nature of ... More


Thought and Memory in the Talmud: The Ambiguous Status of “The Author”—and Beyond

Sergey Dolgopolski

in The Open Past: Subjectivity and Remembering in the Talmud

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823244928
eISBN:
9780823252497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244928.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Deciphering the figure of “The Author” in the Talmud, the chapter develops a framework of analysis, where it actively engages the resources – the approaches and theories – of Talmud criticism while ... More


Rochester and Oldham: ‘High Rants in Profaneness’

Raman Selden

in Reading Rochester

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853230380
eISBN:
9781846317644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317644.011
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses Rochester as the poetic mentor of English poet John Oldham. Oldham wrote a pastoral elegy after Rochester died on July 26, 1680. Rochester created poems wherein he develops an ... More


View: